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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 46 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5489 4639 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 5.02% 4.56% 4.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 4.84% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 3928 4660
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £73,340
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
(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 +5 2634 £55,000 - 375
South East +3 926 £45,000 - 129
Yorkshire +10 477 £40,000 -4.76% 45
East of England +44 383 £45,000 +5.88% 38
North West +12 295 £38,000 +1.33% 52
West Midlands -1 270 £42,350 +5.87% 38
East Midlands +37 251 £40,000 -5.88% 21
South West -9 231 £42,500 +6.25% 58
North East +4 22 £34,250 -12.17% 9
Midlands +22 4 £40,000 -17.94%
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4573 (42.42%) Business Analysis
2 3935 (36.50%) Finance
3 1857 (17.23%) Project Management
4 1788 (16.59%) SQL
5 1531 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 1464 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
7 1454 (13.49%) Banking
8 1438 (13.34%) UML
9 1321 (12.25%) Degree
10 1250 (11.60%) Retail
11 1156 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1141 (10.58%) Scrum
13 1064 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
14 1038 (9.63%) E-Commerce
15 1032 (9.57%) Microsoft
16 1001 (9.29%) ISEB
17 953 (8.84%) Use Case
18 880 (8.16%) PRINCE2
19 836 (7.76%) CRM
20 833 (7.73%) MS Excel
21 820 (7.61%) Waterfall
22 759 (7.04%) Data Analysis
23 755 (7.00%) User Stories
24 685 (6.35%) Change Management
25 629 (5.83%) SQL Server
26 622 (5.77%) Oracle
27 608 (5.64%) Data Modelling
28 607 (5.63%) Marketing
29 582 (5.40%) MS Visio
30 547 (5.07%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 350 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 172 (1.60%) CMS
3 70 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 63 (0.58%) SAS
5 55 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 41 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 33 (0.31%) Confluence
8 30 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 19 (0.18%) IIS
9 19 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.10%) Documentum
11 10 (0.093%) NetWeaver
11 10 (0.093%) Adobe CQ
12 9 (0.083%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.083%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.083%) Drupal
13 7 (0.065%) Lync
13 7 (0.065%) Alfresco
13 7 (0.065%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.056%) WorkSite
Applications
1 833 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 582 (5.40%) MS Visio
3 414 (3.84%) MS Office
4 252 (2.34%) MS Project
5 176 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (0.36%) SPSS
7 33 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
8 28 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
9 11 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.093%) FastStats
11 9 (0.083%) PowerPivot
12 5 (0.046%) Mingle
13 2 (0.019%) Stata
13 2 (0.019%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.019%) GIMP
14 1 (0.009%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 151 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 64 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
4 61 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 51 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 49 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
7 48 (0.45%) SAP FI
8 45 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 44 (0.41%) SAP SD
9 44 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
10 43 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
11 41 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
12 38 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
12 38 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
12 38 (0.35%) Markit EDM
12 38 (0.35%) Magento
13 36 (0.33%) Summit
14 34 (0.32%) SAP CRM
15 32 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
16 31 (0.29%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 128 (1.19%) SaaS
2 27 (0.25%) LucidChart
3 24 (0.22%) Force.com
4 18 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.065%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.065%) Taleo
7 4 (0.037%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.037%) PaaS
8 3 (0.028%) Office 365
8 3 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.028%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.009%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 137 (1.27%) Internet
2 68 (0.63%) Intranet
3 25 (0.23%) SMS
4 24 (0.22%) MPLS
5 21 (0.19%) Extranet
6 18 (0.17%) HTTP
7 15 (0.14%) FTP
8 13 (0.12%) MVNO
9 12 (0.11%) Broadband
10 9 (0.083%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.074%) SWIFTNet
12 6 (0.056%) LAN
12 6 (0.056%) Wireless
13 5 (0.046%) 4G
13 5 (0.046%) WAN
14 4 (0.037%) NFC
14 4 (0.037%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.037%) ISDN
15 3 (0.028%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.028%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 629 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 455 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
3 328 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 259 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 230 (2.13%) Relational Database
6 176 (1.63%) QlikView
7 165 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 131 (1.22%) Data Mining
9 98 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 95 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 92 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 69 (0.64%) Big Data
13 68 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
14 67 (0.62%) MS Access
15 62 (0.58%) RDBMS
16 58 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
17 57 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
18 54 (0.50%) MySQL
19 49 (0.45%) OLAP
20 48 (0.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 176 (1.63%) JIRA
2 94 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 50 (0.46%) Axure RP
5 45 (0.42%) ERwin
6 41 (0.38%) Rational Rose
7 40 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 26 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 25 (0.23%) RequisitePro
10 22 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 21 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (0.18%) Git (software)
13 17 (0.16%) Toad
14 15 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
14 15 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
15 8 (0.074%) PowerBuilder
16 6 (0.056%) Cucumber
17 5 (0.046%) TeamCity
17 5 (0.046%) NUnit
18 4 (0.037%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3935 (36.50%) Finance
2 1454 (13.49%) Banking
3 1250 (11.60%) Retail
4 607 (5.63%) Marketing
5 540 (5.01%) Investment Banking
6 481 (4.46%) Telecoms
7 423 (3.92%) Back Office
8 410 (3.80%) Front Office
9 330 (3.06%) Legal
10 239 (2.22%) Advertising
11 237 (2.20%) Manufacturing
12 199 (1.85%) Law
13 181 (1.68%) Retail Banking
14 180 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
15 165 (1.53%) Publishing
16 143 (1.33%) Financial Institution
17 101 (0.94%) Games
18 97 (0.90%) Billing
19 67 (0.62%) Automotive
20 66 (0.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 466 (4.32%) .NET
2 234 (2.17%) XML
3 163 (1.51%) Web Services
4 140 (1.30%) HTML
5 74 (0.69%) ASP.NET
6 63 (0.58%) CSS
7 49 (0.45%) MDX
8 36 (0.33%) EDI
9 35 (0.32%) RESTful
10 33 (0.31%) XSLT
11 31 (0.29%) COM
11 31 (0.29%) J2EE
12 26 (0.24%) SOAP
13 25 (0.23%) .NET Framework
14 24 (0.22%) WinForms
15 21 (0.19%) WCF
16 20 (0.19%) Middleware
17 18 (0.17%) WPF
18 15 (0.14%) jQuery
19 14 (0.13%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 459 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 307 (2.85%) Derivative
3 289 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 256 (2.37%) Fixed Income
5 249 (2.31%) Equities
6 222 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 147 (1.36%) Credit Risk
8 144 (1.34%) FMCG
9 126 (1.17%) Mathematics
9 126 (1.17%) Reference Data
10 116 (1.08%) Market Risk
11 103 (0.96%) Mobile App
12 101 (0.94%) SWIFT
13 93 (0.86%) Hedge funds
14 83 (0.77%) Social Media
15 81 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 78 (0.72%) Digital Media
16 78 (0.72%) Visualisation
17 65 (0.60%) Physics
18 60 (0.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 113 (1.05%) Windows
2 72 (0.67%) UNIX
3 34 (0.32%) Apple iOS
4 30 (0.28%) Linux
5 23 (0.21%) Android
6 18 (0.17%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.083%) Windows 8
8 7 (0.065%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.056%) Solaris
10 5 (0.046%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.037%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.028%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.028%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.028%) AIX
13 1 (0.009%) VMS
13 1 (0.009%) OS/400
13 1 (0.009%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4573 (42.42%) Business Analysis
2 1857 (17.23%) Project Management
3 1531 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 1464 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
5 1438 (13.34%) UML
6 1156 (10.72%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1141 (10.58%) Scrum
8 1064 (9.87%) Business Intelligence
9 1038 (9.63%) E-Commerce
10 953 (8.84%) Use Case
11 880 (8.16%) PRINCE2
12 836 (7.76%) CRM
13 820 (7.61%) Waterfall
14 759 (7.04%) Data Analysis
15 755 (7.00%) User Stories
16 685 (6.35%) Change Management
17 608 (5.64%) Data Modelling
18 489 (4.54%) Workflow
19 485 (4.50%) Systems Analysis
20 457 (4.24%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1788 (16.59%) SQL
2 354 (3.28%) Java
3 230 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 187 (1.73%) C#
5 141 (1.31%) VBA
6 99 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 79 (0.73%) VB
8 75 (0.70%) C
9 63 (0.58%) JavaScript
10 62 (0.58%) PHP
11 44 (0.41%) C++
12 41 (0.38%) Python
13 28 (0.26%) ABAP
14 20 (0.19%) VB.NET
14 20 (0.19%) R
15 16 (0.15%) Perl
16 15 (0.14%) Tcl
17 13 (0.12%) Scala
18 11 (0.10%) Apex Code
18 11 (0.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1321 (12.25%) Degree
2 1001 (9.29%) ISEB
3 131 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 126 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 110 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 96 (0.89%) CBAP
7 76 (0.71%) PMP
8 63 (0.58%) IIBA
9 58 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 37 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
11 36 (0.33%) CCA
11 36 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 33 (0.31%) ACCA
13 30 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
14 28 (0.26%) MBA
14 28 (0.26%) CIMA
15 27 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 22 (0.20%) MCSE
17 21 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 19 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 547 (5.07%) QA
2 100 (0.93%) Dodd-Frank
3 95 (0.88%) EMIR
4 67 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 61 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 60 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 58 (0.54%) FATCA
8 48 (0.45%) SLA
9 47 (0.44%) MiFID
10 40 (0.37%) COREP
10 40 (0.37%) Solvency II
11 38 (0.35%) Basel III
12 31 (0.29%) PCI DSS
13 24 (0.22%) ISO 8583
14 22 (0.20%) FINREP
15 20 (0.19%) CRD IV
15 20 (0.19%) UCITS
16 19 (0.18%) Basel II
17 8 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 8 (0.074%) AIFMD
System Software
1 25 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.019%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.019%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.009%) XenApp
3 1 (0.009%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.037%) SCCM
3 3 (0.028%) Control-M
3 3 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.019%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.009%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (0.009%) OpenView
5 1 (0.009%) Netcool
5 1 (0.009%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.009%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.009%) Nagios
5 1 (0.009%) HP NNM
5 1 (0.009%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1032 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 622 (5.77%) Oracle
3 514 (4.77%) SAP
4 263 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 195 (1.81%) Business Objects
6 164 (1.52%) Cognos
7 87 (0.81%) Tableau
8 84 (0.78%) hybris
9 76 (0.71%) Siebel
10 71 (0.66%) IBM
11 69 (0.64%) JD Edwards
12 65 (0.60%) Murex
13 55 (0.51%) Charles River
14 52 (0.48%) Calypso
14 52 (0.48%) Bloomberg
15 51 (0.47%) thinkFolio
16 48 (0.45%) Google
17 45 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
18 42 (0.39%) Demandware
19 39 (0.36%) Informatica
Altrincham, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £47000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Bens + Home based
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Free Gym
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + exceptional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TalentFlow
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago