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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 68 73 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4077 3728 4315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.62% 3.49% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 4.30% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3324 3001 3627
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,401 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.11% -

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
92333 86744 92837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.96% 81.25% 79.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73720 71172 78538
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 3766 £50,000 - 517
London -8 1802 £55,000 -4.34% 248
South East +13 659 £47,500 - 70
City of London -21 430 £55,000 -8.33% 108
Yorkshire +6 278 £40,000 - 34
East of England +14 234 £47,500 -4.76% 29
North West +16 222 £37,500 -6.25% 39
South West +1 208 £42,500 +0.67% 39
West Yorkshire +6 202 £40,000 -4.76% 20
West Midlands -3 193 £42,500 - 29
Scotland +34 192 £42,500 -5.55% 19
Leeds +21 169 £40,000 - 12
Berkshire +22 168 £49,500 +4.21% 20
Surrey +45 165 £52,500 +5.00% 8
East Midlands +19 156 £40,857 -3.86% 16
Manchester +31 117 £35,000 -6.66% 22
Edinburgh +20 113 £42,000 -6.66% 14
Hampshire -10 94 £47,500 -7.76% 19
Reading +40 81 £50,000 +29.03% 7
Buckinghamshire +28 80 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Bristol +25 80 £38,500 +10.00% 11
Birmingham -5 78 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Northamptonshire +18 73 £42,500 -22.01% 5
Cheshire +5 73 £39,250 -1.87% 10
Bedfordshire -8 67 £52,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire +35 65 £45,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +19 63 £50,000 -14.89% 5
Northampton +10 58 £40,000 -26.60% 4
Milton Keynes +10 48 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Oxfordshire +10 48 £42,500 +3.65% 5

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3240 (37.59%) Finance
2 2735 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
3 2446 (28.38%) Project Management
4 1612 (18.70%) SQL
5 1420 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1399 (16.23%) Degree
7 1309 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 1112 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 1088 (12.62%) PRINCE2
10 976 (11.32%) Banking
11 957 (11.10%) UML
12 953 (11.06%) Scrum
13 936 (10.86%) ISEB
14 899 (10.43%) Retail
15 860 (9.98%) MS Excel
16 810 (9.40%) SQL Server
17 765 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
18 756 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
19 744 (8.63%) .NET
20 688 (7.98%) CRM
21 682 (7.91%) Use Case
22 679 (7.88%) E-Commerce
23 678 (7.87%) Waterfall
24 644 (7.47%) Oracle
25 581 (6.74%) Change Management
26 561 (6.51%) Java
27 546 (6.33%) Data Modelling
28 529 (6.14%) User Stories
29 493 (5.72%) Data Analysis
30 486 (5.64%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 415 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 110 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 105 (1.22%) SAS
4 82 (0.95%) CMS
5 75 (0.87%) IIS
5 75 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 48 (0.56%) WebSphere
7 35 (0.41%) WebLogic
8 29 (0.34%) Drupal
9 26 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
10 25 (0.29%) MS Project Server
10 25 (0.29%) Documentum
11 24 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
11 24 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 22 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
13 21 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 19 (0.22%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.19%) MS Exchange
15 16 (0.19%) Confluence
16 15 (0.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 860 (9.98%) MS Excel
2 453 (5.26%) MS Office
3 408 (4.73%) MS Visio
4 323 (3.75%) MS Project
5 178 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 42 (0.49%) SPSS
7 31 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 24 (0.28%) CPLEX
9 22 (0.26%) Photoshop
10 19 (0.22%) PowerPivot
11 7 (0.081%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.058%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.058%) FastStats
13 3 (0.035%) Windchill
14 2 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (0.023%) RoboHelp
14 2 (0.023%) GIMP
15 1 (0.012%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 190 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
4 40 (0.46%) SAP FI
5 35 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 35 (0.41%) SAP CO
6 33 (0.38%) SAP CRM
6 33 (0.38%) SAP SD
7 28 (0.32%) SAP MM
7 28 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 25 (0.29%) SAP Business One
8 25 (0.29%) SAP PP
9 23 (0.27%) Magento
10 22 (0.26%) LatentZero
11 21 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
12 18 (0.21%) Google Analytics
13 17 (0.20%) MFGPRO
14 15 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
14 15 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
14 15 (0.17%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 158 (1.83%) SaaS
2 36 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (0.39%) Force.com
4 29 (0.34%) Office 365
5 19 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 17 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.15%) PaaS
8 9 (0.10%) Heroku
9 7 (0.081%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (0.058%) Taleo
11 4 (0.046%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.046%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.046%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (0.035%) IaaS
13 1 (0.012%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.09%) Internet
2 86 (1.00%) Intranet
3 28 (0.32%) MPLS
4 20 (0.23%) LAN
5 17 (0.20%) TCP/IP
5 17 (0.20%) Extranet
6 14 (0.16%) HTTP
6 14 (0.16%) WAN
7 12 (0.14%) FTP
8 8 (0.093%) DNS
9 7 (0.081%) SAN
9 7 (0.081%) VPN
9 7 (0.081%) Broadband
9 7 (0.081%) Wireless
10 5 (0.058%) Network Security
10 5 (0.058%) ATM
11 4 (0.046%) DHCP
11 4 (0.046%) SSL
11 4 (0.046%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.046%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 319 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 297 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 242 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 239 (2.77%) Relational Database
6 171 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 155 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 121 (1.40%) Oracle Database
9 99 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 90 (1.04%) Big Data
11 84 (0.97%) OLAP
12 83 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 76 (0.88%) QlikView
13 76 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 75 (0.87%) Data Mining
15 73 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 71 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
17 58 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
18 57 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
19 53 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 138 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 111 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 103 (1.20%) JIRA
4 40 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 37 (0.43%) Selenium
6 34 (0.39%) Eclipse
6 34 (0.39%) Cucumber
7 32 (0.37%) Git (software)
7 32 (0.37%) Subversion
8 26 (0.30%) Axure RP
9 24 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
9 24 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 24 (0.28%) Ant
10 22 (0.26%) NUnit
11 20 (0.23%) JUnit
11 20 (0.23%) RequisitePro
11 20 (0.23%) Hudson
11 20 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 19 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
13 16 (0.19%) Toad
General
1 3240 (37.59%) Finance
2 976 (11.32%) Banking
3 899 (10.43%) Retail
4 464 (5.38%) Marketing
5 381 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 302 (3.50%) Investment Banking
7 267 (3.10%) Front Office
8 256 (2.97%) Legal
9 221 (2.56%) Back Office
10 210 (2.44%) Advertising
11 184 (2.13%) Manufacturing
12 164 (1.90%) Publishing
13 143 (1.66%) Law
14 138 (1.60%) Retail Banking
15 121 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 114 (1.32%) Financial Institution
17 92 (1.07%) Billing
18 73 (0.85%) Games
19 46 (0.53%) French Language
20 36 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5426 (62.95%) Analyst
2 4876 (56.57%) Business Analyst
3 844 (9.79%) Project Manager
4 706 (8.19%) Consultant
5 693 (8.04%) Senior Analyst
6 609 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
7 530 (6.15%) Developer
8 383 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
9 364 (4.22%) Agile Business Analyst
10 320 (3.71%) Architect
11 312 (3.62%) Business Manager
12 269 (3.12%) Business Systems Analyst
13 263 (3.05%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 252 (2.92%) Lead Business Analyst
15 225 (2.61%) Financial Business Analyst
16 195 (2.26%) Technical Business Analyst
17 171 (1.98%) Financial Services Business Analyst
18 170 (1.97%) Technical Analyst
19 163 (1.89%) IT Business Analyst
20 157 (1.82%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 744 (8.63%) .NET
2 361 (4.19%) XML
3 343 (3.98%) HTML
4 268 (3.11%) CSS
5 240 (2.78%) ASP.NET
6 226 (2.62%) Web Services
7 103 (1.20%) jQuery
8 80 (0.93%) Middleware
9 64 (0.74%) SOAP
10 63 (0.73%) XSLT
11 59 (0.68%) J2EE
11 59 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 59 (0.68%) HTML5
12 50 (0.58%) Spring
12 50 (0.58%) Ajax
13 49 (0.57%) WCF
14 42 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (0.41%) CSS3
16 29 (0.34%) Hibernate
16 29 (0.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1420 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 486 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 282 (3.27%) User Experience
4 275 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 226 (2.62%) Derivative
6 154 (1.79%) Fixed Income
7 145 (1.68%) Credit Risk
8 144 (1.67%) Equities
9 134 (1.55%) FMCG
10 130 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 127 (1.47%) Mobile App
12 115 (1.33%) Market Risk
13 112 (1.30%) Mathematics
14 94 (1.09%) Economics
15 87 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 79 (0.92%) Open Source
