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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 75 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3994 3675 3927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.51% 3.32% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 4.07% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3343 2994 3331
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,675
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £75,000
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
93682 90341 87311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.22% 81.64% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 76768 73683 73829
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% +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 £72,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +7 3753 £50,000 - 526
London -7 1651 £55,000 - 211
South East +9 712 £49,000 +3.15% 96
City of London -20 383 £57,500 -4.16% 80
Yorkshire +24 305 £40,000 -4.76% 33
East of England +14 251 £47,500 -4.04% 32
West Midlands +11 228 £41,500 -2.35% 27
North West +14 224 £38,500 -3.75% 35
West Yorkshire +20 213 £40,000 -4.76% 21
South West +11 192 £42,300 -3.86% 58
Berkshire +41 188 £49,500 +4.21% 35
Surrey +8 165 £55,000 +10.00% 17
East Midlands +57 162 £43,000 +1.17% 21
Leeds +23 158 £40,000 -10.11% 13
Scotland +11 141 £46,000 -8.00% 29
Manchester -4 118 £32,500 -23.52% 21
Reading +29 96 £55,000 +29.41% 15
Birmingham +9 95 £42,500 - 14
Hertfordshire +37 92 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Hampshire -2 90 £45,000 -7.21% 8
Bristol +41 84 £40,000 +6.31% 23
Buckinghamshire +4 79 £47,500 - 9
Cheshire +32 78 £41,250 +3.12% 8
Northamptonshire +22 76 £45,000 -17.43% 11
Cambridgeshire +36 74 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Edinburgh -1 71 £48,000 -4.00% 10
Kent +27 57 £52,000 +15.55% 4
Milton Keynes +7 55 £49,200 +3.57% 7
Oxfordshire +32 54 £43,000 +4.87% 9
Northampton +12 50 £45,000 -21.39% 6

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2959 (35.62%) Finance
2 2561 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
3 2298 (27.66%) Project Management
4 1453 (17.49%) SQL
5 1400 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1339 (16.12%) Degree
7 1293 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1057 (12.72%) Microsoft
9 1014 (12.21%) PRINCE2
10 928 (11.17%) ISEB
11 917 (11.04%) Scrum
12 894 (10.76%) Retail
13 863 (10.39%) UML
14 828 (9.97%) Banking
15 826 (9.94%) MS Excel
16 750 (9.03%) SQL Server
17 707 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
18 684 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
19 682 (8.21%) CRM
20 678 (8.16%) Change Management
21 647 (7.79%) Waterfall
22 644 (7.75%) E-Commerce
23 640 (7.70%) Use Case
24 618 (7.44%) .NET
25 596 (7.17%) Oracle
26 543 (6.54%) Data Modelling
27 509 (6.13%) User Stories
28 504 (6.07%) Management Information System
29 499 (6.01%) Java
30 452 (5.44%) Data Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 335 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 106 (1.28%) SAS
3 77 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 68 (0.82%) CMS
5 59 (0.71%) IIS
6 56 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 48 (0.58%) WebSphere
8 37 (0.45%) MS Project Server
9 27 (0.32%) WebLogic
10 26 (0.31%) Documentum
11 21 (0.25%) Apache Pig
12 20 (0.24%) Alfresco
12 20 (0.24%) Drupal
12 20 (0.24%) Confluence
13 19 (0.23%) Tomcat
14 18 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
15 16 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.17%) NetWeaver
17 14 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 826 (9.94%) MS Excel
2 431 (5.19%) MS Office
3 412 (4.96%) MS Visio
4 321 (3.86%) MS Project
5 184 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 47 (0.57%) SPSS
7 29 (0.35%) CPLEX
8 26 (0.31%) PowerPivot
9 16 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
10 14 (0.17%) Photoshop
11 7 (0.084%) InfoPath
12 5 (0.060%) FastStats
12 5 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
13 4 (0.048%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.036%) Windchill
15 1 (0.012%) Open Workbench
15 1 (0.012%) RoboHelp
15 1 (0.012%) FreeHand
15 1 (0.012%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.012%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 178 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 53 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 53 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 42 (0.51%) SAP SD
6 38 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
7 37 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 35 (0.42%) SAP PP
9 32 (0.39%) SAP MM
10 28 (0.34%) SAP CRM
10 28 (0.34%) SAP SCM
11 25 (0.30%) LatentZero
12 19 (0.23%) SAP PLM
13 18 (0.22%) Google Analytics
14 16 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
15 15 (0.18%) SAP Business One
15 15 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
16 14 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
17 13 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 138 (1.66%) SaaS
2 58 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (0.37%) Force.com
4 23 (0.28%) Office 365
5 18 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
6 12 (0.14%) PaaS
7 9 (0.11%) Heroku
8 8 (0.096%) Taleo
9 6 (0.072%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (0.048%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.048%) IaaS
11 3 (0.036%) IBM Blueworks
12 2 (0.024%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.024%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.012%) GitHub
13 1 (0.012%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 106 (1.28%) Internet
2 74 (0.89%) Intranet
3 23 (0.28%) MPLS
4 18 (0.22%) Extranet
5 16 (0.19%) HTTP
6 12 (0.14%) LAN
6 12 (0.14%) SAN
7 11 (0.13%) Network Security
7 11 (0.13%) FTP
7 11 (0.13%) WAN
8 10 (0.12%) TCP/IP
9 9 (0.11%) Unified Communications
9 9 (0.11%) VPN
10 8 (0.096%) DNS
10 8 (0.096%) NFC
11 5 (0.060%) VoIP
11 5 (0.060%) ATM
11 5 (0.060%) SSL
11 5 (0.060%) Firewall
12 4 (0.048%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 750 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 321 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
3 263 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 228 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 203 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 149 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 138 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 122 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 95 (1.14%) Big Data
10 92 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
11 83 (1.00%) Data Mining
11 83 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 68 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 55 (0.66%) Hadoop
13 55 (0.66%) QlikView
14 45 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
15 43 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
15 43 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 41 (0.49%) MS Access
17 39 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 127 (1.53%) JIRA
2 119 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 104 (1.25%) Visual Studio
4 39 (0.47%) Cucumber
5 37 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 36 (0.43%) Git (software)
7 33 (0.40%) Eclipse
8 30 (0.36%) Selenium
9 29 (0.35%) Subversion
9 29 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 26 (0.31%) JUnit
11 20 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
12 18 (0.22%) ERwin
12 18 (0.22%) JMeter
12 18 (0.22%) Jenkins
13 17 (0.20%) Ant
14 16 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
15 15 (0.18%) Axure RP
16 14 (0.17%) SpecFlow
16 14 (0.17%) eggPlant
General
1 2959 (35.62%) Finance
2 894 (10.76%) Retail
3 828 (9.97%) Banking
4 420 (5.06%) Marketing
5 343 (4.13%) Telecoms
6 256 (3.08%) Front Office
7 246 (2.96%) Legal
8 233 (2.80%) Investment Banking
9 230 (2.77%) Manufacturing
10 223 (2.68%) Advertising
11 188 (2.26%) Back Office
12 142 (1.71%) Publishing
13 136 (1.64%) Law
14 111 (1.34%) Retail Banking
15 106 (1.28%) Billing
16 82 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
17 76 (0.91%) Financial Institution
18 75 (0.90%) Games
19 50 (0.60%) Local Government
20 48 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5358 (64.49%) Analyst
2 4804 (57.82%) Business Analyst
3 737 (8.87%) Project Manager
4 700 (8.43%) Senior Analyst
5 655 (7.88%) Consultant
6 614 (7.39%) Senior Business Analyst
7 494 (5.95%) Developer
8 395 (4.75%) Systems Analyst
9 357 (4.30%) Agile Business Analyst
10 304 (3.66%) Business Manager
11 283 (3.41%) Business Systems Analyst
12 276 (3.32%) Architect
13 254 (3.06%) Insurance Business Analyst
14 216 (2.60%) Lead Business Analyst
15 200 (2.41%) Financial Business Analyst
16 180 (2.17%) Technical Business Analyst
17 165 (1.99%) Technical Analyst
18 160 (1.93%) Solutions Architect
19 155 (1.87%) IT Business Analyst
20 146 (1.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 618 (7.44%) .NET
2 359 (4.32%) XML
3 316 (3.80%) HTML
4 239 (2.88%) CSS
5 200 (2.41%) ASP.NET
6 185 (2.23%) Web Services
7 89 (1.07%) jQuery
8 75 (0.90%) .NET Framework
9 72 (0.87%) Middleware
10 58 (0.70%) SOAP
11 56 (0.67%) J2EE
12 54 (0.65%) HTML5
13 50 (0.60%) XSLT
14 44 (0.53%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (0.51%) Spring
15 42 (0.51%) Ajax
16 33 (0.40%) RESTful
17 31 (0.37%) MDX
18 30 (0.36%) EDI
19 29 (0.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1400 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 504 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 279 (3.36%) User Experience
4 223 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 173 (2.08%) Derivative
6 157 (1.89%) FMCG
7 137 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 132 (1.59%) Mobile App
9 119 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 112 (1.35%) Equities
11 110 (1.32%) Mathematics
12 97 (1.17%) Credit Risk
13 96 (1.16%) Market Risk
14 91 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
15 88 (1.06%) Economics
16 81 (0.97%) PMI
16 81 (0.97%) Visualisation
17 78 (0.94%) Data Structures
18 73 (0.88%) Social Media
19 69 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 202 (2.43%) Windows
2 122 (1.47%) UNIX
3 96 (1.16%) Linux
4 59 (0.71%) Android
5 39 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 27 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.20%) Windows 8
9 16 (0.19%) VMS
10 11 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (0.13%) Solaris
11 10 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.096%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.096%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.060%) Windows Phone 8
13 5 (0.060%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.036%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.036%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.036%) MVS
15 1 (0.012%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2561 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 2298 (27.66%) Project Management
3 1293 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1014 (12.21%) PRINCE2
5 917 (11.04%) Scrum
6 863 (10.39%) UML
7 707 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 684 (8.23%) Business Intelligence
9 682 (8.21%) CRM
10 678 (8.16%) Change Management
11 647 (7.79%) Waterfall
12 644 (7.75%) E-Commerce
13 640 (7.70%) Use Case
14 543 (6.54%) Data Modelling
15 509 (6.13%) User Stories
16 452 (5.44%) Data Analysis
17 428 (5.15%) ITIL
18 425 (5.12%) Mentoring
19 405 (4.87%) Workflow
20 394 (4.74%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1453 (17.49%) SQL
2 499 (6.01%) Java
3 383 (4.61%) C#
4 255 (3.07%) JavaScript
5 229 (2.76%) T-SQL
6 140 (1.69%) VBA
7 132 (1.59%) C++
8 128 (1.54%) Python
9 124 (1.49%) C
10 113 (1.36%) VB.NET
11 100 (1.20%) PL/SQL
12 89 (1.07%) VB
13 53 (0.64%) PHP
14 48 (0.58%) R
15 31 (0.37%) MATLAB
16 26 (0.31%) ABAP
17 25 (0.30%) Apex Code
17 25 (0.30%) VB6
18 24 (0.29%) Shell Script
18 24 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1339 (16.12%) Degree
2 928 (11.17%) ISEB
3 167 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 152 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 150 (1.81%) PMI Certification
6 105 (1.26%) CBAP
7 98 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 88 (1.06%) SC Cleared
9 84 (1.01%) PMP
10 69 (0.83%) IIBA
11 65 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 64 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 43 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
14 40 (0.48%) ISTQB
15 32 (0.39%) MBA
16 30 (0.36%) PhD
17 27 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
18 22 (0.26%) APMP
19 20 (0.24%) CIMA
19 20 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (5.24%) QA
2 74 (0.89%) SLA
3 61 (0.73%) ISO 9001
4 59 (0.71%) Data Quality
5 32 (0.39%) EMIR
6 28 (0.34%) Basel II
6 28 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 24 (0.29%) Basel III
8 21 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (0.24%) COREP
10 19 (0.23%) FATCA
11 18 (0.22%) COBIT
11 18 (0.22%) FINREP
12 15 (0.18%) CRD IV
12 15 (0.18%) MiFID
13 11 (0.13%) Solvency II
13 11 (0.13%) PCI DSS
14 8 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 17799
16 6 (0.072%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 26 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.048%) HDFS
4 3 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.024%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.024%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.024%) XenApp
6 1 (0.012%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.012%) XenServer
6 1 (0.012%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.012%) NFS
Systems Management
1 54 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 11 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
2 11 (0.13%) SCCM
3 9 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (0.096%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (0.096%) Oracle EDQ
5 5 (0.060%) CA Endevor
6 4 (0.048%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.048%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.036%) logstash
8 2 (0.024%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.024%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.012%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.012%) Puppet
9 1 (0.012%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.012%) OpenView
9 1 (0.012%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.012%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.012%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1057 (12.72%) Microsoft
2 596 (7.17%) Oracle
3 433 (5.21%) SAP
4 207 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
5 117 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 86 (1.04%) Cognos
7 80 (0.96%) IBM
8 71 (0.85%) HP
9 53 (0.64%) Informatica
10 49 (0.59%) JD Edwards
11 42 (0.51%) Sage
11 42 (0.51%) Siebel
11 42 (0.51%) Charles River
12 38 (0.46%) Google
13 33 (0.40%) Tableau
13 33 (0.40%) thinkFolio
14 30 (0.36%) CODA
14 30 (0.36%) hybris
15 28 (0.34%) Vermilion
16 26 (0.31%) Teradata
Hayes, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus & bens
Posted: 41 minutes ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + c.20% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Information Technology Services
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus fantastic benefits.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: Entry Level up to £45k pa. DOE + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Proteus Europe
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Advanced Resource Managers
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum excellent salary + training + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago