The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 49 39 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 47 71 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.64% 5.60% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.92% 5.81% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 39
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £43,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+2.32% -1.71%
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
956 1222 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.47% 96.37% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 773 945 1107
Median salary £42,500 £39,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +16 14 £67,500 +50.00%
Colchester - 14 £42,500 - 1
Harlow - 5 £45,000 -
Chelmsford +3 2 £38,750 -26.19%
Basildon -13 2 £67,500 +17.39%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 70 (54.26%) Business Analysis
2 55 (42.64%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (35.66%) Finance
5 37 (28.68%) Wealth Management
6 33 (25.58%) Use Case
7 30 (23.26%) User Stories
8 24 (18.60%) Mentoring
9 22 (17.05%) SDLC
10 20 (15.50%) Business Process Mapping
11 19 (14.73%) SQL
12 17 (13.18%) Computer Science
13 16 (12.40%) Waterfall
13 16 (12.40%) UML
14 15 (11.63%) Project Management
14 15 (11.63%) Workflow
15 14 (10.85%) Line Management
16 13 (10.08%) Workflow Analysis
17 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
17 12 (9.30%) Degree
18 11 (8.53%) Systems Analysis
18 11 (8.53%) Straight-Through Processing
18 11 (8.53%) Mobile App
19 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
19 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
19 10 (7.75%) ITIL
19 10 (7.75%) MS Visio
20 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
20 9 (6.98%) Legal
20 9 (6.98%) Avaloq

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) Confluence
1 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.75%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.10%) MS Office
3 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (6.98%) Sonata
1 9 (6.98%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.10%) JIRA
3 2 (1.55%) ERwin
3 2 (1.55%) MagicDraw
General
1 46 (35.66%) Finance
2 9 (6.98%) Legal
3 8 (6.20%) Retail
4 6 (4.65%) Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Automotive
6 4 (3.10%) Back Office
6 4 (3.10%) Marketing
6 4 (3.10%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.33%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) XML
2 7 (5.43%) .NET
2 7 (5.43%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 55 (42.64%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (13.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 11 (8.53%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.43%) Driving Licence
5 7 (5.43%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.26%) Business Analysis
2 47 (36.43%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (28.68%) Wealth Management
4 33 (25.58%) Use Case
5 30 (23.26%) User Stories
6 24 (18.60%) Mentoring
7 22 (17.05%) SDLC
8 20 (15.50%) Business Process Mapping
9 16 (12.40%) UML
9 16 (12.40%) Waterfall
10 15 (11.63%) Project Management
10 15 (11.63%) Workflow
11 14 (10.85%) Line Management
12 13 (10.08%) Workflow Analysis
13 11 (8.53%) Straight-Through Processing
13 11 (8.53%) Systems Analysis
14 10 (7.75%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (7.75%) ITIL
14 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
15 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.73%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) ISEB
3 1 (0.78%) MCSE
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 9 (6.98%) Avaloq
1 9 (6.98%) FNZ
2 7 (5.43%) Guidewire
3 2 (1.55%) CA
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle