Period
to 19 February 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 369 288 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.64% 13.31% 17.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.23% 13.88% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 222 203 360
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £24,075 £26,250 £27,450
90th Percentile £57,450 £55,250 £64,750
Scotland median annual salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33% -1.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2,594 2,075 2,646
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 95.89% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,674 1,364 1,720
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £28,225
90th Percentile £66,250 £69,625 £66,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 175 (47.43%) Finance
2 123 (33.33%) SQL
3 82 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 81 (21.95%) Business Analysis
5 76 (20.60%) Banking
6 72 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
9 57 (15.45%) SAS
10 48 (13.01%) Data Management
11 47 (12.74%) Microsoft
12 43 (11.65%) Data Analysis
13 42 (11.38%) Infrastructure Management
14 39 (10.57%) Oracle
15 37 (10.03%) SQL Server
15 37 (10.03%) Degree
16 35 (9.49%) Retail Banking
17 34 (9.21%) Test Automation
18 33 (8.94%) Windows
19 29 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (7.59%) Data Mining
21 26 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
22 24 (6.50%) ETL
22 24 (6.50%) Data Modelling
22 24 (6.50%) Analytics
23 22 (5.96%) Defect Management
23 22 (5.96%) Teradata
23 22 (5.96%) Scenario Testing
24 21 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
25 20 (5.42%) ITIL

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (15.45%) SAS
2 9 (2.44%) Apache
2 9 (2.44%) JBoss
3 7 (1.90%) MS Exchange
4 6 (1.63%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.36%) Confluence
5 5 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.08%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) CMS
8 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.27%) Mingle
5 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.54%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.27%) Actimize
4 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.36%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.54%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.71%) Network Security
2 8 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.63%) LAN
3 6 (1.63%) SAN
3 6 (1.63%) WAN
4 5 (1.36%) DNS
5 4 (1.08%) DHCP
5 4 (1.08%) Skype
5 4 (1.08%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.54%) VoIP
7 1 (0.27%) BGP
7 1 (0.27%) FTP
7 1 (0.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 28 (7.59%) Data Mining
3 20 (5.42%) Relational Database
4 13 (3.52%) Hadoop
5 12 (3.25%) Big Data
5 12 (3.25%) Power BI
6 11 (2.98%) Oracle Database
7 10 (2.71%) Base SAS
7 10 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (2.44%) QlikView
9 6 (1.63%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.08%) MySQL
11 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.54%) DB2
13 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (5.42%) SpecFlow
2 16 (4.34%) Cucumber
3 13 (3.52%) HP UFT
4 11 (2.98%) FitNesse
4 11 (2.98%) JIRA
5 10 (2.71%) Selenium
6 7 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.63%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.36%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.27%) MSTest
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.27%) Toad
General
1 175 (47.43%) Finance
2 76 (20.60%) Banking
3 35 (9.49%) Retail Banking
4 11 (2.98%) Marketing
5 7 (1.90%) Legal
6 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.63%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.81%) International Banking
7 3 (0.81%) Law
7 3 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.27%) Advertising
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) German Language
8 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.07%) Gherkin
2 9 (2.44%) .NET
2 9 (2.44%) Web Services
3 8 (2.17%) XML
4 7 (1.90%) HTML
5 5 (1.36%) XSD
6 4 (1.08%) WCF
7 3 (0.81%) CSS
8 2 (0.54%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.54%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.54%) CSS3
8 2 (0.54%) HTML5
8 2 (0.54%) jQuery
8 2 (0.54%) React
8 2 (0.54%) Sass
8 2 (0.54%) Symfony
8 2 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.27%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 82 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (2.98%) Credit Risk
3 11 (2.98%) User Experience
4 8 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.63%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (1.08%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.08%) EMC VNX
6 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.08%) EPoS
6 4 (1.08%) Fintech
7 3 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.81%) PMI
8 2 (0.54%) FMCG
9 1 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.27%) iPad
9 1 (0.27%) iPhone
9 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.94%) Windows
2 15 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.79%) Unix
4 10 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.36%) Linux
5 5 (1.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.81%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.95%) Business Analysis
2 72 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (18.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (17.62%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (13.01%) Data Management
6 43 (11.65%) Data Analysis
7 42 (11.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 34 (9.21%) Test Automation
9 29 (7.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (6.50%) Analytics
10 24 (6.50%) Data Modelling
10 24 (6.50%) ETL
11 22 (5.96%) Defect Management
11 22 (5.96%) Scenario Testing
12 20 (5.42%) ITIL
13 19 (5.15%) Software Testing
14 18 (4.88%) Test Scripting
15 16 (4.34%) Collaborative Working
15 16 (4.34%) CRM
16 15 (4.07%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (5.42%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.15%) Python
4 16 (4.34%) Java
5 15 (4.07%) R
6 9 (2.44%) C#
7 8 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.90%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.81%) VB
11 3 (0.81%) VBA
12 2 (0.54%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.54%) C
12 2 (0.54%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) VBScript
13 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (10.03%) Degree
2 13 (3.52%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.98%) ISEB
4 4 (1.08%) HND
4 4 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.08%) MCSA
4 4 (1.08%) MCSE
4 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.08%) PhD
5 3 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.54%) CBAP
6 2 (0.54%) SAS Certification
6 2 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.27%) CIMA
7 1 (0.27%) HNC
7 1 (0.27%) IIBA
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.34%) GDPR
2 9 (2.44%) MiFID
3 6 (1.63%) SLA
4 5 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.08%) PMO
5 4 (1.08%) QA
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.27%) EMIR
7 1 (0.27%) FATCA
7 1 (0.27%) IFRS
7 1 (0.27%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (3.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
5 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.17%) SCCM
2 8 (2.17%) SCOM
3 4 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (1.08%) WSUS
4 1 (0.27%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (12.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.57%) Oracle
3 22 (5.96%) Teradata
4 17 (4.61%) Tableau
5 11 (2.98%) VMware
6 7 (1.90%) Cisco
7 6 (1.63%) Google
8 5 (1.36%) Capita
8 5 (1.36%) Citrix
8 5 (1.36%) EMC
8 5 (1.36%) Informatica
8 5 (1.36%) Lotus
8 5 (1.36%) Talend
9 4 (1.08%) Remedy
9 4 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.08%) Symantec
10 3 (0.81%) IBM
10 3 (0.81%) Sybase
11 2 (0.54%) HP
11 2 (0.54%) SAP