Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 8 14
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 602 873 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.28% 15.70% 12.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 16.33% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 356 515 458
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +5.26% +0.66%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,125 £57,500 £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 5,091 5,346 5,038
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 96.13% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,313 3,407 3,088
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,638 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,675 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -5 261 £35,000 -6.67% 42
Glasgow -8 223 £36,294 -9.27% 36
West Lothian -7 39 £34,000 +30.77% 3
Highlands +4 11 £24,000 -43.53% 5
Dundee +11 10 £32,375 -7.50% 1
Inverclyde 0 10 £30,000 -17.24%
South Lanarkshire +3 9 £37,500 -11.76%
Fife -2 6 £31,500 +5.00%
Scottish Borders - 6 £28,500 -
North Lanarkshire +6 5 £40,000 -10.11%
Stirling -6 5 £26,250 -40.00%
Aberdeen -13 4 £24,500 -38.75% 5
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £24,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £30,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £22,500 -
East Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 200 (33.22%) Finance
2 180 (29.90%) SQL
3 171 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
4 116 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (13.29%) Microsoft
7 75 (12.46%) Business Analysis
8 71 (11.79%) Oracle
9 68 (11.30%) Microsoft Office
9 68 (11.30%) ITIL
9 68 (11.30%) Banking
10 66 (10.96%) Degree
11 63 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (9.80%) Data Analysis
13 58 (9.63%) SQL Server
14 57 (9.47%) Windows
15 50 (8.31%) Active Directory
16 49 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
17 48 (7.97%) Microsoft Excel
18 47 (7.81%) SDLC
19 46 (7.64%) Test Automation
20 42 (6.98%) PL/SQL
21 41 (6.81%) ERP
21 41 (6.81%) Scrum
21 41 (6.81%) Test Scripting
21 41 (6.81%) Analytics
22 34 (5.65%) User Stories
23 33 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
24 32 (5.32%) Change Management
24 32 (5.32%) QA

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 18 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.66%) SAS
3 8 (1.33%) IBM Notes
4 7 (1.16%) IIS
5 6 (1.00%) JBoss
6 4 (0.66%) Confluence
6 4 (0.66%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.66%) WildFly
7 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.33%) CMS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (11.30%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (7.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (4.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.33%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (3.82%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (3.82%) Oracle ERP
2 6 (1.00%) SAP HR
3 5 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.50%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.33%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.33%) LongView
5 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.33%) Sonata
6 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.17%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft CRM
6 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.32%) Office 365
3 11 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.50%) SaaS
5 4 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Force.com
8 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.17%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.32%) Firewall
2 17 (2.82%) VPN
3 12 (1.99%) Wireless
4 9 (1.50%) DHCP
4 9 (1.50%) DNS
5 6 (1.00%) VoIP
6 5 (0.83%) Internet
6 5 (0.83%) SMS
7 4 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.66%) LAN
7 4 (0.66%) WAN
8 3 (0.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.33%) ADSL
9 2 (0.33%) Broadband
9 2 (0.33%) MPLS
9 2 (0.33%) Network Security
9 2 (0.33%) VLAN
10 1 (0.17%) ATM
10 1 (0.17%) PBX
10 1 (0.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.82%) Power BI
5 15 (2.49%) QlikView
6 13 (2.16%) Big Data
6 13 (2.16%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.99%) MySQL
7 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 9 (1.50%) Data Mining
9 9 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.50%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (3.49%) Selenium
2 20 (3.32%) JIRA
3 13 (2.16%) Cucumber
4 12 (1.99%) Hudson
5 11 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 10 (1.66%) JMeter
7 9 (1.50%) LoadRunner
8 8 (1.33%) Bugzilla
9 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.00%) Gatling
10 6 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.83%) Git (software)
11 5 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
12 4 (0.66%) JUnit
12 4 (0.66%) SilkPerformer
13 3 (0.50%) FitNesse
13 3 (0.50%) HP UFT
