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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 78 73 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3491 4103 4341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.50% 3.80% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 4.39% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 3409 3651
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
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
87589 93360 100944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.37% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 73004 75835 82109
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 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 May 2016 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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 3181 £50,000 - 343
London -12 1559 £55,000 -8.33% 170
South East -16 525 £47,500 - 55
City of London -16 255 £60,000 - 56
East of England +31 246 £47,500 -6.86% 19
West Midlands -5 192 £42,655 +0.36% 23
North West -23 190 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Scotland +14 187 £45,000 - 16
Yorkshire -25 182 £42,500 +6.25% 12
South West +4 160 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Surrey +17 124 £47,500 - 4
Edinburgh +16 121 £45,000 - 7
Berkshire -35 119 £52,500 +10.52% 19
West Yorkshire -26 115 £43,000 +7.50% 8
Manchester -22 111 £40,000 -9.09% 25
East Midlands -25 87 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +42 85 £52,500 -2.77% 4
Leeds -25 85 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Birmingham +2 68 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Wales +10 64 £38,000 +1.33% 3
Glasgow +2 64 £41,250 -11.76% 5
Hampshire -16 64 £44,000 -2.22% 14
South Wales +9 62 £38,000 +4.82% 3
Essex -1 62 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -9 53 £48,250 +7.22% 5
Wiltshire +24 51 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bristol +18 50 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 48 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Brighton +44 41 £50,000 +15.47%
East Sussex +38 41 £50,000 +15.47% 1

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 2831 (40.92%) Finance
2 2463 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
3 1811 (26.17%) Project Management
4 1356 (19.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 1164 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1160 (16.77%) Degree
7 1080 (15.61%) SQL
8 992 (14.34%) Microsoft
9 923 (13.34%) SDLC
10 805 (11.63%) Scrum
11 783 (11.32%) Retail
12 782 (11.30%) Banking
13 757 (10.94%) Waterfall
14 738 (10.67%) SQL Server
15 702 (10.15%) Business Intelligence
16 694 (10.03%) PRINCE2
17 675 (9.76%) CRM
18 664 (9.60%) ISEB
19 663 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
20 649 (9.38%) UML
21 622 (8.99%) SAP
22 620 (8.96%) MS Excel
23 610 (8.82%) Change Management
24 607 (8.77%) Use Case
25 585 (8.45%) Oracle
26 570 (8.24%) .NET
27 531 (7.67%) Management Information System
28 491 (7.10%) User Stories
29 438 (6.33%) ITIL
30 416 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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
1 234 (3.38%) SharePoint
2 140 (2.02%) CMS
3 109 (1.58%) SAS
4 68 (0.98%) Confluence
5 58 (0.84%) WordPress
6 44 (0.64%) Jadu
6 44 (0.64%) WebSphere
7 37 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
8 33 (0.48%) IIS
9 28 (0.40%) JBoss
9 28 (0.40%) NServiceBus
10 27 (0.39%) WebLogic
11 24 (0.35%) Umbraco
12 22 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
12 22 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 21 (0.30%) Apache
14 17 (0.25%) Apache Spark
15 16 (0.23%) MS Exchange
15 16 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (0.20%) Node.js
Applications
1 620 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 404 (5.84%) MS Office
3 376 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 184 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 143 (2.07%) MS Project
6 47 (0.68%) SPSS
7 38 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.072%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.072%) Mingle
10 4 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.058%) DOC1
10 4 (0.058%) Revit
10 4 (0.058%) Stata
11 3 (0.043%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.043%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.029%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.029%) InDesign
12 2 (0.029%) Maya
Business Applications
1 245 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (1.34%) SAP FI
3 92 (1.33%) SAP CO
4 90 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
5 68 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
5 68 (0.98%) SAP SD
6 60 (0.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 60 (0.87%) SAP MM
7 46 (0.66%) SAP PP
8 44 (0.64%) Markit EDM
9 40 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 32 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
11 29 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
12 25 (0.36%) thinkFolio
13 19 (0.27%) Misys Midas
13 19 (0.27%) SAP ERP
13 19 (0.27%) SAP FS
13 19 (0.27%) SAP SCM
14 18 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 18 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 152 (2.20%) SaaS
2 66 (0.95%) Office 365
3 32 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 28 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (0.39%) Force.com
7 14 (0.20%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.17%) IaaS
9 10 (0.14%) PaaS
9 10 (0.14%) Trello
10 9 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
10 9 (0.13%) Yammer
11 5 (0.072%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.043%) AdWords
12 3 (0.043%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.043%) Google Play
13 2 (0.029%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.029%) GitHub
13 2 (0.029%) IBM Blueworks
13 2 (0.029%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 92 (1.33%) Intranet
2 72 (1.04%) Internet
3 19 (0.27%) FTP
4 18 (0.26%) Firewall
5 17 (0.25%) DNS
6 15 (0.22%) Extranet
6 15 (0.22%) LAN
7 14 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (0.19%) Wireless
9 11 (0.16%) VoIP
10 10 (0.14%) SAN
11 9 (0.13%) HTTP
11 9 (0.13%) WAN
12 8 (0.12%) DHCP
12 8 (0.12%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.12%) VPN
13 6 (0.087%) Broadband
14 4 (0.058%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (0.058%) SMS
14 4 (0.058%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 416 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 340 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
4 283 (4.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 189 (2.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 176 (2.54%) Relational Database
7 148 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
8 135 (1.95%) Big Data
9 113 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 97 (1.40%) QlikView
11 92 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 75 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 70 (1.01%) OLAP
14 62 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
15 55 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 50 (0.72%) SAP BW
17 49 (0.71%) MySQL
18 48 (0.69%) Oracle Database
18 48 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
19 44 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 241 (3.48%) JIRA
2 93 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (0.90%) Selenium
4 50 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 38 (0.55%) Cucumber
6 34 (0.49%) Git (software)
7 32 (0.46%) Jenkins
8 30 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
9 28 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
10 25 (0.36%) HP UFT
11 24 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
11 24 (0.35%) SilkTest
12 20 (0.29%) ERwin
13 19 (0.27%) Subversion
14 16 (0.23%) Eclipse
15 13 (0.19%) Axure RP
16 12 (0.17%) FitNesse
16 12 (0.17%) JBehave
17 11 (0.16%) SpecFlow
18 10 (0.14%) Jasmine
General
1 2831 (40.92%) Finance
2 783 (11.32%) Retail
3 782 (11.30%) Banking
4 336 (4.86%) Marketing
5 280 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 245 (3.54%) Investment Banking
7 217 (3.14%) Manufacturing
8 212 (3.06%) Legal
9 181 (2.62%) Front Office
10 162 (2.34%) Advertising
11 154 (2.23%) Back Office
12 133 (1.92%) Law
13 129 (1.86%) Billing
14 76 (1.10%) Local Government
14 76 (1.10%) Publishing
15 73 (1.06%) Financial Institution
16 61 (0.88%) Electronics
17 56 (0.81%) Games
18 54 (0.78%) French Language
19 52 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4377 (63.26%) Analyst
2 3610 (52.18%) Business Analyst
3 576 (8.32%) Consultant
4 555 (8.02%) Project Manager
5 529 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
6 464 (6.71%) Senior Business Analyst
7 421 (6.08%) IT Analyst
8 398 (5.75%) Business IT Analyst
9 394 (5.69%) IT Business Analyst
10 384 (5.55%) Developer
11 358 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
12 339 (4.90%) Agile Business Analyst
13 317 (4.58%) Finance Business Analyst
14 292 (4.22%) Business Systems Analyst
15 283 (4.09%) Systems Analyst
16 210 (3.04%) IT Manager
17 197 (2.85%) Business Manager
17 197 (2.85%) SAP Analyst
18 184 (2.66%) Software Analyst
19 183 (2.64%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 570 (8.24%) .NET
2 338 (4.89%) XML
3 287 (4.15%) HTML
4 223 (3.22%) Web Services
5 158 (2.28%) CSS
6 153 (2.21%) ASP.NET
7 98 (1.42%) .NET Framework
8 63 (0.91%) jQuery
9 60 (0.87%) HTML5
10 59 (0.85%) SOAP
11 58 (0.84%) AngularJS
12 56 (0.81%) Middleware
13 47 (0.68%) JSON
14 39 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 38 (0.55%) REST
16 33 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
17 31 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
18 26 (0.38%) Gherkin
18 26 (0.38%) Spring
18 26 (0.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1164 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 531 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 281 (4.06%) Computer Science
4 245 (3.54%) User Experience
5 144 (2.08%) Mathematics
6 135 (1.95%) Derivative
7 132 (1.91%) Mobile App
8 115 (1.66%) Fixed Income
9 114 (1.65%) FMCG
10 93 (1.34%) Equities
11 91 (1.32%) Fintech
12 87 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 80 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 77 (1.11%) Visualisation
15 64 (0.92%) Credit Risk
16 58 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
17 55 (0.79%) Statistics
18 54 (0.78%) Data Centre
18 54 (0.78%) Data Structures
19 51 (0.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 194 (2.80%) Windows
2 173 (2.50%) Unix
3 86 (1.24%) Linux
4 52 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 33 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (0.38%) Android
8 12 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.10%) AIX
9 7 (0.10%) OS/400
9 7 (0.10%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.087%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.072%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.058%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.058%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.058%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.043%) Solaris
14 2 (0.029%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.029%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2463 (35.60%) Agile Software Development
2 1811 (26.17%) Project Management
3 1356 (19.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 923 (13.34%) SDLC
5 805 (11.63%) Scrum
6 757 (10.94%) Waterfall
7 702 (10.15%) Business Intelligence
8 694 (10.03%) PRINCE2
9 675 (9.76%) CRM
10 663 (9.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 649 (9.38%) UML
12 610 (8.82%) Change Management
13 607 (8.77%) Use Case
14 491 (7.10%) User Stories
15 438 (6.33%) ITIL
16 408 (5.90%) E-Commerce
17 406 (5.87%) Data Modelling
18 378 (5.46%) Mentoring
19 360 (5.20%) Analytics
20 342 (4.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1080 (15.61%) SQL
2 373 (5.39%) C#
3 337 (4.87%) Java
4 238 (3.44%) JavaScript
5 135 (1.95%) T-SQL
6 96 (1.39%) C
7 91 (1.32%) VBA
8 89 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 68 (0.98%) C++
10 65 (0.94%) VB.NET
11 62 (0.90%) PHP
12 51 (0.74%) Python
13 46 (0.66%) R
14 32 (0.46%) Ruby
15 27 (0.39%) Perl
16 24 (0.35%) VB
17 16 (0.23%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.19%) RPG
19 9 (0.13%) ABAP
19 9 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1160 (16.77%) Degree
2 664 (9.60%) ISEB
3 128 (1.85%) PMI Certification
4 99 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 88 (1.27%) PMP
6 87 (1.26%) IIBA
7 71 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 65 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 62 (0.90%) ISTQB
10 51 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 50 (0.72%) CBAP
12 34 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 33 (0.48%) CITP
14 24 (0.35%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 23 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (0.30%) DV Cleared
17 20 (0.29%) HND
18 19 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
19 17 (0.25%) MBA
20 12 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 406 (5.87%) QA
2 89 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 66 (0.95%) MiFID
4 57 (0.82%) EMIR
5 40 (0.58%) SLA
6 37 (0.53%) FATCA
7 26 (0.38%) SEPA
8 24 (0.35%) ISO 9001
9 19 (0.27%) GAAP
9 19 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 18 (0.26%) CRD IV
11 15 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
12 14 (0.20%) Basel II
13 11 (0.16%) COBIT
13 11 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 10 (0.14%) SDET
14 10 (0.14%) TickIT
15 9 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.12%) ISO20022
System Software
1 56 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.087%) Varnish
4 4 (0.058%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.043%) XenApp
6 2 (0.029%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.014%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.014%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 24 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.22%) SCCM
3 11 (0.16%) Puppet
4 6 (0.087%) Ansible
5 5 (0.072%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.058%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.058%) Control-M
6 4 (0.058%) Netcool
7 3 (0.043%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.043%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.043%) yum
8 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.014%) Oozie
8 1 (0.014%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.014%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 992 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 622 (8.99%) SAP
3 585 (8.45%) Oracle
4 195 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 82 (1.19%) Tableau
6 71 (1.03%) Cognos
7 68 (0.98%) Hyperion
8 63 (0.91%) IBM
9 49 (0.71%) Charles River
10 48 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 46 (0.66%) Informatica
12 41 (0.59%) HP
13 38 (0.55%) hybris
14 33 (0.48%) ATG
15 30 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
15 30 (0.43%) Talend
15 30 (0.43%) VMware
16 29 (0.42%) Twitter
17 27 (0.39%) JD Edwards
18 26 (0.38%) Google
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + healthcare, gym, pension & more
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & 12% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £27K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car allowance + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus annual bonus, car, pension, hea
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + comprehensive bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, pension, childcar
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Lothian
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 30 days holiday, pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £63,000 to £67,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago