The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 69 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3365 3830 4764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.02% 4.15% 4.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 4.29% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2591 3304 4045
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80408 89199 100476
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66182 76019 83708
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in England

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in England

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in England

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -12 1651 £60,000 +4.34% 256
South East +23 453 £47,500 - 63
Yorkshire +20 285 £45,000 +5.88% 48
North West -11 282 £45,000 +12.50% 39
West Midlands +1 240 £43,000 - 35
South West -10 182 £42,250 -0.58% 34
East of England -56 146 £47,500 +5.55% 24
East Midlands +18 109 £45,000 +5.88% 14
North East +25 13 £42,500 +20.48% 10
Business Analyst
UK

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 2871 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2818 (42.83%) Business Analysis
3 2479 (37.68%) Finance
4 1289 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 1214 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
6 1011 (15.37%) Scrum
7 975 (14.82%) Retail
8 947 (14.39%) User Stories
9 899 (13.66%) SDLC
10 884 (13.44%) Project Management
11 867 (13.18%) Degree
12 862 (13.10%) Banking
13 786 (11.95%) SQL
14 758 (11.52%) Waterfall
15 711 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 579 (8.80%) Microsoft
17 566 (8.60%) Use Case
18 533 (8.10%) CRM
19 511 (7.77%) ISEB
20 494 (7.51%) E-Commerce
21 475 (7.22%) UML
22 471 (7.16%) Asset Management
23 424 (6.44%) Change Management
24 416 (6.32%) SAP
25 409 (6.22%) ERP
26 406 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
27 385 (5.85%) Investment Banking
28 366 (5.56%) Data Analysis
29 343 (5.21%) MS Visio
29 343 (5.21%) QA

Business Analyst Skill Set
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
1 125 (1.90%) Confluence
2 88 (1.34%) CMS
3 84 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 16 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (0.14%) IIS
6 8 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (0.12%) SAS
7 7 (0.11%) Apache
7 7 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (0.11%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.091%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.061%) Apache Pig
9 4 (0.061%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.061%) Smallworld
10 3 (0.046%) Alfresco
10 3 (0.046%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.046%) JBoss
10 3 (0.046%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.030%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.015%) Tomcat
Applications
1 343 (5.21%) MS Visio
2 289 (4.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 265 (4.03%) Microsoft Office
4 156 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 87 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.030%) InVision
7 2 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.030%) SPSS
8 1 (0.015%) GNU Octave
8 1 (0.015%) Moqups
8 1 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 117 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 111 (1.69%) SAP ERP
3 75 (1.14%) SAP SD
4 71 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 66 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
6 46 (0.70%) SAP APO
7 45 (0.68%) Actimize
8 44 (0.67%) SAP FI
9 38 (0.58%) SAP CO
9 38 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
10 36 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
10 36 (0.55%) Oracle Receivables
11 33 (0.50%) SAP CRM
12 32 (0.49%) thinkFolio
13 29 (0.44%) SAP PP
14 25 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
15 22 (0.33%) Markit EDM
16 19 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 19 (0.29%) SAP MM
17 18 (0.27%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 87 (1.32%) SaaS
2 34 (0.52%) Office 365
3 21 (0.32%) PaaS
4 19 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (0.27%) Google Analytics
6 17 (0.26%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 12 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 12 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.18%) Force.com
7 12 (0.18%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 8 (0.12%) IBM Blueworks
9 7 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.076%) Yammer
11 4 (0.061%) Asana
11 4 (0.061%) GitHub
12 3 (0.046%) Lucidchart
12 3 (0.046%) Slack
13 2 (0.030%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.030%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 45 (0.68%) Internet
2 18 (0.27%) Intranet
3 10 (0.15%) Unified Communications
4 9 (0.14%) FTP
5 8 (0.12%) HTTP
6 7 (0.11%) ATM
6 7 (0.11%) Extranet
6 7 (0.11%) SAN
6 7 (0.11%) VoIP
7 6 (0.091%) MVNO
8 4 (0.061%) Broadband
8 4 (0.061%) Skype
8 4 (0.061%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.046%) Firewall
9 3 (0.046%) IMAP
9 3 (0.046%) Network Security
9 3 (0.046%) POP3
9 3 (0.046%) WAN
10 2 (0.030%) LAN
10 2 (0.030%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 134 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (1.05%) Big Data
5 55 (0.84%) Power BI
6 46 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 43 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 39 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 38 (0.58%) MS Access
9 38 (0.58%) QlikView
10 32 (0.49%) Hadoop
11 31 (0.47%) Data Mining
12 28 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 28 (0.43%) Oracle Database
12 28 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (0.40%) SAP HANA
14 24 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
15 20 (0.30%) NoSQL
16 19 (0.29%) MongoDB
16 19 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 296 (4.50%) JIRA
2 68 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 11 (0.17%) Axure RP
4 11 (0.17%) Cucumber
5 10 (0.15%) TestRail
6 8 (0.12%) Toad
6 8 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.076%) Selenium
7 5 (0.076%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.061%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.061%) Rational Rose
8 4 (0.061%) Talend Open Studio
9 3 (0.046%) RequisitePro
9 3 (0.046%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.030%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.030%) Firebug
10 2 (0.030%) JIRA Agile
10 2 (0.030%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.015%) Liquibase
General
1 2479 (37.68%) Finance
2 975 (14.82%) Retail
3 862 (13.10%) Banking
4 385 (5.85%) Investment Banking
5 312 (4.74%) Marketing
6 270 (4.10%) Legal
7 252 (3.83%) Front Office
8 249 (3.78%) Retail Banking
9 187 (2.84%) Back Office
9 187 (2.84%) Manufacturing
10 132 (2.01%) Telecoms
11 130 (1.98%) Law
12 112 (1.70%) Advertising
13 66 (1.00%) Publishing
14 65 (0.99%) Financial Institution
15 55 (0.84%) Games
16 52 (0.79%) Private Banking
17 38 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
18 37 (0.56%) Billing
19 32 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (3.44%) .NET
2 215 (3.27%) XML
3 61 (0.93%) Web Services
4 50 (0.76%) FIX Protocol
5 44 (0.67%) HTML
6 42 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 35 (0.53%) XSD
8 34 (0.52%) REST
9 29 (0.44%) EDI
10 25 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 24 (0.36%) JSON
12 21 (0.32%) Mason
13 18 (0.27%) HTML5
13 18 (0.27%) XML Schema
14 17 (0.26%) Middleware
14 17 (0.26%) XSL
15 16 (0.24%) CSS
16 15 (0.23%) Gherkin
16 15 (0.23%) Velocity
17 14 (0.21%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 1214 (18.45%) Analytical Skills
2 301 (4.58%) User Experience
3 250 (3.80%) Management Information System
4 229 (3.48%) Fixed Income
5 208 (3.16%) Derivative
6 204 (3.10%) Equities
7 189 (2.87%) FMCG
8 161 (2.45%) Fintech
9 150 (2.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 145 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
11 135 (2.05%) Computer Science
12 132 (2.01%) Mobile App
13 100 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
14 64 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 62 (0.94%) Reinsurance
16 59 (0.90%) Virtual Team
17 52 (0.79%) iPad
18 50 (0.76%) Credit Risk
19 45 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
20 32 (0.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 74 (1.12%) Windows
2 53 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 35 (0.53%) Android
4 26 (0.40%) Linux
5 23 (0.35%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.27%) Unix
7 3 (0.046%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.030%) AIX
9 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.015%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2871 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 2818 (42.83%) Business Analysis
3 1289 (19.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 1011 (15.37%) Scrum
5 947 (14.39%) User Stories
6 899 (13.66%) SDLC
7 884 (13.44%) Project Management
8 758 (11.52%) Waterfall
9 711 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 566 (8.60%) Use Case
11 533 (8.10%) CRM
12 494 (7.51%) E-Commerce
13 475 (7.22%) UML
14 471 (7.16%) Asset Management
15 424 (6.44%) Change Management
16 409 (6.22%) ERP
17 406 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
18 366 (5.56%) Data Analysis
19 337 (5.12%) Wealth Management
20 310 (4.71%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 786 (11.95%) SQL
2 110 (1.67%) C#
3 97 (1.47%) Java
4 66 (1.00%) C
5 43 (0.65%) VBA
6 42 (0.64%) PL/SQL
7 32 (0.49%) T-SQL
8 25 (0.38%) JavaScript
9 19 (0.29%) VB
10 18 (0.27%) C++
11 14 (0.21%) ABAP
11 14 (0.21%) COBOL
12 13 (0.20%) PHP
12 13 (0.20%) Python
13 11 (0.17%) R
14 10 (0.15%) Apex Code
15 9 (0.14%) Objective-C
16 8 (0.12%) ActionScript
16 8 (0.12%) ActionScript 2.0
17 4 (0.061%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 867 (13.18%) Degree
2 511 (7.77%) ISEB
3 77 (1.17%) IIBA
3 77 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 75 (1.14%) CBAP
5 55 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 38 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 33 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 31 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 23 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 18 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 17 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
11 17 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 16 (0.24%) PMP
13 13 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
14 11 (0.17%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.12%) CCA
15 8 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.12%) SAP Certification
16 7 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (5.21%) QA
2 187 (2.84%) MiFID
3 86 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 67 (1.02%) PMO
5 46 (0.70%) EMIR
6 36 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
7 35 (0.53%) SLA
8 31 (0.47%) GDPR
9 30 (0.46%) Basel III
10 28 (0.43%) FATCA
11 24 (0.36%) PCI DSS
12 22 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 19 (0.29%) ISO 9001
14 17 (0.26%) ISO 14001
15 14 (0.21%) IFRS
16 11 (0.17%) SEPA
17 7 (0.11%) Solvency II
18 6 (0.091%) CRD IV
18 6 (0.091%) ISO 8583
19 5 (0.076%) AIFMD
System Software
1 5 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.015%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.015%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.015%) Docker
2 1 (0.015%) Dovecot
2 1 (0.015%) HDFS
2 1 (0.015%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.015%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.015%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.11%) Nagios
2 7 (0.11%) ZABBIX
3 5 (0.076%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.030%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.015%) Kibana
5 1 (0.015%) logstash
5 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.015%) Puppet
5 1 (0.015%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 579 (8.80%) Microsoft
2 416 (6.32%) SAP
3 248 (3.77%) Oracle
4 156 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 64 (0.97%) Tableau
6 53 (0.81%) Murex
7 43 (0.65%) Charles River
8 38 (0.58%) JD Edwards
9 37 (0.56%) Google
10 36 (0.55%) Cognizant
11 30 (0.46%) Calypso
12 26 (0.40%) Pega
13 25 (0.38%) hybris
13 25 (0.38%) IBM
13 25 (0.38%) ServiceNow
14 22 (0.33%) Infor
15 20 (0.30%) Workday
16 19 (0.29%) FNZ
17 18 (0.27%) Avaloq
18 17 (0.26%) Sage
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Police
Salary: From £35,451 to £38,538 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £22k - 28k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 30k plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + holidays, pension etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + holidays, pension etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,999 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: 6 hours ago