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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 686 747 729
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 216 178 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 187 153 136
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +12.58%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +62 209 £45,000 -5.26% 20
London +31 106 £57,500 +7.47% 7
City of London +32 22 £65,000 +8.33% 2
South East -22 22 £45,000 +5.88% 5
East of England +11 20 £38,750 +14.81% 1
East Midlands +3 20 £42,500 -10.52% 1
North West +7 19 £40,000 +23.07% 3
West Midlands -2 15 £40,000 -9.60% 1
Leicestershire +18 12 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 10 £43,000 -7.02%
Lancashire +14 9 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Cheshire +5 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire -8 7 £32,500 +26.21%
Yorkshire +12 6 £45,000 +28.57%
West Yorkshire +10 6 £45,000 +28.57%
South West -11 6 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Warrington - 6 £40,000 -
Hampshire +17 5 £45,000 -35.71%
Coventry -8 5 £38,000 -14.12%
Bedfordshire +8 4 £22,500 -35.71%
Leeds +6 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Essex -3 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Milton Keynes -17 4 £22,500 -
Surrey +7 3 £45,000 -5.26%
Bedford +6 3 £22,500 -
Stevenage +6 3 £35,000 -22.22%
Preston +4 3 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Northamptonshire +2 3 £22,500 -55.00%
Scotland +1 3 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Northampton -1 3 £22,500 -55.00%

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 212 (43.35%) Finance
2 210 (42.94%) Business Analysis
3 126 (25.77%) Analytical Skills
4 114 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
5 107 (21.88%) SDLC
6 99 (20.25%) Project Management
7 98 (20.04%) Degree
8 82 (16.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 81 (16.56%) Banking
10 78 (15.95%) ISEB
11 76 (15.54%) Retail
12 62 (12.68%) UML
13 55 (11.25%) SQL
13 55 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (9.20%) MS Excel
14 45 (9.20%) Use Case
14 45 (9.20%) Waterfall
15 44 (9.00%) ITIL
15 44 (9.00%) PRINCE2
16 43 (8.79%) Microsoft
17 39 (7.98%) Change Management
18 38 (7.77%) MS Visio
18 38 (7.77%) Systems Analysis
19 37 (7.57%) Investment Banking
19 37 (7.57%) Legal
20 35 (7.16%) MS Office
21 32 (6.54%) CRM
22 31 (6.34%) Data Analysis
23 30 (6.13%) EPoS
23 30 (6.13%) Workflow

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.45%) Confluence
3 5 (1.02%) WorkSite
4 4 (0.82%) Lync
5 3 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.77%) MS Visio
3 35 (7.16%) MS Office
4 16 (3.27%) MS Project
5 6 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) Retail-J
2 7 (1.43%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.82%) SAP MM
3 4 (0.82%) SAP WM
3 4 (0.82%) Movex
3 4 (0.82%) SAP PM
3 4 (0.82%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.20%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.04%) Intranet
2 8 (1.64%) Extranet
3 3 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.41%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (2.45%) QlikView
3 8 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 7 (1.43%) SQL Server
5 5 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.82%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.20%) Big Data
7 1 (0.20%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (1.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 212 (43.35%) Finance
2 81 (16.56%) Banking
3 76 (15.54%) Retail
4 37 (7.57%) Investment Banking
4 37 (7.57%) Legal
5 27 (5.52%) Back Office
6 20 (4.09%) Front Office
6 20 (4.09%) Manufacturing
7 18 (3.68%) Law
8 15 (3.07%) Marketing
8 15 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.82%) Automotive
9 4 (0.82%) Advertising
10 3 (0.61%) Publishing
10 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (1.23%) .NET
3 4 (0.82%) XML
4 3 (0.61%) Web Services
4 3 (0.61%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.41%) XSLT
6 1 (0.20%) EDI
6 1 (0.20%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.20%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 126 (25.77%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.13%) EPoS
3 19 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.27%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.27%) Equities
5 15 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (2.66%) Credit Risk
6 13 (2.66%) Market Risk
7 11 (2.25%) Wiki
7 11 (2.25%) Derivative
8 9 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.64%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 7 (1.43%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.43%) PMI
11 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.23%) FMCG
12 5 (1.02%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.02%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.04%) Windows
2 7 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (1.02%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.20%) Linux
4 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (42.94%) Business Analysis
2 114 (23.31%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (21.88%) SDLC
4 99 (20.25%) Project Management
5 82 (16.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 62 (12.68%) UML
7 55 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 45 (9.20%) Use Case
8 45 (9.20%) Waterfall
9 44 (9.00%) ITIL
9 44 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 39 (7.98%) Change Management
11 38 (7.77%) Systems Analysis
12 32 (6.54%) CRM
13 31 (6.34%) Data Analysis
14 30 (6.13%) Workflow
15 28 (5.73%) E-Commerce
16 25 (5.11%) ERP
16 25 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
17 24 (4.91%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.25%) SQL
2 5 (1.02%) Java
3 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.20%) RPG
3 1 (0.20%) VB
3 1 (0.20%) C
3 1 (0.20%) C#
3 1 (0.20%) C++
3 1 (0.20%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 98 (20.04%) Degree
2 78 (15.95%) ISEB
3 8 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (1.02%) IIBA
5 2 (0.41%) MBA
5 2 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.52%) QA
2 11 (2.25%) Basel III
2 11 (2.25%) Basel II
2 11 (2.25%) CRD IV
3 8 (1.64%) FATCA
4 5 (1.02%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 11 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.32%) SAP
3 7 (1.43%) Oracle
4 5 (1.02%) Infor
4 5 (1.02%) Interwoven
4 5 (1.02%) JDA
5 4 (0.82%) RedPrairie
6 3 (0.61%) Pegasus
7 2 (0.41%) hybris
7 2 (0.41%) Teradata
7 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.41%) ATG
8 1 (0.20%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.20%) Siebel
8 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.20%) CODA
8 1 (0.20%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.20%) Sage
8 1 (0.20%) Epicor
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
BizTek Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £32k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Pension, Health Cover
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
South West England
Next Ventures Limited
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Littlehampton
The Body Shop International
Posted: 23 days ago
Preston
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago