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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 79 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3666 3678 3821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.32% 3.41% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 4.17% 4.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3074 2904 3222
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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
90932 88246 90704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.30% 81.87% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 74972 70714 77273
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £74,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 3438 £50,000 - 327
London -12 1518 £55,000 - 159
South East +8 697 £49,000 +3.15% 47
City of London -21 366 £57,500 - 72
Yorkshire +18 261 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East of England -1 242 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Berkshire +44 214 £50,000 - 13
West Midlands -10 192 £41,500 -2.35% 12
South West +12 183 £42,500 -5.55% 27
West Yorkshire +9 179 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North West -7 173 £38,500 -3.75% 16
Surrey +2 155 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands +69 136 £42,000 +3.40% 6
Leeds +3 125 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Reading +38 122 £50,000 - 6
Scotland +1 118 £47,250 -14.09% 18
Manchester -17 104 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Birmingham -1 89 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Hertfordshire +14 85 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Hampshire -14 81 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Bristol +19 79 £38,500 +2.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +5 70 £49,000 +3.15% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 65 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Northamptonshire +17 62 £43,750 +25.00% 3
Oxfordshire +30 54 £48,500 -2.51% 8
Edinburgh -13 53 £48,250 -8.09% 13
Wales +34 48 £35,000 -12.50% 8
South Wales +31 48 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Cheshire +8 48 £41,250 +10.00% 3
Milton Keynes +10 45 £49,500 +1.53% 2

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2773 (35.66%) Finance
2 2335 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
3 2134 (27.44%) Project Management
4 1326 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
5 1312 (16.87%) SQL
6 1271 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 1240 (15.94%) Degree
8 1046 (13.45%) Microsoft
9 962 (12.37%) PRINCE2
10 895 (11.51%) ISEB
11 833 (10.71%) Scrum
12 808 (10.39%) MS Excel
13 791 (10.17%) Retail
14 784 (10.08%) UML
15 749 (9.63%) Banking
16 687 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 681 (8.76%) Change Management
18 660 (8.49%) SQL Server
19 655 (8.42%) CRM
20 624 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
21 621 (7.99%) Waterfall
22 590 (7.59%) Use Case
23 572 (7.36%) E-Commerce
24 551 (7.08%) Oracle
25 539 (6.93%) .NET
26 508 (6.53%) Management Information System
27 496 (6.38%) Data Modelling
28 461 (5.93%) Java
29 451 (5.80%) User Stories
30 448 (5.76%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 270 (3.47%) SharePoint
2 103 (1.32%) SAS
3 72 (0.93%) CMS
4 52 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 44 (0.57%) IIS
6 40 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 39 (0.50%) WebSphere
8 36 (0.46%) MS Project Server
9 25 (0.32%) WebLogic
9 25 (0.32%) Documentum
10 22 (0.28%) Apache Pig
11 19 (0.24%) Alfresco
11 19 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
12 16 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 15 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.18%) NetWeaver
14 14 (0.18%) Drupal
14 14 (0.18%) Node.js
15 13 (0.17%) FileNet
15 13 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 808 (10.39%) MS Excel
2 426 (5.48%) MS Office
3 407 (5.23%) MS Visio
4 295 (3.79%) MS Project
5 178 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 38 (0.49%) SPSS
7 19 (0.24%) CPLEX
7 19 (0.24%) PowerPivot
8 14 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 9 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
10 8 (0.10%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.064%) FastStats
12 4 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.039%) Windchill
14 1 (0.013%) Open Workbench
14 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.013%) QuarkXPress
14 1 (0.013%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.013%) FreeHand
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 166 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 67 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 67 (0.86%) SAP CO
4 47 (0.60%) SAP SD
4 47 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 40 (0.51%) SAP PP
6 33 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 31 (0.40%) SAP SCM
7 31 (0.40%) SAP MM
8 30 (0.39%) SAP CRM
8 30 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
9 22 (0.28%) SAP PLM
10 20 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
11 18 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
12 17 (0.22%) Markit EDM
13 16 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
13 16 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
13 16 (0.21%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 121 (1.56%) SaaS
2 56 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 30 (0.39%) Force.com
4 22 (0.28%) Office 365
5 17 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 10 (0.13%) PaaS
7 8 (0.10%) Taleo
8 7 (0.090%) Heroku
9 5 (0.064%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (0.064%) IaaS
10 4 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.039%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.039%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.026%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.013%) GitHub
13 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 104 (1.34%) Internet
2 63 (0.81%) Intranet
3 20 (0.26%) Extranet
4 19 (0.24%) MPLS
5 16 (0.21%) HTTP
6 12 (0.15%) SAN
7 10 (0.13%) VPN
7 10 (0.13%) Network Security
8 9 (0.12%) FTP
8 9 (0.12%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.10%) LAN
9 8 (0.10%) WAN
9 8 (0.10%) NFC
10 7 (0.090%) Unified Communications
10 7 (0.090%) Firewall
11 5 (0.064%) SSL
11 5 (0.064%) VoIP
11 5 (0.064%) ATM
11 5 (0.064%) DNS
12 4 (0.051%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 303 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 227 (2.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 202 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 165 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 131 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 125 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 103 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 92 (1.18%) Big Data
10 80 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 79 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
12 74 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 65 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 46 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
15 45 (0.58%) Hadoop
16 44 (0.57%) QlikView
17 41 (0.53%) MS Access
18 37 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
19 36 (0.46%) SAP BW
20 34 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 131 (1.68%) JIRA
2 123 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (1.21%) Visual Studio
4 45 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 36 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 36 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.45%) Selenium
7 30 (0.39%) Subversion
8 28 (0.36%) JUnit
8 28 (0.36%) Eclipse
9 25 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
9 25 (0.32%) JMeter
10 20 (0.26%) Jenkins
11 19 (0.24%) eggPlant
12 18 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
12 18 (0.23%) LoadRunner
13 14 (0.18%) FitNesse
14 13 (0.17%) Oracle APEX
14 13 (0.17%) ERwin
15 11 (0.14%) RequisitePro
General
1 2773 (35.66%) Finance
2 791 (10.17%) Retail
3 749 (9.63%) Banking
4 376 (4.83%) Marketing
5 332 (4.27%) Telecoms
6 236 (3.03%) Legal
7 233 (3.00%) Manufacturing
8 222 (2.85%) Front Office
9 209 (2.69%) Advertising
10 200 (2.57%) Investment Banking
11 166 (2.13%) Back Office
12 136 (1.75%) Law
13 118 (1.52%) Billing
14 112 (1.44%) Publishing
15 89 (1.14%) Retail Banking
16 74 (0.95%) Games
17 62 (0.80%) Financial Institution
18 56 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
19 50 (0.64%) Automotive
20 45 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5081 (65.33%) Analyst
2 4541 (58.39%) Business Analyst
3 657 (8.45%) Senior Analyst
4 635 (8.17%) Project Manager
5 609 (7.83%) Consultant
6 582 (7.48%) Senior Business Analyst
7 463 (5.95%) Developer
8 397 (5.10%) Systems Analyst
9 336 (4.32%) Agile Business Analyst
10 297 (3.82%) Business Systems Analyst
11 279 (3.59%) Business Manager
12 232 (2.98%) Architect
13 208 (2.67%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 183 (2.35%) Lead Business Analyst
15 172 (2.21%) Financial Business Analyst
16 151 (1.94%) Technical Business Analyst
17 150 (1.93%) IT Business Analyst
18 147 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
19 134 (1.72%) Solutions Architect
20 126 (1.62%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (6.93%) .NET
2 314 (4.04%) XML
3 299 (3.84%) HTML
4 211 (2.71%) CSS
5 171 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 161 (2.07%) Web Services
7 90 (1.16%) jQuery
8 80 (1.03%) .NET Framework
9 70 (0.90%) Middleware
10 63 (0.81%) HTML5
11 52 (0.67%) SOAP
12 45 (0.58%) J2EE
13 40 (0.51%) EDI
14 39 (0.50%) XSLT
14 39 (0.50%) Ajax
15 38 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
16 35 (0.45%) Spring
17 31 (0.40%) RESTful
18 30 (0.39%) Visualforce
18 30 (0.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1326 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 508 (6.53%) Management Information System
3 252 (3.24%) User Experience
4 212 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 153 (1.97%) FMCG
6 149 (1.92%) Derivative
7 130 (1.67%) Mobile App
8 120 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 118 (1.52%) Fixed Income
10 100 (1.29%) Equities
11 95 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 92 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 88 (1.13%) Data Structures
14 80 (1.03%) Market Risk
15 74 (0.95%) PMI
16 67 (0.86%) Credit Risk
17 66 (0.85%) Economics
17 66 (0.85%) Social Media
18 63 (0.81%) Visualisation
19 61 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 210 (2.70%) Windows
2 112 (1.44%) UNIX
3 87 (1.12%) Linux
4 59 (0.76%) Android
5 42 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (0.40%) Windows 7
8 17 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 16 (0.21%) VMS
10 14 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 12 (0.15%) Solaris
13 10 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (0.10%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.064%) Windows Phone 8
16 4 (0.051%) MVS
17 3 (0.039%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.039%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.026%) BlackBerry OS
19 1 (0.013%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2335 (30.02%) Agile Software Development
2 2134 (27.44%) Project Management
3 1271 (16.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 962 (12.37%) PRINCE2
5 833 (10.71%) Scrum
6 784 (10.08%) UML
7 687 (8.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 681 (8.76%) Change Management
9 655 (8.42%) CRM
10 624 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
11 621 (7.99%) Waterfall
12 590 (7.59%) Use Case
13 572 (7.36%) E-Commerce
14 496 (6.38%) Data Modelling
15 451 (5.80%) User Stories
16 448 (5.76%) Mentoring
17 427 (5.49%) ITIL
18 411 (5.28%) Data Analysis
19 408 (5.25%) Systems Analysis
20 389 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1312 (16.87%) SQL
2 461 (5.93%) Java
3 357 (4.59%) C#
4 244 (3.14%) JavaScript
5 184 (2.37%) T-SQL
6 139 (1.79%) VBA
6 139 (1.79%) C
7 102 (1.31%) C++
8 98 (1.26%) Python
9 95 (1.22%) VB.NET
10 86 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 80 (1.03%) VB
12 54 (0.69%) PHP
13 41 (0.53%) R
14 38 (0.49%) ABAP
15 27 (0.35%) Apex Code
16 25 (0.32%) Ruby
17 22 (0.28%) Shell Script
18 21 (0.27%) VB6
19 20 (0.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1240 (15.94%) Degree
2 895 (11.51%) ISEB
3 146 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 141 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 126 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 103 (1.32%) CBAP
7 83 (1.07%) SC Cleared
8 82 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 64 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 61 (0.78%) PMP
10 61 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 56 (0.72%) IIBA
12 47 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 39 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
14 32 (0.41%) DV Cleared
15 28 (0.36%) MBA
16 27 (0.35%) APMP
17 25 (0.32%) CIMA
18 24 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
19 22 (0.28%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (5.27%) QA
2 69 (0.89%) SLA
3 57 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 55 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.39%) Basel II
6 26 (0.33%) EMIR
7 24 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
8 23 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 17 (0.22%) COBIT
10 16 (0.21%) COREP
11 15 (0.19%) FINREP
11 15 (0.19%) FATCA
12 14 (0.18%) Basel III
13 13 (0.17%) CRD IV
14 12 (0.15%) Solvency II
14 12 (0.15%) MiFID
15 11 (0.14%) PCI DSS
16 8 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.090%) ISO 14001
18 6 (0.077%) TickIT
System Software
1 22 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (0.10%) HDFS
3 3 (0.039%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.026%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.026%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.013%) NFS
5 1 (0.013%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.013%) XenApp
5 1 (0.013%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 62 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.10%) SCCM
2 8 (0.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 8 (0.10%) Oracle EDQ
3 5 (0.064%) CA Endevor
3 5 (0.064%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (0.051%) Backup Exec
4 4 (0.051%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 3 (0.039%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.039%) logstash
6 2 (0.026%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.026%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.013%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.013%) OpenView
7 1 (0.013%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.013%) Netcool
7 1 (0.013%) Nagios
7 1 (0.013%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.013%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1046 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 551 (7.08%) Oracle
3 434 (5.58%) SAP
4 179 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 117 (1.50%) Business Objects
6 92 (1.18%) Cognos
7 91 (1.17%) IBM
8 78 (1.00%) HP
9 47 (0.60%) Informatica
10 41 (0.53%) JD Edwards
10 41 (0.53%) Siebel
11 35 (0.45%) Sage
11 35 (0.45%) Google
11 35 (0.45%) Vermilion
12 32 (0.41%) Teradata
12 32 (0.41%) CODA
13 31 (0.40%) Tableau
14 29 (0.37%) hybris
15 28 (0.36%) Charles River
16 25 (0.32%) Huawei
Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent benefits, including Free Parking
Posted: 3 days ago