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 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 78 73
Rank change year-on-year -24 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2538 3491 4103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.99% 3.50% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.93% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1953 2918 3409
Median salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 76220 88818 94836
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.67% 89.09% 87.73%
Number of salaries quoted 62239 73997 76987
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 2408 £52,500 +5.00% 358
London -9 1199 £62,500 +13.63% 165
South East -15 353 £50,000 +5.26% 66
City of London +19 236 £62,500 +4.16% 48
West Midlands +1 170 £45,000 +5.49% 23
South West -5 161 £42,500 - 31
East of England -42 157 £45,000 -5.26% 17
Yorkshire -3 154 £42,500 - 22
North West -56 143 £45,000 +12.50% 26
West Yorkshire +3 105 £42,500 -1.16% 16
Surrey +24 99 £55,000 +15.78% 5
Birmingham +28 92 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Manchester -45 86 £45,000 +12.50% 17
Hampshire +36 79 £47,500 +7.95% 15
Leeds +4 67 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Scotland -52 59 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Berkshire -23 56 £47,500 -9.52% 14
Bristol -3 54 £42,500 - 12
East Midlands -10 54 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hertfordshire -31 53 £47,500 -9.52%
Gloucestershire +13 42 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Kent +18 37 £39,000 -7.14% 3
Glasgow -5 36 £39,000 -5.45% 3
Wales -19 36 £37,612 -1.02% 7
Suffolk +34 32 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Bradford +22 32 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Reading +21 30 £50,750 +12.77% 4
Redhill +8 30 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Oxfordshire +8 28 £55,000 +22.22% 6
South Wales -9 28 £40,000 +5.26% 7

For the 6 months to 28 May 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2129 (41.77%) Finance
2 1985 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
3 1316 (25.82%) Project Management
4 1156 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 865 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
6 843 (16.54%) SQL
7 784 (15.38%) Degree
8 718 (14.09%) Microsoft
9 686 (13.46%) Banking
10 652 (12.79%) Retail
11 606 (11.89%) Scrum
12 567 (11.12%) Waterfall
13 563 (11.05%) SDLC
14 527 (10.34%) User Stories
15 492 (9.65%) CRM
16 471 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 455 (8.93%) Change Management
18 454 (8.91%) ISEB
19 438 (8.59%) PRINCE2
20 425 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
21 379 (7.44%) .NET
22 378 (7.42%) SQL Server
23 374 (7.34%) SAP
23 374 (7.34%) Use Case
24 332 (6.51%) E-Commerce
25 314 (6.16%) Marketing
26 313 (6.14%) Data Analysis
27 311 (6.10%) Asset Management
28 306 (6.00%) QA
29 298 (5.85%) ERP

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
1 149 (2.92%) SharePoint
2 79 (1.55%) Confluence
3 53 (1.04%) CMS
4 37 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 32 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 27 (0.53%) SAS
7 21 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 17 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 16 (0.31%) Apache
9 16 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (0.31%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.27%) Documentum
11 12 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 12 (0.24%) EPiServer
12 9 (0.18%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.18%) IIS
13 8 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.16%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.098%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 290 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 285 (5.59%) MS Visio
3 224 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
4 162 (3.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 111 (2.18%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.20%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.078%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.039%) InDesign
10 2 (0.039%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.039%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.020%) EngageOne
11 1 (0.020%) Revit
11 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 130 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.39%) SAP FI
3 68 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 64 (1.26%) SAP CO
4 64 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 51 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
6 44 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
7 43 (0.84%) SAP SCM
8 39 (0.77%) SAP CRM
9 35 (0.69%) SAP MM
9 35 (0.69%) SAP SD
10 34 (0.67%) Actimize
11 32 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
12 27 (0.53%) SAP PP
13 26 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
13 26 (0.51%) SAP ERP
14 25 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
15 22 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
15 22 (0.43%) SAP WM
16 21 (0.41%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 107 (2.10%) SaaS
2 65 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.78%) Office 365
4 35 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (0.53%) Force.com
6 26 (0.51%) PaaS
7 23 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (0.37%) GitHub
9 13 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
11 11 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
13 9 (0.18%) IaaS
13 9 (0.18%) Yammer
14 8 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
15 7 (0.14%) Intacct
15 7 (0.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 6 (0.12%) Lucidchart
16 6 (0.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 4 (0.078%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 71 (1.39%) Internet
2 65 (1.28%) Intranet
3 18 (0.35%) HTTP
4 17 (0.33%) Firewall
5 13 (0.26%) LAN
5 13 (0.26%) WAN
6 11 (0.22%) Extranet
7 10 (0.20%) ATM
7 10 (0.20%) LDAP
8 9 (0.18%) TCP/IP
9 8 (0.16%) VPN
10 7 (0.14%) DNS
11 6 (0.12%) Wireless
12 5 (0.098%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.098%) DHCP
12 5 (0.098%) Frame Relay
12 5 (0.098%) Skype
12 5 (0.098%) SMS
13 4 (0.078%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.078%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 378 (7.42%) SQL Server
2 148 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 147 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
4 128 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 79 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 77 (1.51%) Big Data
8 64 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
9 59 (1.16%) QlikView
10 49 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 48 (0.94%) SAP HANA
12 43 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
12 43 (0.84%) SAP BW
13 39 (0.77%) Power BI
14 35 (0.69%) Data Mining
15 32 (0.63%) MySQL
15 32 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 30 (0.59%) Hadoop
17 28 (0.55%) Oracle Database
18 24 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 184 (3.61%) JIRA
2 76 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 59 (1.16%) Selenium
4 45 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 44 (0.86%) Visual Studio
6 32 (0.63%) Cucumber
6 32 (0.63%) Git (software)
7 24 (0.47%) SpecFlow
8 18 (0.35%) WebDriver
9 17 (0.33%) Subversion
10 15 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.27%) Appium
11 14 (0.27%) NUnit
11 14 (0.27%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.24%) Axure RP
12 12 (0.24%) Maven
13 11 (0.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 11 (0.22%) Calabash
13 11 (0.22%) Gatling
13 11 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2129 (41.77%) Finance
2 686 (13.46%) Banking
3 652 (12.79%) Retail
4 314 (6.16%) Marketing
5 277 (5.43%) Legal
6 212 (4.16%) Investment Banking
7 210 (4.12%) Back Office
8 188 (3.69%) Front Office
9 146 (2.86%) Manufacturing
10 129 (2.53%) Law
11 116 (2.28%) Advertising
12 113 (2.22%) Retail Banking
13 106 (2.08%) Telecoms
14 76 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
15 72 (1.41%) Financial Institution
16 53 (1.04%) Private Banking
17 45 (0.88%) Games
18 44 (0.86%) Publishing
19 36 (0.71%) Local Government
20 31 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3290 (64.55%) Analyst
2 2819 (55.31%) Business Analyst
3 419 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
4 377 (7.40%) Consultant
5 353 (6.93%) Senior Business Analyst
6 327 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 313 (6.14%) Agile Business Analyst
8 278 (5.45%) Developer
9 249 (4.89%) IT Analyst
10 238 (4.67%) Financial Analyst
11 237 (4.65%) Business IT Analyst
12 235 (4.61%) IT Business Analyst
13 198 (3.88%) Finance Business Analyst
14 191 (3.75%) Architect
15 190 (3.73%) Digital Business Analyst
16 186 (3.65%) Digital Analyst
17 160 (3.14%) Banking Analyst
17 160 (3.14%) Business Manager
18 148 (2.90%) Lead Business Analyst
19 134 (2.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (7.44%) .NET
2 197 (3.87%) XML
3 161 (3.16%) HTML
4 125 (2.45%) Web Services
5 118 (2.32%) ASP.NET
6 75 (1.47%) REST
7 73 (1.43%) CSS
8 69 (1.35%) .NET Framework
9 67 (1.31%) Middleware
10 59 (1.16%) HTML5
11 57 (1.12%) SOAP
12 51 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
13 50 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (0.80%) jQuery
15 38 (0.75%) JSON
16 37 (0.73%) AngularJS
17 32 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
18 31 (0.61%) Node.js
19 27 (0.53%) EDI
20 24 (0.47%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 865 (16.97%) Analytical Skills
2 294 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 244 (4.79%) User Experience
4 166 (3.26%) Fixed Income
5 142 (2.79%) Fintech
6 133 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 117 (2.30%) Equities
8 111 (2.18%) Derivative
9 95 (1.86%) Mobile App
10 75 (1.47%) FMCG
11 73 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
12 63 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 62 (1.22%) PMI
14 57 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
15 55 (1.08%) Hedge funds
16 51 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 50 (0.98%) iPad
18 45 (0.88%) Credit Risk
19 34 (0.67%) NHS
20 31 (0.61%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 105 (2.06%) Windows
2 46 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 44 (0.86%) Unix
4 41 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 36 (0.71%) Linux
6 30 (0.59%) Android
7 13 (0.26%) Windows 7
8 8 (0.16%) Windows 10
9 6 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.098%) AIX
11 3 (0.059%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.059%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.039%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.020%) Solaris
13 1 (0.020%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.020%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.020%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1985 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1316 (25.82%) Project Management
3 1156 (22.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 606 (11.89%) Scrum
5 567 (11.12%) Waterfall
6 563 (11.05%) SDLC
7 527 (10.34%) User Stories
8 492 (9.65%) CRM
9 471 (9.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 455 (8.93%) Change Management
11 438 (8.59%) PRINCE2
12 425 (8.34%) Business Intelligence
13 374 (7.34%) Use Case
14 332 (6.51%) E-Commerce
15 313 (6.14%) Data Analysis
16 311 (6.10%) Asset Management
17 298 (5.85%) ERP
18 292 (5.73%) Mentoring
19 282 (5.53%) UML
20 268 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 843 (16.54%) SQL
2 268 (5.26%) C#
3 165 (3.24%) Java
4 129 (2.53%) JavaScript
5 107 (2.10%) C
6 93 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 60 (1.18%) ABAP
8 57 (1.12%) Python
9 54 (1.06%) VBA
10 30 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 28 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 28 (0.55%) R
12 26 (0.51%) Perl
12 26 (0.51%) PHP
13 19 (0.37%) VB
14 15 (0.29%) Objective-C
15 13 (0.26%) PowerShell
16 12 (0.24%) Apex Code
17 10 (0.20%) Shell Script
18 9 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 784 (15.38%) Degree
2 454 (8.91%) ISEB
3 108 (2.12%) Security Cleared
4 89 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 76 (1.49%) CBAP
6 73 (1.43%) IIBA
7 68 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 60 (1.18%) Master's Degree
9 50 (0.98%) SC Cleared
10 47 (0.92%) PMP
11 39 (0.77%) ISTQB
12 38 (0.75%) CISA
12 38 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 27 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 24 (0.47%) CIMA
15 21 (0.41%) ISEB Practitioner
16 18 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
18 14 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (0.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (6.00%) QA
2 179 (3.51%) MiFID
3 100 (1.96%) PMO
4 37 (0.73%) SLA
5 32 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 32 (0.63%) EMIR
6 31 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (0.41%) GDPR
8 20 (0.39%) HL7
8 20 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 17 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.31%) Basel III
11 15 (0.29%) FATCA
12 14 (0.27%) SEPA
13 12 (0.24%) PCI DSS
14 11 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
14 11 (0.22%) IFRS
14 11 (0.22%) ISO 14001
15 8 (0.16%) Basel II
15 8 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.16%) Docker
3 4 (0.078%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.059%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.020%) HDFS
5 1 (0.020%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.020%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (0.33%) Puppet
2 16 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (0.24%) Ambari
4 7 (0.14%) ZABBIX
5 5 (0.098%) RSA Archer
5 5 (0.098%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.059%) Nagios
7 3 (0.059%) Oozie
8 2 (0.039%) SCOM
9 1 (0.020%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.020%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 718 (14.09%) Microsoft
2 374 (7.34%) SAP
3 298 (5.85%) Oracle
4 192 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
5 58 (1.14%) IBM
6 48 (0.94%) Cognizant
6 48 (0.94%) Tableau
7 47 (0.92%) Hyperion
8 42 (0.82%) JD Edwards
9 36 (0.71%) Cognos
10 34 (0.67%) Sage
11 31 (0.61%) Infor
12 29 (0.57%) Sun
13 27 (0.53%) Adobe
14 26 (0.51%) Epicor
14 26 (0.51%) Pega
14 26 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
15 23 (0.45%) Retek
16 22 (0.43%) ATG
17 20 (0.39%) Atlassian
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Clarius Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Extremely Competitive + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Chris Cobbold Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum bonus, pension, healthcare, life cov
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aviva
Salary: Competitive + benefits (starting from £20,000)
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £30k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
TD Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Resource Group
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum, Benefits 20% Non-Contributory Pension & Bon
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Plus benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £51000 - £65000 per annum + A market leading benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago