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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 79 78 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3447 3700 3817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.40% 3.48% 3.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.08% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2835 3062 3006
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average 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
87935 90766 89428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 86.82% 85.27% 84.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72987 74501 71137
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 -1 3224 £50,000 - 523
London -8 1504 £57,500 +1.76% 245
South East -10 592 £49,250 -0.50% 65
City of London -13 247 £60,000 +4.34% 74
West Midlands +28 239 £44,000 +6.02% 38
East of England +9 217 £50,000 - 34
Yorkshire -9 216 £44,000 +8.64% 46
North West +42 190 £40,000 +6.66% 49
West Yorkshire -1 166 £44,000 +3.52% 31
Berkshire -34 159 £50,000 - 16
Surrey +13 139 £55,000 +10.00% 11
Leeds +5 124 £44,000 +3.52% 27
Scotland +5 121 £47,500 - 20
South West -62 118 £45,000 - 25
Birmingham +21 99 £45,000 +3.44% 11
Manchester +9 97 £42,500 +21.42% 32
East Midlands -17 96 £45,000 +5.88% 16
Hertfordshire +17 70 £59,000 +2.60% 6
Edinburgh +22 62 £50,000 - 4
Essex +7 57 £52,500 +10.52% 12
Reading -33 56 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Hampshire -14 55 £48,750 +8.33% 9
Kent +28 54 £38,500 -9.41% 1
Cheshire +45 53 £40,000 -3.03% 12
Buckinghamshire -24 53 £42,500 -15.00% 11
East Sussex +33 48 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +3 48 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Glasgow -17 48 £47,500 +11.76% 14
Brighton +25 47 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Sussex -7 41 £45,000 - 5

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2949 (40.50%) Finance
2 2368 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1771 (24.32%) Project Management
4 1416 (19.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1370 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1361 (18.69%) Degree
7 1223 (16.80%) SQL
8 951 (13.06%) Banking
9 948 (13.02%) Microsoft
10 881 (12.10%) Retail
10 881 (12.10%) SDLC
11 820 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
12 775 (10.64%) Scrum
13 772 (10.60%) ISEB
14 751 (10.31%) SQL Server
15 711 (9.77%) Waterfall
16 706 (9.70%) PRINCE2
17 699 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
18 698 (9.59%) Oracle
19 681 (9.35%) MS Excel
20 656 (9.01%) Change Management
21 646 (8.87%) UML
22 630 (8.65%) .NET
23 617 (8.47%) SAP
24 609 (8.36%) CRM
25 598 (8.21%) Use Case
26 488 (6.70%) MS Office
27 481 (6.61%) User Stories
28 471 (6.47%) Management Information System
29 470 (6.46%) E-Commerce

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 232 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 121 (1.66%) SAS
3 101 (1.39%) CMS
4 56 (0.77%) IIS
5 39 (0.54%) Confluence
6 32 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
7 30 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 28 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 23 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 19 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 19 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 16 (0.22%) Skype for Business
12 15 (0.21%) Apache
12 15 (0.21%) EPiServer CMS
13 14 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 14 (0.19%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.19%) Node.js
13 14 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
14 13 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 681 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 488 (6.70%) MS Office
3 422 (5.80%) MS Visio
4 209 (2.87%) MS Project
5 196 (2.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 72 (0.99%) SPSS
7 45 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.082%) Mathematica
10 5 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.041%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.027%) Mingle
12 2 (0.027%) Open Workbench
12 2 (0.027%) Photoshop
13 1 (0.014%) DOC1
13 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 182 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 79 (1.09%) SAP CO
4 78 (1.07%) SAP FI/CO
5 66 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
6 57 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
7 56 (0.77%) SAP SD
8 54 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 52 (0.71%) SAP MM
10 49 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 47 (0.65%) Oracle Receivables
12 40 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
13 37 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
13 37 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
14 34 (0.47%) SAP PP
15 32 (0.44%) thinkFolio
16 30 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
17 29 (0.40%) Oracle Assets
18 26 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
18 26 (0.36%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 140 (1.92%) SaaS
2 67 (0.92%) Office 365
3 41 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (0.44%) Force.com
5 17 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.19%) Yammer
7 12 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.14%) IaaS
9 9 (0.12%) PaaS
10 8 (0.11%) Oracle CX
10 8 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.096%) Trello
12 4 (0.055%) Azure Machine Learning
12 4 (0.055%) Dropbox
12 4 (0.055%) GitHub
12 4 (0.055%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.041%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.041%) Amazon EMR
13 3 (0.041%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.027%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 90 (1.24%) Internet
2 62 (0.85%) Intranet
3 24 (0.33%) Firewall
4 23 (0.32%) Extranet
5 16 (0.22%) DNS
6 14 (0.19%) FTP
6 14 (0.19%) WAN
7 13 (0.18%) SAN
7 13 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.16%) RTP
9 11 (0.15%) LAN
9 11 (0.15%) VPN
10 10 (0.14%) DHCP
10 10 (0.14%) VoIP
11 9 (0.12%) Network Security
11 9 (0.12%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.11%) HTTP
12 8 (0.11%) Wireless
13 7 (0.096%) 3G
13 7 (0.096%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 751 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 455 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 272 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (2.98%) BusinessObjects
5 191 (2.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 164 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 152 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 142 (1.95%) Big Data
9 113 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
10 101 (1.39%) QlikView
11 92 (1.26%) Data Mining
12 71 (0.98%) Oracle Database
13 67 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
14 59 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
15 58 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
16 53 (0.73%) Spotfire
17 50 (0.69%) OLAP
18 49 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 47 (0.65%) SAP BW
20 44 (0.60%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 195 (2.68%) JIRA
2 98 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 74 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 58 (0.80%) ERwin
5 52 (0.71%) Selenium
6 46 (0.63%) Subversion
7 39 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 38 (0.52%) Git (software)
9 36 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
10 28 (0.38%) Cucumber
11 27 (0.37%) Bugzilla
11 27 (0.37%) JUnit
12 20 (0.27%) Ant
12 20 (0.27%) Eclipse
13 17 (0.23%) Axure RP
14 13 (0.18%) Maven
14 13 (0.18%) SpecFlow
15 12 (0.16%) JBehave
15 12 (0.16%) NuGet
16 11 (0.15%) FitNesse
General
1 2949 (40.50%) Finance
2 951 (13.06%) Banking
3 881 (12.10%) Retail
4 375 (5.15%) Marketing
5 304 (4.18%) Telecoms
6 290 (3.98%) Investment Banking
7 241 (3.31%) Front Office
8 234 (3.21%) Manufacturing
9 226 (3.10%) Legal
10 196 (2.69%) Back Office
11 173 (2.38%) Advertising
12 155 (2.13%) Billing
13 148 (2.03%) Law
14 102 (1.40%) Financial Institution
15 68 (0.93%) Automotive
16 66 (0.91%) Retail Banking
17 60 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
18 58 (0.80%) Publishing
19 57 (0.78%) Games
20 51 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4702 (64.58%) Analyst
2 3895 (53.50%) Business Analyst
3 602 (8.27%) Project Manager
4 587 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
5 578 (7.94%) Consultant
6 526 (7.22%) Senior Business Analyst
7 481 (6.61%) Developer
8 425 (5.84%) Financial Analyst
9 395 (5.43%) Finance Business Analyst
10 381 (5.23%) IT Analyst
11 349 (4.79%) Business IT Analyst
12 346 (4.75%) IT Business Analyst
13 315 (4.33%) Agile Business Analyst
14 278 (3.82%) Architect
15 277 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
15 277 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
16 267 (3.67%) Lead Business Analyst
17 231 (3.17%) Business Manager
18 221 (3.04%) Financial Business Analyst
19 218 (2.99%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 630 (8.65%) .NET
2 316 (4.34%) XML
3 291 (4.00%) HTML
4 209 (2.87%) Web Services
5 201 (2.76%) CSS
6 198 (2.72%) ASP.NET
7 114 (1.57%) .NET Framework
8 60 (0.82%) SOAP
9 58 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 56 (0.77%) jQuery
11 55 (0.76%) Middleware
12 53 (0.73%) HTML5
13 51 (0.70%) JSON
14 50 (0.69%) Spring
15 48 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
16 45 (0.62%) Ajax
17 43 (0.59%) REST
18 33 (0.45%) EDI
19 28 (0.38%) Entity Framework
19 28 (0.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1370 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 471 (6.47%) Management Information System
3 334 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 249 (3.42%) User Experience
5 199 (2.73%) Derivative
6 157 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 153 (2.10%) Equities
8 149 (2.05%) Mathematics
9 133 (1.83%) FMCG
10 130 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 126 (1.73%) Fixed Income
12 96 (1.32%) Credit Risk
12 96 (1.32%) Visualisation
13 87 (1.19%) Data Integration
14 78 (1.07%) Smart Meter
15 68 (0.93%) Data Structures
16 66 (0.91%) Market Risk
17 65 (0.89%) PMI
18 64 (0.88%) Fintech
19 63 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 264 (3.63%) Windows
2 157 (2.16%) Unix
3 79 (1.09%) Windows Server
4 78 (1.07%) Linux
5 35 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (0.47%) Windows 7
6 34 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (0.43%) Android
7 31 (0.43%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.14%) Windows 8
8 10 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.12%) Windows 2000
10 7 (0.096%) OS/400
11 5 (0.069%) VMS
11 5 (0.069%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.041%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.041%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.027%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.014%) AIX
14 1 (0.014%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2368 (32.52%) Agile Software Development
2 1771 (24.32%) Project Management
3 1416 (19.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 881 (12.10%) SDLC
5 820 (11.26%) Business Intelligence
6 775 (10.64%) Scrum
7 711 (9.77%) Waterfall
8 706 (9.70%) PRINCE2
9 699 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 656 (9.01%) Change Management
11 646 (8.87%) UML
12 609 (8.36%) CRM
13 598 (8.21%) Use Case
14 481 (6.61%) User Stories
15 470 (6.46%) E-Commerce
16 459 (6.30%) Mentoring
17 447 (6.14%) Analytics
18 440 (6.04%) Data Modelling
19 433 (5.95%) ERP
20 395 (5.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1223 (16.80%) SQL
2 435 (5.97%) C#
3 410 (5.63%) Java
4 281 (3.86%) JavaScript
5 143 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 140 (1.92%) C
7 117 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 108 (1.48%) Python
9 99 (1.36%) C++
9 99 (1.36%) VBA
10 75 (1.03%) PHP
11 74 (1.02%) VB.NET
12 51 (0.70%) R
13 46 (0.63%) Ruby
14 37 (0.51%) Perl
15 29 (0.40%) Shell Script
16 19 (0.26%) Bash Shell
16 19 (0.26%) VB
17 17 (0.23%) ABAP
17 17 (0.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1361 (18.69%) Degree
2 772 (10.60%) ISEB
3 150 (2.06%) Security Cleared
4 141 (1.94%) PMI Certification
5 103 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 102 (1.40%) IIBA
7 93 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 83 (1.14%) CBAP
9 77 (1.06%) PMP
10 67 (0.92%) CITP
11 66 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 55 (0.76%) ISTQB
13 37 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 33 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (0.44%) DV Cleared
16 30 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
18 21 (0.29%) MBA
19 19 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
20 16 (0.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 413 (5.67%) QA
2 153 (2.10%) Data Quality
3 101 (1.39%) MiFID
4 84 (1.15%) EMIR
5 56 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 43 (0.59%) FATCA
7 42 (0.58%) Solvency II
8 40 (0.55%) SLA
9 36 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
10 28 (0.38%) SEPA
11 25 (0.34%) TickIT
12 23 (0.32%) Basel II
13 17 (0.23%) PCI DSS
14 16 (0.22%) COBIT
14 16 (0.22%) CRD IV
15 13 (0.18%) GAAP
15 13 (0.18%) SDET
16 9 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 7 (0.096%) COREP
17 7 (0.096%) FINREP
System Software
1 64 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 33 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.082%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.069%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.055%) XenApp
6 3 (0.041%) SAP ITS
6 3 (0.041%) Varnish
6 3 (0.041%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.014%) KVM
7 1 (0.014%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.014%) vSphere
7 1 (0.014%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
3 16 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.16%) SCCM
5 11 (0.15%) yum
6 8 (0.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 7 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
7 7 (0.096%) Puppet
8 6 (0.082%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.055%) Ansible
9 4 (0.055%) Netcool
10 2 (0.027%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.027%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.027%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.014%) FlexNet
11 1 (0.014%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 1 (0.014%) Nagios
Vendors
1 948 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 698 (9.59%) Oracle
3 617 (8.47%) SAP
4 215 (2.95%) Salesforce.com
5 107 (1.47%) Tableau
6 85 (1.17%) IBM
7 61 (0.84%) Hyperion
8 58 (0.80%) Cognos
9 48 (0.66%) Charles River
9 48 (0.66%) VMware
10 42 (0.58%) hybris
11 38 (0.52%) JD Edwards
12 35 (0.48%) Cisco
13 31 (0.43%) Informatica
13 31 (0.43%) Sage
14 30 (0.41%) ATG
15 28 (0.38%) HP
16 25 (0.34%) Infor
17 24 (0.33%) Demandware
17 24 (0.33%) Sybase
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