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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 426 413 437
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 634 614 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.60% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 504 516 475
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 £41,500 £40,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.77%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
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 24 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 24 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 -19 580 £52,000 -5.45% 64
London -28 238 £60,000 - 35
South East 0 105 £50,000 -9.09% 6
East of England +11 64 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Berkshire +29 48 £50,000 -6.97% 1
City of London -13 43 £62,500 +8.69% 10
West Midlands -8 41 £50,000 +11.11%
North West -4 38 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West -12 38 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Yorkshire -84 37 £42,500 - 7
Reading +27 32 £50,000 -18.36%
East Midlands +24 32 £48,750 -0.51% 3
Bedfordshire +19 31 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Scotland +11 31 £45,000 -21.05% 4
West Yorkshire -66 31 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Hertfordshire +1 28 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Leeds -33 26 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Surrey -29 23 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Bedford +8 20 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Birmingham -4 20 £50,000 -3.84%
Watford +5 18 £50,000 -4.76%
Cheshire -1 17 £42,500 +10.38%
Stirling - 16 £45,000 -
Staffordshire +5 15 £42,500 -
Manchester +2 15 £43,750 +0.57%
Bristol - 14 £58,225 - 2
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £49,500 -16.10% 1
Northamptonshire -16 12 £56,875 +8.33% 3
Somerset -8 11 £50,000 - 2
Luton - 11 £45,000 -

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 619 (52.24%) Business Analysis
2 490 (41.35%) Finance
3 433 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
4 264 (22.28%) Project Management
5 254 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 250 (21.10%) UML
7 217 (18.31%) Scrum
8 214 (18.06%) ISEB
9 201 (16.96%) Waterfall
10 187 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
11 185 (15.61%) Banking
12 181 (15.27%) Retail
13 172 (14.51%) Use Case
14 149 (12.57%) User Stories
15 144 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 139 (11.73%) Change Management
16 139 (11.73%) SQL
17 138 (11.65%) Mentoring
18 131 (11.05%) Degree
19 121 (10.21%) BPMN
20 97 (8.19%) PRINCE2
20 97 (8.19%) MS Excel
21 95 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
21 95 (8.02%) Microsoft
22 85 (7.17%) E-Commerce
23 84 (7.09%) MS Visio
24 79 (6.67%) CRM
25 77 (6.50%) Telecoms
26 75 (6.33%) Line Management
27 74 (6.24%) Data Modelling

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 19 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.27%) CMS
3 9 (0.76%) SAS
4 7 (0.59%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.51%) 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 97 (8.19%) MS Excel
2 84 (7.09%) MS Visio
3 36 (3.04%) MS Office
4 20 (1.69%) MS Project
5 14 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.42%) SPSS
8 2 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.17%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.68%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.68%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.51%) LatentZero
3 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.51%) 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 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.17%) Agresso
7 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.76%) LucidChart
2 3 (0.25%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.68%) Internet
2 5 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.34%) HTTP
4 3 (0.25%) Broadband
5 2 (0.17%) Intranet
5 2 (0.17%) Firewall
5 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.084%) MVNO
6 1 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.084%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 53 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (1.69%) QlikView
7 18 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (1.35%) OLAP
9 15 (1.27%) Data Mining
9 15 (1.27%) Spotfire
10 13 (1.10%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (0.84%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.76%) MS Access
14 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (0.68%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.42%) SAP BI
16 4 (0.34%) Big Data
16 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (1.69%) Axure RP
2 14 (1.18%) RequisitePro
2 14 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 11 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (0.68%) JIRA
