The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 42 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 76 54 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.46% 4.83% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.67% 5.08% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36 29 36
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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 Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1340 1064 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.33% 95.08% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 809 727 553
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Glasgow region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 80 (58.39%) Finance
2 68 (49.64%) Business Analysis
3 66 (48.18%) SQL
4 40 (29.20%) Banking
5 33 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (20.44%) Project Management
7 25 (18.25%) Investment Management
8 24 (17.52%) Equities
8 24 (17.52%) Relational Database
9 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (15.33%) RDBMS
11 19 (13.87%) Python
12 18 (13.14%) Credit Risk
12 18 (13.14%) Derivative
13 16 (11.68%) Data Analysis
13 16 (11.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (10.22%) Fixed Income
14 14 (10.22%) XML
15 13 (9.49%) Workflow
15 13 (9.49%) Investment Banking
16 12 (8.76%) UNIX
17 11 (8.03%) MS Office
17 11 (8.03%) MS Visio
17 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (7.30%) Data Modelling
18 10 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
19 9 (6.57%) UML
20 8 (5.84%) Back Office
20 8 (5.84%) Risk Management
20 8 (5.84%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (3.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Office
1 11 (8.03%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.65%) MS Project
2 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.52%) Relational Database
2 21 (15.33%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 80 (58.39%) Finance
2 40 (29.20%) Banking
3 13 (9.49%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Front Office
5 4 (2.92%) Advertising
6 3 (2.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 2 (1.46%) Retail
8 1 (0.73%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.22%) XML
2 4 (2.92%) .NET
2 4 (2.92%) Web Services
2 4 (2.92%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.46%) SOAP
3 2 (1.46%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.52%) Equities
2 18 (13.14%) Credit Risk
2 18 (13.14%) Derivative
3 14 (10.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.73%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) UNIX
2 2 (1.46%) Android
2 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (49.64%) Business Analysis
2 33 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.44%) Project Management
4 25 (18.25%) Investment Management
5 23 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (11.68%) Data Analysis
6 16 (11.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (9.49%) Workflow
8 11 (8.03%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.30%) Data Modelling
9 10 (7.30%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (6.57%) UML
11 8 (5.84%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (5.84%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (5.11%) User Stories
13 6 (4.38%) Software Engineering
14 5 (3.65%) Scrum
14 5 (3.65%) ERD
14 5 (3.65%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 66 (48.18%) SQL
2 19 (13.87%) Python
3 4 (2.92%) Java
4 2 (1.46%) Perl
4 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (2.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.65%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.38%) Informatica
3 4 (2.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.19%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) Mantas
6 1 (0.73%) Actimize
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.73%) Tableau
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