Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 102 86
Rank change year-on-year -5 -16 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 897 1046 1450
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.96% 2.99% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.08% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1014 1311
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26% -3.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -46 292 £47,500 - 20
Surrey +40 207 £52,000 +9.47% 11
Hampshire +36 164 £44,250 -9.69% 9
Berkshire -55 123 £50,000 -4.76% 5
West Sussex -17 100 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Buckinghamshire -5 99 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Oxfordshire +11 76 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East Sussex -2 63 £45,000 - 3
Kent +5 39 £42,500 +6.25%
Middlesex +15 21 £54,000 -1.82%
M4 Corridor 0 9 £62,500 -
Home Counties +7 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 402 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (40.25%) Business Analysis
3 299 (33.33%) Finance
4 185 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 131 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
6 128 (14.27%) Project Management
7 121 (13.49%) User Stories
8 118 (13.15%) Scrum
9 109 (12.15%) Waterfall
10 93 (10.37%) Microsoft
11 89 (9.92%) Retail
12 87 (9.70%) CRM
13 86 (9.59%) SQL
14 81 (9.03%) Use Case
15 78 (8.70%) Degree
16 68 (7.58%) UML
17 65 (7.25%) PRINCE2
17 65 (7.25%) SDLC
18 64 (7.13%) ERP
19 60 (6.69%) Data Analysis
19 60 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
19 60 (6.69%) SAP
19 60 (6.69%) Acceptance Criteria
20 59 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
21 56 (6.24%) Change Management
22 54 (6.02%) E-Commerce
23 50 (5.57%) Data Modelling
24 43 (4.79%) MS Visio
24 43 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
25 42 (4.68%) QA

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 25 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.67%) Documentum
3 5 (0.56%) CMS
4 4 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.33%) SAS
5 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.22%) Confluence
6 2 (0.22%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.11%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 43 (4.79%) MS Visio
2 37 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (2.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (2.68%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (1.67%) SAP MM
3 15 (1.67%) SAP Retail
4 14 (1.56%) SAP ERP
5 9 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (1.00%) SAP FI
5 9 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 7 (0.78%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 6 (0.67%) PlanetPress Connect
7 6 (0.67%) SAP PM
7 6 (0.67%) SAP PP
8 5 (0.56%) SAP CO
8 5 (0.56%) SAP FI/CO
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle AGIS
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.45%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 4 (0.45%) SAP EHS
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 22 (2.45%) SaaS
2 11 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.23%) Office 365
3 4 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.11%) SMS
2 7 (0.78%) Internet
3 2 (0.22%) Firewall
3 2 (0.22%) Intranet
3 2 (0.22%) NAS
3 2 (0.22%) SAN
4 1 (0.11%) Broadband
4 1 (0.11%) Extranet
4 1 (0.11%) SNMP
4 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.11%) WAN
4 1 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 21 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (2.23%) NoSQL
4 18 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
4 18 (2.01%) MongoDB
5 17 (1.90%) QlikView
6 16 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (0.89%) Big Data
8 8 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.78%) Power BI
10 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.56%) Data Mining
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.22%) Essbase
13 2 (0.22%) MS Access
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (2.23%) JIRA
2 8 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.78%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.33%) Toad
5 2 (0.22%) Liquibase
5 2 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 299 (33.33%) Finance
2 89 (9.92%) Retail
3 31 (3.46%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.34%) Banking
5 25 (2.79%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.56%) Advertising
7 17 (1.90%) Marketing
8 13 (1.45%) Billing
8 13 (1.45%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.23%) Back Office
10 9 (1.00%) Legal
11 7 (0.78%) Automotive
12 6 (0.67%) Law
12 6 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.33%) Games
14 2 (0.22%) Front Office
14 2 (0.22%) German Language
15 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (3.34%) .NET
2 20 (2.23%) Web Services
3 18 (2.01%) XML
4 14 (1.56%) XSD
4 14 (1.56%) XSL
5 7 (0.78%) HTML
6 6 (0.67%) CSS
7 5 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 5 (0.56%) Entity Framework
7 5 (0.56%) jQuery
7 5 (0.56%) LINQ
7 5 (0.56%) Mason
7 5 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.22%) REST
8 2 (0.22%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.11%) MDX
9 1 (0.11%) SOAP
9 1 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 131 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.23%) User Experience
3 21 (2.34%) Fintech
4 18 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 11 (1.23%) EPoS
6 10 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.67%) NHS
10 5 (0.56%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.56%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.56%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
12 3 (0.33%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.22%) Data Centre
13 2 (0.22%) FMCG
13 2 (0.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.11%) Windows
2 8 (0.89%) Android
3 3 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 361 (40.25%) Business Analysis
3 185 (20.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (14.27%) Project Management
5 121 (13.49%) User Stories
6 118 (13.15%) Scrum
7 109 (12.15%) Waterfall
8 87 (9.70%) CRM
9 81 (9.03%) Use Case
10 68 (7.58%) UML
11 65 (7.25%) PRINCE2
11 65 (7.25%) SDLC
12 64 (7.13%) ERP
13 60 (6.69%) Acceptance Criteria
13 60 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
13 60 (6.69%) Data Analysis
14 59 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 56 (6.24%) Change Management
16 54 (6.02%) E-Commerce
17 50 (5.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 86 (9.59%) SQL
2 16 (1.78%) C#
3 8 (0.89%) C
3 8 (0.89%) PL/SQL
4 6 (0.67%) Java
5 4 (0.45%) ABAP
5 4 (0.45%) Apex Code
5 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.45%) VB
6 3 (0.33%) C++
6 3 (0.33%) VBA
7 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.11%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.11%) Python
8 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 78 (8.70%) Degree
2 41 (4.57%) ISEB
3 25 (2.79%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 11 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (0.56%) IIBA
7 5 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.33%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.11%) ACCA
10 1 (0.11%) CBAP
10 1 (0.11%) CCA
10 1 (0.11%) CIMA
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.11%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.68%) QA
2 10 (1.11%) PMO
2 10 (1.11%) SLA
3 7 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.56%) GDPR
5 3 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.22%) P3O
7 1 (0.11%) GxP
7 1 (0.11%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 93 (10.37%) Microsoft
2 60 (6.69%) SAP
3 41 (4.57%) Oracle
4 14 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.00%) JD Edwards
6 6 (0.67%) Xerox
7 5 (0.56%) Cognos
8 4 (0.45%) Capita
8 4 (0.45%) Google
8 4 (0.45%) IBM
8 4 (0.45%) Tableau
9 3 (0.33%) Cadence
9 3 (0.33%) HP
10 2 (0.22%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.22%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.22%) Sun
10 2 (0.22%) VMware
11 1 (0.11%) hybris
11 1 (0.11%) Pega
11 1 (0.11%) Xamarin