Period
to 5 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 104 144
Rank change year-on-year -24 +40 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 261 796 684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.30% 3.03% 2.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 3.14% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 249 622 593
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 10,866 25,323 29,142
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.74% 96.33% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,815 20,692 24,191
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 5 August 2020. 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 -53 70 £52,500 +1.94% 10
Hampshire +31 68 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex +34 40 £44,000 -12.00% 3
Berkshire -41 33 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Surrey +31 32 £50,000 +5.26% 2
West Sussex 0 30 £43,500 -8.42%
Buckinghamshire -9 25 £51,250 +2.50% 8
Oxfordshire -3 13 £47,500 -7.77%
Middlesex -2 11 £55,000 -8.33%
Kent +26 4 £42,500 +2.41%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 145 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.61%) Business Analysis
3 68 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (25.67%) Finance
5 65 (24.90%) Requirements Gathering
6 50 (19.16%) Scrum
7 46 (17.62%) Workshop Facilitation
8 42 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (16.09%) Project Delivery
9 39 (14.94%) SDLC
9 39 (14.94%) Project Management
9 39 (14.94%) Use Case
10 37 (14.18%) Waterfall
11 35 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
12 31 (11.88%) SaaS
12 31 (11.88%) JIRA
13 30 (11.49%) UML
13 30 (11.49%) Wireframes
13 30 (11.49%) Software Delivery
13 30 (11.49%) User Stories
14 28 (10.73%) Retail
15 26 (9.96%) Data Analysis
15 26 (9.96%) Confluence
16 24 (9.20%) Security Cleared
17 21 (8.05%) Resource Management
18 20 (7.66%) Azure
19 18 (6.90%) SQL
19 18 (6.90%) .NET
19 18 (6.90%) SAP
19 18 (6.90%) AWS

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 26 (9.96%) Confluence
2 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.77%) Apache
3 2 (0.77%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.77%) MadCap Flare
5 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) SAP ERP
2 5 (1.92%) Magento
2 5 (1.92%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.53%) SAP PM
3 4 (1.53%) SAP PS
3 4 (1.53%) SAP SD
4 3 (1.15%) SAP LE
5 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.88%) SaaS
2 20 (7.66%) Azure
3 18 (6.90%) AWS
4 5 (1.92%) Power Platform
5 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.77%) PaaS
6 1 (0.38%) Boomi
6 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.45%) Skype
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
3 1 (0.38%) MVNO
3 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.38%) WAN
3 1 (0.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.30%) Big Data
3 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.92%) Power BI
4 2 (0.77%) MySQL
4 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.38%) DataStage
5 1 (0.38%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.38%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (11.88%) JIRA
2 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (25.67%) Finance
2 28 (10.73%) Retail
3 15 (5.75%) Marketing
4 11 (4.21%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.45%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.07%) Banking
6 8 (3.07%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.30%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.53%) Back Office
8 4 (1.53%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.77%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Law
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.90%) .NET
2 10 (3.83%) EDI
3 7 (2.68%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.53%) Web Services
4 4 (1.53%) XML
5 3 (1.15%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.15%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.15%) EDIFACT
5 3 (1.15%) HTML
5 3 (1.15%) React
6 2 (0.77%) JSON
6 2 (0.77%) LAMP
7 1 (0.38%) CSS
7 1 (0.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.07%) User Experience
3 4 (1.53%) iPad
3 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.53%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.53%) Reinsurance
4 3 (1.15%) EPoS
4 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.38%) iPhone
6 1 (0.38%) Life Science
6 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.38%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.77%) Debian
1 2 (0.77%) Linux
1 2 (0.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (40.61%) Business Analysis
3 68 (26.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (24.90%) Requirements Gathering
5 50 (19.16%) Scrum
6 46 (17.62%) Workshop Facilitation
7 42 (16.09%) Project Delivery
8 39 (14.94%) Project Management
8 39 (14.94%) SDLC
8 39 (14.94%) Use Case
9 37 (14.18%) Waterfall
10 35 (13.41%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (11.49%) Software Delivery
11 30 (11.49%) UML
11 30 (11.49%) User Stories
11 30 (11.49%) Wireframes
12 26 (9.96%) Data Analysis
13 21 (8.05%) Resource Management
14 17 (6.51%) Acceptance Criteria
14 17 (6.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.90%) SQL
2 6 (2.30%) C#
3 5 (1.92%) Java
4 4 (1.53%) ABAP
5 2 (0.77%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.77%) PHP
6 1 (0.38%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 24 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.45%) ISEB
4 6 (2.30%) Degree
4 6 (2.30%) IIBA
5 4 (1.53%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) CBAP
6 3 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.68%) QA
3 4 (1.53%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.15%) PMO
5 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 18 (6.90%) SAP
2 8 (3.07%) Oracle
3 7 (2.68%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.53%) Elastic Path
5 4 (1.53%) hybris
6 3 (1.15%) Tableau
7 2 (0.77%) Adobe
7 2 (0.77%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.77%) Capita
7 2 (0.77%) Facebook
7 2 (0.77%) Google
8 1 (0.38%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.38%) Ariba
8 1 (0.38%) Concur
8 1 (0.38%) Dell
8 1 (0.38%) Meraki
8 1 (0.38%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.38%) Okta
8 1 (0.38%) UiPath