The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK
Rank 93 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2545 3428 3775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.03% 3.39% 3.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 3.85% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2046 2835 3109
Median salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
74451 89005 91068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.62% 88.15% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61201 73892 74600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 2397 £52,500 +5.00% 327
London +1 1186 £60,000 +4.34% 156
South East -32 339 £50,000 - 46
City of London +25 243 £57,500 -4.16% 39
Yorkshire -7 165 £43,500 +2.35% 29
East of England -11 159 £47,500 -5.00% 13
North West -36 157 £44,375 +10.93% 26
West Midlands -21 155 £43,000 -2.27% 17
South West +37 131 £45,000 - 19
West Yorkshire +4 121 £43,500 +2.35% 17
Leeds +9 100 £45,000 +2.27% 11
Manchester -32 92 £45,000 +5.88% 14
East Midlands -5 83 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Surrey -4 78 £55,000 - 9
Scotland -21 63 £42,500 -10.52% 12
Birmingham -14 60 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Berkshire -41 56 £47,500 -6.12% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 53 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 48 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Hampshire +7 47 £50,000 - 4
Bristol +10 46 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Essex +10 43 £57,038 +6.11% 1
Wales +8 39 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex +3 39 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Nottinghamshire +2 38 £55,000 +32.53%
Edinburgh -14 38 £42,500 -12.82% 10
South Wales +16 36 £37,500 - 1
Gloucestershire 0 32 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridge +10 31 £34,500 -18.82% 3
Wiltshire +26 30 £42,500 -15.00% 4

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2160 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 2126 (38.79%) Finance
3 1411 (25.74%) Project Management
4 1128 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 924 (16.86%) SQL
6 881 (16.07%) Degree
7 858 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
8 709 (12.94%) Waterfall
9 704 (12.84%) Microsoft
10 625 (11.40%) Banking
11 624 (11.38%) SDLC
12 616 (11.24%) Retail
13 600 (10.95%) Scrum
14 553 (10.09%) ISEB
15 533 (9.72%) PRINCE2
16 529 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
17 515 (9.40%) User Stories
18 496 (9.05%) CRM
19 440 (8.03%) MS Excel
20 434 (7.92%) Change Management
21 430 (7.85%) .NET
22 427 (7.79%) Use Case
23 426 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
24 415 (7.57%) SQL Server
25 413 (7.54%) UML
26 382 (6.97%) SAP
27 339 (6.19%) E-Commerce
28 332 (6.06%) Marketing
29 328 (5.98%) Mentoring
30 310 (5.66%) C#

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 188 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 99 (1.81%) Confluence
3 39 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 38 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 34 (0.62%) SAS
6 33 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 26 (0.47%) CMS
8 17 (0.31%) Apache
8 17 (0.31%) IIS
9 16 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 16 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 13 (0.24%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 12 (0.22%) Moodle
12 11 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 10 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.16%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.13%) Documentum
15 7 (0.13%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 440 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 257 (4.69%) MS Office
3 254 (4.63%) MS Visio
4 110 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 109 (1.99%) MS Project
6 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.15%) SPSS
7 7 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.073%) InDesign
9 1 (0.018%) EngageOne
9 1 (0.018%) InVision
Business Applications
1 146 (2.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (1.40%) SAP SCM
3 68 (1.24%) SAP FI
4 63 (1.15%) SAP CO
4 63 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
5 62 (1.13%) SAP PP
5 62 (1.13%) SAP SD
6 57 (1.04%) SAP MM
7 42 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
8 31 (0.57%) SAP ERP
9 30 (0.55%) SAP QM
10 27 (0.49%) SAP CRM
10 27 (0.49%) SAP WM
11 24 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
11 24 (0.44%) Sonata
12 23 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
12 23 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
13 20 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
14 17 (0.31%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 17 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.68%) SaaS
2 52 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (0.82%) Office 365
4 35 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.26%) PaaS
7 11 (0.20%) FinancialForce.com
8 10 (0.18%) Force.com
9 9 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.15%) Yammer
11 7 (0.13%) Lucidchart
12 6 (0.11%) GitHub
12 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) IaaS
12 6 (0.11%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.073%) Data Lake Analytics
15 3 (0.055%) G Suite
15 3 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.036%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 96 (1.75%) Internet
2 77 (1.40%) Intranet
3 29 (0.53%) Firewall
4 23 (0.42%) HTTP
5 13 (0.24%) WAN
6 12 (0.22%) Extranet
6 12 (0.22%) LAN
6 12 (0.22%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.16%) CTI
7 9 (0.16%) SAN
8 7 (0.13%) DNS
8 7 (0.13%) LDAP
9 6 (0.11%) ATM
10 5 (0.091%) 3GPP
10 5 (0.091%) RFID
10 5 (0.091%) SMS
11 4 (0.073%) FTP
11 4 (0.073%) Network Security
11 4 (0.073%) VLAN
12 3 (0.055%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (7.57%) SQL Server
2 151 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
3 144 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 103 (1.88%) Big Data
5 96 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 80 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 74 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 65 (1.19%) QlikView
9 60 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 58 (1.06%) SAP BW
11 55 (1.00%) SAP HANA
12 49 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (0.82%) Hadoop
14 44 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
15 42 (0.77%) Data Mining
16 41 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
17 36 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
18 33 (0.60%) Power BI
19 28 (0.51%) MySQL
20 24 (0.44%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 220 (4.01%) JIRA
2 73 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (1.06%) Jenkins
4 57 (1.04%) Selenium
5 53 (0.97%) Visual Studio
6 43 (0.78%) Cucumber
7 41 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 31 (0.57%) SpecFlow
9 23 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 21 (0.38%) Hudson
11 19 (0.35%) Maven
12 18 (0.33%) Moq
13 17 (0.31%) Subversion
14 15 (0.27%) Appium
15 12 (0.22%) Axure RP
15 12 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
15 12 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.22%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 2126 (38.79%) Finance
2 625 (11.40%) Banking
3 616 (11.24%) Retail
4 332 (6.06%) Marketing
5 296 (5.40%) Legal
6 228 (4.16%) Back Office
7 191 (3.48%) Front Office
8 175 (3.19%) Telecoms
9 160 (2.92%) Investment Banking
10 155 (2.83%) Law
11 144 (2.63%) Manufacturing
12 126 (2.30%) Advertising
13 82 (1.50%) Financial Institution
14 59 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
15 57 (1.04%) Publishing
16 46 (0.84%) Billing
17 43 (0.78%) Private Banking
18 39 (0.71%) Games
19 35 (0.64%) Spanish Language
20 30 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3543 (64.64%) Analyst
2 3035 (55.37%) Business Analyst
3 445 (8.12%) Consultant
4 415 (7.57%) Project Manager
5 404 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
6 358 (6.53%) Senior Business Analyst
7 301 (5.49%) Agile Business Analyst
8 293 (5.35%) IT Analyst
9 285 (5.20%) Developer
10 284 (5.18%) Business IT Analyst
10 284 (5.18%) IT Business Analyst
11 225 (4.11%) Financial Analyst
12 224 (4.09%) Architect
13 197 (3.59%) Digital Analyst
14 195 (3.56%) Digital Business Analyst
15 190 (3.47%) Finance Business Analyst
16 171 (3.12%) Business Systems Analyst
17 166 (3.03%) SAP Analyst
18 160 (2.92%) Business Manager
19 157 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (7.85%) .NET
2 227 (4.14%) XML
3 223 (4.07%) HTML
4 138 (2.52%) Web Services
5 131 (2.39%) ASP.NET
6 96 (1.75%) CSS
7 80 (1.46%) HTML5
8 74 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 64 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
11 57 (1.04%) Middleware
12 54 (0.99%) REST
13 49 (0.89%) SOAP
14 48 (0.88%) jQuery
15 41 (0.75%) AngularJS
15 41 (0.75%) JSON
16 40 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 32 (0.58%) EDI
17 32 (0.58%) Node.js
18 31 (0.57%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 858 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
2 286 (5.22%) Management Information System
3 227 (4.14%) User Experience
4 199 (3.63%) Fixed Income
5 179 (3.27%) Computer Science
6 167 (3.05%) Derivative
7 129 (2.35%) Mobile App
8 113 (2.06%) Equities
9 110 (2.01%) Fintech
10 96 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 89 (1.62%) FMCG
12 87 (1.59%) PMI
13 74 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
14 61 (1.11%) NHS
15 55 (1.00%) iPad
16 54 (0.99%) Credit Risk
17 51 (0.93%) Online Banking
18 43 (0.78%) Hedge funds
19 40 (0.73%) Virtual Team
20 35 (0.64%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 123 (2.24%) Windows
2 62 (1.13%) Linux
3 52 (0.95%) Unix
4 44 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 41 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 33 (0.60%) Android
7 14 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.15%) Ubuntu
10 7 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.091%) AIX
12 5 (0.091%) Solaris
13 4 (0.073%) HPUX
14 3 (0.055%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.055%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.036%) VMS
15 2 (0.036%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.018%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2160 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 1411 (25.74%) Project Management
3 1128 (20.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 709 (12.94%) Waterfall
5 624 (11.38%) SDLC
6 600 (10.95%) Scrum
7 533 (9.72%) PRINCE2
8 529 (9.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 515 (9.40%) User Stories
10 496 (9.05%) CRM
11 434 (7.92%) Change Management
12 427 (7.79%) Use Case
13 426 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
14 413 (7.54%) UML
15 339 (6.19%) E-Commerce
16 328 (5.98%) Mentoring
17 303 (5.53%) ITIL
18 291 (5.31%) Data Modelling
19 267 (4.87%) ERP
20 260 (4.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 924 (16.86%) SQL
2 310 (5.66%) C#
3 238 (4.34%) Java
4 188 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 99 (1.81%) C
6 96 (1.75%) ABAP
7 73 (1.33%) Python
8 61 (1.11%) VBA
9 56 (1.02%) T-SQL
10 49 (0.89%) R
11 45 (0.82%) PHP
12 38 (0.69%) VB.NET
13 33 (0.60%) C++
14 27 (0.49%) Scala
15 24 (0.44%) PL/SQL
15 24 (0.44%) VB
16 23 (0.42%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.40%) Perl
18 20 (0.36%) Shell Script
19 16 (0.29%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 881 (16.07%) Degree
2 553 (10.09%) ISEB
3 127 (2.32%) PMI Certification
4 105 (1.92%) Security Cleared
5 100 (1.82%) IIBA
6 82 (1.50%) CBAP
7 66 (1.20%) PMP
8 50 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 42 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (0.64%) DV Cleared
10 35 (0.64%) SC Cleared
11 33 (0.60%) MBA
12 32 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 25 (0.46%) APMP
14 15 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 14 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
16 12 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 10 (0.18%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (5.05%) QA
2 145 (2.65%) MiFID
3 45 (0.82%) EMIR
4 35 (0.64%) Data Quality
5 31 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.55%) SLA
7 22 (0.40%) Basel II
8 19 (0.35%) FATCA
8 19 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 18 (0.33%) Basel III
9 18 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 14 (0.26%) SEPA
11 13 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.24%) ISO 14001
11 13 (0.24%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.13%) AIFMD
13 7 (0.13%) COBIT
13 7 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 38 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.16%) Docker
2 9 (0.16%) HDFS
3 7 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.055%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.036%) vSphere
5 2 (0.036%) Xen
5 2 (0.036%) XenServer
6 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 24 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.31%) Puppet
3 13 (0.24%) Ambari
3 13 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.20%) RSA Archer
5 9 (0.16%) Ansible
6 5 (0.091%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.091%) Tivoli
7 4 (0.073%) Oozie
7 4 (0.073%) WMI
8 2 (0.036%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.036%) SCCM
9 1 (0.018%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.018%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.018%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.018%) Graphite
9 1 (0.018%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.018%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.018%) Nagios
Vendors
1 704 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 382 (6.97%) SAP
3 270 (4.93%) Oracle
4 147 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 94 (1.72%) IBM
6 55 (1.00%) HP
7 51 (0.93%) Tableau
8 39 (0.71%) Bloomberg
9 38 (0.69%) Atlassian
10 37 (0.68%) Cognos
11 34 (0.62%) Cognizant
11 34 (0.62%) Hyperion
12 28 (0.51%) Charles River
12 28 (0.51%) Vermilion
13 27 (0.49%) Sage
14 26 (0.47%) hybris
14 26 (0.47%) JD Edwards
15 24 (0.44%) Infor
16 23 (0.42%) Avaloq
16 23 (0.42%) FNZ
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 5K car allowance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Camberley, Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicestershire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 56 minutes ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Health, Pension, Childcare vouchers,
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 20% bonus, 35 hour week
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £84,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago