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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 21 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 10.76% 9.57% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.07% 9.78% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 7
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
307 276 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 97.15% 97.87% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 284 270 189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (74.07%) User Stories
2 39 (72.22%) Scrum
2 39 (72.22%) DSDM
3 36 (66.67%) Use Case
4 31 (57.41%) BPMN
5 29 (53.70%) Kanban
6 27 (50.00%) Project Management
7 26 (48.15%) UML
8 25 (46.30%) Business Analysis
9 24 (44.44%) ISEB
10 23 (42.59%) Degree
11 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
11 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
11 21 (38.89%) CBAP
11 21 (38.89%) User Experience
12 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
12 14 (25.93%) Performance Management
13 13 (24.07%) Line Management
14 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
14 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
15 8 (14.81%) SQL
16 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
17 5 (9.26%) ERP
17 5 (9.26%) Crystal Reports
17 5 (9.26%) Retail
17 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
17 5 (9.26%) Product Management
17 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
18 4 (7.41%) Capita

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) User Experience
2 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
1 40 (74.07%) User Stories
2 39 (72.22%) Scrum
2 39 (72.22%) DSDM
3 36 (66.67%) Use Case
4 31 (57.41%) BPMN
5 29 (53.70%) Kanban
6 27 (50.00%) Project Management
7 26 (48.15%) UML
8 25 (46.30%) Business Analysis
9 14 (25.93%) Mentoring
9 14 (25.93%) Performance Management
10 13 (24.07%) Line Management
11 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
12 5 (9.26%) ERP
12 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.26%) Product Management
13 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) ISEB
2 23 (42.59%) Degree
3 21 (38.89%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Capita
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