The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 50 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 162 136 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.00% 4.36% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.06% 5.62% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 57 106
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3204 2419 2581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 79.11% 77.63% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2090 1377 1902
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Business Analysis
UK

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -8 90 £46,500 -2.10% 10
Glasgow -2 54 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Aberdeen +11 11 £55,000 +44.73% 2
West Lothian +14 3 £32,500 -
Stirling - 3 £56,500 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 - - 2
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £44,415 - 1
Business Analysis
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Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 140 (49.82%) Finance
2 51 (18.15%) Project Management
3 45 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (15.66%) SQL
5 42 (14.95%) Degree
6 41 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (14.23%) Banking
8 38 (13.52%) SQL Server
9 34 (12.10%) HTML
10 33 (11.74%) CSS
10 33 (11.74%) PRINCE
11 30 (10.68%) Scrum
12 29 (10.32%) MS Project
13 28 (9.96%) C#
13 28 (9.96%) .NET
14 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
15 26 (9.25%) Visual Studio
15 26 (9.25%) SAP
16 25 (8.90%) ASP.NET
17 24 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
18 23 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
19 22 (7.83%) UML
20 21 (7.47%) SAS
20 21 (7.47%) ISEB
21 20 (7.12%) MS Office
21 20 (7.12%) Investment Management
22 16 (5.69%) ETL
22 16 (5.69%) Retail
22 16 (5.69%) Requirements Analysis
23 15 (5.34%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (7.47%) SAS
2 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.71%) Alfresco
3 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.36%) Apache
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.36%) Node.js
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 29 (10.32%) MS Project
2 20 (7.12%) MS Office
3 4 (1.42%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.91%) SAP MM
1 11 (3.91%) SAP PP
1 11 (3.91%) SAP SD
1 11 (3.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 11 (3.91%) SAP SCM
2 10 (3.56%) SAP CO
2 10 (3.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (3.56%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.42%) SAP HCM
3 4 (1.42%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.36%) Line 500
6 1 (0.36%) AWD
6 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) WAN
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 15 (5.34%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 14 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (3.20%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.14%) DataStage
6 5 (1.78%) OLAP
6 5 (1.78%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle BI EE
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.07%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 26 (9.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.42%) LSMW
2 4 (1.42%) Bugzilla
3 3 (1.07%) Subversion
4 2 (0.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.71%) Concordion
4 2 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Ant
5 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.36%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.36%) MagicDraw
General
1 140 (49.82%) Finance
2 40 (14.23%) Banking
3 16 (5.69%) Retail
4 13 (4.63%) Retail Banking
5 11 (3.91%) Front Office
6 5 (1.78%) Advertising
6 5 (1.78%) Marketing
7 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 170 (60.50%) Analyst
2 127 (45.20%) Business Analyst
3 37 (13.17%) Consultant
4 33 (11.74%) Developer
5 25 (8.90%) SAP Consultant
6 24 (8.54%) Software Developer
7 23 (8.19%) Agile Business Analyst
8 21 (7.47%) Technical Business Analyst
8 21 (7.47%) Technical Analyst
9 20 (7.12%) Systems Analyst
10 18 (6.41%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (6.05%) Senior Business Analyst
12 13 (4.63%) Architect
13 12 (4.27%) Applications Specialist
14 11 (3.91%) SAP MM Consultant
15 10 (3.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
15 10 (3.56%) Business Systems Analyst
16 8 (2.85%) Change Analyst
17 7 (2.49%) Business Manager
18 6 (2.14%) Business Analysis Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.10%) HTML
2 33 (11.74%) CSS
3 28 (9.96%) .NET
4 25 (8.90%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.56%) XML
6 4 (1.42%) XML Schema
7 3 (1.07%) Spring
8 2 (0.71%) HTML5
8 2 (0.71%) CSS3
8 2 (0.71%) Ajax
8 2 (0.71%) JSF
8 2 (0.71%) Web Services
9 1 (0.36%) XSLT
9 1 (0.36%) ODBC
9 1 (0.36%) SOAP
9 1 (0.36%) J2EE
9 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.36%) Middleware
9 1 (0.36%) jQuery
9 1 (0.36%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.98%) Fixed Income
2 11 (3.91%) Credit Risk
3 9 (3.20%) Equities
4 7 (2.49%) Derivative
4 7 (2.49%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.14%) FMCG
6 5 (1.78%) EPoS
6 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.07%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.07%) Open Source
8 3 (1.07%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.71%) Economics
9 2 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.36%) IPTV
10 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.78%) UNIX
2 2 (0.71%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.15%) Project Management
2 45 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (11.74%) PRINCE
5 30 (10.68%) Scrum
6 27 (9.61%) Service Delivery
7 24 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
8 23 (8.19%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (7.83%) UML
10 20 (7.12%) Investment Management
11 16 (5.69%) ETL
11 16 (5.69%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (4.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (4.63%) Data Modelling
13 13 (4.63%) BPR
14 12 (4.27%) ERD
14 12 (4.27%) Time Management
15 11 (3.91%) Logistics
15 11 (3.91%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.66%) SQL
2 28 (9.96%) C#
3 11 (3.91%) ABAP
4 8 (2.85%) Python
5 6 (2.14%) Java
6 4 (1.42%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.42%) Perl
7 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.71%) Ruby
8 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.71%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.71%) C++
8 2 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.36%) PHP
9 1 (0.36%) XQuery
9 1 (0.36%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 42 (14.95%) Degree
2 21 (7.47%) ISEB
3 3 (1.07%) CBAP
4 2 (0.71%) IIBA
4 2 (0.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (0.71%) PMP
4 2 (0.71%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.71%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.42%) Solvency II
1 4 (1.42%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.71%) OpenAM
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 26 (9.25%) SAP
2 15 (5.34%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.63%) Business Objects
4 11 (3.91%) Oracle
5 6 (2.14%) Charles River
6 5 (1.78%) thinkFolio
7 4 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.42%) Cognos
8 3 (1.07%) Informatica
9 2 (0.71%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.71%) Logi Analytics
9 2 (0.71%) Sage
9 2 (0.71%) Murex
9 2 (0.71%) Calypso
9 2 (0.71%) JBoss
9 2 (0.71%) Sybase
10 1 (0.36%) Pega
Aberdeenshire
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Change Recruitment Group
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Head Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Amazon
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 28 days ago