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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 56 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 45 66 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.08% 5.95% 3.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.32% 6.07% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 33
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £52,500 £58,750
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
1042 1088 1052
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.38% 98.02% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 930 934 901
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,500
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 5 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 5 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
Chatham +6 4 £27,000 -25.00% 2
Maidstone +3 2 £46,250 -10.19%
Tunbridge Wells -29 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Dover - 2 £47,500 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £19,000 - 2
Folkestone -8 1 £26,000 -18.11%
West Malling - 1 £47,500 - 2
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 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 49 (56.98%) Finance
2 37 (43.02%) Business Analysis
3 27 (31.40%) Project Management
4 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
6 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (20.93%) Degree
7 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (16.28%) Migration
9 13 (15.12%) Retail
10 12 (13.95%) Change Management
10 12 (13.95%) SQL
11 9 (10.47%) User Stories
12 8 (9.30%) UML
12 8 (9.30%) MS Office
12 8 (9.30%) ISEB
12 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
12 8 (9.30%) Banking
13 7 (8.14%) Retail Banking
13 7 (8.14%) QA
14 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
14 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
15 5 (5.81%) ETL
15 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
15 5 (5.81%) Scrum
15 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
15 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (4.65%) Use Case

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 (1.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Office
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.33%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
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%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Subversion
General
1 49 (56.98%) Finance
2 13 (15.12%) Retail
3 8 (9.30%) 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 2 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.65%) GIS
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) iSeries
5 1 (1.16%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (43.02%) Business Analysis
2 27 (31.40%) Project Management
3 20 (23.26%) PRINCE2
4 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (17.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (16.28%) Migration
7 12 (13.95%) Change Management
8 9 (10.47%) User Stories
9 8 (9.30%) UML
10 6 (6.98%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.81%) ETL
11 5 (5.81%) Scrum
12 4 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.65%) Use Case
12 4 (4.65%) Stakeholder Analysis
13 3 (3.49%) SDLC
13 3 (3.49%) Business Process Improvement
13 3 (3.49%) Analytics
13 3 (3.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) VBA
3 1 (1.16%) COBOL
3 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) ISEB
3 2 (2.33%) IIBA
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) QA
2 3 (3.49%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.49%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.16%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Code Red Associates
Salary: 6 months fixed term salaried contract, £35,000 - £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Health care, ect.
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: 6 days ago