The median annual salary for a Head of Business Analysis was £97,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Head of Business Analysis
UK
Rank 838 926 932
Rank change year-on-year +88 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Business Analysis 22 30 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.030% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 28
Median salary £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £87,000 £86,900 £72,100
10% offered a salary of more than £99,000 £103,000 £94,300
UK excluding London median salary - - £70,000

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 80799 99610 102835
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.25% 96.36% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67025 83372 83971
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Head of Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Head of Business Analysis in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Business Analysis in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Head of Business Analysis in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Head of Business Analysis in the UK

Head of Business Analysis
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Business Analysis within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 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 +100 22 £97,500 +8.33%
London +70 19 £97,500 +8.33%
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Doncaster - 2 - -
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
City of London +43 1 £90,000 +2.85%
Birmingham - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

Head of Business Analysis Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Head of Business Analysis 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 Head of Business Analysis in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Line Management
3 15 (45.45%) Marketing
4 14 (42.42%) Finance
5 13 (39.39%) Performance Management
6 11 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 11 (33.33%) Banking
6 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (33.33%) C
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 11 (33.33%) Analytics
6 11 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
6 11 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 11 (33.33%) Process Improvement
7 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
7 10 (30.30%) Oracle
8 6 (18.18%) BPR
8 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
8 6 (18.18%) QA
8 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
8 6 (18.18%) Alteryx
8 6 (18.18%) Sisense
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
9 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 5 (15.15%) ISEB

Head of Business Analysis Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Sisense
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (3.03%) QlikView
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (45.45%) Marketing
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Banking
4 5 (15.15%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Line Management
3 13 (39.39%) Performance Management
4 11 (33.33%) Analytics
4 11 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 11 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 11 (33.33%) Data Visualisation
4 11 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 11 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 10 (30.30%) Waterfall
6 6 (18.18%) BPR
6 6 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 6 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (18.18%) Resource Management
7 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (12.12%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) C
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 1 (3.03%) CBAP
2 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 6 (18.18%) Alteryx
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau