The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 21 37 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 94 58 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.08% 5.57% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 7.25% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 74 53 36
Average salary £50,250 £52,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.36% -0.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,150 £34,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £89,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
924 800 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.38% 76.85% 74.47%
Number of salaries quoted 777 726 611
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedfordshire region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +5 34 £50,750 +1.50%
Bedford +8 33 £52,500 +7.14% 4
Dunstable +1 3 £37,000 -28.84%
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 135 (68.18%) Project Management
2 70 (35.35%) Microsoft
3 63 (31.82%) Product Management
4 54 (27.27%) .NET
4 54 (27.27%) Scrum
5 48 (24.24%) ASP.NET
6 47 (23.74%) Windows
6 47 (23.74%) C#
7 46 (23.23%) SQL Server
8 41 (20.71%) Visual Studio
9 40 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (19.70%) Software Engineering
11 37 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 33 (16.67%) User Stories
13 32 (16.16%) Finance
13 32 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (16.16%) PRINCE2
14 31 (15.66%) CSS
14 31 (15.66%) HTML
15 30 (15.15%) SharePoint
16 29 (14.65%) JavaScript
16 29 (14.65%) WCF
16 29 (14.65%) Marketing
17 26 (13.13%) SQL
18 25 (12.63%) Degree
19 24 (12.12%) T-SQL
19 24 (12.12%) Oracle
19 24 (12.12%) Relational Database
20 23 (11.62%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (11.11%) Use Case

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (8.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (8.08%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (9.60%) MS Visio
2 12 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.56%) MS Office
4 10 (5.05%) MS Project
5 5 (2.53%) InfoPath
5 5 (2.53%) Mingle
6 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (6.57%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.03%) Academy Housing
2 6 (3.03%) arcHouse
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.53%) Agresso
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.53%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (1.52%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.51%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.51%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.51%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.08%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 20 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
Development Applications
1 41 (20.71%) Visual Studio
2 37 (18.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (10.10%) Subversion
4 4 (2.02%) MSTest
4 4 (2.02%) NUnit
5 2 (1.01%) PowerBuilder
5 2 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.51%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Marketing
3 9 (4.55%) Automotive
4 6 (3.03%) Back Office
5 5 (2.53%) Banking
5 5 (2.53%) Publishing
6 4 (2.02%) General Ledger
6 4 (2.02%) Billing
7 3 (1.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.01%) Advertising
8 2 (1.01%) Law
Job Titles
1 101 (51.01%) Analyst
2 93 (46.97%) Business Analyst
3 35 (17.68%) Architect
4 26 (13.13%) Developer
5 25 (12.63%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (8.08%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (7.58%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.07%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (5.05%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (4.04%) .NET Developer
10 8 (4.04%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.54%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (3.54%) Lead Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.03%) Senior Manager
12 6 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
13 5 (2.53%) Business Manager
13 5 (2.53%) Business Support Analyst
13 5 (2.53%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (27.27%) .NET
2 48 (24.24%) ASP.NET
3 31 (15.66%) CSS
3 31 (15.66%) HTML
4 29 (14.65%) WCF
5 20 (10.10%) .NET Framework
5 20 (10.10%) WinForms
6 15 (7.58%) Silverlight
7 14 (7.07%) Web Services
8 10 (5.05%) jQuery
8 10 (5.05%) HTML5
8 10 (5.05%) Ajax
9 8 (4.04%) XML
9 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.04%) WPF
10 7 (3.54%) LINQ
10 7 (3.54%) ADO.NET
10 7 (3.54%) Middleware
10 7 (3.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (3.54%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.60%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.07%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.53%) Animation
4 4 (2.02%) PMI
4 4 (2.02%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.52%) Tandem
5 3 (1.52%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.52%) Social Network
6 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.01%) Wiki
7 1 (0.51%) Economics
7 1 (0.51%) CESG
7 1 (0.51%) iSeries
7 1 (0.51%) FMCG
7 1 (0.51%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.74%) Windows
2 2 (1.01%) Windows 8
2 2 (1.01%) UNIX
2 2 (1.01%) Linux
2 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.01%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (68.18%) Project Management
2 63 (31.82%) Product Management
3 54 (27.27%) Scrum
4 40 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (19.70%) Software Engineering
6 33 (16.67%) User Stories
7 32 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (16.16%) PRINCE2
8 23 (11.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (11.11%) Use Case
9 22 (11.11%) DSDM
10 21 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (10.61%) Kanban
11 20 (10.10%) Multithreading
11 20 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
11 20 (10.10%) UML
12 19 (9.60%) BPMN
13 17 (8.59%) Data Management
13 17 (8.59%) PDM
13 17 (8.59%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (23.74%) C#
2 29 (14.65%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.13%) SQL
4 24 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.52%) C
6 2 (1.01%) VBScript
6 2 (1.01%) VB
6 2 (1.01%) Java
6 2 (1.01%) C++
6 2 (1.01%) Python
6 2 (1.01%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.51%) ABAP
7 1 (0.51%) RPG
7 1 (0.51%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (12.63%) Degree
2 17 (8.59%) ISEB
3 16 (8.08%) CBAP
4 4 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.04%) QA
Vendors
1 70 (35.35%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.12%) Oracle
3 22 (11.11%) SAP
4 19 (9.60%) Civica
5 17 (8.59%) IBM
6 14 (7.07%) Capita
7 13 (6.57%) Cincom
8 6 (3.03%) Anite
8 6 (3.03%) Northgate
8 6 (3.03%) Comino
8 6 (3.03%) Orchard
9 4 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.52%) Adobe
11 1 (0.51%) Planview
11 1 (0.51%) Primavera
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Bedfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago