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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 53 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 104 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.62% 2.72% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 2.94% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 92 53 47
Average salary £46,750 £50,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,300 £56,750
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
2132 2214 2130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.80% 92.67% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 1612 1730
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 6 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 125 (56.56%) Business Analysis
2 85 (38.46%) Finance
3 69 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (28.96%) Retail
5 61 (27.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (23.98%) E-Commerce
7 49 (22.17%) Use Case
8 45 (20.36%) Project Management
9 43 (19.46%) Telecoms
9 43 (19.46%) CRM
10 41 (18.55%) Degree
11 40 (18.10%) UML
12 37 (16.74%) Banking
12 37 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 33 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
13 33 (14.93%) PRINCE2
14 32 (14.48%) Scrum
15 25 (11.31%) QA
16 23 (10.41%) RUP
17 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (9.50%) hybris
19 19 (8.60%) SDLC
19 19 (8.60%) Business Process Mapping
19 19 (8.60%) Billing
20 18 (8.14%) JIRA
20 18 (8.14%) Software Delivery
21 17 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
21 17 (7.69%) iPad
21 17 (7.69%) User Experience
21 17 (7.69%) eTOM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.45%) CMS
1 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) MS Office
1 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.07%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (1.36%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.90%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) Agresso
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.52%) ATM
2 1 (0.45%) Broadband
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.90%) ActiveReports
2 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.90%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.45%) QlikView
3 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 18 (8.14%) JIRA
General
1 85 (38.46%) Finance
2 64 (28.96%) Retail
3 43 (19.46%) Telecoms
4 37 (16.74%) Banking
5 19 (8.60%) Billing
6 5 (2.26%) Automotive
7 3 (1.36%) Back Office
8 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.90%) Marketing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) XML
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.69%) User Experience
2 17 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (1.81%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.45%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) iSeries
6 1 (0.45%) Derivative
6 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.45%) DTV
6 1 (0.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.45%) Android
2 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (56.56%) Business Analysis
2 69 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (27.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (23.98%) E-Commerce
5 49 (22.17%) Use Case
6 45 (20.36%) Project Management
7 43 (19.46%) CRM
8 40 (18.10%) UML
9 37 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (14.93%) PRINCE2
11 32 (14.48%) Scrum
12 23 (10.41%) RUP
13 22 (9.95%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (8.60%) Business Process Mapping
14 19 (8.60%) SDLC
15 18 (8.14%) Software Delivery
16 17 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
16 17 (7.69%) B2C
16 17 (7.69%) Data Modelling
16 17 (7.69%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.07%) Java
1 9 (4.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.17%) SQL
3 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.45%) RPG
4 1 (0.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (18.55%) Degree
2 15 (6.79%) ISEB
3 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) AAT
5 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ACCA
5 1 (0.45%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.45%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.31%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (9.50%) hybris
2 12 (5.43%) Amdocs
3 11 (4.98%) SAP
4 9 (4.07%) Northgate
4 9 (4.07%) Civica
4 9 (4.07%) Capita
4 9 (4.07%) Orchard
5 4 (1.81%) Progress
5 4 (1.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle
6 3 (1.36%) ATG
7 2 (0.90%) Cognos
7 2 (0.90%) Huawei
8 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.45%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.45%) Comverse
8 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.45%) Ariba
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