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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 36 74 38
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 140 66 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.65% 3.10% 5.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.90% 3.29% 5.96%
Number of salaries quoted 126 60 118
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,550 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2374 2006 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.88% 94.27% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 1594 2033
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +10 40 £45,000 -14.28% 5
Stevenage - 9 £45,000 -
Letchworth +3 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Hemel Hempstead -13 7 £50,000 +13.63% 1
St Albans -4 2 £32,500 -33.33%
Borehamwood - 2 £26,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 112 (41.48%) Retail
2 94 (34.81%) Finance
3 79 (29.26%) Business Analysis
4 57 (21.11%) SQL
5 50 (18.52%) SQL Server
6 46 (17.04%) Degree
7 45 (16.67%) UML
8 44 (16.30%) Project Management
9 39 (14.44%) CRM
10 34 (12.59%) ERP
11 33 (12.22%) Change Management
11 33 (12.22%) Banking
12 31 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (11.11%) CCA
14 29 (10.74%) Retail Banking
14 29 (10.74%) PCI DSS
15 28 (10.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 28 (10.37%) SAP
16 27 (10.00%) Data Analysis
16 27 (10.00%) SWIFT
17 26 (9.63%) Oracle
17 26 (9.63%) Internet
18 25 (9.26%) Web Services
19 23 (8.52%) Microsoft
19 23 (8.52%) Requirements Analysis
20 22 (8.15%) Project Planning
20 22 (8.15%) IVR
21 21 (7.78%) ISEB
22 20 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
23 19 (7.04%) APACS

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.93%) MS Project
2 16 (5.93%) MS Office
3 5 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.48%) Mingle
5 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.37%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.74%) Magento
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.37%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.63%) Internet
2 19 (7.04%) SMS
3 4 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (4.81%) Data Mining
5 11 (4.07%) BusinessObjects XI
6 9 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.96%) MySQL
8 6 (2.22%) MS Access
9 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.48%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (1.48%) OLAP
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
12 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 8 (2.96%) Rational Rose
2 5 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 112 (41.48%) Retail
2 94 (34.81%) Finance
3 33 (12.22%) Banking
4 29 (10.74%) Retail Banking
5 15 (5.56%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (2.96%) French Language
7 8 (2.96%) Law
8 6 (2.22%) Marketing
9 4 (1.48%) Billing
10 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.74%) Games
11 2 (0.74%) Back Office
11 2 (0.74%) Legal
12 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.26%) Web Services
2 14 (5.19%) .NET
3 4 (1.48%) MDX
4 1 (0.37%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 22 (8.15%) IVR
3 19 (7.04%) APACS
3 19 (7.04%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.07%) FMCG
5 10 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.70%) Data Conversion
6 9 (3.33%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.33%) Kindle
7 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.11%) Tandem
8 3 (1.11%) EPoS
8 3 (1.11%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.74%) Physics
10 1 (0.37%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.26%) Business Analysis
2 45 (16.67%) UML
3 44 (16.30%) Project Management
4 39 (14.44%) CRM
5 34 (12.59%) ERP
6 33 (12.22%) Change Management
7 31 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 23 (8.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (8.15%) Project Planning
11 19 (7.04%) Data Security
11 19 (7.04%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.04%) ETL
12 18 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (6.67%) Scrum
13 17 (6.30%) Use Case
13 17 (6.30%) User Stories
14 16 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (5.93%) GAP Analysis
15 15 (5.56%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 57 (21.11%) SQL
2 17 (6.30%) T-SQL
2 17 (6.30%) VBA
2 17 (6.30%) Java
3 10 (3.70%) VB
3 10 (3.70%) C#
4 4 (1.48%) PHP
4 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (17.04%) Degree
2 30 (11.11%) CCA
3 21 (7.78%) ISEB
4 7 (2.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.74%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.74%) PCI DSS
2 28 (10.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 19 (7.04%) ISO 8583
4 10 (3.70%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.22%) QA
6 2 (0.74%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (10.37%) SAP
2 26 (9.63%) Oracle
3 23 (8.52%) Microsoft
4 16 (5.93%) Business Objects
5 11 (4.07%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.48%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) Google
7 2 (0.74%) CA
8 1 (0.37%) HP
8 1 (0.37%) SolarWinds
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum To £40k + Bonus (5%) + Large Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Hitchin Lecthworth Baldock
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £36k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago