Period
to 21 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 34 39
Rank change year-on-year -27 +5 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 715 769 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.70% 6.10% 5.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 6.30% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 592 715 890
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,475 £77,500 £78,750
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 14,592 12,210 16,374
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.84% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12,672 11,118 14,647
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,225 £88,750 £87,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -14 576 £60,000 +4.35% 65
Southwark -73 29 £55,000 +10.00%
West End of London -16 7 £32,500 -32.99% 8
Camden -2 6 £80,000 +100.00%
Kensington and Chelsea +8 1 £37,500 -34.78%
City of Westminster -4 1 £54,000 +11.34%
Business Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 318 (44.48%) Finance
2 300 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
3 286 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 141 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 141 (19.72%) SQL
5 126 (17.62%) User Stories
6 120 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
7 119 (16.64%) SDLC
8 116 (16.22%) Project Management
9 108 (15.10%) Degree
10 88 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 84 (11.75%) Waterfall
12 78 (10.91%) Scrum
13 73 (10.21%) Microsoft
14 72 (10.07%) CRM
15 68 (9.51%) Salesforce.com
16 67 (9.37%) JIRA
17 60 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
18 59 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
19 57 (7.97%) MS Visio
20 53 (7.41%) Legal
21 51 (7.13%) Migration
21 51 (7.13%) Use Case
22 50 (6.99%) Asset Management
23 49 (6.85%) Advertising
24 48 (6.71%) ISEB
25 47 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
25 47 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
25 47 (6.57%) Workflow
25 47 (6.57%) Retail

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 27 (3.78%) Confluence
2 17 (2.38%) CMS
3 3 (0.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.28%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.14%) Documentum
5 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (7.97%) MS Visio
2 47 (6.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) Moqups
8 1 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.96%) NetSuite
3 7 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.70%) CA PPM
5 4 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.56%) OpenText MBPM
6 3 (0.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.28%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (0.28%) Summit
8 1 (0.14%) BondVision
8 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.14%) Sonata
8 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.14%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.82%) SaaS
2 7 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (0.98%) Slack
3 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.28%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.96%) Intranet
2 7 (0.98%) Internet
3 3 (0.42%) Firewall
3 3 (0.42%) SMS
4 1 (0.14%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (5.73%) SQL Server
3 26 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.40%) Big Data
5 7 (0.98%) QlikView
6 6 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (0.84%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.70%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.70%) MS Access
7 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.56%) Blockchain
8 4 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.42%) MySQL
9 3 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.14%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.14%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 67 (9.37%) JIRA
2 14 (1.96%) ERwin
3 3 (0.42%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.42%) Pivotal Tracker
4 2 (0.28%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 318 (44.48%) Finance
2 53 (7.41%) Legal
3 49 (6.85%) Advertising
4 47 (6.57%) Retail
5 42 (5.87%) Banking
6 37 (5.17%) Law
7 35 (4.90%) Front Office
8 32 (4.48%) Marketing
9 31 (4.34%) Publishing
10 28 (3.92%) Back Office
11 14 (1.96%) Games
11 14 (1.96%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.68%) Investment Banking
13 8 (1.12%) General Ledger
14 5 (0.70%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.28%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
17 1 (0.14%) International Banking
17 1 (0.14%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.36%) Mason
2 13 (1.82%) .NET
2 13 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 5 (0.70%) COM
4 5 (0.70%) HTML
5 4 (0.56%) XML
6 3 (0.42%) CSS
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) RESTful
7 2 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.28%) SOAP
7 2 (0.28%) Spring
7 2 (0.28%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.14%) Node.js
8 1 (0.14%) React
8 1 (0.14%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 120 (16.78%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (4.20%) Equities
3 26 (3.64%) Fintech
4 21 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.66%) Derivative
6 18 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 17 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.10%) Credit Risk
8 15 (2.10%) Reinsurance
9 13 (1.82%) User Experience
10 12 (1.68%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.54%) PMI
12 6 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
14 4 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.56%) NHS
14 4 (0.56%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (0.98%) Windows
2 5 (0.70%) Linux
3 1 (0.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 300 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 286 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 141 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 126 (17.62%) User Stories
5 119 (16.64%) SDLC
6 116 (16.22%) Project Management
7 88 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 84 (11.75%) Waterfall
9 78 (10.91%) Scrum
10 72 (10.07%) CRM
11 60 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (7.13%) Migration
13 51 (7.13%) Use Case
14 50 (6.99%) Asset Management
15 47 (6.57%) Workflow
16 40 (5.59%) Data Modelling
16 40 (5.59%) E-Commerce
17 39 (5.45%) Process Improvement
18 37 (5.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 141 (19.72%) SQL
2 19 (2.66%) Java
3 12 (1.68%) VB.NET
4 10 (1.40%) VBA
5 7 (0.98%) C#
6 6 (0.84%) Python
7 4 (0.56%) Apex Code
7 4 (0.56%) C
7 4 (0.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.28%) Ruby
8 2 (0.28%) SOQL
8 2 (0.28%) SOSL
9 1 (0.14%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.14%) Perl
9 1 (0.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) R
9 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 108 (15.10%) Degree
2 48 (6.71%) ISEB
3 17 (2.38%) IIBA
4 15 (2.10%) CBAP
5 11 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.12%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.98%) CFA
9 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.70%) PMP
11 2 (0.28%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.14%) MBA
12 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.01%) QA
2 21 (2.94%) GDPR
3 19 (2.66%) PMO
4 17 (2.38%) MiFID
5 7 (0.98%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.28%) PSD2
6 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.28%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.14%) Basel II
7 1 (0.14%) Basel III
7 1 (0.14%) FATCA
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.14%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (10.21%) Microsoft
2 68 (9.51%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (3.64%) Oracle
4 19 (2.66%) Workday
5 17 (2.38%) Tableau
6 14 (1.96%) SAP
7 9 (1.26%) Bloomberg
8 8 (1.12%) Cognos
9 7 (0.98%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.84%) HP
10 6 (0.84%) IBM
10 6 (0.84%) IFS
10 6 (0.84%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.84%) Pega
11 5 (0.70%) OpenText
11 5 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
11 5 (0.70%) Planview
12 4 (0.56%) Charles River
12 4 (0.56%) Google
12 4 (0.56%) Informatica