The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 45 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5785 5901 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.23% 5.00% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.53% 5.29% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4847 5000 4420
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,600 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
104585 111653 102685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.55% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86393 91565 85529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 2015 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 3 July 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 +5 5402 £47,500 - 800
London +7 2634 £55,000 - 404
South East +9 950 £45,000 -5.26% 100
City of London +9 595 £55,000 - 156
Yorkshire -11 380 £40,000 - 50
North West +6 338 £40,000 +6.66% 59
West Yorkshire -5 296 £40,000 - 34
East of England -18 294 £42,500 -1.73% 43
West Midlands -6 291 £41,500 -2.00% 40
South West -8 240 £40,000 -5.88% 59
East Midlands +7 236 £42,500 +13.33% 37
Berkshire +5 236 £45,000 -10.00% 25
Leeds -2 218 £40,000 - 22
Scotland +15 211 £49,500 +16.47% 36
Manchester -10 172 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Hampshire +25 166 £45,000 - 14
Surrey -29 166 £45,000 -10.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +23 125 £47,500 +14.45% 10
Reading +22 104 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cheshire +32 102 £40,000 +11.11% 12
Hertfordshire -22 98 £45,000 - 17
Edinburgh +10 94 £48,500 +21.25% 18
Nottinghamshire +34 92 £40,000 +6.66% 15
Wales +5 87 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Nottingham +34 85 £41,250 +15.78% 13
Oxfordshire +31 83 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Glasgow +16 83 £48,500 +21.25% 12
Milton Keynes +3 83 £47,500 +11.76% 7
Birmingham -31 82 £40,000 -13.97% 13
Northamptonshire -10 80 £45,000 +12.50% 10

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4594 (40.66%) Business Analysis
2 4355 (38.54%) Finance
3 3428 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
4 1910 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1776 (15.72%) Project Management
6 1734 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 1679 (14.86%) SQL
8 1642 (14.53%) Banking
9 1501 (13.28%) Retail
10 1498 (13.26%) Degree
11 1350 (11.95%) SDLC
12 1314 (11.63%) UML
13 1249 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 1213 (10.74%) Scrum
15 1157 (10.24%) Use Case
16 1120 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
17 1018 (9.01%) User Stories
18 1008 (8.92%) E-Commerce
19 978 (8.66%) Waterfall
20 930 (8.23%) Microsoft
21 917 (8.12%) ISEB
22 821 (7.27%) PRINCE2
23 815 (7.21%) CRM
24 760 (6.73%) MS Excel
25 747 (6.61%) Change Management
26 685 (6.06%) SAP
27 684 (6.05%) Oracle
28 652 (5.77%) Data Modelling
29 632 (5.59%) QA
30 617 (5.46%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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
1 298 (2.64%) SharePoint
2 108 (0.96%) CMS
3 87 (0.77%) SAS
4 82 (0.73%) Confluence
5 75 (0.66%) WebSphere
6 59 (0.52%) Documentum
7 40 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 29 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 26 (0.23%) WebLogic
10 18 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.12%) WorkSite
13 11 (0.097%) Alfresco
14 10 (0.089%) Commerce Server
14 10 (0.089%) MS Exchange
14 10 (0.089%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (0.080%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.080%) IIS
16 6 (0.053%) JBoss
Applications
1 760 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 564 (4.99%) MS Visio
3 434 (3.84%) MS Office
4 242 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 195 (1.73%) MS Project
6 41 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.20%) SPSS
8 18 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 8 (0.071%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.053%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.035%) Mingle
12 3 (0.027%) Windchill
13 1 (0.009%) FastStats
13 1 (0.009%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 175 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 148 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 115 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 100 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 95 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
6 85 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
7 82 (0.73%) SAP FI
8 79 (0.70%) SAP CO
8 79 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
9 76 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
10 63 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
11 54 (0.48%) SAP SD
11 54 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 52 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
13 40 (0.35%) Oracle 11i
14 37 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 37 (0.33%) Markit EDM
15 36 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
16 34 (0.30%) SAP MM
17 32 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 181 (1.60%) SaaS
2 32 (0.28%) Force.com
3 25 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (0.19%) Office 365
5 17 (0.15%) Google Analytics
6 16 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (0.11%) IBM Blueworks
8 10 (0.089%) Lucidchart
9 7 (0.062%) PaaS
10 5 (0.044%) Veeva
10 5 (0.044%) SuccessFactors
11 3 (0.027%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.018%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.018%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.018%) Taleo
13 1 (0.009%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.009%) SmartFocus
13 1 (0.009%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 117 (1.04%) Internet
2 58 (0.51%) Intranet
3 22 (0.19%) Network Security
4 18 (0.16%) Extranet
5 16 (0.14%) DSL
6 15 (0.13%) ATM
7 13 (0.12%) FTP
8 12 (0.11%) LAN
8 12 (0.11%) VoIP
8 12 (0.11%) WAN
9 11 (0.097%) HTTP
9 11 (0.097%) Wireless
10 10 (0.089%) Broadband
11 9 (0.080%) GSM
12 7 (0.062%) HTTPS
12 7 (0.062%) CTI
13 6 (0.053%) Skype
14 5 (0.044%) Firewall
14 5 (0.044%) SSL
15 4 (0.035%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 496 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 257 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 224 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 155 (1.37%) QlikView
6 137 (1.21%) Relational Database
7 115 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 111 (0.98%) Big Data
9 108 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
10 101 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 100 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 84 (0.74%) Data Mining
13 75 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 56 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
15 52 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
16 46 (0.41%) OLAP
17 44 (0.39%) Oracle ODI
18 43 (0.38%) RDBMS
18 43 (0.38%) Cognos Framework Manager
19 41 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 257 (2.27%) JIRA
2 51 (0.45%) Toad
3 47 (0.42%) Rational Rose
4 44 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (0.28%) Axure RP
6 25 (0.22%) Cucumber
7 21 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (0.16%) Visual Studio
9 17 (0.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 8 (0.071%) LSMW
11 6 (0.053%) Subversion
11 6 (0.053%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.053%) RequisitePro
11 6 (0.053%) PowerBuilder
11 6 (0.053%) Calabash
12 4 (0.035%) ProtoShare
12 4 (0.035%) TestDirector
12 4 (0.035%) ERwin
12 4 (0.035%) Bugzilla
12 4 (0.035%) Selenium
General
1 4355 (38.54%) Finance
2 1642 (14.53%) Banking
3 1501 (13.28%) Retail
4 578 (5.12%) Investment Banking
5 506 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 474 (4.20%) Marketing
7 327 (2.89%) Front Office
8 323 (2.86%) Back Office
9 280 (2.48%) Manufacturing
10 235 (2.08%) Legal
11 230 (2.04%) Retail Banking
12 200 (1.77%) Law
13 179 (1.58%) Advertising
13 179 (1.58%) Billing
14 149 (1.32%) Financial Institution
15 112 (0.99%) Publishing
16 88 (0.78%) General Ledger
17 73 (0.65%) Games
18 70 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
19 63 (0.56%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 381 (3.37%) .NET
2 226 (2.00%) XML
3 112 (0.99%) Web Services
4 106 (0.94%) HTML
5 49 (0.43%) FIX Protocol
6 46 (0.41%) CSS
7 45 (0.40%) .NET Framework
8 38 (0.34%) ASP.NET
9 33 (0.29%) Middleware
9 33 (0.29%) Mason
10 31 (0.27%) REST
10 31 (0.27%) SOAP
11 29 (0.26%) Visualforce
12 28 (0.25%) RESTful
13 25 (0.22%) EDI
13 25 (0.22%) Gherkin
14 24 (0.21%) HTML5
15 21 (0.19%) MDX
16 19 (0.17%) Apache Flex
17 18 (0.16%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1910 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 507 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 310 (2.74%) User Experience
4 278 (2.46%) Derivative
5 237 (2.10%) Equities
6 225 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 198 (1.75%) Fixed Income
8 191 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 187 (1.66%) FMCG
10 151 (1.34%) Mobile App
11 135 (1.19%) Data Structures
12 103 (0.91%) Mathematics
13 102 (0.90%) Credit Risk
14 93 (0.82%) Reference Data
15 90 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 87 (0.77%) SWIFT
17 69 (0.61%) Visualisation
17 69 (0.61%) Data Centre
18 62 (0.55%) Statistics
19 59 (0.52%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 99 (0.88%) Windows
2 58 (0.51%) UNIX
3 48 (0.42%) Linux
4 40 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 38 (0.34%) Android
6 24 (0.21%) Windows 7
7 15 (0.13%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.062%) SUSE
11 7 (0.062%) Solaris
12 4 (0.035%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.027%) Debian
13 3 (0.027%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.018%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.009%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4594 (40.66%) Business Analysis
2 3428 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 1776 (15.72%) Project Management
4 1734 (15.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1350 (11.95%) SDLC
6 1314 (11.63%) UML
7 1249 (11.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1213 (10.74%) Scrum
9 1157 (10.24%) Use Case
10 1120 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
11 1018 (9.01%) User Stories
12 1008 (8.92%) E-Commerce
13 978 (8.66%) Waterfall
14 821 (7.27%) PRINCE2
15 815 (7.21%) CRM
16 747 (6.61%) Change Management
17 652 (5.77%) Data Modelling
18 617 (5.46%) Data Analysis
19 610 (5.40%) ERP
20 579 (5.12%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1679 (14.86%) SQL
2 266 (2.35%) Java
3 153 (1.35%) C#
3 153 (1.35%) T-SQL
4 120 (1.06%) PL/SQL
5 93 (0.82%) JavaScript
6 92 (0.81%) C
7 91 (0.81%) VBA
8 52 (0.46%) Python
8 52 (0.46%) VB
9 42 (0.37%) R
10 34 (0.30%) ABAP
10 34 (0.30%) C++
11 29 (0.26%) Apex Code
12 21 (0.19%) Uniface
13 20 (0.18%) SOQL
13 20 (0.18%) PHP
14 19 (0.17%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.13%) MATLAB
16 14 (0.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1498 (13.26%) Degree
2 917 (8.12%) ISEB
3 195 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 132 (1.17%) SC Cleared
5 86 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 86 (0.76%) CIMA
6 83 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 78 (0.69%) ACCA
8 63 (0.56%) IIBA
9 55 (0.49%) CBAP
10 49 (0.43%) PMP
11 42 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 38 (0.34%) DV Cleared
13 29 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 28 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
15 25 (0.22%) AAT
16 22 (0.19%) CCA
17 17 (0.15%) MBA
18 10 (0.089%) ISTQB
19 8 (0.071%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 632 (5.59%) QA
2 84 (0.74%) EMIR
3 75 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 74 (0.65%) MiFID
5 69 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 58 (0.51%) SLA
7 49 (0.43%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 31 (0.27%) CRD IV
9 31 (0.27%) FATCA
10 29 (0.26%) Basel III
11 23 (0.20%) Basel II
12 22 (0.19%) Data Quality
13 17 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 16 (0.14%) COREP
15 10 (0.089%) PCI DSS
16 8 (0.071%) FINREP
17 7 (0.062%) ISO 9000
18 4 (0.035%) ISO 8583
18 4 (0.035%) IAS 39
System Software
1 11 (0.097%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.053%) vSphere
3 4 (0.035%) XenApp
4 3 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.018%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.009%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.009%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 29 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.14%) TrustSec
3 3 (0.027%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.018%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.009%) SCCM
5 1 (0.009%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 930 (8.23%) Microsoft
2 685 (6.06%) SAP
3 684 (6.05%) Oracle
4 232 (2.05%) Business Objects
5 208 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
6 147 (1.30%) Cognos
7 140 (1.24%) IBM
8 119 (1.05%) hybris
9 78 (0.69%) Tableau
10 77 (0.68%) ATG
11 66 (0.58%) Demandware
12 64 (0.57%) Hyperion
13 59 (0.52%) Siebel
14 57 (0.50%) Murex
14 57 (0.50%) JD Edwards
15 52 (0.46%) Sage
16 48 (0.42%) Charles River
17 40 (0.35%) HP
18 39 (0.35%) Teradata
19 38 (0.34%) Informatica
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 30% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum £80,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Benefits include 25 days holiday, 8%
Posted: Yesterday