Period
to 22 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

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

Agile Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 663 568 620
Rank change year-on-year -95 +52 -4
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 589 744 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 527 665 757
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 165,559 162,979 194,044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.45% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,835 134,888 162,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Agile Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Agile Business Analyst in the UK

Agile Business Analyst
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 May 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
England -100 551 £52,500 - 37
UK excluding London -83 334 £45,000 -5.26% 28
London -48 244 £60,000 - 11
North of England -1 147 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Yorkshire +17 98 £45,000 -5.26% 9
South East -51 70 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North West +28 46 £42,500 -10.53% 3
South West -24 42 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Midlands -13 40 £55,000 +10.00% 6
East Midlands -12 22 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland -27 21 £37,500 -18.92% 2
West Midlands +4 18 £55,000 +18.92% 6
East of England -42 9 £50,000 -
Wales +4 7 £41,750 +11.33%
North East -16 3 £42,500 -10.53% 1

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, Agile 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 featuring Agile Business Analyst in the job title.

1 589 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (48.90%) Scrum
3 224 (38.03%) User Stories
4 194 (32.94%) Business Analysis
5 187 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 159 (26.99%) SDLC
7 111 (18.85%) Finance
8 84 (14.26%) Kanban
9 83 (14.09%) Software Delivery
10 82 (13.92%) Acceptance Criteria
11 74 (12.56%) Waterfall
11 74 (12.56%) Retail
12 70 (11.88%) E-Commerce
13 69 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 68 (11.54%) JIRA
14 68 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
15 65 (11.04%) Use Case
16 57 (9.68%) User Experience
17 56 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
18 53 (9.00%) Data Analysis
19 50 (8.49%) UML
20 47 (7.98%) Project Management
21 44 (7.47%) Degree
22 42 (7.13%) ISEB
23 37 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
23 37 (6.28%) Wireframes
24 36 (6.11%) BDD
25 35 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
25 35 (5.94%) QA
25 35 (5.94%) Banking

Agile Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 32 (5.43%) Confluence
2 12 (2.04%) CMS
3 9 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (4.41%) MS Visio
2 19 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.02%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.51%) BASE24
2 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.51%) Postilion
3 2 (0.34%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.34%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.17%) Exstream
4 1 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.38%) SaaS
2 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.36%) Trello
4 1 (0.17%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.85%) WAN
2 4 (0.68%) NAS
2 4 (0.68%) SAN
2 4 (0.68%) Wireless
3 3 (0.51%) ATM
3 3 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.17%) Broadband
4 1 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.89%) Big Data
2 15 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.36%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.34%) MySQL
4 2 (0.34%) Power BI
4 2 (0.34%) QlikView
5 1 (0.17%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.17%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (11.54%) JIRA
2 10 (1.70%) Cucumber
3 7 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.02%) FitNesse
4 6 (1.02%) RSpec
5 5 (0.85%) Axure RP
6 4 (0.68%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.51%) Selenium
8 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.34%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.17%) Rational Software Modeler
9 1 (0.17%) Subversion
9 1 (0.17%) Zephyr
General
1 111 (18.85%) Finance
2 74 (12.56%) Retail
3 35 (5.94%) Banking
4 25 (4.24%) Marketing
5 19 (3.23%) Back Office
5 19 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.55%) Games
7 14 (2.38%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.53%) Legal
9 7 (1.19%) Law
9 7 (1.19%) Publishing
10 6 (1.02%) Advertising
11 5 (0.85%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.68%) Electronics
13 3 (0.51%) Billing
13 3 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.17%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.36%) .NET
1 8 (1.36%) REST
2 7 (1.19%) Velocity
2 7 (1.19%) Web Services
3 6 (1.02%) XML
4 5 (0.85%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.85%) HTML
5 4 (0.68%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.51%) CSS
7 1 (0.17%) JSON
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (9.68%) User Experience
3 37 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (4.41%) Fintech
5 25 (4.24%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 14 (2.38%) Minimum Viable Product
8 11 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.87%) FMCG
9 8 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.19%) Marketing Technology
10 7 (1.19%) Social Media
11 6 (1.02%) iPad
12 5 (0.85%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.68%) Hedge funds
14 3 (0.51%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.51%) EFT
14 3 (0.51%) Online Games
14 3 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.51%) Android
1 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 589 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (48.90%) Scrum
3 224 (38.03%) User Stories
4 194 (32.94%) Business Analysis
5 187 (31.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 159 (26.99%) SDLC
7 84 (14.26%) Kanban
8 83 (14.09%) Software Delivery
9 82 (13.92%) Acceptance Criteria
10 74 (12.56%) Waterfall
11 70 (11.88%) E-Commerce
12 69 (11.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 65 (11.04%) Use Case
14 56 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
15 53 (9.00%) Data Analysis
16 50 (8.49%) UML
17 47 (7.98%) Project Management
18 37 (6.28%) Wireframes
19 36 (6.11%) BDD
20 35 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.41%) SQL
2 16 (2.72%) Java
3 7 (1.19%) C
4 5 (0.85%) PHP
5 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (7.47%) Degree
2 42 (7.13%) ISEB
3 15 (2.55%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.70%) IIBA
6 5 (0.85%) CBAP
6 5 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.51%) PMP
9 2 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) MBA
10 1 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.94%) QA
2 10 (1.70%) PMO
3 4 (0.68%) PSD2
4 3 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.17%) Ansible
1 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.17%) Puppet
1 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.38%) SAP
3 13 (2.21%) Oracle
4 9 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.36%) Capita
6 7 (1.19%) Adobe
6 7 (1.19%) Google
6 7 (1.19%) hybris
7 4 (0.68%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.34%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.34%) Pega
9 1 (0.17%) ATG