Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 13 5
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 876 634 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.61% 12.20% 19.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.23% 12.71% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 514 448 921
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £37,999 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.27% +0.66% +0.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £56,250
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 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -2 409 £37,500 -11.76% 32
Glasgow +3 339 £40,000 +6.67% 21
Aberdeen +3 24 £40,000 +27.69%
West Lothian +9 23 £26,000 -8.77%
Stirling +6 17 £42,500 +30.77%
Fife -4 12 £34,000 +7.94% 1
Dundee +1 11 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Inverclyde +3 9 £36,250 +54.26%
South Lanarkshire -3 9 £42,500 +41.67%
North Lanarkshire 0 4 £44,500 +18.67% 1
Perthshire - 1 - - 1
Highlands - 1 £23,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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.

1 335 (38.24%) Finance
2 309 (35.27%) SQL
3 249 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (23.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 166 (18.95%) Banking
6 146 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 146 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 133 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
8 128 (14.61%) Microsoft
9 113 (12.90%) Windows
10 102 (11.64%) Oracle
11 99 (11.30%) Retail Banking
12 96 (10.96%) Data Management
13 91 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 87 (9.93%) Active Directory
15 81 (9.25%) Data Analysis
16 79 (9.02%) ITIL
17 78 (8.90%) Degree
18 76 (8.68%) Infrastructure Management
19 72 (8.22%) SDLC
20 68 (7.76%) User Stories
21 67 (7.65%) SQL Server
21 67 (7.65%) SAS
22 65 (7.42%) Scrum
23 61 (6.96%) Test Scripting
24 57 (6.51%) Test Automation
25 56 (6.39%) Data Modelling
26 52 (5.94%) PowerShell
26 52 (5.94%) Defect Management
27 50 (5.71%) Windows Server

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 67 (7.65%) SAS
2 33 (3.77%) MS Exchange
3 32 (3.65%) Skype for Business
4 25 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 24 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.40%) IBM Domino
7 9 (1.03%) Apache
8 8 (0.91%) Confluence
8 8 (0.91%) IIS
9 7 (0.80%) JBoss
10 6 (0.68%) CMS
11 3 (0.34%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
11 3 (0.34%) Moodle
11 3 (0.34%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.11%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.11%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 44 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 40 (4.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.57%) SPSS
5 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.46%) Mingle
6 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 18 (2.05%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 12 (1.37%) Oracle HRMS
4 12 (1.37%) Oracle Payroll
5 10 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.80%) Infor M3
7 6 (0.68%) Eloqua
7 6 (0.68%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.34%) Epicor Tropos
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.23%) Movex
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.23%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 2 (0.23%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.85%) Office 365
2 22 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (1.83%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.34%) SaaS
7 2 (0.23%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.23%) BrowserStack
7 2 (0.23%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
7 2 (0.23%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.97%) Skype
2 22 (2.51%) SAN
3 20 (2.28%) Unified Communications
4 18 (2.05%) Firewall
5 16 (1.83%) DNS
6 15 (1.71%) DHCP
6 15 (1.71%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.60%) LAN
7 14 (1.60%) WAN
8 9 (1.03%) VPN
8 9 (1.03%) Wireless
9 7 (0.80%) NAS
9 7 (0.80%) Network Security
9 7 (0.80%) VLAN
9 7 (0.80%) VoIP
10 5 (0.57%) HTTP
11 4 (0.46%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.46%) SSL
12 3 (0.34%) FTP
12 3 (0.34%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (7.65%) SQL Server
2 46 (5.25%) Data Mining
3 31 (3.54%) Oracle Database
4 26 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (1.94%) QlikView
7 12 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
8 11 (1.26%) RDBMS
8 11 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (1.03%) Big Data
11 8 (0.91%) Base SAS
11 8 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.91%) Power BI
11 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.80%) Qlik Sense
12 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
12 7 (0.80%) SQLBase
13 6 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (4.11%) Selenium
2 30 (3.42%) HP UFT
3 29 (3.31%) SpecFlow
4 26 (2.97%) JIRA
5 25 (2.85%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.37%) FitNesse
7 12 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (1.26%) WebDriver
9 8 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.91%) Toad
10 7 (0.80%) Appium
11 6 (0.68%) Jenkins
12 5 (0.57%) LoadRunner
13 2 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 2 (0.23%) JMeter
13 2 (0.23%) Zephyr
14 1 (0.11%) Oracle APEX
14 1 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 335 (38.24%) Finance
2 166 (18.95%) Banking
3 99 (11.30%) Retail Banking
4 22 (2.51%) Marketing
5 15 (1.71%) Legal
5 15 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.60%) Advertising
7 11 (1.26%) Retail
8 10 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.03%) Games
9 9 (1.03%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.68%) Electronics
11 4 (0.46%) Back Office
11 4 (0.46%) International Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.34%) Law
13 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
13 1 (0.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.74%) Web Services
2 21 (2.40%) Gherkin
3 20 (2.28%) .NET
4 9 (1.03%) WCF
5 8 (0.91%) XML
6 6 (0.68%) CSS
6 6 (0.68%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.46%) HTML
7 4 (0.46%) VXML
8 2 (0.23%) EDI
8 2 (0.23%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.11%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.11%) Hystrix
9 1 (0.11%) JSF
9 1 (0.11%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.11%) REST
9 1 (0.11%) SOAP
9 1 (0.11%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 146 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 23 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.05%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.48%) Credit Risk
5 13 (1.48%) EMC VNX
5 13 (1.48%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.37%) User Experience
7 11 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 7 (0.80%) iPhone
8 7 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
8 7 (0.80%) Social Media
9 5 (0.57%) Algorithms
9 5 (0.57%) Fintech
9 5 (0.57%) PKI
9 5 (0.57%) PMI
10 4 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (0.46%) IVR
10 4 (0.46%) PDA
11 3 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.90%) Windows
2 50 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 39 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (4.22%) Unix
5 33 (3.77%) Linux
6 28 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.83%) Windows 7
8 11 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 10 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.91%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.80%) Solaris
12 6 (0.68%) Windows Phone
13 5 (0.57%) Android
13 5 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.46%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.23%) AIX
16 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.11%) Tru64
17 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (23.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 146 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 133 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
5 96 (10.96%) Data Management
6 91 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 81 (9.25%) Data Analysis
8 79 (9.02%) ITIL
9 76 (8.68%) Infrastructure Management
10 72 (8.22%) SDLC
11 68 (7.76%) User Stories
12 65 (7.42%) Scrum
13 61 (6.96%) Test Scripting
14 57 (6.51%) Test Automation
15 56 (6.39%) Data Modelling
16 52 (5.94%) Defect Management
17 46 (5.25%) Analytics
17 46 (5.25%) Scenario Testing
18 45 (5.14%) ERP
19 35 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 309 (35.27%) SQL
2 52 (5.94%) PowerShell
3 43 (4.91%) PL/SQL
4 34 (3.88%) Python
5 28 (3.20%) C#
6 25 (2.85%) Java
7 22 (2.51%) R
8 10 (1.14%) Apex Code
8 10 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.68%) MATLAB
9 6 (0.68%) Perl
9 6 (0.68%) VBA
10 4 (0.46%) C++
11 3 (0.34%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.34%) VB
12 2 (0.23%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.23%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.23%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 78 (8.90%) Degree
2 50 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 28 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 22 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 19 (2.17%) ISEB
7 15 (1.71%) MCSA
8 12 (1.37%) MCSE
9 10 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (0.91%) MCP
10 8 (0.91%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.80%) HND
12 5 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.57%) OCP
12 5 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.57%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.57%) SAP Certification
13 4 (0.46%) CISSP
14 3 (0.34%) CCNP
14 3 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.42%) QA
2 19 (2.17%) SLA
3 10 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.46%) PMO
7 3 (0.34%) MiFID
8 2 (0.23%) GDPR
9 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) GAAP
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS
9 1 (0.11%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (9.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.85%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.48%) vSphere
5 7 (0.80%) XenApp
6 5 (0.57%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.46%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.11%) NFS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (1.94%) SCCM
3 16 (1.83%) SCOM
3 16 (1.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 12 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (0.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 8 (0.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (0.68%) Backup Exec
6 6 (0.68%) Malwarebytes
6 6 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.68%) WSUS
7 5 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.23%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.11%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.11%) DameWare
9 1 (0.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 128 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 102 (11.64%) Oracle
3 46 (5.25%) VMware
4 37 (4.22%) HP
5 34 (3.88%) Teradata
6 26 (2.97%) SAP
7 25 (2.85%) Citrix
7 25 (2.85%) Symantec
8 24 (2.74%) Lotus
9 21 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (2.28%) Cisco
11 19 (2.17%) Cognizant
12 17 (1.94%) ServiceNow
12 17 (1.94%) Tableau
13 14 (1.60%) EMC
14 9 (1.03%) IBM
15 7 (0.80%) Dell
15 7 (0.80%) Infor
16 6 (0.68%) Avaloq
16 6 (0.68%) Sage