Period
to 20 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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

Senior Business Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 535 533 521
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 829 827 1,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 612 703 933
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +3.77%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,900 £42,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 166,327 170,795 201,526
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,125 142,189 168,498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. 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 -6 756 £60,000 +9.09% 51
London +52 422 £67,000 +11.67% 24
UK excluding London -36 396 £52,500 +0.96% 32
North of England +48 165 £52,500 +5.00% 12
North West +25 95 £50,000 - 7
Yorkshire +26 69 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Midlands +23 56 £55,000 +15.79% 7
Scotland -10 54 £52,500 +16.67% 4
South East -57 44 £55,000 +4.76% 3
East of England -49 42 £60,000 +6.67% 2
West Midlands +18 35 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West -1 28 £53,750 -2.27% 3
East Midlands +28 21 £51,250 -6.82% 2
Wales +14 7 £41,000 -13.29% 1
North East - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 396 (47.77%) Business Analysis
2 378 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
3 350 (42.22%) Finance
4 201 (24.25%) SDLC
5 196 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
6 183 (22.07%) Banking
7 181 (21.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 145 (17.49%) Project Management
9 126 (15.20%) User Stories
10 115 (13.87%) Investment Banking
11 107 (12.91%) Scrum
11 107 (12.91%) Wealth Management
12 104 (12.55%) SQL
13 97 (11.70%) Retail Banking
14 94 (11.34%) Asset Management
15 90 (10.86%) Degree
16 86 (10.37%) Waterfall
17 85 (10.25%) Use Case
18 73 (8.81%) E-Commerce
19 71 (8.56%) Retail
20 70 (8.44%) QA
21 69 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
22 67 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
22 67 (8.08%) Workflow
23 65 (7.84%) Mentoring
24 64 (7.72%) Marketing
25 60 (7.24%) Data Analysis
26 57 (6.88%) CRM
27 56 (6.76%) ISEB
27 56 (6.76%) Feasibility Study

Senior 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 17 (2.05%) Confluence
2 10 (1.21%) SharePoint
3 7 (0.84%) CMS
4 5 (0.60%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.24%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.77%) MS Visio
3 22 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (2.05%) SAP SD
2 14 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (1.45%) SAP SRM
4 10 (1.21%) Markit EDM
5 9 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
6 8 (0.97%) BigMachines
6 8 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.72%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle ASCP
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle Receivables
7 6 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 3 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
10 3 (0.36%) Sonata
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.33%) SaaS
2 8 (0.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 8 (0.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 5 (0.60%) Trello
4 4 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.12%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) PaaS
6 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.72%) FTP
2 4 (0.48%) CHAP
3 3 (0.36%) Internet
4 1 (0.12%) Intranet
4 1 (0.12%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (2.53%) SQL Server
3 18 (2.17%) Big Data
4 13 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (0.48%) Power BI
9 3 (0.36%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.24%) Blockchain
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.12%) Looker
11 1 (0.12%) MOLAP
11 1 (0.12%) ROLAP
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 55 (6.63%) JIRA
2 3 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.24%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (0.24%) Toad
4 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
General
1 350 (42.22%) Finance
2 183 (22.07%) Banking
3 115 (13.87%) Investment Banking
4 97 (11.70%) Retail Banking
5 71 (8.56%) Retail
6 64 (7.72%) Marketing
7 30 (3.62%) Legal
8 27 (3.26%) Back Office
9 17 (2.05%) Billing
10 16 (1.93%) Law
10 16 (1.93%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.81%) Advertising
11 15 (1.81%) Publishing
12 10 (1.21%) Front Office
13 8 (0.97%) Games
13 8 (0.97%) General Ledger
14 6 (0.72%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.60%) Automotive
15 5 (0.60%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.81%) .NET
2 12 (1.45%) Middleware
3 11 (1.33%) SAP Fiori
4 10 (1.21%) .NET Framework
4 10 (1.21%) Web Services
5 8 (0.97%) XML
6 6 (0.72%) SAP Smart Forms
7 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.48%) SOAP
8 4 (0.48%) WinForms
9 3 (0.36%) COM
9 3 (0.36%) Gherkin
9 3 (0.36%) Velocity
10 2 (0.24%) ADO
10 2 (0.24%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.24%) JSON
10 2 (0.24%) Mason
10 2 (0.24%) RAML
10 2 (0.24%) REST
10 2 (0.24%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 196 (23.64%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 37 (4.46%) User Experience
4 35 (4.22%) Fintech
5 26 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (3.02%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.41%) PMI
8 19 (2.29%) Virtual Team
9 18 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.93%) Credit Risk
11 12 (1.45%) Derivative
12 11 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (1.33%) Equities
13 10 (1.21%) Mobile App
13 10 (1.21%) OTC Derivatives
14 9 (1.09%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.09%) DTCC
14 9 (1.09%) FMCG
15 6 (0.72%) SCADA
15 6 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.48%) Android
2 3 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (47.77%) Business Analysis
2 378 (45.60%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (24.25%) SDLC
4 181 (21.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 145 (17.49%) Project Management
6 126 (15.20%) User Stories
7 107 (12.91%) Scrum
7 107 (12.91%) Wealth Management
8 94 (11.34%) Asset Management
9 86 (10.37%) Waterfall
10 85 (10.25%) Use Case
11 73 (8.81%) E-Commerce
12 69 (8.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 67 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
13 67 (8.08%) Workflow
14 65 (7.84%) Mentoring
15 60 (7.24%) Data Analysis
16 57 (6.88%) CRM
17 56 (6.76%) Feasibility Study
18 54 (6.51%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 104 (12.55%) SQL
2 11 (1.33%) PL/SQL
3 9 (1.09%) C#
4 5 (0.60%) C
5 4 (0.48%) Lingo
6 3 (0.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.36%) PHP
7 2 (0.24%) ABAP
7 2 (0.24%) Java
7 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.24%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 90 (10.86%) Degree
2 56 (6.76%) ISEB
3 20 (2.41%) PMI Certification
4 12 (1.45%) CBAP
5 7 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.84%) IIBA
5 7 (0.84%) SAP Certification
5 7 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.72%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.36%) PMP
9 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.12%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.44%) QA
2 27 (3.26%) PMO
3 10 (1.21%) Basel III
3 10 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.60%) GAAP
5 5 (0.60%) GDPR
5 5 (0.60%) SEPA
6 4 (0.48%) MiFID
7 3 (0.36%) PSD2
7 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.24%) SLA
9 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.12%) EMIR
9 1 (0.12%) UCITS
Vendors
1 53 (6.39%) SAP
2 46 (5.55%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.55%) Oracle
3 41 (4.95%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (1.45%) Informatica
5 10 (1.21%) hybris
5 10 (1.21%) Murex
6 9 (1.09%) Alteryx
6 9 (1.09%) Trayport
6 9 (1.09%) Xceptor
7 8 (0.97%) Apttus
7 8 (0.97%) JD Edwards
8 7 (0.84%) Marketo
8 7 (0.84%) Siebel
8 7 (0.84%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.84%) Tableau
9 5 (0.60%) Sybase
10 4 (0.48%) ATG
10 4 (0.48%) Casewise
10 4 (0.48%) Teradata