The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Business Analysis role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Head of Business Analysis in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Business Analysis
Rank 878 866 876
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Business Analysis 19 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.022% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 7
Average salary £78,750 £70,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £64,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £99,500
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.80%

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
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Head of Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Head of Business Analysis in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Business Analysis within the UK.

Head of Business Analysis Salary Trend in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Head of Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Head of Business Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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 19 £78,750 +12.50%
London +20 14 £85,000 +13.33%
East Midlands +28 2 £63,750 +2.00%
Northamptonshire -18 2 £63,750 +2.00%
City of London +27 1 £82,500 +10.00%
Northampton -16 1 £65,000 +4.00%
Worcester - 1 £65,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £65,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 £65,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £65,000 -
South West - 1 £65,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

Head of Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Business Analysis 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 Head of Business Analysis in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 17 (37.78%) Project Management
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 15 (33.33%) Degree
4 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 11 (24.44%) ITIL
5 11 (24.44%) Service Management
5 11 (24.44%) Demand Management
5 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 11 (24.44%) PMI Certification
5 11 (24.44%) PMI
6 10 (22.22%) Six Sigma
7 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.00%) People Management
8 8 (17.78%) Lean Six Sigma
9 7 (15.56%) Line Management
9 7 (15.56%) Resource Management
9 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) Coaching
10 5 (11.11%) ISEB
10 5 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.11%) Change Management
10 5 (11.11%) Sybase
10 5 (11.11%) Matrix Management
11 4 (8.89%) Banking
11 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (6.67%) Performance Management

Head of Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Head of Business Analysis 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 Head of Business Analysis in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Publishing
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) PMI
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 17 (37.78%) Project Management
3 12 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (24.44%) Service Management
4 11 (24.44%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Demand Management
5 10 (22.22%) Six Sigma
6 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 9 (20.00%) People Management
7 8 (17.78%) Lean Six Sigma
8 7 (15.56%) Line Management
8 7 (15.56%) Coaching
8 7 (15.56%) Resource Management
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
9 5 (11.11%) Change Management
9 5 (11.11%) Matrix Management
10 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
11 2 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Degree
2 11 (24.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 11 (24.44%) PMI Certification
3 5 (11.11%) ISEB
4 2 (4.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Sybase
2 1 (2.22%) SAP