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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 75 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2646 3742 4094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.10% 3.58% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.05% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2151 3085 3340
Median salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 76116 92469 93160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.12% 88.57% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62627 76549 75387
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -11 2509 £52,500 +5.00% 297
London -3 1241 £60,000 +9.09% 133
South East -37 339 £50,000 - 54
City of London +22 242 £59,500 -0.83% 46
Yorkshire -3 176 £45,000 +12.50% 19
North West -35 163 £42,500 +6.25% 24
South West +37 161 £45,000 +5.88% 14
West Midlands -7 159 £44,000 +3.52% 25
East of England -48 158 £47,500 -5.00% 14
West Yorkshire 0 119 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Manchester -39 98 £45,000 +11.80% 14
East Midlands +9 91 £45,000 - 9
Leeds +7 89 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Surrey -8 84 £55,000 +10.00% 17
Birmingham +3 74 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire +33 63 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Bristol +14 58 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Scotland -40 56 £42,500 -6.59% 15
Berkshire -51 48 £50,000 - 9
Hertfordshire -50 44 £50,000 -9.09% 5
Wales -5 42 £40,000 +6.66% 7
Gloucestershire +20 40 £50,000 -4.76%
Buckinghamshire +13 39 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Cambridgeshire -12 39 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Nottinghamshire +9 37 £47,500 +11.76% 4
South Wales 0 34 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Oxfordshire +18 33 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Nottingham +9 32 £45,000 +2.85%
Essex -13 31 £61,413 +44.50%
Edinburgh -38 31 £45,000 -5.26% 9

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 2119 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 2089 (39.19%) Finance
3 1337 (25.08%) Project Management
4 1170 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 885 (16.60%) SQL
6 859 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
7 852 (15.98%) Degree
8 732 (13.73%) Microsoft
9 656 (12.31%) Waterfall
10 630 (11.82%) Banking
11 594 (11.14%) Scrum
12 583 (10.94%) Retail
13 571 (10.71%) SDLC
14 521 (9.77%) User Stories
14 521 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
15 520 (9.76%) ISEB
16 505 (9.47%) PRINCE2
17 493 (9.25%) CRM
18 477 (8.95%) MS Excel
19 459 (8.61%) Change Management
20 437 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
21 418 (7.84%) .NET
22 402 (7.54%) Use Case
23 400 (7.50%) SQL Server
24 395 (7.41%) SAP
25 350 (6.57%) UML
26 333 (6.25%) E-Commerce
26 333 (6.25%) Marketing
27 307 (5.76%) Management Information System
28 300 (5.63%) QA

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
1 172 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 87 (1.63%) Confluence
3 42 (0.79%) WebSphere
4 34 (0.64%) CMS
5 32 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 24 (0.45%) SAS
8 18 (0.34%) Apache
9 16 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 13 (0.24%) Moodle
10 13 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.23%) IIS
11 12 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 12 (0.23%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.21%) Apache Spark
13 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.17%) IBM Notes
14 9 (0.17%) Skype for Business
15 8 (0.15%) Documentum
15 8 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 477 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 278 (5.22%) MS Visio
3 253 (4.75%) MS Office
4 128 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 110 (2.06%) MS Project
6 10 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.075%) InDesign
9 2 (0.038%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.019%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.019%) InVision
Business Applications
1 123 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (1.44%) SAP FI
3 70 (1.31%) SAP SCM
4 69 (1.29%) SAP CO
4 69 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 52 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
6 47 (0.88%) SAP SD
7 46 (0.86%) SAP PP
8 44 (0.83%) SAP MM
9 38 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
9 38 (0.71%) SAP CRM
10 32 (0.60%) SAP ERP
11 28 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
11 28 (0.53%) SAP WM
12 26 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
13 24 (0.45%) SAP QM
14 23 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
15 22 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
16 19 (0.36%) Sonata
17 16 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (1.74%) SaaS
2 65 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
3 40 (0.75%) Office 365
4 28 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 26 (0.49%) PaaS
6 14 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
7 12 (0.23%) Force.com
8 10 (0.19%) GitHub
9 9 (0.17%) FinancialForce.com
9 9 (0.17%) Google Analytics
9 9 (0.17%) Yammer
10 8 (0.15%) Lucidchart
11 7 (0.13%) IaaS
12 6 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
12 6 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
13 4 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.075%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.056%) G Suite
14 3 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (1.89%) Internet
2 71 (1.33%) Intranet
3 23 (0.43%) HTTP
4 22 (0.41%) Firewall
5 12 (0.23%) Extranet
6 10 (0.19%) LDAP
7 9 (0.17%) LAN
7 9 (0.17%) SAN
7 9 (0.17%) WAN
8 8 (0.15%) ATM
9 6 (0.11%) DNS
9 6 (0.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.094%) SMS
11 4 (0.075%) CTI
11 4 (0.075%) FTP
11 4 (0.075%) Network Security
12 3 (0.056%) 3GPP
12 3 (0.056%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.056%) Skype
12 3 (0.056%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 156 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 143 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 97 (1.82%) Big Data
6 78 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 77 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 68 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
9 60 (1.13%) QlikView
10 55 (1.03%) SAP BW
11 54 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
12 53 (0.99%) SAP HANA
13 44 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 43 (0.81%) Power BI
15 38 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
16 36 (0.68%) Hadoop
17 32 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
18 30 (0.56%) Data Mining
19 24 (0.45%) Apache Hive
19 24 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 194 (3.64%) JIRA
2 79 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 56 (1.05%) Selenium
3 56 (1.05%) Visual Studio
4 54 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 39 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 36 (0.68%) Git (software)
7 31 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 24 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 21 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 20 (0.38%) Subversion
11 19 (0.36%) Moq
12 16 (0.30%) Maven
13 15 (0.28%) Appium
13 15 (0.28%) Hudson
14 14 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (0.24%) TeamCity
16 12 (0.23%) FitNesse
16 12 (0.23%) JIRA Agile
16 12 (0.23%) WebDriver
General
1 2089 (39.19%) Finance
2 630 (11.82%) Banking
3 583 (10.94%) Retail
4 333 (6.25%) Marketing
5 296 (5.55%) Legal
6 223 (4.18%) Back Office
7 192 (3.60%) Front Office
8 155 (2.91%) Law
9 154 (2.89%) Investment Banking
10 153 (2.87%) Manufacturing
11 151 (2.83%) Telecoms
12 116 (2.18%) Advertising
13 74 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
14 69 (1.29%) Financial Institution
15 52 (0.98%) Publishing
16 48 (0.90%) Private Banking
17 43 (0.81%) Games
18 36 (0.68%) Spanish Language
19 34 (0.64%) Local Government
20 33 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3453 (64.78%) Analyst
2 2953 (55.40%) Business Analyst
3 416 (7.80%) Consultant
4 406 (7.62%) Senior Analyst
5 375 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 348 (6.53%) Senior Business Analyst
7 331 (6.21%) Agile Business Analyst
8 293 (5.50%) Developer
9 275 (5.16%) IT Analyst
10 264 (4.95%) IT Business Analyst
11 262 (4.92%) Business IT Analyst
12 231 (4.33%) Financial Analyst
13 222 (4.17%) Architect
14 197 (3.70%) Finance Business Analyst
15 196 (3.68%) Digital Business Analyst
16 195 (3.66%) Digital Analyst
17 166 (3.11%) SAP Analyst
18 161 (3.02%) Banking Analyst
19 159 (2.98%) Business Manager
20 152 (2.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (7.84%) .NET
2 218 (4.09%) XML
3 191 (3.58%) HTML
4 137 (2.57%) Web Services
5 122 (2.29%) ASP.NET
6 77 (1.44%) CSS
7 68 (1.28%) HTML5
8 60 (1.13%) Middleware
9 59 (1.11%) REST
10 58 (1.09%) .NET Framework
11 56 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
12 51 (0.96%) FIX Protocol
13 48 (0.90%) SOAP
14 44 (0.83%) JSON
15 40 (0.75%) AngularJS
16 39 (0.73%) ASP.NET Web API
17 38 (0.71%) jQuery
18 33 (0.62%) Node.js
19 23 (0.43%) FpML
20 22 (0.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 859 (16.12%) Analytical Skills
2 307 (5.76%) Management Information System
3 232 (4.35%) User Experience
4 183 (3.43%) Fixed Income
5 174 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 133 (2.50%) Derivative
7 124 (2.33%) Fintech
8 115 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 103 (1.93%) Equities
10 79 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (1.37%) FMCG
12 72 (1.35%) PMI
13 65 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 63 (1.18%) NHS
15 60 (1.13%) Credit Risk
16 54 (1.01%) iPad
17 47 (0.88%) Hedge funds
18 44 (0.83%) Online Banking
19 38 (0.71%) Virtual Team
20 37 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 114 (2.14%) Windows
2 48 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 44 (0.83%) Unix
4 42 (0.79%) Linux
5 40 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 30 (0.56%) Android
7 12 (0.23%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.056%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.056%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.038%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.019%) AIX
10 1 (0.019%) Solaris
10 1 (0.019%) VMS
10 1 (0.019%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.019%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2119 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1337 (25.08%) Project Management
3 1170 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 656 (12.31%) Waterfall
5 594 (11.14%) Scrum
6 571 (10.71%) SDLC
7 521 (9.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 521 (9.77%) User Stories
8 505 (9.47%) PRINCE2
9 493 (9.25%) CRM
10 459 (8.61%) Change Management
11 437 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
12 402 (7.54%) Use Case
13 350 (6.57%) UML
14 333 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 300 (5.63%) Mentoring
16 289 (5.42%) Data Modelling
17 278 (5.22%) Analytics
17 278 (5.22%) ERP
17 278 (5.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 885 (16.60%) SQL
2 288 (5.40%) C#
3 221 (4.15%) Java
4 161 (3.02%) JavaScript
5 96 (1.80%) C
6 78 (1.46%) ABAP
7 68 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 57 (1.07%) VBA
9 56 (1.05%) Python
10 40 (0.75%) R
11 38 (0.71%) PHP
12 36 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.49%) PowerShell
14 25 (0.47%) VB
15 24 (0.45%) Scala
16 21 (0.39%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.36%) Perl
18 18 (0.34%) C++
19 16 (0.30%) Apex Code
20 14 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 852 (15.98%) Degree
2 520 (9.76%) ISEB
3 114 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 112 (2.10%) PMI Certification
5 90 (1.69%) IIBA
6 80 (1.50%) CBAP
7 64 (1.20%) PMP
8 46 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 42 (0.79%) DV Cleared
10 39 (0.73%) SC Cleared
11 35 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (0.58%) MBA
13 26 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 24 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 22 (0.41%) CIMA
15 22 (0.41%) CISA
16 21 (0.39%) APMP
17 20 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
18 12 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 10 (0.19%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (5.63%) QA
2 151 (2.83%) MiFID
3 131 (2.46%) PMO
4 34 (0.64%) EMIR
5 30 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.45%) Basel II
8 21 (0.39%) Basel III
8 21 (0.39%) SLA
9 19 (0.36%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 15 (0.28%) ISO 14001
12 13 (0.24%) FATCA
12 13 (0.24%) SEPA
13 11 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
13 11 (0.21%) GDPR
14 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
15 7 (0.13%) HL7
16 6 (0.11%) P3O
16 6 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 36 (0.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.21%) Docker
3 8 (0.15%) HDFS
4 5 (0.094%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.038%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.019%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.32%) Puppet
3 13 (0.24%) Ambari
4 10 (0.19%) RSA Archer
5 8 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.075%) Ansible
6 4 (0.075%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.075%) Oozie
7 3 (0.056%) WMI
8 2 (0.038%) Nagios
8 2 (0.038%) SCCM
8 2 (0.038%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.038%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.019%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (0.019%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.019%) Graphite
9 1 (0.019%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.019%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.019%) SCOM
Vendors
1 732 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 395 (7.41%) SAP
3 254 (4.77%) Oracle
4 168 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 87 (1.63%) IBM
6 54 (1.01%) Tableau
7 47 (0.88%) HP
8 40 (0.75%) Cognizant
9 39 (0.73%) Cognos
10 37 (0.69%) Hyperion
11 32 (0.60%) Atlassian
11 32 (0.60%) Sage
12 30 (0.56%) Bloomberg
13 27 (0.51%) Vermilion
14 26 (0.49%) JD Edwards
15 25 (0.47%) Charles River
15 25 (0.47%) hybris
16 24 (0.45%) ATG
16 24 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
17 23 (0.43%) Retek
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, holidays etc
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65001 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + tbc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + c.25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65,000 - £75,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: Yesterday