The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 66 67 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4269 3802 4043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.71% 3.49% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 4.44% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3547 3069 3385
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92606 85560 91430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 80.40% 78.65% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 74653 70125 77975
Average salary £48,000 £46,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +2 3954 £50,000 - 531
London -6 1907 £55,000 -4.34% 254
South East +9 712 £47,500 +3.26% 90
City of London -11 516 £55,000 -8.33% 110
East of England +30 258 £49,000 +8.88% 29
North West +42 248 £37,500 - 28
Yorkshire -9 244 £40,000 +3.89% 28
Surrey +52 235 £50,000 +5.26% 15
South West +1 214 £42,500 +13.33% 53
West Midlands +24 200 £45,000 - 24
Scotland +12 196 £45,000 +8.43% 16
West Yorkshire -11 181 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Manchester +41 176 £37,500 - 18
Berkshire +15 163 £49,500 -1.00% 20
Leeds -1 156 £40,000 +9.58% 10
East Midlands +22 138 £40,000 - 18
Edinburgh +28 122 £45,000 - 10
Bedfordshire +16 97 £49,000 -6.22% 8
Birmingham +8 82 £47,500 - 8
Hampshire -27 79 £47,500 +0.52% 16
Buckinghamshire +10 75 £45,000 - 19
Reading +36 69 £50,000 +5.26% 12
Woking +27 61 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Bristol -1 59 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Hertfordshire +10 57 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Northamptonshire +34 52 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Glasgow -11 49 £39,500 +8.21% 4
Cambridgeshire +20 47 £45,375 -2.41% 7
Nottinghamshire +14 47 £42,500 -2.85% 8
Oxfordshire -5 46 £45,000 +18.42% 4

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3299 (37.45%) Finance
2 2473 (28.07%) Project Management
3 1678 (19.05%) SQL
4 1516 (17.21%) Degree
5 1301 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
6 1143 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 1134 (12.87%) Banking
8 1099 (12.48%) Microsoft
9 1089 (12.36%) PRINCE2
10 976 (11.08%) UML
11 953 (10.82%) Retail
12 909 (10.32%) ISEB
13 878 (9.97%) Scrum
14 857 (9.73%) SQL Server
15 855 (9.71%) MS Excel
16 854 (9.69%) .NET
17 785 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
18 774 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
19 736 (8.36%) E-Commerce
20 706 (8.01%) Use Case
21 701 (7.96%) Waterfall
22 691 (7.84%) CRM
23 660 (7.49%) Oracle
24 596 (6.77%) Java
25 564 (6.40%) User Stories
26 552 (6.27%) Data Analysis
27 545 (6.19%) Change Management
28 528 (5.99%) Data Modelling
29 515 (5.85%) C#
30 509 (5.78%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 445 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 157 (1.78%) SAS
3 117 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 89 (1.01%) CMS
5 70 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 63 (0.72%) IIS
7 50 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 40 (0.45%) Drupal
9 39 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
9 39 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 39 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 34 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
11 32 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
12 29 (0.33%) Documentum
13 28 (0.32%) MS Exchange
14 27 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 20 (0.23%) Apache Pig
16 19 (0.22%) Confluence
17 18 (0.20%) Tomcat
18 16 (0.18%) Apache
Applications
1 855 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 453 (5.14%) MS Office
3 436 (4.95%) MS Visio
4 289 (3.28%) MS Project
5 169 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 71 (0.81%) SPSS
7 38 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
8 31 (0.35%) CPLEX
9 16 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 14 (0.16%) FastStats
10 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
11 12 (0.14%) InfoPath
12 9 (0.10%) Mingle
13 8 (0.091%) Acrobat
14 6 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
15 3 (0.034%) Stata
15 3 (0.034%) Mathematica
15 3 (0.034%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.023%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.023%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 162 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 58 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
4 47 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 45 (0.51%) SAP MM
6 43 (0.49%) SAP FI
7 35 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
7 35 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 31 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
9 30 (0.34%) SAP CRM
9 30 (0.34%) Magento
10 28 (0.32%) SAP PP
10 28 (0.32%) SAP Business One
11 27 (0.31%) LatentZero
12 20 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
13 19 (0.22%) Oracle CRM
13 19 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 18 (0.20%) Markit EDM
15 17 (0.19%) arcHouse
15 17 (0.19%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 143 (1.62%) SaaS
2 25 (0.28%) Force.com
3 22 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (0.23%) Office 365
5 18 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 9 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
8 9 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (0.10%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.068%) PaaS
10 4 (0.045%) Heroku
11 3 (0.034%) Taleo
12 1 (0.011%) GitHub
12 1 (0.011%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 115 (1.31%) Internet
2 113 (1.28%) Intranet
3 27 (0.31%) LAN
4 26 (0.30%) Extranet
5 23 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 22 (0.25%) MPLS
7 17 (0.19%) FTP
7 17 (0.19%) HTTP
7 17 (0.19%) WAN
8 13 (0.15%) DNS
9 11 (0.12%) Wireless
9 11 (0.12%) SMS
10 10 (0.11%) DHCP
11 8 (0.091%) Broadband
12 5 (0.057%) MVNO
12 5 (0.057%) VoIP
13 4 (0.045%) IP Telephony
13 4 (0.045%) VPN
13 4 (0.045%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.045%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 857 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 379 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 296 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 279 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 226 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 168 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 147 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 128 (1.45%) Oracle Database
9 100 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 99 (1.12%) Data Mining
11 94 (1.07%) QlikView
12 93 (1.06%) OLAP
13 91 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
14 88 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 85 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 78 (0.89%) Big Data
17 77 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
18 70 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
19 63 (0.72%) Hadoop
20 62 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 202 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 131 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (1.18%) JIRA
4 44 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
5 43 (0.49%) Selenium
6 39 (0.44%) Subversion
7 37 (0.42%) NUnit
8 31 (0.35%) Eclipse
9 25 (0.28%) Git (software)
10 24 (0.27%) Bugzilla
11 23 (0.26%) Ant
12 22 (0.25%) Toad
12 22 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
12 22 (0.25%) Axure RP
13 21 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
14 19 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 19 (0.22%) Cucumber
14 19 (0.22%) Rational Rose
15 18 (0.20%) TestComplete
16 17 (0.19%) MSTest
General
1 3299 (37.45%) Finance
2 1134 (12.87%) Banking
3 953 (10.82%) Retail
4 498 (5.65%) Marketing
5 454 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 330 (3.75%) Investment Banking
7 316 (3.59%) Front Office
8 247 (2.80%) Back Office
9 230 (2.61%) Legal
10 190 (2.16%) Advertising
11 173 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 165 (1.87%) Publishing
13 158 (1.79%) Retail Banking
14 146 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
15 136 (1.54%) Law
15 136 (1.54%) Billing
16 129 (1.46%) Financial Institution
17 85 (0.96%) Games
18 40 (0.45%) General Ledger
18 40 (0.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5509 (62.54%) Analyst
2 4920 (55.85%) Business Analyst
3 869 (9.86%) Project Manager
4 763 (8.66%) Consultant
5 701 (7.96%) Senior Analyst
6 608 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
7 540 (6.13%) Developer
8 399 (4.53%) Agile Business Analyst
9 356 (4.04%) Architect
10 346 (3.93%) Systems Analyst
11 300 (3.41%) Business Manager
12 260 (2.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 243 (2.76%) Lead Business Analyst
14 237 (2.69%) Financial Business Analyst
15 232 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
16 227 (2.58%) Technical Business Analyst
17 199 (2.26%) IT Business Analyst
18 197 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
19 188 (2.13%) Financial Services Business Analyst
20 187 (2.12%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 854 (9.69%) .NET
2 390 (4.43%) XML
3 360 (4.09%) HTML
4 297 (3.37%) ASP.NET
5 286 (3.25%) CSS
6 247 (2.80%) Web Services
7 135 (1.53%) jQuery
8 93 (1.06%) Middleware
9 83 (0.94%) WCF
10 82 (0.93%) XSLT
11 80 (0.91%) .NET Framework
12 67 (0.76%) HTML5
13 65 (0.74%) J2EE
13 65 (0.74%) Ajax
14 63 (0.72%) SOAP
15 49 (0.56%) Spring
16 45 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (0.44%) WinForms
18 34 (0.39%) CSS3
19 32 (0.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 509 (5.78%) Management Information System
2 293 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 243 (2.76%) Derivative
4 196 (2.22%) Equities
5 188 (2.13%) Fixed Income
6 173 (1.96%) Credit Risk
7 151 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 143 (1.62%) Mathematics
9 127 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 124 (1.41%) FMCG
11 116 (1.32%) Market Risk
12 98 (1.11%) Economics
13 96 (1.09%) Reference Data
14 95 (1.08%) Visualisation
15 94 (1.07%) SWIFT
16 83 (0.94%) Hedge funds
17 80 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
18 79 (0.90%) Open Source
19 66 (0.75%) Statistics
19 66 (0.75%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 214 (2.43%) Windows
2 152 (1.73%) UNIX
3 142 (1.61%) Linux
4 33 (0.37%) Apple iOS
5 32 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.31%) Android
8 9 (0.10%) Oracle Linux
9 8 (0.091%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.057%) Solaris
11 4 (0.045%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.045%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.034%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.034%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.034%) AIX
13 2 (0.023%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.023%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.011%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.011%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.011%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2473 (28.07%) Project Management
2 1301 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 1143 (12.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 1089 (12.36%) PRINCE2
5 976 (11.08%) UML
6 878 (9.97%) Scrum
7 785 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
8 774 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 736 (8.36%) E-Commerce
10 706 (8.01%) Use Case
11 701 (7.96%) Waterfall
12 691 (7.84%) CRM
13 564 (6.40%) User Stories
14 552 (6.27%) Data Analysis
15 545 (6.19%) Change Management
16 528 (5.99%) Data Modelling
17 397 (4.51%) ERP
18 386 (4.38%) Systems Analysis
19 377 (4.28%) Analytics
20 374 (4.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1678 (19.05%) SQL
2 596 (6.77%) Java
3 515 (5.85%) C#
4 278 (3.16%) JavaScript
5 252 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 190 (2.16%) C++
7 179 (2.03%) Python
8 146 (1.66%) VBA
9 132 (1.50%) VB
9 132 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 122 (1.38%) C
11 77 (0.87%) PL/SQL
12 66 (0.75%) R
13 62 (0.70%) PHP
14 48 (0.54%) VBScript
15 46 (0.52%) Perl
16 44 (0.50%) Shell Script
17 41 (0.47%) MATLAB
18 36 (0.41%) ABAP
19 32 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1516 (17.21%) Degree
2 909 (10.32%) ISEB
3 223 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 163 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 126 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 102 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 95 (1.08%) CBAP
8 87 (0.99%) PMP
9 86 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 79 (0.90%) IIBA
11 70 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 55 (0.62%) ISTQB
13 47 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 44 (0.50%) CISA
15 39 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 38 (0.43%) PhD
17 29 (0.33%) CIMA
18 27 (0.31%) MBA
19 22 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
20 20 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 507 (5.76%) QA
2 99 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 55 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 51 (0.58%) SLA
5 46 (0.52%) EMIR
5 46 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
6 29 (0.33%) Basel III
7 22 (0.25%) COREP
8 21 (0.24%) FATCA
9 19 (0.22%) Basel II
9 19 (0.22%) MiFID
10 17 (0.19%) FINREP
11 13 (0.15%) Solvency II
12 11 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.11%) ISO 8583
14 9 (0.10%) PCI DSS
15 8 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (0.091%) CRD IV
16 7 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 7 (0.079%) GCP
System Software
1 32 (0.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.23%) XenApp
3 4 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.045%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.034%) UAG
4 3 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.023%) HDFS
6 1 (0.011%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.011%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.011%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 55 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Management
2 18 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 8 (0.091%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (0.091%) SCCM
3 8 (0.091%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.045%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.034%) Puppet
5 3 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.034%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.034%) OpenView
6 2 (0.023%) Control-M
6 2 (0.023%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.011%) logstash
7 1 (0.011%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.011%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.011%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1099 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 660 (7.49%) Oracle
3 487 (5.53%) SAP
4 233 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
5 129 (1.46%) Business Objects
6 98 (1.11%) Cognos
7 82 (0.93%) IBM
8 71 (0.81%) Tableau
9 58 (0.66%) Informatica
10 57 (0.65%) HP
11 52 (0.59%) Siebel
12 46 (0.52%) Charles River
13 44 (0.50%) Sybase
14 43 (0.49%) thinkFolio
15 42 (0.48%) Civica
16 41 (0.47%) Capita
17 40 (0.45%) Adobe
18 39 (0.44%) hybris
18 39 (0.44%) Sitecore
18 39 (0.44%) Bloomberg
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Salary: Circa 40-45,000
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