The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 70 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3821 3452 3946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.58% 3.39% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 4.15% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3214 2875 3366
Average salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,093
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
Business Analysis
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87645 83151 83965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 82.20% 81.62% 79.24%
Number of salaries quoted 71706 69033 71459
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the England region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in England

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in England

Business Analysis
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -2 1696 £55,000 - 247
South East +12 701 £47,500 +1.06% 92
Yorkshire +17 306 £40,000 -4.76% 42
North West +16 240 £38,500 -3.75% 36
East of England +10 240 £47,500 -4.04% 37
West Midlands +2 235 £42,500 - 32
South West +9 206 £40,000 -5.88% 50
East Midlands +37 173 £42,500 - 26
North East -22 20 £47,218 -0.59% 6
Business Analysis
UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 2680 (34.28%) Finance
2 2394 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
3 2182 (27.91%) Project Management
4 1396 (17.86%) SQL
5 1301 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1239 (15.85%) Degree
7 1197 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 1006 (12.87%) Microsoft
9 965 (12.34%) PRINCE2
10 894 (11.44%) Scrum
11 871 (11.14%) ISEB
12 864 (11.05%) Retail
13 853 (10.91%) UML
14 782 (10.00%) MS Excel
15 760 (9.72%) Banking
16 742 (9.49%) SQL Server
17 700 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
18 679 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
19 640 (8.19%) CRM
20 631 (8.07%) E-Commerce
21 624 (7.98%) .NET
22 617 (7.89%) Change Management
23 615 (7.87%) Use Case
24 593 (7.59%) Waterfall
25 550 (7.04%) Oracle
26 533 (6.82%) Data Modelling
27 486 (6.22%) User Stories
28 462 (5.91%) Data Analysis
29 460 (5.88%) Management Information System
30 443 (5.67%) Java

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 344 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 90 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
3 85 (1.09%) SAS
4 65 (0.83%) IIS
5 64 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
6 63 (0.81%) CMS
7 47 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 36 (0.46%) MS Project Server
9 26 (0.33%) Documentum
10 23 (0.29%) Drupal
11 19 (0.24%) Confluence
12 18 (0.23%) Alfresco
12 18 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
13 17 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.19%) Apache Pig
15 14 (0.18%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.17%) NetWeaver
16 13 (0.17%) FileNet
17 12 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 782 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 399 (5.10%) MS Office
3 385 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 282 (3.61%) MS Project
5 170 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 46 (0.59%) SPSS
7 27 (0.35%) CPLEX
8 26 (0.33%) PowerPivot
9 21 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.15%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.077%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.064%) FastStats
13 4 (0.051%) Windchill
13 4 (0.051%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.013%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.013%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.013%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 161 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
3 46 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 43 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
4 43 (0.55%) SAP CO
5 39 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (0.35%) SAP CRM
6 27 (0.35%) SAP SD
7 25 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 23 (0.29%) LatentZero
9 21 (0.27%) SAP MM
9 21 (0.27%) SAP PP
10 20 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
11 18 (0.23%) SAP Business One
11 18 (0.23%) Google Analytics
12 16 (0.20%) MFGPRO
13 14 (0.18%) Academy Housing
14 13 (0.17%) Endur
14 13 (0.17%) Magento
15 12 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 136 (1.74%) SaaS
2 59 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.43%) Force.com
4 29 (0.37%) Office 365
5 17 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (0.15%) PaaS
7 9 (0.12%) Heroku
8 7 (0.090%) Taleo
9 6 (0.077%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (0.051%) IaaS
11 3 (0.038%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.038%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.026%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.026%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.013%) GitHub
13 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 83 (1.06%) Internet
2 64 (0.82%) Intranet
3 28 (0.36%) MPLS
4 19 (0.24%) Extranet
4 19 (0.24%) HTTP
5 12 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.15%) LAN
6 11 (0.14%) WAN
6 11 (0.14%) FTP
6 11 (0.14%) Network Security
7 10 (0.13%) SAN
8 7 (0.090%) DNS
8 7 (0.090%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.090%) NFC
9 6 (0.077%) VPN
10 5 (0.064%) ATM
10 5 (0.064%) Firewall
11 4 (0.051%) Broadband
12 3 (0.038%) VoIP
12 3 (0.038%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 742 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 317 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 282 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 224 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 214 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 153 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 146 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
8 99 (1.27%) Oracle Database
9 88 (1.13%) Big Data
9 88 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
10 81 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 78 (1.00%) Data Mining
12 64 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 63 (0.81%) QlikView
14 56 (0.72%) RDBMS
15 53 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 47 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
16 47 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
16 47 (0.60%) OLAP
17 45 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 117 (1.50%) JIRA
2 109 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 34 (0.43%) Cucumber
5 33 (0.42%) Eclipse
5 33 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 32 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 29 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (0.36%) Selenium
9 24 (0.31%) Subversion
10 20 (0.26%) ERwin
11 18 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
11 18 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
11 18 (0.23%) Jenkins
12 17 (0.22%) Axure RP
13 14 (0.18%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.18%) JMeter
13 14 (0.18%) RequisitePro
13 14 (0.18%) JUnit
14 13 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 2680 (34.28%) Finance
2 864 (11.05%) Retail
3 760 (9.72%) Banking
4 418 (5.35%) Marketing
5 331 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 258 (3.30%) Front Office
7 231 (2.95%) Investment Banking
8 227 (2.90%) Legal
9 205 (2.62%) Advertising
10 204 (2.61%) Manufacturing
11 188 (2.40%) Back Office
12 147 (1.88%) Publishing
13 136 (1.74%) Law
14 96 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 92 (1.18%) Billing
16 89 (1.14%) Retail Banking
17 76 (0.97%) Financial Institution
18 67 (0.86%) Games
19 44 (0.56%) Automotive
19 44 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5004 (64.01%) Analyst
2 4514 (57.74%) Business Analyst
3 721 (9.22%) Project Manager
4 684 (8.75%) Senior Analyst
5 600 (7.67%) Consultant
6 589 (7.53%) Senior Business Analyst
7 476 (6.09%) Developer
8 339 (4.34%) Systems Analyst
9 338 (4.32%) Agile Business Analyst
10 297 (3.80%) Business Manager
11 282 (3.61%) Architect
12 250 (3.20%) Business Systems Analyst
13 246 (3.15%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 200 (2.56%) Financial Business Analyst
15 196 (2.51%) Lead Business Analyst
16 159 (2.03%) Solutions Architect
17 152 (1.94%) Technical Business Analyst
18 144 (1.84%) IT Business Analyst
19 143 (1.83%) Financial Services Business Analyst
20 128 (1.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (7.98%) .NET
2 334 (4.27%) XML
3 290 (3.71%) HTML
4 216 (2.76%) CSS
5 212 (2.71%) ASP.NET
6 171 (2.19%) Web Services
7 87 (1.11%) jQuery
8 70 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 51 (0.65%) SOAP
10 49 (0.63%) Middleware
11 47 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (0.56%) HTML5
13 41 (0.52%) Ajax
14 40 (0.51%) J2EE
15 39 (0.50%) XSLT
16 33 (0.42%) MDX
17 32 (0.41%) Spring
18 29 (0.37%) RESTful
19 28 (0.36%) WCF
20 27 (0.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1301 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
2 460 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 246 (3.15%) User Experience
4 207 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 160 (2.05%) FMCG
6 154 (1.97%) Derivative
7 123 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 119 (1.52%) Fixed Income
9 109 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 106 (1.36%) Mathematics
11 100 (1.28%) Market Risk
12 97 (1.24%) Credit Risk
13 90 (1.15%) Equities
14 86 (1.10%) Economics
15 83 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
16 74 (0.95%) Visualisation
17 73 (0.93%) PMI
18 66 (0.84%) Social Media
18 66 (0.84%) Digital Media
19 64 (0.82%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 196 (2.51%) Windows
2 106 (1.36%) UNIX
3 84 (1.07%) Linux
4 51 (0.65%) Android
5 35 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 23 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 23 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.17%) VMS
9 11 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.10%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.077%) Solaris
13 5 (0.064%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.051%) Windows Phone 8
15 3 (0.038%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.038%) MVS
15 3 (0.038%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.013%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2394 (30.62%) Agile Software Development
2 2182 (27.91%) Project Management
3 1197 (15.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 965 (12.34%) PRINCE2
5 894 (11.44%) Scrum
6 853 (10.91%) UML
7 700 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
8 679 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 640 (8.19%) CRM
10 631 (8.07%) E-Commerce
11 617 (7.89%) Change Management
12 615 (7.87%) Use Case
13 593 (7.59%) Waterfall
14 533 (6.82%) Data Modelling
15 486 (6.22%) User Stories
16 462 (5.91%) Data Analysis
17 405 (5.18%) ITIL
18 371 (4.75%) Mentoring
19 367 (4.69%) ERP
20 352 (4.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1396 (17.86%) SQL
2 443 (5.67%) Java
3 382 (4.89%) C#
4 245 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 234 (2.99%) T-SQL
6 138 (1.77%) VBA
7 130 (1.66%) C++
8 117 (1.50%) VB.NET
9 111 (1.42%) C
10 103 (1.32%) Python
11 100 (1.28%) VB
12 91 (1.16%) PL/SQL
13 54 (0.69%) PHP
14 40 (0.51%) R
15 30 (0.38%) MATLAB
16 25 (0.32%) PowerShell
17 23 (0.29%) Apex Code
17 23 (0.29%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.26%) VB6
19 19 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1239 (15.85%) Degree
2 871 (11.14%) ISEB
3 183 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 164 (2.10%) Security Cleared
5 148 (1.89%) PMI Certification
6 96 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 91 (1.16%) CBAP
8 89 (1.14%) PMP
9 85 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 69 (0.88%) IIBA
11 63 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 61 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 40 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 36 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
15 31 (0.40%) MBA
16 28 (0.36%) PhD
17 25 (0.32%) CIMA
17 25 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
18 17 (0.22%) MCSE
19 15 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (5.37%) QA
2 72 (0.92%) SLA
3 63 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 63 (0.81%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.40%) EMIR
5 30 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 27 (0.35%) Basel II
7 24 (0.31%) Basel III
8 20 (0.26%) COREP
9 19 (0.24%) FATCA
10 18 (0.23%) FINREP
10 18 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (0.20%) COBIT
11 16 (0.20%) CRD IV
12 11 (0.14%) MiFID
13 10 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 7 (0.090%) PCI DSS
14 7 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
15 6 (0.077%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.077%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 23 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.051%) XenApp
3 4 (0.051%) HDFS
4 3 (0.038%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.026%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.026%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.013%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 51 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.17%) SCCM
3 10 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
4 9 (0.12%) EMC NetWorker
5 8 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.064%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.064%) CA Endevor
7 4 (0.051%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.026%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.013%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.013%) logstash
9 1 (0.013%) Puppet
9 1 (0.013%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.013%) OpenView
9 1 (0.013%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.013%) Netcool
9 1 (0.013%) Control-M
9 1 (0.013%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1006 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 550 (7.04%) Oracle
3 399 (5.10%) SAP
4 211 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 120 (1.53%) Business Objects
6 81 (1.04%) Cognos
7 77 (0.98%) IBM
8 54 (0.69%) HP
9 52 (0.67%) Informatica
10 46 (0.59%) JD Edwards
11 44 (0.56%) Siebel
12 40 (0.51%) Charles River
13 39 (0.50%) Tableau
14 36 (0.46%) Sage
15 35 (0.45%) thinkFolio
16 30 (0.38%) Google
17 29 (0.37%) CODA
18 28 (0.36%) hybris
19 26 (0.33%) Teradata
19 26 (0.33%) Sybase
Hove, East Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 minutes ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 18 minutes ago
Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Essex
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + FX Car (Private / Business Miles)
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + car
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton, Cambridgeshire
Boeing
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Picture More Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension + share incentives +
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Hyphen
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago