The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Home Counties 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
South East / Home Counties
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 8 7
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Home Counties 8.33% 7.41% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.33% 7.41% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £55,000 £35,000 £56,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.14% -38.32%  
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 the Home Counties. 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
Home Counties
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 12 27 24
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Home Counties 100.00% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 20
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 the Home Counties

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the Home Counties

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the Home Counties

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties

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 Home Counties region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Home Counties 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared