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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 47 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4869 4947 4767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.98% 5.03% 4.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 5.33% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4146 4106 4118
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,150 £70,000 £67,500
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
92746 92860 91869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.46% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 77029 75604 78139
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -2 2236 £55,000 - 388
South East +6 876 £45,000 -4.25% 131
Yorkshire +8 420 £40,000 - 58
West Midlands -5 302 £42,500 - 47
East of England -4 301 £47,500 +15.97% 33
North West +13 284 £39,000 -2.50% 76
South West +10 272 £42,500 -5.55% 56
East Midlands +22 140 £40,857 +2.14% 32
North East -18 22 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Midlands -18 3 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 4154 (41.30%) Business Analysis
2 3406 (33.86%) Finance
3 3061 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 1622 (16.12%) Project Management
5 1576 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1491 (14.82%) SQL
7 1477 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
8 1324 (13.16%) Retail
9 1311 (13.03%) Degree
10 1248 (12.41%) UML
11 1145 (11.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1105 (10.99%) Banking
13 1059 (10.53%) Scrum
14 1012 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
15 1005 (9.99%) Use Case
16 990 (9.84%) ISEB
17 988 (9.82%) E-Commerce
18 911 (9.06%) Waterfall
19 868 (8.63%) Microsoft
20 861 (8.56%) User Stories
21 842 (8.37%) CRM
22 789 (7.84%) MS Excel
23 769 (7.64%) PRINCE2
24 766 (7.62%) Change Management
25 671 (6.67%) Data Analysis
26 613 (6.09%) ERP
27 609 (6.05%) SAP
28 597 (5.93%) Data Modelling
29 582 (5.79%) Systems Analysis
30 565 (5.62%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 246 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 109 (1.08%) CMS
3 103 (1.02%) SAS
4 74 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 36 (0.36%) Documentum
6 29 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 25 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
7 25 (0.25%) Alfresco
8 23 (0.23%) Confluence
8 23 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.18%) FileNet
10 16 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.099%) Lotus Domino
13 10 (0.099%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.080%) NetWeaver
14 8 (0.080%) IIS
15 7 (0.070%) Moodle
Applications
1 789 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 565 (5.62%) MS Visio
3 395 (3.93%) MS Office
4 244 (2.43%) MS Project
5 230 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 25 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.099%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.089%) SPSS
9 8 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (0.070%) PowerPivot
10 7 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (0.060%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.040%) Mingle
13 2 (0.020%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.020%) FastStats
14 1 (0.010%) GIMP
14 1 (0.010%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 177 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.78%) SAP FI
3 75 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 74 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
5 71 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
6 65 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
7 59 (0.59%) Oracle Payables
8 56 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
9 52 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
10 48 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
10 48 (0.48%) SAP SD
11 44 (0.44%) SAP CRM
12 40 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
13 39 (0.39%) Oracle Assets
14 37 (0.37%) SAP R/3
15 36 (0.36%) Markit EDM
16 35 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
17 30 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
18 25 (0.25%) thinkFolio
18 25 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 144 (1.43%) SaaS
2 47 (0.47%) Force.com
3 16 (0.16%) Office 365
4 11 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
5 10 (0.099%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.070%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.060%) Taleo
9 5 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.050%) LucidChart
10 4 (0.040%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.030%) PaaS
12 2 (0.020%) IaaS
13 1 (0.010%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.010%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (0.95%) Internet
2 35 (0.35%) Intranet
3 20 (0.20%) HTTP
4 18 (0.18%) Firewall
5 17 (0.17%) Extranet
6 16 (0.16%) MPLS
7 12 (0.12%) SMS
7 12 (0.12%) Wireless
8 11 (0.11%) Network Security
9 10 (0.099%) WAN
9 10 (0.099%) LAN
9 10 (0.099%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.080%) Broadband
11 7 (0.070%) VPN
12 6 (0.060%) NAS
12 6 (0.060%) NFC
12 6 (0.060%) FTP
13 5 (0.050%) Unified Communications
13 5 (0.050%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.050%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 453 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 272 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 190 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 153 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 121 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 106 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
9 105 (1.04%) QlikView
10 100 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
11 90 (0.89%) Big Data
12 87 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
13 79 (0.79%) Oracle Database
14 68 (0.68%) SAP BW
15 67 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
16 64 (0.64%) MS Access
17 58 (0.58%) OLAP
18 52 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
19 48 (0.48%) RDBMS
20 41 (0.41%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 169 (1.68%) JIRA
2 62 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 38 (0.38%) Rational Rose
5 35 (0.35%) Cucumber
6 34 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
7 32 (0.32%) Toad
8 22 (0.22%) RequisitePro
9 21 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 16 (0.16%) Axure RP
11 13 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (0.13%) CaliberRM
12 11 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 10 (0.099%) ERwin
14 8 (0.080%) FitNesse
15 7 (0.070%) Calabash
16 6 (0.060%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (0.050%) RSpec
18 4 (0.040%) PowerBuilder
19 3 (0.030%) SoapUI
General
1 3406 (33.86%) Finance
2 1324 (13.16%) Retail
3 1105 (10.99%) Banking
4 502 (4.99%) Marketing
5 475 (4.72%) Telecoms
6 345 (3.43%) Investment Banking
7 313 (3.11%) Front Office
8 257 (2.55%) Legal
9 244 (2.43%) Manufacturing
10 222 (2.21%) Back Office
11 220 (2.19%) Billing
12 206 (2.05%) Advertising
13 200 (1.99%) Law
14 133 (1.32%) Retail Banking
15 121 (1.20%) Publishing
16 105 (1.04%) Financial Institution
17 89 (0.88%) Games
18 85 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
19 50 (0.50%) General Ledger
20 48 (0.48%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (2.79%) .NET
2 233 (2.32%) XML
3 113 (1.12%) Web Services
4 91 (0.90%) HTML
5 44 (0.44%) .NET Framework
6 40 (0.40%) Visualforce
6 40 (0.40%) CSS
7 39 (0.39%) ASP.NET
8 35 (0.35%) RESTful
9 34 (0.34%) Middleware
10 29 (0.29%) SOAP
10 29 (0.29%) EDI
11 19 (0.19%) Apache Flex
12 18 (0.18%) J2EE
13 16 (0.16%) JSON
13 16 (0.16%) COM
14 15 (0.15%) HTML5
14 15 (0.15%) FpML
15 14 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
15 14 (0.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1576 (15.67%) Analytical Skills
2 505 (5.02%) Management Information System
3 302 (3.00%) User Experience
4 227 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 187 (1.86%) Derivative
6 162 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 160 (1.59%) FMCG
8 147 (1.46%) Equities
9 142 (1.41%) Fixed Income
10 140 (1.39%) Mobile App
11 137 (1.36%) Data Structures
12 101 (1.00%) Credit Risk
13 94 (0.93%) Data Integration
14 91 (0.90%) Mathematics
15 85 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 82 (0.82%) Visualisation
17 67 (0.67%) Market Risk
18 63 (0.63%) SWIFT
18 63 (0.63%) EPoS
19 55 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (0.80%) Windows
2 55 (0.55%) UNIX
3 32 (0.32%) Linux
4 30 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 21 (0.21%) Android
6 17 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.099%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (0.080%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.060%) Solaris
10 6 (0.060%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.040%) SUSE
12 3 (0.030%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.020%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.010%) MVS
14 1 (0.010%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4154 (41.30%) Business Analysis
2 3061 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1622 (16.12%) Project Management
4 1477 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 1248 (12.41%) UML
6 1145 (11.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1059 (10.53%) Scrum
8 1012 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
9 1005 (9.99%) Use Case
10 988 (9.82%) E-Commerce
11 911 (9.06%) Waterfall
12 861 (8.56%) User Stories
13 842 (8.37%) CRM
14 769 (7.64%) PRINCE2
15 766 (7.62%) Change Management
16 671 (6.67%) Data Analysis
17 613 (6.09%) ERP
18 597 (5.93%) Data Modelling
19 582 (5.79%) Systems Analysis
20 542 (5.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1491 (14.82%) SQL
2 276 (2.74%) Java
3 162 (1.61%) T-SQL
4 144 (1.43%) VBA
5 132 (1.31%) C#
6 113 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 89 (0.88%) C
8 61 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 59 (0.59%) ABAP
10 51 (0.51%) VB
11 40 (0.40%) Apex Code
12 35 (0.35%) R
13 23 (0.23%) VB.NET
14 21 (0.21%) SOQL
14 21 (0.21%) C++
14 21 (0.21%) Python
15 12 (0.12%) PowerShell
15 12 (0.12%) Perl
16 11 (0.11%) MATLAB
16 11 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1311 (13.03%) Degree
2 990 (9.84%) ISEB
3 208 (2.07%) VCP4
4 131 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 108 (1.07%) CBAP
6 80 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 76 (0.76%) SC Cleared
8 70 (0.70%) PMI Certification
9 47 (0.47%) ACCA
10 45 (0.45%) IIBA
11 43 (0.43%) CIMA
12 42 (0.42%) PMP
13 41 (0.41%) CCA
14 36 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 34 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
16 33 (0.33%) DV Cleared
17 25 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 20 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
20 18 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 444 (4.41%) QA
2 72 (0.72%) EMIR
3 65 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 61 (0.61%) SLA
5 57 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
6 44 (0.44%) MiFID
7 43 (0.43%) Solvency II
8 32 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.28%) Basel III
10 26 (0.26%) FATCA
11 18 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 16 (0.16%) Basel II
12 16 (0.16%) COREP
13 15 (0.15%) Data Quality
13 15 (0.15%) ISO 8583
14 14 (0.14%) FINREP
15 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 10 (0.099%) CRD IV
17 8 (0.080%) ISO 14001
18 5 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.050%) vSphere
3 3 (0.030%) XenApp
3 3 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.020%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.020%) Squid
4 2 (0.020%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.010%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.010%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.060%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.050%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (0.020%) SCCM
4 2 (0.020%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.020%) Control-M
5 1 (0.010%) OpenView
5 1 (0.010%) Netcool
Vendors
1 868 (8.63%) Microsoft
2 609 (6.05%) SAP
3 543 (5.40%) Oracle
4 253 (2.52%) Business Objects
5 225 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
6 130 (1.29%) Cognos
7 101 (1.00%) hybris
8 87 (0.86%) IBM
9 74 (0.74%) Siebel
10 72 (0.72%) ATG
11 69 (0.69%) Demandware
12 68 (0.68%) JD Edwards
13 64 (0.64%) Tableau
14 47 (0.47%) Informatica
15 45 (0.45%) Charles River
16 37 (0.37%) Hyperion
17 31 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
18 28 (0.28%) Open Text
18 28 (0.28%) Teradata
19 26 (0.26%) HP
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Networking People
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: Health + Pension + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago