Analyst Jobs in Scotland

Analyst
UK > Scotland

The median Analyst salary in Scotland is £42,683 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 15 April 2024.

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

6 months to
15 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 57 21 18
Rank change year-on-year -36 -3 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 416 492 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.26% 10.30% 11.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 11.40% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 229 277 445
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,900 £22,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £26,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,683 £40,113 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.41% +8.41% -1.33%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,040 £66,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £46,237 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.68% +2.75% +5.88%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 6,443 4,314 5,471
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 90.31% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,629 2,324 2,972
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £28,193
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £38,635
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +9.52% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £65,313
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.83% - +9.09%

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 15 April 2024.

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 15 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -82 150 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Edinburgh -3 136 £48,507 +7.79% 23
West Lothian +5 27 £39,750 +84.88%
Aberdeen +2 26 £31,250 +0.81% 6
North Lanarkshire -2 14 £29,000 +16.00%
Dundee 0 11 £25,000 -16.67% 1
Renfrewshire +2 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Lanarkshire -4 8 £41,000 -6.82% 5
Stirling -2 7 £32,500 -
Fife -10 5 £37,800 +26.00% 4
Aberdeenshire -6 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Highlands +1 3 £60,000 - 1
East Ayrshire - 3 £29,500 -
Argyll and Bute -6 2 - - 1
Dumfries and Galloway -9 2 £40,000 +36.75%
Midlothian - 2 - - 1
West Dunbartonshire 0 1 - -
Perthshire - 1 £50,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £50,500 - 1
East Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Analyst
UK

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 April 2024, Analyst job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 147 (35.34%) Social Skills
2 123 (29.57%) Finance
3 97 (23.32%) Agile
4 87 (20.91%) Degree
5 82 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 75 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (17.31%) Microsoft
9 68 (16.35%) Power Platform
10 66 (15.87%) Business Analysis
10 66 (15.87%) Power BI
11 65 (15.63%) Microsoft 365
12 63 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
13 57 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
14 56 (13.46%) Azure
15 52 (12.50%) Windows
16 51 (12.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 49 (11.78%) ITIL
18 48 (11.54%) JIRA
19 47 (11.30%) Customer Service
20 46 (11.06%) SQL
21 40 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
22 38 (9.13%) Service Management
22 38 (9.13%) Banking
23 37 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
24 36 (8.65%) User Stories
24 36 (8.65%) Actionable Insight
24 36 (8.65%) Active Directory
24 36 (8.65%) Public Sector
24 36 (8.65%) Requirements Gathering

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (5.53%) Confluence
2 17 (4.09%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.61%) Microsoft Exchange
4 4 (0.96%) SAS
5 2 (0.48%) Apache
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 57 (13.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (5.05%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.24%) EViews
5 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.37%) PlanetPress Connect
3 4 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 68 (16.35%) Power Platform
2 65 (15.63%) Microsoft 365
3 56 (13.46%) Azure
4 25 (6.01%) SaaS
5 15 (3.61%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (1.68%) GCP
6 7 (1.68%) Yammer
7 6 (1.44%) AWS
7 6 (1.44%) PowerApps
8 5 (1.20%) Entra ID
9 4 (0.96%) Miro
9 4 (0.96%) Power Automate
10 3 (0.72%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (0.48%) Azure App Service
11 2 (0.48%) IaaS
11 2 (0.48%) Lucidchart
11 2 (0.48%) OCI
11 2 (0.48%) Serverless
11 2 (0.48%) WhatsApp
12 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.33%) Broadband
1 18 (4.33%) WAN
2 16 (3.85%) DNS
2 16 (3.85%) LAN
3 13 (3.13%) VLAN
4 9 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
4 9 (2.16%) Firewall
5 8 (1.92%) DKIM
5 8 (1.92%) DMARC
5 8 (1.92%) Internet
6 6 (1.44%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.44%) Wireless
7 3 (0.72%) Network Security
7 3 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (0.72%) VPN
8 2 (0.48%) SD-WAN
8 2 (0.48%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.48%) WLAN
9 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (15.87%) Power BI
2 24 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 21 (5.05%) SQL Server
4 14 (3.37%) Tableau
5 5 (1.20%) GIS
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.48%) DTS
7 2 (0.48%) EDMS
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.24%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.24%) QlikView
8 1 (0.24%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 48 (11.54%) JIRA
2 14 (3.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
General
1 147 (35.34%) Social Skills
2 123 (29.57%) Finance
3 82 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (12.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 38 (9.13%) Banking
6 36 (8.65%) Public Sector
7 32 (7.69%) Presentation Skills
8 30 (7.21%) Law
9 25 (6.01%) Legal
9 25 (6.01%) Marketing
10 15 (3.61%) Retail
11 14 (3.37%) Military
12 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
13 11 (2.64%) General Ledger
14 7 (1.68%) Investment Banking
14 7 (1.68%) Organisational Skills
15 5 (1.20%) Influencing Skills
16 3 (0.72%) Local Government
16 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.48%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.48%) REST
2 2 (0.48%) SPFx
3 1 (0.24%) CSS
3 1 (0.24%) HTML
3 1 (0.24%) JSON
3 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.53%) Management Information System
2 18 (4.33%) Social Media
3 16 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 14 (3.37%) Driving Licence
5 12 (2.88%) Onboarding
6 9 (2.16%) Cyberattack
7 8 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.92%) Reference Data
8 7 (1.68%) Credit Derivative
8 7 (1.68%) Derivative
8 7 (1.68%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.68%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 7 (1.68%) Market Risk
8 7 (1.68%) Product Ownership
8 7 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.44%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (1.44%) Operational Technology
10 4 (0.96%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.72%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (12.50%) Windows
2 19 (4.57%) Linux
3 17 (4.09%) Unix
4 14 (3.37%) Mac OS X
5 13 (3.13%) Android
6 10 (2.40%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.16%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.96%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.48%) VMS
10 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.32%) Agile
2 78 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (18.03%) Problem-Solving
4 66 (15.87%) Business Analysis
5 63 (15.14%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (11.78%) ITIL
7 47 (11.30%) Customer Service
8 40 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (9.13%) Service Management
10 37 (8.89%) Cybersecurity
11 36 (8.65%) Actionable Insight
11 36 (8.65%) Requirements Gathering
11 36 (8.65%) User Stories
12 35 (8.41%) Project Management
13 32 (7.69%) Migration
14 31 (7.45%) Information Security
15 30 (7.21%) Change Management
16 29 (6.97%) Impact Assessments
17 27 (6.49%) Service Delivery
18 26 (6.25%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.06%) SQL
2 13 (3.13%) Python
3 9 (2.16%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions
4 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.96%) R
6 2 (0.48%) C#
7 1 (0.24%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (20.91%) Degree
2 19 (4.57%) CISM
2 19 (4.57%) CISSP
3 16 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 16 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.61%) DBS Check
5 14 (3.37%) GCIA
5 14 (3.37%) GCIH
5 14 (3.37%) GREM
6 12 (2.88%) ACCA
7 11 (2.64%) CIMA
8 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.44%) HND
9 3 (0.72%) CISA
10 2 (0.48%) AAT
10 2 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (0.48%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.16%) GDPR
2 9 (2.16%) QA
3 7 (1.68%) NIST
4 6 (1.44%) SLA
5 4 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
6 3 (0.72%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.72%) PMO
7 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.48%) IFRS
7 2 (0.48%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.24%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.24%) FINRA
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.24%) MiFID
8 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (2.40%) CASB
1 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (0.96%) SCCM
3 2 (0.48%) WSUS
4 1 (0.24%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 72 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.25%) Dell
3 20 (4.81%) SAP
4 16 (3.85%) Cisco
4 16 (3.85%) VMware
5 15 (3.61%) Oracle
6 14 (3.37%) CA
6 14 (3.37%) FNZ
7 10 (2.40%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.16%) Atlassian
9 8 (1.92%) Google
10 7 (1.68%) Meraki
11 5 (1.20%) iManage
12 4 (0.96%) Anaplan
12 4 (0.96%) Citrix
12 4 (0.96%) CyberArk
12 4 (0.96%) Palo Alto
13 3 (0.72%) Apple
13 3 (0.72%) Juniper
13 3 (0.72%) Polycom