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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 651 696 682
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 259 175 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.17% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 216 154 161
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +12.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -4.21%

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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +57 240 £60,000 - 23
London +38 145 £68,750 -1.78% 14
City of London -2 34 £65,000 -5.10% 6
South West -8 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands +13 25 £45,250 -17.72% 3
South East -16 19 £56,250 -13.46% 3
Wiltshire - 17 £50,318 -
Swindon - 15 £50,318 -
Birmingham +14 12 £50,000 +8.10%
Scotland -11 12 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Glasgow -16 10 £48,000 +37.14%
Surrey +9 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Manchester 0 9 £42,500 -6.59% 1
East Midlands -4 9 £60,000 +16.50% 1
North West -17 9 £42,500 -6.59% 1
Bristol - 8 £47,500 - 1
Coventry - 7 £44,250 - 3
Hampshire -5 6 £72,500 +61.11% 1
Derby - 6 - -
Derbyshire - 6 - -
Southampton - 4 £75,000 -
Bromley - 4 £60,000 -
Northamptonshire -11 3 £60,000 +16.50% 1
West Yorkshire -36 3 £41,500 +10.66%
Yorkshire -50 3 £41,500 -7.77%
Guildford - 3 £55,000 -
Epsom - 3 £65,000 -
East of England +3 2 £62,000 +24.00%
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £57,500 - 1
Berkshire -9 2 £47,500 - 1

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 261 (54.95%) Business Analysis
2 241 (50.74%) Finance
3 141 (29.68%) Banking
4 95 (20.00%) UML
5 91 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 76 (16.00%) Use Case
7 75 (15.79%) SQL
8 70 (14.74%) ISEB
9 63 (13.26%) Project Management
10 58 (12.21%) Scrum
11 49 (10.32%) Data Analysis
12 46 (9.68%) Derivative
13 44 (9.26%) Retail
14 41 (8.63%) Investment Banking
14 41 (8.63%) Degree
15 38 (8.00%) User Stories
16 37 (7.79%) E-Commerce
17 34 (7.16%) Credit Risk
18 32 (6.74%) Service Delivery
19 29 (6.11%) Waterfall
19 29 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
19 29 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
20 28 (5.89%) QA
20 28 (5.89%) Quality Management
20 28 (5.89%) MS Visio
21 27 (5.68%) Microsoft
22 25 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
23 24 (5.05%) PRINCE2
24 23 (4.84%) Telecoms
24 23 (4.84%) Front Office

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.42%) Documentum
3 2 (0.42%) SAS
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 28 (5.89%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.00%) MS Office
3 15 (3.16%) MS Project
4 14 (2.95%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Summit
2 2 (0.42%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.42%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.63%) Force.com
2 2 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Internet
2 3 (0.63%) DMZ
2 3 (0.63%) Firewall
3 1 (0.21%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.84%) SAP BI
3 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.42%) QlikView
5 1 (0.21%) Big Data
5 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.68%) ERwin
1 8 (1.68%) Toad
2 3 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (0.63%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.63%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 241 (50.74%) Finance
2 141 (29.68%) Banking
3 44 (9.26%) Retail
4 41 (8.63%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.84%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.84%) Front Office
6 20 (4.21%) Back Office
7 19 (4.00%) Legal
8 16 (3.37%) Corporate Banking
9 13 (2.74%) Advertising
10 10 (2.11%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.89%) Marketing
12 5 (1.05%) Law
13 4 (0.84%) Publishing
13 4 (0.84%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.84%) French Language
13 4 (0.84%) German Language
14 3 (0.63%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
15 2 (0.42%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.05%) XML
2 4 (0.84%) .NET
3 2 (0.42%) Scilab
4 1 (0.21%) MDX
4 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.21%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.21%) SOAP
4 1 (0.21%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.68%) Derivative
2 34 (7.16%) Credit Risk
3 21 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.95%) Fixed Income
4 14 (2.95%) Equities
4 14 (2.95%) Reference Data
5 13 (2.74%) SWIFT
6 12 (2.53%) Market Risk
7 8 (1.68%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.47%) Online Banking
8 7 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (1.05%) Economics
10 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.63%) FMCG
10 3 (0.63%) EPoS
11 2 (0.42%) IVR
11 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.42%) PMI
11 2 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (54.95%) Business Analysis
2 95 (20.00%) UML
3 91 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 76 (16.00%) Use Case
5 63 (13.26%) Project Management
6 58 (12.21%) Scrum
7 49 (10.32%) Data Analysis
8 38 (8.00%) User Stories
9 37 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 32 (6.74%) Service Delivery
11 29 (6.11%) Waterfall
11 29 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (6.11%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (5.89%) Quality Management
13 24 (5.05%) PRINCE2
14 22 (4.63%) Workflow
15 21 (4.42%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (4.42%) ETL
15 21 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
16 20 (4.21%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.79%) SQL
2 19 (4.00%) Python
3 4 (0.84%) Java
4 2 (0.42%) MATLAB
4 2 (0.42%) VBA
4 2 (0.42%) C
4 2 (0.42%) C#
4 2 (0.42%) R
5 1 (0.21%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 70 (14.74%) ISEB
2 41 (8.63%) Degree
3 8 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (1.68%) IIBA
4 5 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (1.05%) CISSP
5 2 (0.42%) MBA
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.21%) APMP
6 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.89%) QA
2 10 (2.11%) MiFID
2 10 (2.11%) FATCA
3 8 (1.68%) EMIR
4 7 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.42%) SLA
6 1 (0.21%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (5.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (1.47%) SAP
4 6 (1.26%) Oracle
5 4 (0.84%) Twitter
6 3 (0.63%) iRise
6 3 (0.63%) Murex
7 2 (0.42%) Teradata
7 2 (0.42%) Cognos
7 2 (0.42%) Sybase
7 2 (0.42%) Calypso
7 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.21%) Demandware
8 1 (0.21%) hybris
8 1 (0.21%) Pega
8 1 (0.21%) Google
8 1 (0.21%) Reuters
8 1 (0.21%) Apple
8 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.21%) Business Objects
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