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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 67 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4250 5021 5044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 4.33% 4.58% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 4.74% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 4201 4301
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
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 median salary £44,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -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
94567 105846 115549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.48% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79566 86840 94644
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £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 May 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 May 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 -10 3946 £50,000 - 480
London -5 2146 £55,000 - 229
South East -48 491 £47,500 - 76
City of London +8 418 £60,000 +4.34% 69
East of England +26 271 £45,000 - 29
West Midlands +15 265 £43,500 -0.57% 25
Yorkshire -9 238 £42,500 +6.25% 34
North West -2 225 £40,000 - 39
South West -4 185 £40,500 -4.70% 27
West Yorkshire -15 167 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Manchester +7 141 £42,500 +4.93% 28
Leeds -9 134 £43,500 +8.75% 17
Berkshire -25 130 £50,000 - 22
Scotland -14 128 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Hertfordshire +63 110 £50,000 - 11
Surrey -12 108 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Wales +20 98 £38,000 +1.33% 4
South Wales +18 97 £38,000 +1.33% 4
East Midlands -26 96 £42,500 - 11
Birmingham +5 94 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Bristol +16 71 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Essex +7 64 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Wiltshire +34 63 £40,000 -7.51% 3
Edinburgh -8 61 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire -57 55 £44,000 -2.22% 16
Glasgow -20 54 £35,500 -21.11% 5
Cardiff -3 43 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 40 £45,000 - 2
West Sussex -6 40 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire -40 38 £47,500 - 10

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3608 (42.41%) Business Analysis
2 3219 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3195 (37.56%) Finance
4 1761 (20.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1514 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
6 1334 (15.68%) Project Management
7 1167 (13.72%) Degree
8 1138 (13.38%) SDLC
9 1030 (12.11%) Scrum
10 981 (11.53%) SQL
11 968 (11.38%) Retail
12 959 (11.27%) Banking
13 949 (11.16%) Use Case
14 879 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
15 873 (10.26%) Waterfall
16 871 (10.24%) User Stories
16 871 (10.24%) UML
17 765 (8.99%) E-Commerce
18 739 (8.69%) ISEB
19 671 (7.89%) Microsoft
20 603 (7.09%) Change Management
21 575 (6.76%) CRM
22 554 (6.51%) PRINCE2
23 542 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
24 538 (6.32%) MS Excel
25 514 (6.04%) Data Modelling
26 458 (5.38%) Data Analysis
27 430 (5.05%) MS Office
27 430 (5.05%) Requirements Analysis
28 415 (4.88%) SAP

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
1 170 (2.00%) Confluence
2 150 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 106 (1.25%) CMS
4 61 (0.72%) SAS
5 24 (0.28%) WebSphere
6 20 (0.24%) NServiceBus
7 18 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 15 (0.18%) MS Exchange
9 14 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (0.15%) IIS
11 12 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.11%) JBoss
12 9 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.094%) Documentum
13 8 (0.094%) NetWeaver
14 7 (0.082%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.082%) Node.js
15 6 (0.071%) Apache
15 6 (0.071%) IBM Notes
16 5 (0.059%) WebLogic
Applications
1 538 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 430 (5.05%) MS Office
3 403 (4.74%) MS Visio
4 217 (2.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 96 (1.13%) MS Project
6 36 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.16%) SPSS
8 7 (0.082%) Mingle
8 7 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.024%) DOC1
9 2 (0.024%) Gliffy
10 1 (0.012%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.012%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.012%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 121 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 60 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 46 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 40 (0.47%) SAP MM
5 40 (0.47%) SAP SD
6 39 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 39 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 39 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 37 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
8 36 (0.42%) Finacle
8 36 (0.42%) Temenos T24
8 36 (0.42%) thinkFolio
9 32 (0.38%) SAP ERP
10 29 (0.34%) SAP FS
11 26 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
12 24 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
12 24 (0.28%) SAP CRM
13 22 (0.26%) Markit EDM
14 20 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 73 (0.86%) SaaS
2 25 (0.29%) Force.com
2 25 (0.29%) Office 365
3 19 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (0.094%) Trello
6 7 (0.082%) GitHub
6 7 (0.082%) Lucidchart
7 6 (0.071%) Google Drive
7 6 (0.071%) Taleo
8 5 (0.059%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.059%) PaaS
9 4 (0.047%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (0.035%) IaaS
10 3 (0.035%) SuccessFactors
11 2 (0.024%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.012%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 63 (0.74%) Internet
2 29 (0.34%) Intranet
3 15 (0.18%) Extranet
4 12 (0.14%) HTTP
5 11 (0.13%) Wireless
6 8 (0.094%) Skype
7 7 (0.082%) Firewall
7 7 (0.082%) LAN
7 7 (0.082%) WAN
8 6 (0.071%) WebEx
9 5 (0.059%) Broadband
9 5 (0.059%) SAN
9 5 (0.059%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.059%) VPN
10 4 (0.047%) Multicast
10 4 (0.047%) VoIP
11 3 (0.035%) FTP
11 3 (0.035%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.024%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.024%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
1 323 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 121 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 86 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 81 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
5 69 (0.81%) Big Data
5 69 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 68 (0.80%) SAP BW
7 51 (0.60%) QlikView
8 47 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 41 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
10 34 (0.40%) Data Mining
11 26 (0.31%) MySQL
12 25 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (0.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 22 (0.26%) MS Access
15 19 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
16 18 (0.21%) SAP BI
17 17 (0.20%) OLAP
17 17 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 368 (4.33%) JIRA
2 63 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 36 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 15 (0.18%) Axure RP
5 15 (0.18%) ERwin
6 13 (0.15%) Toad
7 10 (0.12%) Jenkins
7 10 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (0.11%) Rational Rose
8 9 (0.11%) Visual Studio
9 8 (0.094%) CaliberRM
9 8 (0.094%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.094%) LSMW
9 8 (0.094%) Selenium
10 7 (0.082%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (0.082%) VersionOne
11 5 (0.059%) Rational DOORS
11 5 (0.059%) RequisitePro
12 4 (0.047%) ClearCase
General
1 3195 (37.56%) Finance
2 968 (11.38%) Retail
3 959 (11.27%) Banking
4 409 (4.81%) Marketing
5 375 (4.41%) Telecoms
6 341 (4.01%) Investment Banking
7 316 (3.71%) Front Office
8 261 (3.07%) Legal
9 253 (2.97%) Back Office
10 203 (2.39%) Law
11 187 (2.20%) Manufacturing
12 176 (2.07%) Advertising
13 140 (1.65%) Billing
14 96 (1.13%) Publishing
15 90 (1.06%) Retail Banking
16 81 (0.95%) French Language
17 77 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
18 75 (0.88%) Financial Institution
19 62 (0.73%) Games
20 50 (0.59%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (3.29%) .NET
2 252 (2.96%) XML
3 142 (1.67%) Web Services
4 98 (1.15%) HTML
5 47 (0.55%) CSS
6 43 (0.51%) .NET Framework
7 42 (0.49%) JSON
8 38 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
9 24 (0.28%) EDI
10 20 (0.24%) SOAP
11 19 (0.22%) ASP.NET
11 19 (0.22%) MDX
12 18 (0.21%) Gherkin
13 16 (0.19%) REST
14 14 (0.16%) Middleware
15 13 (0.15%) GWT
15 13 (0.15%) WAP
15 13 (0.15%) XML Schema
16 12 (0.14%) Mason
16 12 (0.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1514 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 411 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 289 (3.40%) User Experience
4 258 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 251 (2.95%) Derivative
6 236 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 197 (2.32%) Equities
8 186 (2.19%) Mobile App
9 182 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 135 (1.59%) FMCG
11 108 (1.27%) Mathematics
12 92 (1.08%) Credit Risk
13 90 (1.06%) Market Risk
14 81 (0.95%) Fintech
15 71 (0.83%) SWIFT
16 69 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
17 66 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
18 63 (0.74%) Visualisation
19 57 (0.67%) Economics
20 52 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 68 (0.80%) Windows
2 48 (0.56%) Unix
3 43 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 38 (0.45%) Linux
5 37 (0.43%) Android
6 11 (0.13%) Windows 7
6 11 (0.13%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.082%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.024%) VMS
9 2 (0.024%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.012%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.012%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.012%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.012%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.012%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3608 (42.41%) Business Analysis
2 3219 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1761 (20.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1334 (15.68%) Project Management
5 1138 (13.38%) SDLC
6 1030 (12.11%) Scrum
7 949 (11.16%) Use Case
8 879 (10.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 873 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 871 (10.24%) UML
10 871 (10.24%) User Stories
11 765 (8.99%) E-Commerce
12 603 (7.09%) Change Management
13 575 (6.76%) CRM
14 554 (6.51%) PRINCE2
15 542 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
16 514 (6.04%) Data Modelling
17 458 (5.38%) Data Analysis
18 430 (5.05%) Requirements Analysis
19 392 (4.61%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 981 (11.53%) SQL
2 198 (2.33%) C#
3 190 (2.23%) Java
4 76 (0.89%) JavaScript
5 68 (0.80%) VBA
6 58 (0.68%) C
7 49 (0.58%) PL/SQL
8 44 (0.52%) C++
9 35 (0.41%) PHP
10 29 (0.34%) T-SQL
11 23 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 17 (0.20%) VB
13 16 (0.19%) ABAP
13 16 (0.19%) Shell Script
14 15 (0.18%) Python
15 13 (0.15%) Apex Code
15 13 (0.15%) R
16 11 (0.13%) COBOL
17 6 (0.071%) RPG
17 6 (0.071%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 1167 (13.72%) Degree
2 739 (8.69%) ISEB
3 107 (1.26%) PMI Certification
4 97 (1.14%) IIBA
5 89 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 73 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 66 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 62 (0.73%) CBAP
9 59 (0.69%) PMP
10 48 (0.56%) ACCA
11 39 (0.46%) CIMA
12 25 (0.29%) PhD
13 21 (0.25%) DV Cleared
14 19 (0.22%) CIPFA
15 15 (0.18%) CITP
15 15 (0.18%) ISTQB
16 14 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 9 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
17 9 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
18 7 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 411 (4.83%) QA
2 150 (1.76%) MiFID
3 105 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 103 (1.21%) EMIR
5 64 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
6 61 (0.72%) FATCA
7 60 (0.71%) SEPA
8 42 (0.49%) Solvency II
9 34 (0.40%) SLA
10 30 (0.35%) CRD IV
11 25 (0.29%) Basel III
12 24 (0.28%) ISO20022
13 21 (0.25%) Basel II
14 19 (0.22%) COREP
15 16 (0.19%) FINREP
15 16 (0.19%) ISO 9001
15 16 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 14 (0.16%) PCI DSS
17 13 (0.15%) GAAP
18 10 (0.12%) UCITS
System Software
1 22 (0.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.012%) SAP ITS
2 1 (0.012%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.082%) Puppet
3 5 (0.059%) RSA Archer
4 4 (0.047%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.047%) Control-M
4 4 (0.047%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.012%) Dollar Universe
5 1 (0.012%) Netcool
Vendors
1 671 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 415 (4.88%) SAP
3 317 (3.73%) Oracle
4 202 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 88 (1.03%) hybris
6 75 (0.88%) Tableau
7 67 (0.79%) Cognos
8 58 (0.68%) Calypso
9 54 (0.63%) Hyperion
10 52 (0.61%) Murex
11 51 (0.60%) Atlassian
12 48 (0.56%) Guidewire
13 47 (0.55%) Charles River
14 38 (0.45%) IBM
15 36 (0.42%) ATG
15 36 (0.42%) JD Edwards
16 31 (0.36%) Google
17 26 (0.31%) Bloomberg
18 21 (0.25%) Thunderhead
19 20 (0.24%) MicroStrategy
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefit package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Candidate Source
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + significant bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Leighton Group
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 Per Annum Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + healthcare, gym, pension & more
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £43800.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £46000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £27K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus & 12% pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago