The median annual salary for a Principal Business Analyst was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Principal Business Analyst
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 824 926 951
Rank change year-on-year +102 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Principal Business Analyst 28 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.024% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 24 19 18
Median salary £75,000 £85,000 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +51.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £76,000 £52,850
10% offered a salary of more than £79,550 £86,000 £65,150
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £85,000 £65,150
% change year-on-year -17.64% +30.46%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Principal Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Principal Business Analyst in the UK

Principal Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Principal Business Analyst in the UK

Principal Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Principal Business Analyst over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Principal Business Analyst in the UK

Principal 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 Principal Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +79 27 £75,000 -11.76% 1
South East +69 10 £70,000 - 1
East of England +28 9 £75,000 -11.76%
Oxfordshire - 9 £70,000 -
Hertfordshire - 9 £75,000 -
Watford - 8 £75,000 -
London +63 5 £77,500 +10.71%
Oxford - 5 £70,000 -
Bristol - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
Surrey +48 1 £70,000 - 1
Guildford +28 1 £70,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £75,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, Principal 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 Principal Business Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) Scrum
2 24 (58.54%) Business Analysis
3 20 (48.78%) Finance
4 16 (39.02%) Kanban
4 16 (39.02%) User Stories
5 15 (36.59%) Line Management
6 14 (34.15%) JIRA
7 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
8 12 (29.27%) Software Delivery
9 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
10 10 (24.39%) BPMN
10 10 (24.39%) UML
10 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
11 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
11 9 (21.95%) Requirements Management
11 9 (21.95%) Coaching
12 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
14 5 (12.20%) BDD
14 5 (12.20%) User Experience
14 5 (12.20%) SDLC
14 5 (12.20%) Confluence
14 5 (12.20%) Project Management
15 4 (9.76%) Local Government
15 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
15 4 (9.76%) MS Office
15 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
15 4 (9.76%) Critical Success Factor

Principal 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 5 (12.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
1 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) JIRA
General
1 20 (48.78%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Local Government
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (58.54%) Business Analysis
2 24 (58.54%) Scrum
3 16 (39.02%) Kanban
3 16 (39.02%) User Stories
4 15 (36.59%) Line Management
5 13 (31.71%) Waterfall
6 12 (29.27%) Software Delivery
7 11 (26.83%) Mentoring
8 10 (24.39%) BPMN
8 10 (24.39%) Data Modelling
8 10 (24.39%) UML
9 9 (21.95%) Coaching
9 9 (21.95%) Data Analysis
9 9 (21.95%) Requirements Management
9 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (12.20%) BDD
11 5 (12.20%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
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