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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 54 58 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 101 88 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.52% 3.50% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 3.79% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 34
Average salary £46,250 £49,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.56% +16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £52,500
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
2098 2320 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.91% 92.21% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1643 1679
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £74,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 111 (51.63%) Business Analysis
2 79 (36.74%) Finance
3 66 (30.70%) Retail
4 59 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (19.53%) Project Management
6 42 (19.53%) E-Commerce
7 40 (18.60%) Use Case
8 39 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
9 38 (17.67%) UML
10 36 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (15.81%) Degree
11 34 (15.81%) CRM
12 33 (15.35%) PRINCE2
13 32 (14.88%) Banking
14 31 (14.42%) Telecoms
15 28 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (12.09%) RUP
17 23 (10.70%) Scrum
18 21 (9.77%) QA
19 20 (9.30%) Data Modelling
20 19 (8.84%) User Stories
21 18 (8.37%) Waterfall
22 15 (6.98%) SDLC
22 15 (6.98%) Billing
22 15 (6.98%) ERP
23 14 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
24 13 (6.05%) hybris
24 13 (6.05%) Software Delivery
24 13 (6.05%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (0.47%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.47%) CMS
1 1 (0.47%) Confluence
1 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) SPSS
2 3 (1.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.26%) Orchard Housing
2 5 (2.33%) SAP PS
2 5 (2.33%) SAP CRM
2 5 (2.33%) SAP PM
2 5 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.72%) ATM
2 1 (0.47%) Intranet
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.19%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.40%) QlikView
4 2 (0.93%) Big Data
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.47%) OLAP
5 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.47%) ActiveReports
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.47%) ProClarity
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (0.93%) ERwin
General
1 79 (36.74%) Finance
2 66 (30.70%) Retail
3 32 (14.88%) Banking
4 31 (14.42%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.98%) Billing
6 6 (2.79%) Marketing
7 5 (2.33%) Automotive
7 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.40%) Back Office
9 2 (0.93%) Electronics
10 1 (0.47%) Local Government
10 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) XML
2 1 (0.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.19%) iPad
2 9 (4.19%) User Experience
3 7 (3.26%) GIS
4 4 (1.86%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.40%) FMCG
6 2 (0.93%) iSeries
6 2 (0.93%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.93%) DTV
6 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.47%) NHS
7 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.47%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.40%) Windows
2 2 (0.93%) Android
2 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (51.63%) Business Analysis
2 59 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (19.53%) E-Commerce
4 42 (19.53%) Project Management
5 40 (18.60%) Use Case
6 38 (17.67%) UML
7 36 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 34 (15.81%) CRM
9 33 (15.35%) PRINCE2
10 28 (13.02%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (12.09%) RUP
12 23 (10.70%) Scrum
13 20 (9.30%) Data Modelling
14 19 (8.84%) User Stories
15 18 (8.37%) Waterfall
16 15 (6.98%) ERP
16 15 (6.98%) SDLC
17 14 (6.51%) Root Cause Analysis
18 13 (6.05%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.72%) SQL
2 7 (3.26%) Java
3 6 (2.79%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.93%) RPG
5 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (15.81%) Degree
2 13 (6.05%) ISEB
3 4 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.93%) CITP
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.77%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.93%) TickIT
Vendors
1 13 (6.05%) hybris
2 12 (5.58%) SAP
3 10 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.72%) Amdocs
5 7 (3.26%) Northgate
5 7 (3.26%) Civica
5 7 (3.26%) Capita
5 7 (3.26%) Orchard
6 6 (2.79%) Oracle
7 3 (1.40%) Progress
7 3 (1.40%) ESRI
7 3 (1.40%) ATG
8 2 (0.93%) ION Trading
8 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.47%) IBM
9 1 (0.47%) Cognos
9 1 (0.47%) Planview
9 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.47%) RedPrairie
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Salary: £50-£55,000 + £5800 Car Allowance and benefits
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Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 + Bens
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago