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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 29 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 98 74 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.63% 6.04% 5.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.93% 6.35% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 38 53
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,700 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £53,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
1415 1165 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.74% 95.10% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 928 723 822
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 91 (52.30%) Finance
2 81 (46.55%) Business Analysis
3 38 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (18.39%) Banking
5 26 (14.94%) Degree
6 25 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (13.79%) Retail
8 23 (13.22%) Project Management
9 22 (12.64%) UML
10 21 (12.07%) SQL
11 19 (10.92%) ISEB
11 19 (10.92%) Retail Banking
12 17 (9.77%) Asset Management
12 17 (9.77%) MS Office
12 17 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (9.20%) Scrum
14 15 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (8.62%) Data Modelling
15 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
15 14 (8.05%) User Stories
16 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
16 13 (7.47%) Systems Analysis
17 12 (6.90%) ERP
18 10 (5.75%) Project Planning
18 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (5.75%) Oracle
18 10 (5.75%) Workflow
18 10 (5.75%) Waterfall
18 10 (5.75%) Use Case
19 9 (5.17%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (9.77%) MS Office
2 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.45%) MS Project
4 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (4.02%) FLEXCUBE
2 7 (4.02%) Temenos T24
3 6 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (2.87%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.57%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects XI
4 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Bugzilla
1 3 (1.72%) JIRA
1 3 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) Subversion
General
1 91 (52.30%) Finance
2 32 (18.39%) Banking
3 24 (13.79%) Retail
4 19 (10.92%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.87%) Front Office
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) XML
2 3 (1.72%) HTML
2 3 (1.72%) CSS
3 2 (1.15%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.02%) Mainframe
1 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.87%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.72%) EPoS
3 3 (1.72%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.15%) FMCG
4 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.15%) Economics
5 1 (0.57%) Derivative
5 1 (0.57%) Statistics
5 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.57%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.55%) Business Analysis
2 38 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (14.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (13.22%) Project Management
5 22 (12.64%) UML
6 17 (9.77%) Asset Management
6 17 (9.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (9.20%) Scrum
8 15 (8.62%) Data Modelling
8 15 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (8.05%) User Stories
10 13 (7.47%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (6.90%) ERP
12 10 (5.75%) Workflow
12 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.75%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.75%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.75%) Use Case
13 9 (5.17%) Change Management
14 8 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (1.72%) C
3 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Degree
2 19 (10.92%) ISEB
3 6 (3.45%) CBAP
4 4 (2.30%) IIBA
5 3 (1.72%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.57%) PhD
6 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (7.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle
3 4 (2.30%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.15%) SAP
4 2 (1.15%) Charles River
4 2 (1.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.57%) TSYS
5 1 (0.57%) Tableau
5 1 (0.57%) BI-SAM
5 1 (0.57%) Twitter
5 1 (0.57%) Google
5 1 (0.57%) Informatica
5 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.57%) Linedata
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