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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 721 719 710
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 174 161 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 149 137 128
Average salary £47,500 £43,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.82% -6.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,350 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -4.93%

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
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
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 £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 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 -37 167 £47,500 +5.55% 17
London +1 82 £53,500 -6.95% 9
South East -37 27 £42,500 -5.55% 3
City of London +15 15 £60,000 -2.04% 2
East of England +2 14 £33,750 -20.58%
North East - 12 £38,750 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £38,750 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £38,750 -
West Midlands +2 11 £44,250 +18.00% 2
East Midlands -5 11 £50,000 +25.00%
Northamptonshire - 9 £50,000 -
North West -11 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Northampton - 8 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire +4 7 £42,500 +41.66%
Uxbridge - 7 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £25,750 -16.93% 2
Coventry +4 5 £44,250 -2.20% 1
Berkshire +2 5 £47,500 +41.79%
Manchester -5 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Scotland -7 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Essex +13 4 £32,500 -38.09%
Southampton +8 4 £70,000 +47.36%
Hampshire -20 4 £70,000 +46.59% 1
Yorkshire -35 4 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £46,250 -
Birmingham - 4 £53,750 - 1
Newbury 0 3 £47,500 -
Milton Keynes -4 3 £22,500 -30.76%
West Yorkshire -24 3 £35,000 -18.12% 1

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 170 (45.82%) Business Analysis
2 143 (38.54%) Finance
3 77 (20.75%) Project Management
4 75 (20.22%) Banking
5 67 (18.06%) UML
6 63 (16.98%) Degree
7 59 (15.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 55 (14.82%) Use Case
9 47 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (11.05%) Retail
10 41 (11.05%) SQL
11 34 (9.16%) QA
12 33 (8.89%) Investment Banking
13 32 (8.63%) Data Analysis
14 31 (8.36%) Systems Analysis
15 29 (7.82%) Workflow
16 28 (7.55%) Change Management
17 27 (7.28%) Oracle
17 27 (7.28%) Data Modelling
18 25 (6.74%) ERP
18 25 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (6.47%) .NET
20 23 (6.20%) PRINCE2
20 23 (6.20%) CRM
21 22 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
22 21 (5.66%) User Stories
23 20 (5.39%) Retail Banking
23 20 (5.39%) Equities
24 19 (5.12%) ISEB
24 19 (5.12%) SAP

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 10 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.54%) Lync
2 2 (0.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.27%) CMS
3 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.27%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.27%) Drupal
3 1 (0.27%) Confluence
3 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.89%) MS Office
4 6 (1.62%) MS Project
4 6 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 3 (0.81%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.81%) ZaiNet
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.27%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.27%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.27%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.35%) FTP
2 1 (0.27%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) WLAN
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
7 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.81%) QlikView
8 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (0.81%) 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
General
1 143 (38.54%) Finance
2 75 (20.22%) Banking
3 41 (11.05%) Retail
4 33 (8.89%) Investment Banking
5 25 (6.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (5.39%) Retail Banking
7 16 (4.31%) Front Office
8 12 (3.23%) Financial Institution
9 11 (2.96%) Back Office
9 11 (2.96%) Manufacturing
10 10 (2.70%) Legal
11 9 (2.43%) Advertising
12 7 (1.89%) Marketing
13 6 (1.62%) Publishing
14 4 (1.08%) Billing
14 4 (1.08%) General Ledger
14 4 (1.08%) Law
15 3 (0.81%) Automotive
16 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
17 1 (0.27%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.47%) .NET
2 8 (2.16%) XML
3 4 (1.08%) Web Services
4 3 (0.81%) CSS
4 3 (0.81%) HTML
5 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.54%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) ADO
6 1 (0.27%) XSLT
6 1 (0.27%) SAML
6 1 (0.27%) OLE
6 1 (0.27%) WinForms
6 1 (0.27%) JSON
6 1 (0.27%) jQuery
6 1 (0.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.39%) Equities
2 16 (4.31%) Fixed Income
3 14 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.77%) Derivative
3 14 (3.77%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.23%) Reference Data
5 8 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 6 (1.62%) Life Science
8 4 (1.08%) Informatics
8 4 (1.08%) GIS
8 4 (1.08%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.81%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.81%) FMCG
10 2 (0.54%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.54%) Economics
10 2 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.54%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.54%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.62%) Windows
2 3 (0.81%) UNIX
3 2 (0.54%) Linux
4 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (45.82%) Business Analysis
2 77 (20.75%) Project Management
3 67 (18.06%) UML
4 59 (15.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 55 (14.82%) Use Case
6 47 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (8.63%) Data Analysis
8 31 (8.36%) Systems Analysis
9 29 (7.82%) Workflow
10 28 (7.55%) Change Management
11 27 (7.28%) Data Modelling
12 25 (6.74%) ERP
13 23 (6.20%) CRM
13 23 (6.20%) PRINCE2
14 22 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (5.66%) User Stories
16 18 (4.85%) BPR
17 16 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (3.77%) ITIL
18 14 (3.77%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.05%) SQL
2 10 (2.70%) Java
3 6 (1.62%) C++
4 4 (1.08%) C#
5 3 (0.81%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.81%) VBA
6 2 (0.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.27%) C
7 1 (0.27%) Python
7 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (16.98%) Degree
2 19 (5.12%) ISEB
3 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.27%) HND
4 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.16%) QA
2 9 (2.43%) SLA
3 5 (1.35%) COREP
4 4 (1.08%) FINREP
4 4 (1.08%) Basel III
5 2 (0.54%) EMIR
5 2 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.27%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (7.28%) Oracle
2 19 (5.12%) SAP
3 12 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.43%) JD Edwards
5 5 (1.35%) Actimize
6 3 (0.81%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.81%) Mantas
6 3 (0.81%) Trayport
6 3 (0.81%) Murex
6 3 (0.81%) Calypso
7 2 (0.54%) HP
7 2 (0.54%) Charles River
7 2 (0.54%) ESRI
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Cincom
8 1 (0.27%) Telerik
8 1 (0.27%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.27%) CA
8 1 (0.27%) Epicor
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Hampshire County Council
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + pension and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Grays, Essex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension & 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
GE
Salary: Excellent salary and flexible benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London, Sheffield or Edinburgh
Shelter
Salary: £33,789 (if based outside London) or £38,171 pa including London Weighting, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Coventry Building Society
Salary: From £37,463 to £51,511 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Shell
Posted: 22 days ago