Period
to 22 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -39 0 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 498 668 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.50% 6.46% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 6.75% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 452 626 806
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 £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 10,612 9,892 12,962
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 95.62% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,477 8,962 11,742
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 £33,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,375 £86,250
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 22 July 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 July 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 0 2 £48,750 -2.50%
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 July 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.

1 224 (44.98%) Finance
1 224 (44.98%) Business Analysis
2 219 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (21.89%) SQL
4 107 (21.49%) Project Management
5 101 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 88 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (17.27%) SDLC
8 80 (16.06%) User Stories
8 80 (16.06%) Waterfall
9 71 (14.26%) Degree
10 63 (12.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 61 (12.25%) Legal
12 55 (11.04%) Scrum
13 47 (9.44%) MS Visio
14 46 (9.24%) JIRA
15 45 (9.04%) Retail
16 44 (8.84%) Change Management
17 40 (8.03%) Microsoft Excel
18 39 (7.83%) Microsoft
18 39 (7.83%) Front Office
18 39 (7.83%) Advertising
19 38 (7.63%) Law
20 37 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
21 35 (7.03%) Migration
21 35 (7.03%) Asset Management
22 34 (6.83%) Banking
23 31 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (6.02%) Equities
24 30 (6.02%) Investment 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 18 (3.61%) Confluence
2 9 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.80%) CMS
4 4 (0.80%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 47 (9.44%) MS Visio
2 40 (8.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
4 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 9 (1.81%) PeopleSoft HCM
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.20%) BondVision
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.60%) Slack
4 2 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.00%) Intranet
2 3 (0.60%) Internet
2 3 (0.60%) SMS
3 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.22%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (4.02%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.00%) QlikView
6 4 (0.80%) Blockchain
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.40%) Big Data
8 2 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.20%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.20%) DB2
9 1 (0.20%) KDB
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (9.24%) JIRA
2 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.20%) ERwin
3 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 224 (44.98%) Finance
2 61 (12.25%) Legal
3 45 (9.04%) Retail
4 39 (7.83%) Advertising
4 39 (7.83%) Front Office
5 38 (7.63%) Law
6 34 (6.83%) Banking
7 20 (4.02%) Back Office
8 16 (3.21%) Marketing
9 15 (3.01%) Games
10 10 (2.01%) Investment Banking
10 10 (2.01%) Publishing
11 8 (1.61%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.80%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.60%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.40%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.20%) French Language
15 1 (0.20%) Romanian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.82%) .NET
2 8 (1.61%) Mason
3 7 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (1.41%) XML
4 6 (1.20%) HTML
5 4 (0.80%) Web Services
6 3 (0.60%) RESTful
7 2 (0.40%) Swagger
8 1 (0.20%) CSS
8 1 (0.20%) Google Maps API
8 1 (0.20%) HTML5
8 1 (0.20%) J2EE
8 1 (0.20%) JSON
8 1 (0.20%) Node.js
8 1 (0.20%) React
8 1 (0.20%) SOAP
8 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.67%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.02%) Equities
3 29 (5.82%) Management Information System
4 26 (5.22%) Fintech
5 23 (4.62%) Derivative
6 22 (4.42%) Reinsurance
7 14 (2.81%) Credit Risk
7 14 (2.81%) Fixed Income
8 11 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
10 9 (1.81%) User Experience
11 7 (1.41%) PMI
12 6 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.20%) Wiki
13 3 (0.60%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.40%) Eurex
14 2 (0.40%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.80%) Linux
2 3 (0.60%) Windows
3 2 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (44.98%) Business Analysis
2 219 (43.98%) Agile Software Development
3 107 (21.49%) Project Management
4 101 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (17.27%) SDLC
6 80 (16.06%) User Stories
6 80 (16.06%) Waterfall
7 63 (12.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 55 (11.04%) Scrum
9 44 (8.84%) Change Management
10 37 (7.43%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (7.03%) Asset Management
11 35 (7.03%) Migration
12 30 (6.02%) Investment Management
13 29 (5.82%) ETL
14 27 (5.42%) Use Case
15 24 (4.82%) E-Commerce
15 24 (4.82%) Requirements Management
15 24 (4.82%) Systems Analysis
16 22 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 109 (21.89%) SQL
2 17 (3.41%) Java
3 14 (2.81%) C#
4 13 (2.61%) VB.NET
4 13 (2.61%) VBA
5 8 (1.61%) Python
6 5 (1.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.40%) Perl
8 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.20%) C
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
8 1 (0.20%) R
8 1 (0.20%) SOQL
8 1 (0.20%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 71 (14.26%) Degree
2 19 (3.82%) CBAP
3 18 (3.61%) ISEB
4 16 (3.21%) IIBA
5 7 (1.41%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.20%) PMP
7 5 (1.00%) CFA
7 5 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.80%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.20%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.62%) QA
2 16 (3.21%) PMO
3 12 (2.41%) GDPR
4 9 (1.81%) MiFID
5 3 (0.60%) SEPA
6 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.20%) EMIR
7 1 (0.20%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.20%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.61%) SAP
3 17 (3.41%) Workday
4 16 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
5 12 (2.41%) Oracle
6 9 (1.81%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.00%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.60%) Charles River
8 3 (0.60%) IBM
8 3 (0.60%) Intapp
9 2 (0.40%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.40%) Cadence
9 2 (0.40%) Facebook
9 2 (0.40%) Tableau
10 1 (0.20%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.20%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.20%) MarketAxess
10 1 (0.20%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.20%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.20%) Twitter