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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 88 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2844 3739 3900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.17% 3.52% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 4.02% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2975 3261
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median 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
78947 92968 97230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 88.06% 87.55% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 65078 76746 79953
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 £31,426
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 9 December 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 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
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 -10 2684 £50,000 -1.96% 264
London -12 1226 £60,000 +4.34% 114
South East +8 462 £45,000 -5.26% 40
City of London +22 250 £59,500 +3.47% 36
East of England +10 227 £50,000 -4.76% 18
North West -1 212 £40,000 -3.61% 24
West Midlands -12 186 £42,500 - 22
Yorkshire -24 145 £45,000 +5.88% 11
South West -16 119 £40,000 -15.78% 19
Manchester +21 110 £41,250 -6.25% 12
Berkshire 0 107 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Surrey +22 105 £47,500 +5.55% 7
West Yorkshire -20 92 £47,000 +6.81% 7
Leeds 0 74 £45,000 +2.27% 5
Scotland -23 69 £45,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands -30 69 £45,000 - 13
Hampshire +16 62 £50,000 - 8
Reading +9 59 £37,250 -23.19% 2
Buckinghamshire -13 57 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Cambridgeshire +29 55 £51,500 +21.17% 5
Hertfordshire -9 50 £54,000 -1.81% 3
Wales +8 48 £40,000 +10.34% 5
Essex -12 48 £47,500 -32.14% 4
South Wales +20 45 £40,000 +14.28% 5
West Sussex +20 44 £40,000 -8.04% 4
Birmingham -45 44 £52,500 +19.38% 3
Cambridge +30 41 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Bristol +6 37 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Edinburgh -16 37 £47,500 -7.76% 2
Oxfordshire +10 33 £43,000 -21.81% 5

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2286 (39.31%) Finance
2 2170 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
3 1541 (26.50%) Project Management
4 1153 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 1027 (17.66%) SQL
6 929 (15.98%) Degree
7 905 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 728 (12.52%) Waterfall
9 708 (12.18%) Microsoft
10 698 (12.00%) Retail
11 690 (11.87%) Banking
12 679 (11.68%) SDLC
13 639 (10.99%) ISEB
13 639 (10.99%) Scrum
14 615 (10.58%) PRINCE2
15 594 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 534 (9.18%) User Stories
17 502 (8.63%) CRM
18 484 (8.32%) SQL Server
19 480 (8.25%) Use Case
20 475 (8.17%) .NET
21 465 (8.00%) UML
22 462 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
23 449 (7.72%) Change Management
24 408 (7.02%) MS Excel
25 397 (6.83%) SAP
26 372 (6.40%) Oracle
27 359 (6.17%) Mentoring
28 351 (6.04%) C#
28 351 (6.04%) 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
1 229 (3.94%) SharePoint
2 91 (1.56%) Confluence
3 68 (1.17%) WebSphere
4 46 (0.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 44 (0.76%) SAS
6 42 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (0.53%) CMS
8 28 (0.48%) IIS
9 19 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 18 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.28%) MS Exchange
12 15 (0.26%) Skype for Business
13 14 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 12 (0.21%) Moodle
14 12 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 11 (0.19%) Apache
16 10 (0.17%) Documentum
17 9 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 408 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 287 (4.94%) MS Office
3 259 (4.45%) MS Visio
4 121 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 112 (1.93%) MS Project
6 20 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.21%) SPSS
8 6 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.069%) Stata
10 2 (0.034%) CPLEX
10 2 (0.034%) InDesign
11 1 (0.017%) InVision
11 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 156 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (1.27%) SAP PP
3 68 (1.17%) SAP SCM
4 63 (1.08%) SAP MM
5 61 (1.05%) SAP FI
6 58 (1.00%) SAP CO
6 58 (1.00%) SAP FI/CO
7 53 (0.91%) SAP SD
8 51 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
9 36 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
10 33 (0.57%) Oracle Retail
11 30 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 26 (0.45%) SAP QM
13 25 (0.43%) SAP ERP
13 25 (0.43%) SAP WM
14 24 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
15 23 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
16 22 (0.38%) Sonata
17 21 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
18 16 (0.28%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 69 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 69 (1.19%) SaaS
2 52 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (0.60%) Office 365
4 24 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.36%) PaaS
6 16 (0.28%) IaaS
7 14 (0.24%) Force.com
8 13 (0.22%) FinancialForce.com
8 13 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
9 11 (0.19%) Data Lake Analytics
10 9 (0.15%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.069%) Lucidchart
13 3 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.052%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.052%) Responsys
13 3 (0.052%) Yammer
14 2 (0.034%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.017%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 77 (1.32%) Internet
2 52 (0.89%) Intranet
3 28 (0.48%) Firewall
4 19 (0.33%) CTI
5 17 (0.29%) HTTP
6 13 (0.22%) LAN
6 13 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.22%) WAN
7 12 (0.21%) Extranet
7 12 (0.21%) SAN
8 11 (0.19%) DNS
9 9 (0.15%) 3GPP
10 8 (0.14%) Broadband
10 8 (0.14%) RFID
10 8 (0.14%) VLAN
11 5 (0.086%) FTP
11 5 (0.086%) Intelligent Network
12 4 (0.069%) MPLS
13 3 (0.052%) Skype
13 3 (0.052%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (8.32%) SQL Server
2 187 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
3 151 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 128 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (1.89%) Big Data
6 95 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 84 (1.44%) QlikView
8 80 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 58 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
11 48 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
12 46 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 44 (0.76%) SAP BW
14 42 (0.72%) Data Mining
14 42 (0.72%) SAP HANA
15 41 (0.71%) Power BI
16 40 (0.69%) OLAP
17 38 (0.65%) Hadoop
18 35 (0.60%) MySQL
19 30 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 227 (3.90%) JIRA
2 72 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 56 (0.96%) Selenium
5 51 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 44 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.41%) Cucumber
8 22 (0.38%) SpecFlow
9 21 (0.36%) Subversion
10 16 (0.28%) Axure RP
10 16 (0.28%) Hudson
10 16 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 14 (0.24%) Moq
12 13 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (0.22%) Maven
13 12 (0.21%) HP UFT
13 12 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
13 12 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
14 9 (0.15%) Grunt
General
1 2286 (39.31%) Finance
2 698 (12.00%) Retail
3 690 (11.87%) Banking
4 320 (5.50%) Marketing
5 245 (4.21%) Legal
6 221 (3.80%) Investment Banking
7 198 (3.40%) Telecoms
8 195 (3.35%) Front Office
9 189 (3.25%) Back Office
10 166 (2.85%) Manufacturing
11 150 (2.58%) Law
12 142 (2.44%) Advertising
13 99 (1.70%) Financial Institution
14 66 (1.13%) Billing
15 60 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
16 55 (0.95%) Publishing
17 38 (0.65%) Retail Banking
18 35 (0.60%) Spanish Language
19 27 (0.46%) Games
19 27 (0.46%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3709 (63.78%) Analyst
2 3194 (54.93%) Business Analyst
3 466 (8.01%) Consultant
4 451 (7.76%) Project Manager
5 424 (7.29%) Senior Analyst
6 382 (6.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 357 (6.14%) IT Analyst
8 345 (5.93%) Business IT Analyst
9 343 (5.90%) IT Business Analyst
10 320 (5.50%) Agile Business Analyst
10 320 (5.50%) Developer
11 269 (4.63%) Financial Analyst
12 263 (4.52%) Architect
13 228 (3.92%) Finance Business Analyst
14 201 (3.46%) Business Systems Analyst
15 193 (3.32%) Systems Analyst
16 192 (3.30%) Business Manager
17 176 (3.03%) Digital Analyst
18 166 (2.85%) Lead Business Analyst
19 164 (2.82%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (8.17%) .NET
2 289 (4.97%) HTML
3 235 (4.04%) XML
4 142 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 141 (2.42%) Web Services
6 140 (2.41%) CSS
7 102 (1.75%) HTML5
8 96 (1.65%) .NET Framework
9 66 (1.13%) Middleware
10 63 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 61 (1.05%) jQuery
12 59 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
13 52 (0.89%) SOAP
14 50 (0.86%) AngularJS
15 44 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web API
16 43 (0.74%) CSS3
17 36 (0.62%) REST
18 35 (0.60%) Entity Framework
19 34 (0.58%) EDI
20 32 (0.55%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 905 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 301 (5.18%) Management Information System
3 210 (3.61%) Fixed Income
4 209 (3.59%) User Experience
5 201 (3.46%) Derivative
6 184 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 142 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 131 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 126 (2.17%) Equities
10 96 (1.65%) FMCG
11 90 (1.55%) Mathematics
12 87 (1.50%) PMI
13 85 (1.46%) Data Integration
14 82 (1.41%) Fintech
15 79 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 78 (1.34%) Credit Risk
17 76 (1.31%) Visualisation
18 69 (1.19%) NHS
19 65 (1.12%) iPad
20 64 (1.10%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 133 (2.29%) Windows
2 104 (1.79%) Linux
3 91 (1.56%) Unix
4 47 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 41 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.53%) Android
7 21 (0.36%) Ubuntu
8 17 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 15 (0.26%) Solaris
10 14 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.22%) AIX
11 13 (0.22%) HPUX
11 13 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.052%) VMS
13 3 (0.052%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.017%) CentOS
14 1 (0.017%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.017%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2170 (37.32%) Agile Software Development
2 1541 (26.50%) Project Management
3 1153 (19.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 728 (12.52%) Waterfall
5 679 (11.68%) SDLC
6 639 (10.99%) Scrum
7 615 (10.58%) PRINCE2
8 594 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 534 (9.18%) User Stories
10 502 (8.63%) CRM
11 480 (8.25%) Use Case
12 465 (8.00%) UML
13 462 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
14 449 (7.72%) Change Management
15 359 (6.17%) Mentoring
16 351 (6.04%) E-Commerce
17 331 (5.69%) ITIL
18 317 (5.45%) ERP
19 277 (4.76%) Data Modelling
20 276 (4.75%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1027 (17.66%) SQL
2 351 (6.04%) C#
3 283 (4.87%) Java
4 233 (4.01%) JavaScript
5 121 (2.08%) C
6 92 (1.58%) Python
7 81 (1.39%) ABAP
8 80 (1.38%) T-SQL
9 63 (1.08%) C++
10 57 (0.98%) VBA
11 52 (0.89%) PHP
11 52 (0.89%) R
12 46 (0.79%) VB.NET
13 40 (0.69%) PL/SQL
14 32 (0.55%) PowerShell
14 32 (0.55%) Scala
15 30 (0.52%) VB
16 29 (0.50%) Perl
17 26 (0.45%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 929 (15.98%) Degree
2 639 (10.99%) ISEB
3 131 (2.25%) PMI Certification
4 108 (1.86%) Security Cleared
5 84 (1.44%) IIBA
5 84 (1.44%) PMP
6 64 (1.10%) CBAP
7 51 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 47 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 43 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 39 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 28 (0.48%) MBA
13 23 (0.40%) APMP
14 20 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 15 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
17 13 (0.22%) CISA
17 13 (0.22%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (5.37%) QA
2 123 (2.12%) MiFID
3 54 (0.93%) Data Quality
4 49 (0.84%) EMIR
5 38 (0.65%) SEPA
6 36 (0.62%) SLA
7 29 (0.50%) FATCA
7 29 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 26 (0.45%) Basel II
9 21 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
10 20 (0.34%) Basel III
10 20 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 16 (0.28%) PMBOK
12 15 (0.26%) Solvency II
13 14 (0.24%) COBIT
13 14 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.22%) ISO 9001
15 10 (0.17%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 9 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 34 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.19%) HDFS
3 7 (0.12%) Docker
3 7 (0.12%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.086%) Xen
5 4 (0.069%) vSphere
5 4 (0.069%) XenServer
6 3 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.017%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.017%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.017%) KVM
7 1 (0.017%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.017%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 20 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.28%) Puppet
4 13 (0.22%) Ansible
5 9 (0.15%) RSA Archer
6 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
7 7 (0.12%) Control-M
8 6 (0.10%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.069%) Cobbler
9 4 (0.069%) Oozie
9 4 (0.069%) SCCM
9 4 (0.069%) TeamSite
9 4 (0.069%) WMI
10 2 (0.034%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.034%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.034%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.017%) Ambari
11 1 (0.017%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.017%) Graphite
11 1 (0.017%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 708 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 397 (6.83%) SAP
3 372 (6.40%) Oracle
4 136 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
5 108 (1.86%) IBM
6 74 (1.27%) Tableau
7 62 (1.07%) HP
8 54 (0.93%) Cognos
9 53 (0.91%) Bloomberg
10 45 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 41 (0.71%) Charles River
11 41 (0.71%) Cognizant
12 38 (0.65%) Hyperion
13 34 (0.58%) Atlassian
14 33 (0.57%) ATG
15 32 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
16 29 (0.50%) hybris
17 28 (0.48%) JDA
18 27 (0.46%) Red Hat
19 24 (0.41%) Retek
Sutton, Surrey
Ebury
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Pension + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training , Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Michael Page International
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gala Leisure (Gala Bingo)
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Day ate
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000-£60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/gym/pension/health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago