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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 678 708 692
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 220 174 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 181 153 148
Average salary £60,000 £61,375 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.24% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £41,145
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +9 203 £60,000 -4.00% 16
London +13 121 £70,000 - 7
City of London +10 30 £65,000 -2.98% 2
South West -14 26 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Midlands +11 23 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South East 0 16 £56,000 -10.40% 4
Wiltshire +13 14 £50,318 +10.66%
Birmingham +8 12 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Swindon +5 12 £50,318 +10.66%
Scotland 0 12 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Glasgow -5 10 £48,000 +37.14% 1
Bristol - 9 £48,750 - 1
East Midlands -5 8 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Coventry - 7 £44,250 -
Hampshire -4 5 £75,000 +66.66%
North West -15 5 £42,000 -12.04%
Northamptonshire -25 5 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 4 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +2 4 £42,000 -7.69%
Northampton -26 4 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Southampton - 4 £75,000 -
Surrey - 4 £50,250 -
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 £55,000 -
Derby - 3 - -
Bromley - 3 £58,750 - 1
Berkshire +9 2 £53,750 -7.32% 3
Edinburgh -11 2 £63,750 +2.00%
East of England -17 2 £56,250 +12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -28 2 £41,500 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 252 (54.19%) Business Analysis
2 227 (48.82%) Finance
3 128 (27.53%) Banking
4 112 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (18.71%) UML
6 85 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 85 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (18.06%) SQL
7 84 (18.06%) Mentoring
8 65 (13.98%) Use Case
9 62 (13.33%) Project Management
10 56 (12.04%) Scrum
10 56 (12.04%) Data Analysis
11 55 (11.83%) Coaching
12 52 (11.18%) ISEB
13 48 (10.32%) Derivative
14 47 (10.11%) Line Management
15 43 (9.25%) Retail
16 40 (8.60%) Investment Banking
17 37 (7.96%) Degree
17 37 (7.96%) User Stories
18 36 (7.74%) Credit Risk
19 32 (6.88%) E-Commerce
20 30 (6.45%) Waterfall
21 29 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
21 29 (6.24%) Quality Management
21 29 (6.24%) Service Delivery
21 29 (6.24%) QA
22 28 (6.02%) PRINCE2
23 26 (5.59%) ETL

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.65%) SAS
4 2 (0.43%) Documentum
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 21 (4.52%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.09%) MS Office
3 13 (2.80%) MS Project
4 12 (2.58%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Summit
2 2 (0.43%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.86%) Force.com
2 3 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) DMZ
1 5 (1.08%) Firewall
2 3 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.22%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.94%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.65%) SAP BI
4 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.22%) OLAP
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Toad
1 8 (1.72%) ERwin
2 3 (0.65%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.65%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.65%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
General
1 227 (48.82%) Finance
2 128 (27.53%) Banking
3 43 (9.25%) Retail
4 40 (8.60%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.16%) Front Office
6 19 (4.09%) Back Office
6 19 (4.09%) Legal
7 16 (3.44%) Corporate Banking
8 14 (3.01%) Advertising
9 11 (2.37%) Telecoms
10 10 (2.15%) Financial Institution
10 10 (2.15%) Marketing
11 7 (1.51%) Law
12 4 (0.86%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.86%) Publishing
12 4 (0.86%) French Language
12 4 (0.86%) German Language
12 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.65%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.08%) XML
2 4 (0.86%) .NET
3 2 (0.43%) Scilab
4 1 (0.22%) HTML
4 1 (0.22%) SOAP
4 1 (0.22%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.22%) MDX
4 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 85 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (10.32%) Derivative
3 36 (7.74%) Credit Risk
4 19 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.23%) Reference Data
6 14 (3.01%) Fixed Income
6 14 (3.01%) Equities
7 13 (2.80%) Market Risk
8 10 (2.15%) User Experience
9 9 (1.94%) SWIFT
9 9 (1.94%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.08%) Economics
12 3 (0.65%) Online Banking
12 3 (0.65%) EPoS
12 3 (0.65%) FMCG
12 3 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.43%) Social Media
13 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (54.19%) Business Analysis
2 112 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (18.71%) UML
4 85 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (18.06%) Mentoring
6 65 (13.98%) Use Case
7 62 (13.33%) Project Management
8 56 (12.04%) Scrum
8 56 (12.04%) Data Analysis
9 55 (11.83%) Coaching
10 47 (10.11%) Line Management
11 37 (7.96%) User Stories
12 32 (6.88%) E-Commerce
13 30 (6.45%) Waterfall
14 29 (6.24%) Service Delivery
14 29 (6.24%) Quality Management
15 28 (6.02%) PRINCE2
16 26 (5.59%) ETL
17 25 (5.38%) Workflow
17 25 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 84 (18.06%) SQL
2 21 (4.52%) Python
3 4 (0.86%) Java
4 3 (0.65%) C#
5 2 (0.43%) C
5 2 (0.43%) VBA
5 2 (0.43%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.43%) R
6 1 (0.22%) Ruby
6 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 52 (11.18%) ISEB
2 37 (7.96%) Degree
3 9 (1.94%) IIBA
4 8 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.08%) CISSP
5 5 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.43%) MBA
7 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.22%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.24%) QA
2 11 (2.37%) FATCA
2 11 (2.37%) MiFID
3 8 (1.72%) EMIR
4 7 (1.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.43%) SLA
6 1 (0.22%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (5.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (1.51%) SAP
3 7 (1.51%) Oracle
4 3 (0.65%) Murex
4 3 (0.65%) iRise
5 2 (0.43%) Bloomberg
5 2 (0.43%) Calypso
5 2 (0.43%) Sybase
5 2 (0.43%) Cognos
5 2 (0.43%) Teradata
6 1 (0.22%) Google
6 1 (0.22%) Pega
6 1 (0.22%) hybris
6 1 (0.22%) Siebel
6 1 (0.22%) Reuters
6 1 (0.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.22%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.22%) Apple
6 1 (0.22%) Sony
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