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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 22 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 116 49 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.77% 4.03% 6.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 4.73% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 73 21 64
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,500 £33,030
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1234 1036 958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.65% 85.27% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 828 643 694
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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 2 September 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 121 (54.26%) Finance
2 57 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (25.11%) PRINCE
4 51 (22.87%) Banking
5 47 (21.08%) MS Project
5 47 (21.08%) Degree
6 43 (19.28%) SQL
7 39 (17.49%) Retail
7 39 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (16.14%) Retail Banking
9 34 (15.25%) Project Management
10 31 (13.90%) MS Office
11 30 (13.45%) ISEB
11 30 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (12.56%) Java
13 27 (12.11%) Python
14 25 (11.21%) XML
15 19 (8.52%) HTML
15 19 (8.52%) Oracle
16 17 (7.62%) CSS
16 17 (7.62%) Web Services
17 16 (7.17%) SQL Server
17 16 (7.17%) JavaScript
17 16 (7.17%) Oracle Database
17 16 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (6.73%) Mentoring
18 15 (6.73%) Oracle Identity Management
18 15 (6.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
18 15 (6.73%) C#
18 15 (6.73%) WebLogic

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (6.73%) WebLogic
2 14 (6.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (4.93%) SAS
4 8 (3.59%) Node.js
5 2 (0.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 47 (21.08%) MS Project
2 31 (13.90%) MS Office
3 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Line 500
1 1 (0.45%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.04%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.17%) SQL Server
1 16 (7.17%) Oracle Database 11g
1 16 (7.17%) Oracle Database
2 14 (6.28%) Oracle ODI
3 8 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.24%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.24%) Big Data
5 3 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) Snowflake Schema
7 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (6.28%) Ant
2 4 (1.79%) JIRA
3 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.45%) Subversion
4 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 121 (54.26%) Finance
2 51 (22.87%) Banking
3 39 (17.49%) Retail
4 36 (16.14%) Retail Banking
5 10 (4.48%) Marketing
6 5 (2.24%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Back Office
8 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 152 (68.16%) Analyst
2 87 (39.01%) Business Analyst
3 40 (17.94%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (6.28%) Software Engineer
4 14 (6.28%) Middleware Specialist
5 13 (5.83%) Development Engineer
5 13 (5.83%) Business Systems Analyst
5 13 (5.83%) Software Development Engineer
6 11 (4.93%) Consultant
7 9 (4.04%) Business Manager
7 9 (4.04%) Business Analysis Manager
8 7 (3.14%) Architect
9 6 (2.69%) Strategic Business Analyst
10 5 (2.24%) Senior Software Development Engineer
10 5 (2.24%) Senior Development Engineer
10 5 (2.24%) MI Analyst
10 5 (2.24%) IT Consultant
10 5 (2.24%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (1.79%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 4 (1.79%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.21%) XML
2 19 (8.52%) HTML
3 17 (7.62%) CSS
3 17 (7.62%) Web Services
4 15 (6.73%) Middleware
5 14 (6.28%) SOAP
5 14 (6.28%) XSLT
6 13 (5.83%) HTML5
6 13 (5.83%) CSS3
7 8 (3.59%) Sass
7 8 (3.59%) LESS
8 6 (2.69%) XML Schema
9 5 (2.24%) .NET
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.45%) jQuery
11 1 (0.45%) REST
11 1 (0.45%) SAML
11 1 (0.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.28%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 5 (2.24%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.35%) EPoS
6 2 (0.90%) CESG
6 2 (0.90%) Economics
6 2 (0.90%) FMCG
6 2 (0.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.90%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.45%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.45%) Equities
7 1 (0.45%) Social Media
7 1 (0.45%) Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.28%) Linux
2 13 (5.83%) UNIX
3 1 (0.45%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Solaris
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 56 (25.11%) PRINCE
3 39 (17.49%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (15.25%) Project Management
5 30 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (6.73%) Change Management
6 15 (6.73%) Asset Management
6 15 (6.73%) Mentoring
7 14 (6.28%) Automated Testing
7 14 (6.28%) Scrum
7 14 (6.28%) SOA
7 14 (6.28%) BPMN
8 13 (5.83%) Web Development
8 13 (5.83%) Refactoring
8 13 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (5.83%) OO
9 11 (4.93%) Workflow
10 10 (4.48%) Software Engineering
10 10 (4.48%) Six Sigma
10 10 (4.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.28%) SQL
2 28 (12.56%) Java
3 27 (12.11%) Python
4 16 (7.17%) JavaScript
5 15 (6.73%) C#
6 14 (6.28%) PL/SQL
6 14 (6.28%) XQuery
6 14 (6.28%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 13 (5.83%) Objective-C
7 13 (5.83%) Jython
7 13 (5.83%) Ruby
7 13 (5.83%) C++
7 13 (5.83%) Perl
8 8 (3.59%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (1.35%) C
10 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (21.08%) Degree
2 30 (13.45%) ISEB
3 13 (5.83%) Postgraduate
4 7 (3.14%) IIBA
4 7 (3.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (2.69%) CBAP
6 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) APMP
7 1 (0.45%) PhD
7 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (6.73%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 15 (6.73%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (8.52%) Oracle
2 11 (4.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.79%) Charles River
4 2 (0.90%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.45%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) ExactTarget
5 1 (0.45%) VMware
5 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.45%) Cognos
5 1 (0.45%) HP
5 1 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.45%) Sage
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