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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 57 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 109 157 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.66% 5.10% 4.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 5.34% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 66 105 89
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £36,350 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
2847 2940 3191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.70% 95.55% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1849 1871 2092
Average salary £43,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.09% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 14 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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 -4 55 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Glasgow -20 51 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Inverclyde - 3 £38,750 -
Stirling -4 2 - - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 157 (53.95%) Finance
2 155 (53.26%) Business Analysis
3 124 (42.61%) Banking
4 81 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 62 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
6 61 (20.96%) Project Management
6 61 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (19.59%) SQL
8 49 (16.84%) Degree
9 36 (12.37%) Asset Management
10 33 (11.34%) Data Analysis
11 31 (10.65%) ISEB
12 30 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
13 28 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (8.93%) Investment Banking
15 25 (8.59%) Retail
16 24 (8.25%) Python
17 22 (7.56%) UML
17 22 (7.56%) Test Scripting
18 21 (7.22%) Waterfall
18 21 (7.22%) SAP
18 21 (7.22%) GAP Analysis
19 20 (6.87%) JavaScript
19 20 (6.87%) Web Services
19 20 (6.87%) Data Modelling
19 20 (6.87%) SAS
19 20 (6.87%) Six Sigma
19 20 (6.87%) Requirements Analysis
20 19 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 20 (6.87%) SAS
2 7 (2.41%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.34%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.34%) Apache
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) Documentum
3 1 (0.34%) FileNet
3 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.09%) MS Office
2 7 (2.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) DOC1
4 1 (0.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (2.75%) SAP MM
2 7 (2.41%) SAP cProjects
3 6 (2.06%) SAP PM
4 5 (1.72%) SAP SCM
5 4 (1.37%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.69%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.34%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.34%) SAP PP-PI
7 1 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (9.62%) BusinessObjects
1 28 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.81%) Data Mining
2 14 (4.81%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (2.41%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (2.06%) SAP CE
2 2 (0.69%) Subversion
2 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 157 (53.95%) Finance
2 124 (42.61%) Banking
3 26 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 25 (8.59%) Retail
5 18 (6.19%) Front Office
6 17 (5.84%) Telecoms
7 12 (4.12%) Spanish Language
8 9 (3.09%) Manufacturing
8 9 (3.09%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.72%) Law
10 3 (1.03%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
11 1 (0.34%) Marketing
11 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.87%) Web Services
2 14 (4.81%) XML
3 9 (3.09%) .NET
4 6 (2.06%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.03%) Apache Flex
5 3 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.03%) HTML
6 2 (0.69%) REST
6 2 (0.69%) SOAP
6 2 (0.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.96%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.47%) User Experience
3 12 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.09%) Derivative
5 6 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 5 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.03%) EPoS
8 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.03%) Xbox
9 2 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.69%) Equities
9 2 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.69%) Pricing Data
9 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
9 2 (0.69%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.34%) Economics
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (53.26%) Business Analysis
2 81 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (21.31%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (20.96%) Project Management
5 36 (12.37%) Asset Management
6 33 (11.34%) Data Analysis
7 30 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (7.56%) Test Scripting
8 22 (7.56%) UML
9 21 (7.22%) GAP Analysis
9 21 (7.22%) Waterfall
10 20 (6.87%) Data Modelling
10 20 (6.87%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (6.87%) Six Sigma
11 19 (6.53%) SDLC
11 19 (6.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.15%) Migration
12 15 (5.15%) Translating Business Requirements
12 15 (5.15%) Validation
13 14 (4.81%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.59%) SQL
2 24 (8.25%) Python
3 20 (6.87%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.53%) Java
5 7 (2.41%) ABAP
5 7 (2.41%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.06%) XPath
7 4 (1.37%) C#
7 4 (1.37%) VBA
8 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (16.84%) Degree
2 31 (10.65%) ISEB
3 15 (5.15%) IIBA
4 12 (4.12%) CBAP
5 6 (2.06%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.78%) Basel II
1 11 (3.78%) Solvency II
2 6 (2.06%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 21 (7.22%) SAP
2 12 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.41%) Oracle
4 2 (0.69%) Bloomberg
4 2 (0.69%) Reuters
5 1 (0.34%) Charles River
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos
5 1 (0.34%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.34%) Informatica
5 1 (0.34%) Kofax
5 1 (0.34%) Laserfiche
5 1 (0.34%) Lotus
5 1 (0.34%) MKS
5 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
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