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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 61 23 37
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 29 120 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.54% 7.61% 5.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 7.98% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 93 59
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £33,700 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
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
1086 1504 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.43% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 774 949 983
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 36 (45.00%) Business Analysis
3 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (36.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (27.50%) Banking
6 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (20.00%) SQL
8 15 (18.75%) Retail
9 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 12 (15.00%) Retail Banking
10 11 (13.75%) Asset Management
10 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
10 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (12.50%) Scrum
12 8 (10.00%) User Stories
12 8 (10.00%) Data Management
12 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 7 (8.75%) Content Management
13 7 (8.75%) Change Control
13 7 (8.75%) SDLC
13 7 (8.75%) Translating Business Requirements
14 6 (7.50%) Requirements Engineering
14 6 (7.50%) Degree
14 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
14 6 (7.50%) Front Office
14 6 (7.50%) UML
14 6 (7.50%) Project Management
14 6 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (6.25%) CMS
15 5 (6.25%) Change Management

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 5 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.25%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 39 (48.75%) Finance
2 22 (27.50%) Banking
3 15 (18.75%) Retail
4 12 (15.00%) Retail Banking
5 6 (7.50%) Front Office
5 6 (7.50%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.75%) Back Office
7 2 (2.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 2 (2.50%) Derivative
3 2 (2.50%) Economics
3 2 (2.50%) EPoS
3 2 (2.50%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (2.50%) Swaptions
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Business Analysis
2 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (36.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (13.75%) Asset Management
5 11 (13.75%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (13.75%) Data Analysis
6 10 (12.50%) Scrum
7 8 (10.00%) Data Management
7 8 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (10.00%) User Stories
8 7 (8.75%) Change Control
8 7 (8.75%) Content Management
8 7 (8.75%) SDLC
8 7 (8.75%) Translating Business Requirements
9 6 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Project Management
9 6 (7.50%) Requirements Engineering
9 6 (7.50%) UML
10 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) ISEB
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.25%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (5.00%) Twitter
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
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