The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK
Rank 66 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3417 4204 4596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.06% 4.17% 4.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.32% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2852 3577 3893
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median 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 Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
80972 97334 101928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.31% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67196 81538 83871
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 28 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 3261 £50,000 - 443
London -6 1534 £57,500 - 210
South East -13 444 £47,000 -0.52% 60
Yorkshire +16 330 £45,000 +12.50% 47
City of London +4 309 £57,500 -4.16% 59
North West -4 273 £45,000 +5.88% 30
West Yorkshire +22 248 £45,000 +12.50% 36
West Midlands -25 200 £45,000 - 20
East of England +5 198 £50,000 +5.26% 27
Leeds +23 193 £42,500 - 20
Manchester +10 192 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South West +25 185 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Berkshire -31 90 £47,500 -1.04% 13
Birmingham -27 88 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands -1 86 £46,000 +2.22% 10
Bristol +21 73 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Surrey +19 73 £46,250 +2.77% 12
Hertfordshire +13 70 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +9 68 £45,000 - 13
Scotland -20 63 £41,500 -17.00% 19
Hampshire +13 62 £47,500 -1.55% 10
West Sussex +15 47 £43,500 +8.75% 4
Wales +4 46 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South Wales +12 43 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Essex -1 43 £67,500 +29.80% 2
East Sussex +4 41 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +23 39 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Gloucestershire -5 38 £45,000 - 4
Solihull +14 36 £42,500 -10.52% 4
South Yorkshire +17 35 £50,000 +33.33% 4

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 3148 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3033 (42.68%) Business Analysis
3 2499 (35.16%) Finance
4 1477 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1151 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
6 969 (13.63%) Scrum
7 949 (13.35%) User Stories
8 922 (12.97%) Project Management
9 918 (12.92%) SQL
10 896 (12.61%) Retail
11 891 (12.54%) SDLC
12 833 (11.72%) Degree
13 824 (11.59%) Waterfall
14 767 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 741 (10.43%) Banking
16 619 (8.71%) Use Case
17 593 (8.34%) UML
18 589 (8.29%) ISEB
19 557 (7.84%) Microsoft
20 548 (7.71%) E-Commerce
21 425 (5.98%) CRM
22 416 (5.85%) ERP
23 400 (5.63%) Change Management
24 393 (5.53%) MS Excel
25 382 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
26 377 (5.30%) PRINCE2
27 368 (5.18%) SAP
28 341 (4.80%) JIRA
29 330 (4.64%) Data Analysis
30 323 (4.54%) Marketing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 146 (2.05%) Confluence
2 86 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 56 (0.79%) CMS
4 17 (0.24%) WebSphere
5 11 (0.15%) SAS
6 10 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (0.13%) Skype for Business
8 6 (0.084%) JBoss
9 5 (0.070%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.056%) Apache
10 4 (0.056%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.056%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.056%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.056%) Smallworld
11 2 (0.028%) Drupal
11 2 (0.028%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.028%) IIS
11 2 (0.028%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.028%) Umbraco
Applications
1 393 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 281 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 250 (3.52%) MS Office
4 124 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 73 (1.03%) MS Project
6 11 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.042%) Moqups
8 3 (0.042%) SPSS
9 2 (0.028%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 111 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
2 102 (1.44%) SAP ERP
3 100 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 60 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
5 54 (0.76%) Oracle ASCP
6 52 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
7 51 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
8 47 (0.66%) SAP SD
9 37 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
10 34 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
11 31 (0.44%) SAP APO
12 26 (0.37%) Oracle SCM
12 26 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
13 25 (0.35%) SAP SCM
14 23 (0.32%) Sonata
15 20 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
16 18 (0.25%) SAP FI
17 16 (0.23%) Summit
17 16 (0.23%) Temenos T24
18 15 (0.21%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (0.93%) SaaS
2 24 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (0.32%) Office 365
4 15 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 11 (0.15%) Force.com
6 10 (0.14%) Lucidchart
7 9 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (0.11%) PaaS
9 6 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.070%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.042%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.028%) Asana
12 2 (0.028%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.028%) IaaS
12 2 (0.028%) Taleo
12 2 (0.028%) Trello
12 2 (0.028%) Veeva
12 2 (0.028%) Yammer
13 1 (0.014%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 49 (0.69%) Internet
2 30 (0.42%) Intranet
3 14 (0.20%) Extranet
4 10 (0.14%) ATM
5 7 (0.098%) HTTP
5 7 (0.098%) LAN
5 7 (0.098%) WAN
6 6 (0.084%) CTI
7 5 (0.070%) FTP
7 5 (0.070%) SAN
7 5 (0.070%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.056%) Broadband
8 4 (0.056%) Firewall
8 4 (0.056%) Network Security
8 4 (0.056%) Skype
9 3 (0.042%) IMAP
9 3 (0.042%) POP3
9 3 (0.042%) VoIP
9 3 (0.042%) WebEx
10 2 (0.028%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 182 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 89 (1.25%) Big Data
5 57 (0.80%) Data Mining
6 40 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 39 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 37 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (0.46%) QlikView
10 32 (0.45%) Power BI
11 30 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 24 (0.34%) Hadoop
13 21 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 20 (0.28%) MS Access
15 19 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 17 (0.24%) SAP HANA
17 16 (0.23%) Oracle Database
18 12 (0.17%) SAP BW
19 11 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
19 11 (0.15%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 341 (4.80%) JIRA
2 66 (0.93%) Toad
3 59 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 17 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 13 (0.18%) SoapUI
7 12 (0.17%) Cucumber
8 10 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.084%) Selenium
9 6 (0.084%) SpecFlow
9 6 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.070%) Rational Rose
11 4 (0.056%) Hudson
12 3 (0.042%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (0.042%) RequisitePro
12 3 (0.042%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.028%) Bugzilla
13 2 (0.028%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.028%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (0.028%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2499 (35.16%) Finance
2 896 (12.61%) Retail
3 741 (10.43%) Banking
4 323 (4.54%) Marketing
5 270 (3.80%) Legal
6 244 (3.43%) Front Office
6 244 (3.43%) Investment Banking
7 232 (3.26%) Manufacturing
8 214 (3.01%) Back Office
9 178 (2.50%) Telecoms
10 145 (2.04%) Law
11 125 (1.76%) Advertising
12 109 (1.53%) Publishing
13 84 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 69 (0.97%) Billing
15 67 (0.94%) Retail Banking
16 54 (0.76%) Private Banking
17 53 (0.75%) Games
18 50 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
19 39 (0.55%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (4.02%) .NET
2 247 (3.48%) XML
3 68 (0.96%) Web Services
4 49 (0.69%) HTML
5 45 (0.63%) FIX Protocol
6 42 (0.59%) .NET Framework
7 26 (0.37%) ASP.NET
8 21 (0.30%) JSON
9 19 (0.27%) CSS
9 19 (0.27%) FpML
10 18 (0.25%) XSD
11 16 (0.23%) SOAP
12 15 (0.21%) Mason
12 15 (0.21%) Velocity
13 14 (0.20%) Node.js
13 14 (0.20%) XML Schema
14 12 (0.17%) HTML5
14 12 (0.17%) Middleware
15 11 (0.15%) Gherkin
16 10 (0.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1151 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 322 (4.53%) User Experience
3 242 (3.41%) Fixed Income
3 242 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 235 (3.31%) Derivative
5 164 (2.31%) FMCG
6 156 (2.20%) Equities
7 146 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 139 (1.96%) Fintech
9 129 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 126 (1.77%) Computer Science
11 90 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 62 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 62 (0.87%) Reinsurance
13 59 (0.83%) Credit Risk
14 51 (0.72%) iPad
15 46 (0.65%) Hedge funds
16 43 (0.61%) Smart Meter
17 41 (0.58%) Market Risk
18 40 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 95 (1.34%) Windows
2 55 (0.77%) Apple iOS
3 42 (0.59%) Android
4 36 (0.51%) Unix
5 18 (0.25%) Linux
6 17 (0.24%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.042%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.028%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.028%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.028%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.014%) AIX
9 1 (0.014%) VMS
9 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3148 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3033 (42.68%) Business Analysis
3 1477 (20.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 969 (13.63%) Scrum
5 949 (13.35%) User Stories
6 922 (12.97%) Project Management
7 891 (12.54%) SDLC
8 824 (11.59%) Waterfall
9 767 (10.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 619 (8.71%) Use Case
11 593 (8.34%) UML
12 548 (7.71%) E-Commerce
13 425 (5.98%) CRM
14 416 (5.85%) ERP
15 400 (5.63%) Change Management
16 382 (5.37%) Business Intelligence
17 377 (5.30%) PRINCE2
18 330 (4.64%) Data Analysis
19 315 (4.43%) GAP Analysis
20 310 (4.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 918 (12.92%) SQL
2 119 (1.67%) C#
2 119 (1.67%) Java
3 78 (1.10%) C
4 61 (0.86%) PL/SQL
5 46 (0.65%) JavaScript
6 44 (0.62%) VBA
7 33 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 18 (0.25%) R
9 17 (0.24%) PHP
10 16 (0.23%) ABAP
10 16 (0.23%) VB
11 13 (0.18%) Python
12 12 (0.17%) Objective-C
13 8 (0.11%) C++
14 7 (0.098%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.070%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.056%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.056%) COBOL
16 4 (0.056%) Scala
Qualifications
1 833 (11.72%) Degree
2 589 (8.29%) ISEB
3 114 (1.60%) IIBA
4 79 (1.11%) CBAP
5 60 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 30 (0.42%) ACCA
7 29 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 28 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 27 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.37%) CIMA
10 26 (0.37%) DV Cleared
11 21 (0.30%) CIPFA
12 20 (0.28%) SC Cleared
13 18 (0.25%) PMP
14 14 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
15 12 (0.17%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.15%) PhD
17 9 (0.13%) APMP
17 9 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (4.24%) QA
2 171 (2.41%) MiFID
3 122 (1.72%) PMO
4 56 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 47 (0.66%) EMIR
6 29 (0.41%) FATCA
7 24 (0.34%) IFRS
8 21 (0.30%) Basel III
8 21 (0.30%) IFRS 9
9 20 (0.28%) ISO 14001
9 20 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 20 (0.28%) SLA
10 17 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
11 16 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 15 (0.21%) Basel II
13 14 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 14 (0.20%) SEPA
14 13 (0.18%) GxP
14 13 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 12 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (0.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.014%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.014%) HDFS
3 1 (0.014%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.13%) RSA Archer
3 6 (0.084%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.042%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.028%) Kibana
5 2 (0.028%) logstash
5 2 (0.028%) Nagios
5 2 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.028%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.014%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 557 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 368 (5.18%) SAP
3 292 (4.11%) Oracle
4 138 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
5 54 (0.76%) Bloomberg
6 52 (0.73%) Tableau
7 46 (0.65%) Murex
8 41 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 35 (0.49%) IBM
10 33 (0.46%) Calypso
10 33 (0.46%) Charles River
11 32 (0.45%) hybris
12 31 (0.44%) OpenText
13 26 (0.37%) JDA
13 26 (0.37%) Pega
14 25 (0.35%) Atlassian
14 25 (0.35%) Avaloq
15 24 (0.34%) Reuters
16 23 (0.32%) ServiceNow
17 22 (0.31%) Guidewire
Liverpool, Merseyside
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £40-50K + 10% Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £47000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 1 hour ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ebury
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £600 - £800 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dunfermline, Fife
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
North West London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday