Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 596 603
Rank change year-on-year -103 +7 +41
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 470 763 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.42% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 397 668 727
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +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 153,074 172,554 178,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.85% 96.04% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 122,874 138,839 149,066
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 13 December 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 13 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
England -108 455 £52,500 - 40
UK excluding London -86 241 £47,500 -5.00% 23
London -45 223 £60,000 +4.35% 19
North of England +12 116 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Yorkshire +23 66 £47,500 +5.56% 4
South East -4 51 £50,000 -4.76% 8
North West +7 49 £47,500 +15.15% 4
Midlands -7 41 £45,000 -18.18% 2
West Midlands +27 38 £45,000 -7.22% 2
East of England +40 16 £50,000 -
Scotland -21 8 £41,750 -4.57% 2
South West -32 8 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East Midlands -25 3 £47,500 -17.39%
Wales -5 1 £50,000 +36.05%
North East -6 1 £30,000 -33.33%

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 470 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (42.34%) Scrum
3 185 (39.36%) User Stories
4 152 (32.34%) Business Analysis
5 115 (24.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (23.40%) SDLC
7 90 (19.15%) Finance
8 89 (18.94%) Software Delivery
9 71 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
11 66 (14.04%) Kanban
12 58 (12.34%) JIRA
12 58 (12.34%) Project Management
13 56 (11.91%) User Experience
14 55 (11.70%) Acceptance Criteria
14 55 (11.70%) SQL
15 53 (11.28%) Workshop Facilitation
16 47 (10.00%) Decision-Making
17 46 (9.79%) Retail
18 41 (8.72%) QA
19 39 (8.30%) ISEB
20 37 (7.87%) E-Commerce
20 37 (7.87%) Waterfall
21 36 (7.66%) Confluence
22 35 (7.45%) MS Visio
23 34 (7.23%) Presales
24 33 (7.02%) Coaching
24 33 (7.02%) Data Modelling
25 32 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
26 31 (6.60%) Epics

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 36 (7.66%) Confluence
2 9 (1.91%) CMS
2 9 (1.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.85%) Alfresco
3 4 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (7.45%) MS Visio
2 14 (2.98%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.06%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.70%) Temenos T24
1 8 (1.70%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (0.43%) Magento
3 2 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.06%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.85%) Office 365
3 4 (0.85%) Trello
4 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.43%) Amazon Alexa
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.43%) SaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.85%) Firewall
1 4 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.21%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.77%) Big Data
2 9 (1.91%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.43%) Power BI
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.21%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL
6 1 (0.21%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.21%) QlikView
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (12.34%) JIRA
2 12 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.43%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 90 (19.15%) Finance
2 46 (9.79%) Retail
3 29 (6.17%) Banking
4 27 (5.74%) Marketing
5 15 (3.19%) Games
6 10 (2.13%) Legal
6 10 (2.13%) Publishing
7 8 (1.70%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.49%) Back Office
8 7 (1.49%) Law
9 5 (1.06%) Advertising
9 5 (1.06%) Digital Economy
10 4 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.64%) Electronics
12 2 (0.43%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.21%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.26%) .NET
2 15 (3.19%) XML
3 14 (2.98%) Web Services
4 10 (2.13%) HTML
5 6 (1.28%) JSON
5 6 (1.28%) SOAP
6 5 (1.06%) CSS
6 5 (1.06%) Velocity
7 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.43%) React
7 2 (0.43%) REST
7 2 (0.43%) RESTful
8 1 (0.21%) CGI
8 1 (0.21%) COM
8 1 (0.21%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 71 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (11.91%) User Experience
3 16 (3.40%) Fintech
3 16 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.55%) Equities
5 12 (2.55%) Fixed Income
6 9 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (1.70%) Derivative
7 8 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.28%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.28%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.28%) NHS
8 6 (1.28%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.06%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.64%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.64%) PMI
10 3 (0.64%) Wiki
11 2 (0.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (42.34%) Scrum
3 185 (39.36%) User Stories
4 152 (32.34%) Business Analysis
5 115 (24.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 110 (23.40%) SDLC
7 89 (18.94%) Software Delivery
8 67 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
9 66 (14.04%) Kanban
10 58 (12.34%) Project Management
11 55 (11.70%) Acceptance Criteria
12 53 (11.28%) Workshop Facilitation
13 47 (10.00%) Decision-Making
14 37 (7.87%) E-Commerce
14 37 (7.87%) Waterfall
15 34 (7.23%) Presales
16 33 (7.02%) Coaching
16 33 (7.02%) Data Modelling
17 32 (6.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 31 (6.60%) Epics
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.70%) SQL
2 17 (3.62%) Java
3 10 (2.13%) C#
4 4 (0.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.64%) C++
6 2 (0.43%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (8.30%) ISEB
2 28 (5.96%) Degree
3 10 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 9 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.70%) SAFe Agilist
5 8 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.49%) IIBA
7 4 (0.85%) CBAP
7 4 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.64%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.43%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.21%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.21%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) PMP
10 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.72%) QA
2 14 (2.98%) PMO
3 6 (1.28%) SEPA
4 4 (0.85%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.43%) Basel II
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.21%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 12 (2.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (1.70%) Charles River
3 7 (1.49%) Oracle
4 6 (1.28%) Atlassian
4 6 (1.28%) SAP
5 5 (1.06%) hybris
5 5 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.85%) Cognos
6 4 (0.85%) IBM
7 3 (0.64%) Blue Prism
7 3 (0.64%) Pega
7 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.64%) UiPath
8 2 (0.43%) Aderant
8 2 (0.43%) ATG
8 2 (0.43%) Demandware
8 2 (0.43%) Google
8 2 (0.43%) iManage
9 1 (0.21%) PTC