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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 75 72 75
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3788 4331 4435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.67% 3.86% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.49% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3128 3529 3661
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average 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
90489 96461 102042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.62% 85.98% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75205 77953 82278
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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 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 -9 3466 £50,000 - 395
London -9 1672 £55,000 -4.34% 183
South East -10 568 £48,250 +2.11% 66
East of England +26 290 £47,500 -5.00% 18
City of London -10 286 £60,000 +4.34% 51
North West -10 217 £40,000 -5.88% 43
Yorkshire -21 207 £40,000 - 24
West Midlands +4 205 £42,500 - 26
Scotland +15 187 £45,500 +1.11% 23
South West -8 165 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Surrey +23 143 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Berkshire -18 140 £50,600 +1.20% 15
West Yorkshire -26 130 £39,000 -2.50% 22
Manchester -5 127 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Edinburgh +26 115 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Leeds -14 105 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Hertfordshire +50 100 £55,000 +1.85% 4
East Midlands -44 77 £45,000 - 13
Birmingham -4 73 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Cambridgeshire +14 70 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Wales +19 68 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Essex -3 68 £46,000 -9.80% 1
Glasgow +14 67 £40,000 -13.97% 4
South Wales +18 66 £37,500 -5.06% 5
Hampshire -22 62 £45,000 - 8
Wiltshire +17 61 £42,500 +2.40% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 55 £48,250 +7.22% 15
Cheshire +6 54 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Bristol -3 53 £42,500 +3.65% 6
East Sussex +52 47 £50,000 +15.47% 2

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2936 (41.03%) Finance
2 2506 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
3 1853 (25.90%) Project Management
4 1402 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 1278 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 1245 (17.40%) Degree
7 1127 (15.75%) SQL
8 1034 (14.45%) Microsoft
9 940 (13.14%) SDLC
10 857 (11.98%) Banking
11 821 (11.47%) Retail
12 809 (11.31%) Scrum
13 791 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
14 762 (10.65%) SQL Server
15 755 (10.55%) Waterfall
16 703 (9.83%) PRINCE2
17 701 (9.80%) CRM
18 695 (9.71%) ISEB
19 693 (9.69%) MS Excel
20 668 (9.34%) UML
21 651 (9.10%) User Acceptance Testing
22 641 (8.96%) Change Management
23 638 (8.92%) SAP
24 626 (8.75%) Use Case
25 625 (8.74%) Oracle
26 594 (8.30%) .NET
27 522 (7.30%) Management Information System
28 478 (6.68%) User Stories
29 432 (6.04%) E-Commerce
30 430 (6.01%) MS Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 243 (3.40%) SharePoint
2 137 (1.91%) CMS
3 105 (1.47%) SAS
4 66 (0.92%) Confluence
5 55 (0.77%) WordPress
6 46 (0.64%) Jadu
7 37 (0.52%) IIS
8 36 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 35 (0.49%) WebLogic
10 34 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 25 (0.35%) JBoss
12 24 (0.34%) Umbraco
13 22 (0.31%) NServiceBus
13 22 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
13 22 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 21 (0.29%) Apache
15 20 (0.28%) Apache Spark
16 17 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
17 16 (0.22%) Skype for Business
18 15 (0.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 693 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 430 (6.01%) MS Office
3 405 (5.66%) MS Visio
4 197 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 155 (2.17%) MS Project
6 64 (0.89%) SPSS
7 39 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.084%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.070%) Gliffy
9 5 (0.070%) Mingle
10 4 (0.056%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.056%) DOC1
10 4 (0.056%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.056%) Revit
10 4 (0.056%) Stata
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.028%) Maya
11 2 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 244 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (1.30%) SAP FI
3 92 (1.29%) SAP CO
4 90 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 70 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
6 69 (0.96%) SAP SD
7 61 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 59 (0.82%) SAP MM
9 46 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 45 (0.63%) SAP PP
11 41 (0.57%) Markit EDM
12 37 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
13 32 (0.45%) thinkFolio
14 23 (0.32%) SAP ERP
15 22 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
15 22 (0.31%) SAP BPC
16 20 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
17 19 (0.27%) SAP CRM
17 19 (0.27%) Unica
18 18 (0.25%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 149 (2.08%) SaaS
2 71 (0.99%) Office 365
3 40 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 27 (0.38%) Force.com
6 26 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.17%) Yammer
8 11 (0.15%) Google Analytics
9 10 (0.14%) IaaS
9 10 (0.14%) PaaS
9 10 (0.14%) Trello
10 9 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
11 6 (0.084%) SuccessFactors
12 5 (0.070%) Adobe Analytics
13 4 (0.056%) Oracle CX
14 3 (0.042%) AdWords
14 3 (0.042%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.042%) GitHub
15 2 (0.028%) Azure Machine Learning
15 2 (0.028%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 94 (1.31%) Intranet
2 93 (1.30%) Internet
3 24 (0.34%) DNS
4 22 (0.31%) Firewall
5 21 (0.29%) FTP
6 16 (0.22%) Extranet
6 16 (0.22%) LAN
7 15 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (0.20%) DHCP
9 12 (0.17%) VoIP
10 11 (0.15%) SAN
10 11 (0.15%) VPN
10 11 (0.15%) WAN
11 10 (0.14%) TCP/IP
12 9 (0.13%) HTTP
12 9 (0.13%) Wireless
13 6 (0.084%) Broadband
14 5 (0.070%) CTI
15 4 (0.056%) 3G
15 4 (0.056%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 762 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 407 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 381 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
4 275 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 192 (2.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 177 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
7 174 (2.43%) Relational Database
8 163 (2.28%) Big Data
9 107 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 98 (1.37%) QlikView
11 88 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
12 83 (1.16%) Data Mining
13 71 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
14 67 (0.94%) OLAP
15 61 (0.85%) Oracle Database
16 58 (0.81%) SAP BW
17 56 (0.78%) RDBMS
18 50 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
19 49 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
20 46 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 251 (3.51%) JIRA
2 90 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (0.92%) Selenium
4 58 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 37 (0.52%) Cucumber
6 35 (0.49%) Jenkins
7 34 (0.48%) ERwin
8 31 (0.43%) Git (software)
9 29 (0.41%) Oracle Forms
10 26 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
11 22 (0.31%) HP UFT
11 22 (0.31%) Subversion
12 21 (0.29%) Rational Functional Tester
12 21 (0.29%) SilkTest
13 20 (0.28%) Eclipse
14 17 (0.24%) Bugzilla
15 13 (0.18%) FitNesse
15 13 (0.18%) JBehave
16 12 (0.17%) JUnit
16 12 (0.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 2936 (41.03%) Finance
2 857 (11.98%) Banking
3 821 (11.47%) Retail
4 364 (5.09%) Marketing
5 294 (4.11%) Telecoms
6 265 (3.70%) Investment Banking
7 223 (3.12%) Legal
8 221 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 198 (2.77%) Front Office
10 174 (2.43%) Back Office
11 167 (2.33%) Advertising
12 153 (2.14%) Billing
13 136 (1.90%) Law
14 73 (1.02%) Financial Institution
14 73 (1.02%) Local Government
15 72 (1.01%) Publishing
16 63 (0.88%) Electronics
17 58 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
18 57 (0.80%) French Language
19 54 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 4544 (63.51%) Analyst
2 3753 (52.45%) Business Analyst
3 592 (8.27%) Consultant
4 585 (8.18%) Project Manager
5 562 (7.85%) Senior Analyst
6 496 (6.93%) Senior Business Analyst
7 418 (5.84%) IT Analyst
8 408 (5.70%) Developer
9 394 (5.51%) Business IT Analyst
10 391 (5.46%) IT Business Analyst
11 387 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
12 349 (4.88%) Finance Business Analyst
13 348 (4.86%) Agile Business Analyst
14 288 (4.03%) Business Systems Analyst
15 280 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
16 224 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
17 214 (2.99%) SAP Analyst
18 213 (2.98%) IT Manager
19 202 (2.82%) Business Manager
20 194 (2.71%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 594 (8.30%) .NET
2 340 (4.75%) XML
3 291 (4.07%) HTML
4 230 (3.21%) Web Services
5 166 (2.32%) CSS
6 156 (2.18%) ASP.NET
7 91 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 62 (0.87%) SOAP
9 60 (0.84%) HTML5
9 60 (0.84%) Middleware
10 59 (0.82%) AngularJS
11 58 (0.81%) jQuery
12 49 (0.68%) JSON
13 41 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
14 38 (0.53%) REST
15 35 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 32 (0.45%) KnockoutJS
17 27 (0.38%) Spring
18 26 (0.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (0.34%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1278 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 522 (7.30%) Management Information System
3 320 (4.47%) Computer Science
4 269 (3.76%) User Experience
5 154 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 153 (2.14%) Derivative
7 150 (2.10%) Mathematics
8 125 (1.75%) FMCG
9 118 (1.65%) Fixed Income
10 114 (1.59%) Equities
11 107 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 85 (1.19%) Visualisation
13 84 (1.17%) Fintech
14 76 (1.06%) Credit Risk
15 75 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
16 60 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 60 (0.84%) Smart Meter
17 55 (0.77%) Statistics
18 50 (0.70%) Driving Licence
19 48 (0.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 208 (2.91%) Windows
2 170 (2.38%) Unix
3 84 (1.17%) Linux
4 54 (0.75%) Windows Server
5 36 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 30 (0.42%) Android
9 17 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (0.098%) OS/400
12 7 (0.098%) Windows 2000
13 6 (0.084%) AIX
14 4 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.056%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.056%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.028%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.028%) Solaris
15 2 (0.028%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2506 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 1853 (25.90%) Project Management
3 1402 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 940 (13.14%) SDLC
5 809 (11.31%) Scrum
6 791 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
7 755 (10.55%) Waterfall
8 703 (9.83%) PRINCE2
9 701 (9.80%) CRM
10 668 (9.34%) UML
11 651 (9.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 641 (8.96%) Change Management
13 626 (8.75%) Use Case
14 478 (6.68%) User Stories
15 432 (6.04%) E-Commerce
16 427 (5.97%) ITIL
17 417 (5.83%) Mentoring
18 412 (5.76%) Analytics
19 400 (5.59%) Data Modelling
20 374 (5.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1127 (15.75%) SQL
2 376 (5.26%) C#
3 362 (5.06%) Java
4 265 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 140 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 100 (1.40%) C
7 99 (1.38%) PL/SQL
8 93 (1.30%) VBA
9 70 (0.98%) Python
10 64 (0.89%) C++
11 63 (0.88%) VB.NET
12 62 (0.87%) PHP
13 53 (0.74%) R
14 36 (0.50%) Ruby
15 25 (0.35%) Perl
16 20 (0.28%) VB
17 16 (0.22%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.18%) RPG
19 11 (0.15%) ABAP
20 9 (0.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1245 (17.40%) Degree
2 695 (9.71%) ISEB
3 129 (1.80%) PMI Certification
4 103 (1.44%) Security Cleared
5 100 (1.40%) IIBA
6 85 (1.19%) PMP
7 76 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 74 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 66 (0.92%) ISTQB
10 60 (0.84%) CBAP
11 55 (0.77%) SC Cleared
12 48 (0.67%) CITP
13 41 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (0.32%) DV Cleared
16 22 (0.31%) MBA
17 21 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
18 19 (0.27%) HND
18 19 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
19 14 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (5.74%) QA
2 103 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 82 (1.15%) MiFID
4 68 (0.95%) EMIR
5 39 (0.55%) ISO 9001
6 38 (0.53%) SLA
7 37 (0.52%) FATCA
8 27 (0.38%) SEPA
8 27 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 18 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
9 18 (0.25%) GAAP
9 18 (0.25%) TickIT
10 15 (0.21%) COBIT
10 15 (0.21%) CRD IV
11 14 (0.20%) Basel II
11 14 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (0.20%) SDET
12 11 (0.15%) PCI DSS
13 8 (0.11%) ISO20022
14 7 (0.098%) COREP
System Software
1 68 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.084%) Varnish
4 4 (0.056%) VMware ESX
5 3 (0.042%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.042%) XenApp
6 2 (0.028%) SAP ITS
7 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.014%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 26 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.22%) SCCM
3 8 (0.11%) Puppet
4 7 (0.098%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.098%) Oracle Identity Management
5 6 (0.084%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.084%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (0.056%) Netcool
6 4 (0.056%) yum
7 3 (0.042%) Ansible
7 3 (0.042%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.042%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.028%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.028%) Control-M
9 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.014%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 1034 (14.45%) Microsoft
2 638 (8.92%) SAP
3 625 (8.74%) Oracle
4 207 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
5 95 (1.33%) Tableau
6 76 (1.06%) IBM
7 72 (1.01%) Cognos
8 67 (0.94%) Hyperion
9 50 (0.70%) Charles River
10 42 (0.59%) Informatica
11 39 (0.55%) Atlassian
11 39 (0.55%) HP
12 36 (0.50%) hybris
12 36 (0.50%) VMware
13 33 (0.46%) ATG
14 29 (0.41%) Cisco
14 29 (0.41%) Infor
14 29 (0.41%) Twitter
15 28 (0.39%) Cognizant
15 28 (0.39%) JD Edwards
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