Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh 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.

Senior Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 78 91
Rank change year-on-year +14 +13 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 92 60 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.40% 2.62% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.75% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 49 100
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.86% +45.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £32,275 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,750 £60,000 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2604 2179 2923
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.32% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1430 1870
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,325 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 59 (64.13%) Finance
2 49 (53.26%) SQL
3 46 (50.00%) Banking
4 39 (42.39%) Retail Banking
4 39 (42.39%) Business Intelligence
5 38 (41.30%) Data Analysis
6 35 (38.04%) Data Management
7 34 (36.96%) Infrastructure Management
7 34 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (32.61%) SAS
9 15 (16.30%) Teradata
10 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
11 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
12 9 (9.78%) Credit Risk
12 9 (9.78%) Oracle
13 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
13 8 (8.70%) ITIL
13 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
13 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
14 7 (7.61%) Windows
14 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
14 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
15 6 (6.52%) Test Automation

Senior Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 30 (32.61%) SAS
2 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.35%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) Skype
1 6 (6.52%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.35%) LAN
2 4 (4.35%) WAN
3 3 (3.26%) Network Security
4 2 (2.17%) DHCP
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) VoIP
5 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Base SAS
2 4 (4.35%) Power BI
2 4 (4.35%) QlikView
2 4 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.09%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) GIS
3 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.09%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
1 5 (5.43%) HP UFT
1 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.43%) LoadRunner
1 5 (5.43%) Selenium
General
1 59 (64.13%) Finance
2 46 (50.00%) Banking
3 39 (42.39%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.17%) International Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.09%) HTML
2 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (36.96%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.78%) Credit Risk
3 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) Windows
2 6 (6.52%) Windows Server
2 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (42.39%) Business Intelligence
2 38 (41.30%) Data Analysis
3 35 (38.04%) Data Management
4 34 (36.96%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (11.96%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.70%) ITIL
7 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
8 6 (6.52%) Defect Management
8 6 (6.52%) Project Management
8 6 (6.52%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.43%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
9 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.43%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.26%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (1.09%) Python
4 1 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) MCP
3 5 (5.43%) OCP
3 5 (5.43%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (5.43%) SAP Certification
4 3 (3.26%) MCSA
5 2 (2.17%) SAS Certification
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Teradata
2 9 (9.78%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.52%) Symantec
5 5 (5.43%) Cisco
5 5 (5.43%) HP
5 5 (5.43%) SAP
5 5 (5.43%) Tableau
6 4 (4.35%) Lotus
6 4 (4.35%) VMware
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.09%) F5
8 1 (1.09%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.09%) TSYS
8 1 (1.09%) Vertica