Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 74 90
Rank change year-on-year -47 +16 -44
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 109 195 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 2.02% 3.47% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.77% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 77 134 76
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.07% -15.26%
10th Percentile £30,700 £32,009 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £58,750 £63,750
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 5,019 5,170 4,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 92.91% 91.96% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,232 3,304 2,941
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,075 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -40 55 £42,500 - 6
Edinburgh -20 43 £41,000 -13.68% 8
West Lothian - 4 £35,500 - 1
Fife +1 3 £40,000 -2.44%
Dundee +10 2 £57,500 +19.79%
South Lanarkshire - 2 £36,750 -
Stirling +1 1 £44,000 -7.37%
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 52 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) Finance
3 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (17.43%) SDLC
3 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (16.51%) Banking
4 18 (16.51%) SQL
5 16 (14.68%) User Stories
6 14 (12.84%) Change Management
7 13 (11.93%) Workshop Facilitation
8 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.09%) Analytics
8 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
9 10 (9.17%) Use Case
9 10 (9.17%) Project Management
9 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
9 10 (9.17%) ERP
9 10 (9.17%) Scrum
10 9 (8.26%) Risk Management
10 9 (8.26%) Wealth Management
10 9 (8.26%) Data Analysis
11 8 (7.34%) Degree
11 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.34%) Coaching
11 8 (7.34%) C#
11 8 (7.34%) Java
11 8 (7.34%) Oracle
11 8 (7.34%) Business Process Modelling
12 7 (6.42%) Windows Server

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 7 (6.42%) IIS
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) CMS
3 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (1.83%) LongView
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.83%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.83%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.83%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.83%) SAP HCM
1 2 (1.83%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.59%) Big Data
4 4 (3.67%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.75%) DB2
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.83%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (1.83%) QlikView
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.92%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Subversion
2 6 (5.50%) Hudson
3 5 (4.59%) Jenkins
3 5 (4.59%) JIRA
3 5 (4.59%) Maven
4 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.75%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.75%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.92%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (33.94%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Banking
3 11 (10.09%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.42%) Law
5 5 (4.59%) Marketing
6 3 (2.75%) Legal
6 3 (2.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.83%) Billing
7 2 (1.83%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (69.72%) Analyst
2 54 (49.54%) Business Analyst
3 7 (6.42%) Data Analyst
3 7 (6.42%) Developer
3 7 (6.42%) Software Engineer
4 6 (5.50%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.59%) .NET Developer
5 5 (4.59%) ERP Analyst
5 5 (4.59%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Business IT Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Consultant
6 4 (3.67%) IT Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Python Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.42%) .NET
1 7 (6.42%) .NET Framework
1 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
1 7 (6.42%) Hibernate
1 7 (6.42%) jQuery
1 7 (6.42%) Spring
1 7 (6.42%) WCF
1 7 (6.42%) Web Services
2 4 (3.67%) XML
3 3 (2.75%) J2EE
4 1 (0.92%) OAuth
4 1 (0.92%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.92%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.67%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.67%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.75%) Fintech
3 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.92%) Robotics
5 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.59%) Unix
3 4 (3.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (47.71%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (17.43%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (17.43%) SDLC
3 18 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (14.68%) User Stories
5 14 (12.84%) Change Management
6 13 (11.93%) Workshop Facilitation
7 11 (10.09%) Analytics
8 10 (9.17%) ERP
8 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 10 (9.17%) Scrum
8 10 (9.17%) Use Case
9 9 (8.26%) Data Analysis
9 9 (8.26%) Risk Management
9 9 (8.26%) Wealth Management
10 8 (7.34%) Business Process Modelling
10 8 (7.34%) Coaching
10 8 (7.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.42%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) C#
2 8 (7.34%) Java
3 7 (6.42%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.92%) R
5 1 (0.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.34%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) ISEB
3 1 (0.92%) CIMA
3 1 (0.92%) CISA
3 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.83%) PMO
2 1 (0.92%) GDPR
2 1 (0.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) HP ALM
1 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) IBM
3 4 (3.67%) JD Edwards
4 3 (2.75%) IFS
4 3 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.75%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) Tableau
5 2 (1.83%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.83%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (1.83%) Blue Prism
5 2 (1.83%) Charles River
5 2 (1.83%) Sage
5 2 (1.83%) UiPath
6 1 (0.92%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) SmartStream