The median annual salary for a Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 8 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 287 459 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.29% 15.51% 18.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.81% 16.36% 18.98%
Number of salaries quoted 174 286 347
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,378 £35,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +2.47% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2241 2806 2955
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.93% 94.80% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1374 1825 1825
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -3 157 £37,500 -6.25% 38
Glasgow -13 81 £37,500 +7.14% 16
Inverclyde 0 12 £42,500 +36.00% 1
West Lothian -5 12 £26,750 -23.57% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 10 £34,750 -
Fife +1 4 £34,250 +24.54% 1
Aberdeen +2 3 £36,500 +19.67%
Perth and Kinross +1 2 - -
Scottish Borders - 2 £28,250 - 1
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Highlands - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £45,000 -
Stirling - 1 £35,500 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £34,000 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 218 (36.09%) Finance
2 147 (24.34%) SQL
3 124 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
4 105 (17.38%) Microsoft
5 102 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (14.40%) ITIL
7 85 (14.07%) Degree
8 83 (13.74%) Business Analysis
8 83 (13.74%) Windows
9 77 (12.75%) Oracle
9 77 (12.75%) SQL Server
10 73 (12.09%) MS Excel
11 68 (11.26%) Project Management
12 65 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 56 (9.27%) Active Directory
14 54 (8.94%) Data Analysis
15 46 (7.62%) C#
15 46 (7.62%) Banking
16 45 (7.45%) .NET
17 42 (6.95%) MS Office
18 40 (6.62%) Windows Server
19 37 (6.13%) Analytics
19 37 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (6.13%) Firewall
20 36 (5.96%) Cisco
21 34 (5.63%) Network Security
22 33 (5.46%) Retail
23 32 (5.30%) Asset Management
23 32 (5.30%) LAN
23 32 (5.30%) Data Modelling

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 23 (3.81%) SAS
2 12 (1.99%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.49%) IIS
3 9 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.32%) CMS
5 7 (1.16%) IBM Domino
6 5 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.66%) ArcGIS
7 4 (0.66%) JBoss
8 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.33%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.17%) Confluence
10 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 73 (12.09%) MS Excel
2 42 (6.95%) MS Office
3 12 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
6 1 (0.17%) Weka
Business Applications
1 14 (2.32%) SAP HCM
2 7 (1.16%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.66%) SunGard APT
5 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.50%) Fishtalk
5 3 (0.50%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.50%) Q-Pulse
5 3 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.33%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.33%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.49%) SaaS
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (0.66%) Office 365
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.13%) Firewall
2 34 (5.63%) Network Security
3 32 (5.30%) LAN
4 29 (4.80%) VPN
5 23 (3.81%) TCP/IP
6 18 (2.98%) WAN
7 17 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (2.81%) SAN
8 14 (2.32%) MPLS
9 13 (2.15%) Wireless
10 12 (1.99%) DNS
10 12 (1.99%) VoIP
11 11 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (1.82%) NAS
12 10 (1.66%) Cisco PIX
12 10 (1.66%) IPsec
12 10 (1.66%) Spanning Tree
12 10 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (1.32%) tcpdump
13 8 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.99%) MySQL
5 10 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
6 9 (1.49%) Big Data
6 9 (1.49%) GIS
6 9 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (1.32%) QlikView
8 7 (1.16%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.16%) MS Access
8 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.99%) DTS
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 6 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (2.65%) Visual Studio
3 14 (2.32%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.99%) HP UFT
5 11 (1.82%) SpecFlow
6 9 (1.49%) Selenium
7 6 (0.99%) JIRA
8 5 (0.83%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.66%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.66%) PowerBuilder
10 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.17%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.17%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.17%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.17%) Mocha
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.17%) Redmine
General
1 218 (36.09%) Finance
2 46 (7.62%) Banking
3 33 (5.46%) Retail
4 12 (1.99%) Marketing
5 11 (1.82%) Front Office
6 10 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.66%) Legal
6 10 (1.66%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.16%) Back Office
7 7 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.66%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.45%) .NET
