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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 421 424 458
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 637 616 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.60% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 516 520 458
Average salary £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% +7.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,600 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%

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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -11 582 £52,500 -4.54% 55
London -14 243 £60,000 - 27
South East 0 106 £52,500 -4.54% 9
East of England +1 63 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Berkshire +50 50 £52,500 -2.32% 3
West Midlands -9 42 £50,000 +8.10%
City of London -7 40 £63,750 +10.86% 11
South West -12 38 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -74 37 £42,500 - 6
East Midlands +20 33 £50,000 +4.16% 4
Reading +16 33 £50,000 -18.36%
Scotland +14 33 £45,000 -21.05% 4
North West -10 33 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -52 32 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Bedfordshire +19 30 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Hertfordshire +1 28 £50,000 -20.00%
Leeds -38 27 £45,000 -2.17% 2
Surrey -39 22 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Bedford +12 19 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Birmingham +1 19 £50,000 -3.84%
Watford -6 18 £50,000 -4.76%
Stirling - 16 £45,000 -
Cheshire +3 15 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Staffordshire - 15 £42,500 -
Bristol - 15 £58,145 - 2
Manchester -15 13 £45,250 +0.55%
Northamptonshire -16 13 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Luton +8 11 £45,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +5 11 £49,500 -16.10%
Edinburgh -9 11 £52,500 +11.11% 4

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 628 (52.64%) Business Analysis
2 491 (41.16%) Finance
3 434 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
4 262 (21.96%) Project Management
5 257 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 252 (21.12%) UML
7 219 (18.36%) ISEB
8 212 (17.77%) Scrum
9 199 (16.68%) Waterfall
10 187 (15.67%) Banking
11 186 (15.59%) Retail
11 186 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
12 175 (14.67%) Use Case
13 150 (12.57%) User Stories
14 147 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 143 (11.99%) Change Management
16 140 (11.74%) Mentoring
17 135 (11.32%) SQL
18 132 (11.06%) Degree
19 125 (10.48%) BPMN
20 101 (8.47%) PRINCE2
21 99 (8.30%) MS Excel
22 96 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
23 93 (7.80%) Microsoft
24 87 (7.29%) E-Commerce
24 87 (7.29%) MS Visio
25 82 (6.87%) CRM
26 78 (6.54%) Telecoms
27 76 (6.37%) Data Modelling
28 75 (6.29%) Line Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 20 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.26%) CMS
3 9 (0.75%) SAS
4 8 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.50%) Confluence
6 5 (0.42%) Alfresco
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.34%) Documentum
8 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.084%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.084%) Drupal
10 1 (0.084%) Liferay
Applications
1 99 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 87 (7.29%) MS Visio
3 38 (3.19%) MS Office
4 18 (1.51%) MS Project
5 14 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.34%) SPSS
7 4 (0.34%) Fireworks
7 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.67%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.50%) LatentZero
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.34%) Line 500
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 4 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.17%) Agresso
6 2 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
6 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.75%) LucidChart
2 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.25%) SaaS
4 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.67%) Internet
2 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.34%) Broadband
3 4 (0.34%) HTTP
4 3 (0.25%) Firewall
5 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.084%) MVNO
6 1 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.084%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 19 (1.59%) QlikView
7 17 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.34%) OLAP
9 15 (1.26%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.26%) Spotfire
10 12 (1.01%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.75%) MS Access
13 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (0.59%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.50%) SAP BI
17 5 (0.42%) Big Data
18 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (1.59%) Axure RP
2 14 (1.17%) RequisitePro
2 14 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (1.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (0.67%) JIRA
5 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
5 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.25%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.084%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.084%) Toad
7 1 (0.084%) Hudson
7 1 (0.084%) SoapUI
General
1 491 (41.16%) Finance
2 187 (15.67%) Banking
3 186 (15.59%) Retail
4 78 (6.54%) Telecoms
5 65 (5.45%) Advertising
6 48 (4.02%) Marketing
7 39 (3.27%) Investment Banking
8 38 (3.19%) Legal
9 28 (2.35%) Front Office
10 24 (2.01%) Back Office
11 22 (1.84%) Retail Banking
12 19 (1.59%) Law
13 17 (1.42%) Billing
14 14 (1.17%) Manufacturing
15 12 (1.01%) Publishing
15 12 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.75%) Games
17 8 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
19 5 (0.42%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.27%) .NET
2 16 (1.34%) XML
3 15 (1.26%) Web Services
4 14 (1.17%) MDX
5 13 (1.09%) HTML
6 5 (0.42%) Apache Flex
7 4 (0.34%) CSS
7 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.34%) EDI
7 4 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.25%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.17%) RESTful
9 2 (0.17%) JSON
9 2 (0.17%) LAMP
9 2 (0.17%) DAO
9 2 (0.17%) ADO
10 1 (0.084%) COM
10 1 (0.084%) SOAP
10 1 (0.084%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 186 (15.59%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (5.28%) User Experience
3 61 (5.11%) FMCG
4 49 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 28 (2.35%) Social Media
6 23 (1.93%) Fixed Income
7 15 (1.26%) EPoS
7 15 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.17%) Equities
9 13 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 13 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (1.01%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (1.01%) Derivative
11 11 (0.92%) Open Source
11 11 (0.92%) Data Integration
12 10 (0.84%) Credit Risk
13 9 (0.75%) Video on Demand
14 8 (0.67%) Computer Science
15 7 (0.59%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.25%) UNIX
1 3 (0.25%) Windows
2 1 (0.084%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (52.64%) Business Analysis
2 434 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (21.96%) Project Management
4 257 (21.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 252 (21.12%) UML
6 212 (17.77%) Scrum
7 199 (16.68%) Waterfall
8 175 (14.67%) Use Case
9 150 (12.57%) User Stories
10 147 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
11 143 (11.99%) Change Management
12 140 (11.74%) Mentoring
13 125 (10.48%) BPMN
14 101 (8.47%) PRINCE2
15 96 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
16 87 (7.29%) E-Commerce
17 82 (6.87%) CRM
18 76 (6.37%) Data Modelling
19 75 (6.29%) Line Management
20 69 (5.78%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 135 (11.32%) SQL
2 35 (2.93%) Java
3 18 (1.51%) T-SQL
4 15 (1.26%) C#
4 15 (1.26%) VBA
5 7 (0.59%) ABAP
6 6 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.17%) PHP
7 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.17%) RPG
7 2 (0.17%) VB
8 1 (0.084%) C
Qualifications
1 219 (18.36%) ISEB
2 132 (11.06%) Degree
3 34 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.10%) CBAP
5 21 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.17%) IIBA
7 14 (1.17%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.50%) CCA
10 5 (0.42%) PMP
10 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 5 (0.42%) APMP
11 3 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) ACCA
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
13 1 (0.084%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 1 (0.084%) AAT
13 1 (0.084%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.95%) QA
2 6 (0.50%) FATCA
2 6 (0.50%) MiFID
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) Basel II
4 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.084%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.084%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (7.80%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.19%) Oracle
2 50 (4.19%) SAP
3 28 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 21 (1.76%) Business Objects
5 18 (1.51%) Tableau
6 17 (1.42%) IBM
7 12 (1.01%) Cognos
8 9 (0.75%) JD Edwards
9 8 (0.67%) Sage
10 7 (0.59%) Charles River
10 7 (0.59%) iRise
11 6 (0.50%) thinkFolio
12 5 (0.42%) Calypso
13 4 (0.34%) Open Text
13 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.34%) Sybase
13 4 (0.34%) Adobe
13 4 (0.34%) Capita
13 4 (0.34%) Mantas
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £68,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, life, bonus etc
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus, + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + large bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum plus package (bonus, healthcare, pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Quindell Resourcing
Salary: to £60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago