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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 67 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 90 144 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.12% 4.58% 5.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 5.06% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 57 112 127
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2606 2847 3212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 90.20% 90.50% 86.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1819 2152
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -5 55 £45,000 -9.09% 12
Glasgow -19 31 £38,000 -27.61% 2
Aberdeen -2 2 £32,650 -34.70%
Fife - 2 £33,250 -
West Lothian -1 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Inverclyde - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 135 (48.74%) Finance
2 89 (32.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 85 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (28.52%) Degree
5 66 (23.83%) Project Management
5 66 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (19.13%) SQL Server
6 53 (19.13%) Microsoft
7 45 (16.25%) Banking
8 43 (15.52%) Retail
9 37 (13.36%) Oracle
10 34 (12.27%) Management Information System
11 33 (11.91%) Asset Management
11 33 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (11.55%) Scrum
13 31 (11.19%) Data Analysis
14 30 (10.83%) Data Mining
14 30 (10.83%) User Experience
14 30 (10.83%) Mentoring
14 30 (10.83%) Computer Science
15 29 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (10.47%) MS Excel
16 28 (10.11%) SQL
16 28 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (9.75%) Waterfall
18 26 (9.39%) Markit EDM
19 25 (9.03%) PRINCE2
20 22 (7.94%) Local Government
21 20 (7.22%) Migration
22 19 (6.86%) Software Engineering

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 14 (5.05%) SAS
2 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.44%) CMS
5 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.36%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.36%) Documentum
6 1 (0.36%) FileNet
6 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.53%) MS Office
5 6 (2.17%) Stata
6 2 (0.72%) MS Project
7 1 (0.36%) DOC1
7 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 26 (9.39%) Markit EDM
2 6 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.44%) HFM
3 4 (1.44%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (1.44%) SAP BPC
3 4 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.44%) Sonata
4 3 (1.08%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.08%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.72%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.36%) Hi Portfolio
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.36%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 33 (11.91%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (10.83%) Data Mining
4 28 (10.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (2.17%) Big Data
6 6 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 6 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.81%) Base SAS
7 5 (1.81%) OLAP
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (1.81%) SAS EBI
7 5 (1.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 4 (1.44%) Essbase
8 4 (1.44%) Hyperion Smart View
8 4 (1.44%) MS Access
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.72%) Subversion
2 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.36%) JIRA
3 1 (0.36%) LSMW
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
General
1 135 (48.74%) Finance
2 45 (16.25%) Banking
3 43 (15.52%) Retail
4 22 (7.94%) Local Government
5 17 (6.14%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.61%) Manufacturing
7 9 (3.25%) Front Office
8 8 (2.89%) Multimedia
9 7 (2.53%) Retail Banking
10 6 (2.17%) Games
10 6 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.81%) Marketing
11 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.44%) Spanish Language
13 3 (1.08%) Electronics
14 2 (0.72%) Back Office
14 2 (0.72%) Billing
14 2 (0.72%) Law
14 2 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 151 (54.51%) Analyst
2 111 (40.07%) Business Analyst
3 33 (11.91%) Consultant
4 27 (9.75%) Graduate
5 21 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 20 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (5.78%) IT Analyst
7 16 (5.78%) Senior Business Analyst
7 16 (5.78%) Senior Manager
8 14 (5.05%) Business IT Analyst
8 14 (5.05%) Developer
8 14 (5.05%) IT Business Analyst
8 14 (5.05%) Senior Project Manager
9 13 (4.69%) Graduate Analyst
10 11 (3.97%) Junior
10 11 (3.97%) Junior Analyst
10 11 (3.97%) Senior Consultant
11 10 (3.61%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.61%) Asset Management Analyst
11 10 (3.61%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.25%) CSS
1 9 (3.25%) HTML
2 7 (2.53%) .NET
3 6 (2.17%) D3.js
4 5 (1.81%) HTML5
4 5 (1.81%) jQuery
5 4 (1.44%) AngularJS
5 4 (1.44%) Node.js
6 3 (1.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.08%) Ajax
6 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.08%) CSS3
6 3 (1.08%) Ember.js
6 3 (1.08%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.08%) Web Services
7 2 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.72%) MDX
7 2 (0.72%) XML
8 1 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (23.83%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (12.27%) Management Information System
3 30 (10.83%) Computer Science
3 30 (10.83%) User Experience
4 15 (5.42%) Mathematics
5 14 (5.05%) Economics
6 12 (4.33%) Psychology
7 8 (2.89%) Mobile App
7 8 (2.89%) Physics
7 8 (2.89%) Visualisation
8 6 (2.17%) Applied Mathematics
8 6 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 6 (2.17%) Informatics
8 6 (2.17%) Statistics
8 6 (2.17%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.72%) Derivative
11 2 (0.72%) EPoS
11 2 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.61%) Windows
2 8 (2.89%) Unix
3 5 (1.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (32.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 85 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (23.83%) Project Management
4 33 (11.91%) Asset Management
5 32 (11.55%) Scrum
6 31 (11.19%) Data Analysis
7 30 (10.83%) Mentoring
8 29 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (9.75%) Waterfall
10 25 (9.03%) PRINCE2
11 20 (7.22%) Migration
12 19 (6.86%) ITIL
12 19 (6.86%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.14%) Process Improvement
13 17 (6.14%) SDLC
14 16 (5.78%) User Stories
15 15 (5.42%) ITIL V3
16 14 (5.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (4.69%) Data Governance
18 12 (4.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 28 (10.11%) SQL
2 8 (2.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (2.53%) R
4 6 (2.17%) C#
4 6 (2.17%) Python
4 6 (2.17%) Scala
5 5 (1.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.81%) VBA
6 3 (1.08%) C
6 3 (1.08%) Ruby
7 2 (0.72%) Java
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (28.52%) Degree
2 18 (6.50%) ISEB
3 16 (5.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.08%) CBAP
6 3 (1.08%) HND
6 3 (1.08%) IIBA
6 3 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.72%) CISM
7 2 (0.72%) CISSP
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.36%) PhD
8 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.61%) QA
2 3 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.36%) Basel II
4 1 (0.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.72%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 53 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.36%) Oracle
3 14 (5.05%) SAP
4 8 (2.89%) Tableau
5 7 (2.53%) Cognos
6 6 (2.17%) Greenplum
7 4 (1.44%) Anaplan
7 4 (1.44%) Hyperion
8 3 (1.08%) Avaloq
8 3 (1.08%) FNZ
9 2 (0.72%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.72%) IBM
9 2 (0.72%) Lotus
9 2 (0.72%) Reuters
10 1 (0.36%) Apple
10 1 (0.36%) Charles River
10 1 (0.36%) Informatica
10 1 (0.36%) Kofax
10 1 (0.36%) Laserfiche
10 1 (0.36%) Sitecore
Edinburgh & Lothians
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60,000 - £85,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Highams
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Holiday, company pension, medical in
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 14 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Procurious
Salary: 350000
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Procurious
Salary: 35000
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow City Centre
JP Morgan Glasgow
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Heineken
Salary: From £53,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Indicia
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 14 days ago