The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 16 April 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 Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 48 34 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.06% 5.32% 12.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 5.42% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 40
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -29.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,050 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 295 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 96.11% 98.01% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 252 271 301
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,775 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Business Analyst
Suffolk

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Ipswich region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) UML
2 7 (29.17%) Use Case
3 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (25.00%) MS Access
3 6 (25.00%) VBA
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 6 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (8.33%) Banking
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Degree
7 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (4.17%) DMAIC
7 1 (4.17%) Legal
7 1 (4.17%) Advertising
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) MS Project
7 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) MS Access
1 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) UML
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
1 7 (29.17%) Use Case
2 6 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 6 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analysis
4 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.17%) DMAIC
6 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Business Objects