Period
to 23 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 23 February 2020.

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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -12 -1 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 164 300 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.92% 12.14% 13.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 12.72% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 194 227
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,925 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,525 £51,250 £57,200
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1,757 2,358 2,578
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.54% 95.39% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1,487 1,677
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (17.68%) Windows
5 26 (15.85%) Active Directory
6 24 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
8 21 (12.80%) Windows 10
9 20 (12.20%) Office 365
10 19 (11.59%) SIEM
10 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (9.76%) Business Analysis
12 15 (9.15%) Project Management
12 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
12 15 (9.15%) Security Operations
13 14 (8.54%) Analytics
13 14 (8.54%) Decision-Making
13 14 (8.54%) SQL
13 14 (8.54%) Risk Management
13 14 (8.54%) Test Automation
14 13 (7.93%) Coaching
15 11 (6.71%) Information Security
15 11 (6.71%) Change Management
15 11 (6.71%) Use Case
15 11 (6.71%) Degree
15 11 (6.71%) Splunk
15 11 (6.71%) Process Improvement

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 15 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.66%) CMS
3 6 (3.66%) SAS
4 4 (2.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.22%) SPSS
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.61%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.20%) Office 365
2 6 (3.66%) Power Platform
3 5 (3.05%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.22%) SaaS
5 2 (1.22%) Taleo
6 1 (0.61%) AWS
6 1 (0.61%) Azure
6 1 (0.61%) Google Sheets
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.10%) Firewall
2 7 (4.27%) WAN
3 5 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.44%) LAN
4 4 (2.44%) MPLS
4 4 (2.44%) Network Security
4 4 (2.44%) Skype
4 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.83%) Wireless
6 2 (1.22%) VLAN
7 1 (0.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.61%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.61%) RTP
7 1 (0.61%) RTSP
7 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) Power BI
2 6 (3.66%) QlikView
3 3 (1.83%) Big Data
3 3 (1.83%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.61%) DataStage
5 1 (0.61%) DB2
5 1 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) MySQL
5 1 (0.61%) QGIS
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Selenium
2 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.61%) TestLink
General
1 61 (37.20%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Banking
3 8 (4.88%) Retail
4 3 (1.83%) Law
4 3 (1.83%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Games
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.83%) FusionCharts
1 3 (1.83%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.61%) .NET
2 1 (0.61%) ONVIF
2 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.27%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.05%) Smart Home
5 4 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (2.44%) User Experience
6 3 (1.83%) CMDB
7 2 (1.22%) PMI
7 2 (1.22%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.68%) Windows
2 21 (12.80%) Windows 10
3 9 (5.49%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Linux
6 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (18.29%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (14.63%) Cybersecurity
4 23 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (11.59%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (11.59%) SIEM
6 16 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 15 (9.15%) Project Management
7 15 (9.15%) Security Operations
8 14 (8.54%) Analytics
8 14 (8.54%) Decision-Making
8 14 (8.54%) Risk Management
8 14 (8.54%) Test Automation
9 13 (7.93%) Coaching
10 11 (6.71%) Change Management
10 11 (6.71%) Information Security
10 11 (6.71%) Process Improvement
10 11 (6.71%) Use Case
11 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (6.10%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.54%) SQL
2 6 (3.66%) Python
3 4 (2.44%) VBA
4 3 (1.83%) R
5 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.71%) Degree
2 9 (5.49%) CISM
2 9 (5.49%) CISSP
3 2 (1.22%) HND
3 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.61%) CBAP
4 1 (0.61%) CCNA
4 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) MCSA
4 1 (0.61%) MCSE
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) PMP
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.27%) Data Quality
1 7 (4.27%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) PMO
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.61%) COBIT
4 1 (0.61%) NIST
System Software
1 26 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.61%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 21 (12.80%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.71%) Splunk
3 10 (6.10%) Cognos
4 8 (4.88%) Oracle
4 8 (4.88%) Tableau
5 7 (4.27%) VMware
6 6 (3.66%) Cisco
6 6 (3.66%) iManage
7 5 (3.05%) Aruba
7 5 (3.05%) HP
7 5 (3.05%) Kaspersky
8 4 (2.44%) Capita
9 2 (1.22%) Aderant
9 2 (1.22%) IBM
10 1 (0.61%) Citrix
10 1 (0.61%) Informatica
10 1 (0.61%) Remedy
10 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.61%) Teradata
10 1 (0.61%) TIBCO