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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 48 25 43
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 82 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.58% 7.12% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.75% 7.37% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41 63 51
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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
926 1113 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.36% 96.70% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 821 956 864
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -13 22 £42,500 - 3
Luton -8 19 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Leighton Buzzard +6 2 £35,000 -17.64%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) UML
3 25 (28.74%) Finance
4 23 (26.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (25.29%) PRINCE2
6 19 (21.84%) Waterfall
7 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (20.69%) SDLC
7 18 (20.69%) Business Analysis
8 17 (19.54%) Scrum
8 17 (19.54%) SQL
9 16 (18.39%) .NET
10 15 (17.24%) ITIL
10 15 (17.24%) Change Management
10 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (17.24%) User Stories
11 14 (16.09%) RUP
12 13 (14.94%) Use Case
13 12 (13.79%) Document Management
13 12 (13.79%) Business Process Mapping
14 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
14 11 (12.64%) Project Management
14 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
16 9 (10.34%) C#
17 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
17 8 (9.20%) Cognos
17 8 (9.20%) Microsoft

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Cognos TM1
2 7 (8.05%) Agresso
3 2 (2.30%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.15%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.15%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.30%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.15%) MOLAP
4 1 (1.15%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.15%) Essbase
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) OLAP
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.15%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (28.74%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Front Office
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.15%) Military
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.90%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.45%) HTML5
5 3 (3.45%) CSS3
6 2 (2.30%) BAPI
6 2 (2.30%) XML
6 2 (2.30%) EDI
6 2 (2.30%) Web Dynpro
7 1 (1.15%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) DTV
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) UML
3 23 (26.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (25.29%) PRINCE2
5 19 (21.84%) Waterfall
6 18 (20.69%) SDLC
6 18 (20.69%) Business Analysis
7 17 (19.54%) Scrum
8 15 (17.24%) ITIL
8 15 (17.24%) Change Management
8 15 (17.24%) User Stories
8 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (16.09%) RUP
10 13 (14.94%) Use Case
11 12 (13.79%) Document Management
11 12 (13.79%) Business Process Mapping
12 11 (12.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (12.64%) Project Management
13 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) C#
3 4 (4.60%) VB
4 3 (3.45%) C
5 2 (2.30%) ABAP
6 1 (1.15%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) ISEB
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 2 (2.30%) CBAP
3 1 (1.15%) AAT
3 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) IIBA
3 1 (1.15%) SAP Certification
3 1 (1.15%) ACCA
3 1 (1.15%) CIPFA
3 1 (1.15%) CCAB
3 1 (1.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Cognos
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
1 8 (9.20%) Wall Street Systems
2 3 (3.45%) TIBCO
2 3 (3.45%) webMethods
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
2 3 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.15%) Hyperion
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £37500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedfordshire
Annapurna
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago