Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 8 4
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 410 312 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.14% 13.38% 20.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.73% 14.04% 21.92%
Number of salaries quoted 197 232 505
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +11.84% -2.56%
10th Percentile £25,350 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 2607 2223 2934
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.37% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1463 1879
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 191 (46.59%) Finance
2 147 (35.85%) SQL
3 111 (27.07%) Banking
4 97 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 94 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (21.46%) Retail Banking
7 84 (20.49%) Data Management
8 79 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
9 74 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (18.05%) Infrastructure Management
10 61 (14.88%) SAS
11 59 (14.39%) Windows
12 56 (13.66%) Data Analysis
13 55 (13.41%) Business Analysis
14 52 (12.68%) Microsoft
15 46 (11.22%) Data Mining
16 45 (10.98%) Active Directory
16 45 (10.98%) Test Scripting
17 43 (10.49%) Degree
18 41 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
18 41 (10.00%) Defect Management
19 40 (9.76%) PowerShell
19 40 (9.76%) Test Automation
20 38 (9.27%) ISTQB
21 35 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
22 31 (7.56%) Teradata
23 30 (7.32%) HP
23 30 (7.32%) ITIL
24 29 (7.07%) Windows Server
25 27 (6.59%) 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 61 (14.88%) SAS
2 23 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 22 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (5.37%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.90%) IBM Domino
5 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.46%) Apache
6 6 (1.46%) JBoss
7 4 (0.98%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.73%) IIS
9 2 (0.49%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.24%) Actimize
3 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.90%) Mimecast
2 7 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.22%) Office 365
4 4 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.49%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.37%) Skype
2 20 (4.88%) Unified Communications
3 14 (3.41%) SAN
4 9 (2.20%) LAN
4 9 (2.20%) WAN
5 7 (1.71%) DNS
6 6 (1.46%) DHCP
7 4 (0.98%) Network Security
8 3 (0.73%) VoIP
9 2 (0.49%) Firewall
9 2 (0.49%) NAS
9 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.24%) BGP
10 1 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.22%) Data Mining
2 24 (5.85%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.44%) Big Data
5 9 (2.20%) Base SAS
5 9 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.20%) Power BI
6 8 (1.95%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.71%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.71%) QlikView
8 6 (1.46%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.73%) MySQL
10 2 (0.49%) DB2
10 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.49%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.24%) Cognos Report Studio
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.24%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 27 (6.59%) SpecFlow
2 26 (6.34%) Selenium
3 25 (6.10%) HP UFT
4 23 (5.61%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.93%) FitNesse
6 8 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.95%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.71%) JIRA
8 5 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.22%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.24%) SoapUI
General
1 191 (46.59%) Finance
2 111 (27.07%) Banking
3 88 (21.46%) Retail Banking
4 11 (2.68%) Marketing
5 10 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.71%) Legal
7 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.98%) International Banking
9 3 (0.73%) Retail
10 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Games
10 2 (0.49%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.12%) Gherkin
2 13 (3.17%) .NET
3 9 (2.20%) WCF
4 5 (1.22%) Web Services
5 4 (0.98%) CSS
5 4 (0.98%) XML
6 3 (0.73%) HTML
7 1 (0.24%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.24%) JSF
7 1 (0.24%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.24%) WPF
7 1 (0.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 79 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.12%) Computer Science
3 18 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 14 (3.41%) Credit Risk
5 13 (3.17%) EMC VNX
6 12 (2.93%) Virtual Team
7 9 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.98%) PMI
9 3 (0.73%) Fintech
10 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.49%) FMCG
10 2 (0.49%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.24%) EPoS
11 1 (0.24%) iPad
11 1 (0.24%) iPhone
11 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.24%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 59 (14.39%) Windows
2 29 (7.07%) Windows Server
3 21 (5.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (3.90%) Unix
5 10 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (2.20%) Linux
7 5 (1.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.73%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Android
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.66%) Stakeholder Management
2 94 (22.93%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (20.49%) Data Management
4 74 (18.05%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (18.05%) Infrastructure Management
5 56 (13.66%) Data Analysis
6 55 (13.41%) Business Analysis
7 45 (10.98%) Test Scripting
8 41 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 41 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 40 (9.76%) Test Automation
10 30 (7.32%) ITIL
11 27 (6.59%) Scenario Testing
12 26 (6.34%) Software Testing
13 24 (5.85%) Analytics
13 24 (5.85%) Data Modelling
14 22 (5.37%) Service Delivery
14 22 (5.37%) V-Model
15 20 (4.88%) Test Strategy
15 20 (4.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 147 (35.85%) SQL
2 40 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 22 (5.37%) Python
4 14 (3.41%) C#
4 14 (3.41%) R
5 11 (2.68%) Java
6 6 (1.46%) MATLAB
6 6 (1.46%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.22%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.22%) VBA
8 4 (0.98%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) C
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (10.49%) Degree
2 38 (9.27%) ISTQB
3 21 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (3.66%) MCSA
5 14 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (2.93%) MCSE
7 5 (1.22%) HND
7 5 (1.22%) MCP
7 5 (1.22%) OCP
7 5 (1.22%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (1.22%) SAP Certification
8 4 (0.98%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.73%) ISEB
9 3 (0.73%) PhD
9 3 (0.73%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.49%) SAS Certification
11 1 (0.24%) CIMA
11 1 (0.24%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.46%) QA
2 5 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS
5 1 (0.24%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 45 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.63%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.46%) vSphere
5 2 (0.49%) XenApp
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (8.54%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (3.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (3.41%) SCOM
4 12 (2.93%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (1.95%) SCCM
6 6 (1.46%) WSUS
7 4 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.56%) Teradata
3 30 (7.32%) HP
4 27 (6.59%) Oracle
5 24 (5.85%) VMware
6 18 (4.39%) Symantec
7 16 (3.90%) Lotus
8 15 (3.66%) Tableau
9 14 (3.41%) EMC
10 13 (3.17%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.93%) Cisco
12 9 (2.20%) Cognizant
13 7 (1.71%) Citrix
13 7 (1.71%) SAP
14 6 (1.46%) Google
15 4 (0.98%) Minitab
15 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
16 3 (0.73%) CyberArk
16 3 (0.73%) Splunk
17 2 (0.49%) Capita