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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 49 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 86 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.03% 7.38% 5.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.21% 7.85% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 36 82 62
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,900 £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
1044 1096 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.60% 94.08% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 841 1009 915
Average salary £42,500 £40,958 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.76% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 0 16 £42,500 +3.76% 3
Bedford +13 12 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Leighton Buzzard - 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Scrum
3 28 (31.11%) Finance
4 20 (22.22%) SQL
4 20 (22.22%) UML
5 19 (21.11%) Business Analysis
6 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 17 (18.89%) User Stories
8 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (15.56%) Change Management
10 13 (14.44%) Project Management
11 12 (13.33%) SaaS
12 11 (12.22%) Workflow
13 10 (11.11%) .NET
13 10 (11.11%) RUP
14 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 9 (10.00%) ISEB
15 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
15 8 (8.89%) Cognos
15 8 (8.89%) Agresso
15 8 (8.89%) System Testing
15 8 (8.89%) Use Case
15 8 (8.89%) Wall Street Systems
15 8 (8.89%) Retail
15 8 (8.89%) Cognos TM1
16 7 (7.78%) QA
16 7 (7.78%) Document Management
16 7 (7.78%) Microsoft

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Project
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Agresso
1 8 (8.89%) Cognos TM1
2 6 (6.67%) PRMS
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.22%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.22%) Essbase
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.11%) MOLAP
4 1 (1.11%) ROLAP
4 1 (1.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (31.11%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Retail
3 3 (3.33%) Front Office
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.11%) Open Source
2 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Scrum
3 20 (22.22%) UML
4 19 (21.11%) Business Analysis
5 18 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (18.89%) User Stories
7 14 (15.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (15.56%) Change Management
8 13 (14.44%) Project Management
9 11 (12.22%) Workflow
10 10 (11.11%) RUP
11 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
12 8 (8.89%) System Testing
12 8 (8.89%) Use Case
13 7 (7.78%) Document Management
13 7 (7.78%) ERP
13 7 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) VBA
2 3 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (1.11%) Apex Code
3 1 (1.11%) SOQL
3 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) ISEB
2 5 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Cognos
1 8 (8.89%) Wall Street Systems
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.44%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.44%) webMethods
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Anderson Scott Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedfordshire
Aspire People IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £38000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
Edward Carter Solutions
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus - Discounts
Posted: 27 days ago