Period
to 19 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 265 403 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.45% 15.03% 13.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.07% 15.60% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 142 190 228
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -11.76% +11.84%
10th Percentile £23,550 £24,675 £26,100
90th Percentile £49,000 £57,500 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,999
% change year-on-year -12.50% +5.27% +0.66%

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 2,393 2,584 2,210
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 96.38% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,462 1,572 1,437
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £68,950
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 119 (44.91%) Finance
2 71 (26.79%) SQL
2 71 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (12.83%) Banking
6 32 (12.08%) Business Analysis
7 30 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (11.32%) Test Automation
8 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
9 27 (10.19%) Microsoft
10 25 (9.43%) Scrum
10 25 (9.43%) Data Analysis
11 23 (8.68%) Degree
12 21 (7.92%) SDLC
13 20 (7.55%) Oracle
13 20 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
14 19 (7.17%) Test Scripting
15 18 (6.79%) Fintech
15 18 (6.79%) Test Planning
15 18 (6.79%) Windows
16 17 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
16 17 (6.42%) Analytics
17 16 (6.04%) Selenium
18 15 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
18 15 (5.66%) User Stories
18 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
19 14 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
19 14 (5.28%) CRM
19 14 (5.28%) 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 8 (3.02%) SAS
2 5 (1.89%) JBoss
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.51%) WildFly
4 2 (0.75%) IIS
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (7.55%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) Sonata
3 1 (0.38%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft CRM
3 1 (0.38%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.26%) SaaS
3 3 (1.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.40%) Firewall
2 4 (1.51%) Internet
2 4 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (1.51%) VPN
3 2 (0.75%) SMS
3 2 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) ATM
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) PABX
4 1 (0.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 9 (3.40%) MySQL
4 7 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.51%) Big Data
7 3 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.13%) Pentaho
7 3 (1.13%) Power BI
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 16 (6.04%) Selenium
2 10 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 9 (3.40%) JIRA
4 8 (3.02%) LoadRunner
5 7 (2.64%) Bugzilla
5 7 (2.64%) JMeter
6 6 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.89%) Protractor
7 5 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.51%) Gatling
8 4 (1.51%) Hudson
8 4 (1.51%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (1.13%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.13%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.13%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.13%) LoadUI
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.13%) SoapUI
9 3 (1.13%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 119 (44.91%) Finance
2 34 (12.83%) Banking
3 14 (5.28%) Marketing
4 4 (1.51%) German Language
4 4 (1.51%) Retail
5 3 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Electronics
6 2 (0.75%) Games
6 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.02%) .NET
2 7 (2.64%) HTML
3 5 (1.89%) REST
3 5 (1.89%) SOAP
4 4 (1.51%) Gherkin
4 4 (1.51%) HTML5
5 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.13%) CSS
6 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.75%) Symfony
6 2 (0.75%) Web Services
7 1 (0.38%) jQuery
7 1 (0.38%) LDAP
7 1 (0.38%) OAuth
7 1 (0.38%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.38%) OpenID
7 1 (0.38%) React
7 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.79%) Fintech
3 10 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.77%) User Experience
4 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.51%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.51%) DataPower
5 4 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (1.51%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.13%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.75%) Equities
7 2 (0.75%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.79%) Windows
2 12 (4.53%) Linux
3 11 (4.15%) Unix
4 5 (1.89%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.51%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.38%) HPUX
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.38%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.79%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (12.08%) Business Analysis
4 30 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (11.32%) Test Automation
5 25 (9.43%) Data Analysis
5 25 (9.43%) Scrum
6 21 (7.92%) SDLC
7 19 (7.17%) Test Scripting
8 18 (6.79%) Test Planning
9 17 (6.42%) Analytics
10 15 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 15 (5.66%) User Stories
11 14 (5.28%) CRM
11 14 (5.28%) ITIL
11 14 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (4.91%) Change Management
12 13 (4.91%) Decision-Making
12 13 (4.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 71 (26.79%) SQL
2 12 (4.53%) Java
3 8 (3.02%) C#
3 8 (3.02%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.02%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.64%) Python
5 6 (2.26%) Bash Shell
5 6 (2.26%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.89%) PHP
7 3 (1.13%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.13%) VB
8 2 (0.75%) Perl
8 2 (0.75%) R
8 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.75%) VBA
8 2 (0.75%) VBScript
9 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.38%) C
9 1 (0.38%) COBOL
9 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (8.68%) Degree
2 12 (4.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.13%) CEH
4 3 (1.13%) CISSP
4 3 (1.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (1.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 3 (1.13%) SSCP
5 2 (0.75%) CISA
5 2 (0.75%) CISM
5 2 (0.75%) GIAC
5 2 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.38%) APMP
6 1 (0.38%) CIMA
6 1 (0.38%) CRISC
6 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.38%) PMP
6 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.02%) PMO
2 6 (2.26%) GDPR
2 6 (2.26%) QA
3 5 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.75%) SLA
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) P3O
6 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (3.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Ansible
2 5 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.89%) Puppet
3 4 (1.51%) Control-M
3 4 (1.51%) HP ALM
3 4 (1.51%) SCCM
4 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.38%) Ambari
6 1 (0.38%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.55%) Oracle
3 10 (3.77%) Twitter
4 8 (3.02%) IBM
5 5 (1.89%) Remedy
6 4 (1.51%) Google
6 4 (1.51%) HP
6 4 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.13%) Automation Anywhere
7 3 (1.13%) BMC
7 3 (1.13%) Tableau
7 3 (1.13%) VMware
8 2 (0.75%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.75%) Citrix
8 2 (0.75%) SAP
8 2 (0.75%) UiPath
9 1 (0.38%) CA
9 1 (0.38%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.38%) SmartStream