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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Business Analyst
Rank 649 749 727
Rank change year-on-year
+100 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 246 182 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 215 157 137
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 £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -1.87%

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
103310 110572 102545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 85440 90223 84888
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 £67,500 £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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +78 241 £46,250 -2.63% 36
London +59 127 £60,000 +9.09% 17
North West +18 29 £40,000 +17.64% 6
West Midlands +5 22 £42,500 -10.52% 2
City of London +23 20 £67,500 +17.39% 5
South East -4 20 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East of England +7 17 £37,500 +5.63% 3
East Midlands +7 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Cheshire - 15 £38,500 - 3
Lancashire +6 13 £40,000 +3.89%
Hertfordshire -7 12 £40,000 -11.11%
West Yorkshire +18 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +11 10 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leeds +23 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Leicestershire - 9 £45,000 - 1
Warrington - 8 £37,750 - 1
Preston -5 6 £47,500 +23.37%
Coventry -10 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Chester - 6 £38,750 -
Surrey +19 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Stevenage +11 4 £35,000 -22.22%
Epsom - 4 - -
Warwick - 4 £43,500 -
Warwickshire - 4 £43,500 -
Kent +10 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Hampshire +3 3 £45,000 -35.71%
Berkshire +1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire 0 3 £48,500 +88.34% 1
Bedfordshire -4 3 £37,500 - 1
South West -10 3 £39,000 +4.00% 2

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 232 (44.02%) Finance
2 221 (41.94%) Business Analysis
3 151 (28.65%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
5 120 (22.77%) SDLC
6 106 (20.11%) Project Management
7 97 (18.41%) Degree
8 91 (17.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 89 (16.89%) Banking
10 76 (14.42%) ISEB
11 73 (13.85%) Retail
12 68 (12.90%) SQL
13 63 (11.95%) UML
14 54 (10.25%) PRINCE2
15 52 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
16 51 (9.68%) Microsoft
17 50 (9.49%) CRM
17 50 (9.49%) Use Case
18 48 (9.11%) ITIL
18 48 (9.11%) Waterfall
19 46 (8.73%) Change Management
20 45 (8.54%) MS Excel
21 44 (8.35%) Data Analysis
22 43 (8.16%) Investment Banking
23 41 (7.78%) Systems Analysis
24 40 (7.59%) Legal
25 38 (7.21%) MS Visio
26 34 (6.45%) Workflow
27 33 (6.26%) QA
28 31 (5.88%) SharePoint

IT Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 17 (3.23%) Confluence
3 6 (1.14%) WorkSite
4 4 (0.76%) Lync
5 2 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 45 (8.54%) MS Excel
2 38 (7.21%) MS Visio
3 30 (5.69%) MS Office
4 14 (2.66%) MS Project
5 5 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.33%) Retail-J
3 4 (0.76%) Movex
3 4 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.76%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.38%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (0.38%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.38%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.33%) Office 365
2 3 (0.57%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.90%) Intranet
2 8 (1.52%) Extranet
3 4 (0.76%) Wireless
4 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) DSL
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
2 17 (3.23%) QlikView
3 9 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (0.76%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 232 (44.02%) Finance
2 89 (16.89%) Banking
3 73 (13.85%) Retail
4 43 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 40 (7.59%) Legal
6 24 (4.55%) Back Office
7 22 (4.17%) Front Office
8 19 (3.61%) Law
9 18 (3.42%) Manufacturing
10 15 (2.85%) Telecoms
11 14 (2.66%) Marketing
12 6 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.76%) Automotive
14 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.57%) Electronics
14 3 (0.57%) Advertising
15 1 (0.19%) Publishing
15 1 (0.19%) Games
15 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.52%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (1.14%) XML
3 4 (0.76%) .NET
4 3 (0.57%) Web Services
5 2 (0.38%) SAP PI
5 2 (0.38%) XSLT
6 1 (0.19%) EDI
6 1 (0.19%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.19%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.19%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 151 (28.65%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.69%) EPoS
3 17 (3.23%) Equities
3 17 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 17 (3.23%) Market Risk
4 16 (3.04%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.04%) Wiki
5 15 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 15 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (2.66%) Derivative
7 12 (2.28%) SWIFT
8 8 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.52%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.52%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.52%) PMI
9 6 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.95%) FMCG
10 5 (0.95%) Economics
11 4 (0.76%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.09%) Windows
2 6 (1.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.76%) Windows 8
4 3 (0.57%) UNIX
5 1 (0.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (41.94%) Business Analysis
2 121 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (22.77%) SDLC
4 106 (20.11%) Project Management
5 91 (17.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 63 (11.95%) UML
7 54 (10.25%) PRINCE2
8 52 (9.87%) Stakeholder Management
9 50 (9.49%) CRM
9 50 (9.49%) Use Case
10 48 (9.11%) ITIL
10 48 (9.11%) Waterfall
11 46 (8.73%) Change Management
12 44 (8.35%) Data Analysis
13 41 (7.78%) Systems Analysis
14 34 (6.45%) Workflow
15 30 (5.69%) User Stories
16 27 (5.12%) ERP
17 25 (4.74%) GAP Analysis
18 23 (4.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 68 (12.90%) SQL
2 4 (0.76%) Java
3 1 (0.19%) C
3 1 (0.19%) C#
3 1 (0.19%) C++
3 1 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 97 (18.41%) Degree
2 76 (14.42%) ISEB
3 9 (1.71%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.57%) IIBA
6 2 (0.38%) MBA
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.19%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.26%) QA
2 16 (3.04%) Basel III
2 16 (3.04%) Basel II
2 16 (3.04%) CRD IV
3 6 (1.14%) MiFID
3 6 (1.14%) FATCA
4 3 (0.57%) EMIR
4 3 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 23 (4.36%) SAP
3 13 (2.47%) Oracle
4 6 (1.14%) Interwoven
5 5 (0.95%) JDA
6 4 (0.76%) Siebel
6 4 (0.76%) Teradata
6 4 (0.76%) Infor
7 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.57%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.38%) Citrix
8 2 (0.38%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.38%) ATG
8 2 (0.38%) hybris
9 1 (0.19%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.19%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.19%) Sage
9 1 (0.19%) Charles River
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco
9 1 (0.19%) CODA
Manchester, Lancashire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, h/c etc
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary Circa £38,000
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £400.00 - £485.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
HFG
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 days ago
Leicestershire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago