Period
to 19 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

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

Senior Business Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 642 624 584
Rank change year-on-year -18 -40 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 102 416 614
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.38% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 99 323 511
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.19% -5.83%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £58,073 £56,500
% change year-on-year +3.32% +2.78% -5.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 54,221 109,971 134,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.55% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44,621 89,669 109,931
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,250 £28,750 £28,475
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in England.

Salary trend for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in England over the 6 months to 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Analyst in England

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 19 January 2021. 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 +33 52 £70,000 +12.00% 1
South East +120 23 £56,250 -2.17% 3
North of England +40 16 £50,000 - 2
Midlands +83 8 £57,000 +20.00% 2
North West +58 8 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire 0 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East Midlands +69 4 £57,500 +21.05% 2
West Midlands +69 4 £57,000 +20.00%
East of England +76 2 £65,000 +10.17%
Senior Business Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, Senior Business Analyst job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) Business Analysis
3 32 (31.37%) User Stories
4 21 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (19.61%) Requirements Gathering
6 19 (18.63%) Finance
6 19 (18.63%) Project Management
7 17 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 14 (13.73%) Use Case
9 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (12.75%) Scrum
10 12 (11.76%) SaaS
10 12 (11.76%) Business Case
11 11 (10.78%) Product Backlog
11 11 (10.78%) Workshop Facilitation
11 11 (10.78%) Epics
11 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.78%) SDLC
11 11 (10.78%) Degree
11 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
12 10 (9.80%) Front Office
12 10 (9.80%) Analytics
12 10 (9.80%) BDD
12 10 (9.80%) Big Data
12 10 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
13 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
13 9 (8.82%) SQL
14 8 (7.84%) SAP

Senior 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 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (0.98%) Appian
3 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP LE
1 5 (4.90%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.96%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (1.96%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.98%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.98%) Magento
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.98%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.98%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (0.98%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) SaaS
2 7 (6.86%) AWS
2 7 (6.86%) Azure
3 3 (2.94%) G Suite
4 2 (1.96%) GCP
4 2 (1.96%) Mavenlink
4 2 (1.96%) Office 365
4 2 (1.96%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.98%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.98%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.98%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) Big Data
2 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.94%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.94%) Tableau
4 2 (1.96%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.96%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.96%) Looker
4 2 (1.96%) OLAP
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.98%) Power BI
5 1 (0.98%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.98%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) JIRA
General
1 19 (18.63%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Front Office
3 8 (7.84%) Back Office
3 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 8 (7.84%) Retail
4 6 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.98%) Billing
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) Middleware
2 5 (4.90%) EDI
2 5 (4.90%) EDIFACT
2 5 (4.90%) HTML
3 3 (2.94%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 2 (1.96%) FpML
4 2 (1.96%) XML
5 1 (0.98%) SOAP
5 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.88%) User Experience
3 4 (3.92%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.92%) Reinsurance
4 3 (2.94%) Fixed Income
4 3 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.94%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.96%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.98%) PACS
6 1 (0.98%) Social Media
6 1 (0.98%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (51.96%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.98%) Business Analysis
3 32 (31.37%) User Stories
4 21 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (19.61%) Requirements Gathering
6 19 (18.63%) Project Management
7 17 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 14 (13.73%) Use Case
9 13 (12.75%) Scrum
10 12 (11.76%) Business Case
11 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.78%) Epics
11 11 (10.78%) Mentoring
11 11 (10.78%) Product Backlog
11 11 (10.78%) SDLC
11 11 (10.78%) Workshop Facilitation
12 10 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (9.80%) Analytics
12 10 (9.80%) BDD
13 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.82%) SQL
2 7 (6.86%) Java
3 5 (4.90%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.98%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 7 (6.86%) ISEB
3 5 (4.90%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) AAT
5 1 (0.98%) ACCA
5 1 (0.98%) CBAP
5 1 (0.98%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) QA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.98%) COBIT
4 1 (0.98%) SEPA
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.84%) SAP
3 7 (6.86%) Bloomberg
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle
5 2 (1.96%) Capita
5 2 (1.96%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.96%) Sparx
6 1 (0.98%) ATG
6 1 (0.98%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com