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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 46 39 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 533 701 860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.89% 5.92% 7.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.22% 6.36% 7.79%
Number of salaries quoted 466 580 791
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £42,500 £36,000
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
10205 11027 11046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 93.06% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8935 9469 10030
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 428 (39.27%) Business Analysis
2 407 (37.34%) Finance
3 275 (25.23%) SQL
4 273 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
6 196 (17.98%) Banking
7 162 (14.86%) Project Management
8 139 (12.75%) Degree
9 137 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
10 127 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 125 (11.47%) Microsoft
12 108 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
12 108 (9.91%) Asset Management
13 100 (9.17%) UML
14 98 (8.99%) MS Excel
15 95 (8.72%) Data Modelling
16 93 (8.53%) Front Office
17 91 (8.35%) Investment Banking
18 89 (8.17%) CRM
19 87 (7.98%) Scrum
20 84 (7.71%) Retail
21 82 (7.52%) Investment Management
22 81 (7.43%) Data Analysis
22 81 (7.43%) Change Management
22 81 (7.43%) Telecoms
23 80 (7.34%) GAP Analysis
24 73 (6.70%) ISEB
25 72 (6.61%) Back Office
25 72 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
26 68 (6.24%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (3.76%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.11%) SAS
3 8 (0.73%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.64%) Alfresco
4 7 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.55%) Confluence
5 6 (0.55%) CMS
5 6 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.46%) Documentum
7 3 (0.28%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.18%) FileNet
8 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.092%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 98 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 68 (6.24%) MS Visio
3 50 (4.59%) MS Office
4 33 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (2.39%) MS Project
6 7 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.092%) FastStats
8 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 18 (1.65%) Markit EDM
2 16 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.38%) SalesLogix
4 7 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
4 7 (0.64%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.55%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.37%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.37%) Summit
8 3 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.28%) MultiFonds
8 3 (0.28%) Eagle PACE
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.18%) Cognos Planning
9 2 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.18%) Loan IQ
9 2 (0.18%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.64%) SaaS
2 5 (0.46%) Force.com
3 4 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.28%) Office 365
5 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.18%) LucidChart
5 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.092%) IaaS
6 1 (0.092%) Taleo
6 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.01%) Internet
2 8 (0.73%) Intranet
3 5 (0.46%) MVNO
4 3 (0.28%) MPLS
5 2 (0.18%) VoIP
6 1 (0.092%) SAN
6 1 (0.092%) CTI
6 1 (0.092%) SMS
6 1 (0.092%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.092%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 61 (5.60%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 33 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 16 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.92%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 8 (0.73%) QlikView
11 8 (0.73%) Data Mart
12 7 (0.64%) MS Access
13 6 (0.55%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.46%) ProClarity
15 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 26 (2.39%) JIRA
2 17 (1.56%) ERwin
3 10 (0.92%) Axure RP
4 9 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.55%) RequisitePro
6 5 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.092%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.092%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.092%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.092%) TestPartner
8 1 (0.092%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.092%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.092%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 407 (37.34%) Finance
2 196 (17.98%) Banking
3 93 (8.53%) Front Office
4 91 (8.35%) Investment Banking
5 84 (7.71%) Retail
6 81 (7.43%) Telecoms
7 72 (6.61%) Back Office
8 62 (5.69%) Legal
9 37 (3.39%) Marketing
10 31 (2.84%) Advertising
11 22 (2.02%) Billing
12 16 (1.47%) Financial Institution
12 16 (1.47%) Law
13 14 (1.28%) Games
14 12 (1.10%) Publishing
15 7 (0.64%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.64%) French Language
15 7 (0.64%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.46%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (0.46%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.94%) .NET
2 25 (2.29%) XML
3 20 (1.83%) HTML
4 8 (0.73%) CSS
4 8 (0.73%) J2EE
5 7 (0.64%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.55%) JSON
7 5 (0.46%) MDX
7 5 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (0.46%) COM
8 4 (0.37%) XSL
9 3 (0.28%) SOAP
9 3 (0.28%) WinForms
9 3 (0.28%) Mason
10 2 (0.18%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.18%) jQuery
10 2 (0.18%) Web Services
10 2 (0.18%) XSLT
10 2 (0.18%) JMS
11 1 (0.092%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 220 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (5.87%) Management Information System
2 64 (5.87%) Derivative
3 53 (4.86%) Fixed Income
4 45 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 44 (4.04%) Equities
6 43 (3.94%) Mathematics
7 39 (3.58%) Computer Science
8 28 (2.57%) User Experience
9 22 (2.02%) Physics
10 21 (1.93%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.56%) Credit Risk
11 17 (1.56%) Hedge funds
12 15 (1.38%) SWIFT
12 15 (1.38%) Market Risk
12 15 (1.38%) Data Integration
13 13 (1.19%) Visualisation
14 11 (1.01%) EPoS
15 10 (0.92%) Statistics
16 9 (0.83%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.47%) Windows
2 15 (1.38%) UNIX
3 6 (0.55%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.46%) Linux
5 3 (0.28%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.18%) Android
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (39.27%) Business Analysis
2 273 (25.05%) Agile Software Development
3 162 (14.86%) Project Management
4 137 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 127 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 108 (9.91%) Asset Management
6 108 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
7 100 (9.17%) UML
8 95 (8.72%) Data Modelling
9 89 (8.17%) CRM
10 87 (7.98%) Scrum
11 82 (7.52%) Investment Management
12 81 (7.43%) Data Analysis
12 81 (7.43%) Change Management
13 80 (7.34%) GAP Analysis
14 68 (6.24%) Workflow
15 62 (5.69%) PRINCE2
16 56 (5.14%) Document Management
17 55 (5.05%) Use Case
18 52 (4.77%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 275 (25.23%) SQL
2 33 (3.03%) Java
3 20 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 17 (1.56%) C#
5 13 (1.19%) JavaScript
6 12 (1.10%) VBA
7 10 (0.92%) C
7 10 (0.92%) VB
8 6 (0.55%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.46%) VBScript
10 4 (0.37%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.28%) R
11 3 (0.28%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.18%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.18%) Python
13 1 (0.092%) Ruby
13 1 (0.092%) ABAP
13 1 (0.092%) C++
Qualifications
1 139 (12.75%) Degree
2 73 (6.70%) ISEB
3 12 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.83%) IIBA
4 9 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
5 7 (0.64%) MBA
6 5 (0.46%) MCITP
6 5 (0.46%) ACCA
6 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.46%) MCSE
6 5 (0.46%) APMP
7 4 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.28%) CIMA
8 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.28%) CBAP
9 2 (0.18%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.40%) QA
2 11 (1.01%) Solvency II
2 11 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (0.92%) EMIR
4 7 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.55%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.55%) FATCA
6 4 (0.37%) MiFID
6 4 (0.37%) Basel II
7 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.18%) WAI
8 2 (0.18%) Basel III
8 2 (0.18%) COREP
9 1 (0.092%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.092%) UCITS
9 1 (0.092%) SLA
9 1 (0.092%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.092%) CRD IV
System Software
1 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.092%) vSphere
3 1 (0.092%) Xen
3 1 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.18%) Control-M
2 1 (0.092%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 125 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.95%) Oracle
3 40 (3.67%) SAP
4 33 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.93%) Cognos
6 19 (1.74%) Business Objects
7 18 (1.65%) Charles River
8 16 (1.47%) Vermilion
9 14 (1.28%) GoldenSource
10 12 (1.10%) DataFlux
10 12 (1.10%) Trillium
10 12 (1.10%) BI-SAM
11 10 (0.92%) Siebel
12 9 (0.83%) Calypso
12 9 (0.83%) Actuate
13 8 (0.73%) Murex
13 8 (0.73%) thinkFolio
14 7 (0.64%) Algorithmics
14 7 (0.64%) ATG
15 6 (0.55%) Lotus
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