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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 26 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 116 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.77% 5.77% 6.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.07% 6.07% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 73 35 56
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +7.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,100 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
1438 1203 1173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.32% 95.10% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 966 774 840
Average salary £41,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 103 (55.08%) Finance
2 97 (51.87%) Business Analysis
3 55 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (25.67%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (19.79%) Banking
6 33 (17.65%) Project Management
7 29 (15.51%) SQL
8 28 (14.97%) UML
9 27 (14.44%) Degree
10 24 (12.83%) Retail
11 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
12 22 (11.76%) ISEB
13 20 (10.70%) Requirements Analysis
13 20 (10.70%) Retail Banking
14 18 (9.63%) MS Office
14 18 (9.63%) Asset Management
15 17 (9.09%) Workflow
15 17 (9.09%) Data Modelling
15 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 17 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (8.02%) Scrum
18 14 (7.49%) Mainframe
19 12 (6.42%) Project Planning
19 12 (6.42%) ERP
19 12 (6.42%) Systems Analysis
20 11 (5.88%) XML
20 11 (5.88%) Waterfall
21 10 (5.35%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (3.21%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (9.63%) MS Office
2 7 (3.74%) MS Project
3 6 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) FLEXCUBE
1 8 (4.28%) Temenos T24
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.07%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.53%) Finacle
6 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.53%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.14%) QlikView
5 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.07%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.07%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
General
1 103 (55.08%) Finance
2 37 (19.79%) Banking
3 24 (12.83%) Retail
4 20 (10.70%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.21%) Front Office
6 3 (1.60%) Law
7 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 2 (1.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.07%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.07%) Marketing
7 2 (1.07%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.88%) XML
2 4 (2.14%) HTML
3 3 (1.60%) CSS
4 2 (1.07%) SAP XI
5 1 (0.53%) WinForms
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
5 1 (0.53%) XSLT
5 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.21%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.14%) User Experience
6 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.07%) EPoS
7 2 (1.07%) Economics
7 2 (1.07%) Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Statistics
8 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.53%) UNIX
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (51.87%) Business Analysis
2 55 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (17.65%) Project Management
4 28 (14.97%) UML
5 23 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (9.63%) Asset Management
8 17 (9.09%) Workflow
8 17 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 17 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (8.02%) Scrum
11 12 (6.42%) Project Planning
11 12 (6.42%) ERP
11 12 (6.42%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (5.88%) Waterfall
13 9 (4.81%) User Stories
13 9 (4.81%) Change Management
14 8 (4.28%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (4.28%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.51%) SQL
2 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.60%) C
3 3 (1.60%) Java
4 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (14.44%) Degree
2 22 (11.76%) ISEB
3 6 (3.21%) CBAP
4 4 (2.14%) IIBA
5 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.53%) APMP
6 1 (0.53%) HND
6 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.74%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.07%) Basel II
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.35%) Oracle
3 6 (3.21%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.07%) SAP
4 2 (1.07%) Charles River
4 2 (1.07%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.53%) TSYS
5 1 (0.53%) Tableau
5 1 (0.53%) BI-SAM
5 1 (0.53%) Twitter
5 1 (0.53%) Teradata
5 1 (0.53%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) Informatica
5 1 (0.53%) Linedata
5 1 (0.53%) Sybase
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