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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 89 67 35
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 3.40% 6.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 3.60% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 34
Average salary £43,750 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £28,200 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,000 £52,500
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
1022 1057 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.23% 94.63% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 923 915 605
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £56,000
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 28 January 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 January 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 +11 1 £42,500 +88.88% 1
West Malling +4 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Tonbridge 0 1 £42,500 +4.93% 1
Dover -5 1 £50,000 +80.18%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (45.05%) Business Analysis
2 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (38.46%) Finance
4 15 (16.48%) Project Management
5 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
5 14 (15.38%) User Stories
6 13 (14.29%) Use Case
6 13 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 13 (14.29%) SQL
7 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
7 12 (13.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (13.19%) Degree
8 11 (12.09%) DSDM
8 11 (12.09%) XML
9 10 (10.99%) ISEB
9 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
10 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (9.89%) UML
11 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.79%) Scrum
11 8 (8.79%) Workflow
11 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
12 7 (7.69%) IIBA
12 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 7 (7.69%) Oracle
12 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
13 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
13 6 (6.59%) SOAP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) MS Access
4 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Front Office
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
3 4 (4.40%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) XML
2 6 (6.59%) SOAP
2 6 (6.59%) EDI
3 5 (5.49%) .NET
4 4 (4.40%) Middleware
5 3 (3.30%) Spring
5 3 (3.30%) HTML
5 3 (3.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.20%) Web Services
6 2 (2.20%) XSLT
6 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.20%) jQuery
6 2 (2.20%) RESTful
6 2 (2.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.40%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.20%) Social Media
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Blog
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) Business Analysis
2 39 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 14 (15.38%) User Stories
5 13 (14.29%) Use Case
5 13 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (12.09%) DSDM
8 10 (10.99%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.89%) UML
9 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.79%) Scrum
10 8 (8.79%) Workflow
10 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.79%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 5 (5.49%) E-Commerce
12 5 (5.49%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
2 2 (2.20%) C#
2 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) ISEB
3 7 (7.69%) IIBA
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Thunderhead
4 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.10%) Remedy
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Kent
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tonbridge, Kent
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago