Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 60 51
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 262 236 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 5.27% 4.32% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.43% 4.41% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 226 210 345
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4826 5350 6756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.06% 98.02% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 4612 5436
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,450 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Leeds

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Leeds region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 175 (66.79%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 98 (37.40%) Finance
4 97 (37.02%) Business Analysis
5 67 (25.57%) SDLC
6 50 (19.08%) Software Delivery
7 49 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (16.03%) User Stories
10 36 (13.74%) Greenfield Project
11 34 (12.98%) Waterfall
12 32 (12.21%) Scrum
13 28 (10.69%) Mentoring
13 28 (10.69%) Presales
14 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
15 20 (7.63%) Retail
16 19 (7.25%) Coaching
17 18 (6.87%) Data Management
17 18 (6.87%) Project Management
18 17 (6.49%) ISEB
18 17 (6.49%) SQL
18 17 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
18 17 (6.49%) Master Data Management
19 16 (6.11%) Banking
20 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
21 14 (5.34%) SAP
21 14 (5.34%) UML
21 14 (5.34%) Data Modelling
21 14 (5.34%) Data Analysis
21 14 (5.34%) Process Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 12 (4.58%) Confluence
2 5 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.76%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.73%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (4.58%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.96%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.91%) Office 365
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.38%) MS Access
2 1 (0.38%) Power BI
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.96%) JIRA
2 3 (1.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (37.40%) Finance
2 20 (7.63%) Retail
3 16 (6.11%) Banking
4 9 (3.44%) General Ledger
5 5 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.91%) Marketing
6 4 (1.53%) Billing
6 4 (1.53%) Legal
6 4 (1.53%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.15%) Local Government
8 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.76%) Law
8 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.29%) .NET
2 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.76%) JSON
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
4 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (13.74%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.44%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.53%) User Experience
5 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.76%) CMDB
6 2 (0.76%) Fintech
6 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (66.79%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 97 (37.02%) Business Analysis
4 67 (25.57%) SDLC
5 50 (19.08%) Software Delivery
6 45 (17.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 42 (16.03%) User Stories
8 34 (12.98%) Waterfall
9 32 (12.21%) Scrum
10 28 (10.69%) Mentoring
10 28 (10.69%) Presales
11 19 (7.25%) Coaching
12 18 (6.87%) Data Management
12 18 (6.87%) Project Management
13 17 (6.49%) Master Data Management
13 17 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
14 14 (5.34%) Data Analysis
14 14 (5.34%) Data Modelling
14 14 (5.34%) Process Improvement
14 14 (5.34%) UML
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.49%) SQL
2 9 (3.44%) C#
3 5 (1.91%) Java
4 3 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.15%) PHP
5 2 (0.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.38%) VB
6 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.49%) ISEB
2 10 (3.82%) Degree
3 3 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.15%) PMP
4 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.76%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.29%) QA
2 3 (1.15%) GDPR
3 2 (0.76%) PMO
4 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.34%) SAP
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle
4 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com