Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 126 111
Rank change year-on-year -36 -15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 1,695 4,054 5,156
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.15% 2.76% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.99% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,453 3,022 4,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - 0.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 72,778 135,367 163,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.20% 92.19%
Number of salaries quoted 57,995 106,528 131,555
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 4 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the UK

Business Analysis
Top 18 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 4 July 2020. 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 -30 1,609 £55,000 +10.00% 64
London -14 944 £65,000 +4.00% 33
UK excluding London -64 711 £47,500 +5.56% 32
South East -41 231 £47,500 -5.00% 14
North of England -39 196 £50,000 +19.76% 8
North West -63 111 £50,000 +19.76% 4
Work from Home +39 110 £55,000 - 13
South West -21 108 £45,000 +5.85% 4
Midlands -8 88 £50,000 +25.00% 3
West Midlands +11 71 £50,500 +26.25% 2
Yorkshire +53 68 £50,000 +21.95% 4
East of England +25 34 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland 0 29 £45,000 - 1
Wales -26 18 £40,000 -11.11%
North East +29 17 £46,500 +9.41%
East Midlands +4 16 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Northern Ireland +5 5 £30,000 -23.08%
Isle of Man - 3 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 848 (50.03%) Agile Software Development
2 674 (39.76%) Finance
3 423 (24.96%) Project Management
4 391 (23.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 327 (19.29%) SQL
6 308 (18.17%) Requirements Gathering
7 301 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
8 283 (16.70%) Microsoft
9 241 (14.22%) Scrum
10 237 (13.98%) Degree
11 236 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
12 217 (12.80%) DevOps
13 206 (12.15%) Project Delivery
14 202 (11.92%) Asset Management
15 191 (11.27%) Analytics
16 184 (10.86%) User Stories
17 181 (10.68%) Banking
18 177 (10.44%) Azure
19 174 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
20 171 (10.09%) Investment Management
21 161 (9.50%) User Acceptance Testing
21 161 (9.50%) Fixed Income
21 161 (9.50%) SDLC
22 160 (9.44%) Waterfall
23 157 (9.26%) Derivative
23 157 (9.26%) Data Analysis
24 155 (9.14%) Java
25 154 (9.09%) Front Office
26 153 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
26 153 (9.03%) 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 62 (3.66%) Confluence
2 41 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 35 (2.06%) CMS
4 12 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (0.71%) Umbraco
5 6 (0.35%) EPiServer
6 5 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.24%) Drupal
7 4 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.18%) Apache
8 3 (0.18%) Documentum
8 3 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.18%) SAS
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.12%) Mendix
10 1 (0.059%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.059%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.059%) OpenStack
Applications
1 153 (9.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 104 (6.14%) Microsoft Office
3 73 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 62 (3.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 30 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.24%) LibreOffice
7 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.059%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 43 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.18%) NetSuite
3 19 (1.12%) Markit EDM
4 17 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
5 14 (0.83%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 12 (0.71%) Eagle PACE
6 12 (0.71%) PolarLake
7 10 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.59%) thinkFolio
8 9 (0.53%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.47%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.47%) SAP MM
10 7 (0.41%) Front Arena
10 7 (0.41%) Magento
11 6 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
11 6 (0.35%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
12 5 (0.29%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.29%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 177 (10.44%) Azure
2 134 (7.91%) AWS
3 110 (6.49%) Power Platform
4 87 (5.13%) GCP
5 52 (3.07%) Office 365
6 51 (3.01%) SaaS
7 34 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
8 18 (1.06%) PowerApps
9 16 (0.94%) PaaS
10 11 (0.65%) Trello
11 9 (0.53%) G Suite
12 8 (0.47%) IaaS
12 8 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 7 (0.41%) BrowserStack
14 6 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
15 5 (0.29%) OneDrive
15 5 (0.29%) Serverless
16 4 (0.24%) Power Automate
16 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
17 3 (0.18%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.94%) Internet
2 13 (0.77%) Skype
3 11 (0.65%) Intranet
4 6 (0.35%) Firewall
4 6 (0.35%) VPN
4 6 (0.35%) WAN
5 5 (0.29%) SAN
6 4 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.24%) iSCSI
6 4 (0.24%) LAN
6 4 (0.24%) NetScaler
7 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.18%) Wireless
8 2 (0.12%) CHAP
8 2 (0.12%) MPLS
8 2 (0.12%) Network Security
8 2 (0.12%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.12%) VoIP
8 2 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.059%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 106 (6.25%) Power BI
3 94 (5.55%) SQL Server
4 52 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (2.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 33 (1.95%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.65%) Big Data
9 27 (1.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 15 (0.88%) MySQL
10 15 (0.88%) RDBMS
10 15 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (0.83%) OLAP
12 11 (0.65%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
13 10 (0.59%) QlikView
14 9 (0.53%) Data Lake
15 8 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 8 (0.47%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 146 (8.61%) JIRA
2 52 (3.07%) RStudio
3 24 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.24%) Selenium
5 17 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 17 (1.00%) JMeter
6 16 (0.94%) SoapUI
7 14 (0.83%) Visual Studio
8 13 (0.77%) Jenkins
9 12 (0.71%) Git (software)
10 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (0.47%) Appium
11 8 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.47%) Buildbot
11 8 (0.47%) ERwin
11 8 (0.47%) Gatling
11 8 (0.47%) NeoLoad
11 8 (0.47%) Ranorex
11 8 (0.47%) WATIR
11 8 (0.47%) WebLOAD
General
1 674 (39.76%) Finance
2 181 (10.68%) Banking
3 154 (9.09%) Front Office
4 119 (7.02%) Retail
5 105 (6.19%) Investment Banking
6 61 (3.60%) Marketing
7 49 (2.89%) Public Sector
8 45 (2.65%) Law
9 43 (2.54%) Legal
10 39 (2.30%) Back Office
11 37 (2.18%) Local Government
12 26 (1.53%) Police
13 23 (1.36%) Manufacturing
13 23 (1.36%) Telecoms
14 15 (0.88%) Advertising
14 15 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.77%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.59%) Games
17 9 (0.53%) French Language
17 9 (0.53%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 995 (58.70%) Analyst
2 805 (47.49%) Business Analyst
3 181 (10.68%) Developer
4 127 (7.49%) Senior Analyst
5 125 (7.37%) Consultant
6 111 (6.55%) Senior Business Analyst
7 81 (4.78%) IT Analyst
8 80 (4.72%) Project Manager
9 76 (4.48%) Business IT Analyst
10 75 (4.42%) AWS Developer
11 74 (4.37%) IT Business Analyst
12 73 (4.31%) Systems Analyst
13 72 (4.25%) Technical Analyst
14 71 (4.19%) Business Systems Analyst
15 68 (4.01%) AWS Engineer
16 60 (3.54%) Technical Business Analyst
17 57 (3.36%) Business Manager
18 56 (3.30%) Product Owner
19 55 (3.24%) Agile Business Analyst
20 53 (3.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (6.96%) Web Services
2 87 (5.13%) AngularJS
3 83 (4.90%) React
4 79 (4.66%) Vue.js
5 62 (3.66%) .NET
6 38 (2.24%) XML
7 33 (1.95%) Node.js
8 32 (1.89%) HTML
9 28 (1.65%) J2EE
10 25 (1.47%) CSS
11 21 (1.24%) REST
12 14 (0.83%) jQuery
13 13 (0.77%) .NET Core
13 13 (0.77%) Middleware
14 8 (0.47%) ASP.NET
14 8 (0.47%) LINQ
14 8 (0.47%) SOAP
15 6 (0.35%) EDI
15 6 (0.35%) HTML5
16 5 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 301 (17.76%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (9.50%) Fixed Income
3 157 (9.26%) Derivative
4 145 (8.55%) Hedge funds
5 112 (6.61%) Equities
6 105 (6.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 99 (5.84%) Management Information System
8 75 (4.42%) User Experience
9 62 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
10 53 (3.13%) Reinsurance
11 42 (2.48%) OTC Derivatives
12 33 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
13 24 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.12%) Data Structures
14 19 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 19 (1.12%) Virtual Team
15 18 (1.06%) PMI
16 16 (0.94%) Reference Data
17 14 (0.83%) Driving Licence
18 13 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 36 (2.12%) Windows
2 22 (1.30%) Linux
3 16 (0.94%) Unix
4 6 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.29%) Solaris
6 4 (0.24%) Android
6 4 (0.24%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.24%) HPUX
6 4 (0.24%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.059%) CentOS
8 1 (0.059%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 848 (50.03%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (24.96%) Project Management
3 391 (23.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 308 (18.17%) Requirements Gathering
5 241 (14.22%) Scrum
6 236 (13.92%) Problem-Solving
7 217 (12.80%) DevOps
8 206 (12.15%) Project Delivery
9 202 (11.92%) Asset Management
10 191 (11.27%) Analytics
11 184 (10.86%) User Stories
12 174 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
13 171 (10.09%) Investment Management
14 161 (9.50%) SDLC
14 161 (9.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 160 (9.44%) Waterfall
16 157 (9.26%) Data Analysis
17 153 (9.03%) Software Engineering
18 144 (8.50%) Migration
19 130 (7.67%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 327 (19.29%) SQL
2 155 (9.14%) Java
3 140 (8.26%) Python
4 127 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 74 (4.37%) C#
6 58 (3.42%) R
7 56 (3.30%) C
8 45 (2.65%) VBA
9 34 (2.01%) MATLAB
10 19 (1.12%) PL/SQL
11 15 (0.88%) PHP
11 15 (0.88%) Scala
11 15 (0.88%) T-SQL
12 11 (0.65%) C++
12 11 (0.65%) VB
13 10 (0.59%) PowerShell
14 9 (0.53%) VB6
15 8 (0.47%) Ruby
16 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.29%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 237 (13.98%) Degree
2 75 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.36%) ISEB
4 31 (1.83%) CBAP
4 31 (1.83%) SC Cleared
5 30 (1.77%) IIBA
6 29 (1.71%) PMI Certification
7 28 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (1.53%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.88%) PMP
10 14 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.53%) CIPD
11 9 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.47%) ACCA
12 8 (0.47%) Master's Degree
12 8 (0.47%) MCSE
13 7 (0.41%) CFA
13 7 (0.41%) CIMA
13 7 (0.41%) MCSA
14 6 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.25%) QA
2 39 (2.30%) PMO
3 25 (1.47%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.83%) MiFID
5 12 (0.71%) GDPR
6 11 (0.65%) EMIR
7 9 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (0.47%) SEPA
9 7 (0.41%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.35%) TARGET2
11 5 (0.29%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.24%) PSD2
12 4 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.18%) SLA
14 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
14 2 (0.12%) FATCA
14 2 (0.12%) GAAP
14 2 (0.12%) IFRS
14 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 5 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (0.24%) Docker
2 4 (0.24%) vSphere
2 4 (0.24%) XenApp
2 4 (0.24%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 4 (0.24%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.18%) SCCM
5 2 (0.12%) Ansible
5 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.059%) Control-M
6 1 (0.059%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.059%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 283 (16.70%) Microsoft
2 92 (5.43%) Google
3 81 (4.78%) Oracle
4 73 (4.31%) Bloomberg
5 68 (4.01%) Salesforce.com
6 54 (3.19%) SAP
7 44 (2.60%) Guidewire
8 36 (2.12%) Tableau
9 24 (1.42%) ServiceNow
10 22 (1.30%) Capita
11 19 (1.12%) Reuters
12 16 (0.94%) hybris
12 16 (0.94%) IBM
13 14 (0.83%) Sparx
14 13 (0.77%) Sitecore
15 12 (0.71%) HP
16 11 (0.65%) BiZZdesign
17 10 (0.59%) Charles River
17 10 (0.59%) Cisco
17 10 (0.59%) Informatica