Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 76 59
Rank change year-on-year -28 -17 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1,598 2,641 3,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.97% 3.99% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 4.19% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,317 2,157 2,485
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £81,250
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 51,117 63,051 70,032
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 95.36% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41,614 51,785 55,419
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,530 £33,550
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 -17 425 £60,000 -4.00% 27
South London +4 89 £50,000 -1.48% 3
West London -57 56 £59,250 +10.75% 8
North London +3 16 £55,000 +6.28% 4
East London +6 5 £57,500 +31.43% 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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.

1 804 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (42.37%) Business Analysis
3 561 (35.11%) Finance
4 395 (24.72%) User Stories
5 380 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 268 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
7 226 (14.14%) SQL
8 214 (13.39%) SDLC
9 208 (13.02%) User Acceptance Testing
10 207 (12.95%) Project Management
11 199 (12.45%) Scrum
12 167 (10.45%) Banking
13 156 (9.76%) Retail
14 154 (9.64%) Project Delivery
15 149 (9.32%) Degree
16 144 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
17 140 (8.76%) JIRA
18 139 (8.70%) Fintech
19 138 (8.64%) Asset Management
20 137 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
21 133 (8.32%) Front Office
21 133 (8.32%) Waterfall
22 125 (7.82%) Analytics
23 116 (7.26%) Use Case
24 109 (6.82%) E-Commerce
25 108 (6.76%) Acceptance Criteria
26 97 (6.07%) Workshop Facilitation
26 97 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
27 95 (5.94%) CRM
27 95 (5.94%) 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 55 (3.44%) Confluence
2 31 (1.94%) SharePoint
3 28 (1.75%) CMS
4 12 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (0.44%) EPiServer
5 7 (0.44%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.25%) Documentum
7 3 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.063%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.063%) IBM HTTP Server
9 1 (0.063%) IIS
9 1 (0.063%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 69 (4.32%) MS Visio
2 58 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 56 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 30 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.25%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.25%) NetSuite
2 15 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.75%) thinkFolio
5 8 (0.50%) SAP Business One
6 7 (0.44%) SAP MM
6 7 (0.44%) SAP SCM
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 6 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 5 (0.31%) Bloomberg AIM
8 5 (0.31%) Magento
8 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.19%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 63 (3.94%) Azure
2 57 (3.57%) SaaS
3 42 (2.63%) Power Platform
4 24 (1.50%) Office 365
5 21 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
6 16 (1.00%) AWS
7 12 (0.75%) GCP
8 9 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.50%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 5 (0.31%) G Suite
11 5 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
13 3 (0.19%) Basecamp
13 3 (0.19%) Boomi
13 3 (0.19%) iPaaS
13 3 (0.19%) PowerApps
13 3 (0.19%) Zapier
14 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Flow
15 1 (0.063%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.81%) Intranet
2 5 (0.31%) Internet
3 4 (0.25%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.13%) FTP
5 1 (0.063%) Broadband
5 1 (0.063%) Firewall
5 1 (0.063%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.063%) Network Security
5 1 (0.063%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.063%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
2 41 (2.57%) Power BI
3 38 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 24 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (1.38%) Big Data
6 19 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (1.00%) Data Lake
9 10 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 8 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.44%) Couchbase
11 7 (0.44%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.25%) OLAP
14 3 (0.19%) Cognos Report Studio
14 3 (0.19%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.19%) Looker
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.19%) Qlik Sense
14 3 (0.19%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 140 (8.76%) JIRA
2 33 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.81%) Visual Studio
4 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.56%) Balsamiq
6 7 (0.44%) NUnit
6 7 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (0.44%) SpecFlow
7 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.25%) Subversion
9 3 (0.19%) Postman
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.13%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.063%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.063%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.063%) Rational Rose
General
1 561 (35.11%) Finance
2 167 (10.45%) Banking
3 156 (9.76%) Retail
4 133 (8.32%) Front Office
5 74 (4.63%) Marketing
6 47 (2.94%) Back Office
7 44 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.81%) Public Sector
9 25 (1.56%) Advertising
9 25 (1.56%) Law
10 20 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 19 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.06%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 15 (0.94%) Games
14 12 (0.75%) Publishing
15 11 (0.69%) Legal
15 11 (0.69%) Local Government
16 9 (0.56%) Billing
16 9 (0.56%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (3.50%) XML
2 50 (3.13%) REST
3 38 (2.38%) .NET
4 28 (1.75%) SOAP
5 24 (1.50%) HTML
5 24 (1.50%) JSON
6 16 (1.00%) ASP.NET
6 16 (1.00%) Web Services
7 14 (0.88%) Swagger
8 11 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
8 11 (0.69%) FpML
9 10 (0.63%) CSS
10 8 (0.50%) WCF
10 8 (0.50%) XSD
11 7 (0.44%) ASP.NET Core
11 7 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.25%) Middleware
14 3 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 268 (16.77%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (5.94%) User Experience
3 91 (5.69%) Management Information System
4 87 (5.44%) Derivative
5 77 (4.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 71 (4.44%) Fixed Income
7 67 (4.19%) Equities
8 60 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
9 43 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
10 34 (2.13%) Hedge funds
11 29 (1.81%) Equity Derivative
12 27 (1.69%) Exotic Derivative
13 24 (1.50%) Virtual Team
14 20 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
15 17 (1.06%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.06%) Private Cloud
16 16 (1.00%) Credit Risk
16 16 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (1.00%) Reinsurance
17 12 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (0.81%) Unix
2 7 (0.44%) Windows
3 5 (0.31%) Linux
4 3 (0.19%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.063%) Android
5 1 (0.063%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.063%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (50.31%) Agile Software Development
2 677 (42.37%) Business Analysis
3 395 (24.72%) User Stories
4 380 (23.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 214 (13.39%) SDLC
6 208 (13.02%) User Acceptance Testing
7 207 (12.95%) Project Management
8 199 (12.45%) Scrum
9 154 (9.64%) Project Delivery
10 144 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
11 139 (8.70%) Fintech
12 138 (8.64%) Asset Management
13 137 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
14 133 (8.32%) Waterfall
15 125 (7.82%) Analytics
16 116 (7.26%) Use Case
17 109 (6.82%) E-Commerce
18 108 (6.76%) Acceptance Criteria
19 97 (6.07%) Workshop Facilitation
20 95 (5.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 226 (14.14%) SQL
2 46 (2.88%) Java
3 35 (2.19%) C#
4 28 (1.75%) Python
5 27 (1.69%) C
6 21 (1.31%) PL/SQL
7 16 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.81%) VBA
9 8 (0.50%) T-SQL
10 5 (0.31%) ABAP
10 5 (0.31%) Perl
10 5 (0.31%) PHP
11 4 (0.25%) R
12 3 (0.19%) Groovy
13 2 (0.13%) VB
14 1 (0.063%) C++
14 1 (0.063%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.063%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.063%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 149 (9.32%) Degree
2 33 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.94%) ISEB
4 15 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 13 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.44%) PMP
9 6 (0.38%) IIBA
9 6 (0.38%) PMI Certification
10 5 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.31%) MCSE
10 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.31%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 5 (0.31%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.19%) MBA
13 1 (0.063%) CBAP
13 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.063%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (4.01%) QA
2 34 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.25%) GDPR
4 11 (0.69%) EMIR
5 10 (0.63%) MiFID
6 8 (0.50%) SEPA
7 7 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.38%) PMO
9 3 (0.19%) IFRS
9 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.13%) PSD2
10 2 (0.13%) SLA
11 1 (0.063%) COBIT
11 1 (0.063%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.063%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (0.44%) Automic
2 1 (0.063%) CloudHub
2 1 (0.063%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 97 (6.07%) Salesforce.com
2 86 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 72 (4.51%) SAP
4 50 (3.13%) Tableau
5 47 (2.94%) Oracle
5 47 (2.94%) ServiceNow
6 32 (2.00%) Murex
7 24 (1.50%) MuleSoft
8 22 (1.38%) Charles River
9 16 (1.00%) Bloomberg
10 14 (0.88%) Google
10 14 (0.88%) HubSpot
10 14 (0.88%) IBM
10 14 (0.88%) Jitterbit
10 14 (0.88%) Splunk
11 13 (0.81%) Sitecore
12 11 (0.69%) SimCorp
13 9 (0.56%) Pardot
14 8 (0.50%) Workday
14 8 (0.50%) WSO2