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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 38 60
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 66 79 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 6.86% 6.26% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 6.45% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 60 72 44
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
924 1224 1402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.05% 97.07% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 744 975 1168
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 £65,000 £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 30 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 30 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 +18 20 £67,500 +12.50%
Colchester - 17 £42,500 -
Harlow - 5 £45,000 -
Basildon -13 3 £67,500 +22.72%
Chelmsford +5 2 £34,500 -34.28%
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 30 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 78 (55.71%) Business Analysis
2 65 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (42.14%) Finance
4 46 (32.86%) Use Case
5 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (29.29%) Wealth Management
7 28 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 26 (18.57%) SQL
9 23 (16.43%) User Stories
10 21 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
11 20 (14.29%) Project Management
11 20 (14.29%) Workflow
12 19 (13.57%) Management Information System
12 19 (13.57%) Workflow Analysis
13 18 (12.86%) Line Management
13 18 (12.86%) UML
13 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
14 17 (12.14%) Straight-Through Processing
14 17 (12.14%) Computer Science
14 17 (12.14%) SDLC
15 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
16 14 (10.00%) Service Delivery
17 13 (9.29%) Change Management
18 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
18 11 (7.86%) Legal
18 11 (7.86%) ITIL
18 11 (7.86%) Degree
19 10 (7.14%) Retail
19 10 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
20 9 (6.43%) SQL Server

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 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
2 3 (2.14%) MS Project
3 2 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) Sonata
1 6 (4.29%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (5.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.86%) JIRA
3 2 (1.43%) ERwin
3 2 (1.43%) MagicDraw
General
1 59 (42.14%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Legal
3 10 (7.14%) Retail
4 6 (4.29%) Automotive
4 6 (4.29%) Banking
5 4 (2.86%) Back Office
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
5 4 (2.86%) Publishing
5 4 (2.86%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) XML
2 7 (5.00%) XML Messaging
3 6 (4.29%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (13.57%) Management Information System
3 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
4 17 (12.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 7 (5.00%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (55.71%) Business Analysis
2 46 (32.86%) Use Case
3 42 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (29.29%) Wealth Management
5 28 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 23 (16.43%) User Stories
7 21 (15.00%) Business Process Mapping
8 20 (14.29%) Project Management
8 20 (14.29%) Workflow
9 19 (13.57%) Workflow Analysis
10 18 (12.86%) Line Management
10 18 (12.86%) UML
11 17 (12.14%) SDLC
11 17 (12.14%) Straight-Through Processing
12 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
13 14 (10.00%) Service Delivery
14 13 (9.29%) Change Management
15 11 (7.86%) ITIL
15 11 (7.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (18.57%) SQL
2 2 (1.43%) MATLAB
3 1 (0.71%) Java
3 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.71%) MCSE
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 7 (5.00%) Guidewire
2 6 (4.29%) Avaloq
2 6 (4.29%) FNZ
3 5 (3.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.43%) CA
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle