Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 88 80
Rank change year-on-year -3 -8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 5791 5655 7074
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.43% 3.17% 3.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.54% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4022 4765 5959
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,022 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 151740 159655 182630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.91% 89.41% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 120747 133850 152095
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +15 3294 £60,000 - 126
South East -7 720 £47,500 - 48
North of England -15 711 £42,500 - 59
Midlands +2 538 £45,000 +5.88% 36
West Midlands +16 410 £45,000 +5.88% 26
North West -35 368 £42,625 +0.29% 26
Yorkshire +22 301 £41,750 -7.22% 24
South West +22 275 £42,000 -6.67% 20
East of England -62 244 £50,000 - 22
East Midlands -39 117 £43,907 +0.94% 10
North East +6 42 £45,000 +28.57% 9
South Coast - 1 £83,500 -
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2652 (45.80%) Finance
2 2009 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1847 (31.89%) Project Management
4 1503 (25.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1364 (23.55%) Banking
6 1180 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1124 (19.41%) SDLC
8 1071 (18.49%) Asset Management
9 1029 (17.77%) SQL
10 981 (16.94%) Investment Banking
11 909 (15.70%) Wealth Management
12 843 (14.56%) Retail Banking
13 824 (14.23%) Microsoft
14 801 (13.83%) Degree
15 553 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 550 (9.50%) Change Management
17 541 (9.34%) Waterfall
18 531 (9.17%) Retail
19 523 (9.03%) Scrum
20 511 (8.82%) Data Analysis
21 470 (8.12%) User Stories
22 462 (7.98%) PRINCE2
23 451 (7.79%) CRM
24 449 (7.75%) Use Case
25 447 (7.72%) QA
26 418 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
27 412 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
28 407 (7.03%) SQL Server
29 390 (6.73%) MS Visio
30 388 (6.70%) Front Office

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
1 189 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 80 (1.38%) Confluence
3 61 (1.05%) Tomcat
4 53 (0.92%) Documentum
5 45 (0.78%) CMS
5 45 (0.78%) IIS
6 39 (0.67%) Apache
7 34 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (0.36%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 18 (0.31%) SAS
11 17 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.24%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.22%) EPiServer
14 11 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.19%) WordPress
15 10 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 418 (7.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 390 (6.73%) MS Visio
3 276 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
4 163 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 94 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.14%) Chatbot
7 8 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.052%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.035%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.035%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.017%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.017%) HipChat
10 1 (0.017%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.017%) Revit
10 1 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 138 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
3 60 (1.04%) Actimize
4 34 (0.59%) SAP CO
4 34 (0.59%) SAP FI
4 34 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 28 (0.48%) SAP MM
6 26 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
7 24 (0.41%) NetSuite
7 24 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 23 (0.40%) SAP SD
9 20 (0.35%) Markit EDM
9 20 (0.35%) SAP PP
10 19 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
10 19 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
10 19 (0.33%) thinkFolio
11 18 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
11 18 (0.31%) SAP PLM
11 18 (0.31%) SAP VC
12 17 (0.29%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 112 (1.93%) SaaS
2 104 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (1.47%) Office 365
4 53 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
5 41 (0.71%) GitHub
6 37 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
7 25 (0.43%) PaaS
8 23 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 15 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
11 12 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (0.19%) Force.com
12 11 (0.19%) IaaS
13 8 (0.14%) Trello
14 7 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.12%) Serverless
15 6 (0.10%) Taleo
16 5 (0.086%) AdWords
17 4 (0.069%) Azure Machine Learning
17 4 (0.069%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 54 (0.93%) Intranet
2 29 (0.50%) SMS
3 24 (0.41%) Internet
4 19 (0.33%) Firewall
5 16 (0.28%) Extranet
6 10 (0.17%) WAN
7 9 (0.16%) HTTP
8 8 (0.14%) VPN
9 6 (0.10%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.10%) LDAP
9 6 (0.10%) SAN
10 5 (0.086%) MPLS
10 5 (0.086%) NAS
10 5 (0.086%) VoIP
11 4 (0.069%) LAN
11 4 (0.069%) Skype
11 4 (0.069%) Wireless
12 3 (0.052%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (0.052%) FTP
12 3 (0.052%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 181 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 163 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
4 142 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 129 (2.23%) Big Data
6 106 (1.83%) Relational Database
7 74 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 70 (1.21%) Power BI
9 60 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 57 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
11 54 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
12 44 (0.76%) Hadoop
13 39 (0.67%) QlikView
14 36 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
15 31 (0.54%) MySQL
16 28 (0.48%) Oracle Database
17 27 (0.47%) Blockchain
17 27 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
17 27 (0.47%) RDBMS
18 22 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 290 (5.01%) JIRA
2 88 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 69 (1.19%) Selenium
4 62 (1.07%) Jenkins
5 61 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 51 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 47 (0.81%) Cucumber
8 40 (0.69%) Subversion
9 34 (0.59%) Maven
9 34 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 33 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 27 (0.47%) JBehave
11 27 (0.47%) Toad
12 26 (0.45%) MagicDraw
12 26 (0.45%) XMLSpy
13 20 (0.35%) Eclipse
14 14 (0.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 14 (0.24%) HP UFT
15 13 (0.22%) Gradle
15 13 (0.22%) SoapUI
General
1 2652 (45.80%) Finance
2 1364 (23.55%) Banking
3 981 (16.94%) Investment Banking
4 843 (14.56%) Retail Banking
5 531 (9.17%) Retail
6 388 (6.70%) Front Office
7 301 (5.20%) Marketing
8 236 (4.08%) Legal
9 184 (3.18%) Back Office
10 167 (2.88%) Manufacturing
11 155 (2.68%) Advertising
12 91 (1.57%) Law
13 89 (1.54%) Financial Institution
14 81 (1.40%) Telecoms
15 69 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
16 55 (0.95%) Publishing
17 48 (0.83%) Games
18 38 (0.66%) German Language
19 33 (0.57%) Private Banking
20 28 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3801 (65.64%) Analyst
2 3450 (59.58%) Business Analyst
3 502 (8.67%) Senior Analyst
4 467 (8.06%) Senior Business Analyst
5 425 (7.34%) Consultant
6 375 (6.48%) IT Analyst
7 367 (6.34%) Business IT Analyst
8 362 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
9 310 (5.35%) Project Manager
10 276 (4.77%) Developer
11 242 (4.18%) Architect
12 234 (4.04%) Agile Business Analyst
13 224 (3.87%) Financial Analyst
14 221 (3.82%) Lead Business Analyst
15 216 (3.73%) Service Analyst
16 210 (3.63%) Finance Business Analyst
17 172 (2.97%) Digital Analyst
18 167 (2.88%) Digital Business Analyst
19 161 (2.78%) Banking Analyst
20 157 (2.71%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (5.59%) .NET
2 175 (3.02%) HTML
3 144 (2.49%) Web Services
4 125 (2.16%) XML
5 120 (2.07%) REST
6 91 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 90 (1.55%) SOAP
8 84 (1.45%) CSS
9 68 (1.17%) Middleware
10 67 (1.16%) HTML5
11 65 (1.12%) jQuery
12 54 (0.93%) .NET Framework
13 52 (0.90%) AngularJS
14 42 (0.73%) JSON
15 41 (0.71%) Entity Framework
16 38 (0.66%) Node.js
17 36 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
18 33 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 33 (0.57%) WCF
19 30 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1503 (25.95%) Analytical Skills
2 340 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 291 (5.03%) Equities
4 264 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 258 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 208 (3.59%) Derivative
7 198 (3.42%) User Experience
8 189 (3.26%) Fixed Income
9 136 (2.35%) Fintech
10 135 (2.33%) Reference Data
11 124 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 122 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
13 104 (1.80%) Credit Risk
14 85 (1.47%) Virtual Team
15 68 (1.17%) NHS
16 67 (1.16%) Mobile App
17 56 (0.97%) Reinsurance
18 47 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
19 43 (0.74%) Hedge funds
20 38 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 185 (3.19%) Windows
2 126 (2.18%) Unix
3 49 (0.85%) Linux
4 26 (0.45%) Windows Server
5 24 (0.41%) Android
6 20 (0.35%) Apple iOS
7 16 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.086%) AIX
9 4 (0.069%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.069%) Windows Vista
10 3 (0.052%) HPUX
10 3 (0.052%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.035%) Debian
11 2 (0.035%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.017%) Solaris
12 1 (0.017%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2009 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1847 (31.89%) Project Management
3 1180 (20.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1124 (19.41%) SDLC
5 1071 (18.49%) Asset Management
6 909 (15.70%) Wealth Management
7 553 (9.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 550 (9.50%) Change Management
9 541 (9.34%) Waterfall
10 523 (9.03%) Scrum
11 511 (8.82%) Data Analysis
12 470 (8.12%) User Stories
13 462 (7.98%) PRINCE2
14 451 (7.79%) CRM
15 449 (7.75%) Use Case
16 412 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
17 372 (6.42%) Analytics
18 369 (6.37%) Workflow
19 366 (6.32%) Data Modelling
19 366 (6.32%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1029 (17.77%) SQL
2 268 (4.63%) C#
3 191 (3.30%) Java
4 137 (2.37%) T-SQL
5 118 (2.04%) C
6 110 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 84 (1.45%) Python
8 54 (0.93%) PL/SQL
9 51 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 51 (0.88%) VBA
10 33 (0.57%) ABAP
10 33 (0.57%) R
10 33 (0.57%) VB.NET
11 29 (0.50%) PHP
12 28 (0.48%) VB
13 21 (0.36%) Scala
14 17 (0.29%) C++
15 14 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 14 (0.24%) Perl
15 14 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 801 (13.83%) Degree
2 354 (6.11%) ISEB
3 181 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 139 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 98 (1.69%) CBAP
6 73 (1.26%) PMI Certification
7 72 (1.24%) CISSP
7 72 (1.24%) SC Cleared
8 70 (1.21%) CISM
9 68 (1.17%) IIBA
10 58 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 42 (0.73%) Master's Degree
12 41 (0.71%) PMP
13 35 (0.60%) ISTQB
13 35 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
14 34 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
15 29 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
16 22 (0.38%) CISA
17 19 (0.33%) APMP
17 19 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 447 (7.72%) QA
2 134 (2.31%) MiFID
3 130 (2.24%) Data Quality
4 126 (2.18%) PMO
5 83 (1.43%) Basel III
5 83 (1.43%) SLA
6 73 (1.26%) EMIR
7 70 (1.21%) GDPR
8 56 (0.97%) Dodd-Frank
9 41 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
10 40 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 37 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 29 (0.50%) Solvency II
13 26 (0.45%) ISO 20022
14 16 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 12 (0.21%) ISO 9001
16 11 (0.19%) GAAP
17 8 (0.14%) PCI DSS
18 7 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 6 (0.10%) SEPA
System Software
1 37 (0.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.086%) Docker
2 5 (0.086%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.052%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.035%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.035%) HDFS
4 2 (0.035%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.035%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.017%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 51 (0.88%) Puppet
2 24 (0.41%) ZABBIX
3 17 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.052%) Control-M
4 3 (0.052%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.052%) Terraform
5 2 (0.035%) Ansible
5 2 (0.035%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.035%) Salt
5 2 (0.035%) SCCM
5 2 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.035%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.017%) Netcool
Vendors
1 824 (14.23%) Microsoft
2 328 (5.66%) SAP
3 321 (5.54%) Oracle
4 153 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
5 69 (1.19%) IBM
6 68 (1.17%) Tableau
7 65 (1.12%) Murex
8 58 (1.00%) Pega
9 43 (0.74%) Google
10 42 (0.73%) Cognos
10 42 (0.73%) EMC
11 37 (0.64%) Cadence
11 37 (0.64%) Informatica
12 35 (0.60%) Charles River
13 30 (0.52%) hybris
14 26 (0.45%) JD Edwards
15 25 (0.43%) Sun
16 24 (0.41%) HP
17 22 (0.38%) Blue Prism
18 20 (0.35%) Atlassian