The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 43 41 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 40 54 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.26% 5.47% 9.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 5.64% 9.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 107
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Bedford -12 15 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Luton +6 10 £52,000 +16.85% 3
Dunstable - 2 - - 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.78%) Scrum
3 43 (39.81%) DSDM
4 40 (37.04%) User Stories
5 37 (34.26%) Business Analysis
5 37 (34.26%) UML
6 34 (31.48%) Use Case
7 31 (28.70%) BPMN
8 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 25 (23.15%) Project Management
10 23 (21.30%) Kanban
11 22 (20.37%) Finance
11 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
12 20 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (16.67%) ISEB
14 16 (14.81%) Line Management
15 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
15 15 (13.89%) User Experience
15 15 (13.89%) Performance Management
16 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 13 (12.04%) SQL
18 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
18 12 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (11.11%) Waterfall
19 11 (10.19%) CBAP
19 11 (10.19%) Client/Server
19 11 (10.19%) Change Management
20 10 (9.26%) Retail
20 10 (9.26%) Business Process Mapping
21 9 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.41%) MS Office
3 5 (4.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (5.56%) PRMS
2 4 (3.70%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.85%) Agresso
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.93%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.48%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.70%) OLAP
3 4 (3.70%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 20 (18.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (20.37%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Retail
3 9 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.63%) Marketing
5 3 (2.78%) Publishing
6 2 (1.85%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.89%) User Experience
2 11 (10.19%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) PMI
5 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (65.74%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.78%) Scrum
3 43 (39.81%) DSDM
4 40 (37.04%) User Stories
5 37 (34.26%) Business Analysis
5 37 (34.26%) UML
6 34 (31.48%) Use Case
7 31 (28.70%) BPMN
8 25 (23.15%) Project Management
9 23 (21.30%) Kanban
10 16 (14.81%) Line Management
11 15 (13.89%) Mentoring
11 15 (13.89%) Performance Management
12 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (11.11%) Data Modelling
13 12 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 11 (10.19%) Change Management
15 10 (9.26%) Business Process Mapping
16 9 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) VBA
2 3 (2.78%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.85%) SOQL
4 1 (0.93%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) ISEB
2 11 (10.19%) CBAP
3 7 (6.48%) Degree
4 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Oracle
3 7 (6.48%) JD Edwards
4 5 (4.63%) Pegasus
4 5 (4.63%) Sage
5 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.70%) Cognos
6 3 (2.78%) SAP
6 3 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.85%) Siebel
8 1 (0.93%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.93%) webMethods
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Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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