Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 33 42
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 595 673 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.68% 6.40% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 6.63% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 522 635 685
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,100 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,000 £80,000 £82,500
Central 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 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 9,936 10,149 13,569
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 96.53% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,856 9,259 11,990
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,203 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 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
London Bridge +6 1 - -
Business Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 294 (49.41%) Finance
2 262 (44.03%) Business Analysis
3 251 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (21.68%) User Stories
5 108 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 106 (17.82%) Degree
7 95 (15.97%) Microsoft
8 93 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
8 93 (15.63%) SDLC
9 91 (15.29%) SQL
10 86 (14.45%) Project Management
11 83 (13.95%) MS Visio
12 76 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 74 (12.44%) JIRA
14 65 (10.92%) CRM
15 62 (10.42%) Scrum
16 61 (10.25%) Workflow
16 61 (10.25%) QA
16 61 (10.25%) Acceptance Criteria
17 59 (9.92%) Waterfall
18 58 (9.75%) SQL Server
19 57 (9.58%) Asset Management
20 56 (9.41%) Banking
21 51 (8.57%) Advertising
21 51 (8.57%) Data Analysis
22 47 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
22 47 (7.90%) ISEB
23 44 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
23 44 (7.39%) Use Case
24 42 (7.06%) Data Modelling

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 27 (4.54%) Confluence
2 23 (3.87%) CMS
3 5 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.17%) Documentum
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 83 (13.95%) MS Visio
2 47 (7.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (2.52%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.17%) InDesign
8 1 (0.17%) InVision
8 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.84%) CA PPM
3 5 (0.84%) OpenText MBPM
3 5 (0.84%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.50%) LatentZero
5 3 (0.50%) SAP SCM
5 3 (0.50%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.34%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 2 (0.34%) Summit
6 2 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.17%) Endur
7 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.17%) Sonata
7 1 (0.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.84%) Office 365
2 5 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.67%) SaaS
3 4 (0.67%) Slack
4 3 (0.50%) BlueKai
4 3 (0.50%) Lucidchart
4 3 (0.50%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.03%) Intranet
2 17 (2.86%) Firewall
3 9 (1.51%) Extranet
4 5 (0.84%) Internet
5 3 (0.50%) SMS
6 1 (0.17%) DNS
6 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (9.75%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (3.36%) MS Access
3 20 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.86%) MySQL
5 16 (2.69%) Big Data
6 6 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.01%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.84%) QlikView
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.34%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 74 (12.44%) JIRA
2 13 (2.18%) ERwin
3 4 (0.67%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.50%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 294 (49.41%) Finance
2 56 (9.41%) Banking
3 51 (8.57%) Advertising
4 35 (5.88%) Legal
5 33 (5.55%) Back Office
5 33 (5.55%) Retail
6 24 (4.03%) Marketing
7 22 (3.70%) Front Office
8 19 (3.19%) Law
9 17 (2.86%) Investment Banking
10 14 (2.35%) Publishing
11 9 (1.51%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.67%) Games
12 4 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.34%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.86%) .NET
2 9 (1.51%) ASP.NET
2 9 (1.51%) Mason
3 7 (1.18%) Gherkin
4 5 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (0.84%) Visualforce
5 4 (0.67%) SOAP
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) HTML
6 2 (0.34%) HTML5
6 2 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.17%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) RESTful
7 1 (0.17%) Velocity
7 1 (0.17%) WinForms
7 1 (0.17%) XBRL
7 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (5.38%) Computer Science
3 27 (4.54%) Equities
4 26 (4.37%) Fintech
5 20 (3.36%) Derivative
6 18 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 18 (3.03%) Reinsurance
7 17 (2.86%) Client/Server
7 17 (2.86%) Management Information System
8 15 (2.52%) User Experience
9 14 (2.35%) PMI
10 12 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (1.68%) Mobile App
12 8 (1.34%) Credit Risk
12 8 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
14 5 (0.84%) Swaptions
14 5 (0.84%) SWIFT
15 4 (0.67%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.53%) Windows
2 17 (2.86%) Linux
3 2 (0.34%) Unix
4 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (44.03%) Business Analysis
2 251 (42.18%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (21.68%) User Stories
4 108 (18.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (15.63%) SDLC
6 86 (14.45%) Project Management
7 76 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 65 (10.92%) CRM
9 62 (10.42%) Scrum
10 61 (10.25%) Acceptance Criteria
10 61 (10.25%) Workflow
11 59 (9.92%) Waterfall
12 57 (9.58%) Asset Management
13 51 (8.57%) Data Analysis
14 44 (7.39%) Use Case
15 42 (7.06%) Data Modelling
16 41 (6.89%) Business Intelligence
17 38 (6.39%) Migration
18 32 (5.38%) Business Process Modelling
18 32 (5.38%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (15.29%) SQL
2 14 (2.35%) C#
3 8 (1.34%) Java
4 7 (1.18%) Apex Code
4 7 (1.18%) C
5 6 (1.01%) VBA
6 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.67%) SOQL
7 4 (0.67%) SOSL
7 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (0.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.50%) R
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby
9 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (17.82%) Degree
2 47 (7.90%) ISEB
3 14 (2.35%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.34%) CBAP
4 8 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.34%) IIBA
5 6 (1.01%) CFA
6 3 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) MBA
7 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.25%) QA
2 18 (3.03%) GDPR
2 18 (3.03%) PMO
3 16 (2.69%) MiFID
4 13 (2.18%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.67%) PSD2
6 3 (0.50%) EMIR
6 3 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.50%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS
7 1 (0.17%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 95 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.39%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (3.36%) Tableau
4 16 (2.69%) Oracle
5 11 (1.85%) Cognos
6 10 (1.68%) Workday
7 8 (1.34%) SAP
8 7 (1.18%) Pega
9 6 (1.01%) Bloomberg
9 6 (1.01%) IFS
9 6 (1.01%) OpenText
10 5 (0.84%) HP
10 5 (0.84%) Planview
11 4 (0.67%) Adobe
11 4 (0.67%) Charles River
11 4 (0.67%) Fidessa
11 4 (0.67%) IBM
11 4 (0.67%) Informatica
12 3 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.50%) Google