The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 49 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5906 5366 5883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.87% 4.83% 4.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 5.10% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4939 4530 5098
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the UK.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -3 5567 £47,500 - 707
London -7 2890 £55,000 - 360
South East -10 883 £46,000 +2.22% 80
City of London -10 727 £55,000 - 157
East of England +2 395 £40,958 -2.48% 46
Yorkshire 0 382 £40,000 +1.26% 38
West Midlands +50 315 £40,000 - 28
West Yorkshire -1 288 £41,500 +3.75% 19
Surrey +17 275 £50,000 +5.26% 19
North West +6 272 £38,000 -4.40% 43
South West +7 252 £42,500 +6.25% 72
Scotland +20 207 £42,500 -3.95% 38
Berkshire -12 204 £48,500 +2.10% 10
Leeds -4 201 £40,000 - 11
East Midlands +28 163 £40,000 - 28
Manchester +27 147 £39,500 - 20
Birmingham +44 140 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Hampshire +1 140 £45,000 +2.27% 22
Hertfordshire -14 126 £42,500 -10.52% 14
Bristol +43 113 £40,000 +1.26% 27
Buckinghamshire +2 104 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Edinburgh -3 100 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +31 95 £38,650 -3.37% 8
Northamptonshire +28 81 £45,000 - 12
Glasgow +27 78 £40,000 - 10
Bedfordshire -2 78 £40,000 - 9
Cheshire -16 66 £37,500 -2.59% 6
Essex -21 63 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Cambridge +21 62 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Northampton +15 61 £47,500 +5.55% 6

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 4433 (40.61%) Business Analysis
2 3919 (35.90%) Finance
3 1861 (17.05%) Project Management
4 1764 (16.16%) SQL
5 1750 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1684 (15.43%) Banking
7 1592 (14.58%) UML
8 1584 (14.51%) Degree
9 1326 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 1270 (11.63%) Retail
11 1250 (11.45%) Scrum
12 1200 (10.99%) E-Commerce
13 1192 (10.92%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1123 (10.29%) Use Case
15 1039 (9.52%) ISEB
16 962 (8.81%) Microsoft
17 958 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
18 891 (8.16%) CRM
19 888 (8.13%) PRINCE2
20 856 (7.84%) User Stories
21 837 (7.67%) MS Excel
22 780 (7.14%) Waterfall
23 724 (6.63%) Investment Banking
24 708 (6.49%) Oracle
25 704 (6.45%) Data Modelling
26 697 (6.38%) Data Analysis
27 618 (5.66%) Change Management
28 592 (5.42%) Marketing
29 550 (5.04%) MS Visio
30 529 (4.85%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 325 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 157 (1.44%) CMS
3 101 (0.93%) SAS
4 66 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 52 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 41 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
7 38 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (0.32%) Drupal
9 34 (0.31%) Confluence
10 32 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (0.14%) ArcGIS
12 14 (0.13%) WorkSite
13 12 (0.11%) Documentum
14 11 (0.10%) WordPress
14 11 (0.10%) Joomla!
15 9 (0.082%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.082%) LiveLink
16 8 (0.073%) IIS
17 7 (0.064%) Lync
17 7 (0.064%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 837 (7.67%) MS Excel
2 550 (5.04%) MS Visio
3 421 (3.86%) MS Office
4 216 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 206 (1.89%) MS Project
6 43 (0.39%) SPSS
7 20 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 19 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 18 (0.16%) Photoshop
10 9 (0.082%) Mingle
11 7 (0.064%) ProjectWise
11 7 (0.064%) FastStats
12 6 (0.055%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.046%) Stata
13 5 (0.046%) Mathematica
14 3 (0.027%) Fireworks
15 2 (0.018%) GIMP
16 1 (0.009%) Casewise Modeler
16 1 (0.009%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 152 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 96 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 72 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
4 71 (0.65%) SAP SD
5 52 (0.48%) Summit
6 48 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
7 41 (0.38%) LatentZero
7 41 (0.38%) Magento
8 38 (0.35%) Markit EDM
9 37 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
10 36 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 35 (0.32%) SAP FI
12 32 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
13 31 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
14 28 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
15 27 (0.25%) SAP CO
15 27 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
16 24 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
17 22 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
17 22 (0.20%) Eagle PACE
Cloud Services
1 115 (1.05%) SaaS
2 26 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
3 12 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.10%) Taleo
5 6 (0.055%) LucidChart
6 4 (0.037%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.027%) Force.com
8 2 (0.018%) Office 365
9 1 (0.009%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 181 (1.66%) Internet
2 72 (0.66%) Intranet
3 68 (0.62%) FTP
4 31 (0.28%) Broadband
5 20 (0.18%) Extranet
6 16 (0.15%) SMS
7 13 (0.12%) 4G
7 13 (0.12%) MVNO
8 12 (0.11%) LAN
8 12 (0.11%) WAN
8 12 (0.11%) NFC
9 11 (0.10%) HTTP
10 8 (0.073%) LDAP
10 8 (0.073%) MPLS
11 7 (0.064%) VoIP
12 6 (0.055%) RFID
12 6 (0.055%) Wireless
13 5 (0.046%) Network Security
13 5 (0.046%) 3G
13 5 (0.046%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 516 (4.73%) SQL Server
2 429 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
3 272 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 264 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 158 (1.45%) Data Mining
6 156 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 155 (1.42%) QlikView
8 134 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
9 112 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 100 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
11 97 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 66 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 66 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
13 59 (0.54%) MS Access
14 57 (0.52%) SAP BW
14 57 (0.52%) Big Data
15 55 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
16 49 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 38 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
17 38 (0.35%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 147 (1.35%) JIRA
2 95 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 88 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 33 (0.30%) Rational Rose
5 27 (0.25%) ERwin
6 25 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
7 19 (0.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 17 (0.16%) Toad
8 17 (0.16%) RequisitePro
9 16 (0.15%) Axure RP
10 12 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.092%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 8 (0.073%) Hudson
13 7 (0.064%) Eclipse
13 7 (0.064%) PowerBuilder
13 7 (0.064%) TestDirector
14 6 (0.055%) Cucumber
15 5 (0.046%) Visual Composer
15 5 (0.046%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.046%) NUnit
General
1 3919 (35.90%) Finance
2 1684 (15.43%) Banking
3 1270 (11.63%) Retail
4 724 (6.63%) Investment Banking
5 592 (5.42%) Marketing
6 516 (4.73%) Front Office
7 480 (4.40%) Back Office
8 469 (4.30%) Telecoms
9 288 (2.64%) Legal
10 247 (2.26%) Retail Banking
11 229 (2.10%) Advertising
12 208 (1.91%) Law
13 200 (1.83%) Manufacturing
14 157 (1.44%) Publishing
15 142 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 127 (1.16%) Financial Institution
17 123 (1.13%) Games
17 123 (1.13%) Billing
18 82 (0.75%) Automotive
19 50 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 490 (4.49%) .NET
2 234 (2.14%) XML
3 143 (1.31%) HTML
4 119 (1.09%) Web Services
5 74 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 74 (0.68%) CSS
6 40 (0.37%) J2EE
7 38 (0.35%) EDI
8 34 (0.31%) MDX
9 29 (0.27%) RESTful
10 27 (0.25%) JSON
11 21 (0.19%) .NET Framework
11 21 (0.19%) LAMP
11 21 (0.19%) Middleware
12 18 (0.16%) SAP XI
12 18 (0.16%) jQuery
13 15 (0.14%) Gherkin
14 12 (0.11%) XSLT
15 11 (0.10%) Mason
15 11 (0.10%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 516 (4.73%) Management Information System
2 340 (3.11%) Derivative
3 305 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 273 (2.50%) Equities
5 264 (2.42%) Fixed Income
6 260 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 168 (1.54%) Mobile App
8 150 (1.37%) Credit Risk
9 145 (1.33%) Market Risk
10 138 (1.26%) Mathematics
11 130 (1.19%) Reference Data
12 115 (1.05%) SWIFT
13 101 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
14 93 (0.85%) FMCG
14 93 (0.85%) Visualisation
15 90 (0.82%) Hedge funds
16 80 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
17 79 (0.72%) Digital Media
18 73 (0.67%) Social Media
19 67 (0.61%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 139 (1.27%) Windows
2 115 (1.05%) UNIX
3 43 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 29 (0.27%) Linux
5 24 (0.22%) Windows 7
6 23 (0.21%) Android
7 6 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (0.055%) Windows Phone
8 4 (0.037%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.027%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.027%) OS/400
9 3 (0.027%) AIX
9 3 (0.027%) Solaris
10 2 (0.018%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.009%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.009%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4433 (40.61%) Business Analysis
2 1861 (17.05%) Project Management
3 1750 (16.03%) Agile Software Development
4 1592 (14.58%) UML
5 1326 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 1250 (11.45%) Scrum
7 1200 (10.99%) E-Commerce
8 1192 (10.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1123 (10.29%) Use Case
10 958 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
11 891 (8.16%) CRM
12 888 (8.13%) PRINCE2
13 856 (7.84%) User Stories
14 780 (7.14%) Waterfall
15 704 (6.45%) Data Modelling
16 697 (6.38%) Data Analysis
17 618 (5.66%) Change Management
18 529 (4.85%) Systems Analysis
19 502 (4.60%) Workflow
20 481 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1764 (16.16%) SQL
2 382 (3.50%) Java
3 191 (1.75%) C#
4 141 (1.29%) T-SQL
5 121 (1.11%) VBA
6 100 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 78 (0.71%) VB
8 68 (0.62%) PHP
9 63 (0.58%) C
10 58 (0.53%) JavaScript
11 55 (0.50%) Python
12 45 (0.41%) R
13 37 (0.34%) C++
14 34 (0.31%) ABAP
15 31 (0.28%) Perl
16 20 (0.18%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.17%) VB.NET
18 18 (0.16%) Ruby
19 17 (0.16%) MATLAB
20 14 (0.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1584 (14.51%) Degree
2 1039 (9.52%) ISEB
3 143 (1.31%) PMI Certification
4 103 (0.94%) CBAP
5 99 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 98 (0.90%) PMP
7 75 (0.69%) IIBA
8 66 (0.60%) Security Cleared
9 40 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 27 (0.25%) HND
12 26 (0.24%) ACCA
13 24 (0.22%) CCA
14 23 (0.21%) CIMA
15 20 (0.18%) SC Cleared
16 18 (0.16%) MBA
16 18 (0.16%) ISTQB
17 17 (0.16%) PhD
18 14 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
19 10 (0.092%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 510 (4.67%) QA
2 114 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 102 (0.93%) EMIR
4 96 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 70 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 66 (0.60%) SLA
7 58 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 55 (0.50%) MiFID
8 55 (0.50%) Basel III
9 49 (0.45%) FATCA
10 29 (0.27%) Data Quality
11 27 (0.25%) COREP
12 23 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 23 (0.21%) Basel II
13 17 (0.16%) FINREP
14 12 (0.11%) COBIT
15 11 (0.10%) ISO 8583
16 10 (0.092%) CRD IV
17 7 (0.064%) ISO 9000
18 6 (0.055%) GxP
System Software
1 21 (0.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.018%) Terminal Services
3 2 (0.018%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.018%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.009%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.009%) XenApp
4 1 (0.009%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.092%) Tivoli
3 6 (0.055%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 5 (0.046%) SCCM
5 4 (0.037%) Netcool
5 4 (0.037%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (0.037%) OpenView
5 4 (0.037%) HP NNM
5 4 (0.037%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 3 (0.027%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.018%) SCOM
8 1 (0.009%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.009%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (0.009%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.009%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.009%) Control-M
Vendors
1 962 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 708 (6.49%) Oracle
3 515 (4.72%) SAP
4 290 (2.66%) Business Objects
5 192 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 142 (1.30%) Cognos
7 103 (0.94%) IBM
8 91 (0.83%) Siebel
9 84 (0.77%) Tableau
10 73 (0.67%) hybris
11 71 (0.65%) JD Edwards
12 68 (0.62%) Murex
12 68 (0.62%) Charles River
13 65 (0.60%) ATG
14 51 (0.47%) Demandware
15 50 (0.46%) Calypso
16 49 (0.45%) thinkFolio
17 48 (0.44%) Google
17 48 (0.44%) Bloomberg
18 36 (0.33%) Sybase
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + ben - bonus, trips, pens +
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 8 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mothercare
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £70000 Per Annum circa £70,000 per annum + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Tomorrow People
Salary: Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Tomorrow People
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Excellent Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £95 - £110 per annum + Front Office Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Purfleet, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago