The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 45 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 126 176 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.07% 6.64% 5.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.25% 6.98% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 99 162 100
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £34,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2400 2523 2500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.58% 95.14% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1915 2114 2048
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Business Analyst
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford +11 44 £48,250 -3.50% 6
Letchworth -9 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Hoddesdon - 9 £26,000 -
Stevenage -3 8 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Hemel Hempstead 0 6 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City +9 5 £47,500 +5.55%
Hitchin +1 4 - - 1
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £45,750 -
Borehamwood -1 1 £28,500 -5.00%
St Albans -10 1 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 101 (42.08%) Retail
2 93 (38.75%) Finance
3 84 (35.00%) SQL
4 70 (29.17%) Business Analysis
5 65 (27.08%) Degree
6 45 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 42 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (14.58%) Data Analysis
9 32 (13.33%) Oracle
9 32 (13.33%) Banking
10 31 (12.92%) UML
11 30 (12.50%) Business Objects
12 29 (12.08%) Scrum
13 28 (11.67%) User Stories
14 27 (11.25%) SAP
14 27 (11.25%) ETL
15 24 (10.00%) Project Management
15 24 (10.00%) Retail Banking
16 23 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (9.17%) Change Management
17 22 (9.17%) ISEB
18 21 (8.75%) Data Mining
19 20 (8.33%) E-Commerce
19 20 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
20 18 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 18 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (7.50%) CCA
20 18 (7.50%) ISO 9001
21 17 (7.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
21 17 (7.08%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
1 2 (0.83%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Office
2 10 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.92%) MS Project
4 4 (1.67%) Mingle
5 3 (1.25%) Photoshop
5 3 (1.25%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) SAP SD
2 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.00%) Internet
2 8 (3.33%) SMS
3 2 (0.83%) ATM
3 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.83%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.75%) Data Mining
3 18 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.42%) BusinessObjects XI
6 12 (5.00%) MOLAP
6 12 (5.00%) ROLAP
6 12 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.50%) MySQL
8 5 (2.08%) OLAP
8 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
General
1 101 (42.08%) Retail
2 93 (38.75%) Finance
3 32 (13.33%) Banking
4 24 (10.00%) Retail Banking
5 12 (5.00%) Marketing
6 8 (3.33%) Law
7 7 (2.92%) Back Office
8 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.83%) Billing
9 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.83%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.83%) .NET
2 13 (5.42%) Web Services
3 4 (1.67%) MDX
4 3 (1.25%) SAP XI
4 3 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 10 (4.17%) IVR
3 9 (3.75%) Data Conversion
4 8 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.33%) APACS
4 8 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 7 (2.92%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.50%) Kindle
7 3 (1.25%) GIS
7 3 (1.25%) Tandem
8 2 (0.83%) FMCG
8 2 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.83%) EMV
9 1 (0.42%) Handset
9 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.42%) EPoS
9 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.42%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.17%) Business Analysis
2 42 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
3 35 (14.58%) Data Analysis
4 31 (12.92%) UML
5 29 (12.08%) Scrum
6 28 (11.67%) User Stories
7 27 (11.25%) ETL
8 24 (10.00%) Project Management
9 23 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (9.17%) Change Management
11 20 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 20 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
12 16 (6.67%) Analytics
12 16 (6.67%) ERP
12 16 (6.67%) CRM
13 15 (6.25%) BPR
14 14 (5.83%) Use Case
15 13 (5.42%) Requirements Analysis
15 13 (5.42%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (4.58%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 84 (35.00%) SQL
2 16 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 16 (6.67%) Java
3 15 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 14 (5.83%) VBA
5 9 (3.75%) VB
6 8 (3.33%) C#
7 2 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 65 (27.08%) Degree
2 22 (9.17%) ISEB
3 18 (7.50%) CCA
4 3 (1.25%) MBCS
5 1 (0.42%) ACCA
5 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.50%) ISO 9001
2 17 (7.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.33%) ISO 8583
5 4 (1.67%) QA
6 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (13.33%) Oracle
2 30 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 27 (11.25%) SAP
4 15 (6.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.67%) Twitter
5 4 (1.67%) HP
6 2 (0.83%) hybris
6 2 (0.83%) Demandware
6 2 (0.83%) CODA
6 2 (0.83%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.83%) Sage
6 2 (0.83%) ATG
7 1 (0.42%) VMware
7 1 (0.42%) CA
7 1 (0.42%) Capita
7 1 (0.42%) Google
Hitchin Lecthworth Baldock Stevenage
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + VG benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Pitney Bowes Software Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 26 days leave+ Pension+ Pvt Med Insu
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits (bonus)
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Plus Bonus + £5.5k car
Posted: 7 days ago