The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Principal Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Principal Business Analyst
UK
Rank 837 919 926
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Business Analyst 16 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.029% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 23
Median salary £65,000 £85,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +60.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,750 £85,000 £64,120
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £85,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +60.37%

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Principal Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Principal Business Analyst in the job title.

Principal Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Principal Business Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Principal Business Analyst within the UK.

Principal Business Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Principal Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Principal Business Analyst over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 within the UK.

Principal Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Principal Business Analyst
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Principal Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +78 15 £65,000 -23.52%
London +66 8 £65,000 +8.33%
South West +24 3 - -
Hertfordshire +9 3 £60,000 -
East of England 0 3 £60,000 -29.41%
Bristol - 3 - -
Watford - 2 £60,000 -
South East +63 1 £70,000 -30.00%
Rickmansworth +1 1 £75,000 +25.00%
Guildford - 1 £70,000 -
Surrey - 1 £70,000 -

Principal Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Principal Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Principal Business Analyst in the job title.

1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Finance
3 14 (48.28%) Business Analysis
3 14 (48.28%) User Stories
4 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
4 11 (37.93%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (31.03%) Coaching
5 9 (31.03%) Kanban
6 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 6 (20.69%) User Experience
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (20.69%) Confluence
7 6 (20.69%) BDD
7 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
9 4 (13.79%) Line Management
9 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
9 4 (13.79%) Product Management
9 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) Local Government
11 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (6.90%) QA
11 2 (6.90%) TDD
11 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
11 2 (6.90%) Benchmarking
11 2 (6.90%) MS Office
11 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
11 2 (6.90%) Open Source

Principal Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
1 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.34%) Local Government
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Business Analysis
2 14 (48.28%) User Stories
3 11 (37.93%) Mentoring
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Coaching
4 9 (31.03%) Kanban
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Waterfall
6 6 (20.69%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) SDLC
7 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Line Management
8 4 (13.79%) Matrix Management
8 4 (13.79%) Product Management
9 2 (6.90%) Analytics
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) DevOps
9 2 (6.90%) Open Source
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA