The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 453 398 437
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 581 625 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.58% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 456 520 498
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £39,979
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,150
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +11.11%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Senior Business Analyst Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Senior Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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 -70 534 £52,000 -5.45% 66
London -84 214 £61,500 +2.50% 23
South East -8 105 £50,000 -9.09% 9
East of England +9 58 £47,500 -13.63% 3
City of London -10 49 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Yorkshire -65 44 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Berkshire +25 43 £50,000 -11.11% 2
North West -1 37 £42,500 -5.55% 8
West Yorkshire -60 36 £45,000 -2.17% 4
West Midlands +4 35 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Leeds -36 32 £45,000 -3.74% 2
East Midlands +8 30 £45,000 - 4
Scotland +2 30 £47,250 -0.52% 4
Reading +22 28 £50,000 -18.36%
Bedfordshire +5 28 £45,000 -18.18%
South West -27 26 £56,250 +25.00% 9
Hertfordshire +2 24 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -28 23 £62,000 +12.72% 2
Bedford +2 18 £46,250 -15.90%
Birmingham +1 17 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Manchester +7 15 £42,500 +4.93% 6
Stirling - 15 £45,000 - 1
Watford +4 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Staffordshire +2 14 £42,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +21 13 £49,500 -16.10% 1
Cheshire +3 13 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Northamptonshire -19 12 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Bristol - 12 £58,225 - 2
Nottinghamshire +10 10 £40,857 -6.61% 1
Nottingham +9 9 £40,857 -6.61% 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 606 (52.74%) Business Analysis
2 488 (42.47%) Finance
3 424 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
4 257 (22.37%) Project Management
5 247 (21.50%) UML
6 234 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 215 (18.71%) Scrum
8 200 (17.41%) Waterfall
9 197 (17.15%) ISEB
10 187 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
11 179 (15.58%) Banking
12 163 (14.19%) Retail
13 162 (14.10%) Use Case
14 145 (12.62%) SQL
15 144 (12.53%) Mentoring
16 135 (11.75%) User Acceptance Testing
17 127 (11.05%) User Stories
18 126 (10.97%) Degree
19 116 (10.10%) Change Management
20 102 (8.88%) BPMN
21 100 (8.70%) Microsoft
22 89 (7.75%) PRINCE2
23 88 (7.66%) MS Excel
24 85 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
25 83 (7.22%) MS Visio
26 79 (6.88%) Data Modelling
26 79 (6.88%) E-Commerce
27 78 (6.79%) QA
28 69 (6.01%) Systems Analysis
28 69 (6.01%) CRM

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (1.91%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.31%) CMS
3 8 (0.70%) SAS
4 7 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.52%) Confluence
6 4 (0.35%) Alfresco
6 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (0.35%) Documentum
7 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.087%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.087%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 88 (7.66%) MS Excel
2 83 (7.22%) MS Visio
3 32 (2.79%) MS Office
4 20 (1.74%) MS Project
5 15 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
7 8 (0.70%) SPSS
8 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.70%) SAP CO
2 8 (0.70%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
3 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.35%) Line 500
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.17%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.78%) LucidChart
2 3 (0.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.70%) Internet
2 4 (0.35%) HTTP
3 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.26%) Intranet
4 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.087%) MVNO
5 1 (0.087%) ATM
5 1 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.09%) QlikView
5 24 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 16 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 16 (1.39%) Data Mining
8 15 (1.31%) OLAP
9 14 (1.22%) Spotfire
10 11 (0.96%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
11 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (0.70%) MS Access
13 4 (0.35%) SAP BI
14 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.17%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 21 (1.83%) Axure RP
2 14 (1.22%) RequisitePro
3 12 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (0.78%) JIRA
6 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.087%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.087%) Toad
7 1 (0.087%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.087%) Hudson
General
1 488 (42.47%) Finance
2 179 (15.58%) Banking
3 163 (14.19%) Retail
4 69 (6.01%) Telecoms
5 59 (5.13%) Advertising
6 52 (4.53%) Marketing
7 49 (4.26%) Investment Banking
8 45 (3.92%) Back Office
9 31 (2.70%) Front Office
10 30 (2.61%) Legal
11 17 (1.48%) Retail Banking
12 15 (1.31%) Law
12 15 (1.31%) Games
13 14 (1.22%) Billing
14 13 (1.13%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.96%) Publishing
15 11 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
17 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.35%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.13%) .NET
2 18 (1.57%) Web Services
2 18 (1.57%) MDX
3 16 (1.39%) XML
4 10 (0.87%) Apache Flex
5 9 (0.78%) HTML
6 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.35%) EDI
7 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.26%) LAMP
8 3 (0.26%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.17%) DAO
9 2 (0.17%) JSON
9 2 (0.17%) ADO
9 2 (0.17%) RESTful
10 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.087%) REST
10 1 (0.087%) COM
10 1 (0.087%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 187 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.70%) User Experience
2 54 (4.70%) FMCG
3 44 (3.83%) Management Information System
4 22 (1.91%) Fixed Income
5 21 (1.83%) Equities
6 20 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (1.74%) Derivative
7 19 (1.65%) Social Media
8 16 (1.39%) EPoS
9 15 (1.31%) Mainframe
9 15 (1.31%) Open Source
10 14 (1.22%) Video on Demand
11 12 (1.04%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.04%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
13 10 (0.87%) IPTV
14 8 (0.70%) Computer Science
14 8 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.44%) Windows
2 3 (0.26%) Android
2 3 (0.26%) UNIX
3 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 606 (52.74%) Business Analysis
2 424 (36.90%) Agile Software Development
3 257 (22.37%) Project Management
4 247 (21.50%) UML
5 234 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 215 (18.71%) Scrum
7 200 (17.41%) Waterfall
8 162 (14.10%) Use Case
9 144 (12.53%) Mentoring
10 135 (11.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 127 (11.05%) User Stories
12 116 (10.10%) Change Management
13 102 (8.88%) BPMN
14 89 (7.75%) PRINCE2
15 85 (7.40%) Business Intelligence
16 79 (6.88%) Data Modelling
16 79 (6.88%) E-Commerce
17 69 (6.01%) CRM
17 69 (6.01%) Systems Analysis
17 69 (6.01%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (12.62%) SQL
2 42 (3.66%) Java
3 16 (1.39%) T-SQL
4 15 (1.31%) VBA
5 13 (1.13%) C#
6 7 (0.61%) ABAP
7 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.26%) PHP
9 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.17%) RPG
9 2 (0.17%) VB
9 2 (0.17%) C
10 1 (0.087%) Perl
Qualifications
1 197 (17.15%) ISEB
2 126 (10.97%) Degree
3 33 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.91%) CBAP
5 19 (1.65%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.31%) IIBA
6 15 (1.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.78%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.70%) CCA
9 7 (0.61%) PMP
9 7 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 6 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.44%) APMP
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
12 2 (0.17%) ACCA
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.087%) CIMA
13 1 (0.087%) HND
13 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (6.79%) QA
2 9 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (0.70%) EMIR
4 6 (0.52%) MiFID
4 6 (0.52%) FATCA
4 6 (0.52%) Basel II
5 5 (0.44%) SLA
6 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
6 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.26%) AIFMD
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.087%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 100 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.53%) SAP
3 45 (3.92%) Oracle
4 22 (1.91%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.74%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.48%) IBM
6 17 (1.48%) Tableau
7 12 (1.04%) Cognos
8 9 (0.78%) iRise
9 7 (0.61%) Sage
10 6 (0.52%) Sybase
10 6 (0.52%) Hitachi
11 5 (0.44%) Calypso
12 4 (0.35%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.35%) Charles River
12 4 (0.35%) Logi Analytics
12 4 (0.35%) Capita
13 3 (0.26%) Mantas
13 3 (0.26%) Open Text
13 3 (0.26%) JDA
Liverpool, Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus,
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Free TV & Mobile
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £56600 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hackney, London
London Borough of Hackney
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Bristol City Council
Posted: 3 days ago
London
MI5
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Selecture
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago