Period
to 20 October 2019

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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South East
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 133 145
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 682 687 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.70% 2.38% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.62% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 493 536 561
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £36,350 £34,875 £33,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,375 £64,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 22,819 26,189 26,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.47% 90.59% 90.38%
Number of salaries quoted 18,290 21,594 21,474
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,050 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.86% +4.10% -

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 20 October 2019.

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 20 October 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
Thames Valley +51 320 £52,000 +9.47% 31
Berkshire +61 170 £52,500 - 15
Buckinghamshire +12 109 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Surrey -14 106 £55,000 +4.76% 15
West Sussex +27 92 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Hampshire -29 63 £45,000 -10.00% 11
East Sussex +10 47 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Oxfordshire +46 42 £62,500 +30.21% 7
Middlesex +13 29 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Kent -8 15 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2019, 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.

1 315 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (36.22%) Finance
3 188 (27.57%) Project Management
4 177 (25.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 161 (23.61%) Degree
6 148 (21.70%) Waterfall
7 137 (20.09%) Project Delivery
8 126 (18.48%) ITIL
9 110 (16.13%) Microsoft
10 102 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
10 102 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
11 87 (12.76%) SQL
12 86 (12.61%) Management Information System
13 83 (12.17%) PRINCE2
14 79 (11.58%) Scrum
15 77 (11.29%) Change Management
16 75 (11.00%) SDLC
17 70 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 69 (10.12%) Microsoft Excel
18 69 (10.12%) Workshop Facilitation
19 67 (9.82%) UML
19 67 (9.82%) QA
20 64 (9.38%) TOGAF
21 63 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
21 63 (9.24%) SAP
21 63 (9.24%) ERP
22 61 (8.94%) Retail
23 57 (8.36%) Use Case
24 56 (8.21%) User Stories
25 52 (7.62%) Security Cleared

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 35 (5.13%) Confluence
2 21 (3.08%) CMS
3 16 (2.35%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.61%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.17%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.88%) Sitefinity
7 5 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.59%) SAS
9 3 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.44%) IIS
10 2 (0.29%) Appian
10 2 (0.29%) Documentum
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 69 (10.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
3 52 (7.62%) MS Visio
4 26 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.49%) SAP S/4HANA
2 14 (2.05%) SAP ERP
3 13 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (1.32%) NetSuite
6 8 (1.17%) Infor M3
7 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.73%) Oracle HRMS
7 5 (0.73%) Workday HCM
8 4 (0.59%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 4 (0.59%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.59%) SAP WM
9 3 (0.44%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.29%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (7.18%) SaaS
2 34 (4.99%) Dynamics 365
3 26 (3.81%) Power Platform
4 25 (3.67%) Azure
5 22 (3.23%) Office 365
6 12 (1.76%) SuccessFactors
7 11 (1.61%) IaaS
7 11 (1.61%) PaaS
8 10 (1.47%) Google Analytics
9 6 (0.88%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.59%) G Suite
10 4 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.44%) AWS
12 2 (0.29%) Boomi
12 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.29%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.29%) Slack
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.15%) Google Docs
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.20%) Internet
2 10 (1.47%) Firewall
3 6 (0.88%) SSL
4 5 (0.73%) Broadband
4 5 (0.73%) MVNO
5 4 (0.59%) Intranet
5 4 (0.59%) Unified Communications
5 4 (0.59%) WAN
5 4 (0.59%) WebEx
5 4 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.29%) DHCP
6 2 (0.29%) DNS
6 2 (0.29%) FCoE
6 2 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.29%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.29%) NAS
6 2 (0.29%) SAN
6 2 (0.29%) VPN
6 2 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.67%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.20%) Big Data
4 14 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (1.76%) Power BI
6 11 (1.61%) MySQL
6 11 (1.61%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 9 (1.32%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.17%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.03%) MariaDB
11 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.88%) Data Mart
12 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 3 (0.44%) Geospatial Data
14 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.29%) QlikView
14 2 (0.29%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 49 (7.18%) JIRA
2 11 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.59%) MSTest
3 4 (0.59%) NUnit
4 3 (0.44%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.15%) ERwin
6 1 (0.15%) Hudson
6 1 (0.15%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.15%) Selenium
6 1 (0.15%) Subversion
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 247 (36.22%) Finance
2 61 (8.94%) Retail
3 49 (7.18%) Legal
4 37 (5.43%) Public Sector
5 32 (4.69%) Marketing
6 19 (2.79%) Banking
7 17 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.32%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.03%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.73%) Billing
10 5 (0.73%) German Language
10 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
11 4 (0.59%) Local Government
12 3 (0.44%) Back Office
12 3 (0.44%) French Language
12 3 (0.44%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.29%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 385 (56.45%) Analyst
2 340 (49.85%) Business Analyst
3 78 (11.44%) Architect
4 74 (10.85%) Financial Analyst
5 70 (10.26%) Service Analyst
6 68 (9.97%) Finance Business Analyst
6 68 (9.97%) Financial Business Analyst
7 67 (9.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 58 (8.50%) Consultant
9 57 (8.36%) Project Manager
10 45 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (6.16%) Senior Analyst
12 40 (5.87%) IT Analyst
12 40 (5.87%) IT Business Analyst
13 39 (5.72%) Business IT Analyst
14 37 (5.43%) Senior Business Analyst
15 29 (4.25%) Lead Business Analyst
16 28 (4.11%) IT Manager
17 27 (3.96%) IT Project Manager
17 27 (3.96%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.40%) XML
2 25 (3.67%) .NET
3 23 (3.37%) HTML
4 22 (3.23%) Web Services
5 19 (2.79%) CSS
6 14 (2.05%) JSON
6 14 (2.05%) Node.js
7 13 (1.91%) SOAP
8 12 (1.76%) React Native
9 11 (1.61%) NativeScript
10 8 (1.17%) HTML5
10 8 (1.17%) REST
11 7 (1.03%) .NET Core
11 7 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.03%) LAMP
11 7 (1.03%) RESTful
12 5 (0.73%) EDI
12 5 (0.73%) SAP Fiori
13 3 (0.44%) WCF
14 2 (0.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 102 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (12.61%) Management Information System
3 48 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
4 35 (5.13%) User Experience
5 31 (4.55%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (2.05%) Social Media
8 11 (1.61%) FMCG
9 10 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (1.17%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.17%) Driving Licence
10 8 (1.17%) PKI
11 7 (1.03%) Algorithms
11 7 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.03%) SCADA
11 7 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.73%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.73%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.73%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 27 (3.96%) Windows
2 14 (2.05%) Windows Server
3 12 (1.76%) Windows 7
4 9 (1.32%) Windows 8
4 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.03%) Android
5 7 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.88%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (27.57%) Project Management
3 177 (25.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 148 (21.70%) Waterfall
5 137 (20.09%) Project Delivery
6 126 (18.48%) ITIL
7 102 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
8 83 (12.17%) PRINCE2
9 79 (11.58%) Scrum
10 77 (11.29%) Change Management
11 75 (11.00%) SDLC
12 70 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 69 (10.12%) Workshop Facilitation
14 67 (9.82%) UML
15 64 (9.38%) TOGAF
16 63 (9.24%) ERP
17 57 (8.36%) Use Case
18 56 (8.21%) User Stories
19 52 (7.62%) Service Management
20 51 (7.48%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (12.76%) SQL
2 42 (6.16%) C
3 33 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 16 (2.35%) C#
4 16 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 14 (2.05%) Java
6 13 (1.91%) Python
7 6 (0.88%) ABAP
8 4 (0.59%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.59%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.44%) C++
9 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.15%) ES6
11 1 (0.15%) R
11 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 161 (23.61%) Degree
2 52 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 32 (4.69%) PMI Certification
4 30 (4.40%) PMP
5 28 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 19 (2.79%) ISEB
7 13 (1.91%) Master's Degree
8 8 (1.17%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (1.17%) CISM
8 8 (1.17%) CISSP
8 8 (1.17%) CREST Certified
8 8 (1.17%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.88%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.59%) CBAP
12 3 (0.44%) APMP
12 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (0.29%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.82%) QA
2 46 (6.74%) PMO
3 27 (3.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 26 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 19 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (1.76%) COBIT
7 11 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (1.61%) SLA
8 9 (1.32%) Data Quality
9 8 (1.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.73%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.44%) PCI DSS
12 2 (0.29%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.15%) GAAP
13 1 (0.15%) GMP
13 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 24 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (1.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.29%) NFS
4 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
4 2 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.44%) SCCM
3 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 110 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 63 (9.24%) SAP
3 30 (4.40%) Oracle
4 28 (4.11%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (2.64%) Google
6 15 (2.20%) IBM
7 11 (1.61%) Brightcove
7 11 (1.61%) Cisco
7 11 (1.61%) Optimizely
8 10 (1.47%) Capita
9 8 (1.17%) Infor
9 8 (1.17%) Sage
10 7 (1.03%) Tableau
11 6 (0.88%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.73%) Workday
13 4 (0.59%) Epicor
13 4 (0.59%) HP
13 4 (0.59%) IFS
13 4 (0.59%) Meraki
13 4 (0.59%) VMware