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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 49 46 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4998 5268 4509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.91% 4.95% 4.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.21% 5.24% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4321 4456 3821
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
95990 100567 93038
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.21% 94.46% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 80962 82147 77980
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 2382 £55,000 - 357
South East -8 795 £47,500 +5.55% 93
East of England -3 343 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Yorkshire -19 331 £40,000 +3.55% 34
North West +11 303 £42,500 +11.84% 68
West Midlands +6 295 £41,500 -2.00% 56
East Midlands +3 274 £42,500 +6.25% 31
South West +1 244 £40,000 -11.11% 42
North East +8 26 £37,500 +10.29% 10
Midlands -10 4 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4102 (39.53%) Business Analysis
2 3919 (37.76%) Finance
3 3231 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1821 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1662 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 1576 (15.19%) Project Management
7 1550 (14.94%) SQL
8 1512 (14.57%) Banking
9 1484 (14.30%) Degree
10 1369 (13.19%) Retail
11 1252 (12.06%) SDLC
12 1191 (11.48%) Scrum
13 1173 (11.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1117 (10.76%) UML
15 1059 (10.20%) Use Case
16 1057 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
17 978 (9.42%) User Stories
18 936 (9.02%) Microsoft
19 903 (8.70%) Waterfall
20 878 (8.46%) E-Commerce
21 819 (7.89%) ISEB
22 714 (6.88%) MS Excel
23 710 (6.84%) PRINCE2
24 673 (6.48%) CRM
25 635 (6.12%) Change Management
26 633 (6.10%) Data Modelling
27 628 (6.05%) SAP
27 628 (6.05%) QA
28 603 (5.81%) SQL Server
29 601 (5.79%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 316 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 105 (1.01%) CMS
3 94 (0.91%) Confluence
4 73 (0.70%) Documentum
5 49 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 44 (0.42%) SAS
7 25 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (0.21%) WebLogic
9 18 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 16 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 11 (0.11%) Drupal
14 10 (0.096%) IIS
15 9 (0.087%) Commerce Server
15 9 (0.087%) MS Exchange
15 9 (0.087%) Lync
15 9 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.067%) WorkSite
17 5 (0.048%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 714 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 564 (5.43%) MS Visio
3 444 (4.28%) MS Office
4 230 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 156 (1.50%) MS Project
6 59 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 28 (0.27%) SPSS
8 20 (0.19%) PowerPivot
9 14 (0.13%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.048%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.039%) Mingle
12 4 (0.039%) FastStats
13 3 (0.029%) Windchill
14 1 (0.010%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.010%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 142 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
3 75 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 68 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
4 68 (0.66%) SAP FI
5 67 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
6 59 (0.57%) SAP SD
6 59 (0.57%) SAP CO
7 56 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
7 56 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
8 49 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 48 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
10 46 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
11 45 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
12 40 (0.39%) SAP MM
13 37 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
13 37 (0.36%) thinkFolio
14 34 (0.33%) Endur
15 33 (0.32%) HFM
16 29 (0.28%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 156 (1.50%) SaaS
2 27 (0.26%) Google Analytics
3 25 (0.24%) Office 365
4 18 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.13%) Lucidchart
5 14 (0.13%) IBM Blueworks
6 13 (0.13%) Force.com
7 12 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.048%) PaaS
9 4 (0.039%) Trello
9 4 (0.039%) Veeva
10 3 (0.029%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.019%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.019%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.010%) GitHub
12 1 (0.010%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 95 (0.92%) Internet
2 51 (0.49%) Intranet
3 16 (0.15%) DSL
4 15 (0.14%) Extranet
5 13 (0.13%) Network Security
6 12 (0.12%) VoIP
6 12 (0.12%) HTTP
7 10 (0.096%) GSM
8 9 (0.087%) ATM
8 9 (0.087%) FTP
9 8 (0.077%) WAN
9 8 (0.077%) Broadband
9 8 (0.077%) LAN
9 8 (0.077%) Wireless
10 6 (0.058%) Skype
10 6 (0.058%) WebEx
10 6 (0.058%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.039%) SSL
11 4 (0.039%) RFID
12 3 (0.029%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 603 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 461 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 237 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 236 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 199 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
6 159 (1.53%) QlikView
7 134 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 119 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 104 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 104 (1.00%) Big Data
10 90 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 83 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 69 (0.66%) Data Mining
13 66 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
14 59 (0.57%) OLAP
15 55 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
16 45 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
17 41 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
18 34 (0.33%) SAP BI
18 34 (0.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 261 (2.51%) JIRA
2 58 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 45 (0.43%) Axure RP
4 42 (0.40%) Rational Rose
5 39 (0.38%) Toad
6 35 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 25 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 15 (0.14%) Subversion
9 9 (0.087%) ERwin
9 9 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.077%) LSMW
10 8 (0.077%) ProtoShare
10 8 (0.077%) Cucumber
10 8 (0.077%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.067%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (0.058%) Bugzilla
13 5 (0.048%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.048%) SpecFlow
14 4 (0.039%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3919 (37.76%) Finance
2 1512 (14.57%) Banking
3 1369 (13.19%) Retail
4 589 (5.68%) Investment Banking
5 422 (4.07%) Telecoms
6 390 (3.76%) Marketing
7 355 (3.42%) Back Office
8 309 (2.98%) Front Office
9 258 (2.49%) Manufacturing
10 228 (2.20%) Retail Banking
11 208 (2.00%) Legal
12 177 (1.71%) Law
13 154 (1.48%) Financial Institution
14 141 (1.36%) Billing
15 137 (1.32%) Advertising
16 107 (1.03%) Publishing
17 61 (0.59%) Automotive
18 57 (0.55%) Games
19 49 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 49 (0.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 433 (4.17%) .NET
2 198 (1.91%) XML
3 100 (0.96%) HTML
4 89 (0.86%) Web Services
5 54 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 50 (0.48%) CSS
7 46 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 45 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
9 43 (0.41%) Mason
10 37 (0.36%) REST
11 33 (0.32%) SOAP
12 30 (0.29%) EDI
13 27 (0.26%) MDX
14 22 (0.21%) Middleware
15 20 (0.19%) HTML5
16 18 (0.17%) XML Schema
17 17 (0.16%) WCF
18 16 (0.15%) Visualforce
19 14 (0.13%) XSLT
19 14 (0.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1821 (17.55%) Analytical Skills
2 482 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 289 (2.78%) User Experience
4 278 (2.68%) Derivative
5 226 (2.18%) Computer Science
6 220 (2.12%) Equities
7 186 (1.79%) Fixed Income
8 159 (1.53%) FMCG
9 155 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 123 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 104 (1.00%) Data Structures
12 96 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 93 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 89 (0.86%) Mathematics
15 86 (0.83%) Reference Data
16 71 (0.68%) Hedge funds
16 71 (0.68%) SWIFT
17 62 (0.60%) Client/Server
18 60 (0.58%) Statistics
18 60 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (1.05%) Windows
2 52 (0.50%) UNIX
3 50 (0.48%) Apple iOS
4 38 (0.37%) Android
5 35 (0.34%) Linux
6 30 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 21 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 19 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (0.077%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.058%) Solaris
12 6 (0.058%) SUSE
12 6 (0.058%) Debian
12 6 (0.058%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.019%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.019%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4102 (39.53%) Business Analysis
2 3231 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
3 1662 (16.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 1576 (15.19%) Project Management
5 1252 (12.06%) SDLC
6 1191 (11.48%) Scrum
7 1173 (11.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1117 (10.76%) UML
9 1059 (10.20%) Use Case
10 1057 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
11 978 (9.42%) User Stories
12 903 (8.70%) Waterfall
13 878 (8.46%) E-Commerce
14 710 (6.84%) PRINCE2
15 673 (6.48%) CRM
16 635 (6.12%) Change Management
17 633 (6.10%) Data Modelling
18 552 (5.32%) Data Analysis
19 542 (5.22%) ERP
20 516 (4.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1550 (14.94%) SQL
2 227 (2.19%) Java
3 190 (1.83%) C#
4 185 (1.78%) T-SQL
5 110 (1.06%) PL/SQL
6 101 (0.97%) C
7 76 (0.73%) VBA
8 65 (0.63%) JavaScript
9 58 (0.56%) VB
10 34 (0.33%) PHP
11 33 (0.32%) C++
12 31 (0.30%) R
13 21 (0.20%) Uniface
14 20 (0.19%) Python
15 18 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 18 (0.17%) ABAP
16 16 (0.15%) Apex Code
17 12 (0.12%) COBOL
18 10 (0.096%) VBScript
18 10 (0.096%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1484 (14.30%) Degree
2 819 (7.89%) ISEB
3 186 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 147 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 92 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 80 (0.77%) CIMA
7 79 (0.76%) ACCA
8 76 (0.73%) CBAP
9 69 (0.66%) IIBA
10 60 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 57 (0.55%) PMP
12 36 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
14 24 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 18 (0.17%) AAT
16 14 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.12%) MBA
18 11 (0.11%) ISTQB
19 8 (0.077%) APMG
20 6 (0.058%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 628 (6.05%) QA
2 79 (0.76%) MiFID
3 74 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
4 73 (0.70%) EMIR
5 56 (0.54%) Solvency II
5 56 (0.54%) SLA
6 42 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 34 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 34 (0.33%) FATCA
8 28 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.24%) CRD IV
10 24 (0.23%) Basel III
11 17 (0.16%) COREP
12 16 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 14 (0.13%) Basel II
14 9 (0.087%) PCI DSS
14 9 (0.087%) FINREP
15 4 (0.039%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.029%) HL7
16 3 (0.029%) IAS 39
System Software
1 13 (0.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.048%) vSphere
3 4 (0.039%) XenApp
3 4 (0.039%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.010%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.010%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.096%) TrustSec
3 2 (0.019%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.019%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.010%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.010%) SCCM
4 1 (0.010%) Control-M
4 1 (0.010%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 936 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 628 (6.05%) SAP
3 601 (5.79%) Oracle
4 203 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 149 (1.44%) IBM
6 112 (1.08%) Cognos
7 101 (0.97%) hybris
8 88 (0.85%) Tableau
9 70 (0.67%) Hyperion
10 62 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 53 (0.51%) Informatica
12 52 (0.50%) ATG
13 48 (0.46%) Sage
14 47 (0.45%) Murex
15 46 (0.44%) HP
16 39 (0.38%) Charles River
17 38 (0.37%) Siebel
18 37 (0.36%) Demandware
19 36 (0.35%) Google
20 33 (0.32%) SunGard
East Anglia
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £48000 Per Annum plus financial sector benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Capgemini
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per day plus bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus etc.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
People Source Consulting
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston, Sussex
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £60001 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £425 - £450 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago