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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 35 66 38
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 145 68 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.24% 3.36% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.44% 3.53% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 129 64 124
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,950 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £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
2253 1925 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.94% 95.11% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1564 2183
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 £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 50 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Hemel Hempstead -5 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Letchworth +10 7 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Stevenage - 7 £45,000 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +16 5 £65,000 +57.57%
Borehamwood - 1 £26,500 -
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 114 (40.86%) Retail
2 99 (35.48%) Finance
3 71 (25.45%) Business Analysis
4 53 (19.00%) UML
5 52 (18.64%) SQL
6 51 (18.28%) SQL Server
7 50 (17.92%) Project Management
8 45 (16.13%) Degree
9 40 (14.34%) CRM
10 39 (13.98%) Change Management
11 38 (13.62%) ERP
12 37 (13.26%) Banking
13 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (11.47%) Retail Banking
15 30 (10.75%) SAP
16 29 (10.39%) CCA
17 28 (10.04%) PCI DSS
18 27 (9.68%) Internet
18 27 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 26 (9.32%) SWIFT
20 25 (8.96%) Microsoft
21 24 (8.60%) ISEB
21 24 (8.60%) E-Commerce
21 24 (8.60%) Data Analysis
22 23 (8.24%) Requirements Analysis
22 23 (8.24%) Project Planning
22 23 (8.24%) IVR
23 22 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
23 22 (7.89%) MS Excel
23 22 (7.89%) Web Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.58%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.09%) MS Project
3 16 (5.73%) MS Office
4 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.36%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) FLEXCUBE
3 2 (0.72%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.72%) Magento
3 2 (0.72%) Finacle
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CS
4 1 (0.36%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.68%) Internet
2 20 (7.17%) SMS
3 5 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.17%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (6.09%) Data Mining
4 13 (4.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.94%) BusinessObjects XI
5 11 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (3.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (3.23%) MS Access
7 8 (2.87%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.15%) MySQL
8 6 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.08%) OLAP
10 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.72%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.72%) MOLAP
11 2 (0.72%) ROLAP
11 2 (0.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 114 (40.86%) Retail
2 99 (35.48%) Finance
3 37 (13.26%) Banking
4 32 (11.47%) Retail Banking
5 17 (6.09%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (3.94%) Law
8 8 (2.87%) French Language
9 5 (1.79%) Marketing
9 5 (1.79%) Billing
10 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.72%) Back Office
11 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.72%) Games
12 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (7.89%) Web Services
2 9 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (0.36%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.32%) SWIFT
2 23 (8.24%) IVR
3 20 (7.17%) APACS
3 20 (7.17%) Cryptography
4 15 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.30%) Data Conversion
6 11 (3.94%) FMCG
7 9 (3.23%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.51%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.15%) EPoS
10 6 (2.15%) Kindle
11 3 (1.08%) Online Banking
12 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.72%) Physics
12 2 (0.72%) E-Learning
12 2 (0.72%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.72%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.72%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.45%) Business Analysis
2 53 (19.00%) UML
3 50 (17.92%) Project Management
4 40 (14.34%) CRM
5 39 (13.98%) Change Management
6 38 (13.62%) ERP
7 33 (11.83%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (8.60%) E-Commerce
8 24 (8.60%) Data Analysis
9 23 (8.24%) Requirements Analysis
9 23 (8.24%) Project Planning
10 22 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (7.53%) Data Modelling
12 20 (7.17%) ETL
12 20 (7.17%) Data Security
13 19 (6.81%) GAP Analysis
14 18 (6.45%) Data Cleansing
15 17 (6.09%) Use Case
15 17 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.64%) SQL
2 19 (6.81%) T-SQL
3 16 (5.73%) Java
3 16 (5.73%) VBA
4 15 (5.38%) C#
5 12 (4.30%) VB
6 4 (1.43%) PHP
6 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (16.13%) Degree
2 29 (10.39%) CCA
3 24 (8.60%) ISEB
4 10 (3.58%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) ACCA
7 1 (0.36%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (10.04%) PCI DSS
2 27 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 20 (7.17%) ISO 8583
4 10 (3.58%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.79%) QA
6 2 (0.72%) SLA
7 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (10.75%) SAP
2 25 (8.96%) Microsoft
3 20 (7.17%) Oracle
4 19 (6.81%) Business Objects
5 13 (4.66%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.08%) Twitter
7 2 (0.72%) CA
7 2 (0.72%) Google
7 2 (0.72%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.36%) HP
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum To £40k + Bonus (5%) + Large Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 14 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Salary: Unspecified Highly competitive salary, car allowance & bonus & benefit
Posted: 20 days ago
Hitchin Lecthworth Baldock Stevenage
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £34 - £38 + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago