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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 137 142 125
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 18 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.58% 0.55% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.58% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 17
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,700 £43,850 £41,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
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
2924 3112 2986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.81% 95.05% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 1980 2122
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,104 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Edinburgh -10 9 £52,500 +11.11% 1
Stirling - 7 £47,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £41,500 -
Senior Business Analyst
UK

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 38 (82.61%) Finance
2 26 (56.52%) Banking
3 22 (47.83%) Business Analysis
4 16 (34.78%) Project Management
5 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
7 13 (28.26%) Line Management
7 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.57%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (17.39%) Change Control
9 8 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (17.39%) Retail
10 7 (15.22%) Retail Banking
10 7 (15.22%) SQL
10 7 (15.22%) UML
11 6 (13.04%) SAS
11 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
11 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Degree
12 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (8.70%) ISEB
13 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
13 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
13 4 (8.70%) Coaching
14 3 (6.52%) Solvency II
14 3 (6.52%) Java
14 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
14 3 (6.52%) Private Banking
14 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 6 (13.04%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
General
1 38 (82.61%) Finance
2 26 (56.52%) Banking
3 8 (17.39%) Retail
4 7 (15.22%) Retail Banking
5 6 (13.04%) Investment Banking
6 3 (6.52%) Private Banking
7 1 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (2.17%) Front Office
7 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (32.61%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.17%) Equities
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Business Analysis
2 16 (34.78%) Project Management
3 14 (30.43%) Mentoring
4 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (28.26%) Line Management
5 9 (19.57%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (17.39%) Change Control
6 8 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (15.22%) UML
8 6 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
10 4 (8.70%) Coaching
11 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
12 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
12 2 (4.35%) Change Management
12 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
12 2 (4.35%) Validation
12 2 (4.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) Java
3 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Basel II
1 3 (6.52%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) Sybase
2 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.17%) Linedata
2 1 (2.17%) Teradata
2 1 (2.17%) BI-SAM
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