The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 150 141
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 27 12 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.00% 0.42% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.44% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 17
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.52% -3.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £43,400 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2533 2735 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.06% 96.57% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1571 1895
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in Scotland.

Salary trend for Senior Business Analyst in Scotland

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Analyst in Scotland

Senior Business 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 Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 18 £49,000 -2.00% 2
Glasgow +16 8 £62,500 +40.44%
Inverclyde -5 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Senior Business 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 Business Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 15 (38.46%) Banking
4 14 (35.90%) SQL
5 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 13 (33.33%) Data Management
5 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (30.77%) Retail Banking
6 12 (30.77%) Retail
7 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
10 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
10 6 (15.38%) Change Control
11 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 4 (10.26%) Use Case
12 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
12 4 (10.26%) Coaching
12 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
13 3 (7.69%) User Stories
13 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
14 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 2 (5.13%) Logical Data Model
14 2 (5.13%) SDLC
14 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (5.13%) Metadata Management
14 2 (5.13%) Master Data Management

Senior Business 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 2 (5.13%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Banking
3 12 (30.77%) Retail
3 12 (30.77%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Data Analysis
3 13 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 13 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (33.33%) Data Management
4 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Change Control
7 6 (15.38%) Software Delivery
8 5 (12.82%) Scrum
9 4 (10.26%) Coaching
9 4 (10.26%) Machine Learning
9 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
9 4 (10.26%) Use Case
10 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 3 (7.69%) User Stories
10 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 2 (5.13%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 2 (5.13%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.56%) EMIR
2 1 (2.56%) MiFID
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Cognos
1 2 (5.13%) MicroStrategy
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