Period
to 24 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 10 8
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 265 373 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.87% 14.00% 13.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.44% 14.59% 13.91%
Number of salaries quoted 163 197 218
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,450 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,000 £56,600 £58,225
Scotland median annual salary £37,000 £38,250 £38,000
% change year-on-year -3.27% +0.66% +1.33%

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 2,317 2,556 2,121
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.95% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,465 1,622 1,422
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,959 £27,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,225 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +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 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 99 (37.36%) Finance
2 81 (30.57%) SQL
3 79 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (15.09%) Test Automation
5 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (13.21%) Degree
6 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
7 32 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (11.70%) Scrum
8 31 (11.70%) SQL Server
9 30 (11.32%) Test Scripting
10 29 (10.94%) Fintech
11 28 (10.57%) Java
11 28 (10.57%) Selenium
12 26 (9.81%) Business Analysis
13 24 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (9.06%) Analytics
14 21 (7.92%) Banking
15 20 (7.55%) Data Analysis
16 19 (7.17%) Oracle
16 19 (7.17%) Windows
17 17 (6.42%) JavaScript
17 17 (6.42%) Cucumber
17 17 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
18 16 (6.04%) Gherkin
18 16 (6.04%) Protractor
18 16 (6.04%) Mentoring
18 16 (6.04%) SDLC
18 16 (6.04%) T-SQL

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 10 (3.77%) SAS
1 10 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.13%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.13%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.13%) JBoss
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.75%) WildFly
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.04%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.13%) Sonata
3 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.51%) Mimecast
2 4 (1.51%) SaaS
3 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.13%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.13%) Office 365
4 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.38%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.89%) Firewall
2 3 (1.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.13%) Intranet
3 2 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (0.75%) SMS
3 2 (0.75%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) PABX
4 1 (0.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.70%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (3.77%) MySQL
4 9 (3.40%) Big Data
4 9 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.26%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.89%) Pentaho
8 3 (1.13%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.13%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.75%) QlikView
10 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (10.57%) Selenium
2 17 (6.42%) Cucumber
2 17 (6.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (6.04%) Protractor
4 14 (5.28%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.15%) Hudson
6 8 (3.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (2.26%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.26%) JIRA
8 4 (1.51%) HP UFT
9 3 (1.13%) JMeter
9 3 (1.13%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.75%) Bugzilla
10 2 (0.75%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.75%) JUnit
10 2 (0.75%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (0.75%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.38%) Gatling
11 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 99 (37.36%) Finance
2 21 (7.92%) Banking
3 14 (5.28%) Marketing
4 4 (1.51%) Games
5 3 (1.13%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) French Language
6 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Back Office
7 1 (0.38%) Electronics
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.04%) Gherkin
2 10 (3.77%) .NET
3 4 (1.51%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.51%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.51%) HTML
3 4 (1.51%) REST
4 3 (1.13%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.75%) CGI
5 2 (0.75%) jQuery
5 2 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (0.75%) Node.js
5 2 (0.75%) SOAP
6 1 (0.38%) CSS
6 1 (0.38%) HTML5
6 1 (0.38%) LDAP
6 1 (0.38%) OAuth
6 1 (0.38%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.38%) OpenID
6 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (10.94%) Fintech
3 9 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.02%) PMI
5 7 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.13%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.38%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.38%) CMDB
10 1 (0.38%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.38%) DataPower
10 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.38%) Equities
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (7.17%) Windows
2 11 (4.15%) Linux
2 11 (4.15%) Windows 10
3 9 (3.40%) Unix
4 4 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.51%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.81%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.09%) Test Automation
3 32 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (12.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (11.70%) Scrum
5 30 (11.32%) Test Scripting
6 26 (9.81%) Business Analysis
7 24 (9.06%) Analytics
7 24 (9.06%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (7.55%) Data Analysis
9 16 (6.04%) Mentoring
9 16 (6.04%) SDLC
10 15 (5.66%) Computer Science
10 15 (5.66%) ITIL
11 14 (5.28%) Decision-Making
11 14 (5.28%) ETL
11 14 (5.28%) Test Planning
12 13 (4.91%) BDD
12 13 (4.91%) Waterfall
12 13 (4.91%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 81 (30.57%) SQL
2 28 (10.57%) Java
3 17 (6.42%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.04%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.91%) Python
6 10 (3.77%) R
7 9 (3.40%) C#
8 7 (2.64%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.26%) PHP
9 6 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.89%) Perl
11 4 (1.51%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.13%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.13%) Scala
12 3 (1.13%) VBA
13 2 (0.75%) C
13 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.75%) VB
14 1 (0.38%) COBOL
14 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (13.21%) Degree
2 11 (4.15%) ITIL Certification
3 10 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.02%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.51%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.13%) MOS
7 2 (0.75%) CEH
7 2 (0.75%) CISSP
7 2 (0.75%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) SSCP
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) CISA
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) CRISC
8 1 (0.38%) GIAC
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) MCP
8 1 (0.38%) SAS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.53%) PMO
1 12 (4.53%) QA
2 8 (3.02%) GDPR
3 3 (1.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.75%) P3O
5 1 (0.38%) COBIT
5 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (4.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) HP ALM
1 6 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.51%) SCCM
3 3 (1.13%) Ambari
3 3 (1.13%) Control-M
4 2 (0.75%) Ansible
4 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.75%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 33 (12.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.17%) Oracle
3 8 (3.02%) Tableau
4 7 (2.64%) Citrix
5 6 (2.26%) HP
6 5 (1.89%) Remedy
7 4 (1.51%) Google
7 4 (1.51%) IBM
7 4 (1.51%) iManage
7 4 (1.51%) MobileIron
7 4 (1.51%) Twitter
8 3 (1.13%) Automation Anywhere
8 3 (1.13%) BMC
9 2 (0.75%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.75%) UiPath
9 2 (0.75%) VMware
10 1 (0.38%) BISAM
10 1 (0.38%) Platfora
10 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.38%) Veeam