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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 60 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 121 120 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.85% 3.67% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 4.51% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83 87 65
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £36,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
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
2673 2663 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 85.13% 81.34% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1698 1713
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -10 57 £48,500 -7.61% 10
Glasgow +16 29 £40,250 -0.61% 5
Aberdeen +6 17 £55,000 -
Stirling -3 15 £46,000 +15.00% 1
Fife +6 3 £55,000 -
Aberdeenshire +5 1 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 213 (67.19%) Finance
2 105 (33.12%) Project Management
3 80 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (23.03%) Banking
5 70 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 67 (21.14%) SQL
7 57 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
8 39 (12.30%) Systems Analysis
8 39 (12.30%) Degree
9 33 (10.41%) ISEB
10 32 (10.09%) Data Modelling
11 31 (9.78%) MS Project
12 30 (9.46%) PRINCE
12 30 (9.46%) Retail
13 28 (8.83%) Mentoring
14 27 (8.52%) Change Management
14 27 (8.52%) Oracle
15 26 (8.20%) Retail Banking
16 21 (6.62%) Workflow
16 21 (6.62%) SAP
16 21 (6.62%) PRINCE2
16 21 (6.62%) Requirements Analysis
17 20 (6.31%) Line Management
18 19 (5.99%) Wealth Management
18 19 (5.99%) SQL Server
18 19 (5.99%) UML
19 18 (5.68%) MS Excel
20 17 (5.36%) Java
20 17 (5.36%) Waterfall
21 16 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (2.84%) SAS
2 7 (2.21%) WebSphere
3 6 (1.89%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.32%) Documentum
6 1 (0.32%) JBoss
6 1 (0.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.32%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (9.78%) MS Project
2 18 (5.68%) MS Excel
3 16 (5.05%) MS Office
4 15 (4.73%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.42%) SAP SD
1 14 (4.42%) SAP MM
1 14 (4.42%) SAP PP
1 14 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 14 (4.42%) SAP SCM
1 14 (4.42%) SAP PLM
2 4 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.63%) SAP HCM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.10%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.15%) RDBMS
4 7 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.21%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.95%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.32%) MySQL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.32%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.32%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Ant
1 5 (1.58%) Subversion
2 4 (1.26%) JIRA
3 3 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) LSMW
4 2 (0.63%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.63%) Toad
5 1 (0.32%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.32%) MagicDraw
5 1 (0.32%) JUnit
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.32%) Hudson
5 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 213 (67.19%) Finance
2 73 (23.03%) Banking
3 30 (9.46%) Retail
4 26 (8.20%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.21%) Marketing
7 6 (1.89%) Advertising
8 4 (1.26%) Front Office
8 4 (1.26%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.63%) Back Office
9 2 (0.63%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 231 (72.87%) Analyst
2 188 (59.31%) Business Analyst
3 34 (10.73%) Consultant
4 26 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
5 24 (7.57%) Technical Analyst
6 23 (7.26%) Senior Business Analyst
6 23 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
6 23 (7.26%) Technical Business Analyst
7 16 (5.05%) SAP Consultant
8 14 (4.42%) SAP MM Consultant
9 12 (3.79%) Business Systems Analyst
9 12 (3.79%) Lead Business Analyst
10 11 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.15%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.84%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
12 9 (2.84%) Technical Leader
12 9 (2.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 8 (2.52%) Business Consultant
14 7 (2.21%) Trainer
14 7 (2.21%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.79%) Middleware
2 7 (2.21%) J2EE
2 7 (2.21%) JMS
3 6 (1.89%) HTML
3 6 (1.89%) XML
4 5 (1.58%) .NET
4 5 (1.58%) Web Services
5 4 (1.26%) CSS
5 4 (1.26%) SOAP
5 4 (1.26%) XSLT
6 3 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.95%) RESTful
7 1 (0.32%) REST
7 1 (0.32%) FpML
7 1 (0.32%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.32%) Spring
7 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.32%) WSDL
7 1 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.42%) Mainframe
3 13 (4.10%) Credit Risk
4 10 (3.15%) Derivative
5 9 (2.84%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.52%) Equities
7 5 (1.58%) User Experience
8 3 (0.95%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.95%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.63%) Open Source
9 2 (0.63%) Statistics
9 2 (0.63%) Economics
9 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.42%) UNIX
2 8 (2.52%) Linux
3 3 (0.95%) Windows
4 2 (0.63%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (33.12%) Project Management
2 80 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (12.30%) Systems Analysis
5 32 (10.09%) Data Modelling
6 30 (9.46%) PRINCE
7 28 (8.83%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.52%) Change Management
9 21 (6.62%) Workflow
9 21 (6.62%) PRINCE2
9 21 (6.62%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (6.31%) Line Management
11 19 (5.99%) Wealth Management
11 19 (5.99%) UML
12 17 (5.36%) Waterfall
13 16 (5.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 16 (5.05%) Investment Management
14 15 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (4.42%) Logistics
15 14 (4.42%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (21.14%) SQL
2 17 (5.36%) Java
3 14 (4.42%) ABAP
4 13 (4.10%) Python
5 9 (2.84%) VBA
6 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
7 5 (1.58%) XQuery
8 4 (1.26%) Jython
8 4 (1.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 4 (1.26%) C
9 3 (0.95%) C#
9 3 (0.95%) R
10 2 (0.63%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.32%) VB
11 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (12.30%) Degree
2 33 (10.41%) ISEB
3 8 (2.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.89%) CBAP
5 3 (0.95%) IIBA
6 2 (0.63%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.32%) APMP
7 1 (0.32%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.32%) HND
7 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.79%) QA
2 3 (0.95%) Solvency II
2 3 (0.95%) Basel II
3 1 (0.32%) MiFID
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (8.52%) Oracle
2 21 (6.62%) SAP
3 14 (4.42%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.52%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.26%) Sage
6 3 (0.95%) Cognos
6 3 (0.95%) Sybase
7 2 (0.63%) HP
7 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.63%) Charles River
7 2 (0.63%) VMware
7 2 (0.63%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.32%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.32%) Twitter
8 1 (0.32%) Verint
8 1 (0.32%) ExactTarget
8 1 (0.32%) Teradata
8 1 (0.32%) KANA
8 1 (0.32%) Mantas
8 1 (0.32%) Actimize
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Posted: 14 hours ago
Scotland
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Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Pension, Bonus, Health Insurance
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Aberdeenshire
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Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
Stirling
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Salary: £1 - £50000 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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