Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 42 43
Rank change year-on-year -31 +1 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 581 677 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 4.11% 5.48% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.28% 5.75% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 533 645 783
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £78,750
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -

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 13,583 11,764 14,348
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.28% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12,158 10,640 13,025
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £91,250 £86,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -31 479 £62,500 +4.17% 63
Southwark +13 13 £50,000 +11.11%
West End of London -9 11 £58,750 +6.82% 8
Camden +9 4 £40,000 -15.79%
City of Westminster +7 3 £75,000 +72.41%
Business Analyst
London

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 324 (55.77%) Business Analysis
2 240 (41.31%) Finance
3 236 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
4 161 (27.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (22.55%) Project Management
6 126 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
7 90 (15.49%) SQL
8 88 (15.15%) User Stories
9 81 (13.94%) SDLC
10 80 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (11.36%) Waterfall
12 65 (11.19%) Microsoft
13 63 (10.84%) Scrum
13 63 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 60 (10.33%) MS Visio
15 56 (9.64%) Banking
16 53 (9.12%) Degree
17 51 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
18 48 (8.26%) Legal
18 48 (8.26%) Change Management
19 45 (7.75%) Retail
20 40 (6.88%) Investment Management
21 39 (6.71%) Front Office
22 38 (6.54%) ITIL
22 38 (6.54%) Software Delivery
23 36 (6.20%) Advertising
24 33 (5.68%) QA
24 33 (5.68%) Mentoring
25 32 (5.51%) Fintech
25 32 (5.51%) CRM

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 12 (2.07%) Confluence
1 12 (2.07%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 6 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.34%) CMS
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.34%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 60 (10.33%) MS Visio
2 51 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (2.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.03%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 5 (0.86%) Magento
3 5 (0.86%) Sonata
4 2 (0.34%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.17%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.86%) Office 365
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.17%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.34%) Intranet
1 2 (0.34%) SMS
2 1 (0.17%) ATM
2 1 (0.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.93%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.03%) Power BI
5 6 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.69%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.52%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) KDB
8 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (0.52%) QlikView
9 1 (0.17%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.17%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (4.65%) JIRA
2 4 (0.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 240 (41.31%) Finance
2 56 (9.64%) Banking
3 48 (8.26%) Legal
4 45 (7.75%) Retail
5 39 (6.71%) Front Office
6 36 (6.20%) Advertising
7 22 (3.79%) Back Office
8 17 (2.93%) Law
9 15 (2.58%) Retail Banking
10 12 (2.07%) French Language
10 12 (2.07%) Investment Banking
11 10 (1.72%) Financial Institution
12 9 (1.55%) Marketing
13 6 (1.03%) Games
14 5 (0.86%) Telecoms
15 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.69%) Publishing
16 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
16 2 (0.34%) Romanian Language
17 1 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.93%) .NET
2 8 (1.38%) J2EE
3 7 (1.20%) HTML
4 6 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (1.03%) RESTful
4 6 (1.03%) Swagger
5 5 (0.86%) Web Services
5 5 (0.86%) XML
6 3 (0.52%) CSS
6 3 (0.52%) FpML
7 2 (0.34%) COM
8 1 (0.17%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.17%) HTML5
8 1 (0.17%) JSON
8 1 (0.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 126 (21.69%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.51%) Fintech
3 24 (4.13%) Derivative
4 23 (3.96%) User Experience
5 22 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 18 (3.10%) Equities
6 18 (3.10%) Reinsurance
7 14 (2.41%) SWIFT
8 12 (2.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.55%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.55%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.55%) Fixed Income
11 7 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
11 7 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.86%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (0.86%) Wiki
13 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (1.89%) Linux
1 11 (1.89%) Unix
2 2 (0.34%) Windows
2 2 (0.34%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (55.77%) Business Analysis
2 236 (40.62%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (27.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 131 (22.55%) Project Management
5 88 (15.15%) User Stories
6 81 (13.94%) SDLC
7 80 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
8 66 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 63 (10.84%) Scrum
9 63 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (8.26%) Change Management
11 40 (6.88%) Investment Management
12 38 (6.54%) ITIL
12 38 (6.54%) Software Delivery
13 33 (5.68%) Mentoring
14 32 (5.51%) CRM
15 31 (5.34%) Asset Management
15 31 (5.34%) Data Analysis
15 31 (5.34%) Service Management
15 31 (5.34%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (15.49%) SQL
2 15 (2.58%) C#
2 15 (2.58%) Java
3 10 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.03%) VBA
5 5 (0.86%) Python
5 5 (0.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.52%) Perl
7 2 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (9.12%) Degree
2 24 (4.13%) ITIL Certification
3 21 (3.61%) ISEB
4 9 (1.55%) IIBA
5 8 (1.38%) CBAP
6 5 (0.86%) CFA
6 5 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.52%) PMP
8 1 (0.17%) ACCA
8 1 (0.17%) CIMA
8 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.68%) QA
2 15 (2.58%) PMO
3 13 (2.24%) GDPR
3 13 (2.24%) MiFID
4 11 (1.89%) EMIR
4 11 (1.89%) Solvency II
5 10 (1.72%) SEPA
6 8 (1.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (1.38%) FATCA
6 8 (1.38%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.34%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) GAAP
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) PSD2
Vendors
1 65 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.96%) ServiceNow
3 18 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (2.58%) SAP
5 8 (1.38%) Workday
6 6 (1.03%) FNZ
6 6 (1.03%) Oracle
6 6 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (0.86%) Avaloq
7 5 (0.86%) Demandware
8 4 (0.69%) Intapp
8 4 (0.69%) Tableau
9 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.52%) hybris
10 2 (0.34%) ATG
10 2 (0.34%) Charles River
10 2 (0.34%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.17%) Cadence
11 1 (0.17%) Casewise
11 1 (0.17%) Google