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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 69 78 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4089 3664 4108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.60% 3.36% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 4.12% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3404 3017 3490
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
93401 88946 88786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.12% 81.57% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 75687 73070 74912
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 +8 3821 £49,500 -1.00% 550
London -2 1696 £55,000 - 236
South East +12 701 £47,500 +1.06% 90
City of London -18 382 £57,500 -4.16% 85
Yorkshire +17 306 £40,000 -4.76% 38
North West +16 240 £38,500 -3.75% 35
East of England +10 240 £47,500 -4.04% 37
West Midlands +2 235 £42,500 - 31
West Yorkshire +16 217 £40,000 -4.76% 24
South West +9 206 £40,000 -5.88% 51
East Midlands +37 173 £42,500 - 25
Surrey +21 172 £55,000 +4.76% 15
Leeds +13 169 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Berkshire +26 167 £49,500 +4.21% 29
Scotland +27 155 £46,000 -6.12% 13
Manchester +8 119 £34,500 -10.38% 21
Hampshire +1 101 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Birmingham +3 95 £42,500 - 10
Bristol +47 92 £39,250 -1.87% 17
Hertfordshire +15 87 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cheshire +22 84 £40,000 - 8
Northamptonshire +24 83 £43,000 -21.10% 12
Reading +4 82 £50,000 +17.64% 10
Edinburgh +9 81 £47,750 -2.55% 6
Buckinghamshire +5 81 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Cambridgeshire +30 64 £47,000 +4.44% 14
Kent +36 58 £52,000 +15.55% 1
Northampton +11 55 £42,000 -22.93% 5
Milton Keynes +9 53 £49,450 +9.88% 7
South Wales +43 50 £35,000 +7.69% 8

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 2967 (35.31%) Finance
2 2575 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2334 (27.78%) Project Management
4 1514 (18.02%) SQL
5 1401 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1343 (15.98%) Degree
7 1307 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1050 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 1033 (12.29%) PRINCE2
10 946 (11.26%) ISEB
11 928 (11.04%) Scrum
12 916 (10.90%) Retail
13 888 (10.57%) UML
14 845 (10.06%) Banking
15 821 (9.77%) MS Excel
16 794 (9.45%) SQL Server
17 719 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 715 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
19 662 (7.88%) CRM
19 662 (7.88%) Change Management
19 662 (7.88%) Use Case
20 651 (7.75%) .NET
21 645 (7.68%) Waterfall
22 638 (7.59%) E-Commerce
23 603 (7.18%) Oracle
24 566 (6.74%) Data Modelling
25 516 (6.14%) User Stories
26 504 (6.00%) Java
27 489 (5.82%) Management Information System
28 474 (5.64%) Data Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 353 (4.20%) SharePoint
2 102 (1.21%) SAS
3 92 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 70 (0.83%) CMS
5 67 (0.80%) IIS
6 64 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 55 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 36 (0.43%) MS Project Server
9 27 (0.32%) Documentum
10 25 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.27%) Drupal
12 21 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.25%) Confluence
13 18 (0.21%) Alfresco
13 18 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 18 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
14 17 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
15 13 (0.15%) FileNet
15 13 (0.15%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 821 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 433 (5.15%) MS Office
3 406 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 322 (3.83%) MS Project
5 175 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 49 (0.58%) SPSS
7 30 (0.36%) CPLEX
8 26 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 21 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 6 (0.071%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.060%) FastStats
13 4 (0.048%) Windchill
13 4 (0.048%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.012%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.012%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.012%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 171 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 76 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 50 (0.60%) SAP FI/CO
4 50 (0.60%) SAP CO
5 39 (0.46%) SAP SD
5 39 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 34 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 31 (0.37%) SAP MM
8 30 (0.36%) SAP PP
9 27 (0.32%) SAP CRM
10 23 (0.27%) LatentZero
10 23 (0.27%) SAP SCM
11 20 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (0.21%) SAP Business One
12 18 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 17 (0.20%) SAP PLM
14 16 (0.19%) MFGPRO
15 14 (0.17%) Academy Housing
16 13 (0.15%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 147 (1.75%) SaaS
2 59 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.40%) Force.com
4 29 (0.35%) Office 365
5 18 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (0.14%) PaaS
7 9 (0.11%) Heroku
7 9 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.083%) Taleo
9 6 (0.071%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (0.048%) IaaS
11 3 (0.036%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.024%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.012%) GitHub
13 1 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 100 (1.19%) Internet
2 75 (0.89%) Intranet
3 28 (0.33%) MPLS
4 19 (0.23%) Extranet
4 19 (0.23%) HTTP
5 12 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.14%) LAN
6 11 (0.13%) WAN
6 11 (0.13%) FTP
6 11 (0.13%) Network Security
7 10 (0.12%) SAN
8 8 (0.095%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.083%) NFC
9 7 (0.083%) DNS
10 6 (0.071%) VPN
11 5 (0.060%) VoIP
11 5 (0.060%) ATM
11 5 (0.060%) Firewall
12 4 (0.048%) Broadband
12 4 (0.048%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 324 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 288 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 233 (2.77%) Relational Database
5 228 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 154 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 148 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 123 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 94 (1.12%) Big Data
10 91 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 83 (0.99%) Data Mining
12 81 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 69 (0.82%) RDBMS
14 64 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 63 (0.75%) QlikView
16 56 (0.67%) Hadoop
17 49 (0.58%) OLAP
17 49 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
18 48 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
19 47 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 123 (1.46%) JIRA
2 109 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 103 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 36 (0.43%) Eclipse
5 34 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 33 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
7 32 (0.38%) Git (software)
8 29 (0.35%) Selenium
8 29 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
9 26 (0.31%) Subversion
10 23 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
11 22 (0.26%) Axure RP
11 22 (0.26%) JUnit
12 20 (0.24%) Ant
12 20 (0.24%) ERwin
13 19 (0.23%) RequisitePro
14 18 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
14 18 (0.21%) Jenkins
15 15 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 14 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 2967 (35.31%) Finance
2 916 (10.90%) Retail
3 845 (10.06%) Banking
4 431 (5.13%) Marketing
5 343 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 268 (3.19%) Front Office
7 245 (2.92%) Investment Banking
8 232 (2.76%) Legal
9 214 (2.55%) Advertising
10 212 (2.52%) Manufacturing
11 198 (2.36%) Back Office
12 148 (1.76%) Publishing
13 138 (1.64%) Law
14 120 (1.43%) Retail Banking
15 96 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 92 (1.09%) Billing
17 78 (0.93%) Financial Institution
18 68 (0.81%) Games
19 48 (0.57%) Automotive
19 48 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5402 (64.29%) Analyst
2 4845 (57.66%) Business Analyst
3 740 (8.81%) Project Manager
4 724 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
5 659 (7.84%) Consultant
6 628 (7.47%) Senior Business Analyst
7 495 (5.89%) Developer
8 389 (4.63%) Systems Analyst
9 351 (4.18%) Agile Business Analyst
10 307 (3.65%) Business Manager
11 291 (3.46%) Architect
12 270 (3.21%) Business Systems Analyst
12 270 (3.21%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 225 (2.68%) Lead Business Analyst
14 207 (2.46%) Financial Business Analyst
15 186 (2.21%) Technical Business Analyst
16 162 (1.93%) Technical Analyst
17 161 (1.92%) Solutions Architect
18 150 (1.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
19 148 (1.76%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 651 (7.75%) .NET
2 371 (4.42%) XML
3 314 (3.74%) HTML
4 240 (2.86%) CSS
5 220 (2.62%) ASP.NET
6 200 (2.38%) Web Services
7 87 (1.04%) jQuery
8 70 (0.83%) .NET Framework
9 69 (0.82%) Middleware
10 66 (0.79%) SOAP
11 55 (0.65%) J2EE
12 54 (0.64%) XSLT
13 50 (0.60%) HTML5
14 47 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
15 41 (0.49%) Ajax
16 40 (0.48%) Spring
17 33 (0.39%) MDX
18 29 (0.35%) RESTful
19 28 (0.33%) Hibernate
19 28 (0.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1401 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 489 (5.82%) Management Information System
3 272 (3.24%) User Experience
4 222 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 173 (2.06%) Derivative
6 161 (1.92%) FMCG
7 135 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 126 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 115 (1.37%) Credit Risk
10 112 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 111 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 101 (1.20%) Equities
13 100 (1.19%) Market Risk
14 91 (1.08%) Economics
15 86 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 77 (0.92%) Visualisation
17 74 (0.88%) Social Media
18 73 (0.87%) PMI
19 70 (0.83%) Data Structures
20 69 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 199 (2.37%) Windows
2 124 (1.48%) UNIX
3 97 (1.15%) Linux
4 56 (0.67%) Android
5 38 (0.45%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (0.27%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.15%) VMS
10 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.095%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.083%) Solaris
14 5 (0.060%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.048%) Windows Phone 8
16 3 (0.036%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.036%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.036%) MVS
16 3 (0.036%) Windows Vista
17 1 (0.012%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2575 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2334 (27.78%) Project Management
3 1307 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1033 (12.29%) PRINCE2
5 928 (11.04%) Scrum
6 888 (10.57%) UML
7 719 (8.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 715 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 662 (7.88%) CRM
9 662 (7.88%) Change Management
9 662 (7.88%) Use Case
10 645 (7.68%) Waterfall
11 638 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 566 (6.74%) Data Modelling
13 516 (6.14%) User Stories
14 474 (5.64%) Data Analysis
15 421 (5.01%) ITIL
16 416 (4.95%) Mentoring
17 392 (4.67%) Workflow
18 386 (4.59%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1514 (18.02%) SQL
2 504 (6.00%) Java
3 398 (4.74%) C#
4 255 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 240 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 145 (1.73%) VBA
7 141 (1.68%) Python
8 140 (1.67%) C++
9 120 (1.43%) VB.NET
10 114 (1.36%) C
11 107 (1.27%) PL/SQL
12 106 (1.26%) VB
13 54 (0.64%) PHP
14 43 (0.51%) R
15 33 (0.39%) MATLAB
16 26 (0.31%) Ruby
17 25 (0.30%) PowerShell
18 24 (0.29%) VB6
18 24 (0.29%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1343 (15.98%) Degree
2 946 (11.26%) ISEB
3 186 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 172 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 148 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 102 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 100 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 97 (1.15%) CBAP
9 89 (1.06%) PMP
10 77 (0.92%) IIBA
11 63 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 61 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 42 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
14 41 (0.49%) ISTQB
15 32 (0.38%) PhD
16 31 (0.37%) MBA
17 26 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
18 25 (0.30%) CIMA
19 18 (0.21%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 438 (5.21%) QA
2 77 (0.92%) SLA
3 63 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 63 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 31 (0.37%) EMIR
5 30 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
6 29 (0.35%) Basel II
7 24 (0.29%) Basel III
8 20 (0.24%) COREP
9 19 (0.23%) FATCA
10 18 (0.21%) FINREP
10 18 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 16 (0.19%) COBIT
11 16 (0.19%) CRD IV
12 12 (0.14%) Solvency II
12 12 (0.14%) MiFID
13 7 (0.083%) PCI DSS
13 7 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 6 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.071%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 23 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.048%) XenApp
3 4 (0.048%) HDFS
4 3 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.024%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.024%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.012%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 52 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 14 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (0.15%) SCCM
4 10 (0.12%) Oracle EDQ
5 9 (0.11%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.060%) Tivoli
7 5 (0.060%) CA Endevor
8 4 (0.048%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.036%) logstash
10 2 (0.024%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.012%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.012%) Puppet
11 1 (0.012%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.012%) OpenView
11 1 (0.012%) Unicenter
11 1 (0.012%) Netcool
11 1 (0.012%) Control-M
11 1 (0.012%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1050 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 603 (7.18%) Oracle
3 440 (5.24%) SAP
4 213 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
5 129 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 83 (0.99%) Cognos
7 79 (0.94%) IBM
8 57 (0.68%) HP
9 53 (0.63%) Informatica
10 46 (0.55%) JD Edwards
11 45 (0.54%) Siebel
12 42 (0.50%) Charles River
13 41 (0.49%) Tableau
14 40 (0.48%) Sage
15 37 (0.44%) Google
16 36 (0.43%) thinkFolio
17 30 (0.36%) CODA
18 29 (0.35%) Sybase
19 28 (0.33%) hybris
20 27 (0.32%) Teradata
South East London
Alliance Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Hot Rec
Salary: £25k per year + car
Posted: 7 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £68,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, life, bonus etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: £35,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hove, East Sussex
Candidate Source
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago