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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 39 33 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 35 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.30% 9.21% 14.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 9.54% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 40
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £59,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
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
292 367 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.37% 96.58% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 232 321 256
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 26 February 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) DSDM
3 27 (58.70%) Scrum
3 27 (58.70%) User Stories
4 25 (54.35%) UML
5 23 (50.00%) BPMN
6 22 (47.83%) Use Case
7 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
7 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (30.43%) Kanban
8 14 (30.43%) Business Analysis
9 11 (23.91%) Project Management
10 10 (21.74%) User Experience
10 10 (21.74%) Finance
10 10 (21.74%) ISEB
11 9 (19.57%) Line Management
11 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
12 8 (17.39%) Performance Management
12 8 (17.39%) SaaS
12 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
12 8 (17.39%) Client/Server
13 6 (13.04%) CBAP
14 5 (10.87%) Oracle
14 5 (10.87%) Pegasus
14 5 (10.87%) JD Edwards
14 5 (10.87%) Sage
15 4 (8.70%) Pegasus Opera
15 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
16 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) User Experience
2 8 (17.39%) Client/Server
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (67.39%) DSDM
3 27 (58.70%) Scrum
3 27 (58.70%) User Stories
4 25 (54.35%) UML
5 23 (50.00%) BPMN
6 22 (47.83%) Use Case
7 14 (30.43%) Kanban
7 14 (30.43%) Business Analysis
8 11 (23.91%) Project Management
9 9 (19.57%) Line Management
9 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
10 8 (17.39%) Performance Management
10 8 (17.39%) Data Modelling
11 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
12 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
12 3 (6.52%) System Testing
13 2 (4.35%) Business Process Mapping
13 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ISEB
2 6 (13.04%) CBAP
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 1 (2.17%) VCP4
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Pegasus
2 5 (10.87%) JD Edwards
2 5 (10.87%) Sage
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MatsSoft Limited
Salary: 20 days holiday Annual bonus after being at the company 12 months base
Posted: 21 days ago