Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 60 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3,305 3,230 4,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.70% 4.58% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.96% 4.77% 5.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,316 2,706 3,602
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £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 66,676 67,687 81,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 95.91% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 53,992 57,953 69,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -22 680 £55,001 -8.33% 90
West London +19 113 £55,000 +4.76% 20
South London -38 61 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East London +21 34 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North London +10 20 £52,500 -4.55% 2
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 1,592 (48.17%) Business Analysis
2 1,581 (47.84%) Finance
3 1,267 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
4 955 (28.90%) Banking
5 867 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
6 703 (21.27%) Project Management
7 699 (21.15%) SDLC
8 683 (20.67%) Investment Banking
9 664 (20.09%) Asset Management
10 593 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 514 (15.55%) Wealth Management
12 495 (14.98%) Retail Banking
13 488 (14.77%) Degree
14 485 (14.67%) SQL
15 432 (13.07%) User Stories
16 406 (12.28%) Scrum
17 399 (12.07%) Front Office
18 317 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
19 299 (9.05%) Microsoft
20 281 (8.50%) JIRA
21 277 (8.38%) Data Analysis
22 257 (7.78%) CRM
23 256 (7.75%) Retail
24 244 (7.38%) Waterfall
25 241 (7.29%) Marketing
25 241 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
26 227 (6.87%) Salesforce.com
26 227 (6.87%) QA
27 223 (6.75%) Use Case
28 220 (6.66%) Data Modelling

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 85 (2.57%) Confluence
2 67 (2.03%) SharePoint
3 46 (1.39%) CMS
4 26 (0.79%) IIS
5 15 (0.45%) Apache
6 11 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 8 (0.24%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.21%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.091%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.091%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.061%) EPiServer
12 2 (0.061%) SAS
12 2 (0.061%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.061%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.030%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.030%) Documentum
Applications
1 207 (6.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 182 (5.51%) MS Visio
3 136 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
4 91 (2.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 48 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
6 22 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.091%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.030%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.030%) InDesign
10 1 (0.030%) InVision
Business Applications
1 81 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (1.24%) thinkFolio
3 34 (1.03%) Actimize
4 31 (0.94%) Markit EDM
5 22 (0.67%) SAP SD
6 20 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
7 18 (0.54%) NetSuite
8 15 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
10 12 (0.36%) SAP SRM
11 11 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
11 11 (0.33%) Endur
12 10 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (0.30%) SAP CO
12 10 (0.30%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
13 9 (0.27%) BigMachines
13 9 (0.27%) SAP SCM
14 8 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
14 8 (0.24%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.39%) SaaS
2 26 (0.79%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 22 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
3 22 (0.67%) Office 365
4 21 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (0.61%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 16 (0.48%) Trello
7 15 (0.45%) Force.com
8 10 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.15%) IBM Blueworks
11 4 (0.12%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.12%) Lucidchart
11 4 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
12 3 (0.091%) BlueKai
12 3 (0.091%) Slack
13 2 (0.061%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.061%) PaaS
14 1 (0.030%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (0.70%) Intranet
2 18 (0.54%) Firewall
3 11 (0.33%) Internet
4 10 (0.30%) Extranet
5 7 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
6 4 (0.12%) CHAP
6 4 (0.12%) SMS
7 3 (0.091%) ATM
8 2 (0.061%) Network Security
8 2 (0.061%) SAN
9 1 (0.030%) DNS
9 1 (0.030%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (4.39%) SQL Server
2 122 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
3 55 (1.66%) Big Data
4 50 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (0.91%) Blockchain
6 25 (0.76%) QlikView
7 24 (0.73%) MS Access
8 23 (0.70%) Data Mart
9 18 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 18 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (0.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 17 (0.51%) MySQL
11 16 (0.48%) OLAP
12 15 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (0.39%) Squirro
15 12 (0.36%) Power BI
15 12 (0.36%) Relational Database
16 8 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
17 7 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 281 (8.50%) JIRA
2 20 (0.61%) Axure RP
3 18 (0.54%) ERwin
4 16 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 13 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 11 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.18%) YouTrack
8 5 (0.15%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.091%) Rational Software Modeler
10 2 (0.061%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.061%) Selenium
10 2 (0.061%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.030%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.030%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.030%) Subversion
General
1 1,581 (47.84%) Finance
2 955 (28.90%) Banking
3 683 (20.67%) Investment Banking
4 495 (14.98%) Retail Banking
5 399 (12.07%) Front Office
6 256 (7.75%) Retail
7 241 (7.29%) Marketing
8 172 (5.20%) Back Office
9 146 (4.42%) Legal
10 104 (3.15%) Advertising
11 83 (2.51%) Financial Institution
12 53 (1.60%) Corporate Banking
13 46 (1.39%) Games
14 45 (1.36%) Publishing
15 41 (1.24%) Law
16 38 (1.15%) Private Banking
17 26 (0.79%) Telecoms
18 20 (0.61%) Automotive
19 17 (0.51%) Manufacturing
20 15 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (2.75%) .NET
2 41 (1.24%) XML
3 40 (1.21%) Web Services
4 32 (0.97%) .NET Framework
5 28 (0.85%) HTML
6 27 (0.82%) ASP.NET
7 24 (0.73%) Mason
8 20 (0.61%) SOAP
9 16 (0.48%) Visualforce
10 15 (0.45%) Ajax
10 15 (0.45%) Middleware
11 14 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
11 14 (0.42%) JSON
12 13 (0.39%) Gherkin
13 12 (0.36%) SAP Fiori
14 10 (0.30%) COM
15 8 (0.24%) CSS
16 6 (0.18%) REST
16 6 (0.18%) RESTful
16 6 (0.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 867 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
2 201 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 198 (5.99%) Equities
4 191 (5.78%) Derivative
5 148 (4.48%) Fixed Income
6 119 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 113 (3.42%) User Experience
8 107 (3.24%) Fintech
9 90 (2.72%) Management Information System
10 78 (2.36%) Reference Data
11 76 (2.30%) Credit Risk
12 63 (1.91%) Virtual Team
13 57 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
14 51 (1.54%) Hedge funds
15 49 (1.48%) OTC Derivatives
16 47 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
17 40 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
18 34 (1.03%) Mobile App
19 30 (0.91%) Reinsurance
20 22 (0.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 54 (1.63%) Windows
2 24 (0.73%) Linux
3 17 (0.51%) Unix
3 17 (0.51%) Windows Server
4 12 (0.36%) Apple iOS
5 10 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.030%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,592 (48.17%) Business Analysis
2 1,267 (38.34%) Agile Software Development
3 703 (21.27%) Project Management
4 699 (21.15%) SDLC
5 664 (20.09%) Asset Management
6 593 (17.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 514 (15.55%) Wealth Management
8 432 (13.07%) User Stories
9 406 (12.28%) Scrum
10 317 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 277 (8.38%) Data Analysis
12 257 (7.78%) CRM
13 244 (7.38%) Waterfall
14 241 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
15 223 (6.75%) Use Case
16 220 (6.66%) Data Modelling
17 207 (6.26%) Workflow
18 183 (5.54%) Change Management
19 166 (5.02%) E-Commerce
20 158 (4.78%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 485 (14.67%) SQL
2 50 (1.51%) C#
3 46 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 35 (1.06%) C
5 32 (0.97%) Java
6 30 (0.91%) PL/SQL
7 25 (0.76%) Python
8 24 (0.73%) VBA
9 19 (0.57%) T-SQL
10 18 (0.54%) Apex Code
11 16 (0.48%) PowerShell
12 15 (0.45%) R
13 14 (0.42%) SOQL
13 14 (0.42%) SOSL
14 8 (0.24%) PHP
15 7 (0.21%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.15%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.15%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.12%) Perl
18 3 (0.091%) Scala
Qualifications
1 488 (14.77%) Degree
2 141 (4.27%) ISEB
3 68 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 67 (2.03%) CBAP
5 35 (1.06%) PMI Certification
6 34 (1.03%) CISSP
7 33 (1.00%) CISM
8 29 (0.88%) IIBA
9 17 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (0.51%) Security Cleared
10 15 (0.45%) PMP
11 9 (0.27%) CFA
11 9 (0.27%) Master's Degree
11 9 (0.27%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.21%) CIMA
13 6 (0.18%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
13 6 (0.18%) PhD
14 5 (0.15%) MCSD
14 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (6.87%) QA
2 103 (3.12%) MiFID
3 75 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 53 (1.60%) GDPR
5 51 (1.54%) PMO
6 49 (1.48%) Basel III
6 49 (1.48%) EMIR
7 39 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
8 14 (0.42%) PSD2
9 12 (0.36%) IFRS
10 10 (0.30%) IFRS 9
10 10 (0.30%) Solvency II
11 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
11 9 (0.27%) SLA
12 8 (0.24%) SEPA
13 7 (0.21%) ISO 8583
13 7 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.18%) GAAP
15 4 (0.12%) TARGET2
16 3 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.030%) HDFS
2 1 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (0.061%) EnCase
3 1 (0.030%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.030%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.030%) Nagios
3 1 (0.030%) Puppet
3 1 (0.030%) SCCM
3 1 (0.030%) SCOM
3 1 (0.030%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 299 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 227 (6.87%) Salesforce.com
3 123 (3.72%) SAP
4 71 (2.15%) Murex
5 68 (2.06%) Oracle
6 48 (1.45%) Tableau
7 41 (1.24%) Informatica
8 40 (1.21%) Charles River
9 37 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 27 (0.82%) Calypso
11 24 (0.73%) Demandware
12 19 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 19 (0.57%) BMC
12 19 (0.57%) Google
12 19 (0.57%) Ivanti
13 17 (0.51%) hybris
14 16 (0.48%) IBM
15 15 (0.45%) Remedy
16 14 (0.42%) Cognos
16 14 (0.42%) Progress