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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 215 197 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.79% 5.36% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.25% 5.65% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 158 111 106
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2967 3487 3106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.71% 94.81% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2276 2048
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 +6 105 £47,500 +26.66% 22
Glasgow +12 76 £47,750 +19.37% 10
Stirling -1 11 £40,000 -13.51%
Aberdeen +7 9 £41,250 -6.77% 1
Highlands +3 5 £40,000 +40.77% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
West Lothian -5 1 £31,000 - 1
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Dundee - 1 £45,000 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 230 (55.56%) Finance
2 169 (40.82%) Business Analysis
3 114 (27.54%) SQL
4 113 (27.29%) Banking
5 105 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 81 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (15.22%) Project Management
9 49 (11.84%) SDLC
10 48 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
11 46 (11.11%) Oracle
12 41 (9.90%) Data Modelling
13 36 (8.70%) Asset Management
14 34 (8.21%) Oracle EBS
15 32 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (7.73%) SQL Server
15 32 (7.73%) Retail
16 31 (7.49%) Microsoft
16 31 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (7.25%) Investment Banking
17 30 (7.25%) Degree
18 28 (6.76%) Waterfall
18 28 (6.76%) Change Management
19 27 (6.52%) Investment Management
19 27 (6.52%) Scrum
20 26 (6.28%) Equities
21 25 (6.04%) Migration
21 25 (6.04%) Data Analysis
21 25 (6.04%) Systems Analysis
21 25 (6.04%) Software Delivery

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 18 (4.35%) SAS
2 7 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.24%) Documentum
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (3.86%) MS Visio
2 14 (3.38%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.17%) MS Office
5 4 (0.97%) MS Project
6 1 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 34 (8.21%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 21 (5.07%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (3.86%) Oracle 11i
4 16 (3.86%) Markit EDM
5 14 (3.38%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (2.90%) thinkFolio
7 9 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 9 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
7 9 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
8 8 (1.93%) Oracle iProcurement
9 5 (1.21%) Primavera
10 4 (0.97%) SAP FI
10 4 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
10 4 (0.97%) SAP CO
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle SCM
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.72%) HiPortfolio
12 2 (0.48%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.49%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (5.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (4.59%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (3.14%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.45%) QlikView
8 5 (1.21%) Cognos Query Studio
8 5 (1.21%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 5 (1.21%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 5 (1.21%) Cognos Transformer
8 5 (1.21%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.21%) Cognos Powerplay
9 4 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.48%) DB2
11 2 (0.48%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Toad
2 3 (0.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.24%) RequisitePro
General
1 230 (55.56%) Finance
2 113 (27.29%) Banking
3 32 (7.73%) Retail
4 30 (7.25%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.80%) Retail Banking
6 10 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.42%) Billing
6 10 (2.42%) Front Office
7 6 (1.45%) Private Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) Marketing
10 2 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.90%) .NET
2 10 (2.42%) Web Services
3 9 (2.17%) XML
4 3 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.48%) MDX
6 1 (0.24%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.24%) REST
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.24%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.28%) Equities
3 21 (5.07%) Derivative
4 19 (4.59%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.90%) Reference Data
6 12 (2.90%) User Experience
7 11 (2.66%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.69%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.69%) Physics
9 7 (1.69%) FMCG
10 4 (0.97%) iPad
10 4 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.97%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.48%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.48%) Online Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (40.82%) Business Analysis
2 105 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 63 (15.22%) Project Management
5 49 (11.84%) SDLC
6 48 (11.59%) Requirements Analysis
7 41 (9.90%) Data Modelling
8 36 (8.70%) Asset Management
9 32 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (6.76%) Change Management
10 28 (6.76%) Waterfall
11 27 (6.52%) Scrum
11 27 (6.52%) Investment Management
12 25 (6.04%) Systems Analysis
12 25 (6.04%) Migration
12 25 (6.04%) Data Analysis
12 25 (6.04%) Software Delivery
13 24 (5.80%) Workflow
14 22 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (5.31%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (27.54%) SQL
2 17 (4.11%) Python
3 13 (3.14%) Java
4 11 (2.66%) VB.NET
5 5 (1.21%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.72%) C#
8 2 (0.48%) ABAP
8 2 (0.48%) VBA
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
9 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (7.25%) Degree
2 15 (3.62%) ISEB
3 8 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.97%) IIBA
5 3 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.24%) CBAP
7 1 (0.24%) CCA
7 1 (0.24%) ACCA
7 1 (0.24%) CIMA
7 1 (0.24%) MBA
7 1 (0.24%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.93%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.69%) QA
3 4 (0.97%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.72%) Basel II
5 2 (0.48%) MiFID
5 2 (0.48%) FATCA
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (11.11%) Oracle
2 31 (7.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.66%) Reuters
3 11 (2.66%) Bloomberg
4 9 (2.17%) SAP
5 8 (1.93%) Charles River
6 7 (1.69%) Cognos
6 7 (1.69%) Pegasus
7 4 (0.97%) Pega
8 2 (0.48%) MKS
9 1 (0.24%) Kofax
9 1 (0.24%) FatWire
9 1 (0.24%) Northgate
9 1 (0.24%) Civica
9 1 (0.24%) Capita
9 1 (0.24%) Orchard
9 1 (0.24%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.24%) Infor
9 1 (0.24%) Misys
9 1 (0.24%) Temenos
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