Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 59 59
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2,591 3,855 3,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.82% 5.19% 4.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.01% 5.48% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,125 2,485 3,276
London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £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 64,651 70,326 74,131
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.63% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 52,826 55,030 64,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,132 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -35 578 £62,500 +6.38% 69
West London +12 157 £52,500 +5.00% 25
South London +15 87 £50,000 +17.65% 9
East London -16 21 £45,000 -5.26% 9
North London +3 12 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 1,204 (46.47%) Business Analysis
2 1,091 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1,026 (39.60%) Finance
4 600 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 528 (20.38%) Project Management
6 479 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
7 407 (15.71%) Degree
8 405 (15.63%) User Stories
9 388 (14.97%) Scrum
10 363 (14.01%) Banking
11 362 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
12 332 (12.81%) SQL
13 331 (12.77%) SDLC
14 251 (9.69%) Change Management
15 230 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
16 229 (8.84%) Waterfall
17 210 (8.10%) Retail
18 197 (7.60%) Microsoft
19 176 (6.79%) QA
20 150 (5.79%) Front Office
21 149 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
21 149 (5.75%) CRM
22 148 (5.71%) JIRA
23 145 (5.60%) Marketing
24 141 (5.44%) Use Case
25 140 (5.40%) GAP Analysis
26 138 (5.33%) E-Commerce
26 138 (5.33%) MS Visio
26 138 (5.33%) Data Analysis
27 136 (5.25%) Derivative

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 72 (2.78%) Confluence
2 63 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 19 (0.73%) CMS
4 9 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.15%) Appian
6 4 (0.15%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.15%) WordPress
7 3 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.12%) Documentum
7 3 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.12%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.12%) FileNet
7 3 (0.12%) IIS
7 3 (0.12%) SAS
8 2 (0.077%) Apache
8 2 (0.077%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.077%) JBoss
8 2 (0.077%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.077%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 149 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 138 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 133 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
4 80 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 62 (2.39%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.039%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.039%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 37 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (1.08%) Magento
3 14 (0.54%) Oracle General Ledger
4 13 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.46%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.39%) thinkFolio
7 9 (0.35%) Markit EDM
7 9 (0.35%) SAP APO
7 9 (0.35%) SAP HCM
7 9 (0.35%) SAP HR
7 9 (0.35%) SAP LE
7 9 (0.35%) SAP PP
7 9 (0.35%) SAP SCM
8 8 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.27%) SAP CO
9 7 (0.27%) SAP FI
9 7 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
10 6 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HCM
10 6 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
10 6 (0.23%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.35%) Office 365
3 28 (1.08%) SaaS
4 23 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (0.66%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 10 (0.39%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 7 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
10 6 (0.23%) OpenShift
10 6 (0.23%) Veeva
11 3 (0.12%) Heroku
12 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.077%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.077%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.039%) Basecamp
13 1 (0.039%) Lucidchart
13 1 (0.039%) Trello
13 1 (0.039%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.39%) SMS
2 6 (0.23%) Internet
3 4 (0.15%) Intranet
4 3 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.039%) ATM
5 1 (0.039%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.039%) FTP
5 1 (0.039%) Skype
5 1 (0.039%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.039%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
2 56 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 49 (1.89%) Big Data
4 41 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (1.16%) Power BI
7 22 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 21 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
10 17 (0.66%) Data Lake
11 13 (0.50%) Blockchain
11 13 (0.50%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.39%) Data Mart
13 9 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.35%) OLAP
13 9 (0.35%) Oracle OLAP
14 7 (0.27%) Oracle Database
15 6 (0.23%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.23%) MySQL
16 5 (0.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 148 (5.71%) JIRA
2 8 (0.31%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.19%) Axure RP
4 5 (0.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.15%) TestRail
6 3 (0.12%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.12%) YouTrack
7 2 (0.077%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.077%) RSpec
7 2 (0.077%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.039%) Rational Rose
8 1 (0.039%) Rational Software Modeler
General
1 1,026 (39.60%) Finance
2 363 (14.01%) Banking
3 210 (8.10%) Retail
4 150 (5.79%) Front Office
5 145 (5.60%) Marketing
6 136 (5.25%) Back Office
7 135 (5.21%) Legal
8 117 (4.52%) Investment Banking
9 77 (2.97%) Advertising
10 50 (1.93%) Financial Institution
11 49 (1.89%) Games
12 47 (1.81%) Law
13 46 (1.78%) Retail Banking
14 44 (1.70%) Corporate Banking
15 37 (1.43%) Telecoms
16 23 (0.89%) Private Banking
17 20 (0.77%) Publishing
18 19 (0.73%) Manufacturing
19 18 (0.69%) French Language
20 15 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (2.78%) .NET
2 28 (1.08%) Web Services
3 24 (0.93%) REST
3 24 (0.93%) RESTful
3 24 (0.93%) XML
4 21 (0.81%) JSON
5 16 (0.62%) FIX Protocol
6 13 (0.50%) HTML
7 12 (0.46%) COM
8 10 (0.39%) J2EE
8 10 (0.39%) Swagger
9 9 (0.35%) Kafka
9 9 (0.35%) Velocity
10 5 (0.19%) SOAP
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.15%) FpML
11 4 (0.15%) Middleware
12 3 (0.12%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.12%) CSS
12 3 (0.12%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 479 (18.49%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (5.25%) Derivative
3 120 (4.63%) User Experience
4 108 (4.17%) Fintech
5 107 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 84 (3.24%) Computer Science
7 79 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 77 (2.97%) Equities
8 77 (2.97%) Fixed Income
9 61 (2.35%) Virtual Team
10 57 (2.20%) Management Information System
11 44 (1.70%) Reinsurance
12 43 (1.66%) Greenfield Project
13 41 (1.58%) Mobile App
14 38 (1.47%) Credit Derivative
15 32 (1.24%) SWIFT
16 30 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
16 30 (1.16%) Hedge funds
17 29 (1.12%) Credit Risk
18 24 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (0.66%) Linux
2 12 (0.46%) Unix
3 9 (0.35%) Windows
4 2 (0.077%) Android
4 2 (0.077%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.077%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.039%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.039%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.039%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,204 (46.47%) Business Analysis
2 1,091 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 600 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 528 (20.38%) Project Management
5 405 (15.63%) User Stories
6 388 (14.97%) Scrum
7 362 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
8 331 (12.77%) SDLC
9 251 (9.69%) Change Management
10 230 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 229 (8.84%) Waterfall
12 149 (5.75%) CRM
13 141 (5.44%) Use Case
14 140 (5.40%) GAP Analysis
15 138 (5.33%) Data Analysis
15 138 (5.33%) E-Commerce
16 129 (4.98%) Decision-Making
17 125 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
18 123 (4.75%) Mentoring
19 121 (4.67%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 332 (12.81%) SQL
2 51 (1.97%) Java
3 49 (1.89%) C#
4 29 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 24 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 23 (0.89%) VBA
7 22 (0.85%) C
8 16 (0.62%) Python
9 8 (0.31%) C++
9 8 (0.31%) Perl
10 6 (0.23%) Apex Code
10 6 (0.23%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.19%) R
11 5 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.15%) PHP
12 4 (0.15%) VB
13 3 (0.12%) ABAP
14 2 (0.077%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.039%) HiveQL
15 1 (0.039%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 407 (15.71%) Degree
2 125 (4.82%) ISEB
3 36 (1.39%) IIBA
3 36 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 32 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (1.04%) CBAP
6 26 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
7 21 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 19 (0.73%) ACCA
8 19 (0.73%) SC Cleared
9 15 (0.58%) CIMA
10 14 (0.54%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.50%) CFA
11 13 (0.50%) PMP
12 12 (0.46%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
14 6 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 5 (0.19%) APMP
16 3 (0.12%) MBA
16 3 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.79%) QA
2 70 (2.70%) PMO
3 47 (1.81%) MiFID
4 33 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 33 (1.27%) GDPR
5 32 (1.24%) SEPA
6 26 (1.00%) Solvency II
7 22 (0.85%) IFRS
8 16 (0.62%) EMIR
9 15 (0.58%) GAAP
10 10 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
11 9 (0.35%) Basel III
11 9 (0.35%) ISO 20022
12 8 (0.31%) FATCA
13 7 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 7 (0.27%) GxP
13 7 (0.27%) IFRS 9
14 5 (0.19%) SLA
15 3 (0.12%) Basel II
15 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.039%) Control-M
2 1 (0.039%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 197 (7.60%) Microsoft
2 121 (4.67%) Salesforce.com
3 81 (3.13%) SAP
4 77 (2.97%) Oracle
5 42 (1.62%) ServiceNow
6 27 (1.04%) Demandware
7 25 (0.96%) Murex
8 23 (0.89%) Calypso
9 21 (0.81%) IBM
9 21 (0.81%) Tableau
10 15 (0.58%) Hyperion
10 15 (0.58%) WorldPay
11 14 (0.54%) Workday
12 13 (0.50%) Atlassian
12 13 (0.50%) Pega
12 13 (0.50%) PeopleSoft
13 12 (0.46%) Capita
14 11 (0.42%) Charles River
15 10 (0.39%) hybris
16 9 (0.35%) Sitecore