Period
to 1 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Business IT Analyst was £46,900 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 712 670 746
Rank change year-on-year -42 +76 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Business IT Analyst 289 132 383
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 212 121 325
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £34,471
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,900 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.20% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £65,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,500 £77,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 103,011 64,577 137,347
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.17% 94.98% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 73,176 52,663 111,007
10th Percentile £31,875 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Business IT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Business IT Analyst.

Salary trend for Business IT Analyst in the UK

Business IT Analyst
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Business IT Analyst over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

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 1 August 2021. 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 -44 260 £47,200 -5.60% 24
UK excluding London -33 183 £44,000 +3.53% 18
London -99 82 £55,000 -15.38% 8
Midlands -49 54 £42,500 +3.66% 4
South East -63 45 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North of England -32 43 £43,500 -8.42% 5
Work from Home -211 41 £47,000 +10.59% 3
West Midlands -54 32 £45,000 +0.89% 3
North West -18 26 £42,500 -10.53% 3
East Midlands -27 22 £41,000 +2.50% 1
South West -57 18 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -51 15 £52,500 +10.53% 1
East of England -48 13 £56,500 +31.40% 4
Scotland -60 5 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Wales - 5 £37,500 -
North East - 2 £39,000 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, 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.

1 141 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (40.14%) Business Analysis
3 87 (30.10%) Social Skills
4 75 (25.95%) Project Management
5 73 (25.26%) Requirements Gathering
6 71 (24.57%) Finance
7 56 (19.38%) User Stories
8 51 (17.65%) Waterfall
9 49 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
11 45 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (14.53%) SDLC
13 41 (14.19%) ERP
14 38 (13.15%) Microsoft
14 38 (13.15%) Workshop Facilitation
15 36 (12.46%) Business Case
16 35 (12.11%) Scrum
17 31 (10.73%) Degree
18 30 (10.38%) Law
18 30 (10.38%) Change Management
19 25 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
19 25 (8.65%) Azure
20 24 (8.30%) SQL
21 23 (7.96%) Project Delivery
22 22 (7.61%) Organisational Skills
22 22 (7.61%) PRINCE2
23 21 (7.27%) CRM
23 21 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
23 21 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
24 20 (6.92%) Validation

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 3 (1.04%) CMS
1 3 (1.04%) Confluence
2 2 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
1 13 (4.50%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.42%) Windchill
3 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.04%) Maximo
2 3 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.35%) Kondor
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 25 (8.65%) Azure
2 13 (4.50%) Dynamics 365
3 9 (3.11%) Power Platform
4 6 (2.08%) AWS
5 5 (1.73%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (1.73%) SaaS
6 4 (1.38%) IBM Blueworks
6 4 (1.38%) Veeva
7 3 (1.04%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) LAN
1 2 (0.69%) WAN
2 1 (0.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.11%) Power BI
2 6 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.38%) Tableau
4 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (4.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 87 (30.10%) Social Skills
2 71 (24.57%) Finance
3 45 (15.57%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (10.38%) Law
5 22 (7.61%) Organisational Skills
6 19 (6.57%) Influencing Skills
7 16 (5.54%) Manufacturing
8 14 (4.84%) Marketing
8 14 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (4.50%) Retail
10 11 (3.81%) Documentation Skills
11 10 (3.46%) Electronics
11 10 (3.46%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (2.77%) Legal
12 8 (2.77%) Public Sector
13 7 (2.42%) Front Office
14 6 (2.08%) Banking
15 5 (1.73%) Financial Institution
16 3 (1.04%) Advertising
16 3 (1.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.38%) .NET
1 4 (1.38%) XML
2 3 (1.04%) FpML
2 3 (1.04%) REST
3 2 (0.69%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (0.69%) J2EE
3 2 (0.69%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.81%) FMCG
2 10 (3.46%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.42%) PMI
5 6 (2.08%) Equities
5 6 (2.08%) User Experience
6 5 (1.73%) Legacy Systems
7 4 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.38%) Housing Association
8 3 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.04%) Derivative
8 3 (1.04%) EPoS
8 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.69%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.69%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.35%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (48.79%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (40.14%) Business Analysis
3 75 (25.95%) Project Management
4 73 (25.26%) Requirements Gathering
5 56 (19.38%) User Stories
6 51 (17.65%) Waterfall
7 49 (16.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
9 42 (14.53%) SDLC
10 41 (14.19%) ERP
11 38 (13.15%) Workshop Facilitation
12 36 (12.46%) Business Case
13 35 (12.11%) Scrum
14 30 (10.38%) Change Management
15 25 (8.65%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (7.96%) Project Delivery
17 22 (7.61%) PRINCE2
18 21 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (7.27%) CRM
18 21 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.30%) SQL
2 6 (2.08%) Python
3 3 (1.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.69%) C
4 2 (0.69%) Java
4 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.35%) R
5 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (10.73%) Degree
2 13 (4.50%) ISEB
3 10 (3.46%) IIBA
3 10 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (3.11%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.35%) ACCA
6 1 (0.35%) APMG
6 1 (0.35%) CIMA
6 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) QA
2 6 (2.08%) PMO
3 5 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.73%) MiFID
4 4 (1.38%) GxP
5 3 (1.04%) EMIR
6 2 (0.69%) GDPR
6 2 (0.69%) SLA
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.35%) NIST
Vendors
1 38 (13.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.19%) SAP
3 14 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.77%) Oracle
5 7 (2.42%) PTC
6 4 (1.38%) Aderant
6 4 (1.38%) Apttus
6 4 (1.38%) IBM
6 4 (1.38%) iManage
7 3 (1.04%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.69%) Pega
9 1 (0.35%) Charles River
9 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.35%) Murex