Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 36 41
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 656 748 1,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.52% 5.91% 5.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 6.16% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 579 697 957
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 £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,250 £77,500 £78,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +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 13,983 12,142 16,475
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 95.96% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 12,394 10,999 14,847
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 £91,250 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.36% -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -36 518 £62,500 +8.70% 42
West End of London -9 15 £35,000 -36.36% 7
Southwark -5 14 £50,000 -
Camden +9 6 £80,000 +45.45% 1
City of Westminster +8 1 £54,000 -5.68%
Kensington and Chelsea 0 1 £37,500 -34.78%
Business Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 310 (47.26%) Business Analysis
2 279 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (41.46%) Finance
4 144 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 132 (20.12%) Project Management
6 130 (19.82%) SQL
7 127 (19.36%) Analytical Skills
8 106 (16.16%) SDLC
9 99 (15.09%) User Stories
10 89 (13.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 86 (13.11%) Waterfall
12 81 (12.35%) Degree
13 72 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
14 67 (10.21%) Scrum
15 64 (9.76%) Legal
16 59 (8.99%) Microsoft
16 59 (8.99%) JIRA
17 50 (7.62%) MS Visio
18 49 (7.47%) Retail
19 46 (7.01%) Banking
19 46 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
19 46 (7.01%) Change Management
20 43 (6.55%) Advertising
21 42 (6.40%) Asset Management
22 41 (6.25%) Front Office
23 40 (6.10%) CRM
24 39 (5.95%) Migration
24 39 (5.95%) E-Commerce
25 38 (5.79%) Use Case
25 38 (5.79%) Law

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 28 (4.27%) Confluence
2 12 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.37%) CMS
4 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.91%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.15%) Documentum
7 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (7.62%) MS Visio
2 46 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.59%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.15%) Moqups
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 7 (1.07%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.30%) Magento
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.15%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.15%) BondVision
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (0.91%) SaaS
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.46%) Slack
5 2 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.91%) Intranet
2 4 (0.61%) Internet
3 2 (0.30%) SMS
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (5.64%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.22%) Blockchain
4 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.76%) Big Data
6 5 (0.76%) QlikView
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.15%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.15%) DB2
10 1 (0.15%) KDB
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 59 (8.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.30%) ERwin
3 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.15%) Maven
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 272 (41.46%) Finance
2 64 (9.76%) Legal
3 49 (7.47%) Retail
4 46 (7.01%) Banking
5 43 (6.55%) Advertising
6 41 (6.25%) Front Office
7 38 (5.79%) Law
8 27 (4.12%) Back Office
9 24 (3.66%) Marketing
10 22 (3.35%) Publishing
11 18 (2.74%) Games
12 14 (2.13%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.98%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.52%) Investment Banking
15 8 (1.22%) French Language
15 8 (1.22%) General Ledger
16 4 (0.61%) Telecoms
17 3 (0.46%) Private Banking
18 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
19 1 (0.15%) Romanian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.05%) .NET
2 12 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (1.52%) Mason
4 8 (1.22%) HTML
5 7 (1.07%) XML
6 4 (0.61%) Web Services
7 3 (0.46%) CSS
7 3 (0.46%) RESTful
8 2 (0.30%) COM
8 2 (0.30%) Swagger
9 1 (0.15%) Google Maps API
9 1 (0.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.15%) J2EE
9 1 (0.15%) JSON
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) React
9 1 (0.15%) SOAP
9 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 127 (19.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.42%) Equities
2 29 (4.42%) Fintech
3 28 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.66%) Derivative
5 21 (3.20%) Reinsurance
6 18 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.44%) Credit Risk
7 16 (2.44%) User Experience
8 14 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.13%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.98%) Mobile App
10 12 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.52%) PMI
12 8 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.76%) Wiki
14 4 (0.61%) NHS
14 4 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
15 3 (0.46%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.76%) Windows
2 4 (0.61%) Linux
3 2 (0.30%) Unix
3 2 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 310 (47.26%) Business Analysis
2 279 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (20.12%) Project Management
5 106 (16.16%) SDLC
6 99 (15.09%) User Stories
7 89 (13.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 86 (13.11%) Waterfall
9 72 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
10 67 (10.21%) Scrum
11 46 (7.01%) Change Management
12 42 (6.40%) Asset Management
13 40 (6.10%) CRM
14 39 (5.95%) E-Commerce
14 39 (5.95%) Migration
15 38 (5.79%) Use Case
16 36 (5.49%) ETL
17 35 (5.34%) ITIL
17 35 (5.34%) Workflow
18 31 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 130 (19.82%) SQL
2 18 (2.74%) Java
3 15 (2.29%) C#
4 13 (1.98%) VB.NET
4 13 (1.98%) VBA
5 8 (1.22%) Python
6 7 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.46%) C
8 2 (0.30%) Perl
9 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.15%) PHP
9 1 (0.15%) R
9 1 (0.15%) SOQL
9 1 (0.15%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 81 (12.35%) Degree
2 23 (3.51%) ISEB
3 20 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
4 18 (2.74%) CBAP
5 17 (2.59%) IIBA
6 10 (1.52%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.22%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.07%) CFA
9 6 (0.91%) PMP
10 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.73%) QA
2 17 (2.59%) PMO
3 15 (2.29%) GDPR
4 11 (1.68%) MiFID
5 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.46%) SEPA
6 1 (0.15%) EMIR
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (8.99%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.42%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (3.20%) SAP
4 20 (3.05%) Oracle
5 19 (2.90%) Workday
6 17 (2.59%) ServiceNow
7 10 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (0.91%) IBM
9 5 (0.76%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.46%) Charles River
10 3 (0.46%) Intapp
10 3 (0.46%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.46%) Tableau
11 2 (0.30%) Cadence
11 2 (0.30%) Demandware
11 2 (0.30%) Facebook
11 2 (0.30%) Google
11 2 (0.30%) hybris
11 2 (0.30%) IFS