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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 49 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 542 726 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.84% 6.09% 6.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 6.54% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 452 613 798
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £41,300 £40,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
10440 11106 11887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.14% 93.20% 94.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8854 9715 10915
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014, 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.

1 465 (38.30%) Business Analysis
2 433 (35.67%) Finance
3 329 (27.10%) SQL
4 270 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
5 245 (20.18%) Banking
6 230 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
7 186 (15.32%) Project Management
8 180 (14.83%) Degree
9 142 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 124 (10.21%) Microsoft
11 119 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
11 119 (9.80%) Retail
12 117 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 111 (9.14%) Front Office
14 108 (8.90%) Asset Management
15 101 (8.32%) Investment Banking
15 101 (8.32%) UML
16 99 (8.15%) Change Management
17 94 (7.74%) MS Excel
17 94 (7.74%) Data Analysis
18 91 (7.50%) Back Office
19 88 (7.25%) ISEB
20 76 (6.26%) E-Commerce
20 76 (6.26%) Derivative
21 75 (6.18%) SQL Server
21 75 (6.18%) Workflow
22 73 (6.01%) Investment Management
23 72 (5.93%) PRINCE2
24 69 (5.68%) Telecoms
25 68 (5.60%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 52 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.32%) CMS
3 6 (0.49%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.33%) Documentum
5 3 (0.25%) SAS
5 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
5 3 (0.25%) Confluence
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.16%) Drupal
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.082%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.082%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 94 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 66 (5.44%) MS Visio
3 49 (4.04%) MS Office
4 30 (2.47%) MS Project
5 26 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.82%) LatentZero
2 8 (0.66%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.58%) Summit
3 7 (0.58%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.41%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.41%) SalesLogix
4 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.25%) Endur
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.25%) MultiFonds
6 3 (0.25%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.25%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 11 (0.91%) SaaS
2 8 (0.66%) Force.com
3 4 (0.33%) LucidChart
4 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.082%) Taleo
5 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.07%) Intranet
2 10 (0.82%) Internet
3 5 (0.41%) MVNO
4 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.082%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (3.46%) Relational Database
4 35 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.57%) MS Access
6 19 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (1.07%) Data Mart
7 13 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (1.07%) QlikView
7 13 (1.07%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.91%) Data Mining
9 10 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
9 10 (0.82%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.74%) ProClarity
11 7 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.41%) Essbase
14 4 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 21 (1.73%) JIRA
2 19 (1.57%) ERwin
3 14 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (0.99%) Axure RP
5 8 (0.66%) RequisitePro
6 7 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.082%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.082%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.082%) ClearQuest
10 1 (0.082%) TestPartner
10 1 (0.082%) Talend Open Studio
10 1 (0.082%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.082%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.082%) SoapUI
General
1 433 (35.67%) Finance
2 245 (20.18%) Banking
3 119 (9.80%) Retail
4 111 (9.14%) Front Office
5 101 (8.32%) Investment Banking
6 91 (7.50%) Back Office
7 69 (5.68%) Telecoms
8 62 (5.11%) Marketing
8 62 (5.11%) Legal
9 44 (3.62%) Advertising
10 36 (2.97%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.48%) Retail Banking
12 17 (1.40%) Billing
13 14 (1.15%) Publishing
14 13 (1.07%) Law
15 11 (0.91%) Games
16 6 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.49%) International Banking
16 6 (0.49%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (4.37%) .NET
2 19 (1.57%) HTML
2 19 (1.57%) XML
3 15 (1.24%) ASP.NET
4 9 (0.74%) MDX
5 8 (0.66%) J2EE
6 7 (0.58%) Mason
7 6 (0.49%) CSS
8 4 (0.33%) JSON
8 4 (0.33%) COM
8 4 (0.33%) Middleware
9 3 (0.25%) SOAP
9 3 (0.25%) Web Services
9 3 (0.25%) FIXML
9 3 (0.25%) Scilab
10 2 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.16%) JMS
11 1 (0.082%) SAML
11 1 (0.082%) XBRL
11 1 (0.082%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 230 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (6.26%) Derivative
3 68 (5.60%) Fixed Income
4 63 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 58 (4.78%) Management Information System
6 51 (4.20%) Equities
7 48 (3.95%) Mathematics
8 46 (3.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 41 (3.38%) Physics
10 38 (3.13%) User Experience
11 36 (2.97%) Credit Risk
12 34 (2.80%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.89%) Mainframe
14 18 (1.48%) Market Risk
14 18 (1.48%) Statistics
15 17 (1.40%) Digital Media
16 14 (1.15%) Reference Data
17 13 (1.07%) EPoS
18 12 (0.99%) SWIFT
19 10 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.32%) UNIX
2 14 (1.15%) Windows
3 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.25%) Linux
4 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (38.30%) Business Analysis
2 270 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (15.32%) Project Management
4 142 (11.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 119 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 117 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 108 (8.90%) Asset Management
8 101 (8.32%) UML
9 99 (8.15%) Change Management
10 94 (7.74%) Data Analysis
11 76 (6.26%) E-Commerce
12 75 (6.18%) Workflow
13 73 (6.01%) Investment Management
14 72 (5.93%) PRINCE2
15 68 (5.60%) Scrum
15 68 (5.60%) CRM
16 62 (5.11%) Data Modelling
16 62 (5.11%) RUP
17 61 (5.02%) GAP Analysis
18 59 (4.86%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 329 (27.10%) SQL
2 42 (3.46%) Java
3 37 (3.05%) T-SQL
4 21 (1.73%) VB
4 21 (1.73%) C#
5 17 (1.40%) C
6 12 (0.99%) VBA
7 7 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 5 (0.41%) PHP
8 5 (0.41%) C++
9 4 (0.33%) R
9 4 (0.33%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.25%) Python
10 3 (0.25%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.16%) VBScript
12 1 (0.082%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.082%) Ruby
12 1 (0.082%) X++
Qualifications
1 180 (14.83%) Degree
2 88 (7.25%) ISEB
3 16 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
4 12 (0.99%) PMI Certification
5 10 (0.82%) PMP
6 8 (0.66%) IIBA
6 8 (0.66%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.41%) MCSE
7 5 (0.41%) CIMA
7 5 (0.41%) ACCA
7 5 (0.41%) MBA
7 5 (0.41%) MCITP
8 4 (0.33%) APMP
9 3 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.25%) CBAP
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
10 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.082%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.78%) QA
2 13 (1.07%) EMIR
3 12 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.66%) FATCA
5 8 (0.66%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.58%) COREP
7 5 (0.41%) SLA
7 5 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 4 (0.33%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.33%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.25%) Basel III
9 3 (0.25%) FINREP
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.16%) MiFID
11 1 (0.082%) Basel II
11 1 (0.082%) COBIT
11 1 (0.082%) WAI
11 1 (0.082%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
1 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.082%) Control-M
Vendors
1 124 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.35%) Oracle
3 46 (3.79%) SAP
4 45 (3.71%) Salesforce.com
5 31 (2.55%) Cognos
6 19 (1.57%) Business Objects
7 17 (1.40%) Charles River
8 15 (1.24%) thinkFolio
9 14 (1.15%) Calypso
10 13 (1.07%) Informatica
11 12 (0.99%) Bloomberg
12 11 (0.91%) Murex
12 11 (0.91%) Siebel
13 8 (0.66%) Open Text
14 7 (0.58%) iRise
15 6 (0.49%) Vermilion
15 6 (0.49%) DataFlux
15 6 (0.49%) CODA
15 6 (0.49%) Trillium
15 6 (0.49%) IBM
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