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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 81 76 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3143 3975 4497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.24% 3.59% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 4.14% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2628 3344 3783
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
85300 96063 103309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.87% 86.80% 85.46%
Number of salaries quoted 71291 78493 83654
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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
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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 -5 2886 £50,000 - 323
London -17 1398 £57,500 -0.86% 138
South East -7 502 £47,500 +3.26% 57
City of London -20 250 £60,000 +4.34% 49
East of England +32 191 £48,000 - 26
West Midlands -13 183 £42,655 +1.55% 15
North West -25 166 £40,000 -2.43% 25
South West +14 161 £42,500 -1.16% 20
Scotland +18 151 £45,000 -9.54% 8
Yorkshire -32 150 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Berkshire -18 122 £55,000 +22.22% 19
East Midlands -10 113 £42,500 -5.55% 8
West Yorkshire -31 106 £43,000 +7.50% 21
Surrey +15 102 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Manchester -18 99 £42,500 +6.25% 19
Edinburgh +34 92 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Leeds -9 72 £43,500 +4.06% 13
Hampshire -19 71 £44,000 -2.22% 9
Birmingham -7 63 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Hertfordshire +20 62 £47,500 -2.56% 9
Wales +5 61 £38,000 +8.57% 4
South Wales +3 60 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 56 £48,750 +8.33% 6
Northamptonshire +12 50 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Glasgow -10 50 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent +37 46 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Bristol +39 45 £43,500 +8.75% 12
Northampton +18 44 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Sussex +33 41 £50,000 +15.47% 3
Cambridgeshire +10 41 £50,000 +17.64% 5

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2797 (40.85%) Finance
2 2440 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
3 1781 (26.01%) Project Management
4 1434 (20.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1106 (16.15%) Degree
6 1105 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
7 1061 (15.50%) SQL
8 960 (14.02%) Microsoft
9 917 (13.39%) SDLC
10 777 (11.35%) Scrum
10 777 (11.35%) Retail
11 763 (11.14%) Waterfall
12 753 (11.00%) Banking
13 713 (10.41%) SQL Server
14 698 (10.19%) PRINCE2
15 655 (9.57%) ISEB
16 646 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
16 646 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
17 642 (9.38%) CRM
18 628 (9.17%) UML
19 620 (9.06%) Change Management
20 614 (8.97%) SAP
21 609 (8.89%) Use Case
22 576 (8.41%) Oracle
22 576 (8.41%) MS Excel
23 563 (8.22%) .NET
24 506 (7.39%) Management Information System
25 493 (7.20%) User Stories
26 467 (6.82%) ITIL
27 395 (5.77%) 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
1 223 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 134 (1.96%) CMS
3 95 (1.39%) SAS
4 70 (1.02%) Confluence
5 58 (0.85%) WordPress
6 56 (0.82%) WebSphere
7 44 (0.64%) Jadu
8 34 (0.50%) IIS
9 31 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 30 (0.44%) NServiceBus
11 29 (0.42%) JBoss
12 23 (0.34%) WebLogic
13 20 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.29%) Umbraco
14 19 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
15 18 (0.26%) Apache
16 17 (0.25%) MS Exchange
17 15 (0.22%) Apache Spark
18 14 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
19 10 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 576 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 378 (5.52%) MS Office
3 357 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 182 (2.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 127 (1.85%) MS Project
6 36 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
7 32 (0.47%) SPSS
8 6 (0.088%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.073%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.073%) Mingle
10 4 (0.058%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.058%) DOC1
10 4 (0.058%) Revit
10 4 (0.058%) Stata
11 3 (0.044%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.029%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.029%) InDesign
12 2 (0.029%) Maya
Business Applications
1 241 (3.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (1.36%) SAP FI
3 92 (1.34%) SAP CO
4 90 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
5 76 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
6 68 (0.99%) SAP SD
7 60 (0.88%) SAP MM
8 58 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 44 (0.64%) SAP PP
10 41 (0.60%) Markit EDM
11 34 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
12 31 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
13 30 (0.44%) SAP SCM
14 29 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 26 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
16 23 (0.34%) PeopleSoft Financials
16 23 (0.34%) SAP FS
17 19 (0.28%) Misys Midas
17 19 (0.28%) SAP ERP
18 18 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 141 (2.06%) SaaS
2 58 (0.85%) Office 365
3 42 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 35 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (0.37%) Force.com
7 16 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 15 (0.22%) PaaS
9 14 (0.20%) IaaS
10 9 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
11 8 (0.12%) Trello
12 6 (0.088%) BlueKai
12 6 (0.088%) Yammer
13 5 (0.073%) Adobe Analytics
13 5 (0.073%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.044%) AdWords
14 3 (0.044%) Google Play
15 2 (0.029%) Azure Active Directory
15 2 (0.029%) IBM Blueworks
15 2 (0.029%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 88 (1.29%) Intranet
2 72 (1.05%) Internet
3 17 (0.25%) FTP
4 15 (0.22%) DNS
5 14 (0.20%) Extranet
6 13 (0.19%) Wireless
7 12 (0.18%) Broadband
7 12 (0.18%) Firewall
8 11 (0.16%) LAN
8 11 (0.16%) SAN
9 9 (0.13%) HTTP
10 8 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (0.10%) VoIP
11 7 (0.10%) WAN
12 6 (0.088%) DHCP
13 5 (0.073%) TCP/IP
14 4 (0.058%) SMS
15 3 (0.044%) 3GPP
15 3 (0.044%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (0.044%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 713 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 395 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 321 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
4 262 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 176 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 170 (2.48%) Relational Database
7 127 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
8 121 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
9 118 (1.72%) Big Data
10 99 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 96 (1.40%) QlikView
12 70 (1.02%) Data Mining
13 69 (1.01%) OLAP
14 55 (0.80%) MySQL
15 54 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 52 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
17 46 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 46 (0.67%) SAP BW
18 45 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
19 43 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 238 (3.48%) JIRA
2 91 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (0.91%) Selenium
4 56 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 35 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 32 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 30 (0.44%) Jenkins
8 28 (0.41%) HP UFT
8 28 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
9 26 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (0.35%) Rational Functional Tester
10 24 (0.35%) SilkTest
11 14 (0.20%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.19%) Axure RP
13 12 (0.18%) Subversion
14 11 (0.16%) ERwin
15 10 (0.15%) Jasmine
15 10 (0.15%) RSpec
15 10 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 10 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 2797 (40.85%) Finance
2 777 (11.35%) Retail
3 753 (11.00%) Banking
4 306 (4.47%) Marketing
5 248 (3.62%) Telecoms
6 241 (3.52%) Investment Banking
7 214 (3.13%) Legal
8 212 (3.10%) Manufacturing
9 184 (2.69%) Front Office
10 169 (2.47%) Advertising
11 152 (2.22%) Back Office
12 136 (1.99%) Law
13 114 (1.66%) Billing
14 80 (1.17%) Publishing
15 78 (1.14%) Financial Institution
16 66 (0.96%) Local Government
17 54 (0.79%) French Language
18 48 (0.70%) Electronics
19 47 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
20 46 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4314 (63.01%) Analyst
2 3587 (52.39%) Business Analyst
3 587 (8.57%) Consultant
4 529 (7.73%) Project Manager
5 518 (7.57%) Senior Analyst
6 450 (6.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 449 (6.56%) IT Analyst
8 425 (6.21%) Business IT Analyst
9 419 (6.12%) IT Business Analyst
10 368 (5.37%) Developer
11 339 (4.95%) Agile Business Analyst
12 337 (4.92%) Financial Analyst
13 297 (4.34%) Finance Business Analyst
14 291 (4.25%) Business Systems Analyst
15 281 (4.10%) Systems Analyst
16 202 (2.95%) IT Manager
17 198 (2.89%) Business Manager
18 190 (2.77%) Software Analyst
19 188 (2.75%) SAP Analyst
20 174 (2.54%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 563 (8.22%) .NET
2 311 (4.54%) XML
3 279 (4.07%) HTML
4 208 (3.04%) Web Services
5 147 (2.15%) ASP.NET
6 146 (2.13%) CSS
7 92 (1.34%) .NET Framework
8 72 (1.05%) jQuery
9 61 (0.89%) AngularJS
10 58 (0.85%) Middleware
11 57 (0.83%) HTML5
12 55 (0.80%) SOAP
13 38 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (0.54%) JSON
15 32 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
15 32 (0.47%) REST
16 30 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
16 30 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (0.39%) XBRL
18 25 (0.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1105 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 506 (7.39%) Management Information System
3 266 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 233 (3.40%) User Experience
5 136 (1.99%) Mathematics
6 127 (1.85%) Derivative
7 118 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 114 (1.66%) Mobile App
9 110 (1.61%) FMCG
10 99 (1.45%) Fintech
11 96 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 87 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
13 86 (1.26%) Equities
14 75 (1.10%) Visualisation
15 60 (0.88%) Credit Risk
15 60 (0.88%) Data Centre
16 55 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
17 53 (0.77%) Statistics
18 50 (0.73%) Virtual Team
19 49 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 171 (2.50%) Windows
2 165 (2.41%) Unix
3 97 (1.42%) Linux
4 43 (0.63%) Windows Server
5 31 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 21 (0.31%) Android
9 15 (0.22%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.16%) AIX
11 7 (0.10%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.088%) Solaris
12 6 (0.088%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.073%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.073%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.073%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.058%) HPUX
14 4 (0.058%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.044%) OS/400
15 3 (0.044%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2440 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 1781 (26.01%) Project Management
3 1434 (20.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 917 (13.39%) SDLC
5 777 (11.35%) Scrum
6 763 (11.14%) Waterfall
7 698 (10.19%) PRINCE2
8 646 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
8 646 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 642 (9.38%) CRM
10 628 (9.17%) UML
11 620 (9.06%) Change Management
12 609 (8.89%) Use Case
13 493 (7.20%) User Stories
14 467 (6.82%) ITIL
15 388 (5.67%) Data Modelling
16 385 (5.62%) E-Commerce
17 352 (5.14%) Mentoring
18 333 (4.86%) Data Analysis
19 332 (4.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1061 (15.50%) SQL
2 350 (5.11%) C#
3 331 (4.83%) Java
4 233 (3.40%) JavaScript
5 127 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 104 (1.52%) C
7 88 (1.29%) VBA
8 85 (1.24%) PL/SQL
9 74 (1.08%) C++
10 67 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 55 (0.80%) PHP
12 46 (0.67%) Python
13 41 (0.60%) R
14 27 (0.39%) VB
15 24 (0.35%) Ruby
16 21 (0.31%) Perl
17 15 (0.22%) ABAP
18 13 (0.19%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.16%) PowerShell
20 10 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1106 (16.15%) Degree
2 655 (9.57%) ISEB
3 133 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 96 (1.40%) PMP
5 94 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 78 (1.14%) IIBA
7 61 (0.89%) ISTQB
7 61 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 53 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 47 (0.69%) CBAP
10 46 (0.67%) SC Cleared
11 32 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 27 (0.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 24 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 23 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 21 (0.31%) CITP
16 20 (0.29%) HND
17 18 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
18 15 (0.22%) MBCS
19 13 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (5.68%) QA
2 73 (1.07%) Data Quality
3 64 (0.93%) MiFID
4 52 (0.76%) EMIR
5 51 (0.74%) SLA
6 37 (0.54%) FATCA
7 25 (0.37%) SEPA
8 21 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.26%) GAAP
10 16 (0.23%) CRD IV
10 16 (0.23%) Solvency II
11 15 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
11 15 (0.22%) ISO 9001
12 14 (0.20%) Basel II
13 10 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 9 (0.13%) UCITS
15 8 (0.12%) ISO20022
16 7 (0.10%) Basel III
16 7 (0.10%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 52 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.088%) Varnish
4 5 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.058%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.029%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.015%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.015%) HDFS
7 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.015%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.015%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.015%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.015%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 25 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.19%) Puppet
3 12 (0.18%) SCCM
4 8 (0.12%) Ansible
5 5 (0.073%) BladeLogic
5 5 (0.073%) Control-M
6 3 (0.044%) Dollar Universe
6 3 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.029%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.029%) Netcool
7 2 (0.029%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.029%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.015%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.015%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.015%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (0.015%) Oozie
Vendors
1 960 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 614 (8.97%) SAP
3 576 (8.41%) Oracle
4 187 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
5 83 (1.21%) Tableau
6 72 (1.05%) Hyperion
7 65 (0.95%) Cognos
8 50 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 45 (0.66%) HP
9 45 (0.66%) IBM
10 43 (0.63%) Charles River
10 43 (0.63%) Informatica
11 34 (0.50%) hybris
12 33 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
13 32 (0.47%) JD Edwards
14 31 (0.45%) ATG
15 30 (0.44%) Google
16 29 (0.42%) Guidewire
16 29 (0.42%) Twitter
17 28 (0.41%) Talend
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Salary: £40k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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