Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 46 72
Rank change year-on-year -13 +26 -1
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 493 494 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.47% 4.97% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 5.42% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 458 453 462
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,125 £41,050 £42,500
90th Percentile £86,625 £84,750 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,139 9,109 10,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.87% 91.62% 90.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9,068 8,217 9,934
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +0.88%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the City of London

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 246 (49.90%) Finance
2 165 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (28.40%) SQL
4 136 (27.59%) Project Management
5 122 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 95 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (16.84%) Investment Management
8 81 (16.43%) Front Office
9 68 (13.79%) Asset Management
10 64 (12.98%) SQL Server
10 64 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
11 63 (12.78%) SDLC
11 63 (12.78%) Degree
12 61 (12.37%) Microsoft
13 59 (11.97%) Workflow
14 53 (10.75%) MS Visio
15 52 (10.55%) Retail
15 52 (10.55%) Derivative
16 51 (10.34%) User Stories
17 50 (10.14%) Fixed Income
18 46 (9.33%) ETL
19 44 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
20 42 (8.52%) Banking
21 40 (8.11%) Advertising
21 40 (8.11%) Change Management
22 39 (7.91%) Scrum
22 39 (7.91%) Fintech
23 38 (7.71%) Legal
23 38 (7.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 38 (7.71%) Waterfall

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 22 (4.46%) Oracle Workflow
1 22 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.84%) Confluence
3 8 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.42%) SAS
5 2 (0.41%) CMS
5 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 53 (10.75%) MS Visio
2 44 (8.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.83%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 23 (4.67%) Markit EDM
2 22 (4.46%) Front Arena
2 22 (4.46%) thinkFolio
3 11 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.62%) FastStats
5 6 (1.22%) PeopleSoft HCM
6 5 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (1.01%) Sonata
7 3 (0.61%) Endur
8 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
9 1 (0.20%) HFM
9 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.20%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (0.41%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Force.com
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.81%) Internet
2 2 (0.41%) DNS
2 2 (0.41%) Firewall
2 2 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (0.20%) ATM
3 1 (0.20%) SMS
3 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (5.27%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (4.87%) Crystal Reports
6 19 (3.85%) Power BI
7 15 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.23%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 8 (1.62%) Big Data
11 8 (1.62%) QlikView
11 8 (1.62%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.42%) Blockchain
12 7 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.22%) SAS EBI
14 5 (1.01%) SAP Data Services
15 4 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 23 (4.67%) JIRA
2 9 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.62%) Selenium
4 6 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) Babel
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.20%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.20%) LSMW
7 1 (0.20%) Mocha
7 1 (0.20%) Moq
7 1 (0.20%) NUnit
7 1 (0.20%) VersionOne
7 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.20%) webpack
General
1 246 (49.90%) Finance
2 81 (16.43%) Front Office
3 52 (10.55%) Retail
4 42 (8.52%) Banking
5 40 (8.11%) Advertising
6 38 (7.71%) Legal
7 30 (6.09%) Back Office
8 15 (3.04%) Investment Banking
8 15 (3.04%) Marketing
9 14 (2.84%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.01%) Games
11 4 (0.81%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.81%) Law
11 4 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.41%) Romanian Language
14 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 312 (63.29%) Analyst
2 257 (52.13%) Business Analyst
3 77 (15.62%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 61 (12.37%) Consultant
5 34 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 34 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
6 33 (6.69%) IT Analyst
7 32 (6.49%) Business IT Analyst
7 32 (6.49%) IT Business Analyst
8 25 (5.07%) Business Systems Analyst
9 24 (4.87%) Developer
9 24 (4.87%) Implementation Consultant
10 23 (4.67%) Financial Analyst
10 23 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 22 (4.46%) Service Analyst
12 21 (4.26%) Lead Business Analyst
13 19 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
14 17 (3.45%) Business Manager
15 15 (3.04%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (7.51%) .NET
2 33 (6.69%) XML
3 8 (1.62%) J2EE
3 8 (1.62%) XSD
4 6 (1.22%) HTML
5 5 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (1.01%) MDX
5 5 (1.01%) Middleware
6 4 (0.81%) CSS
7 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.61%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.61%) FpML
7 3 (0.61%) jQuery
7 3 (0.61%) Web Services
8 2 (0.41%) FIXML
8 2 (0.41%) RESTful
8 2 (0.41%) Swagger
9 1 (0.20%) React
9 1 (0.20%) Redux
9 1 (0.20%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.27%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (10.55%) Derivative
3 50 (10.14%) Fixed Income
4 39 (7.91%) Fintech
5 37 (7.51%) Management Information System
5 37 (7.51%) Reinsurance
6 35 (7.10%) Equities
7 28 (5.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (4.67%) Hedge funds
9 14 (2.84%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.43%) SWIFT
11 9 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.62%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.22%) Credit Risk
14 5 (1.01%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 4 (0.81%) User Experience
16 3 (0.61%) FMCG
17 2 (0.41%) Analytical Mindset
17 2 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.25%) Unix
2 8 (1.62%) Linux
3 5 (1.01%) Windows
4 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.41%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (33.47%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (27.59%) Project Management
3 122 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 83 (16.84%) Investment Management
5 68 (13.79%) Asset Management
6 64 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
7 63 (12.78%) SDLC
8 59 (11.97%) Workflow
9 51 (10.34%) User Stories
10 46 (9.33%) ETL
11 40 (8.11%) Change Management
12 39 (7.91%) Scrum
13 38 (7.71%) Waterfall
14 36 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
16 31 (6.29%) Data Management
17 30 (6.09%) Software Delivery
18 28 (5.68%) Stakeholder Identification
19 27 (5.48%) Analytics
19 27 (5.48%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 140 (28.40%) SQL
2 36 (7.30%) Java
3 28 (5.68%) C#
4 22 (4.46%) Perl
5 13 (2.64%) C
5 13 (2.64%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.43%) VBA
7 11 (2.23%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.42%) Python
8 7 (1.42%) R
9 6 (1.22%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.81%) Apex Code
11 4 (0.81%) VB
12 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (12.78%) Degree
2 17 (3.45%) ISEB
3 10 (2.03%) CFA
3 10 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.62%) CBAP
4 8 (1.62%) DBS Check
4 8 (1.62%) MBA
5 6 (1.22%) IIBA
6 5 (1.01%) ACCA
6 5 (1.01%) PMP
7 4 (0.81%) CIMA
8 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.29%) QA
2 14 (2.84%) GDPR
3 13 (2.64%) MiFID
4 11 (2.23%) Data Quality
4 11 (2.23%) EMIR
5 9 (1.83%) SEPA
6 8 (1.62%) ISO 20022
6 8 (1.62%) PMO
6 8 (1.62%) Solvency II
7 5 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
7 5 (1.01%) FATCA
8 4 (0.81%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.41%) SLA
10 1 (0.20%) COBIT
10 1 (0.20%) GAAP
10 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (12.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.10%) Oracle
3 24 (4.87%) SAP
4 23 (4.67%) Charles River
5 22 (4.46%) Calypso
5 22 (4.46%) SimCorp
6 19 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (3.65%) Tableau
8 8 (1.62%) Workday
9 6 (1.22%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (1.01%) Avaloq
10 5 (1.01%) FNZ
11 4 (0.81%) Intapp
12 3 (0.61%) OpenLink
13 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.41%) Murex
13 2 (0.41%) VMware
14 1 (0.20%) Casewise
14 1 (0.20%) Pega
14 1 (0.20%) ServiceNow