The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 38 30 58
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 61 85 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.98% 6.19% 3.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 6.47% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 39
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £34,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -3.40%
Business Analyst
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1160 1313 1525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.77% 95.56% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 709 820 986
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.55% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 69 (57.50%) Finance
2 66 (55.00%) Business Analysis
3 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (34.17%) Banking
5 39 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (25.00%) SQL
7 28 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (20.83%) Project Management
9 23 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (17.50%) Degree
10 21 (17.50%) SDLC
11 20 (16.67%) UML
12 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
14 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 16 (13.33%) Asset Management
15 15 (12.50%) Use Case
15 15 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
15 15 (12.50%) User Stories
15 15 (12.50%) Waterfall
16 13 (10.83%) Investment Banking
16 13 (10.83%) Migration
17 12 (10.00%) Scrum
17 12 (10.00%) .NET
18 11 (9.17%) VB.NET
18 11 (9.17%) Front Office
19 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
19 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
20 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 9 (7.50%) XML

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (0.83%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.83%) Documentum
2 1 (0.83%) FileNet
2 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) DOC1
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.67%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.83%) Movex
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (5.83%) Data Mining
5 7 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.83%) MS Access
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) JIRA
1 2 (1.67%) Subversion
1 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (57.50%) Finance
2 41 (34.17%) Banking
3 13 (10.83%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.17%) Front Office
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.67%) Law
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) .NET
2 9 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.50%) HTML
3 3 (2.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.83%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.50%) Economics
5 3 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.50%) User Experience
6 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.67%) EPoS
7 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) Business Analysis
2 42 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (20.83%) Project Management
5 21 (17.50%) SDLC
6 20 (16.67%) UML
7 18 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 17 (14.17%) Data Modelling
9 16 (13.33%) Asset Management
10 15 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 15 (12.50%) Use Case
10 15 (12.50%) User Stories
10 15 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.83%) Migration
12 12 (10.00%) Scrum
13 8 (6.67%) Data Governance
13 8 (6.67%) Validation
14 6 (5.00%) BPMN
14 6 (5.00%) Content Management
14 6 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 30 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (9.17%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.33%) C#
3 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.33%) XPath
4 3 (2.50%) VBA
5 2 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (17.50%) Degree
2 8 (6.67%) ISEB
3 2 (1.67%) HND
3 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.33%) Basel II
1 4 (3.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.83%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.67%) Twitter
3 1 (0.83%) Charles River
3 1 (0.83%) Cognos
3 1 (0.83%) Infor
3 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.83%) Kofax
3 1 (0.83%) Laserfiche
3 1 (0.83%) Lotus
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
3 1 (0.83%) Sage
3 1 (0.83%) SAP
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