Period
to 15 December 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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
15 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 130 127 110
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 586 709 897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.42% 2.55% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.64% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 473 617 802
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 23,265 26,815 30,291
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 96.34% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19,055 22,155 25,258
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 15 December 2019.

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 15 December 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 +8 255 £51,000 +6.25% 15
Berkshire +5 119 £52,000 -0.95% 7
West Sussex +18 95 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +2 94 £52,000 +9.47% 6
Surrey -14 82 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Hampshire -16 67 £39,500 -12.22% 4
Oxfordshire +51 48 £47,500 +5.56% 2
East Sussex -14 35 £48,233 -3.54% 2
Middlesex +10 26 £60,000 +4.35%
Kent +1 18 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Sussex +5 1 £75,000 +50.00%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2019, 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.

1 272 (46.42%) Business Analysis
2 262 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (36.52%) Finance
4 160 (27.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 134 (22.87%) Waterfall
6 117 (19.97%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (19.62%) SDLC
8 112 (19.11%) User Stories
9 88 (15.02%) Use Case
10 71 (12.12%) MS Visio
10 71 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
12 69 (11.77%) Project Management
13 67 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
13 67 (11.43%) Microsoft
14 63 (10.75%) Project Delivery
15 60 (10.24%) SAP
15 60 (10.24%) SQL
16 59 (10.07%) Degree
16 59 (10.07%) Workshop Facilitation
16 59 (10.07%) Acceptance Criteria
17 57 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
18 53 (9.04%) JIRA
19 51 (8.70%) Scrum
19 51 (8.70%) ERP
20 48 (8.19%) Change Management
21 47 (8.02%) ITIL
22 44 (7.51%) ISEB
23 42 (7.17%) UML
24 41 (7.00%) .NET

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 31 (5.29%) Confluence
2 14 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.17%) Appian
3 1 (0.17%) SAS
3 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (12.12%) MS Visio
2 70 (11.95%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (4.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.90%) SAP ERP
2 14 (2.39%) SAP S/4HANA
3 12 (2.05%) SAP LE
4 8 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (1.19%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.19%) SAP FI
5 7 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.19%) SAP SCM
6 6 (1.02%) Oracle HRMS
6 6 (1.02%) SAP MM
6 6 (1.02%) SAP WM
7 5 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.68%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.34%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.17%) Magento
10 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.17%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.56%) Office 365
1 15 (2.56%) SaaS
2 12 (2.05%) AWS
2 12 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
2 12 (2.05%) SuccessFactors
3 6 (1.02%) Azure
4 5 (0.85%) Power Platform
5 4 (0.68%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.17%) AtomSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Boomi
6 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.19%) Internet
2 4 (0.68%) Intranet
3 3 (0.51%) Broadband
3 3 (0.51%) MVNO
4 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.34%) WAN
4 2 (0.34%) WebEx
4 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.88%) Big Data
3 7 (1.19%) SAP BW
4 5 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (0.85%) Power BI
5 4 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.68%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.51%) MS Access
7 2 (0.34%) OLAP
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.17%) Essbase
8 1 (0.17%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.17%) GIS
8 1 (0.17%) QGIS
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (9.04%) JIRA
2 2 (0.34%) Balsamiq
General
1 214 (36.52%) Finance
2 36 (6.14%) Retail
3 32 (5.46%) Banking
4 15 (2.56%) Legal
4 15 (2.56%) Publishing
4 15 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.22%) Marketing
5 13 (2.22%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.71%) Automotive
6 10 (1.71%) Law
6 10 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.19%) Local Government
8 6 (1.02%) Back Office
8 6 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (0.85%) Advertising
10 4 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.51%) Billing
12 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.00%) .NET
2 20 (3.41%) JSON
3 12 (2.05%) HTML
4 11 (1.88%) Web Services
5 8 (1.37%) XML
6 6 (1.02%) EDI
7 4 (0.68%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.68%) REST
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
8 1 (0.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 117 (19.97%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.10%) User Experience
4 11 (1.88%) Virtual Team
5 10 (1.71%) Social Media
6 8 (1.37%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (1.19%) Online Banking
8 5 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.68%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.68%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
9 4 (0.68%) Life Science
9 4 (0.68%) Market Risk
10 3 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.34%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.68%) Windows
2 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (46.42%) Business Analysis
2 262 (44.71%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (27.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 134 (22.87%) Waterfall
5 115 (19.62%) SDLC
6 112 (19.11%) User Stories
7 88 (15.02%) Use Case
8 71 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
9 69 (11.77%) Project Management
10 63 (10.75%) Project Delivery
11 59 (10.07%) Acceptance Criteria
11 59 (10.07%) Workshop Facilitation
12 57 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (8.70%) ERP
13 51 (8.70%) Scrum
14 48 (8.19%) Change Management
15 47 (8.02%) ITIL
16 42 (7.17%) UML
17 39 (6.66%) Business Process Modelling
17 39 (6.66%) Stakeholder Identification
Programming Languages
1 60 (10.24%) SQL
2 16 (2.73%) JavaScript
3 10 (1.71%) C
4 4 (0.68%) C#
5 3 (0.51%) Java
5 3 (0.51%) VB
6 2 (0.34%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.34%) VBA
7 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (10.07%) Degree
2 44 (7.51%) ISEB
3 22 (3.75%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.39%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.05%) ISEB Practitioner
6 9 (1.54%) CBAP
7 5 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (0.85%) MBA
7 5 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.68%) IIBA
9 3 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.51%) PMP
10 2 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) ACCA
11 1 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.17%) PgMP
11 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.78%) QA
2 24 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.54%) PMO
4 6 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.68%) COBIT
6 3 (0.51%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 60 (10.24%) SAP
3 15 (2.56%) Oracle
4 14 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.54%) Tableau
6 7 (1.19%) Workday
7 4 (0.68%) Capita
7 4 (0.68%) Google
7 4 (0.68%) HubSpot
7 4 (0.68%) IBM
7 4 (0.68%) Jitterbit
7 4 (0.68%) Splunk
8 3 (0.51%) hybris
9 2 (0.34%) Anaplan
9 2 (0.34%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.34%) Cisco
9 2 (0.34%) Informatica
9 2 (0.34%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.34%) Meraki
10 1 (0.17%) JDA