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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 646 656 760
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +104
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 250 259 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 225 219 119
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
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 £27,000 £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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 2015. 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 -13 245 £47,500 -5.00% 14
London -43 117 £55,000 - 8
South East +27 42 £45,000 +1.40% 1
City of London -5 30 £55,000 -4.34% 5
East of England +17 21 £46,000 +8.23%
Yorkshire +4 17 £48,750 +35.41% 2
West Midlands -15 17 £41,500 -12.63% 1
North West +21 14 £41,250 +17.85%
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £33,750 -32.50%
Warwickshire -1 11 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Middlesex - 11 £47,500 -
West Yorkshire +8 10 £47,500 +31.94% 1
East Midlands +1 10 £37,500 -25.00%
Hertfordshire -2 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey -4 9 £54,000 +23.42%
Essex - 9 £46,000 -
Cheshire - 9 £41,250 -
Watford +7 8 £50,000 -
Hampshire -3 8 £45,000 +12.50%
Warrington - 8 £41,250 -
South West -3 7 £39,250 -4.84% 2
Leeds -3 6 £50,000 +38.88%
Leamington Spa - 6 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £37,500 -
Farnborough +6 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Uxbridge 0 5 £45,000 -14.28%
Manchester -1 5 £52,500 +75.00%
North Yorkshire +13 4 £57,500 -
High Wycombe - 4 £42,500 -

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 185 (42.53%) Business Analysis
2 167 (38.39%) Finance
3 109 (25.06%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (19.08%) Project Management
6 76 (17.47%) SQL
6 76 (17.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 68 (15.63%) Banking
8 60 (13.79%) Degree
9 51 (11.72%) CRM
10 49 (11.26%) Change Management
10 49 (11.26%) Retail
11 48 (11.03%) PRINCE2
12 47 (10.80%) Microsoft
12 47 (10.80%) ISEB
13 46 (10.57%) UML
14 41 (9.43%) Data Analysis
15 39 (8.97%) Investment Banking
16 37 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
17 33 (7.59%) Waterfall
17 33 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (7.59%) QA
18 30 (6.90%) MS Excel
18 30 (6.90%) MS Office
19 28 (6.44%) ITIL
19 28 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (5.98%) Legal
20 26 (5.98%) Use Case
21 25 (5.75%) ERP
22 22 (5.06%) Data Modelling

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 20 (4.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.84%) Confluence
3 6 (1.38%) WorkSite
4 4 (0.92%) FileNet
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (6.90%) MS Office
1 30 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 18 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.46%) ResourceLink
4 2 (0.46%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 2 (0.46%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.23%) Lawson
5 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.46%) Office 365
3 1 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) Wireless
2 3 (0.69%) Internet
3 2 (0.46%) SMDS
3 2 (0.46%) LAN
3 2 (0.46%) WAN
3 2 (0.46%) VPN
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
4 1 (0.23%) HTTP
4 1 (0.23%) VoIP
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.84%) QlikView
3 8 (1.84%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.15%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.46%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.46%) Big Data
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.23%) JIRA
General
1 167 (38.39%) Finance
2 68 (15.63%) Banking
3 49 (11.26%) Retail
4 39 (8.97%) Investment Banking
5 26 (5.98%) Legal
6 16 (3.68%) Front Office
7 10 (2.30%) Law
7 10 (2.30%) Marketing
8 8 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (1.61%) Automotive
10 6 (1.38%) Back Office
11 5 (1.15%) Electronics
12 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.92%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.92%) Military
13 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.69%) .NET
1 3 (0.69%) XML
1 3 (0.69%) FpML
1 3 (0.69%) WinForms
1 3 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
1 3 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (0.46%) Web Services
3 1 (0.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 109 (25.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.37%) EPoS
3 15 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 15 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.45%) Derivative
4 14 (3.22%) Credit Risk
4 14 (3.22%) Market Risk
5 8 (1.84%) Wiki
5 8 (1.84%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (1.38%) NHS
7 6 (1.38%) User Experience
7 6 (1.38%) SWIFT
8 5 (1.15%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.15%) CCTV
9 4 (0.92%) Equities
9 4 (0.92%) PACS
10 3 (0.69%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (0.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.22%) Windows
2 7 (1.61%) UNIX
3 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (42.53%) Business Analysis
2 89 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (19.08%) Project Management
4 76 (17.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 51 (11.72%) CRM
6 49 (11.26%) Change Management
7 48 (11.03%) PRINCE2
8 46 (10.57%) UML
9 41 (9.43%) Data Analysis
10 37 (8.51%) Systems Analysis
11 33 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (7.59%) Waterfall
12 28 (6.44%) ITIL
12 28 (6.44%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (5.98%) Use Case
14 25 (5.75%) ERP
15 22 (5.06%) Data Modelling
16 21 (4.83%) Logistics
17 20 (4.60%) GAP Analysis
17 20 (4.60%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 76 (17.47%) SQL
2 7 (1.61%) Java
3 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.23%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 60 (13.79%) Degree
2 47 (10.80%) ISEB
3 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.23%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.59%) QA
2 12 (2.76%) Basel III
2 12 (2.76%) CRD IV
3 8 (1.84%) Basel II
4 5 (1.15%) MiFID
4 5 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.92%) COREP
5 4 (0.92%) FINREP
5 4 (0.92%) EMIR
6 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (10.80%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.83%) SAP
3 19 (4.37%) Business Objects
4 15 (3.45%) Oracle
5 6 (1.38%) Interwoven
6 4 (0.92%) Teradata
6 4 (0.92%) IBM
7 3 (0.69%) Siebel
7 3 (0.69%) Citrix
8 2 (0.46%) Remedy
8 2 (0.46%) Murex
8 2 (0.46%) Informatica
9 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.23%) Sage
9 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.23%) Mantas
9 1 (0.23%) Agilent
9 1 (0.23%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.23%) BI-SAM
9 1 (0.23%) Vermilion
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Robert Walters
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + upto 15% bonus + g
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop International
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago