Period
to 24 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 106 92
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 132 98 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.28% 2.12% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.21% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 94 58 140
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,225 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,125 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,593 4,434 5,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.55% 96.12% 95.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,834 2,790 3,613
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,850 £65,000 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Senior Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Glasgow -3 69 £42,500 +10.39% 3
Edinburgh -5 53 £42,500 -6.59% 8
Aberdeen -7 4 £39,000 -
Dundee - 4 £37,500 -
Inverclyde -4 3 £40,000 +5.26%
Scottish Borders +3 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £34,500 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Senior Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (38.64%) Finance
2 47 (35.61%) SQL
3 35 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (23.48%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 28 (21.21%) Banking
7 25 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
8 21 (15.91%) Oracle
9 20 (15.15%) Data Modelling
10 19 (14.39%) SAS
10 19 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (13.64%) Windows
12 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
13 16 (12.12%) Change Management
13 16 (12.12%) Windows Server
14 14 (10.61%) ETL
15 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (9.85%) Data Analysis
15 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
15 13 (9.85%) Analytics
16 12 (9.09%) Software Delivery
16 12 (9.09%) Degree
16 12 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
16 12 (9.09%) Unix
17 11 (8.33%) VMware
17 11 (8.33%) Credit Risk
18 10 (7.58%) ITIL

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 19 (14.39%) SAS
2 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.79%) IIS
4 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.52%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.52%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (1.52%) Infor M3
3 2 (1.52%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) BlazeMeter
1 4 (3.03%) BrowserStack
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
2 3 (2.27%) Office 365
2 3 (2.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) DHCP
1 6 (4.55%) DNS
2 5 (3.79%) Firewall
3 3 (2.27%) LAN
3 3 (2.27%) Skype
3 3 (2.27%) VPN
3 3 (2.27%) WAN
4 2 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (1.52%) SAN
4 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.52%) VLAN
5 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.76%) NAS
5 1 (0.76%) Network Security
5 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.30%) Base SAS
3 7 (5.30%) Power BI
4 5 (3.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 4 (3.03%) QlikView
6 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.76%) MySQL
7 1 (0.76%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) JIRA
2 6 (4.55%) Selenium
3 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.79%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.03%) JMeter
4 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.03%) Zephyr
5 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.76%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.76%) JUnit
6 1 (0.76%) TestNG
General
1 51 (38.64%) Finance
2 28 (21.21%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Advertising
4 4 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
4 4 (3.03%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.27%) Back Office
5 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Automotive
6 2 (1.52%) Billing
6 2 (1.52%) International Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) .NET
2 5 (3.79%) Middleware
2 5 (3.79%) XML
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) CSS3
3 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) HTML5
3 1 (0.76%) jQuery
3 1 (0.76%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.48%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.03%) User Experience
4 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.52%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.76%) Equities
6 1 (0.76%) iPhone
6 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Windows
2 16 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 12 (9.09%) Unix
4 7 (5.30%) Linux
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.27%) Solaris
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.76%) AIX
8 1 (0.76%) Android
8 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.76%) HPUX
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (22.73%) Business Analysis
3 25 (18.94%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (15.15%) Data Modelling
6 19 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (12.12%) Change Management
8 14 (10.61%) ETL
9 13 (9.85%) Analytics
9 13 (9.85%) Data Analysis
9 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
10 12 (9.09%) Software Delivery
10 12 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 12 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (7.58%) ITIL
12 9 (6.82%) Data Integration
12 9 (6.82%) Data Virtualisation
12 9 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (6.06%) Master Data Management
13 8 (6.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.61%) SQL
2 10 (7.58%) C#
3 7 (5.30%) Java
4 4 (3.03%) Python
5 3 (2.27%) C
5 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.52%) C++
6 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.76%) R
7 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (9.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.79%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) CISA
3 4 (3.03%) CISSP
3 4 (3.03%) ISEB
3 4 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.52%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ISACA
6 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.76%) MCP
6 1 (0.76%) MCSE
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) QA
2 6 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.55%) SLA
3 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.27%) COBIT
4 3 (2.27%) GDPR
4 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.76%) IFRS
6 1 (0.76%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 5 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) NFS
3 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.76%) Malwarebytes
2 1 (0.76%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.76%) SCCM
2 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 21 (15.91%) Microsoft
1 21 (15.91%) Oracle
2 11 (8.33%) VMware
3 9 (6.82%) Teradata
4 4 (3.03%) AppDynamics
4 4 (3.03%) Cisco
4 4 (3.03%) Tableau
4 4 (3.03%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.27%) Citrix
6 2 (1.52%) CommVault
6 2 (1.52%) EMC
6 2 (1.52%) Epicor
6 2 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.52%) IBM
6 2 (1.52%) IFS
6 2 (1.52%) Infor
6 2 (1.52%) Sage
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Palo Alto