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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 36 41 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 67 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.09% 5.74% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.38% 5.90% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 17
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £36,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,500
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
1050 1169 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.37% 97.25% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 690 730 573
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 60 (48.39%) Finance
2 43 (34.68%) Business Analysis
3 41 (33.06%) SQL
4 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (29.03%) Banking
6 29 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (14.52%) Project Management
8 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
9 14 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (10.48%) Python
11 12 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (9.68%) Java
11 12 (9.68%) Data Analysis
11 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (8.87%) Equities
12 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
12 11 (8.87%) Business Objects
13 10 (8.06%) Oracle
13 10 (8.06%) Derivative
13 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
14 9 (7.26%) Credit Risk
14 9 (7.26%) Investment Management
14 9 (7.26%) ETL
15 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
15 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
15 8 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
15 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (6.45%) Degree
15 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.23%) SAS
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (5.65%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (3.23%) SAP CO
4 4 (3.23%) SAP SD
4 4 (3.23%) SAP R/3
4 4 (3.23%) SAP FI
4 4 (3.23%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle SCM
6 2 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.81%) Loan IQ
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.42%) BODI
6 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.81%) DecisionStream
7 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 60 (48.39%) Finance
2 36 (29.03%) Banking
3 7 (5.65%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.03%) General Ledger
4 5 (4.03%) Private Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Marketing
5 4 (3.23%) Retail
6 3 (2.42%) Back Office
6 3 (2.42%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Games
7 1 (0.81%) Front Office
7 1 (0.81%) Billing
7 1 (0.81%) French Language
7 1 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.81%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) Web Services
1 4 (3.23%) XML
2 2 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.81%) XSLT
3 1 (0.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.87%) Equities
3 10 (8.06%) Derivative
4 9 (7.26%) Credit Risk
5 7 (5.65%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.23%) FMCG
7 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.61%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Xbox
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) Business Analysis
2 37 (29.84%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.52%) Project Management
4 16 (12.90%) Data Modelling
5 14 (11.29%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (9.68%) Data Analysis
8 9 (7.26%) ETL
8 9 (7.26%) Investment Management
9 8 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (5.65%) Workflow
11 6 (4.84%) UML
11 6 (4.84%) Waterfall
11 6 (4.84%) Logical Data Model
12 5 (4.03%) Time Management
12 5 (4.03%) System Testing
12 5 (4.03%) ERD
12 5 (4.03%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.06%) SQL
2 13 (10.48%) Python
3 12 (9.68%) Java
4 7 (5.65%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) CCA
2 3 (2.42%) ACCA
2 3 (2.42%) CIMA
3 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) COREP
Vendors
1 11 (8.87%) Business Objects
2 10 (8.06%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) SAP
4 6 (4.84%) Pegasus
5 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.61%) Cognos
7 1 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.81%) Primavera
7 1 (0.81%) Mantas
7 1 (0.81%) Actimize
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