The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 67 60 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4424 4949 5140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.28% 4.47% 4.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 4.64% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3752 4108 4321
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%

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
99438 106716 115504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83514 87039 93609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 -7 4119 £50,000 - 542
London -3 2195 £55,000 - 270
South East -29 564 £47,500 - 87
City of London +23 437 £60,000 +4.34% 76
West Midlands +12 297 £42,500 - 34
East of England +6 289 £47,500 - 20
Yorkshire -13 248 £42,500 +6.25% 44
North West +4 238 £40,000 - 43
South West -21 168 £42,500 - 23
West Yorkshire -23 168 £40,000 - 36
Berkshire -18 156 £50,000 -1.47% 12
Manchester +10 144 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Leeds -23 135 £42,500 +6.25% 31
Scotland -15 131 £45,000 - 30
Surrey +12 117 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Birmingham +5 103 £42,500 - 12
Wales +24 98 £37,500 - 10
South Wales +24 97 £37,500 -1.31% 9
Hertfordshire +36 92 £52,500 +5.00% 6
East Midlands -38 90 £42,500 - 14
Essex -3 78 £46,000 -9.80% 3
Edinburgh +2 65 £47,000 +4.44% 17
Hampshire -46 64 £46,250 +2.77% 16
Cambridgeshire +10 58 £45,000 -7.69% 5
Bristol -31 58 £42,500 - 12
Wiltshire +6 57 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Glasgow -16 56 £39,500 -21.00% 9
West Sussex -10 50 £40,000 -1.23% 4
Staffordshire +35 47 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Buckinghamshire -35 47 £47,500 - 19

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3752 (43.50%) Business Analysis
2 3299 (38.25%) Finance
3 3202 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
4 1774 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1573 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
6 1352 (15.68%) Project Management
7 1263 (14.64%) Degree
8 1148 (13.31%) SDLC
9 1061 (12.30%) Banking
10 1002 (11.62%) SQL
10 1002 (11.62%) Use Case
11 992 (11.50%) Scrum
12 969 (11.23%) Retail
13 922 (10.69%) UML
14 888 (10.30%) Waterfall
15 857 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 811 (9.40%) User Stories
17 778 (9.02%) E-Commerce
18 765 (8.87%) ISEB
19 710 (8.23%) Microsoft
20 628 (7.28%) Change Management
21 594 (6.89%) MS Excel
22 589 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
23 579 (6.71%) PRINCE2
24 577 (6.69%) CRM
25 541 (6.27%) Data Modelling
26 488 (5.66%) MS Office
27 451 (5.23%) Data Analysis
28 447 (5.18%) MS Visio
29 430 (4.99%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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
1 170 (1.97%) Confluence
2 164 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 100 (1.16%) CMS
4 74 (0.86%) SAS
5 25 (0.29%) WebSphere
6 24 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 13 (0.15%) IIS
8 13 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 9 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.093%) Documentum
12 8 (0.093%) Node.js
13 6 (0.070%) Apache
13 6 (0.070%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.070%) JBoss
14 5 (0.058%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.046%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 594 (6.89%) MS Excel
2 488 (5.66%) MS Office
3 447 (5.18%) MS Visio
4 227 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 111 (1.29%) MS Project
6 34 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 19 (0.22%) SPSS
8 7 (0.081%) Mingle
9 6 (0.070%) Gliffy
9 6 (0.070%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.023%) DOC1
11 1 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.012%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.012%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 122 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 54 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 50 (0.58%) SAP FI
5 43 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 41 (0.48%) SAP CO
6 41 (0.48%) thinkFolio
7 39 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 35 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 35 (0.41%) SAP MM
9 30 (0.35%) SAP SD
10 28 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
10 28 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
11 27 (0.31%) Finacle
11 27 (0.31%) HFM
11 27 (0.31%) Temenos T24
12 26 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 26 (0.30%) SAP ERP
13 25 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
14 24 (0.28%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.01%) SaaS
2 22 (0.26%) Force.com
2 22 (0.26%) Office 365
3 18 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 17 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.093%) GitHub
6 8 (0.093%) Trello
7 6 (0.070%) Lucidchart
8 5 (0.058%) Google Drive
9 4 (0.046%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.046%) Taleo
10 3 (0.035%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.023%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.023%) PaaS
12 1 (0.012%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.012%) IaaS
12 1 (0.012%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 65 (0.75%) Internet
2 35 (0.41%) Intranet
3 15 (0.17%) Extranet
4 14 (0.16%) HTTP
5 10 (0.12%) Wireless
6 9 (0.10%) Skype
7 7 (0.081%) Firewall
7 7 (0.081%) LAN
7 7 (0.081%) WAN
8 6 (0.070%) SAN
8 6 (0.070%) WebEx
9 5 (0.058%) Broadband
10 4 (0.046%) CTI
10 4 (0.046%) FTP
11 3 (0.035%) VoIP
11 3 (0.035%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.023%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.023%) Network Security
12 2 (0.023%) VPN
13 1 (0.012%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 351 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 341 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
3 124 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 102 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
5 96 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 75 (0.87%) Big Data
7 69 (0.80%) SAP BW
8 68 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 52 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 48 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 48 (0.56%) QlikView
11 39 (0.45%) Data Mining
12 27 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
13 25 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
14 24 (0.28%) MySQL
15 20 (0.23%) MS Access
15 20 (0.23%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
16 18 (0.21%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 371 (4.30%) JIRA
2 64 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 36 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (0.27%) ERwin
5 16 (0.19%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.17%) Cucumber
7 13 (0.15%) Axure RP
7 13 (0.15%) Toad
8 11 (0.13%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.12%) Eclipse
9 10 (0.12%) Rational Rose
10 8 (0.093%) LSMW
10 8 (0.093%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 8 (0.093%) Talend Open Studio
11 7 (0.081%) Selenium
11 7 (0.081%) VersionOne
12 6 (0.070%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.058%) CaliberRM
13 5 (0.058%) Rational DOORS
13 5 (0.058%) SAP CE
General
1 3299 (38.25%) Finance
2 1061 (12.30%) Banking
3 969 (11.23%) Retail
4 405 (4.70%) Marketing
5 392 (4.54%) Investment Banking
6 389 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 340 (3.94%) Front Office
8 285 (3.30%) Back Office
9 265 (3.07%) Legal
10 194 (2.25%) Law
11 186 (2.16%) Manufacturing
12 174 (2.02%) Advertising
13 161 (1.87%) Billing
14 94 (1.09%) Publishing
15 87 (1.01%) Retail Banking
16 79 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
17 77 (0.89%) Financial Institution
18 70 (0.81%) French Language
19 56 (0.65%) Games
20 54 (0.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (3.30%) .NET
2 242 (2.81%) XML
3 155 (1.80%) Web Services
4 94 (1.09%) HTML
5 52 (0.60%) CSS
6 43 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
7 40 (0.46%) .NET Framework
8 32 (0.37%) JSON
9 27 (0.31%) EDI
10 25 (0.29%) ASP.NET
11 20 (0.23%) Middleware
11 20 (0.23%) SOAP
12 19 (0.22%) MDX
13 17 (0.20%) REST
14 14 (0.16%) Gherkin
14 14 (0.16%) Velocity
14 14 (0.16%) XML Schema
15 11 (0.13%) GWT
16 10 (0.12%) WSDL
17 9 (0.10%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1573 (18.24%) Analytical Skills
2 401 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 299 (3.47%) User Experience
4 293 (3.40%) Fixed Income
5 279 (3.23%) Derivative
6 236 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 228 (2.64%) Equities
8 199 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 197 (2.28%) Mobile App
10 137 (1.59%) FMCG
11 127 (1.47%) Mathematics
12 100 (1.16%) Credit Risk
13 89 (1.03%) Market Risk
14 76 (0.88%) Visualisation
15 69 (0.80%) SWIFT
16 68 (0.79%) Fintech
17 64 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
18 56 (0.65%) Data Structures
19 55 (0.64%) Hedge funds
20 54 (0.63%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 68 (0.79%) Windows
2 49 (0.57%) Unix
3 37 (0.43%) Linux
4 32 (0.37%) Android
5 30 (0.35%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.15%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.14%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.10%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.058%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.035%) VMS
11 2 (0.023%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.023%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.012%) AIX
12 1 (0.012%) Solaris
12 1 (0.012%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.012%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.012%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.012%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3752 (43.50%) Business Analysis
2 3202 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 1774 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1352 (15.68%) Project Management
5 1148 (13.31%) SDLC
6 1002 (11.62%) Use Case
7 992 (11.50%) Scrum
8 922 (10.69%) UML
9 888 (10.30%) Waterfall
10 857 (9.94%) User Acceptance Testing
11 811 (9.40%) User Stories
12 778 (9.02%) E-Commerce
13 628 (7.28%) Change Management
14 589 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
15 579 (6.71%) PRINCE2
16 577 (6.69%) CRM
17 541 (6.27%) Data Modelling
18 451 (5.23%) Data Analysis
19 430 (4.99%) Requirements Analysis
20 424 (4.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1002 (11.62%) SQL
2 203 (2.35%) Java
3 201 (2.33%) C#
4 82 (0.95%) JavaScript
5 63 (0.73%) VBA
6 60 (0.70%) C
7 45 (0.52%) PL/SQL
8 44 (0.51%) PHP
9 40 (0.46%) C++
10 34 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 23 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 21 (0.24%) ABAP
13 20 (0.23%) Python
13 20 (0.23%) VB
14 14 (0.16%) COBOL
15 12 (0.14%) Apex Code
16 11 (0.13%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.081%) R
17 7 (0.081%) RPG
18 6 (0.070%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1263 (14.64%) Degree
2 765 (8.87%) ISEB
3 108 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 103 (1.19%) IIBA
5 93 (1.08%) Security Cleared
6 72 (0.83%) CBAP
7 71 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 70 (0.81%) SC Cleared
9 57 (0.66%) PMP
10 50 (0.58%) ACCA
11 41 (0.48%) CIMA
12 22 (0.26%) CITP
13 20 (0.23%) PhD
14 18 (0.21%) DV Cleared
15 17 (0.20%) CIPFA
16 15 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 14 (0.16%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
19 9 (0.10%) MBA
19 9 (0.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 423 (4.90%) QA
2 163 (1.89%) MiFID
3 117 (1.36%) EMIR
4 110 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 73 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
6 59 (0.68%) FATCA
6 59 (0.68%) SEPA
7 47 (0.54%) Solvency II
8 34 (0.39%) SLA
9 26 (0.30%) ISO 9001
10 23 (0.27%) Basel II
10 23 (0.27%) CRD IV
11 21 (0.24%) Basel III
12 20 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 17 (0.20%) ISO20022
14 15 (0.17%) COREP
15 12 (0.14%) FINREP
15 12 (0.14%) GAAP
15 12 (0.14%) PCI DSS
16 10 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 20 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.023%) SAP ITS
3 1 (0.012%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.093%) Puppet
3 6 (0.070%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.046%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.023%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.023%) Control-M
6 1 (0.012%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.012%) Netcool
Vendors
1 710 (8.23%) Microsoft
2 410 (4.75%) SAP
3 346 (4.01%) Oracle
4 208 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 83 (0.96%) hybris
6 82 (0.95%) Tableau
7 68 (0.79%) Cognos
8 57 (0.66%) Calypso
8 57 (0.66%) Hyperion
9 56 (0.65%) Murex
10 51 (0.59%) ATG
11 47 (0.54%) Charles River
12 46 (0.53%) Atlassian
13 45 (0.52%) JD Edwards
14 44 (0.51%) IBM
15 43 (0.50%) Guidewire
16 30 (0.35%) Google
17 24 (0.28%) Demandware
18 19 (0.22%) HP
19 18 (0.21%) Bloomberg
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, life, h/care, childcare
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday