The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 68 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 37 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.30% 3.41% 6.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 3.48% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 69
Median salary £42,750 £42,500 £40,779
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +4.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £34,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £49,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
846 1064 1155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.56% 97.97% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 729 868 1053
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -1 14 £42,500 - 3
Leighton Buzzard +5 1 £30,000 -
Bedford 0 1 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Business Analysis
3 21 (43.75%) Use Case
4 18 (37.50%) Scrum
5 14 (29.17%) Kanban
5 14 (29.17%) BPMN
6 12 (25.00%) User Stories
6 12 (25.00%) UML
7 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) ISEB
8 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (18.75%) .NET
9 9 (18.75%) Change Management
10 8 (16.67%) DSDM
10 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.58%) Degree
11 7 (14.58%) Retail
11 7 (14.58%) SDLC
12 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 6 (12.50%) Validation
13 5 (10.42%) Banking
13 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
13 5 (10.42%) MS Office
13 5 (10.42%) Windows
13 5 (10.42%) OO
13 5 (10.42%) SOA
13 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (10.42%) CBAP
13 5 (10.42%) Waterfall

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.08%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Exstream
1 1 (2.08%) Finacle
1 1 (2.08%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) ERwin
General
1 7 (14.58%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) J2EE
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.33%) User Experience
3 3 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (54.17%) Business Analysis
3 21 (43.75%) Use Case
4 18 (37.50%) Scrum
5 14 (29.17%) BPMN
5 14 (29.17%) Kanban
6 12 (25.00%) UML
6 12 (25.00%) User Stories
7 10 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (18.75%) Change Management
9 8 (16.67%) DSDM
9 8 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (14.58%) SDLC
11 6 (12.50%) Validation
12 5 (10.42%) OO
12 5 (10.42%) SOA
12 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
12 5 (10.42%) Waterfall
13 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 4 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) C#
1 3 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) C++
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ISEB
2 7 (14.58%) Degree
3 5 (10.42%) CBAP
4 1 (2.08%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Civica
2 1 (2.08%) HP
2 1 (2.08%) Temenos
2 1 (2.08%) Unisys
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £500000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20 - 30% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago