The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 37 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.16% 2.44% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.58% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 18
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £43,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
339 310 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 91.37% 94.51% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 213 230 338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Business Analyst
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
3 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.38%) Information Management
7 5 (12.82%) QA
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
8 4 (10.26%) Oracle
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) System Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 3 (7.69%) RUP
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) ERP
10 2 (5.13%) ETL
10 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
10 2 (5.13%) CRM
10 2 (5.13%) UML
10 2 (5.13%) OO
10 2 (5.13%) SQL
10 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
10 2 (5.13%) IBM
10 2 (5.13%) Finance
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (5.13%) Demand Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.56%) Maximo
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) OLAP
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.38%) Information Management
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) Benchmarking
5 4 (10.26%) System Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) ERP
6 3 (7.69%) RUP
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
7 2 (5.13%) UML
7 2 (5.13%) OO
7 2 (5.13%) ETL
7 2 (5.13%) Demand Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
1 1 (2.56%) SCOM
1 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) Cognos
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) CommVault
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee
4 1 (2.56%) VMware