The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 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 / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 40 32
Rank change year-on-year -13 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 49 58 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 4.01% 4.81% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.23% 5.01% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 52
Median salary £49,000 £43,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,850 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £61,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.14%  

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 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
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 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 24 June 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 24 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 Edinburgh region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (61.04%) Finance
2 40 (51.95%) Business Analysis
3 30 (38.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (33.77%) Banking
4 26 (33.77%) Retail
5 24 (31.17%) Retail Banking
5 24 (31.17%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (27.27%) SQL
7 19 (24.68%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (24.68%) Data Management
8 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (23.38%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (18.18%) Data Analysis
10 12 (15.58%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (14.29%) Migration
12 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
13 9 (11.69%) Use Case
14 8 (10.39%) Requirements Management
14 8 (10.39%) Validation
15 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
15 7 (9.09%) Marketing
16 6 (7.79%) Change Control
16 6 (7.79%) Eloqua
16 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
16 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
17 5 (6.49%) User Stories
18 4 (5.19%) SDLC
19 3 (3.90%) Scrum
19 3 (3.90%) UML
19 3 (3.90%) Change Management

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 (2.60%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Eloqua
2 1 (1.30%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (61.04%) Finance
2 26 (33.77%) Banking
2 26 (33.77%) Retail
3 24 (31.17%) Retail Banking
4 7 (9.09%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Games
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) EPoS
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (51.95%) Business Analysis
2 30 (38.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (24.68%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (24.68%) Data Management
4 18 (23.38%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 14 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 12 (15.58%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (14.29%) Migration
8 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
9 9 (11.69%) Use Case
10 8 (10.39%) Requirements Management
10 8 (10.39%) Validation
11 6 (7.79%) Change Control
11 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 5 (6.49%) User Stories
13 4 (5.19%) SDLC
14 3 (3.90%) Change Management
14 3 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
14 3 (3.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (3.90%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.30%) JCL
3 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.30%) EMIR
2 1 (1.30%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.30%) IBM
2 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Teradata
Edinburgh
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Scottish Parliament
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Registers of Scotland
Salary: £28,519-£33,217 (HEO Level) and £35,926-£42,187 (SEO Level)
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago