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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 39 35 65
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 149 147 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.13% 6.29% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.49% 6.48% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 142 131 63
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2295 2267 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.37% 97.05% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 1865 1563
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 46 £54,000 - 2
Watford -15 35 £48,750 +2.63% 2
Stevenage +9 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Hoddesdon - 9 £26,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -2 5 £25,000 -61.53% 1
St Albans - 4 £48,750 -
Hemel Hempstead -4 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Broxbourne - 2 £23,500 -
Hertford - 2 £45,000 -
Letchworth -6 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Potters Bar - 1 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 124 (53.22%) Finance
2 85 (36.48%) Business Analysis
3 81 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
4 60 (25.75%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (21.89%) Waterfall
5 51 (21.89%) SQL
6 46 (19.74%) Retail
7 43 (18.45%) MS Visio
8 42 (18.03%) UML
9 40 (17.17%) MS Office
10 38 (16.31%) Software Delivery
11 34 (14.59%) Project Management
12 30 (12.88%) XML
13 29 (12.45%) Degree
14 24 (10.30%) CBAP
15 23 (9.87%) Time Management
16 22 (9.44%) Mentoring
17 21 (9.01%) Banking
18 19 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (8.15%) Oracle
19 17 (7.30%) ITIL
19 17 (7.30%) ISEB
19 17 (7.30%) Retail Banking
19 17 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
20 16 (6.87%) MS Project
21 15 (6.44%) RUP
21 15 (6.44%) MS Excel
21 15 (6.44%) GAP Analysis
21 15 (6.44%) Change Control
22 14 (6.01%) Line Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (4.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (18.45%) MS Visio
2 40 (17.17%) MS Office
3 16 (6.87%) MS Project
4 15 (6.44%) MS Excel
5 9 (3.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (5.15%) Oracle Financials
2 11 (4.72%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (4.29%) FLEXCUBE
3 10 (4.29%) Finacle
4 8 (3.43%) Temenos T24
5 7 (3.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (1.29%) SAP CO
6 3 (1.29%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Cash Management
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.43%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.86%) CorVu
3 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.86%) Big Data
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.43%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 124 (53.22%) Finance
2 46 (19.74%) Retail
3 21 (9.01%) Banking
4 17 (7.30%) Retail Banking
5 8 (3.43%) Legal
6 6 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.72%) Games
7 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.86%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (12.88%) XML
2 4 (1.72%) Web Services
3 2 (0.86%) .NET
3 2 (0.86%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.75%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.01%) FMCG
3 12 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.58%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.29%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.86%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) NHS
8 1 (0.43%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (36.48%) Business Analysis
2 81 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (21.89%) Waterfall
4 42 (18.03%) UML
5 38 (16.31%) Software Delivery
6 34 (14.59%) Project Management
7 23 (9.87%) Time Management
8 22 (9.44%) Mentoring
9 19 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (7.30%) ITIL
10 17 (7.30%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (6.44%) Change Control
11 15 (6.44%) RUP
11 15 (6.44%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (6.01%) Line Management
12 14 (6.01%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (5.58%) Test Scripting
13 13 (5.58%) SDLC
13 13 (5.58%) PRINCE2
14 12 (5.15%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (21.89%) SQL
2 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
2 2 (0.86%) C
2 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
2 2 (0.86%) Python
2 2 (0.86%) R
3 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (12.45%) Degree
2 24 (10.30%) CBAP
3 17 (7.30%) ISEB
4 7 (3.00%) IIBA
5 1 (0.43%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (8.15%) Oracle
2 9 (3.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.43%) SAP
4 3 (1.29%) Cognos
4 3 (1.29%) Sage
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy
5 1 (0.43%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.43%) Trillium
5 1 (0.43%) Avaya
5 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.43%) JDA
5 1 (0.43%) Manugistics
5 1 (0.43%) Peregrine
5 1 (0.43%) Siemens
5 1 (0.43%) JD Edwards
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Bonus, Plus Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus brilliant benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago