Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 2017.

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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 31 51
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 657 861 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.39% 6.44% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.70% 6.70% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 617 808 809
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £40,200
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 9800 12850 20075
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.26% 96.08% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8875 11649 17129
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.33%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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.

1 306 (46.58%) Business Analysis
2 252 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (38.36%) Finance
3 158 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (20.70%) User Stories
5 135 (20.55%) SQL
6 115 (17.50%) Banking
7 97 (14.76%) Project Management
8 94 (14.31%) Microsoft
9 92 (14.00%) Degree
10 80 (12.18%) Workflow
11 78 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
12 75 (11.42%) SDLC
13 72 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
13 72 (10.96%) Asset Management
14 69 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 66 (10.05%) Front Office
16 65 (9.89%) Retail
17 61 (9.28%) Investment Banking
18 58 (8.83%) Scrum
19 57 (8.68%) Waterfall
20 56 (8.52%) Advertising
21 55 (8.37%) QA
22 53 (8.07%) ISEB
23 52 (7.91%) JIRA
24 49 (7.46%) Management Information System
24 49 (7.46%) Investment Management
25 47 (7.15%) MiFID
26 45 (6.85%) Use Case
26 45 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis

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 35 (5.33%) Confluence
2 9 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.22%) CMS
4 4 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.46%) Alfresco
5 3 (0.46%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 33 (5.02%) MS Visio
3 18 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) InDesign
6 1 (0.15%) Moqups
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.91%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
3 5 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.61%) Temenos Globus
4 4 (0.61%) VisionPLUS
5 3 (0.46%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.46%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.30%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (0.30%) Endur
6 2 (0.30%) HFM
6 2 (0.30%) LatentZero
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.30%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.30%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.22%) SaaS
2 5 (0.76%) IBM Blueworks
2 5 (0.76%) Office 365
3 2 (0.30%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.15%) Asana
4 1 (0.15%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.15%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 1 (0.15%) Slack
4 1 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.15%) Trello
4 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.76%) Internet
2 4 (0.61%) Intranet
3 3 (0.46%) Extranet
4 1 (0.15%) RIP
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (3.35%) SQL Server
3 21 (3.20%) Power BI
4 10 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.37%) QlikView
6 6 (0.91%) Big Data
7 5 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.30%) MarkLogic
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle OWB
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 52 (7.91%) JIRA
2 24 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.46%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.15%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.15%) Toad
General
1 252 (38.36%) Finance
2 115 (17.50%) Banking
3 66 (10.05%) Front Office
4 65 (9.89%) Retail
5 61 (9.28%) Investment Banking
6 56 (8.52%) Advertising
7 45 (6.85%) Legal
8 39 (5.94%) Law
9 36 (5.48%) Marketing
10 18 (2.74%) Publishing
11 11 (1.67%) International Banking
12 10 (1.52%) Back Office
13 7 (1.07%) Financial Institution
13 7 (1.07%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.76%) German Language
15 3 (0.46%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
16 2 (0.30%) Billing
16 2 (0.30%) Hungarian Language
16 2 (0.30%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (6.39%) XML
2 32 (4.87%) .NET
3 29 (4.41%) FIX Protocol
4 13 (1.98%) HTML
5 10 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.07%) HTML5
7 6 (0.91%) Mason
8 3 (0.46%) FpML
8 3 (0.46%) XSLT
9 2 (0.30%) JSON
9 2 (0.30%) XBRL
10 1 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.15%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.15%) CSS
10 1 (0.15%) Visualforce
10 1 (0.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 36 (5.48%) Fixed Income
4 27 (4.11%) User Experience
5 22 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (3.20%) Equities
7 19 (2.89%) Derivative
8 18 (2.74%) Credit Risk
8 18 (2.74%) Fintech
9 13 (1.98%) Reference Data
9 13 (1.98%) Reinsurance
10 12 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.52%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.37%) PMI
13 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.91%) FMCG
14 6 (0.91%) SWIFT
15 5 (0.76%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.76%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.37%) Linux
1 9 (1.37%) Unix
1 9 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 306 (46.58%) Business Analysis
2 252 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (24.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 136 (20.70%) User Stories
5 97 (14.76%) Project Management
6 80 (12.18%) Workflow
7 75 (11.42%) SDLC
8 72 (10.96%) Asset Management
8 72 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
9 69 (10.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 58 (8.83%) Scrum
11 57 (8.68%) Waterfall
12 49 (7.46%) Investment Management
13 45 (6.85%) Requirements Analysis
13 45 (6.85%) Use Case
14 43 (6.54%) Change Management
14 43 (6.54%) UML
15 42 (6.39%) Business Process Modelling
15 42 (6.39%) Data Analysis
16 40 (6.09%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 135 (20.55%) SQL
2 23 (3.50%) T-SQL
3 17 (2.59%) VBA
4 15 (2.28%) C#
5 10 (1.52%) Java
6 6 (0.91%) Python
7 5 (0.76%) C
8 3 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.46%) PHP
8 3 (0.46%) R
9 2 (0.30%) Apex Code
9 2 (0.30%) C++
9 2 (0.30%) VB
10 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.15%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 92 (14.00%) Degree
2 53 (8.07%) ISEB
3 16 (2.44%) CBAP
4 12 (1.83%) IIBA
5 10 (1.52%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.91%) PMP
7 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.61%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.46%) ACCA
8 3 (0.46%) CIMA
9 2 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.15%) CITP
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.37%) QA
2 47 (7.15%) MiFID
3 13 (1.98%) PMO
4 11 (1.67%) IFRS
5 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.46%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.30%) GDPR
7 2 (0.30%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) Basel II
8 1 (0.15%) Basel III
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) FATCA
8 1 (0.15%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 94 (14.31%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.81%) Tableau
3 21 (3.20%) Oracle
4 15 (2.28%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.67%) SAP
6 9 (1.37%) Charles River
7 4 (0.61%) Fidessa
7 4 (0.61%) Murex
8 3 (0.46%) Calypso
8 3 (0.46%) Cognos
8 3 (0.46%) Sage
8 3 (0.46%) Workday
9 2 (0.30%) Adobe
9 2 (0.30%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.30%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.30%) IFS
9 2 (0.30%) Reuters
9 2 (0.30%) Sybase
9 2 (0.30%) Yardi
10 1 (0.15%) IBM
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HFG
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £33000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Highams
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 60000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - 60,000k + excellent, comprehensive package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 70000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 75000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+full bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - 75,000k base, bonus + generous package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago