The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 539 504
Rank change year-on-year +19 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 402 482 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 340 393 475
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year - +0.50%  

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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 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 +37 383 £55,000 -8.33% 53
London -20 151 £62,500 -3.84% 18
Yorkshire +59 77 £50,000 +11.11% 12
West Yorkshire +39 52 £45,000 +5.88% 10
City of London +9 41 £65,000 - 5
South East +45 40 £52,500 -6.66% 5
North West -3 32 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England +14 30 £55,000 - 7
Leeds +21 27 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Manchester +4 26 £49,750 -13.47% 2
Sheffield +28 25 £50,000 -33.33% 2
South Yorkshire +24 25 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Hertfordshire +30 21 £55,000 - 4
West Midlands +20 20 £45,000 -8.16% 1
South West +27 16 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East Midlands +14 16 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Surrey +52 15 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Nottinghamshire +16 13 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Bradford +13 13 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Halifax +8 13 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Berkshire +2 12 £56,500 -16.91% 1
Birmingham +31 11 £45,000 -
Scotland +7 11 £47,000 +2.17% 1
Nottingham +13 8 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Edinburgh +3 8 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Oxfordshire +13 5 £70,000 +27.27% 2
Bristol +6 5 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cheshire -6 5 £50,000 +12.99%
Oxford - 5 £70,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £57,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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.

1 427 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (43.88%) Business Analysis
3 260 (33.16%) Finance
4 213 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 196 (25.00%) Scrum
6 140 (17.86%) User Stories
7 129 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
8 117 (14.92%) Waterfall
9 113 (14.41%) SDLC
10 107 (13.65%) Retail
11 97 (12.37%) User Acceptance Testing
12 80 (10.20%) Use Case
12 80 (10.20%) E-Commerce
13 78 (9.95%) Software Delivery
14 71 (9.06%) Mentoring
15 67 (8.55%) Banking
16 66 (8.42%) ISEB
16 66 (8.42%) Kanban
17 65 (8.29%) Project Management
18 64 (8.16%) CRM
18 64 (8.16%) Process Improvement
19 62 (7.91%) SQL
20 59 (7.53%) Requirements Analysis
21 55 (7.02%) JIRA
21 55 (7.02%) Microsoft
22 53 (6.76%) UML
22 53 (6.76%) Business Transformation
23 52 (6.63%) Coaching
24 51 (6.51%) Degree
25 49 (6.25%) Mobile App

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 24 (3.06%) Confluence
2 6 (0.77%) CMS
3 4 (0.51%) SAS
3 4 (0.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.26%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.13%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 35 (4.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.02%) Sonata
4 6 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.77%) SAP LE
4 6 (0.77%) SAP MM
4 6 (0.77%) Tercero
5 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.64%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.51%) BigMachines
6 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.38%) Front Arena
7 3 (0.38%) Kondor
7 3 (0.38%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.38%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (0.38%) Orchestrade
7 3 (0.38%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.38%) Summit
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.66%) SaaS
2 6 (0.77%) PaaS
3 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.26%) Lucidchart
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.55%) Internet
2 3 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.13%) MVNO
3 1 (0.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (0.89%) Data Mining
1 7 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (0.64%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.51%) Big Data
5 3 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (0.26%) GIS
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.26%) Oracle Smart View
7 1 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.13%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.13%) Power BI
7 1 (0.13%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (7.02%) JIRA
2 7 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.13%) Toad
General
1 260 (33.16%) Finance
2 107 (13.65%) Retail
3 67 (8.55%) Banking
4 48 (6.12%) Marketing
5 30 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 21 (2.68%) Investment Banking
6 21 (2.68%) Legal
7 20 (2.55%) Manufacturing
8 19 (2.42%) Advertising
9 18 (2.30%) Publishing
10 12 (1.53%) Front Office
11 10 (1.28%) Back Office
12 8 (1.02%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.89%) Law
13 7 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.77%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) Billing
15 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.30%) XML
2 13 (1.66%) Velocity
3 9 (1.15%) .NET
3 9 (1.15%) JSON
4 8 (1.02%) EDI
5 4 (0.51%) FpML
5 4 (0.51%) Web Services
6 3 (0.38%) CSS
6 3 (0.38%) HTML
6 3 (0.38%) Middleware
6 3 (0.38%) SAP PI
7 2 (0.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.13%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.13%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.13%) iXBRL
8 1 (0.13%) Mason
8 1 (0.13%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (0.13%) SOAP
8 1 (0.13%) STL
8 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 129 (16.45%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 36 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.59%) User Experience
4 33 (4.21%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.68%) Fintech
6 11 (1.40%) FMCG
6 11 (1.40%) Reinsurance
7 10 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 10 (1.28%) NHS
8 5 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 5 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (0.64%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (0.51%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 4 (0.51%) iPad
10 3 (0.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.77%) Android
1 6 (0.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.26%) Unix
2 2 (0.26%) Windows
3 1 (0.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (54.46%) Agile Software Development
2 344 (43.88%) Business Analysis
3 213 (27.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 196 (25.00%) Scrum
5 140 (17.86%) User Stories
6 117 (14.92%) Waterfall
7 113 (14.41%) SDLC
8 97 (12.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 80 (10.20%) E-Commerce
9 80 (10.20%) Use Case
10 78 (9.95%) Software Delivery
11 71 (9.06%) Mentoring
12 66 (8.42%) Kanban
13 65 (8.29%) Project Management
14 64 (8.16%) CRM
14 64 (8.16%) Process Improvement
15 59 (7.53%) Requirements Analysis
16 53 (6.76%) Business Transformation
16 53 (6.76%) UML
17 52 (6.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 62 (7.91%) SQL
2 14 (1.79%) Java
3 11 (1.40%) C#
4 8 (1.02%) VBA
5 4 (0.51%) PHP
5 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.26%) C
7 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (8.42%) ISEB
2 51 (6.51%) Degree
3 8 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.26%) IIBA
5 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.13%) PhD
6 1 (0.13%) PMP
6 1 (0.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.34%) QA
2 13 (1.66%) ISO 14001
2 13 (1.66%) ISO 9001
2 13 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.89%) MiFID
4 5 (0.64%) IFRS
5 4 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.51%) EMIR
6 3 (0.38%) GxP
7 2 (0.26%) Basel II
7 2 (0.26%) FATCA
7 2 (0.26%) PMO
8 1 (0.13%) Basel III
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 55 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 25 (3.19%) SAP
3 24 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 20 (2.55%) Oracle
5 8 (1.02%) Avaloq
5 8 (1.02%) FNZ
5 8 (1.02%) Siebel
6 7 (0.89%) Google
6 7 (0.89%) Tableau
7 5 (0.64%) Cognos
7 5 (0.64%) Informatica
8 4 (0.51%) Apttus
8 4 (0.51%) Bloomberg
8 4 (0.51%) ClickTale
8 4 (0.51%) SunGard
9 3 (0.38%) Calypso
9 3 (0.38%) Murex
9 3 (0.38%) Sage
9 3 (0.38%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.38%) Wallstreet Suite
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £55,000 per annum £26,000 to £55,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, interesting work
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum £65-75k + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
St Andrew's Healthcare
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus / bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus / bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum to £48K + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum (negotiable, based on experience)
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Certus Recruitment Group
Salary: 70-80k + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £70,642 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £48000 - £56000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago