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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 65 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 33 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.69% 4.39% 5.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 4.55% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 32 24
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,525 £37,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
858 726 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 96.19% 96.54% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 691 588 389
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 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 21 August 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 21 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
Bournemouth -17 12 £45,777 -1.02%
Poole - 5 £47,500 -
Weymouth +4 2 £51,500 +47.14%
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 19 (39.58%) Business Analysis
3 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
5 9 (18.75%) ERP
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
6 8 (16.67%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.50%) OLAP
7 6 (12.50%) CRM
7 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (12.50%) ISEB
7 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
7 6 (12.50%) Change Management
7 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (12.50%) PLM
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (10.42%) .NET
8 5 (10.42%) CAD
8 5 (10.42%) Workflow
8 5 (10.42%) PDM
8 5 (10.42%) Banking
8 5 (10.42%) Retail
8 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.08%) Mule
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (4.17%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle OLAP
1 6 (12.50%) OLAP
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) MS Access
2 2 (4.17%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Toad
2 1 (2.08%) Maven
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
4 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.17%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) JMS
2 1 (2.08%) OLE
2 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Blog
2 1 (2.08%) DTV
2 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) UNIX
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 9 (18.75%) ERP
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 6 (12.50%) Change Management
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.50%) PLM
5 5 (10.42%) PDM
5 5 (10.42%) Workflow
5 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) Test Strategy
5 5 (10.42%) CAD
6 4 (8.33%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Document Management
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) COREP
1 3 (6.25%) FINREP
2 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Minitab
4 3 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Cognos
5 2 (4.17%) Hyperion
5 2 (4.17%) Epicor
5 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.17%) Sage
5 2 (4.17%) Twitter
6 1 (2.08%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.08%) Tableau
6 1 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.08%) Informatica