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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 39 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 62 39 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.87% 2.82% 5.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.39% 3.24% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37 23 53
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1151 1204 1220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 90.35% 86.93% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 775 752 803
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 73 (45.91%) Banking
2 61 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 61 (38.36%) Finance
3 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (24.53%) SQL
5 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (22.64%) Asset Management
6 35 (22.01%) BusinessObjects
7 30 (18.87%) SAS
8 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (17.61%) Degree
9 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
9 28 (17.61%) Project Management
10 27 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
11 25 (15.72%) Oracle
11 25 (15.72%) MS Excel
12 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
12 24 (15.09%) Data Analysis
13 23 (14.47%) Data Modelling
14 21 (13.21%) Investment Banking
15 20 (12.58%) Waterfall
16 18 (11.32%) ISEB
16 18 (11.32%) Six Sigma
16 18 (11.32%) MS Office
17 17 (10.69%) HTML
17 17 (10.69%) UML
18 16 (10.06%) Front Office
18 16 (10.06%) C#
18 16 (10.06%) .NET
18 16 (10.06%) Data Mining

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 30 (18.87%) SAS
2 3 (1.89%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.63%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.63%) Documentum
4 1 (0.63%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.32%) MS Office
3 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.63%) DOC1
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.89%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.26%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Office 365
2 4 (2.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (1.89%) VPN
2 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.01%) BusinessObjects
2 27 (16.98%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (15.09%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.06%) Data Mining
5 14 (8.81%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.52%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.52%) PowerCenter
8 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.89%) BODI
9 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 3 (1.89%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Ant
1 2 (1.26%) Subversion
2 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 73 (45.91%) Banking
2 61 (38.36%) Finance
3 21 (13.21%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.06%) Front Office
5 11 (6.92%) Retail
6 3 (1.89%) Advertising
6 3 (1.89%) Law
7 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.26%) Marketing
7 2 (1.26%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 110 (69.18%) Analyst
2 98 (61.64%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.21%) Technical Analyst
3 21 (13.21%) Technical Business Analyst
4 20 (12.58%) Asset Management Analyst
4 20 (12.58%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 17 (10.69%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (10.06%) Consultant
7 14 (8.81%) Senior Business Analyst
8 11 (6.92%) Graduate
9 9 (5.66%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Graduate Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.66%) Senior Manager
10 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 8 (5.03%) Developer
10 8 (5.03%) IT Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Business IT Analyst
11 7 (4.40%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.69%) HTML
2 16 (10.06%) .NET
3 14 (8.81%) CSS
4 9 (5.66%) XML
5 3 (1.89%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.89%) Middleware
6 2 (1.26%) LINQ
6 2 (1.26%) SOAP
6 2 (1.26%) Web Services
6 2 (1.26%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.26%) XSLT
7 1 (0.63%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.03%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.03%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.40%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.89%) EPoS
4 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.26%) Economics
5 2 (1.26%) Physics
5 2 (1.26%) Psychology
6 1 (0.63%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) Informatics
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.89%) Windows
1 3 (1.89%) Windows 10
1 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
3 36 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.64%) Asset Management
4 28 (17.61%) Project Management
5 24 (15.09%) Data Analysis
6 23 (14.47%) Data Modelling
7 20 (12.58%) Waterfall
8 18 (11.32%) Six Sigma
9 17 (10.69%) UML
10 16 (10.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (7.55%) Fund Management
11 12 (7.55%) Wealth Management
12 11 (6.92%) PRINCE2
12 11 (6.92%) SDLC
13 10 (6.29%) Change Management
13 10 (6.29%) ITIL
13 10 (6.29%) ITIL V3
14 9 (5.66%) ETL
14 9 (5.66%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.53%) SQL
2 16 (10.06%) C#
3 14 (8.81%) Java
3 14 (8.81%) Python
4 11 (6.92%) C++
5 9 (5.66%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.14%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.26%) Jython
8 2 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 2 (1.26%) XQuery
9 1 (0.63%) R
9 1 (0.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (17.61%) Degree
2 18 (11.32%) ISEB
3 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
4 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.89%) IIBA
6 1 (0.63%) CIMA
6 1 (0.63%) CISA
6 1 (0.63%) HND
6 1 (0.63%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) Basel II
1 12 (7.55%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.52%) QA
3 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 25 (15.72%) Oracle
3 11 (6.92%) SAP
4 7 (4.40%) Informatica
5 3 (1.89%) Cisco
5 3 (1.89%) Citrix
5 3 (1.89%) Tableau
6 2 (1.26%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) ILOG
7 1 (0.63%) Kofax
7 1 (0.63%) Laserfiche
7 1 (0.63%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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