Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 146 137
Rank change year-on-year +8 -9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 290 428 651
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.33% 2.08% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.17% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 238 370 523
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,588 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,000 £59,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 11,757 19,713 25,738
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.46% 95.60% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9,320 16,236 21,498
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,513 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 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
Thames Valley +18 92 £52,500 +5.00% 16
Hampshire +22 54 £52,500 +23.53% 7
Surrey +7 44 £52,500 +2.44% 4
West Sussex +14 43 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Berkshire +21 42 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +29 41 £50,000 -3.85% 11
East Sussex +13 35 £45,670 +3.79%
Oxfordshire +5 9 £50,000 +5.26%
Kent +12 8 £42,500 - 2
Sussex -9 3 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Middlesex -7 2 £48,750 -9.30%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 156 (53.79%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (41.72%) Business Analysis
3 96 (33.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (27.93%) Waterfall
4 81 (27.93%) Requirements Gathering
5 75 (25.86%) Finance
6 62 (21.38%) User Stories
7 56 (19.31%) Workshop Facilitation
8 54 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
9 50 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (16.55%) Scrum
11 40 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 40 (13.79%) SDLC
12 37 (12.76%) Degree
13 36 (12.41%) Project Delivery
14 33 (11.38%) SQL
15 29 (10.00%) SaaS
16 27 (9.31%) UML
17 25 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (8.62%) Advertising
18 24 (8.28%) Acceptance Criteria
19 23 (7.93%) JIRA
20 22 (7.59%) Use Case
21 21 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
21 21 (7.24%) Project Management
21 21 (7.24%) ERP
22 20 (6.90%) Telecoms
22 20 (6.90%) Process Improvement
23 19 (6.55%) Software Delivery
24 18 (6.21%) User Experience

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 13 (4.48%) Confluence
2 9 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.03%) SAS
4 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.34%) Liferay
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (6.21%) MS Visio
2 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (2.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.34%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.38%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (1.38%) SAP SD
3 3 (1.03%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.34%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MDG
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.00%) SaaS
2 14 (4.83%) Power Platform
3 13 (4.48%) Azure
4 7 (2.41%) Microsoft 365
5 6 (2.07%) AWS
5 6 (2.07%) PaaS
6 4 (1.38%) Lucidchart
6 4 (1.38%) Power Automate
6 4 (1.38%) PowerApps
7 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.69%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.34%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.07%) LAN
1 6 (2.07%) WAN
1 6 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.83%) Power BI
2 9 (3.10%) Big Data
3 7 (2.41%) Tableau
4 5 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.34%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (7.93%) JIRA
2 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 75 (25.86%) Finance
2 25 (8.62%) Advertising
3 20 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.48%) Banking
5 12 (4.14%) Retail
6 9 (3.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.41%) Marketing
8 6 (2.07%) Legal
8 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.72%) Law
10 4 (1.38%) Czech Language
11 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.69%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.69%) Local Government
12 2 (0.69%) Public Sector
12 2 (0.69%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.34%) Billing
13 1 (0.34%) Korean Language
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.38%) XML
2 3 (1.03%) .NET
3 2 (0.69%) EDI
3 2 (0.69%) EDIFACT
3 2 (0.69%) HTML
3 2 (0.69%) JSON
4 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.62%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.21%) User Experience
3 7 (2.41%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.07%) Data Centre
5 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.38%) iPhone
7 3 (1.03%) Social Media
8 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.69%) DTCC
8 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.34%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.34%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) Life Science
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.38%) Android
2 2 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (53.79%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (41.72%) Business Analysis
3 96 (33.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 81 (27.93%) Requirements Gathering
4 81 (27.93%) Waterfall
5 62 (21.38%) User Stories
6 56 (19.31%) Workshop Facilitation
7 50 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 48 (16.55%) Scrum
9 40 (13.79%) SDLC
10 36 (12.41%) Project Delivery
11 27 (9.31%) UML
12 25 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (8.28%) Acceptance Criteria
14 22 (7.59%) Use Case
15 21 (7.24%) ERP
15 21 (7.24%) Project Management
15 21 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (6.90%) Process Improvement
17 19 (6.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.38%) SQL
2 3 (1.03%) C
2 3 (1.03%) Java
3 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (0.34%) Python
4 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (12.76%) Degree
2 10 (3.45%) ISEB
3 6 (2.07%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.72%) IIBA
4 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.69%) CBAP
6 1 (0.34%) AAT
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) APMG
6 1 (0.34%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.76%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) PMO
3 2 (0.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) NIST
Vendors
1 40 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.79%) Oracle
2 11 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (3.45%) SAP
4 5 (1.72%) Cognizant
5 4 (1.38%) Aderant
5 4 (1.38%) iManage
6 3 (1.03%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.69%) Adobe
7 2 (0.69%) hybris
7 2 (0.69%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.69%) Xceptor
8 1 (0.34%) Ariba
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Civica
8 1 (0.34%) Concur
8 1 (0.34%) Pardot
8 1 (0.34%) Sparx
8 1 (0.34%) Talend
8 1 (0.34%) Twitter