The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 75 69 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 76 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.62% 3.52% 5.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 3.72% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 92
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £74,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year
- +0.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1373 2044 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.24% 94.63% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1589 1474
Median salary £45,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Reading

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Finance
3 18 (23.38%) Scrum
4 17 (22.08%) Back Office
4 17 (22.08%) SQL
4 17 (22.08%) Business Analysis
5 14 (18.18%) Project Management
6 11 (14.29%) Degree
7 10 (12.99%) GAP Analysis
8 9 (11.69%) Retail
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
8 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (11.69%) SDLC
9 8 (10.39%) User Stories
9 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (10.39%) ISEB
10 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
10 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.79%) MS Visio
10 6 (7.79%) C
10 6 (7.79%) Data Management
11 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (6.49%) JIRA
11 5 (6.49%) Business Development
11 5 (6.49%) QA
11 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
11 5 (6.49%) Android
11 5 (6.49%) Asset Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) BigMachines
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Force.com
2 3 (3.90%) Lucidchart
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.30%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) WebEx
2 1 (1.30%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.30%) Power BI
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 17 (22.08%) Back Office
3 9 (11.69%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.19%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Games
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) XML
2 3 (3.90%) .NET
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.30%) Fintech
4 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.49%) Android
1 5 (6.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.38%) Scrum
3 17 (22.08%) Business Analysis
4 14 (18.18%) Project Management
5 10 (12.99%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (11.69%) SDLC
6 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.69%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.39%) User Stories
8 6 (7.79%) Data Management
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.49%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.49%) Business Development
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.19%) Change Control
10 4 (5.19%) Investment Management
10 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (5.19%) Product Management
10 4 (5.19%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) C
3 3 (3.90%) Java
4 1 (1.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (10.39%) ISEB
3 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.19%) Apttus
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
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