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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 47 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 123 179 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.05% 4.56% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 5.52% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 77 108 47
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £31,350 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,250 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
2648 3242 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.19% 82.66% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1655 2156 1519
Average salary £44,500 £43,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.48% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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
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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 -3 62 £45,000 -6.25% 9
Glasgow +4 44 £46,750 +24.66% 5
West Lothian -1 6 £40,000 -4.19% 1
Stirling -3 4 - -
Renfrewshire - 4 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +15 3 £55,000 +52.77%
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Fife - 1 £42,000 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 168 (69.42%) Finance
2 77 (31.82%) Project Management
3 68 (28.10%) SQL
4 63 (26.03%) Banking
5 61 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (16.53%) SDLC
9 39 (16.12%) Oracle
10 35 (14.46%) Migration
11 28 (11.57%) Retail
12 27 (11.16%) Degree
13 26 (10.74%) Workflow
14 25 (10.33%) Mentoring
15 23 (9.50%) Requirements Analysis
16 21 (8.68%) Investment Management
16 21 (8.68%) ITIL
17 20 (8.26%) Oracle EBS R12
18 19 (7.85%) ISEB
19 18 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (7.44%) Microsoft
19 18 (7.44%) Oracle EBS
19 18 (7.44%) Systems Analysis
20 17 (7.02%) Retail Banking
20 17 (7.02%) Equities
21 16 (6.61%) Change Management
21 16 (6.61%) Python
21 16 (6.61%) SAP
22 15 (6.20%) PRINCE2
22 15 (6.20%) RDBMS

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 13 (5.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (3.31%) IIS
3 7 (2.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Lync
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.31%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.07%) MS Project
2 5 (2.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.65%) SPSS
4 3 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.24%) MS Office
5 2 (0.83%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 20 (8.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (7.44%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (4.96%) Oracle Financials
4 11 (4.55%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (4.13%) Primavera
6 9 (3.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 7 (2.89%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (2.07%) SAP MM
9 4 (1.65%) SAP SD
9 4 (1.65%) SAP PP
9 4 (1.65%) SAP PLM
9 4 (1.65%) SAP SCM
9 4 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (1.65%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (1.24%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (1.24%) SAP HCM
10 3 (1.24%) SAP HR
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (1.24%) Oracle SCM
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) DHCP
1 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.41%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.20%) RDBMS
1 15 (6.20%) Relational Database
2 12 (4.96%) SQLPlus
3 11 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.72%) SQL Server
5 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.07%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (2.07%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.65%) Spotfire
6 4 (1.65%) QlikView
7 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.24%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (4.96%) Toad
2 8 (3.31%) Selenium
3 3 (1.24%) LSMW
3 3 (1.24%) JIRA
4 2 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
General
1 168 (69.42%) Finance
2 63 (26.03%) Banking
3 28 (11.57%) Retail
4 17 (7.02%) Retail Banking
5 10 (4.13%) Investment Banking
6 8 (3.31%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.83%) Front Office
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.41%) German Language
8 1 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 177 (73.14%) Analyst
2 152 (62.81%) Business Analyst
3 30 (12.40%) Technical Analyst
4 27 (11.16%) Technical Business Analyst
5 20 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (7.02%) Oracle Analyst
6 17 (7.02%) Consultant
7 16 (6.61%) Systems Analyst
8 15 (6.20%) Senior Business Analyst
9 13 (5.37%) Agile Business Analyst
10 12 (4.96%) Business Systems Analyst
10 12 (4.96%) Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (3.72%) Architect
11 9 (3.72%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.31%) Test Analyst
12 8 (3.31%) Lead Business Analyst
13 7 (2.89%) SAP Consultant
13 7 (2.89%) Tester
13 7 (2.89%) Junior
14 6 (2.48%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.31%) Web Services
2 2 (0.83%) Middleware
2 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 2 (0.83%) XML
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.41%) XSLT
3 1 (0.41%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.21%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.02%) Equities
3 15 (6.20%) Fixed Income
3 15 (6.20%) Derivative
3 15 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.96%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.07%) Reference Data
7 4 (1.65%) Credit Risk
7 4 (1.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.24%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.83%) Physics
9 2 (0.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.83%) iPad
10 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.41%) User Experience
10 1 (0.41%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.24%) UNIX
2 2 (0.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.41%) Solaris
3 1 (0.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (31.82%) Project Management
2 52 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (16.53%) SDLC
5 35 (14.46%) Migration
6 26 (10.74%) Workflow
7 25 (10.33%) Mentoring
8 23 (9.50%) Requirements Analysis
9 21 (8.68%) Investment Management
9 21 (8.68%) ITIL
10 18 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (7.44%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (6.61%) Change Management
12 15 (6.20%) PRINCE2
12 15 (6.20%) Line Management
13 14 (5.79%) Test Scripting
14 13 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (5.37%) Automated Testing
15 12 (4.96%) Software Delivery
15 12 (4.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (28.10%) SQL
2 16 (6.61%) Python
3 6 (2.48%) VBA
3 6 (2.48%) Java
4 4 (1.65%) ABAP
5 3 (1.24%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.83%) C
6 2 (0.83%) C#
7 1 (0.41%) Scala
7 1 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (11.16%) Degree
2 19 (7.85%) ISEB
3 12 (4.96%) CISA
3 12 (4.96%) CISSP
4 11 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.83%) CRISC
7 1 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.31%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.24%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.24%) Basel II
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (16.12%) Oracle
2 18 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (6.61%) SAP
4 9 (3.72%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.07%) Reuters
5 5 (2.07%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.65%) Tableau
7 3 (1.24%) Cognos
8 2 (0.83%) Sage
8 2 (0.83%) Pega
9 1 (0.41%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.41%) Sybase
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.41%) VMware
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