Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 103 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 -21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,562 4,803 6,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.80% 3.02% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.33% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,635 3,817 5,497
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,600 £34,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -

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 147,739 144,161 169,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.76% 90.51% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119,565 119,064 142,895
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -7 2,312 £57,500 -4.17% 182
North of England +1 649 £45,000 - 98
South East -21 615 £50,000 - 64
Midlands -3 459 £45,000 - 51
North West +7 340 £45,000 - 52
West Midlands 0 315 £47,500 +5.56% 29
South West -14 284 £45,000 - 30
Yorkshire +3 280 £45,000 - 37
East of England -42 227 £47,500 - 23
East Midlands +1 145 £45,000 - 22
North East -23 29 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1,862 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,560 (34.20%) Finance
3 1,099 (24.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1,068 (23.41%) Project Management
5 915 (20.06%) Analytical Skills
6 864 (18.94%) SQL
7 829 (18.17%) Degree
8 673 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
9 618 (13.55%) Microsoft
10 541 (11.86%) Waterfall
11 534 (11.71%) Scrum
12 502 (11.00%) User Stories
13 497 (10.89%) SDLC
14 400 (8.77%) Change Management
15 398 (8.72%) SQL Server
16 393 (8.61%) Retail
17 389 (8.53%) PRINCE2
18 384 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
19 382 (8.37%) Banking
20 378 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
21 337 (7.39%) ISEB
22 322 (7.06%) CRM
23 310 (6.80%) Data Analysis
24 296 (6.49%) .NET
25 284 (6.23%) C#
26 279 (6.12%) Use Case
27 276 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
28 273 (5.98%) QA
29 262 (5.74%) Data Modelling
30 260 (5.70%) ITIL

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
1 197 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 97 (2.13%) Confluence
3 39 (0.85%) CMS
4 28 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
5 26 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 24 (0.53%) SAS
7 17 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.33%) IIS
9 14 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.28%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 10 (0.22%) WebSphere
13 9 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
13 9 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (0.18%) Drupal
14 8 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.18%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.15%) Apache
15 7 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 276 (6.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 250 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 206 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
4 87 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
5 68 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 51 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 47 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
8 31 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.13%) SPSS
11 4 (0.088%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.088%) InVision
12 3 (0.066%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.066%) Revit
13 2 (0.044%) Stata
14 1 (0.022%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.022%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 132 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 95 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 50 (1.10%) NetSuite
4 36 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
5 35 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
6 29 (0.64%) Markit EDM
7 25 (0.55%) SAP SD
8 23 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
9 22 (0.48%) thinkFolio
10 21 (0.46%) SAP HR
10 21 (0.46%) SAP PP
11 20 (0.44%) SimCorp Dimension
12 19 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
13 17 (0.37%) Front Arena
13 17 (0.37%) SAP CO
13 17 (0.37%) SAP ERP
13 17 (0.37%) SAP FI
13 17 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
14 14 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 14 (0.31%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (2.65%) SaaS
2 94 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
3 87 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 78 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
5 76 (1.67%) Office 365
6 29 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
8 20 (0.44%) PaaS
8 20 (0.44%) Serverless
9 17 (0.37%) IaaS
10 15 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
11 14 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 14 (0.31%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 11 (0.24%) Force.com
13 9 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
14 8 (0.18%) Trello
15 6 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.13%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.13%) OneDrive
15 6 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.14%) Internet
2 18 (0.39%) Intranet
3 17 (0.37%) Skype
4 15 (0.33%) SMS
5 14 (0.31%) Firewall
6 7 (0.15%) SAN
6 7 (0.15%) WAN
6 7 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (0.13%) NAS
8 4 (0.088%) ATM
8 4 (0.088%) PBX
8 4 (0.088%) Wireless
9 3 (0.066%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.066%) GPRS
9 3 (0.066%) GSM
9 3 (0.066%) ISDN
9 3 (0.066%) LTE
9 3 (0.066%) Network Security
9 3 (0.066%) UMTS
9 3 (0.066%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 201 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
3 172 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 170 (3.73%) Big Data
5 154 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 129 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 97 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 92 (2.02%) Power BI
9 57 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 37 (0.81%) QlikView
11 36 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 31 (0.68%) Data Mining
12 31 (0.68%) MySQL
13 30 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 29 (0.64%) Blockchain
15 27 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (0.57%) Apache Hive
17 23 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 22 (0.48%) Data Lake
19 21 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 240 (5.26%) JIRA
2 60 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 57 (1.25%) Axure RP
4 39 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 26 (0.57%) Eclipse
5 26 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (0.55%) Jenkins
7 20 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 14 (0.31%) Cucumber
8 14 (0.31%) Mocha
8 14 (0.31%) NUnit
9 13 (0.28%) Babel
9 13 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
9 13 (0.28%) Moq
9 13 (0.28%) webpack
10 12 (0.26%) Subversion
11 10 (0.22%) ProC
11 10 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 9 (0.20%) FrontPage
General
1 1,560 (34.20%) Finance
2 393 (8.61%) Retail
3 382 (8.37%) Banking
4 213 (4.67%) Legal
5 184 (4.03%) Marketing
6 147 (3.22%) Advertising
7 145 (3.18%) Manufacturing
8 144 (3.16%) Front Office
9 137 (3.00%) Back Office
10 126 (2.76%) Investment Banking
11 110 (2.41%) Law
12 63 (1.38%) Games
13 61 (1.34%) Telecoms
14 46 (1.01%) Automotive
15 36 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
16 34 (0.75%) Billing
17 33 (0.72%) Publishing
18 30 (0.66%) Financial Institution
19 29 (0.64%) Local Government
20 25 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,792 (61.20%) Analyst
2 2,391 (52.41%) Business Analyst
3 401 (8.79%) Consultant
4 348 (7.63%) Senior Analyst
5 311 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 291 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 247 (5.41%) Developer
8 238 (5.22%) IT Analyst
9 235 (5.15%) Business IT Analyst
9 235 (5.15%) IT Business Analyst
10 173 (3.79%) Agile Business Analyst
11 156 (3.42%) Architect
12 145 (3.18%) Business Manager
13 140 (3.07%) Financial Analyst
14 134 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
14 134 (2.94%) Systems Analyst
15 126 (2.76%) Business Systems Analyst
16 117 (2.56%) Finance Business Analyst
17 115 (2.52%) Digital Analyst
18 108 (2.37%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (6.49%) .NET
2 202 (4.43%) HTML
3 146 (3.20%) CSS
4 129 (2.83%) XML
5 106 (2.32%) Web Services
6 86 (1.89%) REST
7 66 (1.45%) SOAP
8 63 (1.38%) Node.js
9 57 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 47 (1.03%) AngularJS
10 47 (1.03%) JSON
11 46 (1.01%) .NET Framework
12 45 (0.99%) HTML5
13 42 (0.92%) Mason
14 39 (0.85%) Redux
15 28 (0.61%) Entity Framework
16 27 (0.59%) jQuery
16 27 (0.59%) RESTful
17 25 (0.55%) React
18 20 (0.44%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 915 (20.06%) Analytical Skills
2 258 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 258 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 232 (5.09%) User Experience
4 199 (4.36%) Self-Motivation
5 174 (3.81%) Fintech
6 112 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 105 (2.30%) Derivative
8 102 (2.24%) Fixed Income
9 88 (1.93%) Equities
10 60 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 59 (1.29%) PMI
12 57 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
13 45 (0.99%) Data Structures
14 39 (0.85%) NHS
15 36 (0.79%) Hedge funds
16 35 (0.77%) Mobile App
17 33 (0.72%) Driving Licence
18 31 (0.68%) Virtual Team
19 28 (0.61%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 95 (2.08%) Windows
2 77 (1.69%) Linux
3 60 (1.32%) Unix
4 33 (0.72%) Windows 7
5 16 (0.35%) AIX
6 15 (0.33%) Android
7 14 (0.31%) Apple iOS
8 13 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 11 (0.24%) Windows Server
10 9 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.18%) Solaris
12 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.11%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.088%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.066%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,862 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1,099 (24.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1,068 (23.41%) Project Management
4 673 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
5 541 (11.86%) Waterfall
6 534 (11.71%) Scrum
7 502 (11.00%) User Stories
8 497 (10.89%) SDLC
9 400 (8.77%) Change Management
10 389 (8.53%) PRINCE2
11 384 (8.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 378 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
13 322 (7.06%) CRM
14 310 (6.80%) Data Analysis
15 279 (6.12%) Use Case
16 262 (5.74%) Data Modelling
17 260 (5.70%) ITIL
18 249 (5.46%) ERP
19 247 (5.41%) Analytics
20 243 (5.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 864 (18.94%) SQL
2 284 (6.23%) C#
3 232 (5.09%) Java
4 206 (4.52%) JavaScript
5 117 (2.56%) Python
6 103 (2.26%) C
7 93 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 60 (1.32%) VBA
9 53 (1.16%) VB.NET
10 42 (0.92%) VB
11 40 (0.88%) Perl
12 37 (0.81%) PL/SQL
13 36 (0.79%) PowerShell
14 34 (0.75%) Scala
15 30 (0.66%) C++
16 28 (0.61%) Ruby
17 25 (0.55%) PHP
18 21 (0.46%) Java 8
19 20 (0.44%) R
20 19 (0.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 829 (18.17%) Degree
2 337 (7.39%) ISEB
3 146 (3.20%) Security Cleared
4 121 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 96 (2.10%) PMI Certification
6 67 (1.47%) IIBA
7 62 (1.36%) PMP
8 52 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 51 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 50 (1.10%) CBAP
11 49 (1.07%) DV Cleared
12 43 (0.94%) Master's Degree
12 43 (0.94%) SC Cleared
13 33 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 32 (0.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 27 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (0.33%) APMP
17 14 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
18 11 (0.24%) DBS Check
18 11 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 273 (5.98%) QA
2 158 (3.46%) PMO
3 95 (2.08%) Data Quality
4 60 (1.32%) GDPR
5 41 (0.90%) MiFID
6 32 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 22 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 19 (0.42%) SLA
10 14 (0.31%) EMIR
11 13 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 9 (0.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 6 (0.13%) GCP
13 6 (0.13%) IFRS
13 6 (0.13%) IFRS 9
14 5 (0.11%) AIFMD
15 4 (0.088%) Dodd-Frank
15 4 (0.088%) PSD2
16 3 (0.066%) ISO 9001
16 3 (0.066%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (0.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.28%) Docker
2 13 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
2 13 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.18%) vSphere
4 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (0.13%) HDFS
4 6 (0.13%) XenApp
5 4 (0.088%) BitLocker
5 4 (0.088%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (0.088%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.066%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.044%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.022%) IAG
Systems Management
1 11 (0.24%) Automic
1 11 (0.24%) Dollar Universe
2 9 (0.20%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.20%) Puppet
2 9 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
3 8 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.13%) Oozie
5 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.11%) Terraform
6 4 (0.088%) Ansible
6 4 (0.088%) Netcool
6 4 (0.088%) SCCM
7 3 (0.066%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.066%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.066%) Mesos
7 3 (0.066%) NSN NetAct
8 2 (0.044%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.022%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.022%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.022%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 618 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 257 (5.63%) Oracle
3 236 (5.17%) SAP
4 140 (3.07%) Salesforce.com
5 77 (1.69%) Tableau
6 62 (1.36%) Adobe
7 57 (1.25%) Google
8 43 (0.94%) WorldPay
9 37 (0.81%) SimCorp
10 35 (0.77%) ServiceNow
11 34 (0.75%) Charles River
11 34 (0.75%) JD Edwards
11 34 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 32 (0.70%) Capita
13 28 (0.61%) VMware
14 26 (0.57%) hybris
14 26 (0.57%) Infor
14 26 (0.57%) Pega
14 26 (0.57%) Sybase
15 23 (0.50%) Cognos