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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 81 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2790 3260 3991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.14% 3.31% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 3.71% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2056 2726 3359
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.55%  

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 79702 87753 97622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.73% 88.97% 88.01%
Number of salaries quoted 64312 73316 79772
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -13 2632 £52,500 +5.00% 416
London +3 1353 £62,500 +8.69% 204
South East -23 355 £50,000 +5.26% 48
City of London +16 249 £61,250 +2.08% 55
West Midlands +18 203 £45,000 +5.49% 37
North West -39 172 £45,000 +12.50% 25
South West -3 163 £42,500 - 32
Yorkshire +8 162 £42,500 - 23
East of England -35 156 £45,000 -7.21% 25
West Yorkshire +22 111 £40,500 -6.89% 14
Surrey +34 100 £53,750 +13.15% 8
Birmingham +35 99 £45,000 - 14
Manchester -41 91 £42,500 - 14
Leeds +6 73 £40,000 -8.04% 10
Scotland -39 71 £41,000 -8.88% 20
Hampshire +25 69 £50,000 +13.63% 12
Berkshire -23 67 £47,500 -13.63% 12
Bristol -4 57 £45,000 +3.44% 12
Wales +5 50 £40,000 +5.26% 1
East Midlands -31 46 £45,000 - 16
Hertfordshire -26 44 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Gloucestershire +9 42 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Glasgow +2 38 £38,750 -13.88% 4
South Wales -2 36 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Suffolk +28 35 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Kent +2 34 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Cheshire -27 34 £46,250 +15.62% 4
Reading +20 33 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Coventry -1 33 £42,500 - 7
Ipswich +32 31 £45,000 +15.68% 5

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 2274 (42.34%) Finance
2 2027 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
3 1392 (25.92%) Project Management
4 1170 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 976 (18.17%) Analytical Skills
6 900 (16.76%) SQL
7 845 (15.73%) Degree
8 803 (14.95%) Banking
9 772 (14.37%) Microsoft
10 764 (14.22%) Retail
11 632 (11.77%) SDLC
12 608 (11.32%) Scrum
13 584 (10.87%) Waterfall
14 568 (10.58%) User Stories
15 514 (9.57%) CRM
16 501 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 492 (9.16%) Change Management
18 462 (8.60%) ISEB
19 441 (8.21%) Use Case
20 438 (8.15%) Asset Management
21 433 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
22 426 (7.93%) PRINCE2
23 413 (7.69%) SQL Server
24 384 (7.15%) SAP
25 375 (6.98%) .NET
26 360 (6.70%) QA
27 358 (6.67%) Data Analysis
28 326 (6.07%) E-Commerce
29 324 (6.03%) ERP
30 322 (6.00%) Oracle

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
1 153 (2.85%) SharePoint
2 74 (1.38%) Confluence
3 62 (1.15%) CMS
4 42 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 35 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 32 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 30 (0.56%) Documentum
8 29 (0.54%) SAS
9 23 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 22 (0.41%) Apache
11 20 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
12 18 (0.34%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 12 (0.22%) Apache Pig
15 10 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 9 (0.17%) IBM Notes
17 8 (0.15%) IIS
18 7 (0.13%) Skype for Business
19 6 (0.11%) JBoss
20 5 (0.093%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 309 (5.75%) MS Visio
2 300 (5.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 252 (4.69%) Microsoft Office
4 175 (3.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 122 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.15%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.093%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.037%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.037%) LaTeX
10 2 (0.037%) SPSS Modeler
11 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.019%) HipChat
11 1 (0.019%) Revit
11 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 132 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
3 73 (1.36%) SAP FI
4 68 (1.27%) SAP CO
4 68 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 49 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
6 47 (0.88%) Actimize
7 44 (0.82%) Oracle EBS
8 42 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
9 40 (0.74%) SAP SD
10 39 (0.73%) SAP CRM
11 34 (0.63%) SAP MM
12 27 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
13 26 (0.48%) NetSuite
14 25 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
14 25 (0.47%) SAP SCM
15 24 (0.45%) SAP PP
15 24 (0.45%) SAP WM
16 23 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
16 23 (0.43%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 107 (1.99%) SaaS
2 73 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (0.71%) Office 365
4 34 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 32 (0.60%) Force.com
6 31 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (0.52%) GitHub
8 27 (0.50%) PaaS
9 18 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (0.28%) Google Analytics
11 14 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
12 12 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
13 11 (0.20%) Intacct
14 10 (0.19%) IaaS
15 9 (0.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 8 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
16 8 (0.15%) Yammer
17 7 (0.13%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 6 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
18 6 (0.11%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 72 (1.34%) Intranet
2 65 (1.21%) Internet
3 16 (0.30%) HTTP
4 15 (0.28%) Firewall
5 13 (0.24%) LAN
5 13 (0.24%) WAN
6 10 (0.19%) ATM
6 10 (0.19%) Extranet
7 9 (0.17%) LDAP
8 8 (0.15%) TCP/IP
9 7 (0.13%) DNS
9 7 (0.13%) VPN
10 6 (0.11%) Wireless
11 5 (0.093%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (0.093%) DHCP
11 5 (0.093%) Frame Relay
11 5 (0.093%) Skype
12 4 (0.074%) Broadband
12 4 (0.074%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.074%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 413 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 164 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
3 149 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 135 (2.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (1.60%) Relational Database
6 83 (1.55%) Big Data
7 78 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 65 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
8 65 (1.21%) QlikView
9 51 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 45 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
11 41 (0.76%) Power BI
12 39 (0.73%) SAP HANA
13 38 (0.71%) MySQL
13 38 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 32 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 32 (0.60%) SAP BW
15 31 (0.58%) Oracle Database
16 28 (0.52%) Data Mining
17 27 (0.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 197 (3.67%) JIRA
2 75 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (1.30%) Selenium
4 53 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 43 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 39 (0.73%) Git (software)
7 31 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 26 (0.48%) SpecFlow
9 18 (0.34%) MagicDraw
9 18 (0.34%) Maven
9 18 (0.34%) Toad
9 18 (0.34%) XMLSpy
10 16 (0.30%) Subversion
11 15 (0.28%) TeamCity
12 13 (0.24%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.22%) Axure RP
13 12 (0.22%) HP UFT
13 12 (0.22%) NUnit
14 11 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 11 (0.20%) ProC
General
1 2274 (42.34%) Finance
2 803 (14.95%) Banking
3 764 (14.22%) Retail
4 318 (5.92%) Investment Banking
5 305 (5.68%) Marketing
6 268 (4.99%) Legal
7 217 (4.04%) Retail Banking
8 193 (3.59%) Back Office
9 190 (3.54%) Front Office
10 161 (3.00%) Manufacturing
11 130 (2.42%) Law
12 124 (2.31%) Advertising
13 113 (2.10%) Telecoms
14 78 (1.45%) Financial Institution
15 77 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
16 49 (0.91%) Private Banking
17 46 (0.86%) Publishing
18 45 (0.84%) Games
19 37 (0.69%) Local Government
20 31 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3454 (64.31%) Analyst
2 2972 (55.33%) Business Analyst
3 444 (8.27%) Senior Analyst
4 395 (7.35%) Consultant
5 379 (7.06%) Senior Business Analyst
6 323 (6.01%) Project Manager
7 307 (5.72%) Agile Business Analyst
8 297 (5.53%) Developer
9 264 (4.92%) IT Analyst
10 249 (4.64%) Business IT Analyst
11 248 (4.62%) Financial Analyst
12 246 (4.58%) IT Business Analyst
13 207 (3.85%) Architect
13 207 (3.85%) Finance Business Analyst
14 173 (3.22%) Digital Business Analyst
15 169 (3.15%) Digital Analyst
16 162 (3.02%) Business Manager
17 154 (2.87%) Banking Analyst
18 149 (2.77%) Lead Business Analyst
18 149 (2.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (6.98%) .NET
2 203 (3.78%) XML
3 168 (3.13%) HTML
4 131 (2.44%) Web Services
5 121 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 88 (1.64%) REST
7 80 (1.49%) CSS
8 78 (1.45%) SOAP
9 73 (1.36%) Middleware
10 72 (1.34%) .NET Framework
11 66 (1.23%) HTML5
12 59 (1.10%) FIX Protocol
13 42 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (0.76%) jQuery
15 37 (0.69%) Node.js
16 36 (0.67%) XML Schema
17 35 (0.65%) AngularJS
17 35 (0.65%) JSON
18 31 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
18 31 (0.58%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 976 (18.17%) Analytical Skills
2 308 (5.73%) Management Information System
3 255 (4.75%) User Experience
4 191 (3.56%) Fixed Income
5 157 (2.92%) Equities
6 151 (2.81%) Computer Science
7 147 (2.74%) Fintech
8 122 (2.27%) Derivative
9 90 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 85 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 83 (1.55%) Mobile App
12 75 (1.40%) FMCG
13 64 (1.19%) Virtual Team
14 59 (1.10%) PMI
15 58 (1.08%) Hedge funds
16 54 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
17 48 (0.89%) Credit Risk
18 47 (0.88%) iPad
19 42 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
20 38 (0.71%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 121 (2.25%) Windows
2 51 (0.95%) Unix
3 45 (0.84%) Apple iOS
3 45 (0.84%) Linux
4 43 (0.80%) Windows Server
5 35 (0.65%) Android
6 13 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 8 (0.15%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.11%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.093%) AIX
10 4 (0.074%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.056%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.056%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.056%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.019%) Solaris
12 1 (0.019%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.019%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2027 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 1392 (25.92%) Project Management
3 1170 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 632 (11.77%) SDLC
5 608 (11.32%) Scrum
6 584 (10.87%) Waterfall
7 568 (10.58%) User Stories
8 514 (9.57%) CRM
9 501 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 492 (9.16%) Change Management
11 441 (8.21%) Use Case
12 438 (8.15%) Asset Management
13 433 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
14 426 (7.93%) PRINCE2
15 358 (6.67%) Data Analysis
16 326 (6.07%) E-Commerce
17 324 (6.03%) ERP
18 309 (5.75%) Wealth Management
19 304 (5.66%) UML
20 300 (5.59%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 900 (16.76%) SQL
2 260 (4.84%) C#
3 164 (3.05%) Java
4 124 (2.31%) JavaScript
5 114 (2.12%) C
6 94 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 76 (1.42%) Python
8 54 (1.01%) VBA
9 53 (0.99%) ABAP
10 35 (0.65%) PL/SQL
11 34 (0.63%) R
12 33 (0.61%) VB.NET
13 27 (0.50%) PHP
14 22 (0.41%) VB
15 21 (0.39%) Perl
16 13 (0.24%) Apex Code
17 12 (0.22%) Objective-C
17 12 (0.22%) PowerShell
18 10 (0.19%) C++
18 10 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 845 (15.73%) Degree
2 462 (8.60%) ISEB
3 133 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 88 (1.64%) PMI Certification
5 82 (1.53%) CBAP
6 78 (1.45%) IIBA
7 75 (1.40%) Master's Degree
8 66 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
9 59 (1.10%) SC Cleared
10 47 (0.88%) PMP
11 46 (0.86%) CISA
12 43 (0.80%) ISTQB
13 39 (0.73%) DV Cleared
14 25 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 23 (0.43%) CIMA
16 21 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
18 18 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 17 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 16 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 360 (6.70%) QA
2 178 (3.31%) MiFID
3 99 (1.84%) PMO
4 54 (1.01%) SLA
5 51 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 38 (0.71%) EMIR
7 36 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 33 (0.61%) GDPR
9 24 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
10 22 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
11 21 (0.39%) Basel III
11 21 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 19 (0.35%) HL7
12 19 (0.35%) ISO 20022
13 15 (0.28%) PCI DSS
14 13 (0.24%) IFRS
14 13 (0.24%) SEPA
15 11 (0.20%) ISO 14001
16 10 (0.19%) FATCA
17 9 (0.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.19%) Docker
3 4 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.056%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.037%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.019%) HDFS
6 1 (0.019%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (0.58%) Puppet
2 17 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.24%) ZABBIX
4 12 (0.22%) Ambari
5 5 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.093%) Tivoli
6 4 (0.074%) RSA Archer
7 3 (0.056%) Nagios
7 3 (0.056%) Oozie
8 2 (0.037%) SCOM
9 1 (0.019%) Control-M
9 1 (0.019%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.019%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.019%) Terraform
Vendors
1 772 (14.37%) Microsoft
2 384 (7.15%) SAP
3 322 (6.00%) Oracle
4 208 (3.87%) Salesforce.com
5 59 (1.10%) IBM
6 58 (1.08%) Tableau
7 53 (0.99%) Cognizant
8 47 (0.88%) JD Edwards
9 46 (0.86%) Hyperion
10 42 (0.78%) Pega
10 42 (0.78%) Sage
11 38 (0.71%) Cognos
12 34 (0.63%) Epicor
12 34 (0.63%) Sun
13 33 (0.61%) Infor
14 29 (0.54%) Adobe
15 28 (0.52%) PeopleSoft
16 25 (0.47%) EMC
17 22 (0.41%) ATG
17 22 (0.41%) Retek
Derby, Derbyshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Free parking
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liss, Hampshire
Candidate Source
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 27 Days etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + £4800 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £30,195 to £38,179 per annum plus excellent employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Student Loans Company
Salary: From £30,195 to £38,179 per annum plus excellent employee benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + holidays, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancashire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £48,000 + an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday