Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 November 2018.

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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 115 69
Rank change year-on-year -28 -46 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 215 323 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.12% 2.71% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.79% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 175 262 488
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £31,450 £35,000 £31,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 9,846 11,569 12,705
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.93% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7,535 9,506 10,547
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 19 November 2018.

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 19 November 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
Hertfordshire -16 77 £47,500 - 4
Cambridgeshire +25 42 £56,500 +18.95% 5
Essex +19 35 £52,500 -2.33% 1
Bedfordshire -43 28 £50,000 - 5
Suffolk -16 25 £40,000 - 1
Norfolk -1 6 £41,000 -20.39% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East of England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (39.53%) Business Analysis
3 73 (33.95%) Finance
4 67 (31.16%) User Stories
5 57 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (21.40%) SDLC
7 45 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (20.47%) SQL
9 41 (19.07%) Scrum
10 40 (18.60%) Project Management
10 40 (18.60%) Waterfall
10 40 (18.60%) Workshop Facilitation
11 38 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (15.81%) Degree
13 31 (14.42%) Use Case
14 30 (13.95%) ISEB
15 28 (13.02%) Retail
15 28 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (11.63%) UML
16 25 (11.63%) CRM
17 20 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
18 19 (8.84%) Marketing
18 19 (8.84%) JIRA
18 19 (8.84%) Change Management
19 18 (8.37%) Microsoft
19 18 (8.37%) Kanban
20 17 (7.91%) Advertising
21 16 (7.44%) Data Modelling
21 16 (7.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 16 (7.44%) Business Process Modelling

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 5 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.33%) Gliffy
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.40%) NetSuite
3 3 (1.40%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.40%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.40%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle Manufacturing
4 2 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) ADSL
1 2 (0.93%) Internet
1 2 (0.93%) MPLS
1 2 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.26%) Big Data
4 4 (1.86%) Data Lake
4 4 (1.86%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.40%) MySQL
5 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.93%) DB2
6 2 (0.93%) MS Access
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.93%) Power BI
6 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 19 (8.84%) JIRA
2 6 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
General
1 73 (33.95%) Finance
2 28 (13.02%) Retail
3 19 (8.84%) Marketing
4 17 (7.91%) Advertising
5 14 (6.51%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.12%) Billing
6 11 (5.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.40%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.93%) Legal
9 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.79%) Web Services
2 5 (2.33%) XML
3 3 (1.40%) .NET
4 2 (0.93%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.47%) SAP CO-PA
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) FMCG
3 12 (5.58%) Computer Science
4 11 (5.12%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.26%) PMI
6 6 (2.79%) User Experience
7 4 (1.86%) EPoS
8 3 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.93%) Fintech
9 2 (0.93%) Life Science
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.93%) Robotics
9 2 (0.93%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.47%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.47%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (46.98%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (39.53%) Business Analysis
3 67 (31.16%) User Stories
4 57 (26.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (21.40%) SDLC
6 41 (19.07%) Scrum
7 40 (18.60%) Project Management
7 40 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 40 (18.60%) Workshop Facilitation
8 38 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (14.42%) Use Case
10 28 (13.02%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (11.63%) CRM
11 25 (11.63%) UML
12 20 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
13 19 (8.84%) Change Management
14 18 (8.37%) Kanban
15 16 (7.44%) Business Process Modelling
15 16 (7.44%) Data Modelling
15 16 (7.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 44 (20.47%) SQL
2 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
2 2 (0.93%) C#
2 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
2 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.47%) C
3 1 (0.47%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (15.81%) Degree
2 30 (13.95%) ISEB
3 11 (5.12%) IIBA
4 7 (3.26%) CBAP
4 7 (3.26%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.93%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.40%) PMO
2 3 (1.40%) SEPA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 20022
Vendors
1 18 (8.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.58%) Oracle
3 7 (3.26%) WorldPay
4 6 (2.79%) SAP
5 5 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) Epicor
6 2 (0.93%) IBM
6 2 (0.93%) Infor
6 2 (0.93%) Remedy
6 2 (0.93%) Sage
6 2 (0.93%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) Avaya
7 1 (0.47%) BMC
7 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.47%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.47%) Peregrine
7 1 (0.47%) Siemens