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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 49 51 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5183 4524 5661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 4.86% 4.54% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 4.82% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4389 3832 4831
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
100671 93884 105537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.28% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82315 78929 90739
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +2 2438 £55,000 - 369
South East +8 906 £45,000 - 120
Yorkshire +19 476 £38,750 -8.28% 55
East of England +22 366 £45,000 +5.88% 52
North West +13 289 £39,250 +1.94% 63
West Midlands -14 255 £42,350 +5.87% 38
East Midlands +19 228 £41,571 -7.62% 18
South West -10 211 £42,500 - 42
North East -20 10 £33,750 -18.48% 5
Midlands - 3 £45,000 - 1
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 4594 (42.64%) Business Analysis
2 3853 (35.77%) Finance
3 3230 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
4 1876 (17.41%) Project Management
5 1819 (16.88%) SQL
6 1660 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1562 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1384 (12.85%) UML
9 1344 (12.48%) Banking
10 1336 (12.40%) Degree
11 1225 (11.37%) Retail
12 1167 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
13 1162 (10.79%) Scrum
14 1034 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
15 994 (9.23%) ISEB
16 991 (9.20%) Microsoft
17 988 (9.17%) E-Commerce
18 929 (8.62%) Use Case
19 902 (8.37%) PRINCE2
20 816 (7.57%) CRM
21 815 (7.57%) Waterfall
22 786 (7.30%) MS Excel
23 768 (7.13%) User Stories
24 765 (7.10%) Data Analysis
25 705 (6.54%) Change Management
26 630 (5.85%) Oracle
27 627 (5.82%) SQL Server
28 615 (5.71%) Marketing
29 610 (5.66%) Data Modelling
30 549 (5.10%) QA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 331 (3.07%) SharePoint
2 165 (1.53%) CMS
3 67 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 56 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 47 (0.44%) SAS
6 36 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 29 (0.27%) Confluence
8 27 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 20 (0.19%) IIS
10 15 (0.14%) NetWeaver
10 15 (0.14%) Documentum
11 14 (0.13%) Alfresco
12 13 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.093%) Drupal
14 9 (0.084%) Adobe CQ
14 9 (0.084%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.074%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.074%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.065%) Lync
16 7 (0.065%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 786 (7.30%) MS Excel
2 530 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 416 (3.86%) MS Office
4 258 (2.39%) MS Project
5 178 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 31 (0.29%) SPSS
7 30 (0.28%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (0.11%) FastStats
9 6 (0.056%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.046%) PowerPivot
11 2 (0.019%) GIMP
12 1 (0.009%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.009%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 153 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
3 66 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 65 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 63 (0.58%) SAP FI
6 59 (0.55%) SAP CO
7 58 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
8 54 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
9 47 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
9 47 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
10 45 (0.42%) SAP SD
11 44 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
11 44 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
12 39 (0.36%) Oracle Cash Management
13 37 (0.34%) Magento
14 36 (0.33%) SAP CRM
15 33 (0.31%) Markit EDM
16 29 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
16 29 (0.27%) Summit
16 29 (0.27%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 133 (1.23%) SaaS
2 30 (0.28%) Force.com
3 28 (0.26%) LucidChart
4 17 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
5 9 (0.084%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.065%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.046%) Taleo
8 5 (0.046%) PaaS
9 4 (0.037%) Office 365
10 3 (0.028%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.028%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.028%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.009%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (1.19%) Internet
2 60 (0.56%) Intranet
3 28 (0.26%) MPLS
4 24 (0.22%) SMS
5 19 (0.18%) Extranet
6 18 (0.17%) HTTP
7 12 (0.11%) Broadband
8 11 (0.10%) FTP
9 10 (0.093%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.074%) SWIFTNet
11 7 (0.065%) MVNO
12 5 (0.046%) Firewall
12 5 (0.046%) Wireless
12 5 (0.046%) DMZ
12 5 (0.046%) LAN
13 4 (0.037%) ATM
13 4 (0.037%) VPN
13 4 (0.037%) WAN
13 4 (0.037%) 4G
14 3 (0.028%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (5.82%) SQL Server
2 420 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 311 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 243 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 223 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 170 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 139 (1.29%) QlikView
8 138 (1.28%) Data Mining
9 101 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 100 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 92 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
12 74 (0.69%) MS Access
13 66 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
14 62 (0.58%) OLAP
15 58 (0.54%) RDBMS
16 56 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
17 55 (0.51%) MySQL
18 54 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
19 53 (0.49%) Big Data
20 52 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 168 (1.56%) JIRA
2 92 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (0.46%) Axure RP
4 48 (0.45%) ERwin
5 40 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 37 (0.34%) Rational Rose
7 30 (0.28%) Visual Studio
8 25 (0.23%) Eclipse
9 24 (0.22%) RequisitePro
9 24 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 20 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (0.19%) Toad
11 19 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 19 (0.18%) Git (software)
12 15 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
13 10 (0.093%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.084%) PowerBuilder
15 4 (0.037%) Oracle APEX
15 4 (0.037%) SoapUI
15 4 (0.037%) Calabash
General
1 3853 (35.77%) Finance
2 1344 (12.48%) Banking
3 1225 (11.37%) Retail
4 615 (5.71%) Marketing
5 498 (4.62%) Investment Banking
6 430 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 412 (3.82%) Front Office
8 396 (3.68%) Back Office
9 342 (3.17%) Legal
10 272 (2.52%) Manufacturing
11 232 (2.15%) Advertising
12 201 (1.87%) Law
13 171 (1.59%) Publishing
14 162 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 160 (1.49%) Retail Banking
16 146 (1.36%) Financial Institution
17 108 (1.00%) Billing
18 92 (0.85%) Games
19 72 (0.67%) French Language
20 67 (0.62%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 448 (4.16%) .NET
2 234 (2.17%) XML
3 163 (1.51%) Web Services
4 124 (1.15%) HTML
5 66 (0.61%) ASP.NET
6 54 (0.50%) CSS
7 42 (0.39%) MDX
8 36 (0.33%) XSLT
9 34 (0.32%) EDI
10 32 (0.30%) COM
11 30 (0.28%) RESTful
12 29 (0.27%) .NET Framework
13 27 (0.25%) SOAP
14 26 (0.24%) J2EE
15 25 (0.23%) WinForms
16 24 (0.22%) WCF
17 20 (0.19%) Middleware
18 18 (0.17%) WPF
19 11 (0.10%) Visualforce
19 11 (0.10%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1660 (15.41%) Analytical Skills
2 432 (4.01%) Management Information System
3 300 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 292 (2.71%) User Experience
5 274 (2.54%) Derivative
6 230 (2.13%) Fixed Income
7 219 (2.03%) Equities
8 197 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 155 (1.44%) Credit Risk
10 151 (1.40%) FMCG
11 121 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 115 (1.07%) Market Risk
13 109 (1.01%) Reference Data
14 88 (0.82%) Mobile App
15 87 (0.81%) SWIFT
16 86 (0.80%) Digital Media
17 81 (0.75%) Hedge funds
17 81 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
18 80 (0.74%) Social Media
19 69 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 105 (0.97%) Windows
2 68 (0.63%) UNIX
3 32 (0.30%) Apple iOS
4 28 (0.26%) Linux
5 26 (0.24%) Android
6 13 (0.12%) Windows 7
7 11 (0.10%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.093%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.065%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.056%) Solaris
10 6 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.046%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.028%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.009%) VMS
13 1 (0.009%) OS/400
13 1 (0.009%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4594 (42.64%) Business Analysis
2 3230 (29.98%) Agile Software Development
3 1876 (17.41%) Project Management
4 1562 (14.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1384 (12.85%) UML
6 1167 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1162 (10.79%) Scrum
8 1034 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
9 988 (9.17%) E-Commerce
10 929 (8.62%) Use Case
11 902 (8.37%) PRINCE2
12 816 (7.57%) CRM
13 815 (7.57%) Waterfall
14 768 (7.13%) User Stories
15 765 (7.10%) Data Analysis
16 705 (6.54%) Change Management
17 610 (5.66%) Data Modelling
18 492 (4.57%) Workflow
19 481 (4.46%) Systems Analysis
20 463 (4.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1819 (16.88%) SQL
2 350 (3.25%) Java
3 230 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 167 (1.55%) C#
5 148 (1.37%) VBA
6 110 (1.02%) PL/SQL
7 80 (0.74%) C
8 76 (0.71%) VB
9 59 (0.55%) JavaScript
10 50 (0.46%) PHP
11 36 (0.33%) C++
12 32 (0.30%) Python
12 32 (0.30%) ABAP
13 21 (0.19%) VB.NET
14 20 (0.19%) R
15 15 (0.14%) Tcl
16 11 (0.10%) Scala
16 11 (0.10%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.10%) Ruby
17 9 (0.084%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1336 (12.40%) Degree
2 994 (9.23%) ISEB
3 131 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 123 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 114 (1.06%) Security Cleared
6 91 (0.84%) CBAP
7 79 (0.73%) PMP
8 78 (0.72%) IIBA
9 65 (0.60%) SC Cleared
10 41 (0.38%) CCA
11 39 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 39 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 35 (0.32%) ACCA
13 32 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
14 30 (0.28%) CIMA
15 29 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (0.26%) MBA
17 25 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 21 (0.19%) ISTQB
19 19 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 549 (5.10%) QA
2 89 (0.83%) EMIR
3 86 (0.80%) Dodd-Frank
4 67 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 61 (0.57%) Data Quality
6 56 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 55 (0.51%) SLA
8 54 (0.50%) FATCA
9 37 (0.34%) COREP
10 36 (0.33%) MiFID
11 35 (0.32%) Solvency II
12 29 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 27 (0.25%) Basel III
14 26 (0.24%) ISO 8583
15 22 (0.20%) Basel II
16 21 (0.19%) FINREP
17 18 (0.17%) UCITS
17 18 (0.17%) CRD IV
18 12 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 6 (0.056%) HL7
System Software
1 27 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.019%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.019%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.028%) SCCM
3 2 (0.019%) Control-M
3 2 (0.019%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.009%) Netcool
4 1 (0.009%) OpenView
4 1 (0.009%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.009%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.009%) Nagios
4 1 (0.009%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 991 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 630 (5.85%) Oracle
3 524 (4.86%) SAP
4 262 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
5 200 (1.86%) Business Objects
6 138 (1.28%) Cognos
7 81 (0.75%) hybris
8 80 (0.74%) Tableau
9 77 (0.71%) Siebel
10 64 (0.59%) JD Edwards
11 63 (0.58%) IBM
12 53 (0.49%) Charles River
13 52 (0.48%) Google
14 51 (0.47%) Bloomberg
14 51 (0.47%) Murex
15 47 (0.44%) thinkFolio
16 46 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
17 43 (0.40%) Calypso
18 42 (0.39%) Informatica
19 38 (0.35%) ATG
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £100k package
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Consult Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Sure Recruitment
Salary: £ Excellent
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Health, Pension, bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
North West
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £72000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago