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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.83% 7.17% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.07% 7.29% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 7
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £36,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
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
307 288 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.77% 98.29% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 278 282 192
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 42 (73.68%) User Stories
2 38 (66.67%) Scrum
3 37 (64.91%) DSDM
4 33 (57.89%) Use Case
5 29 (50.88%) Kanban
5 29 (50.88%) BPMN
5 29 (50.88%) Project Management
6 28 (49.12%) Business Analysis
7 27 (47.37%) UML
8 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 24 (42.11%) ISEB
8 24 (42.11%) Degree
9 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (36.84%) CBAP
11 12 (21.05%) Performance Management
12 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
13 8 (14.04%) Client/Server
13 8 (14.04%) SQL
14 7 (12.28%) Product Management
15 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
16 5 (8.77%) ERP
16 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (8.77%) Retail
16 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
16 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
17 4 (7.02%) Capita
17 4 (7.02%) Finance
17 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
18 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 3 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Client/Server
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (73.68%) User Stories
2 38 (66.67%) Scrum
3 37 (64.91%) DSDM
4 33 (57.89%) Use Case
5 29 (50.88%) Kanban
5 29 (50.88%) BPMN
5 29 (50.88%) Project Management
6 28 (49.12%) Business Analysis
7 27 (47.37%) UML
8 23 (40.35%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (21.05%) Performance Management
10 11 (19.30%) Data Modelling
11 7 (12.28%) Product Management
12 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 5 (8.77%) ERP
13 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
14 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (5.26%) Project Planning
14 3 (5.26%) System Testing
15 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) C#
2 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) ISEB
1 24 (42.11%) Degree
2 21 (36.84%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Capita
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coneqt
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago