Period
to 25 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 17 9
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 451 595 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.99% 11.53% 13.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.45% 12.02% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 296 375 490
Scotland median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.99% -0.66%
10th Percentile £21,875 £23,350 £24,975
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,400 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,240 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.30% +1.25% -

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 3,939 4,950 5,396
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.96% 95.93% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,511 3,214 3,635
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £69,384 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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
Glasgow +8 179 £39,000 +4.00% 26
Edinburgh -11 168 £35,000 -6.67% 37
Dundee +7 20 £37,500 +5.63% 8
Aberdeen +3 16 £35,000 +16.67% 6
West Lothian +8 13 £33,000 +5.60% 6
North Lanarkshire +3 9 £40,000 - 5
Inverclyde +2 9 £18,500 -30.19%
Fife +11 8 £22,500 -18.18% 1
Renfrewshire -1 8 £32,000 - 1
Highlands -1 6 - - 2
Scottish Borders -3 4 £24,000 +10.34%
South Lanarkshire +2 2 £31,000 -22.50%
Falkirk - 2 £37,500 -
Aberdeenshire +7 1 - -
Stirling -10 1 £29,679 - 4
Strathclyde - 1 £40,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 119 (26.39%) Finance
2 77 (17.07%) SQL
2 77 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (16.85%) Microsoft
4 75 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
5 68 (15.08%) Windows
6 65 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (12.86%) Active Directory
8 51 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (11.09%) Microsoft Office
10 46 (10.20%) SQL Server
11 44 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
12 43 (9.53%) ITIL
13 41 (9.09%) Office 365
14 40 (8.87%) Degree
14 40 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (7.76%) Information Security
15 35 (7.76%) Business Analysis
15 35 (7.76%) Windows 10
16 34 (7.54%) Decision-Making
16 34 (7.54%) Test Automation
16 34 (7.54%) SharePoint
17 33 (7.32%) Security Operations
18 32 (7.10%) Oracle
19 31 (6.87%) .NET
19 31 (6.87%) Change Management
19 31 (6.87%) Computer Science
20 30 (6.65%) SIEM
21 28 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
21 28 (6.21%) Risk Management

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 34 (7.54%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.55%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.10%) SAS
4 8 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (1.55%) CMS
6 6 (1.33%) IIS
7 5 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.89%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.89%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.67%) Documentum
10 2 (0.44%) Apache
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 50 (11.09%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (5.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (3.55%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.88%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.66%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (2.00%) Primavera
4 8 (1.77%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.22%) assyst
7 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.09%) Office 365
2 25 (5.54%) Azure
3 14 (3.10%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (1.33%) AWS
6 5 (1.11%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.89%) ShareGate
8 3 (0.67%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.67%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.44%) SaaS
9 2 (0.44%) Taleo
10 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.22%) Google Sheets
10 1 (0.22%) Route 53
10 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.99%) Firewall
2 11 (2.44%) Internet
3 9 (2.00%) Network Security
4 8 (1.77%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.77%) WAN
5 7 (1.55%) VPN
5 7 (1.55%) Wireless
6 6 (1.33%) LAN
7 5 (1.11%) DHCP
7 5 (1.11%) DNS
7 5 (1.11%) Skype
7 5 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (0.89%) MPLS
9 3 (0.67%) SAN
10 2 (0.44%) SSH
10 2 (0.44%) SSL
10 2 (0.44%) VLAN
11 1 (0.22%) RTP
11 1 (0.22%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.10%) Power BI
6 10 (2.22%) Big Data
6 10 (2.22%) SQLPlus
7 8 (1.77%) MS Access
8 6 (1.33%) DTS
8 6 (1.33%) QlikView
9 5 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.11%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.89%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.89%) Qlik Sense
11 3 (0.67%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.99%) Selenium
2 16 (3.55%) Visual Studio
3 10 (2.22%) JIRA
3 10 (2.22%) Toad
4 7 (1.55%) Postman
4 7 (1.55%) Ranorex
4 7 (1.55%) SpecFlow
5 5 (1.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.44%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.22%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) TestLink
General
1 119 (26.39%) Finance
2 18 (3.99%) Retail
3 16 (3.55%) Banking
3 16 (3.55%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.66%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.33%) Automotive
5 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.33%) Legal
5 6 (1.33%) Marketing
6 5 (1.11%) Law
7 3 (0.67%) German Language
7 3 (0.67%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.44%) Billing
8 2 (0.44%) Local Government
8 2 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Back Office
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (6.87%) .NET
2 16 (3.55%) ASP.NET
3 12 (2.66%) HTML
4 8 (1.77%) CSS
5 7 (1.55%) Web Services
6 6 (1.33%) .NET Core
6 6 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 6 (1.33%) Classic ASP
7 5 (1.11%) CSS3
7 5 (1.11%) Gherkin
7 5 (1.11%) HTML5
7 5 (1.11%) jQuery
7 5 (1.11%) React
8 4 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (0.89%) RESTful
9 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.67%) FusionCharts
9 3 (0.67%) Node.js
9 3 (0.67%) REST
10 2 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (14.41%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 13 (2.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (1.77%) Driving Licence
4 8 (1.77%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.55%) PMI
5 7 (1.55%) User Experience
6 6 (1.33%) Cybercrime
6 6 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.33%) Internet of Things
6 6 (1.33%) Reference Data
7 5 (1.11%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.11%) Smart Home
8 4 (0.89%) CMDB
8 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.67%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 68 (15.08%) Windows
2 35 (7.76%) Windows 10
3 22 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.10%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.44%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.33%) Linux
6 6 (1.33%) Unix
7 3 (0.67%) Android
7 3 (0.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (16.63%) Problem-Solving
3 51 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
4 44 (9.76%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (9.53%) ITIL
6 40 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (7.76%) Business Analysis
7 35 (7.76%) Information Security
8 34 (7.54%) Decision-Making
8 34 (7.54%) Test Automation
9 33 (7.32%) Security Operations
10 31 (6.87%) Change Management
10 31 (6.87%) Computer Science
11 30 (6.65%) SIEM
12 28 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (6.21%) Project Management
12 28 (6.21%) Risk Management
13 26 (5.76%) Test Scripting
14 24 (5.32%) Project Delivery
14 24 (5.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 77 (17.07%) SQL
2 27 (5.99%) C#
3 17 (3.77%) Python
4 15 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.10%) VB
6 10 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.77%) Java
8 7 (1.55%) R
9 6 (1.33%) JavaScript
10 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.89%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.89%) VBA
12 2 (0.44%) Groovy
13 1 (0.22%) C++
13 1 (0.22%) Jython
13 1 (0.22%) PHP
13 1 (0.22%) VB6
13 1 (0.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 40 (8.87%) Degree
2 22 (4.88%) CISSP
3 19 (4.21%) CISM
4 15 (3.33%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.10%) SC Cleared
6 11 (2.44%) ISTQB
7 8 (1.77%) CEH
8 7 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (1.55%) HND
8 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 6 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (1.11%) CBAP
10 5 (1.11%) IIBA
10 5 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.44%) GCIH
13 2 (0.44%) ISEB
13 2 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.88%) GDPR
2 19 (4.21%) QA
3 17 (3.77%) SLA
4 7 (1.55%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.89%) NIST
6 3 (0.67%) PMO
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.44%) NCSC
7 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 58 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (0.22%) Docker
5 1 (0.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.33%) SCCM
2 2 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.44%) Nessus
2 2 (0.44%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 76 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (7.10%) Oracle
3 14 (3.10%) Splunk
4 11 (2.44%) Cisco
4 11 (2.44%) Cognos
4 11 (2.44%) Tableau
5 9 (2.00%) VMware
6 8 (1.77%) Citrix
7 7 (1.55%) Apple
8 6 (1.33%) HP
8 6 (1.33%) iManage
9 5 (1.11%) Aruba
9 5 (1.11%) Capita
9 5 (1.11%) Kaspersky
9 5 (1.11%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.89%) Adobe
10 4 (0.89%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.89%) Lotus
10 4 (0.89%) Remedy
10 4 (0.89%) Sitecore