Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 141 113
Rank change year-on-year -20 -28 -18
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 617 690 1,115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 2.38% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.71% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 477 593 1,044
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,300 £32,800 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £69,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,913 25,471 33,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.73% 87.69% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22,288 20,961 28,037
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 May 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
Thames Valley -26 212 £52,500 +10.53% 27
Surrey -1 179 £53,750 -2.27% 12
Hampshire -25 117 £42,500 -15.00% 13
Berkshire -25 90 £52,500 +10.53% 13
Buckinghamshire -16 67 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Oxfordshire -12 55 £55,000 +26.44% 7
West Sussex -2 43 £47,500 - 2
East Sussex -17 36 £50,000 +8.70% 3
Kent -24 17 £52,500 +28.05% 3
Middlesex +13 5 £55,000 +33.33%
Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 301 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (31.28%) Degree
3 156 (25.28%) Project Management
4 155 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
5 140 (22.69%) Finance
6 111 (17.99%) SQL
7 107 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
8 100 (16.21%) PRINCE2
8 100 (16.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 96 (15.56%) Scrum
9 96 (15.56%) ITIL
10 82 (13.29%) Microsoft
11 75 (12.16%) Waterfall
12 72 (11.67%) Self-Motivation
12 72 (11.67%) SAP
13 69 (11.18%) Oracle
14 65 (10.53%) SDLC
15 63 (10.21%) Analytics
15 63 (10.21%) Change Management
16 61 (9.89%) ERP
17 59 (9.56%) Management Information System
18 57 (9.24%) Security Cleared
19 53 (8.59%) UML
19 53 (8.59%) SQL Server
20 51 (8.27%) Service Management
20 51 (8.27%) Data Analysis
21 50 (8.10%) User Stories
22 49 (7.94%) Computer Science
23 48 (7.78%) Java
23 48 (7.78%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 28 (4.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.43%) Confluence
3 6 (0.97%) CMS
4 5 (0.81%) JBoss
4 5 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (7.62%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (1.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.76%) SAP HR
2 16 (2.59%) Dynamics AX
2 16 (2.59%) SAP ERP
3 15 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (1.78%) SAP EHS
4 11 (1.78%) SAP PLM
4 11 (1.78%) SAP VC
5 8 (1.30%) SAP HCM
6 6 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.65%) BPCS
7 4 (0.65%) Dynamics GP
7 4 (0.65%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.65%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.49%) Traffica
9 2 (0.32%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.32%) MIS ActiveH
9 2 (0.32%) OPENContractor
9 2 (0.32%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.32%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.32%) Servitor
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.83%) SaaS
2 16 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
4 9 (1.46%) Office 365
5 7 (1.13%) PaaS
6 5 (0.81%) IaaS
7 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.32%) Force.com
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.70%) Internet
2 9 (1.46%) Firewall
3 5 (0.81%) SMS
4 3 (0.49%) GPRS
4 3 (0.49%) GSM
4 3 (0.49%) LTE
4 3 (0.49%) UMTS
5 1 (0.16%) 2G
5 1 (0.16%) 3G
5 1 (0.16%) 4G
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.16%) CTI
5 1 (0.16%) Intranet
5 1 (0.16%) PBX
5 1 (0.16%) PSTN
5 1 (0.16%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.38%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (3.08%) Big Data
5 18 (2.92%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (2.11%) Data Mining
9 12 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.78%) Hadoop
11 10 (1.62%) MySQL
12 8 (1.30%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.30%) Data Lake
12 8 (1.30%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.81%) DB2
13 5 (0.81%) DB2 UDB
13 5 (0.81%) Informix
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (0.65%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 45 (7.29%) JIRA
2 11 (1.78%) Eclipse
2 11 (1.78%) ProC
3 10 (1.62%) Git (software)
4 8 (1.30%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.81%) PVCS
5 5 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.65%) Maven
6 4 (0.65%) Protractor
6 4 (0.65%) Selenium
6 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
6 4 (0.65%) Subversion
6 4 (0.65%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.16%) MSTest
7 1 (0.16%) NUnit
7 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 140 (22.69%) Finance
2 35 (5.67%) Retail
3 29 (4.70%) Manufacturing
4 22 (3.57%) Advertising
5 18 (2.92%) Automotive
6 17 (2.76%) Law
7 13 (2.11%) Banking
7 13 (2.11%) Marketing
8 12 (1.94%) Aerospace
9 11 (1.78%) Billing
10 9 (1.46%) Legal
10 9 (1.46%) Telecoms
11 8 (1.30%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.97%) Publishing
13 5 (0.81%) Front Office
13 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Back Office
14 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
Job Titles
1 335 (54.29%) Analyst
2 267 (43.27%) Business Analyst
3 81 (13.13%) Consultant
4 45 (7.29%) Developer
5 39 (6.32%) Architect
6 37 (6.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 37 (6.00%) IT Analyst
6 37 (6.00%) IT Business Analyst
7 33 (5.35%) Project Manager
8 25 (4.05%) Process Analyst
9 24 (3.89%) Senior Analyst
9 24 (3.89%) Software Engineer
10 22 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
10 22 (3.57%) Support Analyst
11 20 (3.24%) Enterprise Architect
11 20 (3.24%) Java Engineer
12 19 (3.08%) Data Analyst
12 19 (3.08%) Implementation Consultant
12 19 (3.08%) SAP Consultant
13 17 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (6.32%) .NET
2 29 (4.70%) HTML
3 21 (3.40%) XML
4 15 (2.43%) CSS
5 14 (2.27%) Web Services
6 7 (1.13%) EDI
7 6 (0.97%) Middleware
8 5 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.81%) J2EE
8 5 (0.81%) JDBC
8 5 (0.81%) jQuery
8 5 (0.81%) ODBC
8 5 (0.81%) XML Messaging
9 4 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.65%) LAMP
9 4 (0.65%) SAP Fiori
10 3 (0.49%) Ajax
10 3 (0.49%) JSON
11 2 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (25.12%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (11.67%) Self-Motivation
3 59 (9.56%) Management Information System
4 49 (7.94%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.54%) NHS
6 25 (4.05%) User Experience
7 14 (2.27%) PMI
8 11 (1.78%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (1.46%) PKI
10 7 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.97%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.81%) FMCG
13 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.65%) Derivative
13 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 4 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.65%) Minimum Viable Product
14 3 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.49%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.92%) Linux
2 17 (2.76%) Unix
3 12 (1.94%) AIX
4 1 (0.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (25.28%) Project Management
3 107 (17.34%) Problem-Solving
4 100 (16.21%) PRINCE2
4 100 (16.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 96 (15.56%) ITIL
5 96 (15.56%) Scrum
6 75 (12.16%) Waterfall
7 65 (10.53%) SDLC
8 63 (10.21%) Analytics
8 63 (10.21%) Change Management
9 61 (9.89%) ERP
10 53 (8.59%) UML
11 51 (8.27%) Data Analysis
11 51 (8.27%) Service Management
12 50 (8.10%) User Stories
13 48 (7.78%) Mentoring
14 47 (7.62%) Enterprise Architecture
15 46 (7.46%) TOGAF
16 45 (7.29%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 111 (17.99%) SQL
2 48 (7.78%) Java
3 29 (4.70%) C#
4 23 (3.73%) C
5 22 (3.57%) Python
6 21 (3.40%) JavaScript
7 18 (2.92%) Java 8
8 17 (2.76%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.11%) Perl
10 12 (1.94%) ABAP
11 7 (1.13%) C++
12 5 (0.81%) PHP
12 5 (0.81%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.81%) R
12 5 (0.81%) Scala
12 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.65%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.32%) Ruby
14 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 193 (31.28%) Degree
2 57 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 42 (6.81%) ISEB
4 41 (6.65%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (5.19%) Master's Degree
6 23 (3.73%) PMI Certification
7 16 (2.59%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 14 (2.27%) APMP
9 12 (1.94%) IIBA
10 10 (1.62%) CISM
10 10 (1.62%) CISSP
10 10 (1.62%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 9 (1.46%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (1.46%) CREST Certified
11 9 (1.46%) TOGAF Certification
12 8 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (1.13%) CBAP
13 7 (1.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.19%) QA
2 29 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 24 (3.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (2.11%) PMO
5 9 (1.46%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.46%) GDPR
5 9 (1.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.49%) Netcool
1 3 (0.49%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.16%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 82 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 72 (11.67%) SAP
3 69 (11.18%) Oracle
4 12 (1.94%) Tableau
5 11 (1.78%) Infor
5 11 (1.78%) ServiceNow
6 8 (1.30%) Epicor
6 8 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.13%) CA
7 7 (1.13%) IFS
8 6 (0.97%) VMware
9 5 (0.81%) Sybase
9 5 (0.81%) Talend
10 4 (0.65%) hybris
10 4 (0.65%) PayPal
10 4 (0.65%) Sage
10 4 (0.65%) Sun
11 3 (0.49%) Capita
11 3 (0.49%) Charles River
11 3 (0.49%) Teradata