Period
to 5 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 186 146
Rank change year-on-year +37 -40 -30
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3,063 1,032 3,341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.41% 1.85% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.99% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,265 851 2,561
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.55% +1.58% +5.56%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 119,828 51,911 125,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 94.34% 92.85% 92.58%
Number of salaries quoted 80,248 43,543 100,488
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business Analysis.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business Analysis over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the UK over the 6 months to 5 December 2021. 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 +36 2,732 £57,500 +0.88% 305
UK excluding London +66 1,522 £47,500 -1.55% 184
London +9 1,305 £65,000 +6.56% 137
Work from Home +25 591 £57,500 +15.00% 50
South East +26 501 £53,000 +2.91% 51
North of England +44 350 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Midlands +1 267 £47,500 -5.00% 29
North West +22 214 £45,000 +2.27% 27
West Midlands +12 182 £47,500 -9.52% 18
East of England +25 160 £59,150 +39.18% 26
Yorkshire -1 122 £45,000 +5.88% 12
South West -28 109 £50,000 +2.56% 19
Scotland +2 81 £47,500 +5.56% 12
East Midlands -25 76 £46,000 -8.00% 10
Northern Ireland - 40 £40,000 - 2
Wales -23 31 £45,000 +20.00% 3
North East -9 18 £45,000 +20.00% 3

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 1,672 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 1,175 (38.36%) Social Skills
3 1,078 (35.19%) Finance
4 805 (26.28%) Project Management
5 633 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
6 631 (20.60%) Requirements Gathering
7 612 (19.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 604 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
9 562 (18.35%) User Stories
10 534 (17.43%) Scrum
11 476 (15.54%) Waterfall
12 475 (15.51%) Degree
13 425 (13.88%) SQL
14 412 (13.45%) Microsoft
14 412 (13.45%) Analytics
15 408 (13.32%) Azure
16 407 (13.29%) Workshop Facilitation
17 359 (11.72%) Project Delivery
18 349 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
19 339 (11.07%) DevOps
20 332 (10.84%) SDLC
21 286 (9.34%) Influencing Skills
22 273 (8.91%) JIRA
23 264 (8.62%) Business Case
24 262 (8.55%) Mentoring
25 257 (8.39%) Process Improvement
26 248 (8.10%) Change Management
27 237 (7.74%) Power Platform
28 228 (7.44%) Acceptance Criteria
29 227 (7.41%) Data Analysis

Business Analysis
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
1 119 (3.89%) Confluence
2 70 (2.29%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.04%) CMS
4 19 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
5 18 (0.59%) SAS
6 16 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (0.52%) Mendix
7 15 (0.49%) Drupal
8 9 (0.29%) WordPress
9 7 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.16%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.13%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.13%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.098%) Appian
12 3 (0.098%) IIS
12 3 (0.098%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.098%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 186 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 172 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 119 (3.89%) MS Visio
4 64 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.065%) Figma
8 2 (0.065%) InVision
8 2 (0.065%) Sketch
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 81 (2.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (1.24%) NetSuite
3 13 (0.42%) Magento
4 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 11 (0.36%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 11 (0.36%) SAP CO
5 11 (0.36%) SAP FI
5 11 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 10 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.33%) SAP MM
7 9 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
8 8 (0.26%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.20%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
9 6 (0.20%) SAP ERP
9 6 (0.20%) SAP SD
9 6 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.16%) JDE EnterpriseOne
10 5 (0.16%) SAP LE
10 5 (0.16%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 408 (13.32%) Azure
2 237 (7.74%) Power Platform
3 181 (5.91%) AWS
4 172 (5.62%) SaaS
5 108 (3.53%) GCP
6 64 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
7 61 (1.99%) Microsoft 365
8 39 (1.27%) Power Automate
9 38 (1.24%) Slack
10 36 (1.18%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 36 (1.18%) PowerApps
11 35 (1.14%) Azure Data Factory
12 34 (1.11%) Serverless
13 21 (0.69%) PaaS
14 20 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
14 20 (0.65%) Snowflake
15 19 (0.62%) Taleo
16 18 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (0.59%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 17 (0.56%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (0.98%) Intranet
2 21 (0.69%) SMS
3 20 (0.65%) MQTT
4 16 (0.52%) Internet
5 7 (0.23%) Broadband
6 6 (0.20%) DNS
6 6 (0.20%) LAN
6 6 (0.20%) Skype
6 6 (0.20%) WebEx
7 5 (0.16%) 5G
7 5 (0.16%) Wireless
8 4 (0.13%) SD-WAN
8 4 (0.13%) WAN
9 2 (0.065%) Firewall
9 2 (0.065%) PBX
9 2 (0.065%) SAN
9 2 (0.065%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.065%) WLAN
10 1 (0.033%) AMQP
10 1 (0.033%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 215 (7.02%) Power BI
2 182 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
3 172 (5.62%) SQL Server
4 102 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 89 (2.91%) Tableau
6 73 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 61 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 48 (1.57%) NoSQL
9 46 (1.50%) Data Lake
10 39 (1.27%) Big Data
10 39 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
11 27 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 24 (0.78%) QlikView
14 23 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 23 (0.75%) MySQL
15 22 (0.72%) SQL Server 2017
16 21 (0.69%) Hadoop
16 21 (0.69%) MongoDB
17 20 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 273 (8.91%) JIRA
2 45 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 41 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 30 (0.98%) Cypress.io
5 23 (0.75%) Selenium
6 21 (0.69%) SoapUI
7 20 (0.65%) JMeter
7 20 (0.65%) Log4Net
7 20 (0.65%) Moq
7 20 (0.65%) Newman
7 20 (0.65%) NUnit
7 20 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (0.65%) Postman
7 20 (0.65%) TestCafe
8 12 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 10 (0.33%) Bitbucket
10 9 (0.29%) Jenkins
11 8 (0.26%) Ranorex
12 7 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1,175 (38.36%) Social Skills
2 1,078 (35.19%) Finance
3 633 (20.67%) Analytical Skills
4 286 (9.34%) Influencing Skills
5 195 (6.37%) Presentation Skills
6 194 (6.33%) Retail
7 161 (5.26%) Marketing
8 160 (5.22%) Banking
9 130 (4.24%) Public Sector
10 123 (4.02%) Manufacturing
11 112 (3.66%) Organisational Skills
12 107 (3.49%) Legal
13 102 (3.33%) Law
14 76 (2.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 64 (2.09%) Advertising
16 56 (1.83%) Documentation Skills
17 50 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 40 (1.31%) Telecoms
19 34 (1.11%) Front Office
20 27 (0.88%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,633 (53.31%) Analyst
2 1,349 (44.04%) Business Analyst
3 225 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
4 224 (7.31%) Consultant
5 217 (7.08%) Developer
6 180 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
7 173 (5.65%) Project Manager
8 154 (5.03%) IT Analyst
9 139 (4.54%) Product Owner
10 138 (4.51%) Business IT Analyst
11 131 (4.28%) IT Business Analyst
12 108 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
13 87 (2.84%) Architect
14 86 (2.81%) Data Analyst
14 86 (2.81%) Technical Analyst
15 85 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 81 (2.64%) Senior Developer
17 79 (2.58%) IT Manager
18 78 (2.55%) Technical Business Analyst
19 76 (2.48%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (4.54%) .NET
2 70 (2.29%) REST
3 62 (2.02%) Web Services
4 60 (1.96%) HTML
5 56 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 55 (1.80%) CSS
7 53 (1.73%) EDI
8 51 (1.67%) React
9 42 (1.37%) ASP.NET
10 40 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (1.31%) Node.js
11 37 (1.21%) .NET Framework
12 36 (1.18%) XML
13 34 (1.11%) .NET Core
13 34 (1.11%) JSON
14 33 (1.08%) Swagger
15 32 (1.04%) AngularJS
16 30 (0.98%) Jest
17 28 (0.91%) Kafka
18 26 (0.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 204 (6.66%) User Experience
2 182 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 134 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
4 90 (2.94%) Social Media
5 72 (2.35%) Data Protection Act
6 62 (2.02%) Derivative
7 60 (1.96%) Reinsurance
8 58 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 58 (1.89%) Virtual Team
9 56 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
10 47 (1.53%) Life Science
11 46 (1.50%) PMI
12 41 (1.34%) Greenfield Project
13 34 (1.11%) Mobile App
14 30 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
15 27 (0.88%) Public Cloud
16 24 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 24 (0.78%) Legacy Systems
17 21 (0.69%) Robotics
18 20 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 47 (1.53%) Windows
2 35 (1.14%) Android
3 34 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 23 (0.75%) Linux
5 6 (0.20%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.098%) Unix
6 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (0.065%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.033%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,672 (54.59%) Agile Software Development
2 805 (26.28%) Project Management
3 631 (20.60%) Requirements Gathering
4 612 (19.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 604 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
6 562 (18.35%) User Stories
7 534 (17.43%) Scrum
8 476 (15.54%) Waterfall
9 412 (13.45%) Analytics
10 407 (13.29%) Workshop Facilitation
11 359 (11.72%) Project Delivery
12 349 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
13 339 (11.07%) DevOps
14 332 (10.84%) SDLC
15 264 (8.62%) Business Case
16 262 (8.55%) Mentoring
17 257 (8.39%) Process Improvement
18 248 (8.10%) Change Management
19 228 (7.44%) Acceptance Criteria
20 227 (7.41%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 425 (13.88%) SQL
2 157 (5.13%) Python
3 145 (4.73%) C#
4 137 (4.47%) JavaScript
5 127 (4.15%) Java
6 115 (3.75%) C
7 65 (2.12%) T-SQL
8 57 (1.86%) PowerShell
9 36 (1.18%) TypeScript
10 34 (1.11%) R
11 26 (0.85%) Bash Shell
12 23 (0.75%) VBA
13 19 (0.62%) VB.NET
14 17 (0.56%) Apex Code
15 16 (0.52%) ES6
16 14 (0.46%) PHP
17 13 (0.42%) Scala
17 13 (0.42%) Smalltalk
18 12 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 12 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 475 (15.51%) Degree
2 155 (5.06%) ISEB
3 150 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 112 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 70 (2.29%) PMI Certification
6 58 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
7 55 (1.80%) IIBA
8 46 (1.50%) CBAP
9 28 (0.91%) PMP
10 26 (0.85%) DV Cleared
10 26 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 12 (0.39%) CSPO
13 12 (0.39%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
14 10 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
15 8 (0.26%) MBA
16 6 (0.20%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 215 (7.02%) QA
2 91 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 88 (2.87%) PMO
4 41 (1.34%) GDPR
5 29 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.65%) Good Clinical Practice
7 19 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 18 (0.59%) MiFID
9 14 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 9 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.26%) EMIR
12 7 (0.23%) SLA
13 5 (0.16%) GxP
14 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.13%) IFRS
14 4 (0.13%) NIST
14 4 (0.13%) NIST 800
14 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
15 3 (0.098%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.098%) AIFMD
System Software
1 22 (0.72%) Docker
2 16 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.033%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.033%) HDFS
4 1 (0.033%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 32 (1.04%) Terraform
2 24 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 20 (0.65%) Grafana
3 20 (0.65%) HAProxy
3 20 (0.65%) Kibana
3 20 (0.65%) logstash
3 20 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (0.65%) Opsgenie
3 20 (0.65%) Pingdom
3 20 (0.65%) ZABBIX
4 16 (0.52%) MIIS
5 13 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (0.39%) FortiGate
7 7 (0.23%) Prometheus
8 6 (0.20%) Ansible
9 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.033%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.033%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.033%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.033%) SCCM
Vendors
1 412 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 193 (6.30%) Salesforce.com
3 108 (3.53%) SAP
4 89 (2.91%) Oracle
5 48 (1.57%) Workday
6 43 (1.40%) Google
7 37 (1.21%) ServiceNow
8 34 (1.11%) Cognizant
9 33 (1.08%) Pega
10 28 (0.91%) UiPath
11 27 (0.88%) JD Edwards
12 25 (0.82%) Databricks
13 23 (0.75%) Blue Prism
13 23 (0.75%) New Relic
13 23 (0.75%) Xceptor
14 21 (0.69%) Atlassian
15 20 (0.65%) Sitecore
15 20 (0.65%) Sun
16 19 (0.62%) Adobe
16 19 (0.62%) Kenexa