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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 71 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 83 129 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.70% 5.05% 6.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.86% 5.30% 6.40%
Number of salaries quoted 73 106 137
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £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
2153 2436 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.86% 95.42% 94.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1727 1973 1872
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 May 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 May 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 -20 17 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Rickmansworth - 10 £56,250 -
Hoddesdon +2 9 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Stevenage +16 6 £37,500 -6.25%
Welwyn Garden City -12 3 - -
St Albans -20 3 £50,000 +53.84%
Bishop's Stortford +9 2 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Borehamwood +3 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Broxbourne - 2 £23,500 -
Letchworth +12 1 £33,000 -17.50%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 65 (36.72%) Finance
2 60 (33.90%) Business Analysis
3 47 (26.55%) Retail
4 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (18.08%) Degree
6 32 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
7 31 (17.51%) Project Management
8 28 (15.82%) UML
9 27 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (14.69%) Waterfall
11 23 (12.99%) FMCG
11 23 (12.99%) MS Visio
12 22 (12.43%) SAP
13 21 (11.86%) MS Project
13 21 (11.86%) Change Management
13 21 (11.86%) GAP Analysis
14 19 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (10.73%) Use Case
15 18 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (9.04%) SAP CO
16 16 (9.04%) SAP FI/CO
16 16 (9.04%) SAP FI
16 16 (9.04%) SQL
17 15 (8.47%) MS Office
17 15 (8.47%) Management Information System
18 14 (7.91%) Banking
18 14 (7.91%) Software Delivery
19 13 (7.34%) Oracle
19 13 (7.34%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (12.99%) MS Visio
2 21 (11.86%) MS Project
3 15 (8.47%) MS Office
4 13 (7.34%) MS Excel
5 10 (5.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (9.04%) SAP CO
1 16 (9.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 16 (9.04%) SAP FI
2 10 (5.65%) Finacle
2 10 (5.65%) FLEXCUBE
3 6 (3.39%) Temenos T24
3 6 (3.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.69%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.56%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.56%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.08%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.82%) QlikView
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.13%) CorVu
4 2 (1.13%) MS Access
5 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Essbase
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Rational Rose
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 65 (36.72%) Finance
2 47 (26.55%) Retail
3 18 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (7.91%) Banking
5 9 (5.08%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.13%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) XML
2 4 (2.26%) Web Services
3 3 (1.69%) .NET
4 2 (1.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.08%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (12.99%) FMCG
3 15 (8.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.39%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.82%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) EPoS
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
7 1 (0.56%) Life Science
7 1 (0.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.90%) Business Analysis
2 46 (25.99%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (17.51%) Project Management
5 28 (15.82%) UML
6 27 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 26 (14.69%) Waterfall
8 21 (11.86%) Change Management
8 21 (11.86%) GAP Analysis
9 19 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (10.73%) Use Case
10 14 (7.91%) Software Delivery
11 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 12 (6.78%) Data Analysis
12 11 (6.21%) SDLC
12 11 (6.21%) Change Control
12 11 (6.21%) Line Management
12 11 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (9.04%) SQL
2 4 (2.26%) Java
3 2 (1.13%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.13%) VBA
3 2 (1.13%) C
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.08%) Degree
2 9 (5.08%) ISEB
3 2 (1.13%) CBAP
4 1 (0.56%) ACCA
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (12.43%) SAP
2 13 (7.34%) Oracle
3 12 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.78%) Cognos
4 4 (2.26%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.69%) Sage
6 1 (0.56%) Remedy
6 1 (0.56%) Avaya
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.56%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.56%) Peregrine
6 1 (0.56%) Siemens
6 1 (0.56%) Computacenter
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