The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Luton 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 28 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.62% 3.06% 5.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.85% 3.23% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 23
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -27.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business Analyst
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton 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
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
394 341 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 96.57% 94.99% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 291 301 352
Average salary £44,500 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,000 £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 Luton

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Luton

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Luton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Luton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 30 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) Business Analysis
4 22 (29.73%) Marketing
5 19 (25.68%) Retail
5 19 (25.68%) Finance
6 17 (22.97%) User Stories
7 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (20.27%) Change Management
9 14 (18.92%) Project Management
10 12 (16.22%) UML
10 12 (16.22%) BPMN
10 12 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (14.86%) CMS
11 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
11 11 (14.86%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (13.51%) Content Management
12 10 (13.51%) Degree
13 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
13 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
13 9 (12.16%) Oracle
14 8 (10.81%) SAP
14 8 (10.81%) HTML
14 8 (10.81%) SQL
14 8 (10.81%) XML
14 8 (10.81%) Social Media
14 8 (10.81%) Migration
15 7 (9.46%) Banking
15 7 (9.46%) Business Process Mapping
15 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 11 (14.86%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.11%) SAP FI
1 6 (8.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (8.11%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) PowerBuilder
General
1 22 (29.73%) Marketing
2 19 (25.68%) Retail
2 19 (25.68%) Finance
3 7 (9.46%) Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Back Office
5 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.81%) HTML
1 8 (10.81%) XML
2 7 (9.46%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) Classic ASP
2 7 (9.46%) CSS
3 1 (1.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.35%) EDI
3 1 (1.35%) jQuery
3 1 (1.35%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.81%) Social Media
3 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) PMI
4 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (36.49%) Business Analysis
4 17 (22.97%) User Stories
5 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (20.27%) Change Management
7 14 (18.92%) Project Management
8 12 (16.22%) UML
8 12 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (16.22%) BPMN
9 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
9 11 (14.86%) GAP Analysis
10 10 (13.51%) Content Management
11 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
12 8 (10.81%) Migration
13 7 (9.46%) Business Process Mapping
14 6 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (8.11%) Scrum
14 6 (8.11%) Demand Management
15 5 (6.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) VB
2 7 (9.46%) C#
2 7 (9.46%) Java
2 7 (9.46%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.41%) PMP
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ACCA
4 1 (1.35%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 8 (10.81%) SAP
3 7 (9.46%) Adobe
4 3 (4.05%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.70%) Civica
5 2 (2.70%) Siebel
6 1 (1.35%) Lumesse
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.35%) Cincom
6 1 (1.35%) Lagan