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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 35 64 36
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 69 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.63% 2.49% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.82% 2.62% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 58 18 42
Average salary £48,250 £42,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.86% -22.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £58,000
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
1185 994 821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.73% 95.03% 95.02%
Number of salaries quoted 957 777 720
Average salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +13 16 £46,000 +16.60% 1
Brentwood -10 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Basildon +4 4 £50,000 +40.84% 1
Colchester -6 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Tilbury - 1 £37,500 -
Wickford - 1 £50,000 -
Billericay - 1 £50,000 -
Braintree - 1 £50,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 51 (40.80%) Business Analysis
2 50 (40.00%) Finance
3 34 (27.20%) Data Analysis
4 31 (24.80%) Project Management
4 31 (24.80%) SQL
5 28 (22.40%) Degree
6 27 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (16.80%) MS Visio
8 21 (16.80%) Workflow
9 20 (16.00%) Change Management
9 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 19 (15.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (15.20%) ISEB
11 18 (14.40%) Legal
12 17 (13.60%) ETL
12 17 (13.60%) SharePoint
13 16 (12.80%) PRINCE2
13 16 (12.80%) Product Management
14 14 (11.20%) Law
15 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
15 13 (10.40%) SAP
15 13 (10.40%) MS Project
15 13 (10.40%) Time Management
16 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 17 (13.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.80%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (16.80%) MS Visio
2 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.40%) MS Project
3 10 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (8.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.60%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 19 (15.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 7 (5.60%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (3.20%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.80%) Rational Rose
General
1 50 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (14.40%) Legal
3 14 (11.20%) Law
4 8 (6.40%) Automotive
5 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.20%) Retail
5 4 (3.20%) Local Government
6 3 (2.40%) Back Office
7 2 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Marketing
8 1 (0.80%) Billing
8 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.80%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) .NET
2 1 (0.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.80%) XML
2 1 (0.80%) XSD
2 1 (0.80%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.00%) Data Extraction
2 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.40%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.60%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.80%) AS400
6 1 (0.80%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.80%) Business Analysis
2 34 (27.20%) Data Analysis
3 31 (24.80%) Project Management
4 27 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (20.80%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (16.80%) Workflow
7 20 (16.00%) Change Management
8 17 (13.60%) ETL
9 16 (12.80%) PRINCE2
9 16 (12.80%) Product Management
10 13 (10.40%) Time Management
11 12 (9.60%) UML
11 12 (9.60%) CRM
11 12 (9.60%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
13 9 (7.20%) Kimball Methodology
13 9 (7.20%) System Testing
13 9 (7.20%) Wealth Management
13 9 (7.20%) Use Case
13 9 (7.20%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.80%) SQL
2 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.80%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 28 (22.40%) Degree
2 19 (15.20%) ISEB
3 6 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.40%) VCP4
5 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.80%) SLA
2 4 (3.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.40%) SAP
2 11 (8.80%) Siebel
3 8 (6.40%) SunGard
4 7 (5.60%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.80%) Oracle
6 5 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.80%) HP
7 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
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