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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 49 51 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.59% 4.38% 2.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 4.48% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 23
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £51,900 £53,750
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
1057 1115 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.23% 97.72% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 937 992 888
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Chatham +13 7 £27,000 -25.00%
Folkestone -7 2 £30,000 +5.26%
Dover - 2 £47,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -24 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (59.30%) Finance
2 42 (48.84%) Business Analysis
3 25 (29.07%) Project Management
4 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.93%) Degree
6 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (17.44%) SQL
8 14 (16.28%) ISEB
8 14 (16.28%) Migration
8 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (15.12%) Retail
10 12 (13.95%) User Stories
11 11 (12.79%) Change Management
11 11 (12.79%) UML
12 9 (10.47%) Banking
12 9 (10.47%) Data Structures
12 9 (10.47%) IIBA
13 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.14%) MS Office
13 7 (8.14%) Business Process Mapping
13 7 (8.14%) Retail Banking
13 7 (8.14%) Use Case
13 7 (8.14%) Target Operating Model
14 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
14 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
15 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
15 5 (5.81%) ETL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (1.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 51 (59.30%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Retail
3 9 (10.47%) Banking
4 7 (8.14%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Law
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
6 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.47%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.65%) GIS
3 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Business Analysis
2 25 (29.07%) Project Management
3 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.09%) PRINCE2
5 14 (16.28%) Migration
5 14 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.95%) User Stories
7 11 (12.79%) Change Management
7 11 (12.79%) UML
8 7 (8.14%) Business Process Mapping
8 7 (8.14%) Use Case
8 7 (8.14%) Target Operating Model
9 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 5 (5.81%) ETL
11 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (3.49%) Scrum
12 3 (3.49%) Business Process Improvement
12 3 (3.49%) BPMN
12 3 (3.49%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 14 (16.28%) ISEB
3 9 (10.47%) IIBA
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.16%) Business Objects
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago