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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK
Rank 89 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2605 3394 3508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.09% 3.40% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.87% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2064 2798 2947
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 £75,000 £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
74379 87644 90527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.14% 87.68% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61268 72885 74721
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 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -10 2446 £52,500 +5.00% 288
London -4 1155 £60,000 +4.34% 119
South East -15 387 £47,500 -5.00% 52
City of London +16 240 £55,000 -8.33% 40
East of England +10 193 £50,000 -4.76% 15
North West -8 179 £42,500 +6.25% 26
West Midlands -14 178 £42,500 -5.55% 28
Yorkshire -17 140 £45,000 +2.27% 24
South West +6 129 £42,000 -6.66% 13
Manchester +1 104 £45,000 +5.88% 11
West Yorkshire -8 103 £45,000 +2.27% 15
Leeds +2 87 £45,000 +2.27% 9
Surrey -4 83 £52,500 +5.00% 12
Berkshire -11 79 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Scotland -14 70 £42,500 -10.52% 8
East Midlands -17 66 £46,000 +8.23% 9
Buckinghamshire +25 62 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Birmingham -32 59 £45,000 - 12
Cambridgeshire +26 56 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Hampshire +17 54 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Reading +6 46 £37,000 -22.10% 4
West Sussex +18 45 £39,500 -12.22% 4
Essex +3 45 £50,000 -14.89% 3
Cambridge +31 43 £46,924 +10.40% 1
South Wales +25 41 £37,725 -7.98%
Wales +24 41 £37,725 -7.98%
Bristol +5 41 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Edinburgh -7 38 £46,000 -8.00% 5
Hertfordshire -26 37 £52,500 -12.50% 3
Nottinghamshire +7 31 £54,496 +55.70% 1

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 2123 (38.60%) Finance
2 2115 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1469 (26.71%) Project Management
4 1089 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 931 (16.93%) SQL
6 886 (16.11%) Degree
7 841 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
8 707 (12.85%) Waterfall
9 665 (12.09%) Microsoft
10 638 (11.60%) Banking
11 634 (11.53%) Retail
12 628 (11.42%) SDLC
13 598 (10.87%) Scrum
14 583 (10.60%) ISEB
15 558 (10.15%) PRINCE2
16 536 (9.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 510 (9.27%) User Stories
18 458 (8.33%) CRM
19 449 (8.16%) UML
20 446 (8.11%) .NET
21 431 (7.84%) Change Management
21 431 (7.84%) Use Case
22 428 (7.78%) SQL Server
23 419 (7.62%) MS Excel
24 410 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
25 394 (7.16%) SAP
26 356 (6.47%) Mentoring
27 345 (6.27%) E-Commerce
28 325 (5.91%) C#
29 314 (5.71%) Marketing

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
1 187 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 92 (1.67%) Confluence
3 51 (0.93%) WebSphere
4 45 (0.82%) SAS
5 42 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 35 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (0.51%) CMS
8 22 (0.40%) IIS
9 18 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 17 (0.31%) Apache
10 17 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.29%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.25%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.22%) Moodle
14 10 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
14 10 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.18%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.15%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 419 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 263 (4.78%) MS Office
3 231 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 107 (1.95%) MS Project
5 106 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.22%) SPSS
7 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.073%) InDesign
10 2 (0.036%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.036%) Stata
11 1 (0.018%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.018%) InVision
11 1 (0.018%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 139 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (1.40%) SAP SCM
3 74 (1.35%) SAP PP
4 66 (1.20%) SAP FI
5 65 (1.18%) SAP MM
6 62 (1.13%) SAP CO
6 62 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 62 (1.13%) SAP SD
7 37 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
8 32 (0.58%) SAP ERP
9 29 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
9 29 (0.53%) SAP QM
10 28 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
10 28 (0.51%) SAP WM
11 25 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
12 22 (0.40%) Sonata
13 21 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
14 19 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 19 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
15 17 (0.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 85 (1.55%) SaaS
2 57 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.73%) Office 365
4 35 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.27%) PaaS
7 13 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 12 (0.22%) FinancialForce.com
9 11 (0.20%) Force.com
10 8 (0.15%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.15%) IaaS
11 7 (0.13%) Lucidchart
12 6 (0.11%) Yammer
13 5 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.091%) Data Lake Analytics
14 4 (0.073%) GitHub
15 3 (0.055%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.055%) Responsys
15 3 (0.055%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 1 (0.018%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 89 (1.62%) Internet
2 61 (1.11%) Intranet
3 30 (0.55%) Firewall
4 27 (0.49%) HTTP
5 15 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.25%) WAN
7 13 (0.24%) CTI
7 13 (0.24%) LAN
8 12 (0.22%) Extranet
9 10 (0.18%) SAN
10 9 (0.16%) DNS
11 8 (0.15%) 3GPP
11 8 (0.15%) RFID
12 7 (0.13%) VLAN
13 4 (0.073%) Intelligent Network
13 4 (0.073%) Network Security
13 4 (0.073%) SMS
14 3 (0.055%) Broadband
14 3 (0.055%) SMTP
14 3 (0.055%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 157 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
3 132 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (1.91%) Big Data
5 101 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 73 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 66 (1.20%) QlikView
9 63 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
10 55 (1.00%) SAP BW
10 55 (1.00%) SAP HANA
11 51 (0.93%) Data Mining
12 49 (0.89%) Hadoop
13 44 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
15 40 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 38 (0.69%) MySQL
17 37 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
18 34 (0.62%) Power BI
19 26 (0.47%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 218 (3.96%) JIRA
2 64 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (1.07%) Selenium
3 59 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 58 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 49 (0.89%) Git (software)
6 36 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 26 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 24 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 23 (0.42%) Subversion
10 21 (0.38%) Hudson
11 20 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (0.33%) Maven
12 18 (0.33%) Moq
13 14 (0.25%) Axure RP
14 13 (0.24%) Appium
15 12 (0.22%) JIRA Agile
15 12 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (0.22%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 2123 (38.60%) Finance
2 638 (11.60%) Banking
3 634 (11.53%) Retail
4 314 (5.71%) Marketing
5 274 (4.98%) Legal
6 213 (3.87%) Back Office
7 191 (3.47%) Front Office
8 185 (3.36%) Telecoms
9 182 (3.31%) Investment Banking
10 147 (2.67%) Manufacturing
11 146 (2.65%) Law
12 137 (2.49%) Advertising
13 83 (1.51%) Financial Institution
14 63 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
15 59 (1.07%) Billing
16 53 (0.96%) Publishing
17 39 (0.71%) Private Banking
18 34 (0.62%) Spanish Language
19 30 (0.55%) Games
20 25 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3515 (63.91%) Analyst
2 3009 (54.71%) Business Analyst
3 451 (8.20%) Consultant
4 416 (7.56%) Project Manager
5 398 (7.24%) Senior Analyst
6 358 (6.51%) Senior Business Analyst
7 310 (5.64%) IT Analyst
8 301 (5.47%) Business IT Analyst
9 299 (5.44%) IT Business Analyst
10 288 (5.24%) Developer
11 285 (5.18%) Agile Business Analyst
12 249 (4.53%) Architect
13 228 (4.15%) Financial Analyst
14 193 (3.51%) Digital Analyst
15 190 (3.45%) Finance Business Analyst
16 187 (3.40%) Business Systems Analyst
17 183 (3.33%) Digital Business Analyst
18 174 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
19 173 (3.15%) Systems Analyst
20 161 (2.93%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 446 (8.11%) .NET
2 260 (4.73%) HTML
3 228 (4.15%) XML
4 153 (2.78%) Web Services
5 136 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 120 (2.18%) CSS
7 94 (1.71%) HTML5
8 86 (1.56%) .NET Framework
9 69 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 65 (1.18%) Middleware
11 61 (1.11%) jQuery
12 56 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
13 55 (1.00%) SOAP
14 52 (0.95%) REST
15 49 (0.89%) AngularJS
16 44 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (0.69%) CSS3
18 37 (0.67%) EDI
19 34 (0.62%) JSON
20 32 (0.58%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 841 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 214 (3.89%) User Experience
4 196 (3.56%) Fixed Income
5 185 (3.36%) Derivative
6 169 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 144 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 123 (2.24%) Equities
9 114 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 97 (1.76%) PMI
11 90 (1.64%) Fintech
12 86 (1.56%) FMCG
13 78 (1.42%) Mathematics
14 74 (1.35%) Data Integration
15 73 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
16 64 (1.16%) Credit Risk
17 63 (1.15%) Visualisation
18 61 (1.11%) NHS
19 52 (0.95%) Online Banking
20 49 (0.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 129 (2.35%) Windows
2 84 (1.53%) Linux
3 63 (1.15%) Unix
4 41 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 40 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 35 (0.64%) Android
7 14 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.15%) Solaris
12 6 (0.11%) AIX
12 6 (0.11%) HPUX
13 3 (0.055%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.036%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.036%) VMS
14 2 (0.036%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.018%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.018%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2115 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 1469 (26.71%) Project Management
3 1089 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 707 (12.85%) Waterfall
5 628 (11.42%) SDLC
6 598 (10.87%) Scrum
7 558 (10.15%) PRINCE2
8 536 (9.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 510 (9.27%) User Stories
10 458 (8.33%) CRM
11 449 (8.16%) UML
12 431 (7.84%) Change Management
12 431 (7.84%) Use Case
13 410 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
14 356 (6.47%) Mentoring
15 345 (6.27%) E-Commerce
16 289 (5.25%) ITIL
17 281 (5.11%) Data Modelling
18 279 (5.07%) Analytics
19 263 (4.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 931 (16.93%) SQL
2 325 (5.91%) C#
3 251 (4.56%) Java
4 212 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 106 (1.93%) C
6 95 (1.73%) Python
7 93 (1.69%) ABAP
8 64 (1.16%) T-SQL
9 59 (1.07%) R
10 57 (1.04%) VBA
11 53 (0.96%) PHP
12 47 (0.85%) C++
13 38 (0.69%) VB.NET
14 31 (0.56%) PL/SQL
15 29 (0.53%) Scala
16 27 (0.49%) VB
17 24 (0.44%) Perl
17 24 (0.44%) PowerShell
18 23 (0.42%) Shell Script
19 20 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 886 (16.11%) Degree
2 583 (10.60%) ISEB
3 133 (2.42%) PMI Certification
4 109 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 91 (1.65%) IIBA
6 65 (1.18%) PMP
7 62 (1.13%) CBAP
8 53 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 40 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 37 (0.67%) SC Cleared
12 35 (0.64%) DV Cleared
13 29 (0.53%) MBA
14 22 (0.40%) APMP
15 18 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 17 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 16 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
18 14 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
19 11 (0.20%) CISA
19 11 (0.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 286 (5.20%) QA
2 128 (2.33%) MiFID
3 50 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 43 (0.78%) EMIR
5 31 (0.56%) SLA
6 29 (0.53%) SEPA
7 28 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (0.42%) Basel II
8 23 (0.42%) FATCA
9 20 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 19 (0.35%) Basel III
11 16 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 15 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
12 15 (0.27%) PCI DSS
13 13 (0.24%) ISO 14001
13 13 (0.24%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.22%) PMBOK
15 9 (0.16%) COBIT
15 9 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 7 (0.13%) AIFMD
System Software
1 32 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.18%) HDFS
3 7 (0.13%) Docker
3 7 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.073%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.073%) vSphere
4 4 (0.073%) Xen
4 4 (0.073%) XenServer
5 3 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.018%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.018%) Varnish
6 1 (0.018%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.31%) Puppet
3 16 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (0.24%) Ambari
5 12 (0.22%) Ansible
6 9 (0.16%) RSA Archer
7 6 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 6 (0.11%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.073%) Cobbler
8 4 (0.073%) Control-M
8 4 (0.073%) Oozie
8 4 (0.073%) WMI
9 2 (0.036%) SCCM
9 2 (0.036%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.018%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.018%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.018%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.018%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.018%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.018%) Nagios
Vendors
1 665 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 394 (7.16%) SAP
3 309 (5.62%) Oracle
4 123 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
5 102 (1.85%) IBM
6 61 (1.11%) HP
7 56 (1.02%) Tableau
8 43 (0.78%) Bloomberg
8 43 (0.78%) Cognos
9 40 (0.73%) Atlassian
10 38 (0.69%) Cognizant
10 38 (0.69%) Hyperion
11 36 (0.65%) JD Edwards
12 28 (0.51%) Charles River
13 27 (0.49%) hybris
13 27 (0.49%) Infor
14 26 (0.47%) JDA
15 25 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
16 24 (0.44%) ATG
17 21 (0.38%) Google
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Health, Pension, Childcare vouchers,
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Discount on t
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £32000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £33000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £47,000 per annum + 40 days holiday + 26% pension + flexible ben
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
TD Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus overtime and flexi hours
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £4145000000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago