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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 65 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4310 3852 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.68% 3.54% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 4.46% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3509 3078 3555
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,200 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
94474 86317 91123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.65% 79.42% 77.76%
Number of salaries quoted 75344 70549 77369
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £73,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
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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 +3 3986 £50,000 - 513
London -1 1960 £55,000 -4.34% 246
South East +9 704 £47,500 - 85
City of London -15 492 £57,500 -4.16% 111
Yorkshire -17 260 £40,000 +1.26% 29
East of England +21 238 £47,500 -4.52% 27
South West +5 225 £42,500 +6.25% 39
North West +6 216 £37,500 -2.59% 37
Surrey +60 200 £50,000 - 16
Scotland +20 195 £43,500 +3.57% 28
West Midlands +2 194 £44,125 +3.21% 24
West Yorkshire -10 190 £40,000 +1.26% 18
Berkshire +14 177 £49,500 -1.00% 24
East Midlands +22 172 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Leeds +4 167 £40,000 +4.57% 11
Manchester +31 135 £37,000 -1.33% 21
Edinburgh +25 115 £45,000 - 16
Hampshire -24 89 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Birmingham +1 88 £45,000 - 4
Reading +36 81 £49,500 +16.47% 11
Buckinghamshire +22 79 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Northamptonshire +39 78 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Bedfordshire +1 78 £50,500 -3.80% 7
Bristol +12 76 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Cambridgeshire +31 59 £45,000 - 10
Northampton +22 57 £39,000 -25.35% 3
Hertfordshire +12 54 £50,000 -20.00% 7
Cheshire -20 52 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Oxfordshire +23 50 £42,500 +10.38% 5
Glasgow -21 49 £41,000 +10.81% 7

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 3259 (37.83%) Finance
2 2427 (28.18%) Project Management
3 1635 (18.98%) SQL
4 1420 (16.48%) Degree
5 1274 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 1260 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 1117 (12.97%) Microsoft
8 1090 (12.65%) PRINCE2
9 1050 (12.19%) Banking
10 973 (11.30%) UML
11 933 (10.83%) ISEB
12 921 (10.69%) Retail
13 920 (10.68%) Scrum
14 873 (10.13%) MS Excel
15 851 (9.88%) SQL Server
16 794 (9.22%) .NET
17 778 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
18 762 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
19 708 (8.22%) Waterfall
20 700 (8.13%) Use Case
21 695 (8.07%) E-Commerce
22 690 (8.01%) CRM
23 636 (7.38%) Oracle
24 558 (6.48%) Java
24 558 (6.48%) User Stories
25 550 (6.38%) Change Management
26 519 (6.03%) Data Analysis
27 514 (5.97%) Management Information System
28 511 (5.93%) Data Modelling
29 488 (5.67%) QA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 434 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 134 (1.56%) SAS
3 111 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 84 (0.98%) CMS
5 73 (0.85%) IIS
6 72 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
7 40 (0.46%) WebLogic
8 39 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 34 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
10 32 (0.37%) Drupal
11 30 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 28 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
13 27 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
14 24 (0.28%) Documentum
14 24 (0.28%) Apache Pig
14 24 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 21 (0.24%) Tomcat
16 19 (0.22%) MS Project Server
17 18 (0.21%) Confluence
18 17 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 873 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 448 (5.20%) MS Office
3 432 (5.02%) MS Visio
4 307 (3.56%) MS Project
5 175 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 62 (0.72%) SPSS
7 34 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
8 25 (0.29%) CPLEX
9 18 (0.21%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 8 (0.093%) FastStats
12 7 (0.081%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
14 5 (0.058%) Mingle
14 5 (0.058%) Acrobat
15 4 (0.046%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.023%) Stata
16 2 (0.023%) Mathematica
16 2 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 180 (2.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
3 54 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 37 (0.43%) SAP SD
5 36 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 31 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 31 (0.36%) SAP CO
7 28 (0.33%) SAP MM
8 27 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 26 (0.30%) SAP CRM
10 25 (0.29%) Magento
10 25 (0.29%) SAP Business One
11 24 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
11 24 (0.28%) SAP PP
12 22 (0.26%) LatentZero
13 18 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
14 17 (0.20%) Markit EDM
15 16 (0.19%) Google Analytics
16 15 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
