The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 26 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 116 52 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.77% 4.11% 5.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.32% 4.86% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 72 28 61
Average salary £43,000 £46,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.02% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,450 £33,030
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1245 1071 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.39% 84.66% 81.30%
Number of salaries quoted 842 687 705
Average salary £41,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.70% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 134 (58.01%) Finance
2 59 (25.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (24.24%) Banking
3 56 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (23.81%) PRINCE
5 52 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (20.35%) SQL
6 47 (20.35%) MS Project
7 46 (19.91%) Degree
8 43 (18.61%) Retail
9 40 (17.32%) Project Management
9 40 (17.32%) Retail Banking
10 31 (13.42%) ISEB
10 31 (13.42%) MS Office
11 30 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (12.12%) Java
13 27 (11.69%) Python
14 24 (10.39%) XML
15 19 (8.23%) Oracle
16 18 (7.79%) HTML
17 17 (7.36%) SQL Server
17 17 (7.36%) Web Services
18 16 (6.93%) CSS
18 16 (6.93%) Oracle Database
18 16 (6.93%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
19 15 (6.49%) Mentoring
19 15 (6.49%) Oracle Identity Management
19 15 (6.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
19 15 (6.49%) WebLogic

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (6.49%) WebLogic
1 15 (6.49%) SAS
2 14 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.46%) Node.js
4 2 (0.87%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (20.35%) MS Project
2 31 (13.42%) MS Office
3 10 (4.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.43%) Line 500
1 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (6.93%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.06%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (3.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.16%) Big Data
6 4 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.43%) MySQL
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.43%) OLAP
8 1 (0.43%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (6.06%) Ant
2 4 (1.73%) JIRA
3 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.87%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) Toad
General
1 134 (58.01%) Finance
2 56 (24.24%) Banking
3 43 (18.61%) Retail
4 40 (17.32%) Retail Banking
5 11 (4.76%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Front Office
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.87%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 164 (71.00%) Analyst
2 97 (41.99%) Business Analyst
3 41 (17.75%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (6.06%) Software Engineer
4 14 (6.06%) Middleware Specialist
5 13 (5.63%) Development Engineer
5 13 (5.63%) Business Systems Analyst
5 13 (5.63%) Software Development Engineer
6 11 (4.76%) Consultant
7 7 (3.03%) Business Manager
7 7 (3.03%) Business Analysis Manager
8 6 (2.60%) Architect
9 5 (2.16%) IT Consultant
9 5 (2.16%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (2.16%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (2.16%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (2.16%) Strategic Business Analyst
9 5 (2.16%) MI Analyst
9 5 (2.16%) Senior Development Engineer
9 5 (2.16%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (10.39%) XML
2 18 (7.79%) HTML
3 17 (7.36%) Web Services
4 16 (6.93%) CSS
5 15 (6.49%) Middleware
6 14 (6.06%) SOAP
6 14 (6.06%) XSLT
7 13 (5.63%) HTML5
7 13 (5.63%) CSS3
8 8 (3.46%) Sass
8 8 (3.46%) LESS
9 6 (2.60%) XML Schema
10 5 (2.16%) .NET
11 3 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.43%) jQuery
12 1 (0.43%) REST
12 1 (0.43%) SAML
12 1 (0.43%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.06%) Mainframe
4 4 (1.73%) Credit Risk
4 4 (1.73%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.87%) User Experience
5 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.87%) EPoS
5 2 (0.87%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.87%) CESG
5 2 (0.87%) Economics
5 2 (0.87%) Derivative
6 1 (0.43%) Statistics
6 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.43%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.43%) Equities
6 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.06%) Linux
2 13 (5.63%) UNIX
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Solaris
3 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 55 (23.81%) PRINCE
3 52 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (17.32%) Project Management
5 30 (12.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (6.49%) Asset Management
6 15 (6.49%) Workflow
6 15 (6.49%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.06%) Scrum
7 14 (6.06%) Automated Testing
7 14 (6.06%) Change Management
7 14 (6.06%) SOA
7 14 (6.06%) BPMN
8 13 (5.63%) Web Development
8 13 (5.63%) Refactoring
8 13 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.63%) OO
9 11 (4.76%) Data Modelling
9 11 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 47 (20.35%) SQL
2 28 (12.12%) Java
3 27 (11.69%) Python
4 15 (6.49%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.49%) C#
5 14 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.06%) XQuery
5 14 (6.06%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 13 (5.63%) Objective-C
6 13 (5.63%) Jython
6 13 (5.63%) Ruby
6 13 (5.63%) C++
6 13 (5.63%) Perl
7 8 (3.46%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (1.30%) C
9 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (19.91%) Degree
2 31 (13.42%) ISEB
3 13 (5.63%) Postgraduate
4 7 (3.03%) IIBA
4 7 (3.03%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (2.60%) CBAP
6 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.43%) APMP
7 1 (0.43%) PhD
7 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.90%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.87%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 15 (6.49%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 15 (6.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (8.23%) Oracle
2 12 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
3 3 (1.30%) Charles River
4 2 (0.87%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.43%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) ExactTarget
5 1 (0.43%) VMware
5 1 (0.43%) Teradata
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos
5 1 (0.43%) HP
5 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.43%) Sage
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + other
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Time Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago