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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 60 39 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 114 183 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.00% 5.82% 4.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 6.11% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70 117 94
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,800 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -1.71%
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
2756 2997 3673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.60% 95.23% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1585 1913 2429
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -14 51 £46,250 -2.63% 11
Glasgow -27 48 £35,500 -29.00% 5
Inverclyde - 5 £23,500 -
Aberdeen +3 4 £32,650 -29.40%
Stirling +8 3 - -
West Lothian +4 1 £50,000 +61.29%
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Highlands -2 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Falkirk - 1 £50,000 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 118 (50.21%) Business Analysis
2 110 (46.81%) Finance
3 73 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (28.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (18.30%) Banking
5 43 (18.30%) SQL
6 36 (15.32%) Project Management
7 35 (14.89%) SDLC
8 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
9 26 (11.06%) Degree
10 25 (10.64%) Waterfall
11 24 (10.21%) Data Modelling
12 23 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (9.79%) User Stories
13 20 (8.51%) Process Improvement
14 19 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (8.09%) Scrum
15 18 (7.66%) GAP Analysis
16 16 (6.81%) Translating Business Requirements
16 16 (6.81%) Requirements Analysis
16 16 (6.81%) Data Analysis
16 16 (6.81%) Asset Management
16 16 (6.81%) UML
17 15 (6.38%) MS Visio
17 15 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
18 14 (5.96%) Use Case
18 14 (5.96%) ISEB
18 14 (5.96%) SQL Server
19 13 (5.53%) Investment Banking
19 13 (5.53%) Migration

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 (2.13%) SAS
2 4 (1.70%) Confluence
3 2 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Documentum
4 1 (0.43%) FileNet
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.26%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
4 2 (0.85%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) DOC1
5 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 6 (2.55%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.28%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.85%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.43%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.43%) Movex
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.79%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.98%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.85%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.43%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (3.40%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 110 (46.81%) Finance
2 43 (18.30%) Banking
3 13 (5.53%) Investment Banking
4 10 (4.26%) Retail
5 8 (3.40%) Front Office
6 7 (2.98%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.13%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.70%) Back Office
8 4 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Law
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.83%) .NET
2 6 (2.55%) XML
3 3 (1.28%) Web Services
4 2 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) CGI
5 1 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.43%) REST
5 1 (0.43%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.43%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.53%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.26%) User Experience
4 9 (3.83%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.13%) Derivative
6 4 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.70%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.28%) Economics
7 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.85%) EPoS
8 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.85%) Pricing Data
8 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.85%) Swaptions
8 2 (0.85%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (50.21%) Business Analysis
2 73 (31.06%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (28.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (15.32%) Project Management
5 35 (14.89%) SDLC
6 25 (10.64%) Waterfall
7 24 (10.21%) Data Modelling
8 23 (9.79%) User Stories
9 20 (8.51%) Process Improvement
10 19 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (8.09%) Scrum
11 18 (7.66%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (6.81%) Asset Management
12 16 (6.81%) Data Analysis
12 16 (6.81%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (6.81%) Translating Business Requirements
12 16 (6.81%) UML
13 15 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (5.96%) Use Case
15 13 (5.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.30%) SQL
2 8 (3.40%) VB.NET
3 2 (0.85%) Java
3 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.85%) XPath
4 1 (0.43%) C#
4 1 (0.43%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (11.06%) Degree
2 14 (5.96%) ISEB
3 5 (2.13%) CBAP
3 5 (2.13%) IIBA
4 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) HND
5 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.13%) QA
2 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.43%) Basel II
3 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 12 (5.11%) SAP
2 4 (1.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.70%) Oracle
2 4 (1.70%) Twitter
3 2 (0.85%) Bloomberg
3 2 (0.85%) Informatica
3 2 (0.85%) Reuters
4 1 (0.43%) Charles River
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos
4 1 (0.43%) Infor
4 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.43%) Kofax
4 1 (0.43%) Laserfiche
4 1 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.43%) Sage
4 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.43%) Sybase
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