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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 46 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5837 4933 5710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 5.01% 4.55% 4.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.31% 4.83% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4144 4819
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +2 5443 £47,500 - 702
London -5 2643 £55,000 - 335
South East +5 900 £47,500 +5.55% 111
City of London -14 631 £57,500 -4.16% 134
Yorkshire +9 451 £40,000 - 44
East of England +35 369 £43,250 +2.36% 42
West Yorkshire +10 340 £40,000 +3.89% 30
North West +36 320 £38,000 -0.65% 41
Leeds +15 279 £40,000 - 19
Surrey +44 269 £50,000 +5.26% 16
West Midlands +11 265 £42,350 +5.87% 34
East Midlands +27 238 £38,000 -10.58% 23
Manchester +45 234 £37,500 -1.96% 25
Berkshire +2 233 £50,000 +5.26% 31
South West -5 227 £42,500 +8.97% 63
Scotland -4 197 £40,000 -5.88% 37
Hertfordshire +31 141 £45,000 - 14
Birmingham +11 132 £45,000 - 16
Northamptonshire +42 118 £40,000 -15.78% 10
Bedfordshire +22 92 £44,250 +10.62% 11
Buckinghamshire -1 92 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Wales +29 91 £35,000 +7.69% 18
Northampton +29 90 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Hampshire -40 90 £46,250 +2.77% 14
Edinburgh -6 87 £37,500 -16.66% 18
South Wales +20 81 £32,750 +0.76% 18
Cambridgeshire +42 78 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Woking +36 74 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Glasgow -10 71 £40,000 +3.89% 10
Reading +30 69 £50,000 +5.26% 12

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4864 (41.95%) Business Analysis
2 4160 (35.87%) Finance
3 1981 (17.08%) Project Management
4 1957 (16.88%) SQL
5 1641 (14.15%) Banking
6 1615 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
7 1564 (13.49%) UML
8 1558 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 1446 (12.47%) Degree
10 1312 (11.31%) Retail
11 1227 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1190 (10.26%) Scrum
13 1132 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
14 1127 (9.72%) E-Commerce
15 1081 (9.32%) Microsoft
16 1048 (9.04%) Use Case
17 1045 (9.01%) ISEB
18 929 (8.01%) PRINCE2
19 905 (7.80%) CRM
20 880 (7.59%) Waterfall
21 868 (7.49%) MS Excel
22 845 (7.29%) User Stories
23 809 (6.98%) Data Analysis
24 712 (6.14%) Oracle
25 700 (6.04%) Change Management
26 693 (5.98%) SQL Server
27 664 (5.73%) Marketing
28 656 (5.66%) Data Modelling
29 636 (5.48%) MS Visio
30 601 (5.18%) Investment Banking

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
1 380 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 183 (1.58%) CMS
3 78 (0.67%) SAS
4 67 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 59 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 42 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 41 (0.35%) Confluence
7 41 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 23 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 20 (0.17%) IIS
10 18 (0.16%) Drupal
11 17 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (0.11%) Documentum
13 10 (0.086%) BizTalk Server
14 9 (0.078%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (0.069%) NetWeaver
15 8 (0.069%) WorkSite
16 7 (0.060%) Lync
16 7 (0.060%) Sitecore CMS
17 6 (0.052%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 868 (7.49%) MS Excel
2 636 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 459 (3.96%) MS Office
4 266 (2.29%) MS Project
5 182 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 43 (0.37%) SPSS
7 35 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 31 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (0.10%) PowerPivot
9 12 (0.10%) Photoshop
10 10 (0.086%) FastStats
11 9 (0.078%) Mingle
12 3 (0.026%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.026%) Stata
13 2 (0.017%) GIMP
14 1 (0.009%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 145 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 78 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 62 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 58 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 51 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
7 48 (0.41%) SAP FI
8 46 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
9 45 (0.39%) SAP SD
10 44 (0.38%) SAP CO
11 43 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
12 42 (0.36%) Markit EDM
13 41 (0.35%) Magento
14 39 (0.34%) SAP CRM
14 39 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
14 39 (0.34%) LatentZero
15 37 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
16 36 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
17 35 (0.30%) Summit
17 35 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 143 (1.23%) SaaS
2 29 (0.25%) LucidChart
3 18 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
4 15 (0.13%) Force.com
5 12 (0.10%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.095%) Taleo
7 6 (0.052%) Google Apps
8 5 (0.043%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.034%) PaaS
10 3 (0.026%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.026%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.026%) Office 365
11 1 (0.009%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.009%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 160 (1.38%) Internet
2 89 (0.77%) Intranet
3 24 (0.21%) MPLS
3 24 (0.21%) SMS
4 23 (0.20%) Extranet
5 20 (0.17%) FTP
6 18 (0.16%) HTTP
7 14 (0.12%) Broadband
8 12 (0.10%) MVNO
9 9 (0.078%) LAN
10 8 (0.069%) SWIFTNet
10 8 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (0.069%) WAN
11 7 (0.060%) Wireless
12 6 (0.052%) 4G
12 6 (0.052%) NFC
13 4 (0.034%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.034%) ISDN
14 3 (0.026%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.026%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 693 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 463 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 353 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 283 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 280 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 185 (1.60%) QlikView
7 168 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 156 (1.35%) Data Mining
9 110 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
10 109 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 109 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
11 85 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 81 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 72 (0.62%) Big Data
14 69 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
15 68 (0.59%) MS Access
16 67 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
17 58 (0.50%) MySQL
18 51 (0.44%) OLAP
19 50 (0.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 185 (1.60%) JIRA
2 105 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 67 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 57 (0.49%) Axure RP
5 47 (0.41%) Rational Rose
6 45 (0.39%) ERwin
7 37 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 29 (0.25%) RequisitePro
9 27 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 24 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
11 22 (0.19%) Eclipse
12 21 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
13 19 (0.16%) Toad
13 19 (0.16%) Git (software)
14 7 (0.060%) PowerBuilder
15 6 (0.052%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.043%) NUnit
16 5 (0.043%) TestDirector
16 5 (0.043%) TeamCity
General
1 4160 (35.87%) Finance
2 1641 (14.15%) Banking
3 1312 (11.31%) Retail
4 664 (5.73%) Marketing
5 601 (5.18%) Investment Banking
6 497 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 468 (4.04%) Front Office
8 466 (4.02%) Back Office
9 343 (2.96%) Legal
10 260 (2.24%) Advertising
11 238 (2.05%) Manufacturing
12 210 (1.81%) Law
12 210 (1.81%) Retail Banking
13 196 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 166 (1.43%) Publishing
15 141 (1.22%) Financial Institution
16 119 (1.03%) Games
17 113 (0.97%) Billing
18 82 (0.71%) Automotive
19 69 (0.60%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 526 (4.54%) .NET
2 279 (2.41%) XML
3 173 (1.49%) Web Services
4 160 (1.38%) HTML
5 83 (0.72%) CSS
6 80 (0.69%) ASP.NET
7 54 (0.47%) MDX
8 38 (0.33%) EDI
9 37 (0.32%) RESTful
10 34 (0.29%) J2EE
11 31 (0.27%) COM
12 30 (0.26%) SOAP
13 29 (0.25%) XSLT
14 27 (0.23%) .NET Framework
15 24 (0.21%) Middleware
16 23 (0.20%) WinForms
17 22 (0.19%) jQuery
18 21 (0.18%) WCF
19 18 (0.16%) WPF
20 17 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 485 (4.18%) Management Information System
2 346 (2.98%) Derivative
3 311 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 305 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 301 (2.60%) Equities
6 261 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 170 (1.47%) Credit Risk
8 149 (1.28%) FMCG
9 127 (1.10%) Reference Data
10 125 (1.08%) SWIFT
11 124 (1.07%) Mathematics
12 122 (1.05%) Market Risk
12 122 (1.05%) Mobile App
13 108 (0.93%) Hedge funds
14 89 (0.77%) Social Media
15 84 (0.72%) Digital Media
16 80 (0.69%) Visualisation
16 80 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
17 65 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 65 (0.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 130 (1.12%) Windows
2 114 (0.98%) UNIX
3 43 (0.37%) Apple iOS
4 31 (0.27%) Linux
5 26 (0.22%) Android
6 18 (0.16%) Windows 7
7 9 (0.078%) Windows 8
8 8 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.043%) Solaris
9 5 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.034%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.026%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.026%) AIX
11 3 (0.026%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.009%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.009%) VMS
12 1 (0.009%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 4864 (41.95%) Business Analysis
2 1981 (17.08%) Project Management
3 1615 (13.93%) Agile Software Development
4 1564 (13.49%) UML
5 1558 (13.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1227 (10.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1190 (10.26%) Scrum
8 1132 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 1127 (9.72%) E-Commerce
10 1048 (9.04%) Use Case
11 929 (8.01%) PRINCE2
12 905 (7.80%) CRM
13 880 (7.59%) Waterfall
14 845 (7.29%) User Stories
15 809 (6.98%) Data Analysis
16 700 (6.04%) Change Management
17 656 (5.66%) Data Modelling
18 555 (4.79%) Workflow
19 535 (4.61%) Systems Analysis
20 486 (4.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1957 (16.88%) SQL
2 412 (3.55%) Java
3 231 (1.99%) T-SQL
4 204 (1.76%) C#
5 144 (1.24%) VBA
6 110 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 87 (0.75%) C
8 82 (0.71%) VB
9 75 (0.65%) Python
10 72 (0.62%) PHP
11 69 (0.60%) JavaScript
12 49 (0.42%) C++
13 29 (0.25%) ABAP
14 26 (0.22%) R
15 22 (0.19%) Perl
16 21 (0.18%) VB.NET
17 15 (0.13%) Tcl
18 13 (0.11%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.11%) MATLAB
19 12 (0.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1446 (12.47%) Degree
2 1045 (9.01%) ISEB
3 136 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 130 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 112 (0.97%) Security Cleared
6 98 (0.85%) CBAP
7 82 (0.71%) PMP
8 69 (0.60%) IIBA
9 51 (0.44%) SC Cleared
10 42 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
11 40 (0.34%) CCA
12 34 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (0.28%) ACCA
14 28 (0.24%) MBA
14 28 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
15 27 (0.23%) CIMA
16 23 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 23 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 20 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 19 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 552 (4.76%) QA
2 110 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 108 (0.93%) EMIR
4 69 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 62 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 60 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 60 (0.52%) FATCA
7 52 (0.45%) MiFID
8 49 (0.42%) Solvency II
9 46 (0.40%) SLA
10 45 (0.39%) Basel III
11 41 (0.35%) COREP
12 33 (0.28%) PCI DSS
13 24 (0.21%) CRD IV
14 23 (0.20%) ISO 8583
15 20 (0.17%) UCITS
16 19 (0.16%) FINREP
17 18 (0.16%) Basel II
18 11 (0.095%) AIFMD
19 6 (0.052%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (0.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.017%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.017%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.017%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.009%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.009%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.034%) SCCM
3 3 (0.026%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.009%) SCOM
4 1 (0.009%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.009%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.009%) Netcool
4 1 (0.009%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.009%) Control-M
4 1 (0.009%) OpenView
4 1 (0.009%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (0.009%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1081 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 712 (6.14%) Oracle
3 538 (4.64%) SAP
4 272 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 213 (1.84%) Business Objects
6 168 (1.45%) Cognos
7 91 (0.78%) Siebel
7 91 (0.78%) Tableau
8 81 (0.70%) hybris
9 80 (0.69%) IBM
10 70 (0.60%) Murex
11 68 (0.59%) JD Edwards
12 66 (0.57%) Charles River
13 63 (0.54%) thinkFolio
14 57 (0.49%) Bloomberg
15 56 (0.48%) Calypso
16 48 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
17 46 (0.40%) Demandware
18 44 (0.38%) Informatica
19 43 (0.37%) Google
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cumbria
Red Commerce
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
North West London
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus + Bens + Home based
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago