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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 37 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 191 114 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.17% 3.61% 4.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 4.49% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 120 54 98
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2971 2541 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.41% 80.54% 75.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1654 1635
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +20 114 £45,000 - 17
Glasgow -7 49 £40,000 +9.58% 9
Aberdeen +14 13 £53,750 +31.90% 2
Stirling -10 11 £43,750 +5.42% 3
Fife +4 1 £33,000 -
Aberdeenshire +3 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 202 (55.49%) Finance
2 114 (31.32%) SQL
3 80 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (20.60%) Banking
5 72 (19.78%) Project Management
6 62 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (16.21%) Degree
8 56 (15.38%) PRINCE
9 48 (13.19%) MS Project
10 47 (12.91%) Python
11 43 (11.81%) Oracle
12 39 (10.71%) SQL Server
13 35 (9.62%) Java
13 35 (9.62%) Retail
14 34 (9.34%) ISEB
15 32 (8.79%) Retail Banking
15 32 (8.79%) HTML
15 32 (8.79%) MS Office
15 32 (8.79%) Microsoft
16 31 (8.52%) XML
16 31 (8.52%) C#
17 30 (8.24%) CSS
17 30 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 28 (7.69%) Scrum
19 25 (6.87%) .NET
20 23 (6.32%) Web Services
20 23 (6.32%) MS Excel
20 23 (6.32%) Oracle Database
21 22 (6.04%) Oracle Database 11g
21 22 (6.04%) PL/SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (4.95%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.30%) SAS
5 8 (2.20%) Node.js
6 6 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.55%) IIS
8 2 (0.55%) CMS
8 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (13.19%) MS Project
2 32 (8.79%) MS Office
3 23 (6.32%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.82%) SAP SCM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP PLM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP SD
3 3 (0.82%) SAP MM
3 3 (0.82%) SAP PP
3 3 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.55%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.30%) Internet
2 3 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.32%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (5.22%) Oracle ODI
5 16 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.65%) OLAP
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.37%) Big Data
10 4 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (1.10%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.82%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (4.67%) Ant
2 13 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.10%) JIRA
4 3 (0.82%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.82%) Selenium
4 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.55%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.55%) Concordion
5 2 (0.55%) LSMW
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Toad
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
General
1 202 (55.49%) Finance
2 75 (20.60%) Banking
3 35 (9.62%) Retail
4 32 (8.79%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.30%) Front Office
6 10 (2.75%) Marketing
7 9 (2.47%) Investment Banking
8 7 (1.92%) Advertising
9 3 (0.82%) Legal
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 254 (69.78%) Analyst
2 184 (50.55%) Business Analyst
3 42 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 33 (9.07%) Technical Analyst
4 33 (9.07%) Technical Business Analyst
5 25 (6.87%) Developer
6 21 (5.77%) Consultant
7 20 (5.49%) Lead Business Analyst
8 18 (4.95%) Agile Business Analyst
8 18 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
8 18 (4.95%) Senior Analyst
8 18 (4.95%) Technical Leader
9 17 (4.67%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 17 (4.67%) Middleware Specialist
9 17 (4.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 16 (4.40%) Business Systems Analyst
11 15 (4.12%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.85%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.57%) Software Development Engineer
13 13 (3.57%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.79%) HTML
2 31 (8.52%) XML
3 30 (8.24%) CSS
4 25 (6.87%) .NET
5 23 (6.32%) Web Services
6 22 (6.04%) Middleware
7 19 (5.22%) SOAP
8 17 (4.67%) XSLT
9 16 (4.40%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.57%) HTML5
10 13 (3.57%) CSS3
11 8 (2.20%) Sass
11 8 (2.20%) LESS
12 6 (1.65%) XML Schema
13 4 (1.10%) JMS
13 4 (1.10%) J2EE
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
15 1 (0.27%) WSDL
15 1 (0.27%) SAML
15 1 (0.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.04%) Derivative
2 21 (5.77%) Credit Risk
3 19 (5.22%) Fixed Income
4 16 (4.40%) Equities
5 14 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.92%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.82%) EPoS
8 3 (0.82%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.82%) Statistics
9 2 (0.55%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.55%) FMCG
9 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.55%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.55%) CESG
9 2 (0.55%) Economics
10 1 (0.27%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.77%) UNIX
2 18 (4.95%) Linux
3 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.55%) Android
5 1 (0.27%) Windows
5 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
2 72 (19.78%) Project Management
3 62 (17.03%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 30 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (7.69%) Scrum
7 22 (6.04%) Workflow
8 20 (5.49%) OO
9 18 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (4.95%) Software Engineering
9 18 (4.95%) Investment Management
10 17 (4.67%) Web Development
10 17 (4.67%) BPMN
10 17 (4.67%) SOA
11 16 (4.40%) Change Management
11 16 (4.40%) Asset Management
12 15 (4.12%) Automated Testing
12 15 (4.12%) Data Modelling
13 14 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
14 13 (3.57%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 114 (31.32%) SQL
2 47 (12.91%) Python
3 35 (9.62%) Java
4 31 (8.52%) C#
5 22 (6.04%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.67%) XQuery
6 17 (4.67%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
7 16 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 15 (4.12%) Perl
9 14 (3.85%) Jython
10 13 (3.57%) Ruby
10 13 (3.57%) C++
10 13 (3.57%) Objective-C
11 8 (2.20%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.82%) C
12 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.82%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.82%) ABAP
13 2 (0.55%) VB
13 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 59 (16.21%) Degree
2 34 (9.34%) ISEB
3 13 (3.57%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.92%) IIBA
4 7 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 6 (1.65%) CBAP
6 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) PMP
6 2 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 18 (4.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 18 (4.95%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (11.81%) Oracle
2 32 (8.79%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.47%) SAP
4 8 (2.20%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.37%) Sage
6 4 (1.10%) Informatica
6 4 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.10%) Charles River
6 4 (1.10%) Cognos
7 2 (0.55%) Sybase
7 2 (0.55%) Murex
7 2 (0.55%) Calypso
7 2 (0.55%) HP
7 2 (0.55%) Citrix
7 2 (0.55%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.55%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.55%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.27%) Verint
8 1 (0.27%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.27%) Wall Street Systems
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