The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £47,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Senior Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 96 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 65 66 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.39% 2.30% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.38% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 74
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Analyst in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -9 45 £49,000 +5.94% 10
Glasgow +5 15 £62,500 +38.88%
Stirling - 3 £45,000 -
Inverclyde -2 2 £41,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - - 1
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 36 (32.73%) SQL
3 29 (26.36%) Data Analysis
3 29 (26.36%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (21.82%) Banking
5 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (20.00%) Retail
5 22 (20.00%) Data Management
6 19 (17.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 18 (16.36%) Windows
8 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
9 15 (13.64%) Retail Banking
9 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
10 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
11 13 (11.82%) SAS
11 13 (11.82%) ITIL
11 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.82%) Degree
12 12 (10.91%) Business Analysis
13 11 (10.00%) Citrix
14 10 (9.09%) ISTQB
14 10 (9.09%) Analytics
14 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
15 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
15 9 (8.18%) Oracle
15 9 (8.18%) VMware
16 8 (7.27%) Scrum

Senior 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 13 (11.82%) SAS
2 8 (7.27%) IBM Domino
3 6 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.55%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.73%) ArcGIS
6 2 (1.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.91%) FileNet
7 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.64%) SPSS
3 2 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.91%) iTrent
1 1 (0.91%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (0.91%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Office 365
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.27%) LAN
3 7 (6.36%) WAN
4 6 (5.45%) NAS
4 6 (5.45%) SAN
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (2.73%) Firewall
6 3 (2.73%) Network Security
6 3 (2.73%) Skype
6 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.82%) DHCP
7 2 (1.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.82%) Internet
7 2 (1.82%) SSL
7 2 (1.82%) VPN
8 1 (0.91%) BGP
8 1 (0.91%) OSPF
8 1 (0.91%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.64%) QlikView
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.73%) GIS
3 3 (2.73%) Spatial Data
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.82%) Big Data
4 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.91%) DB2
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.91%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Selenium
2 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
2 6 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.55%) HP UFT
3 5 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (0.91%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.91%) Protractor
5 1 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 24 (21.82%) Banking
3 22 (20.00%) Retail
4 15 (13.64%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.91%) Advertising
7 1 (0.91%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) Gherkin
2 3 (2.73%) HTML
2 3 (2.73%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) SAML
4 1 (0.91%) .NET
4 1 (0.91%) Hystrix
4 1 (0.91%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.91%) RESTful
4 1 (0.91%) Swagger
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.64%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.73%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.82%) PKI
6 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.91%) IVR
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.91%) Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) Linux
6 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) Unix
7 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.36%) Data Analysis
2 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 22 (20.00%) Data Management
4 19 (17.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 15 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 13 (11.82%) ITIL
6 13 (11.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (10.91%) Business Analysis
8 10 (9.09%) Analytics
9 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.27%) Change Control
10 8 (7.27%) Data Modelling
10 8 (7.27%) Defect Management
10 8 (7.27%) Scrum
10 8 (7.27%) Service Delivery
10 8 (7.27%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.36%) Coaching
11 7 (6.36%) Visualisation
12 6 (5.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.73%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.55%) Python
4 4 (3.64%) R
5 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.82%) Java
7 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.91%) Perl
7 1 (0.91%) PHP
7 1 (0.91%) VB
7 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.82%) Degree
2 10 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 7 (6.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (4.55%) MCP
5 5 (4.55%) OCP
5 5 (4.55%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (4.55%) SAP Certification
6 3 (2.73%) ISEB
7 2 (1.82%) CCNP
7 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.82%) MCSA
7 2 (1.82%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.91%) CCSE
8 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.91%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.91%) SANS
8 1 (0.91%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.36%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) PMO
2 4 (3.64%) SLA
3 2 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.45%) Terminal Server
3 6 (5.45%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (2.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.73%) XenApp
4 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.82%) CSIRT
3 2 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.82%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.00%) Citrix
3 9 (8.18%) Oracle
3 9 (8.18%) VMware
4 8 (7.27%) Lotus
5 6 (5.45%) Cisco
6 5 (4.55%) F5
6 5 (4.55%) HP
6 5 (4.55%) SAP
7 3 (2.73%) Blue Coat
7 3 (2.73%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.73%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.73%) Informatica
7 3 (2.73%) Symantec
8 2 (1.82%) Cognos
8 2 (1.82%) Juniper
8 2 (1.82%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.82%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.82%) Teradata
9 1 (0.91%) Splunk
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