The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 41 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 80 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.02% 5.49% 4.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.36% 5.77% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78 59 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £34,635 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1257 1092 1012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.51% 95.12% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 955 838
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Business Analyst
East of England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -23 36 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Dunstable - 10 £28,750 - 3
Luton -10 7 £40,479 -16.96% 3
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 75 (53.19%) Business Analysis
2 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
3 43 (30.50%) Finance
4 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (26.24%) User Stories
6 35 (24.82%) UML
7 31 (21.99%) Project Management
8 27 (19.15%) DSDM
8 27 (19.15%) Scrum
9 23 (16.31%) BPMN
10 21 (14.89%) Use Case
11 18 (12.77%) Data Modelling
12 17 (12.06%) MS Excel
12 17 (12.06%) Degree
12 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (12.06%) Product Management
13 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
13 16 (11.35%) ISEB
14 13 (9.22%) MS Visio
15 12 (8.51%) Performance Management
15 12 (8.51%) SaaS
16 11 (7.80%) Kanban
16 11 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2
17 10 (7.09%) Windows
17 10 (7.09%) Client/Server
18 9 (6.38%) CRM
18 9 (6.38%) .NET
18 9 (6.38%) C#
18 9 (6.38%) JavaScript

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (12.06%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.22%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.55%) Mingle
3 5 (3.55%) MS Project
4 3 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.42%) Agresso
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.71%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.71%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.71%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (4.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (30.50%) Finance
2 6 (4.26%) Banking
2 6 (4.26%) Retail
3 4 (2.84%) Legal
4 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.42%) Publishing
5 2 (1.42%) Back Office
6 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.71%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) .NET
1 9 (6.38%) ASP.NET
1 9 (6.38%) jQuery
2 3 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.80%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (7.09%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.55%) Wiki
4 3 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.13%) Tandem
5 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (53.19%) Business Analysis
2 40 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (26.24%) User Stories
4 35 (24.82%) UML
5 31 (21.99%) Project Management
6 27 (19.15%) DSDM
6 27 (19.15%) Scrum
7 23 (16.31%) BPMN
8 21 (14.89%) Use Case
9 18 (12.77%) Data Modelling
10 17 (12.06%) Product Management
11 12 (8.51%) Performance Management
12 11 (7.80%) Kanban
12 11 (7.80%) PRINCE2
13 9 (6.38%) CRM
13 9 (6.38%) Change Management
13 9 (6.38%) Project Planning
13 9 (6.38%) System Testing
14 8 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (4.96%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.38%) C#
1 9 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.96%) SQL
3 5 (3.55%) Java
4 1 (0.71%) ABAP
4 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (12.06%) Degree
2 16 (11.35%) ISEB
3 9 (6.38%) CBAP
4 4 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) Civica
3 7 (4.96%) Oracle
4 6 (4.26%) SAP
5 3 (2.13%) Sage
5 3 (2.13%) Comino
6 2 (1.42%) Google
6 2 (1.42%) Pegasus
6 2 (1.42%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.71%) ATG
7 1 (0.71%) Anite
7 1 (0.71%) Lagan
7 1 (0.71%) Northgate
7 1 (0.71%) hybris
7 1 (0.71%) Capita
7 1 (0.71%) Orchard
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Code Red Associates
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 3 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, London, South East, UK
easyJet
Salary: £Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago