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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 30 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 76 49 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.62% 4.58% 4.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.88% 4.71% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 35
Average salary £40,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.82% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £35,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £66,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
965 1040 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.79% 97.20% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 794 898 656
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +32 10 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Maidstone -2 5 - -
Folkestone -3 5 £35,000 -44.00%
Canterbury - 2 £28,051 -
Tonbridge +12 1 £35,000 -32.36%
Gravesend - 1 £35,000 -
Stansted - 1 £30,500 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 39 (35.14%) Business Analysis
3 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.02%) Project Management
5 18 (16.22%) Workflow
5 18 (16.22%) Degree
6 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (13.51%) Use Case
7 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (11.71%) Web Development
9 12 (10.81%) DSDM
10 11 (9.91%) SQL
11 10 (9.01%) Product Management
11 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
11 10 (9.01%) ISEB
11 10 (9.01%) Risk Management
12 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.21%) Change Management
13 8 (7.21%) Validation
13 8 (7.21%) Scrum
14 7 (6.31%) UML
14 7 (6.31%) ITIL
14 7 (6.31%) Requirements Engineering
15 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
15 6 (5.41%) EDI
16 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (4.50%) Banking
16 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
16 5 (4.50%) Front Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.70%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Project
4 1 (0.90%) Casewise Modeler
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (50.45%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Front Office
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) EDI
2 4 (3.60%) XML
3 3 (2.70%) SOAP
4 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 2 (1.80%) HTML
4 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.90%) Middleware
5 1 (0.90%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Social Media
4 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Blog
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.90%) AS400
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
2 1 (0.90%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.14%) Business Analysis
2 37 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.02%) Project Management
4 18 (16.22%) Workflow
5 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.51%) Use Case
6 13 (11.71%) Web Development
7 12 (10.81%) DSDM
8 10 (9.01%) Risk Management
8 10 (9.01%) Product Management
8 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
10 8 (7.21%) Change Management
10 8 (7.21%) Scrum
10 8 (7.21%) Validation
11 7 (6.31%) ITIL
11 7 (6.31%) UML
11 7 (6.31%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.91%) SQL
2 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.90%) RPG
3 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.90%) PHP
3 1 (0.90%) ActionScript
3 1 (0.90%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (0.90%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 18 (16.22%) Degree
2 10 (9.01%) ISEB
3 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (2.70%) IIBA
4 3 (2.70%) IBM Certification
4 3 (2.70%) CITP
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.90%) MiFID
1 1 (0.90%) QA
1 1 (0.90%) FATCA
1 1 (0.90%) EMIR
1 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (3.60%) Oracle
1 4 (3.60%) Cognos
1 4 (3.60%) IBM
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.80%) Orchard
3 1 (0.90%) Casewise
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