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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 55 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 108 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.72% 6.95% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 7.30% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 34 86 47
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
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
1182 1480 1454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.48% 95.24% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 778 971 950
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £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 25 August 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 55 (51.89%) Finance
2 51 (48.11%) Business Analysis
3 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (25.47%) Banking
6 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (21.70%) SQL
8 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (15.09%) Retail
8 16 (15.09%) SDLC
9 14 (13.21%) User Stories
9 14 (13.21%) Project Management
10 13 (12.26%) Data Modelling
10 13 (12.26%) Scrum
11 12 (11.32%) UML
11 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (11.32%) Asset Management
11 12 (11.32%) Retail Banking
11 12 (11.32%) Translating Business Requirements
12 11 (10.38%) Degree
12 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
13 9 (8.49%) Content Management
13 9 (8.49%) Use Case
13 9 (8.49%) Waterfall
14 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
14 8 (7.55%) Data Management
15 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
15 7 (6.60%) Change Control
15 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (5.66%) 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 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 2 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Markit EDM
1 2 (1.89%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.94%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.94%) Movex
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Business One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.60%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.89%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) JIRA
1 2 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 55 (51.89%) Finance
2 27 (25.47%) Banking
3 16 (15.09%) Retail
4 12 (11.32%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.66%) Front Office
7 3 (2.83%) Back Office
8 2 (1.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) Economics
5 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Derivative
5 2 (1.89%) EPoS
5 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (1.89%) Swaptions
6 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) Business Analysis
2 43 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (30.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.09%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (15.09%) SDLC
5 14 (13.21%) Project Management
5 14 (13.21%) User Stories
6 13 (12.26%) Data Modelling
6 13 (12.26%) Scrum
7 12 (11.32%) Asset Management
7 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
7 12 (11.32%) Translating Business Requirements
7 12 (11.32%) UML
8 11 (10.38%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.49%) Content Management
9 9 (8.49%) Use Case
9 9 (8.49%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.55%) Data Management
11 7 (6.60%) Change Control
12 6 (5.66%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) SQL
2 3 (2.83%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Degree
2 5 (4.72%) ISEB
3 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) HND
4 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) Basel II
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (3.77%) Twitter
2 1 (0.94%) Infor
2 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.94%) Sage
2 1 (0.94%) SAP
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