The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 10 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 83 57 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.97% 9.61% 15.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.16% 9.81% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 74 48 91
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,450 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Slough 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
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
586 581 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 91.56% 97.98% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 473 503 476
Average salary £50,000 £46,838 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% +4.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Slough

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 80 (58.82%) Finance
2 59 (43.38%) Business Analysis
3 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (31.62%) Use Case
5 39 (28.68%) UML
5 39 (28.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (22.06%) Scrum
8 26 (19.12%) Banking
8 26 (19.12%) SAP
8 26 (19.12%) Waterfall
9 25 (18.38%) Oracle
9 25 (18.38%) CRM
10 24 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
10 24 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (16.91%) Degree
12 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
13 19 (13.97%) Advertising
13 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (13.97%) User Stories
14 18 (13.24%) Marketing
14 18 (13.24%) Project Management
14 18 (13.24%) ERP
15 17 (12.50%) Siebel
15 17 (12.50%) Change Management
15 17 (12.50%) Manufacturing
16 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 16 (11.76%) ABAP
16 16 (11.76%) ITIL
16 16 (11.76%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 6 (4.41%) CMS
2 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.21%) IIS
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (7.35%) MS Office
2 9 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (10.29%) SAP R/3
2 10 (7.35%) SAP FI
2 10 (7.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 10 (7.35%) SAP CO
3 6 (4.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (3.68%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.94%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.21%) Intranet
2 3 (2.21%) Internet
3 2 (1.47%) VLAN
3 2 (1.47%) LTE
3 2 (1.47%) 4G
3 2 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (1.47%) ATM
3 2 (1.47%) SDH
3 2 (1.47%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.47%) VPN
4 1 (0.74%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
3 8 (5.88%) SAP BI
4 7 (5.15%) SAP BW
5 6 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.94%) QlikView
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.21%) Xcelsius
9 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.74%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.74%) Big Data
10 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 80 (58.82%) Finance
2 26 (19.12%) Banking
3 22 (16.18%) Telecoms
4 19 (13.97%) Advertising
5 18 (13.24%) Marketing
6 17 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 15 (11.03%) Retail
8 9 (6.62%) Billing
9 2 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) BAPI
2 3 (2.21%) WCF
3 2 (1.47%) HTML
3 2 (1.47%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) RESTful
4 1 (0.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.03%) FMCG
3 6 (4.41%) Social Media
4 5 (3.68%) Statistics
5 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (0.74%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.74%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.74%) LIMS
6 1 (0.74%) VAX
6 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (5.15%) Windows
2 4 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.21%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.38%) Business Analysis
2 44 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (31.62%) Use Case
4 39 (28.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 39 (28.68%) UML
5 38 (27.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (22.06%) Scrum
7 26 (19.12%) Waterfall
8 25 (18.38%) CRM
9 24 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
10 19 (13.97%) User Stories
10 19 (13.97%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (13.24%) Project Management
11 18 (13.24%) ERP
12 17 (12.50%) Change Management
13 16 (11.76%) ITIL
13 16 (11.76%) People Management
14 15 (11.03%) BPMN
15 14 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
15 14 (10.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.76%) ABAP
2 10 (7.35%) SQL
3 2 (1.47%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) Groovy
4 1 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (16.91%) Degree
2 16 (11.76%) ISEB
3 10 (7.35%) CCA
4 7 (5.15%) ACCA
4 7 (5.15%) CIMA
5 6 (4.41%) AAT
6 3 (2.21%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.68%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) GAAP
System Software
1 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) OpenView
1 1 (0.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) SAP
2 25 (18.38%) Oracle
3 17 (12.50%) Siebel
4 14 (10.29%) Business Objects
5 12 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.41%) Google
6 6 (4.41%) hybris
7 2 (1.47%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.74%) Sage
8 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.74%) Remedy
8 1 (0.74%) Kofax
8 1 (0.74%) Cramer
8 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.74%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Amdocs
8 1 (0.74%) Teradata
8 1 (0.74%) ComArch
8 1 (0.74%) Agilent
8 1 (0.74%) HP
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