The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 55 38
Rank change year-on-year 0 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 121 121 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 4.46% 4.22% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 4.37% 6.10%
Number of salaries quoted 68 72 114
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2552 2769 2967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.62% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1596 1883
Median salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Scotland

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Scotland

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Scotland

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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 +9 53 £40,000 +12.67% 11
Edinburgh -9 51 £49,000 +12.00% 9
Dumfries and Galloway - 8 £31,500 -
Aberdeen -7 4 £40,000 +22.51%
Inverclyde -6 2 £37,000 +57.44%
North Lanarkshire +2 1 £27,500 -
Fife - 1 £38,000 - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (44.02%) Business Analysis
2 77 (41.85%) Finance
3 63 (34.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (23.91%) Retail
6 37 (20.11%) Banking
6 37 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (19.57%) SQL
8 27 (14.67%) Data Modelling
9 26 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
9 26 (14.13%) Retail Banking
10 23 (12.50%) Data Management
10 23 (12.50%) Project Management
11 20 (10.87%) E-Commerce
11 20 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
12 19 (10.33%) Data Analysis
13 17 (9.24%) User Stories
14 16 (8.70%) Multichannel Retail
15 13 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (6.52%) Migration
17 11 (5.98%) Scrum
17 11 (5.98%) GAP Analysis
17 11 (5.98%) Use Case
17 11 (5.98%) Coaching
17 11 (5.98%) Process Improvement
17 11 (5.98%) SDLC
18 10 (5.43%) Software Delivery
18 10 (5.43%) Business Process Modelling
18 10 (5.43%) Mentoring
19 9 (4.89%) Requirements Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (0.54%) Confluence
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Eloqua
2 4 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.54%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.35%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.26%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 77 (41.85%) Finance
2 44 (23.91%) Retail
3 37 (20.11%) Banking
4 26 (14.13%) Retail Banking
5 8 (4.35%) Marketing
6 5 (2.72%) Games
6 5 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 2 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Legal
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.17%) Mobile Games
3 3 (1.63%) SWIFT
3 3 (1.63%) User Experience
4 2 (1.09%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.09%) EPoS
4 2 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.09%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.54%) PMI
5 1 (0.54%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.02%) Business Analysis
2 63 (34.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (14.67%) Data Modelling
5 26 (14.13%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (12.50%) Data Management
6 23 (12.50%) Project Management
7 20 (10.87%) E-Commerce
7 20 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
8 19 (10.33%) Data Analysis
9 17 (9.24%) User Stories
10 16 (8.70%) Multichannel Retail
11 13 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (6.52%) Migration
13 11 (5.98%) Coaching
13 11 (5.98%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (5.98%) Process Improvement
13 11 (5.98%) Scrum
13 11 (5.98%) SDLC
13 11 (5.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.57%) SQL
2 3 (1.63%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.54%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.26%) ISEB
3 4 (2.17%) Degree
4 2 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) IIBA
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) MiFID
2 3 (1.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.09%) EMIR
3 2 (1.09%) QA
3 2 (1.09%) SEPA
Vendors
1 8 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (1.09%) Avaloq
3 2 (1.09%) Charles River
3 2 (1.09%) Cognos
3 2 (1.09%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle
4 1 (0.54%) IBM
4 1 (0.54%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.54%) SAP
4 1 (0.54%) Teradata
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