Period
to 25 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 127 121
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 424 185 710
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.35% 2.31% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 2.39% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 357 166 539
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,125 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -7.89% +14.00% -

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 16,795 7,741 24,269
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.19% 96.46% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11,765 6,433 20,129
10th Percentile £31,026 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,475 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,325 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.65% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 -7 141 £55,000 +22.22% 13
Hampshire -33 122 £45,000 +2.86% 9
Surrey -47 65 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Berkshire -35 60 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Buckinghamshire -25 56 £47,500 +5.56% 6
West Sussex +7 46 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Oxfordshire -6 25 £47,750 -11.16% 2
East Sussex -41 23 £45,000 +2.27%
Kent -23 22 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Home Counties - 2 £61,250 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 191 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (42.45%) Business Analysis
3 147 (34.67%) Finance
4 118 (27.83%) Social Skills
5 108 (25.47%) Waterfall
5 108 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (24.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 97 (22.88%) Requirements Gathering
8 88 (20.75%) Workshop Facilitation
9 79 (18.63%) Project Management
10 74 (17.45%) User Stories
11 64 (15.09%) SQL
12 61 (14.39%) SDLC
13 53 (12.50%) Microsoft
14 52 (12.26%) Degree
14 52 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (11.56%) JIRA
16 46 (10.85%) ERP
17 42 (9.91%) Scrum
18 41 (9.67%) CRM
19 39 (9.20%) UML
20 33 (7.78%) Business Case
21 32 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
22 29 (6.84%) MS Visio
22 29 (6.84%) User Experience
23 28 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
23 28 (6.60%) Advertising
23 28 (6.60%) Use Case
23 28 (6.60%) Marketing

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 (5.90%) Confluence
2 7 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.94%) ColdFusion
3 4 (0.94%) IIS
4 2 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 29 (6.84%) MS Visio
2 23 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.47%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 14 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.89%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (0.94%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.71%) Sage 1000
5 3 (0.71%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.24%) BASE24
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.13%) Azure
1 26 (6.13%) SaaS
2 17 (4.01%) Dynamics 365
2 17 (4.01%) Power Platform
3 12 (2.83%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (1.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 6 (1.42%) PowerApps
6 5 (1.18%) AWS
7 3 (0.71%) PaaS
8 2 (0.47%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (0.47%) Lucidchart
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 2 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
2 9 (2.12%) LAN
2 9 (2.12%) WAN
3 1 (0.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.01%) Power BI
2 12 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.83%) Tableau
3 11 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.65%) QlikView
5 6 (1.42%) Data Lake
6 4 (0.94%) Big Data
6 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.47%) KNIME
8 2 (0.47%) OLAP
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.47%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.24%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.24%) GIS
Development Applications
1 49 (11.56%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.24%) Postman
General
1 147 (34.67%) Finance
2 118 (27.83%) Social Skills
3 108 (25.47%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.60%) Advertising
4 28 (6.60%) Marketing
5 24 (5.66%) Retail
5 24 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 20 (4.72%) Banking
7 19 (4.48%) Influencing Skills
8 14 (3.30%) Organisational Skills
9 11 (2.59%) Presentation Skills
10 10 (2.36%) Legal
11 9 (2.12%) Automotive
12 7 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 7 (1.65%) Public Sector
13 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
14 5 (1.18%) Billing
15 3 (0.71%) Documentation Skills
15 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.47%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.54%) .NET
2 5 (1.18%) HTML
2 5 (1.18%) JSON
3 4 (0.94%) COM
4 1 (0.24%) EDI
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.24%) React
4 1 (0.24%) REST
4 1 (0.24%) Swagger
4 1 (0.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.84%) User Experience
2 18 (4.25%) Algorithms
3 13 (3.07%) Virtual Team
4 11 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.12%) PMI
7 8 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
8 4 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.94%) Legacy Systems
8 4 (0.94%) NHS
9 2 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.47%) FMCG
9 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.47%) iPhone
9 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.24%) CCTV
10 1 (0.24%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.47%) Android
2 1 (0.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (42.45%) Business Analysis
3 108 (25.47%) Waterfall
4 105 (24.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 97 (22.88%) Requirements Gathering
6 88 (20.75%) Workshop Facilitation
7 79 (18.63%) Project Management
8 74 (17.45%) User Stories
9 61 (14.39%) SDLC
10 52 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (10.85%) ERP
12 42 (9.91%) Scrum
13 41 (9.67%) CRM
14 39 (9.20%) UML
15 33 (7.78%) Business Case
16 32 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (6.60%) Use Case
18 27 (6.37%) Process Improvement
19 26 (6.13%) Feasibility Study
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.09%) SQL
2 12 (2.83%) Python
3 10 (2.36%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.42%) C
5 4 (0.94%) PHP
6 2 (0.47%) C#
6 2 (0.47%) R
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.24%) Uniface
7 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (12.26%) Degree
2 25 (5.90%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.95%) IIBA
4 19 (4.48%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.54%) CBAP
6 14 (3.30%) ISEB
7 9 (2.12%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.71%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.24%) CSPO
11 1 (0.24%) HND
11 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.24%) NVQ Level 4
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.12%) PMO
1 9 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.24%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.24%) GDPR
2 1 (0.24%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) VMware NSX
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 53 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.60%) Salesforce.com
3 22 (5.19%) SAP
4 15 (3.54%) Oracle
5 5 (1.18%) JDA
6 3 (0.71%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.71%) Sage
6 3 (0.71%) VMware
7 2 (0.47%) PTC
7 2 (0.47%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.24%) Cadence
8 1 (0.24%) Cognos
8 1 (0.24%) Epicor
8 1 (0.24%) IFS
8 1 (0.24%) iManage
8 1 (0.24%) Infor
8 1 (0.24%) Workday