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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 45 52 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 63 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.12% 5.30% 6.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 5.59% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 62 78
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £59,100 £47,650
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
1089 1128 1140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.44% 94.87% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1048 1002
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £56,000
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 30 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 30 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 +8 18 £45,000 +9.86% 2
Bedford +5 12 £35,000 -12.50%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 - -
Dunstable +1 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.05%) Scrum
3 28 (29.47%) Business Analysis
4 27 (28.42%) Finance
5 25 (26.32%) UML
6 24 (25.26%) User Stories
7 22 (23.16%) DSDM
8 19 (20.00%) Project Management
8 19 (20.00%) SQL
9 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
9 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.84%) BPMN
9 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (15.79%) Use Case
10 15 (15.79%) Waterfall
11 14 (14.74%) ISEB
12 13 (13.68%) Change Management
13 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (11.58%) Kanban
14 11 (11.58%) SaaS
14 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (10.53%) Workflow
15 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
16 9 (9.47%) Agresso
16 9 (9.47%) Degree
16 9 (9.47%) Business Process Mapping
17 8 (8.42%) Line Management
17 8 (8.42%) Retail
17 8 (8.42%) Cognos

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (16.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Project
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
3 4 (4.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (9.47%) Agresso
2 7 (7.37%) Cognos TM1
3 6 (6.32%) PRMS
4 4 (4.21%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (1.05%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.58%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.21%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) OLAP
3 1 (1.05%) Essbase
3 1 (1.05%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.11%) Axure RP
General
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 8 (8.42%) Retail
3 6 (6.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.11%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.11%) Publishing
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
1 3 (3.16%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.05%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.05%) Scrum
3 28 (29.47%) Business Analysis
4 25 (26.32%) UML
5 24 (25.26%) User Stories
6 22 (23.16%) DSDM
7 19 (20.00%) Project Management
8 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (16.84%) BPMN
9 15 (15.79%) Waterfall
9 15 (15.79%) Use Case
10 13 (13.68%) Change Management
11 11 (11.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Kanban
12 10 (10.53%) Workflow
12 10 (10.53%) E-Commerce
13 9 (9.47%) Business Process Mapping
14 8 (8.42%) Line Management
15 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
15 7 (7.37%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) VBA
2 3 (3.16%) Apex Code
3 2 (2.11%) SOQL
4 1 (1.05%) C
4 1 (1.05%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) ISEB
2 9 (9.47%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 16 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) Cognos
3 7 (7.37%) JD Edwards
3 7 (7.37%) Wall Street Systems
4 5 (5.26%) Pegasus
4 5 (5.26%) Sage
5 3 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
7 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) webMethods
7 1 (1.05%) Hyperion
Luton, Bedfordshire
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago