The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 50 49 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 10 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.16% 3.44% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 3.53% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 9
Average salary £36,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.94% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £25,970
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business Analyst
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
453 368 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.63% 97.35% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 397 335 357
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Leicester region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Leicester

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 15 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) Retail
4 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) ISEB
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.00%) PMP
6 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) Windows
7 1 (4.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (4.00%) CRM
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.00%) SMS
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.00%) CCNA
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) .NET
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMS
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) CRM
6 1 (4.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) ERP
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCSD
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.00%) COBIT
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle