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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 62 32 52
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 101 199 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.54% 6.25% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 6.54% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 69 137 92
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.32%
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
2743 3041 3553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.11% 95.45% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1949 2350
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 £60,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -19 50 £46,250 -2.63% 13
Glasgow -28 42 £40,000 -16.66% 4
Inverclyde - 5 £23,500 -
Fife - 3 £33,250 -
Aberdeen -1 2 £32,650 -29.40%
West Lothian +9 1 £50,000 +61.29%
Stirling +6 1 - - 1
Highlands -1 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 23 July 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.

1 116 (49.15%) Business Analysis
2 106 (44.92%) Finance
3 74 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (18.64%) Banking
6 43 (18.22%) SQL
7 38 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (13.98%) SDLC
9 30 (12.71%) Project Management
10 25 (10.59%) User Stories
11 24 (10.17%) Data Modelling
12 23 (9.75%) Waterfall
12 23 (9.75%) Degree
13 22 (9.32%) GAP Analysis
14 21 (8.90%) Scrum
14 21 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (8.47%) Data Analysis
16 19 (8.05%) Process Improvement
17 18 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (6.78%) Retail
18 16 (6.78%) Asset Management
18 16 (6.78%) MS Visio
18 16 (6.78%) ISEB
19 15 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
19 15 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (6.36%) Translating Business Requirements
20 14 (5.93%) SQL Server
20 14 (5.93%) SAP
20 14 (5.93%) UML
21 13 (5.51%) 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 4 (1.69%) Confluence
2 3 (1.27%) SAS
3 2 (0.85%) Apache
3 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.42%) Documentum
4 1 (0.42%) FileNet
4 1 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (6.78%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.27%) MS Project
4 2 (0.85%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) SAP MM
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.27%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (1.27%) SAP SCM
3 2 (0.85%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.42%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.42%) Movex
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.63%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (5.93%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.12%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.85%) Big Data
6 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.42%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (3.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 106 (44.92%) Finance
2 44 (18.64%) Banking
3 16 (6.78%) Retail
4 13 (5.51%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.24%) Retail Banking
6 8 (3.39%) Front Office
7 4 (1.69%) Back Office
7 4 (1.69%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.85%) Law
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.42%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.97%) .NET
2 4 (1.69%) XML
3 3 (1.27%) Web Services
4 2 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) CGI
5 1 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.42%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.81%) User Experience
3 9 (3.81%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.12%) Derivative
5 4 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.69%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.27%) Economics
6 3 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.27%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.85%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.85%) EPoS
7 2 (0.85%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (0.85%) Pricing Data
7 2 (0.85%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.85%) Swaptions
8 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (49.15%) Business Analysis
2 74 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (26.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (13.98%) SDLC
5 30 (12.71%) Project Management
6 25 (10.59%) User Stories
7 24 (10.17%) Data Modelling
8 23 (9.75%) Waterfall
9 22 (9.32%) GAP Analysis
10 21 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (8.90%) Scrum
11 20 (8.47%) Data Analysis
12 19 (8.05%) Process Improvement
13 16 (6.78%) Asset Management
14 15 (6.36%) Requirements Analysis
14 15 (6.36%) Translating Business Requirements
14 15 (6.36%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.93%) UML
16 13 (5.51%) Migration
17 12 (5.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (18.22%) SQL
2 6 (2.54%) VB.NET
3 2 (0.85%) Java
3 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.42%) C#
4 1 (0.42%) Python
4 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (9.75%) Degree
2 16 (6.78%) ISEB
3 4 (1.69%) CBAP
3 4 (1.69%) IIBA
3 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.85%) HND
4 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.12%) QA
2 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) Basel II
3 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (5.93%) SAP
2 7 (2.97%) Oracle
3 5 (2.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.69%) Twitter
5 2 (0.85%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.85%) Informatica
5 2 (0.85%) Reuters
6 1 (0.42%) Charles River
6 1 (0.42%) Cognos
6 1 (0.42%) Infor
6 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.42%) Kofax
6 1 (0.42%) Laserfiche
6 1 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.42%) Sage
6 1 (0.42%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.42%) Sybase
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