The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 84 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 66 161 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.41% 4.95% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 5.48% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 116 123
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +10.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,600 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Business Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2464 2937 3204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 89.80% 90.34% 86.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1866 2078
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +5.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Scotland

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Scotland

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -23 35 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Glasgow -16 25 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Fife -2 2 £33,250 -18.40%
West Lothian +3 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Aberdeen 0 1 £32,650 -
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 127 (50.00%) Finance
2 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (30.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (28.35%) Degree
5 64 (25.20%) Project Management
6 61 (24.02%) Analytical Skills
7 51 (20.08%) SQL Server
8 49 (19.29%) Microsoft
9 44 (17.32%) Retail
10 41 (16.14%) Banking
11 37 (14.57%) Oracle
12 33 (12.99%) Scrum
13 30 (11.81%) Asset Management
13 30 (11.81%) Management Information System
14 29 (11.42%) Data Analysis
15 28 (11.02%) Data Mining
15 28 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (11.02%) User Experience
15 28 (11.02%) Mentoring
16 26 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 25 (9.84%) Computer Science
17 25 (9.84%) MS Excel
17 25 (9.84%) Markit EDM
18 24 (9.45%) SQL
19 22 (8.66%) Local Government
19 22 (8.66%) Waterfall
20 21 (8.27%) PRINCE2
21 18 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
21 18 (7.09%) User Stories

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 13 (5.12%) SAS
2 7 (2.76%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.97%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.57%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.76%) MS Office
4 6 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.97%) Stata
6 2 (0.79%) MS Project
7 1 (0.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 25 (9.84%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.36%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.57%) HFM
3 4 (1.57%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.57%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.57%) Sonata
4 3 (1.18%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.18%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.79%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.39%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.39%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 28 (11.02%) Data Mining
2 28 (11.02%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (10.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.76%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (1.97%) Base SAS
5 5 (1.97%) Big Data
5 5 (1.97%) Hadoop
5 5 (1.97%) MongoDB
5 5 (1.97%) OLAP
5 5 (1.97%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.97%) SAS EBI
5 5 (1.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (1.57%) Essbase
6 4 (1.57%) Hyperion Smart View
6 4 (1.57%) MS Access
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.79%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.79%) Subversion
2 2 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 127 (50.00%) Finance
2 44 (17.32%) Retail
3 41 (16.14%) Banking
4 22 (8.66%) Local Government
5 15 (5.91%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.94%) Manufacturing
7 8 (3.15%) Multimedia
8 7 (2.76%) Front Office
8 7 (2.76%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.97%) Games
10 5 (1.97%) Marketing
10 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.18%) Electronics
11 3 (1.18%) Law
12 2 (0.79%) Back Office
12 2 (0.79%) Billing
12 2 (0.79%) Legal
12 2 (0.79%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (51.57%) Analyst
2 94 (37.01%) Business Analyst
3 30 (11.81%) Consultant
4 27 (10.63%) Graduate
5 16 (6.30%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.91%) Developer
7 13 (5.12%) Graduate Analyst
7 13 (5.12%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (4.72%) IT Analyst
8 12 (4.72%) Senior Manager
9 11 (4.33%) Senior Consultant
10 10 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) Business IT Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) IT Business Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) Junior
10 10 (3.94%) Junior Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) Senior Business Analyst
10 10 (3.94%) Senior Project Manager
11 9 (3.54%) Systems Analyst
12 8 (3.15%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.15%) CSS
1 8 (3.15%) HTML
2 7 (2.76%) .NET
3 5 (1.97%) D3.js
3 5 (1.97%) HTML5
3 5 (1.97%) jQuery
3 5 (1.97%) Web Services
4 4 (1.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.57%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.57%) Node.js
5 3 (1.18%) Ajax
5 3 (1.18%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.18%) CSS3
5 3 (1.18%) Ember.js
5 3 (1.18%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.79%) MDX
6 2 (0.79%) XML
7 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.02%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.81%) Management Information System
3 28 (11.02%) User Experience
4 25 (9.84%) Computer Science
5 14 (5.51%) Economics
5 14 (5.51%) Mathematics
6 12 (4.72%) Psychology
7 8 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 8 (3.15%) Physics
8 7 (2.76%) Visualisation
9 6 (2.36%) Data Centre
9 6 (2.36%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.97%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (1.97%) Informatics
10 5 (1.97%) Statistics
10 5 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.18%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.79%) EPoS
12 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.12%) Windows
2 10 (3.94%) Unix
3 5 (1.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 64 (25.20%) Project Management
4 33 (12.99%) Scrum
5 30 (11.81%) Asset Management
6 29 (11.42%) Data Analysis
7 28 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
7 28 (11.02%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.66%) Waterfall
9 21 (8.27%) PRINCE2
10 18 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (7.09%) User Stories
11 17 (6.69%) Migration
12 16 (6.30%) SDLC
12 16 (6.30%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.91%) ITIL
13 15 (5.91%) Process Improvement
14 12 (4.72%) Web Design
15 11 (4.33%) ITIL V3
16 10 (3.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.45%) SQL
2 8 (3.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.36%) C#
3 6 (2.36%) R
4 5 (1.97%) Java
4 5 (1.97%) Python
4 5 (1.97%) Scala
4 5 (1.97%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.97%) VBA
5 3 (1.18%) C
5 3 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (0.39%) C++
6 1 (0.39%) JCL
Qualifications
1 72 (28.35%) Degree
2 15 (5.91%) ISEB
3 12 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.79%) CISM
7 2 (0.79%) CISSP
7 2 (0.79%) HND
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) CBAP
8 1 (0.39%) IIBA
8 1 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.72%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.39%) Basel II
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 49 (19.29%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.57%) Oracle
3 13 (5.12%) SAP
4 7 (2.76%) Cognos
4 7 (2.76%) Tableau
5 5 (1.97%) Greenplum
6 4 (1.57%) Anaplan
6 4 (1.57%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.18%) Avaloq
7 3 (1.18%) FNZ
7 3 (1.18%) IBM
8 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.79%) Lotus
8 2 (0.79%) Reuters
9 1 (0.39%) Apple
9 1 (0.39%) Charles River
9 1 (0.39%) iManage
9 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.39%) SYSPRO
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