Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 685 559 636
Rank change year-on-year -126 +77 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 519 837 773
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.47% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 451 729 729
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

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 162,496 170,230 190,494
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.08% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130,855 137,468 160,221
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 £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -142 488 £52,500 - 33
UK excluding London -122 281 £45,000 -5.26% 22
London -59 229 £60,000 - 13
North of England -25 120 £45,000 -5.26% 8
Yorkshire -4 69 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South East -52 59 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North West +9 45 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Midlands -30 37 £50,750 -7.73% 5
South West -6 27 £51,250 +17.14% 3
West Midlands +12 22 £55,000 +15.79% 4
East of England +5 17 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -27 15 £40,000 -15.79% 2
East Midlands -36 15 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Wales -3 7 £40,250 +7.73%
North East -17 6 £42,500 -10.53%

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

1 519 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (44.89%) Scrum
3 212 (40.85%) User Stories
4 195 (37.57%) Business Analysis
5 160 (30.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (27.36%) SDLC
7 106 (20.42%) Finance
8 85 (16.38%) Software Delivery
9 74 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
10 69 (13.29%) JIRA
11 68 (13.10%) Acceptance Criteria
12 66 (12.72%) User Experience
12 66 (12.72%) Waterfall
13 65 (12.52%) E-Commerce
14 64 (12.33%) Kanban
15 63 (12.14%) Project Management
16 59 (11.37%) Retail
17 53 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
18 50 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
19 47 (9.06%) Data Analysis
20 45 (8.67%) Degree
20 45 (8.67%) Wireframes
21 41 (7.90%) QA
22 40 (7.71%) Use Case
22 40 (7.71%) ISEB
22 40 (7.71%) Coaching
23 39 (7.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
24 38 (7.32%) SQL
25 35 (6.74%) UML
26 34 (6.55%) MS Visio

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 33 (6.36%) Confluence
2 14 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.35%) CMS
4 4 (0.77%) IIS
4 4 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon Alexa
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 34 (6.55%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.77%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.93%) SaaS
1 10 (1.93%) Trello
2 3 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.58%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.19%) Lucidchart
4 1 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.77%) Firewall
1 4 (0.77%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) SMS
3 1 (0.19%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.89%) Big Data
2 13 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.54%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.77%) Power BI
5 3 (0.58%) MySQL
6 2 (0.39%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.39%) QlikView
6 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.19%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.19%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 69 (13.29%) JIRA
2 10 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.54%) Cucumber
4 6 (1.16%) FitNesse
4 6 (1.16%) RSpec
5 5 (0.96%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
General
1 106 (20.42%) Finance
2 59 (11.37%) Retail
3 24 (4.62%) Back Office
3 24 (4.62%) Banking
4 23 (4.43%) Marketing
5 14 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 14 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.73%) Games
6 9 (1.73%) Publishing
7 8 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.54%) Law
8 7 (1.35%) Legal
9 6 (1.16%) Advertising
9 6 (1.16%) Electronics
9 6 (1.16%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.77%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.66%) .NET
2 8 (1.54%) REST
3 7 (1.35%) XML
4 6 (1.16%) HTML
4 6 (1.16%) Web Services
5 5 (0.96%) SOAP
6 4 (0.77%) Velocity
7 3 (0.58%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.58%) JSON
8 1 (0.19%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.19%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.19%) Middleware
8 1 (0.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 74 (14.26%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (12.72%) User Experience
3 21 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 19 (3.66%) Fintech
5 16 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.12%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.12%) FMCG
7 11 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 10 (1.93%) Hedge funds
9 8 (1.54%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.54%) Equities
9 8 (1.54%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.54%) iPad
9 8 (1.54%) Minimum Viable Product
10 7 (1.35%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.96%) PMI
11 5 (0.96%) Wiki
12 4 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.39%) Android
1 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (44.89%) Scrum
3 212 (40.85%) User Stories
4 195 (37.57%) Business Analysis
5 160 (30.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 142 (27.36%) SDLC
7 85 (16.38%) Software Delivery
8 68 (13.10%) Acceptance Criteria
9 66 (12.72%) Waterfall
10 65 (12.52%) E-Commerce
11 64 (12.33%) Kanban
12 63 (12.14%) Project Management
13 53 (10.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 50 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
15 47 (9.06%) Data Analysis
16 45 (8.67%) Wireframes
17 40 (7.71%) Coaching
17 40 (7.71%) Use Case
18 39 (7.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 35 (6.74%) UML
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.32%) SQL
2 24 (4.62%) Java
3 5 (0.96%) C#
3 5 (0.96%) PHP
4 4 (0.77%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 45 (8.67%) Degree
2 40 (7.71%) ISEB
3 21 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 20 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.73%) IIBA
6 8 (1.54%) CBAP
7 5 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.58%) PMP
9 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.19%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (7.90%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) PMO
3 4 (0.77%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.39%) Basel II
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) PSD2
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.19%) Ansible
1 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.08%) SAP
3 8 (1.54%) hybris
4 7 (1.35%) Blue Prism
4 7 (1.35%) Pega
4 7 (1.35%) UiPath
5 6 (1.16%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.16%) Oracle
6 4 (0.77%) Adobe
6 4 (0.77%) Capita
6 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.58%) Google
8 2 (0.39%) ATG
8 2 (0.39%) Demandware
8 2 (0.39%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.19%) Aderant
9 1 (0.19%) iManage
9 1 (0.19%) Twitter