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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 68 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4235 4418 3842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.84% 3.70% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 4.52% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3461 3643 3148
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
91708 97795 89741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.23% 81.98% 80.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74090 78809 73756
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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
(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 +3 3998 £50,000 - 560
London +4 1916 £57,500 +4.54% 246
South East -2 664 £45,000 -2.17% 97
City of London 0 446 £58,750 +6.81% 101
North West +31 322 £42,500 +6.25% 62
Yorkshire +19 298 £40,000 - 27
East of England -8 254 £50,000 +7.52% 23
West Yorkshire +13 211 £40,000 - 19
Berkshire +23 197 £49,500 +10.00% 32
West Midlands -26 193 £42,500 -5.55% 19
South West -9 176 £45,000 +1.69% 46
Manchester +41 167 £43,000 +8.86% 29
East Midlands +34 154 £45,000 +10.14% 26
Leeds +2 148 £40,000 - 12
Scotland -3 117 £45,000 +1.79% 17
Surrey -48 108 £45,000 -5.26% 23
Buckinghamshire +4 103 £45,000 +8.43% 6
Hampshire -16 95 £45,000 - 16
Reading +38 89 £50,000 -4.76% 13
Essex +14 88 £51,000 -2.85% 3
Cheshire +26 81 £41,500 +3.75% 25
Oxfordshire +34 65 £49,500 -1.00% 7
Birmingham -35 61 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Northamptonshire +21 59 £45,000 +20.80% 9
Edinburgh -7 58 £45,000 -5.01% 10
South Yorkshire +24 55 £40,000 -13.97% 4
Cambridgeshire +9 55 £50,000 +14.28% 4
Hertfordshire -10 54 £54,000 +16.12% 9
Bristol -21 52 £40,500 -1.81% 14
Wales +22 49 £40,000 +14.28% 7

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2932 (37.36%) Finance
2 2244 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
3 2104 (26.81%) Project Management
4 1431 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 1221 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1216 (15.50%) SQL
7 1195 (15.23%) Degree
8 1057 (13.47%) Banking
9 988 (12.59%) Retail
10 946 (12.06%) Microsoft
11 925 (11.79%) PRINCE2
12 833 (10.62%) Scrum
13 736 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
14 727 (9.26%) ISEB
15 713 (9.09%) UML
16 696 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
17 685 (8.73%) CRM
18 679 (8.65%) Use Case
19 676 (8.61%) Change Management
20 671 (8.55%) Waterfall
21 625 (7.96%) MS Excel
22 611 (7.79%) SQL Server
23 604 (7.70%) E-Commerce
24 573 (7.30%) Oracle
25 543 (6.92%) .NET
26 520 (6.63%) SAP
26 520 (6.63%) Management Information System
27 481 (6.13%) Data Modelling
28 456 (5.81%) ITIL
29 448 (5.71%) User Stories

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 229 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 117 (1.49%) SAS
3 93 (1.19%) CMS
4 44 (0.56%) WebSphere
5 36 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
6 32 (0.41%) IIS
7 31 (0.40%) WebLogic
8 28 (0.36%) Node.js
8 28 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 27 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
10 26 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 25 (0.32%) WebLogic Portal
12 24 (0.31%) MS Exchange
12 24 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 20 (0.25%) Drupal
14 19 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
15 18 (0.23%) Documentum
16 17 (0.22%) Confluence
17 15 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
18 14 (0.18%) Lync
Applications
1 625 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 387 (4.93%) MS Office
3 379 (4.83%) MS Visio
4 208 (2.65%) MS Project
5 161 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 46 (0.59%) SPSS
7 18 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 14 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.089%) CPLEX
10 6 (0.076%) Mingle
11 4 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.038%) FastStats
13 2 (0.025%) Windchill
13 2 (0.025%) PowerPivot
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.013%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.013%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe After Effects
14 1 (0.013%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 148 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.02%) SAP SD
2 80 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 79 (1.01%) SAP FI
3 79 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
4 74 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
5 62 (0.79%) Oracle EBS R12
6 61 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 60 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
8 58 (0.74%) SAP MM
8 58 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
9 54 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
10 50 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
11 43 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 43 (0.55%) SAP PP
12 42 (0.54%) SAP SCM
13 38 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
14 35 (0.45%) SAP CRM
14 35 (0.45%) SAP WM
15 33 (0.42%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 123 (1.57%) SaaS
2 48 (0.61%) Force.com
3 38 (0.48%) Office 365
4 36 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.22%) Google Analytics
9 12 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 12 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
10 11 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.064%) Yammer
11 5 (0.064%) Taleo
12 4 (0.051%) FinancialForce.com
13 3 (0.038%) PaaS
14 2 (0.025%) Veeva
15 1 (0.013%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.013%) IaaS
15 1 (0.013%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 124 (1.58%) Internet
2 70 (0.89%) Intranet
3 39 (0.50%) Extranet
4 19 (0.24%) Firewall
5 17 (0.22%) WAN
6 16 (0.20%) Wireless
6 16 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.17%) LAN
8 11 (0.14%) VPN
9 9 (0.11%) FTP
9 9 (0.11%) DNS
10 8 (0.10%) WebEx
11 7 (0.089%) NAS
12 6 (0.076%) DSL
12 6 (0.076%) IPX
12 6 (0.076%) Network Security
13 5 (0.064%) Broadband
13 5 (0.064%) MPLS
14 4 (0.051%) SAN
14 4 (0.051%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 611 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 335 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
3 165 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 162 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 120 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 107 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
7 94 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 91 (1.16%) QlikView
9 90 (1.15%) Big Data
10 88 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
11 79 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 76 (0.97%) Data Mining
13 71 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 62 (0.79%) SAP BW
15 61 (0.78%) RDBMS
16 59 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
17 54 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
18 52 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
19 49 (0.62%) SAP BI
20 48 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 188 (2.40%) JIRA
2 107 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 102 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 42 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 40 (0.51%) JMeter
6 38 (0.48%) Selenium
7 36 (0.46%) Subversion
8 35 (0.45%) Jenkins
9 30 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 29 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
11 28 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
12 22 (0.28%) LoadRunner
13 19 (0.24%) Toad
14 17 (0.22%) eggPlant
15 15 (0.19%) Eclipse
16 14 (0.18%) JUnit
17 12 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 12 (0.15%) Moq
18 11 (0.14%) Yeoman
19 10 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2932 (37.36%) Finance
2 1057 (13.47%) Banking
3 988 (12.59%) Retail
4 381 (4.86%) Telecoms
5 334 (4.26%) Marketing
6 300 (3.82%) Investment Banking
7 240 (3.06%) Manufacturing
8 216 (2.75%) Advertising
9 207 (2.64%) Legal
10 199 (2.54%) Front Office
11 174 (2.22%) Back Office
12 168 (2.14%) Billing
13 143 (1.82%) Law
14 120 (1.53%) Retail Banking
15 116 (1.48%) Financial Institution
16 92 (1.17%) Publishing
17 60 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
18 57 (0.73%) General Ledger
19 55 (0.70%) Games
20 50 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4906 (62.52%) Analyst
2 4398 (56.05%) Business Analyst
3 779 (9.93%) Consultant
4 641 (8.17%) Project Manager
5 600 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
6 550 (7.01%) Senior Business Analyst
7 469 (5.98%) Developer
8 390 (4.97%) Agile Business Analyst
9 337 (4.29%) Business Manager
10 301 (3.84%) Systems Analyst
11 254 (3.24%) Architect
12 223 (2.84%) Business Systems Analyst
13 204 (2.60%) IT Business Analyst
14 176 (2.24%) Banking Business Analyst
15 175 (2.23%) Financial Business Analyst
16 159 (2.03%) Technical Business Analyst
17 158 (2.01%) Financial Services Business Analyst
18 155 (1.98%) Technical Analyst
18 155 (1.98%) Junior
19 152 (1.94%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (6.92%) .NET
2 313 (3.99%) HTML
3 240 (3.06%) XML
4 215 (2.74%) CSS
5 190 (2.42%) ASP.NET
6 187 (2.38%) Web Services
7 153 (1.95%) jQuery
8 100 (1.27%) HTML5
9 89 (1.13%) .NET Framework
10 73 (0.93%) Middleware
11 64 (0.82%) AngularJS
12 61 (0.78%) SOAP
13 57 (0.73%) CSS3
14 56 (0.71%) RESTful
15 55 (0.70%) Visualforce
15 55 (0.70%) Ajax
16 48 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (0.60%) WPF
18 46 (0.59%) WCF
19 36 (0.46%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1221 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 520 (6.63%) Management Information System
3 277 (3.53%) User Experience
4 232 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 186 (2.37%) FMCG
6 184 (2.34%) Derivative
7 163 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 152 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 152 (1.94%) Equities
9 142 (1.81%) Data Structures
10 138 (1.76%) Fixed Income
11 124 (1.58%) Visualisation
12 117 (1.49%) Mathematics
13 97 (1.24%) PMI
14 75 (0.96%) Data Integration
15 62 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
16 61 (0.78%) Social Media
17 59 (0.75%) Open Source
18 53 (0.68%) Statistics
19 51 (0.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 234 (2.98%) Windows
2 73 (0.93%) UNIX
3 68 (0.87%) Linux
4 57 (0.73%) Android
5 55 (0.70%) Windows 7
6 52 (0.66%) Apple iOS
7 43 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.11%) Windows Phone
10 9 (0.11%) Solaris
11 5 (0.064%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.051%) VMS
12 4 (0.051%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.051%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.038%) MVS
14 2 (0.025%) SUSE
14 2 (0.025%) Debian
14 2 (0.025%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2244 (28.60%) Agile Software Development
2 2104 (26.81%) Project Management
3 1431 (18.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 925 (11.79%) PRINCE2
5 833 (10.62%) Scrum
6 736 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 713 (9.09%) UML
8 696 (8.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 685 (8.73%) CRM
10 679 (8.65%) Use Case
11 676 (8.61%) Change Management
12 671 (8.55%) Waterfall
13 604 (7.70%) E-Commerce
14 481 (6.13%) Data Modelling
15 456 (5.81%) ITIL
16 448 (5.71%) User Stories
17 441 (5.62%) Mentoring
18 422 (5.38%) Data Analysis
19 417 (5.31%) Workflow
20 407 (5.19%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1216 (15.50%) SQL
2 394 (5.02%) C#
3 387 (4.93%) Java
4 252 (3.21%) JavaScript
5 137 (1.75%) C
6 122 (1.55%) T-SQL
7 111 (1.41%) VBA
8 84 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 78 (0.99%) Python
10 76 (0.97%) ABAP
11 68 (0.87%) C++
12 63 (0.80%) VB.NET
13 62 (0.79%) R
14 55 (0.70%) VB
15 54 (0.69%) Apex Code
16 43 (0.55%) PHP
17 25 (0.32%) PowerShell
18 24 (0.31%) SOQL
19 20 (0.25%) Ruby
20 19 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1195 (15.23%) Degree
2 727 (9.26%) ISEB
3 178 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 137 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 124 (1.58%) PMI Certification
6 99 (1.26%) SC Cleared
7 77 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 67 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
9 58 (0.74%) CBAP
10 56 (0.71%) CISA
11 55 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 50 (0.64%) CISSP
13 43 (0.55%) IIBA
13 43 (0.55%) ISTQB
14 41 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
15 36 (0.46%) PMP
16 34 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 32 (0.41%) CIMA
18 30 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
19 28 (0.36%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (5.48%) QA
2 73 (0.93%) ISO 9001
3 71 (0.90%) EMIR
4 52 (0.66%) MiFID
5 51 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 49 (0.62%) SLA
7 37 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
8 32 (0.41%) Solvency II
9 31 (0.40%) CRD IV
10 26 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 19 (0.24%) FATCA
12 15 (0.19%) Basel II
13 14 (0.18%) ISO 14001
14 11 (0.14%) COBIT
15 9 (0.11%) Basel III
15 9 (0.11%) COREP
16 7 (0.089%) PCI DSS
16 7 (0.089%) FINREP
16 7 (0.089%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.089%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 32 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 8 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.089%) XenApp
4 7 (0.089%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.064%) vSphere
5 5 (0.064%) HDFS
6 4 (0.051%) Apache Flume
7 3 (0.038%) XenServer
7 3 (0.038%) IAG
8 2 (0.025%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.013%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.013%) NFS
Systems Management
1 41 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.14%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.064%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.051%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.038%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.025%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (0.013%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.013%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.013%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 946 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 573 (7.30%) Oracle
3 520 (6.63%) SAP
4 199 (2.54%) Business Objects
5 177 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
6 129 (1.64%) IBM
7 87 (1.11%) hybris
8 85 (1.08%) Tableau
9 82 (1.04%) Cognos
10 54 (0.69%) HP
10 54 (0.69%) ATG
11 50 (0.64%) Informatica
12 45 (0.57%) Sage
13 42 (0.54%) Teradata
14 41 (0.52%) TIBCO
15 40 (0.51%) Hyperion
16 37 (0.47%) Sitecore
17 32 (0.41%) Pega
18 28 (0.36%) Pegasus
19 27 (0.34%) JD Edwards
Brighton, Sussex
J & C Associates Ltd
Salary: package
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + BUPA + Pension + Other soft Bene
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
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London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
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Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Slough, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits!
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City, London
Venturi
Salary: £62000 - £68000 per annum + full bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + pension, healthcare, 25 days
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
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Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
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Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £80000.00 - £90000 per annum
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