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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK / Scotland
Rank 84 47 53
Rank change year-on-year -37 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 57 140 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.50% 4.81% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 5.31% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 41 102 69
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +2.15%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,900 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £56,600 £55,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2077 2635 2743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.18% 90.61% 88.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1701 1676
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -31 32 £43,750 -7.89% 9
Glasgow -19 22 £41,500 -7.77% 3
Inverclyde +1 2 £42,500 -
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Fife - 1 £35,000 - 1
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 57 (42.86%) Finance
2 41 (30.83%) Project Management
3 39 (29.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (16.54%) Degree
7 21 (15.79%) Banking
8 20 (15.04%) Analytics
9 19 (14.29%) SQL
10 17 (12.78%) Data Analysis
10 17 (12.78%) Legal
10 17 (12.78%) Risk Management
10 17 (12.78%) Line Management
10 17 (12.78%) Change Control
11 16 (12.03%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (11.28%) Apache Hive
12 15 (11.28%) Hadoop
12 15 (11.28%) Apache Pig
12 15 (11.28%) User Stories
13 14 (10.53%) Functional Testing
13 14 (10.53%) Workflow
13 14 (10.53%) Asset Management
13 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
14 13 (9.77%) ISEB
14 13 (9.77%) Process Improvement
15 12 (9.02%) Business Analytics
15 12 (9.02%) Ambari
15 12 (9.02%) Factor Analysis
15 12 (9.02%) Regression Analysis
15 12 (9.02%) R

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 15 (11.28%) Apache Pig
2 12 (9.02%) SAS
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) JBoss
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.50%) InDesign
3 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.01%) SunGard APT
3 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.50%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.50%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.75%) Line 500
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.75%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.75%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) Apache Hive
1 15 (11.28%) Hadoop
2 12 (9.02%) Data Mining
3 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.02%) Big Data
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.26%) HBase
6 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.26%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 57 (42.86%) Finance
2 21 (15.79%) Banking
3 17 (12.78%) Legal
4 8 (6.02%) Back Office
4 8 (6.02%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.02%) Marketing
5 7 (5.26%) Front Office
6 6 (4.51%) Retail
7 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.26%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (62.41%) Analyst
2 73 (54.89%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.02%) Consultant
4 11 (8.27%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (6.77%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (6.77%) Senior Business Analyst
5 9 (6.77%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) Architect
7 6 (4.51%) IT Analyst
7 6 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (3.76%) Developer
9 4 (3.01%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.01%) Hadoop Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (3.01%) Product Manager
9 4 (3.01%) SAS Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) Senior SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) Apache CXF
3 1 (0.75%) CGI
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) JPA
3 1 (0.75%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) JSF
3 1 (0.75%) RichFaces
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.77%) User Experience
3 8 (6.02%) Derivative
4 6 (4.51%) OTC Derivatives
5 5 (3.76%) Internet of Things
6 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.26%) SCADA
7 2 (1.50%) EPoS
7 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.50%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Android
1 1 (0.75%) Windows
1 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.83%) Project Management
2 39 (29.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (25.56%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (15.04%) Analytics
5 17 (12.78%) Change Control
5 17 (12.78%) Data Analysis
5 17 (12.78%) Line Management
5 17 (12.78%) Risk Management
6 16 (12.03%) Requirements Analysis
7 15 (11.28%) User Stories
8 14 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 14 (10.53%) Data Modelling
8 14 (10.53%) Functional Testing
8 14 (10.53%) Workflow
9 13 (9.77%) Process Improvement
10 12 (9.02%) Business Analytics
10 12 (9.02%) Case Management
10 12 (9.02%) Factor Analysis
10 12 (9.02%) Machine Learning
10 12 (9.02%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) Python
2 12 (9.02%) R
3 3 (2.26%) C#
3 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.50%) Java
4 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (16.54%) Degree
2 13 (9.77%) ISEB
3 7 (5.26%) IIBA
4 6 (4.51%) CBAP
5 4 (3.01%) CFA
6 2 (1.50%) CISM
6 2 (1.50%) CISSP
6 2 (1.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) MiFID
3 1 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.75%) EMIR
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) HDFS
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Ambari
2 3 (2.26%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.26%) Charles River
2 7 (5.26%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.01%) Bloomberg
3 4 (3.01%) SunGard
4 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle
5 2 (1.50%) Adobe
5 2 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.50%) Vermilion
6 1 (0.75%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) IFS
6 1 (0.75%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.75%) Linedata
6 1 (0.75%) Sage
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: Unspecified Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Clr digital
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Dundee, Angus
Search Consultancy
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fife
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 11 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago