Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Analyst was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 147 170
Rank change year-on-year -45 +23 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Analyst 48 55 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 1.17% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.23% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 21
Scotland median annual salary £44,500 £38,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.11% -15.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £66,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +7.59%

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 5,547 4,484 5,549
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.44% 95.36% 95.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,815 2,867 3,452
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,920
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Technical Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Scotland.

Salary trend for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Analyst in Scotland over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Analyst in Scotland

Technical 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 Technical Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 May 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 -12 24 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Glasgow -36 11 £45,000 -12.20% 3
West Lothian +8 8 £34,000 +23.64% 1
Inverclyde +2 3 £40,000 +5.26%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £36,750 - 1
Strathclyde - 1 £32,000 -
Technical Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Technical 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 Technical Analyst in the job title.

1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 25 (52.08%) Finance
3 24 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (45.83%) Business Analysis
5 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (31.25%) Banking
6 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (25.00%) Teradata
9 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Management
10 9 (18.75%) Oracle
10 9 (18.75%) Degree
11 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.58%) ERP
11 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
12 6 (12.50%) ITIL
12 6 (12.50%) Windows
12 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 6 (12.50%) User Stories
13 5 (10.42%) Analytics
13 5 (10.42%) System Testing
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle ERP
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
14 4 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
14 4 (8.33%) SDLC
14 4 (8.33%) Ansible
14 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
14 4 (8.33%) Java

Technical 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 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.08%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) NAS
2 1 (2.08%) SAN
2 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Maltego
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 2 (4.17%) Appium
2 2 (4.17%) Calabash
2 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.17%) Gatling
2 2 (4.17%) JBehave
2 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.17%) JMeter
2 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 25 (52.08%) Finance
2 15 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
3 1 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.17%) Unix
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Business Analysis
2 21 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (27.08%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (22.92%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (14.58%) ERP
6 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
7 6 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.50%) ITIL
7 6 (12.50%) User Stories
8 5 (10.42%) Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) System Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 4 (8.33%) SDLC
9 4 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (6.25%) Coaching
10 3 (6.25%) Deployment Automation
10 3 (6.25%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) PL/SQL
3 4 (8.33%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.25%) Python
5 2 (4.17%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Ansible
1 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Teradata
2 9 (18.75%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) IFS
5 1 (2.08%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.08%) Cisco
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus
5 1 (2.08%) Splunk
5 1 (2.08%) VMware