Period
to 10 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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

Analyst
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 9 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 38 16 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 22.09% 19.05% 12.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.22% 19.05% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 8
West Lothian median annual salary £35,750 £26,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% -8.77% -19.72%
10th Percentile £27,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £28,525 £48,275
Scotland median annual salary £35,314 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.72% +6.67% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. 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
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies in West Lothian with a recognized job title 171 84 77
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.42% 100.00% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61 50 62
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,000 £46,700
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for Analyst in West Lothian

Analyst
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for Analyst in West Lothian

Analyst
Salary Histogram in West Lothian

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Analyst in West Lothian over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Analyst in West Lothian

Analyst
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Analyst within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Linlithgow -11 24 £42,500 - 1
Livingston -1 13 £34,000 +30.77% 6
Analyst
Scotland

Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West Lothian region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (78.95%) Finance
2 26 (68.42%) SQL
3 25 (65.79%) Oracle
3 25 (65.79%) ERP
3 25 (65.79%) Oracle ERP
4 24 (63.16%) PL/SQL
4 24 (63.16%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (60.53%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (47.37%) System Testing
8 14 (36.84%) Degree
9 11 (28.95%) ITIL
10 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
11 6 (15.79%) QA
11 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
12 5 (13.16%) Validation
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
13 4 (10.53%) Release Management
13 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
15 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
15 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
15 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
15 2 (5.26%) T-SQL

Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle ERP
2 24 (63.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Broadband
1 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 30 (78.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (60.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Fintech
2 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) ERP
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) System Testing
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Validation
8 4 (10.53%) Release Management
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (5.26%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.26%) Workshop Facilitation
11 1 (2.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 26 (68.42%) SQL
2 24 (63.16%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus