Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 126 97
Rank change year-on-year +43 -29 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Analyst 176 95 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.12% 1.81% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.89% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 84 71 186
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.38% -8.24%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.55% +9.44%

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 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +11 93 £46,250 -9.31% 5
Glasgow +24 71 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Inverclyde +4 6 £37,500 -
Stirling +3 4 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -
Senior Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 83 (47.16%) Finance
2 73 (41.48%) SQL
3 58 (32.95%) Banking
4 48 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (26.70%) Business Intelligence
6 45 (25.57%) Retail Banking
7 44 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (24.43%) Data Analysis
9 39 (22.16%) Data Management
10 34 (19.32%) Infrastructure Management
11 33 (18.75%) SAS
12 29 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (13.07%) Windows
14 21 (11.93%) Active Directory
15 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
15 20 (11.36%) Oracle
16 18 (10.23%) Business Analysis
16 18 (10.23%) ITIL
17 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling
18 16 (9.09%) VMware
18 16 (9.09%) Windows Server
19 15 (8.52%) Teradata
19 15 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
20 14 (7.95%) PowerShell
20 14 (7.95%) Skype for Business
20 14 (7.95%) Scrum
20 14 (7.95%) SDLC
21 12 (6.82%) Symantec
22 11 (6.25%) Cisco
22 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure

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 33 (18.75%) SAS
2 14 (7.95%) Skype for Business
3 9 (5.11%) IBM Domino
3 9 (5.11%) MS Exchange
4 8 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.84%) SPSS
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.98%) Office 365
2 6 (3.41%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.27%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.14%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.14%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) DHCP
1 8 (4.55%) DNS
1 8 (4.55%) Firewall
1 8 (4.55%) LAN
1 8 (4.55%) WAN
2 7 (3.98%) VLAN
3 6 (3.41%) Skype
3 6 (3.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.41%) Unified Communications
3 6 (3.41%) VPN
3 6 (3.41%) Wireless
4 5 (2.84%) NAS
4 5 (2.84%) SAN
5 4 (2.27%) Network Security
6 2 (1.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.57%) HTTP
7 1 (0.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) Oracle Database
1 7 (3.98%) QlikView
1 7 (3.98%) RDBMS
1 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
1 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.84%) Base SAS
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.70%) Power BI
5 3 (1.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.57%) Big Data
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
6 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.57%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.57%) UniData
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Cucumber
1 7 (3.98%) Selenium
2 6 (3.41%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (2.84%) HP UFT
3 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.84%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.70%) JIRA
5 2 (1.14%) JMeter
5 2 (1.14%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.14%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
General
1 83 (47.16%) Finance
2 58 (32.95%) Banking
3 45 (25.57%) Retail Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Games
5 3 (1.70%) Legal
5 3 (1.70%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) International Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.84%) Gherkin
2 3 (1.70%) HTML
2 3 (1.70%) Web Services
3 2 (1.14%) XML
4 1 (0.57%) CSS
4 1 (0.57%) Hystrix
4 1 (0.57%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.57%) RESTful
4 1 (0.57%) Swagger
4 1 (0.57%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 48 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.55%) Credit Risk
3 6 (3.41%) iPhone
4 5 (2.84%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.27%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.27%) User Experience
6 3 (1.70%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.14%) FMCG
7 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.57%) LIMS
8 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.07%) Windows
2 16 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.68%) Linux
6 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.55%) Unix
8 7 (3.98%) Solaris
9 6 (3.41%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.70%) Business Intelligence
2 44 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.43%) Data Analysis
4 39 (22.16%) Data Management
5 34 (19.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 29 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.23%) Business Analysis
7 18 (10.23%) ITIL
8 17 (9.66%) Data Modelling
9 14 (7.95%) Scrum
9 14 (7.95%) SDLC
10 11 (6.25%) Coaching
10 11 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.25%) Innovative Thinking
10 11 (6.25%) Scenario Testing
10 11 (6.25%) Software Delivery
11 9 (5.11%) ETL
11 9 (5.11%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.11%) Test Automation
11 9 (5.11%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 73 (41.48%) SQL
2 14 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.68%) PL/SQL
4 9 (5.11%) Python
5 5 (2.84%) R
6 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.70%) Java
6 3 (1.70%) Perl
7 2 (1.14%) C#
7 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.57%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.57%) Clojure
8 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.57%) Ruby
8 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.98%) Degree
2 7 (3.98%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.41%) MCP
3 6 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.84%) OCP
4 5 (2.84%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (2.84%) SAP Certification
5 3 (1.70%) MCSA
6 2 (1.14%) CISSP
6 2 (1.14%) SAS Certification
7 1 (0.57%) CASP
7 1 (0.57%) CISM
7 1 (0.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.57%) GCIH
7 1 (0.57%) ISEB
7 1 (0.57%) SANS
7 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.57%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.57%) EMIR
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.55%) vSphere
5 5 (2.84%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.70%) XenApp
7 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 8 (4.55%) SCCM
2 6 (3.41%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.41%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.14%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.14%) WSUS
5 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (11.36%) Microsoft
1 20 (11.36%) Oracle
2 16 (9.09%) VMware
3 15 (8.52%) Teradata
4 12 (6.82%) Symantec
5 11 (6.25%) Cisco
6 10 (5.68%) Lotus
7 9 (5.11%) Citrix
8 7 (3.98%) SAP
9 6 (3.41%) Apple
9 6 (3.41%) Avaya
9 6 (3.41%) Dell
9 6 (3.41%) HP
9 6 (3.41%) Palo Alto
9 6 (3.41%) Sophos
10 4 (2.27%) Informatica
10 4 (2.27%) Tableau
11 2 (1.14%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.57%) CommVault
12 1 (0.57%) Intel