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.17%) CaliberRM
8 1 (0.084%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.084%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.084%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.084%) Toad
8 1 (0.084%) Hudson
8 1 (0.084%) SoapUI
General
1 490 (41.35%) Finance
2 185 (15.61%) Banking
3 181 (15.27%) Retail
4 77 (6.50%) Telecoms
5 65 (5.49%) Advertising
6 50 (4.22%) Marketing
7 43 (3.63%) Investment Banking
8 38 (3.21%) Legal
9 29 (2.45%) Front Office
9 29 (2.45%) Back Office
10 18 (1.52%) Law
10 18 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 17 (1.43%) Billing
12 13 (1.10%) Manufacturing
13 12 (1.01%) Publishing
13 12 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.93%) Games
15 9 (0.76%) Corporate Banking
16 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (3.21%) .NET
2 16 (1.35%) Web Services
2 16 (1.35%) XML
3 15 (1.27%) MDX
4 11 (0.93%) HTML
5 6 (0.51%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.34%) EDI
6 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.25%) XML Messaging
7 3 (0.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 2 (0.17%) RESTful
8 2 (0.17%) DAO
8 2 (0.17%) JSON
8 2 (0.17%) LAMP
8 2 (0.17%) CSS
8 2 (0.17%) ADO
9 1 (0.084%) COM
9 1 (0.084%) Middleware
9 1 (0.084%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 187 (15.78%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (5.23%) User Experience
3 61 (5.15%) FMCG
4 50 (4.22%) Management Information System
5 27 (2.28%) Social Media
6 24 (2.03%) Fixed Income
7 17 (1.43%) Equities
8 16 (1.35%) EPoS
9 15 (1.27%) Derivative
9 15 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 14 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.10%) Mainframe
12 12 (1.01%) Visualisation
12 12 (1.01%) Open Source
12 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.93%) Data Integration
14 10 (0.84%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.76%) Computer Science
15 9 (0.76%) Credit Risk
16 7 (0.59%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.25%) UNIX
1 3 (0.25%) Windows
2 1 (0.084%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (52.24%) Business Analysis
2 433 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 264 (22.28%) Project Management
4 254 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 250 (21.10%) UML
6 217 (18.31%) Scrum
7 201 (16.96%) Waterfall
8 172 (14.51%) Use Case
9 149 (12.57%) User Stories
10 144 (12.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 139 (11.73%) Change Management
12 138 (11.65%) Mentoring
13 121 (10.21%) BPMN
14 97 (8.19%) PRINCE2
15 95 (8.02%) Business Intelligence
16 85 (7.17%) E-Commerce
17 79 (6.67%) CRM
18 75 (6.33%) Line Management
19 74 (6.24%) Data Modelling
20 71 (5.99%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 139 (11.73%) SQL
2 37 (3.12%) Java
3 18 (1.52%) T-SQL
4 15 (1.27%) C#
4 15 (1.27%) VBA
5 6 (0.51%) ABAP
5 6 (0.51%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.17%) PHP
6 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.17%) RPG
6 2 (0.17%) C
6 2 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 214 (18.06%) ISEB
2 131 (11.05%) Degree
3 35 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.03%) CBAP
5 22 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 15 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 14 (1.18%) IIBA
8 12 (1.01%) ISEB Practitioner
9 7 (0.59%) CCA
9 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.42%) PMP
10 5 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
10 5 (0.42%) APMP
11 4 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.17%) MBA
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) ACCA
12 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.084%) CIMA
13 1 (0.084%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (6.08%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) FATCA
2 5 (0.42%) MiFID
3 4 (0.34%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) Basel II
4 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.25%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.084%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.084%) EMIR
6 1 (0.084%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.084%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 95 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 52 (4.39%) SAP
3 50 (4.22%) Oracle
4 26 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.77%) Business Objects
6 18 (1.52%) Tableau
7 17 (1.43%) IBM
8 13 (1.10%) Cognos
9 9 (0.76%) JD Edwards
10 8 (0.68%) Sage
10 8 (0.68%) iRise
11 7 (0.59%) Charles River
12 6 (0.51%) thinkFolio
13 5 (0.42%) Calypso
14 4 (0.34%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.34%) Sybase
14 4 (0.34%) Open Text
14 4 (0.34%) Mantas
14 4 (0.34%) Capita
14 4 (0.34%) Logi Analytics
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