Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 87 126
Rank change year-on-year -69 +39 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 67 156 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.24% 2.82% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 2.94% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 42 72 73
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £32,550 £32,500 £32,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,375 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +1.02%

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 5,151 5,299 5,119
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.75% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,390 3,381 3,112
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -37 36 £44,500 -1.11% 8
Glasgow -29 28 £47,500 +5.56% 1
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 18 October 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 26 (38.81%) SQL
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (26.87%) Banking
4 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
6 11 (16.42%) Analytics
7 10 (14.93%) SAS
8 9 (13.43%) Project Management
8 9 (13.43%) Data Governance
8 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.94%) SDLC
9 8 (11.94%) Scrum
10 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.45%) Information Security
10 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
10 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
10 7 (10.45%) User Experience
11 6 (8.96%) Python
11 6 (8.96%) .NET
11 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
11 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
11 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
11 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (7.46%) Kanban
12 5 (7.46%) Marketing
12 5 (7.46%) Data Quality

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 10 (14.93%) SAS
2 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.49%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (1.49%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.49%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.49%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) Firewall
1 2 (2.99%) LAN
1 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) MPLS
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.49%) VPN
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
2 1 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.49%) DataStage
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.49%) Power BI
3 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
1 4 (5.97%) Selenium
2 3 (4.48%) FitNesse
2 3 (4.48%) HP UFT
2 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.99%) Jasmine
3 2 (2.99%) JIRA
3 2 (2.99%) JUnit
3 2 (2.99%) Protractor
3 2 (2.99%) TestNG
4 1 (1.49%) JMeter
4 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (38.81%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Marketing
4 4 (5.97%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.99%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Electronics
6 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.49%) Games
7 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (1.49%) Retail
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 3 (4.48%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (4.48%) CSS
2 3 (4.48%) Entity Framework
2 3 (4.48%) HTML
3 2 (2.99%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.49%) CSS3
4 1 (1.49%) HTML5
4 1 (1.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Fintech
3 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.99%) Equities
5 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
1 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) Data Analysis
3 11 (16.42%) Analytics
4 9 (13.43%) Data Governance
4 9 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
5 8 (11.94%) Scrum
5 8 (11.94%) SDLC
6 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
6 7 (10.45%) Information Security
6 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.96%) Asset Management
7 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.96%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.46%) API Integration
8 5 (7.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.81%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) Python
3 5 (7.46%) C#
4 4 (5.97%) Java
5 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) CISM
1 4 (5.97%) CISSP
2 2 (2.99%) CASP
2 2 (2.99%) CISMP
2 2 (2.99%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) CCNA
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) CISA
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Degree
3 1 (1.49%) ISACA
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) Data Quality
2 4 (5.97%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
1 5 (7.46%) Twitter
2 3 (4.48%) SAP
2 3 (4.48%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) BISAM
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.49%) Google
4 1 (1.49%) Informatica
4 1 (1.49%) Tableau
4 1 (1.49%) Teradata
4 1 (1.49%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.49%) Veeam
4 1 (1.49%) VMware