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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 45 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 24 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.07% 3.13% 4.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 3.28% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 37
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £42,500 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
592 732 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.79% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 503 643 801
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 0 10 £48,500 -3.00% 2
Dunstable - 5 £45,000 -
Bedford +12 2 £33,000 -22.35%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 47 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (45.07%) QA
3 28 (39.44%) Retail
4 24 (33.80%) Waterfall
4 24 (33.80%) Line Management
5 20 (28.17%) Finance
5 20 (28.17%) UML
5 20 (28.17%) Business Analysis
6 19 (26.76%) Portfolio Management
6 19 (26.76%) .NET
7 16 (22.54%) DSDM
7 16 (22.54%) Kanban
8 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (19.72%) Change Management
9 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) Java
11 10 (14.08%) ITIL
11 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
11 10 (14.08%) ERP
11 10 (14.08%) Workflow
12 9 (12.68%) User Stories
12 9 (12.68%) RUP
13 8 (11.27%) Virtual Team
14 7 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
15 6 (8.45%) Scrum
15 6 (8.45%) Project Management
15 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
15 6 (8.45%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MS Access
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 28 (39.44%) Retail
2 20 (28.17%) Finance
3 5 (7.04%) Back Office
3 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
3 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) J2EE
3 4 (5.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) Line Management
2 24 (33.80%) Waterfall
3 20 (28.17%) Business Analysis
3 20 (28.17%) UML
4 19 (26.76%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (22.54%) DSDM
5 16 (22.54%) Kanban
6 14 (19.72%) Change Management
7 12 (16.90%) E-Commerce
7 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.08%) ERP
8 10 (14.08%) ITIL
8 10 (14.08%) PRINCE2
8 10 (14.08%) Workflow
9 9 (12.68%) RUP
9 9 (12.68%) User Stories
10 7 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (8.45%) OO
11 6 (8.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ISEB
2 4 (5.63%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) AAT
3 1 (1.41%) ACCA
3 1 (1.41%) CCAB
3 1 (1.41%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.07%) QA
2 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.23%) TIBCO
2 3 (4.23%) webMethods
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Medical, Pension, Holidays etc
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago