Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 143 140
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 -29
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 688 681 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.38% 2.36% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.64% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 537 561 780
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £34,900 £33,250 £33,975
90th Percentile £68,300 £64,500 £65,000
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 25,957 25,788 31,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.76% 89.46% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21,400 21,254 26,346
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,225 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.45% - +5.26%

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 21 October 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 21 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
Thames Valley +39 255 £47,500 - 36
Surrey -7 186 £52,500 +0.96% 11
Berkshire +7 117 £52,500 +5.00% 18
Hampshire -26 115 £50,000 - 4
Buckinghamshire +77 110 £44,500 -6.32% 11
West Sussex +27 63 £52,500 -1.41% 5
East Sussex +8 45 £50,000 -15.25% 1
Oxfordshire -30 26 £48,000 +6.67% 7
Kent -11 12 £37,500 -9.64% 2
Middlesex +9 6 £55,000 -
Sussex +4 3 £35,000 -50.00%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 357 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (35.90%) Project Management
3 180 (26.16%) Degree
4 165 (23.98%) Finance
5 158 (22.97%) PRINCE2
6 142 (20.64%) Scrum
7 140 (20.35%) ITIL
7 140 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
8 124 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 122 (17.73%) Waterfall
10 116 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
11 108 (15.70%) Microsoft
12 101 (14.68%) UML
12 101 (14.68%) User Stories
13 98 (14.24%) Self-Motivation
14 90 (13.08%) SDLC
15 87 (12.65%) Management Information System
15 87 (12.65%) SQL
16 85 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
16 85 (12.35%) TOGAF
17 78 (11.34%) BPMN
18 77 (11.19%) Security Cleared
19 69 (10.03%) Service Management
19 69 (10.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 67 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
21 65 (9.45%) Change Management
22 63 (9.16%) ISEB
23 62 (9.01%) .NET
24 57 (8.28%) SharePoint
24 57 (8.28%) Use Case

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 57 (8.28%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 17 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (2.47%) SharePoint Server
4 12 (1.74%) Confluence
5 5 (0.73%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.44%) IIS
7 2 (0.29%) CMS
7 2 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.91%) Microsoft Project
4 18 (2.62%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.02%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.02%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (0.87%) SAP HCM
4 6 (0.87%) SAP R/3
4 6 (0.87%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.73%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.73%) SAP MM
5 5 (0.73%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.58%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.29%) HFM
7 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
7 2 (0.29%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.23%) Office 365
2 22 (3.20%) SaaS
3 13 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (0.58%) IaaS
6 3 (0.44%) OneDrive
6 3 (0.44%) PaaS
7 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.15%) Taleo
8 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.62%) Firewall
2 13 (1.89%) Internet
2 13 (1.89%) Intranet
3 3 (0.44%) SMS
4 2 (0.29%) PPP
4 2 (0.29%) Skype
5 1 (0.15%) ATM
5 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (3.34%) Power BI
4 21 (3.05%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
6 17 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (1.31%) Big Data
9 9 (1.31%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.16%) QlikView
11 5 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (0.73%) Lumira
11 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.73%) SAP Data Services
11 5 (0.73%) SAP HANA
11 5 (0.73%) Snowflake Schema
12 4 (0.58%) Looker
Development Applications
1 44 (6.40%) JIRA
2 8 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (0.58%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (0.58%) Selenium
4 4 (0.58%) Toad
4 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.44%) ProC
5 3 (0.44%) PVCS
5 3 (0.44%) Subversion
6 2 (0.29%) gulp
6 2 (0.29%) Hudson
6 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.29%) NUnit
6 2 (0.29%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.29%) webpack
7 1 (0.15%) Moq
General
1 165 (23.98%) Finance
2 55 (7.99%) Retail
3 42 (6.10%) Advertising
4 18 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.33%) Banking
6 15 (2.18%) Marketing
7 14 (2.03%) Legal
8 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.87%) Local Government
10 5 (0.73%) Automotive
10 5 (0.73%) Back Office
10 5 (0.73%) Front Office
11 4 (0.58%) Law
11 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.58%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.44%) Games
12 3 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 369 (53.63%) Analyst
2 324 (47.09%) Business Analyst
3 97 (14.10%) Consultant
4 59 (8.58%) Developer
5 55 (7.99%) Architect
6 48 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 48 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
6 48 (6.98%) Senior Business Analyst
7 44 (6.40%) Business IT Analyst
8 43 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
9 41 (5.96%) Project Manager
10 36 (5.23%) Lead Business Analyst
11 26 (3.78%) Senior Developer
11 26 (3.78%) Technical Consultant
12 23 (3.34%) IT Manager
13 22 (3.20%) Agile Business Analyst
14 16 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 16 (2.33%) Business Manager
14 16 (2.33%) Enterprise Architect
14 16 (2.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.01%) .NET
2 26 (3.78%) HTML
3 23 (3.34%) XML
4 21 (3.05%) CSS
5 17 (2.47%) Web Services
6 16 (2.33%) AngularJS
7 11 (1.60%) WinForms
8 10 (1.45%) EDI
8 10 (1.45%) REST
8 10 (1.45%) WPF
9 9 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (1.31%) SOAP
10 7 (1.02%) .NET Framework
10 7 (1.02%) Ajax
10 7 (1.02%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.02%) jQuery
11 6 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.58%) CSS3
13 4 (0.58%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 140 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (14.24%) Self-Motivation
3 87 (12.65%) Management Information System
4 43 (6.25%) User Experience
5 26 (3.78%) FMCG
6 23 (3.34%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.18%) PKI
8 9 (1.31%) PMI
9 8 (1.16%) Fintech
10 6 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (0.87%) NHS
11 5 (0.73%) Derivative
11 5 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.73%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.73%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.58%) Robotics
12 4 (0.58%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.31%) Linux
1 9 (1.31%) Unix
2 6 (0.87%) AIX
3 5 (0.73%) Windows
4 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (35.90%) Project Management
3 158 (22.97%) PRINCE2
4 142 (20.64%) Scrum
5 140 (20.35%) ITIL
6 124 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 122 (17.73%) Waterfall
8 116 (16.86%) Problem-Solving
9 101 (14.68%) UML
9 101 (14.68%) User Stories
10 90 (13.08%) SDLC
11 85 (12.35%) Enterprise Architecture
11 85 (12.35%) TOGAF
12 78 (11.34%) BPMN
13 69 (10.03%) Service Management
13 69 (10.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 67 (9.74%) Business Intelligence
15 65 (9.45%) Change Management
16 57 (8.28%) Use Case
17 56 (8.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 87 (12.65%) SQL
2 51 (7.41%) C#
3 30 (4.36%) C
3 30 (4.36%) JavaScript
4 27 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 18 (2.62%) Java
6 10 (1.45%) PL/SQL
6 10 (1.45%) Python
7 7 (1.02%) TypeScript
8 6 (0.87%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.73%) RPG
10 4 (0.58%) C++
10 4 (0.58%) Delphi
10 4 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.58%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.44%) Perl
11 3 (0.44%) VBA
12 2 (0.29%) ABAP
12 2 (0.29%) R
12 2 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 180 (26.16%) Degree
2 77 (11.19%) Security Cleared
3 63 (9.16%) ISEB
4 28 (4.07%) PMI Certification
5 24 (3.49%) Master's Degree
6 23 (3.34%) PMP
7 18 (2.62%) IIBA
8 17 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 16 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
10 15 (2.18%) APMP
10 15 (2.18%) CESG Certified Professional
10 15 (2.18%) CISM
10 15 (2.18%) CISSP
10 15 (2.18%) CREST Certified
11 13 (1.89%) CBAP
11 13 (1.89%) SC Cleared
12 9 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 47 (6.83%) QA
2 45 (6.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (4.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 18 (2.62%) PMO
5 15 (2.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (1.45%) Data Quality
6 10 (1.45%) GDPR
7 5 (0.73%) COBIT
8 4 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.44%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.44%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.44%) SLA
10 2 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.15%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 108 (15.70%) Microsoft
2 47 (6.83%) SAP
3 40 (5.81%) Oracle
4 13 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.60%) JD Edwards
5 11 (1.60%) ServiceNow
5 11 (1.60%) Tableau
6 5 (0.73%) Teradata
7 4 (0.58%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.58%) Automation Anywhere
7 4 (0.58%) Blue Prism
7 4 (0.58%) MKS
7 4 (0.58%) UiPath
7 4 (0.58%) VMware
8 3 (0.44%) Charles River
8 3 (0.44%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.29%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.29%) Cognos
9 2 (0.29%) Lotus
9 2 (0.29%) Sage