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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 7 33 13
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 100 17 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 15.02% 4.53% 12.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.72% 4.75% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 92 17 55
Average salary £40,750 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.21% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,625 £42,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £60,000 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Business Analyst
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
636 358 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 95.50% 95.47% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 589 338 403
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Northampton

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Northampton

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Northampton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 65 (39.39%) Business Analysis
2 59 (35.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (23.64%) Finance
4 33 (20.00%) Degree
5 27 (16.36%) PRINCE2
6 23 (13.94%) Banking
7 22 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 22 (13.33%) ISEB
8 21 (12.73%) SAP
8 21 (12.73%) Project Management
9 20 (12.12%) SAP SD
10 18 (10.91%) Retail
11 16 (9.70%) Marketing
11 16 (9.70%) Change Management
12 14 (8.48%) OO
13 13 (7.88%) SQL
13 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
13 13 (7.88%) User Stories
14 11 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (6.67%) Retail Banking
14 11 (6.67%) Blog
14 11 (6.67%) N-Tier
14 11 (6.67%) OOD
14 11 (6.67%) SOA
15 9 (5.45%) SAP BW
15 9 (5.45%) Scrum
15 9 (5.45%) BDD
16 8 (4.85%) Lean Six Sigma
16 8 (4.85%) Law

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.03%) MS Project
1 5 (3.03%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (12.12%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.21%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.21%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.45%) SAP BW
2 1 (0.61%) SAP BI
2 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Cucumber
1 3 (1.82%) Calabash
2 2 (1.21%) JIRA
General
1 39 (23.64%) Finance
2 23 (13.94%) Banking
3 18 (10.91%) Retail
4 16 (9.70%) Marketing
5 11 (6.67%) Retail Banking
6 8 (4.85%) Law
6 8 (4.85%) Legal
7 7 (4.24%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.67%) N-Tier
1 11 (6.67%) Blog
2 7 (4.24%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.42%) Open Source
5 3 (1.82%) Social Media
5 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.21%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) Android
1 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.82%) UNIX
2 3 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (39.39%) Business Analysis
2 59 (35.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 22 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 21 (12.73%) Project Management
6 16 (9.70%) Change Management
7 14 (8.48%) OO
8 13 (7.88%) User Stories
9 11 (6.67%) OOD
9 11 (6.67%) SOA
9 11 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 9 (5.45%) Scrum
10 9 (5.45%) BDD
11 8 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (4.85%) Lean Six Sigma
11 8 (4.85%) Process Management
11 8 (4.85%) CRM
11 8 (4.85%) Six Sigma
12 7 (4.24%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (20.00%) Degree
2 22 (13.33%) ISEB
3 7 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (4.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 6 (3.64%) CBAP
5 4 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MBA
6 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) SLA
1 1 (0.61%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) SAP
2 13 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.42%) Twitter
3 4 (2.42%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
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