Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 85 86
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,758 5,896 5,874
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.05% 3.55% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.88% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,749 4,052 5,031
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,900 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,361 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.69% +4.00% -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 142,078 152,036 167,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.08% 91.53% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113,972 120,821 141,154
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in England

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in England

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in England over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in England

Business Analysis
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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
London -18 2,493 £60,000 - 178
South East +9 701 £50,000 - 68
North of England -15 567 £45,000 +5.88% 65
Midlands -9 460 £44,471 -1.18% 69
North West -4 304 £45,000 +5.88% 37
East of England +10 271 £47,500 - 28
West Midlands -32 256 £45,000 - 35
South West -27 250 £45,000 +5.88% 39
Yorkshire -12 228 £45,000 +8.43% 26
East Midlands +64 204 £42,500 -5.56% 33
North East -22 36 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2,016 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,694 (35.60%) Finance
3 1,301 (27.34%) Project Management
4 1,043 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 990 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
6 956 (20.09%) SQL
7 886 (18.62%) Degree
8 712 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
9 700 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 604 (12.69%) Scrum
11 600 (12.61%) Waterfall
12 594 (12.48%) User Stories
13 538 (11.31%) SDLC
14 490 (10.30%) SQL Server
15 472 (9.92%) Change Management
16 468 (9.84%) PRINCE2
17 456 (9.58%) Retail
18 438 (9.21%) Banking
19 402 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
20 388 (8.15%) .NET
21 384 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
22 364 (7.65%) C#
23 338 (7.10%) ITIL
24 312 (6.56%) CRM
25 306 (6.43%) ISEB
26 301 (6.33%) Data Analysis
27 295 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
28 290 (6.09%) UML
29 285 (5.99%) Use Case
30 274 (5.76%) SharePoint

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 274 (5.76%) SharePoint
2 112 (2.35%) Confluence
3 65 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 52 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
6 29 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
7 27 (0.57%) SAS
8 26 (0.55%) CMS
9 24 (0.50%) Apache Spark
10 19 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.34%) IIS
12 12 (0.25%) Alfresco
13 10 (0.21%) MS Project Server
14 9 (0.19%) Apache
14 9 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.19%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.17%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.13%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 295 (6.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 225 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
3 201 (4.22%) MS Visio
4 118 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
5 96 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 30 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 29 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
8 4 (0.084%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.084%) SPSS
9 2 (0.042%) Stata
10 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.021%) Revit
Business Applications
1 133 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 76 (1.60%) Markit EDM
4 59 (1.24%) thinkFolio
5 54 (1.13%) Front Arena
6 39 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
7 36 (0.76%) NetSuite
8 34 (0.71%) SAP S/4HANA
9 26 (0.55%) Scribe Insight
10 23 (0.48%) Magento
11 22 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
12 21 (0.44%) SAP ERP
12 21 (0.44%) SAP HCM
12 21 (0.44%) SAP PP
13 20 (0.42%) SAP CO
13 20 (0.42%) SAP FI
13 20 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
14 19 (0.40%) SAP SD
15 17 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
15 17 (0.36%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 134 (2.82%) Office 365
2 116 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (2.19%) SaaS
4 87 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 55 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 33 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
8 21 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (0.38%) PaaS
10 15 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 12 (0.25%) BPaaS
13 11 (0.23%) G Suite
14 9 (0.19%) Trello
15 8 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
16 7 (0.15%) OneDrive
16 7 (0.15%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 6 (0.13%) GitHub
17 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
17 6 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.51%) Internet
2 41 (0.86%) Firewall
3 24 (0.50%) Intranet
4 21 (0.44%) DNS
5 17 (0.36%) SMS
6 10 (0.21%) Skype
7 8 (0.17%) WAN
8 7 (0.15%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.15%) VPN
9 6 (0.13%) DHCP
9 6 (0.13%) LAN
9 6 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.084%) HTTP
10 4 (0.084%) MPLS
10 4 (0.084%) Wireless
11 3 (0.063%) ADSL
11 3 (0.063%) ATM
11 3 (0.063%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.063%) VLAN
12 2 (0.042%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 490 (10.30%) SQL Server
2 249 (5.23%) Data Warehouse
3 183 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 182 (3.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 163 (3.43%) Big Data
6 146 (3.07%) Relational Database
7 131 (2.75%) Power BI
8 111 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
10 61 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 51 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
12 45 (0.95%) QlikView
13 37 (0.78%) Hadoop
14 31 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
15 28 (0.59%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.55%) Blockchain
16 26 (0.55%) NoSQL
17 25 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
18 20 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 236 (4.96%) JIRA
2 58 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 46 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 36 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 34 (0.71%) Axure RP
6 27 (0.57%) Git (software)
7 23 (0.48%) Selenium
8 21 (0.44%) NUnit
8 21 (0.44%) webpack
9 20 (0.42%) Eclipse
9 20 (0.42%) Mocha
9 20 (0.42%) Moq
10 19 (0.40%) Babel
10 19 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
11 16 (0.34%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.29%) Subversion
13 10 (0.21%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.21%) ERwin
13 10 (0.21%) Maven
14 9 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1,694 (35.60%) Finance
2 456 (9.58%) Retail
3 438 (9.21%) Banking
4 226 (4.75%) Marketing
5 224 (4.71%) Front Office
6 193 (4.06%) Legal
7 185 (3.89%) Advertising
8 146 (3.07%) Back Office
9 139 (2.92%) Investment Banking
10 131 (2.75%) Manufacturing
11 113 (2.37%) Law
12 82 (1.72%) Games
13 81 (1.70%) Telecoms
14 53 (1.11%) Financial Institution
15 52 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
16 40 (0.84%) Retail Banking
17 33 (0.69%) Billing
18 32 (0.67%) Publishing
19 29 (0.61%) Local Government
20 27 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,847 (59.84%) Analyst
2 2,440 (51.28%) Business Analyst
3 533 (11.20%) Consultant
4 364 (7.65%) Senior Analyst
5 331 (6.96%) Project Manager
6 323 (6.79%) Developer
7 315 (6.62%) Senior Business Analyst
8 249 (5.23%) IT Analyst
9 238 (5.00%) Business IT Analyst
10 230 (4.83%) IT Business Analyst
11 199 (4.18%) Architect
12 178 (3.74%) Agile Business Analyst
13 158 (3.32%) Lead Business Analyst
14 154 (3.24%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 151 (3.17%) Financial Analyst
16 138 (2.90%) Business Manager
17 137 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
18 127 (2.67%) Finance Business Analyst
19 120 (2.52%) Business Systems Analyst
20 103 (2.16%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (8.15%) .NET
2 242 (5.09%) HTML
3 152 (3.19%) CSS
4 145 (3.05%) XML
5 143 (3.01%) Web Services
6 117 (2.46%) REST
7 96 (2.02%) SOAP
8 72 (1.51%) AngularJS
9 58 (1.22%) ASP.NET
9 58 (1.22%) HTML5
10 56 (1.18%) Node.js
11 51 (1.07%) Mason
12 48 (1.01%) Redux
13 44 (0.92%) .NET Framework
13 44 (0.92%) Entity Framework
14 43 (0.90%) WPF
15 40 (0.84%) jQuery
15 40 (0.84%) React
15 40 (0.84%) WCF
16 34 (0.71%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 990 (20.81%) Analytical Skills
2 262 (5.51%) Management Information System
3 239 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
4 233 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 207 (4.35%) User Experience
6 181 (3.80%) Fintech
7 151 (3.17%) Derivative
8 146 (3.07%) Fixed Income
9 122 (2.56%) Equities
10 99 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 98 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
12 80 (1.68%) Hedge funds
13 57 (1.20%) Reinsurance
14 55 (1.16%) PMI
15 50 (1.05%) FMCG
16 39 (0.82%) Virtual Team
17 38 (0.80%) Analytical Mindset
18 34 (0.71%) Data Structures
19 33 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
20 30 (0.63%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 102 (2.14%) Windows
2 55 (1.16%) Unix
3 51 (1.07%) Linux
4 34 (0.71%) Windows 7
5 26 (0.55%) Windows Server
6 24 (0.50%) Android
6 24 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.32%) AIX
7 15 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (0.27%) Mac OS
9 12 (0.25%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.084%) Solaris
10 4 (0.084%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.021%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,016 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 1,301 (27.34%) Project Management
3 1,043 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 712 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
5 604 (12.69%) Scrum
6 600 (12.61%) Waterfall
7 594 (12.48%) User Stories
8 538 (11.31%) SDLC
9 472 (9.92%) Change Management
10 468 (9.84%) PRINCE2
11 402 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
12 384 (8.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 338 (7.10%) ITIL
14 312 (6.56%) CRM
15 301 (6.33%) Data Analysis
16 290 (6.09%) UML
17 285 (5.99%) Use Case
18 273 (5.74%) Mentoring
19 271 (5.70%) ERP
20 253 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 956 (20.09%) SQL
2 364 (7.65%) C#
3 244 (5.13%) Java
4 233 (4.90%) JavaScript
5 136 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 128 (2.69%) C
7 101 (2.12%) Python
8 85 (1.79%) VBA
9 55 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 41 (0.86%) Perl
11 37 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 36 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 34 (0.71%) VB
14 33 (0.69%) C++
15 24 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 23 (0.48%) PHP
17 19 (0.40%) R
18 17 (0.36%) Scala
19 16 (0.34%) Apex Code
20 15 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 886 (18.62%) Degree
2 306 (6.43%) ISEB
3 204 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 138 (2.90%) PMI Certification
5 100 (2.10%) PMP
6 82 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
7 80 (1.68%) IIBA
8 67 (1.41%) CBAP
9 60 (1.26%) SC Cleared
10 56 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
11 55 (1.16%) DV Cleared
12 48 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 36 (0.76%) Master's Degree
14 33 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 28 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (0.53%) APMP
17 22 (0.46%) CISSP
18 20 (0.42%) DBS Check
18 20 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
19 17 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 269 (5.65%) QA
2 119 (2.50%) PMO
3 84 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 82 (1.72%) GDPR
5 55 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 47 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 34 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
7 34 (0.71%) MiFID
8 27 (0.57%) COBIT
9 23 (0.48%) SEPA
10 19 (0.40%) EMIR
11 17 (0.36%) SLA
12 15 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (0.32%) ISO 20022
13 12 (0.25%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.17%) PSD2
15 7 (0.15%) GCP
16 6 (0.13%) ISO 8583
16 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
17 5 (0.11%) AIFMD
System Software
1 38 (0.80%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.32%) Docker
3 14 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.084%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.084%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.084%) vSphere
5 4 (0.084%) XenApp
5 4 (0.084%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.021%) HDFS
6 1 (0.021%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.021%) KVM
6 1 (0.021%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (0.38%) Automic
1 18 (0.38%) Dollar Universe
2 8 (0.17%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (0.15%) Puppet
3 7 (0.15%) SCCM
4 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.084%) Terraform
7 3 (0.063%) Ansible
7 3 (0.063%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.063%) HP ALM
7 3 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.042%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.021%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.021%) Mesos
9 1 (0.021%) NSN NetAct
9 1 (0.021%) Oozie
9 1 (0.021%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.021%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 700 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 229 (4.81%) SAP
3 219 (4.60%) Oracle
4 140 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 86 (1.81%) Tableau
6 78 (1.64%) SimCorp
7 72 (1.51%) Charles River
8 58 (1.22%) Google
9 55 (1.16%) Calypso
9 55 (1.16%) ServiceNow
10 44 (0.92%) JD Edwards
11 42 (0.88%) Cognos
12 39 (0.82%) WorldPay
13 38 (0.80%) Adobe
14 36 (0.76%) Capita
15 31 (0.65%) Atlassian
16 25 (0.53%) IBM
17 23 (0.48%) Demandware
18 22 (0.46%) Pega
18 22 (0.46%) VMware