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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 70 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3625 4654 4903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.05% 4.33% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 4.48% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2980 3836 4264
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016 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 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 3420 £50,000 - 367
London -12 1558 £57,500 - 167
South East +8 545 £47,000 +4.44% 41
City of London +3 347 £60,000 - 42
North West +31 276 £40,000 -2.43% 35
East of England +8 273 £47,500 - 28
Yorkshire 0 241 £45,000 +12.50% 22
West Midlands -19 225 £42,750 -5.00% 28
South West +24 200 £43,000 -4.44% 31
Manchester +47 171 £45,000 +5.88% 21
West Yorkshire -7 155 £43,312 +8.28% 18
Berkshire +3 136 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Leeds -4 115 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands -23 101 £42,500 - 12
Scotland -10 88 £42,500 -13.70% 17
Surrey -10 84 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Hertfordshire +21 81 £55,000 +4.76% 11
Hampshire +18 80 £48,500 +14.11% 13
Bristol +18 79 £42,500 - 10
Buckinghamshire -8 73 £42,500 - 1
Wales 0 70 £40,000 +14.28% 8
West Sussex +56 68 £40,000 +6.66% 2
South Wales +8 68 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Birmingham -36 66 £47,500 +13.09% 9
Bedfordshire +17 53 £52,500 +20.68% 3
South Yorkshire +28 51 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Sheffield +31 48 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Reading +4 46 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 41 £55,000 +46.66% 6
Suffolk +11 39 £45,000 - 3

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 3178 (42.07%) Business Analysis
2 3140 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2669 (35.33%) Finance
4 1590 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 1223 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1077 (14.26%) Project Management
7 1034 (13.69%) Retail
8 999 (13.22%) User Stories
9 995 (13.17%) SQL
10 976 (12.92%) Scrum
11 911 (12.06%) Degree
12 903 (11.95%) SDLC
13 818 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
14 812 (10.75%) Waterfall
15 779 (10.31%) Banking
16 723 (9.57%) Use Case
17 673 (8.91%) ISEB
18 595 (7.88%) UML
19 535 (7.08%) E-Commerce
20 529 (7.00%) Microsoft
21 431 (5.71%) PRINCE2
22 411 (5.44%) CRM
23 409 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
24 401 (5.31%) Change Management
25 398 (5.27%) ERP
26 376 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
27 375 (4.96%) SAP
28 373 (4.94%) Data Analysis
29 363 (4.81%) Workflow
30 360 (4.77%) MS Visio

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
1 126 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 124 (1.64%) Confluence
3 74 (0.98%) CMS
4 48 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.11%) Skype for Business
6 8 (0.11%) Umbraco
7 7 (0.093%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.066%) Alfresco
8 5 (0.066%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (0.066%) JBoss
8 5 (0.066%) SAS
9 4 (0.053%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.040%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.026%) Drupal
11 2 (0.026%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.026%) WordPress
12 1 (0.013%) Exstream Dialogue
12 1 (0.013%) FileNet
12 1 (0.013%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 360 (4.77%) MS Visio
2 356 (4.71%) MS Excel
3 317 (4.20%) MS Office
4 144 (1.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 91 (1.20%) MS Project
6 18 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.040%) Moqups
9 2 (0.026%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.013%) Stata
Business Applications
1 108 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 93 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 55 (0.73%) SAP ERP
4 43 (0.57%) Oracle ASCP
4 43 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
4 43 (0.57%) Oracle Payables
5 42 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
6 41 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
7 35 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
8 33 (0.44%) SAP SD
9 31 (0.41%) SAP FI
10 28 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 27 (0.36%) SAP CO
11 27 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
12 26 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 23 (0.30%) Oracle SCM
14 22 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
15 21 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 20 (0.26%) Finacle
16 20 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 72 (0.95%) SaaS
2 29 (0.38%) Office 365
3 23 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (0.24%) Lucidchart
5 14 (0.19%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.16%) Force.com
8 10 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.11%) Google Drive
9 8 (0.11%) PaaS
9 8 (0.11%) Taleo
10 7 (0.093%) Silverpop
11 5 (0.066%) FinancialForce.com
11 5 (0.066%) Trello
12 4 (0.053%) BlueKai
13 2 (0.026%) IaaS
13 2 (0.026%) Veeva
14 1 (0.013%) Responsys
14 1 (0.013%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 47 (0.62%) Internet
2 23 (0.30%) Intranet
3 19 (0.25%) CTI
4 10 (0.13%) Broadband
4 10 (0.13%) Skype
5 7 (0.093%) LAN
5 7 (0.093%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.093%) WAN
6 6 (0.079%) SAN
6 6 (0.079%) WebEx
7 5 (0.066%) ATM
8 4 (0.053%) Extranet
9 2 (0.026%) Firewall
9 2 (0.026%) HTTP
9 2 (0.026%) Multicast
9 2 (0.026%) SWIFTNet
9 2 (0.026%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.026%) VoIP
10 1 (0.013%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.013%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 176 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 74 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (0.82%) Big Data
5 57 (0.75%) QlikView
6 49 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 44 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 41 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 27 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 23 (0.30%) Oracle Database
11 22 (0.29%) SAP BW
12 19 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
12 19 (0.25%) Power BI
13 18 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 16 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.19%) MS Access
16 13 (0.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
16 13 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
17 12 (0.16%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 355 (4.70%) JIRA
2 62 (0.82%) Toad
3 49 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (0.44%) Axure RP
5 16 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 13 (0.17%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.079%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.066%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.053%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.040%) MorphX
10 3 (0.040%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.026%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.026%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.026%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.026%) Hudson
11 2 (0.026%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.026%) Lombardi
11 2 (0.026%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.026%) Selenium
11 2 (0.026%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 2669 (35.33%) Finance
2 1034 (13.69%) Retail
3 779 (10.31%) Banking
4 304 (4.02%) Marketing
5 300 (3.97%) Front Office
6 293 (3.88%) Investment Banking
7 234 (3.10%) Legal
8 222 (2.94%) Back Office
8 222 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 215 (2.85%) Manufacturing
10 134 (1.77%) Law
11 133 (1.76%) Advertising
12 102 (1.35%) Publishing
13 87 (1.15%) Financial Institution
14 79 (1.05%) Billing
15 73 (0.97%) Retail Banking
16 53 (0.70%) Games
17 48 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
19 29 (0.38%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (3.42%) .NET
2 161 (2.13%) XML
3 75 (0.99%) Web Services
4 64 (0.85%) HTML
5 44 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (0.54%) .NET Framework
7 22 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 22 (0.29%) SOAP
8 18 (0.24%) FpML
9 17 (0.23%) Velocity
10 16 (0.21%) CSS
11 14 (0.19%) Mason
12 11 (0.15%) EDI
12 11 (0.15%) Middleware
13 9 (0.12%) J2EE
13 9 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
14 7 (0.093%) jQuery
14 7 (0.093%) MDX
15 6 (0.079%) AngularJS
15 6 (0.079%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1223 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 305 (4.04%) Fixed Income
3 293 (3.88%) Derivative
4 279 (3.69%) User Experience
5 249 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 195 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 172 (2.28%) Equities
8 171 (2.26%) Mobile App
9 145 (1.92%) Fintech
10 127 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 126 (1.67%) FMCG
12 95 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
13 91 (1.20%) Credit Risk
14 75 (0.99%) Market Risk
15 66 (0.87%) Reinsurance
16 65 (0.86%) OTC Derivatives
17 61 (0.81%) Data Structures
18 50 (0.66%) iPad
19 49 (0.65%) Smart Meter
20 48 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 77 (1.02%) Windows
2 58 (0.77%) Apple iOS
3 43 (0.57%) Unix
4 41 (0.54%) Android
5 17 (0.23%) Linux
6 13 (0.17%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.079%) Solaris
8 5 (0.066%) AIX
8 5 (0.066%) HPUX
8 5 (0.066%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.053%) VMS
9 4 (0.053%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.040%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.040%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.026%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3178 (42.07%) Business Analysis
2 3140 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1590 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 1077 (14.26%) Project Management
5 999 (13.22%) User Stories
6 976 (12.92%) Scrum
7 903 (11.95%) SDLC
8 818 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 812 (10.75%) Waterfall
10 723 (9.57%) Use Case
11 595 (7.88%) UML
12 535 (7.08%) E-Commerce
13 431 (5.71%) PRINCE2
14 411 (5.44%) CRM
15 409 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 401 (5.31%) Change Management
17 398 (5.27%) ERP
18 376 (4.98%) GAP Analysis
19 373 (4.94%) Data Analysis
20 363 (4.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 995 (13.17%) SQL
2 165 (2.18%) Java
3 118 (1.56%) C
4 101 (1.34%) C#
5 64 (0.85%) PL/SQL
6 59 (0.78%) VBA
7 45 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 36 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 27 (0.36%) R
10 19 (0.25%) VB
11 14 (0.19%) PHP
11 14 (0.19%) Python
12 12 (0.16%) MATLAB
13 10 (0.13%) ABAP
14 5 (0.066%) C++
14 5 (0.066%) RPG
15 4 (0.053%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.040%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.040%) X++
17 2 (0.026%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 911 (12.06%) Degree
2 673 (8.91%) ISEB
3 88 (1.16%) IIBA
4 87 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 53 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 51 (0.68%) CBAP
7 48 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 46 (0.61%) ACCA
9 43 (0.57%) SC Cleared
10 42 (0.56%) CIMA
11 37 (0.49%) PMP
12 32 (0.42%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.33%) CIPFA
13 25 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (0.25%) PhD
15 15 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 13 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
17 12 (0.16%) MBA
18 9 (0.12%) APMG
18 9 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 328 (4.34%) QA
2 187 (2.48%) MiFID
3 66 (0.87%) EMIR
4 62 (0.82%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.40%) FATCA
6 28 (0.37%) SEPA
7 27 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
8 20 (0.26%) Basel II
8 20 (0.26%) Basel III
9 16 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 15 (0.20%) Solvency II
10 15 (0.20%) TARGET2
11 14 (0.19%) ISO20022
12 11 (0.15%) SLA
13 10 (0.13%) UCITS
14 9 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 9 (0.12%) ISO 8583
15 8 (0.11%) AIFMD
15 8 (0.11%) GxP
15 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.040%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.026%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.11%) RSA Archer
3 6 (0.079%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.040%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.026%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.026%) Control-M
5 2 (0.026%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.013%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.013%) Kibana
6 1 (0.013%) logstash
6 1 (0.013%) Nagios
6 1 (0.013%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 529 (7.00%) Microsoft
2 375 (4.96%) SAP
3 353 (4.67%) Oracle
4 154 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 73 (0.97%) Bloomberg
6 65 (0.86%) JD Edwards
7 58 (0.77%) Tableau
8 57 (0.75%) Charles River
9 54 (0.71%) IBM
10 50 (0.66%) Murex
11 45 (0.60%) Calypso
12 40 (0.53%) hybris
13 38 (0.50%) Guidewire
14 33 (0.44%) JDA
15 31 (0.41%) Reuters
16 27 (0.36%) Atlassian
16 27 (0.36%) Google
16 27 (0.36%) Infor
17 24 (0.32%) HP
18 23 (0.30%) Cognizant
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + c.35% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Colston Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
onezeero.
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Free parking
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Extensive Benefits and Annual Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus/gym/pension/health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 46 days hols + exc bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £27,000 to £47,000 per annum Salary will be given based on experi
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefit package+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Salary: Amazing Perks
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago