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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 151 168 185
Rank change year-on-year +17 +17 -60
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 4,451 2,520 1,197
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.19% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 2.33% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,867 1,928 986
10th Percentile £37,624 £36,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,907 £55,000 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.29% -3.51% +14.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 160,204 108,315 57,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.77% 94.09% 93.13%
Number of salaries quoted 83,315 73,224 47,036
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,756 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.61% +1.37% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,290 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +21 3,909 £60,000 +9.09% 259
London +25 2,053 £67,500 +8.00% 120
UK excluding London +31 1,995 £50,000 +5.26% 155
Work from Home +29 1,950 £55,140 +5.03% 75
South East +34 568 £52,500 - 33
North of England +12 487 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Midlands +7 384 £50,775 +6.89% 16
West Midlands +25 316 £52,500 +16.67% 9
North West -26 260 £50,000 +11.11% 28
Yorkshire +35 210 £50,000 +14.94% 15
East of England +24 184 £55,000 +10.00% 19
South West +19 166 £45,000 - 19
Scotland +37 164 £50,000 +4.17% 17
East Midlands -63 66 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Wales -2 45 £40,000 -15.79% 1
North East -12 17 £45,000 - 5
Northern Ireland -16 14 £44,500 +11.25% 2

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 2,487 (55.88%) Agile
2 1,600 (35.95%) Social Skills
3 1,482 (33.30%) Finance
4 1,069 (24.02%) Project Management
5 1,049 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 927 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 898 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
8 849 (19.07%) User Stories
9 836 (18.78%) Degree
10 737 (16.56%) Requirements Gathering
11 636 (14.29%) SQL
12 633 (14.22%) Analytics
13 601 (13.50%) Workshop Facilitation
14 586 (13.17%) Waterfall
15 569 (12.78%) Project Delivery
16 554 (12.45%) Scrum
17 512 (11.50%) Microsoft
18 505 (11.35%) Azure
19 489 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
20 487 (10.94%) Data Analysis
21 434 (9.75%) Business Case
22 429 (9.64%) SDLC
23 425 (9.55%) JIRA
24 423 (9.50%) Mentoring
25 371 (8.34%) QA
26 370 (8.31%) Acceptance Criteria
27 369 (8.29%) Decision-Making
27 369 (8.29%) User Experience
28 354 (7.95%) Marketing
28 354 (7.95%) Software Engineering

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
1 224 (5.03%) Confluence
2 76 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 41 (0.92%) Apache Spark
4 34 (0.76%) Drupal
5 29 (0.65%) Sitefinity
6 24 (0.54%) CMS
7 21 (0.47%) SAS
8 11 (0.25%) IIS
8 11 (0.25%) Umbraco
8 11 (0.25%) WordPress
9 10 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.11%) MS Project Server
10 5 (0.11%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.090%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.090%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.090%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.090%) Jadu
11 4 (0.090%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.067%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.045%) EPiServer
Applications
1 314 (7.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 227 (5.10%) MS Visio
3 212 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
4 107 (2.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 73 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.38%) Stata
8 9 (0.20%) Sketch
9 4 (0.090%) InVision
9 4 (0.090%) UserZoom
9 4 (0.090%) Zeplin
10 2 (0.045%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.045%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.022%) Fusion 360
11 1 (0.022%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 60 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.67%) SAP S/4HANA
3 29 (0.65%) NetSuite
4 27 (0.61%) R3 Corda
5 26 (0.58%) Aladdin
5 26 (0.58%) Distributed Ledger
6 24 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
7 23 (0.52%) SAP Business One
8 20 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 14 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
10 14 (0.31%) Workday HCM
11 13 (0.29%) Sage 200
12 12 (0.27%) Oracle SCM
13 10 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 9 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
15 8 (0.18%) Shopify
16 7 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
16 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
17 6 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 505 (11.35%) Azure
2 301 (6.76%) Power Platform
3 283 (6.36%) AWS
4 222 (4.99%) SaaS
5 134 (3.01%) GCP
6 111 (2.49%) Azure DevOps
7 85 (1.91%) Microsoft 365
8 69 (1.55%) Serverless
9 64 (1.44%) Azure Service Bus
10 51 (1.15%) Azure Storage
11 48 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
12 47 (1.06%) PaaS
12 47 (1.06%) PowerApps
13 43 (0.97%) Power Automate
14 36 (0.81%) Slack
15 33 (0.74%) Snowflake
16 31 (0.70%) GitHub
17 28 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
18 27 (0.61%) CloudFront
18 27 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (0.81%) Internet
2 28 (0.63%) MQTT
3 25 (0.56%) Intranet
4 15 (0.34%) WAN
5 9 (0.20%) Firewall
5 9 (0.20%) LAN
6 8 (0.18%) Network Security
7 7 (0.16%) PBX
8 5 (0.11%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.11%) DNS
8 5 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.090%) BGP
9 4 (0.090%) DHCP
9 4 (0.090%) Intelligent Network
10 3 (0.067%) PSTN
10 3 (0.067%) Unified Communications
10 3 (0.067%) VoIP
10 3 (0.067%) VPN
11 2 (0.045%) AMQP
11 2 (0.045%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 267 (6.00%) Power BI
3 188 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
4 119 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 117 (2.63%) Tableau
6 102 (2.29%) Big Data
7 74 (1.66%) MySQL
8 54 (1.21%) Metadata
9 50 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (1.08%) Data Lake
11 44 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 40 (0.90%) Apache Hive
13 40 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
14 37 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
14 37 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
14 37 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 35 (0.79%) Qlik Sense
15 35 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 33 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 425 (9.55%) JIRA
2 130 (2.92%) Git (software)
3 58 (1.30%) Selenium
4 43 (0.97%) Postman
5 31 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.58%) NUnit
7 25 (0.56%) Cypress.io
7 25 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 24 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (0.52%) JMeter
9 23 (0.52%) Log4Net
9 23 (0.52%) Moq
9 23 (0.52%) Newman
9 23 (0.52%) TestCafe
10 21 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 20 (0.45%) Jenkins
12 14 (0.31%) JUnit
13 12 (0.27%) SpecFlow
14 11 (0.25%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.25%) Protractor
General
1 1,600 (35.95%) Social Skills
2 1,482 (33.30%) Finance
3 927 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 354 (7.95%) Marketing
5 352 (7.91%) Retail
6 329 (7.39%) Presentation Skills
7 257 (5.77%) Influencing Skills
8 255 (5.73%) Public Sector
9 254 (5.71%) Banking
10 239 (5.37%) Legal
11 180 (4.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 153 (3.44%) Law
13 140 (3.15%) Organisational Skills
14 128 (2.88%) Front Office
15 108 (2.43%) Manufacturing
16 94 (2.11%) Advertising
17 84 (1.89%) Automotive
18 81 (1.82%) Aviation
19 76 (1.71%) Telecoms
20 67 (1.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2,497 (56.10%) Analyst
2 2,053 (46.12%) Business Analyst
3 433 (9.73%) Senior Analyst
4 374 (8.40%) Senior Business Analyst
5 250 (5.62%) Product Owner
6 246 (5.53%) Developer
7 225 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 197 (4.43%) Architect
9 195 (4.38%) Financial Analyst
10 181 (4.07%) Finance Business Analyst
11 162 (3.64%) Consultant
12 160 (3.59%) IT Analyst
13 149 (3.35%) Software Engineer
14 146 (3.28%) Business IT Analyst
15 144 (3.24%) IT Business Analyst
16 134 (3.01%) Service Analyst
17 133 (2.99%) Financial Business Analyst
18 129 (2.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
19 128 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
20 124 (2.79%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (3.46%) .NET
2 116 (2.61%) React
3 97 (2.18%) .NET Core
4 76 (1.71%) XML
5 75 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 69 (1.55%) REST
7 62 (1.39%) Velocity
8 54 (1.21%) HTML
9 53 (1.19%) .NET Framework
10 51 (1.15%) EDI
10 51 (1.15%) Kafka
11 49 (1.10%) Node.js
12 47 (1.06%) RESTful
13 46 (1.03%) Entity Framework
14 44 (0.99%) JSON
14 44 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
15 41 (0.92%) AngularJS
16 33 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (0.74%) Swagger
17 29 (0.65%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 369 (8.29%) User Experience
2 319 (7.17%) Management Information System
3 310 (6.96%) Self-Motivation
4 121 (2.72%) Fixed Income
5 109 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
6 108 (2.43%) Derivative
7 95 (2.13%) Blog
8 94 (2.11%) Virtual Team
9 88 (1.98%) Legacy Systems
10 82 (1.84%) Equities
11 77 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 75 (1.69%) Mobile App
13 64 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 51 (1.15%) Reinsurance
15 50 (1.12%) Data Structures
16 43 (0.97%) PMI
17 40 (0.90%) Hackathon
18 36 (0.81%) FMCG
19 31 (0.70%) NHS
20 30 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (1.39%) Linux
2 58 (1.30%) Windows
3 33 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 30 (0.67%) Android
5 13 (0.29%) Unix
6 6 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.090%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.090%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (0.090%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.067%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.045%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,487 (55.88%) Agile
2 1,069 (24.02%) Project Management
3 1,049 (23.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 898 (20.18%) Problem-Solving
5 849 (19.07%) User Stories
6 737 (16.56%) Requirements Gathering
7 633 (14.22%) Analytics
8 601 (13.50%) Workshop Facilitation
9 586 (13.17%) Waterfall
10 569 (12.78%) Project Delivery
11 554 (12.45%) Scrum
12 489 (10.99%) Business Intelligence
13 487 (10.94%) Data Analysis
14 434 (9.75%) Business Case
15 429 (9.64%) SDLC
16 423 (9.50%) Mentoring
17 370 (8.31%) Acceptance Criteria
18 369 (8.29%) Decision-Making
19 354 (7.95%) Software Engineering
20 353 (7.93%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 636 (14.29%) SQL
2 331 (7.44%) Python
3 197 (4.43%) Java
4 194 (4.36%) C#
5 189 (4.25%) C
6 170 (3.82%) JavaScript
7 97 (2.18%) TypeScript
8 74 (1.66%) R
9 36 (0.81%) Bash
10 35 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 33 (0.74%) PHP
12 31 (0.70%) Kotlin
13 27 (0.61%) VB
14 22 (0.49%) T-SQL
15 21 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.29%) C++
17 12 (0.27%) VBA
18 11 (0.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 11 (0.25%) Scala
19 10 (0.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 836 (18.78%) Degree
2 229 (5.14%) Security Cleared
3 136 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 135 (3.03%) ISEB
5 82 (1.84%) IIBA
6 71 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 71 (1.60%) PMI Certification
7 68 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 64 (1.44%) Master's Degree
9 43 (0.97%) PMP
10 38 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
11 33 (0.74%) CBAP
12 27 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
13 25 (0.56%) DV Cleared
14 21 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 21 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 16 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 14 (0.31%) DBS Check
17 13 (0.29%) APMP
17 13 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (8.34%) QA
2 139 (3.12%) PMO
3 126 (2.83%) Data Quality
4 47 (1.06%) GDPR
5 41 (0.92%) SLA
6 34 (0.76%) MiFID
7 28 (0.63%) Accessibility
8 12 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 10 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
10 9 (0.20%) COBIT
11 7 (0.16%) EMIR
11 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.090%) ISO 20022
13 4 (0.090%) PCI DSS
13 4 (0.090%) SEPA
14 3 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.067%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.067%) HL7
14 3 (0.067%) ISO 15022
System Software
1 64 (1.44%) Docker
2 9 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.090%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.022%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.022%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (0.94%) Terraform
2 41 (0.92%) Kibana
3 38 (0.85%) Kubernetes
4 33 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 27 (0.61%) logstash
6 24 (0.54%) MIIS
7 23 (0.52%) Grafana
7 23 (0.52%) HAProxy
7 23 (0.52%) Opsgenie
7 23 (0.52%) Pingdom
7 23 (0.52%) ZABBIX
8 6 (0.13%) Puppet
9 5 (0.11%) SCCM
10 4 (0.090%) Ansible
10 4 (0.090%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (0.090%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.090%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (0.090%) Oozie
10 4 (0.090%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.067%) Autotask
Vendors
1 512 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 168 (3.77%) SAP
3 164 (3.68%) Oracle
4 114 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
5 73 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 71 (1.60%) Google
6 71 (1.60%) Workday
7 68 (1.53%) ServiceNow
8 43 (0.97%) PayPal
9 39 (0.88%) Charles River
10 36 (0.81%) Sage
11 35 (0.79%) Palantir
12 33 (0.74%) Bloomberg
13 29 (0.65%) Adobe
14 27 (0.61%) Foundry
14 27 (0.61%) IBM
15 26 (0.58%) Alteryx
16 24 (0.54%) FIS
16 24 (0.54%) Sun
17 23 (0.52%) New Relic