Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 142 132
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 -27
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 660 688 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.23% 2.35% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.64% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 508 599 900
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £33,200 £32,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 26,507 26,084 33,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21,874 21,580 27,728
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +5 228 £50,000 - 36
Surrey +13 199 £52,500 +0.96% 14
Hampshire -25 111 £47,500 - 12
Berkshire -27 92 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Buckinghamshire +36 84 £42,500 -19.05% 17
West Sussex +31 54 £48,750 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire +3 51 £55,000 +22.22% 5
East Sussex 0 40 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Middlesex +20 10 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Kent -39 10 £37,500 -3.85% 5
Sussex - 3 £35,000 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 322 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (32.58%) Project Management
3 195 (29.55%) Degree
4 152 (23.03%) Analytical Skills
5 142 (21.52%) Finance
6 131 (19.85%) PRINCE2
7 126 (19.09%) ITIL
8 115 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
9 107 (16.21%) Microsoft
10 105 (15.91%) Scrum
11 99 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 98 (14.85%) SQL
13 92 (13.94%) Self-Motivation
14 79 (11.97%) SDLC
14 79 (11.97%) UML
14 79 (11.97%) Management Information System
14 79 (11.97%) Change Management
15 77 (11.67%) User Stories
16 73 (11.06%) Security Cleared
17 72 (10.91%) SAP
18 71 (10.76%) TOGAF
19 70 (10.61%) Service Management
19 70 (10.61%) Waterfall
20 65 (9.85%) Enterprise Architecture
21 61 (9.24%) SharePoint
22 60 (9.09%) .NET
23 59 (8.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 58 (8.79%) Oracle
25 56 (8.48%) BPMN
26 55 (8.33%) Systems Analysis

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 61 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (2.27%) Confluence
5 6 (0.91%) CMS
6 3 (0.45%) IIS
7 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 42 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.97%) SAP ERP
3 12 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (1.67%) SAP HCM
5 9 (1.36%) SAP EHS
5 9 (1.36%) SAP PLM
5 9 (1.36%) SAP VC
6 6 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.91%) SAP HR
7 5 (0.76%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.61%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 3 (0.45%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.45%) SAP R/3
9 3 (0.45%) SAP SD
9 3 (0.45%) Traffica
10 2 (0.30%) BPCS
10 2 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.15%) Office 365
2 24 (3.64%) SaaS
3 8 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (1.21%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.45%) IaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.30%) PaaS
6 2 (0.30%) Taleo
7 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.79%) Internet
2 16 (2.42%) Firewall
3 13 (1.97%) Intranet
4 6 (0.91%) SMS
5 3 (0.45%) GPRS
5 3 (0.45%) GSM
5 3 (0.45%) LTE
5 3 (0.45%) UMTS
6 2 (0.30%) Skype
7 1 (0.15%) 2G
7 1 (0.15%) 3G
7 1 (0.15%) 4G
7 1 (0.15%) PPP
7 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.70%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 22 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 22 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 20 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (1.82%) Power BI
9 7 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.06%) SQLPlus
10 6 (0.91%) Big Data
10 6 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.76%) QlikView
11 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.61%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.45%) GIS
13 3 (0.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 50 (7.58%) JIRA
2 13 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.82%) Eclipse
4 9 (1.36%) ProC
5 7 (1.06%) PVCS
6 4 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.61%) Toad
7 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.30%) gulp
8 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.30%) Selenium
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.30%) webpack
9 1 (0.15%) MSTest
9 1 (0.15%) NUnit
9 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 142 (21.52%) Finance
2 44 (6.67%) Retail
3 37 (5.61%) Advertising
4 19 (2.88%) Marketing
5 17 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.27%) Automotive
7 11 (1.67%) Law
7 11 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.52%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.06%) Back Office
10 6 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.91%) Publishing
11 4 (0.61%) Banking
11 4 (0.61%) Front Office
11 4 (0.61%) Local Government
12 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Games
14 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 338 (51.21%) Analyst
2 290 (43.94%) Business Analyst
3 107 (16.21%) Consultant
4 55 (8.33%) Developer
5 45 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 38 (5.76%) IT Analyst
7 36 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 36 (5.45%) Senior Business Analyst
8 35 (5.30%) Business IT Analyst
8 35 (5.30%) IT Business Analyst
9 34 (5.15%) Architect
10 23 (3.48%) Technical Consultant
11 21 (3.18%) IT Manager
12 19 (2.88%) Support Analyst
13 18 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
13 18 (2.73%) Digital Analyst
13 18 (2.73%) Digital Business Analyst
13 18 (2.73%) Implementation Consultant
13 18 (2.73%) Lead Business Analyst
14 16 (2.42%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.09%) .NET
2 32 (4.85%) HTML
3 25 (3.79%) XML
4 21 (3.18%) CSS
5 17 (2.58%) Web Services
6 12 (1.82%) jQuery
7 11 (1.67%) EDI
7 11 (1.67%) REST
8 8 (1.21%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.21%) SOAP
9 7 (1.06%) Ajax
10 6 (0.91%) ASP.NET
10 6 (0.91%) Sass
10 6 (0.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (0.61%) CSS3
11 4 (0.61%) Ember.js
11 4 (0.61%) HTML5
11 4 (0.61%) JSON
11 4 (0.61%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (0.61%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 152 (23.03%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (13.94%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (11.97%) Management Information System
4 40 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 33 (5.00%) User Experience
6 14 (2.12%) FMCG
7 13 (1.97%) PKI
7 13 (1.97%) PMI
8 10 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.91%) NHS
11 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.61%) Derivative
12 4 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.61%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
12 4 (0.61%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.30%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.30%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.42%) Linux
1 16 (2.42%) Unix
2 14 (2.12%) AIX
3 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (32.58%) Project Management
3 131 (19.85%) PRINCE2
4 126 (19.09%) ITIL
5 115 (17.42%) Problem-Solving
6 105 (15.91%) Scrum
7 99 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (11.97%) Change Management
8 79 (11.97%) SDLC
8 79 (11.97%) UML
9 77 (11.67%) User Stories
10 71 (10.76%) TOGAF
11 70 (10.61%) Service Management
11 70 (10.61%) Waterfall
12 65 (9.85%) Enterprise Architecture
13 59 (8.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 56 (8.48%) BPMN
15 55 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
16 51 (7.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 46 (6.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (14.85%) SQL
2 47 (7.12%) C#
3 33 (5.00%) C
4 30 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 29 (4.39%) Java
6 18 (2.73%) PL/SQL
7 15 (2.27%) Python
7 15 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.67%) Java 8
9 10 (1.52%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.36%) ABAP
11 8 (1.21%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.06%) Perl
13 6 (0.91%) TypeScript
14 4 (0.61%) C++
14 4 (0.61%) Delphi
15 3 (0.45%) Scala
16 2 (0.30%) Ruby
16 2 (0.30%) VBA
16 2 (0.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 195 (29.55%) Degree
2 73 (11.06%) Security Cleared
3 37 (5.61%) ISEB
4 33 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 31 (4.70%) Master's Degree
6 29 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 21 (3.18%) PMP
8 13 (1.97%) APMP
8 13 (1.97%) CESG Certified Professional
8 13 (1.97%) CISM
8 13 (1.97%) CISSP
8 13 (1.97%) CREST Certified
8 13 (1.97%) IIBA
8 13 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 13 (1.97%) TOGAF Certification
9 12 (1.82%) CBAP
9 12 (1.82%) DV Cleared
10 10 (1.52%) SC Cleared
11 9 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (6.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 39 (5.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (5.76%) QA
4 26 (3.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (1.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (1.82%) PMO
7 6 (0.91%) GDPR
8 4 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.61%) SLA
9 3 (0.45%) COBIT
9 3 (0.45%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.30%) GCP
10 2 (0.30%) WCAG
11 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) Netcool
1 3 (0.45%) NSN NetAct
2 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 107 (16.21%) Microsoft
2 72 (10.91%) SAP
3 58 (8.79%) Oracle
4 19 (2.88%) ServiceNow
5 10 (1.52%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.21%) Tableau
8 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.61%) Capita
8 4 (0.61%) Infor
8 4 (0.61%) MKS
8 4 (0.61%) Sage
8 4 (0.61%) Talend
8 4 (0.61%) VMware
9 3 (0.45%) Charles River
9 3 (0.45%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.45%) Teradata
10 2 (0.30%) CA
10 2 (0.30%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.30%) Epicor