Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 87 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -41 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 199 136 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.51% 2.63% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.88% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 137 75 228
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,018 £28,850 £32,350
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £67,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5143 4724 5876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 90.82% 91.27% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 2862 3722
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Scotland

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 105 £42,500 +21.43% 10
Edinburgh -6 77 £47,500 - 8
Fife +3 6 £41,000 +23.31% 1
Stirling - 6 £47,500 - 2
Dundee -2 3 £48,000 +12.94%
Inverclyde 0 2 £32,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £45,250 -
Midlothian -1 1 £35,000 -7.89%
Aberdeen -4 1 £40,000 +22.51%
Perthshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £35,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 92 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (36.68%) Finance
3 69 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (17.59%) User Stories
6 32 (16.08%) Waterfall
7 30 (15.08%) Project Management
7 30 (15.08%) SQL
8 23 (11.56%) Microsoft
9 22 (11.06%) Degree
9 22 (11.06%) SDLC
10 21 (10.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 21 (10.55%) Data Modelling
11 20 (10.05%) PRINCE2
11 20 (10.05%) Change Management
12 19 (9.55%) Banking
13 18 (9.05%) Scrum
14 17 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (8.54%) Use Case
15 15 (7.54%) ITIL
15 15 (7.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
16 14 (7.04%) SQL Server
17 13 (6.53%) MS Visio
18 12 (6.03%) Requirements Management
18 12 (6.03%) Kanban
18 12 (6.03%) Mentoring
18 12 (6.03%) Business Process Mapping
19 11 (5.53%) Dynamics AX
19 11 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (5.03%) Java

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 6 (3.02%) Confluence
2 4 (2.01%) SAS
2 4 (2.01%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.51%) IIS
3 3 (1.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.53%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.02%) Mingle
4 5 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.01%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.01%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (2.01%) Endur
4 3 (1.51%) Eloqua
5 2 (1.01%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.50%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.52%) Unified Communications
1 7 (3.52%) VoIP
2 1 (0.50%) BGP
2 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (7.04%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.51%) Big Data
5 3 (1.51%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.01%) Power BI
6 2 (1.01%) QlikView
6 2 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.01%) Spotfire
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.03%) JIRA
2 4 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.01%) Toad
3 3 (1.51%) Selenium
3 3 (1.51%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.51%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.01%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 73 (36.68%) Finance
2 19 (9.55%) Banking
3 10 (5.03%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.03%) Retail
4 8 (4.02%) Advertising
4 8 (4.02%) Marketing
5 5 (2.51%) Electronics
5 5 (2.51%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.51%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.01%) Law
9 1 (0.50%) Back Office
9 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 150 (75.38%) Analyst
2 124 (62.31%) Business Analyst
3 25 (12.56%) Consultant
4 18 (9.05%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (7.04%) Senior Business Analyst
6 12 (6.03%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.03%) Technical Analyst
7 11 (5.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 11 (5.53%) Technical Business Analyst
8 10 (5.03%) Software Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Finance Business Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Business Development Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Business Finance Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Development Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) IT Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Project Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Software Development Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) Software Development Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.01%) .NET
1 4 (2.01%) CSS
2 2 (1.01%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) JSON
3 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.01%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.01%) PMI
3 4 (2.01%) User Experience
4 3 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.50%) EPoS
6 1 (0.50%) Fintech
6 1 (0.50%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Linux
1 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (34.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (17.59%) User Stories
4 32 (16.08%) Waterfall
5 30 (15.08%) Project Management
6 22 (11.06%) SDLC
7 21 (10.55%) Data Modelling
7 21 (10.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (10.05%) Change Management
8 20 (10.05%) PRINCE2
9 18 (9.05%) Scrum
10 17 (8.54%) Use Case
11 15 (7.54%) ITIL
11 15 (7.54%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
12 12 (6.03%) Business Process Mapping
12 12 (6.03%) Kanban
12 12 (6.03%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.03%) Requirements Management
13 11 (5.53%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.08%) SQL
2 10 (5.03%) Java
3 7 (3.52%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.01%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.51%) Apex Code
5 3 (1.51%) C#
5 3 (1.51%) Python
5 3 (1.51%) R
5 3 (1.51%) X++
6 2 (1.01%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) C
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.06%) Degree
2 10 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.52%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.52%) PMP
4 7 (3.52%) ISEB
5 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.51%) HND
6 3 (1.51%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) IIBA
7 1 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) PMO
2 6 (3.02%) QA
3 3 (1.51%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.01%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) GDPR
5 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.02%) Oracle
3 6 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (3.02%) SAP
4 4 (2.01%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.51%) iManage
6 2 (1.01%) Cognos
6 2 (1.01%) Tableau
6 2 (1.01%) Teradata
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix
7 1 (0.50%) Intel
7 1 (0.50%) Kofax
7 1 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.50%) VMware