Period
to 23 March 2019

The median annual salary for an Analyst was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Lothian during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 16 13
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring an Analyst 45 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 21.43% 13.04% 15.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.39% 13.04% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 13
West Lothian median annual salary £31,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,900 £29,000 £21,800
90th Percentile £57,000 £45,750 £42,500
Scotland median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -0.67% -1.32% +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 201 92 98
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 100.00% 98.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103 58 84
West Lothian median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,500 £24,675
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,250 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

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 23 March 2019.

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 23 March 2019. 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 23 £41,250 -
Livingston +6 17 £31,000 -17.33%
Bathgate - 1 £31,000 -
Analyst
Scotland

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

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 29 (64.44%) Finance
2 26 (57.78%) SQL
3 25 (55.56%) Oracle
3 25 (55.56%) ERP
3 25 (55.56%) Oracle ERP
4 24 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 24 (53.33%) ITIL
5 23 (51.11%) Oracle EBS
5 23 (51.11%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) System Testing
8 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
9 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
10 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 9 (20.00%) QA
12 8 (17.78%) Validation
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
14 6 (13.33%) Degree
15 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
15 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
15 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
16 4 (8.89%) User Stories
16 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
16 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
16 4 (8.89%) JIRA
16 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 3 (6.67%) VMware
17 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office

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 (6.67%) Confluence
1 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle ERP
2 23 (51.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Firewall
1 3 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (2.22%) Broadband
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 29 (64.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
1 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (55.56%) ERP
2 24 (53.33%) ITIL
3 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.89%) System Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 11 (24.44%) Integration Testing
6 11 (24.44%) Test Automation
7 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Validation
10 5 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (8.89%) User Stories
11 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
12 3 (6.67%) B2B
12 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Release Management
12 3 (6.67%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) SQL
2 24 (53.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Oracle
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco
3 3 (6.67%) EMC
3 3 (6.67%) Mitel
3 3 (6.67%) Solarvista
3 3 (6.67%) VMware