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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 52 36 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 130 174 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 4.62% 5.86% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.83% 6.14% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 77 98 84
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,850 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -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
2690 2836 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.66% 95.55% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1619 1787 2385
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £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 26 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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
(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 -5 63 £45,000 - 12
Glasgow -20 55 £35,500 -26.42% 5
Stirling -2 3 - -
Aberdeen +10 2 £32,650 -34.70%
West Lothian +2 2 £45,000 +45.16% 1
North Lanarkshire -7 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £36,000 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 1 £45,000 -
Falkirk - 1 £50,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 125 (51.87%) Business Analysis
2 112 (46.47%) Finance
3 66 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (21.99%) Banking
6 46 (19.09%) SQL
7 44 (18.26%) Project Management
8 38 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (15.35%) Degree
10 35 (14.52%) SDLC
11 25 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
12 23 (9.54%) Waterfall
13 21 (8.71%) UML
13 21 (8.71%) GAP Analysis
14 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
14 20 (8.30%) ISEB
14 20 (8.30%) Requirements Analysis
14 20 (8.30%) User Stories
15 19 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (7.88%) SAP
15 19 (7.88%) Scrum
16 18 (7.47%) Migration
17 17 (7.05%) Asset Management
17 17 (7.05%) SQL Server
17 17 (7.05%) Investment Banking
17 17 (7.05%) Process Improvement
18 16 (6.64%) Use Case
18 16 (6.64%) Translating Business Requirements
19 13 (5.39%) Computer Science
19 13 (5.39%) Data Analysis

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 8 (3.32%) SAS
2 4 (1.66%) Confluence
3 3 (1.24%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.41%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) Documentum
5 1 (0.41%) FileNet
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (4.98%) MS Visio
2 11 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.66%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) DOC1
5 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (3.73%) SAP MM
2 4 (1.66%) SAP SCM
3 3 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.24%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.24%) SAP cProjects
4 2 (0.83%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.83%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.41%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.41%) Movex
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.41%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.37%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (7.05%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.98%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (4.56%) Data Mining
5 9 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.24%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.41%) Big Data
8 1 (0.41%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.41%) MS Access
8 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (3.32%) JIRA
2 2 (0.83%) SAP CE
2 2 (0.83%) Subversion
2 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (46.47%) Finance
2 53 (21.99%) Banking
3 17 (7.05%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.56%) Front Office
5 7 (2.90%) Spanish Language
6 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.66%) Retail
8 2 (0.83%) Law
8 2 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.41%) Back Office
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
9 1 (0.41%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.39%) .NET
2 12 (4.98%) XML
3 6 (2.49%) Web Services
4 3 (1.24%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.24%) HTML
5 2 (0.83%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.83%) SOAP
6 1 (0.41%) CGI
6 1 (0.41%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.39%) Computer Science
3 10 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.15%) User Experience
4 6 (2.49%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.07%) Derivative
5 5 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.07%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.66%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.66%) Pricing Data
6 4 (1.66%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.24%) Economics
7 3 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.83%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.83%) EPoS
8 2 (0.83%) Equities
8 2 (0.83%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.41%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (51.87%) Business Analysis
2 66 (27.39%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (18.26%) Project Management
5 35 (14.52%) SDLC
6 23 (9.54%) Waterfall
7 21 (8.71%) GAP Analysis
7 21 (8.71%) UML
8 20 (8.30%) Data Modelling
8 20 (8.30%) Requirements Analysis
8 20 (8.30%) User Stories
9 19 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.88%) Scrum
10 18 (7.47%) Migration
11 17 (7.05%) Asset Management
11 17 (7.05%) Process Improvement
12 16 (6.64%) Translating Business Requirements
12 16 (6.64%) Use Case
13 13 (5.39%) Data Analysis
13 13 (5.39%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.09%) SQL
2 11 (4.56%) VB.NET
3 5 (2.07%) C#
3 5 (2.07%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.07%) VBA
4 4 (1.66%) Java
4 4 (1.66%) XPath
5 3 (1.24%) ABAP
5 3 (1.24%) Python
6 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (15.35%) Degree
2 20 (8.30%) ISEB
3 7 (2.90%) CBAP
3 7 (2.90%) IIBA
4 2 (0.83%) HND
4 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.83%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 4 (1.66%) Basel II
2 4 (1.66%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 19 (7.88%) SAP
2 9 (3.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.66%) Bloomberg
3 4 (1.66%) Oracle
3 4 (1.66%) Reuters
4 2 (0.83%) Informatica
4 2 (0.83%) Twitter
5 1 (0.41%) Charles River
5 1 (0.41%) Cognos
5 1 (0.41%) Infor
5 1 (0.41%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.41%) Kofax
5 1 (0.41%) Laserfiche
5 1 (0.41%) Lotus
5 1 (0.41%) Sage
5 1 (0.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.41%) Sybase
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
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Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
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