Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Financial Services Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst - Financial Services
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1066 1035 947
Rank change year-on-year -31 -88 +141
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 123 184 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 110 178 349
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +22.22%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £77,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Financial Services Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Financial Services Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -20 111 £57,500 +9.52% 5
UK excluding London -9 64 £47,500 +5.56%
London -21 59 £65,000 +13.04% 5
North of England +27 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Yorkshire +26 19 £50,000 +29.03%
South East +13 13 £50,000 -9.09%
South West +5 13 £60,000 +38.73%
Wales +13 6 £40,000 -
Scotland - 6 £57,500 -
North West -10 3 £45,000 +12.50%
East of England -24 2 £65,000 +44.44%
Midlands +9 1 £50,000 +20.48%
West Midlands +4 1 £50,000 +20.48%
North East - 1 £45,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Financial Services Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Financial Services Business Analyst in the job title.

1 123 (100.00%) Finance
2 46 (37.40%) Business Analysis
3 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (29.27%) Banking
5 32 (26.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (23.58%) Project Management
7 23 (18.70%) Change Management
7 23 (18.70%) SQL
7 23 (18.70%) ISEB
8 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (16.26%) SDLC
10 17 (13.82%) Marketing
11 16 (13.01%) Fintech
11 16 (13.01%) User Stories
12 14 (11.38%) Degree
12 14 (11.38%) Use Case
12 14 (11.38%) Systems Analysis
13 13 (10.57%) MS Visio
13 13 (10.57%) XML
14 12 (9.76%) Data Analysis
14 12 (9.76%) Time Management
14 12 (9.76%) Wealth Management
15 11 (8.94%) FTP
15 11 (8.94%) Scrum
15 11 (8.94%) Strategic Thinking
16 10 (8.13%) Data Management
17 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
17 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
18 8 (6.50%) Software Delivery
18 8 (6.50%) Analytics

Financial Services Business 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 5 (4.07%) CMS
2 3 (2.44%) Confluence
3 2 (1.63%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.81%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) FTP
2 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (1.63%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
2 2 (1.63%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.81%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 123 (100.00%) Finance
2 36 (29.27%) Banking
3 17 (13.82%) Marketing
4 8 (6.50%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.88%) Advertising
6 3 (2.44%) Legal
7 2 (1.63%) Electronics
7 2 (1.63%) French Language
7 2 (1.63%) German Language
7 2 (1.63%) Hungarian Language
7 2 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.63%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Norwegian Language
7 2 (1.63%) Polish Language
7 2 (1.63%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.63%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.63%) Swedish Language
7 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) XML
2 5 (4.07%) REST
3 2 (1.63%) JSON
4 1 (0.81%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (13.01%) Fintech
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) User Experience
4 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.63%) Equities
6 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.81%) Derivative
7 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Linux
2 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (37.40%) Business Analysis
2 41 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (26.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (23.58%) Project Management
5 23 (18.70%) Change Management
6 20 (16.26%) SDLC
7 16 (13.01%) User Stories
8 14 (11.38%) Systems Analysis
8 14 (11.38%) Use Case
9 12 (9.76%) Data Analysis
9 12 (9.76%) Time Management
9 12 (9.76%) Wealth Management
10 11 (8.94%) Scrum
10 11 (8.94%) Strategic Thinking
11 10 (8.13%) Data Management
12 9 (7.32%) Risk Management
12 9 (7.32%) Waterfall
13 8 (6.50%) Analytics
13 8 (6.50%) Software Delivery
13 8 (6.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.63%) VBA
3 1 (0.81%) C#
3 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (18.70%) ISEB
2 14 (11.38%) Degree
3 6 (4.88%) CBAP
3 6 (4.88%) IIBA
4 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.63%) GDPR
1 2 (1.63%) PMO
1 2 (1.63%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.63%) Alteryx
2 2 (1.63%) Informatica
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle
2 2 (1.63%) SAP
3 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.81%) HP
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.81%) Planview