The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 42 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 84 70 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.99% 4.90% 7.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 5.15% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 57 31 60
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £31,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1321 1360 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.16% 95.10% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 885 878 749
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 123 (63.08%) Finance
2 98 (50.26%) Business Analysis
3 60 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (27.18%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (21.54%) Project Management
6 41 (21.03%) Banking
7 35 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (16.41%) UML
9 28 (14.36%) SQL
9 28 (14.36%) Degree
10 27 (13.85%) ISEB
11 23 (11.79%) Systems Analysis
11 23 (11.79%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (9.74%) Data Modelling
12 19 (9.74%) Scrum
12 19 (9.74%) Retail
13 17 (8.72%) Workflow
13 17 (8.72%) Waterfall
14 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
15 15 (7.69%) Microsoft
15 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (7.18%) Mainframe
16 14 (7.18%) Retail Banking
16 14 (7.18%) Wealth Management
17 13 (6.67%) MS Office
18 12 (6.15%) ERD
19 11 (5.64%) BPR
19 11 (5.64%) Use Case
20 10 (5.13%) Asset Management
20 10 (5.13%) User Stories

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (6.67%) MS Office
2 5 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.05%) MS Project
4 1 (0.51%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.51%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.51%) Finacle
2 1 (0.51%) MultiFonds
2 1 (0.51%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.51%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.05%) QlikView
4 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) PowerBuilder
General
1 123 (63.08%) Finance
2 41 (21.03%) Banking
3 19 (9.74%) Retail
4 14 (7.18%) Retail Banking
5 4 (2.05%) Law
6 3 (1.54%) Legal
6 3 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.51%) Games
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.59%) XML
2 2 (1.03%) HTML
2 2 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) XSLT
3 1 (0.51%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (27.18%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.18%) Mainframe
3 8 (4.10%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.56%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.54%) SWIFT
5 3 (1.54%) EPoS
6 2 (1.03%) Economics
6 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.51%) Derivative
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.51%) UNIX
1 1 (0.51%) Windows
1 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (50.26%) Business Analysis
2 60 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (21.54%) Project Management
4 35 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (16.41%) UML
6 23 (11.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 23 (11.79%) Systems Analysis
7 19 (9.74%) Scrum
7 19 (9.74%) Data Modelling
8 17 (8.72%) Workflow
8 17 (8.72%) Waterfall
9 15 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.18%) Wealth Management
11 12 (6.15%) ERD
12 11 (5.64%) Use Case
12 11 (5.64%) BPR
13 10 (5.13%) Asset Management
13 10 (5.13%) User Stories
14 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (4.10%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.36%) SQL
2 7 (3.59%) Java
3 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.54%) C
5 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.51%) VBA
5 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (14.36%) Degree
2 27 (13.85%) ISEB
3 5 (2.56%) CBAP
4 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.51%) HND
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.51%) PMP
5 1 (0.51%) APMP
5 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.08%) QA
2 3 (1.54%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.54%) Basel II
Vendors
1 15 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.59%) Oracle
3 3 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.03%) Avaloq
5 1 (0.51%) TSYS
5 1 (0.51%) BI-SAM
5 1 (0.51%) Twitter
5 1 (0.51%) Sybase
5 1 (0.51%) Linedata
5 1 (0.51%) Teradata
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