Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 10 6
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 397 297 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.22% 13.46% 16.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.85% 14.14% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 272 187 294
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £26,650 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,250 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.32% +5.56% -10.00%

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 2,504 2,101 2,391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 95.20% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 1,360 1,545
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

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 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 135 (34.01%) Finance
2 108 (27.20%) SQL
3 100 (25.19%) Business Analysis
4 93 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
7 70 (17.63%) Microsoft
8 68 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (13.60%) SQL Server
10 48 (12.09%) SAS
11 47 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
12 44 (11.08%) Banking
13 41 (10.33%) Microsoft Office
14 38 (9.57%) Data Modelling
15 35 (8.82%) Oracle
16 32 (8.06%) Windows
16 32 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
17 30 (7.56%) ISTQB
17 30 (7.56%) Analytics
18 29 (7.30%) ETL
19 27 (6.80%) Test Scripting
19 27 (6.80%) V-Model
20 26 (6.55%) Decision-Making
21 25 (6.30%) Relational Database
21 25 (6.30%) Degree
22 24 (6.05%) Project Management
23 23 (5.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 23 (5.79%) Data Analysis
23 23 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
24 22 (5.54%) Change Management

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 48 (12.09%) SAS
2 8 (2.02%) Apache
3 7 (1.76%) JBoss
4 6 (1.51%) Confluence
5 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.76%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.50%) CMS
7 2 (0.50%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.25%) nginx
8 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (10.33%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (5.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (4.53%) MS Visio
5 11 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.25%) Mingle
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.25%) Eikon
2 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.25%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.25%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
2 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.52%) Network Security
1 10 (2.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.76%) VPN
3 6 (1.51%) LAN
3 6 (1.51%) Skype
4 5 (1.26%) SAN
5 3 (0.76%) FTP
6 2 (0.50%) DNS
6 2 (0.50%) Firewall
7 1 (0.25%) DHCP
7 1 (0.25%) Intranet
7 1 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.02%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.02%) RDBMS
5 10 (2.52%) Oracle Database
6 9 (2.27%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.26%) Base SAS
9 5 (1.26%) Power BI
10 4 (1.01%) Big Data
10 4 (1.01%) MySQL
10 4 (1.01%) QlikView
11 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 2 (0.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.52%) SpecFlow
4 9 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 9 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 8 (2.02%) FitNesse
5 8 (2.02%) JIRA
6 6 (1.51%) Selenium
6 6 (1.51%) SoapUI
6 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.50%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.50%) Protractor
7 2 (0.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.25%) JUnit
8 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.25%) MSTest
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.25%) TestRail
8 1 (0.25%) Toad
General
1 135 (34.01%) Finance
2 44 (11.08%) Banking
3 8 (2.02%) Marketing
4 7 (1.76%) Billing
5 6 (1.51%) Legal
5 6 (1.51%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.26%) German Language
7 3 (0.76%) Retail
7 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.50%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.03%) .NET
2 12 (3.02%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.77%) .NET Framework
3 11 (2.77%) AngularJS
3 11 (2.77%) HTML
4 8 (2.02%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (2.02%) Gherkin
4 8 (2.02%) XML
5 6 (1.51%) XSD
6 5 (1.26%) Web Services
7 4 (1.01%) CSS
8 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.76%) jQuery
8 3 (0.76%) SOAP
9 2 (0.50%) CSS3
9 2 (0.50%) HTML5
9 2 (0.50%) React
9 2 (0.50%) Sass
9 2 (0.50%) Symfony
9 2 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 86 (21.66%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.27%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.27%) User Experience
3 12 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 10 (2.52%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.51%) Fintech
7 4 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.01%) EPoS
7 4 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.50%) FMCG
8 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.50%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.25%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.25%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.25%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.06%) Windows
2 19 (4.79%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.77%) Unix
4 7 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.51%) Linux
5 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.51%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.25%) AIX
9 1 (0.25%) HPUX
9 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (25.19%) Business Analysis
2 93 (23.43%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (20.15%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (17.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (11.84%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (9.57%) Data Modelling
7 30 (7.56%) Analytics
8 29 (7.30%) ETL
9 27 (6.80%) Test Scripting
9 27 (6.80%) V-Model
10 26 (6.55%) Decision-Making
11 24 (6.05%) Project Management
12 23 (5.79%) Data Analysis
12 23 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (5.54%) Change Management
13 22 (5.54%) Software Testing
14 21 (5.29%) Waterfall
15 20 (5.04%) SDLC
15 20 (5.04%) Test Automation
15 20 (5.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 108 (27.20%) SQL
2 17 (4.28%) C#
3 15 (3.78%) Java
4 11 (2.77%) Python
5 9 (2.27%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 8 (2.02%) PL/SQL
6 8 (2.02%) R
7 7 (1.76%) VBA
8 6 (1.51%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.26%) C++
9 5 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.26%) VB
10 4 (1.01%) VBScript
11 3 (0.76%) C
11 3 (0.76%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (7.56%) ISTQB
2 25 (6.30%) Degree
3 11 (2.77%) ISEB
4 9 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 6 (1.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.01%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.76%) CBAP
8 3 (0.76%) HND
8 3 (0.76%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CISA
10 1 (0.25%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) GIAC
10 1 (0.25%) HNC
10 1 (0.25%) IIBA
10 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.79%) GDPR
2 15 (3.78%) Data Quality
3 12 (3.02%) MiFID
3 12 (3.02%) PMO
4 7 (1.76%) SLA
5 5 (1.26%) QA
6 4 (1.01%) IFRS
6 4 (1.01%) IFRS 9
7 3 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.25%) COBIT
9 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.25%) EMIR
9 1 (0.25%) FATCA
9 1 (0.25%) PSD2
9 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.25%) TickIT
System Software
1 16 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.76%) vSphere
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.25%) NFS
3 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (3.02%) SCCM
3 6 (1.51%) DameWare
4 5 (1.26%) SCOM
5 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 70 (17.63%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.82%) Oracle
3 22 (5.54%) HP
4 14 (3.53%) Teradata
5 12 (3.02%) Tableau
6 8 (2.02%) Informatica
6 8 (2.02%) VMware
7 6 (1.51%) Talend
8 4 (1.01%) Citrix
8 4 (1.01%) EMC
8 4 (1.01%) IBM
8 4 (1.01%) Remedy
8 4 (1.01%) Sybase
9 3 (0.76%) Capita
9 3 (0.76%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.50%) Apple
10 2 (0.50%) Charles River
10 2 (0.50%) Dell
10 2 (0.50%) Google
10 2 (0.50%) Salesforce.com