Period
to 25 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 32 32
Rank change year-on-year -15 0 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 578 695 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 5.35% 6.75% 6.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 7.00% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 489 651 775
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,350 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £59,750
% change year-on-year +4.35% -3.77% +8.64%

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 10,344 9,931 13,182
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.49% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,143 9,051 11,836
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £91,250 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +7 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Business Analyst
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 282 (48.79%) Finance
2 242 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (38.75%) Business Analysis
4 130 (22.49%) SQL
5 114 (19.72%) User Stories
6 110 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 105 (18.17%) SDLC
8 100 (17.30%) Degree
9 94 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
10 93 (16.09%) Project Management
11 71 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 71 (12.28%) Waterfall
12 69 (11.94%) Scrum
13 64 (11.07%) JIRA
14 53 (9.17%) Microsoft
14 53 (9.17%) Legal
15 52 (9.00%) MS Visio
16 51 (8.82%) Migration
17 50 (8.65%) CRM
18 49 (8.48%) ISEB
19 48 (8.30%) Asset Management
20 45 (7.79%) Retail
20 45 (7.79%) Advertising
21 44 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
21 44 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
22 43 (7.44%) Use Case
23 41 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
24 37 (6.40%) Front Office
24 37 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
25 36 (6.23%) SQL Server

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 25 (4.33%) Confluence
2 15 (2.60%) CMS
3 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.17%) Documentum
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (9.00%) MS Visio
2 37 (6.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (3.46%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.17%) InVision
7 1 (0.17%) Moqups
7 1 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.87%) CA PPM
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.69%) OpenText MBPM
4 3 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.52%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) BondVision
6 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.17%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.17%) Sonata
6 1 (0.17%) Summit
6 1 (0.17%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.21%) Slack
2 5 (0.87%) SaaS
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.17%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.08%) Intranet
2 7 (1.21%) Internet
3 3 (0.52%) Firewall
3 3 (0.52%) SMS
4 1 (0.17%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (6.23%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.21%) Big Data
4 7 (1.21%) QlikView
5 6 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.87%) MS Access
7 4 (0.69%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.52%) MySQL
8 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.17%) DB2
10 1 (0.17%) MOLAP
10 1 (0.17%) Power BI
10 1 (0.17%) ROLAP
Development Applications
1 64 (11.07%) JIRA
2 14 (2.42%) ERwin
3 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.52%) Pivotal Tracker
4 2 (0.35%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.17%) Maven
5 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 282 (48.79%) Finance
2 53 (9.17%) Legal
3 45 (7.79%) Advertising
3 45 (7.79%) Retail
4 37 (6.40%) Front Office
5 36 (6.23%) Banking
5 36 (6.23%) Law
6 21 (3.63%) Back Office
7 19 (3.29%) Marketing
8 15 (2.60%) Publishing
9 13 (2.25%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.56%) Games
11 8 (1.38%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.87%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Automotive
15 1 (0.17%) International Banking
15 1 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.60%) Mason
2 13 (2.25%) .NET
3 11 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (1.21%) Gherkin
4 7 (1.21%) HTML
5 5 (0.87%) XML
6 3 (0.52%) CSS
6 3 (0.52%) HTML5
7 2 (0.35%) RESTful
7 2 (0.35%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.35%) SOAP
7 2 (0.35%) Visualforce
8 1 (0.17%) COM
8 1 (0.17%) Node.js
8 1 (0.17%) React
8 1 (0.17%) Spring
8 1 (0.17%) Web Services
8 1 (0.17%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 94 (16.26%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.19%) Equities
3 26 (4.50%) Fintech
4 20 (3.46%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.29%) Derivative
6 18 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 17 (2.94%) Fixed Income
8 16 (2.77%) Credit Risk
9 14 (2.42%) Reinsurance
10 11 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (1.73%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.73%) PMI
11 10 (1.73%) User Experience
12 6 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
15 3 (0.52%) Market Risk
16 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.21%) Windows
2 5 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (41.87%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (38.75%) Business Analysis
3 114 (19.72%) User Stories
4 110 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 105 (18.17%) SDLC
6 93 (16.09%) Project Management
7 71 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 71 (12.28%) Waterfall
8 69 (11.94%) Scrum
9 51 (8.82%) Migration
10 50 (8.65%) CRM
11 48 (8.30%) Asset Management
12 44 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (7.44%) Use Case
14 35 (6.06%) Data Modelling
14 35 (6.06%) PRINCE2
14 35 (6.06%) Workflow
15 34 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (5.36%) Change Management
17 30 (5.19%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 130 (22.49%) SQL
2 20 (3.46%) Java
3 12 (2.08%) VB.NET
4 10 (1.73%) VBA
5 7 (1.21%) C#
6 6 (1.04%) Python
7 5 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.69%) Apex Code
9 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.35%) Ruby
10 2 (0.35%) SOQL
10 2 (0.35%) SOSL
11 1 (0.17%) C
11 1 (0.17%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.17%) Perl
11 1 (0.17%) PHP
11 1 (0.17%) R
11 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 100 (17.30%) Degree
2 49 (8.48%) ISEB
3 17 (2.94%) IIBA
4 16 (2.77%) CBAP
5 10 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.38%) CFA
7 6 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (1.04%) PMP
7 6 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MBA
9 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.17%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.88%) QA
2 19 (3.29%) PMO
3 18 (3.11%) GDPR
4 16 (2.77%) MiFID
5 6 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.35%) PSD2
6 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.17%) Basel III
7 1 (0.17%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.09%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (3.29%) Workday
4 18 (3.11%) Oracle
5 17 (2.94%) Tableau
6 11 (1.90%) SAP
7 9 (1.56%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.21%) Cognos
9 6 (1.04%) HP
9 6 (1.04%) IBM
9 6 (1.04%) IFS
9 6 (1.04%) Pega
10 5 (0.87%) OpenText
10 5 (0.87%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.87%) Planview
11 4 (0.69%) Charles River
11 4 (0.69%) Informatica
12 3 (0.52%) Cloudera
12 3 (0.52%) Google
13 2 (0.35%) Pardot