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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 46 43 61
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 145 189 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.59% 5.19% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.18% 6.20% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 110 121 54
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
2800 3048 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 88.64% 83.71% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 2011 1724
Average salary £42,926 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 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 August 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 -15 71 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Glasgow +13 48 £52,500 +34.61% 9
Stirling -1 9 £45,000 -2.70%
West Lothian - 7 £40,000 - 2
Aberdeen +6 3 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 158 (60.54%) Finance
2 81 (31.03%) Project Management
3 79 (30.27%) Banking
4 73 (27.97%) SQL
5 72 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (24.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (16.09%) SDLC
9 38 (14.56%) Oracle
10 37 (14.18%) Requirements Analysis
11 34 (13.03%) Migration
12 32 (12.26%) Retail
13 27 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (10.34%) Microsoft
14 26 (9.96%) Degree
15 25 (9.58%) Change Management
16 24 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
16 24 (9.20%) SQL Server
16 24 (9.20%) Python
16 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
17 23 (8.81%) Derivative
17 23 (8.81%) Investment Banking
18 21 (8.05%) Test Scripting
18 21 (8.05%) Software Delivery
19 20 (7.66%) QA
19 20 (7.66%) ITIL
20 19 (7.28%) Equities
20 19 (7.28%) Asset Management
20 19 (7.28%) Waterfall
21 17 (6.51%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 11 (4.21%) IIS
1 11 (4.21%) SAS
2 5 (1.92%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.07%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.53%) SPSS
3 4 (1.53%) MS Project
3 4 (1.53%) MS Office
4 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (9.20%) Oracle EBS
2 16 (6.13%) Oracle 11i
3 15 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 13 (4.98%) Oracle Financials
5 12 (4.60%) Markit EDM
6 11 (4.21%) thinkFolio
7 7 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle Receivables
9 4 (1.53%) Primavera
9 4 (1.53%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.77%) Oracle SCM
10 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.38%) Servitor
11 1 (0.38%) SAP FI
11 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
11 1 (0.38%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.15%) Intranet
2 2 (0.77%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Firewall
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.38%) DHCP
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.75%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.60%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.53%) SQLPlus
6 4 (1.53%) Big Data
6 4 (1.53%) Spotfire
6 4 (1.53%) QlikView
6 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.77%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Selenium
2 4 (1.53%) Toad
3 2 (0.77%) Subversion
3 2 (0.77%) MagicDraw
3 2 (0.77%) Hudson
3 2 (0.77%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA
4 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 158 (60.54%) Finance
2 79 (30.27%) Banking
3 32 (12.26%) Retail
4 23 (8.81%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.51%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.68%) Billing
7 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.77%) Advertising
8 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.77%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 197 (75.48%) Analyst
2 167 (63.98%) Business Analyst
3 33 (12.64%) Technical Analyst
4 29 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 27 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
6 22 (8.43%) Project Manager
7 20 (7.66%) Systems Analyst
7 20 (7.66%) Senior Business Analyst
8 15 (5.75%) Consultant
9 14 (5.36%) Banking Business Analyst
9 14 (5.36%) Oracle Analyst
10 12 (4.60%) Lead Business Analyst
10 12 (4.60%) Test Analyst
11 10 (3.83%) Architect
11 10 (3.83%) Senior Manager
11 10 (3.83%) Senior Project Manager
11 10 (3.83%) Business Consultant
11 10 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
12 9 (3.45%) Data Analyst
13 8 (3.07%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.13%) .NET
2 11 (4.21%) Web Services
3 2 (0.77%) XML
3 2 (0.77%) J2EE
3 2 (0.77%) CSS
3 2 (0.77%) Middleware
3 2 (0.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.77%) Spring
3 2 (0.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.38%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 23 (8.81%) Derivative
4 19 (7.28%) Equities
5 16 (6.13%) Fixed Income
6 10 (3.83%) Mathematics
7 9 (3.45%) Physics
7 9 (3.45%) Reference Data
8 7 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.30%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.53%) Visualisation
10 4 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.15%) User Experience
11 3 (1.15%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.77%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.77%) Economics
12 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.38%) Commodity Exotics
13 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.03%) Project Management
2 72 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (16.09%) SDLC
5 37 (14.18%) Requirements Analysis
6 34 (13.03%) Migration
7 27 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 25 (9.58%) Change Management
9 21 (8.05%) Test Scripting
9 21 (8.05%) Software Delivery
10 20 (7.66%) ITIL
11 19 (7.28%) Asset Management
11 19 (7.28%) Waterfall
12 17 (6.51%) Investment Management
12 17 (6.51%) Mentoring
12 17 (6.51%) Workflow
12 17 (6.51%) Data Modelling
13 16 (6.13%) BPR
14 15 (5.75%) CRM
14 15 (5.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 73 (27.97%) SQL
2 24 (9.20%) Python
3 13 (4.98%) VB.NET
4 8 (3.07%) Java
5 4 (1.53%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.15%) C#
7 2 (0.77%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (9.96%) Degree
2 15 (5.75%) ISEB
3 10 (3.83%) CISSP
3 10 (3.83%) CISA
3 10 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (1.92%) IIBA
6 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.77%) CBAP
7 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.66%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) Solvency II
3 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.15%) Basel II
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (14.56%) Oracle
2 27 (10.34%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.21%) Reuters
3 11 (4.21%) Bloomberg
4 9 (3.45%) SAP
5 4 (1.53%) Tableau
6 2 (0.77%) Pega
6 2 (0.77%) Sage
6 2 (0.77%) Sybase
6 2 (0.77%) MKS
7 1 (0.38%) Northgate
7 1 (0.38%) Civica
7 1 (0.38%) Capita
7 1 (0.38%) Orchard
7 1 (0.38%) Fundtech
7 1 (0.38%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.38%) Charles River
7 1 (0.38%) Oneserve
7 1 (0.38%) Aareon
7 1 (0.38%) Kypera
Edinburgh & Lothians
Send
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Including benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Williams and Glyn
Posted: 11 days ago
Glasgow
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits - Depending on Experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
GE Energy Management
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Salary: £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Livingston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £53000 per annum + Competitive Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 21 days ago