Period
to 18 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 95 101
Rank change year-on-year -28 +6 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1,438 763 1,589
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.84% 3.23% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 3.46% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,236 690 1,303
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £52,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.56% +11.30% -4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 46,050 22,043 48,311
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.03% 93.39% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,089 18,689 39,578
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -8 244 £65,000 - 37
South London -15 35 £51,250 -10.87% 3
West London -60 23 £50,000 - 4
North London +1 18 £57,500 -11.54% 3
East London -33 8 £50,000 +16.28% 11
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 732 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (35.88%) Business Analysis
3 460 (31.99%) Social Skills
4 452 (31.43%) Finance
5 390 (27.12%) User Stories
6 317 (22.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 288 (20.03%) Requirements Gathering
8 226 (15.72%) Workshop Facilitation
9 199 (13.84%) SQL
10 197 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
11 193 (13.42%) Project Management
12 183 (12.73%) Scrum
13 174 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
14 170 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
15 162 (11.27%) Banking
16 153 (10.64%) SDLC
17 151 (10.50%) Waterfall
18 138 (9.60%) Acceptance Criteria
19 134 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
20 133 (9.25%) Analytics
21 126 (8.76%) Use Case
21 126 (8.76%) JIRA
22 120 (8.34%) Data Modelling
23 114 (7.93%) Project Delivery
24 113 (7.86%) Business Case
24 113 (7.86%) Microsoft
24 113 (7.86%) Retail
25 105 (7.30%) Presentation Skills
26 104 (7.23%) User Experience
27 101 (7.02%) Insurtech

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 66 (4.59%) Confluence
2 22 (1.53%) CMS
3 16 (1.11%) SharePoint
4 7 (0.49%) Drupal
5 4 (0.28%) JBoss
6 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.21%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.21%) WordPress
7 1 (0.070%) SAS
Applications
1 82 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (4.38%) Microsoft Office
3 57 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 27 (1.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.63%) SAP APO
2 9 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 9 (0.63%) SAP MM
3 7 (0.49%) HiPortfolio
4 6 (0.42%) SAP LE
4 6 (0.42%) SAP SCM
4 6 (0.42%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.28%) Magento
5 4 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.28%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 3 (0.21%) Eloqua
6 3 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.21%) Sonata
7 2 (0.14%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.070%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 86 (5.98%) Power Platform
2 74 (5.15%) Azure
3 68 (4.73%) SaaS
4 30 (2.09%) AWS
5 29 (2.02%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (1.74%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.76%) Collibra
7 11 (0.76%) dbt
7 11 (0.76%) PowerApps
8 9 (0.63%) GCP
8 9 (0.63%) Lucidchart
9 8 (0.56%) Google Data Studio
9 8 (0.56%) Snowflake
10 7 (0.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 6 (0.42%) Power Automate
11 6 (0.42%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 6 (0.42%) Serverless
12 4 (0.28%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.21%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.70%) Intranet
2 6 (0.42%) Broadband
3 5 (0.35%) Internet
4 4 (0.28%) 5G
4 4 (0.28%) Extranet
4 4 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.21%) Firewall
5 3 (0.21%) SMS
5 3 (0.21%) VPN
5 3 (0.21%) WebEx
6 2 (0.14%) Network Security
7 1 (0.070%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (5.77%) Power BI
2 36 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (2.23%) SQL Server
4 31 (2.16%) Blockchain
4 31 (2.16%) Relational Database
5 28 (1.95%) Looker
6 27 (1.88%) Tableau
7 25 (1.74%) Big Data
7 25 (1.74%) QlikView
8 20 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
8 20 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.04%) BigQuery
10 12 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.42%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.42%) MySQL
14 5 (0.35%) DataStage
14 5 (0.35%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 126 (8.76%) JIRA
2 7 (0.49%) Balsamiq
3 3 (0.21%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.070%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.070%) Cypress.io
5 1 (0.070%) GitLab
5 1 (0.070%) JUnit
5 1 (0.070%) Selenium
General
1 460 (31.99%) Social Skills
2 452 (31.43%) Finance
3 197 (13.70%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (11.27%) Banking
5 113 (7.86%) Retail
6 105 (7.30%) Presentation Skills
7 75 (5.22%) Legal
8 70 (4.87%) Marketing
9 58 (4.03%) Investment Banking
10 48 (3.34%) Advertising
11 46 (3.20%) Public Sector
12 45 (3.13%) Law
13 36 (2.50%) Front Office
14 35 (2.43%) Back Office
14 35 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
15 34 (2.36%) Influencing Skills
16 33 (2.29%) Documentation Skills
17 30 (2.09%) Retail Banking
18 22 (1.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 17 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
2 19 (1.32%) EDI
3 14 (0.97%) XML
4 12 (0.83%) RESTful
5 11 (0.76%) Gherkin
5 11 (0.76%) Web Services
6 10 (0.70%) EDIFACT
7 9 (0.63%) JSON
8 5 (0.35%) .NET
8 5 (0.35%) Middleware
8 5 (0.35%) React
8 5 (0.35%) XSLT
9 3 (0.21%) Velocity
10 2 (0.14%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.14%) COM
10 2 (0.14%) FpML
10 2 (0.14%) Material Design
10 2 (0.14%) REST
10 2 (0.14%) Vue.js
11 1 (0.070%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 104 (7.23%) User Experience
2 51 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
3 39 (2.71%) Reinsurance
4 37 (2.57%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.16%) Data Structures
5 31 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 25 (1.74%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.32%) Derivative
9 17 (1.18%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 14 (0.97%) Equities
12 13 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (0.90%) Legacy Systems
12 13 (0.90%) Online Banking
13 12 (0.83%) Reference Data
13 12 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
13 12 (0.83%) Tandem
14 11 (0.76%) Social Media
14 11 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.28%) Android
1 4 (0.28%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.21%) Windows
3 1 (0.070%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (50.90%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (35.88%) Business Analysis
3 390 (27.12%) User Stories
4 317 (22.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 288 (20.03%) Requirements Gathering
6 226 (15.72%) Workshop Facilitation
7 193 (13.42%) Project Management
8 183 (12.73%) Scrum
9 174 (12.10%) User Acceptance Testing
10 170 (11.82%) Problem-Solving
11 153 (10.64%) SDLC
12 151 (10.50%) Waterfall
13 138 (9.60%) Acceptance Criteria
14 134 (9.32%) Business Intelligence
15 133 (9.25%) Analytics
16 126 (8.76%) Use Case
17 120 (8.34%) Data Modelling
18 114 (7.93%) Project Delivery
19 113 (7.86%) Business Case
20 101 (7.02%) Insurtech
Programming Languages
1 199 (13.84%) SQL
2 28 (1.95%) Python
3 24 (1.67%) T-SQL
4 20 (1.39%) Java
5 16 (1.11%) C
6 10 (0.70%) PHP
7 8 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.35%) R
9 2 (0.14%) C#
9 2 (0.14%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.070%) C++
10 1 (0.070%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (6.68%) Degree
2 35 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 32 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 28 (1.95%) ISEB
5 15 (1.04%) IIBA
6 12 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.56%) CSPO
9 7 (0.49%) CBAP
10 6 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.35%) APMP
12 4 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 2 (0.14%) ACCA
14 2 (0.14%) CIMA
14 2 (0.14%) MOS
14 2 (0.14%) PMP
14 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.070%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.45%) QA
2 20 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 19 (1.32%) MiFID
4 18 (1.25%) PMO
5 12 (0.83%) EMIR
6 11 (0.76%) GDPR
7 9 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.56%) IFRS
9 7 (0.49%) ISO 20022
10 5 (0.35%) SEPA
11 3 (0.21%) Accessibility
11 3 (0.21%) AIFMD
12 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 1 (0.070%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.070%) GRC
13 1 (0.070%) IFRS 9
13 1 (0.070%) ITGC
13 1 (0.070%) NCSC
13 1 (0.070%) PCI DSS
13 1 (0.070%) SLA
Vendors
1 113 (7.86%) Microsoft
2 69 (4.80%) Salesforce.com
3 50 (3.48%) SAP
4 32 (2.23%) Cognizant
5 25 (1.74%) Oracle
6 16 (1.11%) ServiceNow
7 14 (0.97%) Atlassian
7 14 (0.97%) Google
8 12 (0.83%) Adobe
9 11 (0.76%) Charles River
10 10 (0.70%) LexisNexis
10 10 (0.70%) Pega
11 8 (0.56%) SimCorp
12 7 (0.49%) Blue Prism
12 7 (0.49%) JD Edwards
13 6 (0.42%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.35%) IBM
14 5 (0.35%) Informatica
14 5 (0.35%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.35%) Vermilion