The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Aberdeen during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
Scotland / Aberdeen
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 9.52% 12.50% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.76% 12.50% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £40,000 £32,650 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.51% -34.70%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 41 32 58
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 97.62% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 31
Median salary £45,000 £32,650 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.82% -18.37%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Aberdeen

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Aberdeen

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Aberdeen region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Fit Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) ERP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Fit Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft