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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 36 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 88 82 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.91% 6.77% 5.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.16% 7.05% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 41 45
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1429 1163 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.03% 95.96% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 954 730 758
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 July 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 88 (48.35%) Finance
2 81 (44.51%) Business Analysis
3 46 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (18.13%) Banking
5 29 (15.93%) UML
6 27 (14.84%) Degree
7 26 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (13.19%) SQL
8 24 (13.19%) ISEB
9 23 (12.64%) Project Management
10 21 (11.54%) User Stories
11 20 (10.99%) Asset Management
12 19 (10.44%) Retail
13 18 (9.89%) Systems Analysis
14 17 (9.34%) Data Modelling
15 16 (8.79%) Retail Banking
16 15 (8.24%) Scrum
16 15 (8.24%) MS Office
16 15 (8.24%) Use Case
17 14 (7.69%) SQL Server
18 13 (7.14%) Workflow
18 13 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
19 12 (6.59%) ERP
20 11 (6.04%) MS Visio
20 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
20 11 (6.04%) Oracle
20 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
20 11 (6.04%) Requirements Analysis
21 10 (5.49%) Waterfall
21 10 (5.49%) Project Planning

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (2.20%) SAS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (8.24%) MS Office
2 11 (6.04%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.20%) MS Project
4 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.85%) Temenos T24
2 7 (3.85%) FLEXCUBE
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.10%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.55%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.20%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.10%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.20%) JIRA
2 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.65%) Subversion
2 3 (1.65%) Bugzilla
General
1 88 (48.35%) Finance
2 33 (18.13%) Banking
3 19 (10.44%) Retail
4 16 (8.79%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.30%) Front Office
6 3 (1.65%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.65%) Advertising
7 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 1 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.30%) XML
2 3 (1.65%) HTML
2 3 (1.65%) CSS
3 2 (1.10%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.55%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.95%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.75%) Mainframe
3 4 (2.20%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.65%) FMCG
4 3 (1.65%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.65%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.65%) EPoS
4 3 (1.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.10%) Equities
5 2 (1.10%) Economics
5 2 (1.10%) Derivative
5 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.51%) Business Analysis
2 46 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (15.93%) UML
4 26 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (12.64%) Project Management
6 21 (11.54%) User Stories
7 20 (10.99%) Asset Management
8 18 (9.89%) Systems Analysis
9 17 (9.34%) Data Modelling
10 15 (8.24%) Scrum
10 15 (8.24%) Use Case
11 13 (7.14%) Workflow
11 13 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (6.59%) ERP
13 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.04%) Requirements Analysis
14 10 (5.49%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.49%) Project Planning
15 9 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (4.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.19%) SQL
2 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.55%) C
3 1 (0.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (14.84%) Degree
2 24 (13.19%) ISEB
3 6 (3.30%) CBAP
4 4 (2.20%) IIBA
5 3 (1.65%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) EMIR
2 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.55%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.55%) Basel II
Vendors
1 11 (6.04%) Oracle
1 11 (6.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.85%) Business Objects
3 4 (2.20%) Charles River
3 4 (2.20%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.10%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) BI-SAM
5 1 (0.55%) TSYS
5 1 (0.55%) Tableau
5 1 (0.55%) Informatica
5 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.55%) Linedata
5 1 (0.55%) Google
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