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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 40 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 187 121 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.17% 3.74% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.43% 4.63% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 119 55 89
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £32,500 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2907 2612 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.44% 80.69% 75.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1923 1702 1606
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +23 117 £45,000 - 9
Glasgow -14 48 £39,000 +6.84% 9
Aberdeen +19 14 £45,000 +10.42%
Stirling -10 6 £46,250 +11.44% 2
Aberdeenshire +1 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Fife -1 1 £33,000 -
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 185 (52.56%) Finance
2 106 (30.11%) SQL
3 77 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (19.89%) Banking
5 66 (18.75%) Project Management
6 62 (17.61%) Degree
7 61 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (16.48%) PRINCE
9 49 (13.92%) MS Project
10 45 (12.78%) Python
11 42 (11.93%) SQL Server
12 41 (11.65%) Oracle
13 36 (10.23%) MS Office
13 36 (10.23%) HTML
14 34 (9.66%) Java
14 34 (9.66%) C#
14 34 (9.66%) CSS
15 33 (9.38%) ISEB
16 32 (9.09%) Retail
16 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
17 31 (8.81%) XML
17 31 (8.81%) Scrum
18 29 (8.24%) Retail Banking
18 29 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
19 28 (7.95%) .NET
20 23 (6.53%) Web Services
20 23 (6.53%) Oracle Database
21 22 (6.25%) PL/SQL
21 22 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
22 21 (5.97%) Workflow

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (5.11%) WebLogic
2 17 (4.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 15 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 13 (3.69%) SAS
5 8 (2.27%) Node.js
6 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.57%) IIS
8 2 (0.57%) CMS
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 49 (13.92%) MS Project
2 36 (10.23%) MS Office
3 19 (5.40%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.14%) SAP HR
2 4 (1.14%) SAP HCM
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.28%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.28%) Line 500
3 1 (0.28%) SAP PLM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.28%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.41%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) SSL
3 1 (0.28%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.53%) Oracle Database
3 22 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (5.40%) Oracle ODI
5 17 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 15 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.70%) OLAP
8 6 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.42%) Big Data
9 5 (1.42%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 5 (1.42%) SAS Enterprise Miner
10 4 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (0.85%) PerformancePoint
12 2 (0.57%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 17 (4.83%) Visual Studio
1 17 (4.83%) Ant
2 4 (1.14%) JIRA
2 4 (1.14%) LSMW
3 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.85%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.57%) Selenium
4 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.57%) Concordion
5 1 (0.28%) Subversion
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 185 (52.56%) Finance
2 70 (19.89%) Banking
3 32 (9.09%) Retail
4 29 (8.24%) Retail Banking
5 13 (3.69%) Front Office
6 11 (3.13%) Marketing
7 8 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 8 (2.27%) Advertising
8 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 242 (68.75%) Analyst
2 169 (48.01%) Business Analyst
3 44 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 33 (9.38%) Technical Business Analyst
4 33 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
5 29 (8.24%) Developer
6 20 (5.68%) Consultant
6 20 (5.68%) Agile Business Analyst
7 19 (5.40%) Software Developer
8 18 (5.11%) Lead Business Analyst
9 17 (4.83%) Middleware Specialist
9 17 (4.83%) Business Systems Analyst
10 16 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 16 (4.55%) Technical Leader
11 15 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
11 15 (4.26%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 15 (4.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 15 (4.26%) Senior Business Analyst
12 13 (3.69%) Software Development Engineer
12 13 (3.69%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (10.23%) HTML
2 34 (9.66%) CSS
3 31 (8.81%) XML
4 28 (7.95%) .NET
5 23 (6.53%) Web Services
6 21 (5.97%) Middleware
7 20 (5.68%) ASP.NET
8 19 (5.40%) SOAP
9 17 (4.83%) XSLT
10 13 (3.69%) HTML5
10 13 (3.69%) CSS3
11 8 (2.27%) Sass
11 8 (2.27%) LESS
12 6 (1.70%) XML Schema
13 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.85%) JMS
13 3 (0.85%) J2EE
14 1 (0.28%) REST
14 1 (0.28%) jQuery
14 1 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.68%) Fixed Income
1 20 (5.68%) Derivative
2 19 (5.40%) Credit Risk
3 16 (4.55%) Equities
4 14 (3.98%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.42%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.85%) FMCG
8 3 (0.85%) Statistics
8 3 (0.85%) Economics
8 3 (0.85%) EPoS
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.57%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.57%) CESG
9 2 (0.57%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.40%) UNIX
2 17 (4.83%) Linux
3 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 66 (18.75%) Project Management
3 61 (17.33%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (16.48%) PRINCE
5 31 (8.81%) Scrum
6 29 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (5.97%) Workflow
7 21 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (5.68%) OO
8 20 (5.68%) Investment Management
9 17 (4.83%) BPMN
9 17 (4.83%) SOA
10 16 (4.55%) Web Development
10 16 (4.55%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.26%) Asset Management
12 14 (3.98%) Automated Testing
13 13 (3.69%) Refactoring
13 13 (3.69%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.41%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 106 (30.11%) SQL
2 45 (12.78%) Python
3 34 (9.66%) Java
3 34 (9.66%) C#
4 22 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 17 (4.83%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 17 (4.83%) XQuery
6 16 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 15 (4.26%) Perl
8 14 (3.98%) Jython
9 13 (3.69%) Objective-C
9 13 (3.69%) Ruby
9 13 (3.69%) C++
10 8 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
11 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.57%) VB
12 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.57%) C
12 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (17.61%) Degree
2 33 (9.38%) ISEB
3 13 (3.69%) Postgraduate
4 7 (1.99%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 7 (1.99%) IIBA
5 6 (1.70%) CBAP
6 2 (0.57%) PMP
6 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.28%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.70%) QA
2 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.28%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 18 (5.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 18 (5.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (11.65%) Oracle
2 32 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 9 (2.56%) SAP
5 5 (1.42%) Sage
6 4 (1.14%) Cognos
6 4 (1.14%) Informatica
6 4 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.14%) Charles River
7 3 (0.85%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.57%) Sybase
8 2 (0.57%) Murex
8 2 (0.57%) Calypso
8 2 (0.57%) Citrix
8 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.57%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.28%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.28%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.28%) VMware
9 1 (0.28%) HP
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