The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 60 38 63
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 50 56 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.94% 4.65% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.11% 5.00% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 42 49 12
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,700 £32,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1218 1119 764
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.98% 92.94% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 994 940 676
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Business Analyst
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 5 £72,500 -
Folkestone -3 4 £36,500 -51.33%
Maidstone -28 3 £45,000 -10.00%
West Malling - 3 £47,500 -
Rochester +11 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Tonbridge -3 1 £36,000 +60.00%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 38 (42.70%) Business Analysis
2 25 (28.09%) Finance
3 23 (25.84%) SQL
4 22 (24.72%) Degree
5 21 (23.60%) UML
6 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.85%) Use Case
8 14 (15.73%) Oracle
8 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (14.61%) MS Visio
9 13 (14.61%) ISEB
10 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
10 12 (13.48%) Scrum
11 10 (11.24%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (11.24%) Project Management
11 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
11 10 (11.24%) .NET
12 9 (10.11%) XML
12 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
12 9 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (8.99%) Web Design
13 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
13 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.99%) User Stories
14 7 (7.87%) Web Services
15 6 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
15 6 (6.74%) Validation
15 6 (6.74%) Relational Database

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (3.37%) ArcGIS
1 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (14.61%) MS Visio
2 10 (11.24%) MS Excel
3 9 (10.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.62%) MS Office
5 4 (4.49%) MS Project
6 1 (1.12%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) DTS
4 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 25 (28.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Publishing
3 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.25%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.24%) .NET
2 9 (10.11%) XML
3 7 (7.87%) Web Services
4 3 (3.37%) XML Messaging
4 3 (3.37%) EDI
4 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.37%) SOAP
5 2 (2.25%) XSLT
5 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.12%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.37%) PMI
2 3 (3.37%) NHS
2 3 (3.37%) GIS
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.70%) Business Analysis
2 21 (23.60%) UML
3 16 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (16.85%) Use Case
5 14 (15.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.48%) Waterfall
6 12 (13.48%) Scrum
7 10 (11.24%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (11.24%) Project Management
8 8 (8.99%) Web Design
8 8 (8.99%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.99%) User Stories
9 6 (6.74%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (6.74%) Validation
10 5 (5.62%) Workflow
10 5 (5.62%) ERP
10 5 (5.62%) ETL
10 5 (5.62%) ITIL
10 5 (5.62%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 8 (8.99%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.37%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Degree
2 13 (14.61%) ISEB
3 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.49%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.12%) Casewise
4 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
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