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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 65 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 94 151 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.87% 5.73% 4.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 6.02% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 87 131 100
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £53,000
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
2325 2509 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.80% 95.25% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1904 2079 1715
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 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 30 June 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
Rickmansworth - 26 £54,000 - 6
Stevenage +20 11 £37,500 -16.66%
Watford -34 10 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Hoddesdon +3 9 £27,500 +5.76% 1
Bishop's Stortford +11 2 £40,000 -12.56%
Borehamwood -9 2 £40,000 +50.94%
Welwyn Garden City -12 2 - - 1
Broxbourne - 2 £23,500 -
Hemel Hempstead -19 1 - -
St Albans -23 1 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 73 (39.89%) Finance
2 72 (39.34%) Business Analysis
3 52 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (21.86%) Project Management
5 37 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (19.67%) Retail
7 30 (16.39%) UML
7 30 (16.39%) MS Visio
8 29 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (15.30%) Degree
9 28 (15.30%) Waterfall
10 27 (14.75%) MS Project
11 26 (14.21%) SQL
12 24 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (11.48%) MS Office
13 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 20 (10.93%) Change Management
14 20 (10.93%) Software Delivery
15 19 (10.38%) FMCG
16 18 (9.84%) Change Control
17 17 (9.29%) GAP Analysis
18 16 (8.74%) Time Management
19 15 (8.20%) Test Scripting
20 14 (7.65%) SDLC
20 14 (7.65%) Data Analysis
20 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
20 14 (7.65%) SAP
21 13 (7.10%) PRINCE2
21 13 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
22 12 (6.56%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (16.39%) MS Visio
2 27 (14.75%) MS Project
3 21 (11.48%) MS Office
3 21 (11.48%) MS Excel
4 13 (7.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) SAP FI
1 9 (4.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (4.92%) SAP CO
2 7 (3.83%) FLEXCUBE
2 7 (3.83%) Finacle
3 3 (1.64%) SAP ERP
3 3 (1.64%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.55%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.55%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.55%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.09%) CorVu
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.09%) MS Access
3 1 (0.55%) QlikView
3 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) Rational Rose
General
1 73 (39.89%) Finance
2 36 (19.67%) Retail
3 11 (6.01%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.37%) Banking
5 7 (3.83%) Retail Banking
6 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.01%) XML
2 4 (2.19%) Web Services
3 2 (1.09%) .NET
3 2 (1.09%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 37 (20.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.38%) FMCG
3 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) IVR
7 1 (0.55%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (39.34%) Business Analysis
2 52 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.86%) Project Management
4 30 (16.39%) UML
5 29 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (15.30%) Waterfall
7 24 (13.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (10.93%) Software Delivery
8 20 (10.93%) Change Management
9 18 (9.84%) Change Control
10 17 (9.29%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (8.74%) Time Management
12 15 (8.20%) Test Scripting
13 14 (7.65%) SDLC
13 14 (7.65%) Data Analysis
14 13 (7.10%) PRINCE2
15 12 (6.56%) E-Commerce
15 12 (6.56%) Use Case
16 11 (6.01%) Release Management
16 11 (6.01%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.21%) SQL
2 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.09%) C
2 2 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (15.30%) Degree
2 10 (5.46%) ISEB
3 8 (4.37%) CBAP
4 4 (2.19%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (7.65%) SAP
2 11 (6.01%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.37%) Oracle
4 7 (3.83%) Cognos
5 4 (2.19%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.64%) Sage
7 1 (0.55%) Remedy
7 1 (0.55%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.55%) Avaya
7 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.55%) JDA
7 1 (0.55%) Manugistics
7 1 (0.55%) Peregrine
7 1 (0.55%) Siemens
7 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
KDR
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-£60k + Car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42500 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago