The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 55 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.70% 6.09% 4.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.94% 6.45% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 44 35
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 682 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 93.92% 94.46% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 554 612 791
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Oxford

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Oxford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 41 (53.95%) Business Analysis
2 28 (36.84%) Project Management
3 26 (34.21%) Life Science
4 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (23.68%) User Stories
5 18 (23.68%) Software Delivery
6 12 (15.79%) Finance
7 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (14.47%) SDLC
8 10 (13.16%) BDD
8 10 (13.16%) Use Case
9 9 (11.84%) Business Transformation
9 9 (11.84%) Scrum
10 7 (9.21%) SOAP
10 7 (9.21%) Web Services
10 7 (9.21%) REST
10 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (7.89%) Degree
12 5 (6.58%) QA
12 5 (6.58%) .NET
12 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
12 5 (6.58%) CRM
12 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
12 5 (6.58%) ISEB
12 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
13 4 (5.26%) Banking
13 4 (5.26%) Change Management
13 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
13 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
14 3 (3.95%) Analytics

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.63%) MS Office
4 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP EHS
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.32%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
1 1 (1.32%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) SOAP
1 7 (9.21%) Web Services
1 7 (9.21%) REST
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.63%) Spring
4 2 (2.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 26 (34.21%) Life Science
2 11 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Semantic Web
4 2 (2.63%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.63%) Statistics
4 2 (2.63%) Blog
4 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.32%) Economics
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.95%) Business Analysis
2 28 (36.84%) Project Management
3 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.68%) User Stories
4 18 (23.68%) Software Delivery
5 11 (14.47%) SDLC
6 10 (13.16%) Use Case
6 10 (13.16%) BDD
7 9 (11.84%) Business Transformation
7 9 (11.84%) Scrum
8 5 (6.58%) CRM
9 4 (5.26%) Change Management
9 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.95%) Analytics
10 3 (3.95%) Product Management
10 3 (3.95%) Requirements Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
10 3 (3.95%) B2B
10 3 (3.95%) TDD
10 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) Java
1 2 (2.63%) SQL
1 2 (2.63%) ABAP
1 2 (2.63%) XQuery
2 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) ACCA
3 1 (1.32%) CIMA
3 1 (1.32%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) SAP
3 2 (2.63%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.32%) SunGard
4 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.32%) Google