Period
to 3 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 19 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 258 614 819
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.92% 11.22% 14.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.33% 11.80% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 165 432 574
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -10.94%
10th Percentile £20,700 £25,000 £24,225
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £44,021 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.05% - -

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 2,498 5,205 5,626
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 95.12% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 3,432 3,809
Median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £69,150 £68,750 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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
Glasgow +1 107 £40,000 +6.67% 7
Edinburgh -7 97 £35,000 -6.67% 9
West Lothian +10 13 £32,000 +8.47% 1
Highlands -1 9 £50,000 +53.85% 3
Dundee +5 8 £40,000 +29.03%
Aberdeen -1 7 £32,500 -17.72%
Fife +10 4 £37,500 -1.32%
North Lanarkshire -4 4 £40,000 -11.11% 2
South Lanarkshire +2 3 £27,000 -
Renfrewshire +3 2 £48,500 -
Scottish Borders -1 2 £24,000 +10.34%
Inverclyde 0 1 £20,000 -42.03%
Stirling -2 1 £29,679 -
Strathclyde - 1 £40,000 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 (28.68%) Finance
2 59 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (21.32%) SQL
4 52 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (17.83%) Microsoft
6 42 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
6 42 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (14.73%) ITIL
8 33 (12.79%) SIEM
9 32 (12.40%) Active Directory
10 31 (12.02%) Windows
11 29 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
12 28 (10.85%) Security Operations
13 27 (10.47%) Office 365
14 26 (10.08%) SQL Server
15 25 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (9.69%) Threat Intelligence
16 23 (8.91%) Risk Management
16 23 (8.91%) Business Analysis
16 23 (8.91%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
17 22 (8.53%) Splunk
17 22 (8.53%) Test Automation
17 22 (8.53%) Penetration Testing
18 21 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (8.14%) Requirements Gathering
19 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
19 20 (7.75%) Degree
19 20 (7.75%) Computer Science
19 20 (7.75%) Process Improvement
20 19 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 12 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.55%) CMS
3 4 (1.55%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.16%) Documentum
4 3 (1.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.16%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
5 2 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.78%) SAS
6 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (2.71%) Primavera
2 6 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.33%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.78%) assyst
4 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.39%) Global One
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.47%) Office 365
2 18 (6.98%) Azure
3 11 (4.26%) Power Platform
4 5 (1.94%) AWS
4 5 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.16%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 3 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.78%) Taleo
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.39%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.39%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.20%) Firewall
2 13 (5.04%) Internet
3 10 (3.88%) Wireless
4 9 (3.49%) VPN
5 8 (3.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.71%) LAN
6 7 (2.71%) Network Security
7 5 (1.94%) Skype
8 4 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.16%) DNS
9 3 (1.16%) SSH
9 3 (1.16%) SSL
9 3 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.78%) BGP
10 2 (0.78%) OSPF
10 2 (0.78%) VXLAN
10 2 (0.78%) WAN
11 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.39%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (4.26%) Power BI
5 7 (2.71%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.16%) Big Data
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.39%) GIS
9 1 (0.39%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.39%) MySQL
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (4.65%) Selenium
2 9 (3.49%) Cucumber
2 9 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.10%) Toad
4 4 (1.55%) JIRA
4 4 (1.55%) Maven
4 4 (1.55%) REST Assured
5 3 (1.16%) Gatling
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.39%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.39%) Subversion
7 1 (0.39%) TestLink
General
1 74 (28.68%) Finance
2 9 (3.49%) Banking
2 9 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.94%) Law
3 5 (1.94%) Retail
3 5 (1.94%) Retail Banking
4 4 (1.55%) Marketing
4 4 (1.55%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.16%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) German Language
6 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Billing
7 1 (0.39%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.04%) .NET
2 7 (2.71%) XML
3 6 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.33%) Web Services
4 5 (1.94%) SOAP
4 5 (1.94%) WCF
5 4 (1.55%) RESTful
6 2 (0.78%) HTML
7 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.39%) CSS
7 1 (0.39%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.39%) JSON
7 1 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.39%) Node.js
7 1 (0.39%) ONVIF
7 1 (0.39%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 11 (4.26%) Security Operations Centre
3 10 (3.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.10%) Cybercrime
4 8 (3.10%) Internet of Things
5 7 (2.71%) CMDB
6 6 (2.33%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.33%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.94%) Robotics
8 4 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.55%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.55%) Reference Data
9 3 (1.16%) Cyber Defence
9 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.16%) PMI
9 3 (1.16%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.02%) Windows
2 14 (5.43%) Windows 10
3 10 (3.88%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.49%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.71%) Linux
6 6 (2.33%) Unix
7 3 (1.16%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
2 42 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
3 38 (14.73%) ITIL
4 33 (12.79%) SIEM
5 28 (10.85%) Security Operations
6 25 (9.69%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (9.69%) Threat Intelligence
7 23 (8.91%) Business Analysis
7 23 (8.91%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 23 (8.91%) Risk Management
8 22 (8.53%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (8.53%) Test Automation
9 21 (8.14%) Requirements Gathering
9 21 (8.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (7.75%) Computer Science
10 20 (7.75%) Process Improvement
11 18 (6.98%) Coaching
12 17 (6.59%) Information Security
13 16 (6.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.32%) SQL
2 18 (6.98%) C#
3 15 (5.81%) Java
4 14 (5.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (2.71%) Python
5 7 (2.71%) VB
5 7 (2.71%) VBA
6 6 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.55%) Groovy
8 3 (1.16%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.16%) Scala
9 1 (0.39%) C++
9 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.39%) Perl
9 1 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (7.75%) Degree
1 20 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.36%) CISSP
3 18 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 14 (5.43%) CISM
5 8 (3.10%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.55%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.16%) GCIH
9 2 (0.78%) IIBA
9 2 (0.78%) MCSA
9 2 (0.78%) MCSE
9 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
9 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.39%) CBAP
10 1 (0.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.65%) SLA
2 9 (3.49%) GDPR
3 6 (2.33%) NIST
4 5 (1.94%) Data Quality
5 4 (1.55%) QA
6 3 (1.16%) NCSC
7 2 (0.78%) COBIT
8 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.39%) ITGC
8 1 (0.39%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.39%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.39%) Firmware
3 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.55%) Nessus
2 3 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (0.39%) QRadar
3 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (17.83%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.53%) Splunk
3 18 (6.98%) Oracle
4 8 (3.10%) Cisco
4 8 (3.10%) Cognizant
4 8 (3.10%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.71%) Palo Alto
6 6 (2.33%) Adobe
6 6 (2.33%) Remedy
7 5 (1.94%) Automation Anywhere
7 5 (1.94%) Blue Prism
7 5 (1.94%) UiPath
8 4 (1.55%) Capita
8 4 (1.55%) Fortinet
8 4 (1.55%) Lotus
8 4 (1.55%) Rapid7
8 4 (1.55%) Sophos
9 3 (1.16%) Ivanti
9 3 (1.16%) McAfee
9 3 (1.16%) Symantec