The median annual salary for a Business Systems Analyst was £36,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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

Business System Analyst
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 145 152
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 12 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 9
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £32,750 £38,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £48,750 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.87% +2.50%  

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 2271 2805 3055
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.58% 95.08% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1424 1761 1899
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £59,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in Scotland

Business Systems Analyst
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Business Systems Analyst in Scotland

Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Dumfries and Galloway - 7 £36,500 -
Glasgow +16 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Aberdeen +3 1 £36,500 -18.88%
Business Systems Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, Business Systems 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 Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Multichannel Retail
3 6 (27.27%) Open Source
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) ISEB
5 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
6 3 (13.64%) Finance
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) SQL
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Coaching
8 1 (4.55%) User Experience
8 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.55%) Infor M3
8 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
8 1 (4.55%) User Stories
8 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (4.55%) Skype
8 1 (4.55%) IFS
8 1 (4.55%) Service Design

Business Systems 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Infor M3
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) AS400
1 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Multichannel Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Project Management
3 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (27.27%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 4 (18.18%) Microservices
5 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) Coaching
7 1 (4.55%) Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) DSDM
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) IFS
1 1 (4.55%) Infor
1 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle