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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 719 715 693
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 176 173 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 149 148 142
Average salary £57,500 £60,250 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.56% +7.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
- +1.52%

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
107784 102248 109748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.51% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 87953 84954 93424
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 20 October 2014 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 20 October 2014. 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 -12 161 £57,500 -4.56% 12
London +7 94 £65,000 -3.70% 9
West Midlands -11 22 £45,500 -9.00% 1
City of London -4 20 £60,000 -10.44% 2
South West -11 19 £48,750 +8.33%
South East -2 15 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Bristol - 14 £47,500 -
Birmingham -5 12 £50,000 - 1
Scotland 0 8 £63,750 +2.00%
Coventry - 7 £44,250 -
Glasgow - 6 - -
Kent +4 5 £62,500 -1.96%
East Midlands -6 5 £50,000 -16.66%
South Wales - 5 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 -
Wales - 5 £42,500 - 1
Wiltshire -1 4 £56,500 +28.20%
East of England -25 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire -32 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Cardiff - 3 £47,500 -
Bromley - 3 £62,500 - 5
Berkshire +8 2 £53,750 -4.86% 1
Swindon +3 2 £56,500 +28.20%
Hampshire -8 2 £60,500 +27.36%
Edinburgh -16 2 £63,750 +2.00%
North West -18 2 £60,000 +31.86% 1
Northampton -29 2 £50,000 -16.66%
Milton Keynes - 2 £50,000 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 234 (55.98%) Business Analysis
2 200 (47.85%) Finance
3 109 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (23.21%) Banking
5 85 (20.33%) SQL
6 77 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (15.31%) UML
9 63 (15.07%) Mentoring
10 60 (14.35%) Project Management
11 58 (13.88%) Data Analysis
12 53 (12.68%) Scrum
13 49 (11.72%) Derivative
14 48 (11.48%) ISEB
15 40 (9.57%) Use Case
15 40 (9.57%) Coaching
16 35 (8.37%) Degree
17 34 (8.13%) Retail
17 34 (8.13%) PRINCE2
18 33 (7.89%) Credit Risk
18 33 (7.89%) Waterfall
19 31 (7.42%) User Acceptance Testing
19 31 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (6.94%) Investment Banking
21 28 (6.70%) Line Management
22 27 (6.46%) ETL
23 25 (5.98%) QA
23 25 (5.98%) User Stories
24 24 (5.74%) Quality Management
25 23 (5.50%) Workflow

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.48%) Documentum
2 2 (0.48%) SAS
3 1 (0.24%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 17 (4.07%) MS Office
2 15 (3.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.39%) MS Project
4 7 (1.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Summit
2 2 (0.48%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.96%) Force.com
1 4 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.20%) DMZ
1 5 (1.20%) Firewall
2 3 (0.72%) Internet
3 1 (0.24%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.42%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.48%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) OLAP
5 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Toad
1 8 (1.91%) ERwin
2 3 (0.72%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.72%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.24%) JIRA
General
1 200 (47.85%) Finance
2 97 (23.21%) Banking
3 34 (8.13%) Retail
4 29 (6.94%) Investment Banking
5 22 (5.26%) Front Office
6 19 (4.55%) Legal
7 16 (3.83%) Advertising
8 12 (2.87%) Back Office
8 12 (2.87%) Corporate Banking
9 10 (2.39%) Marketing
10 9 (2.15%) Law
11 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.67%) Financial Institution
12 5 (1.20%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.72%) French Language
14 3 (0.72%) German Language
14 3 (0.72%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.44%) XML
2 3 (0.72%) .NET
3 2 (0.48%) Scilab
4 1 (0.24%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.24%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.24%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 69 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (11.72%) Derivative
3 33 (7.89%) Credit Risk
4 17 (4.07%) Equities
5 14 (3.35%) Market Risk
6 13 (3.11%) Fixed Income
7 12 (2.87%) Reference Data
7 12 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.39%) User Experience
9 9 (2.15%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.91%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.20%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.20%) EPoS
12 3 (0.72%) AS400
12 3 (0.72%) Economics
12 3 (0.72%) FMCG
13 2 (0.48%) Social Media
13 2 (0.48%) Life Science
13 2 (0.48%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (55.98%) Business Analysis
2 109 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (15.31%) UML
5 63 (15.07%) Mentoring
6 60 (14.35%) Project Management
7 58 (13.88%) Data Analysis
8 53 (12.68%) Scrum
9 40 (9.57%) Use Case
9 40 (9.57%) Coaching
10 34 (8.13%) PRINCE2
11 33 (7.89%) Waterfall
12 31 (7.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (6.70%) Line Management
14 27 (6.46%) ETL
15 25 (5.98%) User Stories
16 24 (5.74%) Quality Management
17 23 (5.50%) Workflow
18 19 (4.55%) E-Commerce
18 19 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 85 (20.33%) SQL
2 18 (4.31%) Python
3 4 (0.96%) C#
4 3 (0.72%) Java
4 3 (0.72%) VBA
5 2 (0.48%) R
5 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.48%) C
5 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.24%) Ruby
6 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (11.48%) ISEB
2 35 (8.37%) Degree
3 10 (2.39%) IIBA
4 5 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MBA
6 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) APMP
7 1 (0.24%) PMP
7 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.98%) QA
2 6 (1.44%) FATCA
3 5 (1.20%) MiFID
4 3 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.72%) EMIR
4 3 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.24%) COREP
5 1 (0.24%) FINREP
5 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.24%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 19 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 18 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.67%) SAP
4 5 (1.20%) Oracle
5 3 (0.72%) Murex
5 3 (0.72%) iRise
6 2 (0.48%) Advent
6 2 (0.48%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.48%) Calypso
6 2 (0.48%) Sybase
6 2 (0.48%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.24%) Cognos
7 1 (0.24%) Siebel
7 1 (0.24%) Teradata
7 1 (0.24%) Casewise
7 1 (0.24%) Reuters
7 1 (0.24%) hybris
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