The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 23 53 22
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 54 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 9.03% 2.96% 6.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.31% 3.16% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 32
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
580 697 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.99% 93.68% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 478 603 433
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Somerset

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil -7 11 - -
Bath +11 6 £36,500 -33.63% 1
Taunton +7 2 £33,250 -21.76%
Glastonbury - 2 £37,750 -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 37 (40.22%) Retail
2 36 (39.13%) Business Analysis
3 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (31.52%) ERP
5 25 (27.17%) Oracle
5 25 (27.17%) Manufacturing
6 24 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
6 24 (26.09%) Degree
7 23 (25.00%) Scrum
8 18 (19.57%) Finance
8 18 (19.57%) DSDM
9 17 (18.48%) Project Management
10 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
11 13 (14.13%) CRM
11 13 (14.13%) SAP
11 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
11 13 (14.13%) Requirements Analysis
12 12 (13.04%) PDM
12 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
13 10 (10.87%) SAP CRM
14 9 (9.78%) SQL
15 6 (6.52%) BPR
15 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (6.52%) Change Management
15 6 (6.52%) User Stories
16 5 (5.43%) QA
16 5 (5.43%) Business Process Improvement
16 5 (5.43%) Java
16 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
17 4 (4.35%) Oracle Forms

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 12 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Office
1 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (26.09%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (10.87%) SAP CRM
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle SCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 37 (40.22%) Retail
2 25 (27.17%) Manufacturing
3 18 (19.57%) Finance
4 3 (3.26%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.26%) FMCG
2 2 (2.17%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 35 (38.04%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (31.52%) ERP
4 23 (25.00%) Scrum
5 18 (19.57%) DSDM
6 17 (18.48%) Project Management
7 15 (16.30%) Waterfall
8 13 (14.13%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (14.13%) CRM
8 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
9 12 (13.04%) PDM
10 6 (6.52%) Change Management
10 6 (6.52%) BPR
10 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.52%) User Stories
11 5 (5.43%) Business Process Improvement
12 4 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.26%) Process Improvement
13 3 (3.26%) Business Process Mapping
13 3 (3.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.78%) SQL
2 5 (5.43%) Java
2 5 (5.43%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (3.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) BS7799
Vendors
1 25 (27.17%) Oracle
2 13 (14.13%) SAP
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft