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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 34 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 82 89 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.04% 5.52% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.34% 5.80% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 52 54 25
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,050 £27,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £63,000
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
1293 1534 1024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.21% 95.10% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 793 985 590
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 98 (64.90%) Finance
2 58 (38.41%) Business Analysis
3 47 (31.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (25.83%) Banking
5 37 (24.50%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (13.91%) Project Management
8 18 (11.92%) Degree
9 17 (11.26%) Systems Analysis
10 16 (10.60%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (10.60%) SQL
11 15 (9.93%) Retail Banking
11 15 (9.93%) Retail
12 14 (9.27%) ISEB
13 13 (8.61%) UML
13 13 (8.61%) Migration
14 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
14 12 (7.95%) Wealth Management
15 10 (6.62%) Use Case
16 9 (5.96%) Data Modelling
16 9 (5.96%) Investment Management
17 8 (5.30%) User Stories
17 8 (5.30%) Asset Management
17 8 (5.30%) Scrum
17 8 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
18 7 (4.64%) Fund Management
18 7 (4.64%) Validation
18 7 (4.64%) Front Office
18 7 (4.64%) SAS
18 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 7 (4.64%) SAS
2 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.31%) MS Office
4 3 (1.99%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.32%) Mingle
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.99%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.66%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.31%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.66%) QlikView
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
General
1 98 (64.90%) Finance
2 39 (25.83%) Banking
3 15 (9.93%) Retail
3 15 (9.93%) Retail Banking
4 7 (4.64%) Front Office
5 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 1 (0.66%) Games
8 1 (0.66%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) Web Services
2 1 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.66%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.65%) Economics
4 3 (1.99%) iPad
4 3 (1.99%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.32%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.32%) EPoS
6 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.66%) Tandem
6 1 (0.66%) Xbox
6 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
1 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (38.41%) Business Analysis
2 47 (31.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.91%) Project Management
5 17 (11.26%) Systems Analysis
6 16 (10.60%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (8.61%) Migration
7 13 (8.61%) UML
8 12 (7.95%) Wealth Management
9 10 (6.62%) Use Case
10 9 (5.96%) Investment Management
10 9 (5.96%) Data Modelling
11 8 (5.30%) Asset Management
11 8 (5.30%) Scrum
11 8 (5.30%) User Stories
12 7 (4.64%) Fund Management
12 7 (4.64%) Validation
12 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (3.97%) PRINCE2
13 6 (3.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.60%) SQL
2 5 (3.31%) Java
2 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
2 5 (3.31%) Python
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 14 (9.27%) ISEB
3 2 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.66%) PMP
4 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.66%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) ISO 9001
1 5 (3.31%) Solvency II
2 4 (2.65%) Basel II
3 3 (1.99%) MiFID
3 3 (1.99%) FATCA
4 1 (0.66%) QA
4 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.97%) Oracle
2 6 (3.97%) Business Objects
2 6 (3.97%) Charles River
3 2 (1.32%) Avaloq
4 1 (0.66%) TSYS
4 1 (0.66%) Fiserv
4 1 (0.66%) SAP
4 1 (0.66%) Cognos
4 1 (0.66%) Misys
4 1 (0.66%) Temenos
4 1 (0.66%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.66%) Informatica
4 1 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
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