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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 54 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 131 177 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.55% 5.57% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.79% 5.83% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 74 103 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,905 £35,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,050 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
2733 3037 3820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.03% 95.53% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1911 2491
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(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 +3 65 £47,000 +4.44% 17
Glasgow -18 56 £39,500 -21.00% 9
Stirling -8 3 - - 1
Aberdeen +4 2 £32,650 -15.74%
North Lanarkshire -5 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £45,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 - 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 130 (53.28%) Finance
2 129 (52.87%) Business Analysis
3 66 (27.05%) Banking
4 62 (25.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 57 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (18.85%) Project Management
6 46 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
7 41 (16.80%) SQL
8 39 (15.98%) Degree
9 34 (13.93%) SDLC
10 25 (10.25%) SAP
10 25 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (9.02%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
13 20 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
13 20 (8.20%) ISEB
14 18 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (7.38%) Migration
14 18 (7.38%) Investment Banking
14 18 (7.38%) Process Improvement
15 17 (6.97%) Use Case
15 17 (6.97%) Asset Management
15 17 (6.97%) UML
16 16 (6.56%) SQL Server
16 16 (6.56%) Data Modelling
16 16 (6.56%) Validation
16 16 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
17 15 (6.15%) User Stories
17 15 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
18 13 (5.33%) Test Scripting

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (3.69%) SAS
2 6 (2.46%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) Confluence
4 1 (0.41%) Documentum
4 1 (0.41%) FileNet
4 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (4.10%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.69%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.87%) MS Office
4 6 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) DOC1
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (4.10%) SAP MM
2 6 (2.46%) SAP cProjects
3 5 (2.05%) SAP PM
3 5 (2.05%) SAP SCM
4 3 (1.23%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.82%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.41%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.41%) Movex
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.41%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.41%) SAP PP-PI
6 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (6.56%) BusinessObjects
2 16 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.69%) Data Mining
3 9 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (2.46%) SAP BW
6 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) SAP CE
2 4 (1.64%) JIRA
3 2 (0.82%) Subversion
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (53.28%) Finance
2 66 (27.05%) Banking
3 18 (7.38%) Investment Banking
4 12 (4.92%) Front Office
5 7 (2.87%) Retail
5 7 (2.87%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.82%) Law
7 2 (0.82%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Billing
8 1 (0.41%) Games
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.33%) .NET
2 11 (4.51%) XML
3 9 (3.69%) Web Services
4 5 (2.05%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.23%) HTML
6 1 (0.41%) CGI
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) SOAP
6 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.85%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.69%) User Experience
4 8 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.46%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.05%) Derivative
6 5 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.64%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.64%) Pricing Data
7 4 (1.64%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.23%) Economics
8 3 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.82%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.82%) Equities
9 2 (0.82%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.41%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (52.87%) Business Analysis
2 62 (25.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (18.85%) Project Management
5 34 (13.93%) SDLC
6 22 (9.02%) Waterfall
7 21 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 20 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
9 18 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (7.38%) Migration
9 18 (7.38%) Process Improvement
10 17 (6.97%) Asset Management
10 17 (6.97%) UML
10 17 (6.97%) Use Case
11 16 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 16 (6.56%) Validation
12 15 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
12 15 (6.15%) User Stories
13 13 (5.33%) Scrum
13 13 (5.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.80%) SQL
2 11 (4.51%) VB.NET
3 9 (3.69%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.87%) Java
4 7 (2.87%) Python
5 6 (2.46%) ABAP
6 4 (1.64%) C#
6 4 (1.64%) VBA
6 4 (1.64%) XPath
7 2 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (15.98%) Degree
2 20 (8.20%) ISEB
3 7 (2.87%) CBAP
3 7 (2.87%) IIBA
4 5 (2.05%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.41%) HND
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
5 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.05%) Basel II
1 5 (2.05%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 25 (10.25%) SAP
2 10 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.46%) Oracle
4 4 (1.64%) Bloomberg
4 4 (1.64%) Reuters
5 2 (0.82%) Informatica
6 1 (0.41%) Charles River
6 1 (0.41%) Cognos
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.41%) Infor
6 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.41%) Kofax
6 1 (0.41%) Laserfiche
6 1 (0.41%) Lotus
6 1 (0.41%) Sage
6 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.41%) Sybase
6 1 (0.41%) Twitter
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