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 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
IT Business Analyst
Rank 712 722 728
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 186 169 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 170 145 140
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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%

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 19 December 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 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 +12 178 £50,000 +5.26% 20
London +36 95 £53,000 -0.93% 11
South East -2 20 £46,250 -2.63% 3
City of London +20 18 £56,250 -6.25% 5
East of England -15 17 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -3 15 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hertfordshire -13 12 £45,750 +7.64% 2
Yorkshire -28 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West +2 9 £45,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -6 9 £49,000 +25.64% 1
North West -4 8 £65,000 +59.50% 1
Manchester -8 7 £65,000 +23.80%
West Yorkshire -11 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Watford - 7 £26,000 - 2
Berkshire -5 6 £44,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -6 6 £48,250 +13.52% 1
Gloucestershire -10 5 £30,000 -20.00%
Cheltenham - 5 £30,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 4 £47,500 +46.15%
Scotland +4 4 £65,000 +73.33%
Edinburgh -2 4 £65,000 -
Leeds -4 4 £42,500 -5.55% 1
East Midlands +28 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Bristol +7 3 £45,000 +42.85%
Windsor - 3 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire +10 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Nottingham +9 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Milton Keynes +2 2 - -
North Yorkshire -8 2 £48,750 +8.33%
Hampshire -28 2 £57,000 +36.11% 1

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 151 (42.66%) Business Analysis
2 130 (36.72%) Finance
3 81 (22.88%) Project Management
4 65 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (18.36%) Degree
5 54 (15.25%) Banking
6 53 (14.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 44 (12.43%) UML
7 44 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
8 43 (12.15%) SQL
9 33 (9.32%) Retail
9 33 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 32 (9.04%) ERP
11 31 (8.76%) Systems Analysis
12 29 (8.19%) PRINCE2
13 26 (7.34%) Change Management
14 25 (7.06%) ISEB
15 22 (6.21%) QA
15 22 (6.21%) Use Case
16 21 (5.93%) Data Modelling
16 21 (5.93%) Investment Banking
16 21 (5.93%) Legal
17 20 (5.65%) Workflow
17 20 (5.65%) MS Office
17 20 (5.65%) Microsoft
17 20 (5.65%) Waterfall
18 19 (5.37%) Oracle
18 19 (5.37%) ITIL
19 17 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
19 17 (4.80%) SAP

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (0.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) FileNet
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.28%) Confluence
2 1 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (5.65%) MS Office
2 17 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (3.39%) MS Excel
4 11 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.98%) MS Project
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.85%) ZaiNet
3 3 (0.85%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.56%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.28%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.28%) LAN
1 1 (0.28%) WAN
1 1 (0.28%) FTP
1 1 (0.28%) HTTP
1 1 (0.28%) VPN
1 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.28%) SSL
1 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.56%) JIRA
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 130 (36.72%) Finance
2 54 (15.25%) Banking
3 33 (9.32%) Retail
4 21 (5.93%) Investment Banking
4 21 (5.93%) Legal
5 16 (4.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 13 (3.67%) Front Office
7 11 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.54%) Law
9 7 (1.98%) Marketing
10 6 (1.69%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.69%) Automotive
11 5 (1.41%) Back Office
12 4 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.13%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.13%) Advertising
12 4 (1.13%) Military
13 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.41%) Web Services
3 3 (0.85%) FpML
3 3 (0.85%) WinForms
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.56%) XML
4 2 (0.56%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) ADO
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.28%) XSLT
5 1 (0.28%) SAML
5 1 (0.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 10 (2.82%) Fixed Income
3 10 (2.82%) Informatics
4 9 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.54%) Derivative
5 7 (1.98%) User Experience
5 7 (1.98%) Equities
6 6 (1.69%) Life Science
7 5 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.41%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.41%) FMCG
8 4 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.13%) NHS
8 4 (1.13%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.85%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) EPoS
10 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.54%) Windows
2 3 (0.85%) UNIX
2 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (42.66%) Business Analysis
2 81 (22.88%) Project Management
3 65 (18.36%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (14.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (12.43%) UML
6 33 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (9.04%) ERP
8 31 (8.76%) Systems Analysis
9 29 (8.19%) PRINCE2
10 26 (7.34%) Change Management
11 22 (6.21%) Use Case
12 21 (5.93%) Data Modelling
13 20 (5.65%) Workflow
13 20 (5.65%) Waterfall
14 19 (5.37%) ITIL
15 16 (4.52%) CRM
15 16 (4.52%) Data Analysis
16 15 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (4.24%) Scrum
17 14 (3.95%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 43 (12.15%) SQL
2 9 (2.54%) Java
3 5 (1.41%) PL/SQL
4 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.85%) VBA
5 2 (0.56%) C#
6 1 (0.28%) C++
6 1 (0.28%) COBOL
6 1 (0.28%) Python
6 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (18.36%) Degree
2 25 (7.06%) ISEB
3 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (1.13%) PMP
3 4 (1.13%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 4 (1.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.28%) HND
4 1 (0.28%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.21%) QA
2 5 (1.41%) CRD IV
2 5 (1.41%) COREP
3 4 (1.13%) FINREP
3 4 (1.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (1.13%) Basel III
3 4 (1.13%) MiFID
4 2 (0.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.56%) EMIR
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.37%) Oracle
3 17 (4.80%) SAP
4 6 (1.69%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.41%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.13%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.85%) Trayport
8 2 (0.56%) Mantas
8 2 (0.56%) Murex
8 2 (0.56%) Calypso
9 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.28%) IBM
9 1 (0.28%) Sybase
9 1 (0.28%) Actimize
9 1 (0.28%) Agilent
9 1 (0.28%) Wall Street Systems
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.28%) Charles River
9 1 (0.28%) Telerik
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London, South East, United Kingdom
PWC
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum + benefit package + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Legal Ombudsman
Salary: £31,960-£37,600
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Southampton
Specsavers
Posted: 22 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Unspecified £ competitive
Posted: 25 days ago