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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 421 430 446
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 628 606 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 498 507 479
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 £70,400 £72,500 £72,500
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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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 22 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 22 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 -7 575 £52,000 -5.45% 67
London -23 236 £60,000 - 36
South East 0 108 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East of England +12 64 £47,500 -20.83% 4
Berkshire +31 50 £50,000 -9.09% 3
City of London -15 44 £62,500 +8.69% 14
West Midlands -13 41 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North West +5 39 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West -6 37 £52,000 +15.55% 7
Yorkshire -67 34 £42,500 - 7
Reading +30 33 £50,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +17 31 £48,750 -0.51% 2
Bedfordshire +14 31 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Scotland +14 30 £45,000 -17.80% 2
Hertfordshire +1 28 £50,000 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire -61 28 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Surrey -31 24 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Leeds -42 23 £45,000 -2.17% 3
Birmingham +4 21 £50,000 -3.84% 1
Bedford +14 20 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Watford +1 18 £50,000 -4.76%
Cheshire -6 17 £42,500 +10.38%
Stirling - 16 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +8 15 £42,500 - 1
Manchester -2 15 £43,750 +0.57%
Bristol - 14 £58,225 - 2
Buckinghamshire +11 12 £49,500 -16.10% 1
Northamptonshire -17 12 £56,875 +8.33% 2
Luton - 11 £45,000 -
Somerset -15 10 £47,500 -5.00% 2

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 611 (52.31%) Business Analysis
2 482 (41.27%) Finance
3 427 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
4 260 (22.26%) Project Management
5 250 (21.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 247 (21.15%) UML
7 214 (18.32%) Scrum
8 209 (17.89%) ISEB
9 198 (16.95%) Waterfall
10 184 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
11 181 (15.50%) Banking
12 175 (14.98%) Retail
13 169 (14.47%) Use Case
14 145 (12.41%) User Stories
15 140 (11.99%) SQL
16 139 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
17 136 (11.64%) Mentoring
18 135 (11.56%) Change Management
19 128 (10.96%) Degree
20 118 (10.10%) BPMN
21 96 (8.22%) PRINCE2
22 94 (8.05%) MS Excel
23 93 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
23 93 (7.96%) Microsoft
24 85 (7.28%) E-Commerce
25 82 (7.02%) MS Visio
26 77 (6.59%) CRM
27 75 (6.42%) Telecoms
28 73 (6.25%) Data Modelling
28 73 (6.25%) Line Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 18 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.28%) CMS
3 9 (0.77%) SAS
4 7 (0.60%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.51%) Confluence
6 5 (0.43%) Alfresco
7 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (0.34%) Documentum
8 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.086%) Liferay
10 1 (0.086%) Drupal
10 1 (0.086%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 94 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 82 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.00%) MS Office
4 20 (1.71%) MS Project
5 13 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.43%) SPSS
8 1 (0.086%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.086%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) SAP CO
2 8 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.68%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (0.51%) LatentZero
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
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%) Line 500
5 4 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.34%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.17%) SAP QM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.77%) LucidChart
2 3 (0.26%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.60%) Internet
2 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.34%) HTTP
4 3 (0.26%) Broadband
5 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
5 2 (0.17%) Intranet
6 1 (0.086%) ATM
6 1 (0.086%) Firewall
6 1 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.086%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.54%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.71%) QlikView
7 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.37%) OLAP
9 15 (1.28%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.28%) Spotfire
10 13 (1.11%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.86%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.77%) MS Access
13 9 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.43%) SAP BI
16 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
17 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (1.71%) Axure RP
2 13 (1.11%) RequisitePro
2 13 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 10 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (0.68%) JIRA
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.086%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.086%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.086%) Toad
7 1 (0.086%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.086%) Hudson
7 1 (0.086%) SoapUI
General
1 482 (41.27%) Finance
2 181 (15.50%) Banking
3 175 (14.98%) Retail
4 75 (6.42%) Telecoms
5 63 (5.39%) Advertising
6 49 (4.20%) Marketing
7 43 (3.68%) Investment Banking
8 36 (3.08%) Legal
9 29 (2.48%) Front Office
10 28 (2.40%) Back Office
11 18 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 18 (1.54%) Law
12 16 (1.37%) Billing
13 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
14 12 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (1.03%) Publishing
15 11 (0.94%) Games
16 9 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
17 7 (0.60%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.25%) .NET
2 16 (1.37%) Web Services
2 16 (1.37%) XML
3 15 (1.28%) MDX
4 10 (0.86%) HTML
5 6 (0.51%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.34%) EDI
7 3 (0.26%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.17%) DAO
8 2 (0.17%) JSON
8 2 (0.17%) RESTful
8 2 (0.17%) LAMP
8 2 (0.17%) ADO
9 1 (0.086%) COM
9 1 (0.086%) CSS
9 1 (0.086%) SOAP
9 1 (0.086%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 184 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (5.05%) FMCG
3 58 (4.97%) User Experience
4 48 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 25 (2.14%) Social Media
6 24 (2.05%) Fixed Income
7 17 (1.46%) Equities
8 16 (1.37%) EPoS
9 15 (1.28%) Derivative
9 15 (1.28%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.03%) Visualisation
11 12 (1.03%) Open Source
12 11 (0.94%) Data Integration
12 11 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.86%) Video on Demand
14 9 (0.77%) Computer Science
15 7 (0.60%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.60%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.26%) UNIX
1 3 (0.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.086%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (52.31%) Business Analysis
2 427 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (22.26%) Project Management
4 250 (21.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 247 (21.15%) UML
6 214 (18.32%) Scrum
7 198 (16.95%) Waterfall
8 169 (14.47%) Use Case
9 145 (12.41%) User Stories
10 139 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 136 (11.64%) Mentoring
12 135 (11.56%) Change Management
13 118 (10.10%) BPMN
14 96 (8.22%) PRINCE2
15 93 (7.96%) Business Intelligence
16 85 (7.28%) E-Commerce
17 77 (6.59%) CRM
18 73 (6.25%) Data Modelling
18 73 (6.25%) Line Management
19 69 (5.91%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 140 (11.99%) SQL
2 37 (3.17%) Java
3 18 (1.54%) T-SQL
4 15 (1.28%) C#
4 15 (1.28%) VBA
5 6 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.51%) ABAP
6 2 (0.17%) C
6 2 (0.17%) PHP
6 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.17%) RPG
6 2 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (17.89%) ISEB
2 128 (10.96%) Degree
3 35 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.97%) CBAP
5 22 (1.88%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.20%) IIBA
8 12 (1.03%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.60%) CCA
9 7 (0.60%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.43%) PMP
10 5 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.43%) APMP
11 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.17%) ACCA
13 1 (0.086%) HND
13 1 (0.086%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.99%) QA
2 5 (0.43%) MiFID
2 5 (0.43%) FATCA
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) Basel II
4 3 (0.26%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.086%) EMIR
6 1 (0.086%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 1 (0.086%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 93 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 51 (4.37%) SAP
3 49 (4.20%) Oracle
4 26 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 18 (1.54%) Tableau
7 17 (1.46%) IBM
8 13 (1.11%) Cognos
9 8 (0.68%) iRise
9 8 (0.68%) JD Edwards
9 8 (0.68%) Sage
10 7 (0.60%) Charles River
11 6 (0.51%) thinkFolio
12 5 (0.43%) Calypso
13 4 (0.34%) Mantas
13 4 (0.34%) Capita
13 4 (0.34%) Logi Analytics
13 4 (0.34%) Open Text
13 4 (0.34%) Sybase
14 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 58 minutes ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lifecycle Resources Ltd
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £59000 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: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: 4 days ago