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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 75 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3793 4253 3764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.42% 3.65% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 4.41% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3225 3455 3009
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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
94518 96399 86950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 85.17% 82.80% 81.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77981 76960 71128
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
(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 -6 3499 £50,000 - 447
London -8 1710 £60,000 +9.09% 234
South East -8 583 £47,000 - 56
City of London 0 389 £57,500 - 64
North West +14 248 £40,000 +6.66% 36
West Midlands +14 221 £42,500 -3.95% 34
Yorkshire -15 210 £42,500 +6.25% 26
East of England -8 207 £45,000 - 22
Scotland -9 173 £47,500 +11.76% 21
Manchester +17 166 £41,000 +11.56% 25
West Yorkshire -9 149 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Berkshire -7 146 £51,000 +3.03% 16
South West -54 145 £42,500 - 23
East Midlands -9 131 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Surrey -36 110 £48,250 -3.50% 10
Edinburgh -5 104 £47,500 +12.42% 13
Leeds -30 99 £47,500 +18.75% 13
Buckinghamshire -10 89 £46,500 -2.10% 2
Hampshire +8 77 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Hertfordshire +9 70 £54,000 +8.00% 7
Wales +18 69 £35,000 +4.47% 9
Reading -16 68 £42,500 -14.57% 7
Kent +23 67 £45,000 +28.57% 5
South Wales +12 64 £35,000 -0.70% 9
Essex +26 54 £53,750 +31.09% 3
Glasgow +7 51 £47,750 +13.69% 4
Birmingham -21 51 £43,500 -3.33% 14
Milton Keynes -12 48 £45,000 -5.26%
Oxfordshire 0 43 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South Yorkshire +7 38 £42,500 +6.25% 1

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3084 (39.55%) Finance
2 2222 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
3 2023 (25.94%) Project Management
4 1539 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 1379 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1333 (17.09%) Degree
7 1252 (16.06%) SQL
8 1186 (15.21%) Banking
9 997 (12.79%) Retail
10 927 (11.89%) SDLC
11 886 (11.36%) Microsoft
12 847 (10.86%) Scrum
13 821 (10.53%) PRINCE2
14 776 (9.95%) ISEB
15 710 (9.10%) SQL Server
16 703 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
17 681 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
18 652 (8.36%) Change Management
19 643 (8.25%) Use Case
20 642 (8.23%) Waterfall
21 626 (8.03%) .NET
22 623 (7.99%) Oracle
23 617 (7.91%) UML
24 598 (7.67%) MS Excel
25 588 (7.54%) CRM
26 504 (6.46%) Data Modelling
26 504 (6.46%) SAP
27 483 (6.19%) QA
28 478 (6.13%) E-Commerce
29 468 (6.00%) C#

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 295 (3.78%) SharePoint
2 130 (1.67%) SAS
3 103 (1.32%) CMS
4 64 (0.82%) IIS
5 53 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 38 (0.49%) Confluence
7 35 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 29 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 24 (0.31%) MS Exchange
10 22 (0.28%) EPiServer CMS
10 22 (0.28%) Apache Pig
11 21 (0.27%) Documentum
11 21 (0.27%) JBoss
12 20 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 20 (0.26%) Tomcat
12 20 (0.26%) Node.js
13 19 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.24%) Apache
14 18 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 16 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 598 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 441 (5.66%) MS Office
3 367 (4.71%) MS Visio
4 184 (2.36%) MS Project
5 174 (2.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 48 (0.62%) SPSS
7 40 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.13%) Photoshop
8 10 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 7 (0.090%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.038%) CPLEX
11 2 (0.026%) Windchill
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.026%) Open Workbench
11 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.026%) FastStats
11 2 (0.026%) Blender
12 1 (0.013%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.013%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 125 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 78 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 67 (0.86%) SAP FI
4 63 (0.81%) SAP CO
4 63 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 60 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
6 53 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 50 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 47 (0.60%) SAP SD
9 41 (0.53%) Oracle Financials
10 39 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 38 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
12 35 (0.45%) SAP MM
13 31 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
14 30 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
15 28 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
16 27 (0.35%) thinkFolio
17 26 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
18 25 (0.32%) SAP PP
18 25 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 107 (1.37%) SaaS
2 56 (0.72%) Force.com
3 39 (0.50%) Office 365
4 27 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 23 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 21 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
8 13 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 11 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
11 5 (0.064%) Yammer
12 4 (0.051%) Veeva
12 4 (0.051%) Sage Pay
12 4 (0.051%) PaaS
13 3 (0.038%) SuccessFactors
14 2 (0.026%) Trello
14 2 (0.026%) GitHub
15 1 (0.013%) IaaS
15 1 (0.013%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 87 (1.12%) Internet
2 67 (0.86%) Intranet
3 36 (0.46%) WAN
4 25 (0.32%) Firewall
5 24 (0.31%) LAN
6 17 (0.22%) Extranet
7 16 (0.21%) DSL
7 16 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 15 (0.19%) DNS
9 13 (0.17%) Wireless
10 11 (0.14%) RTP
11 8 (0.10%) WebEx
12 7 (0.090%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (0.090%) Broadband
13 5 (0.064%) HTTP
14 4 (0.051%) SAN
14 4 (0.051%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.051%) VPN
15 3 (0.038%) VoIP
15 3 (0.038%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 710 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 345 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
3 217 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 169 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 168 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 158 (2.03%) Relational Database
7 98 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 95 (1.22%) QlikView
8 95 (1.22%) Big Data
9 85 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
9 85 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
10 82 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 81 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
12 62 (0.80%) RDBMS
13 61 (0.78%) Data Mining
14 45 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
15 43 (0.55%) MySQL
16 42 (0.54%) Hadoop
17 38 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
18 37 (0.47%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 197 (2.53%) JIRA
2 108 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 92 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 41 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 40 (0.51%) Subversion
6 36 (0.46%) Selenium
7 29 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
8 28 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 24 (0.31%) JUnit
10 21 (0.27%) Eclipse
10 21 (0.27%) Toad
11 17 (0.22%) JMeter
12 16 (0.21%) NUnit
13 14 (0.18%) Moq
14 13 (0.17%) Maven
14 13 (0.17%) ERwin
15 11 (0.14%) Jasmine
16 10 (0.13%) Axure RP
16 10 (0.13%) PowerBuilder
17 9 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3084 (39.55%) Finance
2 1186 (15.21%) Banking
3 997 (12.79%) Retail
4 399 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 308 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 259 (3.32%) Marketing
7 236 (3.03%) Manufacturing
8 231 (2.96%) Front Office
9 227 (2.91%) Back Office
10 196 (2.51%) Legal
11 158 (2.03%) Advertising
12 152 (1.95%) Retail Banking
13 146 (1.87%) Financial Institution
14 141 (1.81%) Law
15 107 (1.37%) Billing
16 66 (0.85%) Publishing
17 57 (0.73%) Automotive
18 43 (0.55%) Games
19 38 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4880 (62.58%) Analyst
2 4383 (56.21%) Business Analyst
3 755 (9.68%) Consultant
4 588 (7.54%) Project Manager
5 587 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
6 549 (7.04%) Senior Business Analyst
7 541 (6.94%) Developer
8 342 (4.39%) Agile Business Analyst
9 307 (3.94%) Architect
10 289 (3.71%) Business Manager
11 281 (3.60%) Banking Business Analyst
12 270 (3.46%) Systems Analyst
13 239 (3.06%) Financial Business Analyst
14 212 (2.72%) IT Business Analyst
15 202 (2.59%) Lead Business Analyst
16 197 (2.53%) Business Systems Analyst
17 182 (2.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
18 162 (2.08%) Junior
19 157 (2.01%) Data Analyst
20 150 (1.92%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (8.03%) .NET
2 306 (3.92%) HTML
3 241 (3.09%) CSS
4 229 (2.94%) XML
5 228 (2.92%) ASP.NET
6 187 (2.40%) Web Services
7 127 (1.63%) .NET Framework
8 108 (1.38%) jQuery
9 76 (0.97%) AngularJS
10 64 (0.82%) WPF
11 60 (0.77%) J2EE
12 54 (0.69%) Middleware
13 52 (0.67%) WCF
14 50 (0.64%) Spring
14 50 (0.64%) HTML5
15 47 (0.60%) Visualforce
16 44 (0.56%) SOAP
17 43 (0.55%) Ajax
17 43 (0.55%) Entity Framework
18 42 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1379 (17.68%) Analytical Skills
2 442 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 290 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 225 (2.89%) User Experience
5 203 (2.60%) Derivative
6 176 (2.26%) Equities
7 172 (2.21%) FMCG
8 149 (1.91%) Mathematics
9 146 (1.87%) Visualisation
10 140 (1.80%) Fixed Income
11 125 (1.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 118 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 104 (1.33%) Data Structures
14 93 (1.19%) Data Integration
15 90 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
16 80 (1.03%) Reference Data
17 77 (0.99%) PMI
18 68 (0.87%) Credit Risk
19 62 (0.80%) Hedge funds
20 58 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 245 (3.14%) Windows
2 81 (1.04%) UNIX
3 55 (0.71%) Linux
4 51 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 39 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (0.49%) Windows 7
8 36 (0.46%) Android
9 19 (0.24%) Windows 8
9 19 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (0.18%) Windows XP
11 11 (0.14%) Solaris
12 9 (0.12%) SUSE
12 9 (0.12%) Debian
12 9 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 7 (0.090%) VMS
14 4 (0.051%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.026%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.026%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2222 (28.49%) Agile Software Development
2 2023 (25.94%) Project Management
3 1539 (19.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 927 (11.89%) SDLC
5 847 (10.86%) Scrum
6 821 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 703 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 681 (8.73%) Business Intelligence
9 652 (8.36%) Change Management
10 643 (8.25%) Use Case
11 642 (8.23%) Waterfall
12 617 (7.91%) UML
13 588 (7.54%) CRM
14 504 (6.46%) Data Modelling
15 478 (6.13%) E-Commerce
16 461 (5.91%) User Stories
17 435 (5.58%) Mentoring
18 432 (5.54%) Data Analysis
19 380 (4.87%) Analytics
20 374 (4.80%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1252 (16.06%) SQL
2 468 (6.00%) C#
3 371 (4.76%) Java
4 292 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 150 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 124 (1.59%) C++
7 123 (1.58%) C
8 110 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 107 (1.37%) Python
10 96 (1.23%) VB.NET
11 70 (0.90%) VBA
12 58 (0.74%) R
13 50 (0.64%) PHP
14 49 (0.63%) Apex Code
15 43 (0.55%) VB
16 28 (0.36%) PowerShell
17 27 (0.35%) Shell Script
18 22 (0.28%) VBScript
19 21 (0.27%) Bash Shell
20 19 (0.24%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1333 (17.09%) Degree
2 776 (9.95%) ISEB
3 178 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 132 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 112 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 85 (1.09%) IIBA
7 82 (1.05%) CBAP
8 75 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 66 (0.85%) PMP
10 61 (0.78%) SC Cleared
11 59 (0.76%) DV Cleared
12 49 (0.63%) ISTQB
13 41 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 36 (0.46%) MBA
15 34 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
16 30 (0.38%) ACCA
16 30 (0.38%) CIMA
17 28 (0.36%) CISA
18 24 (0.31%) CISSP
19 18 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (6.19%) QA
2 72 (0.92%) EMIR
3 71 (0.91%) MiFID
4 60 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 44 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
6 38 (0.49%) CRD IV
7 36 (0.46%) SLA
8 29 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 29 (0.37%) Solvency II
9 21 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.23%) PCI DSS
11 17 (0.22%) FATCA
12 15 (0.19%) Basel III
12 15 (0.19%) COBIT
13 14 (0.18%) COREP
14 11 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (0.12%) Basel II
15 9 (0.12%) PMBOK
16 7 (0.090%) ISO 8583
17 6 (0.077%) FINREP
System Software
1 57 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.12%) VirtualBox
4 7 (0.090%) Varnish
5 5 (0.064%) vSphere
5 5 (0.064%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.051%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.051%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.038%) XenApp
7 3 (0.038%) KVM
7 3 (0.038%) Time Sharing Option
8 2 (0.026%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 36 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.13%) MOM
3 9 (0.12%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.090%) HAProxy
4 7 (0.090%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.077%) Oracle EDQ
6 4 (0.051%) Ansible
6 4 (0.051%) Puppet
6 4 (0.051%) Nagios
6 4 (0.051%) Unicenter
7 3 (0.038%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.038%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.013%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.013%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.013%) yum
Vendors
1 886 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 623 (7.99%) Oracle
3 504 (6.46%) SAP
4 209 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
5 124 (1.59%) IBM
6 93 (1.19%) Cognos
7 90 (1.15%) Tableau
8 61 (0.78%) hybris
9 56 (0.72%) Sage
10 41 (0.53%) Informatica
11 36 (0.46%) VMware
12 35 (0.45%) Hyperion
12 35 (0.45%) ExactTarget
13 34 (0.44%) HP
13 34 (0.44%) Teradata
14 33 (0.42%) Atlassian
14 33 (0.42%) EPiServer
15 31 (0.40%) Northgate
16 29 (0.37%) ATG
17 28 (0.36%) Capita
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Based on Exp +Full Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 hours ago