The table below looks at the statistics for the Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 4 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 9 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 17.65% 15.94% 20.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.65% 15.94% 21.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 14
Average salary £32,250 £41,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.28% +26.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £34,150 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £44,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51 69 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 78
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £34,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in the job title across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Analyst
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Lothian region.

Analyst Salary Trend in West Lothian

Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Analyst across the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Analyst Salary Histogram in West Lothian

Analyst
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +13 6 £22,750 - 1
Linlithgow -6 2 £38,500 -7.22%
Bathgate - 1 - -
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) ISEB
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Volume Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
4 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll
5 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.71%) E-business
6 3 (10.71%) Statistics
6 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.14%) Finance
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Lothian region that cited Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) IIS
1 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) SPSS
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (17.86%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
1 5 (17.86%) Volume Testing
1 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
1 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
2 3 (10.71%) E-business
2 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Requirements Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
4 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CISA
2 1 (3.57%) GIAC
2 1 (3.57%) GCIA
2 1 (3.57%) MOS
2 1 (3.57%) CEH
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Business Objects
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