The median annual salary for a Financial Services Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 838 759
Rank change year-on-year +32 -79  
Permanent jobs requiring a Financial Services Business Analyst 83 102 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 73 92 204
UK median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +13.68%  
10th Percentile £38,000 £36,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,800 £64,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -27.27% +29.41%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85307 94661 107304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.92% 96.51% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 283995 351566 402215
UK median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Financial Services Business Analyst in the UK

Financial Services Business Analyst
Top 10 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 73 £52,500 -4.54% 4
UK excluding London +14 49 £40,000 -27.27% 3
London +20 34 £65,000 +26.82% 1
North of England +9 17 £42,500 +33.85% 1
South East +31 14 £48,750 -22.00%
Wales +11 9 £40,000 +33.33%
South West -3 6 £48,750 +8.33% 2
Midlands +3 1 £50,000 -
East of England -20 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £52,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Finance
2 84 (47.46%) Business Analysis
3 76 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (21.47%) ISEB
5 36 (20.34%) Project Management
6 35 (19.77%) Scrum
6 35 (19.77%) Banking
7 33 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (18.08%) Use Case
9 29 (16.38%) Change Management
10 26 (14.69%) Degree
11 22 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (12.43%) Waterfall
12 20 (11.30%) UML
13 19 (10.73%) Retail
13 19 (10.73%) User Stories
14 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2
15 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
16 16 (9.04%) SQL
16 16 (9.04%) MS Visio
16 16 (9.04%) SDLC
17 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (8.47%) Fintech
17 15 (8.47%) IIBA
18 14 (7.91%) Business Transformation
18 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
19 13 (7.34%) CBAP
19 13 (7.34%) Advertising
19 13 (7.34%) Asset Management

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 4 (2.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (9.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (9.04%) MS Visio
4 10 (5.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.56%) MS Access
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.95%) JIRA
2 4 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.13%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.13%) RequisitePro
General
1 177 (100.00%) Finance
2 35 (19.77%) Banking
3 19 (10.73%) Retail
4 13 (7.34%) Advertising
5 6 (3.39%) Back Office
5 6 (3.39%) Retail Banking
6 5 (2.82%) Marketing
7 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.13%) French Language
8 2 (1.13%) Front Office
8 2 (1.13%) German Language
8 2 (1.13%) Hungarian Language
8 2 (1.13%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 2 (1.13%) Norwegian Language
8 2 (1.13%) Polish Language
8 2 (1.13%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.13%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.13%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.13%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.52%) REST
2 5 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (1.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (8.47%) Fintech
2 8 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.69%) Fixed Income
3 3 (1.69%) SWIFT
3 3 (1.69%) User Experience
4 2 (1.13%) APACS
4 2 (1.13%) Derivative
4 2 (1.13%) Equities
4 2 (1.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.56%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.46%) Business Analysis
2 76 (42.94%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.34%) Project Management
4 35 (19.77%) Scrum
5 33 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (18.08%) Use Case
7 29 (16.38%) Change Management
8 22 (12.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (12.43%) Waterfall
9 20 (11.30%) UML
10 19 (10.73%) User Stories
11 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2
12 16 (9.04%) SDLC
13 14 (7.91%) Business Transformation
13 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
14 13 (7.34%) Asset Management
15 12 (6.78%) Business Process Improvement
15 12 (6.78%) Process Improvement
15 12 (6.78%) Workflow
16 11 (6.21%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.04%) SQL
2 8 (4.52%) C#
3 3 (1.69%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) Python
4 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (21.47%) ISEB
2 26 (14.69%) Degree
3 15 (8.47%) IIBA
4 13 (7.34%) CBAP
5 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.08%) Basel III
2 6 (3.39%) QA
3 3 (1.69%) MiFID
4 2 (1.13%) EMIR
4 2 (1.13%) PMO
4 2 (1.13%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (3.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.13%) Guidewire
3 1 (0.56%) Calypso
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle
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