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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 51 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 116 163 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.70% 4.06% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 4.99% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 58
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
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
2683 3264 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.53% 81.32% 78.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1679 2157 1452
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 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 4 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 +1 59 £45,000 -5.01% 9
Glasgow -1 39 £47,000 +25.33% 6
Aberdeen +23 7 £52,500 -4.54%
Stirling -1 6 - -
West Lothian 0 4 £40,000 -2.43% 2
Fife - 2 £38,500 -
Renfrewshire - 2 £52,500 -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 176 (69.29%) Finance
2 87 (34.25%) Project Management
3 69 (27.17%) Banking
4 64 (25.20%) SQL
5 59 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
6 58 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (14.57%) Oracle
9 35 (13.78%) Migration
10 30 (11.81%) Degree
10 30 (11.81%) Mentoring
11 26 (10.24%) Retail
12 24 (9.45%) Requirements Analysis
12 24 (9.45%) Investment Management
13 22 (8.66%) Workflow
14 21 (8.27%) Systems Analysis
15 20 (7.87%) SAP
15 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (7.87%) ISEB
16 19 (7.48%) PRINCE2
16 19 (7.48%) ITIL
17 16 (6.30%) Line Management
18 15 (5.91%) Relational Database
18 15 (5.91%) Oracle EBS R12
18 15 (5.91%) Equities
18 15 (5.91%) UML
18 15 (5.91%) RDBMS
18 15 (5.91%) Microsoft
18 15 (5.91%) Data Modelling
18 15 (5.91%) Retail Banking

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (3.94%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (3.15%) SAS
3 4 (1.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.39%) JBoss
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (4.72%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.15%) MS Project
3 7 (2.76%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.57%) SPSS
4 4 (1.57%) MS Office
4 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 15 (5.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (3.54%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (3.15%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (2.76%) Primavera
5 7 (2.76%) SAP MM
5 7 (2.76%) Oracle Receivables
6 6 (2.36%) SAP PP
6 6 (2.36%) SAP SD
6 6 (2.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (2.36%) SAP SCM
6 6 (2.36%) SAP PLM
7 5 (1.97%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (1.57%) SAP HR
8 4 (1.57%) SAP HCM
9 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (1.18%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.91%) Relational Database
1 15 (5.91%) RDBMS
2 11 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.54%) SQLPlus
4 6 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.97%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.97%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.57%) QlikView
6 4 (1.57%) Spotfire
7 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Toad
2 4 (1.57%) LSMW
2 4 (1.57%) Selenium
3 3 (1.18%) JIRA
3 3 (1.18%) Subversion
3 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
General
1 176 (69.29%) Finance
2 69 (27.17%) Banking
3 26 (10.24%) Retail
4 15 (5.91%) Retail Banking
5 14 (5.51%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.36%) Billing
7 4 (1.57%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.18%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.79%) Front Office
9 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.39%) German Language
10 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 177 (69.69%) Analyst
2 155 (61.02%) Business Analyst
3 29 (11.42%) Technical Analyst
4 26 (10.24%) Technical Business Analyst
5 20 (7.87%) Consultant
6 17 (6.69%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (5.91%) Senior Business Analyst
7 15 (5.91%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (5.51%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (4.72%) Oracle Analyst
10 11 (4.33%) Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (3.94%) Business Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
12 9 (3.54%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.15%) Architect
13 8 (3.15%) Lead Business Analyst
14 6 (2.36%) Strategic Business Analyst
14 6 (2.36%) Tester
14 6 (2.36%) Junior
14 6 (2.36%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) Web Services
2 3 (1.18%) HTML
2 3 (1.18%) CSS
2 3 (1.18%) RESTful
3 2 (0.79%) Middleware
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) XSLT
4 1 (0.39%) ODBC
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 59 (23.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.91%) Equities
3 13 (5.12%) Derivative
3 13 (5.12%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.94%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.97%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.97%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.57%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.79%) iPad
10 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.39%) FMCG
11 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.39%) Open Source
11 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.97%) UNIX
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.39%) Solaris
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.25%) Project Management
2 58 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (13.78%) Migration
5 30 (11.81%) Mentoring
6 24 (9.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 24 (9.45%) Investment Management
7 22 (8.66%) Workflow
8 21 (8.27%) Systems Analysis
9 20 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (7.48%) PRINCE2
10 19 (7.48%) ITIL
11 16 (6.30%) Line Management
12 15 (5.91%) UML
12 15 (5.91%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.51%) Test Scripting
14 13 (5.12%) Change Management
15 12 (4.72%) Scrum
15 12 (4.72%) Information Security
15 12 (4.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.20%) SQL
2 10 (3.94%) Python
3 8 (3.15%) VBA
3 8 (3.15%) Java
4 6 (2.36%) ABAP
5 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.18%) R
7 2 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) VB
8 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (11.81%) Degree
2 20 (7.87%) ISEB
3 12 (4.72%) CISA
3 12 (4.72%) CISSP
4 9 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.79%) CRISC
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.36%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) Basel II
4 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (14.57%) Oracle
2 20 (7.87%) SAP
3 15 (5.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (4.33%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.97%) Reuters
5 5 (1.97%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.57%) Tableau
7 3 (1.18%) Sage
7 3 (1.18%) Cognos
8 2 (0.79%) Pega
8 2 (0.79%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.39%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.39%) Sybase
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.39%) VMware
9 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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