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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 62 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 75 111 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.38% 3.76% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 3.93% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 41 63 96
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,600 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%

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
2132 2824 2908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.95% 95.57% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1863 1923
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -22 30 £38,500 -21.02% 9
Glasgow +4 27 £41,500 -17.00%
Inverclyde +2 10 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Aberdeen - 3 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £43,349 - 1
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 58 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (24.14%) Finance
5 26 (17.93%) Degree
5 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (16.55%) Project Management
7 19 (13.10%) User Stories
8 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
9 16 (11.03%) SQL
10 14 (9.66%) UML
10 14 (9.66%) Banking
10 14 (9.66%) Asset Management
11 13 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (8.28%) Data Modelling
13 11 (7.59%) Data Analysis
14 10 (6.90%) Process Improvement
15 9 (6.21%) User Experience
15 9 (6.21%) Translating Business Requirements
15 9 (6.21%) Derivative
15 9 (6.21%) ISEB
15 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
15 9 (6.21%) Scrum
16 8 (5.52%) SAP
16 8 (5.52%) EPoS
16 8 (5.52%) SAP HR
16 8 (5.52%) Requirements Analysis
16 8 (5.52%) SAP HCM
16 8 (5.52%) Investment Management
16 8 (5.52%) SDLC

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 4 (2.76%) CMS
2 3 (2.07%) SAS
3 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Office
4 1 (0.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) SAP HCM
1 8 (5.52%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.76%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.69%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 35 (24.14%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Front Office
3 7 (4.83%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Marketing
5 5 (3.45%) Retail
6 4 (2.76%) Back Office
6 4 (2.76%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.07%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Apache CXF
1 1 (0.69%) CGI
1 1 (0.69%) JPA
1 1 (0.69%) JSF
1 1 (0.69%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.21%) Derivative
2 9 (6.21%) User Experience
3 8 (5.52%) EPoS
4 6 (4.14%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (2.07%) SCADA
6 2 (1.38%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.38%) Economics
6 2 (1.38%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.69%) Swaptions
7 1 (0.69%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 46 (31.72%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (16.55%) Project Management
5 19 (13.10%) User Stories
6 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
7 14 (9.66%) Asset Management
7 14 (9.66%) UML
8 13 (8.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (8.28%) Data Modelling
10 11 (7.59%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.90%) Process Improvement
12 9 (6.21%) Scrum
12 9 (6.21%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (5.52%) Investment Management
13 8 (5.52%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (5.52%) SDLC
14 7 (4.83%) Change Control
14 7 (4.83%) Content Management
14 7 (4.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.03%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) C
2 1 (0.69%) JCL
2 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
2 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 9 (6.21%) ISEB
3 6 (4.14%) CBAP
3 6 (4.14%) IIBA
4 4 (2.76%) CFA
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.38%) MiFID
2 1 (0.69%) EMIR
2 1 (0.69%) UCITS
Vendors
1 8 (5.52%) SAP
2 7 (4.83%) Charles River
3 4 (2.76%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) SunGard
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle
4 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.38%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
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