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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 46 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 50 98 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.22% 6.74% 4.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.42% 7.07% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34 74 38
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £34,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.32%
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
1132 1386 1436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.53% 95.39% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 661 907 955
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 July 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (55.17%) Finance
2 60 (51.72%) Business Analysis
3 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (27.59%) Banking
6 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (19.83%) SQL
8 19 (16.38%) Project Management
8 19 (16.38%) SDLC
9 18 (15.52%) Data Modelling
10 16 (13.79%) User Stories
11 15 (12.93%) Asset Management
11 15 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (12.07%) Degree
12 14 (12.07%) Translating Business Requirements
13 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
13 13 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (11.21%) UML
14 12 (10.34%) Scrum
14 12 (10.34%) Retail
15 11 (9.48%) Use Case
15 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.62%) Migration
16 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
17 9 (7.76%) Retail Banking
17 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
18 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
18 8 (6.90%) Front Office
18 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
18 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure 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 2 (1.72%) SAS
2 1 (0.86%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) Documentum
2 1 (0.86%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (6.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.86%) DOC1
3 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.72%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.86%) Movex
3 1 (0.86%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.72%) Big Data
4 2 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.86%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.86%) MS Access
5 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
1 2 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 64 (55.17%) Finance
2 32 (27.59%) Banking
3 12 (10.34%) Retail
4 10 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.76%) Retail Banking
6 8 (6.90%) Front Office
7 3 (2.59%) Back Office
8 2 (1.72%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.17%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) CGI
2 1 (0.86%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.31%) User Experience
4 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) Economics
6 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) EPoS
6 2 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.72%) OTC Derivatives
6 2 (1.72%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (51.72%) Business Analysis
2 45 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.38%) Project Management
4 19 (16.38%) SDLC
5 18 (15.52%) Data Modelling
6 16 (13.79%) User Stories
7 15 (12.93%) Asset Management
7 15 (12.93%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (12.07%) Translating Business Requirements
9 13 (11.21%) UML
9 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
10 12 (10.34%) Scrum
11 11 (9.48%) Use Case
12 10 (8.62%) Migration
13 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
14 7 (6.03%) Content Management
14 7 (6.03%) Data Analysis
14 7 (6.03%) Data Governance
14 7 (6.03%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.72%) HND
4 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) Basel II
1 1 (0.86%) QA
1 1 (0.86%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (3.45%) Twitter
2 1 (0.86%) Charles River
2 1 (0.86%) Infor
2 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.86%) Kofax
2 1 (0.86%) Laserfiche
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle
2 1 (0.86%) Sage
2 1 (0.86%) SAP
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