16 15 (0.17%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 155 (1.80%) SaaS
2 31 (0.36%) Force.com
3 28 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (0.30%) Office 365
5 19 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
7 14 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
8 11 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.10%) PaaS
10 5 (0.058%) Heroku
11 4 (0.046%) Taleo
12 2 (0.023%) IaaS
13 1 (0.012%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 100 (1.16%) Internet
2 96 (1.11%) Intranet
3 24 (0.28%) MPLS
4 21 (0.24%) Extranet
4 21 (0.24%) LAN
5 20 (0.23%) TCP/IP
6 17 (0.20%) HTTP
7 14 (0.16%) WAN
8 11 (0.13%) DNS
9 10 (0.12%) FTP
10 9 (0.10%) Wireless
11 8 (0.093%) SMS
12 7 (0.081%) Broadband
13 6 (0.070%) VPN
14 5 (0.058%) Network Security
14 5 (0.058%) DHCP
14 5 (0.058%) VoIP
15 4 (0.046%) IP Telephony
15 4 (0.046%) Firewall
15 4 (0.046%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 851 (9.88%) SQL Server
2 359 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 284 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 263 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 230 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 174 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 153 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 122 (1.42%) Oracle Database
9 102 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 90 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 88 (1.02%) QlikView
12 87 (1.01%) OLAP
13 85 (0.99%) RDBMS
14 84 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
14 84 (0.98%) Big Data
15 80 (0.93%) Data Mining
16 68 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 67 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
18 63 (0.73%) Hadoop
19 60 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 170 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 121 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (1.21%) JIRA
4 42 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
5 38 (0.44%) Selenium
6 35 (0.41%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.41%) Subversion
7 31 (0.36%) Eclipse
8 28 (0.33%) NUnit
9 27 (0.31%) Axure RP
10 26 (0.30%) Cucumber
11 24 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
12 23 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
12 23 (0.27%) Ant
13 20 (0.23%) RequisitePro
13 20 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (0.22%) Hudson
14 19 (0.22%) Toad
14 19 (0.22%) JUnit
15 17 (0.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 3259 (37.83%) Finance
2 1050 (12.19%) Banking
3 921 (10.69%) Retail
4 484 (5.62%) Marketing
5 435 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 318 (3.69%) Investment Banking
7 261 (3.03%) Front Office
8 239 (2.77%) Legal
9 224 (2.60%) Back Office
10 205 (2.38%) Advertising
11 166 (1.93%) Manufacturing
12 164 (1.90%) Publishing
13 148 (1.72%) Retail Banking
14 131 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
15 130 (1.51%) Law
16 120 (1.39%) Financial Institution
17 102 (1.18%) Billing
18 79 (0.92%) Games
19 39 (0.45%) Automotive
20 33 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5445 (63.21%) Analyst
2 4871 (56.55%) Business Analyst
3 841 (9.76%) Project Manager
4 698 (8.10%) Senior Analyst
5 695 (8.07%) Consultant
6 609 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
7 520 (6.04%) Developer
8 367 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 364 (4.23%) Agile Business Analyst
10 338 (3.92%) Architect
11 300 (3.48%) Business Manager
12 268 (3.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 261 (3.03%) Lead Business Analyst
14 257 (2.98%) Business Systems Analyst
15 233 (2.70%) Financial Business Analyst
16 206 (2.39%) Technical Business Analyst
17 182 (2.11%) Banking Business Analyst
18 181 (2.10%) Financial Services Business Analyst
19 176 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
20 171 (1.99%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (9.22%) .NET
2 374 (4.34%) XML
3 347 (4.03%) HTML
4 271 (3.15%) CSS
5 270 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 234 (2.72%) Web Services
7 117 (1.36%) jQuery
8 86 (1.00%) Middleware
9 69 (0.80%) .NET Framework
10 67 (0.78%) XSLT
11 66 (0.77%) SOAP
11 66 (0.77%) WCF
12 60 (0.70%) Ajax
13 59 (0.68%) J2EE
13 59 (0.68%) HTML5
14 53 (0.62%) Spring
15 44 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 36 (0.42%) WinForms
17 34 (0.39%) CSS3
18 31 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 514 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 268 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 231 (2.68%) Derivative
4 160 (1.86%) Fixed Income
5 155 (1.80%) Equities
6 146 (1.69%) Credit Risk
7 133 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 131 (1.52%) FMCG
9 123 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 122 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 113 (1.31%) Market Risk
12 92 (1.07%) Economics
13 88 (1.02%) Reference Data
14 87 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 85 (0.99%) Visualisation
16 80 (0.93%) Open Source
17 68 (0.79%) Social Media
17 68 (0.79%) SWIFT
18 62 (0.72%) PMI
19 60 (0.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 216 (2.51%) Windows
2 145 (1.68%) UNIX
3 129 (1.50%) Linux
4 44 (0.51%) Android
5 43 (0.50%) Apple iOS
6 27 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.12%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (0.081%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.058%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.035%) AIX
12 3 (0.035%) Solaris
12 3 (0.035%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.023%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.023%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.012%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.012%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.012%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2427 (28.18%) Project Management
2 1274 (14.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 1260 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 1090 (12.65%) PRINCE2
5 973 (11.30%) UML
6 920 (10.68%) Scrum
7 778 (9.03%) Business Intelligence
8 762 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 708 (8.22%) Waterfall
10 700 (8.13%) Use Case
11 695 (8.07%) E-Commerce
12 690 (8.01%) CRM
13 558 (6.48%) User Stories
14 550 (6.38%) Change Management
15 519 (6.03%) Data Analysis
16 511 (5.93%) Data Modelling
17 392 (4.55%) ITIL
18 390 (4.53%) ERP
19 372 (4.32%) Systems Analysis
20 364 (4.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1635 (18.98%) SQL
2 558 (6.48%) Java
3 471 (5.47%) C#
4 271 (3.15%) JavaScript
5 258 (3.00%) T-SQL
6 169 (1.96%) Python
7 154 (1.79%) C++
8 153 (1.78%) VBA
9 131 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 122 (1.42%) C
11 121 (1.40%) VB
12 85 (0.99%) PL/SQL
13 60 (0.70%) PHP
14 58 (0.67%) R
15 44 (0.51%) VBScript
16 37 (0.43%) Perl
17 34 (0.39%) Shell Script
18 32 (0.37%) MATLAB
19 30 (0.35%) PowerShell
20 28 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1420 (16.48%) Degree
2 933 (10.83%) ISEB
3 214 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 173 (2.01%) Security Cleared
5 140 (1.63%) PMI Certification
6 105 (1.22%) SC Cleared
7 93 (1.08%) PMP
8 90 (1.04%) CBAP
9 84 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 77 (0.89%) IIBA
11 70 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 49 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 47 (0.55%) ISTQB
14 43 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (0.42%) CISA
16 30 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
17 29 (0.34%) PhD
18 27 (0.31%) MBA
19 25 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
19 25 (0.29%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 488 (5.67%) QA
2 74 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 62 (0.72%) SLA
4 60 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 44 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
6 43 (0.50%) EMIR
7 25 (0.29%) Basel III
8 22 (0.26%) Basel II
9 21 (0.24%) FATCA
10 19 (0.22%) COREP
11 18 (0.21%) MiFID
12 17 (0.20%) FINREP
13 13 (0.15%) COBIT
14 11 (0.13%) CRD IV
15 10 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (0.12%) Solvency II
16 9 (0.10%) PCI DSS
16 9 (0.10%) ISO 8583
16 9 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.081%) GCP
System Software
1 26 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.13%) XenApp
3 6 (0.070%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.046%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.046%) HDFS
5 3 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.023%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.023%) UAG
7 1 (0.012%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 56 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 18 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
3 11 (0.13%) Oracle EDQ
3 11 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 10 (0.12%) SCCM
5 6 (0.070%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.035%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.023%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.023%) Control-M
7 2 (0.023%) Puppet
8 1 (0.012%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.012%) logstash
8 1 (0.012%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.012%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.012%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.012%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.012%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1117 (12.97%) Microsoft
2 636 (7.38%) Oracle
3 447 (5.19%) SAP
4 239 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
5 110 (1.28%) Business Objects
6 91 (1.06%) Cognos
7 80 (0.93%) IBM
8 61 (0.71%) Tableau
9 56 (0.65%) HP
10 50 (0.58%) Informatica
11 46 (0.53%) Siebel
12 41 (0.48%) Charles River
13 39 (0.45%) JD Edwards
13 39 (0.45%) Sybase
14 38 (0.44%) Google
14 38 (0.44%) hybris
15 35 (0.41%) Sage
16 33 (0.38%) Sitecore
16 33 (0.38%) thinkFolio
16 33 (0.38%) Adobe
London
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £35,000 to £85,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
BEConsultancy
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 to £60000 per annum - Exceptional Benefits and Environment
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £4000 to £55000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-Pr
Posted: 18 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £32,500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago