The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 23 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 33 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.62% 6.03% 5.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.92% 7.39% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 12
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,100 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £85,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
237 230 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 83.45% 81.56% 91.54%
Number of salaries quoted 209 225 176
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedford region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Bedford

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 77 (86.52%) Project Management
2 55 (61.80%) Product Management
3 47 (52.81%) .NET
4 45 (50.56%) Scrum
5 44 (49.44%) ASP.NET
5 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
6 42 (47.19%) C#
7 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
8 37 (41.57%) Visual Studio
9 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
10 35 (39.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (30.34%) CSS
12 27 (30.34%) HTML
12 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
12 27 (30.34%) Windows
12 27 (30.34%) SharePoint
12 27 (30.34%) WCF
13 25 (28.09%) User Stories
14 22 (24.72%) DSDM
14 22 (24.72%) SQL
14 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
14 22 (24.72%) Relational Database
15 21 (23.60%) Kanban
16 20 (22.47%) Use Case
16 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
17 19 (21.35%) Degree
18 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
18 18 (20.22%) Subversion
18 18 (20.22%) Multithreading

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (30.34%) SharePoint
2 18 (20.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 14 (15.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.12%) Mingle
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.12%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (24.72%) Relational Database
3 18 (20.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (41.57%) Visual Studio
2 35 (39.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (20.22%) Subversion
4 4 (4.49%) NUnit
4 4 (4.49%) MSTest
5 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (3.37%) Billing
1 3 (3.37%) Marketing
1 3 (3.37%) Publishing
2 1 (1.12%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (33.71%) Business Analyst
1 30 (33.71%) Analyst
2 29 (32.58%) Architect
3 24 (26.97%) Developer
4 20 (22.47%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (11.24%) SharePoint Developer
6 8 (8.99%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) SharePoint Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.62%) Business Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.62%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.62%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.49%) Development Team Leader
10 4 (4.49%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (52.81%) .NET
2 44 (49.44%) ASP.NET
3 27 (30.34%) CSS
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
3 27 (30.34%) WCF
4 18 (20.22%) .NET Framework
4 18 (20.22%) WinForms
5 14 (15.73%) Silverlight
6 13 (14.61%) Web Services
7 10 (11.24%) jQuery
7 10 (11.24%) HTML5
7 10 (11.24%) Ajax
8 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.87%) WPF
10 6 (6.74%) Middleware
10 6 (6.74%) ADO.NET
10 6 (6.74%) LINQ
10 6 (6.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (6.74%) LINQ to SQL
11 5 (5.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.73%) N-Tier
2 7 (7.87%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Animation
3 3 (3.37%) Social Network
4 2 (2.25%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.25%) Wiki
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (86.52%) Project Management
2 55 (61.80%) Product Management
3 45 (50.56%) Scrum
4 36 (40.45%) Software Engineering
5 32 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (28.09%) User Stories
7 22 (24.72%) DSDM
8 21 (23.60%) Kanban
9 20 (22.47%) Use Case
9 20 (22.47%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.22%) Multithreading
11 17 (19.10%) UML
11 17 (19.10%) Technical Architecture
12 16 (17.98%) BPMN
13 14 (15.73%) SOA
13 14 (15.73%) OO
13 14 (15.73%) Domain-Driven Design
14 13 (14.61%) Web Development
14 13 (14.61%) TDD
15 11 (12.36%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (47.19%) C#
2 27 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 22 (24.72%) SQL
3 22 (24.72%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.12%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (21.35%) Degree
2 16 (17.98%) CBAP
2 16 (17.98%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
Vendors
1 44 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Capita
3 4 (4.49%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
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Bedford
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago