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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 192 182 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.11% 5.22% 5.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 5.47% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 124 100 94
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £35,000 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
2957 3327 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.14% 95.49% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1868 2176 1766
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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 2 March 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 2 March 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
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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
Glasgow +15 88 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Edinburgh -4 64 £45,000 +4.04% 20
Stirling -1 15 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Aberdeen -1 13 £42,500 -9.57%
Renfrewshire - 7 £52,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 204 (55.43%) Finance
2 153 (41.58%) Business Analysis
3 104 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
4 98 (26.63%) Banking
5 94 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (19.02%) Project Management
7 67 (18.21%) SQL
8 52 (14.13%) Systems Analysis
9 46 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 44 (11.96%) Degree
11 41 (11.14%) UML
12 30 (8.15%) Oracle
12 30 (8.15%) ISEB
13 28 (7.61%) Workflow
13 28 (7.61%) Data Modelling
14 26 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (7.07%) Java
14 26 (7.07%) Mentoring
15 24 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
16 23 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
16 23 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (6.25%) SQL Server
16 23 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
17 22 (5.98%) Waterfall
18 20 (5.43%) Investment Banking
18 20 (5.43%) Time Management
18 20 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
19 19 (5.16%) Line Management
20 18 (4.89%) Python
20 18 (4.89%) Business Objects

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (3.26%) SAS
2 9 (2.45%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.26%) MS Office
3 9 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 23 (6.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (4.62%) Oracle Financials
3 13 (3.53%) Oracle iProcurement
4 12 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
5 11 (2.99%) Oracle Payables
5 11 (2.99%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (2.45%) Oracle General Ledger
7 7 (1.90%) Oracle SCM
8 6 (1.63%) SAP SD
8 6 (1.63%) SAP R/3
8 6 (1.63%) SAP FI
8 6 (1.63%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (1.63%) SAP CO
8 6 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.54%) Finacle
10 1 (0.27%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.27%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.54%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) ATM
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 8 (2.17%) SQLPlus
6 7 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.09%) QlikView
9 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.82%) BODI
10 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) DecisionStream
11 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.27%) Cognos Query Studio
11 1 (0.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 9 (2.45%) Toad
2 7 (1.90%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.27%) PowerBuilder
General
1 204 (55.43%) Finance
2 98 (26.63%) Banking
3 20 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 17 (4.62%) Retail
5 10 (2.72%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.90%) Private Banking
6 7 (1.90%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.36%) Billing
7 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.09%) Law
8 4 (1.09%) Legal
8 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.09%) Back Office
9 3 (0.82%) Front Office
9 3 (0.82%) Marketing
10 2 (0.54%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.54%) German Language
11 1 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.99%) Web Services
2 8 (2.17%) XML
3 3 (0.82%) HTML
4 2 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.54%) XSLT
5 1 (0.27%) WinForms
5 1 (0.27%) .NET
5 1 (0.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 104 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.80%) Equities
3 12 (3.26%) Derivative
4 11 (2.99%) Credit Risk
5 9 (2.45%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 7 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.63%) FMCG
9 5 (1.36%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.82%) EPoS
10 3 (0.82%) Economics
10 3 (0.82%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.54%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.54%) Xbox
11 2 (0.54%) User Experience
12 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.54%) UNIX
1 2 (0.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (41.58%) Business Analysis
2 94 (25.54%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (19.02%) Project Management
4 52 (14.13%) Systems Analysis
5 46 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (11.14%) UML
7 28 (7.61%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.61%) Workflow
8 26 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
8 26 (7.07%) Mentoring
9 24 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 23 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.98%) Waterfall
12 20 (5.43%) Time Management
13 19 (5.16%) Line Management
14 17 (4.62%) User Stories
15 15 (4.08%) Wealth Management
15 15 (4.08%) Migration
15 15 (4.08%) ITIL
16 14 (3.80%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 67 (18.21%) SQL
2 26 (7.07%) Java
3 18 (4.89%) Python
4 12 (3.26%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.27%) C
6 1 (0.27%) ABAP
6 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (11.96%) Degree
2 30 (8.15%) ISEB
3 6 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.36%) CCA
4 5 (1.36%) ACCA
4 5 (1.36%) CIMA
5 4 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.09%) VCP4
6 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) HND
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.36%) Basel II
1 5 (1.36%) Solvency II
2 4 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (0.54%) MiFID
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) FATCA
4 1 (0.27%) COREP
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (8.15%) Oracle
2 18 (4.89%) Business Objects
3 16 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.26%) Pegasus
5 9 (2.45%) SAP
6 6 (1.63%) Primavera
7 3 (0.82%) Pega
8 2 (0.54%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.54%) Reuters
8 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.54%) Cognos
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Misys
9 1 (0.27%) Temenos
9 1 (0.27%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.27%) Charles River
9 1 (0.27%) Teradata
9 1 (0.27%) Sybase
9 1 (0.27%) TSYS
9 1 (0.27%) Fiserv
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