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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 433 446 459
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 584 532 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.49% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 499 432 429
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.39%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 December 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 December 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 +3 547 £55,000 - 40
London +21 267 £60,000 - 18
South East +2 107 £55,000 - 5
Berkshire +38 54 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire -52 39 £45,000 +3.44% 7
East of England -2 37 £50,000 - 3
West Midlands -10 35 £50,000 +17.64% 2
West Yorkshire -37 31 £45,000 +3.44% 6
City of London -47 31 £67,500 +17.39% 4
South West -6 29 £45,000 - 1
Reading +22 28 £55,000 -12.00%
Leeds -18 25 £45,000 -2.17% 4
Surrey -20 24 £55,000 - 1
North West -10 18 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Scotland +12 17 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Slough +2 17 £57,500 +9.52%
East Midlands +29 16 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Bedfordshire +20 16 £47,500 -9.52%
Hertfordshire -6 15 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Birmingham -10 15 £50,000 -3.84% 1
Hampshire -15 13 £51,250 +5.67%
Bedford - 13 £45,000 -
Guildford - 13 £52,500 -
Bristol +6 11 £37,103 -4.25%
Watford -9 11 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Wimbledon - 11 £57,500 -
Manchester -19 9 £42,250 -15.50%
Edinburgh -4 8 £52,500 -8.29% 3
Northamptonshire -13 8 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Cheshire - 8 £42,500 - 3

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 582 (50.43%) Business Analysis
2 488 (42.29%) Finance
3 413 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
4 234 (20.28%) Project Management
5 232 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 223 (19.32%) UML
7 198 (17.16%) ISEB
8 191 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
9 183 (15.86%) Banking
10 182 (15.77%) Scrum
11 181 (15.68%) Retail
12 174 (15.08%) Waterfall
13 170 (14.73%) Use Case
14 156 (13.52%) User Stories
15 149 (12.91%) Mentoring
16 142 (12.31%) Change Management
17 134 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 129 (11.18%) Degree
19 108 (9.36%) BPMN
20 107 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
21 93 (8.06%) SQL
21 93 (8.06%) Telecoms
22 92 (7.97%) E-Commerce
23 90 (7.80%) MS Excel
24 89 (7.71%) CRM
25 82 (7.11%) Microsoft
26 80 (6.93%) Data Modelling
26 80 (6.93%) Line Management
27 77 (6.67%) PRINCE2
27 77 (6.67%) MS Visio

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 21 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.95%) SAS
4 10 (0.87%) CMS
5 6 (0.52%) Alfresco
6 4 (0.35%) Confluence
7 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 3 (0.26%) Documentum
8 2 (0.17%) FileNet
9 1 (0.087%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.087%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.087%) Drupal
9 1 (0.087%) Liferay
Applications
1 90 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 77 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 50 (4.33%) MS Office
4 18 (1.56%) MS Project
5 16 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (0.43%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.43%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.69%) SAP CO
2 8 (0.69%) LatentZero
3 7 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
4 6 (0.52%) Agresso
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.35%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (0.26%) MultiFonds
8 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
8 2 (0.17%) SAP QM
8 2 (0.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) LucidChart
2 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.087%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.78%) Firewall
2 8 (0.69%) Internet
3 5 (0.43%) Broadband
3 5 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.35%) HTTP
5 2 (0.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.087%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (1.30%) Data Mining
6 13 (1.13%) SAP BI
6 13 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (0.95%) MS Access
8 10 (0.87%) Big Data
8 10 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.69%) QlikView
9 8 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.61%) OLAP
10 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.52%) SAP BW
12 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 5 (0.43%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.35%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 17 (1.47%) RequisitePro
2 15 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (1.13%) JIRA
3 13 (1.13%) Axure RP
3 13 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
4 11 (0.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 9 (0.78%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.087%) MagicDraw
6 1 (0.087%) Hudson
6 1 (0.087%) SoapUI
General
1 488 (42.29%) Finance
2 183 (15.86%) Banking
3 181 (15.68%) Retail
4 93 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 66 (5.72%) Advertising
6 40 (3.47%) Marketing
7 35 (3.03%) Retail Banking
8 32 (2.77%) Legal
9 30 (2.60%) Front Office
10 28 (2.43%) Billing
11 27 (2.34%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.73%) Back Office
13 17 (1.47%) Law
14 16 (1.39%) Manufacturing
15 13 (1.13%) Publishing
16 8 (0.69%) Games
16 8 (0.69%) Automotive
16 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
17 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
18 6 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.99%) .NET
2 11 (0.95%) XML
3 10 (0.87%) Web Services
4 8 (0.69%) HTML
5 6 (0.52%) MDX
6 5 (0.43%) BAPI
6 5 (0.43%) CSS
7 4 (0.35%) EDI
8 3 (0.26%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (0.17%) RESTful
9 2 (0.17%) LAMP
9 2 (0.17%) DAO
9 2 (0.17%) ADO
9 2 (0.17%) COM
9 2 (0.17%) JSON
10 1 (0.087%) SOAP
10 1 (0.087%) Middleware
10 1 (0.087%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.087%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 191 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (5.20%) User Experience
3 59 (5.11%) Management Information System
4 52 (4.51%) FMCG
5 26 (2.25%) Social Media
6 22 (1.91%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.82%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.39%) EPoS
10 15 (1.30%) Equities
11 12 (1.04%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 10 (0.87%) Derivative
14 9 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.78%) Data Integration
14 9 (0.78%) Visualisation
15 8 (0.69%) Data Structures
16 6 (0.52%) Open Source
16 6 (0.52%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.26%) UNIX
2 2 (0.17%) Windows
3 1 (0.087%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (50.43%) Business Analysis
2 413 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (20.28%) Project Management
4 232 (20.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 223 (19.32%) UML
6 182 (15.77%) Scrum
7 174 (15.08%) Waterfall
8 170 (14.73%) Use Case
9 156 (13.52%) User Stories
10 149 (12.91%) Mentoring
11 142 (12.31%) Change Management
12 134 (11.61%) User Acceptance Testing
13 108 (9.36%) BPMN
14 107 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
15 92 (7.97%) E-Commerce
16 89 (7.71%) CRM
17 80 (6.93%) Data Modelling
17 80 (6.93%) Line Management
18 77 (6.67%) PRINCE2
19 73 (6.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 93 (8.06%) SQL
2 23 (1.99%) T-SQL
3 19 (1.65%) Java
4 16 (1.39%) C#
5 13 (1.13%) VBA
6 12 (1.04%) ABAP
7 1 (0.087%) C
7 1 (0.087%) VB
7 1 (0.087%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.087%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.087%) RPG
Qualifications
1 198 (17.16%) ISEB
2 129 (11.18%) Degree
3 21 (1.82%) CBAP
4 19 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
6 14 (1.21%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.78%) IIBA
8 6 (0.52%) CCA
9 5 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.43%) APMP
10 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.17%) ACCA
11 1 (0.087%) CIMA
11 1 (0.087%) ICAEW
11 1 (0.087%) AAT
11 1 (0.087%) HND
11 1 (0.087%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.59%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) Solvency II
2 6 (0.52%) FATCA
2 6 (0.52%) Basel II
2 6 (0.52%) MiFID
3 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.26%) SLA
4 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.087%) COBIT
Vendors
1 82 (7.11%) Microsoft
2 69 (5.98%) SAP
3 49 (4.25%) Oracle
4 24 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.73%) Business Objects
6 17 (1.47%) JD Edwards
7 14 (1.21%) IBM
8 11 (0.95%) Demandware
8 11 (0.95%) hybris
8 11 (0.95%) ATG
9 10 (0.87%) Charles River
9 10 (0.87%) Tableau
10 8 (0.69%) thinkFolio
10 8 (0.69%) Cognos
11 7 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
12 5 (0.43%) Adobe
12 5 (0.43%) Pegasus
12 5 (0.43%) Sage
12 5 (0.43%) Guidewire
13 4 (0.35%) Mantas
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