Period
to 18 August 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 8 10
Rank change year-on-year -14 +2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 250 380 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.83% 14.87% 13.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.50% 15.72% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 177 232 167
Edinburgh median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,156 £49,750 £58,950
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +11.11%

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 2,381 2,418 2,431
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.63% 94.60% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,470 1,550 1,472
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -3.41%

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 90 (36.00%) Finance
2 64 (25.60%) SQL
3 57 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
5 44 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
6 41 (16.40%) Python
7 35 (14.00%) Business Analysis
8 33 (13.20%) Degree
9 32 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (12.40%) Scrum
11 29 (11.60%) Analytics
12 27 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (10.80%) SQL Server
12 27 (10.80%) Windows
13 24 (9.60%) Fintech
14 23 (9.20%) Information Security
14 23 (9.20%) Banking
15 22 (8.80%) Java
16 21 (8.40%) SAS
17 20 (8.00%) Test Automation
18 19 (7.60%) Microsoft
19 18 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
20 17 (6.80%) T-SQL
20 17 (6.80%) Linux
21 16 (6.40%) .NET
21 16 (6.40%) Mathematics
21 16 (6.40%) SIEM
22 15 (6.00%) ITIL
22 15 (6.00%) ETL
23 14 (5.60%) Computer Science

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 21 (8.40%) SAS
2 4 (1.60%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.20%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.20%) Confluence
4 2 (0.80%) Apache
4 2 (0.80%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) nginx
5 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.80%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.80%) SaaS
2 10 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.60%) Power Platform
4 8 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.40%) Office 365
6 2 (0.80%) Taleo
7 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.40%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.40%) IaaS
7 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.80%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.00%) Firewall
3 9 (3.60%) Network Security
4 5 (2.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (2.00%) VLAN
5 3 (1.20%) DHCP
5 3 (1.20%) DNS
6 2 (0.80%) LAN
6 2 (0.80%) VPN
6 2 (0.80%) WAN
6 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.40%) Intranet
7 1 (0.40%) VoIP
7 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.20%) Big Data
3 12 (4.80%) Relational Database
4 10 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (3.60%) Power BI
5 9 (3.60%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.80%) MySQL
9 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.80%) QlikView
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.80%) Sybase ASE
9 2 (0.80%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 13 (5.20%) Selenium
2 8 (3.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.00%) Hudson
3 5 (2.00%) JIRA
3 5 (2.00%) Protractor
3 5 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.80%) Gradle
6 2 (0.80%) JUnit
6 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.40%) Mocha
7 1 (0.40%) NUnit
7 1 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 90 (36.00%) Finance
2 23 (9.20%) Banking
3 12 (4.80%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.00%) Retail
5 6 (2.40%) Public Sector
6 5 (2.00%) Legal
7 4 (1.60%) Games
7 4 (1.60%) German Language
7 4 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.60%) Marketing
8 3 (1.20%) Billing
8 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.80%) Electronics
9 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.40%) .NET
2 5 (2.00%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.00%) CSS
2 5 (2.00%) HTML
3 4 (1.60%) REST
3 4 (1.60%) XML
4 3 (1.20%) D3.js
4 3 (1.20%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (0.80%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.80%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.40%) jQuery
6 1 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.40%) Pandas
6 1 (0.40%) React
6 1 (0.40%) Swagger
6 1 (0.40%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.80%) Credit Risk
3 10 (4.00%) Derivative
3 10 (4.00%) Hedge funds
3 10 (4.00%) Market Risk
4 9 (3.60%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.80%) Smart Home
7 5 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.20%) PMI
8 3 (1.20%) User Experience
9 2 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.80%) PKI
9 2 (0.80%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.80%) Windows
2 17 (6.80%) Linux
3 8 (3.20%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.60%) Unix
7 2 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.80%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.60%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (14.00%) Business Analysis
4 32 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (12.40%) Scrum
6 29 (11.60%) Analytics
7 27 (10.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (9.60%) Fintech
9 23 (9.20%) Information Security
10 20 (8.00%) Test Automation
11 18 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (6.40%) Mathematics
12 16 (6.40%) SIEM
13 15 (6.00%) ETL
13 15 (6.00%) ITIL
14 14 (5.60%) Computer Science
14 14 (5.60%) Process Improvement
14 14 (5.60%) SDLC
15 13 (5.20%) Physics
15 13 (5.20%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.60%) SQL
2 41 (16.40%) Python
3 22 (8.80%) Java
4 17 (6.80%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.20%) VBA
6 12 (4.80%) C++
6 12 (4.80%) MATLAB
7 11 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.20%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.20%) R
9 5 (2.00%) C#
9 5 (2.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.20%) PHP
11 2 (0.80%) Perl
11 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) C
12 1 (0.40%) Scala
12 1 (0.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.20%) Degree
2 10 (4.00%) CFA
2 10 (4.00%) PhD
3 5 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.60%) MCP
5 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.80%) CEH
6 2 (0.80%) CISSP
6 2 (0.80%) GIAC
6 2 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.80%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 2 (0.80%) SSCP
7 1 (0.40%) CBAP
7 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.20%) QA
2 10 (4.00%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.60%) Docker
3 2 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (2.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.00%) Splunk
3 9 (3.60%) Tableau
4 7 (2.80%) Oracle
5 6 (2.40%) SAP
6 4 (1.60%) iManage
6 4 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.60%) ServiceNow
6 4 (1.60%) VMware
7 3 (1.20%) Citrix
7 3 (1.20%) Google
7 3 (1.20%) Workday
8 2 (0.80%) Aderant
8 2 (0.80%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.80%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.80%) Epicor
8 2 (0.80%) Informatica
8 2 (0.80%) Intapp
8 2 (0.80%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.80%) UiPath