13 3 (0.50%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (0.50%) TestComplete
General
1 200 (33.22%) Finance
2 68 (11.30%) Banking
3 22 (3.65%) Marketing
4 12 (1.99%) Investment Banking
5 11 (1.83%) Law
6 9 (1.50%) Legal
7 8 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.16%) Retail
8 7 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.00%) Back Office
10 4 (0.66%) Games
10 4 (0.66%) German Language
11 3 (0.50%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Electronics
12 2 (0.33%) French Language
12 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.33%) Local Government
13 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.49%) .NET
2 13 (2.16%) HTML
3 8 (1.33%) CSS
4 6 (1.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (1.00%) SOAP
5 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (0.83%) HTML5
5 5 (0.83%) REST
5 5 (0.83%) Web Services
6 4 (0.66%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.50%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.50%) CGI
7 3 (0.50%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.50%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.50%) jQuery
8 2 (0.33%) Ajax
8 2 (0.33%) Symfony
8 2 (0.33%) XML
9 1 (0.17%) ISPF
9 1 (0.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.16%) Computer Science
3 19 (3.16%) Fintech
4 13 (2.16%) User Experience
5 11 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.66%) Handset
7 7 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.66%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.66%) DataPower
10 4 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.50%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.50%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.47%) Windows
2 26 (4.32%) Unix
3 24 (3.99%) Linux
4 22 (3.65%) Windows Server
5 17 (2.82%) Windows 7
6 15 (2.49%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.50%) AIX
11 3 (0.50%) Android
11 3 (0.50%) Solaris
12 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.17%) HPUX
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.17%) Tru64
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (12.46%) Business Analysis
4 68 (11.30%) ITIL
5 63 (10.47%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (9.80%) Data Analysis
7 49 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (7.81%) SDLC
9 46 (7.64%) Test Automation
10 41 (6.81%) Analytics
10 41 (6.81%) ERP
10 41 (6.81%) Scrum
10 41 (6.81%) Test Scripting
11 34 (5.65%) User Stories
12 33 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (5.32%) Change Management
14 31 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (4.65%) Decision-Making
15 28 (4.65%) Project Management
16 27 (4.49%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 180 (29.90%) SQL
2 42 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 26 (4.32%) Java
4 23 (3.82%) Python
5 20 (3.32%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.99%) PowerShell
7 15 (2.49%) C#
8 8 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (1.16%) VBA
10 6 (1.00%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.00%) PHP
10 6 (1.00%) R
11 5 (0.83%) VB
12 3 (0.50%) Ruby
13 2 (0.33%) Perl
13 2 (0.33%) SOQL
13 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.33%) VBScript
14 1 (0.17%) C++
14 1 (0.17%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 66 (10.96%) Degree
2 28 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 16 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (2.33%) ISEB
5 9 (1.50%) CISSP
6 8 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (1.00%) CISM
8 6 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.66%) CCNA
10 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.66%) MCSE
10 4 (0.66%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 3 (0.50%) CCNP
11 3 (0.50%) HNC
11 3 (0.50%) MCP
11 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.32%) QA
2 17 (2.82%) SLA
3 12 (1.99%) PMO
4 9 (1.50%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.16%) GDPR
6 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) P3O
9 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (8.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.83%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) RACF
4 1 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (1.99%) Ansible
1 12 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.33%) HP ALM
3 8 (1.33%) SCCM
4 5 (0.83%) Control-M
4 5 (0.83%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.17%) MaaS360
6 1 (0.17%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.17%) Salt
6 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.79%) Oracle
3 20 (3.32%) SAP
4 18 (2.99%) Tableau
5 14 (2.33%) Cognizant
6 13 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (1.83%) ServiceNow
8 10 (1.66%) HP
8 10 (1.66%) IBM
8 10 (1.66%) Twitter
9 9 (1.50%) Cisco
9 9 (1.50%) Citrix
10 8 (1.33%) Adobe
10 8 (1.33%) Lotus
11 7 (1.16%) Remedy
12 6 (1.00%) BMC
13 5 (0.83%) Google
13 5 (0.83%) IFS
13 5 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.83%) VMware