Period
to 23 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Agile Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 726 576 610
Rank change year-on-year -150 +34 +46
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Business Analyst 448 796 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.45% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.47% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 375 690 734
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 158,028 168,578 183,103
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.95% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,272 135,008 153,428
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £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% - +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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -154 423 £53,500 +1.90% 26
UK excluding London -128 244 £47,500 - 25
London -107 195 £60,000 +4.35% 5
North of England -23 99 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire -20 55 £45,000 - 9
South East -35 55 £52,500 - 1
Midlands -33 45 £45,000 -18.18% 2
North West -14 40 £47,500 +18.75% 6
West Midlands +37 33 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East of England +35 18 £50,000 - 2
East Midlands -47 12 £42,500 -26.09%
South West -36 11 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Scotland -26 9 £41,750 -1.76% 2
Wales +11 7 £40,250 +21.56% 2
North East -17 4 £42,500 +8.97%

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 448 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (46.21%) Scrum
3 185 (41.29%) User Stories
4 173 (38.62%) Business Analysis
5 129 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 125 (27.90%) SDLC
7 87 (19.42%) Finance
8 77 (17.19%) Software Delivery
8 77 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
9 64 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 62 (13.84%) Kanban
11 61 (13.62%) Acceptance Criteria
12 58 (12.95%) User Experience
13 57 (12.72%) JIRA
13 57 (12.72%) Project Management
14 46 (10.27%) Waterfall
14 46 (10.27%) SQL
15 43 (9.60%) ISEB
16 42 (9.38%) QA
17 40 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
18 38 (8.48%) Retail
19 37 (8.26%) Mentoring
20 34 (7.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
20 34 (7.59%) Wireframes
20 34 (7.59%) Use Case
20 34 (7.59%) Confluence
21 33 (7.37%) Data Analysis
22 31 (6.92%) Coaching
23 30 (6.70%) Degree
24 29 (6.47%) E-Commerce

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 34 (7.59%) Confluence
2 11 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.89%) CMS
3 4 (0.89%) IIS
4 3 (0.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.22%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon Alexa
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 14 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (1.12%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.67%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.12%) OpenShift
3 4 (0.89%) SaaS
3 4 (0.89%) Trello
4 3 (0.67%) Office 365
5 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.45%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.89%) Firewall
1 4 (0.89%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) Broadband
2 1 (0.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.01%) Big Data
2 8 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.12%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.89%) Power BI
5 3 (0.67%) MySQL
6 2 (0.45%) QlikView
6 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.22%) Bigtable
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 57 (12.72%) JIRA
2 10 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.67%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.45%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.45%) RSpec
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
General
1 87 (19.42%) Finance
2 38 (8.48%) Retail
3 21 (4.69%) Marketing
4 14 (3.13%) Banking
5 13 (2.90%) Back Office
6 9 (2.01%) Legal
6 9 (2.01%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.79%) Publishing
8 7 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.34%) Law
10 5 (1.12%) Digital Economy
11 4 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.67%) Electronics
12 3 (0.67%) Games
13 2 (0.45%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.22%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.46%) .NET
2 13 (2.90%) Web Services
3 11 (2.46%) XML
4 8 (1.79%) HTML
5 5 (1.12%) JSON
5 5 (1.12%) REST
5 5 (1.12%) SOAP
5 5 (1.12%) Velocity
6 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.45%) CSS
6 2 (0.45%) React
6 2 (0.45%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.22%) COM
7 1 (0.22%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.22%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 58 (12.95%) User Experience
3 15 (3.35%) Fintech
3 15 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (2.23%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.01%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 8 (1.79%) Hedge funds
8 7 (1.56%) Equities
8 7 (1.56%) Fixed Income
8 7 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.34%) NHS
10 5 (1.12%) FMCG
11 4 (0.89%) iPad
11 4 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (0.89%) PMI
11 4 (0.89%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.67%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 207 (46.21%) Scrum
3 185 (41.29%) User Stories
4 173 (38.62%) Business Analysis
5 129 (28.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 125 (27.90%) SDLC
7 77 (17.19%) Software Delivery
8 64 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
9 62 (13.84%) Kanban
10 61 (13.62%) Acceptance Criteria
11 57 (12.72%) Project Management
12 46 (10.27%) Waterfall
13 40 (8.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 37 (8.26%) Mentoring
15 34 (7.59%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 34 (7.59%) Use Case
15 34 (7.59%) Wireframes
16 33 (7.37%) Data Analysis
17 31 (6.92%) Coaching
18 29 (6.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.27%) SQL
2 21 (4.69%) Java
3 11 (2.46%) C#
4 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.67%) C++
6 2 (0.45%) C
6 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (9.60%) ISEB
2 30 (6.70%) Degree
3 18 (4.02%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.79%) IIBA
6 6 (1.34%) CBAP
7 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.45%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.22%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (9.38%) QA
2 9 (2.01%) PMO
3 4 (0.89%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.89%) SEPA
4 2 (0.45%) Basel II
5 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 1 (0.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Ansible
1 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.22%) PTC Integrity
1 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (1.79%) Atlassian
2 8 (1.79%) Oracle
2 8 (1.79%) SAP
3 7 (1.56%) Blue Prism
3 7 (1.56%) Pega
3 7 (1.56%) UiPath
4 4 (0.89%) hybris
5 3 (0.67%) Google
6 2 (0.45%) Aderant
6 2 (0.45%) Adobe
6 2 (0.45%) ATG
6 2 (0.45%) Demandware
6 2 (0.45%) iManage
6 2 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.22%) Cognos
7 1 (0.22%) IBM
7 1 (0.22%) PTC
7 1 (0.22%) Twitter