Period
to 23 September 2021

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 23 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 187 125
Rank change year-on-year +22 -62 -17
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2,382 883 3,563
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.21% 1.94% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 2.08% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,812 737 2,627
10th Percentile £36,750 £38,115 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £41,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.17% +10.48% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £97,500 £84,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +10.58% -0.95%

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 101,506 42,476 119,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 94.11% 93.30% 92.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68,738 35,395 96,202
10th Percentile £32,949 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.88% +8.57% +2.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in England

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis in England.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in England

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 23 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
London -30 1,107 £63,475 -0.04% 91
South East 0 379 £52,500 +1.94% 40
North of England +43 362 £45,000 - 34
Midlands +33 279 £47,500 -5.00% 30
North West +29 209 £45,000 -10.00% 22
West Midlands +2 171 £47,500 - 23
Yorkshire +12 138 £43,500 +12.99% 9
East of England +6 125 £50,000 -6.98% 11
South West -59 107 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East Midlands +9 106 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North East -17 19 £45,000 +33.33% 3
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2021, 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 1,241 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 869 (36.48%) Finance
3 853 (35.81%) Social Skills
4 603 (25.31%) Project Management
5 511 (21.45%) Requirements Gathering
6 470 (19.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 437 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
8 425 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
9 420 (17.63%) Scrum
10 383 (16.08%) SQL
11 361 (15.16%) User Stories
12 347 (14.57%) Waterfall
13 326 (13.69%) Project Delivery
14 318 (13.35%) Degree
15 308 (12.93%) Workshop Facilitation
16 296 (12.43%) Microsoft
17 286 (12.01%) Azure
18 284 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
19 268 (11.25%) Analytics
20 242 (10.16%) DevOps
21 237 (9.95%) SDLC
22 228 (9.57%) Power Platform
23 216 (9.07%) ERP
24 205 (8.61%) Data Analysis
24 205 (8.61%) Influencing Skills
25 203 (8.52%) Power BI
26 194 (8.14%) JIRA
27 189 (7.93%) Business Case
28 179 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
29 176 (7.39%) QA

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 88 (3.69%) Confluence
2 48 (2.02%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (0.59%) CMS
4 13 (0.55%) Mendix
5 12 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (0.46%) Drupal
7 10 (0.42%) SAS
8 6 (0.25%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.21%) WordPress
10 4 (0.17%) Apache
10 4 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.17%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.084%) IIS
12 2 (0.084%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 179 (7.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 133 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
3 100 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 57 (2.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.84%) Microsoft Project
5 20 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.17%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.084%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 44 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (1.22%) NetSuite
3 16 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
5 11 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 10 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 9 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
8 7 (0.29%) Magento
8 7 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 7 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 7 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (0.25%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 6 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 5 (0.21%) IntelliMatch
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 5 (0.21%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Assets
11 4 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 286 (12.01%) Azure
2 228 (9.57%) Power Platform
3 107 (4.49%) SaaS
4 106 (4.45%) AWS
5 62 (2.60%) GCP
6 58 (2.43%) Dynamics 365
7 55 (2.31%) Microsoft 365
8 29 (1.22%) Serverless
9 27 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
9 27 (1.13%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 26 (1.09%) Power Automate
11 23 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.84%) Slack
13 19 (0.80%) PowerApps
14 16 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
14 16 (0.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 15 (0.63%) Snowflake
16 13 (0.55%) Azure Logic Apps
16 13 (0.55%) PaaS
17 12 (0.50%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.26%) Intranet
2 22 (0.92%) SMS
3 17 (0.71%) Internet
4 15 (0.63%) MQTT
5 6 (0.25%) LAN
6 5 (0.21%) Broadband
7 4 (0.17%) SSH
7 4 (0.17%) WebEx
7 4 (0.17%) Wireless
8 3 (0.13%) Network Security
8 3 (0.13%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.13%) Skype
8 3 (0.13%) SSL
8 3 (0.13%) WAN
9 2 (0.084%) 5G
9 2 (0.084%) ADSL
9 2 (0.084%) HTTP
9 2 (0.084%) MPLS
9 2 (0.084%) VPN
9 2 (0.084%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (8.52%) Power BI
2 139 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
3 129 (5.42%) SQL Server
4 98 (4.11%) Relational Database
5 95 (3.99%) Tableau
6 79 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (1.85%) Big Data
8 44 (1.85%) Data Lake
9 37 (1.55%) NoSQL
10 31 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (0.97%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 22 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 21 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
15 20 (0.84%) Blockchain
16 18 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 18 (0.76%) Hadoop
16 18 (0.76%) MySQL
16 18 (0.76%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 194 (8.14%) JIRA
2 41 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (1.18%) Git (software)
4 21 (0.88%) JMeter
5 19 (0.80%) Cypress.io
6 16 (0.67%) Selenium
6 16 (0.67%) SoapUI
7 15 (0.63%) Log4Net
7 15 (0.63%) Moq
7 15 (0.63%) Newman
7 15 (0.63%) NUnit
7 15 (0.63%) Postman
7 15 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 15 (0.63%) TestCafe
8 14 (0.59%) Cucumber
9 11 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 10 (0.42%) Visual Studio
11 9 (0.38%) Jenkins
12 7 (0.29%) Bundler
13 6 (0.25%) JUnit
General
1 869 (36.48%) Finance
2 853 (35.81%) Social Skills
3 425 (17.84%) Analytical Skills
4 205 (8.61%) Influencing Skills
5 152 (6.38%) Marketing
6 144 (6.05%) Presentation Skills
7 139 (5.84%) Retail
8 135 (5.67%) Law
9 125 (5.25%) Banking
10 108 (4.53%) Legal
11 107 (4.49%) Public Sector
12 98 (4.11%) Organisational Skills
13 94 (3.95%) Manufacturing
14 70 (2.94%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 52 (2.18%) Documentation Skills
16 51 (2.14%) Front Office
17 45 (1.89%) Advertising
17 45 (1.89%) Telecoms
18 39 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,325 (55.63%) Analyst
2 1,065 (44.71%) Business Analyst
3 187 (7.85%) Consultant
4 170 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 144 (6.05%) Senior Analyst
6 143 (6.00%) Developer
7 130 (5.46%) IT Analyst
8 121 (5.08%) Business IT Analyst
9 114 (4.79%) IT Business Analyst
10 106 (4.45%) Senior Business Analyst
11 94 (3.95%) Product Owner
12 87 (3.65%) Data Analyst
13 71 (2.98%) Technical Analyst
14 70 (2.94%) IT Manager
15 65 (2.73%) Business Manager
16 59 (2.48%) Senior Manager
16 59 (2.48%) Technical Business Analyst
17 57 (2.39%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 55 (2.31%) Agile Business Analyst
19 52 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (4.28%) .NET
2 47 (1.97%) XML
3 41 (1.72%) REST
4 39 (1.64%) HTML
5 33 (1.39%) React
6 29 (1.22%) Node.js
6 29 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 28 (1.18%) CSS
8 24 (1.01%) JSON
8 24 (1.01%) Web Services
9 23 (0.97%) .NET Core
9 23 (0.97%) ASP.NET
10 21 (0.88%) HTML5
11 20 (0.84%) Kafka
12 19 (0.80%) AngularJS
12 19 (0.80%) Jest
12 19 (0.80%) Swagger
13 17 (0.71%) Enzyme
13 17 (0.71%) MDX
13 17 (0.71%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 159 (6.68%) User Experience
2 146 (6.13%) Management Information System
3 114 (4.79%) Self-Motivation
4 64 (2.69%) Data Protection Act
5 60 (2.52%) Virtual Team
6 49 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
7 48 (2.02%) Derivative
7 48 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
7 48 (2.02%) Reinsurance
8 37 (1.55%) PMI
9 35 (1.47%) Data Structures
10 33 (1.39%) Life Science
11 28 (1.18%) Equities
11 28 (1.18%) Social Media
12 21 (0.88%) FMCG
12 21 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
13 20 (0.84%) Cyberattack
13 20 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 19 (0.80%) iPhone
15 18 (0.76%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 45 (1.89%) Windows
2 40 (1.68%) Android
3 25 (1.05%) Linux
4 21 (0.88%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.29%) Unix
6 5 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.042%) Solaris
7 1 (0.042%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,241 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 603 (25.31%) Project Management
3 511 (21.45%) Requirements Gathering
4 470 (19.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 437 (18.35%) Problem-Solving
6 420 (17.63%) Scrum
7 361 (15.16%) User Stories
8 347 (14.57%) Waterfall
9 326 (13.69%) Project Delivery
10 308 (12.93%) Workshop Facilitation
11 284 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
12 268 (11.25%) Analytics
13 242 (10.16%) DevOps
14 237 (9.95%) SDLC
15 216 (9.07%) ERP
16 205 (8.61%) Data Analysis
17 189 (7.93%) Business Case
18 174 (7.30%) PRINCE2
19 166 (6.97%) Migration
20 165 (6.93%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 383 (16.08%) SQL
2 110 (4.62%) Python
3 97 (4.07%) JavaScript
4 83 (3.48%) C
5 77 (3.23%) C#
6 70 (2.94%) Java
7 47 (1.97%) T-SQL
8 32 (1.34%) R
9 31 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 27 (1.13%) VBA
11 22 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 22 (0.92%) TypeScript
12 20 (0.84%) Bash Shell
13 17 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 13 (0.55%) Smalltalk
15 12 (0.50%) C++
16 11 (0.46%) ES6
17 10 (0.42%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.42%) Scala
18 9 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 318 (13.35%) Degree
2 119 (5.00%) ISEB
3 118 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 82 (3.44%) SC Cleared
5 54 (2.27%) PMI Certification
6 40 (1.68%) DV Cleared
7 32 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
8 31 (1.30%) IIBA
9 29 (1.22%) CBAP
10 22 (0.92%) PMP
11 19 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
12 15 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
12 15 (0.63%) Master's Degree
13 11 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (0.34%) MBA
16 7 (0.29%) APMP
16 7 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
17 5 (0.21%) CISSP
17 5 (0.21%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (7.39%) QA
2 74 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 66 (2.77%) PMO
4 37 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.30%) GDPR
6 28 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
7 20 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 14 (0.59%) MiFID
9 11 (0.46%) Good Clinical Practice
9 11 (0.46%) NIST
10 9 (0.38%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.34%) NIST 800
12 7 (0.29%) GxP
13 5 (0.21%) EMIR
14 4 (0.17%) Accessibility
14 4 (0.17%) SLA
15 3 (0.13%) IFRS
15 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.084%) P3O
System Software
1 22 (0.92%) Docker
2 10 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.042%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.042%) HDFS
4 1 (0.042%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 20 (0.84%) Terraform
3 18 (0.76%) FortiGate
4 17 (0.71%) Grafana
5 15 (0.63%) HAProxy
5 15 (0.63%) Kibana
5 15 (0.63%) logstash
5 15 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (0.63%) Opsgenie
5 15 (0.63%) Pingdom
5 15 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 11 (0.46%) MIIS
7 9 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.21%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.042%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.042%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.042%) Oozie
Vendors
1 296 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 154 (6.47%) Salesforce.com
3 88 (3.69%) SAP
4 75 (3.15%) Oracle
5 36 (1.51%) Google
6 35 (1.47%) ServiceNow
7 29 (1.22%) Pega
8 21 (0.88%) Databricks
8 21 (0.88%) Xceptor
9 19 (0.80%) Teradata
10 18 (0.76%) Cisco
10 18 (0.76%) Fortinet
10 18 (0.76%) Sitecore
10 18 (0.76%) SolarWinds
11 16 (0.67%) DocuSign
12 15 (0.63%) Atlassian
12 15 (0.63%) IBM
12 15 (0.63%) JD Edwards
12 15 (0.63%) New Relic
13 14 (0.59%) Informatica