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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 57 95 63
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 88 40 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.50% 1.78% 3.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.82% 1.89% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 34 65
Average salary £49,500 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.47% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
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
2306 2113 1899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.65% 93.87% 93.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1635 1678 1601
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 63 (43.45%) Business Analysis
2 51 (35.17%) Project Management
3 38 (26.21%) Finance
4 27 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (14.48%) Telecoms
6 20 (13.79%) ISEB
7 19 (13.10%) Degree
8 17 (11.72%) MS Visio
8 17 (11.72%) CMS
8 17 (11.72%) Scrum
8 17 (11.72%) Retail
9 16 (11.03%) Requirements Management
10 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
11 14 (9.66%) Use Case
11 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
11 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
11 14 (9.66%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
13 12 (8.28%) Change Management
13 12 (8.28%) ITIL
13 12 (8.28%) UML
13 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (7.59%) Banking
14 11 (7.59%) Workflow
14 11 (7.59%) QA
14 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
14 11 (7.59%) Change Control
15 10 (6.90%) BPMN
15 10 (6.90%) SQL
15 10 (6.90%) Data Modelling

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 17 (11.72%) CMS
2 8 (5.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (11.72%) MS Visio
2 9 (6.21%) MS Office
2 9 (6.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.21%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (3.45%) SPSS
4 2 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.69%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) LucidChart
2 3 (2.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.69%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.69%) Taleo
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Intranet
1 3 (2.07%) Internet
2 1 (0.69%) SMS
2 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.21%) Big Data
2 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.69%) OLAP
3 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.21%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.69%) ERwin
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 38 (26.21%) Finance
2 21 (14.48%) Telecoms
3 17 (11.72%) Retail
4 11 (7.59%) Banking
5 9 (6.21%) Publishing
6 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) German Language
7 1 (0.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.38%) XML
3 1 (0.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.21%) Human Factors
2 9 (6.21%) Social Media
2 9 (6.21%) Digital Media
3 5 (3.45%) GIS
4 4 (2.76%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.38%) Open Source
6 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.69%) iSeries
6 1 (0.69%) PMI
6 1 (0.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.69%) Windows
1 1 (0.69%) Android
1 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.45%) Business Analysis
2 51 (35.17%) Project Management
3 27 (18.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (11.72%) Scrum
5 16 (11.03%) Requirements Management
6 14 (9.66%) Systems Analysis
6 14 (9.66%) Use Case
7 12 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.28%) Change Management
7 12 (8.28%) ITIL
7 12 (8.28%) UML
8 11 (7.59%) Workflow
8 11 (7.59%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.59%) Change Control
9 10 (6.90%) BPMN
9 10 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 9 (6.21%) Usability Engineering
10 9 (6.21%) IDEF
10 9 (6.21%) Information Architecture
10 9 (6.21%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.90%) SQL
2 5 (3.45%) C#
3 4 (2.76%) C++
4 3 (2.07%) Java
5 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.69%) RPG
5 1 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (13.79%) ISEB
2 19 (13.10%) Degree
3 14 (9.66%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) QA
2 10 (6.90%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.38%) COBIT
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.76%) Huawei
3 3 (2.07%) Oracle
3 3 (2.07%) Sage
4 2 (1.38%) Northgate
4 2 (1.38%) Civica
4 2 (1.38%) Capita
4 2 (1.38%) Orchard
4 2 (1.38%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.69%) Tieto
5 1 (0.69%) CA
5 1 (0.69%) JDA
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.69%) Primavera
5 1 (0.69%) BT
5 1 (0.69%) Saba
5 1 (0.69%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Siebel
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