Period
to 24 October 2020

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 21 15
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 109 456 612
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 6.47% 9.55% 11.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.72% 10.00% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 65 297 361
Median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,155 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £50,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 1,623 4,560 5,128
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 95.50% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,179 2,794 3,361
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,325 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Analyst in Scotland.

Salary trend for Analyst in Scotland

Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 October 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 24 October 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 -7 48 £38,625 +3.00% 9
Edinburgh -11 38 £35,500 -5.96% 13
Highlands 0 8 £50,000 +53.85%
Fife +4 4 £37,500 -1.32%
West Lothian +5 2 £17,500 -58.82%
Dundee -1 2 - - 1
Falkirk -3 2 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Aberdeen 0 1 £35,000 -7.28% 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 32 (29.36%) Finance
2 30 (27.52%) SQL
2 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
4 18 (16.51%) Information Security
4 18 (16.51%) Decision-Making
5 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
5 16 (14.68%) Windows
5 16 (14.68%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (12.84%) ERP
7 13 (11.93%) Security Operations
7 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (11.93%) Java
8 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.01%) Office 365
9 11 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
9 11 (10.09%) Oracle
9 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
9 11 (10.09%) Project Management
9 11 (10.09%) Scrum
9 11 (10.09%) Azure
10 10 (9.17%) Banking
10 10 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.26%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (8.26%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (8.26%) QA
12 8 (7.34%) Ceridian
12 8 (7.34%) Test Automation

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 3 (2.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (1.83%) Actimize
3 1 (0.92%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Office 365
2 11 (10.09%) Azure
3 6 (5.50%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.67%) SaaS
5 3 (2.75%) AWS
6 1 (0.92%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Internet
2 7 (6.42%) Firewall
3 5 (4.59%) DNS
4 4 (3.67%) Network Security
5 3 (2.75%) DHCP
5 3 (2.75%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.83%) BGP
6 2 (1.83%) LAN
6 2 (1.83%) OSPF
6 2 (1.83%) Unified Communications
6 2 (1.83%) VXLAN
6 2 (1.83%) WAN
6 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.92%) H.323
7 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.92%) SAN
7 1 (0.92%) VoIP
7 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.50%) Power BI
2 6 (5.50%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.67%) Mixpanel
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.83%) Big Data
5 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.92%) DB2
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) FitNesse
1 4 (3.67%) JMeter
1 4 (3.67%) Selenium
1 4 (3.67%) SpecFlow
2 3 (2.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.75%) Gatling
2 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.83%) Toad
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Robot Framework
General
1 32 (29.36%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Banking
3 5 (4.59%) German Language
4 4 (3.67%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.75%) Law
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.83%) Games
6 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Local Government
6 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.92%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Russian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) XML
2 3 (2.75%) JSON
2 3 (2.75%) RESTful
3 2 (1.83%) Middleware
3 2 (1.83%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.92%) .NET
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.09%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.26%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (6.42%) Cybercrime
4 7 (6.42%) Internet of Things
5 5 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.67%) Mainframe
6 4 (3.67%) User Experience
7 3 (2.75%) Equities
8 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.83%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.92%) CMDB
9 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.68%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Unix
2 6 (5.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (4.59%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.75%) Linux
4 3 (2.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.51%) Decision-Making
2 18 (16.51%) Information Security
3 16 (14.68%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (12.84%) ERP
5 13 (11.93%) Security Operations
6 12 (11.01%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (10.09%) Project Management
7 11 (10.09%) Scrum
8 10 (9.17%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.17%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (8.26%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (7.34%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (7.34%) Data Analysis
10 8 (7.34%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (7.34%) Microservices
10 8 (7.34%) Test Automation
10 8 (7.34%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (7.34%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.52%) SQL
2 13 (11.93%) Java
3 7 (6.42%) Python
4 4 (3.67%) C#
4 4 (3.67%) C++
4 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.67%) R
5 3 (2.75%) Scala
6 2 (1.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.42%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (6.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.50%) Degree
3 2 (1.83%) CISM
3 2 (1.83%) CISSP
3 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.83%) MCSA
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.92%) ACCA
4 1 (0.92%) CEH
4 1 (0.92%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (0.92%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.92%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.92%) GCFA
4 1 (0.92%) GCIA
4 1 (0.92%) GIAC
4 1 (0.92%) IIBA
4 1 (0.92%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.75%) NIST
4 2 (1.83%) ITGC
4 2 (1.83%) NIST 800
4 2 (1.83%) PMO
4 2 (1.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.83%) SLA
5 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (14.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Nessus
2 1 (0.92%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.92%) SCSM
2 1 (0.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 24 (22.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) Oracle
3 8 (7.34%) Ceridian
4 6 (5.50%) VMware
5 4 (3.67%) Amplitude
5 4 (3.67%) Apple
5 4 (3.67%) Splunk
6 3 (2.75%) Cisco
6 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
7 2 (1.83%) Citrix
7 2 (1.83%) IBM
7 2 (1.83%) Remedy
7 2 (1.83%) SAP
7 2 (1.83%) Solace
7 2 (1.83%) Trillium
8 1 (0.92%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.92%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.92%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.92%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.92%) Solarvista