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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 193 171 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.50% 4.48% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.98% 4.72% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 121 100 87
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
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
2767 3621 3055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.13% 94.82% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 2369 1854
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +19 86 £45,000 +4.04% 17
Glasgow +8 73 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Aberdeen +23 8 £45,000 +21.62% 2
Stirling -9 8 - -
North Lanarkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Lothian -4 2 £41,750 +19.28%
Fife +1 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Lothian - 1 £65,000 -
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 224 (58.49%) Finance
2 150 (39.16%) Business Analysis
3 103 (26.89%) Analytical Skills
4 96 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (24.80%) Banking
6 94 (24.54%) SQL
7 61 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 59 (15.40%) Project Management
9 48 (12.53%) SDLC
10 45 (11.75%) Oracle
11 42 (10.97%) Degree
12 38 (9.92%) Systems Analysis
13 36 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (8.88%) Oracle EBS
15 31 (8.09%) Workflow
15 31 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
15 31 (8.09%) Oracle EBS R12
16 29 (7.57%) Data Modelling
17 28 (7.31%) Migration
17 28 (7.31%) Time Management
18 27 (7.05%) Business Objects
19 26 (6.79%) Oracle Financials
20 24 (6.27%) Investment Management
20 24 (6.27%) Data Analysis
20 24 (6.27%) SQL Server
20 24 (6.27%) Microsoft
20 24 (6.27%) Software Delivery
21 23 (6.01%) Java
21 23 (6.01%) Python

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.96%) SAS
2 13 (3.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.26%) Documentum
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (5.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (2.87%) MS Office
4 10 (2.61%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.78%) MS Project
6 2 (0.52%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (8.88%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (8.09%) Oracle EBS R12
3 26 (6.79%) Oracle Financials
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle Payables
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 14 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (3.66%) Oracle General Ledger
6 13 (3.39%) Oracle iProcurement
7 10 (2.61%) Primavera
8 9 (2.35%) SAP CO
8 9 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
8 9 (2.35%) SAP FI
9 7 (1.83%) Oracle SCM
9 7 (1.83%) SAP R/3
9 7 (1.83%) SAP SD
10 5 (1.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (1.31%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.78%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.09%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (6.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (3.13%) SQLPlus
5 11 (2.87%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.57%) QlikView
6 6 (1.57%) Cognos Query Studio
6 6 (1.57%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 6 (1.57%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 5 (1.31%) Cognos Transformer
7 5 (1.31%) Cognos Powerplay
7 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.78%) BODI
9 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (3.13%) Toad
2 3 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 224 (58.49%) Finance
2 95 (24.80%) Banking
3 22 (5.74%) Retail
4 20 (5.22%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.70%) Retail Banking
6 11 (2.87%) Billing
7 10 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 8 (2.09%) Front Office
8 8 (2.09%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.09%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.52%) Back Office
11 2 (0.52%) Games
11 2 (0.52%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.52%) German Language
12 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.26%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.87%) Web Services
2 2 (0.52%) XML
3 1 (0.26%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.26%) MDX
3 1 (0.26%) XSLT
3 1 (0.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) CSS
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (26.89%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.48%) Equities
3 17 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.44%) Derivative
3 17 (4.44%) Fixed Income
4 12 (3.13%) FMCG
5 9 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.83%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.31%) User Experience
7 5 (1.31%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.04%) iPad
9 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.78%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.52%) Economics
10 2 (0.52%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.52%) Physics
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (39.16%) Business Analysis
2 96 (25.07%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (15.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (15.40%) Project Management
5 48 (12.53%) SDLC
6 38 (9.92%) Systems Analysis
7 36 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
8 31 (8.09%) Workflow
8 31 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
9 29 (7.57%) Data Modelling
10 28 (7.31%) Migration
10 28 (7.31%) Time Management
11 24 (6.27%) Investment Management
11 24 (6.27%) Data Analysis
11 24 (6.27%) Software Delivery
12 21 (5.48%) Mentoring
13 20 (5.22%) Waterfall
14 19 (4.96%) Data Management
15 18 (4.70%) Change Management
16 17 (4.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (24.54%) SQL
2 23 (6.01%) Java
2 23 (6.01%) Python
3 11 (2.87%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.78%) C#
5 3 (0.78%) ABAP
6 1 (0.26%) C++
6 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.26%) VBScript
6 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (10.97%) Degree
2 22 (5.74%) ISEB
3 9 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.31%) CCA
4 5 (1.31%) ACCA
4 5 (1.31%) CIMA
5 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.52%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) GIAC
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.04%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.78%) FATCA
3 3 (0.78%) MiFID
3 3 (0.78%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) Basel II
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (11.75%) Oracle
2 27 (7.05%) Business Objects
3 24 (6.27%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.44%) SAP
5 12 (3.13%) Pegasus
6 9 (2.35%) Cognos
7 7 (1.83%) Charles River
7 7 (1.83%) Reuters
7 7 (1.83%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.04%) Pega
9 1 (0.26%) TSYS
9 1 (0.26%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Fundtech
9 1 (0.26%) Infor
9 1 (0.26%) IBM
9 1 (0.26%) Misys
9 1 (0.26%) Temenos
9 1 (0.26%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.26%) Intel
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