Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 68 74
Rank change year-on-year -45 +6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 326 495 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.70% 3.80% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.94% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 264 484 516
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.20% -4.40%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,650 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11653 12573 14805
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 96.42% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9574 10441 12272
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the East of England.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Hertfordshire -36 107 £47,500 - 6
Bedfordshire +24 88 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Cambridgeshire -36 47 £47,500 +33.80% 6
Suffolk -3 43 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Essex -35 25 £53,750 +26.47%
Norfolk -19 16 £51,500 +14.44%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 154 (47.24%) Business Analysis
2 97 (29.75%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (26.99%) Finance
5 82 (25.15%) Project Management
6 72 (22.09%) SDLC
7 67 (20.55%) Retail
8 58 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 54 (16.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (14.11%) MS Visio
10 46 (14.11%) SQL
11 45 (13.80%) Microsoft
11 45 (13.80%) Use Case
12 41 (12.58%) Waterfall
13 38 (11.66%) ISEB
14 34 (10.43%) Change Management
15 32 (9.82%) Workflow
16 31 (9.51%) ERP
17 30 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (8.59%) CRM
19 27 (8.28%) PRINCE2
20 26 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
21 25 (7.67%) Degree
22 24 (7.36%) BPMN
22 24 (7.36%) E-Commerce
23 22 (6.75%) Line Management
23 22 (6.75%) QA
24 21 (6.44%) Marketing
24 21 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
24 21 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 11 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.53%) CMS
3 2 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 46 (14.11%) MS Visio
2 26 (7.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (2.76%) ResourceLink
2 6 (1.84%) Sonata
3 4 (1.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.23%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 3 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.92%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.92%) Unica
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.61%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ASCP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.31%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.76%) SaaS
3 8 (2.45%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) ADSL
1 1 (0.31%) Internet
1 1 (0.31%) MPLS
1 1 (0.31%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (3.37%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.45%) Big Data
3 8 (2.45%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.45%) Power BI
3 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.45%) Semantic Layer
4 6 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.92%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.61%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.31%) Lumira
8 1 (0.31%) MySQL
8 1 (0.31%) QlikView
8 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (1.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 88 (26.99%) Finance
2 67 (20.55%) Retail
3 21 (6.44%) Marketing
4 8 (2.45%) Publishing
5 6 (1.84%) Banking
5 6 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.23%) Automotive
7 4 (1.23%) Games
7 4 (1.23%) Legal
8 3 (0.92%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) Law
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Billing
10 1 (0.31%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.84%) XML
2 2 (0.61%) .NET
2 2 (0.61%) Web Services
2 2 (0.61%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 97 (29.75%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (2.15%) User Experience
5 6 (1.84%) FMCG
6 4 (1.23%) Fintech
7 3 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.92%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.61%) AS400
8 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.61%) Robotics
8 2 (0.61%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.31%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (47.24%) Business Analysis
2 89 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (25.15%) Project Management
4 72 (22.09%) SDLC
5 58 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (16.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 45 (13.80%) Use Case
8 41 (12.58%) Waterfall
9 34 (10.43%) Change Management
10 32 (9.82%) Workflow
11 31 (9.51%) ERP
12 30 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (8.59%) CRM
14 27 (8.28%) PRINCE2
15 24 (7.36%) BPMN
15 24 (7.36%) E-Commerce
16 22 (6.75%) Line Management
17 21 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (6.44%) Workflow Analysis
18 20 (6.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.11%) SQL
2 4 (1.23%) C
3 3 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (11.66%) ISEB
2 25 (7.67%) Degree
3 6 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.61%) ACCA
4 2 (0.61%) CIMA
4 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.31%) MOS
5 1 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.75%) QA
2 15 (4.60%) PMO
3 12 (3.68%) GDPR
4 8 (2.45%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.92%) GMP
6 2 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.31%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (13.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.52%) SAP
3 9 (2.76%) Tableau
4 8 (2.45%) Oracle
5 6 (1.84%) Avaloq
5 6 (1.84%) FNZ
5 6 (1.84%) HP
5 6 (1.84%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.23%) Sage
7 3 (0.92%) CA
8 2 (0.61%) Epicor
8 2 (0.61%) Infor
9 1 (0.31%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) IBM
9 1 (0.31%) IFS
9 1 (0.31%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.31%) Trillium
9 1 (0.31%) Workday