The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Analyst
Rank 89 110 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 68 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.20% 1.51% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.58% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 33
Average salary £42,926 £40,000 £43,670
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,318 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
Senior Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2907 3101 2778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.11% 95.53% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1897 2012 1895
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Senior Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +20 25 £35,318 -5.81% 4
Edinburgh +13 24 £50,000 +6.38% 8
Stirling - 10 £47,500 -
Fife - 7 £42,926 - 1
Aberdeen -1 1 £51,500 +71.66% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Senior Analyst
UK

Senior Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Analyst in their job title.

1 76 (55.47%) Finance
2 39 (28.47%) Banking
3 34 (24.82%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (20.44%) SQL
5 25 (18.25%) Business Analysis
6 20 (14.60%) Mentoring
7 19 (13.87%) Project Management
8 18 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.41%) ITIL
10 16 (11.68%) Oracle
10 16 (11.68%) SAS
11 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
11 15 (10.95%) Line Management
12 14 (10.22%) Systems Analysis
12 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
12 14 (10.22%) Windows
13 13 (9.49%) Degree
13 13 (9.49%) Change Control
14 12 (8.76%) Coaching
14 12 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
14 12 (8.76%) ISEB
14 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
15 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
15 10 (7.30%) C#
15 10 (7.30%) Requirements Analysis
16 9 (6.57%) Retail

Senior Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (11.68%) SAS
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.46%) Lync
6 1 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.92%) MS Office
4 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.92%) SAP R/3
1 4 (2.92%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.92%) SAP SD
1 4 (2.92%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.73%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Firewall
1 4 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (2.19%) LAN
2 3 (2.19%) WAN
3 2 (1.46%) Internet
3 2 (1.46%) DDNS
3 2 (1.46%) LDAP
3 2 (1.46%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.46%) DNS
3 2 (1.46%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.73%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.76%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.38%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.92%) MS Access
4 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.73%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.73%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.73%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Selenium
2 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.65%) PeopleTools
3 4 (2.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.19%) ReSharper
5 2 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.73%) JIRA
6 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.73%) MSI
6 1 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 76 (55.47%) Finance
2 39 (28.47%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Retail
4 7 (5.11%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.38%) Retail Banking
6 5 (3.65%) Private Banking
6 5 (3.65%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.92%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.92%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.73%) Marketing
9 1 (0.73%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) WPF
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (24.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.65%) Credit Risk
2 5 (3.65%) Kindle
3 4 (2.92%) FMCG
4 3 (2.19%) Statistics
4 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.19%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.19%) Replication
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.46%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.46%) PKI
5 2 (1.46%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.73%) GIS
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Windows
2 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.19%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.46%) Linux
6 2 (1.46%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.73%) UNIX
7 1 (0.73%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.25%) Business Analysis
2 20 (14.60%) Mentoring
3 19 (13.87%) Project Management
4 18 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.41%) ITIL
6 15 (10.95%) Line Management
7 14 (10.22%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (9.49%) Change Control
9 12 (8.76%) Coaching
9 12 (8.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (8.76%) Test Scripting
10 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.30%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (6.57%) UML
12 8 (5.84%) Incident Management
13 7 (5.11%) Data Analysis
13 7 (5.11%) Waterfall
13 7 (5.11%) Test Management
13 7 (5.11%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) SQL
2 10 (7.30%) C#
3 9 (6.57%) Java
4 7 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 6 (4.38%) VBA
6 4 (2.92%) Perl
6 4 (2.92%) Python
7 2 (1.46%) VBScript
7 2 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.46%) Ruby
8 1 (0.73%) SAS Macro
8 1 (0.73%) C++
8 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.49%) Degree
2 12 (8.76%) ISEB
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.11%) MCDST
4 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.92%) CIMA
5 4 (2.92%) ACCA
5 4 (2.92%) CCA
6 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CEH
7 1 (0.73%) APMP
7 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.73%) CISSP
7 1 (0.73%) MCSE
7 1 (0.73%) MCSA
7 1 (0.73%) SSCP
7 1 (0.73%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.92%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.92%) Basel II
3 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
3 3 (2.19%) XenApp
4 2 (1.46%) vCloud
4 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.38%) SCOM
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.92%) SCCM
4 3 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
2 15 (10.95%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.84%) Business Objects
4 7 (5.11%) HP
4 7 (5.11%) SAP
5 5 (3.65%) Citrix
5 5 (3.65%) Cisco
5 5 (3.65%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (2.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.19%) Symantec
8 2 (1.46%) VMware
8 2 (1.46%) EMC
8 2 (1.46%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.46%) Veeam
8 2 (1.46%) Brocade
9 1 (0.73%) Infor
9 1 (0.73%) IBM
9 1 (0.73%) Teradata
9 1 (0.73%) Twitter
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