Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 377 347 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.88% 13.78% 16.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.74% 14.37% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 229 171 283
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £49,800 £58,250 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -9.43%

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 2,395 2,415 2,368
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.91% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,534 1,468 1,491
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 137 (36.34%) Finance
2 92 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (22.02%) SQL
4 71 (18.83%) Business Analysis
5 65 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 58 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 55 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
8 54 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
9 46 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 42 (11.14%) Banking
11 32 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
12 31 (8.22%) Data Modelling
12 31 (8.22%) ISTQB
12 31 (8.22%) Test Scripting
13 30 (7.96%) Analytics
13 30 (7.96%) Windows
13 30 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
14 29 (7.69%) Test Automation
15 28 (7.43%) SAS
16 27 (7.16%) Project Management
16 27 (7.16%) Decision-Making
17 26 (6.90%) Data Analysis
17 26 (6.90%) Scrum
17 26 (6.90%) Change Management
18 24 (6.37%) HP
19 23 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 23 (6.10%) V-Model
20 22 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
20 22 (5.84%) Oracle

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 28 (7.43%) SAS
2 8 (2.12%) JBoss
2 8 (2.12%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.33%) Apache
4 4 (1.06%) WildFly
5 2 (0.53%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.27%) nginx
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (7.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (6.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (4.51%) MS Visio
5 13 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.53%) Eloqua
1 2 (0.53%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.27%) Eikon
2 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.86%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Force.com
4 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.65%) VPN
2 7 (1.86%) Firewall
3 6 (1.59%) LAN
3 6 (1.59%) Skype
4 4 (1.06%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.80%) Internet
5 3 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.80%) SAN
6 2 (0.53%) DHCP
6 2 (0.53%) DNS
6 2 (0.53%) FTP
6 2 (0.53%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) ATM
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 16 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.86%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.59%) MySQL
7 6 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.33%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.33%) Power BI
9 3 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.53%) IBM InfoSphere
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.27%) Looker
11 1 (0.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 16 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.98%) Selenium
3 13 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.39%) Bugzilla
4 9 (2.39%) Cucumber
4 9 (2.39%) LoadRunner
5 7 (1.86%) JIRA
5 7 (1.86%) JMeter
5 7 (1.86%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (1.33%) FitNesse
7 5 (1.33%) HP UFT
7 5 (1.33%) Protractor
8 4 (1.06%) Gatling
8 4 (1.06%) SilkPerformer
9 3 (0.80%) JUnit
9 3 (0.80%) LoadUI
9 3 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.80%) TestComplete
9 3 (0.80%) TestNG
General
1 137 (36.34%) Finance
2 42 (11.14%) Banking
3 13 (3.45%) Marketing
4 8 (2.12%) German Language
5 6 (1.59%) Billing
5 6 (1.59%) Legal
6 5 (1.33%) Retail
6 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Electronics
8 2 (0.53%) Front Office
8 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.04%) .NET
2 12 (3.18%) ASP.NET
3 11 (2.92%) .NET Framework
3 11 (2.92%) HTML
4 10 (2.65%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (1.86%) REST
7 6 (1.59%) SOAP
8 5 (1.33%) CSS
8 5 (1.33%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.06%) HTML5
10 3 (0.80%) Web Services
10 3 (0.80%) XML
11 2 (0.53%) jQuery
11 2 (0.53%) Middleware
11 2 (0.53%) Symfony
12 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.27%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.27%) ISPF
12 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.18%) User Experience
4 10 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.12%) Credit Risk
6 7 (1.86%) Fintech
7 6 (1.59%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.06%) DataPower
10 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.80%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.53%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.53%) Equities
11 2 (0.53%) FMCG
11 2 (0.53%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.27%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.96%) Windows
2 17 (4.51%) Windows Server
3 16 (4.24%) Unix
4 14 (3.71%) Linux
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.53%) AIX
7 2 (0.53%) Android
7 2 (0.53%) HPUX
7 2 (0.53%) Solaris
7 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.40%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (18.83%) Business Analysis
3 58 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (14.59%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (8.22%) Data Modelling
6 31 (8.22%) Test Scripting
7 30 (7.96%) Analytics
8 29 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 27 (7.16%) Decision-Making
9 27 (7.16%) Project Management
10 26 (6.90%) Change Management
10 26 (6.90%) Data Analysis
10 26 (6.90%) Scrum
11 23 (6.10%) V-Model
12 22 (5.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (5.57%) SDLC
13 21 (5.57%) Software Testing
14 20 (5.31%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (5.31%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 83 (22.02%) SQL
2 17 (4.51%) C#
3 12 (3.18%) T-SQL
4 11 (2.92%) Java
5 8 (2.12%) PowerShell
6 6 (1.59%) Python
7 5 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.33%) VBA
8 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.06%) C++
8 4 (1.06%) VB
8 4 (1.06%) VBScript
9 3 (0.80%) PHP
9 3 (0.80%) R
9 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.53%) Apex Code
10 2 (0.53%) C
10 2 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 31 (8.22%) ISTQB
2 13 (3.45%) Degree
3 9 (2.39%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.86%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (1.59%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 5 (1.33%) ISEB
7 2 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.53%) CISA
7 2 (0.53%) CISSP
7 2 (0.53%) GIAC
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.27%) APMP
8 1 (0.27%) CBAP
8 1 (0.27%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.27%) CIMA
8 1 (0.27%) CISM
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.77%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.71%) PMO
3 6 (1.59%) GDPR
3 6 (1.59%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) MiFID
4 4 (1.06%) SLA
5 3 (0.80%) IFRS
5 3 (0.80%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.27%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) PSD2
System Software
1 15 (3.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) NFS
5 1 (0.27%) Squid
5 1 (0.27%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 21 (5.57%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.65%) SCCM
3 6 (1.59%) Ansible
3 6 (1.59%) DameWare
4 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.33%) Puppet
5 4 (1.06%) Control-M
6 2 (0.53%) HP ALM
6 2 (0.53%) SCOM
6 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.27%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.27%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 65 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.37%) HP
3 22 (5.84%) Oracle
4 10 (2.65%) Twitter
5 9 (2.39%) IBM
6 7 (1.86%) VMware
7 5 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.33%) Tableau
8 4 (1.06%) Informatica
8 4 (1.06%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.80%) Bloomberg
9 3 (0.80%) Capita
9 3 (0.80%) Citrix
9 3 (0.80%) EMC
10 2 (0.53%) Charles River
10 2 (0.53%) Dell
10 2 (0.53%) Pega
10 2 (0.53%) SAP
10 2 (0.53%) Talend
10 2 (0.53%) Teradata