2 19 (3.15%) AngularJS
2 19 (3.15%) ASP.NET
3 18 (2.98%) .NET Framework
4 12 (1.99%) Gherkin
5 8 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (1.32%) HTML
5 8 (1.32%) Middleware
6 7 (1.16%) XML
7 6 (0.99%) CSS
7 6 (0.99%) Web Services
8 5 (0.83%) SAML
9 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.66%) Google Maps API
9 4 (0.66%) jQuery
10 3 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (0.33%) CGI
11 2 (0.33%) CSS3
11 2 (0.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 124 (20.53%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.14%) Data Centre
3 18 (2.98%) Computer Science
3 18 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.15%) Derivative
5 13 (2.15%) User Experience
6 9 (1.49%) PKI
7 8 (1.32%) EPoS
8 6 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.66%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.66%) Fintech
10 4 (0.66%) iPhone
10 4 (0.66%) SCADA
10 4 (0.66%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.74%) Windows
2 40 (6.62%) Windows Server
3 32 (5.30%) Linux
4 28 (4.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (2.98%) Unix
6 18 (2.98%) Windows 7
7 13 (2.15%) AIX
8 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.99%) Android
10 5 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.66%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.50%) Debian
12 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (16.89%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (14.40%) ITIL
3 83 (13.74%) Business Analysis
4 68 (11.26%) Project Management
5 65 (10.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (8.94%) Data Analysis
7 37 (6.13%) Analytics
7 37 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (5.30%) Asset Management
8 32 (5.30%) Data Modelling
9 29 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 29 (4.80%) TDD
10 28 (4.64%) Migration
10 28 (4.64%) Process Improvement
11 27 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (4.30%) ITIL V3
12 26 (4.30%) User Stories
13 24 (3.97%) Mentoring
13 24 (3.97%) Scrum
14 22 (3.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 147 (24.34%) SQL
2 46 (7.62%) C#
3 28 (4.64%) PL/SQL
4 18 (2.98%) Java
5 13 (2.15%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.99%) Python
7 11 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.49%) R
8 9 (1.49%) VBA
9 8 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.16%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.16%) Perl
11 6 (0.99%) PHP
11 6 (0.99%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.83%) C++
12 5 (0.83%) VB
13 3 (0.50%) VBScript
14 1 (0.17%) C
14 1 (0.17%) F#
14 1 (0.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 85 (14.07%) Degree
2 28 (4.64%) ISEB
3 21 (3.48%) ISTQB
4 14 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.82%) CCNP
7 7 (1.16%) IIBA
8 6 (0.99%) CBAP
8 6 (0.99%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.66%) CFA
9 4 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.50%) HND
10 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.50%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.17%) CCSE
12 1 (0.17%) MCDST
12 1 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.64%) SLA
2 21 (3.48%) PMO
3 13 (2.15%) QA
4 4 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.50%) MiFID
6 2 (0.33%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) COBIT
7 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.17%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 56 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.66%) Terminal Server
3 10 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.99%) XenApp
7 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
8 3 (0.50%) RHEV
8 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.33%) Firmware
9 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) Cronacle
10 1 (0.17%) HDFS
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (4.30%) SCCM
2 13 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (1.66%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.83%) Puppet
5 4 (0.66%) DameWare
6 2 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.33%) SCOM
7 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (17.38%) Microsoft
2 77 (12.75%) Oracle
3 36 (5.96%) Cisco
4 28 (4.64%) VMware
5 23 (3.81%) SAP
6 20 (3.31%) CheckPoint
7 17 (2.81%) Citrix
8 16 (2.65%) HP
9 11 (1.82%) F5
10 10 (1.66%) Aruba
11 8 (1.32%) Juniper
12 7 (1.16%) Charles River
12 7 (1.16%) IBM
12 7 (1.16%) Lotus
12 7 (1.16%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.16%) Sourcefire
13 6 (0.99%) Informatica
13 6 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
13 6 (0.99%) Palo Alto
14 5 (0.83%) Tableau
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £29367 - £34261 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Renfrew, Renfrewshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £22,500 to £25,470 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: competitive entry-level salary + excellent company benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Salary: £competitive + company benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Package Available
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago