Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 122 123
Rank change year-on-year -25 +1 -30
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 2,770 4,033 4,932
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.72% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.95% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,319 3,083 4,035
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -0.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £78,750 £77,500
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 107,655 136,498 163,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.91% 92.20% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 85,344 107,439 132,858
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £81,250
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 2 April 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 2 April 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 -25 2,595 £55,000 +4.76% 163
London -5 1,493 £62,500 +4.17% 68
UK excluding London -28 1,212 £47,500 +5.56% 102
South East -13 375 £50,000 -4.76% 37
North of England -8 335 £46,500 +3.33% 30
Yorkshire +51 151 £49,500 +23.75% 14
Midlands -22 150 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Work from Home -17 148 £55,000 -2.65% 28
South West -52 142 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West -65 142 £45,000 - 12
West Midlands -12 109 £50,000 +13.64% 13
East of England +13 95 £52,500 -4.55% 5
Scotland -1 58 £44,500 +0.56% 4
Wales -19 46 £39,537 -10.14% 1
North East +25 42 £46,500 -2.11% 4
East Midlands -14 40 £46,000 +11.52% 3
Northern Ireland +15 8 £30,000 -23.08% 2
Isle of Man - 6 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 1,318 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 1,034 (37.33%) Finance
3 678 (24.48%) Project Management
4 604 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 473 (17.08%) SQL
6 396 (14.30%) Microsoft
6 396 (14.30%) Scrum
7 391 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
8 359 (12.96%) Project Delivery
9 356 (12.85%) DevOps
10 338 (12.20%) User Stories
11 331 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
12 327 (11.81%) Degree
13 312 (11.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 307 (11.08%) Azure
15 301 (10.87%) SDLC
16 295 (10.65%) Banking
17 281 (10.14%) Asset Management
18 272 (9.82%) JIRA
19 258 (9.31%) Waterfall
20 241 (8.70%) Investment Management
21 223 (8.05%) Fixed Income
22 221 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
23 213 (7.69%) Front Office
24 211 (7.62%) Java
25 210 (7.58%) Derivative
26 209 (7.55%) Software Engineering
26 209 (7.55%) Analytics
27 208 (7.51%) AWS
28 201 (7.26%) PRINCE2

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
1 101 (3.65%) Confluence
2 66 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 65 (2.35%) CMS
4 22 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 20 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 8 (0.29%) Drupal
8 6 (0.22%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.18%) Apache
10 4 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.14%) CICS
10 4 (0.14%) SAS
10 4 (0.14%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.11%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.11%) Documentum
11 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.072%) Appian
12 2 (0.072%) Mendix
Applications
1 187 (6.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 180 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
3 145 (5.23%) MS Visio
4 100 (3.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 57 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
6 15 (0.54%) LibreOffice
7 7 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.036%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 67 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 59 (2.13%) Markit EDM
3 38 (1.37%) thinkFolio
4 34 (1.23%) Front Arena
5 31 (1.12%) NetSuite
6 29 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
7 25 (0.90%) Eagle PACE
8 24 (0.87%) PolarLake
9 22 (0.79%) SAP MM
10 17 (0.61%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
12 14 (0.51%) SAP SD
13 12 (0.43%) SAP LE
14 11 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
14 11 (0.40%) Magento
14 11 (0.40%) SAP CO
14 11 (0.40%) SAP FI
14 11 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
14 11 (0.40%) SAP S/4HANA
15 10 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 307 (11.08%) Azure
2 208 (7.51%) AWS
3 145 (5.23%) GCP
4 130 (4.69%) Power Platform
5 104 (3.75%) SaaS
6 88 (3.18%) Office 365
7 60 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
8 29 (1.05%) G Suite
9 23 (0.83%) Trello
10 19 (0.69%) PaaS
11 18 (0.65%) PowerApps
11 18 (0.65%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 15 (0.54%) IaaS
13 10 (0.36%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.32%) Boomi
14 9 (0.32%) BrowserStack
14 9 (0.32%) iPaaS
15 8 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 8 (0.29%) Serverless
15 8 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.41%) Intranet
2 10 (0.36%) Internet
2 10 (0.36%) WAN
3 9 (0.32%) Firewall
3 9 (0.32%) LAN
4 8 (0.29%) VPN
5 7 (0.25%) SAN
6 6 (0.22%) Wireless
7 5 (0.18%) Skype
8 4 (0.14%) MPLS
8 4 (0.14%) VoIP
8 4 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.14%) WLAN
9 3 (0.11%) DNS
9 3 (0.11%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (0.11%) iSCSI
9 3 (0.11%) NetScaler
9 3 (0.11%) PuTTY
9 3 (0.11%) SSL
9 3 (0.11%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (4.98%) Data Warehouse
2 127 (4.58%) Power BI
3 111 (4.01%) SQL Server
4 63 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 42 (1.52%) Big Data
7 40 (1.44%) Relational Database
8 27 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 23 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 15 (0.54%) DB2
13 14 (0.51%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 13 (0.47%) MySQL
15 11 (0.40%) QlikView
16 10 (0.36%) RDBMS
17 9 (0.32%) SQLPlus
18 8 (0.29%) Data Mining
19 7 (0.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 272 (9.82%) JIRA
2 69 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (1.88%) Selenium
4 45 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 41 (1.48%) JMeter
6 40 (1.44%) RStudio
7 38 (1.37%) SoapUI
8 32 (1.16%) Jenkins
9 24 (0.87%) LoadRunner
10 19 (0.69%) Visual Studio
11 18 (0.65%) Git (software)
12 16 (0.58%) Appium
13 13 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (0.47%) Buildbot
13 13 (0.47%) Gatling
13 13 (0.47%) NeoLoad
13 13 (0.47%) Ranorex
13 13 (0.47%) WATIR
13 13 (0.47%) WebLOAD
14 10 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,034 (37.33%) Finance
2 295 (10.65%) Banking
3 213 (7.69%) Front Office
4 198 (7.15%) Retail
5 157 (5.67%) Investment Banking
6 92 (3.32%) Marketing
7 72 (2.60%) Legal
8 64 (2.31%) Back Office
8 64 (2.31%) Public Sector
9 47 (1.70%) Law
10 36 (1.30%) Telecoms
11 35 (1.26%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.12%) Local Government
13 24 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
13 24 (0.87%) Police
14 20 (0.72%) Advertising
15 19 (0.69%) Games
16 17 (0.61%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.51%) Digital Economy
18 13 (0.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,539 (55.56%) Analyst
2 1,303 (47.04%) Business Analyst
3 253 (9.13%) Developer
4 237 (8.56%) Senior Analyst
5 216 (7.80%) Consultant
6 215 (7.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 165 (5.96%) Project Manager
8 133 (4.80%) IT Analyst
9 120 (4.33%) Business IT Analyst
9 120 (4.33%) IT Business Analyst
10 107 (3.86%) Product Owner
10 107 (3.86%) Technical Analyst
11 88 (3.18%) Technical Business Analyst
12 85 (3.07%) Business Manager
13 84 (3.03%) Agile Business Analyst
14 80 (2.89%) Architect
15 79 (2.85%) Insurance Business Analyst
16 76 (2.74%) Financial Analyst
17 75 (2.71%) Business Systems Analyst
17 75 (2.71%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (6.46%) Web Services
2 127 (4.58%) React
3 112 (4.04%) .NET
4 110 (3.97%) AngularJS
5 104 (3.75%) Vue.js
6 78 (2.82%) Node.js
7 74 (2.67%) HTML
8 63 (2.27%) J2EE
9 56 (2.02%) CSS
10 52 (1.88%) XML
11 32 (1.16%) REST
12 20 (0.72%) JSON
12 20 (0.72%) SOAP
13 19 (0.69%) jQuery
14 18 (0.65%) .NET Core
14 18 (0.65%) Middleware
15 12 (0.43%) RESTful
16 11 (0.40%) ASP.NET
17 9 (0.32%) Gherkin
17 9 (0.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 391 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 223 (8.05%) Fixed Income
3 210 (7.58%) Derivative
4 194 (7.00%) Hedge funds
5 192 (6.93%) Equities
6 177 (6.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 163 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 135 (4.87%) User Experience
9 123 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
10 60 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
11 54 (1.95%) Reinsurance
12 39 (1.41%) Mobile App
13 35 (1.26%) PMI
14 34 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
15 33 (1.19%) Virtual Team
16 29 (1.05%) Reference Data
17 26 (0.94%) Driving Licence
18 23 (0.83%) Data Structures
19 22 (0.79%) Algorithms
20 21 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 57 (2.06%) Windows
2 22 (0.79%) Linux
3 17 (0.61%) Unix
4 13 (0.47%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.36%) Android
5 10 (0.36%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.18%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.11%) Debian
7 3 (0.11%) HPUX
7 3 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (0.11%) Solaris
7 3 (0.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.072%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.072%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.036%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,318 (47.58%) Agile Software Development
2 678 (24.48%) Project Management
3 604 (21.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 396 (14.30%) Scrum
5 359 (12.96%) Project Delivery
6 356 (12.85%) DevOps
7 338 (12.20%) User Stories
8 331 (11.95%) Problem-Solving
9 312 (11.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 301 (10.87%) SDLC
11 281 (10.14%) Asset Management
12 258 (9.31%) Waterfall
13 241 (8.70%) Investment Management
14 221 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
15 209 (7.55%) Analytics
15 209 (7.55%) Software Engineering
16 201 (7.26%) PRINCE2
17 199 (7.18%) Decision-Making
18 183 (6.61%) Mentoring
19 175 (6.32%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 473 (17.08%) SQL
2 211 (7.62%) Java
3 164 (5.92%) JavaScript
4 135 (4.87%) Python
5 115 (4.15%) C#
6 77 (2.78%) C
7 46 (1.66%) R
8 29 (1.05%) T-SQL
9 27 (0.97%) PL/SQL
10 24 (0.87%) C++
11 23 (0.83%) PHP
12 22 (0.79%) VBA
13 18 (0.65%) Scala
14 17 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 15 (0.54%) VB
16 13 (0.47%) Ruby
17 11 (0.40%) COBOL
18 9 (0.32%) VB6
19 8 (0.29%) ABAP
19 8 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 327 (11.81%) Degree
2 78 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 73 (2.64%) ISEB
4 50 (1.81%) PMI Certification
5 43 (1.55%) IIBA
6 36 (1.30%) CBAP
7 32 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 27 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 27 (0.97%) SC Cleared
9 23 (0.83%) PMP
10 19 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 17 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
12 16 (0.58%) CIPD
13 12 (0.43%) CIMA
13 12 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.43%) MCSE
14 11 (0.40%) CFA
14 11 (0.40%) Master's Degree
15 9 (0.32%) PhD
16 8 (0.29%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (4.30%) QA
2 43 (1.55%) PMO
3 31 (1.12%) GDPR
4 29 (1.05%) Data Quality
4 29 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 15 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 15 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 13 (0.47%) SEPA
8 12 (0.43%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
10 9 (0.32%) SLA
11 8 (0.29%) GMP
11 8 (0.29%) MiFID
12 7 (0.25%) ISO 20022
12 7 (0.25%) PMBOK
12 7 (0.25%) PSD2
13 6 (0.22%) EMIR
13 6 (0.22%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.22%) TARGET2
System Software
1 10 (0.36%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.22%) Docker
4 4 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (0.11%) vSphere
5 3 (0.11%) XenApp
5 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.072%) NLBS
7 1 (0.036%) Cronacle
7 1 (0.036%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.036%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.036%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 24 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.47%) SCCM
3 8 (0.29%) Ansible
3 8 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 6 (0.22%) Puppet
5 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.11%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.072%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.072%) SCOM
8 1 (0.036%) Control-M
8 1 (0.036%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.036%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 396 (14.30%) Microsoft
2 150 (5.42%) Google
3 120 (4.33%) Oracle
4 115 (4.15%) SAP
5 91 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
6 73 (2.64%) Bloomberg
7 45 (1.62%) IBM
8 44 (1.59%) FIS
9 43 (1.55%) Calypso
10 42 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 41 (1.48%) Charles River
12 38 (1.37%) Guidewire
13 37 (1.34%) SimCorp
14 36 (1.30%) Tableau
15 35 (1.26%) Reuters
16 32 (1.16%) HP
17 26 (0.94%) hybris
17 26 (0.94%) WorldPay
18 25 (0.90%) Fidessa
18 25 (0.90%) Sitecore