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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 48 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5080 4796 5096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.90% 4.77% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 5.03% 4.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4437 3937 4424
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £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
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
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 £26,500 £26,500
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 2265 £55,000 - 222
South East +10 942 £47,500 +5.55% 55
Yorkshire +13 445 £40,000 -5.88% 47
East of England +6 387 £47,500 +11.76% 25
West Midlands -3 298 £41,250 -1.78% 33
North West +13 282 £38,000 -5.00% 31
South West +14 275 £40,000 -5.88% 40
East Midlands +41 156 £40,000 -15.78% 12
North East -30 20 £42,500 +18.05% 6
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4237 (41.54%) Business Analysis
2 3478 (34.10%) Finance
3 3117 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1722 (16.88%) Project Management
5 1558 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1557 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1553 (15.23%) SQL
8 1328 (13.02%) Degree
9 1234 (12.10%) UML
10 1216 (11.92%) Retail
11 1106 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1098 (10.76%) Scrum
12 1098 (10.76%) Banking
13 1066 (10.45%) ISEB
14 961 (9.42%) Microsoft
15 935 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
15 935 (9.17%) Use Case
16 902 (8.84%) Waterfall
17 893 (8.75%) E-Commerce
18 834 (8.18%) MS Excel
19 820 (8.04%) User Stories
20 809 (7.93%) CRM
21 797 (7.81%) PRINCE2
22 747 (7.32%) Change Management
23 735 (7.21%) Data Analysis
24 608 (5.96%) Data Modelling
25 579 (5.68%) SQL Server
26 564 (5.53%) MS Visio
27 562 (5.51%) ERP
28 546 (5.35%) SAP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 272 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 128 (1.25%) CMS
3 86 (0.84%) SAS
4 55 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 41 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 23 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (0.23%) Alfresco
7 21 (0.21%) Documentum
8 17 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
10 14 (0.14%) Confluence
11 13 (0.13%) FileNet
11 13 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 13 (0.13%) IIS
12 12 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.11%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.088%) MS Exchange
14 9 (0.088%) Lync
15 8 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 8 (0.078%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 834 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 564 (5.53%) MS Visio
3 442 (4.33%) MS Office
4 260 (2.55%) MS Project
5 230 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (0.14%) SPSS
8 10 (0.098%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.059%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.059%) FastStats
11 4 (0.039%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.020%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.010%) GIMP
13 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 171 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.73%) SAP FI
3 68 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 67 (0.66%) SAP FI/CO
5 66 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
6 55 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 53 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
8 51 (0.50%) SAP SD
9 49 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
10 48 (0.47%) SAP CRM
11 43 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
12 41 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
13 36 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
13 36 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
14 33 (0.32%) Markit EDM
15 27 (0.26%) SAP R/3
16 26 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
17 21 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
18 20 (0.20%) SalesLogix
18 20 (0.20%) JDE EnterpriseOne
Cloud Services
1 119 (1.17%) SaaS
2 42 (0.41%) Force.com
3 16 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
4 13 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.13%) Office 365
5 12 (0.12%) LucidChart
6 11 (0.11%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.069%) Taleo
7 7 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.059%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.029%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.029%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (0.020%) IaaS
10 2 (0.020%) PaaS
11 1 (0.010%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 94 (0.92%) Internet
2 28 (0.27%) Intranet
3 23 (0.23%) HTTP
4 20 (0.20%) SMS
5 19 (0.19%) MPLS
6 18 (0.18%) Firewall
7 14 (0.14%) Extranet
8 8 (0.078%) NFC
8 8 (0.078%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.059%) Wireless
10 6 (0.059%) Broadband
10 6 (0.059%) LAN
10 6 (0.059%) WAN
11 5 (0.049%) VPN
11 5 (0.049%) DMZ
11 5 (0.049%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.049%) MVNO
12 4 (0.039%) NGN
12 4 (0.039%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (5.68%) SQL Server
2 409 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
3 280 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 218 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 201 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 165 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 130 (1.27%) Data Mining
8 109 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 94 (0.92%) QlikView
10 83 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
11 78 (0.76%) MS Access
12 76 (0.75%) Big Data
13 74 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
14 73 (0.72%) SAP BW
15 70 (0.69%) Oracle Database
16 65 (0.64%) OLAP
17 53 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
18 52 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
18 52 (0.51%) MySQL
19 46 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 153 (1.50%) JIRA
2 83 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (0.36%) Visual Studio
4 35 (0.34%) Rational Rose
5 32 (0.31%) Axure RP
6 30 (0.29%) Toad
7 29 (0.28%) RequisitePro
8 28 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 28 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 26 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
10 22 (0.22%) ERwin
11 21 (0.21%) Cucumber
12 18 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
13 11 (0.11%) CaliberRM
14 10 (0.098%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.088%) Git (software)
16 8 (0.078%) Eclipse
17 7 (0.069%) Calabash
18 6 (0.059%) SoapUI
18 6 (0.059%) FitNesse
General
1 3478 (34.10%) Finance
2 1216 (11.92%) Retail
3 1098 (10.76%) Banking
4 487 (4.77%) Marketing
5 457 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 357 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 350 (3.43%) Front Office
8 286 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 272 (2.67%) Legal
10 268 (2.63%) Back Office
11 224 (2.20%) Advertising
12 199 (1.95%) Billing
13 179 (1.75%) Law
14 146 (1.43%) Retail Banking
15 126 (1.24%) Publishing
16 95 (0.93%) Financial Institution
17 82 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
18 68 (0.67%) Games
19 57 (0.56%) Automotive
20 49 (0.48%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (3.19%) .NET
2 239 (2.34%) XML
3 134 (1.31%) Web Services
4 100 (0.98%) HTML
5 49 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 48 (0.47%) EDI
7 47 (0.46%) CSS
8 38 (0.37%) .NET Framework
9 37 (0.36%) XSLT
10 33 (0.32%) Visualforce
11 29 (0.28%) COM
12 24 (0.24%) SOAP
13 21 (0.21%) Middleware
13 21 (0.21%) MDX
14 20 (0.20%) WinForms
15 19 (0.19%) J2EE
16 16 (0.16%) RESTful
17 13 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
18 12 (0.12%) JSON
18 12 (0.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1558 (15.27%) Analytical Skills
2 497 (4.87%) Management Information System
3 317 (3.11%) User Experience
4 253 (2.48%) Computer Science
5 211 (2.07%) Derivative
6 169 (1.66%) Fixed Income
7 160 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 157 (1.54%) Equities
8 157 (1.54%) FMCG
9 124 (1.22%) Mobile App
10 115 (1.13%) Credit Risk
11 98 (0.96%) Mathematics
12 97 (0.95%) Data Structures
13 95 (0.93%) Market Risk
14 91 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 89 (0.87%) Data Integration
16 72 (0.71%) Visualisation
17 70 (0.69%) EPoS
18 64 (0.63%) Social Media
18 64 (0.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 80 (0.78%) Windows
2 48 (0.47%) UNIX
3 28 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 20 (0.20%) Linux
5 19 (0.19%) Android
6 15 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 14 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.078%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.059%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.039%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.029%) Solaris
12 3 (0.029%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.010%) VMS
13 1 (0.010%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4237 (41.54%) Business Analysis
2 3117 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1722 (16.88%) Project Management
4 1557 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1234 (12.10%) UML
6 1106 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1098 (10.76%) Scrum
8 935 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
8 935 (9.17%) Use Case
9 902 (8.84%) Waterfall
10 893 (8.75%) E-Commerce
11 820 (8.04%) User Stories
12 809 (7.93%) CRM
13 797 (7.81%) PRINCE2
14 747 (7.32%) Change Management
15 735 (7.21%) Data Analysis
16 608 (5.96%) Data Modelling
17 562 (5.51%) ERP
18 521 (5.11%) Systems Analysis
19 506 (4.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1553 (15.23%) SQL
2 253 (2.48%) Java
3 176 (1.73%) T-SQL
4 142 (1.39%) C#
5 136 (1.33%) VBA
6 92 (0.90%) PL/SQL
7 77 (0.75%) C
8 60 (0.59%) VB
9 56 (0.55%) ABAP
10 49 (0.48%) JavaScript
11 33 (0.32%) Apex Code
12 22 (0.22%) R
13 19 (0.19%) PHP
14 17 (0.17%) C++
15 15 (0.15%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.15%) Python
15 15 (0.15%) SOQL
16 14 (0.14%) Ruby
17 11 (0.11%) VBScript
18 8 (0.078%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1328 (13.02%) Degree
2 1066 (10.45%) ISEB
3 134 (1.31%) CBAP
4 125 (1.23%) Security Cleared
5 88 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 83 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 76 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 64 (0.63%) IIBA
9 45 (0.44%) PMP
10 42 (0.41%) CCA
11 41 (0.40%) ACCA
12 38 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 37 (0.36%) CIMA
14 36 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
15 33 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (0.23%) MBA
17 22 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (0.21%) DV Cleared
19 18 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
20 16 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 452 (4.43%) QA
2 69 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 64 (0.63%) SLA
4 54 (0.53%) EMIR
4 54 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 47 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 33 (0.32%) Solvency II
7 31 (0.30%) FATCA
8 29 (0.28%) Basel III
9 27 (0.26%) MiFID
9 27 (0.26%) COREP
10 25 (0.25%) PCI DSS
11 24 (0.24%) Data Quality
12 23 (0.23%) ISO 8583
13 22 (0.22%) FINREP
14 18 (0.18%) Basel II
15 17 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 8 (0.078%) UCITS
17 7 (0.069%) CRD IV
18 6 (0.059%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 18 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.039%) vSphere
3 3 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.029%) XenApp
4 2 (0.020%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.020%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.020%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.020%) Squid
5 1 (0.010%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.059%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (0.049%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.039%) Control-M
5 2 (0.020%) SCCM
6 1 (0.010%) Nagios
6 1 (0.010%) Netcool
6 1 (0.010%) OpenView
6 1 (0.010%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.010%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 961 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 546 (5.35%) SAP
3 504 (4.94%) Oracle
4 257 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
5 219 (2.15%) Business Objects
6 135 (1.32%) Cognos
7 83 (0.81%) JD Edwards
8 73 (0.72%) hybris
9 65 (0.64%) Tableau
10 62 (0.61%) Siebel
11 61 (0.60%) IBM
12 52 (0.51%) Informatica
13 47 (0.46%) ATG
14 45 (0.44%) Charles River
15 40 (0.39%) CODA
16 39 (0.38%) Hyperion
17 37 (0.36%) Google
18 31 (0.30%) Demandware
19 29 (0.28%) Bloomberg
20 28 (0.27%) Guidewire
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Extremely Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + good bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits, including Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago