The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 57 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 242 223 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.07% 4.06% 3.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.40% 4.37% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 202 190 195
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5496 5108 5231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.35% 92.97% 94.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3839 3994 4357
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
Reading +38 88 £49,500 +16.47% 7
Slough -7 52 £49,500 +7.60% 5
Newbury -3 12 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Maidenhead -5 12 £52,500 +5.00% 5
Bracknell -6 7 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Windsor - 4 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 2 £45,500 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 150 (35.05%) Business Analysis
2 143 (33.41%) Finance
3 98 (22.90%) Project Management
4 92 (21.50%) Telecoms
5 76 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (17.76%) Use Case
6 74 (17.29%) CRM
7 69 (16.12%) UML
8 67 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
9 60 (14.02%) Scrum
10 49 (11.45%) Systems Analysis
11 48 (11.21%) Waterfall
11 48 (11.21%) User Stories
12 45 (10.51%) Change Management
13 43 (10.05%) Oracle
13 43 (10.05%) Retail
14 40 (9.35%) ISEB
15 38 (8.88%) SQL
15 38 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
15 38 (8.88%) Degree
16 37 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (8.18%) Microsoft
18 34 (7.94%) Banking
19 33 (7.71%) E-Commerce
20 32 (7.48%) CMS
21 31 (7.24%) Siebel
22 29 (6.78%) MS Excel
23 25 (5.84%) MS Visio
23 25 (5.84%) BPMN
24 24 (5.61%) Requirements Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 32 (7.48%) CMS
2 17 (3.97%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.47%) IIS
4 2 (0.47%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (6.78%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.84%) MS Visio
3 20 (4.67%) MS Office
4 9 (2.10%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (1.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.17%) MS Project
6 5 (1.17%) SPSS
7 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.40%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.70%) Academy Housing
3 3 (0.70%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.23%) SalesLogix
4 1 (0.23%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.23%) Epicor Vantage
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.10%) LucidChart
2 5 (1.17%) SaaS
3 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.23%) Taleo
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.97%) Internet
2 12 (2.80%) Broadband
3 5 (1.17%) Intranet
4 2 (0.47%) HTTP
4 2 (0.47%) DMVPN
4 2 (0.47%) LAN
4 2 (0.47%) WAN
5 1 (0.23%) FTP
5 1 (0.23%) SMS
5 1 (0.23%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (2.10%) Big Data
3 5 (1.17%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.47%) QlikView
6 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) OLAP
7 1 (0.23%) DataStage
7 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.10%) Axure RP
2 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) ERwin
5 1 (0.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 143 (33.41%) Finance
2 92 (21.50%) Telecoms
3 43 (10.05%) Retail
4 34 (7.94%) Banking
5 22 (5.14%) Advertising
6 20 (4.67%) Marketing
7 15 (3.50%) Automotive
8 11 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (2.34%) Publishing
10 8 (1.87%) Investment Banking
11 5 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.93%) Legal
12 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.93%) Billing
13 3 (0.70%) Electronics
14 2 (0.47%) Back Office
14 2 (0.47%) Law
15 1 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.23%) French Language
15 1 (0.23%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (5.14%) .NET
2 16 (3.74%) RESTful
3 14 (3.27%) MDX
4 11 (2.57%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.40%) HTML
5 6 (1.40%) XML
6 4 (0.93%) COM
7 2 (0.47%) WCF
8 1 (0.23%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (4.91%) Management Information System
2 17 (3.97%) FMCG
3 15 (3.50%) Smart Meter
3 15 (3.50%) Social Media
4 13 (3.04%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.80%) Smartphone
6 10 (2.34%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.10%) Digital Media
7 9 (2.10%) Human Factors
8 5 (1.17%) GIS
9 4 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.70%) DTV
10 3 (0.70%) Web 2.0
10 3 (0.70%) Open Source
11 2 (0.47%) NHS
11 2 (0.47%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.47%) Visualisation
11 2 (0.47%) iPhone
11 2 (0.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.93%) Windows
2 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
2 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (35.05%) Business Analysis
2 98 (22.90%) Project Management
3 76 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (17.76%) Use Case
4 74 (17.29%) CRM
5 69 (16.12%) UML
6 67 (15.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 60 (14.02%) Scrum
8 49 (11.45%) Systems Analysis
9 48 (11.21%) Waterfall
9 48 (11.21%) User Stories
10 45 (10.51%) Change Management
11 38 (8.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
13 33 (7.71%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.84%) BPMN
15 24 (5.61%) Requirements Management
16 23 (5.37%) ITIL
17 22 (5.14%) PRINCE2
18 21 (4.91%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (8.88%) SQL
2 14 (3.27%) Java
3 13 (3.04%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.10%) C#
5 5 (1.17%) C++
5 5 (1.17%) Scala
6 4 (0.93%) Groovy
7 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.47%) RPG
8 1 (0.23%) R
8 1 (0.23%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (9.35%) ISEB
2 38 (8.88%) Degree
3 14 (3.27%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.87%) ACCA
5 8 (1.87%) AAT
6 4 (0.93%) CIMA
6 4 (0.93%) ICAEW
7 3 (0.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) IIBA
9 1 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.44%) QA
2 13 (3.04%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.93%) SLA
4 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.47%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (10.05%) Oracle
2 35 (8.18%) Microsoft
3 31 (7.24%) Siebel
4 11 (2.57%) Teradata
4 11 (2.57%) Ab Initio
5 8 (1.87%) hybris
6 7 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.40%) SAP
7 6 (1.40%) Google
8 5 (1.17%) Northgate
8 5 (1.17%) Civica
8 5 (1.17%) Capita
8 5 (1.17%) Orchard
8 5 (1.17%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.93%) Sage
9 4 (0.93%) Huawei
9 4 (0.93%) Nimsoft
10 3 (0.70%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.70%) Cisco
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