The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 28 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 73 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.87% 2.99% 3.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 3.13% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 63 28 28
Average salary £42,500 £38,975 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.04% -22.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
East of 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 Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1134 1055 1032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 91.16% 95.56% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 869 863 841
Average salary £39,600 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Essex

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Essex

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Chelmsford -1 14 £44,000 +14.28%
Basildon +5 13 £57,500 - 2
Brentwood +3 12 £44,000 -3.29%
Wickford - 3 £45,000 -
Colchester 0 1 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 110 (69.62%) Finance
2 89 (56.33%) Business Analysis
3 42 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (17.09%) ISEB
5 22 (13.92%) SQL
6 21 (13.29%) PRINCE2
6 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (12.66%) Banking
7 20 (12.66%) Logistics
7 20 (12.66%) Degree
8 18 (11.39%) Workflow
8 18 (11.39%) Change Management
9 17 (10.76%) MS Visio
9 17 (10.76%) Asset Management
9 17 (10.76%) Use Case
10 16 (10.13%) Wealth Management
10 16 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (9.49%) Project Management
11 15 (9.49%) QA
12 14 (8.86%) Telecoms
12 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
12 14 (8.86%) MS Excel
13 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (7.59%) System Testing
14 12 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (7.59%) Management Information System
15 11 (6.96%) Six Sigma
15 11 (6.96%) BPR

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (1.90%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (10.76%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 9 (5.70%) MS Office
4 7 (4.43%) MS Project
5 5 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) BASE24
1 3 (1.90%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.63%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) ATM
1 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.06%) DTS
4 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.06%) QlikView
4 8 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.90%) WebFOCUS
8 2 (1.27%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP
9 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 110 (69.62%) Finance
2 20 (12.66%) Banking
3 14 (8.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.06%) Retail
5 5 (3.16%) Marketing
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) Law
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Automotive
7 2 (1.27%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.90%) Web Services
1 3 (1.90%) XML
1 3 (1.90%) XSD
1 3 (1.90%) WSDL
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.58%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.59%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.70%) PMI
3 9 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.53%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.90%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.63%) EMV
6 1 (0.63%) APACS
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (56.33%) Business Analysis
2 21 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (13.29%) PRINCE2
3 20 (12.66%) Logistics
4 18 (11.39%) Change Management
4 18 (11.39%) Workflow
5 17 (10.76%) Asset Management
5 17 (10.76%) Use Case
6 16 (10.13%) Wealth Management
6 16 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (9.49%) Project Management
8 13 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (8.23%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (7.59%) System Testing
10 11 (6.96%) Six Sigma
10 11 (6.96%) BPR
11 10 (6.33%) Product Management
12 9 (5.70%) Test Planning
13 8 (5.06%) SDLC
13 8 (5.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.92%) SQL
2 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (17.09%) ISEB
2 20 (12.66%) Degree
3 9 (5.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.49%) QA
2 2 (1.27%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 14 (8.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.90%) SAP
2 3 (1.90%) Teradata
3 2 (1.27%) SunGard
4 1 (0.63%) Avaya
4 1 (0.63%) VeriFone
4 1 (0.63%) Gemalto
4 1 (0.63%) Ingenico
Basildon, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, private health
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Oliver James Associates
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Swan Housing
Salary: £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago