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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 46 76 71
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 118 56 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.92% 2.35% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.32% 2.52% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 100 38 47
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,050 £60,000
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
2220 2223 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.65% 93.32% 94.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1547 1665 1618
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,955 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Reading

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 173 (68.38%) Business Analysis
2 96 (37.94%) Finance
3 81 (32.02%) CRM
4 77 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 72 (28.46%) Telecoms
6 64 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
7 63 (24.90%) Degree
8 62 (24.51%) Retail
9 59 (23.32%) E-Commerce
10 51 (20.16%) Use Case
11 49 (19.37%) Project Management
12 46 (18.18%) Billing
13 43 (17.00%) eTOM
13 43 (17.00%) Scrum
14 40 (15.81%) BPR
15 39 (15.42%) Business Development
16 35 (13.83%) Banking
17 34 (13.44%) User Acceptance Testing
18 33 (13.04%) UML
19 29 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
19 29 (11.46%) Software Delivery
20 25 (9.88%) Computer Science
20 25 (9.88%) Workflow
21 24 (9.49%) hybris
22 23 (9.09%) User Experience
22 23 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
23 22 (8.70%) iPad
23 22 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
23 22 (8.70%) JIRA
23 22 (8.70%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (1.19%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.58%) MS Office
3 2 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.56%) Orchard Housing
2 3 (1.19%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.79%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.79%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.37%) ATM
2 2 (0.79%) Broadband
2 2 (0.79%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.58%) EDRMS
3 3 (1.19%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.79%) ActiveReports
4 2 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.79%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.40%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 22 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 96 (37.94%) Finance
2 72 (28.46%) Telecoms
3 62 (24.51%) Retail
4 46 (18.18%) Billing
5 35 (13.83%) Banking
6 5 (1.98%) Automotive
6 5 (1.98%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.58%) Advertising
8 3 (1.19%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.19%) .NET
2 2 (0.79%) XML
3 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 23 (9.09%) User Experience
4 22 (8.70%) iPad
5 6 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.58%) Fixed Income
6 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.19%) GIS
8 2 (0.79%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.79%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Economics
9 1 (0.40%) Derivative
9 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.40%) FMCG
9 1 (0.40%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.40%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.79%) Android
1 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Phone
2 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (68.38%) Business Analysis
2 81 (32.02%) CRM
3 77 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 64 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (23.32%) E-Commerce
6 51 (20.16%) Use Case
7 49 (19.37%) Project Management
8 43 (17.00%) Scrum
8 43 (17.00%) eTOM
9 40 (15.81%) BPR
10 39 (15.42%) Business Development
11 34 (13.44%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (13.04%) UML
13 29 (11.46%) Software Delivery
14 25 (9.88%) Workflow
15 23 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
16 22 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
16 22 (8.70%) PRINCE2
16 22 (8.70%) B2C
17 21 (8.30%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.53%) SQL
2 7 (2.77%) Java
2 7 (2.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 63 (24.90%) Degree
2 17 (6.72%) ISEB
3 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.40%) PMP
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ACCA
4 1 (0.40%) CIPFA
4 1 (0.40%) CIMA
4 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.40%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.51%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 24 (9.49%) hybris
2 17 (6.72%) Huawei
3 16 (6.32%) Amdocs
4 11 (4.35%) SAP
5 9 (3.56%) Northgate
5 9 (3.56%) Civica
5 9 (3.56%) Capita
5 9 (3.56%) Orchard
6 7 (2.77%) Ericsson
6 7 (2.77%) Comverse
7 6 (2.37%) Cerillion
7 6 (2.37%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.58%) Progress
9 3 (1.19%) Tableau
10 2 (0.79%) ATG
10 2 (0.79%) Cognos
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle
11 1 (0.40%) Business Objects
11 1 (0.40%) Ariba
11 1 (0.40%) Nokia
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