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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 48 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 552 724 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.83% 6.10% 6.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.20% 6.55% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 457 613 806
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £76,600 £84,500 £80,000
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
10615 11049 12033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.09% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8939 9687 11040
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 22 September 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 22 September 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.

1 472 (38.31%) Business Analysis
2 453 (36.77%) Finance
3 328 (26.62%) SQL
4 274 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
5 256 (20.78%) Banking
6 241 (19.56%) Analytical Skills
7 187 (15.18%) Project Management
8 178 (14.45%) Degree
9 145 (11.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 128 (10.39%) Microsoft
11 122 (9.90%) Retail
12 121 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
12 121 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 114 (9.25%) Front Office
13 114 (9.25%) Asset Management
14 109 (8.85%) Investment Banking
15 103 (8.36%) UML
16 99 (8.04%) Change Management
17 96 (7.79%) Back Office
17 96 (7.79%) Data Analysis
18 89 (7.22%) MS Excel
19 86 (6.98%) ISEB
20 83 (6.74%) Derivative
21 79 (6.41%) SQL Server
22 78 (6.33%) Workflow
23 76 (6.17%) E-Commerce
24 75 (6.09%) Investment Management
25 70 (5.68%) Telecoms
26 69 (5.60%) Scrum
27 67 (5.44%) Fixed Income

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 54 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.38%) CMS
3 6 (0.49%) Alfresco
4 4 (0.32%) Documentum
4 4 (0.32%) SAS
5 3 (0.24%) Confluence
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.16%) Drupal
6 2 (0.16%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.16%) PowerExchange
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.081%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.081%) WorkSite
Applications
1 89 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 67 (5.44%) MS Visio
3 47 (3.81%) MS Office
4 29 (2.35%) MS Project
5 25 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (0.81%) LatentZero
2 8 (0.65%) Markit EDM
3 7 (0.57%) Summit
3 7 (0.57%) SAP FI
4 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.41%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.41%) SAP CO
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.41%) SalesLogix
4 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (0.32%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.24%) Magento
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.24%) Endur
6 3 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.24%) MultiFonds
6 3 (0.24%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (0.97%) SaaS
2 7 (0.57%) Force.com
3 4 (0.32%) LucidChart
4 2 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.081%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.081%) IaaS
5 1 (0.081%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.30%) Intranet
2 8 (0.65%) Internet
3 5 (0.41%) MVNO
4 3 (0.24%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.081%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 51 (4.14%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 34 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.54%) MS Access
7 17 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 14 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.06%) Data Mart
9 13 (1.06%) QlikView
10 12 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
13 9 (0.73%) ProClarity
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.41%) SAP Data Services
15 5 (0.41%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (1.46%) JIRA
2 17 (1.38%) ERwin
3 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 12 (0.97%) Axure RP
5 7 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (0.57%) RequisitePro
6 5 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.24%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.081%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.081%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.081%) InstallShield
9 1 (0.081%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.081%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.081%) PowerBuilder
9 1 (0.081%) TestPartner
9 1 (0.081%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.081%) FitNesse
General
1 453 (36.77%) Finance
2 256 (20.78%) Banking
3 122 (9.90%) Retail
4 114 (9.25%) Front Office
5 109 (8.85%) Investment Banking
6 96 (7.79%) Back Office
7 70 (5.68%) Telecoms
8 66 (5.36%) Marketing
9 58 (4.71%) Legal
10 44 (3.57%) Advertising
11 39 (3.17%) Financial Institution
12 20 (1.62%) Retail Banking
13 17 (1.38%) Billing
14 12 (0.97%) Games
14 12 (0.97%) Law
15 11 (0.89%) Publishing
16 8 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
16 8 (0.65%) General Ledger
17 7 (0.57%) International Banking
17 7 (0.57%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (4.87%) .NET
2 20 (1.62%) HTML
3 18 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 17 (1.38%) XML
5 9 (0.73%) J2EE
5 9 (0.73%) MDX
6 7 (0.57%) Mason
7 6 (0.49%) CSS
8 5 (0.41%) Middleware
9 4 (0.32%) JSON
9 4 (0.32%) COM
10 3 (0.24%) Scilab
10 3 (0.24%) FIXML
10 3 (0.24%) SOAP
11 2 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.16%) JMS
11 2 (0.16%) Web Services
12 1 (0.081%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.081%) WebCenter
12 1 (0.081%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 241 (19.56%) Analytical Skills
2 83 (6.74%) Derivative
3 67 (5.44%) Fixed Income
4 66 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 60 (4.87%) Management Information System
6 59 (4.79%) Equities
7 53 (4.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 51 (4.14%) Mathematics
9 43 (3.49%) User Experience
10 42 (3.41%) Physics
11 37 (3.00%) Credit Risk
11 37 (3.00%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.87%) Mainframe
13 19 (1.54%) Statistics
14 18 (1.46%) Market Risk
15 17 (1.38%) Digital Media
16 15 (1.22%) Reference Data
17 14 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
17 14 (1.14%) SWIFT
18 11 (0.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.30%) UNIX
2 14 (1.14%) Windows
3 5 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.16%) Linux
4 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (38.31%) Business Analysis
2 274 (22.24%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (15.18%) Project Management
4 145 (11.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 121 (9.82%) Business Intelligence
5 121 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 114 (9.25%) Asset Management
7 103 (8.36%) UML
8 99 (8.04%) Change Management
9 96 (7.79%) Data Analysis
10 78 (6.33%) Workflow
11 76 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 75 (6.09%) Investment Management
13 69 (5.60%) Scrum
14 65 (5.28%) CRM
14 65 (5.28%) PRINCE2
15 62 (5.03%) Use Case
16 61 (4.95%) RUP
17 60 (4.87%) GAP Analysis
18 56 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 328 (26.62%) SQL
2 43 (3.49%) T-SQL
2 43 (3.49%) Java
3 22 (1.79%) C#
4 20 (1.62%) VB
5 18 (1.46%) C
6 14 (1.14%) VBA
7 8 (0.65%) PL/SQL
8 6 (0.49%) C++
9 5 (0.41%) PHP
9 5 (0.41%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.41%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.32%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.32%) R
11 3 (0.24%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.24%) Python
12 2 (0.16%) X++
12 2 (0.16%) VBScript
13 1 (0.081%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.081%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 178 (14.45%) Degree
2 86 (6.98%) ISEB
3 16 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
4 14 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 12 (0.97%) PMP
6 8 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.57%) IIBA
8 5 (0.41%) CIMA
8 5 (0.41%) ACCA
8 5 (0.41%) MCSE
8 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.41%) MCITP
9 4 (0.32%) MBA
10 3 (0.24%) APMP
10 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.16%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (4.63%) QA
2 18 (1.46%) EMIR
3 14 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.57%) COREP
5 7 (0.57%) SLA
6 6 (0.49%) FATCA
7 5 (0.41%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.41%) AIFMD
8 4 (0.32%) CRD IV
9 3 (0.24%) Basel III
9 3 (0.24%) FINREP
9 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.24%) MiFID
10 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (0.16%) COBIT
11 1 (0.081%) UCITS
11 1 (0.081%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.081%) SCCM
Vendors
1 128 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 67 (5.44%) Oracle
3 49 (3.98%) SAP
4 44 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
5 33 (2.68%) Cognos
6 22 (1.79%) Business Objects
7 17 (1.38%) Charles River
8 14 (1.14%) thinkFolio
8 14 (1.14%) Calypso
9 13 (1.06%) Informatica
10 12 (0.97%) Bloomberg
11 11 (0.89%) Murex
11 11 (0.89%) Siebel
12 8 (0.65%) Open Text
13 7 (0.57%) iRise
14 6 (0.49%) DataFlux
14 6 (0.49%) Trillium
14 6 (0.49%) IBM
14 6 (0.49%) CODA
14 6 (0.49%) hybris
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