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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 747 660 709
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 146 250 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 127 208 145
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,449 £44,425 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £49,983 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+0.03% +2.52%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -89 136 £65,000 +8.33% 19
London -35 93 £67,500 - 14
South East +15 18 £50,000 -13.04% 3
City of London +3 11 £64,250 -1.15% 1
Scotland +1 10 £47,500 -12.03% 1
Edinburgh +3 9 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Berkshire +17 8 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Yorkshire +16 8 £55,000 +32.53%
Docklands, London - 7 £75,000 -
North West 0 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Reading +4 5 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Manchester -3 5 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire +5 4 £55,000 +32.53%
East Midlands -7 4 £52,500 -4.54%
Milton Keynes -8 4 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire -9 4 £52,500 -8.69%
West Midlands -23 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Coventry -16 3 £41,250 -6.77%
North Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £52,500 -
Slough - 3 £45,000 -
Selby - 3 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £52,500 -
Leeds +14 2 £51,500 +17.04%
Hampshire +2 2 £62,500 -13.79%
Surrey -2 2 £47,500 -13.63% 2
South West -49 2 £46,187 -7.62%
Cobham - 2 £47,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £55,000 -
Halifax +6 1 - -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 201 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 103 (30.75%) Finance
3 92 (27.46%) Banking
4 88 (26.27%) Retail
5 71 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (17.01%) Mentoring
6 57 (17.01%) Coaching
7 50 (14.93%) ISEB
8 47 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (14.03%) SDLC
9 44 (13.13%) Line Management
9 44 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (12.54%) UML
10 42 (12.54%) QA
11 40 (11.94%) E-Commerce
12 37 (11.04%) Workflow
13 35 (10.45%) Degree
13 35 (10.45%) Use Case
14 28 (8.36%) Requirements Management
15 26 (7.76%) Scrum
15 26 (7.76%) Project Management
16 25 (7.46%) Data Modelling
16 25 (7.46%) Data Analysis
16 25 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (7.16%) Investment Banking
17 24 (7.16%) User Experience
18 23 (6.87%) Business Transformation
18 23 (6.87%) Validation
19 22 (6.57%) Change Management
19 22 (6.57%) Waterfall

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.78%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.39%) MS Project
3 8 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.79%) MS Office
5 2 (0.60%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.79%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.60%) SAP PS
3 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP PM
3 2 (0.60%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.30%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.90%) Big Data
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.60%) ERwin
3 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 103 (30.75%) Finance
2 92 (27.46%) Banking
3 88 (26.27%) Retail
4 24 (7.16%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.97%) Front Office
6 17 (5.07%) Retail Banking
7 13 (3.88%) Back Office
8 7 (2.09%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.49%) Publishing
11 4 (1.19%) Marketing
12 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.90%) Legal
13 2 (0.60%) Law
13 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.60%) Electronics
13 2 (0.60%) Billing
13 2 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.30%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.09%) .NET
2 3 (0.90%) EDI
3 2 (0.60%) MDX
3 2 (0.60%) XML
4 1 (0.30%) Mason
4 1 (0.30%) COM
4 1 (0.30%) Middleware
4 1 (0.30%) FpML
4 1 (0.30%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.16%) User Experience
3 21 (6.27%) Derivative
4 13 (3.88%) Equities
5 11 (3.28%) SWIFT
6 8 (2.39%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.09%) Cybercrime
8 6 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.49%) Fixed Income
10 3 (0.90%) GIS
10 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.90%) FMCG
11 2 (0.60%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
11 2 (0.60%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.60%) Reference Data
11 2 (0.60%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 71 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (17.01%) Mentoring
3 57 (17.01%) Coaching
4 47 (14.03%) SDLC
5 44 (13.13%) Line Management
5 44 (13.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (12.54%) UML
7 40 (11.94%) E-Commerce
8 37 (11.04%) Workflow
9 35 (10.45%) Use Case
10 28 (8.36%) Requirements Management
11 26 (7.76%) Scrum
11 26 (7.76%) Project Management
12 25 (7.46%) Data Modelling
12 25 (7.46%) Data Analysis
12 25 (7.46%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (6.87%) Business Transformation
13 23 (6.87%) Validation
14 22 (6.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.27%) SQL
2 12 (3.58%) Java
3 3 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.30%) Python
4 1 (0.30%) R
4 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (14.93%) ISEB
2 35 (10.45%) Degree
3 2 (0.60%) CITP
3 2 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) CBAP
4 1 (0.30%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.54%) QA
2 8 (2.39%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.60%) TickIT
4 1 (0.30%) MiFID
4 1 (0.30%) Basel III
4 1 (0.30%) EMIR
4 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.30%) COREP
4 1 (0.30%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 7 (2.09%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 16 (4.78%) Pega
2 15 (4.48%) SAP
3 14 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.58%) hybris
4 12 (3.58%) Demandware
5 11 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (3.28%) ATG
6 9 (2.69%) Fidessa
7 8 (2.39%) IBM
8 7 (2.09%) Cisco
8 7 (2.09%) Sourcefire
8 7 (2.09%) Lancope
9 6 (1.79%) Murex
10 5 (1.49%) Oracle
11 3 (0.90%) WorldPay
12 1 (0.30%) Intershop
12 1 (0.30%) ESRI
12 1 (0.30%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.30%) Cognos
12 1 (0.30%) Siebel
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