The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 10 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 329 437 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.22% 15.29% 20.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.99% 15.83% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 191 271 421
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £26,954
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £36,349 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.33% -3.06%  

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 2532 2761 2987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.61% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 1590 1894
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -7 149 £40,000 - 49
Glasgow -8 117 £40,000 +14.28% 30
Aberdeen +3 19 £40,000 +22.51% 3
West Lothian +5 9 £29,000 -14.07% 1
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 £31,500 -
Inverclyde -3 5 £35,750 +52.12%
Stirling +10 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Fife +2 4 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Dundee - 2 £20,000 -
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £27,500 -
Highlands +2 1 £42,500 +18.05%
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 234 (37.93%) Finance
2 188 (30.47%) SQL
3 124 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
5 104 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 97 (15.72%) Microsoft
7 91 (14.75%) Business Analysis
8 81 (13.13%) Windows
9 80 (12.97%) Degree
10 79 (12.80%) Banking
11 71 (11.51%) Oracle
12 66 (10.70%) Retail
13 62 (10.05%) SQL Server
14 61 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
15 60 (9.72%) Data Analysis
16 54 (8.75%) Active Directory
17 53 (8.59%) Project Management
18 52 (8.43%) ITIL
19 48 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
20 47 (7.62%) Analytics
21 43 (6.97%) Data Modelling
22 39 (6.32%) Data Management
23 37 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
24 36 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
24 36 (5.83%) ISTQB
25 34 (5.51%) SAS
25 34 (5.51%) Windows Server
26 33 (5.35%) Defect Management
26 33 (5.35%) ERP
26 33 (5.35%) Retail Banking

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 34 (5.51%) SAS
2 20 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.76%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.78%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.62%) IIS
6 9 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (1.30%) IBM Domino
8 7 (1.13%) CMS
9 6 (0.97%) ArcGIS
10 3 (0.49%) Oracle Self-Service HR
10 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.32%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) FileNet
12 1 (0.16%) JBoss
12 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (7.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.65%) SPSS
7 1 (0.16%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.13%) SAP HCM
4 6 (0.97%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle HRMS
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Payroll
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.49%) Infor M3
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.32%) iTrent
8 2 (0.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 2 (0.32%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.32%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.32%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (1.13%) Office 365
1 7 (1.13%) SuccessFactors
2 6 (0.97%) SaaS
3 3 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.32%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.32%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.16%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.40%) Firewall
2 18 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 15 (2.43%) LAN
4 13 (2.11%) Network Security
4 13 (2.11%) SAN
5 12 (1.94%) WAN
6 11 (1.78%) Skype
7 8 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (1.30%) NAS
8 7 (1.13%) VPN
9 6 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (0.97%) DNS
10 5 (0.81%) DHCP
10 5 (0.81%) VoIP
11 4 (0.65%) Internet
11 4 (0.65%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.65%) Unified Communications
11 4 (0.65%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.49%) Cisco ISE
12 3 (0.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.27%) Data Mining
6 12 (1.94%) QlikView
7 10 (1.62%) GIS
8 9 (1.46%) MySQL
8 9 (1.46%) Relational Database
9 8 (1.30%) MS Access
9 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.97%) Big Data
11 6 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.97%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.97%) Oracle ODI
11 6 (0.97%) SQLPlus
12 5 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.81%) SQLBase
Development Applications
1 22 (3.57%) HP UFT
2 21 (3.40%) Selenium
3 14 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.78%) JIRA
5 10 (1.62%) SpecFlow
6 9 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.30%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.97%) FitNesse
8 6 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.81%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.65%) PowerBuilder
11 2 (0.32%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.32%) WebDriver
12 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.16%) Protractor
12 1 (0.16%) Redmine
General
1 234 (37.93%) Finance
2 79 (12.80%) Banking
3 66 (10.70%) Retail
4 33 (5.35%) Retail Banking
5 18 (2.92%) Marketing
6 9 (1.46%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 6 (0.97%) Games
9 4 (0.65%) Advertising
9 4 (0.65%) Back Office
9 4 (0.65%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.89%) .NET
2 13 (2.11%) Gherkin
2 13 (2.11%) HTML
3 12 (1.94%) Web Services
4 11 (1.78%) ASP.NET
5 10 (1.62%) CSS
6 9 (1.46%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.30%) AngularJS
7 8 (1.30%) XML
8 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.65%) jQuery
10 3 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.49%) CSS3
10 3 (0.49%) Google Maps API
10 3 (0.49%) HTML5
10 3 (0.49%) Middleware
10 3 (0.49%) SAML
10 3 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.16%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 124 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.73%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.76%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.94%) Data Centre
5 11 (1.78%) Credit Risk
6 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (0.97%) User Experience
8 5 (0.81%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
9 4 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.65%) Fintech
9 4 (0.65%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.65%) Mobile Games
9 4 (0.65%) SCADA
9 4 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (0.49%) AS400
10 3 (0.49%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.49%) Equities
10 3 (0.49%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (13.13%) Windows
2 34 (5.51%) Windows Server
3 32 (5.19%) Linux
4 24 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.94%) Unix
7 10 (1.62%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.13%) Android
8 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.81%) AIX
9 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.65%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.49%) Debian
11 3 (0.49%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (16.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 91 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 61 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
5 60 (9.72%) Data Analysis
6 53 (8.59%) Project Management
7 52 (8.43%) ITIL
8 47 (7.62%) Analytics
9 43 (6.97%) Data Modelling
10 39 (6.32%) Data Management
11 37 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (5.35%) Defect Management
12 33 (5.35%) ERP
12 33 (5.35%) Test Scripting
13 30 (4.86%) SDLC
14 27 (4.38%) Infrastructure Management
14 27 (4.38%) Mentoring
14 27 (4.38%) Test Automation
15 26 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (4.21%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 188 (30.47%) SQL
2 29 (4.70%) C#
3 24 (3.89%) PL/SQL
4 22 (3.57%) Python
5 17 (2.76%) PowerShell
6 14 (2.27%) Java
7 11 (1.78%) R
7 11 (1.78%) VBA
8 9 (1.46%) JavaScript
8 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.97%) C++
9 6 (0.97%) Perl
9 6 (0.97%) VB
10 5 (0.81%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.81%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.81%) PHP
10 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 4 (0.65%) VBScript
12 3 (0.49%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (12.97%) Degree
2 36 (5.83%) ISTQB
3 18 (2.92%) ISEB
4 17 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.81%) CISSP
9 5 (0.81%) HND
9 5 (0.81%) MCP
9 5 (0.81%) OCP
9 5 (0.81%) Oracle Certification
9 5 (0.81%) SAP Certification
10 4 (0.65%) CCNA
10 4 (0.65%) CISM
10 4 (0.65%) MCSA
11 3 (0.49%) CCNP
11 3 (0.49%) CEH
11 3 (0.49%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.08%) PMO
2 18 (2.92%) SLA
3 10 (1.62%) QA
4 5 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.49%) MiFID
7 2 (0.32%) Basel III
7 2 (0.32%) GDPR
7 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.16%) EMIR
8 1 (0.16%) GAAP
8 1 (0.16%) HL7
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.30%) Terminal Server
3 8 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.49%) XenApp
6 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.32%) Firmware
7 2 (0.32%) RHEV
8 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.16%) HDFS
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (3.89%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.76%) SCCM
3 3 (0.49%) Puppet
4 2 (0.32%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.32%) DameWare
4 2 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (0.32%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.32%) SCOM
4 2 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.32%) WSUS
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 97 (15.72%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.51%) Oracle
3 25 (4.05%) HP
4 24 (3.89%) VMware
5 21 (3.40%) Citrix
6 19 (3.08%) SAP
7 10 (1.62%) Cisco
8 9 (1.46%) Cognizant
8 9 (1.46%) Informatica
8 9 (1.46%) Tableau
9 8 (1.30%) Lotus
10 6 (0.97%) F5
10 6 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.81%) Google
11 5 (0.81%) IBM
11 5 (0.81%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.81%) Splunk
11 5 (0.81%) Symantec
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: Circa £40000 dep on exp
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £30,195 to £38,179 per annum plus excellent employee benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum + up to 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Registers of Scotland
Salary: £28,519-£33,217 (HEO Level) and £35,926-£42,187 (SEO Level)
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £35,307 to £42,029 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £30,730 to £38,857 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: negotiable + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 15 days ago