Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 107 113
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 97 116 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.71% 2.22% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.33% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 81 53 93
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £33,325 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,500 £60,000
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 5,440 4,983 5,566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.22% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,661 3,130 3,347
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Edinburgh -34 49 £42,500 -13.27% 8
Glasgow +2 48 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Inverclyde -3 2 £42,250 +11.18%
Aberdeen -2 1 £39,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 £27,500 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 32 (32.99%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (28.87%) Finance
4 23 (23.71%) Banking
5 21 (21.65%) Business Analysis
6 20 (20.62%) Data Modelling
7 19 (19.59%) SAS
7 19 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (19.59%) Analytics
8 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.37%) Project Management
10 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.34%) ETL
11 11 (11.34%) Data Governance
12 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
12 10 (10.31%) Change Management
12 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
13 9 (9.28%) Python
13 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Office
13 9 (9.28%) Data Integration
13 9 (9.28%) Data Quality
13 9 (9.28%) Data Virtualisation
13 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (8.25%) Master Data Management
14 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
14 8 (8.25%) SDLC
14 8 (8.25%) Data Architecture
14 8 (8.25%) SharePoint

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 (19.59%) SAS
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (7.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (6.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.06%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) SaaS
3 1 (1.03%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (1.03%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.03%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.03%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Firewall
1 2 (2.06%) Skype
2 1 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.03%) DHCP
2 1 (1.03%) DNS
2 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
2 1 (1.03%) VPN
2 1 (1.03%) WAN
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.25%) RDBMS
1 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.15%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Power BI
4 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.03%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.03%) DataStage
5 1 (1.03%) MySQL
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Selenium
2 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
2 2 (2.06%) JUnit
2 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.06%) TestNG
3 1 (1.03%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.03%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.03%) JMeter
3 1 (1.03%) Protractor
3 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.03%) Zephyr
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Banking
3 5 (5.15%) Marketing
4 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.09%) Advertising
5 3 (3.09%) Back Office
5 3 (3.09%) Legal
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.06%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.09%) .NET Framework
2 3 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (3.09%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.06%) CSS
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.03%) CSS3
4 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) jQuery
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.15%) Credit Risk
2 5 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.06%) Equities
5 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.03%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Windows
1 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) AIX
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) HPUX
3 1 (1.03%) Solaris
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.65%) Business Analysis
2 20 (20.62%) Data Modelling
3 19 (19.59%) Analytics
3 19 (19.59%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (12.37%) Data Analysis
5 12 (12.37%) Project Management
6 11 (11.34%) Data Governance
6 11 (11.34%) ETL
7 10 (10.31%) Change Management
7 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
8 9 (9.28%) Data Integration
8 9 (9.28%) Data Virtualisation
8 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.25%) Data Architecture
9 8 (8.25%) Information Security
9 8 (8.25%) Master Data Management
9 8 (8.25%) SDLC
10 7 (7.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) Python
3 7 (7.22%) C#
4 6 (6.19%) Java
5 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.03%) C++
6 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.03%) R
6 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 5 (5.15%) CISSP
3 4 (4.12%) CISA
4 3 (3.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 2 (2.06%) CISM
5 2 (2.06%) ISEB
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CASP
6 1 (1.03%) CCNA
6 1 (1.03%) CCNP
6 1 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.03%) CISMP
6 1 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.03%) ISACA
6 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.12%) QA
3 3 (3.09%) COBIT
3 3 (3.09%) GDPR
3 3 (3.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.03%) IFRS
4 1 (1.03%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Teradata
3 4 (4.12%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 3 (3.09%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.09%) Twitter
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) Citrix
5 2 (2.06%) EMC
5 2 (2.06%) Google
5 2 (2.06%) IBM
5 2 (2.06%) SAP
6 1 (1.03%) CommVault
6 1 (1.03%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) Informatica
6 1 (1.03%) NetApp
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.03%) Sybase