Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 107 89
Rank change year-on-year -21 -18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3,379 4,625 5,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.67% 3.01% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.28% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,511 3,680 3,994
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +0.96% +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 116,362 141,069 152,164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 92.11% 91.85% 92.34%
Number of salaries quoted 92,580 113,177 120,932
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -17 1,625 £62,500 +4.17% 101
South East +10 679 £51,000 +2.00% 72
North of England +23 562 £42,500 -2.58% 55
North West +56 361 £42,500 -5.56% 27
Midlands -66 207 £42,500 - 35
Yorkshire -16 179 £45,000 +4.65% 18
South West -47 170 £45,000 - 39
West Midlands -43 151 £42,500 -5.56% 25
East of England -13 121 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East Midlands -72 56 £41,000 -3.53% 8
North East +5 22 £43,750 +9.38% 10
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,648 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,190 (35.22%) Finance
3 779 (23.05%) Project Management
4 764 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 584 (17.28%) SQL
6 582 (17.22%) Degree
7 502 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
8 470 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
9 467 (13.82%) Scrum
10 459 (13.58%) Project Delivery
11 427 (12.64%) Microsoft
12 403 (11.93%) Waterfall
13 397 (11.75%) User Stories
14 392 (11.60%) Change Management
15 335 (9.91%) Workshop Facilitation
16 325 (9.62%) SDLC
17 319 (9.44%) Workflow
18 318 (9.41%) Use Case
19 310 (9.17%) Analytics
20 300 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
21 290 (8.58%) Asset Management
22 289 (8.55%) Management Information System
23 266 (7.87%) SQL Server
24 264 (7.81%) User Experience
25 263 (7.78%) Investment Management
26 261 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
27 255 (7.55%) ITIL
28 251 (7.43%) Retail
29 247 (7.31%) JIRA
30 240 (7.10%) DevOps

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 94 (2.78%) Confluence
2 89 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 70 (2.07%) SharePoint
4 59 (1.75%) CMS
5 22 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (0.50%) SAS
8 15 (0.44%) Umbraco
9 13 (0.38%) Drupal
10 11 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.24%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.24%) MS Exchange
12 7 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (0.18%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.18%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.18%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.15%) CICS
14 5 (0.15%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.089%) Appian
Applications
1 196 (5.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 184 (5.45%) Microsoft Office
3 164 (4.85%) MS Visio
4 85 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 16 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.30%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.059%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.030%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 149 (4.41%) thinkFolio
2 139 (4.11%) Markit EDM
3 129 (3.82%) Front Arena
4 56 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
5 43 (1.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 32 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
6 32 (0.95%) SAP S/4HANA
7 28 (0.83%) SAP HR
8 25 (0.74%) NetSuite
9 22 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
10 21 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
10 21 (0.62%) Oracle ERP
11 20 (0.59%) SAP ERP
12 19 (0.56%) SAP MM
13 16 (0.47%) SAP FI
13 16 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
14 14 (0.41%) SAP SCM
15 12 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
16 11 (0.33%) SAP CO
16 11 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 137 (4.05%) Azure
2 120 (3.55%) Power Platform
3 110 (3.26%) SaaS
4 96 (2.84%) Office 365
5 84 (2.49%) AWS
6 81 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
7 37 (1.09%) G Suite
8 34 (1.01%) GCP
9 24 (0.71%) SuccessFactors
10 21 (0.62%) PaaS
11 20 (0.59%) IaaS
12 19 (0.56%) Trello
13 16 (0.47%) Google Analytics
14 14 (0.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 11 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
15 11 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
16 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Flow
16 8 (0.24%) PowerApps
16 8 (0.24%) Serverless
17 7 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 82 (2.43%) Internet
2 33 (0.98%) Firewall
3 26 (0.77%) Broadband
4 23 (0.68%) Intranet
5 14 (0.41%) Unified Communications
6 7 (0.21%) VPN
7 6 (0.18%) FTP
7 6 (0.18%) MVNO
7 6 (0.18%) SSL
7 6 (0.18%) Wireless
8 5 (0.15%) SAN
8 5 (0.15%) WAN
8 5 (0.15%) WebEx
9 4 (0.12%) Network Security
9 4 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.089%) DNS
11 2 (0.059%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.059%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.059%) MPLS
11 2 (0.059%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 111 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 105 (3.11%) Power BI
4 98 (2.90%) Big Data
5 84 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 58 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 44 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (0.92%) MySQL
10 25 (0.74%) Blockchain
10 25 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
11 24 (0.71%) NoSQL
12 21 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
13 20 (0.59%) Oracle Database
13 20 (0.59%) SAP BW
14 15 (0.44%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.44%) MongoDB
15 14 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 14 (0.41%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.36%) Looker
Development Applications
1 247 (7.31%) JIRA
2 114 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (1.57%) Selenium
4 51 (1.51%) Cucumber
5 43 (1.27%) JMeter
5 43 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 41 (1.21%) SoapUI
7 35 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 21 (0.62%) Git (software)
8 21 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 15 (0.44%) Jenkins
10 8 (0.24%) NeoLoad
11 7 (0.21%) Appium
11 7 (0.21%) Balsamiq
12 6 (0.18%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.18%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.15%) MSTest
13 5 (0.15%) NetBeans
14 4 (0.12%) WATIR
General
1 1,190 (35.22%) Finance
2 251 (7.43%) Retail
3 233 (6.90%) Front Office
4 212 (6.27%) Banking
5 147 (4.35%) Marketing
6 119 (3.52%) Public Sector
7 95 (2.81%) Legal
8 84 (2.49%) Manufacturing
9 83 (2.46%) Spanish Language
10 82 (2.43%) German Language
11 80 (2.37%) French Language
12 77 (2.28%) Italian Language
13 76 (2.25%) Back Office
13 76 (2.25%) Dutch Language
14 54 (1.60%) Telecoms
15 48 (1.42%) Local Government
16 47 (1.39%) Law
17 39 (1.15%) Investment Banking
18 24 (0.71%) Billing
19 23 (0.68%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,819 (53.83%) Analyst
2 1,539 (45.55%) Business Analyst
3 316 (9.35%) Consultant
4 237 (7.01%) Developer
4 237 (7.01%) Project Manager
5 227 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
6 226 (6.69%) Architect
7 199 (5.89%) Senior Business Analyst
8 167 (4.94%) Digital Business Analyst
9 160 (4.74%) Digital Analyst
10 145 (4.29%) Agile Business Analyst
11 132 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
12 129 (3.82%) IT Analyst
13 121 (3.58%) Business IT Analyst
13 121 (3.58%) IT Business Analyst
14 120 (3.55%) Finance Business Analyst
15 115 (3.40%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (3.20%) Process Analyst
16 108 (3.20%) Service Analyst
17 104 (3.08%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (6.33%) .NET
2 186 (5.50%) XML
3 72 (2.13%) HTML
4 66 (1.95%) Web Services
5 59 (1.75%) CSS
6 55 (1.63%) RESTful
7 51 (1.51%) JSON
8 40 (1.18%) SOAP
9 39 (1.15%) J2EE
10 35 (1.04%) Node.js
10 35 (1.04%) REST
11 31 (0.92%) .NET Core
11 31 (0.92%) ASP.NET
12 27 (0.80%) MDX
13 19 (0.56%) .NET Framework
14 18 (0.53%) XSD
15 17 (0.50%) FIX Protocol
16 16 (0.47%) jQuery
17 15 (0.44%) AngularJS
18 13 (0.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 502 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
2 289 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 264 (7.81%) User Experience
4 200 (5.92%) Equities
5 189 (5.59%) Fixed Income
6 180 (5.33%) Derivative
7 170 (5.03%) Hedge funds
8 153 (4.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 141 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
10 75 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
11 69 (2.04%) Mobile App
12 48 (1.42%) Internet of Things
13 45 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
14 39 (1.15%) Robotics
15 36 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
16 31 (0.92%) Driving Licence
16 31 (0.92%) Exotic Derivative
17 30 (0.89%) Virtual Team
18 29 (0.86%) Algorithms
18 29 (0.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 87 (2.57%) Windows
2 33 (0.98%) Linux
3 30 (0.89%) Unix
4 22 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 18 (0.53%) Windows 7
6 16 (0.47%) Android
7 15 (0.44%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.38%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,648 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 779 (23.05%) Project Management
3 764 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 470 (13.91%) Problem-Solving
5 467 (13.82%) Scrum
6 459 (13.58%) Project Delivery
7 403 (11.93%) Waterfall
8 397 (11.75%) User Stories
9 392 (11.60%) Change Management
10 335 (9.91%) Workshop Facilitation
11 325 (9.62%) SDLC
12 319 (9.44%) Workflow
13 318 (9.41%) Use Case
14 310 (9.17%) Analytics
15 300 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 290 (8.58%) Asset Management
17 263 (7.78%) Investment Management
18 261 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
19 255 (7.55%) ITIL
20 240 (7.10%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 584 (17.28%) SQL
2 211 (6.24%) C#
3 163 (4.82%) Java
4 142 (4.20%) C
5 89 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 69 (2.04%) T-SQL
7 63 (1.86%) Python
8 43 (1.27%) Perl
9 29 (0.86%) C++
10 26 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 25 (0.74%) PowerShell
12 21 (0.62%) ABAP
13 16 (0.47%) COBOL
14 15 (0.44%) PHP
14 15 (0.44%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.44%) R
15 14 (0.41%) VB
16 13 (0.38%) VBA
17 10 (0.30%) Kotlin
18 9 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 582 (17.22%) Degree
2 100 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 99 (2.93%) ISEB
4 66 (1.95%) PMI Certification
5 53 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 52 (1.54%) PMP
7 26 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 26 (0.77%) IIBA
8 22 (0.65%) CFA
9 21 (0.62%) CIMA
9 21 (0.62%) SC Cleared
10 19 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
11 18 (0.53%) DV Cleared
12 16 (0.47%) Master's Degree
13 15 (0.44%) CBAP
13 15 (0.44%) CISM
13 15 (0.44%) CISSP
13 15 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
13 15 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 12 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (5.09%) QA
2 85 (2.52%) PMO
3 52 (1.54%) GDPR
4 42 (1.24%) SLA
5 39 (1.15%) Data Quality
6 33 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 32 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 27 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 15 (0.44%) COBIT
10 13 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.33%) PSD2
12 10 (0.30%) IFRS
13 9 (0.27%) Solvency II
14 8 (0.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 6 (0.18%) Basel III
15 6 (0.18%) MiFID
16 5 (0.15%) EMIR
16 5 (0.15%) ISO 20022
16 5 (0.15%) PMBOK
16 5 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 24 (0.71%) Docker
1 24 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
2 19 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.059%) NFS
5 2 (0.059%) ProxySG
5 2 (0.059%) vSphere
6 1 (0.030%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.030%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.030%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (0.59%) SCCM
3 19 (0.56%) Kubernetes
4 10 (0.30%) CA Service Virtualization
5 9 (0.27%) Control-M
6 7 (0.21%) Terraform
7 6 (0.18%) SCOM
8 5 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.089%) Ansible
9 3 (0.089%) Puppet
10 2 (0.059%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.030%) Automic
11 1 (0.030%) CASB
11 1 (0.030%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (0.030%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 427 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 230 (6.81%) Oracle
3 204 (6.04%) SAP
4 153 (4.53%) Charles River
5 149 (4.41%) SimCorp
6 131 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
7 129 (3.82%) Calypso
8 96 (2.84%) Google
9 60 (1.78%) Tableau
10 58 (1.72%) IBM
11 49 (1.45%) WorldPay
12 43 (1.27%) Sparx
13 42 (1.24%) Adobe
14 40 (1.18%) HP
15 36 (1.07%) BiZZdesign
16 33 (0.98%) hybris
17 32 (0.95%) Bloomberg
18 29 (0.86%) ServiceNow
18 29 (0.86%) Sitecore
19 24 (0.71%) Citrix