Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 18 15
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 245 408 628
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 7.02% 10.90% 11.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 11.36% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 167 271 416
10th Percentile £24,167 £20,500 £24,000
25th Percentile £27,250 £28,750 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -
75th Percentile £46,000 £46,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,250
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 3,300 3,591 5,102
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 95.94% 95.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2,265 2,355 3,407
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,600 £28,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £73,650 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Scotland.

Salary trend for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 0 133 £35,000 - 22
Glasgow -22 71 £40,000 - 14
Aberdeen +6 9 £41,500 +22.96% 2
West Dunbartonshire - 6 £24,000 -
West Lothian -9 5 £20,000 -37.50%
Dundee -14 5 £32,937 -10.98%
Fife -8 4 £33,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire -2 2 £30,000 +11.11%
East Lothian - 2 £25,750 - 1
Inverclyde -4 1 £40,000 +116.22%
Highlands -9 1 - - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £47,500 - 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £42,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 74 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.94%) Finance
3 57 (23.27%) Windows
3 57 (23.27%) Microsoft
3 57 (23.27%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (22.45%) SQL
5 51 (20.82%) Microsoft 365
6 42 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (16.73%) SQL Server
8 32 (13.06%) Oracle
9 28 (11.43%) Marketing
10 25 (10.20%) Degree
11 24 (9.80%) Active Directory
12 23 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
12 23 (9.39%) Business Analysis
13 22 (8.98%) Windows 10
13 22 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (8.98%) Azure
14 21 (8.57%) Mobile App
14 21 (8.57%) SDLC
15 20 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (8.16%) EPoS
16 19 (7.76%) Scrum
16 19 (7.76%) User Stories
16 19 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
17 18 (7.35%) Power Platform
17 18 (7.35%) QA
18 17 (6.94%) Project Management
18 17 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (6.94%) Workshop Facilitation

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 9 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.82%) Confluence
3 2 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Documentum
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (3.27%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.45%) Primavera
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.82%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (20.82%) Microsoft 365
2 22 (8.98%) Azure
3 18 (7.35%) Power Platform
4 11 (4.49%) AWS
5 6 (2.45%) SaaS
6 4 (1.63%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.63%) PowerApps
7 3 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.22%) Google Workspace
8 2 (0.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.41%) Serverless
9 1 (0.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.86%) Firewall
2 4 (1.63%) Intranet
2 4 (1.63%) Network Security
3 3 (1.22%) VPN
4 2 (0.82%) Internet
4 2 (0.82%) LAN
4 2 (0.82%) Skype
4 2 (0.82%) Value-Added Service
4 2 (0.82%) WAN
4 2 (0.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.41%) VLAN
5 1 (0.41%) VoIP
5 1 (0.41%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.71%) Power BI
3 9 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (3.67%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.45%) Big Data
6 6 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.45%) Tableau
7 5 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 2 (0.82%) Essbase
9 2 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (0.82%) GIS
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.41%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (3.27%) MSTest
1 8 (3.27%) NUnit
2 6 (2.45%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.82%) Toad
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.41%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) JMeter
4 1 (0.41%) Selenium
4 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.41%) Subversion
General
1 66 (26.94%) Finance
2 28 (11.43%) Marketing
3 13 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 11 (4.49%) Legal
5 9 (3.67%) Banking
5 9 (3.67%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.86%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.45%) Advertising
8 4 (1.63%) Law
8 4 (1.63%) Retail
9 3 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.82%) Back Office
11 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.41%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Housing Association
11 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.67%) Middleware
2 4 (1.63%) .NET
2 4 (1.63%) CSS
2 4 (1.63%) HTML
2 4 (1.63%) XML
3 2 (0.82%) Django
3 2 (0.82%) EDI
3 2 (0.82%) J2EE
4 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.41%) Backbone.js
4 1 (0.41%) CSS3
4 1 (0.41%) Ember.js
4 1 (0.41%) HTML5
4 1 (0.41%) jQuery
4 1 (0.41%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (0.41%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (0.41%) Node.js
4 1 (0.41%) React
4 1 (0.41%) RESTful
4 1 (0.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.16%) EPoS
4 12 (4.90%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.27%) Chip and PIN
6 8 (3.27%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.22%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.22%) FMCG
7 3 (1.22%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.22%) Tandem
8 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (0.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.82%) User Experience
9 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.41%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (23.27%) Windows
2 22 (8.98%) Windows 10
3 13 (5.31%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.90%) Unix
5 10 (4.08%) Linux
6 8 (3.27%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.63%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.20%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.27%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (9.39%) Business Analysis
4 22 (8.98%) Continuous Improvement
5 21 (8.57%) SDLC
6 20 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (7.76%) Requirements Gathering
7 19 (7.76%) Scrum
7 19 (7.76%) User Stories
8 17 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (6.94%) Project Management
8 17 (6.94%) Workshop Facilitation
9 16 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
9 16 (6.53%) Information Security
9 16 (6.53%) ITIL
10 15 (6.12%) Analytics
10 15 (6.12%) Software Testing
11 14 (5.71%) ERP
11 14 (5.71%) Service Management
11 14 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (22.45%) SQL
2 13 (5.31%) Python
3 6 (2.45%) VBA
4 5 (2.04%) Java
4 5 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.63%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.63%) Perl
6 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.22%) R
7 2 (0.82%) C#
7 2 (0.82%) Ruby
7 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.82%) XPath
7 2 (0.82%) XQuery
8 1 (0.41%) C++
8 1 (0.41%) Go
8 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (10.20%) Degree
2 10 (4.08%) ISTQB
3 9 (3.67%) ISEB
4 8 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (2.86%) CEH
5 7 (2.86%) HND
6 6 (2.45%) CISSP
6 6 (2.45%) HNC
7 5 (2.04%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.04%) CISM
7 5 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.63%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.63%) PMP
8 4 (1.63%) SANS
9 3 (1.22%) APMP
9 3 (1.22%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.82%) GIAC
10 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.82%) OSCP
11 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.35%) QA
2 13 (5.31%) SLA
3 11 (4.49%) NIST
4 10 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (3.67%) PCI DSS
6 8 (3.27%) Data Quality
7 5 (2.04%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (2.04%) PMO
8 4 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (1.63%) GDPR
9 3 (1.22%) COBIT
10 2 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.41%) EMIR
11 1 (0.41%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.41%) IFRS
11 1 (0.41%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 24 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.04%) Docker
4 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.63%) Ansible
1 4 (1.63%) Terraform
2 2 (0.82%) Demisto
2 2 (0.82%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.82%) SCCM
3 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (23.27%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.06%) Oracle
3 8 (3.27%) Cisco
4 6 (2.45%) Apple
4 6 (2.45%) SAP
4 6 (2.45%) Solace
4 6 (2.45%) VMware
5 4 (1.63%) Google
5 4 (1.63%) Nintex
5 4 (1.63%) ServiceNow
6 2 (0.82%) Alteryx
6 2 (0.82%) Ceridian
6 2 (0.82%) Concur
6 2 (0.82%) Facebook
6 2 (0.82%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) FNZ
7 1 (0.41%) IFS
7 1 (0.41%) Zscaler