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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 31 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.02% 3.18% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 3.32% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 38
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%

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
663 813 850
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.99% 95.87% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 583 733 737
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -6 19 £48,500 +4.86% 3
Bedford +10 5 £33,000 -22.35%
Dunstable - 5 £45,000 - 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (44.30%) QA
3 30 (37.97%) Retail
4 28 (35.44%) Waterfall
5 25 (31.65%) Business Analysis
5 25 (31.65%) Line Management
6 21 (26.58%) UML
7 20 (25.32%) Finance
7 20 (25.32%) Portfolio Management
8 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (22.78%) .NET
9 17 (21.52%) DSDM
10 15 (18.99%) Kanban
11 14 (17.72%) Change Management
12 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (16.46%) User Stories
13 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
14 11 (13.92%) SQL
15 10 (12.66%) ITIL
15 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
15 10 (12.66%) ERP
15 10 (12.66%) Workflow
16 9 (11.39%) BPMN
16 9 (11.39%) Systems Analysis
16 9 (11.39%) RUP
16 9 (11.39%) Project Management
17 8 (10.13%) Web Services
17 8 (10.13%) Java
17 8 (10.13%) Virtual Team
18 7 (8.86%) Use Case

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) DB2
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) MS Access
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (37.97%) Retail
2 20 (25.32%) Finance
3 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.33%) Back Office
4 5 (6.33%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Automotive
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) .NET
2 8 (10.13%) Web Services
3 4 (5.06%) J2EE
3 4 (5.06%) XML
4 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.13%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.53%) AS400
4 2 (2.53%) iSeries
4 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.27%) EPoS
5 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.27%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (68.35%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.44%) Waterfall
3 25 (31.65%) Business Analysis
3 25 (31.65%) Line Management
4 21 (26.58%) UML
5 20 (25.32%) Portfolio Management
6 17 (21.52%) DSDM
7 15 (18.99%) Kanban
8 14 (17.72%) Change Management
9 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (16.46%) User Stories
10 12 (15.19%) E-Commerce
11 10 (12.66%) ERP
11 10 (12.66%) ITIL
11 10 (12.66%) PRINCE2
11 10 (12.66%) Workflow
12 9 (11.39%) BPMN
12 9 (11.39%) Project Management
12 9 (11.39%) RUP
12 9 (11.39%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) SQL
2 8 (10.13%) Java
3 2 (2.53%) RPG
4 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) ISEB
2 5 (6.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.27%) AAT
3 1 (1.27%) ACCA
3 1 (1.27%) CCAB
3 1 (1.27%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (44.30%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
2 3 (3.80%) webMethods
3 2 (2.53%) IBM
3 2 (2.53%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton
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Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Easyjet
Posted: 26 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary & excellent benef
Posted: 27 days ago
Luton
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Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago