Period
to 20 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 10 13
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 581 818 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.70% 14.24% 12.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.27% 14.84% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 401 566 397
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £35,058 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.97% -7.74% +6.29%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £51,250 £58,950
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 5,155 5,511 4,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,374 3,711 3,119
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -1.15%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 -12 294 £37,500 +7.14% 32
Glasgow -1 191 £37,500 +2.04% 33
West Lothian -4 25 £30,000 -11.76% 4
Aberdeen +8 11 £39,500 -24.76% 4
North Lanarkshire +5 11 £45,000 +20.81% 1
Fife -16 10 £38,000 -5.00%
Stirling +8 8 - - 1
Inverclyde +1 7 £34,500 +15.00%
Dundee -15 7 £31,000 -4.25% 2
South Lanarkshire 0 4 - -
Argyll and Bute 0 3 £22,000 -20.00%
Highlands - 3 £32,500 -
Falkirk -1 1 - -
Scottish Borders -2 1 £21,750 -20.91%
Midlothian - 1 £25,500 - 3
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Scotland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 166 (28.57%) Finance
2 147 (25.30%) SQL
3 137 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (15.83%) Business Analysis
6 91 (15.66%) Microsoft
7 78 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
8 74 (12.74%) SQL Server
9 64 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (11.02%) ITIL
10 62 (10.67%) Windows
10 62 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
10 62 (10.67%) Degree
11 61 (10.50%) Python
12 59 (10.15%) Microsoft Office
13 54 (9.29%) Scrum
14 48 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
15 47 (8.09%) Active Directory
16 45 (7.75%) Banking
17 44 (7.57%) Analytics
18 42 (7.23%) Information Security
19 41 (7.06%) Java
20 40 (6.88%) .NET
21 39 (6.71%) Test Automation
21 39 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
22 37 (6.37%) T-SQL
23 36 (6.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
24 35 (6.02%) QA
25 33 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
25 33 (5.68%) SDLC

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 29 (4.99%) SAS
2 23 (3.96%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.89%) IIS
5 8 (1.38%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.20%) Apache Spark
7 6 (1.03%) Confluence
8 4 (0.69%) Apache
8 4 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.34%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.34%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.34%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.17%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) nginx
11 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 59 (10.15%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (8.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (6.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.34%) Actimize
5 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.34%) HFM
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle HRMS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Payroll
5 2 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.17%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.17%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (5.34%) Office 365
3 22 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.44%) Power Platform
5 16 (2.75%) SaaS
6 4 (0.69%) GitHub
7 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.52%) Taleo
8 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.17%) IaaS
9 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.16%) Firewall
2 14 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 14 (2.41%) VLAN
2 14 (2.41%) VPN
3 13 (2.24%) Network Security
4 9 (1.55%) DHCP
4 9 (1.55%) DNS
4 9 (1.55%) WAN
4 9 (1.55%) Wireless
5 8 (1.38%) Ethernet
6 7 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (1.20%) LAN
7 6 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (1.03%) iSCSI
8 3 (0.52%) Skype
8 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.34%) ADSL
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco Wireless
9 2 (0.34%) VoIP
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.44%) Big Data
5 20 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (3.44%) Power BI
6 13 (2.24%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.07%) QlikView
8 11 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.20%) Hadoop
9 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.86%) DTS
10 5 (0.86%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.69%) MySQL
12 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (4.30%) Selenium
2 20 (3.44%) JIRA
3 16 (2.75%) Hudson
4 15 (2.58%) Cucumber
5 14 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 8 (1.38%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.20%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.20%) Protractor
9 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (0.52%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.34%) Gradle
11 2 (0.34%) JUnit
11 2 (0.34%) NUnit
11 2 (0.34%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.17%) Maven
12 1 (0.17%) Subversion
12 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 166 (28.57%) Finance
2 45 (7.75%) Banking
3 19 (3.27%) Retail
4 15 (2.58%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.55%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.20%) Automotive
6 7 (1.20%) Legal
6 7 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.03%) Marketing
8 5 (0.86%) Games
9 4 (0.69%) German Language
9 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.52%) Advertising
10 3 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.52%) Billing
10 3 (0.52%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Electronics
11 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.88%) .NET
2 13 (2.24%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.72%) HTML
3 10 (1.72%) XML
4 8 (1.38%) CSS
4 8 (1.38%) REST
5 7 (1.20%) 802.1X
5 7 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (1.20%) Gherkin
6 5 (0.86%) Classic ASP
6 5 (0.86%) Node.js
6 5 (0.86%) SOAP
6 5 (0.86%) Velocity
7 4 (0.69%) Middleware
7 4 (0.69%) XSD
8 3 (0.52%) D3.js
9 2 (0.34%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 109 (18.76%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.75%) Credit Risk
4 14 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 13 (2.24%) Analytical Mindset
6 12 (2.07%) Derivative
6 12 (2.07%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.07%) Market Risk
7 10 (1.72%) User Experience
8 9 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
9 7 (1.20%) PMI
9 7 (1.20%) Smart Home
10 6 (1.03%) Data Centre
10 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.86%) Renewable Energy
11 5 (0.86%) Replication
11 5 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.69%) CMDB
12 4 (0.69%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.67%) Windows
2 32 (5.51%) Linux
3 22 (3.79%) Windows Server
4 16 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.58%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (2.07%) Unix
8 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.86%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.69%) Solaris
11 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) AIX
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.58%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (15.83%) Business Analysis
3 78 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
4 64 (11.02%) ITIL
4 64 (11.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
6 54 (9.29%) Scrum
7 44 (7.57%) Analytics
8 42 (7.23%) Information Security
9 39 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
9 39 (6.71%) Test Automation
10 33 (5.68%) SDLC
11 30 (5.16%) Computer Science
12 27 (4.65%) Data Analysis
12 27 (4.65%) User Stories
13 26 (4.48%) Change Management
13 26 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 26 (4.48%) Service Management
13 26 (4.48%) Test Scripting
13 26 (4.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 147 (25.30%) SQL
2 61 (10.50%) Python
3 41 (7.06%) Java
4 37 (6.37%) T-SQL
5 29 (4.99%) PowerShell
6 22 (3.79%) JavaScript
7 20 (3.44%) VBA
8 19 (3.27%) C++
9 16 (2.75%) C#
10 15 (2.58%) MATLAB
11 14 (2.41%) R
12 11 (1.89%) C
13 8 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 5 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.86%) Perl
15 5 (0.86%) PHP
16 4 (0.69%) VB
16 4 (0.69%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (10.67%) Degree
2 14 (2.41%) CISSP
3 12 (2.07%) CFA
3 12 (2.07%) PhD
4 10 (1.72%) CEH
5 9 (1.55%) CISM
5 9 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.69%) MCP
8 3 (0.52%) GIAC
8 3 (0.52%) HND
8 3 (0.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 3 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.52%) SSCP
9 2 (0.34%) HNC
9 2 (0.34%) MCSE
9 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.02%) QA
2 17 (2.93%) PMO
3 16 (2.75%) GDPR
4 12 (2.07%) CRD IV
5 8 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (1.20%) SLA
7 6 (1.03%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.52%) ISO 22301
8 3 (0.52%) NIST
8 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.34%) SEPA
10 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.17%) PSD2
System Software
1 47 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.38%) Docker
3 7 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.03%) vSphere
5 3 (0.52%) IAG
6 2 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.17%) Snort
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.86%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 5 (0.86%) SCCM
4 2 (0.34%) Ambari
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (15.66%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.51%) Oracle
3 22 (3.79%) Tableau
4 19 (3.27%) VMware
5 14 (2.41%) Cisco
5 14 (2.41%) SAP
6 13 (2.24%) Splunk
7 9 (1.55%) Citrix
7 9 (1.55%) Remedy
8 8 (1.38%) Cognos
9 7 (1.20%) iManage
9 7 (1.20%) JD Edwards
9 7 (1.20%) Sun
10 6 (1.03%) Veeam
11 5 (0.86%) Apple
11 5 (0.86%) Google
11 5 (0.86%) IBM
11 5 (0.86%) Symantec
12 4 (0.69%) MobileIron
12 4 (0.69%) ServiceNow