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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 76 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3594 3642 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.39% 3.55% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.31% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2988 2863 3023
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 £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
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
87595 84426 87603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.73% 82.29% 80.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72135 67329 74163
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,919 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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
England +3 3338 £50,000 - 581
London -13 1499 £57,000 +3.63% 292
South East +13 695 £50,000 +5.26% 81
City of London -12 391 £57,500 +3.60% 119
Yorkshire +32 267 £40,500 -3.57% 44
Berkshire +45 257 £50,000 - 17
East of England -25 200 £50,000 +5.26% 32
South West +19 196 £45,000 -1.09% 47
West Yorkshire +8 176 £42,500 - 31
West Midlands -26 168 £41,500 -2.35% 23
North West -14 150 £37,500 -6.25% 29
Scotland +6 133 £47,500 -7.31% 19
Surrey -1 132 £50,000 +3.09% 13
East Midlands +62 123 £42,500 +6.25% 26
Reading +44 122 £51,250 -2.38% 7
Leeds -6 120 £42,000 -5.61% 23
Manchester +5 109 £35,000 -17.64% 14
Hampshire -21 77 £45,000 - 17
Bristol +14 76 £42,500 +10.38% 14
Buckinghamshire +4 70 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Birmingham -20 65 £42,750 -5.00% 6
Hertfordshire -1 61 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Northamptonshire +17 58 £45,000 +32.35% 9
Cambridgeshire -16 58 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Wiltshire +6 54 £42,500 -8.60% 17
Oxfordshire +18 51 £52,500 - 9
South Wales +9 49 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Wales +6 49 £35,000 -12.50% 9
North Yorkshire +43 48 £40,000 - 4
Northampton +13 46 £45,000 +32.35% 5

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2670 (34.98%) Finance
2 2255 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
3 2029 (26.58%) Project Management
4 1283 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1251 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 1227 (16.07%) SQL
7 1177 (15.42%) Degree
8 1033 (13.53%) Microsoft
9 932 (12.21%) PRINCE2
10 835 (10.94%) ISEB
11 827 (10.83%) Scrum
12 809 (10.60%) Retail
13 757 (9.92%) MS Excel
14 748 (9.80%) Banking
15 747 (9.79%) UML
16 697 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 680 (8.91%) Change Management
18 655 (8.58%) CRM
19 642 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
20 607 (7.95%) Waterfall
21 606 (7.94%) SQL Server
22 575 (7.53%) E-Commerce
23 571 (7.48%) Use Case
24 533 (6.98%) Oracle
25 502 (6.58%) Management Information System
26 501 (6.56%) .NET
27 469 (6.14%) Data Modelling
28 464 (6.08%) SAP
29 462 (6.05%) Mentoring
30 443 (5.80%) ITIL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 244 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 91 (1.19%) SAS
3 70 (0.92%) CMS
4 43 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 35 (0.46%) WebSphere
6 34 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (0.41%) IIS
8 30 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 27 (0.35%) WebLogic
9 27 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
10 25 (0.33%) Documentum
11 20 (0.26%) Alfresco
11 20 (0.26%) Apache Pig
12 19 (0.25%) WebLogic Portal
13 16 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (0.21%) Node.js
14 14 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 14 (0.18%) Confluence
15 12 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
16 11 (0.14%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 757 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 412 (5.40%) MS Visio
3 387 (5.07%) MS Office
4 277 (3.63%) MS Project
5 182 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (0.41%) SPSS
7 15 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 13 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.17%) CPLEX
9 9 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.066%) FastStats
10 5 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.039%) Windchill
12 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.026%) RoboHelp
12 2 (0.026%) Mingle
13 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.013%) Open Workbench
13 1 (0.013%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 167 (2.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.02%) SAP CO
2 78 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 78 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 63 (0.83%) SAP SD
4 43 (0.56%) SAP PP
5 42 (0.55%) SAP MM
6 40 (0.52%) SAP SCM
7 36 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
8 35 (0.46%) Oracle Receivables
8 35 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
9 34 (0.45%) SAP CRM
9 34 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
10 33 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
11 30 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 29 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
13 27 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
