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 24 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 22 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 101 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.74% 5.09% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.05% 6.66% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81 51 36
Average salary £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
914 826 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.13% 76.41% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 777 753 597
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +4 37 £50,500 -2.88% 3
Bedford +9 32 £52,500 +7.14% 3
Dunstable +8 5 £37,000 -28.84%
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 146 (68.54%) Project Management
2 76 (35.68%) Microsoft
3 69 (32.39%) Product Management
4 60 (28.17%) .NET
5 58 (27.23%) Scrum
6 53 (24.88%) ASP.NET
7 52 (24.41%) C#
8 50 (23.47%) SQL Server
8 50 (23.47%) Windows
9 47 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (20.66%) Software Engineering
11 43 (20.19%) Visual Studio
12 40 (18.78%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (16.43%) User Stories
15 33 (15.49%) CSS
15 33 (15.49%) HTML
15 33 (15.49%) WCF
16 32 (15.02%) Marketing
16 32 (15.02%) PRINCE2
16 32 (15.02%) Finance
17 31 (14.55%) JavaScript
18 30 (14.08%) SharePoint
19 29 (13.62%) SQL
20 28 (13.15%) Degree
21 27 (12.68%) T-SQL
21 27 (12.68%) Relational Database
22 25 (11.74%) Oracle
23 24 (11.27%) Use Case
23 24 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 16 (7.51%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (7.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (9.86%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.16%) MS Office
4 10 (4.69%) MS Project
5 5 (2.35%) Mingle
5 5 (2.35%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.47%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 13 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.82%) Academy Housing
2 6 (2.82%) arcHouse
2 6 (2.82%) SiteCatalyst
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (2.35%) Agresso
4 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.47%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.47%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.47%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.68%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 5 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (20.19%) Visual Studio
2 40 (18.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (10.33%) Subversion
4 5 (2.35%) MSTest
4 5 (2.35%) NUnit
4 5 (2.35%) JIRA
5 2 (0.94%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (15.02%) Marketing
1 32 (15.02%) Finance
2 9 (4.23%) Automotive
3 6 (2.82%) Back Office
4 5 (2.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.35%) Publishing
5 4 (1.88%) Billing
5 4 (1.88%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.41%) Retail
6 3 (1.41%) Legal
7 2 (0.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.94%) Law
Job Titles
1 108 (50.70%) Analyst
2 97 (45.54%) Business Analyst
3 37 (17.37%) Architect
4 27 (12.68%) Developer
5 26 (12.21%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.51%) Project Manager
7 15 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (6.10%) Senior Business Analyst
9 10 (4.69%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (3.76%) .NET Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.76%) Technical Architect
10 8 (3.76%) IT Business Analyst
10 8 (3.76%) Agile Business Analyst
11 7 (3.29%) SharePoint Architect
11 7 (3.29%) Senior Developer
12 6 (2.82%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Business Manager
12 6 (2.82%) Development Analyst
13 5 (2.35%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.17%) .NET
2 53 (24.88%) ASP.NET
3 33 (15.49%) CSS
3 33 (15.49%) HTML
3 33 (15.49%) WCF
4 22 (10.33%) .NET Framework
5 21 (9.86%) WinForms
6 17 (7.98%) Silverlight
6 17 (7.98%) Web Services
7 11 (5.16%) HTML5
7 11 (5.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (5.16%) jQuery
7 11 (5.16%) Ajax
8 10 (4.69%) XML
9 8 (3.76%) ADO.NET
9 8 (3.76%) WPF
9 8 (3.76%) LINQ
9 8 (3.76%) LINQ to SQL
10 7 (3.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (3.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.39%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.98%) N-Tier
3 5 (2.35%) Wiki
3 5 (2.35%) Animation
3 5 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.88%) PMI
4 4 (1.88%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.41%) Tandem
5 3 (1.41%) Taxonomies
5 3 (1.41%) Social Network
6 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.94%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.47%) Economics
7 1 (0.47%) CESG
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) iSeries
7 1 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.47%) Windows
2 2 (0.94%) Linux
2 2 (0.94%) UNIX
2 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.94%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (68.54%) Project Management
2 69 (32.39%) Product Management
3 58 (27.23%) Scrum
4 47 (22.07%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (20.66%) Software Engineering
6 36 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 35 (16.43%) User Stories
8 32 (15.02%) PRINCE2
9 24 (11.27%) Use Case
9 24 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (10.33%) Multithreading
11 22 (10.33%) Technical Architecture
11 22 (10.33%) DSDM
12 21 (9.86%) Kanban
13 19 (8.92%) CRM
13 19 (8.92%) UML
13 19 (8.92%) BPMN
14 17 (7.98%) Data Management
14 17 (7.98%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.41%) C#
2 31 (14.55%) JavaScript
3 29 (13.62%) SQL
4 27 (12.68%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.41%) C
6 2 (0.94%) VBScript
6 2 (0.94%) VB
6 2 (0.94%) Java
6 2 (0.94%) C++
6 2 (0.94%) Python
6 2 (0.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.47%) XPath
7 1 (0.47%) Delphi
7 1 (0.47%) ABAP
7 1 (0.47%) RPG
7 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (13.15%) Degree
2 17 (7.98%) ISEB
3 16 (7.51%) CBAP
4 4 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.88%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.94%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.76%) QA
Vendors
1 76 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 25 (11.74%) Oracle
3 22 (10.33%) SAP
4 19 (8.92%) Civica
5 17 (7.98%) IBM
6 14 (6.57%) Capita
7 13 (6.10%) Cincom
8 6 (2.82%) Anite
8 6 (2.82%) Adobe
8 6 (2.82%) Comino
8 6 (2.82%) Northgate
8 6 (2.82%) Orchard
9 4 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.47%) Planview
10 1 (0.47%) Primavera
10 1 (0.47%) Mercator
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Fusion Experience
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago