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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 39 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 183 103 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.08% 3.29% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.17% 4.04% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 111 53 87
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,400 £33,030
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
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
2966 2551 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.39% 81.50% 76.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1889 1640 1644
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +16 106 £42,500 -11.45% 11
Glasgow -8 37 £42,000 +3.06% 2
Stirling -5 22 £42,500 - 2
Aberdeen +20 12 £55,000 +23.59% 1
Fife - 2 £55,000 - 2
West Lothian - 1 - -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 231 (60.16%) Finance
2 112 (29.17%) SQL
3 105 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (23.44%) Project Management
5 87 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (21.61%) Banking
7 75 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (14.84%) Degree
9 54 (14.06%) PRINCE
10 48 (12.50%) MS Project
10 48 (12.50%) Python
11 41 (10.68%) Oracle
11 41 (10.68%) Retail
12 40 (10.42%) Java
13 38 (9.90%) Retail Banking
14 36 (9.38%) SQL Server
14 36 (9.38%) ISEB
15 31 (8.07%) XML
16 30 (7.81%) MS Office
17 29 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (7.29%) HTML
18 28 (7.29%) Microsoft
19 27 (7.03%) C#
19 27 (7.03%) Workflow
19 27 (7.03%) Mentoring
20 26 (6.77%) Systems Analysis
21 25 (6.51%) CSS
21 25 (6.51%) Change Management
22 24 (6.25%) Middleware
22 24 (6.25%) Scrum

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.91%) SAS
4 11 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.08%) Node.js
6 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.52%) CMS
6 2 (0.52%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) Documentum
7 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
Applications
1 48 (12.50%) MS Project
2 30 (7.81%) MS Office
3 21 (5.47%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.30%) SAP SD
1 5 (1.30%) SAP MM
1 5 (1.30%) SAP PP
1 5 (1.30%) SAP SCM
1 5 (1.30%) SAP PLM
1 5 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) Line 500
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) SSL
2 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.73%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (4.43%) Oracle ODI
5 15 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 7 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.30%) Big Data
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.52%) OLAP
10 1 (0.26%) MySQL
10 1 (0.26%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (4.69%) Ant
2 9 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.04%) JIRA
4 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 2 (0.52%) Selenium
4 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.52%) Toad
4 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.26%) JUnit
5 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) Concordion
5 1 (0.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.26%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 231 (60.16%) Finance
2 83 (21.61%) Banking
3 41 (10.68%) Retail
4 38 (9.90%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.13%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.86%) Marketing
7 10 (2.60%) Front Office
8 7 (1.82%) Advertising
9 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 3 (0.78%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 279 (72.66%) Analyst
2 204 (53.13%) Business Analyst
3 43 (11.20%) Systems Analyst
4 35 (9.11%) Technical Analyst
4 35 (9.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 24 (6.25%) Consultant
6 22 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (5.73%) Senior Business Analyst
6 22 (5.73%) Lead Business Analyst
7 19 (4.95%) Technical Leader
8 18 (4.69%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 18 (4.69%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 17 (4.43%) Agile Business Analyst
9 17 (4.43%) Middleware Specialist
10 16 (4.17%) Developer
11 14 (3.65%) Software Engineer
11 14 (3.65%) Business Systems Analyst
12 13 (3.39%) Software Development Engineer
12 13 (3.39%) Development Engineer
13 11 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.07%) XML
2 28 (7.29%) HTML
3 25 (6.51%) CSS
4 24 (6.25%) Middleware
5 22 (5.73%) Web Services
6 21 (5.47%) .NET
7 19 (4.95%) SOAP
8 17 (4.43%) XSLT
9 13 (3.39%) HTML5
9 13 (3.39%) CSS3
10 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 8 (2.08%) Sass
11 8 (2.08%) LESS
12 7 (1.82%) JMS
12 7 (1.82%) J2EE
13 6 (1.56%) XML Schema
14 3 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
15 1 (0.26%) REST
15 1 (0.26%) SAML
15 1 (0.26%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.99%) Derivative
3 22 (5.73%) Credit Risk
4 15 (3.91%) Mainframe
4 15 (3.91%) Fixed Income
4 15 (3.91%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 13 (3.39%) Equities
6 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.78%) User Experience
7 3 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (0.78%) Reference Data
7 3 (0.78%) Statistics
8 2 (0.52%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.52%) EPoS
8 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.52%) CESG
8 2 (0.52%) Economics
9 1 (0.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.73%) UNIX
2 20 (5.21%) Linux
3 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (23.44%) Project Management
3 87 (22.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 54 (14.06%) PRINCE
5 29 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (7.03%) Mentoring
6 27 (7.03%) Workflow
7 26 (6.77%) Systems Analysis
8 25 (6.51%) Change Management
9 24 (6.25%) Scrum
10 22 (5.73%) OO
11 21 (5.47%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.95%) Web Development
13 18 (4.69%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.43%) SOA
14 17 (4.43%) BPMN
15 16 (4.17%) Waterfall
16 15 (3.91%) Automated Testing
16 15 (3.91%) Investment Management
17 14 (3.65%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (29.17%) SQL
2 48 (12.50%) Python
3 40 (10.42%) Java
4 27 (7.03%) C#
5 20 (5.21%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.69%) XQuery
7 17 (4.43%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 15 (3.91%) JavaScript
9 14 (3.65%) Perl
9 14 (3.65%) Jython
10 13 (3.39%) Ruby
10 13 (3.39%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.39%) C++
11 8 (2.08%) CoffeeScript
12 5 (1.30%) ABAP
13 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.78%) C
14 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.52%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 57 (14.84%) Degree
2 36 (9.38%) ISEB
3 13 (3.39%) Postgraduate
4 8 (2.08%) IIBA
5 7 (1.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (1.56%) CBAP
7 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) APMP
8 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.52%) Basel II
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 18 (4.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 18 (4.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (10.68%) Oracle
2 28 (7.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.34%) SAP
4 5 (1.30%) Sage
4 5 (1.30%) Business Objects
5 3 (0.78%) Sybase
6 2 (0.52%) HP
6 2 (0.52%) Citrix
6 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.52%) Charles River
6 2 (0.52%) Informatica
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.26%) Teradata
7 1 (0.26%) KANA
7 1 (0.26%) Mantas
7 1 (0.26%) Actimize
7 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.26%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.26%) Verint
7 1 (0.26%) ExactTarget
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Aberdeen
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