Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 462 638 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.53% 11.85% 14.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.97% 12.40% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 300 377 487
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,741 £22,450 £26,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,450 £57,500
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 4,634 5,147 5,301
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.60% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,863 3,394 3,374
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,825
90th Percentile £69,384 £69,925 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 -10 206 £38,000 +8.57% 33
Glasgow -2 171 £37,500 +3.32% 28
Aberdeen +12 24 £38,500 +57.14% 6
West Lothian -2 14 £38,750 +13.97% 3
North Lanarkshire +4 13 £45,000 +20.81% 1
Fife -1 11 £38,000 +20.63%
Stirling +1 3 - - 1
Dundee -17 3 £47,500 +46.72% 3
Inverclyde +1 2 £34,500 +15.00% 2
Highlands 0 2 £32,500 +47.73% 1
Scottish Borders -1 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -1 2 £34,500 -4.17% 1
Falkirk +2 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 - - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 131 (28.35%) Finance
2 91 (19.70%) SQL
3 75 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
5 62 (13.42%) Microsoft
6 59 (12.77%) SQL Server
6 59 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
7 55 (11.90%) Degree
8 52 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (10.61%) Business Analysis
10 46 (9.96%) Python
11 44 (9.52%) ITIL
11 44 (9.52%) Information Security
12 43 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
13 40 (8.66%) Windows
14 39 (8.44%) Scrum
15 38 (8.23%) .NET
16 35 (7.58%) Active Directory
17 33 (7.14%) Retail
18 31 (6.71%) Computer Science
18 31 (6.71%) Test Automation
19 30 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 30 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 30 (6.49%) Oracle
20 29 (6.28%) Risk Management
20 29 (6.28%) Analytics
21 27 (5.84%) Firewall
22 26 (5.63%) SDLC
23 25 (5.41%) ERP
23 25 (5.41%) Microsoft Office

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 22 (4.76%) SAS
2 16 (3.46%) IIS
2 16 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.08%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.08%) Confluence
5 4 (0.87%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.65%) Apache
6 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.43%) CMS
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.43%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.22%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 25 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (4.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.43%) HFM
3 2 (0.43%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.43%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.22%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.55%) Azure
2 19 (4.11%) Power Platform
3 16 (3.46%) Office 365
4 10 (2.16%) AWS
5 5 (1.08%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.43%) GCP
6 2 (0.43%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.22%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.22%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.22%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.84%) Firewall
2 10 (2.16%) VPN
3 9 (1.95%) Network Security
3 9 (1.95%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.73%) WAN
5 7 (1.52%) DHCP
5 7 (1.52%) DNS
6 6 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (1.30%) iSCSI
6 6 (1.30%) Wireless
7 5 (1.08%) LAN
8 3 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.65%) VoIP
8 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.22%) ADSL
9 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.22%) Internet
9 1 (0.22%) Intranet
9 1 (0.22%) MPLS
9 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 30 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.33%) Big Data
4 20 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (4.11%) Power BI
6 15 (3.25%) DTS
7 10 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.73%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.73%) MS Access
9 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.65%) QlikView
13 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 14 (3.03%) Selenium
2 12 (2.60%) JIRA
3 5 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.08%) Hudson
4 4 (0.87%) Ranorex
4 4 (0.87%) SpecFlow
4 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.43%) Gradle
5 2 (0.43%) JUnit
5 2 (0.43%) Protractor
5 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.22%) Mocha
6 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.22%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.22%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 131 (28.35%) Finance
2 33 (7.14%) Retail
3 24 (5.19%) Banking
4 16 (3.46%) Automotive
5 10 (2.16%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.95%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.95%) Public Sector
7 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.08%) Billing
8 5 (1.08%) German Language
8 5 (1.08%) Marketing
8 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.87%) Legal
10 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.23%) .NET
2 19 (4.11%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.25%) Classic ASP
4 7 (1.52%) HTML
4 7 (1.52%) REST
5 6 (1.30%) CSS
6 4 (0.87%) Node.js
6 4 (0.87%) XML
7 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.65%) D3.js
7 3 (0.65%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (0.65%) Velocity
7 3 (0.65%) XSD
8 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.43%) JDBC
8 2 (0.43%) JSON
8 2 (0.43%) ODBC
8 2 (0.43%) SOAP
8 2 (0.43%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 10 (2.16%) User Experience
5 8 (1.73%) Derivative
5 8 (1.73%) Hedge funds
5 8 (1.73%) Market Risk
5 8 (1.73%) PMI
5 8 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.73%) Smart Home
6 7 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.30%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.65%) iSeries
9 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (8.66%) Windows
2 17 (3.68%) Linux
3 16 (3.46%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 8 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.08%) Android
8 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.87%) Unix
10 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.22%) Solaris
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
3 52 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
4 49 (10.61%) Business Analysis
5 44 (9.52%) Information Security
5 44 (9.52%) ITIL
6 43 (9.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (8.44%) Scrum
8 31 (6.71%) Computer Science
8 31 (6.71%) Test Automation
9 29 (6.28%) Analytics
9 29 (6.28%) Risk Management
10 26 (5.63%) SDLC
11 25 (5.41%) ERP
12 23 (4.98%) Decision-Making
12 23 (4.98%) Incident Management
12 23 (4.98%) Project Management
12 23 (4.98%) Service Delivery
13 21 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
13 21 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (19.70%) SQL
2 46 (9.96%) Python
3 24 (5.19%) Java
4 13 (2.81%) C#
4 13 (2.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.60%) C++
5 12 (2.60%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.38%) MATLAB
6 11 (2.38%) VBA
7 10 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 8 (1.73%) VB
9 5 (1.08%) R
10 3 (0.65%) Ruby
11 2 (0.43%) C
11 2 (0.43%) Perl
11 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (11.90%) Degree
2 14 (3.03%) CEH
3 12 (2.60%) CISSP
4 10 (2.16%) CISM
5 8 (1.73%) CFA
5 8 (1.73%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.73%) PhD
5 8 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.08%) CBAP
7 4 (0.87%) IIBA
8 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.43%) CCNA
9 2 (0.43%) CIMA
9 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.43%) MCP
9 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.76%) QA
2 18 (3.90%) GDPR
3 13 (2.81%) SLA
4 8 (1.73%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.65%) ISO 22301
5 3 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.65%) PMO
6 2 (0.43%) NIST
6 2 (0.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) SEPA
System Software
1 35 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.43%) Docker
3 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.22%) Snort
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
4 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.65%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (0.65%) SCCM
3 2 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 62 (13.42%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.49%) Oracle
3 16 (3.46%) Apple
4 15 (3.25%) SAP
4 15 (3.25%) Tableau
5 13 (2.81%) Cognos
6 11 (2.38%) VMware
7 10 (2.16%) Remedy
8 8 (1.73%) ServiceNow
9 6 (1.30%) Adobe
9 6 (1.30%) JD Edwards
9 6 (1.30%) Splunk
9 6 (1.30%) Veeam
10 5 (1.08%) Cisco
10 5 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.87%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.87%) Epicor
11 4 (0.87%) Lotus
11 4 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.87%) Snow