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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 27 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.93% 4.35% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.45% 4.45% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £67,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
202 292 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 90.58% 97.66% 97.08%
Number of salaries quoted 168 216 275
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Luton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (36.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) UML
3 8 (32.00%) Use Case
4 7 (28.00%) ISEB
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) ERP
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (20.00%) RUP
7 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) Retail
7 4 (16.00%) User Stories
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
8 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (12.00%) Operations Management
8 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (12.00%) Data Management
8 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle HRMS
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (12.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) ERwin
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.00%) Advertising
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (32.00%) UML
3 8 (32.00%) Use Case
4 6 (24.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 6 (24.00%) ERP
4 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.00%) RUP
6 4 (16.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (16.00%) User Stories
6 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Data Management
7 3 (12.00%) DSDM
7 3 (12.00%) Operations Management
7 3 (12.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CBAP
3 1 (4.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Pegasus
1 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
1 3 (12.00%) webMethods