The median annual salary for a Lead Business Analyst was £60,000 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.

Lead Business Analyst
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 752 802 753
Rank change year-on-year +50 -49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 137 138 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 96 123 165
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,924
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.50% -9.09%  

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%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Business Analyst in the UK

Lead Business Analyst
Top 9 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 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 +55 134 £60,000 +4.34% 19
UK excluding London +41 83 £54,250 +8.50% 15
London +14 53 £72,500 +7.40% 4
Midlands +18 21 £65,000 +44.44% 1
North of England +3 20 £47,500 -5.00% 6
South East +35 18 £60,000 +4.34% 2
East of England - 12 £55,000 - 4
South West -3 9 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Scotland - 3 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 159 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (52.67%) Business Analysis
3 132 (44.00%) Finance
4 82 (27.33%) Retail
5 67 (22.33%) SDLC
6 65 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 61 (20.33%) Waterfall
8 53 (17.67%) JIRA
9 50 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 45 (15.00%) UML
10 45 (15.00%) User Stories
11 44 (14.67%) Use Case
12 40 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
13 38 (12.67%) Project Management
14 37 (12.33%) Change Management
15 35 (11.67%) Degree
16 34 (11.33%) SQL
16 34 (11.33%) Banking
17 33 (11.00%) Mentoring
18 32 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
19 30 (10.00%) Scrum
19 30 (10.00%) Data Modelling
20 28 (9.33%) Wealth Management
20 28 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
21 26 (8.67%) CRM
21 26 (8.67%) SAP
22 25 (8.33%) BPMN
23 24 (8.00%) Asset Management
24 23 (7.67%) ISEB
24 23 (7.67%) PRINCE2

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 19 (6.33%) Confluence
2 18 (6.00%) CMS
3 15 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.33%) Mule
4 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (5.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.33%) SAP CRM
2 8 (2.67%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.33%) HFM
5 1 (0.33%) Pega PRPC
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.33%) GitHub
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (0.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.00%) Big Data
2 3 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.67%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (0.67%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (0.67%) SAP HANA
3 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.33%) GIS
4 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.33%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.33%) Power BI
4 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 53 (17.67%) JIRA
2 11 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
General
1 132 (44.00%) Finance
2 82 (27.33%) Retail
3 34 (11.33%) Banking
4 18 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.33%) Financial Institution
5 13 (4.33%) Legal
5 13 (4.33%) Marketing
6 9 (3.00%) Law
7 8 (2.67%) Back Office
7 8 (2.67%) Front Office
8 6 (2.00%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.67%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.33%) Games
10 4 (1.33%) Publishing
11 2 (0.67%) International Banking
11 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.67%) .NET
1 2 (0.67%) J2EE
2 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.33%) RESTful
2 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.00%) Equities
2 15 (5.00%) Fixed Income
3 14 (4.67%) Hedge funds
4 13 (4.33%) Fintech
4 13 (4.33%) FMCG
5 12 (4.00%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (3.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.00%) User Experience
10 5 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.67%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.67%) Derivative
11 2 (0.67%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (0.67%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.33%) PMI
12 1 (0.33%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (52.67%) Business Analysis
3 67 (22.33%) SDLC
4 65 (21.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (20.33%) Waterfall
6 50 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 45 (15.00%) UML
7 45 (15.00%) User Stories
8 44 (14.67%) Use Case
9 38 (12.67%) Project Management
10 37 (12.33%) Change Management
11 33 (11.00%) Mentoring
12 32 (10.67%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 30 (10.00%) Scrum
14 28 (9.33%) Systems Analysis
14 28 (9.33%) Wealth Management
15 26 (8.67%) CRM
16 25 (8.33%) BPMN
17 24 (8.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.33%) SQL
2 8 (2.67%) Java
3 4 (1.33%) C#
4 1 (0.33%) C
4 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (11.67%) Degree
2 23 (7.67%) ISEB
3 12 (4.00%) IIBA
4 10 (3.33%) CBAP
5 1 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.33%) PMP
5 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.67%) QA
2 9 (3.00%) PMO
3 8 (2.67%) MiFID
4 5 (1.67%) EMIR
5 2 (0.67%) IFRS
5 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.67%) SEPA
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.33%) FATCA
6 1 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 26 (8.67%) SAP
2 8 (2.67%) Cognizant
2 8 (2.67%) hybris
3 6 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.00%) Oracle
4 3 (1.00%) ATG
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe
5 1 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.33%) IFS
5 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.33%) Pega
5 1 (0.33%) Planview
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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