Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 92 88
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,523 5,777 5,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.00% 3.45% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.78% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,578 3,972 4,771
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £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 137,592 152,996 161,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.19% 91.49% 90.93%
Number of salaries quoted 110,453 121,818 135,886
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 19 November 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 19 November 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 -23 2,355 £60,000 - 189
South East +15 683 £50,000 +5.26% 59
North of England -14 553 £45,000 +5.88% 100
Midlands -7 447 £42,500 -5.56% 50
North West -5 310 £45,000 +5.88% 58
South West +12 265 £45,000 +8.43% 38
West Midlands -30 260 £44,000 -2.22% 35
East of England +4 205 £52,500 +5.00% 24
Yorkshire -31 205 £45,000 +8.43% 25
East Midlands +55 186 £42,500 -4.83% 15
North East -3 38 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1,940 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1,632 (36.08%) Finance
3 1,316 (29.10%) Project Management
4 1,012 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 915 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
6 822 (18.17%) Degree
7 811 (17.93%) SQL
8 702 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
9 658 (14.55%) Microsoft
10 643 (14.22%) Waterfall
11 633 (14.00%) User Stories
12 590 (13.04%) Scrum
13 540 (11.94%) SDLC
14 478 (10.57%) Change Management
15 433 (9.57%) PRINCE2
16 427 (9.44%) SQL Server
17 407 (9.00%) Banking
18 401 (8.87%) Retail
19 374 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
20 367 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
21 349 (7.72%) .NET
22 329 (7.27%) Use Case
23 326 (7.21%) QA
23 326 (7.21%) C#
24 315 (6.96%) UML
25 313 (6.92%) Data Analysis
26 312 (6.90%) CRM
27 311 (6.88%) Workshop Facilitation
28 302 (6.68%) ITIL
29 294 (6.50%) ISEB

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
1 219 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 85 (1.88%) Confluence
3 60 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
4 36 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 30 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 30 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
6 27 (0.60%) Apache Spark
7 23 (0.51%) SAS
8 22 (0.49%) CMS
9 21 (0.46%) Apache
10 19 (0.42%) IIS
11 17 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.29%) Alfresco
13 11 (0.24%) MS Project Server
13 11 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 9 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
15 6 (0.13%) Apache Pig
15 6 (0.13%) Skype for Business
16 5 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 272 (6.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 223 (4.93%) Microsoft Office
3 208 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 122 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
5 110 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 33 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 33 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
7 25 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.044%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 131 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 70 (1.55%) Markit EDM
4 63 (1.39%) thinkFolio
5 55 (1.22%) Front Arena
6 27 (0.60%) SAP ERP
7 26 (0.57%) Magento
8 25 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
8 25 (0.55%) Scribe Insight
9 22 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
10 21 (0.46%) NetSuite
10 21 (0.46%) SAP SD
11 18 (0.40%) SAP PP
12 17 (0.38%) SAP CO
12 17 (0.38%) SAP FI
12 17 (0.38%) SAP FI/CO
13 13 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 13 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
13 13 (0.29%) SAP HCM
14 10 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 137 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (2.54%) SaaS
3 111 (2.45%) Office 365
4 88 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
6 33 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.38%) PaaS
9 13 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 12 (0.27%) BPaaS
11 11 (0.24%) G Suite
11 11 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.20%) GitHub
12 9 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 7 (0.15%) IaaS
13 7 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
13 7 (0.15%) OneDrive
14 6 (0.13%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 55 (1.22%) Internet
2 42 (0.93%) Firewall
3 26 (0.57%) DNS
4 21 (0.46%) Intranet
5 11 (0.24%) SMS
6 10 (0.22%) WAN
7 7 (0.15%) DHCP
7 7 (0.15%) LAN
7 7 (0.15%) Unified Communications
7 7 (0.15%) VPN
8 6 (0.13%) HTTP
8 6 (0.13%) Skype
9 5 (0.11%) Wireless
10 4 (0.088%) FTP
11 3 (0.066%) ADSL
11 3 (0.066%) ATM
11 3 (0.066%) MPLS
11 3 (0.066%) PPP
11 3 (0.066%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 427 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 233 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 185 (4.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 157 (3.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 141 (3.12%) Power BI
6 132 (2.92%) Relational Database
7 122 (2.70%) Big Data
8 113 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 64 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 54 (1.19%) QlikView
11 51 (1.13%) Crystal Reports
12 50 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
13 44 (0.97%) Hadoop
14 31 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 28 (0.62%) Blockchain
15 28 (0.62%) OLAP
16 26 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 24 (0.53%) NoSQL
18 19 (0.42%) OLAP Cube
18 19 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 187 (4.13%) JIRA
2 60 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 60 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 44 (0.97%) Selenium
4 38 (0.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 37 (0.82%) Git (software)
6 35 (0.77%) Axure RP
7 19 (0.42%) Subversion
8 18 (0.40%) Maven
9 17 (0.38%) JMeter
9 17 (0.38%) SoapUI
10 16 (0.35%) Jenkins
11 14 (0.31%) NUnit
11 14 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
12 13 (0.29%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.27%) Rational Rose
13 12 (0.27%) webpack
14 11 (0.24%) ERwin
14 11 (0.24%) Gradle
15 10 (0.22%) Mocha
General
1 1,632 (36.08%) Finance
2 407 (9.00%) Banking
3 401 (8.87%) Retail
4 220 (4.86%) Front Office
5 213 (4.71%) Marketing
6 194 (4.29%) Legal
7 166 (3.67%) Advertising
8 136 (3.01%) Back Office
9 127 (2.81%) Manufacturing
10 122 (2.70%) Law
11 121 (2.68%) Investment Banking
12 90 (1.99%) Telecoms
13 72 (1.59%) Games
14 55 (1.22%) Financial Institution
15 40 (0.88%) Billing
15 40 (0.88%) Retail Banking
16 36 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
16 36 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 24 (0.53%) Publishing
18 22 (0.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2,649 (58.57%) Analyst
2 2,297 (50.78%) Business Analyst
3 462 (10.21%) Consultant
4 388 (8.58%) Senior Analyst
5 345 (7.63%) Senior Business Analyst
6 337 (7.45%) Developer
7 321 (7.10%) Project Manager
8 244 (5.39%) IT Analyst
9 232 (5.13%) Business IT Analyst
10 227 (5.02%) IT Business Analyst
11 194 (4.29%) Architect
12 177 (3.91%) Lead Business Analyst
13 155 (3.43%) Agile Business Analyst
14 151 (3.34%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 117 (2.59%) Financial Analyst
16 115 (2.54%) Business Manager
17 113 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
18 104 (2.30%) Finance Business Analyst
19 102 (2.26%) Business Systems Analyst
20 93 (2.06%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 349 (7.72%) .NET
2 215 (4.75%) HTML
3 140 (3.10%) Web Services
4 122 (2.70%) XML
5 118 (2.61%) CSS
6 113 (2.50%) REST
7 89 (1.97%) SOAP
8 71 (1.57%) AngularJS
9 58 (1.28%) ASP.NET
10 55 (1.22%) WPF
11 48 (1.06%) WCF
12 47 (1.04%) HTML5
13 44 (0.97%) Redux
14 42 (0.93%) jQuery
15 39 (0.86%) React
16 38 (0.84%) Entity Framework
16 38 (0.84%) JSON
17 37 (0.82%) .NET Framework
17 37 (0.82%) LINQ
18 33 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 915 (20.23%) Analytical Skills
2 231 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 222 (4.91%) User Experience
4 197 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 193 (4.27%) Computer Science
6 184 (4.07%) Fintech
7 139 (3.07%) Derivative
8 136 (3.01%) Fixed Income
9 113 (2.50%) Equities
10 100 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 81 (1.79%) Hedge funds
12 76 (1.68%) FMCG
13 68 (1.50%) Reinsurance
14 64 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
15 58 (1.28%) PMI
16 48 (1.06%) Virtual Team
17 33 (0.73%) Enterprise Cloud
18 30 (0.66%) Tandem
19 29 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
20 28 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 87 (1.92%) Windows
2 56 (1.24%) Unix
3 42 (0.93%) Linux
4 25 (0.55%) Windows Server
5 22 (0.49%) Apple iOS
6 21 (0.46%) Android
7 18 (0.40%) Mac OS
7 18 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (0.31%) AIX
9 13 (0.29%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.066%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.044%) Solaris
12 1 (0.022%) CentOS
12 1 (0.022%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,940 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 1,316 (29.10%) Project Management
3 1,012 (22.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 702 (15.52%) Problem-Solving
5 643 (14.22%) Waterfall
6 633 (14.00%) User Stories
7 590 (13.04%) Scrum
8 540 (11.94%) SDLC
9 478 (10.57%) Change Management
10 433 (9.57%) PRINCE2
11 374 (8.27%) User Acceptance Testing
12 367 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
13 329 (7.27%) Use Case
14 315 (6.96%) UML
15 313 (6.92%) Data Analysis
16 312 (6.90%) CRM
17 311 (6.88%) Workshop Facilitation
18 302 (6.68%) ITIL
19 262 (5.79%) ERP
20 253 (5.59%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 811 (17.93%) SQL
2 326 (7.21%) C#
3 205 (4.53%) Java
4 199 (4.40%) JavaScript
5 130 (2.87%) T-SQL
6 128 (2.83%) C
7 72 (1.59%) VBA
8 64 (1.41%) Python
9 39 (0.86%) Perl
9 39 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 35 (0.77%) VB.NET
11 30 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 24 (0.53%) C++
13 23 (0.51%) VB
14 17 (0.38%) R
15 15 (0.33%) Shell Script
16 14 (0.31%) PHP
17 13 (0.29%) Scala
18 12 (0.27%) Apex Code
19 10 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 822 (18.17%) Degree
2 294 (6.50%) ISEB
3 186 (4.11%) Security Cleared
4 126 (2.79%) PMI Certification
5 97 (2.14%) IIBA
6 88 (1.95%) PMP
7 71 (1.57%) CBAP
8 57 (1.26%) SC Cleared
9 51 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
10 50 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 42 (0.93%) DV Cleared
12 32 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 31 (0.69%) Master's Degree
14 23 (0.51%) APMP
15 19 (0.42%) CISSP
15 19 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
16 16 (0.35%) MAPM
16 16 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
17 15 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (7.21%) QA
2 145 (3.21%) PMO
3 80 (1.77%) Data Quality
4 73 (1.61%) GDPR
5 43 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 38 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 28 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (0.57%) COBIT
9 25 (0.55%) SEPA
10 23 (0.51%) MiFID
10 23 (0.51%) SLA
11 22 (0.49%) Solvency II
12 16 (0.35%) ISO 20022
13 14 (0.31%) EMIR
14 12 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 9 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 8 (0.18%) PSD2
17 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
18 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
18 6 (0.13%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 38 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 22 (0.49%) Docker
3 10 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.044%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.022%) HDFS
5 1 (0.022%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.022%) KVM
5 1 (0.022%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.24%) Automic
2 11 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
3 10 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
5 7 (0.15%) HP ALM
6 4 (0.088%) Puppet
6 4 (0.088%) SCCM
6 4 (0.088%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (0.066%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.044%) Ansible
8 2 (0.044%) Terraform
9 1 (0.022%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.022%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.022%) Mesos
9 1 (0.022%) Oozie
9 1 (0.022%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 658 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 207 (4.58%) Oracle
3 194 (4.29%) SAP
4 138 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 86 (1.90%) Tableau
6 67 (1.48%) SimCorp
7 66 (1.46%) Charles River
8 63 (1.39%) Google
9 59 (1.30%) Calypso
10 49 (1.08%) ServiceNow
11 43 (0.95%) Adobe
12 35 (0.77%) Cognos
12 35 (0.77%) JD Edwards
13 30 (0.66%) IBM
14 29 (0.64%) Atlassian
15 26 (0.57%) Blue Prism
15 26 (0.57%) Demandware
16 25 (0.55%) WorldPay
17 24 (0.53%) UiPath
18 21 (0.46%) Automation Anywhere