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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 38 33 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 71 62 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.12% 6.53% 4.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.31% 6.90% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 45
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £31,200 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,850 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
1125 899 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.90% 94.63% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 944 823 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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
Bedford -4 35 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Luton +11 27 £47,500 +58.33% 1
Dunstable - 1 £35,000 - 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (45.71%) Business Analysis
3 57 (32.57%) Project Management
3 57 (32.57%) User Stories
4 50 (28.57%) Scrum
5 48 (27.43%) Finance
6 47 (26.86%) UML
7 42 (24.00%) BPMN
8 39 (22.29%) Use Case
8 39 (22.29%) DSDM
9 37 (21.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 34 (19.43%) Degree
12 29 (16.57%) Kanban
13 27 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (14.29%) Retail
15 24 (13.71%) ISEB
15 24 (13.71%) Marketing
16 23 (13.14%) MS Visio
17 21 (12.00%) Oracle
18 20 (11.43%) Waterfall
18 20 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
18 20 (11.43%) CBAP
18 20 (11.43%) User Experience
19 18 (10.29%) SQL
19 18 (10.29%) PRINCE2
19 18 (10.29%) Banking
20 17 (9.71%) Change Management
21 16 (9.14%) SAP
22 15 (8.57%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (6.29%) CMS
2 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (13.14%) MS Visio
2 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.14%) MS Project
3 9 (5.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (3.43%) SAP CO
1 6 (3.43%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.86%) Agresso
2 5 (2.86%) Academy Housing
2 5 (2.86%) arcHouse
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.57%) DB2
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 48 (27.43%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Retail
3 24 (13.71%) Marketing
4 18 (10.29%) Banking
5 6 (3.43%) Back Office
6 4 (2.29%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.14%) Automotive
8 2 (1.14%) Law
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) XML
2 8 (4.57%) HTML
3 7 (4.00%) .NET
3 7 (4.00%) Classic ASP
3 7 (4.00%) CSS
4 2 (1.14%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) EDI
5 1 (0.57%) jQuery
5 1 (0.57%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) User Experience
2 14 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.71%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.57%) Social Media
5 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.29%) Data Integration
8 3 (1.71%) PMI
8 3 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.57%) AS400
9 1 (0.57%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
9 1 (0.57%) iSeries
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (45.71%) Business Analysis
3 57 (32.57%) Project Management
3 57 (32.57%) User Stories
4 50 (28.57%) Scrum
5 47 (26.86%) UML
6 42 (24.00%) BPMN
7 39 (22.29%) Use Case
7 39 (22.29%) DSDM
8 37 (21.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (16.57%) Kanban
10 27 (15.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (11.43%) Waterfall
12 18 (10.29%) PRINCE2
13 17 (9.71%) Change Management
14 15 (8.57%) Performance Management
14 15 (8.57%) Mentoring
15 14 (8.00%) Line Management
16 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
16 13 (7.43%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.29%) SQL
2 14 (8.00%) Java
3 7 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.00%) VB
3 7 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) RPG
4 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (19.43%) Degree
2 24 (13.71%) ISEB
3 20 (11.43%) CBAP
4 7 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.29%) PMP
6 3 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.57%) ACCA
7 1 (0.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.00%) Oracle
3 16 (9.14%) SAP
4 13 (7.43%) Civica
5 9 (5.14%) Capita
6 7 (4.00%) Adobe
7 5 (2.86%) IBM
7 5 (2.86%) Orchard
7 5 (2.86%) Northgate
7 5 (2.86%) Comino
7 5 (2.86%) Anite
8 2 (1.14%) Cincom
8 2 (1.14%) Siebel
9 1 (0.57%) Cognos
9 1 (0.57%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.57%) Lagan
9 1 (0.57%) Lumesse
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