Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £26,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 12 1
Rank change year-on-year +9 -11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 23 11 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 25.84% 12.94% 23.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.14% 13.25% 25.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 24
West Lothian median annual salary £26,000 £28,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.77% -20.83% -2.70%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,650 £18,063
90th Percentile £29,650 £47,850 £44,625
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -

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 88 83 140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.88% 97.65% 92.72%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 89
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £46,775 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 20 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
Livingston +4 16 £26,000 -
Linlithgow 0 4 - -
Analyst
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Lothian region featuring Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
5 7 (30.43%) SQLBase
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) SLA
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) ITIL
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
7 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
7 5 (21.74%) Service Management
7 5 (21.74%) Banking
7 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (17.39%) PDA
8 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
8 4 (17.39%) E-business
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) ERP
9 3 (13.04%) SAS
9 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (13.04%) QlikView
9 3 (13.04%) Analytics
9 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
9 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (13.04%) Tableau
9 3 (13.04%) Data Strategy
10 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements

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 3 (13.04%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQLBase
3 3 (13.04%) QlikView
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) PDA
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) E-business
3 4 (17.39%) ERP
3 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Strategy
4 3 (13.04%) Data Visualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Test Management
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.35%) Cash Management
6 1 (4.35%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
2 5 (21.74%) ISO 9001
2 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
3 3 (13.04%) Tableau