The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 51 28 48
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.05% 6.50% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.10% 6.64% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 0
Average salary £45,000 £49,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
390 271 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 98.73% 97.83% 92.16%
Number of salaries quoted 361 256 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 18 (69.23%) User Stories
2 11 (42.31%) Retail
2 11 (42.31%) Business Development
2 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Degree
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.54%) Product Management
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.54%) UML
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (7.69%) ISEB
9 2 (7.69%) RUP
9 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
9 2 (7.69%) SAP
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
9 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (7.69%) Back Office
9 2 (7.69%) Analytics
9 2 (7.69%) SAP BPC

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (42.31%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) User Stories
2 11 (42.31%) Business Development
2 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
6 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Product Management
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) UML
8 2 (7.69%) RUP
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.69%) Analytics
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Requirements Management
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (3.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
2 2 (7.69%) SAP