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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 43 36 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 168 198 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.08% 5.38% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 6.44% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 120 123 54
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
2928 3074 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.54% 83.56% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 1990 1631
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -7 99 £47,500 +12.42% 17
Glasgow +8 51 £47,750 +13.69% 5
Stirling +1 9 £45,000 +5.88%
Aberdeen +4 5 - - 2
West Lothian - 3 £40,000 -
Fife +2 2 £40,750 +23.48%
Dundee - 1 £45,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 173 (60.07%) Finance
2 92 (31.94%) Project Management
3 88 (30.56%) Banking
4 78 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (25.69%) SQL
6 71 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (15.28%) SDLC
9 39 (13.54%) Oracle
10 36 (12.50%) Retail
11 35 (12.15%) Requirements Analysis
12 31 (10.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (10.42%) Degree
14 29 (10.07%) Migration
15 28 (9.72%) SQL Server
16 27 (9.38%) Asset Management
17 26 (9.03%) Waterfall
18 25 (8.68%) Investment Banking
18 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
18 25 (8.68%) Change Management
19 24 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
19 24 (8.33%) QA
19 24 (8.33%) Test Scripting
20 23 (7.99%) Derivative
20 23 (7.99%) ITIL
20 23 (7.99%) Python
21 22 (7.64%) Data Modelling
21 22 (7.64%) Data Analysis
22 21 (7.29%) Computer Science
22 21 (7.29%) ISEB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (5.21%) SAS
2 9 (3.13%) IIS
3 4 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.74%) MS Office
4 4 (1.39%) MS Project
4 4 (1.39%) SPSS
5 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (5.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 14 (4.86%) Oracle Financials
5 13 (4.51%) Markit EDM
6 11 (3.82%) thinkFolio
7 7 (2.43%) Oracle Payables
7 7 (2.43%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle Receivables
8 4 (1.39%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle SCM
9 3 (1.04%) Oracle iProcurement
9 3 (1.04%) Primavera
10 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.35%) Servitor
11 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
11 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.39%) Intranet
2 2 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.35%) DHCP
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (3.82%) RDBMS
4 11 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.74%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.39%) Spotfire
7 4 (1.39%) QlikView
7 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.39%) Big Data
8 3 (1.04%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.35%) BODI
10 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.35%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Selenium
2 3 (1.04%) Toad
3 2 (0.69%) Subversion
3 2 (0.69%) MagicDraw
3 2 (0.69%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.69%) Hudson
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 173 (60.07%) Finance
2 88 (30.56%) Banking
3 36 (12.50%) Retail
4 25 (8.68%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.90%) Retail Banking
6 11 (3.82%) Billing
7 8 (2.78%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.74%) Front Office
9 4 (1.39%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Advertising
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 218 (75.69%) Analyst
2 188 (65.28%) Business Analyst
3 34 (11.81%) Technical Analyst
4 30 (10.42%) Technical Business Analyst
5 28 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 25 (8.68%) Senior Analyst
7 22 (7.64%) Systems Analyst
8 18 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
9 17 (5.90%) Consultant
10 15 (5.21%) Data Analyst
10 15 (5.21%) Banking Business Analyst
11 14 (4.86%) Oracle Analyst
12 13 (4.51%) Senior Project Manager
12 13 (4.51%) Senior Manager
12 13 (4.51%) Lead Business Analyst
13 12 (4.17%) Architect
14 10 (3.47%) Test Analyst
14 10 (3.47%) Business Systems Analyst
14 10 (3.47%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 10 (3.47%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.56%) .NET
2 9 (3.13%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) XML
3 2 (0.69%) Middleware
3 2 (0.69%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.69%) Spring
3 2 (0.69%) J2EE
3 2 (0.69%) CSS
3 2 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.49%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.99%) Derivative
3 21 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.56%) Equities
5 13 (4.51%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.47%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.13%) Physics
7 9 (3.13%) User Experience
8 8 (2.78%) Data Structures
9 7 (2.43%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.74%) Economics
11 4 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
11 4 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.39%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.39%) Commodity Exotics
12 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (31.94%) Project Management
2 78 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (15.28%) SDLC
5 35 (12.15%) Requirements Analysis
6 31 (10.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 29 (10.07%) Migration
8 27 (9.38%) Asset Management
9 26 (9.03%) Waterfall
10 25 (8.68%) Change Management
11 24 (8.33%) Test Scripting
12 23 (7.99%) ITIL
13 22 (7.64%) Data Modelling
13 22 (7.64%) Data Analysis
14 20 (6.94%) PRINCE2
15 17 (5.90%) CRM
15 17 (5.90%) Wealth Management
15 17 (5.90%) Software Delivery
16 16 (5.56%) Investment Management
16 16 (5.56%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 74 (25.69%) SQL
2 23 (7.99%) Python
3 13 (4.51%) VB.NET
4 8 (2.78%) Java
5 5 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.04%) C#
7 2 (0.69%) C++
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (10.42%) Degree
2 21 (7.29%) ISEB
3 17 (5.90%) Security Cleared
4 12 (4.17%) IIBA
5 10 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (3.47%) CISA
6 8 (2.78%) CISSP
7 6 (2.08%) CBAP
8 3 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.69%) PMP
9 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.69%) CIMA
10 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (1.74%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.39%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.04%) Basel II
5 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (13.54%) Oracle
2 25 (8.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.13%) SAP
3 9 (3.13%) Reuters
3 9 (3.13%) Bloomberg
4 4 (1.39%) Tableau
5 3 (1.04%) MKS
5 3 (1.04%) Sybase
6 2 (0.69%) Sage
7 1 (0.35%) Charles River
7 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.35%) Informatica
7 1 (0.35%) Northgate
7 1 (0.35%) Civica
7 1 (0.35%) Capita
7 1 (0.35%) Orchard
7 1 (0.35%) Fundtech
7 1 (0.35%) Oneserve
7 1 (0.35%) Aareon
7 1 (0.35%) Kypera
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Entrust People Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
GreySpark Partners LTD
Salary: Excellent Salary +Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + plus bonus, car allowance, home working
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago