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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 39 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 196 183 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 5.34% 5.59% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.63% 5.85% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 113 104 131
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 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £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
3480 3127 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.87% 95.48% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 2075 2074
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +6.57%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -11 86 £37,500 -16.66% 23
Glasgow -9 72 £40,000 +3.89% 9
Aberdeen +6 18 £44,250 +4.11%
Stirling -7 8 £46,250 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 5 £42,500 -
West Lothian +11 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeenshire +1 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Fife -1 1 £33,000 -
Grampian - 1 £30,000 -
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (45.98%) Finance
2 170 (42.71%) Business Analysis
3 102 (25.63%) SQL
4 86 (21.61%) Banking
5 78 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (17.09%) Project Management
7 58 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (10.80%) Degree
8 43 (10.80%) UML
9 38 (9.55%) Investment Management
10 32 (8.04%) Equities
11 31 (7.79%) Workflow
12 30 (7.54%) User Stories
12 30 (7.54%) Relational Database
13 28 (7.04%) ISEB
14 27 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 27 (6.78%) Derivative
14 27 (6.78%) Systems Analysis
14 27 (6.78%) Investment Banking
15 26 (6.53%) ERP
16 25 (6.28%) SQL Server
16 25 (6.28%) MS Office
17 24 (6.03%) RDBMS
17 24 (6.03%) MS Visio
17 24 (6.03%) Asset Management
18 23 (5.78%) Microsoft
18 23 (5.78%) Front Office
19 22 (5.53%) Fixed Income
19 22 (5.53%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (2.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.01%) SAS
3 2 (0.50%) LiveLink
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.25%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (6.28%) MS Office
2 24 (6.03%) MS Visio
3 12 (3.02%) MS Excel
4 9 (2.26%) MS Project
5 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.51%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.76%) Temenos T24
3 7 (1.76%) FLEXCUBE
4 6 (1.51%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (1.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.50%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.25%) MultiFonds
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.01%) SaaS
2 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.54%) Relational Database
2 25 (6.28%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.03%) RDBMS
4 8 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.76%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.75%) OLAP
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.50%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.25%) EDMS
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (1.26%) JIRA
2 4 (1.01%) Subversion
3 3 (0.75%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.50%) Concordion
4 2 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 183 (45.98%) Finance
2 86 (21.61%) Banking
3 27 (6.78%) Investment Banking
4 23 (5.78%) Front Office
5 19 (4.77%) Retail
6 16 (4.02%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.76%) Back Office
8 8 (2.01%) Advertising
9 5 (1.26%) Legal
10 4 (1.01%) Marketing
10 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.53%) XML
2 6 (1.51%) EDI
3 4 (1.01%) .NET
3 4 (1.01%) Web Services
3 4 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (0.75%) HTML
4 3 (0.75%) CSS
5 2 (0.50%) SOAP
5 2 (0.50%) XSL
5 2 (0.50%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.25%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.04%) Equities
2 27 (6.78%) Derivative
3 22 (5.53%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.77%) Credit Risk
5 12 (3.02%) Mobile App
6 9 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.01%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) EPoS
9 3 (0.75%) Economics
9 3 (0.75%) Statistics
9 3 (0.75%) Reference Data
9 3 (0.75%) FMCG
9 3 (0.75%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.50%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.25%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (5.53%) UNIX
2 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (42.71%) Business Analysis
2 78 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.09%) Project Management
4 58 (14.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 43 (10.80%) UML
6 38 (9.55%) Investment Management
7 31 (7.79%) Workflow
8 30 (7.54%) User Stories
9 27 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 27 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (6.78%) Systems Analysis
10 26 (6.53%) ERP
11 24 (6.03%) Asset Management
12 21 (5.28%) Data Modelling
13 19 (4.77%) Scrum
13 19 (4.77%) Data Analysis
14 18 (4.52%) Use Case
15 17 (4.27%) Requirements Analysis
16 16 (4.02%) PRINCE2
16 16 (4.02%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 102 (25.63%) SQL
2 16 (4.02%) Python
3 6 (1.51%) Java
4 2 (0.50%) Perl
4 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (10.80%) Degree
2 28 (7.04%) ISEB
3 5 (1.26%) CBAP
4 4 (1.01%) IIBA
5 3 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 1 (0.25%) PhD
6 1 (0.25%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.76%) QA
2 3 (0.75%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) Basel II
3 1 (0.25%) COBIT
3 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.25%) EMIR
3 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 23 (5.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.53%) Oracle
3 13 (3.27%) Business Objects
4 7 (1.76%) Informatica
5 6 (1.51%) Murex
5 6 (1.51%) Calypso
6 5 (1.26%) Charles River
6 5 (1.26%) thinkFolio
7 3 (0.75%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.75%) Sybase
8 2 (0.50%) SAP
8 2 (0.50%) IBM
8 2 (0.50%) Google
8 2 (0.50%) Tableau
9 1 (0.25%) BI-SAM
9 1 (0.25%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.25%) Linedata
9 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
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