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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 102 65 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.80% 4.57% 7.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.09% 4.78% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 27 72
Average salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.10% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £35,700 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,500 £52,250
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 1361 1166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.87% 95.64% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 945 870 810
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 £29,400 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 24 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 117 (62.23%) Finance
2 101 (53.72%) Business Analysis
3 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (20.74%) Project Management
6 37 (19.68%) Banking
7 29 (15.43%) ISEB
7 29 (15.43%) UML
8 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (14.36%) Degree
9 26 (13.83%) SQL
10 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
11 20 (10.64%) Retail
11 20 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (10.11%) Scrum
13 17 (9.04%) Workflow
13 17 (9.04%) Systems Analysis
14 16 (8.51%) Data Modelling
14 16 (8.51%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.98%) Mainframe
15 15 (7.98%) Retail Banking
16 14 (7.45%) Asset Management
16 14 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
18 11 (5.85%) MS Office
19 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
20 9 (4.79%) ERD
20 9 (4.79%) Change Management
20 9 (4.79%) XML
20 9 (4.79%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.19%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) MS Office
2 5 (2.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (2.66%) Temenos T24
3 5 (2.66%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.53%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.53%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.53%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.13%) QlikView
5 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
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 7 (3.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) PowerBuilder
General
1 117 (62.23%) Finance
2 37 (19.68%) Banking
3 20 (10.64%) Retail
4 15 (7.98%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Front Office
6 4 (2.13%) Law
7 3 (1.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Marketing
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.79%) XML
2 2 (1.06%) HTML
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
3 1 (0.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) XSLT
3 1 (0.53%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
3 1 (0.53%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) Mainframe
3 6 (3.19%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.60%) SWIFT
4 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.06%) Economics
5 2 (1.06%) Derivative
5 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) PMI
6 1 (0.53%) EPoS
6 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) UNIX
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (53.72%) Business Analysis
2 58 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (20.74%) Project Management
4 29 (15.43%) UML
5 27 (14.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
7 19 (10.11%) Scrum
8 17 (9.04%) Workflow
8 17 (9.04%) Systems Analysis
9 16 (8.51%) Data Modelling
9 16 (8.51%) Waterfall
10 14 (7.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (7.45%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.79%) Change Management
12 9 (4.79%) Project Planning
12 9 (4.79%) ERD
13 8 (4.26%) Use Case
13 8 (4.26%) ERP
13 8 (4.26%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.83%) SQL
2 5 (2.66%) Java
3 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.60%) C
5 1 (0.53%) VBA
5 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (15.43%) ISEB
2 27 (14.36%) Degree
3 6 (3.19%) CBAP
4 3 (1.60%) IIBA
4 3 (1.60%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.53%) APMP
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) HND
5 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.19%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.06%) Basel II
Vendors
1 12 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle
3 3 (1.60%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.53%) Sybase
4 1 (0.53%) Informatica
4 1 (0.53%) Linedata
4 1 (0.53%) Charles River
4 1 (0.53%) Teradata
4 1 (0.53%) Google
4 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.53%) TSYS
4 1 (0.53%) Tableau
4 1 (0.53%) BI-SAM
4 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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