Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 113 99
Rank change year-on-year +28 -14 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 166 85 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.99% 1.81% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 1.88% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 84 62 167
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% -16.13%
10th Percentile £32,063 £31,938 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%

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 5,359 4,513 5,893
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.35% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,545 2,887 3,825
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,750 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +15 81 £42,500 -2.86% 3
Edinburgh +7 66 £47,500 -5.00% 10
Inverclyde +3 7 £37,500 -1.32%
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Dundee - 3 £37,500 -
Scottish Borders +2 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 78 (46.99%) Finance
2 73 (43.98%) SQL
3 50 (30.12%) Banking
4 47 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (24.70%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
7 33 (19.88%) Data Analysis
8 32 (19.28%) Oracle
9 30 (18.07%) Windows
10 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (15.66%) Retail Banking
12 25 (15.06%) SAS
13 24 (14.46%) Data Management
13 24 (14.46%) Infrastructure Management
13 24 (14.46%) Windows Server
14 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
15 21 (12.65%) VMware
15 21 (12.65%) Business Analysis
16 18 (10.84%) SQL Server
17 16 (9.64%) Unix
17 16 (9.64%) ITIL
18 15 (9.04%) Linux
18 15 (9.04%) Active Directory
18 15 (9.04%) Data Modelling
19 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
19 14 (8.43%) Teradata
19 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
20 12 (7.23%) Scenario Testing
20 12 (7.23%) Software Delivery

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 25 (15.06%) SAS
2 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.61%) IBM Domino
3 6 (3.61%) Skype for Business
4 5 (3.01%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (1.20%) Infor M3
2 2 (1.20%) NetSuite
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.82%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.41%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (1.81%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (1.81%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.23%) DHCP
1 12 (7.23%) DNS
2 10 (6.02%) Firewall
2 10 (6.02%) LAN
2 10 (6.02%) WAN
3 7 (4.22%) VLAN
3 7 (4.22%) VPN
4 6 (3.61%) NAS
4 6 (3.61%) SAN
4 6 (3.61%) Wireless
5 5 (3.01%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.41%) Network Security
7 2 (1.20%) VoIP
8 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.60%) HTTP
8 1 (0.60%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.60%) Skype
8 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.22%) Base SAS
3 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.61%) Power BI
3 6 (3.61%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.01%) QlikView
4 5 (3.01%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.60%) Big Data
6 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.60%) UniData
Development Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Cucumber
1 8 (4.82%) Selenium
2 6 (3.61%) JIRA
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (3.01%) HP UFT
3 5 (3.01%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.01%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.81%) JMeter
4 3 (1.81%) SpecFlow
4 3 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.81%) Zephyr
General
1 78 (46.99%) Finance
2 50 (30.12%) Banking
3 26 (15.66%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Advertising
5 4 (2.41%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Back Office
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
7 2 (1.20%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) International Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Automotive
8 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.61%) XML
2 5 (3.01%) .NET
2 5 (3.01%) Gherkin
3 4 (2.41%) Middleware
4 2 (1.20%) HTML
4 2 (1.20%) Web Services
5 1 (0.60%) CSS
5 1 (0.60%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 41 (24.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.42%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.61%) iPhone
3 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.01%) User Experience
5 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.60%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.07%) Windows
2 24 (14.46%) Windows Server
3 16 (9.64%) Unix
4 15 (9.04%) Linux
5 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (4.22%) Solaris
8 7 (4.22%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.31%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.69%) Business Intelligence
3 33 (19.88%) Data Analysis
4 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (14.46%) Data Management
5 24 (14.46%) Infrastructure Management
6 21 (12.65%) Business Analysis
7 16 (9.64%) ITIL
8 15 (9.04%) Data Modelling
9 12 (7.23%) Scenario Testing
9 12 (7.23%) Software Delivery
9 12 (7.23%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.63%) Coaching
10 11 (6.63%) Innovative Thinking
11 10 (6.02%) Change Management
11 10 (6.02%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2
12 9 (5.42%) SDLC
12 9 (5.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (4.82%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (43.98%) SQL
2 10 (6.02%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.22%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.01%) C#
4 5 (3.01%) Java
5 3 (1.81%) C
5 3 (1.81%) Python
6 2 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.20%) C++
6 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.20%) Perl
6 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.60%) Clojure
7 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.60%) R
7 1 (0.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Degree
2 7 (4.22%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.22%) MCP
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.01%) OCP
3 5 (3.01%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (3.01%) SAP Certification
4 2 (1.20%) ISEB
4 2 (1.20%) SAS Certification
5 1 (0.60%) CISSP
5 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.60%) MCSE
5 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) SLA
2 6 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.61%) QA
3 2 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (9.04%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (4.82%) vSphere
4 6 (3.61%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.81%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) SCCM
2 7 (4.22%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (3.61%) Malwarebytes
3 6 (3.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Oracle
2 22 (13.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (12.65%) VMware
4 14 (8.43%) Teradata
5 12 (7.23%) Cisco
6 11 (6.63%) Citrix
7 8 (4.82%) SAP
8 7 (4.22%) Lotus
9 6 (3.61%) Apple
9 6 (3.61%) Avaya
9 6 (3.61%) Dell
9 6 (3.61%) HP
9 6 (3.61%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.61%) Sophos
9 6 (3.61%) Symantec
9 6 (3.61%) Tableau
10 4 (2.41%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.41%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.20%) IFS
11 2 (1.20%) Infor