17 77 (0.89%) Reference Data
18 72 (0.84%) Social Media
19 68 (0.79%) PMI
20 62 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 215 (2.49%) Windows
2 138 (1.60%) UNIX
3 125 (1.45%) Linux
4 52 (0.60%) Android
5 45 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (0.21%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.14%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.093%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.093%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.046%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.035%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.035%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.035%) Solaris
13 2 (0.023%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.023%) VMS
13 2 (0.023%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.023%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.012%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2735 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 2446 (28.38%) Project Management
3 1309 (15.19%) Stakeholder Management
4 1088 (12.62%) PRINCE2
5 957 (11.10%) UML
6 953 (11.06%) Scrum
7 765 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
8 756 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 688 (7.98%) CRM
10 682 (7.91%) Use Case
11 679 (7.88%) E-Commerce
12 678 (7.87%) Waterfall
13 581 (6.74%) Change Management
14 546 (6.33%) Data Modelling
15 529 (6.14%) User Stories
16 493 (5.72%) Data Analysis
17 419 (4.86%) ITIL
18 403 (4.68%) Mentoring
19 400 (4.64%) ERP
20 378 (4.39%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1612 (18.70%) SQL
2 561 (6.51%) Java
3 437 (5.07%) C#
4 274 (3.18%) JavaScript
5 251 (2.91%) T-SQL
6 154 (1.79%) Python
7 152 (1.76%) VBA
8 142 (1.65%) C++
9 131 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 123 (1.43%) C
11 121 (1.40%) VB
12 97 (1.13%) PL/SQL
13 59 (0.68%) PHP
14 42 (0.49%) R
15 39 (0.45%) VBScript
16 33 (0.38%) Perl
16 33 (0.38%) PowerShell
17 29 (0.34%) MATLAB
18 28 (0.32%) Ruby
19 27 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1399 (16.23%) Degree
2 936 (10.86%) ISEB
3 207 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 170 (1.97%) Security Cleared
5 152 (1.76%) PMI Certification
6 102 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 99 (1.15%) PMP
8 92 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 87 (1.01%) IIBA
9 87 (1.01%) CBAP
10 65 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 50 (0.58%) ISTQB
13 36 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 33 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
15 32 (0.37%) CISA
16 28 (0.32%) PhD
17 27 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
18 26 (0.30%) MBA
19 24 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (5.56%) QA
2 71 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 67 (0.78%) SLA
4 64 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 44 (0.51%) EMIR
6 39 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
7 28 (0.32%) Basel II
8 20 (0.23%) Basel III
8 20 (0.23%) FATCA
9 17 (0.20%) COREP
10 16 (0.19%) MiFID
11 15 (0.17%) FINREP
12 14 (0.16%) CRD IV
12 14 (0.16%) COBIT
13 12 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 10 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 7 (0.081%) PCI DSS
15 7 (0.081%) Dublin Core
15 7 (0.081%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.070%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.13%) XenApp
3 5 (0.058%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.046%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.046%) HDFS
5 3 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.023%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.012%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 58 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 18 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Management
3 13 (0.15%) SCCM
4 12 (0.14%) Oracle EDQ
5 11 (0.13%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.046%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.035%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.035%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.023%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.023%) Control-M
8 2 (0.023%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.012%) Netcool
9 1 (0.012%) OpenView
9 1 (0.012%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.012%) Nagios
9 1 (0.012%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.012%) logstash
9 1 (0.012%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1112 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 644 (7.47%) Oracle
3 443 (5.14%) SAP
4 243 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 101 (1.17%) Business Objects
6 79 (0.92%) IBM
7 78 (0.90%) Cognos
8 57 (0.66%) HP
9 54 (0.63%) Siebel
10 51 (0.59%) Informatica
11 46 (0.53%) Tableau
12 42 (0.49%) Google
13 41 (0.48%) Sage
14 40 (0.46%) Charles River
15 39 (0.45%) JD Edwards
16 38 (0.44%) hybris
17 34 (0.39%) CODA
18 32 (0.37%) Sybase
18 32 (0.37%) thinkFolio
19 31 (0.36%) Sitecore
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