The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 23 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 121 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.18% 4.05% 5.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.82% 4.78% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 20 45
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,750 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1232 1025 899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.24% 84.71% 78.31%
Number of salaries quoted 821 641 610
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
Scotland

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 30 July 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 116 (53.21%) Finance
2 57 (26.15%) PRINCE
3 55 (25.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (22.02%) MS Project
5 47 (21.56%) Degree
6 44 (20.18%) SQL
7 42 (19.27%) Banking
8 40 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (15.60%) MS Office
10 33 (15.14%) ISEB
11 31 (14.22%) Retail
12 30 (13.76%) Project Management
13 28 (12.84%) Java
13 28 (12.84%) Retail Banking
13 28 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (12.39%) Python
15 25 (11.47%) XML
16 19 (8.72%) HTML
16 19 (8.72%) Oracle
16 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
17 17 (7.80%) CSS
17 17 (7.80%) Web Services
17 17 (7.80%) Asset Management
18 16 (7.34%) JavaScript
18 16 (7.34%) Oracle Database
18 16 (7.34%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (6.88%) Oracle Identity Management
19 15 (6.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
19 15 (6.88%) WebLogic
19 15 (6.88%) Middleware

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.88%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.42%) SAS
2 14 (6.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (3.67%) Node.js
4 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.46%) CMS
Applications
1 48 (22.02%) MS Project
2 34 (15.60%) MS Office
3 6 (2.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.46%) Line 500
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.96%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.34%) Oracle Database
2 16 (7.34%) Oracle Database 11g
3 14 (6.42%) Oracle ODI
4 9 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (2.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 5 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.29%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.29%) Big Data
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.92%) OLAP
9 1 (0.46%) DataStage
9 1 (0.46%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.46%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (6.42%) Ant
2 4 (1.83%) JIRA
3 3 (1.38%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.92%) Subversion
5 1 (0.46%) Toad
General
1 116 (53.21%) Finance
2 42 (19.27%) Banking
3 31 (14.22%) Retail
4 28 (12.84%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.13%) Marketing
6 6 (2.75%) Front Office
7 3 (1.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Games
9 1 (0.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (68.35%) Analyst
2 82 (37.61%) Business Analyst
3 42 (19.27%) Systems Analyst
4 16 (7.34%) Business Systems Analyst
5 14 (6.42%) Software Engineer
5 14 (6.42%) Middleware Specialist
6 13 (5.96%) Development Engineer
6 13 (5.96%) Software Development Engineer
7 9 (4.13%) Business Manager
7 9 (4.13%) Business Analysis Manager
8 8 (3.67%) Architect
9 7 (3.21%) Strategic Business Analyst
10 6 (2.75%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (2.29%) Consultant
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (2.29%) MI Analyst
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Software Development Engineer
11 5 (2.29%) Senior Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.47%) XML
2 19 (8.72%) HTML
3 17 (7.80%) CSS
3 17 (7.80%) Web Services
4 15 (6.88%) Middleware
5 14 (6.42%) SOAP
5 14 (6.42%) XSLT
6 13 (5.96%) HTML5
6 13 (5.96%) CSS3
7 8 (3.67%) Sass
7 8 (3.67%) LESS
8 6 (2.75%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.83%) .NET
10 3 (1.38%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.46%) WSDL
11 1 (0.46%) SAML
11 1 (0.46%) jQuery
11 1 (0.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.42%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.29%) Mainframe
2 5 (2.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.83%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.38%) EPoS
4 3 (1.38%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.38%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.38%) FMCG
5 2 (0.92%) Economics
5 2 (0.92%) Online Banking
5 2 (0.92%) CESG
6 1 (0.46%) Equities
6 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.46%) Derivative
6 1 (0.46%) Statistics
6 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.42%) Linux
2 13 (5.96%) UNIX
3 1 (0.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.46%) Solaris
3 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.15%) PRINCE
2 55 (25.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 40 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.76%) Project Management
5 28 (12.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (7.80%) Asset Management
7 14 (6.42%) SOA
7 14 (6.42%) BPMN
7 14 (6.42%) Automated Testing
8 13 (5.96%) Web Development
8 13 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.96%) Refactoring
8 13 (5.96%) Scrum
8 13 (5.96%) OO
9 10 (4.59%) Six Sigma
9 10 (4.59%) Service Delivery
9 10 (4.59%) Change Management
9 10 (4.59%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (4.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (3.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.18%) SQL
2 28 (12.84%) Java
3 27 (12.39%) Python
4 16 (7.34%) JavaScript
5 14 (6.42%) XQuery
5 14 (6.42%) PL/SQL
5 14 (6.42%) C#
5 14 (6.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 13 (5.96%) Ruby
6 13 (5.96%) Objective-C
6 13 (5.96%) Jython
6 13 (5.96%) C++
6 13 (5.96%) Perl
7 8 (3.67%) CoffeeScript
8 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (21.56%) Degree
2 33 (15.14%) ISEB
3 13 (5.96%) Postgraduate
4 7 (3.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 7 (3.21%) IIBA
5 6 (2.75%) CBAP
6 2 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.46%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Basel II
2 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 15 (6.88%) Oracle Identity Management
1 15 (6.88%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (8.72%) Oracle
2 10 (4.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.83%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.83%) Charles River
4 3 (1.38%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.92%) Cognos
5 2 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.46%) Sage
6 1 (0.46%) HP
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (0.46%) ExactTarget
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