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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 87 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2998 3846 4314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 3.49% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.00% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2516 3281 3585
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 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%

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
86074 96066 99488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 87.83% 87.26% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 71841 78584 80267
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -11 2808 £50,000 - 367
London -15 1366 £60,000 - 152
South East -38 433 £48,500 +2.10% 60
City of London -15 254 £60,000 +4.34% 47
East of England +26 207 £49,500 +10.00% 33
North West -6 196 £40,000 - 35
West Midlands -12 178 £45,000 +8.43% 26
South West +15 145 £45,000 - 19
Yorkshire -28 135 £42,500 +6.25% 18
East Midlands -9 125 £42,091 -6.46% 16
Manchester -15 116 £40,000 - 19
Berkshire -20 116 £57,500 +27.77% 13
Scotland -26 93 £41,250 -15.38% 11
West Yorkshire -26 91 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Surrey -23 73 £50,000 - 10
Hertfordshire +8 64 £47,500 -4.04% 9
Edinburgh -3 57 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Leeds -12 56 £45,000 - 10
Northamptonshire +21 55 £50,000 +7.81% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 54 £48,250 +1.57% 12
Birmingham -15 54 £47,500 +18.01% 9
Hampshire -42 53 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Northampton +23 48 £55,000 +18.59% 2
Wales -4 46 £37,000 -1.33% 2
South Wales +2 45 £37,250 -0.66% 2
Reading -16 45 £51,250 +20.58% 4
Essex -5 43 £58,000 +10.47% 5
Coventry +18 41 £42,250 -0.58% 6
Kent +16 41 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +8 40 £54,000 +24.85% 4

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 2804 (41.32%) Finance
2 2435 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1785 (26.30%) Project Management
4 1408 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 1102 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
6 1093 (16.11%) Degree
7 1091 (16.08%) SQL
8 955 (14.07%) Microsoft
9 888 (13.09%) SDLC
10 805 (11.86%) Retail
11 771 (11.36%) Banking
12 763 (11.24%) Waterfall
13 744 (10.96%) Scrum
14 722 (10.64%) PRINCE2
15 705 (10.39%) SQL Server
16 662 (9.76%) ISEB
17 639 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
18 637 (9.39%) CRM
19 626 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
20 588 (8.66%) SAP
21 581 (8.56%) Change Management
22 580 (8.55%) Use Case
23 561 (8.27%) UML
24 553 (8.15%) Oracle
25 550 (8.10%) .NET
26 543 (8.00%) MS Excel
27 514 (7.57%) Management Information System
28 509 (7.50%) User Stories
29 471 (6.94%) ITIL
30 380 (5.60%) 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
1 253 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 124 (1.83%) CMS
3 99 (1.46%) SAS
4 83 (1.22%) Confluence
5 75 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 59 (0.87%) WordPress
7 44 (0.65%) Jadu
8 38 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 33 (0.49%) IIS
10 28 (0.41%) JBoss
11 25 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 24 (0.35%) MS Exchange
12 24 (0.35%) NServiceBus
13 22 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.28%) Umbraco
15 17 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.22%) Apache
16 15 (0.22%) Apache Spark
17 11 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
18 10 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 543 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 352 (5.19%) MS Office
3 323 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 156 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 121 (1.78%) MS Project
6 35 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 26 (0.38%) SPSS
8 7 (0.10%) Stata
9 6 (0.088%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.074%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.074%) Mingle
11 4 (0.059%) AutoCAD
11 4 (0.059%) DOC1
11 4 (0.059%) Revit
12 3 (0.044%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.029%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (0.029%) InDesign
13 2 (0.029%) Maya
Business Applications
1 249 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 80 (1.18%) SAP FI
4 79 (1.16%) SAP CO
5 77 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 54 (0.80%) SAP MM
6 54 (0.80%) SAP SD
7 49 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 46 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
9 44 (0.65%) SAP PP
10 38 (0.56%) SAP SCM
11 37 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
12 36 (0.53%) Markit EDM
13 32 (0.47%) PeopleSoft Financials
14 26 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 24 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
16 23 (0.34%) SAP FS
17 21 (0.31%) Sonata
18 20 (0.29%) Misys Midas
19 19 (0.28%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 131 (1.93%) SaaS
2 52 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (0.71%) Office 365
4 46 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.34%) Force.com
7 21 (0.31%) PaaS
8 20 (0.29%) IaaS
9 16 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 9 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
11 7 (0.10%) Azure Machine Learning
11 7 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
12 6 (0.088%) BlueKai
12 6 (0.088%) Trello
13 5 (0.074%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.059%) Adobe Analytics
15 3 (0.044%) AdWords
15 3 (0.044%) Google Play
15 3 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.029%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 85 (1.25%) Intranet
2 66 (0.97%) Internet
3 17 (0.25%) DNS
4 15 (0.22%) FTP
5 13 (0.19%) Extranet
5 13 (0.19%) Firewall
6 12 (0.18%) HTTP
6 12 (0.18%) LAN
6 12 (0.18%) Wireless
7 11 (0.16%) Broadband
8 10 (0.15%) SAN
9 9 (0.13%) CTI
9 9 (0.13%) VoIP
10 8 (0.12%) WAN
11 7 (0.10%) TCP/IP
12 6 (0.088%) DHCP
12 6 (0.088%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.059%) 3GPP
13 4 (0.059%) SMS
14 3 (0.044%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 705 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 366 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 305 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
4 249 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 162 (2.39%) Relational Database
6 154 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 120 (1.77%) Big Data
8 111 (1.64%) QlikView
9 109 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
10 98 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
11 96 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 67 (0.99%) OLAP
13 64 (0.94%) Data Mining
14 57 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 56 (0.83%) MySQL
16 51 (0.75%) Power BI
17 48 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
18 47 (0.69%) SAP BW
19 41 (0.60%) Oracle OLAP
20 40 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 244 (3.60%) JIRA
2 90 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (0.99%) Selenium
3 67 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 37 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 36 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 32 (0.47%) HP UFT
7 29 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
8 26 (0.38%) Rational Functional Tester
8 26 (0.38%) SilkTest
9 23 (0.34%) Cucumber
10 18 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
10 18 (0.27%) Subversion
11 16 (0.24%) Axure RP
12 15 (0.22%) Eclipse
13 11 (0.16%) JUnit
14 10 (0.15%) CruiseControl
14 10 (0.15%) RSpec
14 10 (0.15%) Toad
14 10 (0.15%) WebDriver
General
1 2804 (41.32%) Finance
2 805 (11.86%) Retail
3 771 (11.36%) Banking
4 310 (4.57%) Marketing
5 248 (3.65%) Investment Banking
6 231 (3.40%) Telecoms
7 225 (3.32%) Manufacturing
8 213 (3.14%) Legal
9 182 (2.68%) Front Office
10 162 (2.39%) Advertising
11 160 (2.36%) Back Office
12 133 (1.96%) Law
13 98 (1.44%) Billing
14 91 (1.34%) Financial Institution
15 78 (1.15%) Publishing
16 70 (1.03%) Local Government
17 47 (0.69%) French Language
18 45 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
19 43 (0.63%) Electronics
19 43 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 4264 (62.84%) Analyst
2 3580 (52.76%) Business Analyst
3 567 (8.36%) Consultant
4 521 (7.68%) Senior Analyst
5 515 (7.59%) Project Manager
6 457 (6.73%) Senior Business Analyst
7 454 (6.69%) IT Analyst
8 432 (6.37%) Business IT Analyst
9 426 (6.28%) IT Business Analyst
10 353 (5.20%) Developer
11 349 (5.14%) Agile Business Analyst
12 325 (4.79%) Financial Analyst
13 277 (4.08%) Finance Business Analyst
14 269 (3.96%) Business Systems Analyst
15 268 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
16 209 (3.08%) Business Manager
17 200 (2.95%) IT Manager
18 189 (2.79%) Architect
19 182 (2.68%) Software Analyst
20 175 (2.58%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (8.10%) .NET
2 305 (4.49%) XML
3 301 (4.44%) HTML
4 194 (2.86%) Web Services
5 150 (2.21%) CSS
6 137 (2.02%) ASP.NET
7 97 (1.43%) .NET Framework
8 79 (1.16%) jQuery
9 74 (1.09%) HTML5
10 71 (1.05%) Middleware
11 61 (0.90%) AngularJS
12 51 (0.75%) SOAP
13 40 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 34 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
15 33 (0.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (0.47%) KnockoutJS
17 30 (0.44%) Spring
17 30 (0.44%) XBRL
18 29 (0.43%) JSON
18 29 (0.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1102 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 514 (7.57%) Management Information System
3 260 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 231 (3.40%) User Experience
5 143 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 139 (2.05%) Derivative
7 133 (1.96%) Fixed Income
8 122 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 107 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 99 (1.46%) Fintech
11 98 (1.44%) Visualisation
12 97 (1.43%) FMCG
13 92 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
14 84 (1.24%) Equities
15 70 (1.03%) Credit Risk
16 59 (0.87%) Data Centre
16 59 (0.87%) iPad
16 59 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
17 54 (0.80%) SWIFT
18 53 (0.78%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 153 (2.25%) Windows
2 149 (2.20%) Unix
3 113 (1.67%) Linux
4 45 (0.66%) Windows Server
5 33 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (0.35%) Android
9 17 (0.25%) AIX
9 17 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.18%) Solaris
10 12 (0.18%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.15%) HPUX
12 9 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.088%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.074%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.059%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.044%) CentOS
16 3 (0.044%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.015%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2435 (35.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1785 (26.30%) Project Management
3 1408 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 888 (13.09%) SDLC
5 763 (11.24%) Waterfall
6 744 (10.96%) Scrum
7 722 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 639 (9.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 637 (9.39%) CRM
10 626 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
11 581 (8.56%) Change Management
12 580 (8.55%) Use Case
13 561 (8.27%) UML
14 509 (7.50%) User Stories
15 471 (6.94%) ITIL
16 380 (5.60%) E-Commerce
17 371 (5.47%) Data Modelling
18 358 (5.28%) Mentoring
19 345 (5.08%) ERP
20 322 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1091 (16.08%) SQL
2 353 (5.20%) C#
3 339 (5.00%) Java
4 233 (3.43%) JavaScript
5 126 (1.86%) T-SQL
6 111 (1.64%) C
7 92 (1.36%) C++
8 84 (1.24%) VBA
9 68 (1.00%) VB.NET
10 67 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 59 (0.87%) Python
12 48 (0.71%) PHP
13 47 (0.69%) R
14 31 (0.46%) VB
15 24 (0.35%) Perl
16 19 (0.28%) Ruby
17 18 (0.27%) ABAP
18 17 (0.25%) PowerShell
19 14 (0.21%) Lua
20 13 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1093 (16.11%) Degree
2 662 (9.76%) ISEB
3 117 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 111 (1.64%) PMP
5 97 (1.43%) Security Cleared
6 78 (1.15%) IIBA
7 67 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 54 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 53 (0.78%) CBAP
10 49 (0.72%) SC Cleared
11 44 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 35 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 30 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 23 (0.34%) DV Cleared
14 23 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.28%) HND
16 15 (0.22%) ACCA
17 14 (0.21%) CIMA
17 14 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (0.18%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 374 (5.51%) QA
2 75 (1.11%) MiFID
3 72 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 58 (0.85%) EMIR
5 46 (0.68%) SLA
6 38 (0.56%) FATCA
7 36 (0.53%) SEPA
8 24 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 18 (0.27%) Basel II
9 18 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
10 14 (0.21%) CRD IV
10 14 (0.21%) Solvency II
11 12 (0.18%) GAAP
12 11 (0.16%) PCI DSS
12 11 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 10 (0.15%) COBIT
13 10 (0.15%) UCITS
14 9 (0.13%) ISO20022
15 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
16 7 (0.10%) Basel III
System Software
1 52 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.088%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.088%) Varnish
5 2 (0.029%) HDFS
5 2 (0.029%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.015%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.015%) KVM
6 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.015%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.015%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.015%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.19%) Puppet
3 10 (0.15%) Ansible
3 10 (0.15%) SCCM
4 8 (0.12%) Control-M
5 6 (0.088%) BladeLogic
6 4 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.044%) Dollar Universe
7 3 (0.044%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.044%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.029%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (0.029%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.015%) Cisco IPCC
9 1 (0.015%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.015%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.015%) Oozie
Vendors
1 955 (14.07%) Microsoft
2 588 (8.66%) SAP
3 553 (8.15%) Oracle
4 167 (2.46%) Salesforce.com
5 90 (1.33%) Tableau
6 71 (1.05%) Cognos
7 69 (1.02%) Hyperion
8 54 (0.80%) HP
9 46 (0.68%) PeopleSoft
10 45 (0.66%) Atlassian
10 45 (0.66%) Informatica
11 44 (0.65%) IBM
12 41 (0.60%) Charles River
12 41 (0.60%) JD Edwards
13 39 (0.57%) ATG
14 33 (0.49%) Guidewire
15 32 (0.47%) Retek
16 29 (0.43%) Bloomberg
16 29 (0.43%) Google
16 29 (0.43%) Talend
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 minutes ago
South West London
Ebury
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-40k
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Free Rail Travel
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 -£54,000 with an impressive benefits package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dungannon, County Tyrone
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Sussex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38896 - £46414 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
University of Leicester
Salary: Circa £55,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottinghamshire
Networkers
Salary: £42000 per annum + EXCELLENT benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Insolvency Service
Salary: £31,559 - 37,871 per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus 10% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago