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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 79 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 72 222 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.64% 6.70% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 7.03% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 54 150 102
Median salary £43,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
2619 3160 3556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.90% 95.41% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 2011 2287
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -25 40 £48,750 +2.63% 6
Glasgow -30 33 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Inverclyde - 4 £23,500 -
Fife -2 3 £33,250 -18.40%
Aberdeen -4 1 £32,650 -23.17% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 91 (45.50%) Business Analysis
2 85 (42.50%) Finance
3 69 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (19.50%) SQL
6 38 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (17.00%) Banking
8 24 (12.00%) Scrum
8 24 (12.00%) User Stories
8 24 (12.00%) SDLC
9 22 (11.00%) Data Analysis
10 21 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (10.00%) Project Management
11 20 (10.00%) Retail
11 20 (10.00%) Process Improvement
12 17 (8.50%) Degree
12 17 (8.50%) Data Modelling
13 16 (8.00%) Waterfall
14 15 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (7.50%) MS Visio
14 15 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
15 13 (6.50%) Retail Banking
16 12 (6.00%) Asset Management
16 12 (6.00%) UML
16 12 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
17 11 (5.50%) Translating Business Requirements
17 11 (5.50%) Data Management
18 10 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (5.00%) ISEB
18 10 (5.00%) Use Case

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 6 (3.00%) CMS
2 4 (2.00%) Confluence
3 2 (1.00%) Apache
3 2 (1.00%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (7.50%) MS Visio
2 8 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.50%) MS Project
5 2 (1.00%) MS Office
6 1 (0.50%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.00%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.00%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.00%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.50%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.50%) Movex
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Lucidchart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.00%) Big Data
3 2 (1.00%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.50%) MS Access
4 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.00%) JIRA
2 2 (1.00%) Subversion
3 1 (0.50%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 85 (42.50%) Finance
2 34 (17.00%) Banking
3 20 (10.00%) Retail
4 13 (6.50%) Retail Banking
5 9 (4.50%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.50%) Front Office
7 4 (2.00%) Back Office
8 2 (1.00%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.50%) .NET
1 3 (1.50%) XML
2 2 (1.00%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.50%) SOAP
3 1 (0.50%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.50%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.00%) User Experience
5 5 (2.50%) Derivative
5 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.00%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.00%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.00%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.50%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.00%) Economics
8 2 (1.00%) EPoS
8 2 (1.00%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.00%) Pricing Data
8 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.00%) Swaptions
9 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (45.50%) Business Analysis
2 69 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (12.00%) Scrum
4 24 (12.00%) SDLC
4 24 (12.00%) User Stories
5 22 (11.00%) Data Analysis
6 21 (10.50%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (10.00%) Process Improvement
7 20 (10.00%) Project Management
8 17 (8.50%) Data Modelling
9 16 (8.00%) Waterfall
10 15 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
10 15 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (6.00%) Asset Management
11 12 (6.00%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (6.00%) UML
12 11 (5.50%) Data Management
12 11 (5.50%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 39 (19.50%) SQL
2 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.50%) C#
3 1 (0.50%) Java
3 1 (0.50%) Python
3 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) Degree
2 10 (5.00%) ISEB
3 4 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) HND
4 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.50%) CBAP
5 1 (0.50%) IIBA
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (4.00%) SAP
2 6 (3.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.50%) Oracle
4 4 (2.00%) Twitter
5 2 (1.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.00%) Informatica
5 2 (1.00%) Reuters
6 1 (0.50%) Cognos
6 1 (0.50%) Infor
6 1 (0.50%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.50%) Sage
6 1 (0.50%) Sitecore
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