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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 74 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3806 4312 3814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.48% 3.69% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 4.45% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3247 3569 3042
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,401 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +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
92903 96809 88106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.83% 82.75% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 76050 77958 72052
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 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 31 July 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
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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 -5 3535 £50,000 - 495
London -6 1722 £60,000 +9.09% 237
South East -6 607 £47,500 - 61
City of London 0 437 £57,500 +4.54% 87
North West +4 235 £40,000 +6.66% 51
Yorkshire -6 233 £40,000 - 37
West Midlands 0 205 £41,500 -7.77% 31
East of England -17 193 £45,000 -10.00% 28
West Yorkshire -9 156 £40,000 - 28
South West -42 153 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Scotland -9 147 £49,750 +10.55% 28
Manchester -8 146 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Berkshire -7 143 £46,000 -7.07% 13
East Midlands -2 139 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Surrey -43 121 £50,000 - 11
Leeds -28 100 £45,000 +12.50% 21
Hampshire +18 97 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Buckinghamshire +12 88 £47,500 +2.70% 6
Hertfordshire +1 74 £50,000 - 7
Edinburgh -15 74 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Reading +5 73 £42,500 -12.82% 3
Wales +22 62 £36,250 -9.37% 8
Birmingham -27 58 £42,500 -5.55% 9
South Wales +17 56 £37,500 -10.71% 8
Oxfordshire +17 54 £47,500 +8.57% 9
South Yorkshire +23 52 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Essex +14 48 £47,500 -19.14% 8
Glasgow +11 48 £52,500 +34.61% 9
Milton Keynes -1 48 £46,500 -2.10% 4
Kent +23 45 £42,500 +21.42% 6

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3137 (38.62%) Finance
2 2254 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2124 (26.15%) Project Management
4 1565 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 1361 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
6 1321 (16.26%) Degree
7 1285 (15.82%) SQL
8 1221 (15.03%) Banking
9 1028 (12.66%) Retail
10 935 (11.51%) SDLC
11 903 (11.12%) Microsoft
12 900 (11.08%) PRINCE2
13 896 (11.03%) Scrum
14 782 (9.63%) ISEB
15 734 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
16 719 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
17 708 (8.72%) SQL Server
18 695 (8.56%) Use Case
19 682 (8.40%) Change Management
20 659 (8.11%) Oracle
21 657 (8.09%) UML
22 656 (8.08%) Waterfall
23 643 (7.92%) .NET
24 640 (7.88%) CRM
25 589 (7.25%) MS Excel
26 526 (6.48%) Data Modelling
27 515 (6.34%) QA
28 510 (6.28%) SAP
29 491 (6.05%) E-Commerce
30 464 (5.71%) User Stories

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 284 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 126 (1.55%) SAS
3 91 (1.12%) CMS
4 55 (0.68%) IIS
5 48 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (0.46%) WebSphere
7 35 (0.43%) Confluence
8 30 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 30 (0.37%) MS Exchange
8 30 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 25 (0.31%) Apache Pig
10 24 (0.30%) WebLogic
11 23 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
12 21 (0.26%) Documentum
13 20 (0.25%) Node.js
14 19 (0.23%) JBoss
14 19 (0.23%) Drupal
15 15 (0.18%) Apache
15 15 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.17%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 589 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 440 (5.42%) MS Office
3 359 (4.42%) MS Visio
4 193 (2.38%) MS Project
5 166 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 52 (0.64%) SPSS
7 28 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.098%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.049%) Mingle
10 4 (0.049%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.037%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.037%) CPLEX
12 2 (0.025%) Windchill
12 2 (0.025%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.025%) FastStats
12 2 (0.025%) Blender
12 2 (0.025%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.012%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 139 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 103 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 80 (0.98%) SAP FI
3 80 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 79 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 71 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
6 59 (0.73%) SAP SD
7 53 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
8 51 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
9 48 (0.59%) Oracle General Ledger
10 47 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
11 46 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
12 45 (0.55%) SAP MM
13 43 (0.53%) Oracle Receivables
14 42 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
15 40 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 35 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
