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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 69 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 69 115 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 3.00% 3.92% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.10% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 109
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
2208 2808 3000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 96.08% 95.74% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1437 1821 1909
Median salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -20 30 £38,500 -23.00% 12
Glasgow -6 24 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Inverclyde +3 8 £42,500 +9.67%
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £33,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
Fife - 1 £43,349 -
Midlothian - 1 £34,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 64 (44.14%) Business Analysis
2 45 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (27.59%) Finance
5 26 (17.93%) Degree
6 24 (16.55%) Project Management
7 23 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
8 17 (11.72%) User Stories
9 15 (10.34%) Data Modelling
10 14 (9.66%) UML
10 14 (9.66%) Banking
11 13 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (8.97%) SQL
12 12 (8.28%) Asset Management
13 11 (7.59%) SDLC
14 10 (6.90%) Migration
15 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
15 9 (6.21%) Derivative
15 9 (6.21%) User Experience
15 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
16 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
16 8 (5.52%) SAP HCM
16 8 (5.52%) ISEB
16 8 (5.52%) EPoS
16 8 (5.52%) SAP HR
16 8 (5.52%) SAP
17 7 (4.83%) Front Office
17 7 (4.83%) Charles River

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 3 (2.07%) SAS
2 1 (0.69%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.21%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.69%) MS Project
3 1 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 8 (5.52%) SAP HCM
1 8 (5.52%) SAP HR
2 4 (2.76%) SunGard APT
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 40 (27.59%) Finance
2 14 (9.66%) Banking
3 7 (4.83%) Front Office
3 7 (4.83%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.14%) Marketing
4 6 (4.14%) Retail
5 4 (2.76%) Back Office
5 4 (2.76%) Legal
5 4 (2.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Apache CXF
1 1 (0.69%) CGI
1 1 (0.69%) JPA
1 1 (0.69%) JSF
1 1 (0.69%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.86%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.21%) Derivative
2 9 (6.21%) User Experience
3 8 (5.52%) EPoS
4 6 (4.14%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (2.07%) SCADA
6 2 (1.38%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.38%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Swaptions
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.14%) Business Analysis
2 45 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (16.55%) Project Management
5 17 (11.72%) User Stories
5 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
6 15 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 14 (9.66%) UML
8 13 (8.97%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (8.28%) Asset Management
10 11 (7.59%) SDLC
11 10 (6.90%) Migration
12 9 (6.21%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (6.21%) Process Improvement
13 8 (5.52%) Mentoring
14 7 (4.83%) Data Analysis
15 6 (4.14%) BPMN
15 6 (4.14%) Investment Management
15 6 (4.14%) Test Scripting
15 6 (4.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) C
2 1 (0.69%) JCL
2 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.93%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) ISEB
3 6 (4.14%) CBAP
3 6 (4.14%) IIBA
4 4 (2.76%) CFA
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.38%) MiFID
2 1 (0.69%) EMIR
2 1 (0.69%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) UCITS
Vendors
1 8 (5.52%) SAP
2 7 (4.83%) Charles River
3 4 (2.76%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) SunGard
4 2 (1.38%) Oracle
4 2 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.38%) Vermilion
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
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