The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 4 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 17.54% 6.67% 7.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.18% 7.20% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 14
Average salary £42,500 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,200 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £51,750 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
55 250 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 96.49% 92.59% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 33 155 228
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,200 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Document Management
4 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
5 4 (19.05%) Information Management
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) Project Management
5 4 (19.05%) Product Management
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) Intranet
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) MKS
7 2 (9.52%) Process Management
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.52%) OLAP
7 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) MDX
7 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) OLAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Document Management
3 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
3 5 (23.81%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Product Management
4 4 (19.05%) Information Management
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Process Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) MKS
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter