Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 541 510
Rank change year-on-year +47 -31 +74
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 946 979 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 689 810 997
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Top 15 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 23 July 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 +38 893 £55,000 -8.33% 40
UK excluding London +61 472 £50,000 - 18
London +24 468 £65,000 - 24
North of England +91 190 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Yorkshire +75 129 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East +47 81 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Midlands +8 66 £55,000 +12.24% 4
North West +4 59 £50,000 +11.11% 3
East of England +17 53 £55,000 - 2
Scotland +21 43 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Midlands +20 37 £55,000 +12.24% 1
South West +20 35 £45,750 -8.50%
East Midlands +8 29 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Wales +2 4 £42,500 -5.56%
North East +17 2 £45,000 +34.33%

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 440 (46.51%) Business Analysis
2 425 (44.93%) Finance
3 419 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
5 226 (23.89%) Retail
6 214 (22.62%) Banking
7 192 (20.30%) Scrum
8 181 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 175 (18.50%) Project Management
10 174 (18.39%) SDLC
11 164 (17.34%) User Stories
12 147 (15.54%) Asset Management
13 142 (15.01%) Retail Banking
14 141 (14.90%) Wealth Management
15 140 (14.80%) Investment Banking
16 127 (13.42%) Degree
17 113 (11.95%) Waterfall
18 112 (11.84%) SQL
19 101 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
20 98 (10.36%) Process Improvement
20 98 (10.36%) Microsoft
21 86 (9.09%) Use Case
22 81 (8.56%) CRM
23 80 (8.46%) E-Commerce
24 74 (7.82%) JIRA
25 72 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
26 71 (7.51%) QA
27 69 (7.29%) Software Delivery
27 69 (7.29%) Business Transformation
28 68 (7.19%) Kanban

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 23 (2.43%) Confluence
2 8 (0.85%) CMS
3 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.21%) Alfresco
4 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.11%) SAS
5 1 (0.11%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (7.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 63 (6.66%) MS Visio
3 61 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
4 36 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.48%) SAP MM
2 12 (1.27%) SAP LE
3 10 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (0.85%) SAP MII
4 8 (0.85%) SAP PP
4 8 (0.85%) SAP PP-PI
5 7 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.74%) Siebel CRM
5 7 (0.74%) Sonata
6 6 (0.63%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (0.42%) Markit EDM
8 4 (0.42%) Unica
9 3 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
9 3 (0.32%) Endur
9 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.95%) SaaS
2 6 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.53%) Office 365
4 3 (0.32%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.21%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.11%) Force.com
6 1 (0.11%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.06%) Internet
2 5 (0.53%) FTP
3 1 (0.11%) Intranet
3 1 (0.11%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
2 10 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 9 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 7 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (0.74%) MS Access
5 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.53%) Big Data
6 5 (0.53%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.21%) GIS
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Smart View
7 2 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.11%) Endeca
8 1 (0.11%) Power BI
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (7.82%) JIRA
2 8 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.21%) RequisitePro
General
1 425 (44.93%) Finance
2 226 (23.89%) Retail
3 214 (22.62%) Banking
4 142 (15.01%) Retail Banking
5 140 (14.80%) Investment Banking
6 50 (5.29%) Legal
7 45 (4.76%) Marketing
8 33 (3.49%) Manufacturing
9 24 (2.54%) Front Office
9 24 (2.54%) Publishing
10 21 (2.22%) Advertising
10 21 (2.22%) Back Office
11 17 (1.80%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.63%) Games
14 4 (0.42%) International Banking
15 3 (0.32%) Billing
15 3 (0.32%) Law
16 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.21%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.22%) XML
2 15 (1.59%) Velocity
3 14 (1.48%) EDI
4 8 (0.85%) .NET
4 8 (0.85%) JSON
5 6 (0.63%) SAP XI
6 4 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.42%) REST
6 4 (0.42%) Web Services
6 4 (0.42%) WinForms
7 3 (0.32%) Middleware
7 3 (0.32%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.21%) COM
8 2 (0.21%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.21%) IDoc
8 2 (0.21%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.11%) Mason
9 1 (0.11%) STL
9 1 (0.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 245 (25.90%) Analytical Skills
2 54 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 52 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 34 (3.59%) User Experience
5 30 (3.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 28 (2.96%) Credit Risk
6 28 (2.96%) Derivative
7 26 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
8 25 (2.64%) Fintech
9 23 (2.43%) Computer Science
9 23 (2.43%) Equities
10 22 (2.33%) OTC Derivatives
11 21 (2.22%) Reinsurance
12 13 (1.37%) PMI
13 11 (1.16%) Driving Licence
14 9 (0.95%) EPoS
15 8 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.85%) NHS
16 7 (0.74%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.53%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (0.63%) Android
1 6 (0.63%) Apple iOS
1 6 (0.63%) Windows
2 4 (0.42%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.11%) Linux
3 1 (0.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (46.51%) Business Analysis
2 419 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (20.30%) Scrum
4 181 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 175 (18.50%) Project Management
6 174 (18.39%) SDLC
7 164 (17.34%) User Stories
8 147 (15.54%) Asset Management
9 141 (14.90%) Wealth Management
10 113 (11.95%) Waterfall
11 101 (10.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 98 (10.36%) Process Improvement
13 86 (9.09%) Use Case
14 81 (8.56%) CRM
15 80 (8.46%) E-Commerce
16 69 (7.29%) Business Transformation
16 69 (7.29%) Software Delivery
17 68 (7.19%) Kanban
18 64 (6.77%) Data Analysis
19 60 (6.34%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 112 (11.84%) SQL
2 11 (1.16%) Java
3 9 (0.95%) C
4 6 (0.63%) VBA
5 5 (0.53%) C#
6 3 (0.32%) PHP
6 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.21%) Python
7 2 (0.21%) Scala
8 1 (0.11%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 127 (13.42%) Degree
2 64 (6.77%) ISEB
3 16 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 13 (1.37%) CBAP
4 13 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (0.85%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 7 (0.74%) ISEB Practitioner
7 7 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.74%) SAP Certification
8 6 (0.63%) IIBA
9 4 (0.42%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
11 2 (0.21%) CCA
11 2 (0.21%) MBA
12 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.11%) PMP
12 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.51%) QA
2 21 (2.22%) Basel III
3 12 (1.27%) MiFID
4 6 (0.63%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.53%) IFRS
5 5 (0.53%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.42%) GAAP
6 4 (0.42%) GDPR
6 4 (0.42%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.32%) GMP
7 3 (0.32%) GxP
7 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.21%) EMIR
8 2 (0.21%) FATCA
8 2 (0.21%) PMO
8 2 (0.21%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 98 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 51 (5.39%) SAP
3 24 (2.54%) Oracle
4 23 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.37%) Siebel
6 11 (1.16%) Tableau
7 9 (0.95%) Informatica
8 8 (0.85%) Cognizant
9 7 (0.74%) Avaloq
9 7 (0.74%) FNZ
10 6 (0.63%) Murex
11 4 (0.42%) Google
12 3 (0.32%) BMC
12 3 (0.32%) CA
12 3 (0.32%) Computacenter
12 3 (0.32%) Fidessa
12 3 (0.32%) JDA
12 3 (0.32%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.32%) Sophis
12 3 (0.32%) Trayport
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Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 10% bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gourock, Renfrewshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits and culture
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus / bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Tria Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: base & bonus, 25 days leave, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gming
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
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Frodsham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Banking bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago