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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 27 55
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 32 85 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.84% 6.36% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.05% 7.00% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 22 62 27
Median salary £43,750 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +3.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £25,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £59,700 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1049 1214 1191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 93.08% 90.87% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 679 817 712
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (26.32%) Project Management
5 19 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (22.37%) Banking
6 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
6 17 (22.37%) SQL
6 17 (22.37%) Change Control
7 16 (21.05%) Legal
7 16 (21.05%) Risk Management
8 14 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (18.42%) Degree
9 13 (17.11%) Asset Management
9 13 (17.11%) Workflow
10 12 (15.79%) Python
10 12 (15.79%) Data Mining
10 12 (15.79%) SAS
10 12 (15.79%) Hadoop
10 12 (15.79%) Machine Learning
10 12 (15.79%) Functional Testing
10 12 (15.79%) Business Analytics
10 12 (15.79%) Apache Hive
10 12 (15.79%) Regression Analysis
10 12 (15.79%) R
10 12 (15.79%) Analytics
10 12 (15.79%) Apache Pig
10 12 (15.79%) Ambari
10 12 (15.79%) Line Management
10 12 (15.79%) Factor Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 12 (15.79%) Apache Pig
1 12 (15.79%) SAS
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.32%) JBoss
2 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) SunGard APT
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.63%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.63%) thinkFolio
3 1 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Line 500
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.32%) Sage BI
3 1 (1.32%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) Apache Hive
1 12 (15.79%) Data Mining
1 12 (15.79%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 37 (48.68%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Banking
3 16 (21.05%) Legal
4 8 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 7 (9.21%) Back Office
5 7 (9.21%) Front Office
6 5 (6.58%) Marketing
6 5 (6.58%) Retail
6 5 (6.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (63.16%) Analyst
2 45 (59.21%) Business Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) Consultant
3 10 (13.16%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Hadoop Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SAS Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (1.32%) Apache CXF
2 1 (1.32%) CGI
2 1 (1.32%) CSS
2 1 (1.32%) HTML
2 1 (1.32%) JPA
2 1 (1.32%) jQuery
2 1 (1.32%) JSF
2 1 (1.32%) RichFaces
2 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Derivative
3 6 (7.89%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (2.63%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.32%) Project Management
3 19 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (22.37%) Change Control
4 17 (22.37%) Data Analysis
5 16 (21.05%) Risk Management
6 14 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (17.11%) Asset Management
7 13 (17.11%) Workflow
8 12 (15.79%) Analytics
8 12 (15.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 12 (15.79%) Business Analytics
8 12 (15.79%) Case Management
8 12 (15.79%) Decision Tree
8 12 (15.79%) Factor Analysis
8 12 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 12 (15.79%) KYC
8 12 (15.79%) Line Management
8 12 (15.79%) Machine Learning
8 12 (15.79%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) SQL
2 12 (15.79%) Python
2 12 (15.79%) R
3 2 (2.63%) C#
3 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) CFA
3 2 (2.63%) CISM
3 2 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (1.32%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) MiFID
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.32%) EMIR
2 1 (1.32%) GDPR
2 1 (1.32%) PMO
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) Ambari
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Charles River
2 4 (5.26%) Bloomberg
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.26%) SunGard
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.63%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.32%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.32%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) Sage
4 1 (1.32%) SAP
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