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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 44 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 67 89 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.86% 5.78% 7.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 6.01% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 41
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £28,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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
1308 1480 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.92% 96.17% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 789 941 646
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 31 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 85 (56.67%) Finance
2 62 (41.33%) Business Analysis
3 42 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (27.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (24.67%) Banking
7 23 (15.33%) Project Management
7 23 (15.33%) UML
8 22 (14.67%) Systems Analysis
9 18 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 18 (12.00%) Degree
9 18 (12.00%) ISEB
10 15 (10.00%) SQL
11 13 (8.67%) Retail
11 13 (8.67%) Data Modelling
12 12 (8.00%) Retail Banking
12 12 (8.00%) Wealth Management
13 11 (7.33%) User Stories
14 10 (6.67%) Waterfall
14 10 (6.67%) Use Case
15 9 (6.00%) ERD
15 9 (6.00%) Scrum
15 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
15 9 (6.00%) BPR
15 9 (6.00%) Six Sigma
16 8 (5.33%) Migration
16 8 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (4.67%) Java
18 6 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (3.33%) SAS
2 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (3.33%) MS Office
2 5 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.33%) Mingle
4 1 (0.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.67%) Finacle
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (2.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 85 (56.67%) Finance
2 37 (24.67%) Banking
3 13 (8.67%) Retail
4 12 (8.00%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.00%) Front Office
7 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.33%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.00%) Economics
4 3 (2.00%) EPoS
4 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.33%) iPad
5 2 (1.33%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.67%) Xbox
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) PMI
6 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.67%) Windows
1 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.33%) Business Analysis
2 42 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (27.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (15.33%) UML
4 23 (15.33%) Project Management
5 22 (14.67%) Systems Analysis
6 18 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (8.67%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.00%) Wealth Management
9 11 (7.33%) User Stories
10 10 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 10 (6.67%) Use Case
11 9 (6.00%) Six Sigma
11 9 (6.00%) BPR
11 9 (6.00%) Scrum
11 9 (6.00%) ERD
12 8 (5.33%) Migration
13 6 (4.00%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.00%) Workflow
13 6 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.00%) SQL
2 7 (4.67%) Java
3 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (0.67%) C#
4 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (12.00%) ISEB
1 18 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) Solvency II
2 3 (2.00%) Basel II
3 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.67%) MiFID
4 1 (0.67%) QA
4 1 (0.67%) FATCA
Vendors
1 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.67%) Oracle
2 4 (2.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (2.00%) Charles River
4 2 (1.33%) Avaloq
5 1 (0.67%) TSYS
5 1 (0.67%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.67%) Misys
5 1 (0.67%) Temenos
5 1 (0.67%) Fidessa
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