Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021.

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
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 128 145
Rank change year-on-year +10 +17 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 122 13 140
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.33% 0.65% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.69% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 89 12 101
10th Percentile £35,730 £32,915 £40,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,288 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,750 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% -7.14% +10.53%
75th Percentile £59,750 £53,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £68,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 4,733 1,895 6,729
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.46% 95.47% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,768 1,534 5,100
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £34,472 £36,250 £33,569
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021. 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 -13 42 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Cambridgeshire -41 28 £51,250 +2.50% 4
Essex +10 25 £48,500 +24.36% 2
Bedfordshire - 15 £40,000 -
East Anglia - 8 £65,000 - 1
Norfolk -12 4 £42,500 +13.72%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (44.26%) Business Analysis
2 35 (28.69%) User Stories
3 31 (25.41%) Requirements Gathering
4 28 (22.95%) Workshop Facilitation
5 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (22.13%) Finance
6 24 (19.67%) Social Skills
7 23 (18.85%) SQL
8 21 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (16.39%) Project Management
10 18 (14.75%) SaaS
10 18 (14.75%) Influencing Skills
11 17 (13.93%) Life Science
11 17 (13.93%) Retail
12 16 (13.11%) Use Case
12 16 (13.11%) Epics
13 13 (10.66%) Business Process Mapping
13 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (10.66%) ISEB
13 13 (10.66%) CRM
14 12 (9.84%) ERP
15 11 (9.02%) SAP
15 11 (9.02%) GAP Analysis
15 11 (9.02%) Coaching
15 11 (9.02%) Fintech
15 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (9.02%) Time Management
15 11 (9.02%) Project Delivery
16 10 (8.20%) Business Case

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 (3.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (4.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.46%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.64%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.82%) Magento
4 1 (0.82%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.82%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.75%) SaaS
2 10 (8.20%) Azure
3 8 (6.56%) Power Platform
4 4 (3.28%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) ADSL
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
1 1 (0.82%) MPLS
1 1 (0.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) Metadata
2 7 (5.74%) Big Data
2 7 (5.74%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.28%) Power BI
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.82%) GIS
5 1 (0.82%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (5.74%) JIRA
2 2 (1.64%) Toad
General
1 27 (22.13%) Analytical Skills
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Social Skills
3 18 (14.75%) Influencing Skills
4 17 (13.93%) Retail
5 7 (5.74%) Marketing
5 7 (5.74%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (5.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (5.74%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (4.92%) Telecoms
7 5 (4.10%) Automotive
8 4 (3.28%) Banking
9 3 (2.46%) Front Office
9 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.82%) Back Office
10 1 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.82%) French Language
10 1 (0.82%) German Language
10 1 (0.82%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.38%) .NET
2 3 (2.46%) REST
2 3 (2.46%) SOAP
3 2 (1.64%) COM
3 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 2 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Life Science
2 10 (8.20%) LIMS
3 7 (5.74%) FMCG
3 7 (5.74%) Reference Data
4 5 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.46%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.64%) CMDB
6 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.64%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (0.82%) AS400
7 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
1 54 (44.26%) Business Analysis
2 35 (28.69%) User Stories
3 31 (25.41%) Requirements Gathering
4 28 (22.95%) Workshop Facilitation
5 21 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (16.39%) Project Management
7 16 (13.11%) Epics
7 16 (13.11%) Use Case
8 13 (10.66%) Business Process Mapping
8 13 (10.66%) CRM
8 13 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (9.84%) ERP
10 11 (9.02%) Coaching
10 11 (9.02%) Fintech
10 11 (9.02%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (9.02%) Project Delivery
10 11 (9.02%) Time Management
10 11 (9.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.20%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) C#
3 3 (2.46%) SOQL
4 2 (1.64%) C
4 2 (1.64%) Java
4 2 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.66%) ISEB
2 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) GxP
2 3 (2.46%) QA
3 2 (1.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.82%) GDPR
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.82%) NIST
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) SAP
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.92%) Oracle
4 5 (4.10%) BMC
4 5 (4.10%) Remedy
4 5 (4.10%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.46%) hybris
7 1 (0.82%) CODA
7 1 (0.82%) IFS
7 1 (0.82%) Workday