The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 47 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 112 52 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.87% 2.36% 2.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.23% 2.56% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 90 30 46
Average salary £54,500 £43,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.01% -8.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Berkshire

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
2140 2032 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.00% 92.41% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1510 1558 1564
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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 5 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 154 (66.96%) Business Analysis
2 79 (34.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (33.04%) Finance
4 70 (30.43%) CRM
5 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (24.78%) Retail
7 56 (24.35%) Telecoms
7 56 (24.35%) Degree
8 54 (23.48%) E-Commerce
9 53 (23.04%) Project Management
10 45 (19.57%) Billing
11 42 (18.26%) Use Case
12 41 (17.83%) Scrum
13 39 (16.96%) UML
14 37 (16.09%) eTOM
15 36 (15.65%) BPR
16 33 (14.35%) Business Development
16 33 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (12.61%) Mentoring
18 25 (10.87%) Computer Science
19 24 (10.43%) Workflow
19 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
20 23 (10.00%) User Experience
21 22 (9.57%) Business Process Mapping
22 20 (8.70%) JIRA
22 20 (8.70%) Banking
23 19 (8.26%) B2C
23 19 (8.26%) Customer Engagement
23 19 (8.26%) hybris
23 19 (8.26%) iPad

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 9 (3.91%) CMS
2 5 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
3 4 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.43%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.87%) ATM
2 2 (0.87%) Broadband
2 2 (0.87%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) EDRMS
2 4 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.43%) QlikView
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.43%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 20 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 76 (33.04%) Finance
2 57 (24.78%) Retail
3 56 (24.35%) Telecoms
4 45 (19.57%) Billing
5 20 (8.70%) Banking
6 12 (5.22%) Marketing
7 7 (3.04%) Publishing
8 5 (2.17%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.74%) Advertising
10 3 (1.30%) Front Office
11 2 (0.87%) Automotive
11 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.04%) REST
1 7 (3.04%) XML
1 7 (3.04%) .NET
2 3 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 24 (10.43%) Management Information System
3 23 (10.00%) User Experience
4 19 (8.26%) iPad
5 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.74%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.87%) GIS
7 2 (0.87%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
8 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.43%) Derivative
8 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.43%) Economics
8 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.87%) Windows
1 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
1 2 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (66.96%) Business Analysis
2 79 (34.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (30.43%) CRM
4 58 (25.22%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (23.48%) E-Commerce
6 53 (23.04%) Project Management
7 42 (18.26%) Use Case
8 41 (17.83%) Scrum
9 39 (16.96%) UML
10 37 (16.09%) eTOM
11 36 (15.65%) BPR
12 33 (14.35%) Business Development
12 33 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (12.61%) Mentoring
14 24 (10.43%) Workflow
15 22 (9.57%) Business Process Mapping
16 19 (8.26%) B2C
16 19 (8.26%) Customer Engagement
17 16 (6.96%) Line Management
17 16 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.09%) SQL
2 6 (2.61%) Java
3 5 (2.17%) C#
4 3 (1.30%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 56 (24.35%) Degree
2 14 (6.09%) ISEB
3 6 (2.61%) VCP4
4 5 (2.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.30%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.43%) AAT
6 1 (0.43%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.43%) CIMA
6 1 (0.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.43%) CCA
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 19 (8.26%) hybris
2 17 (7.39%) Huawei
3 11 (4.78%) Amdocs
4 10 (4.35%) SAP
5 7 (3.04%) Comverse
5 7 (3.04%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.04%) Ericsson
6 6 (2.61%) Cerillion
7 3 (1.30%) Northgate
7 3 (1.30%) Civica
7 3 (1.30%) Capita
7 3 (1.30%) Orchard
7 3 (1.30%) Tableau
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle
8 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.43%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.43%) Nintex
9 1 (0.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 1 (0.43%) Twitter
9 1 (0.43%) BT
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