The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 18 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 13 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.92% 2.54% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.61% 3.40% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 2
Average salary £53,750 £40,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.90% +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analysis
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
151 206 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 57.20% 74.64% 67.66%
Number of salaries quoted 97 161 158
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Aberdeen region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 9 (39.13%) SAP
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
4 6 (26.09%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) ISEB
6 4 (17.39%) Sage
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Advertising
6 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) ABAP
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) SAP SD
7 3 (13.04%) SAP MM
7 3 (13.04%) SAP PP
7 3 (13.04%) PLM
7 3 (13.04%) Logistics
7 3 (13.04%) Supply Chain Management
7 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (13.04%) SAP SCM
7 3 (13.04%) SAP PLM
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) VB
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) Business Objects

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (13.04%) SAP SCM
2 3 (13.04%) SAP PLM
2 3 (13.04%) SAP SD
2 3 (13.04%) SAP MM
2 3 (13.04%) SAP PP
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (8.70%) SAP HR
3 2 (8.70%) SAP HCM
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.35%) EDMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) LSMW
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Business Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) SAP MM Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) SAP HR Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ERP
1 4 (17.39%) Project Management
1 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (13.04%) PLM
2 3 (13.04%) Logistics
2 3 (13.04%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (8.70%) RUP
3 2 (8.70%) System Testing
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) UML
4 1 (4.35%) OO
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Database Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.35%) Data Management
4 1 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) ABAP
3 2 (8.70%) VB
3 2 (8.70%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) SAP
2 8 (34.78%) Oracle
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Sage
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) Business Objects