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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 69 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4055 5001 5172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.14% 4.56% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 4.73% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 4244 4338
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £49,992
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -2.98%
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 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -7 3817 £50,000 +2.04% 437
London -9 2003 £58,000 +5.45% 200
South East -40 507 £47,500 - 55
City of London +14 422 £60,000 +9.09% 72
West Midlands -2 273 £43,500 +2.35% 30
Yorkshire -3 237 £42,250 +5.62% 37
East of England +9 226 £45,000 +5.88% 28
North West -13 220 £40,000 - 44
South West +13 211 £42,500 +6.25% 25
West Yorkshire +1 174 £42,500 - 27
Berkshire -5 156 £55,000 +15.78% 12
Manchester -10 132 £40,000 -2.43% 29
Leeds -3 129 £42,500 -5.55% 19
East Midlands -32 119 £42,500 -5.55% 15
Birmingham +15 99 £45,000 - 7
Scotland -30 97 £42,500 -10.52% 18
Hertfordshire +5 96 £45,000 - 6
Surrey -18 88 £50,000 +7.52% 7
Wales +3 72 £35,000 - 8
South Wales +12 70 £35,000 - 8
Bristol +36 62 £40,000 - 10
Buckinghamshire -7 62 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Wiltshire +36 53 £40,000 -12.45% 5
Reading -30 51 £52,500 +16.66% 3
Edinburgh -21 50 £47,500 -1.04% 11
Essex +3 49 £42,500 +8.97% 5
Cardiff +14 48 £38,000 +8.57% 7
Hampshire -60 47 £45,000 - 9
Coventry +17 46 £43,000 -16.09% 9
Kent +20 43 £40,000 +5.26% 1

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3576 (42.17%) Business Analysis
2 3214 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 3198 (37.72%) Finance
4 1876 (22.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1452 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
6 1324 (15.62%) Project Management
7 1093 (12.89%) SDLC
8 1081 (12.75%) Retail
9 1072 (12.64%) Degree
10 1000 (11.79%) SQL
11 960 (11.32%) Scrum
12 945 (11.15%) User Stories
13 936 (11.04%) Use Case
14 891 (10.51%) Banking
15 864 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
16 847 (9.99%) Waterfall
17 765 (9.02%) UML
18 727 (8.57%) E-Commerce
18 727 (8.57%) ISEB
19 642 (7.57%) Microsoft
20 595 (7.02%) Change Management
21 542 (6.39%) CRM
21 542 (6.39%) PRINCE2
22 519 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
23 503 (5.93%) MS Excel
24 486 (5.73%) Data Analysis
25 463 (5.46%) Data Modelling
26 442 (5.21%) SAP
27 417 (4.92%) MS Visio
28 412 (4.86%) ERP

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
1 161 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 155 (1.83%) Confluence
3 103 (1.21%) CMS
4 36 (0.42%) WebSphere
5 32 (0.38%) SAS
6 18 (0.21%) NServiceBus
7 14 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.13%) JBoss
9 10 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.11%) Alfresco
11 7 (0.083%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.083%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.071%) IIS
13 5 (0.059%) Apache
13 5 (0.059%) Drupal
13 5 (0.059%) NetWeaver
13 5 (0.059%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.047%) Documentum
14 4 (0.047%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 503 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 417 (4.92%) MS Visio
3 403 (4.75%) MS Office
4 207 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 100 (1.18%) MS Project
6 38 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.047%) Mingle
9 3 (0.035%) SPSS
10 2 (0.024%) DOC1
11 1 (0.012%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 118 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 64 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
4 57 (0.67%) SAP FI
5 50 (0.59%) SAP SD
6 45 (0.53%) SAP CO
7 43 (0.51%) SAP FI/CO
8 41 (0.48%) Finacle
8 41 (0.48%) SAP ERP
8 41 (0.48%) Temenos T24
9 40 (0.47%) SAP FS
10 39 (0.46%) SAP MM
11 34 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 32 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
12 32 (0.38%) Oracle Financials
13 31 (0.37%) thinkFolio
14 30 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 23 (0.27%) VisionPLUS
16 22 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
17 21 (0.25%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 76 (0.90%) SaaS
2 31 (0.37%) Office 365
3 23 (0.27%) Force.com
4 19 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 17 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.13%) Taleo
7 9 (0.11%) PaaS
7 9 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.094%) Google Drive
9 7 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (0.083%) Silverpop
10 6 (0.071%) Trello
11 5 (0.059%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.047%) BlueKai
12 4 (0.047%) Google Analytics
13 3 (0.035%) FinancialForce.com
14 2 (0.024%) IaaS
15 1 (0.012%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 53 (0.63%) Internet
2 19 (0.22%) Intranet
3 11 (0.13%) Broadband
4 10 (0.12%) Wireless
5 9 (0.11%) CTI
5 9 (0.11%) Extranet
5 9 (0.11%) Skype
6 8 (0.094%) SAN
7 7 (0.083%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.071%) HTTP
8 6 (0.071%) Multicast
9 5 (0.059%) VPN
10 4 (0.047%) LAN
10 4 (0.047%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.047%) WAN
11 3 (0.035%) Firewall
11 3 (0.035%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.035%) VoIP
11 3 (0.035%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.024%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
2 278 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 92 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 70 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 64 (0.75%) SAP BW
6 60 (0.71%) QlikView
7 50 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (0.58%) Big Data
9 47 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 37 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
11 31 (0.37%) Data Mining
12 29 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 26 (0.31%) MySQL
14 25 (0.29%) SAP BI
15 21 (0.25%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (0.22%) MS Access
18 16 (0.19%) Oracle Database
19 15 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 351 (4.14%) JIRA
2 47 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 36 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (0.29%) Toad
5 16 (0.19%) Axure RP
6 9 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (0.094%) CaliberRM
7 8 (0.094%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.083%) Eclipse
9 6 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.071%) ClearCase
9 6 (0.071%) LSMW
9 6 (0.071%) Selenium
10 5 (0.059%) Rational DOORS
10 5 (0.059%) RequisitePro
11 4 (0.047%) Lombardi
11 4 (0.047%) VersionOne
11 4 (0.047%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.035%) Git (software)
12 3 (0.035%) TestNG
General
1 3198 (37.72%) Finance
2 1081 (12.75%) Retail
3 891 (10.51%) Banking
4 396 (4.67%) Marketing
5 327 (3.86%) Front Office
6 326 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 306 (3.61%) Investment Banking
8 263 (3.10%) Legal
9 233 (2.75%) Back Office
10 197 (2.32%) Manufacturing
11 195 (2.30%) Law
12 160 (1.89%) Advertising
13 122 (1.44%) Billing
14 94 (1.11%) Retail Banking
15 89 (1.05%) Financial Institution
16 86 (1.01%) Publishing
17 76 (0.90%) French Language
18 67 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
19 66 (0.78%) Games
20 51 (0.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (3.33%) .NET
2 221 (2.61%) XML
3 106 (1.25%) Web Services
4 84 (0.99%) HTML
5 44 (0.52%) .NET Framework
6 40 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
7 33 (0.39%) JSON
8 28 (0.33%) EDI
9 27 (0.32%) CSS
10 20 (0.24%) MDX
11 19 (0.22%) SOAP
12 15 (0.18%) REST
13 14 (0.17%) Mason
13 14 (0.17%) WAP
14 12 (0.14%) Gherkin
14 12 (0.14%) GWT
14 12 (0.14%) Spring
15 11 (0.13%) COM
15 11 (0.13%) XML Schema
16 9 (0.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1452 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 391 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 271 (3.20%) Derivative
4 270 (3.18%) Fixed Income
5 252 (2.97%) User Experience
6 229 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 219 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 194 (2.29%) Equities
9 168 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 119 (1.40%) FMCG
11 115 (1.36%) Fintech
12 106 (1.25%) Credit Risk
13 95 (1.12%) Market Risk
14 81 (0.96%) Mathematics
15 80 (0.94%) SWIFT
16 77 (0.91%) OTC Derivatives
17 71 (0.84%) Economics
18 61 (0.72%) Reinsurance
19 60 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
20 58 (0.68%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 58 (0.68%) Apple iOS
1 58 (0.68%) Windows
2 45 (0.53%) Android
3 41 (0.48%) Unix
4 32 (0.38%) Linux
5 8 (0.094%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.071%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.059%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.047%) AIX
8 4 (0.047%) HPUX
8 4 (0.047%) Solaris
8 4 (0.047%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.047%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.035%) VMS
9 3 (0.035%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.012%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.012%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.012%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.012%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.012%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3576 (42.17%) Business Analysis
2 3214 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1876 (22.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1324 (15.62%) Project Management
5 1093 (12.89%) SDLC
6 960 (11.32%) Scrum
7 945 (11.15%) User Stories
8 936 (11.04%) Use Case
9 864 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
10 847 (9.99%) Waterfall
11 765 (9.02%) UML
12 727 (8.57%) E-Commerce
13 595 (7.02%) Change Management
14 542 (6.39%) CRM
14 542 (6.39%) PRINCE2
15 519 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
16 486 (5.73%) Data Analysis
17 463 (5.46%) Data Modelling
18 412 (4.86%) ERP
19 389 (4.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1000 (11.79%) SQL
2 198 (2.34%) Java
3 165 (1.95%) C#
4 93 (1.10%) C
5 78 (0.92%) VBA
6 51 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 44 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 39 (0.46%) C++
9 26 (0.31%) T-SQL
10 20 (0.24%) PHP
11 17 (0.20%) R
12 16 (0.19%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.14%) ABAP
13 12 (0.14%) Apex Code
13 12 (0.14%) VB
14 8 (0.094%) MATLAB
15 7 (0.083%) COBOL
15 7 (0.083%) Python
15 7 (0.083%) RPG
Qualifications
1 1072 (12.64%) Degree
2 727 (8.57%) ISEB
3 94 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 93 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 89 (1.05%) IIBA
6 72 (0.85%) PMP
7 71 (0.84%) SC Cleared
8 68 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 63 (0.74%) CBAP
10 50 (0.59%) ACCA
11 47 (0.55%) CIMA
12 27 (0.32%) PhD
13 25 (0.29%) DV Cleared
14 20 (0.24%) CIPFA
15 15 (0.18%) ISTQB
16 11 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
16 11 (0.13%) MBA
17 10 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
18 8 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 386 (4.55%) QA
2 161 (1.90%) MiFID
3 88 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 83 (0.98%) EMIR
5 63 (0.74%) FATCA
6 59 (0.70%) SEPA
7 39 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
8 33 (0.39%) ISO20022
9 27 (0.32%) CRD IV
10 25 (0.29%) Basel III
11 20 (0.24%) SLA
12 19 (0.22%) Basel II
13 18 (0.21%) Solvency II
14 16 (0.19%) COREP
15 15 (0.18%) PCI DSS
16 12 (0.14%) FINREP
16 12 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 11 (0.13%) PMBOK
18 10 (0.12%) UCITS
19 9 (0.11%) TARGET2
System Software
1 28 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.024%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.012%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.071%) BladeLogic
2 6 (0.071%) Control-M
3 4 (0.047%) RSA Archer
4 2 (0.024%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.012%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 642 (7.57%) Microsoft
2 442 (5.21%) SAP
3 350 (4.13%) Oracle
4 186 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 83 (0.98%) hybris
6 72 (0.85%) Tableau
7 63 (0.74%) Guidewire
8 61 (0.72%) Charles River
9 53 (0.63%) Calypso
9 53 (0.63%) Cognos
10 51 (0.60%) Murex
11 47 (0.55%) Bloomberg
11 47 (0.55%) JD Edwards
12 43 (0.51%) Atlassian
13 40 (0.47%) IBM
14 36 (0.42%) Hyperion
15 27 (0.32%) ServiceNow
16 26 (0.31%) HP
17 25 (0.29%) Google
17 25 (0.29%) Temenos
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus/benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £27000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + holiday & sick pay etc.
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
The Datawarehousing Company
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £47775 - £63700 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonues + package
Posted: 2 hours ago
North West London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago