The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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

Business Analyst
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 31 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 331 437 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.21% 6.20% 4.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 6.47% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 304 415 376
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,566 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5100 6752 10036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.65% 95.85% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4639 6085 8506
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the City of London

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 326 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (44.99%) Business Analysis
3 250 (36.28%) Finance
4 240 (34.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 163 (23.66%) SQL
6 108 (15.67%) Waterfall
7 104 (15.09%) User Stories
8 99 (14.37%) Project Management
9 96 (13.93%) Banking
10 88 (12.77%) Retail
11 87 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
12 83 (12.05%) ISEB
12 83 (12.05%) SDLC
13 79 (11.47%) Microsoft
14 73 (10.60%) Workflow
15 70 (10.16%) E-Commerce
15 70 (10.16%) Asset Management
16 67 (9.72%) Degree
17 66 (9.58%) Scrum
18 63 (9.14%) Change Management
19 60 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
20 57 (8.27%) MiFID
21 56 (8.13%) Legal
22 54 (7.84%) Marketing
22 54 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
23 52 (7.55%) Law
24 51 (7.40%) Front Office
25 47 (6.82%) Investment Banking
26 46 (6.68%) Fixed Income
26 46 (6.68%) XML

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 17 (2.47%) Confluence
2 9 (1.31%) CMS
3 4 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.44%) Alfresco
4 3 (0.44%) SAS
4 3 (0.44%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.29%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 40 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 16 (2.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.73%) SAP ERP
3 4 (0.58%) Temenos Globus
3 4 (0.58%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.58%) VisionPLUS
4 3 (0.44%) Endur
4 3 (0.44%) Infor CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.29%) HFM
5 2 (0.29%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.29%) Pega PRPC
6 1 (0.15%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.15%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
6 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.15%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.58%) SaaS
2 3 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.44%) Office 365
3 2 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.15%) Asana
4 1 (0.15%) Force.com
4 1 (0.15%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.60%) Intranet
2 8 (1.16%) Extranet
3 4 (0.58%) Firewall
3 4 (0.58%) Network Security
4 3 (0.44%) Internet
4 3 (0.44%) LAN
4 3 (0.44%) SAN
4 3 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.63%) Power BI
2 19 (2.76%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.02%) QlikView
4 7 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.87%) Big Data
6 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.29%) MarkLogic
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (5.08%) JIRA
2 32 (4.64%) Toad
3 29 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 250 (36.28%) Finance
2 96 (13.93%) Banking
3 88 (12.77%) Retail
4 56 (8.13%) Legal
5 54 (7.84%) Marketing
6 52 (7.55%) Law
7 51 (7.40%) Front Office
8 47 (6.82%) Investment Banking
9 39 (5.66%) Advertising
10 20 (2.90%) Financial Institution
10 20 (2.90%) Publishing
11 13 (1.89%) Back Office
12 12 (1.74%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.73%) Automotive
13 5 (0.73%) Billing
14 4 (0.58%) French Language
14 4 (0.58%) German Language
14 4 (0.58%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
15 3 (0.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.68%) XML
2 32 (4.64%) .NET
2 32 (4.64%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (2.18%) HTML
4 9 (1.31%) HTML5
5 6 (0.87%) Mason
6 3 (0.44%) Middleware
7 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.29%) Visualforce
7 2 (0.29%) XBRL
8 1 (0.15%) CSS
8 1 (0.15%) FpML
8 1 (0.15%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 87 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (6.68%) Fixed Income
3 37 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 31 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 28 (4.06%) Fintech
6 27 (3.92%) User Experience
7 25 (3.63%) Digital Media
8 21 (3.05%) Derivative
9 20 (2.90%) Reference Data
9 20 (2.90%) Reinsurance
10 17 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 14 (2.03%) Credit Risk
11 14 (2.03%) Equities
12 10 (1.45%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.02%) Computer Science
14 7 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
15 6 (0.87%) FMCG
16 4 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
16 4 (0.58%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.31%) Unix
2 6 (0.87%) Windows
3 4 (0.58%) Linux
4 3 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (47.31%) Agile Software Development
2 310 (44.99%) Business Analysis
3 240 (34.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 108 (15.67%) Waterfall
5 104 (15.09%) User Stories
6 99 (14.37%) Project Management
7 83 (12.05%) SDLC
8 73 (10.60%) Workflow
9 70 (10.16%) Asset Management
9 70 (10.16%) E-Commerce
10 66 (9.58%) Scrum
11 63 (9.14%) Change Management
12 60 (8.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 54 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
14 43 (6.24%) Investment Management
14 43 (6.24%) Wealth Management
15 41 (5.95%) Analytics
16 37 (5.37%) CRM
17 36 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
18 35 (5.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 163 (23.66%) SQL
2 28 (4.06%) T-SQL
3 10 (1.45%) VBA
4 9 (1.31%) Java
5 8 (1.16%) C#
6 5 (0.73%) R
6 5 (0.73%) VB
7 3 (0.44%) Apex Code
7 3 (0.44%) C++
7 3 (0.44%) Python
8 1 (0.15%) ABAP
8 1 (0.15%) C
8 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (12.05%) ISEB
2 67 (9.72%) Degree
3 25 (3.63%) IIBA
4 13 (1.89%) CBAP
5 11 (1.60%) ACCA
5 11 (1.60%) CIMA
6 8 (1.16%) CIPFA
7 5 (0.73%) PMP
8 3 (0.44%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) CITP
9 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.15%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (8.27%) MiFID
2 42 (6.10%) QA
3 18 (2.61%) PMO
4 14 (2.03%) IFRS
5 9 (1.31%) IFRS 9
6 6 (0.87%) EMIR
7 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.29%) FATCA
9 1 (0.15%) Basel II
9 1 (0.15%) COREP
9 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.15%) FINREP
9 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 79 (11.47%) Microsoft
2 33 (4.79%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (3.77%) Tableau
4 24 (3.48%) SAP
5 22 (3.19%) OpenText
6 14 (2.03%) Oracle
7 9 (1.31%) Atlassian
8 6 (0.87%) Charles River
8 6 (0.87%) Murex
9 3 (0.44%) Cisco
9 3 (0.44%) Citrix
9 3 (0.44%) Cognizant
9 3 (0.44%) Fidessa
9 3 (0.44%) iManage
9 3 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.44%) Sage
9 3 (0.44%) Sybase
9 3 (0.44%) VMware
10 2 (0.29%) IFS
10 2 (0.29%) Vermilion
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + a very generous package!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + bonus + 27 days holiday + flex bens.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 45,000k + strong package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43,000 - £50,000 base salary
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + very large package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £83000 per annum + plus very large package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Comtecs
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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JM
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life, Health and 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago