Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Lead Business Analyst was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Lead Business Analyst
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 593 684 709
Rank change year-on-year +91 +25 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 171 137 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 129 59 110
London median annual salary £65,000 £78,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.20% +25.60% -7.41%
10th Percentile £53,250 £54,525 £45,000
90th Percentile £99,000 £91,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +2.56% +1.74%

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 59,788 66,010 67,515
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.35% 95.13% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48,925 53,696 57,787
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead Business Analyst
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in London.

Salary trend for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Lead Business Analyst in London

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 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 +6 18 £75,000 -3.23% 5
West London - 8 £70,500 -
South London -8 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Lead Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 116 (67.84%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (67.25%) Business Analysis
3 82 (47.95%) User Stories
4 76 (44.44%) Finance
5 71 (41.52%) Scrum
6 55 (32.16%) Change Management
7 47 (27.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 43 (25.15%) Banking
9 36 (21.05%) Workshop Facilitation
10 34 (19.88%) Project Management
11 31 (18.13%) Waterfall
12 30 (17.54%) SDLC
12 30 (17.54%) Degree
12 30 (17.54%) QA
12 30 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (16.37%) Use Case
14 27 (15.79%) Advertising
15 26 (15.20%) Retail
15 26 (15.20%) Decision-Making
15 26 (15.20%) Business Process Modelling
16 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
16 25 (14.62%) ISEB
16 25 (14.62%) UML
17 24 (14.04%) Games
17 24 (14.04%) BPMN
18 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
19 22 (12.87%) Wealth Management
19 22 (12.87%) Asset Management
19 22 (12.87%) Telecoms
19 22 (12.87%) FMCG

Lead 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 8 (4.68%) Confluence
2 4 (2.34%) CMS
2 4 (2.34%) EPiServer
2 4 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.58%) Appian
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 21 (12.28%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.34%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (1.17%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.58%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.17%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.17%) Big Data
1 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.17%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.17%) VersionOne
General
1 76 (44.44%) Finance
2 43 (25.15%) Banking
3 27 (15.79%) Advertising
4 26 (15.20%) Retail
5 24 (14.04%) Games
6 22 (12.87%) Telecoms
7 21 (12.28%) German Language
7 21 (12.28%) Private Banking
8 7 (4.09%) Investment Banking
9 6 (3.51%) Marketing
10 4 (2.34%) Back Office
11 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.75%) Front Office
12 1 (0.58%) Law
12 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) .NET
1 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.87%) FMCG
2 19 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.68%) Fintech
4 8 (4.68%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.51%) Derivative
6 5 (2.92%) OTC Derivatives
6 5 (2.92%) SWIFT
7 4 (2.34%) User Experience
8 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.17%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.17%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.17%) Wiki
9 1 (0.58%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Robotics
9 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.58%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (67.84%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (67.25%) Business Analysis
3 82 (47.95%) User Stories
4 71 (41.52%) Scrum
5 55 (32.16%) Change Management
6 47 (27.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (21.05%) Workshop Facilitation
8 34 (19.88%) Project Management
9 31 (18.13%) Waterfall
10 30 (17.54%) SDLC
10 30 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (16.37%) Use Case
12 26 (15.20%) Business Process Modelling
12 26 (15.20%) Decision-Making
13 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
13 25 (14.62%) UML
14 24 (14.04%) BPMN
15 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
16 22 (12.87%) Asset Management
16 22 (12.87%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.92%) SQL
2 1 (0.58%) C
2 1 (0.58%) Java
2 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (17.54%) Degree
2 25 (14.62%) ISEB
3 9 (5.26%) SAFe Agilist
4 2 (1.17%) APMP
4 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.58%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.54%) QA
2 3 (1.75%) SEPA
3 2 (1.17%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.17%) PMO
3 2 (1.17%) TARGET2
Vendors
1 12 (7.02%) Cadence
2 8 (4.68%) SAP
3 6 (3.51%) Calypso
3 6 (3.51%) ServiceNow
4 4 (2.34%) ATG
4 4 (2.34%) hybris
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.34%) Oracle
4 4 (2.34%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.75%) FNZ
6 2 (1.17%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.17%) Hortonworks
6 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.17%) WorldPay
7 1 (0.58%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) Workday