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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 29 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.28% 4.98% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 5.18% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
225 251 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 95.74% 96.17% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 131 191 209
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £22,716
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 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 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Process Mapping
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) LiveLink
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
4 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) EDMS
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.76%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.52%) LiveLink
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) EDMS
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
2 4 (19.05%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) RUP
5 1 (4.76%) ERP
5 1 (4.76%) UML
5 1 (4.76%) OO
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle