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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 41 58
Rank change year-on-year -40 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 68 151 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.57% 5.33% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 5.83% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 44 88 86
Median salary £41,000 £45,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.88% -9.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £26,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £60,000
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 2422 2591 2825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 91.47% 91.43% 89.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1543 1456 1769
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Glasgow +2 36 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Edinburgh -49 27 £49,000 +8.88% 12
Fife +6 2 £36,000 -7.09% 2
Inverclyde -3 2 £37,000 -
Stirling +11 1 £52,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 64 (50.79%) Finance
2 46 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (19.84%) Project Management
6 19 (15.08%) Banking
7 18 (14.29%) SQL
8 17 (13.49%) Data Modelling
9 16 (12.70%) Change Control
9 16 (12.70%) Degree
9 16 (12.70%) Use Case
10 15 (11.90%) Process Improvement
10 15 (11.90%) Line Management
11 14 (11.11%) Risk Management
12 13 (10.32%) Workflow
12 13 (10.32%) User Stories
13 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 12 (9.52%) Legal
13 12 (9.52%) Data Analysis
14 11 (8.73%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (7.94%) Requirements Management
15 10 (7.94%) JIRA
15 10 (7.94%) Analytics
15 10 (7.94%) Functional Testing
15 10 (7.94%) Migration
15 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
15 10 (7.94%) SAS
15 10 (7.94%) Case Management
16 9 (7.14%) Factor Analysis
16 9 (7.14%) Decision Tree

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 10 (7.94%) SAS
2 9 (7.14%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.38%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.76%) Eloqua
2 4 (3.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.79%) Line 500
4 1 (0.79%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.79%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.79%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.79%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.14%) Apache Hive
1 9 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 9 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.59%) SSDT
6 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) QlikView
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) JIRA
2 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 64 (50.79%) Finance
2 19 (15.08%) Banking
3 12 (9.52%) Legal
4 9 (7.14%) Marketing
5 6 (4.76%) Retail
6 5 (3.97%) Back Office
6 5 (3.97%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.38%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.59%) Law
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (72.22%) Analyst
2 83 (65.87%) Business Analyst
3 14 (11.11%) Consultant
4 13 (10.32%) Senior Business Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Agile Business Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (4.76%) Digital Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Digital Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Business Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Business Manager
9 5 (3.97%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Business Development Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Development Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Software Analyst
10 4 (3.17%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) jQuery
2 1 (0.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.38%) SCADA
3 3 (2.38%) User Experience
4 2 (1.59%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.59%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.79%) PMI
5 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (29.37%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.84%) Project Management
4 17 (13.49%) Data Modelling
5 16 (12.70%) Change Control
5 16 (12.70%) Use Case
6 15 (11.90%) Line Management
6 15 (11.90%) Process Improvement
7 14 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 13 (10.32%) User Stories
8 13 (10.32%) Workflow
9 12 (9.52%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.73%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (7.94%) Analytics
11 10 (7.94%) Case Management
11 10 (7.94%) Functional Testing
11 10 (7.94%) Migration
11 10 (7.94%) Requirements Management
12 9 (7.14%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.29%) SQL
2 9 (7.14%) Python
2 9 (7.14%) R
3 4 (3.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.38%) Apex Code
5 2 (1.59%) C#
5 2 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (0.79%) C
6 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (12.70%) Degree
2 9 (7.14%) ISEB
2 9 (7.14%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.79%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) IIBA
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PMP
5 1 (0.79%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.79%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.79%) EMIR
2 1 (0.79%) MiFID
2 1 (0.79%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (7.14%) Ambari
Vendors
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.38%) Cognizant
4 1 (0.79%) Cognos
4 1 (0.79%) IFS
4 1 (0.79%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.79%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle
4 1 (0.79%) Sage
4 1 (0.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Teradata
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