The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 73 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3916 4423 3819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.58% 3.76% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 4.54% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3303 3695 3133
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92395 97415 87605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.57% 82.72% 80.79%
Number of salaries quoted 75495 78826 72238
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in the UK

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 within the UK.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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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
England -5 3655 £50,000 - 496
London -1 1804 £58,000 +5.45% 260
South East -15 632 £46,000 +1.09% 59
City of London +6 436 £57,500 - 101
North West -1 255 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Yorkshire +6 233 £40,000 - 29
East of England -21 199 £46,250 -7.50% 27
West Midlands -20 196 £41,500 -7.77% 33
Berkshire -2 162 £45,000 -9.09% 16
West Yorkshire 0 160 £40,000 - 25
South West -35 155 £45,000 +5.88% 32
East Midlands +2 139 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Manchester -7 136 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Scotland -11 129 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Surrey -57 121 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Hampshire +17 102 £45,000 - 4
Leeds -27 99 £44,000 +10.00% 15
Buckinghamshire +9 92 £45,000 - 5
Reading +11 83 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Hertfordshire +22 75 £54,000 +8.00% 11
Wales +25 68 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire +22 62 £48,000 +6.66% 6
Essex +16 62 £52,500 -10.63% 4
South Wales +23 61 £36,250 -13.69% 2
Cheshire +18 56 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Edinburgh -20 56 £49,750 +10.55% 13
South Yorkshire +25 54 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -33 54 £41,500 -17.00% 11
Glasgow +2 52 £48,000 +23.07% 7
Milton Keynes +3 47 £45,000 +8.43% 1

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 3158 (38.20%) Finance
2 2331 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
3 2141 (25.90%) Project Management
4 1550 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 1343 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1300 (15.73%) SQL
7 1299 (15.71%) Degree
8 1219 (14.75%) Banking
9 1050 (12.70%) Retail
10 949 (11.48%) SDLC
11 941 (11.38%) PRINCE2
12 920 (11.13%) Microsoft
13 907 (10.97%) Scrum
14 770 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
15 764 (9.24%) ISEB
16 717 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 715 (8.65%) Use Case
18 714 (8.64%) UML
19 690 (8.35%) Change Management
20 688 (8.32%) CRM
21 682 (8.25%) SQL Server
22 671 (8.12%) Waterfall
23 651 (7.88%) Oracle
24 617 (7.46%) .NET
25 605 (7.32%) MS Excel
26 535 (6.47%) Data Modelling
27 522 (6.32%) E-Commerce
28 518 (6.27%) SAP
28 518 (6.27%) QA
29 496 (6.00%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 273 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 126 (1.52%) SAS
3 84 (1.02%) CMS
4 53 (0.64%) IIS
5 40 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 40 (0.48%) Confluence
6 39 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 37 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
8 32 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (0.36%) MS Exchange
10 27 (0.33%) WebLogic
10 27 (0.33%) Apache Pig
11 23 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.25%) Documentum
12 21 (0.25%) Drupal
13 20 (0.24%) Node.js
14 16 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 16 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
15 15 (0.18%) JBoss
16 14 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 605 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 431 (5.21%) MS Office
3 359 (4.34%) MS Visio
4 187 (2.26%) MS Project
5 164 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.59%) SPSS
7 24 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.085%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.060%) CPLEX
11 4 (0.048%) Mingle
12 3 (0.036%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.024%) Windchill
13 2 (0.024%) FastStats
13 2 (0.024%) Blender
13 2 (0.024%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 149 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 111 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
3 85 (1.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 76 (0.92%) SAP CO
5 75 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
5 75 (0.91%) SAP FI
6 69 (0.83%) SAP SD
7 61 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
8 59 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
9 57 (0.69%) Oracle Payables
10 55 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
11 53 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
12 52 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
12 52 (0.63%) SAP MM
13 46 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
14 40 (0.48%) Oracle 11i
15 39 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 35 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
17 33 (0.40%) SAP WM
18 30 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 130 (1.57%) SaaS
2 56 (0.68%) Force.com
3 40 (0.48%) Office 365
4 38 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
8 19 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
10 12 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.060%) Yammer
11 5 (0.060%) Veeva
12 4 (0.048%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.036%) GitHub
13 3 (0.036%) Taleo
13 3 (0.036%) PaaS
14 2 (0.024%) Trello
15 1 (0.012%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (1.34%) Internet
2 65 (0.79%) Intranet
3 30 (0.36%) Extranet
4 28 (0.34%) WAN
5 22 (0.27%) LAN
5 22 (0.27%) Firewall
6 20 (0.24%) TCP/IP
7 17 (0.21%) DSL
8 16 (0.19%) Wireless
9 13 (0.16%) DNS
10 8 (0.097%) Broadband
10 8 (0.097%) WebEx
11 7 (0.085%) FTP
11 7 (0.085%) VPN
12 6 (0.073%) Network Security
13 5 (0.060%) RTP
13 5 (0.060%) LDAP
14 4 (0.048%) VoIP
14 4 (0.048%) HTTP
14 4 (0.048%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 682 (8.25%) SQL Server
2 350 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 190 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 158 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 152 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 118 (1.43%) Oracle BI EE
7 109 (1.32%) Big Data
8 101 (1.22%) QlikView
8 101 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
8 101 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 81 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 70 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
11 63 (0.76%) Data Mining
12 62 (0.75%) RDBMS
13 54 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 51 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
14 51 (0.62%) SAP BW
15 50 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
16 46 (0.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 224 (2.71%) JIRA
2 99 (1.20%) Visual Studio
3 82 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.57%) Selenium
5 37 (0.45%) Git (software)
6 34 (0.41%) Jenkins
7 32 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
7 32 (0.39%) Toad
8 31 (0.38%) Subversion
9 30 (0.36%) JMeter
10 22 (0.27%) Cucumber
11 20 (0.24%) JUnit
12 19 (0.23%) Eclipse
13 15 (0.18%) Moq
14 12 (0.15%) Yeoman
15 11 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (0.13%) SpecFlow
15 11 (0.13%) LoadRunner
16 10 (0.12%) PowerBuilder
16 10 (0.12%) NUnit
General
1 3158 (38.20%) Finance
2 1219 (14.75%) Banking
3 1050 (12.70%) Retail
4 373 (4.51%) Investment Banking
5 353 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 311 (3.76%) Marketing
7 256 (3.10%) Manufacturing
8 224 (2.71%) Front Office
9 213 (2.58%) Back Office
10 201 (2.43%) Legal
11 195 (2.36%) Advertising
12 148 (1.79%) Retail Banking
13 146 (1.77%) Law
14 141 (1.71%) Billing
15 121 (1.46%) Financial Institution
16 76 (0.92%) Publishing
17 53 (0.64%) General Ledger
18 49 (0.59%) Automotive
19 47 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
20 40 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 5128 (62.04%) Analyst
2 4609 (55.76%) Business Analyst
3 861 (10.42%) Consultant
4 629 (7.61%) Project Manager
5 600 (7.26%) Senior Analyst
6 554 (6.70%) Senior Business Analyst
7 528 (6.39%) Developer
8 395 (4.78%) Agile Business Analyst
9 345 (4.17%) Business Manager
10 315 (3.81%) Architect
11 279 (3.38%) Systems Analyst
12 233 (2.82%) Banking Business Analyst
13 232 (2.81%) Financial Business Analyst
14 225 (2.72%) IT Business Analyst
15 205 (2.48%) Business Systems Analyst
16 195 (2.36%) Junior
16 195 (2.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 180 (2.18%) Lead Business Analyst
18 154 (1.86%) Technical Business Analyst
18 154 (1.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 617 (7.46%) .NET
2 327 (3.96%) HTML
3 255 (3.08%) XML
4 240 (2.90%) CSS
5 221 (2.67%) ASP.NET
6 209 (2.53%) Web Services
7 142 (1.72%) jQuery
8 111 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 81 (0.98%) HTML5
10 70 (0.85%) Middleware
11 68 (0.82%) WPF
12 65 (0.79%) WCF
13 64 (0.77%) AngularJS
14 59 (0.71%) SOAP
15 58 (0.70%) J2EE
15 58 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 57 (0.69%) Visualforce
17 48 (0.58%) CSS3
17 48 (0.58%) Ajax
18 42 (0.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1343 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 496 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 260 (3.15%) Computer Science
4 258 (3.12%) User Experience
5 204 (2.47%) Derivative
6 194 (2.35%) FMCG
7 166 (2.01%) Equities
8 155 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 151 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 142 (1.72%) Visualisation
11 137 (1.66%) Mathematics
12 132 (1.60%) Data Structures
13 125 (1.51%) Mobile App
14 89 (1.08%) PMI
15 85 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
16 76 (0.92%) Data Integration
17 74 (0.90%) Reference Data
18 60 (0.73%) SWIFT
18 60 (0.73%) Economics
19 57 (0.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 234 (2.83%) Windows
2 66 (0.80%) UNIX
3 64 (0.77%) Linux
4 48 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 45 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 45 (0.54%) Android
6 41 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.16%) Windows 8
10 9 (0.11%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.097%) Solaris
12 6 (0.073%) SUSE
12 6 (0.073%) Debian
12 6 (0.073%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.048%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.048%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.036%) VMS
14 3 (0.036%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.024%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2331 (28.20%) Agile Software Development
2 2141 (25.90%) Project Management
3 1550 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 949 (11.48%) SDLC
5 941 (11.38%) PRINCE2
6 907 (10.97%) Scrum
7 770 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
8 717 (8.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 715 (8.65%) Use Case
10 714 (8.64%) UML
11 690 (8.35%) Change Management
12 688 (8.32%) CRM
13 671 (8.12%) Waterfall
14 535 (6.47%) Data Modelling
15 522 (6.32%) E-Commerce
16 481 (5.82%) User Stories
17 452 (5.47%) ITIL
18 440 (5.32%) Mentoring
19 422 (5.11%) Data Analysis
20 405 (4.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1300 (15.73%) SQL
2 440 (5.32%) C#
3 364 (4.40%) Java
4 281 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 135 (1.63%) T-SQL
6 113 (1.37%) C
7 112 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 104 (1.26%) Python
9 92 (1.11%) VBA
10 88 (1.06%) C++
11 72 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 60 (0.73%) R
13 59 (0.71%) Apex Code
14 52 (0.63%) ABAP
15 49 (0.59%) PHP
16 46 (0.56%) VB
17 33 (0.40%) PowerShell
18 21 (0.25%) VBScript
19 19 (0.23%) SOQL
20 17 (0.21%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1299 (15.71%) Degree
2 764 (9.24%) ISEB
3 186 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 142 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 134 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 89 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 72 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 71 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
9 66 (0.80%) IIBA
10 63 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 60 (0.73%) CBAP
12 55 (0.67%) PMP
13 51 (0.62%) CISA
14 50 (0.60%) ISTQB
15 48 (0.58%) CISSP
16 33 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
17 30 (0.36%) MBA
17 30 (0.36%) ACCA
17 30 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
18 29 (0.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 518 (6.27%) QA
2 77 (0.93%) EMIR
3 63 (0.76%) MiFID
4 51 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 51 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 43 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 42 (0.51%) SLA
7 40 (0.48%) CRD IV
8 35 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 20 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (0.22%) FATCA
11 16 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 15 (0.18%) Basel III
13 14 (0.17%) COREP
14 12 (0.15%) COBIT
15 10 (0.12%) ISO 14001
15 10 (0.12%) ISO 9000
15 10 (0.12%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.11%) Basel II
17 8 (0.097%) PMBOK
System Software
1 51 (0.62%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.15%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.097%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.073%) XenApp
4 6 (0.073%) vSphere
5 5 (0.060%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.048%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.036%) IAG
8 2 (0.024%) XenServer
9 1 (0.012%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.012%) Varnish
9 1 (0.012%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 28 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.15%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.097%) MOM
4 5 (0.060%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.048%) Unicenter
6 3 (0.036%) Oracle EDQ
6 3 (0.036%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.012%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.012%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.012%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.012%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 920 (11.13%) Microsoft
2 651 (7.88%) Oracle
3 518 (6.27%) SAP
4 219 (2.65%) Business Objects
5 200 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
6 136 (1.65%) IBM
7 94 (1.14%) Cognos
8 84 (1.02%) Tableau
9 76 (0.92%) hybris
10 55 (0.67%) Informatica
11 49 (0.59%) Sage
12 47 (0.57%) ATG
13 45 (0.54%) Teradata
13 45 (0.54%) Hyperion
14 33 (0.40%) TIBCO
14 33 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 32 (0.39%) HP
16 29 (0.35%) Pega
16 29 (0.35%) VMware
17 28 (0.34%) Sitecore
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + pension + 25 days annual leave
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Worthing, West Sussex
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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City, London
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City, London
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Pesaro
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
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Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Preferred Choice
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
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Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
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