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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 36 78 60
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 138 64 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.76% 2.82% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 3.08% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 96 45 59
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,000 £70,000
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
2254 2075 1822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.03% 91.49% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1563 1575 1554
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £63,000 £67,500
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 30 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 148 (63.79%) Business Analysis
2 74 (31.90%) Finance
2 74 (31.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (26.72%) CRM
4 60 (25.86%) Project Management
5 59 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (22.41%) Degree
7 48 (20.69%) Telecoms
8 43 (18.53%) Retail
9 40 (17.24%) Billing
9 40 (17.24%) Scrum
10 38 (16.38%) E-Commerce
10 38 (16.38%) Use Case
11 37 (15.95%) Mentoring
12 35 (15.09%) UML
13 32 (13.79%) BPR
13 32 (13.79%) eTOM
14 29 (12.50%) Business Development
15 28 (12.07%) Management Information System
16 26 (11.21%) Workflow
17 25 (10.78%) Computer Science
17 25 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (8.62%) Line Management
19 19 (8.19%) User Experience
19 19 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (7.33%) Business Process Mapping
21 16 (6.90%) JIRA
21 16 (6.90%) Huawei
21 16 (6.90%) Banking
21 16 (6.90%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (6.03%) CMS
2 8 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (6.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.31%) MS Office
3 8 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) SAP FSCM
1 3 (1.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (1.29%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.86%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.86%) Broadband
2 2 (0.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.43%) SMS
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.43%) QlikView
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.43%) Big Data
4 1 (0.43%) SAP BI
4 1 (0.43%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 74 (31.90%) Finance
2 48 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 43 (18.53%) Retail
4 40 (17.24%) Billing
5 16 (6.90%) Banking
6 12 (5.17%) Marketing
7 8 (3.45%) Publishing
8 5 (2.16%) Spanish Language
9 4 (1.72%) Advertising
10 3 (1.29%) Front Office
11 2 (0.86%) Automotive
12 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.88%) XML
2 8 (3.45%) .NET
3 7 (3.02%) REST
4 3 (1.29%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.07%) Management Information System
2 25 (10.78%) Computer Science
3 19 (8.19%) User Experience
3 19 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.03%) iPad
5 4 (1.72%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.86%) GIS
6 2 (0.86%) Machine to Machine
6 2 (0.86%) Open Source
7 1 (0.43%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.43%) iSeries
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
7 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.43%) Economics
7 1 (0.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Windows
1 2 (0.86%) Windows Phone
1 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (63.79%) Business Analysis
2 74 (31.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 62 (26.72%) CRM
4 60 (25.86%) Project Management
5 59 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (17.24%) Scrum
7 38 (16.38%) E-Commerce
7 38 (16.38%) Use Case
8 37 (15.95%) Mentoring
9 35 (15.09%) UML
10 32 (13.79%) BPR
10 32 (13.79%) eTOM
11 29 (12.50%) Business Development
12 26 (11.21%) Workflow
13 25 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (8.62%) Line Management
15 17 (7.33%) Business Process Mapping
16 15 (6.47%) Systems Analysis
17 14 (6.03%) Customer Engagement
17 14 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.90%) SQL
2 6 (2.59%) Java
3 5 (2.16%) C#
4 1 (0.43%) R
4 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.43%) ABAP
4 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.43%) RPG
Qualifications
1 52 (22.41%) Degree
2 16 (6.90%) ISEB
3 11 (4.74%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.43%) AAT
6 1 (0.43%) CIPFA
6 1 (0.43%) CIMA
6 1 (0.43%) ACCA
6 1 (0.43%) CCA
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 5 (2.16%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 16 (6.90%) Huawei
2 14 (6.03%) hybris
3 9 (3.88%) SAP
4 8 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.59%) Ericsson
5 6 (2.59%) Amdocs
5 6 (2.59%) Comverse
5 6 (2.59%) Cerillion
6 4 (1.72%) Oracle
7 3 (1.29%) Tableau
7 3 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Nintex
8 1 (0.43%) BT
8 1 (0.43%) Northgate
8 1 (0.43%) Civica
8 1 (0.43%) Capita
8 1 (0.43%) Orchard
8 1 (0.43%) Ariba
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