Period
to 26 October 2021

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 26 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 151 161 125
Rank change year-on-year +10 -36 +13
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 422 137 676
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.34% 1.69% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.84% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 326 109 494
10th Percentile £39,500 £38,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £71,875 £66,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -

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 16,846 7,447 22,983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.36% 92.00% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11,337 6,178 18,771
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.18% +4.76% -

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

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 26 October 2021. 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
Surrey +9 151 £60,000 +20.00% 10
Thames Valley -20 115 £55,000 +4.76% 34
Hampshire -46 87 £47,000 +17.50% 12
Buckinghamshire -20 55 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Berkshire -32 54 £60,000 +9.09% 11
West Sussex -1 35 £48,500 -22.40% 5
Kent -28 17 £39,750 -9.14%
East Sussex -23 11 £47,500 +16.01% 6
Oxfordshire -22 9 £47,500 -25.49% 6
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
Middlesex -4 1 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Home Counties - 1 £70,000 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, 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.

1 270 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (42.89%) Social Skills
3 148 (35.07%) Finance
4 147 (34.83%) Project Management
5 122 (28.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 101 (23.93%) Scrum
6 101 (23.93%) Waterfall
7 81 (19.19%) Azure
8 78 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
9 76 (18.01%) SQL
10 75 (17.77%) Requirements Gathering
11 74 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
12 73 (17.30%) DevOps
13 71 (16.82%) User Stories
14 69 (16.35%) Degree
15 61 (14.45%) SDLC
16 58 (13.74%) ISEB
17 56 (13.27%) Backlog Management
18 54 (12.80%) Security Cleared
19 53 (12.56%) PRINCE2
19 53 (12.56%) Product Roadmap
20 52 (12.32%) Influencing Skills
21 51 (12.09%) Fintech
22 49 (11.61%) Product Backlog
22 49 (11.61%) Sprint Planning
23 46 (10.90%) Workshop Facilitation
24 44 (10.43%) Acceptance Criteria
24 44 (10.43%) SC Cleared
24 44 (10.43%) ITIL
25 43 (10.19%) Business Intelligence

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 14 (3.32%) Confluence
2 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.42%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.95%) OPENHousing
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.71%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) BASE24
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 81 (19.19%) Azure
2 30 (7.11%) Power Platform
3 18 (4.27%) SaaS
4 13 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
4 13 (3.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 11 (2.61%) AWS
5 11 (2.61%) Taleo
6 9 (2.13%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (2.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 7 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.42%) Snowflake
9 3 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.71%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.71%) Collibra
9 3 (0.71%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.71%) Power Automate
9 3 (0.71%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.71%) Sauce Labs
10 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.47%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.47%) Internet
1 2 (0.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.92%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (5.69%) Power BI
3 18 (4.27%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.03%) Data Lake
5 15 (3.55%) SQL Server
6 14 (3.32%) Big Data
7 10 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.66%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.95%) EDRMS
11 4 (0.95%) Star Schema
11 4 (0.95%) Tableau
12 3 (0.71%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.71%) OLAP
12 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.71%) PowerCenter
12 3 (0.71%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 29 (6.87%) JIRA
2 8 (1.90%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.18%) REST Assured
3 5 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.95%) JMeter
5 2 (0.47%) git-flow
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.24%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.24%) Mockito
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.24%) RStudio
6 1 (0.24%) Selenium
6 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.24%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.24%) WinAutomation
General
1 181 (42.89%) Social Skills
2 148 (35.07%) Finance
3 78 (18.48%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (12.32%) Influencing Skills
5 41 (9.72%) Public Sector
6 27 (6.40%) Law
6 27 (6.40%) Retail
7 24 (5.69%) Legal
8 20 (4.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 18 (4.27%) Manufacturing
9 18 (4.27%) Marketing
10 17 (4.03%) Banking
11 16 (3.79%) Presentation Skills
12 15 (3.55%) Telecoms
13 14 (3.32%) Organisational Skills
14 9 (2.13%) Advertising
14 9 (2.13%) Automotive
14 9 (2.13%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (1.90%) Electronics
16 7 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 210 (49.76%) Analyst
2 179 (42.42%) Business Analyst
3 65 (15.40%) Product Owner
4 41 (9.72%) Consultant
5 26 (6.16%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (5.92%) Project Manager
6 25 (5.92%) Senior Business Analyst
6 25 (5.92%) Technical Analyst
7 23 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
8 18 (4.27%) Technical Business Analyst
9 17 (4.03%) Business IT Analyst
9 17 (4.03%) IT Analyst
10 16 (3.79%) IT Business Analyst
11 14 (3.32%) IT Manager
11 14 (3.32%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.08%) Service Owner
13 12 (2.84%) Finance Business Analyst
13 12 (2.84%) Financial Analyst
14 11 (2.61%) Financial Services Business Analyst
14 11 (2.61%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.21%) .NET
2 8 (1.90%) Gherkin
2 8 (1.90%) WireMock
3 7 (1.66%) HTML
3 7 (1.66%) JSON
4 4 (0.95%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.95%) Middleware
4 4 (0.95%) Web Services
5 3 (0.71%) CSS
5 3 (0.71%) REST
5 3 (0.71%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.71%) XML
6 2 (0.47%) CSS3
6 2 (0.47%) EDI
6 2 (0.47%) HTML5
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.47%) Spring
6 2 (0.47%) Spring Boot
6 2 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.24%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.48%) Management Information System
2 23 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.03%) Social Media
3 17 (4.03%) User Experience
4 14 (3.32%) iPhone
5 12 (2.84%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.90%) PMI
8 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.18%) Life Science
9 5 (1.18%) NHS
10 4 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (0.71%) Learning Management System
11 3 (0.71%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.47%) Legacy Systems
12 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.47%) Smart Home
13 1 (0.24%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.32%) Android
2 3 (0.71%) Windows
2 3 (0.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (63.98%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (34.83%) Project Management
3 122 (28.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 101 (23.93%) Scrum
4 101 (23.93%) Waterfall
5 75 (17.77%) Requirements Gathering
6 74 (17.54%) Problem-Solving
7 73 (17.30%) DevOps
8 71 (16.82%) User Stories
9 61 (14.45%) SDLC
10 56 (13.27%) Backlog Management
11 53 (12.56%) PRINCE2
11 53 (12.56%) Product Roadmap
12 51 (12.09%) Fintech
13 49 (11.61%) Product Backlog
13 49 (11.61%) Sprint Planning
14 46 (10.90%) Workshop Facilitation
15 44 (10.43%) Acceptance Criteria
15 44 (10.43%) ITIL
16 43 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 76 (18.01%) SQL
2 25 (5.92%) C
3 10 (2.37%) C#
3 10 (2.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.66%) Java
4 7 (1.66%) Python
5 3 (0.71%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (0.24%) Go
6 1 (0.24%) Java 11
6 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (16.35%) Degree
2 58 (13.74%) ISEB
3 54 (12.80%) Security Cleared
4 44 (10.43%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.03%) IIBA
6 14 (3.32%) PMI Certification
7 13 (3.08%) CBAP
8 9 (2.13%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.66%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (1.42%) PMP
11 5 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.71%) BC Cleared
13 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.47%) CSPO
14 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
15 1 (0.24%) MBA
15 1 (0.24%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (6.16%) Cyber Essentials
3 20 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 20 (4.74%) QA
4 12 (2.84%) Data Quality
4 12 (2.84%) PMO
5 6 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.42%) NIST
5 6 (1.42%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.47%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.47%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) COBIT
7 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (8.53%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.87%) SAP
3 25 (5.92%) Xceptor
4 23 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (5.21%) Oracle
6 14 (3.32%) ServiceNow
6 14 (3.32%) Workday
7 11 (2.61%) Avature
7 11 (2.61%) Databricks
7 11 (2.61%) Informatica
7 11 (2.61%) Kenexa
8 10 (2.37%) StreamSets
9 7 (1.66%) Civica
10 5 (1.18%) JDA
11 4 (0.95%) Capita
11 4 (0.95%) Castleton
11 4 (0.95%) Remedy
12 3 (0.71%) IBM
12 3 (0.71%) Splunk
12 3 (0.71%) VMware