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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 87 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2974 3731 4246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.09% 3.41% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.90% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2473 3166 3458
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 £72,000
UK excluding London median 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
84858 95762 99159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.03% 87.55% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 70966 78846 79114
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 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -7 2818 £52,500 +5.00% 363
London -11 1385 £60,000 - 173
South East -31 396 £47,500 +3.26% 49
City of London 0 255 £60,000 +4.34% 51
North West +3 225 £44,000 +10.00% 31
East of England +16 221 £50,000 +11.11% 15
West Midlands -11 182 £42,500 - 27
Yorkshire -18 136 £44,250 +4.11% 20
Manchester -16 134 £45,000 +10.42% 18
East Midlands -2 124 £42,500 -5.55% 17
South West -7 122 £47,500 +10.46% 26
West Yorkshire -19 100 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Berkshire -31 98 £57,500 +15.00% 7
Surrey -5 71 £52,500 +16.66% 8
Leeds +6 69 £45,000 -5.26% 12
Hertfordshire +12 67 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Scotland -38 66 £37,500 -21.05% 9
Birmingham -8 58 £50,000 +12.99% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 52 £47,500 +2.15% 10
Coventry +9 50 £42,250 -13.33% 1
Northamptonshire +17 49 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire -18 46 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Essex -2 45 £60,000 +14.28%
Northampton +15 42 £55,000 +18.91%
Reading -22 37 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 36 £57,500 +27.77% 5
South Wales -18 36 £35,000 - 4
Wales -24 36 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh -29 35 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Cheshire +31 34 £37,500 -6.25% 3

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2659 (41.13%) Finance
2 2307 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
3 1752 (27.10%) Project Management
4 1274 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 1061 (16.41%) SQL
6 1026 (15.87%) Degree
7 1001 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
8 872 (13.49%) Microsoft
9 842 (13.02%) Retail
10 812 (12.56%) SDLC
11 776 (12.00%) Banking
12 759 (11.74%) Waterfall
13 703 (10.87%) PRINCE2
14 695 (10.75%) Scrum
15 657 (10.16%) SQL Server
16 656 (10.15%) ISEB
17 630 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 613 (9.48%) CRM
19 557 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
20 551 (8.52%) Use Case
21 541 (8.37%) .NET
22 540 (8.35%) Change Management
23 532 (8.23%) Oracle
24 521 (8.06%) SAP
25 517 (8.00%) UML
26 502 (7.76%) User Stories
27 461 (7.13%) MS Excel
28 440 (6.81%) Management Information System
29 424 (6.56%) ITIL
30 384 (5.94%) E-Commerce

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
1 233 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 99 (1.53%) CMS
3 92 (1.42%) WebSphere
4 84 (1.30%) SAS
5 81 (1.25%) Confluence
6 62 (0.96%) WordPress
7 44 (0.68%) Jadu
8 40 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
9 35 (0.54%) IIS
10 26 (0.40%) WebLogic
11 25 (0.39%) JBoss
12 22 (0.34%) MS Exchange
13 20 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.29%) NServiceBus
15 14 (0.22%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
16 11 (0.17%) Umbraco
17 10 (0.15%) Apache
17 10 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 461 (7.13%) MS Excel
2 313 (4.84%) MS Office
3 292 (4.52%) MS Visio
4 138 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 106 (1.64%) MS Project
6 35 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.20%) SPSS
8 6 (0.093%) Stata
9 4 (0.062%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.062%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.046%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.046%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.046%) DOC1
10 3 (0.046%) Revit
11 2 (0.031%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.031%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.031%) InDesign
11 2 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 235 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
3 62 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
4 61 (0.94%) SAP CO
4 61 (0.94%) SAP FI
4 61 (0.94%) SAP FI/CO
5 53 (0.82%) SAP MM
6 49 (0.76%) Oracle Retail
7 48 (0.74%) SAP PP
8 46 (0.71%) SAP SD
9 43 (0.67%) PeopleSoft Financials
10 41 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 41 (0.63%) SAP SCM
11 36 (0.56%) Markit EDM
12 23 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 22 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
14 21 (0.32%) Sonata
15 20 (0.31%) Misys Midas
16 19 (0.29%) SAP FS
17 15 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 115 (1.78%) SaaS
2 58 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 42 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.49%) Office 365
6 22 (0.34%) Force.com
7 20 (0.31%) IaaS
7 20 (0.31%) PaaS
