Period
to 19 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 127 74
Rank change year-on-year -35 -53 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 169 316 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.84% 2.54% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.61% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 139 260 449
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,375 £31,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,000 £67,500
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 8,913 12,087 12,057
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 96.98% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6,870 9,904 9,840
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,725 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 -8 49 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Cambridgeshire +10 37 £56,500 +5.12% 8
Bedfordshire -36 35 £55,000 +12.82% 6
Essex -8 21 £46,250 -19.57% 3
Suffolk +16 18 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Norfolk +20 9 £37,500 -13.79%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 98 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (33.73%) Business Analysis
3 52 (30.77%) Project Management
4 51 (30.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (29.59%) Waterfall
6 47 (27.81%) Finance
7 46 (27.22%) User Stories
7 46 (27.22%) SDLC
8 42 (24.85%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (21.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (20.12%) Workshop Facilitation
11 33 (19.53%) Scrum
12 31 (18.34%) Change Management
12 31 (18.34%) Problem-Solving
13 27 (15.98%) Use Case
14 26 (15.38%) SQL
15 25 (14.79%) Retail
16 24 (14.20%) UML
16 24 (14.20%) ISEB
16 24 (14.20%) BPMN
17 22 (13.02%) Marketing
18 19 (11.24%) CRM
18 19 (11.24%) Business Process Modelling
19 18 (10.65%) FMCG
19 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
19 18 (10.65%) Advertising
20 17 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (10.06%) Degree
21 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
22 14 (8.28%) MS Visio

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 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.59%) Confluence
2 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (8.28%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.59%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) ADSL
2 1 (0.59%) MPLS
2 1 (0.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.51%) Big Data
2 10 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 7 (4.14%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (3.55%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.78%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.18%) DB2
8 2 (1.18%) MySQL
8 2 (1.18%) Power BI
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) JIRA
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (27.81%) Finance
2 25 (14.79%) Retail
3 22 (13.02%) Marketing
4 18 (10.65%) Advertising
4 18 (10.65%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.78%) Automotive
7 2 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (1.18%) Billing
7 2 (1.18%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.59%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.96%) .NET
2 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.18%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.59%) jQuery
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.59%) Web Services
4 1 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.85%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.65%) FMCG
3 9 (5.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.55%) EPoS
5 4 (2.37%) User Experience
6 2 (1.18%) Blog
6 2 (1.18%) Fintech
6 2 (1.18%) Life Science
6 2 (1.18%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.59%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.59%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.59%) NHS
7 1 (0.59%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (33.73%) Business Analysis
3 52 (30.77%) Project Management
4 51 (30.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (29.59%) Waterfall
6 46 (27.22%) SDLC
6 46 (27.22%) User Stories
7 37 (21.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (20.12%) Workshop Facilitation
9 33 (19.53%) Scrum
10 31 (18.34%) Change Management
10 31 (18.34%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (15.98%) Use Case
12 24 (14.20%) BPMN
12 24 (14.20%) UML
13 19 (11.24%) Business Process Modelling
13 19 (11.24%) CRM
14 17 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (8.28%) Data Modelling
16 11 (6.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.18%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.59%) C#
3 1 (0.59%) Java
3 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.59%) SAPscript
3 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (14.20%) ISEB
2 17 (10.06%) Degree
3 5 (2.96%) IIBA
4 4 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CBAP
7 1 (0.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.14%) QA
2 5 (2.96%) PMO
3 3 (1.78%) SEPA
4 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.18%) GAMP
4 2 (1.18%) GDPR
5 1 (0.59%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.51%) Oracle
3 7 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (4.14%) SAP
4 5 (2.96%) IBM
4 5 (2.96%) Tableau
5 2 (1.18%) Remedy
6 1 (0.59%) Avaya
6 1 (0.59%) BMC
6 1 (0.59%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.59%) Peregrine
6 1 (0.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.59%) Siemens