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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 57 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 116 127 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.83% 3.72% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.57% 4.53% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 62 80 69
Average salary £47,500 £44,458 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
2539 2801 2278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 83.80% 82.09% 79.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1587 1834 1396
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 5 March 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 5 March 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
(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
Glasgow +6 37 £45,000 +16.12% 7
Edinburgh -15 35 £49,000 +8.88% 13
Aberdeen +9 14 £55,000 - 1
Stirling -1 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Renfrewshire - 8 £52,500 -
West Lothian -4 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Fife +6 2 £34,500 - 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 163 (64.17%) Finance
2 82 (32.28%) Project Management
3 63 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (22.05%) Banking
6 51 (20.08%) SQL
7 39 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (12.99%) Oracle
9 31 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
9 31 (12.20%) Mentoring
10 29 (11.42%) Degree
11 27 (10.63%) ISEB
12 25 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (8.66%) PRINCE2
13 22 (8.66%) UML
13 22 (8.66%) Workflow
14 21 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
15 19 (7.48%) Migration
15 19 (7.48%) SAP
15 19 (7.48%) Data Modelling
15 19 (7.48%) Line Management
16 18 (7.09%) Investment Management
17 17 (6.69%) Wealth Management
18 16 (6.30%) Retail
19 15 (5.91%) Change Management
19 15 (5.91%) MS Project
20 14 (5.51%) ITIL
20 14 (5.51%) Relational Database
20 14 (5.51%) Oracle EBS R12
21 13 (5.12%) Business Objects

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) JBoss
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.39%) Documentum
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Lync
4 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (5.91%) MS Project
2 11 (4.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.36%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.18%) MS Office
5 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (5.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (4.33%) SAP SCM
2 11 (4.33%) SAP PLM
2 11 (4.33%) SAP SD
2 11 (4.33%) SAP MM
2 11 (4.33%) SAP PP
2 11 (4.33%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (4.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (3.15%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (2.76%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (2.36%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (1.57%) SAP HCM
6 4 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.57%) SAP HR
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle SCM
8 2 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.51%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.12%) RDBMS
3 11 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (3.94%) SQLPlus
5 9 (3.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (2.36%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.97%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.39%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.39%) MS Access
10 1 (0.39%) MarkLogic
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.54%) Toad
2 5 (1.97%) Subversion
3 4 (1.57%) LSMW
4 3 (1.18%) JIRA
4 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.79%) Selenium
5 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.39%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.39%) Ant
6 1 (0.39%) JUnit
6 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 163 (64.17%) Finance
2 56 (22.05%) Banking
3 16 (6.30%) Retail
4 10 (3.94%) Investment Banking
4 10 (3.94%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Private Banking
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
5 4 (1.57%) Advertising
5 4 (1.57%) Billing
6 2 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.79%) Front Office
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
7 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.39%) German Language
7 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 178 (70.08%) Analyst
2 148 (58.27%) Business Analyst
3 27 (10.63%) Consultant
4 23 (9.06%) Technical Analyst
5 20 (7.87%) Technical Business Analyst
5 20 (7.87%) Senior Business Analyst
5 20 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (7.09%) Systems Analyst
7 15 (5.91%) SAP Consultant
8 13 (5.12%) Agile Business Analyst
9 12 (4.72%) Business Systems Analyst
10 11 (4.33%) SAP MM Consultant
10 11 (4.33%) Oracle Analyst
11 7 (2.76%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.76%) Trainer
11 7 (2.76%) Strategic Business Analyst
12 6 (2.36%) Architect
12 6 (2.36%) Business Consultant
12 6 (2.36%) IT Trainer
12 6 (2.36%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.57%) CSS
1 4 (1.57%) HTML
2 3 (1.18%) RESTful
3 2 (0.79%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) FpML
4 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.39%) Spring
4 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.39%) XML
4 1 (0.39%) XSLT
4 1 (0.39%) ODBC
4 1 (0.39%) JMS
4 1 (0.39%) WDK
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 57 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.94%) Equities
3 8 (3.15%) Derivative
3 8 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.15%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.36%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.97%) Credit Risk
5 5 (1.97%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.79%) User Experience
7 2 (0.79%) Open Source
7 2 (0.79%) iPad
7 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.79%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.15%) UNIX
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
3 1 (0.39%) Solaris
3 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (32.28%) Project Management
2 63 (24.80%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
4 31 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 25 (9.84%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (8.66%) PRINCE2
6 22 (8.66%) UML
6 22 (8.66%) Workflow
7 21 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 19 (7.48%) Migration
8 19 (7.48%) Data Modelling
8 19 (7.48%) Line Management
9 18 (7.09%) Investment Management
10 17 (6.69%) Wealth Management
11 15 (5.91%) Change Management
12 14 (5.51%) ITIL
13 13 (5.12%) ERD
14 12 (4.72%) Change Control
15 11 (4.33%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 51 (20.08%) SQL
2 11 (4.33%) ABAP
3 10 (3.94%) VBA
4 8 (3.15%) Java
5 4 (1.57%) Python
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%) XQuery
8 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (11.42%) Degree
2 27 (10.63%) ISEB
3 11 (4.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.36%) CISA
5 6 (2.36%) CISSP
5 6 (2.36%) VCP4
6 2 (0.79%) CRISC
7 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.39%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.36%) QA
1 6 (2.36%) Solvency II
2 5 (1.97%) Basel II
3 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (12.99%) Oracle
2 19 (7.48%) SAP
3 13 (5.12%) Business Objects
4 12 (4.72%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.76%) Primavera
6 4 (1.57%) Cognos
7 2 (0.79%) Sybase
7 2 (0.79%) Sage
7 2 (0.79%) Reuters
7 2 (0.79%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.79%) Avaloq
7 2 (0.79%) Pega
8 1 (0.39%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) VMware
8 1 (0.39%) Teradata
8 1 (0.39%) Red Hat
Edinburgh
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Change Recruitment Group
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stirling, Stirlingshire
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £54500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Fife
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
BPXNet
Salary: Market rate
Posted: 22 days ago