Period
to

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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

Business Analyst
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 63 113 68
Rank change year-on-year +50 -45 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 362 147 240
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 4.49% 2.69% 3.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.85% 2.90% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 328 125 220
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
75th Percentile £75,188 £77,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,100
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% -4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 7,466 5,066 5,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.62% 92.60% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5,668 4,511 5,024
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,150
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the City of London

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in the City of London.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the City of London

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the City of London

Business Analyst
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Moorgate - 1 £47,500 -
London Bridge - 1 £52,500 -
Business Analyst
Central London

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, Business Analyst job roles required 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 180 (49.72%) Agile
1 180 (49.72%) Business Analysis
2 139 (38.40%) Finance
3 137 (37.85%) Social Skills
4 116 (32.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 101 (27.90%) User Stories
6 88 (24.31%) SQL
7 84 (23.20%) Analytical Skills
8 78 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
9 77 (21.27%) Requirements Gathering
10 66 (18.23%) Workshop Facilitation
11 58 (16.02%) Scrum
12 55 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
12 55 (15.19%) Presentation Skills
13 54 (14.92%) Data Modelling
14 53 (14.64%) Project Management
15 52 (14.36%) JIRA
15 52 (14.36%) Power Platform
16 51 (14.09%) Power BI
17 45 (12.43%) Backlog Management
18 44 (12.15%) Confluence
19 43 (11.88%) Advertising
20 42 (11.60%) Scenario Testing
21 41 (11.33%) User Experience
22 39 (10.77%) Visualisation
22 39 (10.77%) Data Visualisation
23 38 (10.50%) Data Management
23 38 (10.50%) Acceptance Criteria
24 37 (10.22%) ETL
24 37 (10.22%) Change Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 44 (12.15%) Confluence
2 8 (2.21%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.83%) CMS
3 3 (0.83%) Drupal
3 3 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (6.91%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.55%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.28%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.28%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 52 (14.36%) Power Platform
2 20 (5.52%) Azure
3 19 (5.25%) Collibra
4 13 (3.59%) AWS
5 10 (2.76%) GCP
6 4 (1.10%) Snowflake
7 3 (0.83%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (0.83%) SaaS
8 2 (0.55%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.55%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
8 2 (0.55%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (0.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.55%) Slack
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) WebEx
2 1 (0.28%) HTTP
2 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.28%) IPsec
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.09%) Power BI
2 29 (8.01%) SQL Server
3 23 (6.35%) Qlik Sense
3 23 (6.35%) QlikView
4 15 (4.14%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.76%) Big Data
6 7 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.10%) Looker
9 3 (0.83%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.83%) BigQuery
9 3 (0.83%) Metabase
10 2 (0.55%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.55%) Tableau
11 1 (0.28%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.28%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (14.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Balsamiq
2 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 139 (38.40%) Finance
2 137 (37.85%) Social Skills
3 84 (23.20%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (15.19%) Presentation Skills
5 43 (11.88%) Advertising
6 30 (8.29%) Banking
7 15 (4.14%) Back Office
8 13 (3.59%) Influencing Skills
8 13 (3.59%) Publishing
9 12 (3.31%) Legal
10 10 (2.76%) Investment Banking
11 9 (2.49%) Financial Institution
11 9 (2.49%) Marketing
12 8 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
13 7 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (1.66%) Front Office
15 5 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 4 (1.10%) Retail
17 2 (0.55%) Law
18 1 (0.28%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.91%) EDI
2 12 (3.31%) ADO
3 6 (1.66%) XML
4 5 (1.38%) .NET
4 5 (1.38%) JSON
4 5 (1.38%) XSLT
5 4 (1.10%) Middleware
6 3 (0.83%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.55%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.55%) H2O
7 2 (0.55%) REST
7 2 (0.55%) SOAP
7 2 (0.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.33%) User Experience
2 31 (8.56%) Reinsurance
3 18 (4.97%) Management Information System
4 13 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 13 (3.59%) Legacy Systems
5 10 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.49%) Derivative
7 5 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.83%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
9 3 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.83%) Hedge funds
9 3 (0.83%) IoT
10 2 (0.55%) AS400
10 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.55%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.55%) Equities
11 1 (0.28%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.28%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.83%) Windows
2 2 (0.55%) VMS
3 1 (0.28%) Android
3 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.28%) Linux
3 1 (0.28%) Unix
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (49.72%) Agile
1 180 (49.72%) Business Analysis
2 116 (32.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 101 (27.90%) User Stories
4 78 (21.55%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (21.27%) Requirements Gathering
6 66 (18.23%) Workshop Facilitation
7 58 (16.02%) Scrum
8 55 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (14.92%) Data Modelling
10 53 (14.64%) Project Management
11 45 (12.43%) Backlog Management
12 42 (11.60%) Scenario Testing
13 39 (10.77%) Data Visualisation
13 39 (10.77%) Visualisation
14 38 (10.50%) Acceptance Criteria
14 38 (10.50%) Data Management
15 37 (10.22%) Change Management
15 37 (10.22%) ETL
16 34 (9.39%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 88 (24.31%) SQL
2 20 (5.52%) Python
3 11 (3.04%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.83%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.55%) VBA
6 1 (0.28%) Bash
6 1 (0.28%) C
6 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (8.01%) Degree
2 9 (2.49%) SC Cleared
2 9 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.55%) CBAP
4 2 (0.55%) ISEB
5 1 (0.28%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.49%) QA
2 8 (2.21%) EMIR
2 8 (2.21%) MiFID
3 7 (1.93%) GDPR
4 3 (0.83%) SLA
5 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.28%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (6.91%) Atlassian
2 18 (4.97%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (3.59%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.59%) Workday
4 12 (3.31%) Oracle
5 6 (1.66%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.10%) Pega
7 3 (0.83%) Adobe
8 2 (0.55%) Charles River
8 2 (0.55%) Cognos
8 2 (0.55%) IBM
8 2 (0.55%) Informatica
8 2 (0.55%) Marketo
9 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.28%) Databricks
9 1 (0.28%) ForeScout
9 1 (0.28%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.28%) Northgate
9 1 (0.28%) OneTrust
9 1 (0.28%) SAP