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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Analyst
Rank 7 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 5 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.62% 27.66% 19.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.62% 27.66% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 12
Average salary £33,750 £41,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.67% +14.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £37,900 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £65,000
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
52 47 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 100.00% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 29 34 65
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 3 £27,500 - 1
Linlithgow -2 1 £40,000 -3.61%
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) ISEB
3 5 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
3 5 (25.00%) Retail
3 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Statistics
5 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003

Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Volume Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
3 1 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) CISA
2 1 (5.00%) CISSP
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) GCIA
2 1 (5.00%) GIAC
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft