The table below looks at the statistics for the IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 708 736 749
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 194 148 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 174 124 134
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £34,300 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £74,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%

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
107647 103692 109532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.73% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 89339 85136 94063
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £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 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

IT Business Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

IT Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 within the UK.

IT Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

IT 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 IT Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 November 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 +12 188 £50,000 +5.26% 16
London +31 96 £55,000 - 5
South East -28 30 £48,750 +8.33% 2
West Midlands +6 21 £40,000 +14.28% 1
City of London +23 18 £57,500 +4.54% 1
East of England -16 16 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Birmingham -9 14 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hertfordshire -15 12 £45,750 +1.66% 2
South West -9 9 £45,000 +19.20% 1
Yorkshire -38 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £65,000 +100.00%
Hampshire -14 7 £70,000 +45.07%
Watford - 7 £26,000 - 2
Berkshire +3 6 £44,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -16 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey -17 6 £43,250 -6.48% 2
Gloucestershire -9 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Southampton - 5 £70,000 -
Cheltenham - 5 £30,000 -
East Midlands +18 4 £45,500 +7.05% 1
Leeds -14 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Bristol +5 3 £45,000 +42.85% 1
North West -4 3 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Leicestershire - 3 £41,000 -
Windsor - 3 £45,000 -
Ipswich +7 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Suffolk +7 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Milton Keynes +3 2 - -
Winchester -4 2 - -
Scotland -6 2 £65,000 +73.33%

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 158 (42.93%) Business Analysis
2 134 (36.41%) Finance
3 86 (23.37%) Project Management
4 67 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (17.66%) Degree
6 64 (17.39%) Banking
7 49 (13.32%) UML
8 45 (12.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 43 (11.68%) Retail
10 40 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (10.33%) SQL
12 35 (9.51%) ERP
12 35 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (9.51%) Systems Analysis
13 30 (8.15%) PRINCE2
14 26 (7.07%) ISEB
15 24 (6.52%) Use Case
16 23 (6.25%) Investment Banking
16 23 (6.25%) Legal
17 22 (5.98%) Data Modelling
17 22 (5.98%) Oracle
18 21 (5.71%) ITIL
19 20 (5.43%) Change Management
19 20 (5.43%) Workflow
19 20 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (5.43%) QA
20 19 (5.16%) SAP
20 19 (5.16%) Waterfall
21 18 (4.89%) CRM
22 16 (4.35%) Scrum

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.27%) Confluence
2 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.99%) MS Office
2 11 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 6 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.82%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.82%) ZaiNet
4 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.27%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Epicor Vantage
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.09%) FTP
2 1 (0.27%) HTTP
2 1 (0.27%) VPN
2 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.27%) SSL
2 1 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
5 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.54%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 134 (36.41%) Finance
2 64 (17.39%) Banking
3 43 (11.68%) Retail
4 23 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.25%) Legal
5 20 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 14 (3.80%) Front Office
7 13 (3.53%) Retail Banking
8 12 (3.26%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.72%) Law
10 7 (1.90%) Marketing
11 6 (1.63%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.36%) Back Office
12 5 (1.36%) Automotive
12 5 (1.36%) Advertising
13 4 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 4 (1.09%) Telecoms
13 4 (1.09%) Military
14 2 (0.54%) Publishing
15 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.53%) .NET
2 6 (1.63%) Web Services
3 3 (0.82%) FpML
3 3 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.54%) HTML
4 2 (0.54%) XML
4 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.27%) ADO
5 1 (0.27%) XSLT
5 1 (0.27%) SAML
5 1 (0.27%) OLE
5 1 (0.27%) WinForms
5 1 (0.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (2.99%) User Experience
3 10 (2.72%) Fixed Income
3 10 (2.72%) Derivative
3 10 (2.72%) Informatics
3 10 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.90%) Equities
5 7 (1.90%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.63%) Life Science
6 6 (1.63%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.09%) NHS
8 4 (1.09%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.09%) FMCG
8 4 (1.09%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.82%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.54%) EPoS
10 2 (0.54%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.72%) Windows
2 3 (0.82%) UNIX
2 3 (0.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (42.93%) Business Analysis
2 86 (23.37%) Project Management
3 67 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (13.32%) UML
5 45 (12.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (9.51%) Systems Analysis
6 35 (9.51%) ERP
6 35 (9.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (8.15%) PRINCE2
8 24 (6.52%) Use Case
9 22 (5.98%) Data Modelling
10 21 (5.71%) ITIL
11 20 (5.43%) Change Management
11 20 (5.43%) Workflow
12 19 (5.16%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.89%) CRM
14 16 (4.35%) Scrum
15 15 (4.08%) BPR
16 14 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.80%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.33%) SQL
2 9 (2.45%) Java
3 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
4 4 (1.09%) C#
5 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.82%) VBA
6 1 (0.27%) Python
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.27%) C++
6 1 (0.27%) COBOL
6 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (17.66%) Degree
2 26 (7.07%) ISEB
3 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (1.09%) PMP
4 4 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.09%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 4 (1.09%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.27%) HND
5 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (1.90%) COREP
3 6 (1.63%) FINREP
3 6 (1.63%) Basel III
4 5 (1.36%) CRD IV
5 4 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (1.09%) MiFID
6 2 (0.54%) SLA
6 2 (0.54%) EMIR
7 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (5.98%) Oracle
2 19 (5.16%) SAP
3 16 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.17%) JD Edwards
5 6 (1.63%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.09%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.82%) Trayport
8 2 (0.54%) Murex
8 2 (0.54%) Calypso
8 2 (0.54%) Mantas
9 1 (0.27%) Actimize
9 1 (0.27%) Agilent
9 1 (0.27%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.27%) Charles River
9 1 (0.27%) Telerik
9 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.27%) CA
9 1 (0.27%) Epicor
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