Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,055 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 11 13
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 684 780 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.74% 14.11% 13.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.31% 14.76% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 417 454 504
Scotland median annual salary £35,055 £40,000 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.36% +7.38% -4.49%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £50,450 £60,000 £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 5,138 5,285 5,225
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.60% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,436 3,343 3,155
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 0 316 £35,027 -6.59% 46
Glasgow 0 251 £36,000 -10.00% 31
West Lothian -7 30 £34,000 +30.77% 1
Dundee +15 14 £34,750 -0.71% 1
Fife +4 12 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Inverclyde +2 12 £30,000 -17.24%
South Lanarkshire +1 7 £36,000 -15.29%
Scottish Borders - 7 £28,500 -
Stirling -9 5 £26,250 -36.36%
North Lanarkshire +4 4 £37,250 +4.20%
Aberdeen -16 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Falkirk - 4 £20,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway 0 2 £20,000 -36.51% 2
Renfrewshire - 2 £27,000 - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
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 23 September 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.

1 216 (31.58%) Finance
2 203 (29.68%) SQL
3 183 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (15.35%) Business Analysis
6 95 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 88 (12.87%) Oracle
8 85 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (12.28%) Banking
10 77 (11.26%) ITIL
11 76 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 65 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
13 63 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
14 62 (9.06%) Windows
15 60 (8.77%) Data Analysis
16 58 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
17 56 (8.19%) Analytics
18 49 (7.16%) Active Directory
18 49 (7.16%) SDLC
19 48 (7.02%) Degree
20 43 (6.29%) Project Management
20 43 (6.29%) ERP
20 43 (6.29%) Unix
20 43 (6.29%) Test Scripting
21 42 (6.14%) Change Management
21 42 (6.14%) User Stories
22 40 (5.85%) Test Automation
22 40 (5.85%) Scrum
23 38 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing

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 31 (4.53%) SAS
2 21 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.17%) JBoss
4 7 (1.02%) IIS
5 6 (0.88%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.73%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.58%) Confluence
7 4 (0.58%) WildFly
8 2 (0.29%) Apache
8 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.29%) CMS
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.15%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.15%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 65 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (8.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (4.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 14 (2.05%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (2.34%) Oracle EBS
2 15 (2.19%) Oracle ERP
3 8 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.02%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.58%) LongView
6 4 (0.58%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.44%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.29%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.29%) Primavera
8 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.29%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.29%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 30 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.63%) Office 365
3 10 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.32%) SaaS
5 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) Force.com
8 1 (0.15%) GitHub
8 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.07%) Firewall
2 16 (2.34%) VPN
3 13 (1.90%) Wireless
4 9 (1.32%) LAN
5 8 (1.17%) DHCP
5 8 (1.17%) DNS
5 8 (1.17%) WAN
6 6 (0.88%) VoIP
7 5 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.58%) Internet
8 4 (0.58%) SMS
9 3 (0.44%) ADSL
9 3 (0.44%) Broadband
9 3 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.29%) Extranet
10 2 (0.29%) FTP
10 2 (0.29%) Intranet
10 2 (0.29%) MPLS
10 2 (0.29%) Network Security
10 2 (0.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.07%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (2.92%) QlikView
6 18 (2.63%) Power BI
7 14 (2.05%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (1.90%) MySQL
9 8 (1.17%) Qlik Sense
9 8 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.02%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.73%) Hadoop
12 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.58%) Big Data
13 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (2.92%) JIRA
2 19 (2.78%) Selenium
3 16 (2.34%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.61%) Cucumber
4 11 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.46%) Bugzilla
6 9 (1.32%) JMeter
6 9 (1.32%) LoadRunner
7 8 (1.17%) Hudson
8 7 (1.02%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.88%) Gatling
9 6 (0.88%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.73%) JUnit
10 5 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.58%) FitNesse
11 4 (0.58%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.58%) SilkPerformer
11 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (0.58%) TestComplete
General
1 216 (31.58%) Finance
2 84 (12.28%) Banking
3 21 (3.07%) Marketing
4 13 (1.90%) Investment Banking
4 13 (1.90%) Law
5 12 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.61%) Retail
7 10 (1.46%) German Language
7 10 (1.46%) Legal
7 10 (1.46%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.17%) Games
9 6 (0.88%) Back Office
9 6 (0.88%) Billing
10 4 (0.58%) Front Office
10 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.44%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.29%) Advertising
12 2 (0.29%) Electronics
12 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.29%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.22%) .NET
2 14 (2.05%) HTML
3 11 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 11 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 9 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (1.32%) CSS
4 9 (1.32%) SOAP
5 8 (1.17%) AngularJS
5 8 (1.17%) REST
6 7 (1.02%) Web Services
7 6 (0.88%) HTML5
8 4 (0.58%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.58%) Gherkin
8 4 (0.58%) jQuery
8 4 (0.58%) Middleware
8 4 (0.58%) XML
9 3 (0.44%) CGI
9 3 (0.44%) Mason
10 2 (0.29%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.29%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 114 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.80%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.78%) Fintech
4 17 (2.49%) User Experience
5 15 (2.19%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.46%) Credit Risk
8 9 (1.32%) Handset
9 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.17%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (0.88%) Data Centre
11 6 (0.88%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
12 4 (0.58%) DataPower
12 4 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.58%) Mobile Games
12 4 (0.58%) Online Games
12 4 (0.58%) Replication
12 4 (0.58%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.06%) Windows
2 43 (6.29%) Unix
3 29 (4.24%) Linux
4 24 (3.51%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.36%) Windows 7
6 14 (2.05%) Windows 10
7 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.44%) AIX
10 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.29%) Android
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 1 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.15%) Tru64
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (15.35%) Business Analysis
2 105 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (12.43%) Problem-Solving
4 77 (11.26%) ITIL
5 63 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
6 60 (8.77%) Data Analysis
7 56 (8.19%) Analytics
8 49 (7.16%) SDLC
9 43 (6.29%) ERP
9 43 (6.29%) Project Management
9 43 (6.29%) Test Scripting
10 42 (6.14%) Change Management
10 42 (6.14%) User Stories
11 40 (5.85%) Scrum
11 40 (5.85%) Test Automation
12 38 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (5.12%) Process Improvement
14 32 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (4.53%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 203 (29.68%) SQL
2 37 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 27 (3.95%) Java
4 22 (3.22%) T-SQL
5 20 (2.92%) C#
6 17 (2.49%) Python
7 14 (2.05%) PowerShell
8 10 (1.46%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.32%) VBA
10 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.73%) R
11 4 (0.58%) PHP
12 3 (0.44%) Ruby
12 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.44%) VB
12 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.29%) C++
13 2 (0.29%) SOQL
13 2 (0.29%) VBScript
13 2 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 48 (7.02%) Degree
2 28 (4.09%) ISTQB
3 21 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (2.19%) ISEB
5 11 (1.61%) CISSP
6 8 (1.17%) CISM
7 7 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (1.02%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (0.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 5 (0.73%) CASP
9 5 (0.73%) CCNA
9 5 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.73%) CompTIA Security+
10 4 (0.58%) CCNP
10 4 (0.58%) CEH
10 4 (0.58%) HNC
10 4 (0.58%) MCSE
10 4 (0.58%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.80%) QA
2 20 (2.92%) Data Quality
3 17 (2.49%) PMO
4 15 (2.19%) SLA
5 6 (0.88%) GDPR
6 4 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) GxP
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) P3O
System Software
1 49 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.88%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.15%) RACF
4 1 (0.15%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.75%) Ansible
3 11 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.61%) SCCM
4 6 (0.88%) HP ALM
5 5 (0.73%) Control-M
5 5 (0.73%) Puppet
6 2 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.15%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.15%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.15%) DameWare
7 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 1 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.15%) MaaS360
7 1 (0.15%) Malwarebytes
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 95 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 88 (12.87%) Oracle
3 29 (4.24%) SAP
4 16 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.90%) HP
6 12 (1.75%) Citrix
6 12 (1.75%) Tableau
7 11 (1.61%) Cisco
7 11 (1.61%) IBM
7 11 (1.61%) IFS
8 10 (1.46%) Cognizant
8 10 (1.46%) Remedy
8 10 (1.46%) Twitter
9 9 (1.32%) Cognos
9 9 (1.32%) Informatica
9 9 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
9 9 (1.32%) ServiceNow
10 7 (1.02%) Sage
10 7 (1.02%) Vertica
10 7 (1.02%) VMware