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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 52 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 135 193 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.23% 5.19% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 6.16% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 100 126 54
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £59,250
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
2799 3134 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 87.80% 84.29% 80.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1776 2101 1694
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -26 59 £49,750 +9.34% 11
Glasgow +14 55 £50,000 +26.58% 7
West Lothian -3 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Stirling -7 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Aberdeen +17 4 £52,500 +41.89% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 165 (64.96%) Finance
2 79 (31.10%) Project Management
3 77 (30.31%) SQL
4 69 (27.17%) Banking
5 68 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (24.02%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (18.90%) Oracle
9 47 (18.50%) SDLC
10 35 (13.78%) Migration
11 32 (12.60%) Requirements Analysis
12 31 (12.20%) Degree
13 29 (11.42%) Oracle EBS
13 29 (11.42%) Workflow
14 28 (11.02%) Retail
15 26 (10.24%) Oracle EBS R12
16 24 (9.45%) ITIL
17 23 (9.06%) Python
17 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
17 23 (9.06%) Computer Science
17 23 (9.06%) Investment Management
18 20 (7.87%) Change Management
18 20 (7.87%) Derivative
19 19 (7.48%) Equities
20 18 (7.09%) ISEB
20 18 (7.09%) Oracle Financials
20 18 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
21 17 (6.69%) Retail Banking
21 17 (6.69%) Fixed Income
21 17 (6.69%) Software Delivery

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 14 (5.51%) Oracle Workflow
2 10 (3.94%) IIS
3 8 (3.15%) SAS
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (2.36%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.57%) SPSS
2 4 (1.57%) MS Office
3 3 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (11.42%) Oracle EBS
2 26 (10.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 18 (7.09%) Oracle Financials
4 13 (5.12%) Oracle 11i
5 12 (4.72%) Oracle Payables
6 10 (3.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 10 (3.94%) Primavera
7 8 (3.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (2.76%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (1.97%) Markit EDM
10 4 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
10 4 (1.57%) thinkFolio
11 3 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle SCM
12 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
13 1 (0.39%) SAP HCM
13 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
13 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
13 1 (0.39%) SAP HR
13 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) DNS
1 2 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.39%) WAN
2 1 (0.39%) DHCP
2 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.30%) RDBMS
1 16 (6.30%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.72%) SQLPlus
4 11 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.97%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.57%) Spotfire
7 4 (1.57%) QlikView
8 2 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.79%) Big Data
8 2 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.39%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (4.72%) Toad
2 10 (3.94%) Selenium
3 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.39%) Hudson
4 1 (0.39%) LSMW
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) MagicDraw
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
General
1 165 (64.96%) Finance
2 69 (27.17%) Banking
3 28 (11.02%) Retail
4 17 (6.69%) Retail Banking
5 13 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.94%) Billing
7 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.79%) Front Office
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
8 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.39%) German Language
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 191 (75.20%) Analyst
2 163 (64.17%) Business Analyst
3 36 (14.17%) Technical Analyst
4 32 (12.60%) Technical Business Analyst
5 22 (8.66%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (8.66%) Oracle Analyst
6 18 (7.09%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (6.69%) Consultant
8 15 (5.91%) Senior Business Analyst
9 14 (5.51%) Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (5.12%) Project Manager
11 11 (4.33%) Test Analyst
11 11 (4.33%) Business Systems Analyst
12 10 (3.94%) Architect
13 9 (3.54%) Tester
14 8 (3.15%) Business Consultant
14 8 (3.15%) Automation Tester
14 8 (3.15%) Lead Business Analyst
15 7 (2.76%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.94%) Web Services
2 8 (3.15%) .NET
3 3 (1.18%) Middleware
4 2 (0.79%) XML
5 1 (0.39%) ODBC
5 1 (0.39%) J2EE
5 1 (0.39%) CSS
5 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.39%) Spring
5 1 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.02%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (9.06%) Computer Science
3 20 (7.87%) Derivative
4 19 (7.48%) Equities
5 17 (6.69%) Fixed Income
6 12 (4.72%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.54%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.15%) Physics
9 6 (2.36%) Reference Data
10 5 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.57%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.57%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.57%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.79%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.39%) Psychology
13 1 (0.39%) Economics
13 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.39%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (31.10%) Project Management
2 68 (26.77%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (18.50%) SDLC
5 35 (13.78%) Migration
6 32 (12.60%) Requirements Analysis
7 29 (11.42%) Workflow
8 24 (9.45%) ITIL
9 23 (9.06%) Investment Management
10 20 (7.87%) Change Management
11 18 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (6.69%) Software Delivery
13 16 (6.30%) Mentoring
13 16 (6.30%) Test Scripting
14 15 (5.91%) Automated Testing
14 15 (5.91%) PRINCE2
15 14 (5.51%) CRM
15 14 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (5.12%) BPR
17 12 (4.72%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 77 (30.31%) SQL
2 23 (9.06%) Python
3 7 (2.76%) Java
4 6 (2.36%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.79%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.39%) VBA
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (12.20%) Degree
2 18 (7.09%) ISEB
3 12 (4.72%) CISSP
3 12 (4.72%) CISA
4 11 (4.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.79%) CRISC
6 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.72%) QA
2 5 (1.97%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.18%) Basel II
4 2 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (18.90%) Oracle
2 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.54%) SAP
4 8 (3.15%) Reuters
4 8 (3.15%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.97%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.57%) Tableau
7 2 (0.79%) Pega
7 2 (0.79%) Sage
7 2 (0.79%) Sybase
8 1 (0.39%) Charles River
8 1 (0.39%) MKS
8 1 (0.39%) Fundtech
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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