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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 41 31 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 527 639 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.08% 6.06% 7.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 6.53% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 437 532 787
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,500 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
9678 9785 10271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.84% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8282 8282 9207
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 3 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 3 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.

1 404 (38.29%) Business Analysis
2 403 (38.20%) Finance
3 274 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
4 228 (21.61%) SQL
5 207 (19.62%) Banking
6 202 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
7 159 (15.07%) Project Management
8 141 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 141 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 126 (11.94%) Microsoft
10 117 (11.09%) Asset Management
11 111 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
12 109 (10.33%) UML
13 105 (9.95%) Degree
14 103 (9.76%) Retail
15 95 (9.00%) Investment Banking
16 94 (8.91%) MS Excel
17 91 (8.63%) Front Office
17 91 (8.63%) Data Modelling
18 86 (8.15%) GAP Analysis
19 84 (7.96%) Change Management
20 83 (7.87%) Telecoms
21 80 (7.58%) Scrum
21 80 (7.58%) CRM
22 76 (7.20%) Workflow
23 74 (7.01%) Investment Management
24 73 (6.92%) Use Case
24 73 (6.92%) E-Commerce
25 71 (6.73%) PRINCE2
25 71 (6.73%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 45 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 37 (3.51%) SAS
3 24 (2.27%) WebSphere
4 11 (1.04%) Documentum
5 8 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (0.66%) FileNet
7 6 (0.57%) Confluence
8 5 (0.47%) WorkSite
8 5 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.38%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.095%) CMS
11 1 (0.095%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 94 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 51 (4.83%) MS Visio
3 50 (4.74%) MS Office
4 31 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (2.46%) MS Project
6 7 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.095%) FastStats
7 1 (0.095%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 22 (2.09%) Markit EDM
2 15 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.33%) thinkFolio
4 12 (1.14%) SalesLogix
4 12 (1.14%) Cognos Planning
5 9 (0.85%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (0.47%) SimCorp Dimension
7 5 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.47%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.38%) SAP SD
8 4 (0.38%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.28%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.76%) SaaS
2 5 (0.47%) Force.com
3 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.28%) Office 365
5 2 (0.19%) IaaS
5 2 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.095%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.095%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.61%) Internet
2 13 (1.23%) Intranet
3 4 (0.38%) VoIP
4 3 (0.28%) MPLS
4 3 (0.28%) DSL
5 1 (0.095%) Firewall
5 1 (0.095%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.095%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.095%) MVNO
5 1 (0.095%) HTTP
5 1 (0.095%) VPN
5 1 (0.095%) SAN
5 1 (0.095%) CTI
5 1 (0.095%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (6.07%) SQL Server
3 38 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 32 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 12 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.04%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.95%) QlikView
11 9 (0.85%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.85%) EDRMS
12 5 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.28%) MS Access
14 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.28%) Spotfire
15 2 (0.19%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 22 (2.09%) JIRA
2 9 (0.85%) ERwin
3 6 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.38%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.095%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.095%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.095%) RequisitePro
7 1 (0.095%) TestPartner
7 1 (0.095%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.095%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 403 (38.20%) Finance
2 207 (19.62%) Banking
3 103 (9.76%) Retail
4 95 (9.00%) Investment Banking
5 91 (8.63%) Front Office
6 83 (7.87%) Telecoms
7 57 (5.40%) Back Office
8 54 (5.12%) Legal
9 39 (3.70%) Marketing
10 29 (2.75%) Advertising
11 23 (2.18%) Financial Institution
12 22 (2.09%) Games
13 21 (1.99%) Law
14 17 (1.61%) Publishing
15 16 (1.52%) Billing
16 7 (0.66%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.66%) French Language
16 7 (0.66%) German Language
17 6 (0.57%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.84%) XML
2 25 (2.37%) .NET
3 14 (1.33%) HTML
4 7 (0.66%) J2EE
4 7 (0.66%) JSON
4 7 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (0.57%) CSS
6 4 (0.38%) XSL
6 4 (0.38%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.28%) Web Services
7 3 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.28%) COM
7 3 (0.28%) SciPy
7 3 (0.28%) NumPy
7 3 (0.28%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.28%) D3.js
7 3 (0.28%) Pandas
8 2 (0.19%) WinForms
8 2 (0.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 202 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (6.64%) Derivative
3 63 (5.97%) Management Information System
4 55 (5.21%) Fixed Income
5 54 (5.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 48 (4.55%) Equities
7 40 (3.79%) Mathematics
8 27 (2.56%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.18%) User Experience
9 23 (2.18%) Visualisation
10 22 (2.09%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.80%) Credit Risk
12 16 (1.52%) Mobile App
12 16 (1.52%) Statistics
13 14 (1.33%) Market Risk
13 14 (1.33%) Data Integration
14 13 (1.23%) Physics
15 11 (1.04%) SWIFT
16 10 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (0.85%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 21 (1.99%) Windows
2 12 (1.14%) UNIX
3 10 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 9 (0.85%) Linux
5 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.095%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.095%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (38.29%) Business Analysis
2 274 (25.97%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (15.07%) Project Management
4 141 (13.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 141 (13.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 117 (11.09%) Asset Management
6 111 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
7 109 (10.33%) UML
8 91 (8.63%) Data Modelling
9 86 (8.15%) GAP Analysis
10 84 (7.96%) Change Management
11 80 (7.58%) CRM
11 80 (7.58%) Scrum
12 76 (7.20%) Workflow
13 74 (7.01%) Investment Management
14 73 (6.92%) Use Case
14 73 (6.92%) E-Commerce
15 71 (6.73%) PRINCE2
15 71 (6.73%) Data Analysis
16 51 (4.83%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 228 (21.61%) SQL
2 49 (4.64%) Java
3 24 (2.27%) VBA
4 18 (1.71%) T-SQL
5 17 (1.61%) C#
6 15 (1.42%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.04%) C
8 8 (0.76%) R
9 7 (0.66%) VBScript
10 6 (0.57%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.47%) VB
12 4 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.38%) Python
13 3 (0.28%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.19%) C++
14 2 (0.19%) Korn
14 2 (0.19%) Apex Code
14 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.095%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 105 (9.95%) Degree
2 66 (6.26%) ISEB
3 12 (1.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (0.66%) PMI Certification
4 7 (0.66%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.47%) ACCA
5 5 (0.47%) PMP
5 5 (0.47%) MBA
5 5 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.38%) VCP4
6 4 (0.38%) IIBA
6 4 (0.38%) APMP
7 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.28%) CBAP
7 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.19%) CIMA
8 2 (0.19%) CFA
9 1 (0.095%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.51%) QA
2 13 (1.23%) EMIR
3 12 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.04%) Solvency II
5 8 (0.76%) MiFID
6 7 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.57%) Basel II
7 6 (0.57%) FATCA
8 5 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.28%) SLA
9 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.28%) Basel III
10 2 (0.19%) WAI
10 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.19%) COREP
11 1 (0.095%) FINREP
11 1 (0.095%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.095%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.095%) Xen
2 1 (0.095%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.095%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.19%) Control-M
2 1 (0.095%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 126 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.93%) Oracle
3 46 (4.36%) SAP
4 30 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.99%) Vermilion
6 20 (1.90%) hybris
6 20 (1.90%) ATG
6 20 (1.90%) Business Objects
6 20 (1.90%) Demandware
7 19 (1.80%) Charles River
8 18 (1.71%) BI-SAM
9 16 (1.52%) Cognos
10 14 (1.33%) GoldenSource
11 12 (1.14%) DataFlux
11 12 (1.14%) Trillium
11 12 (1.14%) Algorithmics
12 11 (1.04%) Actuate
13 9 (0.85%) IBM
14 8 (0.76%) Murex
14 8 (0.76%) Tableau
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