Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 82 60
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 216 155 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.44% 3.57% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.66% 3.82% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 189 142 377
10th Percentile £50,000 £48,875 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -5.88%
75th Percentile £75,000 £74,688 £73,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% -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 5,895 4,053 8,654
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 93.41% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,181 3,557 7,569
10th Percentile £42,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 2022, 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 City of London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 108 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (45.37%) Business Analysis
3 82 (37.96%) Finance
4 56 (25.93%) SQL
5 54 (25.00%) Social Skills
6 50 (23.15%) User Stories
7 49 (22.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (18.06%) Power Platform
9 39 (18.06%) Power BI
10 34 (15.74%) Scrum
11 33 (15.28%) Requirements Gathering
12 30 (13.89%) Project Management
13 28 (12.96%) Workshop Facilitation
14 27 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (12.04%) Analytics
15 26 (12.04%) Data Visualisation
15 26 (12.04%) Visualisation
16 25 (11.57%) Data Modelling
16 25 (11.57%) SDLC
17 24 (11.11%) Legal
17 24 (11.11%) Banking
18 22 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (10.19%) Backlog Management
19 21 (9.72%) Presentation Skills
19 21 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (9.72%) Insurtech
20 20 (9.26%) Use Case
20 20 (9.26%) User Experience
20 20 (9.26%) 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 10 (4.63%) Confluence
2 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.39%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.39%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 39 (18.06%) Power Platform
2 13 (6.02%) Azure
3 8 (3.70%) Collibra
3 8 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (3.70%) PowerApps
4 7 (3.24%) dbt
5 6 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.78%) SaaS
6 3 (1.39%) Fivetran
6 3 (1.39%) Power Automate
6 3 (1.39%) Snowflake
7 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.93%) GitHub
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 1 (0.46%) GCP
8 1 (0.46%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.70%) Intranet
2 3 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.06%) Power BI
2 17 (7.87%) Qlik Sense
2 17 (7.87%) QlikView
3 12 (5.56%) Looker
3 12 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.70%) Tableau
5 7 (3.24%) BigQuery
6 5 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.39%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (6.02%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.46%) GitLab
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (37.96%) Finance
2 54 (25.00%) Social Skills
3 27 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (11.11%) Banking
4 24 (11.11%) Legal
5 21 (9.72%) Presentation Skills
6 16 (7.41%) Advertising
7 12 (5.56%) Influencing Skills
8 11 (5.09%) Investment Banking
9 9 (4.17%) Back Office
9 9 (4.17%) Law
10 8 (3.70%) Front Office
10 8 (3.70%) Retail
11 7 (3.24%) Marketing
12 5 (2.31%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (2.31%) Financial Institution
13 4 (1.85%) Public Sector
13 4 (1.85%) Publishing
14 3 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.17%) EDI
2 8 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (2.78%) XML
4 5 (2.31%) JSON
4 5 (2.31%) XSLT
5 4 (1.85%) .NET
5 4 (1.85%) Middleware
6 2 (0.93%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.93%) RESTful
6 2 (0.93%) Web Services
7 1 (0.46%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.26%) User Experience
2 19 (8.80%) Reinsurance
3 13 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.78%) Credit Risk
5 6 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.31%) Fixed Income
7 4 (1.85%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.85%) Derivative
7 4 (1.85%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.39%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.93%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.93%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (0.93%) Robotics
10 1 (0.46%) Equities
10 1 (0.46%) Housing Association
10 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (45.37%) Business Analysis
3 50 (23.15%) User Stories
4 49 (22.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 44 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (15.74%) Scrum
7 33 (15.28%) Requirements Gathering
8 30 (13.89%) Project Management
9 28 (12.96%) Workshop Facilitation
10 26 (12.04%) Analytics
10 26 (12.04%) Data Visualisation
10 26 (12.04%) Visualisation
11 25 (11.57%) Data Modelling
11 25 (11.57%) SDLC
12 22 (10.19%) Backlog Management
12 22 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (9.72%) Insurtech
13 21 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (9.26%) Change Management
14 20 (9.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.93%) SQL
2 16 (7.41%) Python
3 8 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.93%) C
4 2 (0.93%) R
5 1 (0.46%) C#
5 1 (0.46%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (4.17%) Degree
2 5 (2.31%) IIBA
3 4 (1.85%) ISEB
4 2 (0.93%) CBAP
4 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.63%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) PMO
3 3 (1.39%) MiFID
4 1 (0.46%) EMIR
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
Vendors
1 17 (7.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.39%) Reuters
5 2 (0.93%) Automation Anywhere
5 2 (0.93%) Blue Prism
5 2 (0.93%) Cognos
5 2 (0.93%) Kofax
5 2 (0.93%) Pega
6 1 (0.46%) ABBYY
6 1 (0.46%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.46%) Databricks
6 1 (0.46%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) NEC
6 1 (0.46%) Northgate
6 1 (0.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.46%) UiPath