Period
to 16 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

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

Business Analyst
England > London
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 59 51
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3705 3521 4429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 5.04% 4.75% 5.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 4.95% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2462 2956 3778
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 69567 71160 84473
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.61% 95.95% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 55191 61184 72096
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in London over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
Central London -13 727 £57,500 -4.17% 47
West London +13 127 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South London -35 67 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East London +21 35 £48,000 +28.00% 5
North London +2 17 £55,000 - 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1906 (51.44%) Business Analysis
2 1902 (51.34%) Finance
3 1354 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1240 (33.47%) Banking
5 1087 (29.34%) Analytical Skills
6 954 (25.75%) Investment Banking
7 952 (25.70%) Asset Management
8 937 (25.29%) Project Management
9 898 (24.24%) SDLC
10 760 (20.51%) Wealth Management
11 735 (19.84%) Retail Banking
12 651 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 570 (15.38%) SQL
14 564 (15.22%) Degree
15 469 (12.66%) Front Office
16 441 (11.90%) Scrum
17 436 (11.77%) User Stories
18 361 (9.74%) Microsoft
19 342 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
20 328 (8.85%) Data Analysis
21 324 (8.74%) JIRA
22 287 (7.75%) Retail
22 287 (7.75%) Waterfall
23 281 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 274 (7.40%) CRM
25 272 (7.34%) QA
26 271 (7.31%) Equities
27 263 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
28 254 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
29 251 (6.77%) Marketing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 94 (2.54%) Confluence
2 73 (1.97%) SharePoint
3 47 (1.27%) CMS
4 25 (0.67%) IIS
5 15 (0.40%) Apache
6 11 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 11 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.22%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.13%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.081%) SAS
10 3 (0.081%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.054%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.054%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.054%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.027%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.027%) WordPress
Applications
1 254 (6.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 198 (5.34%) MS Visio
3 151 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
4 101 (2.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 48 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
6 23 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.054%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 88 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 51 (1.38%) Actimize
3 42 (1.13%) thinkFolio
4 33 (0.89%) Markit EDM
5 22 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
6 17 (0.46%) SAP CO
6 17 (0.46%) SAP FI
6 17 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
7 15 (0.40%) NetSuite
7 15 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
8 14 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
8 14 (0.38%) SAP SD
9 13 (0.35%) Eagle PACE
9 13 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
10 11 (0.30%) Endur
10 11 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
11 8 (0.22%) Magento
11 8 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
12 7 (0.19%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 45 (1.21%) SaaS
2 29 (0.78%) Office 365
3 28 (0.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 27 (0.73%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 22 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
6 21 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (0.51%) Force.com
8 13 (0.35%) Trello
9 10 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
10 8 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.11%) Lucidchart
12 4 (0.11%) PaaS
12 4 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.081%) Adobe Analytics
13 3 (0.081%) BlueKai
13 3 (0.081%) Yammer
14 2 (0.054%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.46%) Firewall
1 17 (0.46%) Intranet
2 10 (0.27%) Extranet
3 8 (0.22%) Internet
4 5 (0.13%) SMS
5 4 (0.11%) CHAP
6 3 (0.081%) FIX Connectivity
7 2 (0.054%) Network Security
7 2 (0.054%) SAN
7 2 (0.054%) WebEx
8 1 (0.027%) DNS
8 1 (0.027%) Skype
8 1 (0.027%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (3.78%) SQL Server
2 120 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
3 61 (1.65%) Big Data
4 43 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (0.81%) Blockchain
6 29 (0.78%) QlikView
7 24 (0.65%) MS Access
8 20 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 19 (0.51%) Power BI
10 18 (0.49%) Data Mart
10 18 (0.49%) MySQL
11 16 (0.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 16 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
13 13 (0.35%) Squirro
14 12 (0.32%) Relational Database
14 12 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (0.30%) OLAP
16 7 (0.19%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.19%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 324 (8.74%) JIRA
2 19 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (0.46%) Axure RP
4 15 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 15 (0.40%) ERwin
5 11 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (0.19%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.16%) YouTrack
8 5 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (0.11%) Selenium
10 3 (0.081%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.081%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.081%) JMeter
11 2 (0.054%) Rational Software Modeler
11 2 (0.054%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.027%) Jenkins
General
1 1902 (51.34%) Finance
2 1240 (33.47%) Banking
3 954 (25.75%) Investment Banking
4 735 (19.84%) Retail Banking
5 469 (12.66%) Front Office
6 287 (7.75%) Retail
7 251 (6.77%) Marketing
8 193 (5.21%) Legal
9 191 (5.16%) Back Office
10 118 (3.18%) Advertising
11 87 (2.35%) Financial Institution
12 57 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
13 50 (1.35%) Publishing
14 45 (1.21%) Law
15 42 (1.13%) Games
16 37 (1.00%) Private Banking
17 27 (0.73%) Telecoms
18 20 (0.54%) Automotive
19 14 (0.38%) Manufacturing
20 10 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (2.81%) .NET
2 49 (1.32%) XML
3 36 (0.97%) Web Services
4 32 (0.86%) .NET Framework
4 32 (0.86%) ASP.NET
5 27 (0.73%) HTML
6 19 (0.51%) SOAP
7 18 (0.49%) Mason
8 15 (0.40%) JSON
8 15 (0.40%) Visualforce
9 14 (0.38%) Ajax
10 12 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.32%) REST
11 10 (0.27%) COM
11 10 (0.27%) Middleware
12 9 (0.24%) CSS
13 7 (0.19%) SAP Fiori
13 7 (0.19%) WinForms
14 5 (0.13%) HTML5
15 4 (0.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1087 (29.34%) Analytical Skills
2 281 (7.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 271 (7.31%) Equities
4 250 (6.75%) Derivative
5 188 (5.07%) Fixed Income
6 143 (3.86%) Computer Science
7 117 (3.16%) User Experience
8 112 (3.02%) Credit Risk
9 108 (2.91%) Fintech
9 108 (2.91%) Management Information System
10 99 (2.67%) Reference Data
11 91 (2.46%) OTC Derivatives
12 76 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
13 72 (1.94%) Virtual Team
14 60 (1.62%) Hedge funds
15 49 (1.32%) Credit Derivative
16 36 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
17 33 (0.89%) Reinsurance
18 32 (0.86%) Mobile App
19 29 (0.78%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 56 (1.51%) Windows
2 22 (0.59%) Linux
3 18 (0.49%) Unix
4 17 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 16 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 10 (0.27%) Android
7 2 (0.054%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1906 (51.44%) Business Analysis
2 1354 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
3 952 (25.70%) Asset Management
4 937 (25.29%) Project Management
5 898 (24.24%) SDLC
6 760 (20.51%) Wealth Management
7 651 (17.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 441 (11.90%) Scrum
9 436 (11.77%) User Stories
10 342 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 328 (8.85%) Data Analysis
12 287 (7.75%) Waterfall
13 274 (7.40%) CRM
14 263 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
15 240 (6.48%) Use Case
16 224 (6.05%) Data Modelling
16 224 (6.05%) Workflow
17 219 (5.91%) Change Management
18 208 (5.61%) Analytics
19 177 (4.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 570 (15.38%) SQL
2 57 (1.54%) C#
3 46 (1.24%) C
4 45 (1.21%) JavaScript
5 39 (1.05%) Java
6 28 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 28 (0.76%) Python
6 28 (0.76%) VBA
7 21 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 17 (0.46%) Apex Code
9 16 (0.43%) PowerShell
10 14 (0.38%) R
11 13 (0.35%) SOQL
11 13 (0.35%) SOSL
12 10 (0.27%) PHP
13 7 (0.19%) MATLAB
13 7 (0.19%) Scala
14 4 (0.11%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.081%) COBOL
15 3 (0.081%) VB
Qualifications
1 564 (15.22%) Degree
2 152 (4.10%) ISEB
3 86 (2.32%) CBAP
4 84 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
5 46 (1.24%) CISSP
6 45 (1.21%) CISM
7 42 (1.13%) PMI Certification
8 34 (0.92%) IIBA
9 21 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (0.57%) Security Cleared
10 16 (0.43%) PMP
11 11 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 10 (0.27%) SC Cleared
13 9 (0.24%) CFA
14 8 (0.22%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (0.19%) CIMA
16 5 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 4 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
18 3 (0.081%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (7.34%) QA
2 138 (3.72%) MiFID
3 87 (2.35%) Basel III
4 77 (2.08%) Data Quality
5 66 (1.78%) EMIR
6 59 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
7 49 (1.32%) GDPR
8 45 (1.21%) PMO
9 16 (0.43%) PSD2
10 14 (0.38%) IFRS
10 14 (0.38%) Solvency II
11 10 (0.27%) IFRS 9
11 10 (0.27%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.24%) SEPA
12 9 (0.24%) SLA
13 8 (0.22%) ISO 8583
14 7 (0.19%) FATCA
14 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 6 (0.16%) GAAP
16 4 (0.11%) COSO
System Software
1 15 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.027%) HDFS
2 1 (0.027%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.054%) EnCase
2 2 (0.054%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.027%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.027%) Nagios
3 1 (0.027%) Puppet
3 1 (0.027%) SCCM
3 1 (0.027%) SCOM
3 1 (0.027%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 361 (9.74%) Microsoft
2 234 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
3 134 (3.62%) SAP
4 92 (2.48%) Murex
5 70 (1.89%) Oracle
6 53 (1.43%) Tableau
7 51 (1.38%) Charles River
8 39 (1.05%) Informatica
9 31 (0.84%) Demandware
10 29 (0.78%) Calypso
11 26 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 21 (0.57%) Google
13 19 (0.51%) hybris
13 19 (0.51%) IBM
14 18 (0.49%) Atlassian
14 18 (0.49%) BMC
14 18 (0.49%) LANDesk
15 17 (0.46%) Remedy
16 15 (0.40%) Cognos
17 14 (0.38%) Progress