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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 50 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.36% 1.45% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.49% 1.50% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 31
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
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
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016. 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 £44,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +1 4 £33,750 -20.58% 1
West Malling -8 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Canterbury - 1 £40,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
Maidstone - 1 £40,500 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 35 (43.21%) Business Analysis
2 34 (41.98%) Finance
3 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (20.99%) UML
5 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (20.99%) Scrum
6 16 (19.75%) MS Visio
7 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
7 14 (17.28%) User Stories
8 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.81%) Banking
10 11 (13.58%) ISEB
11 10 (12.35%) Project Management
11 10 (12.35%) Retail
11 10 (12.35%) BPMN
12 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (11.11%) DSDM
12 9 (11.11%) MS Office
12 9 (11.11%) People Management
13 8 (9.88%) Use Case
13 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (8.64%) Unified Process
14 7 (8.64%) Migration
14 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
15 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
16 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
16 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (8.64%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (19.75%) MS Visio
2 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
3 9 (11.11%) MS Office
4 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.47%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.47%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.94%) ERwin
3 2 (2.47%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (2.47%) Rational Rose
4 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 10 (12.35%) Retail
4 5 (6.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Local Government
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) MDX
1 2 (2.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (43.21%) Business Analysis
2 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.99%) Scrum
3 17 (20.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (20.99%) UML
4 14 (17.28%) User Stories
5 10 (12.35%) BPMN
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
6 9 (11.11%) DSDM
6 9 (11.11%) People Management
7 8 (9.88%) Use Case
7 8 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.64%) Migration
8 7 (8.64%) Unified Process
9 6 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.17%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.17%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.17%) ETL
10 5 (6.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.94%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) COBOL
2 2 (2.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) ISEB
2 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (2.47%) IBM
3 2 (2.47%) Informatica
3 2 (2.47%) Sybase
4 1 (1.23%) Atlassian
Gillingham, Kent
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salaries
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
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Salary: Unspecified - Attractive market salaries plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago