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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 33 46 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 554 660 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.52% 5.22% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 5.64% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 460 566 664
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
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 £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 May 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 22 May 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.

1 441 (40.68%) Business Analysis
2 420 (38.75%) Finance
3 252 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
4 251 (23.15%) Banking
5 215 (19.83%) SQL
6 180 (16.61%) Project Management
7 172 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
8 152 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 147 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 134 (12.36%) Retail
11 131 (12.08%) Investment Banking
12 129 (11.90%) Microsoft
13 120 (11.07%) Front Office
13 120 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
14 109 (10.06%) Asset Management
15 102 (9.41%) Degree
16 93 (8.58%) UML
17 90 (8.30%) MS Excel
18 81 (7.47%) Equities
19 80 (7.38%) PRINCE2
20 78 (7.20%) Use Case
21 77 (7.10%) E-Commerce
22 75 (6.92%) Scrum
22 75 (6.92%) Telecoms
22 75 (6.92%) Derivative
23 74 (6.83%) Data Modelling
24 71 (6.55%) Change Management
25 70 (6.46%) GAP Analysis
26 69 (6.37%) Workflow
26 69 (6.37%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 54 (4.98%) SharePoint
2 25 (2.31%) WebSphere
3 24 (2.21%) SAS
4 13 (1.20%) Documentum
5 9 (0.83%) WorkSite
6 8 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (0.65%) FileNet
8 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.18%) Confluence
9 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.092%) IIS
10 1 (0.092%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.092%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 90 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 62 (5.72%) MS Visio
3 58 (5.35%) MS Office
4 45 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (2.86%) MS Project
6 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (2.12%) Markit EDM
2 18 (1.66%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.11%) Cognos Planning
4 11 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.74%) LatentZero
6 7 (0.65%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
6 7 (0.65%) Eagle PACE
7 6 (0.55%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.55%) SAP APO
7 6 (0.55%) SAP FI
8 5 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.37%) SAP BPC
9 4 (0.37%) Infor CRM
10 3 (0.28%) SAP MM
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
10 3 (0.28%) HiPortfolio
10 3 (0.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
11 2 (0.18%) Eagle STAR
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.20%) SaaS
2 7 (0.65%) Force.com
3 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.28%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.092%) Dropbox
5 1 (0.092%) IaaS
5 1 (0.092%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.85%) Internet
2 15 (1.38%) Intranet
3 8 (0.74%) DSL
4 5 (0.46%) VoIP
5 3 (0.28%) Broadband
5 3 (0.28%) GSM
6 2 (0.18%) WebEx
7 1 (0.092%) SMS
7 1 (0.092%) CTI
7 1 (0.092%) HTTP
7 1 (0.092%) VPN
7 1 (0.092%) Firewall
7 1 (0.092%) SSH
7 1 (0.092%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.70%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (1.94%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (1.29%) EDRMS
7 12 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.92%) Data Mining
9 9 (0.83%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.74%) QlikView
10 8 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
11 7 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.55%) Big Data
12 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.37%) Spotfire
15 3 (0.28%) OLAP
15 3 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 22 (2.03%) JIRA
2 6 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (0.55%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.092%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.092%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 420 (38.75%) Finance
2 251 (23.15%) Banking
3 134 (12.36%) Retail
4 131 (12.08%) Investment Banking
5 120 (11.07%) Front Office
6 75 (6.92%) Telecoms
7 66 (6.09%) Back Office
8 56 (5.17%) Marketing
9 52 (4.80%) Legal
10 27 (2.49%) Advertising
11 22 (2.03%) Law
12 19 (1.75%) Games
12 19 (1.75%) Financial Institution
12 19 (1.75%) Retail Banking
13 15 (1.38%) Billing
14 10 (0.92%) Publishing
15 9 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
16 6 (0.55%) Electronics
17 5 (0.46%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.03%) XML
2 17 (1.57%) .NET
3 13 (1.20%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (0.92%) HTML
5 7 (0.65%) CSS
6 4 (0.37%) D3.js
6 4 (0.37%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.28%) COM
7 3 (0.28%) EDI
7 3 (0.28%) Middleware
7 3 (0.28%) JSON
7 3 (0.28%) Pandas
7 3 (0.28%) Matplotlib
7 3 (0.28%) NumPy
7 3 (0.28%) SciPy
7 3 (0.28%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.18%) REST
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.18%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.18%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 172 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (7.47%) Equities
3 75 (6.92%) Derivative
4 69 (6.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 68 (6.27%) Fixed Income
6 59 (5.44%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.14%) Mathematics
8 31 (2.86%) User Experience
9 23 (2.12%) Mobile App
10 19 (1.75%) Data Structures
11 17 (1.57%) Statistics
12 16 (1.48%) SWIFT
12 16 (1.48%) Reference Data
13 14 (1.29%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.29%) Visualisation
13 14 (1.29%) Computer Science
14 13 (1.20%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.11%) Web 2.0
16 10 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
17 8 (0.74%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 23 (2.12%) Windows
2 10 (0.92%) Windows 7
2 10 (0.92%) UNIX
3 8 (0.74%) Linux
4 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.37%) Android
5 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.092%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (40.68%) Business Analysis
2 252 (23.25%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (16.61%) Project Management
4 152 (14.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 147 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 120 (11.07%) Business Intelligence
7 109 (10.06%) Asset Management
8 93 (8.58%) UML
9 80 (7.38%) PRINCE2
10 78 (7.20%) Use Case
11 77 (7.10%) E-Commerce
12 75 (6.92%) Scrum
13 74 (6.83%) Data Modelling
14 71 (6.55%) Change Management
15 70 (6.46%) GAP Analysis
16 69 (6.37%) Workflow
17 67 (6.18%) CRM
17 67 (6.18%) Investment Management
18 65 (6.00%) Data Analysis
19 63 (5.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 215 (19.83%) SQL
2 41 (3.78%) Java
3 21 (1.94%) T-SQL
4 18 (1.66%) VBA
5 17 (1.57%) C#
6 10 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (0.65%) R
8 6 (0.55%) C
9 5 (0.46%) MATLAB
10 4 (0.37%) Python
10 4 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.18%) Korn
11 2 (0.18%) VBScript
12 1 (0.092%) C++
12 1 (0.092%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.092%) Scala
Qualifications
1 102 (9.41%) Degree
2 69 (6.37%) ISEB
3 17 (1.57%) PMI Certification
3 17 (1.57%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.29%) PMP
5 11 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 10 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.65%) ACCA
8 4 (0.37%) IIBA
8 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.37%) CIMA
9 3 (0.28%) CFA
9 3 (0.28%) CBAP
9 3 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.092%) HND
11 1 (0.092%) MBA
11 1 (0.092%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.70%) QA
2 17 (1.57%) Solvency II
2 17 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (1.48%) MiFID
4 15 (1.38%) EMIR
5 6 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.55%) Basel II
6 5 (0.46%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.37%) FATCA
7 4 (0.37%) COREP
7 4 (0.37%) FINREP
7 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.28%) SLA
9 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.18%) Basel III
9 2 (0.18%) CRD IV
System Software
1 1 (0.092%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.092%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.18%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 129 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 60 (5.54%) SAP
3 45 (4.15%) Oracle
4 34 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (2.12%) hybris
6 22 (2.03%) Demandware
6 22 (2.03%) Charles River
7 21 (1.94%) Business Objects
7 21 (1.94%) ATG
8 18 (1.66%) BI-SAM
9 17 (1.57%) Cognos
10 16 (1.48%) GoldenSource
11 14 (1.29%) Vermilion
11 14 (1.29%) Murex
12 13 (1.20%) Actuate
13 12 (1.11%) Sun
14 11 (1.01%) Tableau
15 8 (0.74%) SimCorp
15 8 (0.74%) Fidessa
16 7 (0.65%) Interwoven
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ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
BCSG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £75000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £5000 - £65000 per annum + Good bonus + benefits package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £470.00 - £485.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus (30%) + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Flexible inc Pension & Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago