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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 54 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 82 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.45% 5.66% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.62% 5.92% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 64
Median salary £45,500 £52,000 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,250 £38,150
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
1021 1385 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.33% 95.52% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 661 875 969
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 34 (46.58%) Business Analysis
2 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (39.73%) Finance
4 21 (28.77%) Banking
5 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (19.18%) SQL
7 14 (19.18%) Retail
7 14 (19.18%) Asset Management
7 14 (19.18%) User Stories
8 13 (17.81%) Waterfall
9 12 (16.44%) Data Analysis
10 11 (15.07%) Retail Banking
10 11 (15.07%) UML
11 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Management
12 8 (10.96%) Data Management
12 8 (10.96%) Front Office
12 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
12 8 (10.96%) Derivative
12 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.96%) Change Control
12 8 (10.96%) Investment Management
13 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (9.59%) Translating Business Requirements
13 7 (9.59%) OTC Derivatives
13 7 (9.59%) Content Management
14 6 (8.22%) Scrum
14 6 (8.22%) B2B
14 6 (8.22%) Change Management
14 6 (8.22%) GAP Analysis

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 (6.85%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) SunGard APT
2 1 (1.37%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.37%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Banking
3 14 (19.18%) Retail
4 11 (15.07%) Retail Banking
5 8 (10.96%) Front Office
5 8 (10.96%) Investment Banking
6 5 (6.85%) Back Office
7 3 (4.11%) Marketing
8 2 (2.74%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.37%) CGI
1 1 (1.37%) JPA
1 1 (1.37%) JSF
1 1 (1.37%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Derivative
3 7 (9.59%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (8.22%) EPoS
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Business Analysis
2 33 (45.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.18%) Asset Management
4 14 (19.18%) User Stories
5 13 (17.81%) Waterfall
6 12 (16.44%) Data Analysis
7 11 (15.07%) UML
8 10 (13.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (10.96%) Change Control
9 8 (10.96%) Data Management
9 8 (10.96%) Investment Management
10 7 (9.59%) Content Management
10 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (9.59%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (8.22%) Change Management
11 6 (8.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (8.22%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (8.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) CFA
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Charles River
2 4 (5.48%) Bloomberg
2 4 (5.48%) SunGard
3 2 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.74%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter
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Net Talent
Salary: Amazing Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago