The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 45 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5282 5477 4688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.16% 5.00% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 5.29% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4515 4657 4010
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
96625 103520 96055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.49% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 80799 85380 80363
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in England

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in England

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in England

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 2567 £55,000 - 389
South East +1 881 £47,500 - 79
Yorkshire -18 365 £40,000 - 56
North West +6 337 £40,000 +5.26% 74
East of England -9 310 £42,500 -0.58% 49
West Midlands +1 292 £41,500 -2.00% 46
East Midlands +2 257 £42,500 +13.33% 39
South West -4 236 £40,000 -5.88% 65
North East -15 26 £33,250 -3.62% 4
Midlands -14 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 4209 (40.07%) Business Analysis
2 3966 (37.76%) Finance
3 3236 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
4 1789 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
5 1634 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1634 (15.56%) Project Management
6 1536 (14.62%) SQL
7 1496 (14.24%) Banking
8 1468 (13.98%) Degree
9 1423 (13.55%) Retail
10 1258 (11.98%) SDLC
11 1215 (11.57%) UML
12 1198 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1194 (11.37%) Scrum
14 1110 (10.57%) Use Case
15 1065 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
16 979 (9.32%) User Stories
17 955 (9.09%) E-Commerce
18 936 (8.91%) Waterfall
19 892 (8.49%) Microsoft
20 838 (7.98%) ISEB
21 765 (7.28%) PRINCE2
22 718 (6.84%) CRM
23 710 (6.76%) MS Excel
24 703 (6.69%) Change Management
25 641 (6.10%) SAP
26 630 (6.00%) QA
27 621 (5.91%) Data Modelling
28 602 (5.73%) Oracle
29 583 (5.55%) SQL Server

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 300 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 113 (1.08%) CMS
3 87 (0.83%) Confluence
4 69 (0.66%) WebSphere
5 63 (0.60%) Documentum
6 52 (0.50%) SAS
7 28 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 27 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 25 (0.24%) WebLogic
10 17 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.11%) Commerce Server
12 12 (0.11%) WorkSite
12 12 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.10%) MS Exchange
13 11 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 8 (0.076%) IIS
14 8 (0.076%) Drupal
15 7 (0.067%) Alfresco
15 7 (0.067%) Lync
Applications
1 710 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 528 (5.03%) MS Visio
3 419 (3.99%) MS Office
4 225 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 161 (1.53%) MS Project
6 42 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.25%) SPSS
8 16 (0.15%) PowerPivot
9 10 (0.095%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.076%) Mingle
11 7 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.019%) Windchill
14 1 (0.010%) FastStats
14 1 (0.010%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 158 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 95 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 74 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
4 73 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
5 71 (0.68%) SAP FI
6 65 (0.62%) SAP CO
7 63 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
8 60 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
9 56 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 55 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
11 52 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
12 51 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
13 45 (0.43%) SAP SD
14 38 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
15 37 (0.35%) SAP MM
16 33 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
16 33 (0.31%) Endur
16 33 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
17 32 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
18 31 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 181 (1.72%) SaaS
2 26 (0.25%) Force.com
3 23 (0.22%) Office 365
4 22 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.17%) Google Analytics
6 15 (0.14%) Lucidchart
7 14 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
8 10 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.067%) PaaS
10 5 (0.048%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (0.038%) Veeva
11 4 (0.038%) Trello
12 3 (0.029%) Google Apps
13 2 (0.019%) SuccessFactors
14 1 (0.010%) GitHub
14 1 (0.010%) Sage Pay
14 1 (0.010%) Taleo
14 1 (0.010%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 114 (1.09%) Internet
2 54 (0.51%) Intranet
3 22 (0.21%) Network Security
4 18 (0.17%) Extranet
4 18 (0.17%) DSL
5 13 (0.12%) VoIP
6 12 (0.11%) WAN
6 12 (0.11%) HTTP
6 12 (0.11%) ATM
6 12 (0.11%) LAN
7 11 (0.10%) FTP
8 10 (0.095%) GSM
9 9 (0.086%) Wireless
10 8 (0.076%) Broadband
11 6 (0.057%) HTTPS
11 6 (0.057%) Skype
12 5 (0.048%) SSL
13 4 (0.038%) CTI
13 4 (0.038%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.038%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 583 (5.55%) SQL Server
2 461 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 239 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 216 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 208 (1.98%) BusinessObjects
6 149 (1.42%) QlikView
7 128 (1.22%) Relational Database
8 117 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 108 (1.03%) Big Data
10 104 (0.99%) Oracle Database
11 99 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
12 78 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 76 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 57 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
15 48 (0.46%) OLAP
16 47 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
17 45 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
18 44 (0.42%) Oracle ODI
19 36 (0.34%) Oracle BI Publisher
20 34 (0.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 261 (2.49%) JIRA
2 46 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (0.42%) Rational Rose
4 39 (0.37%) Toad
5 34 (0.32%) Axure RP
6 23 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 20 (0.19%) Cucumber
7 20 (0.19%) Visual Studio
8 19 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
9 8 (0.076%) LSMW
10 7 (0.067%) Subversion
10 7 (0.067%) PowerBuilder
11 6 (0.057%) Bugzilla
11 6 (0.057%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.048%) RequisitePro
12 5 (0.048%) ERwin
13 4 (0.038%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.038%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.038%) Calabash
13 4 (0.038%) ProtoShare
General
1 3966 (37.76%) Finance
2 1496 (14.24%) Banking
3 1423 (13.55%) Retail
4 569 (5.42%) Investment Banking
5 463 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 445 (4.24%) Marketing
7 323 (3.08%) Back Office
8 318 (3.03%) Front Office
9 266 (2.53%) Manufacturing
10 218 (2.08%) Legal
11 214 (2.04%) Retail Banking
12 199 (1.89%) Law
13 154 (1.47%) Advertising
14 153 (1.46%) Billing
15 148 (1.41%) Financial Institution
16 105 (1.00%) Publishing
17 58 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 58 (0.55%) General Ledger
17 58 (0.55%) French Language
18 54 (0.51%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 393 (3.74%) .NET
2 202 (1.92%) XML
3 105 (1.00%) HTML
4 100 (0.95%) Web Services
5 47 (0.45%) .NET Framework
5 47 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
6 45 (0.43%) CSS
7 44 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 39 (0.37%) Mason
9 35 (0.33%) REST
10 31 (0.30%) SOAP
11 27 (0.26%) Middleware
11 27 (0.26%) Visualforce
12 26 (0.25%) HTML5
13 25 (0.24%) EDI
14 22 (0.21%) MDX
14 22 (0.21%) Gherkin
15 21 (0.20%) RESTful
16 19 (0.18%) XML Schema
17 15 (0.14%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 1789 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
2 483 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 281 (2.68%) User Experience
4 263 (2.50%) Derivative
5 223 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 208 (1.98%) Equities
7 177 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 173 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 172 (1.64%) FMCG
10 137 (1.30%) Mobile App
11 124 (1.18%) Data Structures
12 97 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 94 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 94 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
14 90 (0.86%) Reference Data
15 78 (0.74%) SWIFT
16 66 (0.63%) Data Centre
17 65 (0.62%) Visualisation
18 62 (0.59%) EPoS
19 60 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 106 (1.01%) Windows
2 51 (0.49%) UNIX
3 42 (0.40%) Apple iOS
4 41 (0.39%) Linux
5 38 (0.36%) Android
6 30 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 16 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.076%) SUSE
11 8 (0.076%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.076%) Solaris
12 6 (0.057%) Debian
12 6 (0.057%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.019%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.019%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.010%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4209 (40.07%) Business Analysis
2 3236 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
3 1634 (15.56%) Project Management
3 1634 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1258 (11.98%) SDLC
5 1215 (11.57%) UML
6 1198 (11.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1194 (11.37%) Scrum
8 1110 (10.57%) Use Case
9 1065 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
10 979 (9.32%) User Stories
11 955 (9.09%) E-Commerce
12 936 (8.91%) Waterfall
13 765 (7.28%) PRINCE2
14 718 (6.84%) CRM
15 703 (6.69%) Change Management
16 621 (5.91%) Data Modelling
17 581 (5.53%) Data Analysis
18 551 (5.25%) ERP
19 498 (4.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1536 (14.62%) SQL
2 242 (2.30%) Java
3 164 (1.56%) C#
4 157 (1.49%) T-SQL
5 115 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 98 (0.93%) C
7 81 (0.77%) VBA
8 78 (0.74%) JavaScript
9 54 (0.51%) VB
10 37 (0.35%) C++
10 37 (0.35%) R
11 31 (0.30%) Python
12 27 (0.26%) Apex Code
13 26 (0.25%) PHP
14 24 (0.23%) ABAP
14 24 (0.23%) Uniface
15 17 (0.16%) SOQL
16 13 (0.12%) MATLAB
17 11 (0.10%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1468 (13.98%) Degree
2 838 (7.98%) ISEB
3 177 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 133 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 89 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 80 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 78 (0.74%) CIMA
8 76 (0.72%) ACCA
9 63 (0.60%) IIBA
10 61 (0.58%) CBAP
11 52 (0.50%) PMP
12 36 (0.34%) DV Cleared
13 32 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 31 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (0.22%) AAT
16 16 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.12%) MBA
18 10 (0.095%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.095%) CCA
19 7 (0.067%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 630 (6.00%) QA
2 78 (0.74%) EMIR
3 72 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
4 70 (0.67%) MiFID
5 65 (0.62%) Solvency II
6 63 (0.60%) SLA
7 43 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 40 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 31 (0.30%) CRD IV
10 30 (0.29%) FATCA
11 29 (0.28%) Basel III
12 28 (0.27%) Data Quality
13 20 (0.19%) Basel II
14 17 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 16 (0.15%) COREP
16 9 (0.086%) PCI DSS
17 8 (0.076%) FINREP
18 7 (0.067%) ISO 9000
19 4 (0.038%) IAS 39
20 3 (0.029%) AIFMD
System Software
1 14 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.057%) vSphere
3 4 (0.038%) XenApp
4 2 (0.019%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.019%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.010%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.15%) TrustSec
3 3 (0.029%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.019%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.010%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.010%) SCCM
5 1 (0.010%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 892 (8.49%) Microsoft
2 641 (6.10%) SAP
3 602 (5.73%) Oracle
4 202 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 149 (1.42%) IBM
6 126 (1.20%) Cognos
7 115 (1.09%) hybris
8 82 (0.78%) Tableau
9 69 (0.66%) ATG
10 67 (0.64%) Hyperion
11 57 (0.54%) Murex
11 57 (0.54%) Demandware
12 53 (0.50%) JD Edwards
13 51 (0.49%) Siebel
14 50 (0.48%) Sage
15 44 (0.42%) Teradata
16 43 (0.41%) Informatica
17 38 (0.36%) HP
18 37 (0.35%) Charles River
19 35 (0.33%) Northgate
Yeovil, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Market related
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £65-£80K + bonus, full bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £highly competitive plus 28% bonus (on target), £6K car allowance
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £33000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago