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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 58 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.81% 4.66% 5.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 4.89% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 49
Median salary £38,250 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £42,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
1026 1187 1282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.98% 95.34% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 652 815 842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) Business Analysis
3 22 (33.85%) Finance
4 19 (29.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (24.62%) User Stories
7 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
7 14 (21.54%) UML
8 13 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 12 (18.46%) Banking
10 10 (15.38%) SQL
11 8 (12.31%) EPoS
11 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
11 8 (12.31%) Derivative
12 7 (10.77%) Investment Management
12 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (10.77%) Change Control
12 7 (10.77%) Content Management
12 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
12 7 (10.77%) Scrum
12 7 (10.77%) Front Office
13 6 (9.23%) Charles River
13 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
13 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
13 6 (9.23%) BPMN
13 6 (9.23%) OTC Derivatives
14 5 (7.69%) SDLC
14 5 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
14 5 (7.69%) B2B
14 5 (7.69%) 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 4 (6.15%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SunGard APT
2 1 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.54%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Front Office
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Retail
5 4 (6.15%) Back Office
5 4 (6.15%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.62%) Marketing
7 2 (3.08%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.54%) CGI
1 1 (1.54%) JPA
1 1 (1.54%) JSF
1 1 (1.54%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Derivative
2 8 (12.31%) EPoS
3 6 (9.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (47.69%) Business Analysis
3 19 (29.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (24.62%) User Stories
5 14 (21.54%) UML
5 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
6 13 (20.00%) Asset Management
7 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.77%) Change Control
8 7 (10.77%) Content Management
8 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.77%) Investment Management
8 7 (10.77%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) BPMN
9 6 (9.23%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.69%) B2B
10 5 (7.69%) Change Management
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
10 5 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) JCL
2 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) CFA
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Charles River
2 4 (6.15%) Bloomberg
2 4 (6.15%) SunGard
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.08%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
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