The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 96 83
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 431 623 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.87% 3.18% 3.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 3.29% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 380 566 651
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 14480 18932 20086
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.49% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12107 16135 16169
Median salary £42,925 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.17% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 March 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 +17 84 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Berkshire -40 80 £47,500 - 11
Hampshire +34 77 £45,000 -7.21% 9
Buckinghamshire +11 60 £44,000 -2.22% 10
West Sussex -8 38 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Oxfordshire +22 33 £52,500 +20.00% 4
East Sussex -7 29 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Kent -5 26 £43,000 +11.68%
Middlesex -7 5 £48,000 -9.43%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 467 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (43.65%) Business Analysis
3 282 (30.10%) Finance
4 153 (16.33%) UML
5 142 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
6 139 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 137 (14.62%) Waterfall
8 136 (14.51%) Retail
9 133 (14.19%) Project Management
10 132 (14.09%) User Stories
11 124 (13.23%) Degree
12 109 (11.63%) Microsoft
13 108 (11.53%) Scrum
14 99 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
15 93 (9.93%) ISEB
16 91 (9.71%) SQL
17 83 (8.86%) SDLC
18 80 (8.54%) PRINCE2
19 79 (8.43%) E-Commerce
20 78 (8.32%) Use Case
21 71 (7.58%) MS Excel
22 68 (7.26%) Management Information System
23 66 (7.04%) CRM
24 58 (6.19%) MS Visio
25 56 (5.98%) XML
26 55 (5.87%) GAP Analysis
27 53 (5.66%) Process Improvement
28 52 (5.55%) ERP
28 52 (5.55%) Business Process Modelling
29 51 (5.44%) ITIL

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 (1.39%) Confluence
2 10 (1.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.75%) CMS
4 3 (0.32%) Apache
4 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.11%) Drupal
5 1 (0.11%) IIS
5 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 58 (6.19%) MS Visio
3 35 (3.74%) MS Office
4 27 (2.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.96%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.75%) BigMachines
4 6 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 5 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle ASCP
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Manufacturing
7 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
8 2 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.81%) SaaS
2 6 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.64%) Office 365
3 4 (0.43%) Force.com
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.32%) PaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.21%) Intranet
2 2 (0.21%) WebEx
3 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.17%) MongoDB
2 11 (1.17%) NoSQL
2 11 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.85%) QlikView
5 7 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.53%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.43%) Big Data
7 4 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.43%) Power BI
8 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.32%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.21%) MS Access
10 1 (0.11%) Cognos Powerplay
10 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (4.06%) JIRA
2 6 (0.64%) Axure RP
3 5 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 5 (0.53%) SpecFlow
3 5 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.53%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.43%) Hudson
4 4 (0.43%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.11%) CaliberRM
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
General
1 282 (30.10%) Finance
2 136 (14.51%) Retail
3 34 (3.63%) Marketing
4 28 (2.99%) Banking
5 25 (2.67%) Manufacturing
6 19 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (1.71%) Publishing
8 14 (1.49%) Back Office
8 14 (1.49%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.07%) Automotive
10 6 (0.64%) Advertising
10 6 (0.64%) Electronics
10 6 (0.64%) Legal
11 5 (0.53%) Billing
11 5 (0.53%) French Language
11 5 (0.53%) German Language
11 5 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.43%) Front Office
13 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (5.98%) XML
2 50 (5.34%) .NET
3 16 (1.71%) HTML
4 11 (1.17%) XSD
4 11 (1.17%) XSL
5 8 (0.85%) Web Services
6 6 (0.64%) REST
7 5 (0.53%) EDI
7 5 (0.53%) Gherkin
8 3 (0.32%) FpML
8 3 (0.32%) SOAP
9 1 (0.11%) Akka
9 1 (0.11%) CSS
9 1 (0.11%) EDIFACT
9 1 (0.11%) HTML5
9 1 (0.11%) iXBRL
9 1 (0.11%) Middleware
9 1 (0.11%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 142 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 36 (3.84%) Computer Science
4 25 (2.67%) User Experience
5 24 (2.56%) Fintech
6 23 (2.45%) FMCG
7 18 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (1.71%) Internet of Things
9 14 (1.49%) Mobile App
10 8 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.53%) iPad
13 4 (0.43%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.43%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.32%) EPoS
14 3 (0.32%) PMI
15 2 (0.21%) Fixed Income
15 2 (0.21%) Machine to Machine
15 2 (0.21%) NHS
15 2 (0.21%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (1.71%) Windows
2 2 (0.21%) Unix
2 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (49.84%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (43.65%) Business Analysis
3 153 (16.33%) UML
4 139 (14.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 137 (14.62%) Waterfall
6 133 (14.19%) Project Management
7 132 (14.09%) User Stories
8 108 (11.53%) Scrum
9 99 (10.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 83 (8.86%) SDLC
11 80 (8.54%) PRINCE2
12 79 (8.43%) E-Commerce
13 78 (8.32%) Use Case
14 66 (7.04%) CRM
15 55 (5.87%) GAP Analysis
16 53 (5.66%) Process Improvement
17 52 (5.55%) Business Process Modelling
17 52 (5.55%) ERP
18 51 (5.44%) ITIL
19 50 (5.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 91 (9.71%) SQL
2 12 (1.28%) C#
3 9 (0.96%) Java
4 5 (0.53%) ABAP
5 3 (0.32%) PHP
5 3 (0.32%) PL/SQL
5 3 (0.32%) VB
6 2 (0.21%) C
7 1 (0.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (13.23%) Degree
2 93 (9.93%) ISEB
3 13 (1.39%) IIBA
4 9 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.64%) CBAP
5 6 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (0.43%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.11%) HND
9 1 (0.11%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.95%) QA
2 16 (1.71%) PMO
3 10 (1.07%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 10 (1.07%) GxP
4 7 (0.75%) SLA
5 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 109 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.70%) SAP
3 28 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (2.45%) Oracle
5 8 (0.85%) Apttus
6 7 (0.75%) JD Edwards
7 6 (0.64%) ClickTale
7 6 (0.64%) Cognos
7 6 (0.64%) Google
8 4 (0.43%) Sage
8 4 (0.43%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.32%) Baan
9 3 (0.32%) Cisco
9 3 (0.32%) Infor
9 3 (0.32%) VMware
10 2 (0.21%) Adobe
10 2 (0.21%) HP
10 2 (0.21%) IBM
10 2 (0.21%) IBM Sterling
10 2 (0.21%) Tableau
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Metaskil Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Bonobo
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staines
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-60k+
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 5% bonus + 29 days holiday + pensi
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Think IT Recruitment Limted
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Caterham
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago