The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Business Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 87 93
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 4 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.89% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.96% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 5
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1067 1255 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.44% 93.38% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 846 778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Business Analyst in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
5 1 (12.50%) BPMN
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

Senior Business 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Content Management
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA