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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 753 733 728
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 137 173 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 110 146 139
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.56%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -29 126 £60,000 - 17
London -6 75 £65,000 - 8
East of England +15 15 £57,500 +15.00% 3
South East -4 10 £60,000 -5.88% 1
City of London -5 10 £53,500 -10.83% 2
Scotland +29 8 £51,000 +2.00%
Ipswich - 8 £62,500 -
Suffolk - 8 £62,500 -
South West -25 6 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Midlands -28 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Birmingham -10 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Glasgow +14 4 £47,000 -
Edinburgh +11 4 £95,000 -
Hertfordshire -5 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £62,500 -
Reading - 4 £62,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 3 £57,500 +15.00% 3
East Midlands +14 3 £53,500 +1.90% 1
Cambridge +11 3 £57,500 +15.00% 3
North West +6 3 £50,000 +26.58% 1
Bristol -1 3 £60,000 -11.11%
Yorkshire -16 3 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South Wales - 3 - -
Wales - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Canary Wharf +12 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -4 2 - -
Hampshire -5 2 £52,500 -25.00%
Surrey -6 2 £67,500 +12.50%
Nottingham -6 2 - -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 136 (49.82%) Business Analysis
2 116 (42.49%) Finance
3 81 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (20.15%) Mentoring
6 47 (17.22%) Banking
7 37 (13.55%) Coaching
8 36 (13.19%) Retail
8 36 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (12.82%) Project Management
10 31 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (10.99%) SQL
12 28 (10.26%) ISEB
13 27 (9.89%) Waterfall
14 26 (9.52%) Degree
14 26 (9.52%) UML
15 23 (8.42%) Data Analysis
15 23 (8.42%) Scrum
15 23 (8.42%) Change Management
16 22 (8.06%) CRM
17 21 (7.69%) User Stories
18 20 (7.33%) Use Case
19 19 (6.96%) Test Scripting
19 19 (6.96%) Investment Banking
20 18 (6.59%) E-Commerce
20 18 (6.59%) Business Transformation
21 17 (6.23%) Line Management
21 17 (6.23%) Six Sigma
22 16 (5.86%) IBM
22 16 (5.86%) Management Information System

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.83%) MS Project
4 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.73%) Aligne
2 2 (0.73%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.73%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.56%) Network Security
2 2 (0.73%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.83%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.47%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.10%) Big Data
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 116 (42.49%) Finance
2 47 (17.22%) Banking
3 36 (13.19%) Retail
4 19 (6.96%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.13%) Front Office
6 10 (3.66%) Marketing
7 9 (3.30%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.93%) Back Office
8 8 (2.93%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.56%) Legal
10 5 (1.83%) Advertising
10 5 (1.83%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
12 3 (1.10%) Private Banking
12 3 (1.10%) Billing
13 2 (0.73%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.73%) Publishing
13 2 (0.73%) Law
14 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.83%) XML
1 5 (1.83%) Apache Flex
2 3 (1.10%) SOAP
3 2 (0.73%) .NET
3 2 (0.73%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.86%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.30%) Credit Risk
4 8 (2.93%) Equities
5 7 (2.56%) Derivative
5 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.20%) Market Risk
7 5 (1.83%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.10%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.73%) EPoS
9 2 (0.73%) IVR
9 2 (0.73%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.73%) FMCG
9 2 (0.73%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.73%) User Experience
10 1 (0.37%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.37%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (49.82%) Business Analysis
2 81 (29.67%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (27.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (20.15%) Mentoring
5 37 (13.55%) Coaching
6 35 (12.82%) Project Management
7 31 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
8 27 (9.89%) Waterfall
9 26 (9.52%) UML
10 23 (8.42%) Change Management
10 23 (8.42%) Scrum
10 23 (8.42%) Data Analysis
11 22 (8.06%) CRM
12 21 (7.69%) User Stories
13 20 (7.33%) Use Case
14 19 (6.96%) Test Scripting
15 18 (6.59%) E-Commerce
15 18 (6.59%) Business Transformation
16 17 (6.23%) Line Management
16 17 (6.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 30 (10.99%) SQL
2 3 (1.10%) C
3 2 (0.73%) Python
4 1 (0.37%) C#
4 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (10.26%) ISEB
2 26 (9.52%) Degree
3 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.73%) IIBA
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.37%) ACCA
5 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.56%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) Basel III
2 4 (1.47%) CRD IV
2 4 (1.47%) COREP
2 4 (1.47%) FINREP
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.73%) MiFID
4 2 (0.73%) FATCA
Vendors
1 16 (5.86%) IBM
2 13 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.30%) BT
3 9 (3.30%) SAP
4 7 (2.56%) Cisco
4 7 (2.56%) Sourcefire
5 6 (2.20%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.83%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.83%) CODA
7 4 (1.47%) OpenText
7 4 (1.47%) Thunderhead
7 4 (1.47%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.47%) Casewise
8 3 (1.10%) Oracle
9 2 (0.73%) Advent
9 2 (0.73%) Pega
9 2 (0.73%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.73%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) Amdocs
Northamptonshire
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £35,000- 65,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £65,000 to £95,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33,397 - £49,098
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago