The median annual salary for a Lead Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Lead Business Analyst
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 800 796
Rank change year-on-year +106 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 164 154 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 146 139 145
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £89,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -17.39%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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%  

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +115 156 £60,000 +9.09% 19
London +66 74 £65,000 - 6
East of England - 23 £70,000 -
East Midlands +23 22 £50,000 -5.66% 2
City of London +43 18 £60,000 -21.31% 3
Essex - 17 £77,500 -
Yorkshire +39 14 £46,750 -1.57% 1
Northampton +31 12 £50,000 -9.09%
Northamptonshire +31 12 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +37 10 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Brentwood - 10 £70,000 -
East Yorkshire - 8 £48,000 -
Hull - 8 £48,000 -
South East +42 7 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Yorkshire +27 6 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Nottinghamshire +13 5 £52,500 - 2
North West -25 5 £60,000 +37.93% 1
Warwickshire +30 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +22 3 £52,500 +10.52%
Birmingham +10 3 £55,000 +15.78% 2
Bradford +9 3 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Nottingham +8 3 £52,500 -4.54%
Scunthorpe - 3 £50,000 -
Luton - 3 £48,500 -
Solihull - 3 £57,500 - 1
Surrey - 3 £60,000 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £48,500 -
Scotland +24 2 £50,000 -9.09% 4

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 147 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (48.18%) Business Analysis
3 107 (35.31%) Finance
4 71 (23.43%) Retail
5 52 (17.16%) Waterfall
6 51 (16.83%) User Stories
6 51 (16.83%) UML
7 50 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (14.52%) Use Case
9 41 (13.53%) E-Commerce
9 41 (13.53%) Change Management
10 40 (13.20%) Data Modelling
10 40 (13.20%) QA
11 39 (12.87%) Degree
12 37 (12.21%) Wealth Management
13 35 (11.55%) Project Management
14 34 (11.22%) Line Management
15 33 (10.89%) SDLC
16 30 (9.90%) JIRA
17 28 (9.24%) Management Information System
18 26 (8.58%) Coaching
19 25 (8.25%) Mentoring
19 25 (8.25%) SAP
20 24 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (7.92%) Logical Data Model
20 24 (7.92%) BPMN
21 23 (7.59%) Confluence
21 23 (7.59%) CRM
22 22 (7.26%) Requirements Management
22 22 (7.26%) Presales

Lead 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 23 (7.59%) Confluence
2 9 (2.97%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (2.97%) MS Visio
2 8 (2.64%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.30%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.66%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.33%) SAP FI-AA
4 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.33%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.97%) Big Data
2 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.66%) Power BI
4 2 (0.66%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.33%) GIS
5 1 (0.33%) MS Access
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (9.90%) JIRA
2 6 (1.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (1.32%) Hudson
4 3 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.33%) CaliberRM
General
1 107 (35.31%) Finance
2 71 (23.43%) Retail
3 15 (4.95%) Banking
4 14 (4.62%) Marketing
5 13 (4.29%) Legal
6 9 (2.97%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.31%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.98%) Front Office
9 5 (1.65%) Back Office
10 3 (0.99%) Law
10 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.66%) Games
11 2 (0.66%) Publishing
11 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.65%) .NET
1 5 (1.65%) J2EE
2 2 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 24 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (5.61%) Virtual Team
4 12 (3.96%) FMCG
5 10 (3.30%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 6 (1.98%) PMI
7 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.65%) Fintech
8 3 (0.99%) Reference Data
8 3 (0.99%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.66%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Equities
10 1 (0.33%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.33%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (48.51%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (48.18%) Business Analysis
3 52 (17.16%) Waterfall
4 51 (16.83%) UML
4 51 (16.83%) User Stories
5 50 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 44 (14.52%) Use Case
7 41 (13.53%) Change Management
7 41 (13.53%) E-Commerce
8 40 (13.20%) Data Modelling
9 37 (12.21%) Wealth Management
10 35 (11.55%) Project Management
11 34 (11.22%) Line Management
12 33 (10.89%) SDLC
13 26 (8.58%) Coaching
14 25 (8.25%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.92%) BPMN
15 24 (7.92%) Logical Data Model
16 23 (7.59%) CRM
17 22 (7.26%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.94%) SQL
2 12 (3.96%) Java
3 6 (1.98%) C#
4 2 (0.66%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 39 (12.87%) Degree
2 15 (4.95%) ISEB
3 14 (4.62%) IIBA
4 13 (4.29%) CBAP
5 6 (1.98%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.98%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.20%) QA
2 13 (4.29%) MiFID
3 5 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.32%) EMIR
5 3 (0.99%) SEPA
6 2 (0.66%) PMO
7 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.33%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (8.25%) SAP
2 12 (3.96%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.65%) Oracle
4 3 (0.99%) ATG
4 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.33%) Pega
5 1 (0.33%) Planview
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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