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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 57 23 45
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 95 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.70% 8.23% 4.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 8.60% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37 78 50
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £42,750
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
1009 1105 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.73% 95.75% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 887 956 923
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £58,000 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -19 21 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bedford -11 10 £42,500 - 2
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 27 (30.34%) UML
3 26 (29.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (24.72%) Waterfall
5 20 (22.47%) Scrum
6 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (20.22%) User Stories
7 18 (20.22%) Change Management
7 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
8 17 (19.10%) SDLC
9 16 (17.98%) SQL
9 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
9 16 (17.98%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (16.85%) .NET
11 14 (15.73%) RUP
12 12 (13.48%) Project Management
12 12 (13.48%) Document Management
12 12 (13.48%) Use Case
13 11 (12.36%) Wall Street Systems
13 11 (12.36%) Cognos TM1
13 11 (12.36%) Cognos
14 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (11.24%) ITIL
14 10 (11.24%) Agresso
14 10 (11.24%) QA
14 10 (11.24%) Business Process Mapping
15 9 (10.11%) SaaS
16 8 (8.99%) System Testing
16 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (8.99%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Cognos TM1
2 10 (11.24%) Agresso
3 1 (1.12%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.12%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.12%) MOLAP
3 1 (1.12%) ROLAP
3 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.12%) Essbase
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
1 3 (3.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.25%) Axure RP
General
1 27 (30.34%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Retail
2 5 (5.62%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Front Office
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) .NET
2 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.37%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) HTML5
3 3 (3.37%) CSS3
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.87%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) UML
3 26 (29.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (24.72%) Waterfall
5 20 (22.47%) Scrum
6 18 (20.22%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.22%) Change Management
6 18 (20.22%) User Stories
7 17 (19.10%) SDLC
8 16 (17.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (17.98%) Business Analysis
9 14 (15.73%) RUP
10 12 (13.48%) Project Management
10 12 (13.48%) Document Management
10 12 (13.48%) Use Case
11 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (11.24%) ITIL
11 10 (11.24%) Business Process Mapping
12 8 (8.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 8 (8.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.98%) SQL
2 7 (7.87%) C#
3 3 (3.37%) C
3 3 (3.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) ISEB
2 5 (5.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) IIBA
3 1 (1.12%) CBAP
3 1 (1.12%) AAT
3 1 (1.12%) ACCA
3 1 (1.12%) CIPFA
3 1 (1.12%) CCAB
3 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.24%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Cognos
1 11 (12.36%) Wall Street Systems
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.37%) webMethods
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) Hyperion
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