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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 35 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 196 106 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.40% 3.43% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 4.19% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 119 58 89
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 £34,800 £35,000 £33,024
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,400 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
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
2978 2527 2456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.08% 81.70% 77.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 1651 1630
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 19 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 19 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
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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 +23 116 £43,000 -7.02% 13
Glasgow -2 43 £42,000 +12.00% 3
Stirling - 21 £42,500 - 1
Aberdeen +15 12 £55,000 +37.50% 1
West Lothian - 1 - -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 229 (59.33%) Finance
2 115 (29.79%) SQL
3 108 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (23.06%) Project Management
5 88 (22.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 86 (22.28%) Banking
7 74 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (15.54%) Degree
9 57 (14.77%) PRINCE
10 51 (13.21%) MS Project
11 48 (12.44%) Python
12 43 (11.14%) Retail
13 42 (10.88%) Oracle
14 40 (10.36%) Java
14 40 (10.36%) Retail Banking
15 38 (9.84%) SQL Server
16 37 (9.59%) ISEB
17 33 (8.55%) MS Office
18 31 (8.03%) XML
18 31 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
19 30 (7.77%) Microsoft
20 29 (7.51%) HTML
21 28 (7.25%) C#
22 27 (6.99%) Workflow
23 26 (6.74%) CSS
23 26 (6.74%) Mentoring
24 25 (6.48%) Scrum
24 25 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
25 24 (6.22%) Derivative
25 24 (6.22%) Middleware

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (4.66%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (3.89%) SAS
4 13 (3.37%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.07%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.07%) Node.js
6 3 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.52%) CMS
7 2 (0.52%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Documentum
8 1 (0.26%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (13.21%) MS Project
2 33 (8.55%) MS Office
3 22 (5.70%) MS Excel
4 10 (2.59%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.04%) SAP SCM
2 4 (1.04%) SAP PLM
2 4 (1.04%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.04%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.04%) SAP PP
2 4 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.26%) Line 500
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.11%) Internet
2 2 (0.52%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.70%) Oracle Database
3 21 (5.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 17 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
5 15 (3.89%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.30%) Big Data
10 3 (0.78%) OLAP
11 2 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Miner
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.26%) PerformancePoint
12 1 (0.26%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 18 (4.66%) Ant
2 10 (2.59%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.04%) JIRA
4 3 (0.78%) Subversion
4 3 (0.78%) Selenium
5 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.52%) Toad
5 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.52%) Concordion
6 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.26%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.26%) JUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Hudson
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 229 (59.33%) Finance
2 86 (22.28%) Banking
3 43 (11.14%) Retail
4 40 (10.36%) Retail Banking
5 12 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 12 (3.11%) Front Office
6 11 (2.85%) Marketing
7 8 (2.07%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
8 3 (0.78%) Back Office
9 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 281 (72.80%) Analyst
2 206 (53.37%) Business Analyst
3 44 (11.40%) Systems Analyst
4 35 (9.07%) Technical Analyst
4 35 (9.07%) Technical Business Analyst
5 24 (6.22%) Consultant
6 22 (5.70%) Lead Business Analyst
7 21 (5.44%) Senior Business Analyst
7 21 (5.44%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (4.92%) Technical Leader
9 18 (4.66%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 18 (4.66%) Developer
9 18 (4.66%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 18 (4.66%) Agile Business Analyst
10 17 (4.40%) Middleware Specialist
11 15 (3.89%) Business Systems Analyst
12 14 (3.63%) Software Engineer
13 13 (3.37%) Software Development Engineer
13 13 (3.37%) Development Engineer
14 12 (3.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.03%) XML
2 29 (7.51%) HTML
3 26 (6.74%) CSS
4 24 (6.22%) Middleware
5 23 (5.96%) Web Services
5 23 (5.96%) .NET
6 19 (4.92%) SOAP
7 17 (4.40%) XSLT
8 13 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 13 (3.37%) HTML5
8 13 (3.37%) CSS3
9 8 (2.07%) Sass
9 8 (2.07%) LESS
10 7 (1.81%) JMS
10 7 (1.81%) J2EE
11 6 (1.55%) XML Schema
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
13 1 (0.26%) REST
13 1 (0.26%) SAML
13 1 (0.26%) WDK
Miscellaneous
1 74 (19.17%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.22%) Derivative
3 22 (5.70%) Credit Risk
4 16 (4.15%) Fixed Income
5 15 (3.89%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.63%) Equities
6 14 (3.63%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.78%) User Experience
8 3 (0.78%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.78%) Statistics
9 2 (0.52%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.52%) EPoS
9 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.52%) CESG
9 2 (0.52%) Economics
10 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.96%) UNIX
2 20 (5.18%) Linux
3 3 (0.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.52%) Android
5 1 (0.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.98%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (23.06%) Project Management
3 88 (22.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 57 (14.77%) PRINCE
5 31 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (6.99%) Workflow
7 26 (6.74%) Mentoring
8 25 (6.48%) Scrum
8 25 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
9 23 (5.96%) Change Management
10 22 (5.70%) OO
11 21 (5.44%) Data Modelling
12 19 (4.92%) Web Development
13 18 (4.66%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.40%) BPMN
14 17 (4.40%) SOA
15 16 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.15%) Waterfall
16 15 (3.89%) Investment Management
16 15 (3.89%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 115 (29.79%) SQL
2 48 (12.44%) Python
3 40 (10.36%) Java
4 28 (7.25%) C#
5 20 (5.18%) PL/SQL
6 18 (4.66%) XQuery
7 17 (4.40%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 15 (3.89%) JavaScript
9 14 (3.63%) Perl
9 14 (3.63%) Jython
10 13 (3.37%) Ruby
10 13 (3.37%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.37%) C++
11 8 (2.07%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.04%) ABAP
13 3 (0.78%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.78%) C
13 3 (0.78%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.52%) VB
14 2 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (15.54%) Degree
2 37 (9.59%) ISEB
3 13 (3.37%) Postgraduate
4 8 (2.07%) IIBA
5 7 (1.81%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 6 (1.55%) CBAP
7 2 (0.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) APMP
8 1 (0.26%) HND
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.11%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.52%) Basel II
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 18 (4.66%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 18 (4.66%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (10.88%) Oracle
2 30 (7.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.07%) SAP
4 6 (1.55%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.30%) Sage
6 3 (0.78%) Charles River
6 3 (0.78%) Sybase
7 2 (0.52%) Cognos
7 2 (0.52%) Murex
7 2 (0.52%) Calypso
7 2 (0.52%) HP
7 2 (0.52%) Citrix
7 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.52%) Informatica
7 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.26%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.26%) Logi Analytics
8 1 (0.26%) Verint
8 1 (0.26%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.26%) MicroStrategy
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunfermline, Fife
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent beneftis
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + health + pension + other
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
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