The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 100 69 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.03% 6.28% 6.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.32% 6.58% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60 29 71
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,475 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1582 1049 1352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.42% 95.54% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1017 608 1020
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Business Analyst
Scotland

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 April 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 63 (38.18%) Business Analysis
2 62 (37.58%) Finance
3 51 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (23.03%) UML
5 32 (19.39%) Systems Analysis
6 31 (18.79%) Banking
7 25 (15.15%) User Stories
8 24 (14.55%) Project Management
9 23 (13.94%) Data Modelling
10 21 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (9.70%) SQL
12 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (8.48%) ISEB
12 14 (8.48%) Asset Management
12 14 (8.48%) Degree
12 14 (8.48%) Use Case
12 14 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (7.88%) Migration
14 12 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
15 11 (6.67%) Workflow
15 11 (6.67%) Investment Management
15 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
16 10 (6.06%) ERD
16 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
16 10 (6.06%) Retail
16 10 (6.06%) BPR
16 10 (6.06%) MS Visio
17 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
17 9 (5.45%) Business Objects

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.03%) SAS
2 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (2.42%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.21%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.21%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) SaaS
2 4 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.42%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.21%) Big Data
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.42%) Bugzilla
2 3 (1.82%) JIRA
2 3 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 62 (37.58%) Finance
2 31 (18.79%) Banking
3 10 (6.06%) Retail
4 9 (5.45%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.42%) Front Office
5 4 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.82%) Advertising
6 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Czech Language
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) XML
2 4 (2.42%) HTML
2 4 (2.42%) CSS
3 2 (1.21%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.85%) Credit Risk
3 5 (3.03%) EPoS
3 5 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.42%) FMCG
5 3 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.21%) Equities
6 2 (1.21%) Derivative
6 2 (1.21%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.18%) Business Analysis
2 51 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (23.03%) UML
4 32 (19.39%) Systems Analysis
5 25 (15.15%) User Stories
6 24 (14.55%) Project Management
7 23 (13.94%) Data Modelling
8 21 (12.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (8.48%) Asset Management
9 14 (8.48%) Use Case
9 14 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (7.88%) Migration
11 12 (7.27%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (6.67%) Workflow
12 11 (6.67%) Investment Management
12 11 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.06%) ERD
13 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
13 10 (6.06%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (8.48%) ISEB
1 14 (8.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) IIBA
2 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) Basel II
1 5 (3.03%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.21%) QA
2 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) EMIR
3 1 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 9 (5.45%) Microsoft
1 9 (5.45%) Business Objects
2 7 (4.24%) Charles River
2 7 (4.24%) thinkFolio
3 6 (3.64%) Oracle
4 2 (1.21%) SAP
5 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Real Staffing
Salary: £30 - £37 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago