Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 62 56
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2,768 3,577 4,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.92% 4.87% 5.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 5.11% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,208 2,504 3,681
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,790 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 67,431 69,937 79,570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 95.19% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 54,854 56,314 69,042
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.84% +8.18% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 -33 635 £60,000 +4.35% 59
West London -11 136 £52,500 +5.00% 16
South London -9 93 £50,000 -0.99% 7
East London +3 23 £55,000 +29.41% 10
North London +14 12 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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 London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1,169 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,162 (41.98%) Business Analysis
3 1,021 (36.89%) Finance
4 588 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 482 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
6 474 (17.12%) Degree
7 463 (16.73%) Project Management
8 428 (15.46%) Scrum
9 403 (14.56%) User Stories
10 397 (14.34%) Banking
11 373 (13.48%) SQL
12 352 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
13 351 (12.68%) SDLC
14 289 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 272 (9.83%) Retail
16 268 (9.68%) Waterfall
17 224 (8.09%) JIRA
18 205 (7.41%) Microsoft
19 204 (7.37%) Change Management
20 198 (7.15%) E-Commerce
21 176 (6.36%) Front Office
22 175 (6.32%) CRM
23 167 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
24 165 (5.96%) Data Analysis
25 155 (5.60%) QA
26 153 (5.53%) GAP Analysis
27 152 (5.49%) Use Case
28 150 (5.42%) Marketing
29 144 (5.20%) Derivative
30 140 (5.06%) Investment Banking

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
1 103 (3.72%) Confluence
2 77 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 30 (1.08%) CMS
4 12 (0.43%) Documentum
5 9 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.25%) FileNet
7 7 (0.25%) SAS
7 7 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.18%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.14%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.11%) WordPress
11 2 (0.072%) Amazon Alexa
11 2 (0.072%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.072%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.036%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.036%) IIS
12 1 (0.036%) Umbraco
Applications
1 167 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 132 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (4.77%) MS Visio
3 77 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.036%) Moqups
7 1 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 40 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.87%) NetSuite
3 20 (0.72%) thinkFolio
4 17 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.47%) SAP CRM
6 12 (0.43%) Markit EDM
6 12 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
7 10 (0.36%) SAP APO
8 9 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
8 9 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 9 (0.33%) SAP CO
8 9 (0.33%) SAP FI
9 8 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
9 8 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (0.29%) SAP IS-U
9 8 (0.29%) SAP SD
10 7 (0.25%) Magento
10 7 (0.25%) SAP PP
10 7 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 29 (1.05%) SaaS
3 25 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
5 22 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 11 (0.40%) Force.com
7 11 (0.40%) IBM Blueworks
8 9 (0.33%) Office 365
9 7 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
10 6 (0.22%) Trello
10 6 (0.22%) Veeva
11 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.11%) Boomi
13 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.11%) Slack
14 2 (0.072%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.072%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.58%) SMS
2 14 (0.51%) Intranet
3 11 (0.40%) Internet
4 3 (0.11%) Firewall
5 2 (0.072%) NAS
5 2 (0.072%) SAN
6 1 (0.036%) FIX Connectivity
6 1 (0.036%) GSM
6 1 (0.036%) MPLS
6 1 (0.036%) Network Security
6 1 (0.036%) Skype
6 1 (0.036%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (3.72%) Data Warehouse
2 75 (2.71%) SQL Server
3 71 (2.57%) Big Data
4 41 (1.48%) Relational Database
5 35 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 24 (0.87%) Blockchain
6 24 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (0.79%) Power BI
7 22 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (0.58%) Oracle Database
9 11 (0.40%) Data Mart
9 11 (0.40%) OLAP
9 11 (0.40%) QlikView
10 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (0.29%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 5 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 5 (0.18%) EDMS
15 4 (0.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 224 (8.09%) JIRA
2 14 (0.51%) TestRail
3 9 (0.33%) Eclipse
4 8 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.29%) YouTrack
5 7 (0.25%) RSpec
6 6 (0.22%) Axure RP
6 6 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (0.22%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.22%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.072%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.072%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.036%) ERwin
8 1 (0.036%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.036%) MSI
8 1 (0.036%) Protractor
8 1 (0.036%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.036%) Rational Software Modeler
8 1 (0.036%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.036%) Subversion
General
1 1,021 (36.89%) Finance
2 397 (14.34%) Banking
3 272 (9.83%) Retail
4 176 (6.36%) Front Office
5 150 (5.42%) Marketing
6 140 (5.06%) Investment Banking
7 139 (5.02%) Back Office
7 139 (5.02%) Legal
8 92 (3.32%) Advertising
9 55 (1.99%) Law
10 54 (1.95%) Games
11 53 (1.91%) Financial Institution
12 50 (1.81%) Publishing
13 42 (1.52%) Corporate Banking
13 42 (1.52%) Retail Banking
14 39 (1.41%) Telecoms
15 29 (1.05%) Manufacturing
16 23 (0.83%) Private Banking
17 19 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.61%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.13%) .NET
2 50 (1.81%) Mason
3 29 (1.05%) FIX Protocol
4 26 (0.94%) XML
5 20 (0.72%) RESTful
6 17 (0.61%) Web Services
7 14 (0.51%) HTML
8 13 (0.47%) Middleware
9 12 (0.43%) REST
10 11 (0.40%) COM
11 10 (0.36%) Velocity
12 9 (0.33%) Visualforce
13 7 (0.25%) SOAP
14 6 (0.22%) XSD
15 5 (0.18%) CSS
15 5 (0.18%) Swagger
16 4 (0.14%) ASP.NET
16 4 (0.14%) Sphinx
17 3 (0.11%) Flash
17 3 (0.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 482 (17.41%) Analytical Skills
2 144 (5.20%) Derivative
3 114 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 110 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 109 (3.94%) Fintech
5 109 (3.94%) User Experience
6 104 (3.76%) Equities
7 91 (3.29%) Fixed Income
8 71 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 68 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 66 (2.38%) Virtual Team
11 49 (1.77%) Credit Derivative
12 48 (1.73%) Hedge funds
13 37 (1.34%) Mobile App
14 36 (1.30%) Reinsurance
15 34 (1.23%) Credit Risk
16 26 (0.94%) Data Structures
17 23 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
17 23 (0.83%) FMCG
17 23 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (0.36%) Linux
2 9 (0.33%) Windows
3 5 (0.18%) Unix
4 4 (0.14%) Android
5 3 (0.11%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.072%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.036%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,169 (42.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,162 (41.98%) Business Analysis
3 588 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 463 (16.73%) Project Management
5 428 (15.46%) Scrum
6 403 (14.56%) User Stories
7 352 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
8 351 (12.68%) SDLC
9 289 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 268 (9.68%) Waterfall
11 204 (7.37%) Change Management
12 198 (7.15%) E-Commerce
13 175 (6.32%) CRM
14 165 (5.96%) Data Analysis
15 153 (5.53%) GAP Analysis
16 152 (5.49%) Use Case
17 140 (5.06%) Asset Management
18 136 (4.91%) Data Modelling
19 132 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
20 131 (4.73%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 373 (13.48%) SQL
2 59 (2.13%) C#
3 57 (2.06%) Java
4 29 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 28 (1.01%) Python
6 26 (0.94%) VBA
7 22 (0.79%) C
8 14 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 14 (0.51%) VB.NET
9 11 (0.40%) Apex Code
9 11 (0.40%) R
9 11 (0.40%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.33%) Perl
11 5 (0.18%) C++
11 5 (0.18%) PHP
11 5 (0.18%) Scala
11 5 (0.18%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.14%) SOQL
12 4 (0.14%) SOSL
13 3 (0.11%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 474 (17.12%) Degree
2 104 (3.76%) ISEB
3 48 (1.73%) CBAP
4 44 (1.59%) IIBA
4 44 (1.59%) Security Cleared
5 37 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 24 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
8 20 (0.72%) Master's Degree
9 19 (0.69%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.51%) CFA
11 13 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (0.40%) ACCA
12 11 (0.40%) CIMA
12 11 (0.40%) PMP
13 7 (0.25%) DV Cleared
13 7 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.14%) MCSD
14 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 4 (0.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (5.60%) QA
2 66 (2.38%) MiFID
3 59 (2.13%) PMO
4 57 (2.06%) GDPR
5 23 (0.83%) IFRS
6 22 (0.79%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.72%) SEPA
8 15 (0.54%) PSD2
9 13 (0.47%) IFRS 9
10 10 (0.36%) EMIR
11 9 (0.33%) GAAP
12 7 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 7 (0.25%) GxP
12 7 (0.25%) Solvency II
13 6 (0.22%) Basel III
14 5 (0.18%) ISO 20022
15 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.14%) SLA
16 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 2 (0.072%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.072%) Terminal Services
1 2 (0.072%) XenApp
2 1 (0.036%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.036%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.036%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 205 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 136 (4.91%) Salesforce.com
3 110 (3.97%) SAP
4 99 (3.58%) Oracle
5 39 (1.41%) ServiceNow
6 38 (1.37%) IBM
7 32 (1.16%) Calypso
8 29 (1.05%) Murex
9 25 (0.90%) Capita
10 24 (0.87%) Pega
11 23 (0.83%) Charles River
12 22 (0.79%) Tableau
12 22 (0.79%) Workday
13 21 (0.76%) Bloomberg
14 20 (0.72%) hybris
15 19 (0.69%) Google
15 19 (0.69%) WorldPay
16 14 (0.51%) Informatica
16 14 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
17 12 (0.43%) Sitecore