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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 49 76 100
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 100 68 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.51% 2.87% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 3.10% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 89 57 32
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
2097 2196 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.63% 92.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1550 1717
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 31 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 123 (56.16%) Business Analysis
2 86 (39.27%) Finance
3 67 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (30.14%) Retail
5 59 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 50 (22.83%) E-Commerce
7 48 (21.92%) Project Management
8 44 (20.09%) Use Case
9 41 (18.72%) Degree
10 40 (18.26%) UML
11 37 (16.89%) CRM
11 37 (16.89%) Telecoms
11 37 (16.89%) Banking
12 36 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (14.61%) PRINCE2
14 30 (13.70%) Scrum
15 26 (11.87%) QA
16 25 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (10.50%) RUP
18 19 (8.68%) User Stories
19 18 (8.22%) hybris
19 18 (8.22%) Waterfall
20 17 (7.76%) Business Process Mapping
20 17 (7.76%) Software Delivery
20 17 (7.76%) SDLC
20 17 (7.76%) Data Modelling
21 16 (7.31%) Billing
22 15 (6.85%) eTOM
22 15 (6.85%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (0.46%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.46%) CMS
1 1 (0.46%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) MS Office
1 3 (1.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) SPSS
2 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.11%) Orchard Housing
2 4 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.46%) Agresso
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.46%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.57%) ATM
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (0.91%) QlikView
2 2 (0.91%) ActiveReports
2 2 (0.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.46%) Big Data
3 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (6.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) ERwin
General
1 86 (39.27%) Finance
2 66 (30.14%) Retail
3 37 (16.89%) Telecoms
3 37 (16.89%) Banking
4 16 (7.31%) Billing
5 5 (2.28%) Automotive
6 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.37%) Back Office
7 3 (1.37%) Marketing
8 2 (0.91%) Electronics
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
9 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.91%) XML
2 1 (0.46%) HTML
2 1 (0.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.39%) User Experience
2 14 (6.39%) iPad
3 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.91%) FMCG
4 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.91%) DTV
4 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.46%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.46%) GIS
5 1 (0.46%) NHS
5 1 (0.46%) iSeries
5 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.91%) Windows
1 2 (0.91%) Android
1 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (56.16%) Business Analysis
2 67 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (26.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (22.83%) E-Commerce
5 48 (21.92%) Project Management
6 44 (20.09%) Use Case
7 40 (18.26%) UML
8 37 (16.89%) CRM
9 36 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
10 32 (14.61%) PRINCE2
11 30 (13.70%) Scrum
12 25 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (10.50%) RUP
14 19 (8.68%) User Stories
15 18 (8.22%) Waterfall
16 17 (7.76%) Business Process Mapping
16 17 (7.76%) Software Delivery
16 17 (7.76%) SDLC
16 17 (7.76%) Data Modelling
17 15 (6.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.11%) Java
1 9 (4.11%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.46%) VBA
3 1 (0.46%) RPG
3 1 (0.46%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (18.72%) Degree
2 15 (6.85%) ISEB
3 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.46%) AAT
5 1 (0.46%) ACCA
5 1 (0.46%) CIPFA
5 1 (0.46%) CIMA
5 1 (0.46%) CITP
5 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.87%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.46%) TickIT
Vendors
1 18 (8.22%) hybris
2 12 (5.48%) Amdocs
3 9 (4.11%) Northgate
3 9 (4.11%) Civica
3 9 (4.11%) Capita
3 9 (4.11%) Orchard
4 8 (3.65%) SAP
5 6 (2.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.83%) Oracle
6 4 (1.83%) Progress
7 3 (1.37%) ATG
8 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.91%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.91%) Cognos
9 1 (0.46%) Ariba
9 1 (0.46%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.46%) Nokia
9 1 (0.46%) Huawei
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.46%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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