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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 50 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4985 5187 5005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.97% 4.98% 4.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.24% 5.26% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4207 4373 4299
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 £67,500 £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
95146 98530 96981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.55% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 78725 80421 81983
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 £27,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £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 27 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 27 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 -1 2348 £55,000 - 422
South East +4 885 £45,000 -2.17% 100
Yorkshire +5 423 £39,000 -2.50% 63
North West +19 302 £40,000 +1.26% 76
East of England -7 299 £47,500 +14.45% 33
West Midlands -12 281 £42,500 - 30
South West -3 258 £42,000 -6.66% 60
East Midlands +14 158 £40,857 +2.14% 29
North East -1 21 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Midlands -6 2 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 4097 (40.97%) Business Analysis
2 3446 (34.46%) Finance
3 3052 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
4 1628 (16.28%) Project Management
5 1522 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1477 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 1439 (14.39%) SQL
8 1365 (13.65%) Retail
9 1314 (13.14%) Degree
10 1246 (12.46%) UML
11 1168 (11.68%) Banking
12 1165 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1042 (10.42%) Scrum
14 1025 (10.25%) Use Case
15 1020 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
16 986 (9.86%) E-Commerce
17 976 (9.76%) ISEB
18 914 (9.14%) Waterfall
19 872 (8.72%) User Stories
20 841 (8.41%) CRM
21 833 (8.33%) Microsoft
22 768 (7.68%) MS Excel
23 757 (7.57%) Change Management
24 742 (7.42%) PRINCE2
25 637 (6.37%) Data Analysis
26 596 (5.96%) SAP
26 596 (5.96%) ERP
27 591 (5.91%) Systems Analysis
28 584 (5.84%) Data Modelling
29 577 (5.77%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 242 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 120 (1.20%) CMS
3 97 (0.97%) SAS
4 73 (0.73%) WebSphere
5 35 (0.35%) Documentum
6 29 (0.29%) Confluence
7 27 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
8 26 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (0.19%) WebLogic
11 18 (0.18%) Alfresco
12 17 (0.17%) FileNet
13 15 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
14 12 (0.12%) WorkSite
14 12 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 11 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.11%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.070%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.070%) Moodle
Applications
1 768 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 577 (5.77%) MS Visio
3 392 (3.92%) MS Office
4 230 (2.30%) MS Project
5 222 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.070%) PowerPivot
10 6 (0.060%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.060%) SPSS
10 6 (0.060%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.040%) Mingle
12 2 (0.020%) FastStats
12 2 (0.020%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.020%) Windchill
13 1 (0.010%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 164 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 72 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 71 (0.71%) SAP FI
5 69 (0.69%) SAP CO
6 68 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
7 63 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
8 60 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
9 53 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
10 46 (0.46%) SAP SD
11 45 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
11 45 (0.45%) SAP CRM
11 45 (0.45%) Markit EDM
12 44 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
13 40 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
13 40 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
14 31 (0.31%) thinkFolio
14 31 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 29 (0.29%) SAP R/3
15 29 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 156 (1.56%) SaaS
2 44 (0.44%) Force.com
3 18 (0.18%) Office 365
4 14 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.100%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.080%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.060%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (0.050%) LucidChart
8 5 (0.050%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.050%) Taleo
9 4 (0.040%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.030%) PaaS
11 1 (0.010%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.010%) Yammer
11 1 (0.010%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (0.99%) Internet
2 32 (0.32%) Intranet
3 19 (0.19%) HTTP
4 18 (0.18%) Firewall
5 17 (0.17%) Extranet
5 17 (0.17%) Network Security
6 14 (0.14%) WAN
6 14 (0.14%) Broadband
6 14 (0.14%) LAN
7 13 (0.13%) Wireless
8 11 (0.11%) MPLS
9 10 (0.100%) SMS
10 7 (0.070%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.070%) VPN
11 6 (0.060%) CTI
11 6 (0.060%) FTP
11 6 (0.060%) NAS
12 5 (0.050%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.050%) ATM
12 5 (0.050%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 457 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
3 255 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 225 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 167 (1.67%) Relational Database
6 142 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 111 (1.11%) QlikView
8 110 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
9 105 (1.05%) Data Mining
10 97 (0.97%) Big Data
11 85 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
12 77 (0.77%) Oracle Database
12 77 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
13 71 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
14 55 (0.55%) SAP BW
15 53 (0.53%) OLAP
15 53 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
16 51 (0.51%) MS Access
17 43 (0.43%) RDBMS
18 40 (0.40%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 176 (1.76%) JIRA
2 57 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 39 (0.39%) Rational Rose
5 32 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 32 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 30 (0.30%) Toad
7 22 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 22 (0.22%) Axure RP
8 18 (0.18%) RequisitePro
9 13 (0.13%) CaliberRM
9 13 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
10 11 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (0.070%) FitNesse
12 6 (0.060%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.060%) Calabash
13 5 (0.050%) RSpec
13 5 (0.050%) ERwin
14 4 (0.040%) PowerBuilder
15 3 (0.030%) Eclipse
General
1 3446 (34.46%) Finance
2 1365 (13.65%) Retail
3 1168 (11.68%) Banking
4 509 (5.09%) Telecoms
5 484 (4.84%) Marketing
6 384 (3.84%) Investment Banking
7 304 (3.04%) Front Office
8 239 (2.39%) Back Office
9 234 (2.34%) Legal
10 224 (2.24%) Manufacturing
11 217 (2.17%) Billing
12 207 (2.07%) Law
13 202 (2.02%) Advertising
14 154 (1.54%) Retail Banking
15 116 (1.16%) Publishing
16 109 (1.09%) Financial Institution
17 83 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
18 79 (0.79%) Games
19 55 (0.55%) General Ledger
20 48 (0.48%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (2.78%) .NET
2 206 (2.06%) XML
3 100 (1.00%) Web Services
4 86 (0.86%) HTML
5 46 (0.46%) Visualforce
6 41 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 37 (0.37%) CSS
8 34 (0.34%) ASP.NET
8 34 (0.34%) Middleware
8 34 (0.34%) RESTful
9 29 (0.29%) EDI
10 27 (0.27%) SOAP
11 22 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
12 19 (0.19%) Apache Flex
13 16 (0.16%) REST
14 15 (0.15%) Mason
14 15 (0.15%) FpML
15 14 (0.14%) JSON
15 14 (0.14%) HTML5
16 12 (0.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1522 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 505 (5.05%) Management Information System
3 299 (2.99%) User Experience
4 219 (2.19%) Computer Science
5 209 (2.09%) Derivative
6 173 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 167 (1.67%) FMCG
8 166 (1.66%) Equities
9 158 (1.58%) Fixed Income
10 152 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 152 (1.52%) Mobile App
11 92 (0.92%) Mathematics
12 91 (0.91%) Credit Risk
13 84 (0.84%) Data Integration
14 81 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
15 79 (0.79%) Visualisation
16 69 (0.69%) SWIFT
17 63 (0.63%) EPoS
18 59 (0.59%) Market Risk
19 54 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 90 (0.90%) Windows
2 49 (0.49%) UNIX
3 36 (0.36%) Linux
4 34 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 23 (0.23%) Android
6 22 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 15 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.100%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.070%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.060%) Solaris
12 4 (0.040%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.040%) SUSE
13 3 (0.030%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.010%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.010%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.010%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4097 (40.97%) Business Analysis
2 3052 (30.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1628 (16.28%) Project Management
4 1477 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 1246 (12.46%) UML
6 1165 (11.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1042 (10.42%) Scrum
8 1025 (10.25%) Use Case
9 1020 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
10 986 (9.86%) E-Commerce
11 914 (9.14%) Waterfall
12 872 (8.72%) User Stories
13 841 (8.41%) CRM
14 757 (7.57%) Change Management
15 742 (7.42%) PRINCE2
16 637 (6.37%) Data Analysis
17 596 (5.96%) ERP
18 591 (5.91%) Systems Analysis
19 584 (5.84%) Data Modelling
20 534 (5.34%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1439 (14.39%) SQL
2 269 (2.69%) Java
3 147 (1.47%) T-SQL
4 133 (1.33%) C#
5 120 (1.20%) VBA
6 112 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 89 (0.89%) C
8 62 (0.62%) JavaScript
9 51 (0.51%) ABAP
10 46 (0.46%) Apex Code
11 42 (0.42%) VB
12 36 (0.36%) R
13 23 (0.23%) SOQL
13 23 (0.23%) C++
14 22 (0.22%) VB.NET
15 20 (0.20%) Python
16 17 (0.17%) MATLAB
17 12 (0.12%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.12%) Perl
18 8 (0.080%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1314 (13.14%) Degree
2 976 (9.76%) ISEB
3 141 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 97 (0.97%) CBAP
5 86 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 74 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 65 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 49 (0.49%) ACCA
9 48 (0.48%) CIMA
10 40 (0.40%) IIBA
11 38 (0.38%) PMP
12 37 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
13 36 (0.36%) DV Cleared
14 31 (0.31%) CCA
15 30 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 20 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (0.19%) MBA
18 17 (0.17%) PhD
19 16 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
19 16 (0.16%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (4.57%) QA
2 71 (0.71%) EMIR
3 63 (0.63%) SLA
4 62 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 56 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 47 (0.47%) Solvency II
7 45 (0.45%) MiFID
8 29 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 28 (0.28%) Basel III
10 26 (0.26%) FATCA
11 18 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 17 (0.17%) Basel II
13 15 (0.15%) COREP
13 15 (0.15%) FINREP
13 15 (0.15%) CRD IV
14 14 (0.14%) Data Quality
15 11 (0.11%) ISO 8583
16 9 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 8 (0.080%) ISO 14001
18 5 (0.050%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 17 (0.17%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.070%) vSphere
3 6 (0.060%) XenApp
4 3 (0.030%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.020%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.020%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.020%) Squid
6 1 (0.010%) Xen
6 1 (0.010%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.010%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.050%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (0.040%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (0.020%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.020%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.020%) SCCM
5 1 (0.010%) Control-M
Vendors
1 833 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 596 (5.96%) SAP
3 539 (5.39%) Oracle
4 243 (2.43%) Business Objects
5 225 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 137 (1.37%) Cognos
7 108 (1.08%) hybris
8 100 (1.00%) IBM
9 73 (0.73%) ATG
9 73 (0.73%) Demandware
10 67 (0.67%) Siebel
10 67 (0.67%) JD Edwards
11 63 (0.63%) Tableau
12 52 (0.52%) Charles River
13 44 (0.44%) Informatica
14 43 (0.43%) Hyperion
15 36 (0.36%) Teradata
16 34 (0.34%) GoldenSource
17 33 (0.33%) Murex
18 31 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
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Harnham
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Other Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Hays Plc - Greencore Group
Salary: Excellent Salary including Bonus & Car
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits include 25 days holiday, 8%
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + outstanding benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + outstanding benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £62,500 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
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West London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
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