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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 47 43 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 43 60 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.01% 5.83% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 6.07% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 79
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £47,500
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
1014 989 1112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.59% 96.02% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 776 908 982
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +9 15 £45,000 - 2
Bedford -2 11 £36,250 -14.70% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 2 - -
Dunstable +1 1 £32,500 -16.12%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 64 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.76%) Scrum
3 33 (31.43%) Business Analysis
4 31 (29.52%) User Stories
4 31 (29.52%) UML
4 31 (29.52%) DSDM
5 24 (22.86%) Finance
6 23 (21.90%) Use Case
7 22 (20.95%) BPMN
7 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
8 21 (20.00%) Project Management
9 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
10 18 (17.14%) ISEB
10 18 (17.14%) SQL
11 17 (16.19%) Kanban
12 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
15 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (10.48%) Line Management
16 11 (10.48%) Change Management
17 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
17 10 (9.52%) User Experience
17 10 (9.52%) SaaS
18 9 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (8.57%) Performance Management
18 9 (8.57%) Retail
18 9 (8.57%) Degree
18 9 (8.57%) Workflow
18 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (20.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) MS Office
3 5 (4.76%) MS Project
4 3 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Agresso
1 6 (5.71%) PRMS
2 4 (3.81%) Pegasus Opera
2 4 (3.81%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (3.81%) OLAP
3 4 (3.81%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.95%) Essbase
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.90%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 9 (8.57%) Retail
3 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Publishing
5 2 (1.90%) Banking
5 2 (1.90%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.90%) Front Office
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) User Experience
3 7 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Open Source
6 1 (0.95%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.95%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (44.76%) Scrum
3 33 (31.43%) Business Analysis
4 31 (29.52%) UML
4 31 (29.52%) DSDM
4 31 (29.52%) User Stories
5 23 (21.90%) Use Case
6 22 (20.95%) BPMN
7 21 (20.00%) Project Management
8 17 (16.19%) Kanban
9 16 (15.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (12.38%) Waterfall
11 11 (10.48%) Line Management
11 11 (10.48%) Change Management
12 10 (9.52%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
13 9 (8.57%) Performance Management
13 9 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.57%) Workflow
13 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.14%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) VBA
2 3 (2.86%) Apex Code
3 2 (1.90%) SOQL
4 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) ISEB
2 9 (8.57%) Degree
3 6 (5.71%) CBAP
4 1 (0.95%) VCP4
4 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle
3 8 (7.62%) Cognos
4 7 (6.67%) JD Edwards
5 5 (4.76%) Sage
5 5 (4.76%) Pegasus
6 4 (3.81%) Wall Street Systems
6 4 (3.81%) Business Objects
7 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.90%) SAP
8 2 (1.90%) Siebel
9 1 (0.95%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.95%) webMethods
9 1 (0.95%) Hyperion
Bedford, Bedfordshire
MatsSoft Limited
Salary: 20 days holiday Annual bonus after being at the company 12 months base
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + package
Posted: 18 days ago