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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
UK
Rank 91 76 71
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2606 3704 4066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.07% 3.59% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 4.05% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 3070 3313
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 75633 91466 92413
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.04% 88.55% 87.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62140 75689 74754
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.01%  
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 25 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 25 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 -15 2468 £52,500 +5.00% 317
London 0 1228 £60,000 +9.09% 140
South East -32 336 £50,000 - 44
City of London +21 241 £57,500 -4.16% 41
Yorkshire -14 170 £45,000 +12.50% 23
North West -36 163 £43,125 +7.81% 26
South West +25 155 £45,000 +5.88% 19
East of England -42 153 £47,500 -5.00% 17
West Midlands -16 150 £42,750 +0.58% 29
West Yorkshire +11 116 £45,000 +12.50% 16
Manchester -32 97 £45,000 +11.11% 17
East Midlands +12 92 £45,000 - 13
Leeds +10 90 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Surrey -14 83 £55,000 +7.31% 10
Birmingham -10 65 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Hampshire +34 63 £47,500 -5.00% 9
Scotland -31 58 £42,500 -7.60% 11
Bristol +14 55 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Berkshire -51 50 £50,000 - 7
Wales -2 42 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Hertfordshire -50 41 £51,250 -6.81% 6
Cambridgeshire -16 40 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 39 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Gloucestershire +18 37 £50,000 -6.97%
Nottinghamshire +9 37 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South Wales -2 35 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Essex -6 34 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Nottingham +12 33 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Edinburgh -36 32 £43,750 -7.89% 8
Leicestershire +7 31 £42,500 -5.55% 4

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 2117 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 2096 (39.07%) Finance
3 1351 (25.18%) Project Management
4 1172 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 890 (16.59%) SQL
6 864 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
7 849 (15.82%) Degree
8 727 (13.55%) Microsoft
9 658 (12.26%) Waterfall
10 634 (11.82%) Banking
11 586 (10.92%) Scrum
12 585 (10.90%) Retail
13 581 (10.83%) SDLC
14 525 (9.79%) User Acceptance Testing
15 521 (9.71%) ISEB
16 517 (9.64%) User Stories
17 512 (9.54%) PRINCE2
18 492 (9.17%) CRM
19 478 (8.91%) MS Excel
20 458 (8.54%) Change Management
21 437 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
22 419 (7.81%) .NET
23 408 (7.60%) SQL Server
24 406 (7.57%) Use Case
25 395 (7.36%) SAP
26 358 (6.67%) UML
27 337 (6.28%) Marketing
28 329 (6.13%) E-Commerce
29 305 (5.68%) Management Information System
30 300 (5.59%) Mentoring

Business Analysis
Top Related 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 (3.21%) SharePoint
2 89 (1.66%) Confluence
3 43 (0.80%) WebSphere
4 34 (0.63%) CMS
5 30 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 29 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (0.47%) SAS
8 18 (0.34%) Apache
9 16 (0.30%) Apache Pig
10 14 (0.26%) IIS
10 14 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.24%) Moodle
12 12 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
13 11 (0.21%) Apache Spark
14 10 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.19%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.17%) IBM Notes
15 9 (0.17%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
17 7 (0.13%) Documentum
Applications
1 478 (8.91%) MS Excel
2 272 (5.07%) MS Visio
3 254 (4.73%) MS Office
4 126 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 109 (2.03%) 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 (0.037%) SPSS Modeler
10 1 (0.019%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.019%) InVision
10 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 125 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (1.44%) SAP FI
3 72 (1.34%) SAP SCM
4 69 (1.29%) SAP CO
4 69 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 52 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
6 50 (0.93%) SAP SD
7 48 (0.89%) SAP PP
8 45 (0.84%) SAP MM
9 36 (0.67%) Oracle Financials
9 36 (0.67%) SAP CRM
10 33 (0.62%) SAP ERP
11 29 (0.54%) SAP WM
12 26 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
12 26 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
13 25 (0.47%) SAP QM
14 24 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
15 22 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
16 19 (0.35%) Sonata
17 16 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 94 (1.75%) SaaS
2 61 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (0.76%) Office 365
4 39 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (0.47%) PaaS
7 13 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
8 10 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
8 10 (0.19%) Force.com
9 9 (0.17%) GitHub
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 5 (0.093%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.093%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.056%) G Suite
14 3 (0.056%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 102 (1.90%) Internet
2 70 (1.30%) Intranet
3 23 (0.43%) Firewall
3 23 (0.43%) HTTP
4 12 (0.22%) Extranet
5 10 (0.19%) LDAP
6 9 (0.17%) LAN
6 9 (0.17%) SAN
6 9 (0.17%) WAN
7 8 (0.15%) ATM
8 6 (0.11%) DNS
8 6 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.093%) CTI
9 5 (0.093%) SMS
10 4 (0.075%) FTP
10 4 (0.075%) Network Security
11 3 (0.056%) 3GPP
11 3 (0.056%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.056%) POP3
11 3 (0.056%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 408 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 157 (2.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 144 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (1.90%) Big Data
6 79 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 79 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 69 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
8 59 (1.10%) QlikView
9 57 (1.06%) SAP BW
10 54 (1.01%) SAP HANA
11 52 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
12 43 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 41 (0.76%) Power BI
14 37 (0.69%) Hadoop
14 37 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
15 32 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
16 30 (0.56%) Data Mining
17 25 (0.47%) MySQL
18 24 (0.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 197 (3.67%) JIRA
2 77 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 58 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 55 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 54 (1.01%) Selenium
6 39 (0.73%) Cucumber
6 39 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 31 (0.58%) SpecFlow
8 24 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 22 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 21 (0.39%) Subversion
11 19 (0.35%) Moq
12 17 (0.32%) Hudson
12 17 (0.32%) Maven
13 15 (0.28%) Appium
14 13 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
14 13 (0.24%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.22%) Axure RP
15 12 (0.22%) FitNesse
15 12 (0.22%) WebDriver
General
1 2096 (39.07%) Finance
2 634 (11.82%) Banking
3 585 (10.90%) Retail
4 337 (6.28%) Marketing
5 297 (5.54%) Legal
6 226 (4.21%) Back Office
7 189 (3.52%) Front Office
8 155 (2.89%) Law
8 155 (2.89%) Telecoms
9 153 (2.85%) Investment Banking
10 150 (2.80%) Manufacturing
11 117 (2.18%) Advertising
12 74 (1.38%) Corporate Banking
13 71 (1.32%) Financial Institution
14 54 (1.01%) Publishing
15 47 (0.88%) Private Banking
16 41 (0.76%) Games
17 38 (0.71%) Spanish Language
18 33 (0.62%) Billing
18 33 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3462 (64.53%) Analyst
2 2962 (55.21%) Business Analyst
3 423 (7.88%) Consultant
4 406 (7.57%) Senior Analyst
5 380 (7.08%) Project Manager
6 350 (6.52%) Senior Business Analyst
7 318 (5.93%) Agile Business Analyst
8 292 (5.44%) Developer
9 276 (5.14%) IT Analyst
10 265 (4.94%) IT Business Analyst
11 264 (4.92%) Business IT Analyst
12 234 (4.36%) Financial Analyst
13 223 (4.16%) Architect
14 200 (3.73%) Finance Business Analyst
15 193 (3.60%) Digital Analyst
15 193 (3.60%) Digital Business Analyst
16 169 (3.15%) SAP Analyst
17 161 (3.00%) Banking Analyst
18 159 (2.96%) Business Manager
19 155 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 419 (7.81%) .NET
2 222 (4.14%) XML
3 201 (3.75%) HTML
4 133 (2.48%) Web Services
5 122 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 85 (1.58%) CSS
7 72 (1.34%) HTML5
8 59 (1.10%) Middleware
8 59 (1.10%) REST
9 58 (1.08%) .NET Framework
10 56 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 52 (0.97%) FIX Protocol
12 46 (0.86%) JSON
13 45 (0.84%) SOAP
14 44 (0.82%) AngularJS
15 42 (0.78%) jQuery
16 40 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (0.65%) Node.js
18 24 (0.45%) CSS3
19 23 (0.43%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 864 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
2 305 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 232 (4.32%) User Experience
4 186 (3.47%) Fixed Income
5 175 (3.26%) Computer Science
6 136 (2.53%) Derivative
7 123 (2.29%) Fintech
8 115 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 104 (1.94%) Equities
10 79 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 76 (1.42%) FMCG
11 76 (1.42%) PMI
12 69 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 63 (1.17%) NHS
14 61 (1.14%) Credit Risk
15 57 (1.06%) iPad
16 46 (0.86%) Hedge funds
16 46 (0.86%) Online Banking
17 39 (0.73%) Virtual Team
18 37 (0.69%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 120 (2.24%) Windows
2 48 (0.89%) Windows Server
3 46 (0.86%) Linux
4 44 (0.82%) Unix
5 41 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 31 (0.58%) Android
7 12 (0.22%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.075%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.056%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.056%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.056%) 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 2117 (39.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1351 (25.18%) Project Management
3 1172 (21.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 658 (12.26%) Waterfall
5 586 (10.92%) Scrum
6 581 (10.83%) SDLC
7 525 (9.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 517 (9.64%) User Stories
9 512 (9.54%) PRINCE2
10 492 (9.17%) CRM
11 458 (8.54%) Change Management
12 437 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
13 406 (7.57%) Use Case
14 358 (6.67%) UML
15 329 (6.13%) E-Commerce
16 300 (5.59%) Mentoring
17 287 (5.35%) Data Modelling
18 283 (5.27%) ITIL
19 279 (5.20%) ERP
20 277 (5.16%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 890 (16.59%) SQL
2 291 (5.42%) C#
3 226 (4.21%) Java
4 170 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 95 (1.77%) C
6 82 (1.53%) ABAP
7 64 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 60 (1.12%) Python
9 58 (1.08%) VBA
10 42 (0.78%) R
11 39 (0.73%) PHP
12 35 (0.65%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.48%) Scala
13 26 (0.48%) VB
14 25 (0.47%) PowerShell
15 21 (0.39%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.37%) C++
17 19 (0.35%) Perl
18 16 (0.30%) Apex Code
18 16 (0.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 849 (15.82%) Degree
2 521 (9.71%) ISEB
3 117 (2.18%) PMI Certification
4 112 (2.09%) Security Cleared
5 92 (1.71%) IIBA
6 80 (1.49%) CBAP
7 67 (1.25%) PMP
8 45 (0.84%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 37 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 37 (0.69%) SC Cleared
11 31 (0.58%) MBA
12 25 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 23 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 21 (0.39%) APMP
15 20 (0.37%) CIMA
15 20 (0.37%) CISA
16 19 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
17 11 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (5.42%) QA
2 152 (2.83%) MiFID
3 131 (2.44%) PMO
4 36 (0.67%) EMIR
5 32 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.45%) Basel II
8 21 (0.39%) Basel III
8 21 (0.39%) SLA
9 20 (0.37%) 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 12 (0.22%) GDPR
14 10 (0.19%) PCI DSS
15 9 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
15 9 (0.17%) Solvency II
16 7 (0.13%) HL7
16 7 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 38 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.22%) Docker
3 8 (0.15%) HDFS
4 5 (0.093%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.037%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.037%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.019%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.32%) Puppet
3 13 (0.24%) Ambari
4 12 (0.22%) RSA Archer
5 9 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.093%) Ansible
7 4 (0.075%) Hadoop YARN
7 4 (0.075%) Oozie
8 3 (0.056%) WMI
9 2 (0.037%) Nagios
9 2 (0.037%) SCCM
9 2 (0.037%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.019%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.019%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.019%) Graphite
10 1 (0.019%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.019%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.019%) SCOM
10 1 (0.019%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 727 (13.55%) Microsoft
2 395 (7.36%) SAP
3 251 (4.68%) Oracle
4 168 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 90 (1.68%) IBM
6 54 (1.01%) Tableau
7 49 (0.91%) HP
8 43 (0.80%) Cognizant
9 38 (0.71%) Cognos
10 37 (0.69%) Hyperion
11 35 (0.65%) Atlassian
12 33 (0.62%) Sage
13 30 (0.56%) Bloomberg
14 28 (0.52%) Vermilion
15 26 (0.48%) Charles River
15 26 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
16 25 (0.47%) hybris
17 24 (0.45%) ATG
18 23 (0.43%) JD Edwards
18 23 (0.43%) Retek
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus, holidays, pension and flexi benefits.
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus large package and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £41000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Blue Glue
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £105000 per annum + plus large bonus and package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus+benefit package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £34000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday