The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 4 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 163 198 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.91% 16.58% 22.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.58% 17.32% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 77 133 205
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.26%  
10th Percentile £26,900 £25,150 £24,538
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,200 £55,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1200 1143 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.73% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2248 2946
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 159 (49.69%) Finance
2 102 (31.88%) SQL
3 85 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
4 61 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.56%) Banking
5 53 (16.56%) Retail
6 51 (15.94%) Microsoft
7 47 (14.69%) Windows
8 44 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (13.75%) Business Analysis
8 44 (13.75%) Degree
9 40 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 37 (11.56%) Retail Banking
10 37 (11.56%) Data Management
11 34 (10.63%) Analytics
12 31 (9.69%) SAS
13 29 (9.06%) Defect Management
14 28 (8.75%) Oracle
14 28 (8.75%) SQL Server
14 28 (8.75%) ISTQB
15 27 (8.44%) Test Scripting
15 27 (8.44%) Active Directory
16 26 (8.13%) Infrastructure Management
17 25 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
17 25 (7.81%) Project Management
18 24 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
19 23 (7.19%) Software Testing
19 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
20 21 (6.56%) Migration

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 31 (9.69%) SAS
2 13 (4.06%) MS Exchange
3 11 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (2.81%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.56%) ArcGIS
5 5 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.25%) IBM Domino
6 4 (1.25%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) CMS
8 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) Confluence
8 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.31%) FileNet
8 1 (0.31%) JBoss
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) SAP HCM
2 6 (1.88%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.63%) iTrent
4 2 (0.63%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.63%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.31%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.19%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (1.25%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.63%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
4 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.75%) Firewall
2 9 (2.81%) Skype
3 7 (2.19%) Unified Communications
4 6 (1.88%) Network Security
5 5 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (1.56%) DNS
5 5 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (1.56%) LAN
5 5 (1.56%) VPN
6 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (0.63%) DHCP
7 2 (0.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.63%) Internet
7 2 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (0.63%) SAN
7 2 (0.63%) SSL
7 2 (0.63%) WAN
8 1 (0.31%) GoToMeeting
8 1 (0.31%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.38%) Data Mining
3 8 (2.50%) MySQL
3 8 (2.50%) QlikView
4 7 (2.19%) Big Data
4 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.88%) Hadoop
5 6 (1.88%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.56%) Base SAS
6 5 (1.56%) GIS
6 5 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.25%) Apache Hive
7 4 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.94%) Spotfire
8 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (5.31%) HP UFT
2 15 (4.69%) Selenium
3 10 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 9 (2.81%) Cucumber
5 8 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.88%) FitNesse
6 6 (1.88%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.56%) JIRA
8 2 (0.63%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.31%) Protractor
9 1 (0.31%) Redmine
9 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (49.69%) Finance
2 53 (16.56%) Banking
2 53 (16.56%) Retail
3 37 (11.56%) Retail Banking
4 12 (3.75%) Marketing
5 7 (2.19%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.25%) Back Office
6 4 (1.25%) Legal
7 3 (0.94%) Games
7 3 (0.94%) Law
8 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.31%) Front Office
9 1 (0.31%) International Banking
9 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.44%) .NET
2 8 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 7 (2.19%) HTML
4 6 (1.88%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 5 (1.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.25%) CSS
6 4 (1.25%) XML
7 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.63%) Google Maps API
7 2 (0.63%) Middleware
7 2 (0.63%) SAML
7 2 (0.63%) Web Services
8 1 (0.31%) CSS3
8 1 (0.31%) HTML5
8 1 (0.31%) jQuery
8 1 (0.31%) RESTful
8 1 (0.31%) Sass
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 85 (26.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.50%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.56%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.25%) Fintech
8 4 (1.25%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.25%) User Experience
9 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.94%) Equities
9 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.63%) EMC VNX
10 2 (0.63%) EPoS
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.63%) PKI
10 2 (0.63%) Replication
10 2 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 47 (14.69%) Windows
2 20 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (4.69%) Linux
4 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.56%) Unix
6 3 (0.94%) Debian
6 3 (0.94%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.63%) Android
7 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (13.75%) Business Analysis
2 44 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
3 40 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 37 (11.56%) Data Management
5 34 (10.63%) Analytics
6 29 (9.06%) Defect Management
7 27 (8.44%) Test Scripting
8 26 (8.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 25 (7.81%) Project Management
9 25 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (7.19%) Software Testing
11 21 (6.56%) Migration
12 20 (6.25%) Data Modelling
13 19 (5.94%) ITIL
14 17 (5.31%) Test Automation
15 16 (5.00%) Mathematics
15 16 (5.00%) SDLC
16 15 (4.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 102 (31.88%) SQL
2 18 (5.63%) Python
3 17 (5.31%) PowerShell
4 12 (3.75%) C#
5 9 (2.81%) Java
5 9 (2.81%) R
6 6 (1.88%) VBA
7 5 (1.56%) MATLAB
7 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.25%) C++
8 4 (1.25%) PHP
8 4 (1.25%) VBScript
9 3 (0.94%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.94%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.63%) Perl
10 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.63%) VB
11 1 (0.31%) JCL
11 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (13.75%) Degree
2 28 (8.75%) ISTQB
3 14 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.88%) ISEB
5 5 (1.56%) MCSA
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.63%) CCNP
6 2 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.63%) HND
6 2 (0.63%) MCSE
6 2 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.31%) CCIE
7 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.31%) IIBA
7 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.31%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) PMO
2 8 (2.50%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) SLA
4 3 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.31%) EMIR
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) MiFID
System Software
1 27 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.94%) XenApp
4 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.31%) HDFS
5 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.88%) SCCM
3 4 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.94%) Puppet
4 3 (0.94%) SCOM
5 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.63%) DameWare
5 2 (0.63%) WSUS
6 1 (0.31%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 51 (15.94%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.75%) Oracle
3 15 (4.69%) HP
4 10 (3.13%) Cognizant
4 10 (3.13%) VMware
5 9 (2.81%) Cisco
5 9 (2.81%) Tableau
6 8 (2.50%) SAP
7 7 (2.19%) Teradata
8 6 (1.88%) Citrix
8 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.88%) Symantec
9 5 (1.56%) F5
10 4 (1.25%) Lotus
11 3 (0.94%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.94%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.94%) IBM
11 3 (0.94%) Juniper
11 3 (0.94%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.94%) Reuters
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