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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 42 37 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 129 140 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.31% 5.62% 3.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.56% 5.87% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 122 125 63
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
2321 2385 1997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.48% 95.74% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1942 1987 1578
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 42 £54,000 -
Watford -21 16 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Stevenage +15 14 £40,000 -11.11%
Hoddesdon - 9 £26,000 -
St Albans -23 4 £48,750 +50.00% 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 2 £25,000 - 2
Borehamwood -21 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Broxbourne - 2 £22,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £40,000 -
Letchworth +2 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 1 - - 1
Hertford - 1 £45,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 106 (48.18%) Finance
2 83 (37.73%) Business Analysis
3 80 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (20.91%) Waterfall
6 42 (19.09%) SQL
7 39 (17.73%) UML
7 39 (17.73%) Project Management
7 39 (17.73%) Retail
8 37 (16.82%) MS Visio
9 32 (14.55%) MS Office
10 30 (13.64%) Software Delivery
11 29 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (12.27%) Degree
12 27 (12.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (10.45%) XML
13 23 (10.45%) MS Project
14 22 (10.00%) Time Management
15 20 (9.09%) Change Management
16 19 (8.64%) GAP Analysis
16 19 (8.64%) Change Control
17 18 (8.18%) FMCG
17 18 (8.18%) MS Excel
17 18 (8.18%) ISEB
18 17 (7.73%) CBAP
18 17 (7.73%) SDLC
19 16 (7.27%) Test Scripting
20 15 (6.82%) PRINCE2
20 15 (6.82%) ITIL
20 15 (6.82%) Mentoring

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (3.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (16.82%) MS Visio
2 32 (14.55%) MS Office
3 23 (10.45%) MS Project
4 18 (8.18%) MS Excel
5 13 (5.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (3.18%) FLEXCUBE
1 7 (3.18%) Finacle
2 6 (2.73%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (2.73%) SAP CO
2 6 (2.73%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.36%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.91%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.91%) Big Data
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.91%) CorVu
3 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.45%) MS Access
4 1 (0.45%) Essbase
4 1 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Rational Rose
General
1 106 (48.18%) Finance
2 39 (17.73%) Retail
3 11 (5.00%) Banking
4 8 (3.64%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.18%) Legal
6 5 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.82%) Games
8 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.91%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.45%) XML
2 4 (1.82%) Web Services
3 2 (0.91%) .NET
3 2 (0.91%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.18%) FMCG
3 13 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.73%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.45%) EPoS
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (37.73%) Business Analysis
2 80 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (20.91%) Waterfall
4 39 (17.73%) Project Management
4 39 (17.73%) UML
5 30 (13.64%) Software Delivery
6 29 (13.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (12.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (10.00%) Time Management
9 20 (9.09%) Change Management
10 19 (8.64%) GAP Analysis
10 19 (8.64%) Change Control
11 17 (7.73%) SDLC
12 16 (7.27%) Test Scripting
13 15 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 15 (6.82%) ITIL
13 15 (6.82%) PRINCE2
14 14 (6.36%) Workflow
15 13 (5.91%) Data Analysis
16 12 (5.45%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.09%) SQL
2 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
2 2 (0.91%) C
2 2 (0.91%) Java
2 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
2 2 (0.91%) Python
2 2 (0.91%) R
3 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (12.27%) Degree
2 18 (8.18%) ISEB
3 17 (7.73%) CBAP
4 7 (3.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (5.91%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.45%) Oracle
3 9 (4.09%) SAP
4 8 (3.64%) Cognos
5 3 (1.36%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Remedy
6 1 (0.45%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.45%) Trillium
6 1 (0.45%) Avaya
6 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.45%) JDA
6 1 (0.45%) Manugistics
6 1 (0.45%) Peregrine
6 1 (0.45%) Siemens
6 1 (0.45%) JD Edwards
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Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 19 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
St. Albans
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago