The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 33 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 199 145 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.97% 4.54% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.22% 4.77% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 130 85 114
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 £34,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3201 3038 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.12% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2053 1937 2142
Average salary £40,000 £40,699 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.71% +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Scotland region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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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 +7 102 £47,250 +5.00% 15
Glasgow +7 56 £36,000 -6.49% 6
Stirling -1 32 £42,500 - 2
Highlands - 3 £28,414 -
Perth and Kinross - 3 £44,000 -
Aberdeen 0 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 228 (57.43%) Finance
2 198 (49.87%) Business Analysis
3 116 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
4 103 (25.94%) Banking
5 96 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
6 92 (23.17%) Project Management
7 91 (22.92%) SQL
8 67 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 47 (11.84%) Systems Analysis
10 40 (10.08%) UML
11 37 (9.32%) Degree
12 33 (8.31%) ISEB
13 31 (7.81%) Data Modelling
14 30 (7.56%) SQL Server
15 29 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 28 (7.05%) Workflow
17 27 (6.80%) Investment Banking
18 26 (6.55%) Investment Management
19 25 (6.30%) Requirements Analysis
20 24 (6.05%) Retail
21 23 (5.79%) Credit Risk
21 23 (5.79%) Change Management
21 23 (5.79%) Scrum
21 23 (5.79%) XML
22 22 (5.54%) Relational Database
23 21 (5.29%) Waterfall
24 20 (5.04%) Derivative
24 20 (5.04%) MS Office
25 19 (4.79%) Equities
25 19 (4.79%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.51%) SAS
2 4 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.50%) LiveLink
Applications
1 20 (5.04%) MS Office
2 19 (4.79%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
4 8 (2.02%) MS Project
5 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (1.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (1.01%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.01%) FLEXCUBE
4 3 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.25%) MultiFonds
6 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.25%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.25%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.51%) Intranet
2 2 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.54%) Relational Database
3 17 (4.28%) RDBMS
4 10 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.02%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.01%) QlikView
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.25%) EDMS
11 1 (0.25%) OLAP
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (2.02%) JIRA
2 2 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.25%) Toad
3 1 (0.25%) PowerBuilder
General
1 228 (57.43%) Finance
2 103 (25.94%) Banking
3 27 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.05%) Retail
5 16 (4.03%) Front Office
6 15 (3.78%) Retail Banking
7 12 (3.02%) Back Office
8 11 (2.77%) Legal
9 7 (1.76%) Marketing
10 4 (1.01%) Advertising
10 4 (1.01%) Law
11 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.76%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.25%) Games
13 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.79%) XML
2 12 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.76%) HTML
3 3 (0.76%) .NET
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
3 3 (0.76%) EDI
4 2 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) WinForms
5 1 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 96 (24.18%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.79%) Credit Risk
3 20 (5.04%) Derivative
4 19 (4.79%) Equities
5 15 (3.78%) Mainframe
6 14 (3.53%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.76%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
9 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.50%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.50%) Economics
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.50%) User Experience
10 1 (0.25%) EPoS
10 1 (0.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.27%) UNIX
2 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.50%) Android
4 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (49.87%) Business Analysis
2 116 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (23.17%) Project Management
4 67 (16.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (11.84%) Systems Analysis
6 40 (10.08%) UML
7 31 (7.81%) Data Modelling
8 29 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (7.05%) Workflow
10 26 (6.55%) Investment Management
11 25 (6.30%) Requirements Analysis
12 23 (5.79%) Change Management
12 23 (5.79%) Scrum
13 21 (5.29%) Waterfall
14 18 (4.53%) ERP
14 18 (4.53%) Mentoring
15 17 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (4.03%) PRINCE2
17 15 (3.78%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (3.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 91 (22.92%) SQL
2 16 (4.03%) Python
3 13 (3.27%) Java
4 7 (1.76%) C
5 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (9.32%) Degree
2 33 (8.31%) ISEB
3 6 (1.51%) CBAP
4 3 (0.76%) IIBA
4 3 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.25%) APMP
5 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) HND
5 1 (0.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (0.50%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.50%) Basel II
3 1 (0.25%) MiFID
3 1 (0.25%) COREP
Vendors
1 17 (4.28%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.78%) Oracle
3 5 (1.26%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.01%) Sybase
5 3 (0.76%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.50%) Informatica
6 2 (0.50%) Tableau
6 2 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.25%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.25%) Pega
7 1 (0.25%) TSYS
7 1 (0.25%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.25%) Twitter
7 1 (0.25%) Linedata
7 1 (0.25%) Charles River
7 1 (0.25%) Teradata
7 1 (0.25%) Mantas
7 1 (0.25%) Actimize
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