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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 58 40 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -12
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 41 67 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.99% 4.92% 6.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 5.94% 7.80%
Number of salaries quoted 26 51 42
Average salary £49,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £27,500 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1161 1128 974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.62% 82.82% 83.25%
Number of salaries quoted 758 733 637
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 2015.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 79 (62.70%) Finance
2 34 (26.98%) Project Management
3 33 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (24.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (24.60%) Banking
5 20 (15.87%) Retail
6 19 (15.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (15.08%) SQL
7 17 (13.49%) Data Modelling
7 17 (13.49%) Retail Banking
8 16 (12.70%) UML
8 16 (12.70%) PRINCE
9 15 (11.90%) MS Project
10 14 (11.11%) Wealth Management
11 13 (10.32%) Systems Analysis
12 12 (9.52%) ISEB
12 12 (9.52%) Workflow
12 12 (9.52%) Degree
12 12 (9.52%) ERD
13 11 (8.73%) BPR
13 11 (8.73%) Mainframe
14 10 (7.94%) Change Management
14 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (7.14%) SAS
16 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
16 8 (6.35%) Scrum
17 7 (5.56%) Business Objects
17 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (5.56%) Oracle

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 9 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.79%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Project
2 6 (4.76%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.59%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 79 (62.70%) Finance
2 31 (24.60%) Banking
3 20 (15.87%) Retail
4 17 (13.49%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (81.75%) Analyst
2 80 (63.49%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Systems Analyst
3 13 (10.32%) Consultant
4 7 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
4 7 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (5.56%) Business Consultant
5 6 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 6 (4.76%) Strategic Business Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (3.97%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (3.17%) IT Consultant
7 4 (3.17%) Management Consultant
8 3 (2.38%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 3 (2.38%) Commercial Analyst
8 3 (2.38%) Lead Business Analyst
9 2 (1.59%) Junior Analyst
9 2 (1.59%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) Middleware
2 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.59%) Derivative
3 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.59%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.59%) iPad
3 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Solaris
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.98%) Project Management
2 31 (24.60%) Stakeholder Management
2 31 (24.60%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 17 (13.49%) Data Modelling
5 16 (12.70%) UML
5 16 (12.70%) PRINCE
6 14 (11.11%) Wealth Management
7 13 (10.32%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (9.52%) Workflow
8 12 (9.52%) ERD
9 11 (8.73%) BPR
10 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.94%) Change Management
11 8 (6.35%) Scrum
11 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2
12 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.76%) Asset Management
13 6 (4.76%) Use Case
14 5 (3.97%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.08%) SQL
2 4 (3.17%) C
3 3 (2.38%) VBA
4 2 (1.59%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.79%) VB
5 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.52%) ISEB
1 12 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) CBAP
2 1 (0.79%) APMP
2 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.97%) QA
2 4 (3.17%) Solvency II
2 4 (3.17%) Basel II
3 2 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (5.56%) Oracle
1 7 (5.56%) Business Objects
2 3 (2.38%) Cognos
2 3 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.59%) SAP
3 2 (1.59%) Avaloq
4 1 (0.79%) Twitter
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.79%) Charles River
4 1 (0.79%) VMware
4 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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