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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 48 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5197 5406 5194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.06% 4.86% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.34% 5.14% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4360 4606 4439
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
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
97345 105192 99426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.60% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 80380 86313 83740
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 2492 £55,000 - 356
South East +18 923 £45,000 -2.17% 125
Yorkshire +11 418 £40,000 - 47
East of England 0 345 £45,000 +8.43% 33
North West +17 323 £40,000 +6.66% 77
West Midlands -24 253 £42,500 +3.03% 31
South West -12 248 £42,500 - 59
East Midlands +13 172 £42,500 +6.25% 22
North East -8 19 £37,500 +3.44% 5
Midlands +5 3 - - 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 4122 (40.98%) Business Analysis
2 3655 (36.34%) Finance
3 3159 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
4 1641 (16.32%) Project Management
5 1528 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 1506 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1446 (14.38%) SQL
8 1389 (13.81%) Retail
9 1310 (13.02%) Degree
10 1273 (12.66%) Banking
11 1267 (12.60%) UML
12 1188 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1116 (11.10%) Scrum
14 1069 (10.63%) Use Case
15 1025 (10.19%) E-Commerce
15 1025 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
16 935 (9.30%) Waterfall
17 898 (8.93%) User Stories
18 894 (8.89%) ISEB
19 829 (8.24%) Microsoft
20 813 (8.08%) CRM
21 747 (7.43%) MS Excel
22 738 (7.34%) PRINCE2
23 727 (7.23%) Change Management
24 624 (6.20%) Data Analysis
25 600 (5.97%) SAP
26 570 (5.67%) Systems Analysis
27 569 (5.66%) Data Modelling
28 565 (5.62%) MS Visio
29 563 (5.60%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 279 (2.77%) SharePoint
2 123 (1.22%) CMS
3 87 (0.86%) SAS
4 70 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 43 (0.43%) Confluence
6 36 (0.36%) Documentum
7 30 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 30 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
8 27 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.13%) WorkSite
13 12 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (0.12%) Alfresco
13 12 (0.12%) FileNet
13 12 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
13 12 (0.12%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.089%) IIS
15 8 (0.080%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 747 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 565 (5.62%) MS Visio
3 394 (3.92%) MS Office
4 225 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 208 (2.07%) MS Project
6 28 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.12%) SPSS
7 12 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.089%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.060%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.040%) Mingle
11 3 (0.030%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.030%) Windchill
12 2 (0.020%) FastStats
13 1 (0.010%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 160 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 84 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
3 71 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
4 67 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 64 (0.64%) SAP CO
6 63 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
7 62 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
7 62 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
8 54 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
9 51 (0.51%) SAP SD
10 44 (0.44%) Oracle Assets
11 43 (0.43%) Markit EDM
11 43 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
12 40 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 40 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
13 37 (0.37%) SAP CRM
14 29 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
15 28 (0.28%) thinkFolio
15 28 (0.28%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 156 (1.55%) SaaS
2 34 (0.34%) Force.com
3 19 (0.19%) Office 365
4 15 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.12%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.080%) Lucidchart
7 7 (0.070%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.060%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.060%) PaaS
8 6 (0.060%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.030%) Taleo
10 3 (0.030%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.020%) Google Apps
12 1 (0.010%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.010%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.010%) Veeva
12 1 (0.010%) Sage Pay
12 1 (0.010%) SmartFocus
12 1 (0.010%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (1.14%) Internet
2 38 (0.38%) Intranet
3 22 (0.22%) Network Security
4 16 (0.16%) LAN
4 16 (0.16%) WAN
5 15 (0.15%) Extranet
5 15 (0.15%) Wireless
6 14 (0.14%) HTTP
7 13 (0.13%) Firewall
8 12 (0.12%) Broadband
9 9 (0.089%) FTP
10 8 (0.080%) ATM
11 6 (0.060%) NAS
11 6 (0.060%) CTI
11 6 (0.060%) VPN
12 5 (0.050%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.050%) SMS
12 5 (0.050%) SSL
12 5 (0.050%) DSL
12 5 (0.050%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 439 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 242 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 134 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 122 (1.21%) QlikView
7 118 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 104 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
9 97 (0.96%) Data Mining
10 92 (0.91%) Big Data
11 77 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 77 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 77 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 61 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 47 (0.47%) OLAP
14 46 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
15 43 (0.43%) SAP BW
16 42 (0.42%) MS Access
17 37 (0.37%) Spotfire
18 36 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 199 (1.98%) JIRA
2 53 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (0.45%) Rational Rose
4 36 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 34 (0.34%) Cucumber
6 32 (0.32%) Axure RP
7 29 (0.29%) Toad
8 27 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
9 23 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 15 (0.15%) RequisitePro
11 9 (0.089%) CaliberRM
11 9 (0.089%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (0.080%) Calabash
13 7 (0.070%) FitNesse
13 7 (0.070%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.060%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.050%) RSpec
16 4 (0.040%) Subversion
16 4 (0.040%) Bugzilla
16 4 (0.040%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3655 (36.34%) Finance
2 1389 (13.81%) Retail
3 1273 (12.66%) Banking
4 508 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 471 (4.68%) Marketing
6 431 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 308 (3.06%) Front Office
8 259 (2.58%) Back Office
9 227 (2.26%) Legal
10 209 (2.08%) Manufacturing
11 208 (2.07%) Billing
12 201 (2.00%) Advertising
13 194 (1.93%) Law
14 190 (1.89%) Retail Banking
15 142 (1.41%) Financial Institution
16 105 (1.04%) Publishing
17 78 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
18 77 (0.77%) Games
19 66 (0.66%) General Ledger
20 47 (0.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (3.02%) .NET
2 204 (2.03%) XML
3 104 (1.03%) Web Services
4 92 (0.91%) HTML
5 47 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 40 (0.40%) CSS
6 40 (0.40%) RESTful
7 37 (0.37%) FIX Protocol
8 36 (0.36%) ASP.NET
9 32 (0.32%) Visualforce
10 30 (0.30%) Middleware
11 28 (0.28%) SOAP
12 24 (0.24%) REST
13 22 (0.22%) EDI
14 20 (0.20%) Mason
15 19 (0.19%) Apache Flex
15 19 (0.19%) HTML5
16 16 (0.16%) WSDL
17 15 (0.15%) FpML
17 15 (0.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1506 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
2 464 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 320 (3.18%) User Experience
4 229 (2.28%) Derivative
5 212 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 200 (1.99%) Equities
7 178 (1.77%) FMCG
8 176 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 170 (1.69%) Mobile App
10 157 (1.56%) Fixed Income
11 148 (1.47%) Data Structures
12 93 (0.92%) Mathematics
13 83 (0.83%) SWIFT
14 82 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 79 (0.79%) Credit Risk
16 73 (0.73%) Visualisation
17 68 (0.68%) Data Integration
18 57 (0.57%) Statistics
19 54 (0.54%) EPoS
20 52 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 96 (0.95%) Windows
2 52 (0.52%) UNIX
3 48 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 41 (0.41%) Linux
5 39 (0.39%) Android
6 20 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.11%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.040%) SUSE
11 4 (0.040%) Solaris
12 3 (0.030%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.010%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.010%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4122 (40.98%) Business Analysis
2 3159 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 1641 (16.32%) Project Management
4 1528 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 1267 (12.60%) UML
6 1188 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1116 (11.10%) Scrum
8 1069 (10.63%) Use Case
9 1025 (10.19%) E-Commerce
9 1025 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
10 935 (9.30%) Waterfall
11 898 (8.93%) User Stories
12 813 (8.08%) CRM
13 738 (7.34%) PRINCE2
14 727 (7.23%) Change Management
15 624 (6.20%) Data Analysis
16 570 (5.67%) Systems Analysis
17 569 (5.66%) Data Modelling
18 563 (5.60%) ERP
19 542 (5.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1446 (14.38%) SQL
2 257 (2.56%) Java
3 133 (1.32%) C#
4 132 (1.31%) T-SQL
5 114 (1.13%) PL/SQL
6 110 (1.09%) VBA
7 87 (0.86%) C
8 68 (0.68%) JavaScript
9 40 (0.40%) R
9 40 (0.40%) VB
10 32 (0.32%) Apex Code
10 32 (0.32%) ABAP
11 23 (0.23%) VB.NET
12 21 (0.21%) SOQL
13 19 (0.19%) Python
13 19 (0.19%) C++
14 14 (0.14%) MATLAB
15 12 (0.12%) Uniface
16 11 (0.11%) PowerShell
17 10 (0.099%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1310 (13.02%) Degree
2 894 (8.89%) ISEB
3 140 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 89 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 78 (0.78%) PMI Certification
6 69 (0.69%) CBAP
7 68 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 62 (0.62%) CIMA
9 56 (0.56%) ACCA
10 48 (0.48%) PMP
11 46 (0.46%) IIBA
12 36 (0.36%) DV Cleared
13 33 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
14 26 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (0.18%) AAT
15 18 (0.18%) MBA
15 18 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.17%) CCA
17 14 (0.14%) PhD
18 11 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (4.98%) QA
2 72 (0.72%) EMIR
3 63 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
4 62 (0.62%) SLA
5 60 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 57 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 44 (0.44%) MiFID
8 27 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 22 (0.22%) FATCA
10 21 (0.21%) Basel II
10 21 (0.21%) Basel III
11 19 (0.19%) CRD IV
12 17 (0.17%) PCI DSS
13 14 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (0.13%) Data Quality
15 9 (0.089%) COREP
16 7 (0.070%) FINREP
17 6 (0.060%) ISO 9000
18 5 (0.050%) ISO 8583
19 4 (0.040%) IAS 39
System Software
1 14 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.080%) vSphere
3 6 (0.060%) XenApp
4 3 (0.030%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.020%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.010%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.040%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (0.030%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.020%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.010%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.010%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.010%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.010%) SCCM
Vendors
1 829 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 600 (5.97%) SAP
3 551 (5.48%) Oracle
4 222 (2.21%) Business Objects
5 203 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
6 138 (1.37%) Cognos
7 118 (1.17%) hybris
8 111 (1.10%) IBM
9 80 (0.80%) ATG
10 72 (0.72%) Demandware
11 66 (0.66%) Tableau
12 65 (0.65%) Siebel
13 58 (0.58%) JD Edwards
14 47 (0.47%) Charles River
15 44 (0.44%) Hyperion
16 40 (0.40%) Sage
17 39 (0.39%) Murex
18 38 (0.38%) Teradata
19 36 (0.36%) Informatica
20 35 (0.35%) GoldenSource
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters - Towergate Insurance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Engineering
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi Limited
Salary: £22k - £24k per annum + 10% Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + BUPA + Pension + Other soft Bene
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago