The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 49 19
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 35 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.01% 7.23% 13.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 7.51% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 34 36
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Bedfordshire

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
271 466 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.76% 96.28% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 192 448 254
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) User Stories
2 14 (41.18%) UML
3 13 (38.24%) DSDM
3 13 (38.24%) SaaS
4 12 (35.29%) BPMN
5 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 8 (23.53%) System Testing
8 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
9 5 (14.71%) User Experience
10 4 (11.76%) Pegasus
10 4 (11.76%) Pegasus Opera
10 4 (11.76%) JD Edwards
10 4 (11.76%) Sage
10 4 (11.76%) Oracle
10 4 (11.76%) Use Case
11 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (8.82%) Business Process Mapping
11 3 (8.82%) ISEB
11 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
11 3 (8.82%) Front Office
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
12 2 (5.88%) Quality Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) UML
2 14 (41.18%) User Stories
3 13 (38.24%) DSDM
4 12 (35.29%) BPMN
5 9 (26.47%) Scrum
6 8 (23.53%) System Testing
7 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Use Case
9 3 (8.82%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.88%) Document Management
10 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.88%) Change Control
10 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.76%) Pegasus
2 4 (11.76%) JD Edwards
2 4 (11.76%) Sage
2 4 (11.76%) Oracle
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