The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 137 129 156
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 24 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 1.02% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.06% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 8
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,250 £50,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Senior Business 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
2850 2917 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.57% 95.64% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1880 2067
Average salary £42,500 £41,928 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Senior Business Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Business 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 Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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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 -8 16 £52,500 +27.27% 4
Edinburgh +6 6 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Stirling +3 2 - -
Senior Business Analyst
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Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 26 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 21 (50.00%) Finance
3 15 (35.71%) Banking
3 15 (35.71%) Project Management
4 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
5 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (23.81%) Degree
6 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (21.43%) SAS
7 9 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (21.43%) SAP
7 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 8 (19.05%) Line Management
9 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (14.29%) Solvency II
9 6 (14.29%) ISEB
9 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
9 6 (14.29%) Basel II
9 6 (14.29%) UML
10 4 (9.52%) SAP MM
10 4 (9.52%) Six Sigma
10 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.52%) Change Management
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Business 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP MM
1 4 (9.52%) SAP SCM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.38%) SAP PP
2 1 (2.38%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.76%) Derivative
4 2 (4.76%) Equities
4 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.76%) Pricing Data
4 2 (4.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Business Analysis
2 15 (35.71%) Project Management
3 12 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.43%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (19.05%) Line Management
7 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 6 (14.29%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
8 4 (9.52%) Change Management
8 4 (9.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (9.52%) Logistics
8 4 (9.52%) Project Governance
8 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.52%) Six Sigma
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) Basel II
1 6 (14.29%) Solvency II
2 3 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Reuters
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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