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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 37 63 43
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 139 73 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.59% 3.42% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.85% 3.62% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 123 65 112
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 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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
2378 2014 2547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.69% 94.38% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1584 2043
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 23 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 23 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 +13 39 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Stevenage - 9 £45,000 -
Letchworth +2 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Hemel Hempstead -11 6 £50,000 +13.63% 1
St Albans 0 2 £32,500 -33.33%
Borehamwood - 2 £26,500 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 107 (40.68%) Retail
2 92 (34.98%) Finance
3 78 (29.66%) Business Analysis
4 58 (22.05%) SQL
5 50 (19.01%) SQL Server
6 46 (17.49%) Degree
7 43 (16.35%) UML
8 41 (15.59%) Project Management
9 38 (14.45%) CRM
10 34 (12.93%) ERP
11 32 (12.17%) Change Management
12 31 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (11.03%) Banking
14 28 (10.65%) Data Analysis
14 28 (10.65%) SAP
14 28 (10.65%) CCA
15 27 (10.27%) PCI DSS
16 26 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 26 (9.89%) Oracle
17 25 (9.51%) Retail Banking
17 25 (9.51%) SWIFT
18 24 (9.13%) Microsoft
18 24 (9.13%) Internet
19 23 (8.75%) Web Services
20 21 (7.98%) ISEB
20 21 (7.98%) Requirements Analysis
21 20 (7.60%) Project Planning
21 20 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
21 20 (7.60%) IVR
22 19 (7.22%) Scrum

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.42%) CMS
Applications
1 15 (5.70%) MS Project
1 15 (5.70%) MS Office
1 15 (5.70%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.52%) Mingle
3 2 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.38%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.76%) Magento
3 2 (0.76%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.76%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.76%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.38%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.13%) Internet
2 17 (6.46%) SMS
3 4 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 14 (5.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.94%) Data Mining
5 11 (4.18%) BusinessObjects XI
6 9 (3.42%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (3.04%) MySQL
8 5 (1.90%) MS Access
8 5 (1.90%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.52%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (1.52%) OLAP
9 4 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 7 (2.66%) Rational Rose
2 6 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.38%) Axure RP
General
1 107 (40.68%) Retail
2 92 (34.98%) Finance
3 29 (11.03%) Banking
4 25 (9.51%) Retail Banking
5 15 (5.70%) Manufacturing
6 14 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (3.04%) Law
8 7 (2.66%) French Language
9 6 (2.28%) Marketing
10 4 (1.52%) Billing
11 3 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.76%) Back Office
12 2 (0.76%) Legal
12 2 (0.76%) Games
13 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.75%) Web Services
2 15 (5.70%) .NET
3 4 (1.52%) MDX
4 1 (0.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.38%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.51%) SWIFT
2 20 (7.60%) IVR
3 17 (6.46%) APACS
3 17 (6.46%) Cryptography
4 11 (4.18%) FMCG
5 10 (3.80%) Data Conversion
5 10 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 9 (3.42%) Digital Media
6 9 (3.42%) Kindle
7 7 (2.66%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.14%) Tandem
8 3 (1.14%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.14%) EPoS
9 2 (0.76%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.76%) Physics
9 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.76%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.38%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.66%) Business Analysis
2 43 (16.35%) UML
3 41 (15.59%) Project Management
4 38 (14.45%) CRM
5 34 (12.93%) ERP
6 32 (12.17%) Change Management
7 31 (11.79%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (10.65%) Data Analysis
9 21 (7.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 20 (7.60%) Project Planning
11 19 (7.22%) ETL
11 19 (7.22%) Scrum
11 19 (7.22%) User Stories
12 18 (6.84%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (6.46%) Data Security
14 16 (6.08%) Use Case
15 14 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.32%) Data Cleansing
15 14 (5.32%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.05%) SQL
2 17 (6.46%) T-SQL
2 17 (6.46%) Java
2 17 (6.46%) VBA
3 10 (3.80%) C#
3 10 (3.80%) VB
4 4 (1.52%) PHP
4 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (17.49%) Degree
2 28 (10.65%) CCA
3 21 (7.98%) ISEB
4 6 (2.28%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.76%) ACCA
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.27%) PCI DSS
2 26 (9.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 17 (6.46%) ISO 8583
4 10 (3.80%) ISO 9001
5 6 (2.28%) QA
6 2 (0.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (10.65%) SAP
2 26 (9.89%) Oracle
3 24 (9.13%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.08%) Business Objects
5 11 (4.18%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.52%) Twitter
7 2 (0.76%) CA
7 2 (0.76%) Google
8 1 (0.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (0.38%) HP
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Flexible Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Bens pens, share options
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Hitchin Lecthworth Baldock
Questor Resourcing
Salary: to circa £36k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago