Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 129 69 88
Rank change year-on-year -60 +19 -41
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 97 215 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.92% 3.91% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 4.23% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 66 138 66
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.10% +7.65% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,375 £33,925 £32,000
90th Percentile £66,875 £58,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 4,732 5,083 4,320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.54% 92.43% 92.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,069 3,329 2,721
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,050 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Edinburgh -24 45 £42,000 -11.58% 14
Glasgow -51 45 £42,500 -5.56% 6
West Lothian - 4 £52,500 - 1
Fife -1 3 £40,000 -17.22% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (40.21%) Finance
3 21 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (18.56%) SDLC
4 18 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (16.49%) SQL
5 16 (16.49%) User Stories
6 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (12.37%) Analytics
7 12 (12.37%) Use Case
8 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
8 11 (11.34%) Scrum
9 10 (10.31%) Degree
9 10 (10.31%) Banking
9 10 (10.31%) Workshop Facilitation
10 9 (9.28%) Coaching
10 9 (9.28%) Project Management
10 9 (9.28%) MS Visio
10 9 (9.28%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
11 8 (8.25%) .NET
11 8 (8.25%) UML
11 8 (8.25%) JIRA
12 7 (7.22%) Wealth Management
12 7 (7.22%) Kanban
12 7 (7.22%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (7.22%) Change Control
12 7 (7.22%) Change Management
12 7 (7.22%) C#
12 7 (7.22%) 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 5 (5.15%) SAS
2 4 (4.12%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (2.06%) LongView
2 1 (1.03%) Aareon QL
2 1 (1.03%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.03%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (1.03%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.03%) OPENContractor
2 1 (1.03%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.03%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.03%) Servitor
2 1 (1.03%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Broadband
1 1 (1.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.15%) Big Data
2 5 (5.15%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.06%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.06%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.03%) DB2
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.03%) Power BI
6 1 (1.03%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) JIRA
2 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) Subversion
3 4 (4.12%) Hudson
3 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.12%) Maven
4 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.06%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.03%) MagicDraw
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 39 (40.21%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Banking
3 6 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Law
5 2 (2.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (65.98%) Analyst
2 49 (50.52%) Business Analyst
3 9 (9.28%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.25%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (5.15%) Software Engineer
5 5 (5.15%) Technical Business Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Developer
6 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.12%) Python Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Junior
7 3 (3.09%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) .NET
2 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
2 5 (5.15%) Spring
2 5 (5.15%) Web Services
3 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.12%) jQuery
3 4 (4.12%) WCF
3 4 (4.12%) XML
4 1 (1.03%) CGI
4 1 (1.03%) CSS
4 1 (1.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.03%) J2EE
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) OAuth
4 1 (1.03%) OAuth2
4 1 (1.03%) OpenID
4 1 (1.03%) React
4 1 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (4.12%) Fintech
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.12%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.03%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.03%) Robotics
4 1 (1.03%) Social Media
4 1 (1.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.12%) Linux
1 4 (4.12%) Unix
1 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (21.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (18.56%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (18.56%) SDLC
4 16 (16.49%) User Stories
5 12 (12.37%) Analytics
5 12 (12.37%) Use Case
6 11 (11.34%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.34%) Scrum
7 10 (10.31%) Workshop Facilitation
8 9 (9.28%) Coaching
8 9 (9.28%) Data Modelling
8 9 (9.28%) Project Management
9 8 (8.25%) UML
10 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.22%) Change Control
10 7 (7.22%) Change Management
10 7 (7.22%) ERP
10 7 (7.22%) Kanban
10 7 (7.22%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.49%) SQL
2 7 (7.22%) C#
2 7 (7.22%) Java
3 6 (6.19%) Python
4 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) R
5 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) ISEB
3 2 (2.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.03%) CIMA
4 1 (1.03%) CISA
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) PMO
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) IBM
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.06%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (2.06%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.06%) Charles River
4 2 (2.06%) Tableau
4 2 (2.06%) Talend
4 2 (2.06%) UiPath
5 1 (1.03%) Aareon
5 1 (1.03%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.03%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.03%) Capita
5 1 (1.03%) Castleton
5 1 (1.03%) Civica
5 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.03%) Northgate
5 1 (1.03%) Orchard
5 1 (1.03%) SmartStream