Period
to 16 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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

Business Analyst
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 57 49
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 313 370 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.44% 4.43% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.56% 4.58% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 258 280 428
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,750 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.09% -3.93% +4.71%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,875 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6,865 8,079 9,384
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 96.71% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,539 6,633 7,862
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,750 £61,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Yorkshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +7 203 £45,000 - 24
South Yorkshire +18 52 £47,000 +17.50%
North Yorkshire -55 45 £38,500 -6.67% 2
East Yorkshire -4 5 £51,250 +46.43% 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 172 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.55%) User Stories
3 102 (32.59%) Workshop Facilitation
4 80 (25.56%) Business Analysis
5 77 (24.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 75 (23.96%) Finance
7 71 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
9 57 (18.21%) SDLC
10 40 (12.78%) Software Delivery
10 40 (12.78%) UML
11 38 (12.14%) Acceptance Criteria
12 35 (11.18%) Waterfall
12 35 (11.18%) Microsoft
13 34 (10.86%) Process Improvement
14 32 (10.22%) Data Modelling
14 32 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
14 32 (10.22%) Change Management
14 32 (10.22%) Project Management
15 29 (9.27%) Sprint Planning
16 27 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
16 27 (8.63%) Banking
16 27 (8.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 27 (8.63%) Degree
17 24 (7.67%) Logical Data Model
18 23 (7.35%) Mentoring
19 22 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
20 21 (6.71%) Use Case
20 21 (6.71%) BPMN
21 20 (6.39%) Swim Lanes

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 9 (2.88%) Confluence
2 5 (1.60%) SAS
3 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (10.22%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (8.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (8.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.92%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.28%) SAP PM
1 4 (1.28%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.64%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.64%) SAP PP
2 2 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.64%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.64%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.32%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Azure
2 2 (0.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Fastly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (4.15%) JIRA
2 6 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (23.96%) Finance
2 27 (8.63%) Banking
3 18 (5.75%) Retail
4 15 (4.79%) Financial Institution
5 14 (4.47%) Games
6 11 (3.51%) Public Sector
7 10 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.88%) Marketing
9 8 (2.56%) Retail Finance
10 7 (2.24%) Retail Banking
11 6 (1.92%) Advertising
11 6 (1.92%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.96%) Electronics
13 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.64%) .NET
1 2 (0.64%) EDI
1 2 (0.64%) Gherkin
2 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 71 (22.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.56%) User Experience
3 5 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
4 4 (1.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.28%) NHS
4 4 (1.28%) PMI
5 3 (0.96%) FMCG
6 2 (0.64%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (33.55%) User Stories
3 102 (32.59%) Workshop Facilitation
4 80 (25.56%) Business Analysis
5 77 (24.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 64 (20.45%) Problem-Solving
7 57 (18.21%) SDLC
8 40 (12.78%) Software Delivery
8 40 (12.78%) UML
9 38 (12.14%) Acceptance Criteria
10 35 (11.18%) Waterfall
11 34 (10.86%) Process Improvement
12 32 (10.22%) Change Management
12 32 (10.22%) Data Modelling
12 32 (10.22%) Project Management
13 29 (9.27%) Sprint Planning
14 24 (7.67%) Logical Data Model
15 23 (7.35%) Mentoring
16 22 (7.03%) Continuous Improvement
17 21 (6.71%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.47%) SQL
2 1 (0.32%) C
2 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (8.63%) Degree
2 11 (3.51%) ISEB
3 5 (1.60%) IIBA
4 4 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.64%) GDPR
1 2 (0.64%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 35 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.07%) SAP
3 6 (1.92%) IBM
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle
4 5 (1.60%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.64%) Concur
5 2 (0.64%) Sparx
5 2 (0.64%) Unisys
6 1 (0.32%) Sage
6 1 (0.32%) Sun