Period
to 19 July 2019

The median annual salary for an Agile Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

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
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 654 699 573
Rank change year-on-year +45 -126 +47
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 473 565 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.32% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.34% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 320 499 731
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,650 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%

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 139,958 167,522 170,950
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.86% 96.22% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 111,774 135,533 139,527
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +18 445 £50,000 -4.76% 25
UK excluding London -3 244 £47,500 +5.56% 22
London +72 226 £57,500 -4.17% 4
North of England -46 75 £45,000 - 11
South East +22 68 £52,000 -0.95% 4
North West +8 39 £45,000 +1.69% 4
Midlands +26 37 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +41 35 £45,000 -18.18%
Yorkshire -34 33 £45,000 - 7
South West +2 31 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Wales +22 19 £50,000 +24.22%
East of England +74 9 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -3 5 £38,500 -3.75% 1
North East +9 3 £37,500 -11.76%
East Midlands +7 2 £36,250 -27.50% 2

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 473 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (46.30%) Business Analysis
3 200 (42.28%) User Stories
4 181 (38.27%) Scrum
5 145 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (24.52%) Software Delivery
7 105 (22.20%) SDLC
8 89 (18.82%) E-Commerce
9 88 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
10 87 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
11 86 (18.18%) QA
12 79 (16.70%) SQL
13 75 (15.86%) Finance
13 75 (15.86%) Software Engineering
14 70 (14.80%) Acceptance Criteria
15 61 (12.90%) JIRA
16 59 (12.47%) User Experience
16 59 (12.47%) Presales
17 51 (10.78%) Creative Thinking
17 51 (10.78%) Service Design
17 51 (10.78%) Degree
17 51 (10.78%) PRINCE2
18 47 (9.94%) Sprint Planning
18 47 (9.94%) Retail
19 45 (9.51%) Kanban
19 45 (9.51%) Project Management
19 45 (9.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 44 (9.30%) Change Management
21 43 (9.09%) hybris
22 42 (8.88%) Workshop Facilitation

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 35 (7.40%) Confluence
2 30 (6.34%) CMS
3 19 (4.02%) EPiServer
3 19 (4.02%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.21%) Alfresco
Applications
1 15 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.54%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 27 (5.71%) SAP Hybris
2 13 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.06%) Temenos T24
4 3 (0.63%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.27%) SaaS
4 4 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.42%) Trello
6 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.21%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.63%) Big Data
4 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.21%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) Power BI
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (12.90%) JIRA
2 9 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.69%) FitNesse
3 8 (1.69%) RSpec
4 3 (0.63%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq
5 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
General
1 75 (15.86%) Finance
2 47 (9.94%) Retail
3 29 (6.13%) Back Office
4 26 (5.50%) Banking
5 12 (2.54%) Marketing
6 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.27%) Legal
8 5 (1.06%) Billing
8 5 (1.06%) Games
8 5 (1.06%) German Language
8 5 (1.06%) Private Banking
9 4 (0.85%) Front Office
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Electronics
11 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.69%) .NET
2 4 (0.85%) XML
3 3 (0.63%) CSS
3 3 (0.63%) HTML
3 3 (0.63%) Web Services
4 2 (0.42%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.21%) RESTful
5 1 (0.21%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 88 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (12.47%) User Experience
3 20 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (3.59%) Virtual Team
6 15 (3.17%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.54%) Mobile App
8 8 (1.69%) iPad
8 8 (1.69%) Robotics
9 6 (1.27%) NHS
10 4 (0.85%) SWIFT
11 3 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.63%) Fixed Income
11 3 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.63%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.63%) Wiki
12 2 (0.42%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.42%) Derivative
12 2 (0.42%) PMI
13 1 (0.21%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (1.69%) Linux
2 2 (0.42%) Windows
3 1 (0.21%) Android
3 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (46.30%) Business Analysis
3 200 (42.28%) User Stories
4 181 (38.27%) Scrum
5 145 (30.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (24.52%) Software Delivery
7 105 (22.20%) SDLC
8 89 (18.82%) E-Commerce
9 87 (18.39%) Problem-Solving
10 75 (15.86%) Software Engineering
11 70 (14.80%) Acceptance Criteria
12 59 (12.47%) Presales
13 51 (10.78%) Creative Thinking
13 51 (10.78%) PRINCE2
13 51 (10.78%) Service Design
14 47 (9.94%) Sprint Planning
15 45 (9.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 45 (9.51%) Kanban
15 45 (9.51%) Project Management
16 44 (9.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.70%) SQL
2 5 (1.06%) Python
3 4 (0.85%) C#
3 4 (0.85%) Java
3 4 (0.85%) Perl
4 3 (0.63%) sed
5 2 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (10.78%) Degree
2 33 (6.98%) ISEB
3 8 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.27%) IIBA
5 4 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (0.63%) MBA
6 3 (0.63%) SAFe Agilist
7 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (18.18%) QA
2 9 (1.90%) PMO
3 4 (0.85%) ISO 20022
3 4 (0.85%) MiFID
3 4 (0.85%) PSD2
3 4 (0.85%) SEPA
4 3 (0.63%) EMIR
Vendors
1 43 (9.09%) hybris
2 35 (7.40%) SAP
3 21 (4.44%) Oracle
4 19 (4.02%) ATG
4 19 (4.02%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.02%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.06%) Blue Prism
7 4 (0.85%) Spotify
8 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.42%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.42%) Cadence
9 1 (0.21%) Cognos
9 1 (0.21%) Google
9 1 (0.21%) IBM
9 1 (0.21%) Marketo
9 1 (0.21%) Misys
9 1 (0.21%) Pardot
9 1 (0.21%) ServiceNow