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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 56 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.72% 4.56% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 4.82% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 43
Median salary £38,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £42,250 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
1050 1161 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.37% 94.47% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 703 786 787
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 38 (58.46%) Business Analysis
2 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (41.54%) Finance
4 24 (36.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (24.62%) User Stories
7 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
7 14 (21.54%) UML
8 12 (18.46%) Banking
8 12 (18.46%) Asset Management
8 12 (18.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 10 (15.38%) Migration
10 8 (12.31%) EPoS
10 8 (12.31%) Derivative
11 7 (10.77%) Front Office
11 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
11 7 (10.77%) Validation
11 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
12 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
12 6 (9.23%) Charles River
12 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
12 6 (9.23%) BPMN
12 6 (9.23%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (7.69%) SDLC
13 5 (7.69%) Investment Management
13 5 (7.69%) SQL
13 5 (7.69%) B2B
13 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
13 5 (7.69%) Scrum
13 5 (7.69%) Risk 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 2 (3.08%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SunGard APT
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
General
1 27 (41.54%) Finance
2 12 (18.46%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Front Office
3 7 (10.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (6.15%) Back Office
4 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Retail Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.54%) CGI
1 1 (1.54%) JPA
1 1 (1.54%) JSF
1 1 (1.54%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Derivative
2 8 (12.31%) EPoS
3 6 (9.23%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Business Analysis
2 31 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (36.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (24.62%) User Stories
5 14 (21.54%) UML
5 14 (21.54%) Waterfall
6 12 (18.46%) Asset Management
6 12 (18.46%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) Migration
8 7 (10.77%) Data Modelling
8 7 (10.77%) Validation
9 6 (9.23%) BPMN
9 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.69%) B2B
10 5 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 5 (7.69%) Investment Management
10 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.69%) Scrum
10 5 (7.69%) SDLC
11 4 (6.15%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) CFA
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Charles River
2 4 (6.15%) Bloomberg
2 4 (6.15%) SunGard
3 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.08%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle
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