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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 32 66
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.61% 4.38% 4.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 4.53% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 21
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
171 265 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 91.94% 96.72% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 143 190 435
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
3 7 (63.64%) BPMN
4 6 (54.55%) Use Case
5 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) DSDM
6 4 (36.36%) .NET
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) User Stories
7 3 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
7 3 (27.27%) webMethods
7 3 (27.27%) RUP
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 3 (27.27%) ERP
7 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) Workflow
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) ISEB
8 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) JIRA
8 2 (18.18%) User Experience
8 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) UML
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) BPMN
3 7 (63.64%) Kanban
4 6 (54.55%) Use Case
5 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
5 5 (45.45%) DSDM
6 4 (36.36%) User Stories
7 3 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
7 3 (27.27%) ERP
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
7 3 (27.27%) RUP
7 3 (27.27%) Workflow
8 2 (18.18%) SDLC
8 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
8 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CBAP
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
1 3 (27.27%) webMethods
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft