The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 March 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 38 40
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 65 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.33% 4.84% 4.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 5.18% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 46
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £61,200 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1067 1255 1286
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.44% 93.38% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 687 846 778
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Edinburgh

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (64.71%) Business Analysis
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.71%) Finance
4 25 (36.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (25.00%) User Stories
7 15 (22.06%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (20.59%) Waterfall
8 14 (20.59%) Banking
8 14 (20.59%) UML
9 13 (19.12%) Migration
10 12 (17.65%) Asset Management
11 9 (13.24%) Validation
12 8 (11.76%) Derivative
12 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
12 8 (11.76%) EPoS
13 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
13 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
14 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
14 6 (8.82%) Retail
14 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
14 6 (8.82%) Charles River
14 6 (8.82%) Front Office
14 6 (8.82%) BPMN
14 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
14 6 (8.82%) Investment Management
14 6 (8.82%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (7.35%) Use Case
15 5 (7.35%) Change Control
15 5 (7.35%) SDLC

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 2 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (1.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) SunGard APT
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle BPM
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 14 (20.59%) Banking
3 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.82%) Front Office
4 6 (8.82%) Retail
4 6 (8.82%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.35%) Back Office
6 3 (4.41%) Legal
7 2 (2.94%) Marketing
8 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) Apache CXF
1 1 (1.47%) CGI
1 1 (1.47%) JPA
1 1 (1.47%) JSF
1 1 (1.47%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 20 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.76%) Derivative
2 8 (11.76%) EPoS
3 6 (8.82%) OTC Derivatives
4 2 (2.94%) User Experience
5 1 (1.47%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Business Analysis
2 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (36.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (25.00%) User Stories
5 15 (22.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 14 (20.59%) UML
6 14 (20.59%) Waterfall
7 13 (19.12%) Migration
8 12 (17.65%) Asset Management
9 9 (13.24%) Validation
10 8 (11.76%) Requirements Management
11 7 (10.29%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.82%) BPMN
12 6 (8.82%) Data Analysis
12 6 (8.82%) Investment Management
13 5 (7.35%) B2B
13 5 (7.35%) Change Control
13 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.35%) SDLC
13 5 (7.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) CFA
2 2 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (1.47%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.47%) EMIR
1 1 (1.47%) MiFID
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Charles River
2 4 (5.88%) Bloomberg
2 4 (5.88%) SunGard
3 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.94%) Vermilion
4 1 (1.47%) IBM
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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