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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 36 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 130 109 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.47% 5.66% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.79% 5.90% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 110 93 129
Average salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.11% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £28,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £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
1914 1848 2628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.27% 95.90% 93.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1530 1404 2225
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 January 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 January 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 +3 46 £50,000 +13.63% 4
Stevenage +8 6 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Potters Bar +3 5 £47,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -5 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Royston - 3 £42,500 -
Hertford - 3 £40,000 -
St Albans -19 2 £47,500 -20.83%
Hitchin - 2 - -
Hoddesdon +2 1 £46,500 +63.15% 1
Hemel Hempstead -13 1 £50,000 +47.05%
Berkhamsted - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 121 (39.41%) Retail
2 104 (33.88%) Finance
3 85 (27.69%) Business Analysis
4 79 (25.73%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (21.17%) UML
6 64 (20.85%) Project Management
7 63 (20.52%) Degree
8 58 (18.89%) Banking
9 51 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (16.61%) GAP Analysis
10 47 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
11 44 (14.33%) Change Management
12 42 (13.68%) SQL
13 39 (12.70%) Use Case
14 38 (12.38%) Data Modelling
15 37 (12.05%) Retail Banking
15 37 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
16 34 (11.07%) MS Excel
17 33 (10.75%) Waterfall
18 32 (10.42%) Oracle
19 31 (10.10%) ERP
20 30 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
21 29 (9.45%) E-Commerce
21 29 (9.45%) SQL Server
21 29 (9.45%) SAP
22 27 (8.79%) ISEB
23 26 (8.47%) MS Project
24 24 (7.82%) PRINCE2
24 24 (7.82%) Microsoft
24 24 (7.82%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) MS Project Server
2 2 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (11.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.47%) MS Project
3 16 (5.21%) MS Office
3 16 (5.21%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (6.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (5.54%) FLEXCUBE
2 17 (5.54%) Finacle
2 17 (5.54%) Temenos T24
3 12 (3.91%) SAP CO
3 12 (3.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 12 (3.91%) SAP FI
4 10 (3.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.63%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.98%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.98%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.65%) SAP R/3
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.91%) SMS
2 10 (3.26%) Internet
3 2 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.19%) Data Mining
3 17 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (5.21%) OLAP
5 14 (4.56%) MS Access
6 12 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (3.58%) MOLAP
7 11 (3.58%) ROLAP
7 11 (3.58%) Oracle OLAP
8 10 (3.26%) OLAP Cube
9 9 (2.93%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (2.93%) QlikView
10 6 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.63%) PerformancePoint
11 5 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
12 2 (0.65%) MySQL
12 2 (0.65%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (2.61%) Rational Rose
2 5 (1.63%) JIRA
2 5 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
General
1 121 (39.41%) Retail
2 104 (33.88%) Finance
3 58 (18.89%) Banking
4 37 (12.05%) Retail Banking
5 20 (6.51%) Manufacturing
6 14 (4.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.93%) Law
8 7 (2.28%) Back Office
9 5 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.98%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.98%) Local Government
11 2 (0.65%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.23%) Web Services
2 9 (2.93%) EDI
3 8 (2.61%) .NET
4 5 (1.63%) MDX
5 3 (0.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (25.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.54%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.91%) IVR
5 10 (3.26%) SWIFT
5 10 (3.26%) Cryptography
5 10 (3.26%) APACS
6 8 (2.61%) FMCG
7 6 (1.95%) Data Conversion
8 4 (1.30%) EPoS
9 3 (0.98%) E-Learning
9 3 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.65%) Life Science
11 1 (0.33%) DTV
11 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.69%) Business Analysis
2 65 (21.17%) UML
3 64 (20.85%) Project Management
4 51 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (16.61%) GAP Analysis
5 47 (15.31%) Business Intelligence
6 44 (14.33%) Change Management
7 39 (12.70%) Use Case
8 38 (12.38%) Data Modelling
9 37 (12.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (10.75%) Waterfall
11 31 (10.10%) ERP
12 30 (9.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (9.45%) E-Commerce
14 24 (7.82%) PRINCE2
14 24 (7.82%) Requirements Analysis
14 24 (7.82%) Project Planning
15 20 (6.51%) Systems Analysis
16 19 (6.19%) CRM
17 17 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 42 (13.68%) SQL
2 20 (6.51%) T-SQL
2 20 (6.51%) C#
3 13 (4.23%) Java
4 9 (2.93%) VBA
5 8 (2.61%) VB
5 8 (2.61%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 63 (20.52%) Degree
2 27 (8.79%) ISEB
3 10 (3.26%) CCA
4 6 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.95%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.30%) CBAP
7 1 (0.33%) ACCA
7 1 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.26%) PCI DSS
1 10 (3.26%) ISO 8583
1 10 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (2.93%) SLA
3 8 (2.61%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.63%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (10.42%) Oracle
2 29 (9.45%) SAP
3 24 (7.82%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.86%) Business Objects
5 16 (5.21%) Cognos
6 11 (3.58%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.30%) Siebel
8 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.33%) HP
Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum To £45k + Bonus (5%) + Large Company
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Pension, 25 days hols, Life and He
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago