The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 36 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 197 180 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.45% 5.56% 5.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.75% 5.83% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 109 105 127
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3427 3089 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.83% 95.43% 92.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2223 2030 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,799 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.95% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
UK

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(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 -6 87 £37,500 -16.66% 18
Glasgow -10 71 £40,000 +3.89% 10
Aberdeen +9 18 £45,000 +5.88%
Stirling -5 8 £46,250 - 5
Perth and Kinross - 5 £42,500 -
West Lothian +10 1 - -
Aberdeenshire +1 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Fife -1 1 £33,000 -
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £21,500 - 1
Highlands - 1 £28,414 - 1
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 183 (46.92%) Finance
2 169 (43.33%) Business Analysis
3 98 (25.13%) SQL
4 87 (22.31%) Banking
5 77 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (17.95%) Project Management
7 58 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (10.77%) Degree
9 41 (10.51%) UML
10 35 (8.97%) Investment Management
11 31 (7.95%) Equities
11 31 (7.95%) Workflow
12 30 (7.69%) Relational Database
13 29 (7.44%) User Stories
14 27 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (6.92%) Derivative
14 27 (6.92%) Systems Analysis
15 26 (6.67%) MS Office
15 26 (6.67%) ERP
15 26 (6.67%) ISEB
15 26 (6.67%) Investment Banking
16 24 (6.15%) RDBMS
16 24 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (6.15%) MS Visio
16 24 (6.15%) SQL Server
17 23 (5.90%) Data Modelling
18 22 (5.64%) XML
18 22 (5.64%) UNIX
18 22 (5.64%) Front Office
18 22 (5.64%) Retail

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.03%) SAS
3 2 (0.51%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (6.67%) MS Office
2 24 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.82%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.31%) MS Project
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.79%) FLEXCUBE
3 7 (1.79%) Temenos T24
4 6 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.51%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.26%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.77%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 24 (6.15%) RDBMS
2 24 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.79%) Data Mining
4 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.51%) OLAP
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.26%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) JIRA
2 3 (0.77%) Subversion
2 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.77%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.51%) Selenium
3 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.51%) Concordion
General
1 183 (46.92%) Finance
2 87 (22.31%) Banking
3 26 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 22 (5.64%) Front Office
4 22 (5.64%) Retail
5 16 (4.10%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.82%) Back Office
7 8 (2.05%) Advertising
8 6 (1.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.77%) Marketing
9 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.64%) XML
2 6 (1.54%) EDI
3 4 (1.03%) Web Services
3 4 (1.03%) .NET
3 4 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.77%) HTML
4 3 (0.77%) CSS
5 2 (0.51%) SOAP
5 2 (0.51%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.26%) XSL
6 1 (0.26%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.95%) Equities
2 27 (6.92%) Derivative
3 21 (5.38%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.87%) Credit Risk
5 11 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 5 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.77%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.77%) Economics
8 3 (0.77%) Statistics
8 3 (0.77%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.77%) FMCG
8 3 (0.77%) EPoS
9 2 (0.51%) Biometrics
9 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.26%) iPad
10 1 (0.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.64%) UNIX
2 7 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (43.33%) Business Analysis
2 77 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.95%) Project Management
4 58 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (10.51%) UML
6 35 (8.97%) Investment Management
7 31 (7.95%) Workflow
8 29 (7.44%) User Stories
9 27 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (6.92%) Systems Analysis
10 26 (6.67%) ERP
11 24 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (5.90%) Data Modelling
13 22 (5.64%) Asset Management
14 20 (5.13%) Scrum
14 20 (5.13%) Use Case
14 20 (5.13%) Data Analysis
14 20 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
15 18 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 98 (25.13%) SQL
2 17 (4.36%) Python
3 4 (1.03%) Java
4 3 (0.77%) C
5 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.51%) Perl
6 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (10.77%) Degree
2 26 (6.67%) ISEB
3 6 (1.54%) CBAP
4 4 (1.03%) IIBA
5 3 (0.77%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.05%) QA
2 3 (0.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.26%) COBIT
3 1 (0.26%) Basel II
Vendors
1 21 (5.38%) Oracle
1 21 (5.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 7 (1.79%) Informatica
4 6 (1.54%) Murex
4 6 (1.54%) Calypso
5 4 (1.03%) Charles River
6 3 (0.77%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.77%) Sybase
6 3 (0.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.51%) SAP
7 2 (0.51%) Google
7 2 (0.51%) Tableau
8 1 (0.26%) TSYS
8 1 (0.26%) BI-SAM
8 1 (0.26%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.26%) Linedata
8 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
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