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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 105 88 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.13% 5.91% 6.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.58% 6.16% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 51 41
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
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
1385 1429 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.03% 96.03% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 903 954 730
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 £28,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 100 (54.64%) Finance
2 72 (39.34%) Business Analysis
3 55 (30.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (27.32%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (24.59%) Banking
7 29 (15.85%) SQL
8 24 (13.11%) Asset Management
9 22 (12.02%) Retail
9 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
10 21 (11.48%) SDLC
11 18 (9.84%) Data Modelling
11 18 (9.84%) Scrum
12 17 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (9.29%) Degree
12 17 (9.29%) Migration
12 17 (9.29%) Project Management
12 17 (9.29%) Technical Analysis
13 16 (8.74%) MS Visio
13 16 (8.74%) Retail Banking
14 15 (8.20%) Markit EDM
15 13 (7.10%) Wealth Management
15 13 (7.10%) Change Management
16 11 (6.01%) .NET
16 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
16 11 (6.01%) thinkFolio
16 11 (6.01%) Investment Management
16 11 (6.01%) Waterfall
16 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (5.46%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (3.28%) SAS
2 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (8.74%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) MS Project
4 2 (1.09%) MS Office
5 1 (0.55%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 15 (8.20%) Markit EDM
2 11 (6.01%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.64%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.55%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.01%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.19%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.64%) QlikView
5 2 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) RequisitePro
General
1 100 (54.64%) Finance
2 45 (24.59%) Banking
3 22 (12.02%) Retail
4 16 (8.74%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.92%) Front Office
6 7 (3.83%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Billing
8 2 (1.09%) Back Office
8 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) .NET
2 8 (4.37%) Web Services
3 6 (3.28%) XML
4 1 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.37%) User Experience
3 4 (2.19%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.64%) Fixed Income
4 3 (1.64%) iPad
5 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (0.55%) Tandem
6 1 (0.55%) Economics
6 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.34%) Business Analysis
2 55 (30.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.11%) Asset Management
5 21 (11.48%) SDLC
6 18 (9.84%) Scrum
6 18 (9.84%) Data Modelling
7 17 (9.29%) Project Management
7 17 (9.29%) Migration
7 17 (9.29%) Technical Analysis
7 17 (9.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (7.10%) Wealth Management
8 13 (7.10%) Change Management
9 11 (6.01%) Investment Management
9 11 (6.01%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (5.46%) Six Sigma
10 10 (5.46%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (4.92%) UML
11 9 (4.92%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.85%) SQL
2 10 (5.46%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.09%) VBA
3 2 (1.09%) Python
3 2 (1.09%) C#
3 2 (1.09%) Java
3 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) ISEB
3 7 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) IIBA
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.73%) QA
3 4 (2.19%) Solvency II
4 3 (1.64%) Basel II
5 2 (1.09%) FATCA
5 2 (1.09%) MiFID
6 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 22 (12.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.37%) Charles River
3 5 (2.73%) Oracle
4 2 (1.09%) Pega
5 1 (0.55%) TSYS
5 1 (0.55%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) Cognos
5 1 (0.55%) Misys
5 1 (0.55%) Temenos
5 1 (0.55%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.55%) Informatica
5 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
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