The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 33 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.16% 5.39% 5.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.42% 5.46% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 11
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
285 293 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 96.94% 98.65% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 264 248 187
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Spreadsheet
3 17 (35.42%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (22.92%) ERP
4 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) Retail
6 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) Scrum
8 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
9 5 (10.42%) Kanban
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.33%) Changepoint
10 4 (8.33%) Degree
10 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
10 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (8.33%) Cognos
10 4 (8.33%) ISEB
10 4 (8.33%) MS Office
10 4 (8.33%) SLA
10 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (8.33%) SDLC
10 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
11 3 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
11 3 (6.25%) Data Extraction

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (10.42%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Changepoint
2 2 (4.17%) ZaiNet
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) SOAP
1 1 (2.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Systems Analysis
1 17 (35.42%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (22.92%) ERP
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 7 (14.58%) Scrum
6 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (10.42%) Kanban
7 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
8 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Capacity Management
9 3 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Use Case
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
10 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 2 (4.17%) Business Development
10 2 (4.17%) Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) ISEB
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Cognos
3 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards