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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 66 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 91 124 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.04% 4.97% 6.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.25% 5.16% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 80 96 161
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,250 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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
2141 2403 2518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.07% 96.35% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 1922 2109
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 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Watford -4 35 £50,000 +3.62% 3
Hoddesdon 0 7 £27,500 +5.76% 1
St Albans -7 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Rickmansworth - 6 £58,250 - 1
Letchworth +14 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Stevenage +12 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Welwyn Garden City -12 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead -30 1 £32,500 +13.04% 1
Broxbourne - 1 £23,500 - 1
Harpenden - 1 £42,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 85 (37.44%) Retail
2 80 (35.24%) Finance
3 68 (29.96%) Business Analysis
4 55 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (21.59%) Degree
6 39 (17.18%) UML
6 39 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (16.30%) Banking
8 35 (15.42%) GAP Analysis
9 34 (14.98%) Project Management
9 34 (14.98%) Waterfall
10 33 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 32 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (12.78%) Use Case
13 28 (12.33%) SAP
14 27 (11.89%) Change Management
15 23 (10.13%) SQL
15 23 (10.13%) MS Visio
15 23 (10.13%) Retail Banking
16 22 (9.69%) FMCG
16 22 (9.69%) Oracle
17 21 (9.25%) Cognos
18 19 (8.37%) MS Project
18 19 (8.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 18 (7.93%) SAP FI
19 18 (7.93%) E-Commerce
19 18 (7.93%) SAP CO
19 18 (7.93%) SAP FI/CO
19 18 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (2.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.88%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (10.13%) MS Visio
2 19 (8.37%) MS Project
3 15 (6.61%) MS Excel
4 12 (5.29%) MS Office
5 5 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (7.93%) SAP FI
1 18 (7.93%) SAP FI/CO
1 18 (7.93%) SAP CO
2 16 (7.05%) FLEXCUBE
2 16 (7.05%) Finacle
3 12 (5.29%) Temenos T24
4 10 (4.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 7 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.32%) SAP ERP
6 3 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.88%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.20%) SMS
2 3 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.41%) QlikView
2 9 (3.96%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.20%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (2.20%) OLAP
6 4 (1.76%) MS Access
7 2 (0.88%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.88%) CorVu
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (2.64%) Rational Rose
2 5 (2.20%) JIRA
2 5 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 85 (37.44%) Retail
2 80 (35.24%) Finance
3 37 (16.30%) Banking
4 23 (10.13%) Retail Banking
5 19 (8.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (3.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.32%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.32%) Local Government
8 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.52%) .NET
1 8 (3.52%) Web Services
2 7 (3.08%) XML
3 5 (2.20%) MDX
4 4 (1.76%) EDI
5 2 (0.88%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.18%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.69%) FMCG
3 14 (6.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.52%) Mobile App
5 7 (3.08%) Mainframe
6 5 (2.20%) IVR
7 3 (1.32%) Cryptography
7 3 (1.32%) APACS
7 3 (1.32%) SWIFT
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Life Science
9 1 (0.44%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.44%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (29.96%) Business Analysis
2 55 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (17.18%) UML
4 35 (15.42%) GAP Analysis
5 34 (14.98%) Project Management
5 34 (14.98%) Waterfall
6 33 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (14.10%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (12.78%) Use Case
9 27 (11.89%) Change Management
10 18 (7.93%) E-Commerce
10 18 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (7.49%) Systems Analysis
11 17 (7.49%) Data Modelling
11 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
12 16 (7.05%) Project Planning
13 14 (6.17%) ERP
14 12 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.13%) SQL
2 9 (3.96%) Java
3 6 (2.64%) C#
4 5 (2.20%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.32%) VBA
6 2 (0.88%) C
6 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (21.59%) Degree
2 14 (6.17%) ISEB
3 4 (1.76%) CBAP
4 3 (1.32%) CCA
4 3 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ACCA
5 1 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.17%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.32%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.88%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (12.33%) SAP
2 22 (9.69%) Oracle
3 21 (9.25%) Cognos
4 11 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.64%) Business Objects
6 4 (1.76%) JD Edwards
7 3 (1.32%) Sage
7 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.32%) Siebel
8 1 (0.44%) Avaya
8 1 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.44%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.44%) Siemens
8 1 (0.44%) Remedy
8 1 (0.44%) Computacenter
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits and generous bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Rickmansworth
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £57000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 10 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 17 days ago