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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.82% 10.19% 8.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.02% 10.46% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 24
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,700 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
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
266 306 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.79% 97.45% 98.26%
Number of salaries quoted 244 279 278
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 20 (55.56%) UML
2 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (36.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
3 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (33.33%) Document Management
4 12 (33.33%) ITIL
5 11 (30.56%) RUP
5 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
5 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (25.00%) User Stories
7 6 (16.67%) SaaS
7 6 (16.67%) System Testing
7 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 6 (16.67%) C#
7 6 (16.67%) .NET
7 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 5 (13.89%) Degree
9 4 (11.11%) Use Case
9 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (11.11%) BPMN
9 4 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.33%) DSDM
10 3 (8.33%) Aerospace

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) .NET
1 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (5.56%) BAPI
3 2 (5.56%) jQuery
3 2 (5.56%) EDI
3 2 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (30.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) User Experience
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.78%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) UML
2 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Business Process Mapping
3 12 (33.33%) Document Management
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL
4 11 (30.56%) RUP
4 11 (30.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (25.00%) User Stories
6 6 (16.67%) System Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) MVC
8 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) Use Case
8 4 (11.11%) BPMN
9 3 (8.33%) SDLC
9 3 (8.33%) DSDM
9 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.56%) ABAP
3 1 (2.78%) SAPscript
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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