The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business System Analyst
Rank 140 147 140
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 30 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.83% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.27% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 14
Average salary £32,500 £32,525 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.07% -18.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,414 £31,705 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £42,505 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Business Systems 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
3454 2925 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 94.75% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1920 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Business Systems Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Systems Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Scotland region.

Business Systems Analyst Salary Trend in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Business Systems Analyst Salary Histogram in Scotland

Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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 +8 24 £37,500 - 3
Glasgow -13 3 £31,500 -1.60% 2
Highlands - 3 £28,414 -
Business Systems Analyst
UK

Business Systems Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title.

1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 14 (27.45%) Project Management
4 14 (27.45%) Degree
5 12 (23.53%) ISEB
6 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
6 10 (19.61%) MS Office
6 10 (19.61%) Systems Analysis
7 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
7 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 8 (15.69%) ERP
8 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.76%) Data Mining
9 6 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
10 5 (9.80%) Procure-to-pay
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle
10 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.84%) Data Management
11 4 (7.84%) Advertising
11 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.84%) Retail
11 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
11 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
11 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports

Business Systems Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Office
2 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.76%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (7.84%) QlikView
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Advertising
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Law
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.92%) Front Office
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Equities
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
3 1 (1.96%) Economics
3 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 8 (15.69%) ERP
5 8 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (9.80%) Procure-to-pay
7 5 (9.80%) Test Scripting
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Management
8 4 (7.84%) Data Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) Change Management
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.92%) Practice Management
10 2 (3.92%) BPR
10 2 (3.92%) UML
10 2 (3.92%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 3 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Degree
2 12 (23.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 2 (3.92%) Charles River
3 1 (1.96%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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