Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
London > Central London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 37 47
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 695 742 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.76% 5.75% 5.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.99% 5.95% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 595 697 770
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +3.60%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £79,250 £82,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 13,916 12,464 16,112
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 96.57% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12,223 11,345 14,224
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Central London

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Central London.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Central London

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Central London over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Central London

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Central London region over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 597 £57,500 -4.17% 74
Southwark -70 30 £55,000 +18.28%
Camden +9 5 £47,500 +22.58% 1
West End of London -3 3 £55,000 +13.40% 5
City of Westminster -4 1 £37,500 -22.68%
Business Analyst
London

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 313 (45.04%) Finance
2 294 (42.30%) Business Analysis
3 291 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
4 146 (21.01%) User Stories
5 129 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 109 (15.68%) Microsoft
7 108 (15.54%) Degree
8 107 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
9 106 (15.25%) SQL
10 102 (14.68%) Project Management
10 102 (14.68%) SDLC
11 88 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 85 (12.23%) MS Visio
13 84 (12.09%) CRM
14 79 (11.37%) JIRA
15 77 (11.08%) Scrum
16 73 (10.50%) Salesforce.com
17 71 (10.22%) Waterfall
18 64 (9.21%) SQL Server
18 64 (9.21%) Workflow
19 63 (9.06%) Acceptance Criteria
20 62 (8.92%) QA
21 61 (8.78%) Banking
22 58 (8.35%) Asset Management
23 55 (7.91%) Advertising
24 53 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
25 52 (7.48%) Use Case
26 51 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
26 51 (7.34%) Data Analysis
27 47 (6.76%) ISEB

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (4.60%) Confluence
2 23 (3.31%) CMS
3 6 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.14%) Documentum
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
Applications
1 85 (12.23%) MS Visio
2 53 (7.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.14%) InVision
7 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.15%) NetSuite
3 7 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.86%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.72%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
5 5 (0.72%) thinkFolio
6 4 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.43%) LatentZero
7 3 (0.43%) Summit
8 2 (0.29%) Elite 3E
8 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HRMS
8 2 (0.29%) SAP SCM
8 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.29%) VisionPLUS
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.14%) Eagle PACE
9 1 (0.14%) Magento
9 1 (0.14%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.58%) Office 365
2 10 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.44%) SaaS
3 7 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 5 (0.72%) Slack
5 4 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.43%) BlueKai
6 3 (0.43%) Lucidchart
6 3 (0.43%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.14%) Force.com
8 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.17%) Intranet
2 17 (2.45%) Firewall
3 9 (1.29%) Extranet
4 5 (0.72%) Internet
5 4 (0.58%) SMS
6 1 (0.14%) DNS
6 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 28 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (2.88%) MS Access
5 17 (2.45%) Big Data
5 17 (2.45%) MySQL
6 8 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.72%) QlikView
9 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.29%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (11.37%) JIRA
2 13 (1.87%) ERwin
3 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.29%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 313 (45.04%) Finance
2 61 (8.78%) Banking
3 55 (7.91%) Advertising
4 45 (6.47%) Retail
5 38 (5.47%) Back Office
6 35 (5.04%) Legal
7 34 (4.89%) Marketing
8 23 (3.31%) Front Office
9 22 (3.17%) Law
9 22 (3.17%) Publishing
10 17 (2.45%) Investment Banking
11 12 (1.73%) Games
12 10 (1.44%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.86%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.43%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.29%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Automotive
16 1 (0.14%) International Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.88%) .NET
1 20 (2.88%) Mason
2 9 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.01%) Gherkin
4 5 (0.72%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.72%) Visualforce
5 4 (0.58%) SOAP
6 3 (0.43%) COM
7 2 (0.29%) CSS
7 2 (0.29%) HTML
7 2 (0.29%) HTML5
7 2 (0.29%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.14%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.14%) RESTful
8 1 (0.14%) Velocity
8 1 (0.14%) WinForms
8 1 (0.14%) XBRL
8 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.89%) Computer Science
3 26 (3.74%) Equities
3 26 (3.74%) Fintech
4 22 (3.17%) Derivative
5 19 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.59%) Fixed Income
6 18 (2.59%) Reinsurance
7 17 (2.45%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.45%) User Experience
8 14 (2.01%) PMI
9 13 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (1.44%) Mobile App
11 9 (1.29%) Credit Risk
11 9 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.72%) Swaptions
13 5 (0.72%) SWIFT
14 4 (0.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (3.17%) Windows
2 18 (2.59%) Linux
3 2 (0.29%) Unix
4 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (42.30%) Business Analysis
2 291 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (21.01%) User Stories
4 129 (18.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 102 (14.68%) Project Management
5 102 (14.68%) SDLC
6 88 (12.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 84 (12.09%) CRM
8 77 (11.08%) Scrum
9 71 (10.22%) Waterfall
10 64 (9.21%) Workflow
11 63 (9.06%) Acceptance Criteria
12 58 (8.35%) Asset Management
13 52 (7.48%) Use Case
14 51 (7.34%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (7.34%) Data Analysis
15 44 (6.33%) Data Modelling
16 41 (5.90%) Process Improvement
17 37 (5.32%) Migration
18 34 (4.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 106 (15.25%) SQL
2 15 (2.16%) C#
3 9 (1.29%) Java
4 7 (1.01%) Apex Code
4 7 (1.01%) C
5 6 (0.86%) VB.NET
5 6 (0.86%) VBA
6 5 (0.72%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.58%) SOQL
7 4 (0.58%) SOSL
8 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.43%) R
9 2 (0.29%) Ruby
9 2 (0.29%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.14%) C++
10 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.14%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.14%) Python
10 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (15.54%) Degree
2 47 (6.76%) ISEB
3 14 (2.01%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.15%) CBAP
5 8 (1.15%) IIBA
6 7 (1.01%) CFA
7 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.43%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.14%) MBA
9 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.14%) PMP
9 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.92%) QA
2 22 (3.17%) GDPR
3 18 (2.59%) MiFID
3 18 (2.59%) PMO
4 16 (2.30%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.58%) PSD2
6 3 (0.43%) EMIR
6 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.43%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) FATCA
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS
7 1 (0.14%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) SLA
7 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Vendors
1 109 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 73 (10.50%) Salesforce.com
3 23 (3.31%) Oracle
4 20 (2.88%) Tableau
5 11 (1.58%) Cognos
5 11 (1.58%) SAP
6 10 (1.44%) Workday
7 8 (1.15%) Demandware
8 7 (1.01%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.01%) JD Edwards
8 7 (1.01%) Pega
9 6 (0.86%) IFS
9 6 (0.86%) OpenText
10 5 (0.72%) HP
10 5 (0.72%) Planview
11 4 (0.58%) Charles River
11 4 (0.58%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.58%) IBM
11 4 (0.58%) Informatica
12 3 (0.43%) Adobe