The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 46 85 69
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 381 228 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 4.88% 3.09% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.09% 3.26% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 318 206 282
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7490 6991 8676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.94% 94.65% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 6172 6002 7381
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 the East of England

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the East of England

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the East of England

Business Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 20 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
Hertfordshire +33 147 £47,000 -1.05% 13
Cambridgeshire +48 95 £44,250 +18.00% 9
Bedfordshire +11 87 £45,000 +15.38% 11
Essex -3 35 £38,975 -22.05% 2
Norfolk +24 16 £31,000 -5.34%
Suffolk -23 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 303 (39.40%) Business Analysis
2 201 (26.14%) Finance
3 194 (25.23%) Retail
4 173 (22.50%) Project Management
5 115 (14.95%) UML
5 115 (14.95%) User Stories
6 109 (14.17%) SQL
7 108 (14.04%) Degree
8 107 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
9 103 (13.39%) Scrum
10 96 (12.48%) Microsoft
11 87 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 81 (10.53%) SAP
13 79 (10.27%) E-Commerce
14 78 (10.14%) ERP
15 77 (10.01%) Use Case
16 74 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
17 73 (9.49%) SQL Server
18 65 (8.45%) ISEB
19 63 (8.19%) CRM
20 61 (7.93%) Change Management
21 60 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
21 60 (7.80%) PRINCE2
22 56 (7.28%) Banking
23 54 (7.02%) MS Excel
24 52 (6.76%) Java
25 51 (6.63%) BPMN
25 51 (6.63%) Oracle
26 47 (6.11%) Data Modelling
27 46 (5.98%) .NET

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 21 (2.73%) CMS
2 7 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.39%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.13%) Lync
5 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 54 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 34 (4.42%) MS Visio
3 32 (4.16%) MS Office
4 28 (3.64%) MS Project
5 7 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.65%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 12 (1.56%) SAP FI
1 12 (1.56%) SAP CO
1 12 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 8 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.65%) Academy Housing
4 5 (0.65%) arcHouse
4 5 (0.65%) Agresso
4 5 (0.65%) SAP SD
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.26%) Magento
6 2 (0.26%) Finacle
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
6 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.26%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.30%) SaaS
2 5 (0.65%) Force.com
3 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.42%) Internet
2 20 (2.60%) SMS
3 5 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.39%) Wireless
5 1 (0.13%) VLAN
5 1 (0.13%) WAN
5 1 (0.13%) HTTP
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (2.60%) Data Mining
5 18 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (2.08%) MySQL
7 14 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.56%) MS Access
8 12 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 12 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (1.43%) BusinessObjects XI
10 10 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
11 9 (1.17%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.04%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.04%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.65%) QlikView
13 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.17%) Rational Rose
3 7 (0.91%) PowerBuilder
4 5 (0.65%) NUnit
4 5 (0.65%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.39%) JIRA
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.26%) Visual Composer
7 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.13%) RequisitePro
General
1 201 (26.14%) Finance
2 194 (25.23%) Retail
3 56 (7.28%) Banking
4 36 (4.68%) Manufacturing
5 32 (4.16%) Retail Banking
5 32 (4.16%) Marketing
6 18 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (2.08%) Back Office
8 13 (1.69%) Law
9 10 (1.30%) Publishing
10 9 (1.17%) French Language
11 6 (0.78%) Billing
12 5 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.65%) Advertising
12 5 (0.65%) Legal
13 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Automotive
15 2 (0.26%) Games
15 2 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.98%) .NET
2 25 (3.25%) Web Services
3 14 (1.82%) XML
4 13 (1.69%) HTML
5 12 (1.56%) CSS
5 12 (1.56%) jQuery
6 8 (1.04%) Ruby on Rails
7 7 (0.91%) Classic ASP
8 6 (0.78%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.78%) J2EE
8 6 (0.78%) EDI
9 5 (0.65%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.26%) MDX
11 1 (0.13%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.51%) SWIFT
2 25 (3.25%) Computer Science
3 23 (2.99%) IVR
4 20 (2.60%) APACS
4 20 (2.60%) Cryptography
4 20 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.95%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.43%) Data Conversion
6 11 (1.43%) FMCG
7 10 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.17%) Economics
8 9 (1.17%) Data Integration
8 9 (1.17%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.04%) Open Source
9 8 (1.04%) Social Media
9 8 (1.04%) EPoS
10 7 (0.91%) Kindle
10 7 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.65%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.65%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.30%) Windows
2 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (39.40%) Business Analysis
2 173 (22.50%) Project Management
3 115 (14.95%) UML
3 115 (14.95%) User Stories
4 107 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (13.39%) Scrum
6 87 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 79 (10.27%) E-Commerce
8 78 (10.14%) ERP
9 77 (10.01%) Use Case
10 74 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 63 (8.19%) CRM
12 61 (7.93%) Change Management
13 60 (7.80%) PRINCE2
13 60 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
14 51 (6.63%) BPMN
15 47 (6.11%) Data Modelling
16 40 (5.20%) Requirements Analysis
16 40 (5.20%) Waterfall
17 36 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 109 (14.17%) SQL
2 52 (6.76%) Java
3 36 (4.68%) C#
4 24 (3.12%) VBA
5 19 (2.47%) VB
6 17 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 13 (1.69%) JavaScript
8 12 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 8 (1.04%) Ruby
10 6 (0.78%) PHP
11 5 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 3 (0.39%) ABAP
12 3 (0.39%) C
13 1 (0.13%) RPG
13 1 (0.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 108 (14.04%) Degree
2 65 (8.45%) ISEB
3 30 (3.90%) CCA
4 20 (2.60%) CBAP
5 12 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 9 (1.17%) PMI Certification
7 8 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.52%) PMP
9 4 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.39%) ACCA
10 3 (0.39%) MBA
11 1 (0.13%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.13%) CIMA
11 1 (0.13%) HND
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.77%) PCI DSS
2 28 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (2.73%) QA
4 20 (2.60%) ISO 8583
4 20 (2.60%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.39%) SLA
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.13%) SCCM
3 1 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 96 (12.48%) Microsoft
2 81 (10.53%) SAP
3 51 (6.63%) Oracle
4 20 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 13 (1.69%) JD Edwards
5 13 (1.69%) Civica
6 9 (1.17%) Capita
7 7 (0.91%) IBM
7 7 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.91%) Adobe
8 5 (0.65%) Anite
8 5 (0.65%) Northgate
8 5 (0.65%) Orchard
8 5 (0.65%) Comino
9 4 (0.52%) Twitter
9 4 (0.52%) Cognos
10 3 (0.39%) Google
11 2 (0.26%) Cincom
11 2 (0.26%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.26%) HP
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