8 16 (0.25%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
9 7 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
10 6 (0.093%) BlueKai
11 5 (0.077%) Google Apps
11 5 (0.077%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
12 4 (0.062%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.046%) FinancialForce.com
14 2 (0.031%) Google Play
14 2 (0.031%) SmartFocus
14 2 (0.031%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 88 (1.36%) Intranet
2 60 (0.93%) Internet
3 18 (0.28%) DNS
4 14 (0.22%) Extranet
4 14 (0.22%) LAN
5 13 (0.20%) CTI
5 13 (0.20%) Firewall
6 12 (0.19%) FTP
7 11 (0.17%) Broadband
7 11 (0.17%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.15%) WAN
9 9 (0.14%) HTTP
10 8 (0.12%) 3GPP
10 8 (0.12%) Wireless
11 7 (0.11%) DHCP
11 7 (0.11%) SAN
11 7 (0.11%) VoIP
12 5 (0.077%) Intelligent Network
13 4 (0.062%) MPLS
13 4 (0.062%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 317 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 252 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 210 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 129 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 110 (1.70%) QlikView
7 109 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 106 (1.64%) Big Data
9 88 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
10 73 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 70 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 61 (0.94%) Data Mining
13 55 (0.85%) MySQL
14 53 (0.82%) OLAP
15 50 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
16 44 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
16 44 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 41 (0.63%) SAP BW
18 39 (0.60%) Power BI
19 37 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 214 (3.31%) JIRA
2 76 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (1.07%) Visual Studio
4 49 (0.76%) Selenium
5 29 (0.45%) Git (software)
5 29 (0.45%) HP UFT
6 27 (0.42%) Jenkins
6 27 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
7 24 (0.37%) Rational Functional Tester
7 24 (0.37%) SilkTest
8 21 (0.32%) Subversion
9 17 (0.26%) Axure RP
9 17 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
10 12 (0.19%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.17%) Cucumber
12 9 (0.14%) CruiseControl
12 9 (0.14%) JUnit
13 8 (0.12%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.11%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 6 (0.093%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2659 (41.13%) Finance
2 842 (13.02%) Retail
3 776 (12.00%) Banking
4 293 (4.53%) Marketing
5 257 (3.98%) Investment Banking
6 212 (3.28%) Telecoms
7 210 (3.25%) Legal
8 198 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 190 (2.94%) Front Office
10 163 (2.52%) Back Office
11 159 (2.46%) Advertising
12 134 (2.07%) Law
13 100 (1.55%) Financial Institution
14 85 (1.31%) Billing
15 73 (1.13%) Publishing
16 69 (1.07%) Local Government
17 49 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
18 41 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 41 (0.63%) Retail Banking
19 37 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4057 (62.75%) Analyst
2 3430 (53.05%) Business Analyst
3 524 (8.11%) Consultant
4 504 (7.80%) Senior Analyst
5 496 (7.67%) Project Manager
6 443 (6.85%) Senior Business Analyst
7 418 (6.47%) IT Analyst
8 396 (6.13%) Business IT Analyst
9 390 (6.03%) IT Business Analyst
10 325 (5.03%) Developer
11 308 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
12 305 (4.72%) Financial Analyst
13 261 (4.04%) Finance Business Analyst
14 254 (3.93%) Business Systems Analyst
15 253 (3.91%) Systems Analyst
16 212 (3.28%) Architect
17 203 (3.14%) Business Manager
18 180 (2.78%) IT Manager
19 168 (2.60%) Lead Business Analyst
20 167 (2.58%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 541 (8.37%) .NET
2 291 (4.50%) HTML
3 289 (4.47%) XML
4 181 (2.80%) Web Services
5 149 (2.30%) CSS
6 144 (2.23%) ASP.NET
7 107 (1.66%) .NET Framework
8 88 (1.36%) jQuery
9 83 (1.28%) HTML5
10 82 (1.27%) Middleware
11 56 (0.87%) SOAP
12 55 (0.85%) AngularJS
13 44 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 44 (0.68%) FIX Protocol
14 37 (0.57%) Entity Framework
15 36 (0.56%) CSS3
16 33 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 28 (0.43%) XBRL
18 27 (0.42%) Spring
19 26 (0.40%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1001 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 440 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 220 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 217 (3.36%) User Experience
5 155 (2.40%) Fixed Income
6 148 (2.29%) Derivative
7 130 (2.01%) Mathematics
7 130 (2.01%) Mobile App
8 114 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 103 (1.59%) Fintech
10 101 (1.56%) FMCG
11 96 (1.48%) Equities
12 95 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 95 (1.47%) Visualisation
13 70 (1.08%) Credit Risk
14 62 (0.96%) SWIFT
15 61 (0.94%) Data Integration
16 56 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
17 55 (0.85%) Market Risk
18 53 (0.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 146 (2.26%) Windows
2 134 (2.07%) Unix
3 122 (1.89%) Linux
4 42 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 33 (0.51%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.40%) Android
7 23 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 20 (0.31%) AIX
10 18 (0.28%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.26%) Solaris
12 15 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.22%) HPUX
14 12 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.093%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.046%) CentOS
16 3 (0.046%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.031%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.031%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.015%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2307 (35.68%) Agile Software Development
2 1752 (27.10%) Project Management
3 1274 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 812 (12.56%) SDLC
5 759 (11.74%) Waterfall
6 703 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 695 (10.75%) Scrum
8 630 (9.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 613 (9.48%) CRM
10 557 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
11 551 (8.52%) Use Case
12 540 (8.35%) Change Management
13 517 (8.00%) UML
14 502 (7.76%) User Stories
15 424 (6.56%) ITIL
16 384 (5.94%) E-Commerce
17 362 (5.60%) Mentoring
18 338 (5.23%) ERP
19 324 (5.01%) Data Modelling
20 309 (4.78%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1061 (16.41%) SQL
2 371 (5.74%) C#
3 310 (4.80%) Java
4 218 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 120 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 116 (1.79%) C
7 86 (1.33%) C++
8 74 (1.14%) VBA
9 71 (1.10%) Python
10 59 (0.91%) VB.NET
11 58 (0.90%) PL/SQL
12 47 (0.73%) PHP
13 41 (0.63%) R
14 34 (0.53%) VB
15 29 (0.45%) ABAP
16 24 (0.37%) Perl
17 17 (0.26%) PowerShell
18 16 (0.25%) Ruby
18 16 (0.25%) Shell Script
19 13 (0.20%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1026 (15.87%) Degree
2 656 (10.15%) ISEB
3 123 (1.90%) PMI Certification
4 109 (1.69%) PMP
5 96 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 67 (1.04%) IIBA
7 64 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 50 (0.77%) SC Cleared
9 49 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 47 (0.73%) CBAP
11 41 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 34 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 28 (0.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 23 (0.36%) DV Cleared
15 22 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (0.25%) ACCA
16 16 (0.25%) CIMA
17 14 (0.22%) HND
17 14 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
18 12 (0.19%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 359 (5.55%) QA
2 86 (1.33%) MiFID
3 72 (1.11%) Data Quality
4 58 (0.90%) EMIR
5 47 (0.73%) SEPA
6 37 (0.57%) FATCA
6 37 (0.57%) SLA
7 23 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
9 18 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.23%) PMBOK
11 12 (0.19%) Basel II
12 11 (0.17%) COBIT
13 10 (0.15%) CRD IV
13 10 (0.15%) UCITS
14 9 (0.14%) ISO20022
15 8 (0.12%) Basel III
15 8 (0.12%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (0.077%) GAAP
System Software
1 43 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.093%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.062%) Xen
5 3 (0.046%) HDFS
5 3 (0.046%) Varnish
5 3 (0.046%) vSphere
5 3 (0.046%) XenServer
6 1 (0.015%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.015%) Docker
6 1 (0.015%) KVM
6 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.015%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.015%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 29 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.19%) Ansible
3 11 (0.17%) Control-M
3 11 (0.17%) Puppet
4 9 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.093%) BladeLogic
6 5 (0.077%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.062%) SCCM
7 4 (0.062%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.046%) Cobbler
8 3 (0.046%) Dollar Universe
8 3 (0.046%) Hadoop YARN
8 3 (0.046%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.031%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.015%) Cisco IPCC
10 1 (0.015%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.015%) Oozie
Vendors
1 872 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 532 (8.23%) Oracle
3 521 (8.06%) SAP
4 150 (2.32%) Salesforce.com
5 88 (1.36%) Tableau
6 79 (1.22%) Hyperion
7 72 (1.11%) Cognos
8 58 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
9 57 (0.88%) HP
10 54 (0.84%) IBM
11 52 (0.80%) ATG
12 46 (0.71%) Informatica
12 46 (0.71%) JD Edwards
13 43 (0.67%) Retek
14 41 (0.63%) Atlassian
15 40 (0.62%) Charles River
16 33 (0.51%) Bloomberg
17 32 (0.49%) Guidewire
18 30 (0.46%) Red Hat
18 30 (0.46%) ServiceNow
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38896 - £46414 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Free parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £28000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Life Ins
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Excellent Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £350000 - £400000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Metaskil
Salary: £Highly competitive + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago