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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 44 49 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 47 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.48% 4.46% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 4.70% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £34,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
1045 1000 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 97.03% 94.88% 95.17%
Number of salaries quoted 616 636 604
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,750 £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 24 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 71 (54.20%) Finance
2 61 (46.56%) SQL
3 60 (45.80%) Business Analysis
4 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (33.59%) Banking
6 30 (22.90%) Project Management
7 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (16.79%) Investment Management
9 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
10 20 (15.27%) Equities
11 18 (13.74%) RDBMS
12 17 (12.98%) Credit Risk
12 17 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (12.21%) Python
13 16 (12.21%) Derivative
14 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
15 14 (10.69%) XML
16 13 (9.92%) Data Analysis
16 13 (9.92%) Investment Banking
16 13 (9.92%) Systems Analysis
17 12 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (9.16%) Fixed Income
18 11 (8.40%) Workflow
19 10 (7.63%) UML
20 9 (6.87%) MS Office
20 9 (6.87%) MS Visio
20 9 (6.87%) User Stories
21 8 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
21 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
21 8 (6.11%) UNIX

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (3.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Office
1 9 (6.87%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Project
3 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.03%) Relational Database
2 18 (13.74%) RDBMS
3 6 (4.58%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 71 (54.20%) Finance
2 44 (33.59%) Banking
3 13 (9.92%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.11%) Back Office
5 5 (3.82%) Front Office
6 4 (3.05%) Legal
6 4 (3.05%) Advertising
6 4 (3.05%) Retail
6 4 (3.05%) Marketing
7 3 (2.29%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.69%) XML
2 4 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (3.05%) .NET
3 3 (2.29%) Web Services
4 2 (1.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.27%) Equities
3 17 (12.98%) Credit Risk
4 16 (12.21%) Derivative
5 12 (9.16%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.53%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.11%) UNIX
2 2 (1.53%) Android
2 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (45.80%) Business Analysis
2 48 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.90%) Project Management
4 22 (16.79%) Investment Management
5 17 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (11.45%) Data Modelling
7 13 (9.92%) Data Analysis
7 13 (9.92%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (9.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.40%) Workflow
10 10 (7.63%) UML
11 9 (6.87%) User Stories
12 8 (6.11%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.11%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (5.34%) Risk Management
14 6 (4.58%) Use Case
14 6 (4.58%) ERD
15 5 (3.82%) System Testing
15 5 (3.82%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.56%) SQL
2 16 (12.21%) Python
3 7 (5.34%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.58%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) COREP
Vendors
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.53%) Informatica
2 2 (1.53%) Business Objects
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle
3 1 (0.76%) Mantas
3 1 (0.76%) Actimize
3 1 (0.76%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) Wall Street Systems
3 1 (0.76%) Tableau
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