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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 750 740 738
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 136 163 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 124 139 135
Average salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,000 £44,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
106230 104914 110587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.72% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88114 86181 94870
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £26,500 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -26 128 £60,000 +3.89% 9
London -10 67 £65,000 -5.45% 5
South East -6 19 £60,000 -2.04% 1
South West -15 13 £50,000 +13.63% 3
Birmingham -8 9 £50,000 -
West Midlands -14 9 £50,000 -
City of London +17 8 £55,000 -18.51% 2
Yorkshire -28 7 £57,500 +43.75%
Bristol - 7 £50,000 -
East of England -38 6 £56,250 +12.50%
Kent +5 5 £62,500 -1.96%
Cambridgeshire 0 5 £56,250 +12.50%
Cambridge 0 5 £55,000 +10.00%
West Yorkshire -17 5 £57,500 +35.29%
Berkshire +14 4 £57,500 +1.76% 1
Bromley +13 4 £65,000 +38.29%
North West -12 4 £60,000 +39.53%
Cheltenham - 4 £48,750 - 2
Cheshire - 4 £60,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £48,750 - 2
Reading +7 3 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Scotland -3 3 £67,500 +8.00%
Surrey -4 3 £60,000 -
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire -20 2 £61,250 +2.08%
North Yorkshire - 2 £42,000 -
York - 2 £42,000 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 213 (54.48%) Business Analysis
2 192 (49.10%) Finance
3 100 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (22.25%) Banking
5 83 (21.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 82 (20.97%) SQL
7 65 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (15.86%) Mentoring
9 59 (15.09%) Data Analysis
10 51 (13.04%) Project Management
11 50 (12.79%) ISEB
12 46 (11.76%) Scrum
13 43 (11.00%) Coaching
14 41 (10.49%) UML
14 41 (10.49%) Derivative
15 34 (8.70%) Degree
16 33 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (7.93%) Waterfall
18 30 (7.67%) Credit Risk
19 29 (7.42%) PRINCE2
20 28 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
20 28 (7.16%) Retail
21 27 (6.91%) ETL
22 24 (6.14%) Front Office
22 24 (6.14%) Line Management
23 23 (5.88%) Use Case
24 21 (5.37%) Quality Management
24 21 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
24 21 (5.37%) CRM
25 20 (5.12%) Investment Banking

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.51%) SAS
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.26%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (3.32%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.07%) MS Office
3 8 (2.05%) MS Project
4 5 (1.28%) MS Excel
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.26%) Summit
2 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) Force.com
2 2 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.28%) DMZ
1 5 (1.28%) Firewall
2 3 (0.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.02%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.02%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) OLAP
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Toad
1 8 (2.05%) ERwin
2 3 (0.77%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
General
1 192 (49.10%) Finance
2 87 (22.25%) Banking
3 28 (7.16%) Retail
4 24 (6.14%) Front Office
5 20 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 13 (3.32%) Advertising
7 12 (3.07%) Legal
8 9 (2.30%) Law
8 9 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (2.30%) Telecoms
9 8 (2.05%) Back Office
10 7 (1.79%) Marketing
11 5 (1.28%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.77%) Publishing
13 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.53%) XML
2 3 (0.77%) .NET
2 3 (0.77%) SOAP
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 65 (16.62%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (10.49%) Derivative
3 30 (7.67%) Credit Risk
4 16 (4.09%) Market Risk
5 15 (3.84%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.32%) Equities
7 12 (3.07%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.81%) Fixed Income
9 8 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.79%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.28%) User Experience
11 5 (1.28%) EPoS
12 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.77%) AS400
12 3 (0.77%) FMCG
13 2 (0.51%) Social Media
13 2 (0.51%) Life Science
14 1 (0.26%) SWIFT
14 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (54.48%) Business Analysis
2 100 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (21.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 62 (15.86%) Mentoring
5 59 (15.09%) Data Analysis
6 51 (13.04%) Project Management
7 46 (11.76%) Scrum
8 43 (11.00%) Coaching
9 41 (10.49%) UML
10 33 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (7.93%) Waterfall
12 29 (7.42%) PRINCE2
13 27 (6.91%) ETL
14 24 (6.14%) Line Management
15 23 (5.88%) Use Case
16 21 (5.37%) CRM
16 21 (5.37%) Quality Management
17 18 (4.60%) Workflow
17 18 (4.60%) Data Modelling
18 17 (4.35%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 82 (20.97%) SQL
2 14 (3.58%) Python
3 4 (1.02%) C#
4 3 (0.77%) C
4 3 (0.77%) VBA
5 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.51%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 50 (12.79%) ISEB
2 34 (8.70%) Degree
3 10 (2.56%) IIBA
4 5 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.51%) MBA
5 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.60%) QA
2 7 (1.79%) FATCA
3 6 (1.53%) MiFID
4 4 (1.02%) CRD IV
4 4 (1.02%) COREP
4 4 (1.02%) FINREP
4 4 (1.02%) Basel III
5 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 21 (5.37%) Salesforce.com
2 16 (4.09%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.28%) Business Objects
3 5 (1.28%) SAP
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle
4 4 (1.02%) Casewise
5 3 (0.77%) iRise
6 2 (0.51%) Advent
6 2 (0.51%) BT
6 2 (0.51%) Sybase
6 2 (0.51%) IBM
6 2 (0.51%) CODA
7 1 (0.26%) Murex
7 1 (0.26%) Cognos
7 1 (0.26%) Teradata
7 1 (0.26%) Reuters
7 1 (0.26%) hybris
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