Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 88 81
Rank change year-on-year -22 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,791 5,501 6,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.92% 3.29% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.63% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3,793 4,114 5,496
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,095 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,250
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 148,915 151,545 172,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.67% 90.67% 90.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119,843 123,063 145,091
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -14 2,432 £60,000 - 149
South East -15 673 £50,000 - 59
North of England -10 657 £45,000 +2.86% 72
Midlands +7 501 £45,000 - 52
North West +7 369 £45,000 +2.86% 43
West Midlands -15 301 £45,000 - 29
South West -20 264 £45,000 +1.69% 22
Yorkshire -7 259 £45,000 +5.88% 23
East of England -25 247 £47,500 - 21
East Midlands +46 201 £45,000 - 22
North East -24 29 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 1,975 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,643 (34.29%) Finance
3 1,203 (25.11%) Project Management
4 1,089 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 1,000 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
6 979 (20.43%) SQL
7 897 (18.72%) Degree
8 701 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
9 684 (14.28%) Microsoft
10 570 (11.90%) Waterfall
11 546 (11.40%) Scrum
12 544 (11.35%) SDLC
13 522 (10.90%) User Stories
14 456 (9.52%) SQL Server
15 453 (9.46%) Retail
16 435 (9.08%) Banking
17 432 (9.02%) PRINCE2
18 423 (8.83%) Change Management
19 393 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
20 380 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
21 367 (7.66%) .NET
22 353 (7.37%) C#
23 323 (6.74%) CRM
24 317 (6.62%) ISEB
25 316 (6.60%) Data Analysis
26 303 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
27 295 (6.16%) ITIL
28 278 (5.80%) Mentoring
29 276 (5.76%) Use Case
30 269 (5.61%) Management Information System

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
1 258 (5.39%) SharePoint
2 114 (2.38%) Confluence
3 46 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
4 45 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 36 (0.75%) CMS
6 32 (0.67%) SAS
7 29 (0.61%) Apache Spark
8 28 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
9 20 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
10 16 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 16 (0.33%) Skype for Business
11 11 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (0.23%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.21%) IIS
12 10 (0.21%) MS Exchange
12 10 (0.21%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.17%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.15%) Apache
14 7 (0.15%) Drupal
15 6 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 303 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 226 (4.72%) MS Visio
3 218 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
4 106 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
5 73 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 46 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 31 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
7 31 (0.65%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (0.13%) SPSS
9 4 (0.083%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.063%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.063%) Revit
11 2 (0.042%) Stata
12 1 (0.021%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 132 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 88 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (1.15%) Markit EDM
4 49 (1.02%) NetSuite
5 44 (0.92%) thinkFolio
6 41 (0.86%) Dynamics NAV
7 37 (0.77%) Front Arena
8 32 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
9 26 (0.54%) SimCorp Dimension
10 23 (0.48%) SAP PP
11 20 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
12 19 (0.40%) SAP SD
12 19 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
13 18 (0.38%) SAP ERP
14 15 (0.31%) SAP HR
14 15 (0.31%) SAP Hybris
15 14 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
15 14 (0.29%) SAP CRM
15 14 (0.29%) SAP HCM
16 13 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 120 (2.50%) Office 365
2 110 (2.30%) SaaS
3 102 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
5 80 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
6 26 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
9 17 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.35%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 16 (0.33%) Serverless
11 15 (0.31%) PaaS
12 13 (0.27%) IaaS
13 10 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
13 10 (0.21%) OneDrive
14 9 (0.19%) G Suite
14 9 (0.19%) Trello
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.15%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.50%) Internet
2 31 (0.65%) Firewall
3 21 (0.44%) Intranet
4 19 (0.40%) SMS
5 17 (0.35%) Skype
6 12 (0.25%) DNS
7 8 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.10%) VPN
9 4 (0.083%) DHCP
9 4 (0.083%) WAN
10 3 (0.063%) GPRS
10 3 (0.063%) GSM
10 3 (0.063%) LAN
10 3 (0.063%) LTE
10 3 (0.063%) NAS
10 3 (0.063%) Network Security
10 3 (0.063%) SAN
10 3 (0.063%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.063%) UMTS
10 3 (0.063%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 456 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 237 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
3 189 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 188 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 183 (3.82%) Big Data
6 145 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 117 (2.44%) Power BI
8 111 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 69 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
10 41 (0.86%) Hadoop
10 41 (0.86%) QlikView
10 41 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
11 34 (0.71%) RDBMS
12 30 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
13 28 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
13 28 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (0.56%) Blockchain
15 24 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 23 (0.48%) Apache Hive
16 23 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 266 (5.55%) JIRA
2 55 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 38 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 38 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (0.73%) Axure RP
5 27 (0.56%) Eclipse
5 27 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 26 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.40%) Mocha
7 19 (0.40%) NUnit
7 19 (0.40%) webpack
8 18 (0.38%) Babel
8 18 (0.38%) Karma Test Runner
8 18 (0.38%) Moq
9 13 (0.27%) Subversion
10 12 (0.25%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (0.23%) Selenium
12 10 (0.21%) TestRail
13 9 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,643 (34.29%) Finance
2 453 (9.46%) Retail
3 435 (9.08%) Banking
4 209 (4.36%) Legal
5 188 (3.92%) Marketing
6 186 (3.88%) Advertising
7 182 (3.80%) Front Office
8 155 (3.24%) Back Office
9 132 (2.76%) Investment Banking
10 128 (2.67%) Manufacturing
11 106 (2.21%) Law
12 72 (1.50%) Games
13 57 (1.19%) Telecoms
14 44 (0.92%) Financial Institution
15 40 (0.83%) Automotive
16 37 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
17 34 (0.71%) Publishing
18 32 (0.67%) Retail Banking
19 31 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
20 30 (0.63%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,856 (59.61%) Analyst
2 2,446 (51.05%) Business Analyst
3 515 (10.75%) Consultant
4 355 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 352 (7.35%) Project Manager
6 303 (6.32%) Developer
7 299 (6.24%) Senior Business Analyst
8 220 (4.59%) IT Analyst
9 214 (4.47%) Business IT Analyst
9 214 (4.47%) IT Business Analyst
10 189 (3.94%) Agile Business Analyst
11 182 (3.80%) Architect
12 146 (3.05%) Lead Business Analyst
13 143 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
14 138 (2.88%) Business Manager
15 136 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
16 121 (2.53%) Finance Business Analyst
17 120 (2.50%) Business Systems Analyst
17 120 (2.50%) Insurance Business Analyst
18 105 (2.19%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 367 (7.66%) .NET
2 229 (4.78%) HTML
3 166 (3.46%) CSS
4 144 (3.01%) XML
5 124 (2.59%) Web Services
6 94 (1.96%) REST
7 76 (1.59%) SOAP
8 63 (1.31%) Node.js
9 60 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 58 (1.21%) AngularJS
11 54 (1.13%) HTML5
11 54 (1.13%) Mason
12 48 (1.00%) JSON
13 44 (0.92%) .NET Framework
13 44 (0.92%) Redux
14 36 (0.75%) jQuery
15 34 (0.71%) Entity Framework
15 34 (0.71%) React
16 27 (0.56%) WPF
17 26 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1,000 (20.87%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (5.61%) Management Information System
3 265 (5.53%) Computer Science
4 239 (4.99%) Self-Motivation
5 206 (4.30%) Fintech
6 192 (4.01%) User Experience
7 134 (2.80%) Fixed Income
8 133 (2.78%) Derivative
9 116 (2.42%) Equities
10 112 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
11 84 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 68 (1.42%) PMI
13 67 (1.40%) Hedge funds
14 46 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 39 (0.81%) NHS
16 38 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
17 36 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
17 36 (0.75%) Reinsurance
18 34 (0.71%) Virtual Team
19 30 (0.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 100 (2.09%) Windows
2 65 (1.36%) Linux
3 49 (1.02%) Unix
4 38 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 22 (0.46%) Android
5 22 (0.46%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.35%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.33%) AIX
8 13 (0.27%) Windows 10
8 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.15%) Solaris
11 4 (0.083%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,975 (41.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,203 (25.11%) Project Management
3 1,089 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 701 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
5 570 (11.90%) Waterfall
6 546 (11.40%) Scrum
7 544 (11.35%) SDLC
8 522 (10.90%) User Stories
9 432 (9.02%) PRINCE2
10 423 (8.83%) Change Management
11 393 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 380 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
13 323 (6.74%) CRM
14 316 (6.60%) Data Analysis
15 295 (6.16%) ITIL
16 278 (5.80%) Mentoring
17 276 (5.76%) Use Case
18 263 (5.49%) ERP
19 262 (5.47%) Data Modelling
20 257 (5.36%) UML
Programming Languages
1 979 (20.43%) SQL
2 353 (7.37%) C#
3 260 (5.43%) Java
4 225 (4.70%) JavaScript
5 118 (2.46%) C
5 118 (2.46%) Python
6 113 (2.36%) T-SQL
7 85 (1.77%) VBA
8 61 (1.27%) VB.NET
9 42 (0.88%) Perl
10 41 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 41 (0.86%) VB
11 38 (0.79%) PowerShell
12 36 (0.75%) C++
13 32 (0.67%) Scala
14 26 (0.54%) PHP
14 26 (0.54%) R
15 22 (0.46%) Java 8
16 21 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 18 (0.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 897 (18.72%) Degree
2 317 (6.62%) ISEB
3 177 (3.69%) Security Cleared
4 129 (2.69%) PMI Certification
5 109 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
6 81 (1.69%) PMP
7 74 (1.54%) IIBA
8 67 (1.40%) CBAP
9 51 (1.06%) Master's Degree
10 50 (1.04%) DV Cleared
11 48 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 46 (0.96%) SC Cleared
13 45 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 32 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 23 (0.48%) DBS Check
17 22 (0.46%) APMP
18 20 (0.42%) CISSP
19 17 (0.35%) CISM
19 17 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (5.47%) QA
2 142 (2.96%) PMO
3 84 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 63 (1.31%) GDPR
5 53 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 43 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 38 (0.79%) MiFID
8 27 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 20 (0.42%) SLA
10 15 (0.31%) EMIR
10 15 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (0.21%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.19%) PSD2
13 8 (0.17%) GCP
14 6 (0.13%) IFRS
14 6 (0.13%) IFRS 9
14 6 (0.13%) SEPA
15 5 (0.10%) AIFMD
15 5 (0.10%) COBIT
16 4 (0.083%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 29 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.35%) Docker
3 15 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.17%) vSphere
6 7 (0.15%) HDFS
7 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 6 (0.13%) XenApp
8 4 (0.083%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.083%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.083%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.083%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.042%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.021%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (0.33%) Automic
1 16 (0.33%) Dollar Universe
2 12 (0.25%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.25%) Puppet
3 10 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.15%) Oozie
4 7 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.13%) Ansible
5 6 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (0.13%) Terraform
6 5 (0.10%) SCCM
7 4 (0.083%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.083%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.083%) Mesos
8 3 (0.063%) Netcool
8 3 (0.063%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (0.042%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.021%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.021%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.021%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 684 (14.28%) Microsoft
2 259 (5.41%) Oracle
3 227 (4.74%) SAP
4 146 (3.05%) Salesforce.com
5 84 (1.75%) Tableau
6 64 (1.34%) SimCorp
7 63 (1.31%) Google
8 54 (1.13%) Charles River
9 52 (1.09%) WorldPay
10 46 (0.96%) Adobe
11 45 (0.94%) JD Edwards
12 44 (0.92%) ServiceNow
13 38 (0.79%) Calypso
13 38 (0.79%) Capita
14 30 (0.63%) Cognos
14 30 (0.63%) Sitecore
15 28 (0.58%) Pega
16 26 (0.54%) hybris
16 26 (0.54%) Sybase
17 23 (0.48%) IBM