17 34 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
18 28 (0.34%) SAP PP
19 26 (0.32%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 115 (1.42%) SaaS
2 55 (0.68%) Force.com
3 40 (0.49%) Office 365
4 29 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
7 21 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 15 (0.18%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.15%) Amazon S3
9 12 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
11 5 (0.062%) Yammer
12 4 (0.049%) Veeva
13 3 (0.037%) PaaS
13 3 (0.037%) FinancialForce.com
14 2 (0.025%) Taleo
14 2 (0.025%) Sage Pay
14 2 (0.025%) Trello
14 2 (0.025%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (1.28%) Internet
2 68 (0.84%) Intranet
3 32 (0.39%) WAN
4 26 (0.32%) Extranet
5 24 (0.30%) LAN
6 23 (0.28%) Firewall
7 17 (0.21%) DSL
8 16 (0.20%) TCP/IP
9 15 (0.18%) DNS
10 14 (0.17%) Wireless
11 8 (0.098%) Broadband
11 8 (0.098%) WebEx
12 6 (0.074%) VPN
12 6 (0.074%) HTTP
12 6 (0.074%) Network Security
12 6 (0.074%) RTP
13 4 (0.049%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.049%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.049%) FTP
13 4 (0.049%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 708 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 348 (4.28%) Data Warehouse
3 212 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 206 (2.54%) BusinessObjects
5 174 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 171 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 117 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
8 107 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 105 (1.29%) QlikView
10 103 (1.27%) Big Data
11 90 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 81 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 70 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 69 (0.85%) Data Mining
15 66 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
16 59 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
17 49 (0.60%) Hadoop
18 48 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
19 44 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
20 42 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 215 (2.65%) JIRA
2 89 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 86 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.58%) Selenium
5 38 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
6 33 (0.41%) Git (software)
7 32 (0.39%) Jenkins
8 29 (0.36%) Subversion
9 22 (0.27%) JMeter
9 22 (0.27%) Toad
10 21 (0.26%) JUnit
11 20 (0.25%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.18%) Moq
13 14 (0.17%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.15%) Yeoman
14 12 (0.15%) Maven
15 11 (0.14%) NUnit
15 11 (0.14%) Talend Open Studio
15 11 (0.14%) PowerBuilder
16 10 (0.12%) SpecFlow
General
1 3137 (38.62%) Finance
2 1221 (15.03%) Banking
3 1028 (12.66%) Retail
4 394 (4.85%) Investment Banking
5 321 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 273 (3.36%) Marketing
7 246 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 234 (2.88%) Front Office
9 219 (2.70%) Back Office
10 204 (2.51%) Legal
11 174 (2.14%) Advertising
12 156 (1.92%) Retail Banking
13 153 (1.88%) Law
14 134 (1.65%) Financial Institution
15 126 (1.55%) Billing
16 67 (0.82%) Publishing
17 47 (0.58%) Automotive
18 44 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
19 41 (0.50%) General Ledger
20 37 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 5052 (62.20%) Analyst
2 4532 (55.80%) Business Analyst
3 837 (10.31%) Consultant
4 621 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
5 609 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 574 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
7 540 (6.65%) Developer
8 380 (4.68%) Agile Business Analyst
9 325 (4.00%) Business Manager
10 306 (3.77%) Architect
11 274 (3.37%) Systems Analyst
12 256 (3.15%) Banking Business Analyst
13 237 (2.92%) Financial Business Analyst
14 221 (2.72%) IT Business Analyst
15 197 (2.43%) Business Systems Analyst
16 188 (2.31%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 187 (2.30%) Lead Business Analyst
18 183 (2.25%) Junior
19 159 (1.96%) Business Consultant
20 155 (1.91%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 643 (7.92%) .NET
2 317 (3.90%) HTML
3 244 (3.00%) CSS
4 242 (2.98%) XML
5 232 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 197 (2.43%) Web Services
7 126 (1.55%) jQuery
8 114 (1.40%) .NET Framework
9 69 (0.85%) J2EE
9 69 (0.85%) HTML5
9 69 (0.85%) AngularJS
10 67 (0.82%) WPF
11 65 (0.80%) WCF
12 57 (0.70%) Middleware
13 55 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 50 (0.62%) Visualforce
15 47 (0.58%) SOAP
16 46 (0.57%) Ajax
17 44 (0.54%) CSS3
18 40 (0.49%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1361 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 462 (5.69%) Management Information System
3 267 (3.29%) Computer Science
4 230 (2.83%) User Experience
5 206 (2.54%) Derivative
6 179 (2.20%) FMCG
7 171 (2.11%) Equities
8 151 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 149 (1.83%) Fixed Income
10 141 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 141 (1.74%) Mathematics
11 125 (1.54%) Mobile App
12 119 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 88 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 88 (1.08%) Data Integration
14 77 (0.95%) PMI
15 74 (0.91%) Reference Data
16 63 (0.78%) Hedge funds
17 62 (0.76%) Client/Server
18 59 (0.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 243 (2.99%) Windows
2 72 (0.89%) UNIX
3 56 (0.69%) Linux
4 53 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 47 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (0.54%) Apple iOS
7 42 (0.52%) Android
8 33 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (0.23%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.14%) Solaris
13 9 (0.11%) SUSE
13 9 (0.11%) Debian
13 9 (0.11%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.062%) VMS
15 4 (0.049%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.025%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.025%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.025%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2254 (27.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2124 (26.15%) Project Management
3 1565 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 935 (11.51%) SDLC
5 900 (11.08%) PRINCE2
6 896 (11.03%) Scrum
7 734 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
8 719 (8.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 695 (8.56%) Use Case
10 682 (8.40%) Change Management
11 657 (8.09%) UML
12 656 (8.08%) Waterfall
13 640 (7.88%) CRM
14 526 (6.48%) Data Modelling
15 491 (6.05%) E-Commerce
16 464 (5.71%) User Stories
17 441 (5.43%) Data Analysis
18 429 (5.28%) Mentoring
19 424 (5.22%) ITIL
20 382 (4.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1285 (15.82%) SQL
2 463 (5.70%) C#
3 372 (4.58%) Java
4 289 (3.56%) JavaScript
5 143 (1.76%) T-SQL
6 123 (1.51%) PL/SQL
7 114 (1.40%) C
8 108 (1.33%) Python
9 103 (1.27%) C++
10 86 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 83 (1.02%) VBA
12 61 (0.75%) R
13 54 (0.66%) Apex Code
14 48 (0.59%) PHP
14 48 (0.59%) VB
15 35 (0.43%) ABAP
15 35 (0.43%) PowerShell
16 24 (0.30%) VBScript
17 21 (0.26%) Shell Script
18 19 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1321 (16.26%) Degree
2 782 (9.63%) ISEB
3 185 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 133 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 126 (1.55%) PMI Certification
6 77 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 73 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 72 (0.89%) IIBA
9 71 (0.87%) DV Cleared
10 69 (0.85%) CBAP
11 60 (0.74%) PMP
12 59 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
13 56 (0.69%) ISTQB
14 45 (0.55%) CISA
15 44 (0.54%) CISSP
16 38 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
17 36 (0.44%) MBA
18 30 (0.37%) ACCA
19 27 (0.33%) CIMA
20 24 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (6.34%) QA
2 80 (0.98%) EMIR
3 70 (0.86%) MiFID
4 54 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 45 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
6 40 (0.49%) CRD IV
7 39 (0.48%) SLA
8 38 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 35 (0.43%) Solvency II
10 21 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 20 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 16 (0.20%) Basel III
12 16 (0.20%) FATCA
13 14 (0.17%) COREP
14 13 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.16%) COBIT
15 11 (0.14%) ISO 9000
16 10 (0.12%) PMBOK
17 8 (0.098%) Basel II
18 6 (0.074%) FINREP
System Software
1 54 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.15%) VirtualBox
4 6 (0.074%) vSphere
5 5 (0.062%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.062%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.062%) XenApp
6 4 (0.049%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.049%) Varnish
7 3 (0.037%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.025%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.025%) IAG
9 1 (0.012%) KVM
9 1 (0.012%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.15%) Vagrant
3 10 (0.12%) MOM
4 5 (0.062%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.049%) HAProxy
5 4 (0.049%) Oracle EDQ
5 4 (0.049%) Unicenter
5 4 (0.049%) ZABBIX
6 3 (0.037%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (0.037%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.025%) Ansible
7 2 (0.025%) Puppet
7 2 (0.025%) Nagios
8 1 (0.012%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.012%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 903 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 659 (8.11%) Oracle
3 510 (6.28%) SAP
4 194 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
5 133 (1.64%) IBM
6 100 (1.23%) Cognos
7 92 (1.13%) Tableau
8 72 (0.89%) hybris
9 51 (0.63%) Informatica
10 50 (0.62%) Hyperion
11 47 (0.58%) Sage
11 47 (0.58%) Teradata
12 41 (0.50%) ATG
13 32 (0.39%) HP
13 32 (0.39%) VMware
13 32 (0.39%) Northgate
13 32 (0.39%) Atlassian
14 28 (0.34%) Capita
15 27 (0.33%) Sitecore
15 27 (0.33%) Cisco
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East
Zurich
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefit + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus brilliant benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 (dependent on experiance)
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum Plus excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40k - £60k + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k to £120k
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + additional flexible benefits packa
Posted: Yesterday
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 4.2 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday