The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 129 143 125
Rank change year-on-year +14 -18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 12 22 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.75% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.79% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 20
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £40,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year - +1.01%  

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 2205 2784 2984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.91% 94.79% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1809 1843
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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
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 27 March 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
Glasgow +22 5 - -
Edinburgh -1 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Inverclyde - 3 £45,000 -
Senior Business Analyst
UK

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Change Control
5 3 (12.50%) Banking
5 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) SAS
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 2 (8.33%) Cognos
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Use Case
6 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.33%) Metadata Management
6 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) Metadata Management
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cognos
1 2 (8.33%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
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