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

Business Analysis
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 90 79
Rank change year-on-year -21 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,684 5,129 6,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.85% 3.13% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 3.50% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3,616 4,205 5,709
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
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 147,670 146,543 176,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.88% 89.54% 88.84%
Number of salaries quoted 120,807 121,658 147,486
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 February 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 February 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 -8 2,331 £57,500 -4.17% 171
South East -13 708 £47,500 - 61
North of England -12 689 £45,000 +2.56% 82
Midlands -1 486 £45,000 +5.88% 51
West Midlands +8 366 £47,500 +11.76% 30
North West -19 342 £45,000 +5.88% 46
Yorkshire +8 299 £44,500 -1.11% 30
South West -2 244 £40,000 -5.88% 28
East of England -75 213 £50,000 +1.01% 30
East Midlands -17 116 £45,000 - 21
North East -7 47 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Business Analysis
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 1,826 (38.98%) Finance
2 1,821 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1,254 (26.77%) Project Management
4 1,145 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 981 (20.94%) Analytical Skills
6 785 (16.76%) SQL
7 697 (14.88%) Degree
8 659 (14.07%) SDLC
9 643 (13.73%) Microsoft
10 626 (13.36%) Banking
11 495 (10.57%) Waterfall
12 493 (10.53%) Scrum
13 427 (9.12%) User Stories
14 406 (8.67%) PRINCE2
15 400 (8.54%) CRM
16 397 (8.48%) Change Management
17 396 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
18 385 (8.22%) Data Analysis
19 370 (7.90%) Retail
20 368 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
21 355 (7.58%) Investment Banking
22 348 (7.43%) SQL Server
23 342 (7.30%) ISEB
24 341 (7.28%) MS Visio
25 339 (7.24%) Asset Management
26 338 (7.22%) Use Case
27 331 (7.07%) QA
28 314 (6.70%) Wealth Management
29 306 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
30 297 (6.34%) Data Modelling

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
1 171 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 72 (1.54%) Confluence
3 38 (0.81%) IIS
4 30 (0.64%) CMS
5 26 (0.56%) Tomcat
6 20 (0.43%) Apache
7 19 (0.41%) Apache Spark
7 19 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (0.36%) SAS
9 14 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 14 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 13 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.19%) Documentum
12 9 (0.19%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.15%) JBoss
14 7 (0.15%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 341 (7.28%) MS Visio
2 306 (6.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 254 (5.42%) Microsoft Office
4 88 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 88 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
6 32 (0.68%) OmniGraffle
7 16 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.085%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.085%) InVision
10 3 (0.064%) SPSS
11 2 (0.043%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.043%) Revit
12 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
12 1 (0.021%) EngageOne
12 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.021%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 142 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 85 (1.81%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (0.83%) NetSuite
4 29 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
5 23 (0.49%) SAP SD
6 22 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
7 20 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
7 20 (0.43%) SAP HR
7 20 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
8 18 (0.38%) Scribe Insight
9 17 (0.36%) SAP CO
9 17 (0.36%) SAP FI
9 17 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
9 17 (0.36%) SAP PP
10 16 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 15 (0.32%) SAP ERP
12 14 (0.30%) Actimize
13 12 (0.26%) SAP SCM
14 11 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
14 11 (0.23%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 145 (3.10%) SaaS
2 99 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (1.73%) Dynamics 365
4 73 (1.56%) Office 365
5 63 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
6 30 (0.64%) PaaS
7 24 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
8 22 (0.47%) IaaS
9 21 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.38%) Serverless
11 16 (0.34%) Force.com
12 11 (0.23%) GitHub
13 8 (0.17%) Boomi
13 8 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.17%) IBM Blueworks
14 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
15 6 (0.13%) Google Analytics
16 5 (0.11%) Slack
17 4 (0.085%) AWS Lambda
17 4 (0.085%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.64%) Intranet
2 29 (0.62%) Internet
3 20 (0.43%) SMS
4 19 (0.41%) Firewall
5 13 (0.28%) Extranet
5 13 (0.28%) SAN
5 13 (0.28%) WAN
6 11 (0.23%) NAS
7 6 (0.13%) Ethernet
7 6 (0.13%) HTTP
7 6 (0.13%) Skype
7 6 (0.13%) VoIP
7 6 (0.13%) Wireless
8 5 (0.11%) MPLS
8 5 (0.11%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.11%) VPN
9 4 (0.085%) DNS
9 4 (0.085%) PBX
10 3 (0.064%) ATM
10 3 (0.064%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 188 (4.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 153 (3.27%) Big Data
4 149 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
5 129 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 96 (2.05%) Relational Database
7 80 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 75 (1.60%) Power BI
9 54 (1.15%) Hadoop
10 41 (0.88%) QlikView
11 40 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
12 35 (0.75%) Data Mining
13 32 (0.68%) Blockchain
14 31 (0.66%) MySQL
15 28 (0.60%) Data Lake
16 27 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 23 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
18 22 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
18 22 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
19 21 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 217 (4.63%) JIRA
2 45 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 42 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 39 (0.83%) Axure RP
5 35 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 33 (0.70%) Git (software)
7 26 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 23 (0.49%) Eclipse
8 23 (0.49%) Jenkins
9 15 (0.32%) Selenium
10 10 (0.21%) Subversion
11 9 (0.19%) Cucumber
11 9 (0.19%) Maven
12 7 (0.15%) ProC
12 7 (0.15%) YouTrack
13 6 (0.13%) SoapUI
13 6 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 5 (0.11%) gulp
14 5 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 1,826 (38.98%) Finance
2 626 (13.36%) Banking
3 370 (7.90%) Retail
4 355 (7.58%) Investment Banking
5 234 (5.00%) Marketing
6 221 (4.72%) Retail Banking
7 209 (4.46%) Legal
8 187 (3.99%) Front Office
9 153 (3.27%) Back Office
10 151 (3.22%) Manufacturing
11 142 (3.03%) Advertising
12 104 (2.22%) Law
13 65 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
14 61 (1.30%) Games
15 48 (1.02%) Telecoms
16 39 (0.83%) Private Banking
17 35 (0.75%) Automotive
18 34 (0.73%) Financial Institution
19 33 (0.70%) Billing
19 33 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,980 (63.62%) Analyst
2 2,615 (55.83%) Business Analyst
3 385 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
4 347 (7.41%) Consultant
5 336 (7.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 306 (6.53%) Project Manager
7 283 (6.04%) IT Analyst
8 279 (5.96%) Business IT Analyst
8 279 (5.96%) IT Business Analyst
9 215 (4.59%) Developer
10 213 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
11 192 (4.10%) Financial Analyst
12 188 (4.01%) Architect
13 176 (3.76%) Finance Business Analyst
14 162 (3.46%) Business Manager
15 141 (3.01%) Banking Analyst
16 132 (2.82%) Digital Analyst
17 127 (2.71%) Digital Business Analyst
18 125 (2.67%) Lead Business Analyst
19 118 (2.52%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (5.27%) .NET
2 128 (2.73%) HTML
3 105 (2.24%) Web Services
4 90 (1.92%) CSS
5 89 (1.90%) XML
6 74 (1.58%) REST
7 54 (1.15%) ASP.NET
8 53 (1.13%) SOAP
9 48 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 45 (0.96%) jQuery
11 43 (0.92%) JSON
12 41 (0.88%) AngularJS
13 36 (0.77%) Node.js
14 33 (0.70%) HTML5
15 27 (0.58%) Middleware
16 21 (0.45%) RESTful
17 19 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 18 (0.38%) Entity Framework
18 18 (0.38%) Redux
19 17 (0.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 981 (20.94%) Analytical Skills
2 248 (5.29%) Management Information System
3 214 (4.57%) Computer Science
4 204 (4.36%) User Experience
5 133 (2.84%) Fintech
6 104 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
7 102 (2.18%) Equities
8 87 (1.86%) Derivative
9 83 (1.77%) Fixed Income
10 81 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 75 (1.60%) Virtual Team
12 69 (1.47%) NHS
13 59 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
14 58 (1.24%) Mobile App
15 41 (0.88%) PMI
16 38 (0.81%) Reference Data
17 36 (0.77%) Data Structures
18 35 (0.75%) Data Centre
19 32 (0.68%) Driving Licence
20 31 (0.66%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 128 (2.73%) Windows
2 100 (2.13%) Unix
3 56 (1.20%) Linux
4 23 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 14 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (0.19%) AIX
8 8 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.15%) Android
9 7 (0.15%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
11 5 (0.11%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.064%) CentOS
13 2 (0.043%) Solaris
14 1 (0.021%) HPUX
14 1 (0.021%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,821 (38.88%) Agile Software Development
2 1,254 (26.77%) Project Management
3 1,145 (24.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 659 (14.07%) SDLC
5 495 (10.57%) Waterfall
6 493 (10.53%) Scrum
7 427 (9.12%) User Stories
8 406 (8.67%) PRINCE2
9 400 (8.54%) CRM
10 397 (8.48%) Change Management
11 396 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 385 (8.22%) Data Analysis
13 368 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
14 339 (7.24%) Asset Management
15 338 (7.22%) Use Case
16 314 (6.70%) Wealth Management
17 297 (6.34%) Data Modelling
18 282 (6.02%) Analytics
19 280 (5.98%) Workflow
20 250 (5.34%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 785 (16.76%) SQL
2 235 (5.02%) C#
3 162 (3.46%) Java
4 126 (2.69%) JavaScript
5 121 (2.58%) T-SQL
6 99 (2.11%) C
7 77 (1.64%) Python
8 49 (1.05%) PowerShell
8 49 (1.05%) VBA
9 37 (0.79%) VB
9 37 (0.79%) VB.NET
10 35 (0.75%) PL/SQL
11 28 (0.60%) R
12 27 (0.58%) Perl
13 26 (0.56%) Scala
14 25 (0.53%) ABAP
15 20 (0.43%) Bash Shell
15 20 (0.43%) PHP
16 17 (0.36%) C++
16 17 (0.36%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 697 (14.88%) Degree
2 342 (7.30%) ISEB
3 128 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 112 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 64 (1.37%) IIBA
6 63 (1.35%) PMI Certification
7 49 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 48 (1.02%) SC Cleared
9 46 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 44 (0.94%) CBAP
11 35 (0.75%) CISM
11 35 (0.75%) CISSP
11 35 (0.75%) PMP
12 28 (0.60%) Master's Degree
13 27 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 25 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 23 (0.49%) DV Cleared
15 23 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
17 17 (0.36%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 331 (7.07%) QA
2 162 (3.46%) PMO
3 113 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 76 (1.62%) MiFID
5 68 (1.45%) GDPR
6 38 (0.81%) Solvency II
7 31 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (0.62%) SLA
9 26 (0.56%) EMIR
9 26 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 20 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
11 17 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 7 (0.15%) SEPA
14 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
16 4 (0.085%) Disclosure Scotland
16 4 (0.085%) NEBOSH
16 4 (0.085%) PMBOK
17 3 (0.064%) FATCA
System Software
1 37 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (0.13%) Docker
3 6 (0.13%) HDFS
4 4 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.043%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.043%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.043%) XenApp
6 1 (0.021%) Firmware
6 1 (0.021%) IAG
Systems Management
1 16 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
2 12 (0.26%) Puppet
3 8 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.17%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.085%) Oozie
6 3 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.043%) Netcool
7 2 (0.043%) SCCM
8 1 (0.021%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.021%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.021%) Control-M
8 1 (0.021%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.021%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.021%) Salt
8 1 (0.021%) Terraform
Vendors
1 643 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 244 (5.21%) Oracle
3 242 (5.17%) SAP
4 150 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
5 73 (1.56%) Tableau
6 46 (0.98%) Google
7 38 (0.81%) IBM
8 37 (0.79%) Adobe
9 32 (0.68%) hybris
10 30 (0.64%) Cognos
10 30 (0.64%) Informatica
11 28 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 28 (0.60%) VMware
12 24 (0.51%) Infor
13 22 (0.47%) Murex
14 18 (0.38%) Epicor
14 18 (0.38%) Guidewire
14 18 (0.38%) Sage
15 17 (0.36%) Cloudera
15 17 (0.36%) Pega