The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 34 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.78% 5.28% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.81% 5.38% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
269 279 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 99.63% 98.24% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 241 271 190
Average salary £41,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
Bedfordshire

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 July 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (70.91%) User Stories
2 30 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 27 (49.09%) Scrum
4 26 (47.27%) UML
4 26 (47.27%) DSDM
4 26 (47.27%) Use Case
5 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (43.64%) Degree
6 24 (43.64%) Project Management
7 22 (40.00%) BPMN
8 21 (38.18%) Kanban
9 18 (32.73%) ISEB
10 17 (30.91%) CBAP
10 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (25.45%) Data Modelling
12 10 (18.18%) Product Management
12 10 (18.18%) Performance Management
13 9 (16.36%) Project Planning
13 9 (16.36%) jQuery
13 9 (16.36%) System Testing
13 9 (16.36%) .NET
13 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
13 9 (16.36%) C#
13 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
13 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
14 8 (14.55%) SQL
14 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
15 5 (9.09%) Retail
15 5 (9.09%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.09%) Retail
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.36%) .NET
1 9 (16.36%) ASP.NET
1 9 (16.36%) jQuery
2 1 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (70.91%) User Stories
2 30 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 27 (49.09%) Scrum
4 26 (47.27%) UML
4 26 (47.27%) DSDM
4 26 (47.27%) Use Case
5 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (43.64%) Project Management
7 22 (40.00%) BPMN
8 21 (38.18%) Kanban
9 14 (25.45%) Data Modelling
10 10 (18.18%) Performance Management
10 10 (18.18%) Product Management
11 9 (16.36%) System Testing
11 9 (16.36%) Project Planning
12 5 (9.09%) ERP
13 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
13 3 (5.45%) CRM
13 3 (5.45%) Software Engineering
14 1 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) C#
1 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (43.64%) Degree
2 18 (32.73%) ISEB
3 17 (30.91%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Capita
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago