The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 41 39 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 533 654 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.10% 5.79% 7.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 6.25% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 440 551 740
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9750 10469 10312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.27% 92.66% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8310 8802 9165
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the City of London region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the City of London

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the City of London

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 417 (40.02%) Finance
2 399 (38.29%) Business Analysis
3 251 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
4 225 (21.59%) Banking
4 225 (21.59%) SQL
5 190 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
6 168 (16.12%) Project Management
7 149 (14.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 145 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 126 (12.09%) Microsoft
10 125 (12.00%) Asset Management
11 116 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
12 112 (10.75%) Retail
13 110 (10.56%) Investment Banking
14 105 (10.08%) Degree
15 103 (9.88%) Front Office
16 97 (9.31%) MS Excel
17 96 (9.21%) UML
18 91 (8.73%) CRM
19 90 (8.64%) GAP Analysis
20 88 (8.45%) Data Modelling
21 85 (8.16%) Telecoms
22 83 (7.97%) Derivative
23 80 (7.68%) Change Management
24 73 (7.01%) Investment Management
25 71 (6.81%) Workflow
26 70 (6.72%) E-Commerce
27 69 (6.62%) PRINCE2
28 68 (6.53%) Scrum
28 68 (6.53%) Use Case

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.55%) SAS
3 24 (2.30%) WebSphere
4 12 (1.15%) Documentum
5 9 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (0.77%) WorkSite
7 7 (0.67%) FileNet
8 5 (0.48%) Confluence
9 3 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 3 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.19%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.096%) Alfresco
11 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 97 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 60 (5.76%) MS Office
3 53 (5.09%) MS Visio
4 41 (3.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (3.17%) MS Project
6 5 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.096%) FastStats
8 1 (0.096%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.096%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (2.69%) Markit EDM
2 16 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.54%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.15%) Cognos Planning
4 11 (1.06%) SalesLogix
5 9 (0.86%) LatentZero
6 8 (0.77%) SAP SD
7 6 (0.58%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
7 6 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.58%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.58%) Eagle PACE
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
8 4 (0.38%) SAP BPC
9 3 (0.29%) SiteCatalyst
9 3 (0.29%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.29%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.29%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.25%) SaaS
2 6 (0.58%) Force.com
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.096%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.02%) Internet
2 15 (1.44%) Intranet
3 4 (0.38%) DSL
3 4 (0.38%) VoIP
4 3 (0.29%) Broadband
5 2 (0.19%) MPLS
6 1 (0.096%) SMS
6 1 (0.096%) HTTP
6 1 (0.096%) VPN
6 1 (0.096%) SAN
6 1 (0.096%) CTI
6 1 (0.096%) Firewall
6 1 (0.096%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.096%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.096%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.05%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (5.76%) SQL Server
3 35 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 31 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
8 13 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 12 (1.15%) EDRMS
10 11 (1.06%) QlikView
10 11 (1.06%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.96%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (0.48%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.38%) Spotfire
16 3 (0.29%) Big Data
17 2 (0.19%) Oracle ODI
17 2 (0.19%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 17 (1.63%) JIRA
2 5 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (0.48%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.29%) Cucumber
3 3 (0.29%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.29%) ERwin
4 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.096%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.096%) Ranorex
General
1 417 (40.02%) Finance
2 225 (21.59%) Banking
3 112 (10.75%) Retail
4 110 (10.56%) Investment Banking
5 103 (9.88%) Front Office
6 85 (8.16%) Telecoms
7 64 (6.14%) Back Office
8 54 (5.18%) Legal
9 47 (4.51%) Marketing
10 25 (2.40%) Advertising
10 25 (2.40%) Law
11 22 (2.11%) Games
12 19 (1.82%) Billing
13 18 (1.73%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.44%) Retail Banking
15 13 (1.25%) Publishing
16 7 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.58%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.58%) French Language
17 6 (0.58%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (2.78%) XML
2 23 (2.21%) .NET
3 12 (1.15%) HTML
4 10 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (0.67%) JSON
5 7 (0.67%) CSS
6 4 (0.38%) XSL
6 4 (0.38%) XML Messaging
6 4 (0.38%) D3.js
7 3 (0.29%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.29%) SciPy
7 3 (0.29%) NumPy
7 3 (0.29%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.29%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.29%) Web Services
7 3 (0.29%) Middleware
7 3 (0.29%) J2EE
7 3 (0.29%) COM
7 3 (0.29%) Pandas
8 2 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 190 (18.23%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (7.97%) Derivative
3 66 (6.33%) Fixed Income
4 64 (6.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 61 (5.85%) Equities
6 58 (5.57%) Management Information System
7 43 (4.13%) Mathematics
8 26 (2.50%) Data Structures
8 26 (2.50%) User Experience
9 24 (2.30%) Visualisation
10 22 (2.11%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 17 (1.63%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.63%) Statistics
13 14 (1.34%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (1.25%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.15%) Physics
15 12 (1.15%) SWIFT
16 11 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.50%) Windows
2 14 (1.34%) Windows 7
3 11 (1.06%) UNIX
4 10 (0.96%) Linux
5 5 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.096%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (38.29%) Business Analysis
2 251 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 168 (16.12%) Project Management
4 149 (14.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 125 (12.00%) Asset Management
7 116 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
8 96 (9.21%) UML
9 91 (8.73%) CRM
10 90 (8.64%) GAP Analysis
11 88 (8.45%) Data Modelling
12 80 (7.68%) Change Management
13 73 (7.01%) Investment Management
14 71 (6.81%) Workflow
15 70 (6.72%) E-Commerce
16 69 (6.62%) PRINCE2
17 68 (6.53%) Scrum
17 68 (6.53%) Use Case
18 64 (6.14%) Data Analysis
19 54 (5.18%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 225 (21.59%) SQL
2 46 (4.41%) Java
3 26 (2.50%) VBA
4 19 (1.82%) C#
5 16 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 14 (1.34%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.06%) C
8 9 (0.86%) R
9 7 (0.67%) MATLAB
10 5 (0.48%) VBScript
11 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.29%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.29%) Python
12 3 (0.29%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.19%) Korn
13 2 (0.19%) C++
14 1 (0.096%) ABAP
14 1 (0.096%) Scala
Qualifications
1 105 (10.08%) Degree
2 64 (6.14%) ISEB
3 14 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 9 (0.86%) PMP
6 8 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (0.77%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.48%) ACCA
8 5 (0.48%) IIBA
9 4 (0.38%) MBA
9 4 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.29%) CBAP
10 3 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.19%) CIMA
11 2 (0.19%) CFA
11 2 (0.19%) APMP
12 1 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.096%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.096%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.45%) QA
2 19 (1.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (1.54%) EMIR
4 11 (1.06%) Solvency II
5 9 (0.86%) MiFID
6 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.58%) Basel II
7 5 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.48%) FATCA
8 4 (0.38%) COREP
8 4 (0.38%) FINREP
8 4 (0.38%) SLA
8 4 (0.38%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.29%) Basel III
9 3 (0.29%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.19%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.096%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.096%) UCITS
11 1 (0.096%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.096%) Xen
2 1 (0.096%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.096%) XenApp
2 1 (0.096%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.096%) Control-M
Vendors
1 126 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 53 (5.09%) SAP
3 52 (4.99%) Oracle
4 33 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.30%) Charles River
6 23 (2.21%) BI-SAM
7 22 (2.11%) Business Objects
7 22 (2.11%) hybris
8 21 (2.02%) Demandware
8 21 (2.02%) GoldenSource
9 20 (1.92%) ATG
10 19 (1.82%) Vermilion
11 17 (1.63%) Cognos
12 16 (1.54%) Actuate
13 12 (1.15%) Algorithmics
13 12 (1.15%) Trillium
13 12 (1.15%) Murex
13 12 (1.15%) DataFlux
14 11 (1.06%) Sun
15 9 (0.86%) SimCorp
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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