14 23 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
14 23 (0.30%) SAP PLM
15 20 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 115 (1.51%) SaaS
2 55 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (0.46%) Force.com
4 25 (0.33%) Office 365
5 17 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.12%) Taleo
8 7 (0.092%) PaaS
9 5 (0.066%) IaaS
9 5 (0.066%) Amazon EMR
9 5 (0.066%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.052%) Heroku
11 3 (0.039%) IBM Blueworks
11 3 (0.039%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.026%) GitHub
13 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 111 (1.45%) Internet
2 61 (0.80%) Intranet
3 25 (0.33%) Extranet
4 17 (0.22%) MPLS
5 12 (0.16%) HTTP
5 12 (0.16%) VPN
5 12 (0.16%) SAN
6 11 (0.14%) FTP
7 10 (0.13%) Network Security
8 9 (0.12%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.12%) Firewall
9 8 (0.10%) NFC
10 7 (0.092%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.079%) IPX
11 6 (0.079%) SSL
11 6 (0.079%) LAN
11 6 (0.079%) VoIP
11 6 (0.079%) WAN
12 5 (0.066%) NAS
13 4 (0.052%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 606 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 300 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 198 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 178 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 143 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 116 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 111 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 105 (1.38%) Oracle Database
9 80 (1.05%) Big Data
10 76 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 70 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
12 66 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
13 56 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 55 (0.72%) SAP BW
15 51 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
16 48 (0.63%) MS Access
17 47 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
18 45 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
19 44 (0.58%) QlikView
20 40 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 147 (1.93%) JIRA
2 126 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 97 (1.27%) Visual Studio
4 44 (0.58%) Git (software)
5 41 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
6 35 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 35 (0.46%) Subversion
7 31 (0.41%) Selenium
7 31 (0.41%) JMeter
8 30 (0.39%) Jenkins
9 29 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 27 (0.35%) Eclipse
11 24 (0.31%) eggPlant
12 23 (0.30%) JUnit
13 17 (0.22%) LoadRunner
14 16 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
15 15 (0.20%) Xcode
15 15 (0.20%) Toad
16 12 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
17 11 (0.14%) FitNesse
General
1 2670 (34.98%) Finance
2 809 (10.60%) Retail
3 748 (9.80%) Banking
4 367 (4.81%) Marketing
5 333 (4.36%) Telecoms
6 247 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 231 (3.03%) Legal
8 221 (2.90%) Investment Banking
9 208 (2.73%) Front Office
10 203 (2.66%) Advertising
11 161 (2.11%) Back Office
12 137 (1.79%) Billing
13 130 (1.70%) Law
14 106 (1.39%) Publishing
15 79 (1.03%) Retail Banking
16 77 (1.01%) Games
17 57 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 49 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 48 (0.63%) Automotive
20 37 (0.48%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4924 (64.51%) Analyst
2 4412 (57.80%) Business Analyst
3 649 (8.50%) Consultant
4 630 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
5 610 (7.99%) Project Manager
6 563 (7.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 457 (5.99%) Developer
8 355 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
9 346 (4.53%) Agile Business Analyst
10 280 (3.67%) Business Manager
11 256 (3.35%) Business Systems Analyst
12 237 (3.10%) Architect
13 168 (2.20%) Financial Business Analyst
14 162 (2.12%) SAP Consultant
15 161 (2.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 157 (2.06%) Technical Business Analyst
17 156 (2.04%) Technical Analyst
18 153 (2.00%) Lead Business Analyst
19 152 (1.99%) IT Business Analyst
20 130 (1.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (6.56%) .NET
2 281 (3.68%) HTML
3 267 (3.50%) XML
4 186 (2.44%) CSS
5 162 (2.12%) ASP.NET
6 149 (1.95%) Web Services
7 110 (1.44%) jQuery
8 89 (1.17%) .NET Framework
9 80 (1.05%) HTML5
10 77 (1.01%) Middleware
11 48 (0.63%) EDI
12 47 (0.62%) SOAP
13 44 (0.58%) RESTful
14 41 (0.54%) Ajax
15 40 (0.52%) AngularJS
16 39 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (0.51%) Visualforce
17 37 (0.48%) CSS3
17 37 (0.48%) J2EE
18 30 (0.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1283 (16.81%) Analytical Skills
2 502 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 242 (3.17%) User Experience
4 197 (2.58%) Computer Science
5 150 (1.97%) FMCG
6 139 (1.82%) Derivative
6 139 (1.82%) Mobile App
7 138 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 120 (1.57%) Fixed Income
9 108 (1.41%) Data Structures
10 103 (1.35%) Equities
11 90 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 89 (1.17%) PMI
13 83 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
14 65 (0.85%) Visualisation
14 65 (0.85%) Social Media
15 62 (0.81%) Open Source
16 60 (0.79%) Statistics
17 59 (0.77%) Data Integration
18 56 (0.73%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 219 (2.87%) Windows
2 103 (1.35%) UNIX
3 83 (1.09%) Linux
4 62 (0.81%) Android
5 47 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 38 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (0.47%) Windows 7
8 20 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (0.21%) VMS
10 15 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (0.16%) Windows Phone
12 11 (0.14%) Solaris
13 10 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.079%) MVS
15 5 (0.066%) Windows Phone 8
16 4 (0.052%) BlackBerry OS
17 3 (0.039%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.039%) Windows XP
18 1 (0.013%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2255 (29.54%) Agile Software Development
2 2029 (26.58%) Project Management
3 1251 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 932 (12.21%) PRINCE2
5 827 (10.83%) Scrum
6 747 (9.79%) UML
7 697 (9.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 680 (8.91%) Change Management
9 655 (8.58%) CRM
10 642 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
11 607 (7.95%) Waterfall
12 575 (7.53%) E-Commerce
13 571 (7.48%) Use Case
14 469 (6.14%) Data Modelling
15 462 (6.05%) Mentoring
16 443 (5.80%) ITIL
17 431 (5.65%) User Stories
18 430 (5.63%) Systems Analysis
19 401 (5.25%) Data Analysis
20 392 (5.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1227 (16.07%) SQL
2 431 (5.65%) Java
3 351 (4.60%) C#
4 219 (2.87%) JavaScript
5 159 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 136 (1.78%) C
7 126 (1.65%) VBA
8 88 (1.15%) C++
9 86 (1.13%) PL/SQL
10 78 (1.02%) Python
11 77 (1.01%) VB.NET
12 71 (0.93%) VB
13 66 (0.86%) ABAP
14 60 (0.79%) PHP
15 37 (0.48%) R
16 35 (0.46%) Apex Code
17 26 (0.34%) Ruby
18 23 (0.30%) SOQL
19 21 (0.28%) Shell Script
20 19 (0.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1177 (15.42%) Degree
2 835 (10.94%) ISEB
3 154 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 145 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 129 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 98 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 93 (1.22%) CBAP
8 66 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 65 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 53 (0.69%) IIBA
12 49 (0.64%) PMP
13 48 (0.63%) ISTQB
14 44 (0.58%) DV Cleared
15 36 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
17 32 (0.42%) APMP
18 29 (0.38%) CIMA
19 28 (0.37%) ACCA
20 23 (0.30%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (5.15%) QA
2 73 (0.96%) ISO 9001
3 65 (0.85%) SLA
4 45 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 34 (0.45%) EMIR
6 27 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
7 26 (0.34%) Basel II
8 25 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.25%) MiFID
10 17 (0.22%) FATCA
10 17 (0.22%) COBIT
11 13 (0.17%) Solvency II
12 12 (0.16%) ISO 14001
12 12 (0.16%) CRD IV
12 12 (0.16%) COREP
12 12 (0.16%) FINREP
13 11 (0.14%) PCI DSS
13 11 (0.14%) Basel III
14 9 (0.12%) TickIT
15 7 (0.092%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.066%) HDFS
3 5 (0.066%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.039%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.026%) XenApp
5 2 (0.026%) XenServer
6 1 (0.013%) IAG
6 1 (0.013%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.013%) NFS
Systems Management
1 55 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (0.092%) Oracle EDQ
3 7 (0.092%) SCCM
4 5 (0.066%) Vagrant
4 5 (0.066%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.052%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.052%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.052%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.026%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.026%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.026%) logstash
7 1 (0.013%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.013%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.013%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.013%) OpenView
7 1 (0.013%) Nagios
7 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.013%) Netcool
7 1 (0.013%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1033 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 533 (6.98%) Oracle
3 464 (6.08%) SAP
4 156 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 155 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 91 (1.19%) IBM
7 80 (1.05%) Cognos
8 72 (0.94%) HP
9 47 (0.62%) Informatica
10 38 (0.50%) hybris
10 38 (0.50%) Vermilion
11 37 (0.48%) Sage
12 36 (0.47%) Siebel
13 30 (0.39%) Teradata
13 30 (0.39%) JD Edwards
14 28 (0.37%) ATG
14 28 (0.37%) Tableau
15 25 (0.33%) Google
16 24 (0.31%) Huawei
17 23 (0.30%) Charles River
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
The MRJ Group
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £41500 per annum + 33 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting LLP
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Search Consultancy
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
AB Recruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Training+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday