Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 69 34
Rank change year-on-year -6 -35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 77 71 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.86% 3.07% 5.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 3.31% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 36 139
Edinburgh median annual salary £47,500 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +3.26%
10th Percentile £35,375 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £81,250 £69,300
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.82% -12.63% +5.56%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2460 2142 2798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 91.21% 92.49% 91.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1386 1760
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +2.38%
10th Percentile £27,000 £29,575 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +2.41%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 30 (38.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (28.57%) Finance
4 18 (23.38%) Project Management
5 15 (19.48%) PRINCE2
5 15 (19.48%) Use Case
6 13 (16.88%) Degree
7 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (14.29%) Change Management
9 10 (12.99%) ITIL
9 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
9 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 9 (11.69%) Banking
10 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.39%) PMP
11 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
11 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Scrum
13 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
14 5 (6.49%) Information Security
14 5 (6.49%) SQL
14 5 (6.49%) VoIP
14 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
14 5 (6.49%) Marketing
14 5 (6.49%) Kanban
14 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
14 5 (6.49%) Eloqua

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Eloqua
2 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
1 5 (6.49%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
1 3 (3.90%) Selenium
1 3 (3.90%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.90%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Marketing
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (71.43%) Analyst
2 40 (51.95%) Business Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Consultant
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 9 (11.69%) Project Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Software Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Business Development Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Development Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Software Development Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Software Development Business Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Business Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Developer
10 4 (5.19%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) Fintech
3 1 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.30%) Tandem
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (38.96%) Stakeholder Management
2 27 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) Project Management
4 15 (19.48%) PRINCE2
4 15 (19.48%) Use Case
5 11 (14.29%) Change Management
6 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
6 10 (12.99%) ITIL
6 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Scrum
10 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.49%) Information Security
10 5 (6.49%) Kanban
11 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
11 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.19%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
11 4 (5.19%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.30%) C
3 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
3 1 (1.30%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) PMI Certification
2 8 (10.39%) PMP
2 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.90%) HND
4 3 (3.90%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) PMBOK
1 3 (3.90%) PMO
1 3 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.49%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.90%) iManage
4 1 (1.30%) Teradata