The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 56 30 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 43 77 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.96% 7.63% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 7.84% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 37
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1030 982 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.76% 97.32% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 929 820 921
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Kent

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Kent

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells -34 3 - -
West Malling - 3 £47,500 -
Chatham - 3 £27,000 -
Sevenoaks - 3 £19,000 - 1
Maidstone +4 2 £46,250 -
Dover - 2 £47,500 -
Folkestone -8 1 £26,000 -18.11%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 54 (58.06%) Finance
2 41 (44.09%) Business Analysis
3 28 (30.11%) Project Management
4 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (19.35%) Degree
8 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (15.05%) UML
9 14 (15.05%) Retail
10 13 (13.98%) Migration
11 12 (12.90%) Change Management
12 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
13 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
13 10 (10.75%) MS Office
14 9 (9.68%) Banking
14 9 (9.68%) SQL
14 9 (9.68%) ISEB
14 9 (9.68%) Scrum
14 9 (9.68%) User Stories
15 7 (7.53%) Use Case
16 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
16 6 (6.45%) Retail Banking
16 6 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (6.45%) SLA
16 6 (6.45%) QA
17 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
17 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
17 5 (5.38%) ETL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Office
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.08%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.08%) PowerDesigner
2 1 (1.08%) ERwin
General
1 54 (58.06%) Finance
2 14 (15.05%) Retail
3 9 (9.68%) Banking
4 6 (6.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Law
6 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 2 (2.15%) Marketing
7 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Local Government
7 1 (1.08%) Automotive
7 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) GIS
3 3 (3.23%) User Experience
4 2 (2.15%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) iSeries
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) Business Analysis
2 28 (30.11%) Project Management
3 21 (22.58%) PRINCE2
4 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (15.05%) UML
7 13 (13.98%) Migration
8 12 (12.90%) Change Management
9 9 (9.68%) Scrum
9 9 (9.68%) User Stories
10 7 (7.53%) Use Case
11 6 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
12 5 (5.38%) Stakeholder Analysis
12 5 (5.38%) ETL
13 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (4.30%) Data Analysis
13 4 (4.30%) Product Management
14 3 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.23%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) COBOL
3 1 (1.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Degree
2 9 (9.68%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) HNC
4 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) SLA
1 6 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle
4 1 (1.08%) Sybase
4 1 (1.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) IBM
4 1 (1.08%) Informatica
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Posted: 3 days ago
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