Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Business Analyst
England > South East
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 442 493 465
Rank change year-on-year +51 -28 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 92 62 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.21% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 75 59 114
South East median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% +3.77% -3.64%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £41,438
90th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £68,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 27,127 30,141 33,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.67% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22,434 25,149 27,623
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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 +34 47 £56,500 -5.83% 4
Berkshire +30 34 £56,500 +13.00% 3
West Sussex -6 14 £51,000 -7.27%
Buckinghamshire +29 13 £52,750 +11.05% 1
Hampshire +22 12 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Surrey +37 8 £60,000 +11.63% 1
East Sussex +7 7 £66,250 +10.42%
Middlesex +2 3 £60,000 -22.58% 1
Kent +25 1 £60,000 +44.58%
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 58 (63.04%) Business Analysis
2 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (48.91%) Waterfall
4 43 (46.74%) User Stories
5 37 (40.22%) Project Management
6 36 (39.13%) UML
7 35 (38.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (35.87%) Finance
8 33 (35.87%) SDLC
9 30 (32.61%) Use Case
10 28 (30.43%) BPMN
11 27 (29.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (29.35%) Change Management
11 27 (29.35%) ISEB
12 26 (28.26%) Business Process Modelling
13 25 (27.17%) Workshop Facilitation
13 25 (27.17%) Scrum
14 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
15 23 (25.00%) FMCG
16 22 (23.91%) Retail
16 22 (23.91%) Advertising
17 16 (17.39%) Data Modelling
17 16 (17.39%) Process Improvement
18 14 (15.22%) Degree
19 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (13.04%) SAP
21 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
21 11 (11.96%) User Experience
22 9 (9.78%) Acceptance Criteria
22 9 (9.78%) CBAP

Senior 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 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) SAP HR
2 3 (3.26%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.61%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 24 (26.09%) Telecoms
3 22 (23.91%) Advertising
3 22 (23.91%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) EDI
2 2 (2.17%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.17%) Middleware
3 1 (1.09%) iXBRL
3 1 (1.09%) WinForms
3 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.00%) FMCG
2 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (11.96%) User Experience
4 8 (8.70%) PMI
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (63.04%) Business Analysis
2 57 (61.96%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (48.91%) Waterfall
4 43 (46.74%) User Stories
5 37 (40.22%) Project Management
6 36 (39.13%) UML
7 35 (38.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (35.87%) SDLC
9 30 (32.61%) Use Case
10 28 (30.43%) BPMN
11 27 (29.35%) Change Management
11 27 (29.35%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (28.26%) Business Process Modelling
13 25 (27.17%) Scrum
13 25 (27.17%) Workshop Facilitation
14 16 (17.39%) Data Modelling
14 16 (17.39%) Process Improvement
15 11 (11.96%) PRINCE2
16 9 (9.78%) Acceptance Criteria
17 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) C#
1 1 (1.09%) PHP
1 1 (1.09%) SQL
1 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (29.35%) ISEB
2 14 (15.22%) Degree
3 9 (9.78%) CBAP
4 8 (8.70%) PMI Certification
5 7 (7.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.17%) IIBA
7 1 (1.09%) AAT
7 1 (1.09%) ACCA
7 1 (1.09%) ICAEW
7 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.09%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.17%) PMO
4 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.09%) GAAP
4 1 (1.09%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) SAP
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 1 (1.09%) IBM
4 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.09%) Siebel
4 1 (1.09%) Unisys