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 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 44 29 58
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 86 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.35% 6.03% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.54% 6.30% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 36 59 35
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%
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
1124 1365 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.90% 95.66% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 643 880 1015
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 2 July 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 66 (57.39%) Finance
2 60 (52.17%) Business Analysis
3 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (31.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (26.96%) Banking
6 24 (20.87%) Project Management
7 22 (19.13%) SQL
8 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (18.26%) SDLC
9 18 (15.65%) Data Modelling
10 17 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (13.91%) User Stories
12 15 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
12 15 (13.04%) UML
12 15 (13.04%) Asset Management
12 15 (13.04%) Degree
12 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
13 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.30%) Use Case
15 12 (10.43%) Scrum
16 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
16 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
16 10 (8.70%) Migration
17 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
17 9 (7.83%) Retail
18 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 8 (6.96%) .NET
18 8 (6.96%) VB.NET
18 8 (6.96%) Front Office

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 3 (2.61%) SAS
2 1 (0.87%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.87%) Documentum
2 1 (0.87%) FileNet
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) DOC1
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.74%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.87%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.87%) Movex
3 1 (0.87%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (11.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.87%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.87%) MS Access
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
1 2 (1.74%) Subversion
General
1 66 (57.39%) Finance
2 31 (26.96%) Banking
3 10 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.83%) Retail
5 8 (6.96%) Front Office
6 6 (5.22%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.61%) Back Office
8 2 (1.74%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) XML
3 1 (0.87%) CGI
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (2.61%) Economics
5 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.74%) Derivative
5 2 (1.74%) EPoS
5 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.74%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.74%) Swaptions
6 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (52.17%) Business Analysis
2 46 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (31.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (20.87%) Project Management
5 21 (18.26%) SDLC
6 18 (15.65%) Data Modelling
7 16 (13.91%) User Stories
8 15 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 15 (13.04%) Translating Business Requirements
8 15 (13.04%) UML
8 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 14 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (11.30%) Use Case
11 12 (10.43%) Scrum
12 10 (8.70%) Migration
13 8 (6.96%) Data Governance
14 6 (5.22%) BPMN
14 6 (5.22%) Content Management
14 6 (5.22%) Risk Management
14 6 (5.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) SQL
2 8 (6.96%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.74%) XPath
4 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) ISEB
3 3 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.74%) HND
4 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.87%) Basel II
1 1 (0.87%) QA
1 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (3.48%) Twitter
2 1 (0.87%) Charles River
2 1 (0.87%) Infor
2 1 (0.87%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.87%) Kofax
2 1 (0.87%) Laserfiche
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle
2 1 (0.87%) Sage
2 1 (0.87%) SAP
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