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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 444 400 436
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 576 618 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.58% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.62% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 457 513 489
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 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 23 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 23 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 -68 531 £50,000 -9.09% 61
London -87 206 £61,500 +2.50% 27
South East +8 105 £50,000 -9.09% 4
East of England +13 56 £47,500 -13.63% 5
City of London -20 50 £63,750 +6.25% 6
Yorkshire -64 50 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Berkshire +30 40 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Yorkshire -39 40 £45,000 -2.17% 3
West Midlands +5 38 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North West -6 35 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Leeds -38 35 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East Midlands +3 30 £45,000 - 2
Scotland -2 28 £47,250 -5.50% 3
Bedfordshire +8 27 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South West -37 26 £55,000 +22.22% 7
Reading - 26 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire -3 24 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -28 24 £62,500 +13.63%
Birmingham +6 17 £50,000 -9.09%
Bedford +3 17 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Staffordshire +2 15 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 14 £49,500 -
Watford +1 14 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Manchester -3 14 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Stirling - 14 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -16 13 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Bristol +3 12 £58,225 +66.35%
Cheshire -11 12 £42,500 +10.38% 2
Milton Keynes - 10 £49,500 -
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £40,857 -6.61% 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 613 (53.63%) Business Analysis
2 495 (43.31%) Finance
3 422 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
4 253 (22.13%) Project Management
5 245 (21.43%) UML
6 239 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 214 (18.72%) Scrum
8 199 (17.41%) ISEB
8 199 (17.41%) Waterfall
9 181 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
10 178 (15.57%) Banking
11 165 (14.44%) Use Case
12 163 (14.26%) Retail
13 146 (12.77%) Mentoring
14 141 (12.34%) SQL
15 136 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 126 (11.02%) Degree
17 125 (10.94%) User Stories
18 115 (10.06%) Change Management
19 99 (8.66%) Microsoft
20 98 (8.57%) BPMN
21 86 (7.52%) PRINCE2
21 86 (7.52%) MS Excel
22 85 (7.44%) MS Visio
23 83 (7.26%) Data Modelling
24 81 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
25 80 (7.00%) QA
26 76 (6.65%) E-Commerce
27 72 (6.30%) CRM
28 71 (6.21%) Telecoms

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 (2.01%) SharePoint
2 16 (1.40%) CMS
3 7 (0.61%) SAS
3 7 (0.61%) Confluence
4 6 (0.52%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.35%) Documentum
5 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (0.35%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.087%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.087%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 86 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 85 (7.44%) MS Visio
3 32 (2.80%) MS Office
4 21 (1.84%) MS Project
5 15 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.79%) SPSS
7 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.70%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.70%) SAP CO
3 5 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.35%) Line 500
4 4 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
4 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.26%) Oracle iProcurement
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%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP QM
6 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.79%) 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%) Intranet
4 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.087%) MVNO
5 1 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.087%) ATM
5 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (2.10%) QlikView
5 24 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (1.49%) Data Mining
8 16 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.31%) OLAP
10 14 (1.22%) Spotfire
11 11 (0.96%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 10 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.70%) MS Access
13 8 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
13 8 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.17%) MarkLogic
15 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (1.84%) Axure RP
2 14 (1.22%) RequisitePro
3 11 (0.96%) JIRA
3 11 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.087%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.087%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.087%) Toad
6 1 (0.087%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.087%) Hudson
General
1 495 (43.31%) Finance
2 178 (15.57%) Banking
3 163 (14.26%) Retail
4 71 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 61 (5.34%) Advertising
6 52 (4.55%) Marketing
7 49 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 49 (4.29%) Back Office
8 32 (2.80%) Legal
9 31 (2.71%) Front Office
10 16 (1.40%) Retail Banking
11 15 (1.31%) Law
11 15 (1.31%) Billing
12 14 (1.22%) Games
13 13 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 11 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
16 9 (0.79%) Publishing
17 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.35%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.89%) .NET
2 18 (1.57%) MDX
3 16 (1.40%) Web Services
3 16 (1.40%) XML
4 10 (0.87%) Apache Flex
5 9 (0.79%) HTML
6 5 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.35%) EDI
7 4 (0.35%) LAMP
7 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.17%) JSON
8 2 (0.17%) XML Messaging
8 2 (0.17%) DAO
8 2 (0.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.17%) ADO
8 2 (0.17%) RESTful
9 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.087%) REST
9 1 (0.087%) COM
9 1 (0.087%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 181 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (4.72%) User Experience
2 54 (4.72%) FMCG
3 38 (3.32%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.01%) Equities
5 22 (1.92%) Fixed Income
5 22 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (1.84%) Derivative
7 18 (1.57%) Social Media
8 15 (1.31%) Open Source
8 15 (1.31%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.31%) EPoS
9 14 (1.22%) Video on Demand
10 12 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 12 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 10 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
12 10 (0.87%) IPTV
13 8 (0.70%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.70%) Reference Data
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
1 613 (53.63%) Business Analysis
2 422 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (22.13%) Project Management
4 245 (21.43%) UML
5 239 (20.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 214 (18.72%) Scrum
7 199 (17.41%) Waterfall
8 165 (14.44%) Use Case
9 146 (12.77%) Mentoring
10 136 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 125 (10.94%) User Stories
12 115 (10.06%) Change Management
13 98 (8.57%) BPMN
14 86 (7.52%) PRINCE2
15 83 (7.26%) Data Modelling
16 81 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
17 76 (6.65%) E-Commerce
18 72 (6.30%) CRM
19 70 (6.12%) Line Management
20 68 (5.95%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 141 (12.34%) SQL
2 40 (3.50%) Java
3 16 (1.40%) T-SQL
4 14 (1.22%) VBA
5 11 (0.96%) C#
6 7 (0.61%) ABAP
7 6 (0.52%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.35%) PHP
9 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.17%) RPG
9 2 (0.17%) Perl
9 2 (0.17%) C
10 1 (0.087%) VB
Qualifications
1 199 (17.41%) ISEB
2 126 (11.02%) Degree
3 33 (2.89%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.84%) CBAP
5 19 (1.66%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.31%) IIBA
7 14 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.70%) CCA
9 8 (0.70%) PMP
10 7 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.52%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.44%) APMP
13 3 (0.26%) ACCA
14 2 (0.17%) CIMA
14 2 (0.17%) MBA
14 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
15 1 (0.087%) HND
15 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (7.00%) QA
2 12 (1.05%) EMIR
2 12 (1.05%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (0.70%) MiFID
3 8 (0.70%) 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 99 (8.66%) Microsoft
2 50 (4.37%) SAP
3 42 (3.67%) Oracle
4 21 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.49%) IBM
6 17 (1.49%) Tableau
7 10 (0.87%) Cognos
8 9 (0.79%) 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%) Logi Analytics
12 4 (0.35%) Capita
13 3 (0.26%) hybris
13 3 (0.26%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.26%) JDA
13 3 (0.26%) Bloomberg
13 3 (0.26%) Open Text
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Posted: 8 hours ago
North West
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Salary: £33000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, etc.
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, health ins
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Medical, Bonus
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