Period
to 19 July 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,156 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 13
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 812 649 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.22% 12.47% 14.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.83% 13.10% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 562 398 568
Scotland median annual salary £35,156 £38,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.69% +6.94% -8.86%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £23,425
90th Percentile £51,250 £58,775 £55,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5,474 4,954 5,597
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 95.20% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,676 3,113 3,374
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 2018. 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 +3 396 £35,000 -12.50% 72
Glasgow +7 299 £36,750 -5.77% 26
West Lothian +3 28 £34,000 +30.77% 3
Fife +3 18 £40,000 +19.40%
Dundee +21 16 £32,375 -0.38%
Inverclyde +2 10 £30,000 -16.08%
South Lanarkshire - 8 £37,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway 0 5 £27,500 -20.86% 1
North Lanarkshire +2 4 £37,250 +19.20% 2
Aberdeen -18 4 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Falkirk - 4 £20,000 -
Stirling -7 3 £29,500 -34.44% 1
Lanarkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Scottish Borders +1 2 £27,500 -2.65%
East Ayrshire - 2 £23,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - -
Strathclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £36,500 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 2
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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.

1 230 (28.33%) Finance
2 226 (27.83%) SQL
3 197 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (18.72%) Business Analysis
5 145 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 140 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 124 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 102 (12.56%) Oracle
9 101 (12.44%) SQL Server
10 100 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
11 87 (10.71%) Windows
12 85 (10.47%) ITIL
13 82 (10.10%) Banking
14 81 (9.98%) Microsoft Office
15 80 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
16 68 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
17 62 (7.64%) Degree
18 53 (6.53%) Test Scripting
18 53 (6.53%) Analytics
19 52 (6.40%) Active Directory
19 52 (6.40%) Project Management
20 51 (6.28%) Data Modelling
21 48 (5.91%) Data Analysis
21 48 (5.91%) ISTQB
21 48 (5.91%) User Stories
22 47 (5.79%) Test Automation
22 47 (5.79%) SDLC
23 45 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
23 45 (5.54%) Unix
24 44 (5.42%) SAS

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 44 (5.42%) SAS
2 24 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.11%) Confluence
4 9 (1.11%) JBoss
5 8 (0.99%) IIS
6 7 (0.86%) Apache
6 7 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.37%) CMS
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.25%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.25%) WildFly
9 1 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (9.98%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (8.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (5.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (3.20%) MS Visio
5 17 (2.09%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 12 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
4 10 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (1.11%) Dynamics GP
5 9 (1.11%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.62%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.62%) SAP IS-U
7 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.49%) SAP HR
8 3 (0.37%) LongView
8 3 (0.37%) Primavera
8 3 (0.37%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.37%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.37%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.25%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.96%) Office 365
3 10 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.11%) SaaS
5 4 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.12%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.12%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.12%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.12%) Force.com
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.45%) Firewall
2 13 (1.60%) LAN
2 13 (1.60%) VPN
3 9 (1.11%) TCP/IP
3 9 (1.11%) WAN
4 8 (0.99%) DHCP
4 8 (0.99%) DNS
4 8 (0.99%) Skype
4 8 (0.99%) Wireless
5 7 (0.86%) Internet
6 6 (0.74%) SAN
7 4 (0.49%) Broadband
7 4 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (0.49%) Intranet
7 4 (0.49%) Network Security
8 3 (0.37%) ADSL
8 3 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (0.37%) FTP
8 3 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.68%) Relational Database
3 30 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (2.22%) MySQL
7 17 (2.09%) QlikView
8 16 (1.97%) Power BI
9 13 (1.60%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.35%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.86%) Qlik Sense
14 6 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.49%) Big Data
15 4 (0.49%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (3.45%) JIRA
2 23 (2.83%) Visual Studio
3 19 (2.34%) Selenium
4 15 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (1.60%) Cucumber
6 11 (1.35%) Jenkins
6 11 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.99%) Bugzilla
7 8 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.99%) JMeter
8 7 (0.86%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.86%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.74%) Gatling
9 6 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.62%) FitNesse
10 5 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 5 (0.62%) JUnit
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.49%) Protractor
12 3 (0.37%) Appium
General
1 230 (28.33%) Finance
2 82 (10.10%) Banking
3 25 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 23 (2.83%) Retail
5 19 (2.34%) Legal
6 16 (1.97%) Marketing
7 13 (1.60%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.35%) Games
10 10 (1.23%) German Language
11 8 (0.99%) Billing
11 8 (0.99%) Law
11 8 (0.99%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.86%) Advertising
12 7 (0.86%) Front Office
13 6 (0.74%) Back Office
14 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.37%) Publishing
16 2 (0.25%) Automotive
16 2 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.33%) .NET
2 16 (1.97%) HTML
3 15 (1.85%) Web Services
4 14 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 14 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 7 (0.86%) CSS
7 7 (0.86%) Middleware
7 7 (0.86%) XML
8 6 (0.74%) HTML5
8 6 (0.74%) REST
8 6 (0.74%) SOAP
9 5 (0.62%) Gherkin
9 5 (0.62%) jQuery
10 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.49%) Entity Framework
10 4 (0.49%) XSD
11 3 (0.37%) Mason
12 2 (0.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 145 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 17 (2.09%) User Experience
4 13 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.60%) Credit Risk
5 12 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (0.99%) Fintech
7 8 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 7 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (0.86%) Handset
9 6 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (0.62%) Mobile Games
10 5 (0.62%) Replication
11 4 (0.49%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.49%) FMCG
11 4 (0.49%) Online Games
11 4 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 87 (10.71%) Windows
2 45 (5.54%) Unix
3 42 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.45%) Linux
5 24 (2.96%) Windows 7
6 19 (2.34%) Windows 10
7 15 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.86%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.62%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.37%) Android
12 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.37%) Solaris
13 2 (0.25%) AIX
13 2 (0.25%) HPUX
14 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (18.72%) Business Analysis
3 124 (15.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 100 (12.32%) Problem-Solving
5 85 (10.47%) ITIL
6 80 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
7 53 (6.53%) Analytics
7 53 (6.53%) Test Scripting
8 52 (6.40%) Project Management
9 51 (6.28%) Data Modelling
10 48 (5.91%) Data Analysis
10 48 (5.91%) User Stories
11 47 (5.79%) SDLC
11 47 (5.79%) Test Automation
12 45 (5.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 42 (5.17%) Scrum
14 40 (4.93%) ERP
15 39 (4.80%) ETL
16 36 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (4.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 226 (27.83%) SQL
2 37 (4.56%) PL/SQL
3 34 (4.19%) Java
4 31 (3.82%) C#
5 26 (3.20%) Python
6 21 (2.59%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.59%) T-SQL
7 11 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.35%) VBA
8 10 (1.23%) R
9 6 (0.74%) C++
9 6 (0.74%) Shell Script
9 6 (0.74%) VB
10 4 (0.49%) PHP
10 4 (0.49%) Ruby
10 4 (0.49%) VBScript
11 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.37%) C
11 3 (0.37%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (7.64%) Degree
2 48 (5.91%) ISTQB
3 23 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
4 20 (2.46%) ISEB
5 15 (1.85%) CISSP
6 14 (1.72%) Security Cleared
7 9 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 8 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (0.99%) CISM
9 7 (0.86%) CCNP
10 6 (0.74%) CASP
10 6 (0.74%) CCNA
10 6 (0.74%) CEH
10 6 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.74%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 5 (0.62%) CISA
11 5 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.19%) QA
2 22 (2.71%) PMO
3 21 (2.59%) Data Quality
4 18 (2.22%) GDPR
5 17 (2.09%) SLA
6 8 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (0.86%) MiFID
8 4 (0.49%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.37%) COBIT
9 3 (0.37%) GCP
9 3 (0.37%) IFRS
9 3 (0.37%) IFRS 9
9 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) FATCA
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.12%) P3O
System Software
1 52 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.62%) vSphere
4 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.49%) XenApp
5 2 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.12%) Firmware
6 1 (0.12%) NFS
6 1 (0.12%) RACF
6 1 (0.12%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (3.69%) HP Quality Center
2 21 (2.59%) SCCM
3 12 (1.48%) Ansible
4 11 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.74%) DameWare
5 6 (0.74%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.62%) SCOM
7 3 (0.37%) Puppet
8 2 (0.25%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.25%) Munin
8 2 (0.25%) Nagios
8 2 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.12%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.12%) Control-M
9 1 (0.12%) MaaS360
9 1 (0.12%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.12%) Salt
Vendors
1 140 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 102 (12.56%) Oracle
3 38 (4.68%) SAP
4 32 (3.94%) HP
5 20 (2.46%) Citrix
5 20 (2.46%) VMware
6 19 (2.34%) Tableau
7 18 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (1.97%) Cisco
8 16 (1.97%) IFS
9 15 (1.85%) Informatica
10 12 (1.48%) Sage
11 10 (1.23%) Cognos
11 10 (1.23%) Epicor
12 9 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
12 9 (1.11%) Remedy
13 8 (0.99%) IBM
14 7 (0.86%) Avaya
14 7 (0.86%) Vertica
15 6 (0.74%) ArcSight