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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 69 66 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3894 4824 4921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.13% 4.40% 4.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.57% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3287 4088 4117
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 3702 £50,000 - 390
London +2 1870 £57,500 -4.16% 162
South East -16 510 £49,000 +3.15% 53
City of London +21 374 £62,000 +3.33% 43
West Midlands -6 284 £43,500 +2.35% 31
Yorkshire +12 270 £40,000 - 18
North West +1 237 £42,500 - 44
East of England -12 216 £45,000 +1.12% 30
South West +8 194 £45,000 +12.50% 27
West Yorkshire +3 177 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Berkshire -17 144 £55,000 +4.76% 19
Manchester -11 138 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Leeds -9 110 £42,500 +6.25% 11
East Midlands -39 109 £40,000 -5.88% 21
Birmingham +6 88 £47,500 +11.76% 6
West Sussex +44 82 £50,000 +1.01% 3
Surrey -5 81 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Bristol +7 72 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Wales +1 71 £37,500 +7.14% 5
South Wales +4 67 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Buckinghamshire -8 66 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Coventry +15 64 £45,000 +2.27% 6
Hertfordshire -28 63 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Scotland -57 59 £45,000 -5.26% 13
North Yorkshire -3 55 £40,000 - 3
Cardiff +20 48 £37,500 +10.29% 4
Oxfordshire -16 47 £42,655 -10.20% 4
Reading -34 47 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Essex -8 45 £42,500 - 3
Nottinghamshire -10 45 £41,500 -2.35% 9

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 3258 (41.09%) Business Analysis
2 3055 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2886 (36.40%) Finance
4 1663 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
5 1298 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1162 (14.66%) Project Management
7 1089 (13.73%) Retail
8 987 (12.45%) SQL
9 953 (12.02%) User Stories
10 950 (11.98%) SDLC
11 936 (11.80%) Degree
12 927 (11.69%) Scrum
13 857 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
14 851 (10.73%) Banking
15 822 (10.37%) Use Case
16 780 (9.84%) Waterfall
17 692 (8.73%) ISEB
18 653 (8.24%) UML
19 609 (7.68%) E-Commerce
20 530 (6.68%) Microsoft
21 517 (6.52%) CRM
22 483 (6.09%) Change Management
23 459 (5.79%) PRINCE2
24 456 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
25 428 (5.40%) Data Analysis
26 402 (5.07%) ERP
27 400 (5.04%) SAP
28 396 (4.99%) GAP Analysis
29 389 (4.91%) MS Excel
30 385 (4.86%) 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
1 144 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 135 (1.70%) Confluence
3 94 (1.19%) CMS
4 44 (0.55%) WebSphere
5 22 (0.28%) SAS
6 17 (0.21%) NServiceBus
7 11 (0.14%) Alfresco
7 11 (0.14%) JBoss
8 10 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (0.088%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.076%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.076%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (0.063%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.050%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.050%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.038%) Apache
14 2 (0.025%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.025%) Drupal
14 2 (0.025%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.025%) WordPress
Applications
1 389 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 385 (4.86%) MS Visio
3 353 (4.45%) MS Office
4 178 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 95 (1.20%) MS Project
6 26 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.038%) SPSS
9 2 (0.025%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.013%) DOC1
10 1 (0.013%) Mingle
10 1 (0.013%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.013%) Stata
Business Applications
1 115 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 80 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
3 53 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 43 (0.54%) SAP SD
5 42 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 40 (0.50%) SAP ERP
7 37 (0.47%) Finacle
7 37 (0.47%) SAP CO
7 37 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
7 37 (0.47%) Temenos T24
8 31 (0.39%) thinkFolio
9 30 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
10 29 (0.37%) SAP FS
11 28 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 27 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 27 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 26 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
13 26 (0.33%) SAP MM
14 24 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
14 24 (0.30%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 71 (0.90%) SaaS
2 34 (0.43%) Office 365
3 22 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.21%) Force.com
5 14 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.18%) Lucidchart
6 13 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (0.16%) Taleo
7 10 (0.13%) Google Drive
8 9 (0.11%) PaaS
8 9 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 8 (0.10%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.088%) Silverpop
11 5 (0.063%) Trello
12 4 (0.050%) BlueKai
12 4 (0.050%) FinancialForce.com
12 4 (0.050%) IaaS
13 1 (0.013%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.013%) Responsys
13 1 (0.013%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 46 (0.58%) Internet
2 19 (0.24%) Intranet
3 16 (0.20%) CTI
4 13 (0.16%) Broadband
5 12 (0.15%) Skype
6 6 (0.076%) Multicast
6 6 (0.076%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.063%) Unified Communications
7 5 (0.063%) Wireless
8 4 (0.050%) HTTP
8 4 (0.050%) VPN
9 3 (0.038%) Extranet
9 3 (0.038%) LAN
9 3 (0.038%) SAN
9 3 (0.038%) WAN
9 3 (0.038%) WebEx
10 2 (0.025%) Firewall
10 2 (0.025%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.025%) PPP
10 2 (0.025%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 265 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
2 205 (2.59%) SQL Server
3 72 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (0.83%) QlikView
5 50 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 48 (0.61%) SAP BW
7 45 (0.57%) Big Data
8 42 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 36 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
11 27 (0.34%) Oracle BI EE
12 23 (0.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 19 (0.24%) MS Access
14 18 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (0.21%) MySQL
15 17 (0.21%) Oracle Database
16 16 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 15 (0.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 14 (0.18%) DB2
18 14 (0.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 343 (4.33%) JIRA
2 36 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 31 (0.39%) Axure RP
5 29 (0.37%) Toad
6 9 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.10%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.063%) CaliberRM
9 4 (0.050%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.050%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.050%) Lombardi
10 3 (0.038%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.038%) MorphX
10 3 (0.038%) NUnit
10 3 (0.038%) Rational DOORS
10 3 (0.038%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.038%) RequisitePro
10 3 (0.038%) TestNG
11 2 (0.025%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.025%) WebDriver
General
1 2886 (36.40%) Finance
2 1089 (13.73%) Retail
3 851 (10.73%) Banking
4 356 (4.49%) Marketing
5 347 (4.38%) Front Office
6 307 (3.87%) Investment Banking
7 273 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 243 (3.06%) Legal
9 228 (2.88%) Back Office
10 197 (2.48%) Manufacturing
11 154 (1.94%) Advertising
12 151 (1.90%) Law
13 104 (1.31%) Billing
14 100 (1.26%) Retail Banking
15 92 (1.16%) Publishing
16 90 (1.14%) Financial Institution
17 61 (0.77%) Games
18 59 (0.74%) French Language
19 53 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
20 37 (0.47%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 231 (2.91%) .NET
2 180 (2.27%) XML
3 73 (0.92%) Web Services
4 70 (0.88%) HTML
5 45 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 37 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
7 24 (0.30%) SOAP
8 20 (0.25%) JSON
9 16 (0.20%) MDX
10 15 (0.19%) FpML
10 15 (0.19%) Mason
11 14 (0.18%) EDI
12 12 (0.15%) CSS
13 11 (0.14%) WAP
14 9 (0.11%) Gherkin
14 9 (0.11%) Middleware
15 8 (0.10%) ASP.NET
15 8 (0.10%) Velocity
16 7 (0.088%) GWT
16 7 (0.088%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1298 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (3.88%) Management Information System
3 291 (3.67%) Fixed Income
4 290 (3.66%) Derivative
5 230 (2.90%) User Experience
6 218 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 185 (2.33%) Equities
8 165 (2.08%) Computer Science
9 164 (2.07%) Mobile App
10 139 (1.75%) Fintech
11 109 (1.37%) FMCG
12 97 (1.22%) Credit Risk
13 87 (1.10%) Market Risk
14 80 (1.01%) SWIFT
15 76 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
16 69 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
17 62 (0.78%) Reinsurance
18 57 (0.72%) Economics
19 55 (0.69%) Hedge funds
20 54 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 67 (0.84%) Apple iOS
2 62 (0.78%) Windows
3 45 (0.57%) Android
4 39 (0.49%) Unix
5 25 (0.32%) Linux
6 8 (0.10%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.088%) Solaris
8 6 (0.076%) AIX
8 6 (0.076%) HPUX
8 6 (0.076%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.038%) VMS
9 3 (0.038%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.025%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.013%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.013%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.013%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.013%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.013%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3258 (41.09%) Business Analysis
2 3055 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1663 (20.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 1162 (14.66%) Project Management
5 953 (12.02%) User Stories
6 950 (11.98%) SDLC
7 927 (11.69%) Scrum
8 857 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
9 822 (10.37%) Use Case
10 780 (9.84%) Waterfall
11 653 (8.24%) UML
12 609 (7.68%) E-Commerce
13 517 (6.52%) CRM
14 483 (6.09%) Change Management
15 459 (5.79%) PRINCE2
16 456 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
17 428 (5.40%) Data Analysis
18 402 (5.07%) ERP
19 396 (4.99%) GAP Analysis
20 365 (4.60%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 987 (12.45%) SQL
2 168 (2.12%) Java
3 115 (1.45%) C
4 113 (1.43%) C#
5 82 (1.03%) VBA
6 62 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 39 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 26 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 23 (0.29%) R
10 13 (0.16%) C++
11 12 (0.15%) VB
12 11 (0.14%) Python
12 11 (0.14%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.13%) Apex Code
13 10 (0.13%) PHP
14 9 (0.11%) MATLAB
15 8 (0.10%) RPG
16 7 (0.088%) ABAP
17 6 (0.076%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.038%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 936 (11.80%) Degree
2 692 (8.73%) ISEB
3 98 (1.24%) Security Cleared
4 75 (0.95%) PMI Certification
5 73 (0.92%) IIBA
6 67 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 66 (0.83%) SC Cleared
8 59 (0.74%) PMP
9 47 (0.59%) ACCA
10 44 (0.55%) CIMA
11 39 (0.49%) CBAP
12 28 (0.35%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.32%) PhD
14 24 (0.30%) CIPFA
15 17 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
16 15 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
17 13 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (0.14%) MBA
19 8 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 353 (4.45%) QA
2 177 (2.23%) MiFID
3 77 (0.97%) Data Quality
4 74 (0.93%) EMIR
5 58 (0.73%) SEPA
6 46 (0.58%) FATCA
7 34 (0.43%) ISO20022
8 32 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
9 20 (0.25%) Basel III
10 19 (0.24%) PCI DSS
11 16 (0.20%) CRD IV
12 14 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 14 (0.18%) Solvency II
13 13 (0.16%) TARGET2
14 12 (0.15%) SLA
15 10 (0.13%) Basel II
16 8 (0.10%) COREP
16 8 (0.10%) ISO 8583
16 8 (0.10%) PMBOK
17 7 (0.088%) FINREP
System Software
1 24 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.025%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.050%) BladeLogic
2 4 (0.050%) Control-M
2 4 (0.050%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.025%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.013%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.013%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.013%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 530 (6.68%) Microsoft
2 400 (5.04%) SAP
3 354 (4.46%) Oracle
4 153 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
5 68 (0.86%) hybris
6 67 (0.84%) Charles River
7 63 (0.79%) Bloomberg
8 61 (0.77%) JD Edwards
9 60 (0.76%) Tableau
10 52 (0.66%) Guidewire
11 50 (0.63%) IBM
12 47 (0.59%) Calypso
13 45 (0.57%) Cognos
14 43 (0.54%) Murex
15 41 (0.52%) Atlassian
16 32 (0.40%) HP
17 30 (0.38%) Hyperion
18 29 (0.37%) Google
18 29 (0.37%) JDA
19 27 (0.34%) ServiceNow
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Smethwick, West Midlands (County)
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sleaford, Lincolnshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Extremely Competitive + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Pensions, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Pension + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + DOE + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 48k per year + Holidays, Pension, Discounts.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: £80000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Talent Spa
Salary: £45K plus benefits (12% bonus, pension (up to 10% matched), healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Strong benefits & bonus available
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £400 to £475 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago