The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedford region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 12 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.36% 4.58% 10.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.47% 4.69% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 35
Median salary £33,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.35% -5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
170 256 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 98.27% 97.71% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 153 247 305
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) UML
3 14 (53.85%) User Stories
4 12 (46.15%) BPMN
5 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (38.46%) DSDM
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Workflow
6 9 (34.62%) Kanban
6 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
7 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 7 (26.92%) .NET
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) RUP
8 7 (26.92%) ERP
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
9 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) ISEB
11 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (15.38%) Web Services
11 4 (15.38%) XML
11 4 (15.38%) Use Case
11 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
12 3 (11.54%) JIRA
13 2 (7.69%) Marketing
13 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Automotive
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) AS400
3 2 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (7.69%) iSeries
4 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) UML
3 14 (53.85%) User Stories
4 12 (46.15%) BPMN
5 10 (38.46%) DSDM
5 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
6 9 (34.62%) Kanban
6 9 (34.62%) Workflow
7 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
8 7 (26.92%) ERP
8 7 (26.92%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) RUP
9 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
11 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (15.38%) Use Case
11 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
12 2 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) RPG
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) CBAP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) IBM
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.85%) webMethods