The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 36 67 38
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 67 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.28% 3.33% 5.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.48% 3.50% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 130 64 128
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £32,500 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2221 1915 2808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.27% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1833 1580 2211
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Watford +15 55 £47,500 -9.52% 9
Hemel Hempstead -6 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Stevenage +7 6 £45,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £65,000 -
Letchworth - 5 £42,500 - 2
Hitchin - 4 £40,000 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 £45,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 117 (40.07%) Retail
2 104 (35.62%) Finance
3 73 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 68 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (21.92%) UML
6 58 (19.86%) Project Management
7 56 (19.18%) SQL Server
8 53 (18.15%) SQL
9 49 (16.78%) Degree
10 45 (15.41%) Change Management
11 43 (14.73%) Banking
12 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (14.04%) CRM
13 41 (14.04%) ERP
14 40 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
15 36 (12.33%) Retail Banking
16 33 (11.30%) SAP
17 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
18 29 (9.93%) ISEB
18 29 (9.93%) Data Modelling
19 28 (9.59%) CCA
19 28 (9.59%) Internet
20 27 (9.25%) E-Commerce
20 27 (9.25%) MS Excel
20 27 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
20 27 (9.25%) PCI DSS
21 26 (8.90%) Requirements Analysis
21 26 (8.90%) Project Planning
21 26 (8.90%) Business Objects
21 26 (8.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (3.42%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.51%) MS Project
3 15 (5.14%) MS Office
4 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.37%) Temenos T24
3 4 (1.37%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (1.37%) Finacle
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
4 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.59%) Internet
2 21 (7.19%) SMS
3 6 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (19.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (7.19%) Data Mining
3 15 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.11%) MS Access
4 12 (4.11%) BusinessObjects XI
5 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.42%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (2.74%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (2.40%) Oracle OLAP
7 7 (2.40%) OLAP
7 7 (2.40%) MOLAP
7 7 (2.40%) ROLAP
8 6 (2.05%) MySQL
9 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 117 (40.07%) Retail
2 104 (35.62%) Finance
3 43 (14.73%) Banking
4 36 (12.33%) Retail Banking
5 20 (6.85%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 13 (4.45%) Law
8 8 (2.74%) French Language
9 6 (2.05%) Billing
10 3 (1.03%) Marketing
10 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.68%) Games
12 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.53%) Web Services
2 6 (2.05%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 68 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.56%) SWIFT
3 24 (8.22%) IVR
4 21 (7.19%) Cryptography
4 21 (7.19%) APACS
5 17 (5.82%) Mobile App
6 14 (4.79%) Data Conversion
7 11 (3.77%) FMCG
8 9 (3.08%) Digital Media
8 9 (3.08%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.40%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.05%) EPoS
11 4 (1.37%) Kindle
12 3 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.03%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
13 2 (0.68%) Physics
13 2 (0.68%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
13 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 64 (21.92%) UML
3 58 (19.86%) Project Management
4 45 (15.41%) Change Management
5 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (14.04%) CRM
6 41 (14.04%) ERP
7 40 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (9.93%) Data Modelling
9 27 (9.25%) E-Commerce
9 27 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (8.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 26 (8.90%) Project Planning
11 25 (8.56%) GAP Analysis
12 23 (7.88%) ETL
12 23 (7.88%) Data Analysis
13 21 (7.19%) Data Security
13 21 (7.19%) Data Cleansing
14 20 (6.85%) User Acceptance Testing
15 19 (6.51%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 53 (18.15%) SQL
2 21 (7.19%) T-SQL
3 19 (6.51%) C#
4 18 (6.16%) Java
5 16 (5.48%) VBA
6 15 (5.14%) VB
7 5 (1.71%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (16.78%) Degree
2 29 (9.93%) ISEB
3 28 (9.59%) CCA
4 13 (4.45%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) ACCA
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.34%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.25%) PCI DSS
2 26 (8.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (7.19%) ISO 8583
4 11 (3.77%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.71%) QA
6 3 (1.03%) SLA
7 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (11.30%) SAP
2 30 (10.27%) Microsoft
3 26 (8.90%) Business Objects
4 23 (7.88%) Oracle
5 13 (4.45%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.03%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.68%) CA
7 2 (0.68%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Highly Competitive plus Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Highly competitive salary +Car Allowance, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage Herts Hitchin Letchworth
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Salary: Negotiabale upon exp + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago