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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 211 183 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.62% 4.92% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 5.18% 5.66%
Number of salaries quoted 144 104 100
Average salary £49,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.47% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2981 3536 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.51% 95.10% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1926 2328 2011
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 +10 94 £48,500 +21.25% 18
Glasgow +16 83 £48,500 +21.25% 12
Aberdeen +19 9 £42,500 -2.29% 1
Stirling -11 7 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Highlands - 3 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Fife +9 1 £27,500 -16.66%
West Lothian -6 1 £31,000 -27.05% 1
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 231 (56.34%) Finance
2 163 (39.76%) Business Analysis
3 107 (26.10%) Banking
3 107 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (26.10%) SQL
4 104 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 61 (14.88%) Project Management
7 56 (13.66%) Oracle
8 49 (11.95%) SDLC
9 44 (10.73%) Degree
9 44 (10.73%) Oracle EBS
10 43 (10.49%) Requirements Analysis
11 36 (8.78%) Oracle EBS R12
12 35 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (8.05%) Workflow
14 32 (7.80%) Data Modelling
15 31 (7.56%) Oracle Financials
16 30 (7.32%) Migration
17 29 (7.07%) Time Management
17 29 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (6.83%) Investment Management
18 28 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
19 27 (6.59%) Microsoft
20 26 (6.34%) SQL Server
20 26 (6.34%) Retail
20 26 (6.34%) Equities
21 25 (6.10%) Asset Management
21 25 (6.10%) Software Delivery
22 24 (5.85%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (4.63%) SAS
2 13 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.24%) Documentum
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (3.90%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.66%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.20%) MS Office
5 4 (0.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 44 (10.73%) Oracle EBS
2 36 (8.78%) Oracle EBS R12
3 31 (7.56%) Oracle Financials
4 19 (4.63%) Oracle Applications
5 16 (3.90%) Oracle Payables
5 16 (3.90%) Oracle Receivables
6 14 (3.41%) Oracle General Ledger
7 13 (3.17%) Oracle iProcurement
7 13 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
8 10 (2.44%) Primavera
9 9 (2.20%) SAP FI
9 9 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 9 (2.20%) SAP CO
9 9 (2.20%) Markit EDM
10 7 (1.71%) Oracle SCM
10 7 (1.71%) SAP SD
10 7 (1.71%) SAP R/3
11 5 (1.22%) thinkFolio
11 5 (1.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 3 (0.73%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.24%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (6.34%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.66%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.66%) Relational Database
5 12 (2.93%) SQLPlus
5 12 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.46%) QlikView
6 6 (1.46%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.46%) Cognos Query Studio
6 6 (1.46%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 6 (1.46%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (1.22%) Cognos Transformer
7 5 (1.22%) Cognos Powerplay
8 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.49%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 12 (2.93%) Toad
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
General
1 231 (56.34%) Finance
2 107 (26.10%) Banking
3 26 (6.34%) Retail
4 23 (5.61%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.37%) Retail Banking
6 12 (2.93%) Billing
7 10 (2.44%) Front Office
8 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.95%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.95%) Private Banking
10 4 (0.98%) Back Office
10 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.49%) Games
13 1 (0.24%) Legal
13 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.24%) German Language
13 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.41%) Web Services
2 8 (1.95%) XML
3 5 (1.22%) .NET
4 3 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.49%) MDX
6 1 (0.24%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.24%) REST
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) CSS
6 1 (0.24%) SOAP
6 1 (0.24%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 104 (25.37%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.34%) Equities
3 20 (4.88%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.63%) Derivative
5 18 (4.39%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.93%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.93%) FMCG
7 10 (2.44%) User Experience
8 9 (2.20%) Reference Data
9 8 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.71%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.71%) Physics
11 5 (1.22%) Credit Risk
12 4 (0.98%) iPad
13 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.49%) Xbox
14 2 (0.49%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
14 2 (0.49%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.49%) UNIX
2 1 (0.24%) Windows
2 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (39.76%) Business Analysis
2 107 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (14.88%) Project Management
5 49 (11.95%) SDLC
6 43 (10.49%) Requirements Analysis
7 35 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (8.05%) Workflow
9 32 (7.80%) Data Modelling
10 30 (7.32%) Migration
11 29 (7.07%) Time Management
12 28 (6.83%) Systems Analysis
12 28 (6.83%) Investment Management
13 25 (6.10%) Software Delivery
13 25 (6.10%) Asset Management
14 24 (5.85%) Change Management
14 24 (5.85%) Waterfall
15 23 (5.61%) Data Analysis
16 21 (5.12%) Data Management
16 21 (5.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 107 (26.10%) SQL
2 22 (5.37%) Python
3 20 (4.88%) Java
4 9 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.98%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.73%) ABAP
7 3 (0.73%) C#
8 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
9 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (10.73%) Degree
2 20 (4.88%) ISEB
3 9 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.22%) ACCA
4 5 (1.22%) CIMA
4 5 (1.22%) CCA
5 3 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.49%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.24%) MBA
7 1 (0.24%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.22%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.98%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.73%) FATCA
3 3 (0.73%) MiFID
3 3 (0.73%) Basel II
4 2 (0.49%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (13.66%) Oracle
2 27 (6.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.37%) Business Objects
4 14 (3.41%) SAP
5 12 (2.93%) Pegasus
6 9 (2.20%) Cognos
7 8 (1.95%) Reuters
7 8 (1.95%) Bloomberg
7 8 (1.95%) Charles River
8 4 (0.98%) Pega
9 1 (0.24%) TSYS
9 1 (0.24%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.24%) Twitter
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.24%) MKS
9 1 (0.24%) Kofax
9 1 (0.24%) FatWire
9 1 (0.24%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.24%) Infor
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
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