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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 84 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.52% 6.75% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.74% 7.14% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 83 64
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £33,723
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £49,250
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
1077 1177 1092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.39% 94.54% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 836 1101 961
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,232
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Luton +15 19 £45,000 +11.16% 5
Bedford +14 17 £34,500 -8.00% 3
Leighton Buzzard - 2 - -
Dunstable -18 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) Scrum
3 28 (30.77%) Finance
4 24 (26.37%) UML
4 24 (26.37%) Business Analysis
5 19 (20.88%) SQL
6 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (19.78%) User Stories
7 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (16.48%) Project Management
9 14 (15.38%) DSDM
9 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
9 14 (15.38%) SaaS
10 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.29%) Change Management
11 12 (13.19%) BPMN
12 11 (12.09%) Workflow
12 11 (12.09%) ISEB
13 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (9.89%) RUP
15 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
15 8 (8.79%) .NET
15 8 (8.79%) Agresso
15 8 (8.79%) Cognos
15 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
15 8 (8.79%) Retail
15 8 (8.79%) Wall Street Systems
15 8 (8.79%) Use Case

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (5.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.49%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.49%) MS Project
3 3 (3.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.79%) Agresso
1 8 (8.79%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (6.59%) PRMS
3 4 (4.40%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (1.10%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.30%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.20%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.20%) Publishing
5 2 (2.20%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) .NET
2 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.20%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.07%) Scrum
3 24 (26.37%) UML
3 24 (26.37%) Business Analysis
4 18 (19.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (19.78%) User Stories
5 15 (16.48%) Project Management
6 14 (15.38%) DSDM
7 13 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 13 (14.29%) Change Management
8 12 (13.19%) BPMN
9 11 (12.09%) Workflow
10 10 (10.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.89%) RUP
12 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.79%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.79%) Use Case
12 8 (8.79%) System Testing
12 8 (8.79%) Supplier Management
13 7 (7.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.88%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) VBA
2 3 (3.30%) C#
3 2 (2.20%) SOQL
3 2 (2.20%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) ISEB
2 6 (6.59%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.79%) Cognos
2 8 (8.79%) Wall Street Systems
3 5 (5.49%) Oracle
4 4 (4.40%) Sage
4 4 (4.40%) Pegasus
4 4 (4.40%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.30%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.30%) webMethods
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus - Discounts
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 12 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago