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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Head of Business Analysis
Rank 871 846 861
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Business Analysis 28 27 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.027% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 21
Average salary £81,750 £75,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £85,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £85,000 - £60,000

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Head of Business Analysis Salary Histogram in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Top 7 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 29 August 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 -36 26 £82,500 +10.00%
London -2 21 £73,750 -1.66%
Southampton - 4 £91,250 -
Hampshire - 4 £91,250 -
South East - 4 £91,250 -
South West - 1 £61,403 -
Bristol - 1 £61,403 -

Head of Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 31 (58.49%) Finance
3 25 (47.17%) Degree
4 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
5 11 (20.75%) Change Management
5 11 (20.75%) Sybase
5 11 (20.75%) ISEB
5 11 (20.75%) Matrix Management
5 11 (20.75%) EMC NetWorker
6 10 (18.87%) Banking
7 8 (15.09%) Project Management
8 7 (13.21%) Service Management
8 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
8 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
8 7 (13.21%) Lean Six Sigma
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (11.32%) Demand Management
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
9 6 (11.32%) PMI
9 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
9 6 (11.32%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.55%) IIBA
11 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Advertising
12 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (3.77%) Strategic Management
13 2 (3.77%) Programme Management

Head of Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Extranet
2 1 (1.89%) Intranet
General
1 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Telecoms
3 10 (18.87%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Publishing
6 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) PMI
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Ontologies
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (20.75%) Change Management
3 11 (20.75%) Matrix Management
4 8 (15.09%) Project Management
5 7 (13.21%) Service Management
5 7 (13.21%) Six Sigma
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) Lean Six Sigma
5 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (11.32%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
6 6 (11.32%) Demand Management
7 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Strategic Management
9 2 (3.77%) Wealth Management
9 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.77%) UML
10 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Degree
2 11 (20.75%) ISEB
3 6 (11.32%) PMI Certification
3 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (7.55%) IIBA
5 1 (1.89%) MBA
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Sybase
2 1 (1.89%) SAP