The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 114 75
Rank change year-on-year +18 -39  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 453 507 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.10% 2.74% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.83% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 383 453 734
Median salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

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

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14137 17911 20464
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.96% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 11842 15249 16693
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the South East

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the South East over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +25 96 £50,000 +8.69% 6
Berkshire -9 95 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Hampshire +44 89 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Buckinghamshire +1 42 £47,500 - 9
Oxfordshire +18 33 £43,750 -7.89% 8
West Sussex +15 30 £55,000 +29.41% 7
Kent -4 30 £39,500 -1.25% 2
East Sussex +2 25 £45,000 - 5
M4 Corridor - 10 - -
Middlesex -11 4 £57,500 +8.49%
Home Counties +3 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 461 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (43.26%) Business Analysis
3 296 (33.79%) Finance
4 145 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
5 134 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 132 (15.07%) Scrum
7 129 (14.73%) User Stories
8 127 (14.50%) Degree
9 122 (13.93%) Waterfall
10 114 (13.01%) UML
11 113 (12.90%) Project Management
11 113 (12.90%) Retail
12 92 (10.50%) Microsoft
13 91 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 81 (9.25%) SQL
15 71 (8.11%) ISEB
16 65 (7.42%) E-Commerce
17 63 (7.19%) MS Visio
18 61 (6.96%) CRM
18 61 (6.96%) SDLC
19 58 (6.62%) Use Case
19 58 (6.62%) PRINCE2
20 56 (6.39%) Business Process Modelling
21 52 (5.94%) XML
22 49 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
23 48 (5.48%) ERP
24 47 (5.37%) ITIL
24 47 (5.37%) SQL Server
25 46 (5.25%) BPMN
26 44 (5.02%) Microsoft Office

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 11 (1.26%) Confluence
2 10 (1.14%) CMS
3 6 (0.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.34%) Apache
4 3 (0.34%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.11%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 63 (7.19%) MS Visio
2 49 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
4 34 (3.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.28%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (1.26%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 8 (0.91%) SAP FI
5 6 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.57%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
6 5 (0.57%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.46%) SAP MM
7 4 (0.46%) SAP PM
7 4 (0.46%) SAP PP
8 3 (0.34%) BPCS
8 3 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.11%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.11%) Hyperion Planning
9 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.60%) SaaS
2 4 (0.46%) Office 365
3 3 (0.34%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) Asana
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) GitHub
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.17%) Internet
2 2 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) MVNO
3 1 (0.11%) SNMP
3 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (1.94%) MongoDB
2 17 (1.94%) NoSQL
2 17 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.37%) QlikView
5 9 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
6 8 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (0.80%) Power BI
8 5 (0.57%) MS Access
8 5 (0.57%) SAP HANA
9 4 (0.46%) Big Data
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.34%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.34%) Essbase
10 3 (0.34%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 41 (4.68%) JIRA
2 11 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.57%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.57%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.23%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.23%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 296 (33.79%) Finance
2 113 (12.90%) Retail
3 43 (4.91%) Banking
4 34 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 26 (2.97%) Retail Banking
6 16 (1.83%) Marketing
7 12 (1.37%) Automotive
8 7 (0.80%) Advertising
8 7 (0.80%) Games
9 5 (0.57%) Billing
9 5 (0.57%) French Language
9 5 (0.57%) German Language
9 5 (0.57%) Publishing
9 5 (0.57%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.46%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.34%) Electronics
11 3 (0.34%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.94%) XML
2 26 (2.97%) .NET
3 17 (1.94%) XSD
3 17 (1.94%) XSL
4 12 (1.37%) HTML
5 11 (1.26%) REST
6 6 (0.68%) EDI
6 6 (0.68%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.34%) FpML
8 2 (0.23%) CSS
8 2 (0.23%) HTML5
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.11%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.11%) iXBRL
9 1 (0.11%) Middleware
9 1 (0.11%) PostGIS
9 1 (0.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 145 (16.55%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 30 (3.42%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (3.20%) Fintech
5 25 (2.85%) Computer Science
5 25 (2.85%) User Experience
6 15 (1.71%) Internet of Things
7 14 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.03%) EPoS
8 9 (1.03%) FMCG
8 9 (1.03%) Minimum Viable Product
8 9 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.57%) iPad
11 4 (0.46%) NHS
11 4 (0.46%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.34%) Replication
12 3 (0.34%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.34%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.14%) Windows
2 1 (0.11%) Android
2 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 461 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (43.26%) Business Analysis
3 134 (15.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 132 (15.07%) Scrum
5 129 (14.73%) User Stories
6 122 (13.93%) Waterfall
7 114 (13.01%) UML
8 113 (12.90%) Project Management
9 91 (10.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 65 (7.42%) E-Commerce
11 61 (6.96%) CRM
11 61 (6.96%) SDLC
12 58 (6.62%) PRINCE2
12 58 (6.62%) Use Case
13 56 (6.39%) Business Process Modelling
14 48 (5.48%) ERP
15 47 (5.37%) ITIL
16 46 (5.25%) BPMN
17 44 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
18 43 (4.91%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (9.25%) SQL
2 18 (2.05%) C#
3 8 (0.91%) Java
4 3 (0.34%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.23%) C++
5 2 (0.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.11%) C
6 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (14.50%) Degree
2 71 (8.11%) ISEB
3 18 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 14 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.80%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.46%) CCA
8 4 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.34%) IIBA
10 2 (0.23%) CBAP
10 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.88%) QA
2 8 (0.91%) PMO
3 5 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.23%) GxP
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 92 (10.50%) Microsoft
2 32 (3.65%) SAP
3 24 (2.74%) Oracle
4 12 (1.37%) JD Edwards
5 8 (0.91%) Infor
6 7 (0.80%) Cognos
6 7 (0.80%) IBM
7 5 (0.57%) Google
7 5 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.46%) Charles River
8 4 (0.46%) Sage
8 4 (0.46%) Tableau
9 3 (0.34%) ClickTale
9 3 (0.34%) Hyperion
9 3 (0.34%) IFS
9 3 (0.34%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.23%) Baan
10 2 (0.23%) Epicor
10 2 (0.23%) HP
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 40k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 30k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £42000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
F4P Recruitment Consultancy
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oblix IT
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits like Training, Healthcare coverage
Posted: 5 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37700 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £60k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Alton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: £40k to £47k + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago