The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 26 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 5 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.52% 3.21% 6.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 3.31% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 19
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
139 242 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.89% 97.19% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 124 234 259
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Bedford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 across the Bedford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) UML
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (40.91%) User Stories
4 9 (40.91%) BPMN
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
5 8 (36.36%) RUP
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 8 (36.36%) ERP
5 8 (36.36%) Workflow
5 8 (36.36%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Kanban
6 6 (27.27%) DSDM
7 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) iSeries
9 2 (9.09%) SaaS
9 2 (9.09%) AS400
9 2 (9.09%) IBM
9 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (9.09%) DB2
9 2 (9.09%) RPG

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) DB2
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) AS400
3 2 (9.09%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) UML
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) BPMN
3 9 (40.91%) User Stories
4 8 (36.36%) ERP
4 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 8 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 8 (36.36%) RUP
4 8 (36.36%) Workflow
5 6 (27.27%) DSDM
5 6 (27.27%) Kanban
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
7 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) RPG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
2 1 (4.55%) webMethods