The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3289 4158 4423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.10% 4.25% 4.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 4.40% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2794 3594 3748
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 77233 94416 96917
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.29% 96.45% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 64704 79862 79959
Median salary £45,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.08% +2.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -8 1520 £57,500 - 182
South East -8 431 £47,500 - 62
Yorkshire +18 348 £45,000 +12.50% 30
North West +4 279 £45,000 +9.75% 44
South West +42 200 £42,500 +4.93% 23
West Midlands -21 196 £45,000 - 31
East of England -14 194 £49,000 +3.15% 19
East Midlands +16 102 £50,000 +11.11% 14
North East +11 15 £39,000 +11.42% 2
Midlands +7 1 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2961 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2793 (42.77%) Business Analysis
3 2303 (35.26%) Finance
4 1362 (20.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1073 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
6 980 (15.01%) Scrum
7 899 (13.77%) User Stories
8 838 (12.83%) Retail
9 824 (12.62%) SQL
10 822 (12.59%) SDLC
11 821 (12.57%) Project Management
12 775 (11.87%) Waterfall
13 757 (11.59%) Degree
14 702 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
15 679 (10.40%) Banking
16 546 (8.36%) E-Commerce
16 546 (8.36%) Microsoft
17 543 (8.31%) Use Case
18 530 (8.12%) ISEB
19 528 (8.08%) UML
20 411 (6.29%) CRM
21 404 (6.19%) ERP
22 403 (6.17%) MS Excel
23 397 (6.08%) Change Management
24 360 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
25 357 (5.47%) SAP
26 347 (5.31%) PRINCE2
27 321 (4.92%) User Experience
28 314 (4.81%) Marketing
29 309 (4.73%) Data Analysis

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
1 137 (2.10%) Confluence
2 78 (1.19%) SharePoint
3 59 (0.90%) CMS
4 18 (0.28%) WebSphere
5 10 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (0.14%) SAS
7 7 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (0.092%) Apache
8 6 (0.092%) JBoss
8 6 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.077%) IIS
9 5 (0.077%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.077%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.061%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.061%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.061%) Smallworld
11 3 (0.046%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.031%) Drupal
12 2 (0.031%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.031%) Umbraco
Applications
1 403 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 293 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 231 (3.54%) MS Office
4 121 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 74 (1.13%) MS Project
6 6 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.046%) SPSS
8 2 (0.031%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.015%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.015%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 116 (1.78%) SAP ERP
2 90 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 86 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
4 63 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
5 54 (0.83%) SAP SD
6 38 (0.58%) SAP APO
7 36 (0.55%) Oracle Payables
8 35 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 29 (0.44%) Oracle ASCP
10 27 (0.41%) SAP SCM
11 24 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
11 24 (0.37%) Oracle Financials
12 22 (0.34%) SAP CRM
12 22 (0.34%) SAP FI
13 19 (0.29%) Sonata
14 18 (0.28%) SAP CO
14 18 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
15 17 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
16 16 (0.24%) Oracle 11i
17 15 (0.23%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 70 (1.07%) SaaS
2 20 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.28%) Office 365
4 12 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 10 (0.15%) PaaS
6 9 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.14%) Force.com
7 7 (0.11%) Lucidchart
8 5 (0.077%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.077%) SuccessFactors
9 3 (0.046%) Yammer
10 2 (0.031%) Asana
10 2 (0.031%) Trello
11 1 (0.015%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.015%) FinancialForce.com
11 1 (0.015%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.015%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.015%) IBM Blueworks
11 1 (0.015%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.015%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 51 (0.78%) Internet
2 22 (0.34%) Intranet
3 14 (0.21%) Extranet
4 13 (0.20%) ATM
5 11 (0.17%) HTTP
6 9 (0.14%) SAN
7 8 (0.12%) FTP
8 7 (0.11%) LAN
8 7 (0.11%) WAN
9 5 (0.077%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.061%) Firewall
10 4 (0.061%) Network Security
11 3 (0.046%) Broadband
11 3 (0.046%) IMAP
11 3 (0.046%) POP3
11 3 (0.046%) Skype
11 3 (0.046%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.046%) VoIP
12 2 (0.031%) SMS
12 2 (0.031%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 147 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 91 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 85 (1.30%) Big Data
5 49 (0.75%) Data Mining
6 41 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 39 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
7 39 (0.60%) Power BI
8 35 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (0.51%) QlikView
10 28 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 25 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 24 (0.37%) SAP HANA
13 20 (0.31%) MS Access
13 20 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 16 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
15 16 (0.24%) Oracle Database
16 13 (0.20%) SAP BW
17 12 (0.18%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 301 (4.61%) JIRA
2 57 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 40 (0.61%) Toad
4 15 (0.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 12 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 11 (0.17%) Axure RP
7 8 (0.12%) Visual Studio
8 6 (0.092%) Selenium
8 6 (0.092%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.061%) Hudson
9 4 (0.061%) Rational Rose
9 4 (0.061%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.046%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.046%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.031%) Firebug
11 2 (0.031%) RequisitePro
11 2 (0.031%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.031%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.031%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 2 (0.031%) WebDriver
General
1 2303 (35.26%) Finance
2 838 (12.83%) Retail
3 679 (10.40%) Banking
4 314 (4.81%) Marketing
5 260 (3.98%) Legal
6 217 (3.32%) Front Office
6 217 (3.32%) Investment Banking
7 213 (3.26%) Manufacturing
8 192 (2.94%) Back Office
9 155 (2.37%) Telecoms
10 154 (2.36%) Law
11 95 (1.45%) Publishing
12 92 (1.41%) Advertising
13 81 (1.24%) Financial Institution
14 65 (1.00%) Retail Banking
15 63 (0.96%) Private Banking
16 48 (0.73%) Games
17 44 (0.67%) Billing
18 43 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
19 40 (0.61%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (4.29%) .NET
2 244 (3.74%) XML
3 78 (1.19%) Web Services
4 52 (0.80%) HTML
5 43 (0.66%) FIX Protocol
6 41 (0.63%) .NET Framework
7 25 (0.38%) XSD
8 23 (0.35%) JSON
9 21 (0.32%) ASP.NET
9 21 (0.32%) CSS
10 17 (0.26%) EDI
10 17 (0.26%) Mason
11 16 (0.24%) Node.js
12 15 (0.23%) Middleware
12 15 (0.23%) Velocity
12 15 (0.23%) XML Schema
13 13 (0.20%) HTML5
14 11 (0.17%) FpML
14 11 (0.17%) SOAP
14 11 (0.17%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1073 (16.43%) Analytical Skills
2 321 (4.92%) User Experience
3 251 (3.84%) Management Information System
4 212 (3.25%) Fixed Income
5 183 (2.80%) Derivative
6 174 (2.66%) FMCG
7 148 (2.27%) Mobile App
8 140 (2.14%) Equities
9 136 (2.08%) Fintech
10 129 (1.98%) Computer Science
11 108 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 91 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
13 56 (0.86%) Reinsurance
14 55 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 51 (0.78%) Credit Risk
15 51 (0.78%) iPad
16 50 (0.77%) Hedge funds
17 38 (0.58%) Virtual Team
18 35 (0.54%) Smart Meter
19 33 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 94 (1.44%) Windows
2 53 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 39 (0.60%) Android
4 31 (0.47%) Unix
5 24 (0.37%) Linux
5 24 (0.37%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.046%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.031%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.031%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.015%) AIX
8 1 (0.015%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.015%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2961 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 2793 (42.77%) Business Analysis
3 1362 (20.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 980 (15.01%) Scrum
5 899 (13.77%) User Stories
6 822 (12.59%) SDLC
7 821 (12.57%) Project Management
8 775 (11.87%) Waterfall
9 702 (10.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 546 (8.36%) E-Commerce
11 543 (8.31%) Use Case
12 528 (8.08%) UML
13 411 (6.29%) CRM
14 404 (6.19%) ERP
15 397 (6.08%) Change Management
16 360 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
17 347 (5.31%) PRINCE2
18 309 (4.73%) Data Analysis
19 291 (4.46%) GAP Analysis
20 290 (4.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 824 (12.62%) SQL
2 122 (1.87%) C#
3 120 (1.84%) Java
4 62 (0.95%) C
5 46 (0.70%) JavaScript
6 42 (0.64%) PL/SQL
7 36 (0.55%) T-SQL
8 30 (0.46%) VBA
9 20 (0.31%) VB
10 17 (0.26%) PHP
11 16 (0.24%) ABAP
11 16 (0.24%) R
12 13 (0.20%) Python
13 12 (0.18%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.12%) ActionScript
14 8 (0.12%) ActionScript 2.0
14 8 (0.12%) C++
14 8 (0.12%) COBOL
15 6 (0.092%) Apex Code
16 4 (0.061%) Scala
Qualifications
1 757 (11.59%) Degree
2 530 (8.12%) ISEB
3 92 (1.41%) IIBA
4 67 (1.03%) CBAP
5 59 (0.90%) Security Cleared
6 30 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 28 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.38%) ACCA
9 22 (0.34%) CIMA
10 21 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (0.29%) PMI Certification
11 19 (0.29%) PMP
11 19 (0.29%) SC Cleared
12 16 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
13 15 (0.23%) CIPFA
14 13 (0.20%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.17%) PhD
15 11 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (0.11%) CCA
17 4 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (4.46%) QA
2 162 (2.48%) MiFID
3 100 (1.53%) PMO
4 50 (0.77%) Data Quality
5 36 (0.55%) EMIR
6 28 (0.43%) FATCA
7 24 (0.37%) Basel III
7 24 (0.37%) SLA
8 23 (0.35%) IFRS
9 22 (0.34%) ISO 14001
9 22 (0.34%) ISO 9001
10 18 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 17 (0.26%) IFRS 9
12 15 (0.23%) Basel II
12 15 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
13 13 (0.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 13 (0.20%) GxP
14 12 (0.18%) PCI DSS
14 12 (0.18%) SEPA
15 7 (0.11%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 7 (0.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.092%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.015%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.015%) Dovecot
3 1 (0.015%) HDFS
3 1 (0.015%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.11%) RSA Archer
3 6 (0.092%) Nagios
3 6 (0.092%) ZABBIX
4 5 (0.077%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (0.046%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.031%) Kibana
6 2 (0.031%) logstash
6 2 (0.031%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.015%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 546 (8.36%) Microsoft
2 357 (5.47%) SAP
3 242 (3.71%) Oracle
4 145 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 57 (0.87%) Tableau
6 48 (0.73%) Murex
7 37 (0.57%) Bloomberg
8 35 (0.54%) Calypso
9 34 (0.52%) JD Edwards
10 32 (0.49%) IBM
11 31 (0.47%) OpenText
12 30 (0.46%) hybris
13 29 (0.44%) Pega
14 26 (0.40%) Google
15 22 (0.34%) ServiceNow
16 21 (0.32%) Atlassian
16 21 (0.32%) Avaloq
16 21 (0.32%) Charles River
16 21 (0.32%) Guidewire
17 20 (0.31%) JDA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 39 minutes ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Industry Leading Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 42 minutes ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + work/life balance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, holidays etc
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday