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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 26 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 118 104 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.42% 6.95% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.92% 7.24% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 97 58 36
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £36,265
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £48,250 £55,000
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
1490 1436 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.71% 95.93% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 971 951 706
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

1 111 (54.68%) Finance
2 96 (47.29%) Business Analysis
3 67 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 67 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (29.06%) Banking
5 52 (25.62%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (18.72%) SQL
7 31 (15.27%) Asset Management
8 28 (13.79%) Retail
9 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
9 25 (12.32%) SDLC
10 23 (11.33%) Data Modelling
10 23 (11.33%) Scrum
11 19 (9.36%) Project Management
11 19 (9.36%) Wealth Management
12 18 (8.87%) Six Sigma
13 17 (8.37%) ISEB
13 17 (8.37%) Technical Analysis
13 17 (8.37%) Waterfall
14 16 (7.88%) Markit EDM
14 16 (7.88%) Change Management
14 16 (7.88%) Requirements Analysis
15 15 (7.39%) Retail Banking
15 15 (7.39%) Degree
15 15 (7.39%) Migration
15 15 (7.39%) MS Visio
16 14 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
16 14 (6.90%) User Stories
16 14 (6.90%) Requirements Engineering
16 14 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (3.45%) SAS
2 4 (1.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.39%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.49%) MS Project
4 1 (0.49%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 16 (7.88%) Markit EDM
2 12 (5.91%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.48%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.46%) Data Mining
4 5 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.48%) QlikView
6 2 (0.99%) DB2
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (2.46%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) RequisitePro
General
1 111 (54.68%) Finance
2 59 (29.06%) Banking
3 28 (13.79%) Retail
4 15 (7.39%) Retail Banking
5 11 (5.42%) Investment Banking
6 9 (4.43%) Front Office
7 7 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.46%) Marketing
9 3 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.99%) Back Office
11 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.91%) .NET
2 7 (3.45%) Web Services
2 7 (3.45%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 52 (25.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.43%) User Experience
3 4 (1.97%) Mainframe
4 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.99%) Fixed Income
4 2 (0.99%) Equities
4 2 (0.99%) Online Banking
4 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.99%) iPad
5 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.49%) Tandem
5 1 (0.49%) Economics
5 1 (0.49%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (47.29%) Business Analysis
2 67 (33.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (15.27%) Asset Management
4 25 (12.32%) SDLC
5 23 (11.33%) Scrum
5 23 (11.33%) Data Modelling
6 19 (9.36%) Project Management
6 19 (9.36%) Wealth Management
7 18 (8.87%) Six Sigma
8 17 (8.37%) Technical Analysis
8 17 (8.37%) Waterfall
9 16 (7.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (7.88%) Change Management
10 15 (7.39%) Migration
11 14 (6.90%) Systems Analysis
11 14 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (6.90%) Requirements Engineering
11 14 (6.90%) User Stories
12 12 (5.91%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (18.72%) SQL
2 11 (5.42%) VB.NET
3 2 (0.99%) VBA
3 2 (0.99%) C#
4 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) ISEB
2 15 (7.39%) Degree
3 9 (4.43%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.96%) IIBA
5 2 (0.99%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) MBA
6 1 (0.49%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) QA
2 7 (3.45%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.97%) Basel II
3 4 (1.97%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.99%) MiFID
4 2 (0.99%) FATCA
5 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 25 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.45%) Charles River
3 5 (2.46%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) Pega
5 1 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.49%) Cognos
5 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.49%) Informatica
5 1 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
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