Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 126 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 -53 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 296 308 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.69% 2.66% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.73% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 223 260 436
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
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 10,648 11,272 12,721
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.86% 97.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8,027 9,240 10,668
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -11 112 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +60 81 £45,000 - 8
Essex +52 40 £52,500 +11.70% 7
Bedfordshire -31 30 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Suffolk -1 27 £40,000 +3.90% 9
Norfolk -3 2 £41,000 +2.50%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 133 (44.93%) Business Analysis
2 128 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (34.12%) Finance
4 76 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
5 74 (25.00%) User Stories
6 63 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 57 (19.26%) SQL
8 56 (18.92%) Retail
9 54 (18.24%) SDLC
10 49 (16.55%) Degree
11 46 (15.54%) Waterfall
12 45 (15.20%) Project Management
13 38 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 34 (11.49%) Scrum
14 34 (11.49%) Microsoft
15 32 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (9.12%) CRM
17 26 (8.78%) UML
18 25 (8.45%) ISEB
18 25 (8.45%) Data Modelling
19 24 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 24 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
20 23 (7.77%) ERP
21 22 (7.43%) Oracle
21 22 (7.43%) Use Case
21 22 (7.43%) Creative Thinking
22 21 (7.09%) Marketing
22 21 (7.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 20 (6.76%) JIRA
23 20 (6.76%) 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 6 (2.03%) Confluence
2 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.69%) Chatbot
3 5 (1.69%) Gliffy
3 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (3.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle ASCP
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.69%) Oracle Manufacturing
3 5 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (1.69%) SAP CO
3 5 (1.69%) SAP FI
3 5 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.35%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.34%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) SMS
2 2 (0.68%) ADSL
2 2 (0.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.68%) MPLS
2 2 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.35%) Big Data
3 4 (1.35%) Data Lake
3 4 (1.35%) MySQL
4 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.68%) DB2
5 2 (0.68%) MS Access
5 2 (0.68%) Power BI
5 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.34%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (6.76%) JIRA
2 6 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.35%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
General
1 101 (34.12%) Finance
2 56 (18.92%) Retail
3 21 (7.09%) Marketing
4 17 (5.74%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.39%) Billing
6 10 (3.38%) Advertising
7 6 (2.03%) Back Office
7 6 (2.03%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.69%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.68%) Banking
9 2 (0.68%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.03%) Web Services
2 5 (1.69%) .NET
2 5 (1.69%) JSON
2 5 (1.69%) RESTful
2 5 (1.69%) XML
3 2 (0.68%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.34%) CakePHP
4 1 (0.34%) HTML
4 1 (0.34%) HTML5
4 1 (0.34%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 76 (25.68%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.74%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.04%) EPoS
4 9 (3.04%) FMCG
5 8 (2.70%) User Experience
6 7 (2.36%) Fintech
6 7 (2.36%) PMI
6 7 (2.36%) Robotics
7 5 (1.69%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.68%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (44.93%) Business Analysis
2 128 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (25.00%) User Stories
4 63 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 54 (18.24%) SDLC
6 46 (15.54%) Waterfall
7 45 (15.20%) Project Management
8 38 (12.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (11.49%) Scrum
10 32 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (9.12%) CRM
12 26 (8.78%) UML
13 25 (8.45%) Data Modelling
14 24 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
14 24 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (7.77%) ERP
16 22 (7.43%) Creative Thinking
16 22 (7.43%) Use Case
17 21 (7.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 19 (6.42%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 57 (19.26%) SQL
2 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.01%) C#
4 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
4 2 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.34%) C
5 1 (0.34%) Java
5 1 (0.34%) PHP
5 1 (0.34%) VB
5 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.34%) VB6
5 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (16.55%) Degree
2 25 (8.45%) ISEB
3 10 (3.38%) IIBA
4 9 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (2.36%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.03%) CBAP
7 3 (1.01%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.35%) PMO
2 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.01%) GDPR
2 3 (1.01%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (0.68%) SEPA
Vendors
1 34 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.43%) Oracle
3 14 (4.73%) SAP
4 12 (4.05%) WorldPay
5 6 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.35%) Adobe
7 3 (1.01%) Sage
8 2 (0.68%) Epicor
8 2 (0.68%) IBM
8 2 (0.68%) Infor
8 2 (0.68%) Remedy
8 2 (0.68%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.34%) Avaya
9 1 (0.34%) BMC
9 1 (0.34%) IFS
9 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.34%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.34%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.34%) Siemens