Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 13 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7 -1
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 819 601 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.74% 12.83% 17.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.28% 13.32% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 487 417 767
Scotland median annual salary £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.66% +1.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,250 £55,000
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 5,359 4,513 5,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.35% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,545 2,887 3,825
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 January 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 January 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 -1 373 £37,500 -6.25% 85
Glasgow +3 334 £40,000 +6.67% 28
West Lothian +3 16 £27,500 -26.67% 3
Stirling 0 16 £42,500 +36.00% 1
Fife -5 16 £35,413 +28.77% 7
Aberdeen -3 12 £40,000 +45.45%
Dundee -3 12 £35,000 -17.65% 3
South Lanarkshire -5 9 £42,500 +33.02%
Inverclyde -1 8 £37,500 -11.76%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Scottish Borders +1 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Lanarkshire -4 1 £25,000 -26.47% 1
Perthshire - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £23,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 324 (39.56%) Finance
2 261 (31.87%) SQL
3 231 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 167 (20.39%) Business Analysis
6 149 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
7 137 (16.73%) Banking
8 131 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 114 (13.92%) Oracle
10 111 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
11 104 (12.70%) Windows
12 83 (10.13%) SQL Server
13 79 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
14 78 (9.52%) Degree
14 78 (9.52%) Data Analysis
15 76 (9.28%) ITIL
16 72 (8.79%) Data Management
17 67 (8.18%) SDLC
18 66 (8.06%) Active Directory
19 65 (7.94%) SAS
20 62 (7.57%) User Stories
20 62 (7.57%) Retail Banking
21 59 (7.20%) Infrastructure Management
21 59 (7.20%) Test Automation
22 54 (6.59%) Scrum
23 52 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
24 51 (6.23%) VMware
24 51 (6.23%) Windows Server
25 50 (6.11%) Data Modelling
26 47 (5.74%) Analytics

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 65 (7.94%) SAS
2 23 (2.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.20%) MS Exchange
4 17 (2.08%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.71%) IBM Domino
6 13 (1.59%) IIS
7 11 (1.34%) Apache
7 11 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.22%) Confluence
9 7 (0.85%) JBoss
9 7 (0.85%) Jupyter
10 6 (0.73%) CMS
11 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.37%) Moodle
13 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.12%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 52 (6.35%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (5.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 16 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.61%) Mingle
7 1 (0.12%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.12%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
4 10 (1.22%) Infor M3
5 8 (0.98%) NetSuite
5 8 (0.98%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.73%) Oracle 11i
6 6 (0.73%) Oracle HRMS
6 6 (0.73%) Oracle Payroll
7 5 (0.61%) Epicor Tropos
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.37%) Eloqua
10 2 (0.24%) Movex
10 2 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 2 (0.24%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.12%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.69%) Office 365
2 19 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.98%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (0.49%) SaaS
7 3 (0.37%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (0.37%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.24%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.69%) Firewall
2 21 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 20 (2.44%) DNS
3 20 (2.44%) SAN
4 17 (2.08%) DHCP
4 17 (2.08%) Network Security
5 16 (1.95%) VPN
6 15 (1.83%) LAN
6 15 (1.83%) WAN
7 14 (1.71%) Skype
8 12 (1.47%) VLAN
9 10 (1.22%) Unified Communications
10 9 (1.10%) Wireless
11 8 (0.98%) Internet
11 8 (0.98%) NAS
11 8 (0.98%) VoIP
12 6 (0.73%) MPLS
13 5 (0.61%) HTTP
13 5 (0.61%) IP Telephony
13 5 (0.61%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.25%) Data Mining
3 26 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 25 (3.05%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 15 (1.83%) QlikView
8 13 (1.59%) Base SAS
9 12 (1.47%) Power BI
10 11 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 11 (1.34%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.22%) Big Data
11 10 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 8 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
14 7 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (0.73%) Oracle Discoverer
15 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (4.27%) JIRA
2 26 (3.17%) Cucumber
2 26 (3.17%) SpecFlow
3 24 (2.93%) Selenium
4 23 (2.81%) HP UFT
5 12 (1.47%) FitNesse
6 11 (1.34%) Oracle Forms
7 10 (1.22%) Visual Studio
8 9 (1.10%) Toad
9 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.98%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.61%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.37%) JMeter
12 3 (0.37%) Zephyr
13 2 (0.24%) Appium
13 2 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.24%) SoapUI
14 1 (0.12%) MSTest
General
1 324 (39.56%) Finance
2 137 (16.73%) Banking
3 62 (7.57%) Retail Banking
4 27 (3.30%) Advertising
5 21 (2.56%) Marketing
6 15 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.47%) Legal
9 10 (1.22%) Retail
10 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.73%) Electronics
12 5 (0.61%) Games
13 3 (0.37%) Back Office
13 3 (0.37%) Billing
13 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.37%) International Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Law
14 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.81%) .NET
2 21 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 17 (2.08%) XML
4 14 (1.71%) Web Services
5 7 (0.85%) Visualforce
6 6 (0.73%) HTML
6 6 (0.73%) WCF
7 5 (0.61%) CSS
7 5 (0.61%) Middleware
8 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.24%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.24%) EDI
8 2 (0.24%) EDIFACT
8 2 (0.24%) React
8 2 (0.24%) SOAP
8 2 (0.24%) Symfony
8 2 (0.24%) XSD
9 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.12%) COM
9 1 (0.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 149 (18.19%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.05%) Computer Science
2 25 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 15 (1.83%) User Experience
4 13 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 12 (1.47%) Fintech
6 11 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 10 (1.22%) Credit Risk
7 10 (1.22%) Virtual Team
8 9 (1.10%) EMC VNX
9 7 (0.85%) iPhone
10 5 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.61%) PKI
10 5 (0.61%) Smart Home
11 4 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.49%) EPoS
11 4 (0.49%) PMI
11 4 (0.49%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.49%) Social Media
12 3 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 104 (12.70%) Windows
2 51 (6.23%) Windows Server
3 43 (5.25%) Unix
4 34 (4.15%) Linux
5 31 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (2.20%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.10%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.85%) Solaris
11 6 (0.73%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.61%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.37%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.37%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.12%) AIX
15 1 (0.12%) Android
15 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 167 (20.39%) Business Analysis
4 111 (13.55%) Business Intelligence
5 79 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 78 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 76 (9.28%) ITIL
8 72 (8.79%) Data Management
9 67 (8.18%) SDLC
10 62 (7.57%) User Stories
11 59 (7.20%) Infrastructure Management
11 59 (7.20%) Test Automation
12 54 (6.59%) Scrum
13 50 (6.11%) Data Modelling
14 47 (5.74%) Analytics
15 46 (5.62%) CRM
16 42 (5.13%) ERP
17 41 (5.01%) Scenario Testing
18 40 (4.88%) Service Management
18 40 (4.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 261 (31.87%) SQL
2 33 (4.03%) PL/SQL
3 32 (3.91%) PowerShell
4 27 (3.30%) Java
5 25 (3.05%) C#
5 25 (3.05%) Python
6 15 (1.83%) R
7 9 (1.10%) Apex Code
7 9 (1.10%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.98%) JavaScript
8 8 (0.98%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.61%) C
9 5 (0.61%) C++
9 5 (0.61%) Perl
9 5 (0.61%) VBA
10 4 (0.49%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.37%) VB
12 2 (0.24%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.24%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 78 (9.52%) Degree
2 30 (3.66%) ISTQB
3 23 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 20 (2.44%) ISEB
5 16 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (1.22%) MCSE
7 9 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (1.10%) MCP
8 8 (0.98%) MCSA
8 8 (0.98%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.73%) HND
9 6 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
10 5 (0.61%) OCP
10 5 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.61%) SAP Certification
11 4 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.49%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.37%) PhD
13 2 (0.24%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.66%) QA
2 21 (2.56%) SLA
3 11 (1.34%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.22%) GDPR
4 10 (1.22%) PMO
5 7 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.61%) MiFID
7 3 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) COBIT
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS
9 1 (0.12%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.12%) P3O
9 1 (0.12%) TickIT
System Software
1 66 (8.06%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (1.59%) vSphere
5 7 (0.85%) XenApp
6 6 (0.73%) Terminal Server
6 6 (0.73%) Terminal Services
7 4 (0.49%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.12%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (2.08%) SCCM
3 11 (1.34%) SCOM
4 8 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 8 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.73%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.73%) Malwarebytes
6 6 (0.73%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.73%) WSUS
7 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.12%) Ansible
8 1 (0.12%) Computer Incident Response Team
8 1 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.12%) Puppet
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.12%) WMI
8 1 (0.12%) yum
Vendors
1 131 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 114 (13.92%) Oracle
3 51 (6.23%) VMware
4 32 (3.91%) Teradata
5 27 (3.30%) SAP
6 22 (2.69%) HP
7 21 (2.56%) Citrix
8 20 (2.44%) Cisco
9 18 (2.20%) Lotus
9 18 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.08%) Tableau
11 14 (1.71%) Symantec
12 12 (1.47%) ServiceNow
13 10 (1.22%) EMC
13 10 (1.22%) Infor
14 8 (0.98%) Sage
15 7 (0.85%) Apple
15 7 (0.85%) Google
15 7 (0.85%) IFS
16 6 (0.73%) Palo Alto