Period
to 22 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Business IT Analyst was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business IT Analyst
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 744 608 641
Rank change year-on-year -136 +33 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business IT Analyst 435 721 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 392 469 627
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £32,310
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +4.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 159,903 169,601 187,341
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.04% 95.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 128,846 135,977 157,397
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Business IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Business IT Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst.

Salary trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business IT Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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 -143 407 £50,000 +5.26% 49
UK excluding London -32 229 £40,000 -5.88% 33
London -141 203 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South East +30 70 £42,500 -10.53% 10
North of England +26 63 £37,500 - 5
Midlands -4 43 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West +9 33 £39,000 -2.50% 1
Yorkshire +32 24 £35,000 -6.67% 4
West Midlands +8 24 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Midlands -5 19 £40,000 -17.95% 3
East of England -12 15 £50,000 +25.00% 2
South West 0 14 £40,000 -8.05% 8
Scotland -5 13 £35,250 -11.88%
Wales - 11 £32,500 - 2
North East - 6 £38,750 -
Northern Ireland +4 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1

Business IT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Business IT Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Business IT Analyst in the job title.

1 249 (57.24%) Business Analysis
2 178 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (26.90%) Finance
4 89 (20.46%) Analytical Skills
5 86 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 86 (19.77%) Project Management
6 67 (15.40%) Degree
7 65 (14.94%) SQL
8 56 (12.87%) SDLC
9 51 (11.72%) User Stories
10 50 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 49 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
12 47 (10.80%) Waterfall
13 43 (9.89%) Change Management
13 43 (9.89%) Retail
14 39 (8.97%) ISEB
15 38 (8.74%) PRINCE2
16 36 (8.28%) Scrum
17 35 (8.05%) Microsoft
18 34 (7.82%) Banking
19 32 (7.36%) UML
19 32 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
20 29 (6.67%) SharePoint
20 29 (6.67%) Use Case
21 27 (6.21%) Process Improvement
21 27 (6.21%) Translating Business Requirements
21 27 (6.21%) Data Analysis
22 26 (5.98%) CRM
22 26 (5.98%) ITIL
22 26 (5.98%) Data Modelling

Business IT Analyst Skill Set
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 29 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.69%) Confluence
2 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
3 2 (0.46%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (7.36%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (5.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (4.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) TrackWise
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.46%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.23%) Adaptiv
4 1 (0.23%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.84%) Office 365
2 7 (1.61%) Veeva
3 5 (1.15%) SaaS
4 4 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.23%) Asana
5 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.23%) Force.com
5 1 (0.23%) G Suite
5 1 (0.23%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.23%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.69%) Intranet
2 2 (0.46%) Skype
2 2 (0.46%) SMS
2 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.23%) GoToMeeting
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) SAN
3 1 (0.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.76%) Relational Database
2 11 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.15%) EDMS
5 4 (0.92%) Power BI
6 3 (0.69%) Big Data
6 3 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (2.53%) JIRA
2 4 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.69%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.46%) Maven
4 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.46%) Selenium
5 1 (0.23%) Redmine
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 117 (26.90%) Finance
2 43 (9.89%) Retail
3 34 (7.82%) Banking
4 16 (3.68%) Front Office
4 16 (3.68%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (2.30%) Advertising
6 10 (2.30%) Legal
7 8 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.15%) Law
8 5 (1.15%) Marketing
8 5 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) Automotive
9 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.69%) Games
10 2 (0.46%) Back Office
10 2 (0.46%) Military
10 2 (0.46%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.30%) XML
2 8 (1.84%) .NET
3 7 (1.61%) HTML
4 6 (1.38%) EDI
5 5 (1.15%) REST
6 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.46%) FpML
6 2 (0.46%) Web Services
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.23%) JTS
7 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 89 (20.46%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.06%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.60%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.45%) Fintech
6 14 (3.22%) Derivative
7 11 (2.53%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.84%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.61%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.15%) Equities
10 5 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (0.92%) FMCG
11 4 (0.92%) User Experience
12 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.69%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.46%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.46%) Online Games
13 2 (0.46%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.69%) Windows
2 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.23%) Linux
2 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (57.24%) Business Analysis
2 178 (40.92%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (19.77%) Project Management
3 86 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (12.87%) SDLC
5 51 (11.72%) User Stories
6 50 (11.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (11.26%) Problem-Solving
8 47 (10.80%) Waterfall
9 43 (9.89%) Change Management
10 38 (8.74%) PRINCE2
11 36 (8.28%) Scrum
12 32 (7.36%) UML
13 29 (6.67%) Use Case
14 27 (6.21%) Data Analysis
14 27 (6.21%) Process Improvement
14 27 (6.21%) Translating Business Requirements
15 26 (5.98%) CRM
15 26 (5.98%) Data Modelling
15 26 (5.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 65 (14.94%) SQL
2 10 (2.30%) C#
3 3 (0.69%) Java
3 3 (0.69%) VBA
4 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.46%) C
4 2 (0.46%) C++
4 2 (0.46%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.46%) Perl
5 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (15.40%) Degree
2 39 (8.97%) ISEB
3 14 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.84%) IIBA
5 6 (1.38%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.15%) APMP
6 5 (1.15%) CFA
6 5 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.92%) CBAP
7 4 (0.92%) HND
7 4 (0.92%) PMP
8 3 (0.69%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) PhD
10 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.37%) QA
2 11 (2.53%) PMO
3 8 (1.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 8 (1.84%) GxP
4 3 (0.69%) MiFID
4 3 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.46%) Basel II
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
5 2 (0.46%) SLA
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
6 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.46%) PTC Integrity
4 1 (0.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.68%) SAP
3 12 (2.76%) Oracle
4 11 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (0.69%) hybris
5 3 (0.69%) Infor
6 2 (0.46%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.46%) Baan
6 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.46%) Demandware
6 2 (0.46%) Google
6 2 (0.46%) ION Trading
6 2 (0.46%) PTC
7 1 (0.23%) Casewise
7 1 (0.23%) JDA
7 1 (0.23%) Northgate
7 1 (0.23%) Sage
7 1 (0.23%) SunGard
7 1 (0.23%) Symantec
7 1 (0.23%) VMware