Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Business IT Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 727 629 668
Rank change year-on-year -98 +39 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Business IT Analyst 431 677 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.38% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 372 465 541
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +6.25%

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 152,660 172,531 179,238
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.04% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 122,387 138,781 149,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.03%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -81 416 £50,000 +11.11% 45
London -52 230 £55,500 -7.50% 13
UK excluding London -53 196 £42,500 +5.59% 32
South East +25 75 £47,000 +10.59% 6
North of England -4 40 £37,500 - 11
Midlands +1 39 £39,500 -1.25% 9
East Midlands +35 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
North West -4 22 £42,500 +6.25% 10
South West +11 20 £42,500 - 3
West Midlands -1 17 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Yorkshire 0 14 £36,404 -2.92%
East of England +7 11 £48,750 +21.88% 3
Wales +15 7 £30,000 -1.64%
North East - 4 £40,000 - 1
Scotland -20 3 £57,500 +35.29%
Northern Ireland -6 1 £30,000 -1.64%

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 236 (54.76%) Business Analysis
2 187 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
3 128 (29.70%) Finance
4 98 (22.74%) Project Management
5 85 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
6 82 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 75 (17.40%) Degree
8 64 (14.85%) SQL
9 63 (14.62%) Waterfall
10 59 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
11 49 (11.37%) User Stories
12 47 (10.90%) SDLC
13 41 (9.51%) ITIL
14 38 (8.82%) Banking
15 37 (8.58%) ISEB
16 36 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
16 36 (8.35%) Workshop Facilitation
17 35 (8.12%) PRINCE2
17 35 (8.12%) Workflow
17 35 (8.12%) Retail
18 32 (7.42%) Microsoft
19 29 (6.73%) Business Process Modelling
19 29 (6.73%) IT Strategy
19 29 (6.73%) Scrum
19 29 (6.73%) QA
20 28 (6.50%) SharePoint
21 27 (6.26%) Process Improvement
22 26 (6.03%) Data Analysis
22 26 (6.03%) Validation
23 25 (5.80%) UML

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 28 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.16%) Confluence
3 3 (0.70%) Alfresco
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.46%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.23%) Appian
5 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (5.57%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.16%) TrackWise
2 3 (0.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.46%) Magento
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.46%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Infor LN
4 1 (0.23%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.02%) Office 365
2 8 (1.86%) SaaS
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.93%) Veeva
5 3 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.23%) Apigee
6 1 (0.23%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.23%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.46%) Intranet
1 2 (0.46%) SMS
1 2 (0.46%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.23%) Firewall
2 1 (0.23%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (0.23%) LAN
2 1 (0.23%) Skype
2 1 (0.23%) VPN
2 1 (0.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.93%) Power BI
4 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.46%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.23%) EDMS
6 1 (0.23%) MS Access
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.32%) JIRA
2 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.70%) Maven
3 3 (0.70%) Selenium
4 2 (0.46%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.23%) Hudson
5 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 128 (29.70%) Finance
2 38 (8.82%) Banking
3 35 (8.12%) Retail
4 18 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.02%) Front Office
6 8 (1.86%) Retail Banking
7 7 (1.62%) Games
7 7 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.39%) Marketing
9 5 (1.16%) Advertising
10 4 (0.93%) Back Office
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Law
11 2 (0.46%) Military
12 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.32%) HTML
2 8 (1.86%) XML
3 6 (1.39%) REST
3 6 (1.39%) Web Services
4 5 (1.16%) .NET
5 4 (0.93%) FpML
6 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.23%) JSON
7 1 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.71%) Fintech
3 15 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.25%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.02%) User Experience
6 11 (2.55%) Derivative
6 11 (2.55%) Fixed Income
6 11 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.09%) Equities
7 9 (2.09%) PMI
8 8 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.62%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (1.39%) Online Games
11 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.70%) FMCG
13 2 (0.46%) Market Risk
13 2 (0.46%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.46%) Social Media
14 1 (0.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.16%) Windows
2 4 (0.93%) Linux
3 2 (0.46%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (54.76%) Business Analysis
2 187 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (22.74%) Project Management
4 82 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (14.62%) Waterfall
6 59 (13.69%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (11.37%) User Stories
8 47 (10.90%) SDLC
9 41 (9.51%) ITIL
10 36 (8.35%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (8.35%) Workshop Facilitation
11 35 (8.12%) PRINCE2
11 35 (8.12%) Workflow
12 29 (6.73%) Business Process Modelling
12 29 (6.73%) IT Strategy
12 29 (6.73%) Scrum
13 27 (6.26%) Process Improvement
14 26 (6.03%) Data Analysis
14 26 (6.03%) Validation
15 25 (5.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 64 (14.85%) SQL
2 11 (2.55%) C#
3 5 (1.16%) Java
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
5 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (17.40%) Degree
2 37 (8.58%) ISEB
3 14 (3.25%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.09%) CBAP
6 6 (1.39%) PMP
6 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.16%) APMP
7 5 (1.16%) IIBA
7 5 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.93%) CFA
8 4 (0.93%) HND
9 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.46%) APMG
10 2 (0.46%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.46%) MBA
10 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.73%) QA
2 12 (2.78%) PMO
3 5 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 5 (1.16%) COBIT
3 5 (1.16%) GxP
4 3 (0.70%) SLA
5 2 (0.46%) Basel II
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
6 1 (0.23%) EMIR
6 1 (0.23%) GDPR
6 1 (0.23%) MiFID
6 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.46%) PTC Integrity
2 2 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (7.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.94%) SAP
3 12 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (2.32%) Oracle
5 4 (0.93%) Atlassian
5 4 (0.93%) Cognos
6 3 (0.70%) IBM
6 3 (0.70%) Tableau
6 3 (0.70%) VMware
7 2 (0.46%) Demandware
7 2 (0.46%) hybris
7 2 (0.46%) Murex
7 2 (0.46%) PTC
8 1 (0.23%) Google
8 1 (0.23%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.23%) Infor
8 1 (0.23%) Jitterbit
8 1 (0.23%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.23%) Northgate
8 1 (0.23%) Splunk