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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 70 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4003 4354 3812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.79% 3.68% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.50% 4.45% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3322 3666 3141
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
88868 97779 88218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 84.13% 82.70% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72292 79425 72637
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 2015 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 29 May 2015. 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 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 3760 £50,000 - 468
London +7 1828 £60,000 +9.09% 212
South East -4 652 £46,500 +1.08% 88
City of London +12 450 £60,000 +4.34% 77
North West +13 289 £42,500 +9.67% 34
Yorkshire +12 261 £40,000 - 27
East of England -20 206 £51,000 +7.36% 26
West Midlands -25 195 £42,500 -5.55% 24
Berkshire +40 193 £47,500 -4.04% 17
West Yorkshire +5 177 £40,000 - 22
South West -20 160 £43,000 +1.17% 33
East Midlands +20 142 £45,000 +10.14% 18
Manchester +2 136 £43,500 +14.47% 17
Scotland -7 121 £45,500 +1.11% 16
Leeds -10 116 £40,000 - 10
Hampshire +16 105 £45,000 - 12
Surrey -59 105 £46,250 -2.63% 14
Buckinghamshire +11 98 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Reading +33 91 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Cheshire +31 78 £41,500 +3.75% 9
Oxfordshire +52 72 £48,000 +1.05% 12
Essex +8 72 £52,500 -4.54% 7
Edinburgh -8 62 £45,000 -6.25% 10
Wales +22 60 £35,000 -16.16% 3
South Yorkshire +26 59 £40,000 - 3
Hertfordshire +11 58 £54,000 +14.89% 6
Milton Keynes +9 57 £45,000 +20.00% 12
South Wales +20 55 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Birmingham -46 54 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Northamptonshire +24 50 £46,377 +15.94% 3

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 2976 (37.75%) Finance
2 2201 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
3 2063 (26.17%) Project Management
4 1487 (18.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1250 (15.86%) SQL
6 1230 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1196 (15.17%) Degree
8 1140 (14.46%) Banking
9 1014 (12.86%) Retail
10 911 (11.56%) Microsoft
11 896 (11.37%) PRINCE2
12 865 (10.97%) SDLC
13 854 (10.83%) Scrum
14 755 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
15 745 (9.45%) ISEB
16 700 (8.88%) UML
17 684 (8.68%) Use Case
18 676 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
19 661 (8.39%) Waterfall
20 659 (8.36%) CRM
21 658 (8.35%) Change Management
22 642 (8.14%) SQL Server
23 595 (7.55%) MS Excel
24 592 (7.51%) Oracle
25 550 (6.98%) .NET
26 548 (6.95%) E-Commerce
27 519 (6.58%) SAP
28 511 (6.48%) Management Information System
29 506 (6.42%) Data Modelling
30 468 (5.94%) QA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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
1 237 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 126 (1.60%) SAS
3 95 (1.21%) CMS
4 43 (0.55%) IIS
5 39 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
5 39 (0.49%) WebSphere
6 29 (0.37%) Confluence
6 29 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (0.36%) WebLogic
7 28 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 26 (0.33%) Apache Pig
8 26 (0.33%) MS Exchange
9 25 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
10 24 (0.30%) Node.js
11 21 (0.27%) WebLogic Portal
11 21 (0.27%) Drupal
12 19 (0.24%) Documentum
13 17 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.18%) Apache Spark
14 14 (0.18%) WorkSite
Applications
1 595 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 403 (5.11%) MS Office
3 350 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 193 (2.45%) MS Project
5 155 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 51 (0.65%) SPSS
7 22 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.076%) Mingle
10 5 (0.063%) CPLEX
11 4 (0.051%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.038%) FastStats
12 3 (0.038%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.025%) Blender
13 2 (0.025%) Windchill
14 1 (0.013%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) Maya
Business Applications
1 140 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 99 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 79 (1.00%) SAP CO
4 78 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
4 78 (0.99%) SAP FI
4 78 (0.99%) SAP SD
5 77 (0.98%) Oracle EBS R12
6 68 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
7 64 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
8 63 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
9 59 (0.75%) SAP MM
10 57 (0.72%) Oracle Applications
11 52 (0.66%) Dynamics NAV
12 43 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
13 39 (0.49%) SAP PP
14 38 (0.48%) SAP SCM
14 38 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 38 (0.48%) SAP WM
15 37 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
16 34 (0.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (1.51%) SaaS
2 54 (0.69%) Force.com
3 39 (0.49%) Office 365
4 36 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 25 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
9 18 (0.23%) Google Analytics
10 12 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
11 11 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
12 5 (0.063%) Veeva
12 5 (0.063%) Yammer
13 4 (0.051%) FinancialForce.com
14 3 (0.038%) Taleo
14 3 (0.038%) PaaS
15 2 (0.025%) GitHub
16 1 (0.013%) Adobe Analytics
16 1 (0.013%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 116 (1.47%) Internet
2 66 (0.84%) Intranet
3 35 (0.44%) Extranet
4 25 (0.32%) WAN
5 22 (0.28%) Firewall
6 21 (0.27%) LAN
7 19 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.20%) Wireless
9 13 (0.16%) DSL
10 10 (0.13%) DNS
11 8 (0.10%) WebEx
11 8 (0.10%) VPN
11 8 (0.10%) FTP
12 7 (0.089%) NAS
13 6 (0.076%) IPX
14 5 (0.063%) LDAP
14 5 (0.063%) Broadband
14 5 (0.063%) VoIP
14 5 (0.063%) MPLS
14 5 (0.063%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 642 (8.14%) SQL Server
2 344 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 179 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 148 (1.88%) Relational Database
5 135 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 109 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 99 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
8 97 (1.23%) Big Data
9 94 (1.19%) QlikView
10 93 (1.18%) Oracle Database
11 76 (0.96%) Data Mining
12 75 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 62 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 62 (0.79%) SAP BW
14 61 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
15 55 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 55 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
16 51 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
17 50 (0.63%) MS Access
18 49 (0.62%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 208 (2.64%) JIRA
2 101 (1.28%) Visual Studio
3 86 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (0.52%) Selenium
5 37 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 36 (0.46%) Git (software)
6 36 (0.46%) JMeter
7 32 (0.41%) Subversion
7 32 (0.41%) Toad
8 30 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
9 25 (0.32%) Cucumber
10 17 (0.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 16 (0.20%) JUnit
12 15 (0.19%) LoadRunner
12 15 (0.19%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.19%) Moq
13 13 (0.16%) eggPlant
14 11 (0.14%) Oracle APEX
14 11 (0.14%) Yeoman
15 10 (0.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 2976 (37.75%) Finance
2 1140 (14.46%) Banking
3 1014 (12.86%) Retail
4 362 (4.59%) Telecoms
5 336 (4.26%) Investment Banking
6 307 (3.89%) Marketing
7 243 (3.08%) Manufacturing
8 209 (2.65%) Front Office
9 200 (2.54%) Advertising
10 198 (2.51%) Legal
11 185 (2.35%) Back Office
12 148 (1.88%) Billing
13 141 (1.79%) Law
14 137 (1.74%) Retail Banking
15 121 (1.53%) Financial Institution
16 84 (1.07%) Publishing
17 62 (0.79%) General Ledger
18 56 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
19 45 (0.57%) Automotive
20 44 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 4914 (62.34%) Analyst
2 4412 (55.97%) Business Analyst
3 818 (10.38%) Consultant
4 625 (7.93%) Project Manager
5 592 (7.51%) Senior Analyst
6 545 (6.91%) Senior Business Analyst
7 497 (6.30%) Developer
8 394 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 341 (4.33%) Business Manager
10 274 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
11 272 (3.45%) Architect
12 204 (2.59%) IT Business Analyst
13 202 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
14 195 (2.47%) Financial Business Analyst
15 194 (2.46%) Banking Business Analyst
16 176 (2.23%) Junior
16 176 (2.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
17 174 (2.21%) Lead Business Analyst
18 150 (1.90%) Technical Business Analyst
19 148 (1.88%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (6.98%) .NET
2 320 (4.06%) HTML
3 248 (3.15%) XML
4 222 (2.82%) CSS
5 207 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 200 (2.54%) Web Services
7 152 (1.93%) jQuery
8 95 (1.21%) HTML5
9 87 (1.10%) .NET Framework
10 70 (0.89%) Middleware
11 62 (0.79%) SOAP
12 60 (0.76%) WPF
13 59 (0.75%) Visualforce
13 59 (0.75%) AngularJS
14 57 (0.72%) WCF
15 55 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (0.69%) CSS3
17 49 (0.62%) Ajax
17 49 (0.62%) RESTful
18 40 (0.51%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1230 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 511 (6.48%) Management Information System
3 266 (3.37%) User Experience
4 231 (2.93%) Computer Science
5 193 (2.45%) FMCG
6 184 (2.33%) Derivative
7 162 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 161 (2.04%) Equities
9 141 (1.79%) Fixed Income
10 139 (1.76%) Mobile App
11 132 (1.67%) Data Structures
12 131 (1.66%) Visualisation
13 121 (1.53%) Mathematics
14 91 (1.15%) PMI
15 72 (0.91%) Data Integration
16 70 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
17 61 (0.77%) Social Media
17 61 (0.77%) Reference Data
18 60 (0.76%) SWIFT
19 53 (0.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 237 (3.01%) Windows
2 64 (0.81%) UNIX
3 63 (0.80%) Linux
4 50 (0.63%) Android
5 49 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 49 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 42 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (0.13%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.10%) Solaris
11 7 (0.089%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.076%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.051%) BlackBerry OS
13 4 (0.051%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.051%) SUSE
13 4 (0.051%) Debian
13 4 (0.051%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.038%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.038%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2201 (27.92%) Agile Software Development
2 2063 (26.17%) Project Management
3 1487 (18.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 896 (11.37%) PRINCE2
5 865 (10.97%) SDLC
6 854 (10.83%) Scrum
7 755 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
8 700 (8.88%) UML
9 684 (8.68%) Use Case
10 676 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 661 (8.39%) Waterfall
12 659 (8.36%) CRM
13 658 (8.35%) Change Management
14 548 (6.95%) E-Commerce
15 506 (6.42%) Data Modelling
16 447 (5.67%) User Stories
17 445 (5.65%) ITIL
18 437 (5.54%) Mentoring
19 423 (5.37%) Data Analysis
20 408 (5.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1250 (15.86%) SQL
2 421 (5.34%) C#
3 356 (4.52%) Java
4 255 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 128 (1.62%) C
6 125 (1.59%) T-SQL
7 107 (1.36%) VBA
8 99 (1.26%) PL/SQL
9 90 (1.14%) Python
10 72 (0.91%) ABAP
10 72 (0.91%) C++
11 63 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 60 (0.76%) Apex Code
13 58 (0.74%) R
14 51 (0.65%) VB
15 43 (0.55%) PHP
16 31 (0.39%) PowerShell
17 22 (0.28%) SOQL
18 17 (0.22%) Ruby
18 17 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1196 (15.17%) Degree
2 745 (9.45%) ISEB
3 187 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 138 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 128 (1.62%) PMI Certification
6 97 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 77 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 74 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
9 55 (0.70%) CISA
10 54 (0.69%) CBAP
11 51 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 51 (0.65%) IIBA
12 48 (0.61%) CISSP
13 47 (0.60%) ISTQB
14 44 (0.56%) PMP
15 35 (0.44%) CIMA
16 33 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (0.38%) ACCA
17 30 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
18 27 (0.34%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 468 (5.94%) QA
2 73 (0.93%) EMIR
3 66 (0.84%) ISO 9001
4 53 (0.67%) MiFID
5 52 (0.66%) Data Quality
6 45 (0.57%) SLA
7 38 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
8 35 (0.44%) CRD IV
9 33 (0.42%) Solvency II
10 21 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 19 (0.24%) FATCA
12 14 (0.18%) Basel II
13 11 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.13%) Basel III
14 10 (0.13%) COBIT
15 9 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.11%) COREP
16 7 (0.089%) ISO 9000
16 7 (0.089%) PCI DSS
17 6 (0.076%) PMBOK
System Software
1 39 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 9 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.10%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.076%) XenApp
5 6 (0.076%) vSphere
6 5 (0.063%) Apache Flume
6 5 (0.063%) HDFS
7 4 (0.051%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.038%) IAG
8 3 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.025%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.14%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.063%) Oracle EDQ
4 4 (0.051%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.038%) MOM
6 2 (0.025%) TrustSec
6 2 (0.025%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.013%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 911 (11.56%) Microsoft
2 592 (7.51%) Oracle
3 519 (6.58%) SAP
4 216 (2.74%) Business Objects
5 186 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
6 132 (1.67%) IBM
7 85 (1.08%) Cognos
8 84 (1.07%) Tableau
9 82 (1.04%) hybris
10 52 (0.66%) ATG
11 49 (0.62%) Informatica
12 46 (0.58%) Teradata
12 46 (0.58%) Sage
13 42 (0.53%) Hyperion
14 39 (0.49%) HP
14 39 (0.49%) TIBCO
15 37 (0.47%) Sitecore
16 32 (0.41%) Pega
17 27 (0.34%) VMware
18 26 (0.33%) Pegasus
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum With great flexible benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Livingston, West Lothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £25k - 35k per year + .
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday