The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 60 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.09% 3.91% 4.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 4.06% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 17
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,493 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
878 739 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 97.02% 96.22% 98.49%
Number of salaries quoted 714 586 367
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Dorset

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Dorset

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Bournemouth -19 13 £40,785 -2.89%
Poole - 6 £47,500 -
Weymouth +3 4 £51,500 +47.14%
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Business Analysis
3 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) ERP
5 8 (17.78%) Oracle
5 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
5 8 (17.78%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.33%) PLM
7 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
7 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) CRM
7 6 (13.33%) ISEB
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (13.33%) Retail
8 5 (11.11%) Banking
8 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (11.11%) .NET
8 5 (11.11%) CAD
8 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 5 (11.11%) Workflow

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (2.22%) Mule
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.89%) OLAP
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (4.44%) EDRMS
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) QlikView
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Toad
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 21 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 6 (13.33%) Retail
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) JMS
2 1 (2.22%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Blog
1 1 (2.22%) SWIFT
1 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.22%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.00%) ERP
3 8 (17.78%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.33%) PLM
5 6 (13.33%) Change Management
5 6 (13.33%) Quality Management
5 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 6 (13.33%) CRM
6 5 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.11%) CAD
6 5 (11.11%) Workflow
6 5 (11.11%) PDM
7 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) Document Management
8 3 (6.67%) ITIL
8 3 (6.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) C
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) Minitab
4 3 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (4.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.44%) Sage
5 2 (4.44%) Epicor
5 2 (4.44%) Twitter
6 1 (2.22%) Tableau
6 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.22%) Informatica
6 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.22%) Cognos