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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 706 685 722
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 184 239 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 129 208 165
Average salary £55,648 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £38,600
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 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
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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 -15 175 £57,500 -4.16% 14
London +6 98 £67,500 +1.88% 7
City of London +41 28 £70,000 +7.69% 5
South West -6 18 £55,648 +11.33% 2
Yorkshire +16 17 £55,000 +27.90% 1
South East +16 13 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Yorkshire +5 12 £55,000 +27.90% 1
Halifax +4 10 £55,000 +27.90%
Scotland +7 9 £49,000 -14.78% 2
West Midlands -22 8 £42,500 -19.04% 1
North West +8 7 £47,500 +5.55%
East Midlands +1 7 £55,648 +1.19% 2
Wiltshire -16 7 £55,648 +11.33% 1
Durham - 7 - -
Coventry - 7 £42,500 - 1
North East - 7 - -
Edinburgh +9 6 £62,500 - 2
Northamptonshire +2 6 £55,648 -7.25%
Berkshire +1 6 £50,000 +5.26%
Slough 0 6 £50,000 -
Dorset +16 5 £55,648 +11.33%
Bournemouth +7 5 £55,648 +11.33%
Northampton -1 5 £55,648 +1.19%
Swindon -4 5 £55,648 +10.59%
Buckinghamshire - 5 £55,000 -
Chiswick - 5 £55,000 -
Leeds +5 4 £53,750 +8.58% 1
Manchester +1 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Bristol -16 4 £41,000 -15.89% 1
Milton Keynes - 4 £52,500 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 182 (55.49%) Business Analysis
2 114 (34.76%) Finance
3 92 (28.05%) Banking
4 89 (27.13%) Retail
5 80 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (17.68%) Mentoring
7 55 (16.77%) Coaching
8 46 (14.02%) UML
9 44 (13.41%) ISEB
10 41 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (10.98%) Use Case
12 35 (10.67%) QA
13 34 (10.37%) E-Commerce
13 34 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (10.06%) Project Management
15 32 (9.76%) Line Management
16 31 (9.45%) Workflow
16 31 (9.45%) Requirements Management
17 29 (8.84%) Waterfall
18 28 (8.54%) SDLC
19 26 (7.93%) Data Modelling
19 26 (7.93%) SQL
20 25 (7.62%) Business Transformation
21 24 (7.32%) Change Management
22 23 (7.01%) Validation
22 23 (7.01%) Scrum
23 22 (6.71%) Six Sigma
23 22 (6.71%) Continuous Improvement
23 22 (6.71%) Data Analysis
23 22 (6.71%) Degree

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 8 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.83%) MS Office
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.91%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.30%) Aligne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) Network Security
2 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.91%) Big Data
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 114 (34.76%) Finance
2 92 (28.05%) Banking
3 89 (27.13%) Retail
4 21 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 17 (5.18%) Retail Banking
6 16 (4.88%) Front Office
7 14 (4.27%) Back Office
8 8 (2.44%) Marketing
9 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.13%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.83%) Publishing
11 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
12 4 (1.22%) Advertising
13 3 (0.91%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.61%) Legal
14 2 (0.61%) Electronics
14 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.61%) Billing
14 2 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.13%) .NET
2 5 (1.52%) Apache Flex
3 3 (0.91%) EDI
4 2 (0.61%) Middleware
4 2 (0.61%) MDX
5 1 (0.30%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) FpML
5 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 34 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.35%) User Experience
2 11 (3.35%) Equities
2 11 (3.35%) SWIFT
3 9 (2.74%) Derivative
4 8 (2.44%) Cybercrime
5 6 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.22%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.22%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.91%) FMCG
8 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.61%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.61%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.30%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.30%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (55.49%) Business Analysis
2 80 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (17.68%) Mentoring
4 55 (16.77%) Coaching
5 46 (14.02%) UML
6 41 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (10.98%) Use Case
8 34 (10.37%) E-Commerce
9 33 (10.06%) Project Management
10 32 (9.76%) Line Management
11 31 (9.45%) Workflow
11 31 (9.45%) Requirements Management
12 29 (8.84%) Waterfall
13 28 (8.54%) SDLC
14 26 (7.93%) Data Modelling
15 25 (7.62%) Business Transformation
16 24 (7.32%) Change Management
17 23 (7.01%) Scrum
17 23 (7.01%) Validation
18 22 (6.71%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.93%) SQL
2 9 (2.74%) Java
3 3 (0.91%) C
3 3 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.30%) Python
4 1 (0.30%) R
4 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 44 (13.41%) ISEB
2 22 (6.71%) Degree
3 4 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.61%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.30%) IIBA
5 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ACCA
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (10.67%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.30%) Basel III
3 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.30%) COREP
3 1 (0.30%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 10 (3.05%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 18 (5.49%) Pega
2 12 (3.66%) SAP
3 10 (3.05%) Cisco
3 10 (3.05%) IBM
3 10 (3.05%) Fidessa
3 10 (3.05%) Sourcefire
3 10 (3.05%) Lancope
4 9 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.44%) ATG
5 8 (2.44%) hybris
5 8 (2.44%) Demandware
6 4 (1.22%) OpenText
6 4 (1.22%) Thunderhead
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle
7 3 (0.91%) Murex
7 3 (0.91%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.30%) OpenLink
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