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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 765 746 750
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 136 198 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 103 159 131
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +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
105334 114534 105198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 86166 92849 87525
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -10 127 £60,000 - 18
London +27 76 £65,000 -7.14% 6
East of England +21 11 £57,500 -13.20%
City of London +8 10 £62,250 +1.63% 2
South West -16 10 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Scotland +20 7 £47,000 -6.00% 2
South East -13 7 £55,000 -15.38% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Yorkshire -14 6 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +10 5 £48,000 -8.57% 2
Bristol +4 5 £60,000 -11.11%
Birmingham -10 5 £57,500 +15.00%
Ipswich - 5 £62,500 -
Suffolk - 5 £62,500 -
Glasgow +12 4 £47,000 -
Halifax +4 4 - -
West Yorkshire -13 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +18 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Watford +12 3 - -
Cambridge +11 3 £57,500 +15.00%
Edinburgh +10 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire -11 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £48,000 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 - 1
Reading - 3 £57,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +5 2 - -
North West +3 2 £50,000 +26.58% 1
Nottingham -4 2 - -
Wiltshire -11 2 £45,500 +1.11% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 142 (52.21%) Business Analysis
2 118 (43.38%) Finance
3 80 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (25.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (22.43%) Mentoring
6 56 (20.59%) Banking
7 41 (15.07%) Retail
8 38 (13.97%) Coaching
9 34 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 33 (12.13%) Project Management
11 29 (10.66%) ISEB
11 29 (10.66%) UML
12 27 (9.93%) Waterfall
13 26 (9.56%) SQL
14 25 (9.19%) Degree
15 24 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (8.82%) User Stories
15 24 (8.82%) CRM
15 24 (8.82%) Change Management
16 23 (8.46%) Scrum
16 23 (8.46%) Data Analysis
16 23 (8.46%) Use Case
17 21 (7.72%) Investment Banking
18 20 (7.35%) E-Commerce
19 19 (6.99%) IBM
19 19 (6.99%) Six Sigma
20 18 (6.62%) Line Management
21 17 (6.25%) Business Transformation
22 16 (5.88%) Requirements Management
22 16 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.47%) MS Project
4 3 (1.10%) MS Office
4 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.74%) Aligne
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.37%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.68%) Network Security
2 2 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.84%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.10%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.10%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 118 (43.38%) Finance
2 56 (20.59%) Banking
3 41 (15.07%) Retail
4 21 (7.72%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.15%) Front Office
6 11 (4.04%) Marketing
7 9 (3.31%) General Ledger
8 8 (2.94%) Back Office
8 8 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.10%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.10%) Advertising
10 3 (1.10%) Billing
10 3 (1.10%) Legal
11 2 (0.74%) Publishing
11 2 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.84%) Apache Flex
2 4 (1.47%) XML
3 3 (1.10%) SOAP
4 2 (0.74%) .NET
4 2 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.31%) Equities
4 8 (2.94%) Credit Risk
5 6 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.84%) Market Risk
6 5 (1.84%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.47%) Derivative
8 3 (1.10%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.74%) IVR
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.74%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (52.21%) Business Analysis
2 80 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (25.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (22.43%) Mentoring
5 38 (13.97%) Coaching
6 33 (12.13%) Project Management
7 29 (10.66%) UML
8 27 (9.93%) Waterfall
9 24 (8.82%) User Stories
9 24 (8.82%) CRM
9 24 (8.82%) Change Management
9 24 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (8.46%) Use Case
10 23 (8.46%) Scrum
10 23 (8.46%) Data Analysis
11 20 (7.35%) E-Commerce
12 19 (6.99%) Six Sigma
13 18 (6.62%) Line Management
14 17 (6.25%) Business Transformation
15 16 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.56%) SQL
2 3 (1.10%) C
3 1 (0.37%) C#
3 1 (0.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (10.66%) ISEB
2 25 (9.19%) Degree
3 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.74%) IIBA
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ACCA
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.51%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) Basel III
2 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.10%) CRD IV
2 3 (1.10%) COREP
2 3 (1.10%) FINREP
3 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.74%) MiFID
3 2 (0.74%) FATCA
Vendors
1 19 (6.99%) IBM
2 15 (5.51%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.68%) SAP
3 10 (3.68%) Cisco
3 10 (3.68%) Sourcefire
4 9 (3.31%) BT
5 8 (2.94%) Fidessa
6 5 (1.84%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.84%) CODA
7 4 (1.47%) OpenText
7 4 (1.47%) Thunderhead
8 3 (1.10%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.10%) Casewise
8 3 (1.10%) Oracle
9 2 (0.74%) Pega
9 2 (0.74%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.74%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.37%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.37%) Hummingbird
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