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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 451 392 392
Rank change year-on-year
-59 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 567 633 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.62% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 465 512 554
Average salary £52,000 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%

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
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -43 532 £52,000 -5.45% 79
London -89 227 £60,000 +4.34% 35
South East +5 105 £50,000 -9.09% 14
City of London -20 74 £65,000 +4.00% 20
Yorkshire -54 43 £44,000 -2.22% 3
East of England +21 41 £50,000 -9.09% 5
West Midlands +24 37 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +3 34 £42,500 +1.79% 3
Surrey +2 34 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Yorkshire -45 33 £45,000 -2.17% 3
South West -12 32 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Berkshire -2 29 £49,500 -17.50% 1
Leeds -31 29 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East Midlands -5 27 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Buckinghamshire +16 20 £49,500 +11.86% 1
Bedfordshire +9 20 £46,250 -26.00% 4
Scotland -18 20 £47,375 +5.27% 3
Birmingham +14 19 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Manchester +8 19 £42,500 +13.33% 2
Milton Keynes - 18 £49,500 - 1
Bedford - 17 £45,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +6 16 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Northamptonshire -10 14 £50,000 -2.91% 4
Reading - 14 £50,000 - 1
Staffordshire -1 11 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Slough -2 11 £49,500 -13.91%
Somerset -16 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £40,857 -
Bristol +6 9 £58,225 +45.56% 2
Wiltshire -8 9 £46,500 +3.33% 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 499 (43.09%) Finance
3 253 (21.85%) UML
4 237 (20.47%) Project Management
5 231 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 205 (17.70%) ISEB
7 198 (17.10%) Scrum
8 184 (15.89%) Waterfall
9 178 (15.37%) Retail
10 173 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
11 169 (14.59%) Banking
12 168 (14.51%) Use Case
13 149 (12.87%) Degree
14 133 (11.49%) SQL
15 126 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 122 (10.54%) User Stories
17 97 (8.38%) Microsoft
18 96 (8.29%) Change Management
19 90 (7.77%) BPMN
20 89 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
21 88 (7.60%) Data Modelling
22 86 (7.43%) MS Visio
23 85 (7.34%) QA
24 84 (7.25%) E-Commerce
25 83 (7.17%) MS Excel
26 82 (7.08%) CRM
27 76 (6.56%) PRINCE2
28 71 (6.13%) Telecoms
29 69 (5.96%) Systems Analysis
30 65 (5.61%) Advertising

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 29 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.73%) CMS
3 9 (0.78%) SAS
4 6 (0.52%) Confluence
5 4 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.17%) Documentum
7 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.086%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.086%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.086%) Alfresco
Applications
1 86 (7.43%) MS Visio
2 83 (7.17%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.50%) MS Office
4 20 (1.73%) MS Project
5 15 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (1.21%) SPSS
7 8 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.69%) SAP FI
2 8 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
2 8 (0.69%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.52%) Eagle PACE
4 4 (0.35%) Line 500
4 4 (0.35%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.35%) SAP SD
4 4 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.17%) SAP AFS
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.17%) Summit
6 2 (0.17%) Fredhopper
6 2 (0.17%) Eagle STAR
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.086%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.086%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.69%) LucidChart
2 7 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.86%) Internet
2 8 (0.69%) Intranet
3 4 (0.35%) HTTP
4 2 (0.17%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.086%) MVNO
5 1 (0.086%) ATM
5 1 (0.086%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (2.68%) QlikView
4 29 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (1.12%) Spotfire
10 12 (1.04%) Data Mining
11 11 (0.95%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.95%) OLAP
12 9 (0.78%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.43%) MS Access
14 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 4 (0.35%) Big Data
16 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (1.73%) Axure RP
2 13 (1.12%) RequisitePro
3 10 (0.86%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (0.69%) JIRA
6 7 (0.60%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.26%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.17%) ERwin
10 1 (0.086%) Toad
10 1 (0.086%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.086%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.086%) Oracle Forms
General
1 499 (43.09%) Finance
2 178 (15.37%) Retail
3 169 (14.59%) Banking
4 71 (6.13%) Telecoms
5 65 (5.61%) Advertising
6 63 (5.44%) Marketing
7 52 (4.49%) Investment Banking
8 50 (4.32%) Back Office
9 36 (3.11%) Front Office
10 33 (2.85%) Legal
11 17 (1.47%) Retail Banking
12 16 (1.38%) Billing
12 16 (1.38%) Games
13 13 (1.12%) Law
13 13 (1.12%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.69%) Publishing
14 8 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
15 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.76%) .NET
2 18 (1.55%) MDX
3 14 (1.21%) Web Services
4 13 (1.12%) Apache Flex
5 11 (0.95%) HTML
6 10 (0.86%) XML
7 5 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.35%) CSS
8 4 (0.35%) LAMP
8 4 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.17%) COM
9 2 (0.17%) EDI
10 1 (0.086%) FIXML
10 1 (0.086%) FpML
10 1 (0.086%) ADO
10 1 (0.086%) JSON
10 1 (0.086%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.086%) DAO
10 1 (0.086%) SAP PI
10 1 (0.086%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (4.75%) FMCG
2 45 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 29 (2.50%) Derivative
4 25 (2.16%) Equities
5 22 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (1.81%) Fixed Income
7 19 (1.64%) Social Media
8 17 (1.47%) Open Source
8 17 (1.47%) Video on Demand
9 15 (1.30%) Mainframe
10 14 (1.21%) EPoS
11 13 (1.12%) IPTV
11 13 (1.12%) Reference Data
11 13 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 13 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.78%) Computer Science
13 8 (0.69%) Digital Media
14 7 (0.60%) New Media
14 7 (0.60%) Human Factors
14 7 (0.60%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.43%) Windows
2 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
3 2 (0.17%) Android
4 1 (0.086%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 613 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 253 (21.85%) UML
3 237 (20.47%) Project Management
4 231 (19.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 198 (17.10%) Scrum
6 184 (15.89%) Waterfall
7 173 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
8 168 (14.51%) Use Case
9 126 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 122 (10.54%) User Stories
11 96 (8.29%) Change Management
12 90 (7.77%) BPMN
13 89 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
14 88 (7.60%) Data Modelling
15 84 (7.25%) E-Commerce
16 82 (7.08%) CRM
17 76 (6.56%) PRINCE2
18 69 (5.96%) Systems Analysis
19 64 (5.53%) Asset Management
19 64 (5.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 133 (11.49%) SQL
2 41 (3.54%) Java
3 11 (0.95%) VBA
4 7 (0.60%) ABAP
5 6 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
6 5 (0.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.43%) C#
7 4 (0.35%) PHP
8 2 (0.17%) C
8 2 (0.17%) Perl
8 2 (0.17%) VB
9 1 (0.086%) VBScript
9 1 (0.086%) PowerHouse
9 1 (0.086%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.086%) R
9 1 (0.086%) C++
9 1 (0.086%) RPG
Qualifications
1 205 (17.70%) ISEB
2 149 (12.87%) Degree
3 31 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.38%) CBAP
6 14 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.04%) IIBA
8 10 (0.86%) PMP
9 9 (0.78%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.60%) CCA
11 6 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (0.35%) ACCA
13 3 (0.26%) CIMA
14 2 (0.17%) MBA
14 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.17%) MCSE
14 2 (0.17%) MCSA
14 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.34%) QA
2 16 (1.38%) EMIR
3 15 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.69%) MiFID
4 8 (0.69%) FATCA
5 5 (0.43%) SLA
6 4 (0.35%) Basel II
7 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.26%) AIFMD
8 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.086%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 97 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.66%) SAP
3 40 (3.45%) Oracle
4 26 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.73%) Business Objects
6 18 (1.55%) Tableau
7 15 (1.30%) IBM
8 11 (0.95%) Cognos
9 9 (0.78%) iRise
10 7 (0.60%) Sage
10 7 (0.60%) Hitachi
11 6 (0.52%) Sybase
11 6 (0.52%) Calypso
12 5 (0.43%) hybris
13 4 (0.35%) Logi Analytics
13 4 (0.35%) JD Edwards
13 4 (0.35%) Capita
13 4 (0.35%) Vermilion
13 4 (0.35%) Siebel
13 4 (0.35%) Informatica
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
I3
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + NHS Package and London Weighting
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Salary: £100000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £61000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
UK Sport
Posted: 2 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + On application
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 5 days ago