Period
to 22 April 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

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

Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 833 610 935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.44% 13.13% 15.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.96% 13.66% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 568 401 603
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,713 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,567 4,466 5,649
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.15% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,810 2,813 3,639
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Analyst in Scotland.

Salary trend for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 407 £37,500 -3.85% 50
Glasgow +5 315 £38,000 +1.33% 50
Fife +3 28 £40,000 +19.40%
West Lothian -1 12 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Dundee +7 11 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Stirling +4 11 £47,500 +45.04% 3
Aberdeen -13 8 £52,500 +43.84% 1
Inverclyde -2 6 £33,385 -12.15% 1
Falkirk +5 4 £20,000 -
Scottish Borders +2 4 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Dumfries and Galloway 0 4 £27,500 -20.86%
Lanarkshire -1 4 £25,000 -26.47%
South Lanarkshire -5 4 £40,000 +9.89%
East Ayrshire - 2 £23,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Perth and Kinross +4 1 - -
Strathclyde -1 1 £32,000 -
Perthshire - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 Scotland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 270 (32.41%) Finance
2 207 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (24.73%) Business Analysis
4 204 (24.49%) SQL
5 165 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
6 152 (18.25%) Microsoft
7 134 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 128 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
9 114 (13.69%) Oracle
10 110 (13.21%) SQL Server
11 101 (12.12%) Windows
12 83 (9.96%) Degree
13 82 (9.84%) Banking
14 76 (9.12%) Microsoft Office
15 74 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
16 71 (8.52%) ITIL
17 59 (7.08%) Data Analysis
17 59 (7.08%) Data Modelling
18 57 (6.84%) SAS
19 56 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
20 52 (6.24%) Active Directory
21 51 (6.12%) CRM
21 51 (6.12%) SDLC
22 49 (5.88%) Windows Server
23 48 (5.76%) Test Automation
24 47 (5.64%) Test Scripting
25 45 (5.40%) ISTQB
25 45 (5.40%) Unix
25 45 (5.40%) Scrum
25 45 (5.40%) Decision-Making

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 57 (6.84%) SAS
2 20 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.80%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.20%) Apache
4 10 (1.20%) Confluence
4 10 (1.20%) IIS
5 8 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (0.84%) JBoss
6 7 (0.84%) Jupyter
7 6 (0.72%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.48%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.24%) CMS
9 2 (0.24%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.12%) Moodle
10 1 (0.12%) nginx
10 1 (0.12%) OpenROAD
10 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (9.12%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (6.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (3.96%) MS Visio
5 20 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Mingle
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (3.84%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (1.80%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (1.68%) NetSuite
4 10 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
6 8 (0.96%) Infor M3
6 8 (0.96%) Oracle ERP
7 7 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
8 6 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
9 5 (0.60%) Epicor Tropos
9 5 (0.60%) SAP CRM
9 5 (0.60%) SAP IS-U
10 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.36%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.36%) LongView
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Assets
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.76%) Office 365
2 14 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.72%) SaaS
4 4 (0.48%) BlazeMeter
4 4 (0.48%) BrowserStack
4 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
5 3 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.36%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.12%) GitHub
7 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.88%) Firewall
2 19 (2.28%) TCP/IP
3 16 (1.92%) Network Security
3 16 (1.92%) VPN
4 12 (1.44%) DNS
4 12 (1.44%) LAN
5 11 (1.32%) Internet
5 11 (1.32%) Skype
6 10 (1.20%) DHCP
6 10 (1.20%) SAN
7 8 (0.96%) VLAN
7 8 (0.96%) WAN
8 7 (0.84%) VoIP
9 5 (0.60%) IP Telephony
9 5 (0.60%) ISDN
9 5 (0.60%) MPLS
9 5 (0.60%) Wireless
10 4 (0.48%) FTP
11 3 (0.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (0.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.72%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.04%) Power BI
6 16 (1.92%) QlikView
7 13 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 12 (1.44%) Base SAS
8 12 (1.44%) Data Mining
8 12 (1.44%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.20%) Big Data
11 9 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.96%) MySQL
12 8 (0.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.60%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
14 4 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (4.44%) JIRA
2 21 (2.52%) Visual Studio
3 15 (1.80%) SpecFlow
4 14 (1.68%) Selenium
5 13 (1.56%) Cucumber
5 13 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.96%) HP UFT
6 8 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.96%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.72%) FitNesse
7 6 (0.72%) JMeter
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (0.48%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.36%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.36%) JUnit
9 3 (0.36%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.24%) JBehave
10 2 (0.24%) MSTest
10 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 270 (32.41%) Finance
2 82 (9.84%) Banking
3 30 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 28 (3.36%) Advertising
5 18 (2.16%) Retail
6 15 (1.80%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.56%) Marketing
8 12 (1.44%) Legal
9 11 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.08%) Billing
10 9 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.84%) Games
12 7 (0.84%) Law
13 5 (0.60%) Front Office
14 4 (0.48%) Back Office
15 3 (0.36%) International Banking
16 2 (0.24%) Electronics
16 2 (0.24%) German Language
16 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.24%) .NET
2 19 (2.28%) XML
3 14 (1.68%) Web Services
4 13 (1.56%) HTML
5 12 (1.44%) ASP.NET
6 11 (1.32%) Middleware
7 10 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 9 (1.08%) AngularJS
9 7 (0.84%) CSS
10 6 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (0.72%) Gherkin
10 6 (0.72%) XSD
11 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (0.60%) jQuery
12 4 (0.48%) Visualforce
13 3 (0.36%) CSS3
13 3 (0.36%) HTML5
14 2 (0.24%) React
14 2 (0.24%) Sass
14 2 (0.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 165 (19.81%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (2.40%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.28%) Computer Science
3 19 (2.28%) User Experience
4 17 (2.04%) Credit Risk
5 15 (1.80%) Fintech
6 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 7 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 6 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (0.72%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.60%) Replication
9 5 (0.60%) Smart Home
9 5 (0.60%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.60%) Social Media
10 4 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.48%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.48%) EPoS
10 4 (0.48%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 101 (12.12%) Windows
2 49 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 45 (5.40%) Unix
4 38 (4.56%) Linux
5 20 (2.40%) Windows 7
6 16 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.80%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.84%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.60%) Apple iOS
10 5 (0.60%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.36%) Solaris
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) AIX
13 1 (0.12%) Android
13 1 (0.12%) HPUX
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (24.73%) Business Analysis
3 134 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
5 74 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
6 71 (8.52%) ITIL
7 59 (7.08%) Data Analysis
7 59 (7.08%) Data Modelling
8 51 (6.12%) CRM
8 51 (6.12%) SDLC
9 48 (5.76%) Test Automation
10 47 (5.64%) Test Scripting
11 45 (5.40%) Decision-Making
11 45 (5.40%) Scrum
12 44 (5.28%) Analytics
13 43 (5.16%) Project Management
13 43 (5.16%) User Stories
14 42 (5.04%) User Acceptance Testing
15 40 (4.80%) Service Management
16 38 (4.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (24.49%) SQL
2 35 (4.20%) C#
3 32 (3.84%) Java
4 24 (2.88%) Python
5 14 (1.68%) PowerShell
5 14 (1.68%) R
5 14 (1.68%) T-SQL
6 13 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 11 (1.32%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.20%) C++
8 10 (1.20%) VBA
9 8 (0.96%) C
10 7 (0.84%) Apex Code
10 7 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.60%) VB
12 4 (0.48%) VBScript
13 3 (0.36%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.36%) PHP
14 2 (0.24%) Perl
14 2 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (9.96%) Degree
2 45 (5.40%) ISTQB
3 23 (2.76%) ISEB
4 19 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.20%) CISSP
7 7 (0.84%) HND
8 6 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.60%) CCNP
9 5 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (0.48%) CCNA
10 4 (0.48%) CISA
10 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 3 (0.36%) CASP
11 3 (0.36%) CBAP
11 3 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.36%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.60%) QA
2 24 (2.88%) PMO
3 23 (2.76%) GDPR
4 20 (2.40%) SLA
5 15 (1.80%) Data Quality
6 12 (1.44%) MiFID
7 10 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.48%) COBIT
8 4 (0.48%) IFRS
8 4 (0.48%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) FATCA
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
11 1 (0.12%) PSD2
11 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 52 (6.24%) Active Directory
2 16 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
3 6 (0.72%) XenApp
4 5 (0.60%) vSphere
5 3 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.12%) Firmware
7 1 (0.12%) NFS
7 1 (0.12%) Squid
7 1 (0.12%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (3.12%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (2.52%) SCCM
3 6 (0.72%) DameWare
4 5 (0.60%) SCOM
5 3 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.24%) Ansible
6 2 (0.24%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (0.24%) Munin
6 2 (0.24%) Nagios
6 2 (0.24%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.12%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 1 (0.12%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.12%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.12%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.12%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 152 (18.25%) Microsoft
2 114 (13.69%) Oracle
3 37 (4.44%) SAP
4 36 (4.32%) VMware
5 29 (3.48%) HP
6 23 (2.76%) Tableau
7 16 (1.92%) Citrix
8 14 (1.68%) Cisco
8 14 (1.68%) Epicor
8 14 (1.68%) IFS
8 14 (1.68%) Sage
8 14 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.68%) Teradata
9 9 (1.08%) Remedy
9 9 (1.08%) TIBCO
10 8 (0.96%) Infor
10 8 (0.96%) Informatica
11 7 (0.84%) Google
12 6 (0.72%) Avaya
12 6 (0.72%) MicroStrategy