Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 194 195
Rank change year-on-year +32 +1 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 63 25 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 0.48% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.50% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25 31 52
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +24.35% +2.12%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £38,125
90th Percentile £65,750 £60,000 £74,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Glasgow +11 33 £52,500 -12.50%
Edinburgh +4 29 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Inverclyde -6 1 £42,500 -
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (42.86%) Banking
4 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (36.51%) SQL
6 23 (36.51%) Retail Banking
7 22 (34.92%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (31.75%) Data Management
8 20 (31.75%) Data Analysis
9 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
12 10 (15.87%) Scrum
13 9 (14.29%) Coaching
14 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
14 8 (12.70%) SDLC
15 7 (11.11%) User Stories
16 6 (9.52%) Machine Learning
17 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
17 5 (7.94%) Migration
17 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
17 5 (7.94%) Business Process Modelling
17 5 (7.94%) Scenario Testing
18 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
18 4 (6.35%) Use Case
18 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
18 4 (6.35%) Waterfall
19 3 (4.76%) Games
20 2 (3.17%) Data Lineage

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:

Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) IBM Blueworks
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 40 (63.49%) Finance
2 27 (42.86%) Banking
3 23 (36.51%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Games
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.17%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (34.92%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (31.75%) Data Analysis
4 20 (31.75%) Data Management
5 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 14 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.87%) Scrum
9 9 (14.29%) Coaching
10 8 (12.70%) SDLC
10 8 (12.70%) Software Delivery
11 7 (11.11%) User Stories
12 6 (9.52%) Machine Learning
13 5 (7.94%) Business Process Modelling
13 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
13 5 (7.94%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (7.94%) Migration
13 5 (7.94%) Scenario Testing
14 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.17%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (3.17%) EMIR
1 2 (3.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (3.17%) Microsoft