Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 883 929 880
Rank change year-on-year +46 -49 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 330 295 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 177 223 378
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,550 £44,000
90th Percentile £83,000 £83,750 £85,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Lead Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 13 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 6 months to 24 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 +77 321 £60,000 - 12
London +95 183 £78,500 +12.14% 2
UK excluding London +2 147 £53,000 +0.95% 11
East of England +9 42 £60,000 -4.00% 3
North of England -2 41 £46,500 -3.13% 1
South East +49 36 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Yorkshire +18 32 £45,000 -5.26%
Midlands +23 12 £72,500 +49.48% 3
Scotland 0 9 £46,500 +4.49% 1
North West -30 9 £47,500 -7.32% 1
East Midlands +37 8 £72,500 +41.46% 1
South West +1 7 £50,000 -
West Midlands +1 4 £50,000 +11.11% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 224 (67.88%) Business Analysis
2 191 (57.88%) Finance
3 165 (50.00%) SDLC
4 143 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
5 132 (40.00%) Banking
6 126 (38.18%) Project Management
7 123 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (35.15%) Investment Banking
9 115 (34.85%) Asset Management
10 102 (30.91%) Wealth Management
11 96 (29.09%) Retail Banking
12 72 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (19.70%) Software Delivery
14 59 (17.88%) Front Office
15 53 (16.06%) E-Commerce
16 51 (15.45%) Waterfall
16 51 (15.45%) Strategic Thinking
17 48 (14.55%) Retail
18 40 (12.12%) Line Management
19 35 (10.61%) SQL
20 34 (10.30%) User Stories
21 33 (10.00%) Mentoring
21 33 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (9.39%) JIRA
23 28 (8.48%) PRINCE2
24 27 (8.18%) Equities
25 25 (7.58%) Scrum
25 25 (7.58%) SharePoint
26 24 (7.27%) Fixed Income
27 21 (6.36%) ISEB

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 25 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.42%) CMS
3 7 (2.12%) Confluence
4 3 (0.91%) SAS
5 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (5.76%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.61%) Unica
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.30%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.30%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.30%) HFM
3 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.03%) SaaS
2 9 (2.73%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) Trello
4 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) BlueKai
4 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.91%) Geospatial Data
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.61%) Data Mart
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.30%) Big Data
4 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.30%) DataStage
4 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.30%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.30%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (9.39%) JIRA
2 4 (1.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.61%) ERwin
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.30%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 191 (57.88%) Finance
2 132 (40.00%) Banking
3 116 (35.15%) Investment Banking
4 96 (29.09%) Retail Banking
5 59 (17.88%) Front Office
6 48 (14.55%) Retail
7 17 (5.15%) Financial Institution
7 17 (5.15%) Marketing
8 5 (1.52%) Games
8 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.21%) Back Office
9 4 (1.21%) International Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.61%) Legal
11 2 (0.61%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.91%) Mason
2 1 (0.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 143 (43.33%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.18%) Equities
3 24 (7.27%) Fixed Income
4 17 (5.15%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (1.82%) User Experience
7 5 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.21%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.30%) Derivative
9 1 (0.30%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.30%) Fintech
9 1 (0.30%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.30%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (67.88%) Business Analysis
2 165 (50.00%) SDLC
3 126 (38.18%) Project Management
4 123 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (34.85%) Asset Management
6 102 (30.91%) Wealth Management
7 72 (21.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (19.70%) Software Delivery
9 53 (16.06%) E-Commerce
10 51 (15.45%) Strategic Thinking
10 51 (15.45%) Waterfall
11 40 (12.12%) Line Management
12 34 (10.30%) User Stories
13 33 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 33 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (8.48%) PRINCE2
15 25 (7.58%) Scrum
16 20 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
17 19 (5.76%) CRM
18 18 (5.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (10.61%) SQL
2 5 (1.52%) C#
3 4 (1.21%) Apex Code
3 4 (1.21%) C
4 3 (0.91%) Java
5 2 (0.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (6.36%) ISEB
2 13 (3.94%) Degree
3 3 (0.91%) CBAP
3 3 (0.91%) IIBA
4 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.55%) QA
2 10 (3.03%) PMO
3 8 (2.42%) Data Quality
3 8 (2.42%) MiFID
4 5 (1.52%) IFRS
5 4 (1.21%) SLA
6 3 (0.91%) GDPR
7 2 (0.61%) EMIR
8 1 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.30%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 9 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (1.82%) Oracle
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.52%) SAP
4 4 (1.21%) Apple
4 4 (1.21%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.21%) hybris
5 3 (0.91%) Cognos
5 3 (0.91%) IBM
6 2 (0.61%) Adobe
6 2 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.30%) Facebook
7 1 (0.30%) IFS
7 1 (0.30%) Twitter