Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -34 +3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 474 606 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.26% 6.09% 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.45% 6.40% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 442 579 682
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £44,250 £41,200 £43,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +4.35%

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 10,653 9,462 11,399
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 95.10% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,539 8,579 10,404
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 October 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 October 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 -5 3 £57,500 -
Business Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 257 (54.22%) Business Analysis
2 208 (43.88%) Finance
3 199 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (25.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 107 (22.57%) Project Management
6 99 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (17.72%) SQL
8 70 (14.77%) SDLC
9 66 (13.92%) User Stories
10 64 (13.50%) Waterfall
11 59 (12.45%) MS Visio
12 56 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
13 52 (10.97%) Microsoft
14 51 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
15 50 (10.55%) Scrum
16 47 (9.92%) Legal
16 47 (9.92%) Banking
17 45 (9.49%) Degree
18 44 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
18 44 (9.28%) Change Management
19 38 (8.02%) Investment Management
20 37 (7.81%) Retail
20 37 (7.81%) Front Office
21 35 (7.38%) Software Delivery
22 32 (6.75%) Advertising
23 31 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
24 30 (6.33%) Mentoring
25 29 (6.12%) Fintech
26 28 (5.91%) Stakeholder Identification
27 27 (5.70%) QA

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 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.27%) Confluence
2 6 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.21%) CMS
4 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 59 (12.45%) MS Visio
2 51 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (5.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (3.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 5 (1.05%) Sonata
4 2 (0.42%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.21%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (0.42%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.21%) Basecamp
4 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.42%) Intranet
1 2 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.21%) ATM
2 1 (0.21%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (3.16%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.27%) Power BI
5 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.84%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.63%) Big Data
8 3 (0.63%) KDB
8 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.42%) QlikView
10 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (3.80%) JIRA
2 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 208 (43.88%) Finance
2 47 (9.92%) Banking
2 47 (9.92%) Legal
3 37 (7.81%) Front Office
3 37 (7.81%) Retail
4 32 (6.75%) Advertising
5 20 (4.22%) Back Office
6 16 (3.38%) Law
7 11 (2.32%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.11%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.48%) Marketing
9 7 (1.48%) Retail Banking
10 6 (1.27%) Games
11 5 (1.05%) French Language
12 2 (0.42%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.42%) Romanian Language
12 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.38%) .NET
2 8 (1.69%) J2EE
3 6 (1.27%) RESTful
3 6 (1.27%) Swagger
4 5 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (1.05%) Web Services
5 4 (0.84%) XML
6 3 (0.63%) FpML
6 3 (0.63%) HTML
7 2 (0.42%) COM
8 1 (0.21%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.21%) HTML5
8 1 (0.21%) JSON
8 1 (0.21%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 99 (20.89%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.12%) Fintech
3 23 (4.85%) Derivative
4 21 (4.43%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.01%) Reinsurance
6 18 (3.80%) Equities
7 15 (3.16%) User Experience
8 14 (2.95%) SWIFT
9 11 (2.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (1.90%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.90%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (1.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (1.05%) Wiki
15 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
16 3 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
16 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.32%) Linux
1 11 (2.32%) Unix
2 1 (0.21%) Windows
2 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.21%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (54.22%) Business Analysis
2 199 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (25.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 107 (22.57%) Project Management
5 70 (14.77%) SDLC
6 66 (13.92%) User Stories
7 64 (13.50%) Waterfall
8 56 (11.81%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (10.55%) Scrum
10 44 (9.28%) Change Management
10 44 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 38 (8.02%) Investment Management
12 35 (7.38%) Software Delivery
13 30 (6.33%) Mentoring
14 28 (5.91%) Stakeholder Identification
15 26 (5.49%) Asset Management
15 26 (5.49%) Data Analysis
16 25 (5.27%) BPMN
17 24 (5.06%) Analytics
18 23 (4.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (17.72%) SQL
2 14 (2.95%) C#
3 13 (2.74%) Java
4 7 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.27%) VBA
6 5 (1.05%) Python
6 5 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 3 (0.63%) C
7 3 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 45 (9.49%) Degree
2 18 (3.80%) ISEB
3 9 (1.90%) CBAP
3 9 (1.90%) IIBA
4 6 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.05%) CFA
6 2 (0.42%) PMP
7 1 (0.21%) ACCA
7 1 (0.21%) CIMA
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.70%) QA
2 13 (2.74%) MiFID
2 13 (2.74%) PMO
3 12 (2.53%) GDPR
4 11 (2.32%) EMIR
4 11 (2.32%) Solvency II
5 10 (2.11%) SEPA
6 8 (1.69%) Dodd-Frank
6 8 (1.69%) FATCA
6 8 (1.69%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.42%) SLA
8 1 (0.21%) GAAP
8 1 (0.21%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.21%) PSD2
Vendors
1 52 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.53%) SAP
3 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.69%) Workday
5 6 (1.27%) FNZ
5 6 (1.27%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (1.05%) Avaloq
7 4 (0.84%) Intapp
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle
7 4 (0.84%) Tableau
8 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.42%) Charles River
9 1 (0.21%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.21%) Casewise
9 1 (0.21%) Demandware
9 1 (0.21%) Google
9 1 (0.21%) hybris
9 1 (0.21%) Murex
9 1 (0.21%) Reuters
9 1 (0.21%) SunGard