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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 87 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.88% 5.00% 3.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.20% 5.16% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 60 31 13
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 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
1061 1260 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.11% 97.00% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 704 818 471
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 61 (47.66%) Finance
2 39 (30.47%) Business Analysis
3 38 (29.69%) Banking
4 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (26.56%) SQL
6 31 (24.22%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (14.06%) Project Management
8 16 (12.50%) Oracle
8 16 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (11.72%) Oracle EBS R12
9 15 (11.72%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (10.94%) Java
11 13 (10.16%) Business Objects
11 13 (10.16%) Oracle Financials
11 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
12 12 (9.38%) Python
12 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
12 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 12 (9.38%) Pegasus
12 12 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
12 12 (9.38%) Equities
12 12 (9.38%) Degree
13 11 (8.59%) ETL
13 11 (8.59%) Oracle iProcurement
14 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (7.03%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (3.13%) SAS
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Oracle EBS R12
1 15 (11.72%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (10.16%) Oracle Financials
3 12 (9.38%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (8.59%) Oracle iProcurement
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle General Ledger
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Payables
5 7 (5.47%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle SCM
6 5 (3.91%) SAP SD
6 5 (3.91%) SAP R/3
6 5 (3.91%) SAP FI
6 5 (3.91%) SAP CO
6 5 (3.91%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (7.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.47%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.34%) BODI
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.78%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.78%) DecisionStream
9 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos Query Studio
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos Analysis Studio
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos Report Studio
9 1 (0.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.78%) Toad
General
1 61 (47.66%) Finance
2 38 (29.69%) Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Investment Banking
3 7 (5.47%) Private Banking
4 6 (4.69%) General Ledger
5 5 (3.91%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) German Language
6 2 (1.56%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.56%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.78%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) Web Services
2 2 (1.56%) XML
3 1 (0.78%) XSLT
3 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 31 (24.22%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.38%) Equities
3 7 (5.47%) Credit Risk
3 7 (5.47%) Derivative
4 6 (4.69%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.91%) FMCG
6 2 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Xbox
7 1 (0.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.78%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.47%) Business Analysis
2 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.06%) Project Management
4 16 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
6 11 (8.59%) ETL
7 10 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
8 9 (7.03%) Data Analysis
9 8 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.25%) Investment Management
9 8 (6.25%) Workflow
10 7 (5.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.47%) Time Management
10 7 (5.47%) Logical Data Model
11 6 (4.69%) Data Transformation
12 5 (3.91%) Change Management
12 5 (3.91%) ITIL
12 5 (3.91%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (3.91%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.56%) SQL
2 14 (10.94%) Java
3 12 (9.38%) Python
4 9 (7.03%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (9.38%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) ACCA
2 4 (3.13%) CCA
2 4 (3.13%) CIMA
3 2 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) COREP
Systems Management
1 3 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (12.50%) Oracle
2 13 (10.16%) Business Objects
3 12 (9.38%) Pegasus
4 9 (7.03%) SAP
5 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.56%) Pega
6 2 (1.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.78%) Primavera
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
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