The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Scotland region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 55 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 88 154 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.75% 4.97% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.93% 5.22% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 51 88 106
Median salary £42,500 £49,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.70% +11.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £52,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
2241 2950 3154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.61% 95.19% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1918 2057
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -21 37 £45,500 -12.50% 11
Glasgow -11 26 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Inverclyde - 9 £42,500 - 1
Aberdeen +9 7 - - 1
Fife - 3 £43,349 - 1
Dundee - 2 £42,500 -
Midlothian - 2 £36,250 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 63 (40.13%) Business Analysis
2 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (29.30%) Finance
4 41 (26.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (15.92%) Project Management
6 25 (15.92%) Degree
7 23 (14.65%) Banking
8 21 (13.38%) SQL
9 20 (12.74%) User Stories
10 18 (11.46%) Data Analysis
11 17 (10.83%) Retail
12 16 (10.19%) Waterfall
13 15 (9.55%) Asset Management
14 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (8.28%) Process Improvement
15 12 (7.64%) Data Management
16 11 (7.01%) Retail Banking
16 11 (7.01%) MS Visio
16 11 (7.01%) ISEB
16 11 (7.01%) SAP
16 11 (7.01%) UML
17 10 (6.37%) Scrum
17 10 (6.37%) GAP Analysis
17 10 (6.37%) Translating Business Requirements
17 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Management
18 9 (5.73%) User Experience
18 9 (5.73%) Data Modelling
18 9 (5.73%) Derivative

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.18%) CMS
2 1 (0.64%) JBoss
2 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (7.01%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS Office
4 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) SAP HCM
1 8 (5.10%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.55%) SunGard APT
3 3 (1.91%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 46 (29.30%) Finance
2 23 (14.65%) Banking
3 17 (10.83%) Retail
4 11 (7.01%) Retail Banking
5 8 (5.10%) Front Office
5 8 (5.10%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.18%) Back Office
7 3 (1.91%) Legal
7 3 (1.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) Apache CXF
1 1 (0.64%) CGI
1 1 (0.64%) JPA
1 1 (0.64%) JSF
1 1 (0.64%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.02%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.73%) Derivative
2 9 (5.73%) User Experience
3 7 (4.46%) OTC Derivatives
4 6 (3.82%) EPoS
5 4 (2.55%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.91%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.27%) Economics
7 2 (1.27%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.27%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (40.13%) Business Analysis
2 47 (29.94%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (26.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (15.92%) Project Management
5 20 (12.74%) User Stories
6 18 (11.46%) Data Analysis
7 16 (10.19%) Waterfall
8 15 (9.55%) Asset Management
9 13 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (8.28%) Process Improvement
10 12 (7.64%) Data Management
11 11 (7.01%) UML
12 10 (6.37%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.37%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (6.37%) Scrum
12 10 (6.37%) Translating Business Requirements
13 9 (5.73%) Data Modelling
13 9 (5.73%) Investment Management
13 9 (5.73%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.38%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) C
2 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (15.92%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) ISEB
3 6 (3.82%) CBAP
3 6 (3.82%) IIBA
4 4 (2.55%) CFA
5 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.64%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.27%) MiFID
3 1 (0.64%) EMIR
3 1 (0.64%) UCITS
Vendors
1 11 (7.01%) SAP
2 7 (4.46%) Charles River
3 5 (3.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.18%) Oracle
4 4 (2.55%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.55%) SunGard
5 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.27%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.64%) Cognos
6 1 (0.64%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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