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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
UK
Rank 70 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3368 4285 4499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.99% 4.29% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 4.44% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2749 3609 3910
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 £35,444 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
81391 96427 101725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.46% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67597 80923 84638
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,999 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -4 3185 £50,000 - 417
London -7 1489 £57,500 - 189
South East -1 485 £45,000 - 64
City of London +4 359 £57,500 -4.16% 63
North West +3 276 £44,250 +4.11% 32
Yorkshire +8 260 £45,000 +12.50% 39
East of England +17 227 £48,500 +1.04% 24
West Midlands -28 203 £43,250 -3.88% 25
West Yorkshire +19 196 £45,000 +9.75% 24
Manchester +17 184 £47,500 +11.76% 14
South West +2 179 £42,500 - 32
Leeds +24 162 £45,000 +9.75% 13
Berkshire -31 91 £50,000 - 12
Hampshire +25 78 £47,000 +9.94% 14
Buckinghamshire +18 77 £43,500 -0.57% 9
Scotland -5 76 £42,500 -10.52% 13
Hertfordshire +15 74 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Birmingham -39 73 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Surrey -7 70 £47,500 +5.55% 15
West Sussex +40 68 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Bristol +1 68 £42,500 +6.25% 14
East Midlands -31 65 £45,000 - 9
Wales +9 47 £38,500 +10.00% 3
South Wales +11 46 £39,250 +12.14% 3
South Yorkshire +13 39 £50,000 +22.69% 5
East Sussex +4 39 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Cheshire -4 37 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Bedfordshire +24 36 £48,500 +12.79% 3
Lancashire +3 35 £40,000 - 3
Suffolk +18 34 £45,000 +2.27% 4

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 3089 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 3009 (42.23%) Business Analysis
3 2459 (34.51%) Finance
4 1480 (20.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 1125 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 971 (13.63%) Project Management
7 955 (13.40%) User Stories
8 947 (13.29%) Scrum
9 937 (13.15%) SQL
10 902 (12.66%) Retail
11 874 (12.27%) SDLC
12 829 (11.64%) Degree
13 799 (11.21%) Waterfall
14 790 (11.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 742 (10.41%) Banking
16 623 (8.74%) Use Case
17 609 (8.55%) ISEB
18 601 (8.44%) UML
19 535 (7.51%) E-Commerce
20 515 (7.23%) Microsoft
21 391 (5.49%) PRINCE2
22 387 (5.43%) CRM
23 377 (5.29%) Change Management
24 373 (5.24%) ERP
25 359 (5.04%) SAP
26 357 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
27 344 (4.83%) JIRA
28 342 (4.80%) MS Excel
29 340 (4.77%) GAP Analysis
30 335 (4.70%) Workflow

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
1 132 (1.85%) Confluence
2 90 (1.26%) SharePoint
3 72 (1.01%) CMS
4 33 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 12 (0.17%) SAS
6 11 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 9 (0.13%) Skype for Business
8 8 (0.11%) JBoss
9 5 (0.070%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.070%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.070%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.070%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.056%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.042%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.028%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.028%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.028%) IIS
12 2 (0.028%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.028%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.028%) WordPress
Applications
1 342 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 283 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 277 (3.89%) MS Office
4 112 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (1.04%) MS Project
6 15 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.042%) Moqups
9 2 (0.028%) Gliffy
9 2 (0.028%) SPSS
10 1 (0.014%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 114 (1.60%) Oracle EBS
2 95 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 81 (1.14%) SAP ERP
4 53 (0.74%) Oracle ASCP
5 50 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
6 49 (0.69%) Oracle Receivables
7 45 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
8 39 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
8 39 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
9 32 (0.45%) SAP SD
10 28 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 27 (0.38%) Oracle SCM
12 23 (0.32%) SAP APO
13 21 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 21 (0.29%) SAP FI
13 21 (0.29%) Sonata
14 18 (0.25%) SAP CO
14 18 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
14 18 (0.25%) SAP SCM
15 17 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 68 (0.95%) SaaS
2 27 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (0.36%) Office 365
4 17 (0.24%) Lucidchart
5 14 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 13 (0.18%) Force.com
7 9 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.11%) PaaS
9 7 (0.098%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.098%) Google Drive
10 4 (0.056%) Silverpop
10 4 (0.056%) Trello
11 3 (0.042%) Taleo
12 2 (0.028%) BlueKai
12 2 (0.028%) FinancialForce.com
12 2 (0.028%) IaaS
12 2 (0.028%) Veeva
13 1 (0.014%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.014%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 45 (0.63%) Internet
2 31 (0.44%) Intranet
3 11 (0.15%) CTI
4 10 (0.14%) Extranet
4 10 (0.14%) Skype
5 9 (0.13%) Unified Communications
6 8 (0.11%) LAN
6 8 (0.11%) WAN
7 7 (0.098%) ATM
7 7 (0.098%) Broadband
8 6 (0.084%) SAN
8 6 (0.084%) WebEx
9 4 (0.056%) Firewall
9 4 (0.056%) Network Security
10 3 (0.042%) HTTP
10 3 (0.042%) VoIP
11 2 (0.028%) POP3
11 2 (0.028%) SMS
11 2 (0.028%) SWIFTNet
11 2 (0.028%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
2 173 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 84 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (1.09%) Big Data
5 55 (0.77%) Data Mining
6 46 (0.65%) Relational Database
7 41 (0.58%) QlikView
8 36 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
8 36 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (0.39%) Power BI
10 25 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 18 (0.25%) Hadoop
13 17 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (0.22%) SAP HANA
15 15 (0.21%) Oracle Database
16 14 (0.20%) SAP BW
17 13 (0.18%) MS Access
18 11 (0.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
19 10 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 344 (4.83%) JIRA
2 66 (0.93%) Toad
3 50 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (0.41%) Axure RP
5 16 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 13 (0.18%) SoapUI
7 6 (0.084%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.084%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 6 (0.084%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.070%) Selenium
9 4 (0.056%) Hudson
9 4 (0.056%) Rational Rose
10 3 (0.042%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.028%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.028%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.028%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.028%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.028%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.028%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.028%) WebDriver
General
1 2459 (34.51%) Finance
2 902 (12.66%) Retail
3 742 (10.41%) Banking
4 317 (4.45%) Marketing
5 270 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 266 (3.73%) Front Office
7 238 (3.34%) Legal
8 225 (3.16%) Back Office
9 217 (3.05%) Manufacturing
10 200 (2.81%) Telecoms
11 129 (1.81%) Advertising
12 124 (1.74%) Law
13 112 (1.57%) Publishing
14 83 (1.16%) Financial Institution
15 82 (1.15%) Billing
16 60 (0.84%) Retail Banking
17 56 (0.79%) Games
18 52 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.51%) Private Banking
20 33 (0.46%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (3.72%) .NET
2 202 (2.84%) XML
3 76 (1.07%) Web Services
4 47 (0.66%) HTML
5 42 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 25 (0.35%) ASP.NET
8 20 (0.28%) SOAP
9 19 (0.27%) FpML
10 16 (0.22%) CSS
11 14 (0.20%) Mason
12 13 (0.18%) Middleware
12 13 (0.18%) Velocity
13 12 (0.17%) JSON
14 10 (0.14%) Oracle Fusion
15 8 (0.11%) AngularJS
15 8 (0.11%) Node.js
15 8 (0.11%) XML Schema
15 8 (0.11%) XSD
16 6 (0.084%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1125 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 301 (4.22%) User Experience
3 277 (3.89%) Fixed Income
4 269 (3.78%) Derivative
5 221 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 174 (2.44%) Equities
7 171 (2.40%) Mobile App
8 160 (2.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 135 (1.89%) Fintech
10 127 (1.78%) FMCG
11 113 (1.59%) Computer Science
12 86 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 70 (0.98%) Credit Risk
14 61 (0.86%) Data Structures
15 58 (0.81%) Reinsurance
16 55 (0.77%) Market Risk
17 49 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
18 48 (0.67%) iPad
19 46 (0.65%) Smart Meter
20 44 (0.62%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 90 (1.26%) Windows
2 57 (0.80%) Apple iOS
3 45 (0.63%) Unix
4 43 (0.60%) Android
5 20 (0.28%) Linux
6 13 (0.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.042%) Mac OS
7 3 (0.042%) Solaris
7 3 (0.042%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.028%) AIX
8 2 (0.028%) HPUX
8 2 (0.028%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.028%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.014%) VMS
9 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.014%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3089 (43.35%) Agile Software Development
2 3009 (42.23%) Business Analysis
3 1480 (20.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 971 (13.63%) Project Management
5 955 (13.40%) User Stories
6 947 (13.29%) Scrum
7 874 (12.27%) SDLC
8 799 (11.21%) Waterfall
9 790 (11.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 623 (8.74%) Use Case
11 601 (8.44%) UML
12 535 (7.51%) E-Commerce
13 391 (5.49%) PRINCE2
14 387 (5.43%) CRM
15 377 (5.29%) Change Management
16 373 (5.24%) ERP
17 357 (5.01%) Business Intelligence
18 340 (4.77%) GAP Analysis
19 335 (4.70%) Workflow
20 327 (4.59%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 937 (13.15%) SQL
2 120 (1.68%) Java
3 110 (1.54%) C#
4 105 (1.47%) C
5 65 (0.91%) PL/SQL
6 54 (0.76%) JavaScript
7 47 (0.66%) VBA
8 30 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 23 (0.32%) R
10 21 (0.29%) VB
11 15 (0.21%) Python
12 14 (0.20%) ABAP
12 14 (0.20%) PHP
13 7 (0.098%) C++
13 7 (0.098%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.084%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.070%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.056%) RPG
17 3 (0.042%) Scala
18 2 (0.028%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 829 (11.64%) Degree
2 609 (8.55%) ISEB
3 97 (1.36%) IIBA
4 75 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 52 (0.73%) CBAP
6 39 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 37 (0.52%) ACCA
7 37 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 33 (0.46%) CIMA
9 30 (0.42%) SC Cleared
10 29 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 27 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
12 26 (0.36%) CIPFA
13 21 (0.29%) PMP
14 12 (0.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 12 (0.17%) PhD
15 9 (0.13%) APMG
15 9 (0.13%) ISTQB
15 9 (0.13%) MBA
15 9 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 317 (4.45%) QA
2 192 (2.69%) MiFID
3 64 (0.90%) EMIR
4 58 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 29 (0.41%) FATCA
6 24 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
7 21 (0.29%) SLA
8 19 (0.27%) Basel III
8 19 (0.27%) SEPA
9 18 (0.25%) ISO 14001
9 18 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.22%) Basel II
11 15 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 13 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 12 (0.17%) GxP
13 12 (0.17%) Solvency II
14 11 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (0.13%) TARGET2
16 8 (0.11%) ISO20022
16 8 (0.11%) UCITS
System Software
1 17 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.056%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.014%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.014%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.014%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.13%) RSA Archer
3 6 (0.084%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.042%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.028%) Kibana
5 2 (0.028%) logstash
5 2 (0.028%) Nagios
5 2 (0.028%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.028%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.014%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 515 (7.23%) Microsoft
2 359 (5.04%) SAP
3 313 (4.39%) Oracle
4 149 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
5 64 (0.90%) Bloomberg
6 56 (0.79%) JD Edwards
7 46 (0.65%) IBM
7 46 (0.65%) Tableau
8 40 (0.56%) Murex
9 39 (0.55%) Calypso
10 35 (0.49%) hybris
11 33 (0.46%) Charles River
12 32 (0.45%) Atlassian
12 32 (0.45%) JDA
13 30 (0.42%) Reuters
14 28 (0.39%) Guidewire
14 28 (0.39%) OpenText
15 27 (0.38%) Infor
16 25 (0.35%) Google
17 24 (0.34%) HP
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Modis International
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + £55,000 + Attractive Bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus an 18% bonus and excellent bene
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Stott & May
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 15% pension + 15% bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Health, Pension, Childcare vouchers,
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Avon
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Discount on t
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£70,000 depending on experience and location.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Eames Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago