The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 72 94 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 4 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.05% 0.51% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.07% 0.52% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 21
Average salary £56,760 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Business Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset 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
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
820 773 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 98.68% 98.98% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 621 696 465
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +16 16 £56,760 +26.13% 2
Poole - 1 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
2 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
2 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 12 (37.50%) Banking
4 11 (34.38%) SDLC
5 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
5 9 (28.13%) ISEB
6 8 (25.00%) SQL
6 8 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (25.00%) Degree
6 8 (25.00%) Coaching
6 8 (25.00%) Business Transformation
7 7 (21.88%) Hedge funds
7 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.63%) Service Management
9 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
9 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (15.63%) ITSM
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
9 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
9 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
9 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 23 (71.88%) Finance
2 12 (37.50%) Banking
3 9 (28.13%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) JSP
1 3 (9.38%) Struts
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Business Analysis
1 13 (40.63%) Process Improvement
2 12 (37.50%) Mentoring
3 11 (34.38%) SDLC
4 8 (25.00%) Business Transformation
4 8 (25.00%) Coaching
4 8 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (15.63%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (15.63%) ITSM
7 5 (15.63%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (15.63%) Problem Management
7 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Service Management
7 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C
2 3 (9.38%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) AIFMD
1 4 (12.50%) UCITS
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft