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

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 57 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 96 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.72% 2.75% 2.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 2.96% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 87 58 47
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2348 2229 1836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 91.08% 92.88% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1578 1732 1515
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 17 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 76 (46.91%) Business Analysis
2 58 (35.80%) Project Management
3 46 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (20.99%) Finance
6 24 (14.81%) Management Information System
7 23 (14.20%) UML
7 23 (14.20%) CMS
7 23 (14.20%) Scrum
8 22 (13.58%) Retail
9 21 (12.96%) Use Case
10 20 (12.35%) Degree
11 19 (11.73%) ISEB
11 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
11 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
11 19 (11.73%) Mentoring
12 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 17 (10.49%) Change Management
13 17 (10.49%) Requirements Management
13 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
13 17 (10.49%) Waterfall
14 14 (8.64%) Systems Analysis
14 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
15 13 (8.02%) Data Modelling
15 13 (8.02%) Publishing
15 13 (8.02%) User Experience
15 13 (8.02%) Line Management
15 13 (8.02%) BPMN
16 12 (7.41%) Workflow

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 23 (14.20%) CMS
2 10 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 14 (8.64%) MS Excel
3 11 (6.79%) MS Office
4 9 (5.56%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.62%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.56%) LucidChart
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.62%) Taleo
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.23%) SMS
3 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) Big Data
2 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.56%) Axure RP
2 4 (2.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.62%) ERwin
General
1 34 (20.99%) Finance
2 22 (13.58%) Retail
3 17 (10.49%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.02%) Publishing
5 12 (7.41%) Banking
6 9 (5.56%) Marketing
7 5 (3.09%) Billing
8 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.62%) French Language
8 1 (0.62%) German Language
8 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) .NET
2 6 (3.70%) XML
3 4 (2.47%) REST
4 3 (1.85%) Web Services
5 1 (0.62%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.02%) User Experience
4 9 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 9 (5.56%) Human Factors
4 9 (5.56%) Social Media
5 3 (1.85%) iPad
5 3 (1.85%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.23%) Open Source
7 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.62%) iSeries
7 1 (0.62%) PMI
7 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.62%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.62%) Windows
1 1 (0.62%) Android
1 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.62%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (46.91%) Business Analysis
2 58 (35.80%) Project Management
3 46 (28.40%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (14.20%) Scrum
5 23 (14.20%) UML
6 21 (12.96%) Use Case
7 19 (11.73%) Mentoring
8 17 (10.49%) Waterfall
8 17 (10.49%) Requirements Management
8 17 (10.49%) Change Management
9 14 (8.64%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (8.02%) BPMN
10 13 (8.02%) Line Management
10 13 (8.02%) Data Modelling
11 12 (7.41%) CRM
11 12 (7.41%) Workflow
11 12 (7.41%) IDEF
12 11 (6.79%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.94%) C#
2 6 (3.70%) Java
2 6 (3.70%) SQL
3 4 (2.47%) C++
4 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.62%) RPG
4 1 (0.62%) ABAP
4 1 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 20 (12.35%) Degree
2 19 (11.73%) ISEB
2 19 (11.73%) SC Cleared
2 19 (11.73%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.62%) CCA
4 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 11 (6.79%) QA
3 2 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.62%) COBIT
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle
3 4 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.85%) Northgate
4 3 (1.85%) Civica
4 3 (1.85%) Capita
4 3 (1.85%) Orchard
4 3 (1.85%) hybris
4 3 (1.85%) RedPrairie
4 3 (1.85%) Sage
5 2 (1.23%) Huawei
5 2 (1.23%) BT
5 2 (1.23%) JDA
5 2 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Siebel
6 1 (0.62%) Trillium
6 1 (0.62%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.62%) Saba
6 1 (0.62%) Tieto
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