Period
to 28 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Risk Analyst was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

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

Risk Analyst
UK > Scotland
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 214 220
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 4 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.076% 0.38% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.40% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 4
Scotland median annual salary £43,750 £51,250 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.63% +25.00% -2.96%
10th Percentile £41,625 £31,725 £34,100
90th Percentile £44,875 £61,250 £63,650
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +6.80%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5019 5544 6016
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.06% 95.62% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3326 3804
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in Scotland

Risk Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Risk Analyst in Scotland

Risk Analyst
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -11 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Risk Analyst
UK

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, Risk 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 Scotland region featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SAS
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (50.00%) Spotfire
3 2 (50.00%) QlikView
3 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Norkom
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) QlikView
1 2 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (50.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 1 (25.00%) Behavioural Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Norkom
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Tableau