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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 26 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 58 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.50% 11.69% 21.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.94% 12.03% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 122
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,750 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £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 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
529 482 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 94.46% 97.18% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 417 418 525
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 3 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Slough

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 66 (62.86%) Finance
2 44 (41.90%) Business Analysis
3 43 (40.95%) Use Case
3 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (35.24%) UML
5 33 (31.43%) Scrum
6 32 (30.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (29.52%) Banking
7 31 (29.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (29.52%) User Stories
8 30 (28.57%) SDLC
9 27 (25.71%) Telecoms
10 26 (24.76%) Change Management
11 25 (23.81%) Retail
11 25 (23.81%) Project Management
11 25 (23.81%) Waterfall
12 22 (20.95%) FMCG
12 22 (20.95%) Systems Analysis
13 21 (20.00%) BPMN
13 21 (20.00%) Advertising
13 21 (20.00%) ISEB
14 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
14 20 (19.05%) Degree
15 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (12.38%) SAP
17 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
17 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (10.48%) .NET
18 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 10 (9.52%) User Experience

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.62%) SAP R/3
1 8 (7.62%) SAP FI
1 8 (7.62%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (7.62%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.95%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.86%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) HTTP
1 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.62%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.95%) SAP BI
7 1 (0.95%) MS Access
7 1 (0.95%) Xcelsius
7 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.95%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 66 (62.86%) Finance
2 31 (29.52%) Banking
3 27 (25.71%) Telecoms
4 25 (23.81%) Retail
5 21 (20.00%) Advertising
6 9 (8.57%) Marketing
6 9 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
8 7 (6.67%) Billing
9 2 (1.90%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.48%) .NET
2 10 (9.52%) MDX
3 8 (7.62%) REST
4 2 (1.90%) RESTful
4 2 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.95%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.95%) FMCG
2 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.52%) User Experience
4 9 (8.57%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.86%) Statistics
8 1 (0.95%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.95%) NHS
8 1 (0.95%) LIMS
8 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Windows
1 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.90%) Business Analysis
2 43 (40.95%) Use Case
2 43 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (35.24%) UML
4 33 (31.43%) Scrum
5 32 (30.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (29.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 31 (29.52%) User Stories
7 30 (28.57%) SDLC
8 26 (24.76%) Change Management
9 25 (23.81%) Project Management
9 25 (23.81%) Waterfall
10 22 (20.95%) Systems Analysis
11 21 (20.00%) BPMN
12 20 (19.05%) E-Commerce
13 12 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (9.52%) CRM
15 9 (8.57%) ERP
15 9 (8.57%) SOA
15 9 (8.57%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.62%) SQL
2 7 (6.67%) ABAP
3 6 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) Groovy
4 1 (0.95%) Scala
4 1 (0.95%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (20.00%) ISEB
2 20 (19.05%) Degree
3 8 (7.62%) CCA
4 5 (4.76%) ACCA
4 5 (4.76%) CIMA
4 5 (4.76%) AAT
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.95%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 3 (2.86%) GAAP
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) SAP
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) JD Edwards
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle
4 3 (2.86%) Siebel
5 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.90%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.90%) Manugistics
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.95%) Agilent