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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 68 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4035 5108 5255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.16% 4.62% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 4.78% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3437 4283 4473
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -2.27%

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
93569 106792 116655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78866 88051 95388
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 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 June 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 -12 3738 £50,000 - 455
London -9 1971 £57,500 +4.54% 216
South East -38 499 £47,500 - 68
City of London +3 390 £60,000 +9.09% 80
West Midlands +2 265 £43,500 +2.35% 28
East of England +30 241 £45,000 +5.88% 29
North West -10 217 £40,000 - 30
Yorkshire -17 217 £42,500 +6.25% 34
South West -1 199 £42,500 +3.65% 30
West Yorkshire -18 155 £42,500 +6.25% 29
Manchester -4 141 £41,250 +3.12% 21
Berkshire -17 140 £53,750 +13.15% 21
Leeds -12 128 £43,500 +5.45% 23
Scotland -17 121 £40,000 -15.78% 14
Hertfordshire +57 111 £47,500 +11.76% 9
East Midlands -33 110 £42,500 -5.55% 14
Surrey -5 102 £46,000 -1.07% 13
Birmingham +6 99 £42,500 -5.55% 9
Wales +16 98 £38,000 +4.10% 7
South Wales +13 97 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Bristol +40 75 £41,250 +3.12% 19
Wiltshire +37 57 £40,500 -12.67% 3
Hampshire -49 57 £44,000 -2.22% 8
Edinburgh -7 55 £43,750 -7.89% 12
Cardiff 0 54 £38,000 +1.33% 6
Essex -8 50 £45,000 -12.19% 3
Glasgow -30 49 £35,500 -26.80% 2
Kent +16 46 £40,000 +8.10% 2
Buckinghamshire -15 45 £47,500 - 10
Slough +16 44 £67,500 +42.10% 9

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3587 (42.67%) Business Analysis
2 3228 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 3132 (37.26%) Finance
4 1837 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1438 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1317 (15.67%) Project Management
7 1116 (13.28%) SDLC
8 1089 (12.96%) Degree
9 1013 (12.05%) Scrum
10 978 (11.63%) Retail
11 967 (11.50%) SQL
12 946 (11.25%) Use Case
13 898 (10.68%) Banking
14 894 (10.64%) User Stories
15 880 (10.47%) Waterfall
16 862 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
17 844 (10.04%) UML
18 746 (8.87%) E-Commerce
19 723 (8.60%) ISEB
20 634 (7.54%) Microsoft
21 614 (7.30%) Change Management
22 554 (6.59%) CRM
23 552 (6.57%) PRINCE2
24 506 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
25 498 (5.92%) MS Excel
26 489 (5.82%) Data Modelling
27 470 (5.59%) Data Analysis
28 410 (4.88%) SAP
29 406 (4.83%) MS Visio
30 397 (4.72%) QA

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
1 162 (1.93%) Confluence
2 156 (1.86%) SharePoint
3 99 (1.18%) CMS
4 41 (0.49%) SAS
5 27 (0.32%) WebSphere
6 22 (0.26%) NServiceBus
7 16 (0.19%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.11%) Alfresco
9 9 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (0.11%) IIS
9 9 (0.11%) JBoss
10 8 (0.095%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.083%) Documentum
12 6 (0.071%) Apache
12 6 (0.071%) Sitecore CMS
12 6 (0.071%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.059%) IBM Notes
13 5 (0.059%) NetWeaver
14 4 (0.048%) Tomcat
Applications
1 498 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 406 (4.83%) MS Visio
3 394 (4.69%) MS Office
4 220 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 90 (1.07%) MS Project
6 39 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.083%) Mingle
7 7 (0.083%) SPSS
8 5 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.024%) DOC1
10 1 (0.012%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.012%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 117 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 61 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 53 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 48 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 45 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 44 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 44 (0.52%) SAP CO
7 42 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
8 41 (0.49%) SAP MM
9 40 (0.48%) Finacle
9 40 (0.48%) Temenos T24
10 38 (0.45%) SAP ERP
11 33 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 33 (0.39%) thinkFolio
12 31 (0.37%) SAP FS
13 26 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
13 26 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
14 23 (0.27%) Markit EDM
15 21 (0.25%) Magento
16 20 (0.24%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 71 (0.84%) SaaS
2 28 (0.33%) Office 365
3 25 (0.30%) Force.com
4 19 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.12%) Taleo
6 9 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (0.095%) PaaS
7 8 (0.095%) Trello
8 7 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.071%) Google Drive
9 6 (0.071%) Lucidchart
10 4 (0.048%) GitHub
10 4 (0.048%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.048%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (0.024%) IaaS
12 1 (0.012%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 59 (0.70%) Internet
2 24 (0.29%) Intranet
3 14 (0.17%) Extranet
4 10 (0.12%) Wireless
5 8 (0.095%) Broadband
6 7 (0.083%) HTTP
7 6 (0.071%) SAN
7 6 (0.071%) Skype
7 6 (0.071%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.059%) LAN
8 5 (0.059%) Multicast
8 5 (0.059%) VPN
8 5 (0.059%) WAN
9 4 (0.048%) Firewall
9 4 (0.048%) VoIP
9 4 (0.048%) WebEx
10 3 (0.036%) FTP
10 3 (0.036%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.024%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.024%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 289 (3.44%) SQL Server
3 103 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 71 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 65 (0.77%) SAP BW
7 64 (0.76%) Big Data
8 56 (0.67%) QlikView
9 51 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
10 41 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 31 (0.37%) Data Mining
11 31 (0.37%) Oracle BI EE
12 27 (0.32%) MySQL
13 25 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 25 (0.30%) MS Access
14 21 (0.25%) RDBMS
14 21 (0.25%) SAP BI
15 20 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
16 15 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (0.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 372 (4.43%) JIRA
2 57 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 34 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (0.19%) Toad
5 15 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 14 (0.17%) Axure RP
7 10 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.11%) LSMW
9 8 (0.095%) CaliberRM
9 8 (0.095%) ERwin
9 8 (0.095%) Selenium
10 7 (0.083%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.083%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.083%) VersionOne
11 6 (0.071%) Talend Open Studio
12 5 (0.059%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.059%) ClearCase
12 5 (0.059%) Rational DOORS
12 5 (0.059%) RequisitePro
13 4 (0.048%) Rational Rose
General
1 3132 (37.26%) Finance
2 978 (11.63%) Retail
3 898 (10.68%) Banking
4 396 (4.71%) Marketing
5 343 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 322 (3.83%) Investment Banking
7 321 (3.82%) Front Office
8 261 (3.10%) Legal
9 231 (2.75%) Back Office
10 198 (2.36%) Law
11 183 (2.18%) Manufacturing
12 166 (1.97%) Advertising
13 124 (1.48%) Billing
14 88 (1.05%) Publishing
14 88 (1.05%) Retail Banking
15 81 (0.96%) French Language
16 77 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 75 (0.89%) Financial Institution
18 58 (0.69%) Games
19 52 (0.62%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (3.33%) .NET
2 235 (2.80%) XML
3 119 (1.42%) Web Services
4 93 (1.11%) HTML
5 46 (0.55%) .NET Framework
6 40 (0.48%) CSS
6 40 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
7 37 (0.44%) JSON
8 27 (0.32%) EDI
9 21 (0.25%) SOAP
10 19 (0.23%) MDX
11 17 (0.20%) Gherkin
12 16 (0.19%) GWT
12 16 (0.19%) REST
13 14 (0.17%) WAP
14 13 (0.15%) ASP.NET
14 13 (0.15%) XML Schema
15 12 (0.14%) Mason
15 12 (0.14%) Spring
15 12 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1438 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
2 386 (4.59%) Management Information System
3 267 (3.18%) User Experience
4 253 (3.01%) Derivative
5 251 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 242 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 203 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 191 (2.27%) Equities
9 165 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 132 (1.57%) FMCG
11 100 (1.19%) Mathematics
12 95 (1.13%) Fintech
13 84 (1.00%) Market Risk
14 81 (0.96%) Credit Risk
15 68 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
16 67 (0.80%) SWIFT
17 65 (0.77%) Economics
18 59 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
19 58 (0.69%) Reinsurance
20 52 (0.62%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 65 (0.77%) Windows
2 51 (0.61%) Apple iOS
3 45 (0.54%) Unix
4 40 (0.48%) Android
5 37 (0.44%) Linux
6 11 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.095%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.071%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.048%) VMS
9 4 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.012%) AIX
10 1 (0.012%) HPUX
10 1 (0.012%) Solaris
10 1 (0.012%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.012%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.012%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.012%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.012%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.012%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3587 (42.67%) Business Analysis
2 3228 (38.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1837 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1317 (15.67%) Project Management
5 1116 (13.28%) SDLC
6 1013 (12.05%) Scrum
7 946 (11.25%) Use Case
8 894 (10.64%) User Stories
9 880 (10.47%) Waterfall
10 862 (10.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 844 (10.04%) UML
12 746 (8.87%) E-Commerce
13 614 (7.30%) Change Management
14 554 (6.59%) CRM
15 552 (6.57%) PRINCE2
16 506 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
17 489 (5.82%) Data Modelling
18 470 (5.59%) Data Analysis
19 390 (4.64%) Requirements Analysis
20 370 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 967 (11.50%) SQL
2 194 (2.31%) Java
3 185 (2.20%) C#
4 71 (0.84%) C
5 69 (0.82%) VBA
6 54 (0.64%) PL/SQL
7 53 (0.63%) JavaScript
8 44 (0.52%) C++
9 28 (0.33%) PHP
10 25 (0.30%) T-SQL
11 21 (0.25%) VB.NET
12 17 (0.20%) Shell Script
13 13 (0.15%) Apex Code
14 12 (0.14%) ABAP
14 12 (0.14%) VB
15 11 (0.13%) COBOL
15 11 (0.13%) R
16 10 (0.12%) Python
17 6 (0.071%) RPG
17 6 (0.071%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1089 (12.96%) Degree
2 723 (8.60%) ISEB
3 112 (1.33%) PMI Certification
4 89 (1.06%) IIBA
5 83 (0.99%) Security Cleared
6 73 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 64 (0.76%) PMP
8 62 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 60 (0.71%) CBAP
10 47 (0.56%) ACCA
11 42 (0.50%) CIMA
12 24 (0.29%) PhD
13 20 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 17 (0.20%) CIPFA
15 15 (0.18%) ISTQB
16 12 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 8 (0.095%) CITP
18 8 (0.095%) ISEB Practitioner
19 6 (0.071%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 397 (4.72%) QA
2 150 (1.78%) MiFID
3 100 (1.19%) Data Quality
4 95 (1.13%) EMIR
5 66 (0.79%) FATCA
6 55 (0.65%) SEPA
7 54 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
8 32 (0.38%) Solvency II
9 30 (0.36%) Basel III
9 30 (0.36%) CRD IV
10 26 (0.31%) ISO20022
11 24 (0.29%) SLA
12 19 (0.23%) Basel II
13 16 (0.19%) COREP
14 15 (0.18%) PCI DSS
15 14 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 12 (0.14%) FINREP
16 12 (0.14%) GAAP
17 11 (0.13%) UCITS
18 7 (0.083%) GMP
System Software
1 22 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.012%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.012%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.059%) BladeLogic
2 5 (0.059%) Control-M
3 4 (0.048%) Puppet
3 4 (0.048%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.024%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.012%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 634 (7.54%) Microsoft
2 410 (4.88%) SAP
3 319 (3.79%) Oracle
4 194 (2.31%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (1.03%) hybris
6 76 (0.90%) Tableau
7 60 (0.71%) Calypso
8 57 (0.68%) Murex
9 56 (0.67%) Cognos
10 55 (0.65%) Charles River
11 51 (0.61%) Atlassian
11 51 (0.61%) Guidewire
12 43 (0.51%) Hyperion
13 34 (0.40%) JD Edwards
14 33 (0.39%) Bloomberg
15 29 (0.34%) Google
16 28 (0.33%) IBM
17 26 (0.31%) ServiceNow
18 25 (0.30%) ATG
19 23 (0.27%) Thunderhead
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
networx
Salary: £45,000 per annum depending on skills
Posted: Yesterday
London
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bourne, Lincolnshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £18k - 28k per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £30K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus) +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £51000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-32k
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago