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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 46 81 68
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 115 57 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.16% 2.43% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.47% 2.62% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 100 41 49
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £38,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £65,000 £58,000
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
2101 2172 2109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.22% 92.46% 95.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1535 1572 1717
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £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 29 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 149 (64.22%) Business Analysis
2 93 (40.09%) Finance
3 68 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (26.29%) Retail
5 59 (25.43%) CRM
6 58 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 55 (23.71%) E-Commerce
8 49 (21.12%) Project Management
8 49 (21.12%) Degree
9 44 (18.97%) Use Case
10 39 (16.81%) Scrum
11 37 (15.95%) Banking
12 34 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 32 (13.79%) UML
14 30 (12.93%) Billing
15 27 (11.64%) eTOM
15 27 (11.64%) Business Development
16 26 (11.21%) PRINCE2
17 25 (10.78%) BPR
17 25 (10.78%) Software Delivery
18 22 (9.48%) hybris
19 21 (9.05%) SDLC
20 20 (8.62%) QA
21 19 (8.19%) JIRA
21 19 (8.19%) Customer Engagement
21 19 (8.19%) iPad
21 19 (8.19%) Business Process Mapping
21 19 (8.19%) User Experience

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.86%) MS Office
1 2 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.88%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (1.29%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.86%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.43%) Agresso
4 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.02%) ATM
2 2 (0.86%) Broadband
2 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.86%) EDRMS
2 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (0.86%) ActiveReports
3 1 (0.43%) QlikView
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 19 (8.19%) JIRA
General
1 93 (40.09%) Finance
2 61 (26.29%) Retail
3 58 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 37 (15.95%) Banking
5 30 (12.93%) Billing
6 5 (2.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.29%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Front Office
7 3 (1.29%) Back Office
8 2 (0.86%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.43%) Local Government
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) REST
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (8.19%) iPad
2 19 (8.19%) User Experience
3 12 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.72%) Fixed Income
4 4 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.43%) FMCG
6 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.43%) Economics
6 1 (0.43%) Derivative
6 1 (0.43%) GIS
6 1 (0.43%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.86%) Android
2 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (64.22%) Business Analysis
2 68 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (26.29%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (25.43%) CRM
5 55 (23.71%) E-Commerce
6 49 (21.12%) Project Management
7 44 (18.97%) Use Case
8 39 (16.81%) Scrum
9 32 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (13.79%) UML
10 27 (11.64%) eTOM
10 27 (11.64%) Business Development
11 26 (11.21%) PRINCE2
12 25 (10.78%) BPR
12 25 (10.78%) Software Delivery
13 21 (9.05%) SDLC
14 19 (8.19%) Customer Engagement
14 19 (8.19%) Business Process Mapping
14 19 (8.19%) B2C
15 18 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.88%) Java
1 9 (3.88%) JavaScript
1 9 (3.88%) SQL
2 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (21.12%) Degree
2 17 (7.33%) ISEB
3 4 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) AAT
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
4 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) CIPFA
4 1 (0.43%) CIMA
4 1 (0.43%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.62%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (9.48%) hybris
2 14 (6.03%) Amdocs
3 11 (4.74%) SAP
4 10 (4.31%) Huawei
5 9 (3.88%) Northgate
5 9 (3.88%) Civica
5 9 (3.88%) Capita
5 9 (3.88%) Orchard
6 5 (2.16%) Comverse
6 5 (2.16%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.72%) Progress
7 4 (1.72%) Cerillion
8 3 (1.29%) ATG
8 3 (1.29%) Oracle
8 3 (1.29%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.86%) Cognos
10 1 (0.43%) Tableau
10 1 (0.43%) Twitter
10 1 (0.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.43%) RedPrairie
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