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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 29 54 42
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 77 40 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.61% 3.65% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.83% 3.73% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 48 37 34
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
984 1072 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.23% 97.90% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 822 921 688
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +29 7 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Folkestone - 6 £31,750 -
Maidstone -11 5 - -
Tonbridge +12 1 £35,000 -23.91%
Stansted - 1 £30,500 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (53.47%) Finance
2 35 (34.65%) Business Analysis
3 22 (21.78%) Project Management
4 18 (17.82%) Workflow
5 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (13.86%) Use Case
7 13 (12.87%) Web Development
8 12 (11.88%) Degree
9 11 (10.89%) SQL
10 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
10 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (9.90%) Product Management
11 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
11 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.91%) DSDM
12 8 (7.92%) ITIL
12 8 (7.92%) Validation
12 8 (7.92%) Change Management
12 8 (7.92%) ISEB
13 7 (6.93%) UML
13 7 (6.93%) Requirements Engineering
14 6 (5.94%) EDI
14 6 (5.94%) ERP
15 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
15 5 (4.95%) Front Office
15 5 (4.95%) Scrum
15 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
16 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.99%) DTS
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.99%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (53.47%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Front Office
3 3 (2.97%) Marketing
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) EDI
2 4 (3.96%) Web Services
2 4 (3.96%) XML
3 3 (2.97%) SOAP
3 3 (2.97%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.98%) CSS
4 2 (1.98%) HTML
4 2 (1.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.99%) XSLT
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.99%) EDIFACT
5 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.97%) Social Media
3 1 (0.99%) AS400
3 1 (0.99%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) OS/400
2 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Business Analysis
2 22 (21.78%) Project Management
3 18 (17.82%) Workflow
4 16 (15.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.86%) Use Case
6 13 (12.87%) Web Development
7 10 (9.90%) Risk Management
7 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.90%) Product Management
8 9 (8.91%) Waterfall
8 9 (8.91%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.91%) DSDM
9 8 (7.92%) ITIL
9 8 (7.92%) Validation
9 8 (7.92%) Change Management
10 7 (6.93%) UML
10 7 (6.93%) Requirements Engineering
11 6 (5.94%) ERP
12 5 (4.95%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.95%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.89%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.99%) PHP
3 1 (0.99%) RPG
3 1 (0.99%) RPG IV
3 1 (0.99%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (11.88%) Degree
2 8 (7.92%) ISEB
3 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Certification
4 3 (2.97%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.99%) MiFID
1 1 (0.99%) EMIR
1 1 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.99%) FATCA
Vendors
1 4 (3.96%) IBM
1 4 (3.96%) Cognos
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle
2 2 (1.98%) Orchard
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.99%) Casewise
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