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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 35 30 62
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 79 100 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 7.84% 7.69% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.09% 7.87% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 43
Median salary £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
976 1270 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.83% 97.62% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 778 1038 1133
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +11 20 £72,500 +31.81%
Colchester - 14 £42,500 - 1
Chelmsford +2 6 £22,750 -54.50%
Basildon -16 6 £67,500 +22.72%
Harlow - 5 £45,000 -
Hockley - 1 £43,500 -
Purfleet - 1 £35,000 -
Thurrock - 1 £35,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 95 (60.13%) Business Analysis
2 75 (47.47%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (44.30%) Finance
4 61 (38.61%) Use Case
5 49 (31.01%) Wealth Management
6 43 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (18.99%) Mentoring
8 29 (18.35%) Workflow
8 29 (18.35%) Mobile App
9 28 (17.72%) Workflow Analysis
10 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
10 27 (17.09%) SQL
11 26 (16.46%) Straight-Through Processing
12 25 (15.82%) Project Management
13 24 (15.19%) Business Process Mapping
14 23 (14.56%) Line Management
15 22 (13.92%) UML
16 19 (12.03%) Service Delivery
17 18 (11.39%) User Stories
18 17 (10.76%) Change Management
18 17 (10.76%) Computer Science
19 15 (9.49%) ITIL
20 14 (8.86%) SDLC
21 13 (8.23%) Waterfall
22 12 (7.59%) Degree
22 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
23 11 (6.96%) Legal
23 11 (6.96%) BPMN
23 11 (6.96%) Retail
23 11 (6.96%) Systems Analysis

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 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (4.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.53%) MS Project
3 3 (1.90%) MS Office
4 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Sonata
1 2 (1.27%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.70%) Internet
2 3 (1.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.53%) JIRA
3 2 (1.27%) ERwin
3 2 (1.27%) MagicDraw
General
1 70 (44.30%) Finance
2 11 (6.96%) Legal
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 10 (6.33%) Automotive
4 6 (3.80%) Back Office
4 6 (3.80%) Marketing
4 6 (3.80%) Publishing
5 4 (2.53%) Banking
5 4 (2.53%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (1.90%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) XML
2 7 (4.43%) XML Messaging
3 4 (2.53%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 75 (47.47%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (18.35%) Mobile App
3 27 (17.09%) Management Information System
4 17 (10.76%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.43%) Driving Licence
5 7 (4.43%) Reinsurance
6 3 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.90%) Social Media
7 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (60.13%) Business Analysis
2 61 (38.61%) Use Case
3 49 (31.01%) Wealth Management
4 43 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (18.99%) Mentoring
6 29 (18.35%) Workflow
7 28 (17.72%) Workflow Analysis
8 26 (16.46%) Straight-Through Processing
9 25 (15.82%) Project Management
10 24 (15.19%) Business Process Mapping
11 23 (14.56%) Line Management
12 22 (13.92%) UML
13 19 (12.03%) Service Delivery
14 18 (11.39%) User Stories
15 17 (10.76%) Change Management
16 15 (9.49%) ITIL
17 14 (8.86%) SDLC
18 13 (8.23%) Waterfall
19 12 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
20 11 (6.96%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.09%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) ISEB
3 1 (0.63%) MCSE
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 7 (4.43%) Guidewire
2 6 (3.80%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.27%) Avaloq
3 2 (1.27%) CA
3 2 (1.27%) FNZ
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle
4 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
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