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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 34 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 56 67 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.82% 6.61% 10.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.19% 6.83% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 118
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £52,500
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
904 981 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 93.97% 96.75% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 816 860 1004
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 December 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 December 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 -6 31 £42,500 -
Luton -2 14 £54,000 +20.00% 3
Dunstable - 2 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (63.78%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (47.24%) Scrum
3 52 (40.94%) Business Analysis
3 52 (40.94%) User Stories
4 51 (40.16%) DSDM
5 40 (31.50%) UML
5 40 (31.50%) Use Case
6 37 (29.13%) BPMN
7 35 (27.56%) Project Management
8 31 (24.41%) Kanban
9 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
9 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
10 26 (20.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (19.69%) ISEB
12 24 (18.90%) Finance
13 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (16.54%) Performance Management
14 21 (16.54%) User Experience
15 20 (15.75%) Degree
15 20 (15.75%) Line Management
15 20 (15.75%) Mentoring
16 17 (13.39%) CBAP
17 15 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (9.45%) Data Modelling
18 12 (9.45%) Business Process Mapping
18 12 (9.45%) Waterfall
19 11 (8.66%) Client/Server
19 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
20 10 (7.87%) Change Management
20 10 (7.87%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (3.15%) SAS
2 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
3 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) Pegasus Opera
2 2 (1.57%) Agresso
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.57%) PRMS
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.79%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.87%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.15%) OLAP Cube
2 4 (3.15%) OLAP
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (20.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (18.90%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Retail
3 8 (6.30%) Marketing
3 8 (6.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.36%) Publishing
5 2 (1.57%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.57%) Web Services
2 2 (1.57%) XML
3 1 (0.79%) EDI
3 1 (0.79%) jQuery
3 1 (0.79%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.54%) User Experience
2 11 (8.66%) Client/Server
3 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.57%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) GIS
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.79%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (63.78%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (47.24%) Scrum
3 52 (40.94%) Business Analysis
3 52 (40.94%) User Stories
4 51 (40.16%) DSDM
5 40 (31.50%) UML
5 40 (31.50%) Use Case
6 37 (29.13%) BPMN
7 35 (27.56%) Project Management
8 31 (24.41%) Kanban
9 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (16.54%) Performance Management
11 20 (15.75%) Line Management
11 20 (15.75%) Mentoring
12 15 (11.81%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (9.45%) Waterfall
13 12 (9.45%) Business Process Mapping
13 12 (9.45%) Data Modelling
14 11 (8.66%) E-Commerce
15 10 (7.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.87%) SQL
2 3 (2.36%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.57%) SOQL
3 2 (1.57%) VBA
4 1 (0.79%) C
4 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 25 (19.69%) ISEB
2 20 (15.75%) Degree
3 17 (13.39%) CBAP
4 2 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 28 (22.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.09%) Oracle
3 7 (5.51%) SAP
3 7 (5.51%) JD Edwards
4 5 (3.94%) Sage
4 5 (3.94%) Pegasus
5 4 (3.15%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.15%) Cognos
5 4 (3.15%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.15%) Capita
6 2 (1.57%) Siebel
6 2 (1.57%) IBM
7 1 (0.79%) Lumesse
7 1 (0.79%) Cincom
Luton, Bedfordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 16 days ago