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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 52 40 30
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 51 86 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.70% 5.18% 6.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 6.09% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 29
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £60,000 £60,000
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
1188 1413 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 86.27% 85.17% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 690 920 515
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (57.45%) Finance
2 33 (35.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (34.04%) Banking
3 32 (34.04%) Project Management
4 23 (24.47%) Retail
5 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (19.15%) SQL
7 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (17.02%) Requirements Analysis
9 15 (15.96%) Migration
10 12 (12.77%) Retail Banking
11 11 (11.70%) Information Security
11 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
11 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
12 10 (10.64%) UML
12 10 (10.64%) ITIL
12 10 (10.64%) CISSP
12 10 (10.64%) CISA
12 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (10.64%) Cyber Security
12 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
13 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
13 8 (8.51%) Scrum
13 8 (8.51%) Wealth Management
13 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.51%) Oracle
13 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (7.45%) Systems Analysis
14 7 (7.45%) Investment Management
15 6 (6.38%) Degree

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.06%) Lync
2 1 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.06%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Project
1 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.13%) Mingle
2 2 (2.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.19%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (57.45%) Finance
2 32 (34.04%) Banking
3 23 (24.47%) Retail
4 12 (12.77%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Front Office
7 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (68.09%) Analyst
2 56 (59.57%) Business Analyst
3 7 (7.45%) Strategic Business Analyst
4 6 (6.38%) Junior
5 5 (5.32%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (5.32%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Architect
6 4 (4.26%) Consultant
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Data Architect
7 3 (3.19%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.13%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (2.13%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.06%) ODBC
2 1 (1.06%) Middleware
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.13%) iPad
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Derivative
4 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.06%) FMCG
4 1 (1.06%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Solaris
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (35.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (34.04%) Project Management
3 21 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.02%) Requirements Analysis
5 15 (15.96%) Migration
6 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.70%) Information Security
6 11 (11.70%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.64%) ITIL
7 10 (10.64%) UML
7 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (10.64%) Test Scripting
7 10 (10.64%) Cyber Security
8 8 (8.51%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.51%) Scrum
8 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.45%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (7.45%) Investment Management
10 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 18 (19.15%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.19%) VBA
4 2 (2.13%) C
5 1 (1.06%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) Java
5 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) CISSP
1 10 (10.64%) CISA
2 6 (6.38%) ISEB
2 6 (6.38%) Degree
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.19%) Basel II
3 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.06%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle
2 6 (6.38%) Business Objects
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
5 2 (2.13%) Avaloq
6 1 (1.06%) Tableau
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) VMware
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