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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 741 742 724
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 139 137 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 126 115 160
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £83,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -7 129 £60,000 +4.34% 11
London -11 67 £65,000 -1.88% 6
South East -3 19 £58,750 -2.08%
Yorkshire -9 14 £60,000 +71.42%
West Yorkshire +8 12 £60,000 +71.42%
South West -16 12 £50,000 +12.35% 2
City of London +3 7 £55,000 -24.13% 1
Bristol - 7 £48,750 - 1
Berkshire +13 6 £55,000 -
Reading +9 6 £55,000 -
East of England -19 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -20 6 £50,000 - 2
Surrey -5 5 £60,000 -
Bromley +14 4 £65,000 +38.29% 1
Birmingham -15 4 £50,000 -1.96% 2
Cheltenham - 4 £48,750 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £48,750 - 1
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
South Wales - 4 £42,500 -
Cambridge -2 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Bradford -7 3 £60,000 +41.17%
Kent -7 3 £62,500 -3.84%
Cambridgeshire -7 3 £60,000 +20.00%
North West -14 3 £60,000 +39.53%
Cheshire - 3 £60,000 -
East Sussex - 3 £57,500 -
Brighton - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands +19 2 £50,000 -31.50%
Nottinghamshire +15 2 £50,000 -10.71%
Nottingham +14 2 £50,000 -10.71%

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 183 (53.35%) Business Analysis
2 171 (49.85%) Finance
3 93 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (20.12%) SQL
6 68 (19.83%) Banking
7 65 (18.95%) Mentoring
8 60 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (14.58%) Project Management
9 50 (14.58%) Data Analysis
10 43 (12.54%) Coaching
11 42 (12.24%) ISEB
12 41 (11.95%) Scrum
13 39 (11.37%) User Acceptance Testing
14 35 (10.20%) Derivative
15 30 (8.75%) Degree
15 30 (8.75%) Waterfall
16 29 (8.45%) UML
17 26 (7.58%) Credit Risk
18 25 (7.29%) Retail
19 24 (7.00%) PRINCE2
19 24 (7.00%) Test Scripting
20 23 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
21 22 (6.41%) ETL
21 22 (6.41%) Line Management
22 21 (6.12%) Management Information System
23 20 (5.83%) CRM
23 20 (5.83%) Use Case
24 18 (5.25%) Front Office
25 17 (4.96%) Workflow

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (1.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.58%) SAS
3 1 (0.29%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (3.21%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.62%) MS Office
3 7 (2.04%) MS Project
4 4 (1.17%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) SAP FI
1 2 (0.58%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (0.58%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.29%) Aligne
2 1 (0.29%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.29%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.87%) Force.com
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.46%) DMZ
1 5 (1.46%) Firewall
2 2 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.29%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.17%) RDBMS
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.29%) OLAP
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.04%) Toad
1 7 (2.04%) ERwin
2 3 (0.87%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.87%) Axure RP
2 3 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.58%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
General
1 171 (49.85%) Finance
2 68 (19.83%) Banking
3 25 (7.29%) Retail
4 18 (5.25%) Front Office
5 15 (4.37%) Investment Banking
6 11 (3.21%) Legal
7 8 (2.33%) Law
7 8 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.33%) Advertising
7 8 (2.33%) Marketing
8 7 (2.04%) Back Office
9 5 (1.46%) Corporate Banking
10 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.87%) Publishing
12 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.29%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.75%) XML
2 3 (0.87%) .NET
2 3 (0.87%) SOAP
3 1 (0.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (17.49%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.20%) Derivative
3 26 (7.58%) Credit Risk
4 21 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.08%) Market Risk
6 11 (3.21%) Reference Data
7 9 (2.62%) Equities
8 7 (2.04%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.04%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.46%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.46%) User Experience
10 4 (1.17%) EPoS
11 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.87%) AS400
11 3 (0.87%) FMCG
12 2 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.29%) PMI
13 1 (0.29%) NHS
13 1 (0.29%) Life Science
13 1 (0.29%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (53.35%) Business Analysis
2 93 (27.11%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (24.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (18.95%) Mentoring
5 50 (14.58%) Project Management
5 50 (14.58%) Data Analysis
6 43 (12.54%) Coaching
7 41 (11.95%) Scrum
8 39 (11.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (8.75%) Waterfall
10 29 (8.45%) UML
11 24 (7.00%) PRINCE2
11 24 (7.00%) Test Scripting
12 22 (6.41%) ETL
12 22 (6.41%) Line Management
13 20 (5.83%) CRM
13 20 (5.83%) Use Case
14 17 (4.96%) Workflow
15 16 (4.66%) Migration
15 16 (4.66%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (20.12%) SQL
2 12 (3.50%) Python
3 3 (0.87%) C#
3 3 (0.87%) VBA
4 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.29%) C
5 1 (0.29%) Ruby
5 1 (0.29%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (12.24%) ISEB
2 30 (8.75%) Degree
3 8 (2.33%) IIBA
4 4 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.29%) APMP
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.62%) QA
2 6 (1.75%) MiFID
2 6 (1.75%) FATCA
3 4 (1.17%) CRD IV
3 4 (1.17%) COREP
3 4 (1.17%) FINREP
3 4 (1.17%) Basel III
4 3 (0.87%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 16 (4.66%) Microsoft
1 16 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (2.33%) BT
2 8 (2.33%) IBM
2 8 (2.33%) SAP
3 5 (1.46%) Business Objects
3 5 (1.46%) CODA
4 4 (1.17%) Casewise
5 3 (0.87%) iRise
6 2 (0.58%) Advent
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle
6 2 (0.58%) Sybase
7 1 (0.29%) Cognos
7 1 (0.29%) Murex
7 1 (0.29%) hybris
7 1 (0.29%) Teradata
7 1 (0.29%) Reuters
7 1 (0.29%) OpenLink
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