The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick 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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 2 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 38 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.24% 40.43% 9.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.48% 40.86% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 10
Average salary £40,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.08% +1.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Business Analyst
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
83 93 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 98.81% 98.94% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 75 87 93
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Gatwick

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 15 (51.72%) Change Management
2 13 (44.83%) Business Analysis
2 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Back Office
5 9 (31.03%) Project Management
6 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
8 5 (17.24%) SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (13.79%) QlikView
9 4 (13.79%) Change Control
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 4 (13.79%) GIS
9 4 (13.79%) SOA
10 3 (10.34%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) SEO
10 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
10 3 (10.34%) Line Management
10 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.34%) Use Case
10 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 3 (10.34%) JIRA
10 3 (10.34%) Marketing
11 2 (6.90%) Test Management
11 2 (6.90%) Requirements Engineering

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (34.48%) Back Office
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.79%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Change Management
2 13 (44.83%) Business Analysis
3 11 (37.93%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (31.03%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Business Process Improvement
7 4 (13.79%) Change Control
7 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
7 4 (13.79%) SOA
8 3 (10.34%) SEO
8 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Line Management
8 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.34%) Use Case
8 3 (10.34%) System Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Management
9 2 (6.90%) Requirements Engineering
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MBA
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) VCP4
3 1 (3.45%) IIBA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Business Objects