Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 112 102 91
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,120 5,017 5,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.93% 3.08% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 3.35% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,146 3,685 4,312
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +0.98% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £79,250 £79,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 129,103 149,556 152,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.68% 91.82% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102,877 121,182 127,435
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 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
London -3 2,265 £60,000 - 177
South East +16 591 £52,500 +10.53% 65
North of England -12 499 £45,000 +1.12% 77
Midlands -24 325 £43,278 -3.83% 36
North West +1 273 £45,000 - 53
South West +24 260 £42,500 - 39
West Midlands -33 200 £45,000 - 26
Yorkshire -33 188 £45,000 +5.88% 18
East of England +9 175 £56,500 +13.00% 22
East Midlands +27 123 £42,500 -5.56% 10
North East +10 38 £47,500 +5.56% 6
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 1,917 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1,556 (37.77%) Finance
3 1,175 (28.52%) Project Management
4 949 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 793 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
6 748 (18.16%) Degree
7 739 (17.94%) Problem-Solving
8 689 (16.72%) SQL
9 669 (16.24%) User Stories
10 637 (15.46%) Waterfall
11 625 (15.17%) Scrum
12 580 (14.08%) Microsoft
13 508 (12.33%) SDLC
14 497 (12.06%) Change Management
15 421 (10.22%) Banking
16 381 (9.25%) PRINCE2
17 372 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
18 366 (8.88%) QA
19 360 (8.74%) Retail
20 355 (8.62%) Workshop Facilitation
21 347 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
22 345 (8.37%) SQL Server
23 334 (8.11%) Use Case
24 317 (7.69%) CRM
25 301 (7.31%) ISEB
26 298 (7.23%) Management Information System
26 298 (7.23%) Data Analysis
27 287 (6.97%) .NET
28 278 (6.75%) C#
28 278 (6.75%) ITIL

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
1 146 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.94%) Confluence
3 40 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 39 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 26 (0.63%) Apache
6 23 (0.56%) Apache Spark
7 21 (0.51%) CMS
8 16 (0.39%) IIS
9 12 (0.29%) SAS
9 12 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
10 11 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.24%) Alfresco
12 9 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.19%) MS Project Server
13 8 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.19%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.17%) CICS
14 7 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.17%) WebSphere
15 5 (0.12%) EPiServer
Applications
1 233 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 231 (5.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 229 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
4 117 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 97 (2.35%) Microsoft Project
6 25 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 25 (0.61%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.049%) UXPin
9 1 (0.024%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 118 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (1.80%) thinkFolio
3 58 (1.41%) Markit EDM
4 51 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
4 51 (1.24%) Temenos T24
5 49 (1.19%) Front Arena
6 27 (0.66%) SAP SD
7 24 (0.58%) Magento
8 20 (0.49%) SAP CO
8 20 (0.49%) SAP ERP
8 20 (0.49%) SAP FI
8 20 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
9 19 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
10 15 (0.36%) SAP MM
10 15 (0.36%) Scribe Insight
11 14 (0.34%) SAP PP
12 12 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.29%) NetSuite
12 12 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 138 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 103 (2.50%) SaaS
3 75 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
4 66 (1.60%) Office 365
5 33 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 23 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (0.34%) PaaS
9 12 (0.29%) BPaaS
10 9 (0.22%) GitHub
11 8 (0.19%) IBM Blueworks
11 8 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
12 7 (0.17%) G Suite
13 6 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (0.15%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.12%) Basecamp
14 5 (0.12%) IaaS
14 5 (0.12%) Trello
15 4 (0.097%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.073%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.04%) Internet
2 23 (0.56%) Firewall
3 15 (0.36%) DNS
3 15 (0.36%) Intranet
4 11 (0.27%) WAN
5 8 (0.19%) PPP
6 5 (0.12%) HTTP
6 5 (0.12%) LAN
6 5 (0.12%) SMS
7 4 (0.097%) FTP
7 4 (0.097%) VPN
8 3 (0.073%) DHCP
8 3 (0.073%) Unified Communications
8 3 (0.073%) VLAN
8 3 (0.073%) Wireless
9 2 (0.049%) ADSL
9 2 (0.049%) ATM
9 2 (0.049%) MPLS
9 2 (0.049%) Skype
10 1 (0.024%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 345 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 183 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 146 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 124 (3.01%) Power BI
5 105 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 104 (2.52%) Relational Database
7 87 (2.11%) Big Data
8 83 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 51 (1.24%) Crystal Reports
10 48 (1.17%) QlikView
10 48 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 38 (0.92%) Hadoop
12 28 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (0.61%) OLAP
14 23 (0.56%) Blockchain
14 23 (0.56%) DB2
14 23 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 21 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
16 19 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 163 (3.96%) JIRA
2 86 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 46 (1.12%) Selenium
4 45 (1.09%) Visual Studio
5 42 (1.02%) Git (software)
6 34 (0.83%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 29 (0.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (0.66%) Axure RP
9 20 (0.49%) JMeter
9 20 (0.49%) Maven
9 20 (0.49%) SoapUI
10 18 (0.44%) HP UFT
11 16 (0.39%) Jenkins
12 15 (0.36%) Subversion
13 13 (0.32%) FrontPage
14 12 (0.29%) ProC
14 12 (0.29%) PVCS
15 10 (0.24%) Gradle
15 10 (0.24%) Mercurial
15 10 (0.24%) RequisitePro
General
1 1,556 (37.77%) Finance
2 421 (10.22%) Banking
3 360 (8.74%) Retail
4 215 (5.22%) Marketing
5 204 (4.95%) Front Office
6 153 (3.71%) Legal
7 127 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 124 (3.01%) Law
9 119 (2.89%) Advertising
10 104 (2.52%) Manufacturing
11 100 (2.43%) Games
12 99 (2.40%) Investment Banking
13 98 (2.38%) Back Office
14 54 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 49 (1.19%) Billing
16 47 (1.14%) Private Banking
17 45 (1.09%) Financial Institution
18 39 (0.95%) German Language
19 36 (0.87%) Retail Banking
20 31 (0.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 2,459 (59.68%) Analyst
2 2,179 (52.89%) Business Analyst
3 420 (10.19%) Senior Analyst
4 376 (9.13%) Senior Business Analyst
5 314 (7.62%) Consultant
6 300 (7.28%) Developer
7 275 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 237 (5.75%) IT Analyst
9 228 (5.53%) Business IT Analyst
10 224 (5.44%) Lead Business Analyst
11 223 (5.41%) IT Business Analyst
12 185 (4.49%) Architect
13 160 (3.88%) Agile Business Analyst
14 132 (3.20%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 109 (2.65%) Financial Analyst
16 100 (2.43%) Business Manager
16 100 (2.43%) Systems Analyst
17 96 (2.33%) Finance Business Analyst
18 92 (2.23%) Business Systems Analyst
19 81 (1.97%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (6.97%) .NET
2 192 (4.66%) HTML
3 114 (2.77%) XML
4 113 (2.74%) Web Services
5 95 (2.31%) REST
6 88 (2.14%) CSS
7 60 (1.46%) AngularJS
7 60 (1.46%) SOAP
8 59 (1.43%) ASP.NET
9 49 (1.19%) WPF
10 45 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 43 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 42 (1.02%) WCF
13 38 (0.92%) Redux
14 37 (0.90%) HTML5
14 37 (0.90%) React
15 34 (0.83%) JSON
16 33 (0.80%) jQuery
16 33 (0.80%) LINQ
17 32 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 793 (19.25%) Analytical Skills
2 298 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 215 (5.22%) User Experience
4 162 (3.93%) Fintech
5 148 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 140 (3.40%) Derivative
7 133 (3.23%) Fixed Income
8 105 (2.55%) Equities
9 104 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 87 (2.11%) FMCG
11 80 (1.94%) Reinsurance
12 67 (1.63%) Hedge funds
13 57 (1.38%) PMI
14 49 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
15 48 (1.17%) Virtual Team
16 47 (1.14%) Tandem
17 38 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
18 35 (0.85%) Algorithms
19 34 (0.83%) NHS
20 32 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 85 (2.06%) Windows
2 71 (1.72%) Unix
3 60 (1.46%) Linux
4 24 (0.58%) AIX
5 23 (0.56%) Windows Server
6 16 (0.39%) Mac OS
7 15 (0.36%) Android
7 15 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 10 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.073%) Solaris
10 1 (0.024%) CentOS
10 1 (0.024%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.024%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.024%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,917 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1,175 (28.52%) Project Management
3 949 (23.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 739 (17.94%) Problem-Solving
5 669 (16.24%) User Stories
6 637 (15.46%) Waterfall
7 625 (15.17%) Scrum
8 508 (12.33%) SDLC
9 497 (12.06%) Change Management
10 381 (9.25%) PRINCE2
11 372 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 355 (8.62%) Workshop Facilitation
13 347 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
14 334 (8.11%) Use Case
15 317 (7.69%) CRM
16 298 (7.23%) Data Analysis
17 278 (6.75%) ITIL
18 273 (6.63%) UML
19 267 (6.48%) Asset Management
20 257 (6.24%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 689 (16.72%) SQL
2 278 (6.75%) C#
3 177 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 168 (4.08%) Java
5 130 (3.16%) C
6 100 (2.43%) T-SQL
7 70 (1.70%) Python
8 51 (1.24%) Perl
9 43 (1.04%) VBA
10 30 (0.73%) PL/SQL
11 24 (0.58%) PowerShell
12 23 (0.56%) VB.NET
13 21 (0.51%) Shell Script
14 20 (0.49%) PHP
15 18 (0.44%) C++
16 15 (0.36%) COBOL
16 15 (0.36%) JCL
17 12 (0.29%) Scala
17 12 (0.29%) VB
18 10 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 748 (18.16%) Degree
2 301 (7.31%) ISEB
3 179 (4.34%) Security Cleared
4 99 (2.40%) PMI Certification
5 87 (2.11%) SC Cleared
6 79 (1.92%) IIBA
7 66 (1.60%) PMP
8 61 (1.48%) CBAP
9 54 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 48 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
12 39 (0.95%) DV Cleared
13 38 (0.92%) SAFe Agilist
14 25 (0.61%) Master's Degree
15 24 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 18 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
17 16 (0.39%) APMP
18 14 (0.34%) PhD
18 14 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
19 13 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 366 (8.88%) QA
2 163 (3.96%) PMO
3 67 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 62 (1.50%) GDPR
5 39 (0.95%) SLA
6 32 (0.78%) COBIT
7 27 (0.66%) SEPA
8 26 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 25 (0.61%) Solvency II
10 19 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (0.44%) MiFID
12 16 (0.39%) ISO 20022
13 12 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
14 11 (0.27%) EMIR
15 9 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.19%) FATCA
17 7 (0.17%) PCI DSS
17 7 (0.17%) PSD2
18 6 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 35 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (0.70%) Docker
3 8 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.073%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.024%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (0.51%) HP ALM
2 15 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.32%) Kubernetes
4 12 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (0.12%) Automic
6 5 (0.12%) Dollar Universe
6 5 (0.12%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.097%) CASB
8 3 (0.073%) Puppet
8 3 (0.073%) SCCM
9 2 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.024%) Control-M
10 1 (0.024%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 580 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 201 (4.88%) SAP
3 195 (4.73%) Oracle
4 114 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
5 84 (2.04%) Charles River
6 72 (1.75%) Tableau
7 62 (1.50%) Calypso
8 55 (1.33%) Cadence
9 50 (1.21%) SimCorp
10 49 (1.19%) ServiceNow
11 45 (1.09%) Google
12 37 (0.90%) Adobe
13 36 (0.87%) IBM
14 27 (0.66%) Atlassian
15 24 (0.58%) Cognos
15 24 (0.58%) Demandware
15 24 (0.58%) Sitecore
16 23 (0.56%) hybris
16 23 (0.56%) JD Edwards
17 22 (0.53%) HP