The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 756 748 703
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 125 144 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 105 122 163
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.49%

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
101499 99519 101734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.83% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 83699 79930 86037
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 £27,500 £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%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK.

Lead Business Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Lead Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -34 112 £60,000 +4.34% 10
London +1 61 £65,000 +8.33% 5
South East -15 13 £61,250 -2.00% 2
East of England -1 12 £61,250 +22.50% 1
City of London -2 10 £54,000 -10.00%
Suffolk - 10 £62,500 -
Ipswich - 10 £62,500 -
Yorkshire 0 9 £60,000 +41.17%
West Yorkshire -5 8 £60,000 +41.17%
Scotland +14 7 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Berkshire - 6 £55,000 -
Reading - 6 £55,000 -
Edinburgh +5 5 £53,750 - 1
South West -23 5 £56,250 +18.42% 1
Bristol -4 4 £60,000 -11.11%
Bradford -7 4 £60,000 +26.31%
Surrey -12 4 £67,500 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -20 4 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Wales - 4 - -
South Wales - 4 - -
Chertsey - 4 £67,500 -
East Midlands +24 2 - -
Bromley +10 2 £65,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire +7 2 - -
Nottingham +5 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 £46,750 -
Shropshire - 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 - 1
Telford - 2 £50,000 -
Merseyside +12 1 £40,000 +40.35%

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 130 (49.81%) Business Analysis
2 118 (45.21%) Finance
3 78 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (29.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (20.31%) Mentoring
6 45 (17.24%) Banking
7 38 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (13.79%) Coaching
10 32 (12.26%) Project Management
10 32 (12.26%) SQL
11 31 (11.88%) Retail
12 26 (9.96%) Waterfall
13 24 (9.20%) ISEB
14 23 (8.81%) Test Scripting
14 23 (8.81%) Data Analysis
15 22 (8.43%) UML
15 22 (8.43%) Scrum
16 21 (8.05%) CRM
16 21 (8.05%) Degree
17 19 (7.28%) Business Transformation
18 18 (6.90%) Line Management
18 18 (6.90%) Management Information System
19 16 (6.13%) Change Management
19 16 (6.13%) Six Sigma
20 14 (5.36%) PRINCE2
20 14 (5.36%) E-Commerce
20 14 (5.36%) ERP
21 13 (4.98%) Front Office
21 13 (4.98%) Migration

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.15%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
1 2 (0.77%) Aligne
1 2 (0.77%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) SMS
1 2 (0.77%) DMZ
1 2 (0.77%) Firewall
1 2 (0.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.30%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.53%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.77%) Big Data
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.38%) OLAP
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 118 (45.21%) Finance
2 45 (17.24%) Banking
3 31 (11.88%) Retail
4 13 (4.98%) Front Office
5 12 (4.60%) Investment Banking
6 9 (3.45%) General Ledger
6 9 (3.45%) Marketing
6 9 (3.45%) Legal
7 7 (2.68%) Back Office
7 7 (2.68%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.30%) Advertising
9 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.53%) Law
11 3 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.77%) Publishing
12 2 (0.77%) Billing
12 2 (0.77%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) Apache Flex
2 4 (1.53%) XML
3 3 (1.15%) .NET
3 3 (1.15%) SOAP
4 2 (0.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.21%) Derivative
4 10 (3.83%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.68%) Market Risk
5 7 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.30%) Equities
7 5 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.53%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.53%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) EPoS
10 2 (0.77%) IVR
10 2 (0.77%) AS400
10 2 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.77%) FMCG
11 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.38%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.38%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (49.81%) Business Analysis
2 78 (29.89%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (29.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (20.31%) Mentoring
5 37 (14.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (13.79%) Coaching
7 32 (12.26%) Project Management
8 26 (9.96%) Waterfall
9 23 (8.81%) Test Scripting
9 23 (8.81%) Data Analysis
10 22 (8.43%) UML
10 22 (8.43%) Scrum
11 21 (8.05%) CRM
12 19 (7.28%) Business Transformation
13 18 (6.90%) Line Management
14 16 (6.13%) Six Sigma
14 16 (6.13%) Change Management
15 14 (5.36%) E-Commerce
15 14 (5.36%) ERP
15 14 (5.36%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (12.26%) SQL
2 3 (1.15%) C
2 3 (1.15%) C#
2 3 (1.15%) Python
3 2 (0.77%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.38%) VBA
4 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (9.20%) ISEB
2 21 (8.05%) Degree
3 4 (1.53%) VCP4
3 4 (1.53%) IIBA
4 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) ACCA
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.53%) QA
1 4 (1.53%) Basel III
1 4 (1.53%) CRD IV
1 4 (1.53%) COREP
1 4 (1.53%) FINREP
2 3 (1.15%) FATCA
2 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.15%) MiFID
3 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 11 (4.21%) IBM
1 11 (4.21%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (3.45%) BT
2 9 (3.45%) SAP
3 7 (2.68%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.92%) CODA
5 4 (1.53%) Open Text
5 4 (1.53%) Thunderhead
5 4 (1.53%) Casewise
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.77%) Cisco
7 2 (0.77%) OpenLink
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle
7 2 (0.77%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.77%) Advent
7 2 (0.77%) Pega
8 1 (0.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.38%) Comverse
8 1 (0.38%) Huawei
8 1 (0.38%) JD Edwards
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