Period
to

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 139 111
Rank change year-on-year +7 -28 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2,173 1,175 789
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.02% 2.57% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 2.87% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,850 980 680
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,375 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +10.00%

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 65,766 40,906 24,509
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.43% 89.59% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 34,389 28,392 20,287
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £105,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in London

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +33 411 £70,000 +12.00% 36
West London -4 52 £54,000 +8.00% 2
South London -35 25 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East London -28 19 £69,000 +38.00% 5
North London -34 1 £48,000 -20.00% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Business Analyst job roles required the following 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 1,079 (49.65%) Agile
2 953 (43.86%) Business Analysis
3 876 (40.31%) Finance
4 720 (33.13%) Social Skills
5 526 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 492 (22.64%) User Stories
7 403 (18.55%) SQL
8 394 (18.13%) Requirements Gathering
9 356 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
10 320 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
11 298 (13.71%) Scrum
12 287 (13.21%) Workshop Facilitation
13 266 (12.24%) Project Management
14 257 (11.83%) Banking
15 224 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
16 215 (9.89%) JIRA
17 213 (9.80%) Waterfall
18 200 (9.20%) Microsoft
18 200 (9.20%) SDLC
19 198 (9.11%) User Acceptance Testing
20 188 (8.65%) Data Analysis
21 181 (8.33%) Data Modelling
22 179 (8.24%) Front Office
23 174 (8.01%) Fixed Income
24 170 (7.82%) Degree
25 160 (7.36%) Asset Management
26 158 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
27 157 (7.23%) Epics
28 156 (7.18%) Project Delivery
29 155 (7.13%) User Experience

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
1 125 (5.75%) Confluence
2 45 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.69%) CMS
4 8 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (0.23%) Drupal
6 3 (0.14%) SAS
6 3 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.092%) Headless CMS
7 2 (0.092%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.092%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.092%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.046%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.046%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 158 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 139 (6.40%) MS Visio
3 70 (3.22%) Microsoft Office
4 58 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.046%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 57 (2.62%) Aladdin
2 26 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.74%) Magento
4 12 (0.55%) Loan IQ
5 11 (0.51%) Shopify
6 7 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.28%) thinkFolio
8 5 (0.23%) Carpe Diem
8 5 (0.23%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 5 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
10 3 (0.14%) Acoustic Campaign
10 3 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
10 3 (0.14%) Fidessa
10 3 (0.14%) FLEXCUBE
10 3 (0.14%) Summit
11 2 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.092%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 154 (7.09%) Power Platform
2 128 (5.89%) Azure
3 90 (4.14%) SaaS
4 56 (2.58%) AWS
5 49 (2.25%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (1.15%) GCP
7 22 (1.01%) Snowflake
8 19 (0.87%) Collibra
8 19 (0.87%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 16 (0.74%) Azure DevOps
10 14 (0.64%) Lucidchart
11 13 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
11 13 (0.60%) SAP Commerce Cloud
12 12 (0.55%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
13 11 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.51%) Serverless
14 10 (0.46%) PowerApps
15 9 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.41%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
15 9 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.32%) Intranet
2 4 (0.18%) Intelligent Network
3 3 (0.14%) Internet
3 3 (0.14%) Network Security
3 3 (0.14%) WebEx
3 3 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.046%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.046%) HTTP
4 1 (0.046%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.046%) IPsec
4 1 (0.046%) LAN
4 1 (0.046%) Multicast
4 1 (0.046%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.046%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (6.63%) Power BI
2 82 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 70 (3.22%) Relational Database
4 54 (2.49%) Tableau
5 46 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (1.56%) Big Data
7 28 (1.29%) QlikView
8 26 (1.20%) MySQL
9 23 (1.06%) Data Lake
9 23 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
10 20 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (0.69%) Looker
12 12 (0.55%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.51%) SAP HANA
14 10 (0.46%) Amazon Redshift
15 9 (0.41%) Data Hub
15 9 (0.41%) Metadata
15 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.28%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 215 (9.89%) JIRA
2 6 (0.28%) Balsamiq
2 6 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.23%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.092%) GitLab
4 2 (0.092%) Postman
4 2 (0.092%) PyCharm
4 2 (0.092%) Toad
5 1 (0.046%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.046%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.046%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.046%) Zephyr
General
1 876 (40.31%) Finance
2 720 (33.13%) Social Skills
3 356 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
4 257 (11.83%) Banking
5 179 (8.24%) Front Office
6 133 (6.12%) Presentation Skills
7 121 (5.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 113 (5.20%) Retail
9 92 (4.23%) Marketing
10 69 (3.18%) Legal
11 66 (3.04%) Advertising
12 58 (2.67%) Investment Banking
13 56 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
14 55 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
14 55 (2.53%) Law
15 49 (2.25%) Back Office
16 42 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
16 42 (1.93%) Financial Institution
17 34 (1.56%) Public Sector
18 17 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
2 30 (1.38%) XML
3 26 (1.20%) EDI
4 18 (0.83%) .NET
5 15 (0.69%) ADO
6 14 (0.64%) CSS
6 14 (0.64%) Middleware
7 13 (0.60%) HTML
7 13 (0.60%) JSON
7 13 (0.60%) RESTful
8 12 (0.55%) MDX
9 10 (0.46%) Gherkin
10 9 (0.41%) Lightning Web Components
11 8 (0.37%) React
12 6 (0.28%) FpML
12 6 (0.28%) REST
13 5 (0.23%) Node.js
13 5 (0.23%) Web Services
13 5 (0.23%) XSD
14 4 (0.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 174 (8.01%) Fixed Income
2 155 (7.13%) User Experience
3 137 (6.30%) Derivative
4 98 (4.51%) Management Information System
5 85 (3.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 69 (3.18%) Equities
7 66 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 56 (2.58%) Reinsurance
9 48 (2.21%) Hedge funds
10 41 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
11 40 (1.84%) Virtual Team
12 32 (1.47%) OTC Derivatives
13 26 (1.20%) FMCG
14 22 (1.01%) Blog
15 20 (0.92%) Algorithms
16 19 (0.87%) Credit Risk
17 17 (0.78%) SWIFT
18 14 (0.64%) Life Science
19 13 (0.60%) Mobile App
20 12 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (0.41%) Windows
2 3 (0.14%) Android
2 3 (0.14%) Linux
2 3 (0.14%) VMS
2 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.092%) Unix
4 1 (0.046%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,079 (49.65%) Agile
2 953 (43.86%) Business Analysis
3 526 (24.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 492 (22.64%) User Stories
5 394 (18.13%) Requirements Gathering
6 320 (14.73%) Problem-Solving
7 298 (13.71%) Scrum
8 287 (13.21%) Workshop Facilitation
9 266 (12.24%) Project Management
10 224 (10.31%) Business Intelligence
11 213 (9.80%) Waterfall
12 200 (9.20%) SDLC
13 198 (9.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 188 (8.65%) Data Analysis
15 181 (8.33%) Data Modelling
16 160 (7.36%) Asset Management
17 157 (7.23%) Epics
18 156 (7.18%) Project Delivery
19 155 (7.13%) Investment Management
20 152 (6.99%) Business Case
Programming Languages
1 403 (18.55%) SQL
2 130 (5.98%) Python
3 45 (2.07%) VBA
4 41 (1.89%) R
5 24 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 19 (0.87%) C
7 17 (0.78%) Java
8 16 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 9 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.37%) PowerShell
12 7 (0.32%) C#
13 6 (0.28%) Bash
14 5 (0.23%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.14%) C++
15 3 (0.14%) PHP
16 1 (0.046%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.046%) XPath
Qualifications
1 170 (7.82%) Degree
2 42 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 40 (1.84%) ISEB
4 28 (1.29%) SC Cleared
5 24 (1.10%) IIBA
6 18 (0.83%) CBAP
7 11 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.28%) PMP
10 5 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.18%) MOS
11 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (0.14%) MBA
13 2 (0.092%) ACCA
13 2 (0.092%) CAPM
13 2 (0.092%) CFA
13 2 (0.092%) CIMA
13 2 (0.092%) CIPD
13 2 (0.092%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.00%) QA
2 53 (2.44%) MiFID
3 30 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 28 (1.29%) GDPR
5 19 (0.87%) EMIR
5 19 (0.87%) PMO
6 15 (0.69%) IFRS
6 15 (0.69%) IFRS 17
7 12 (0.55%) Accessibility
8 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.41%) SLA
10 4 (0.18%) COBIT
10 4 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 15022
11 3 (0.14%) ISO 20022
11 3 (0.14%) SEPA
12 2 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
12 2 (0.092%) GxP
13 1 (0.046%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.046%) PSD2
System Software
1 9 (0.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (0.37%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.23%) Terraform
3 2 (0.092%) Ansible
3 2 (0.092%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.046%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 200 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 107 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
3 60 (2.76%) Bloomberg
4 41 (1.89%) Atlassian
5 39 (1.79%) Charles River
6 36 (1.66%) Oracle
7 32 (1.47%) SAP
8 20 (0.92%) BISAM
8 20 (0.92%) ServiceNow
9 19 (0.87%) Adobe
10 16 (0.74%) Google
10 16 (0.74%) Workday
11 13 (0.60%) IBM
11 13 (0.60%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 11 (0.51%) Databricks
13 9 (0.41%) Remedy
14 8 (0.37%) Pega
14 8 (0.37%) Sitecore
15 7 (0.32%) Reuters
15 7 (0.32%) Serena