The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 63 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 231 207 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.73% 4.00% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 4.21% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 196 190 175
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the South West

Business Analyst
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Bristol +8 66 £47,500 +35.71% 27
Wiltshire +3 57 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Gloucestershire +2 38 £38,000 +11.35% 11
Somerset -34 25 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Dorset -18 22 £46,250 +2.77% 1
Devon -9 9 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Cornwall 0 3 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 267 (53.19%) Business Analysis
2 214 (42.63%) Finance
3 121 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (15.94%) Project Management
5 79 (15.74%) ISEB
6 66 (13.15%) CRM
7 59 (11.75%) Microsoft
7 59 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (11.35%) PRINCE2
9 56 (11.16%) Scrum
10 51 (10.16%) Retail
11 49 (9.76%) ERP
12 48 (9.56%) Use Case
13 44 (8.76%) MS Excel
14 43 (8.57%) Workflow
14 43 (8.57%) Management Information System
15 41 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
16 40 (7.97%) Oracle
17 39 (7.77%) Telecoms
17 39 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 37 (7.37%) SQL
19 36 (7.17%) SAP
20 33 (6.57%) Banking
21 31 (6.18%) Manufacturing
22 30 (5.98%) Waterfall
23 28 (5.58%) Degree
23 28 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
23 28 (5.58%) E-Commerce
24 26 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (5.18%) Enterprise Architecture

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 15 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.20%) Mule
4 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.38%) MS Office
2 22 (4.38%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.19%) MS Project
4 8 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.18%) Dynamics CRM
1 21 (4.18%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (3.78%) SAP CRM
3 9 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 9 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.59%) Oracle Receivables
5 7 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
5 7 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.20%) Oracle ERP
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (1.00%) Oracle iProcurement
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.80%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle SCM
9 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.40%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.20%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.00%) Internet
2 2 (0.40%) Intranet
2 2 (0.40%) Extranet
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) LAN
3 1 (0.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (3.39%) EDRMS
2 12 (2.39%) Oracle BI EE
3 11 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.59%) SQL Server
5 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.39%) OLAP
6 7 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (1.20%) Oracle OLAP
8 3 (0.60%) MS Access
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.40%) MySQL
9 2 (0.40%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.20%) QlikView
10 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Toad
2 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 214 (42.63%) Finance
2 51 (10.16%) Retail
3 39 (7.77%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.57%) Banking
5 31 (6.18%) Manufacturing
6 21 (4.18%) Legal
7 16 (3.19%) Marketing
8 7 (1.39%) Advertising
8 7 (1.39%) Automotive
8 7 (1.39%) Law
9 6 (1.20%) Back Office
10 5 (1.00%) Military
11 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.80%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.60%) Billing
12 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.60%) Front Office
13 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.20%) Spring
2 1 (0.20%) Mason
2 1 (0.20%) MDX
2 1 (0.20%) JMS
2 1 (0.20%) OLE
2 1 (0.20%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (1.59%) PMI
4 7 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.20%) EPoS
6 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.40%) FMCG
7 2 (0.40%) GIS
7 2 (0.40%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.20%) Blog
8 1 (0.20%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.20%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.20%) DTV
8 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.20%) Kindle
8 1 (0.20%) iPad
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) Android
1 1 (0.20%) UNIX
1 1 (0.20%) Linux
1 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (53.19%) Business Analysis
2 121 (24.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 80 (15.94%) Project Management
4 66 (13.15%) CRM
5 59 (11.75%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (11.35%) PRINCE2
7 56 (11.16%) Scrum
8 49 (9.76%) ERP
9 48 (9.56%) Use Case
10 43 (8.57%) Workflow
11 41 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 39 (7.77%) Continuous Improvement
13 30 (5.98%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.58%) GAP Analysis
14 28 (5.58%) E-Commerce
15 26 (5.18%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (5.18%) Enterprise Architecture
16 25 (4.98%) Requirements Analysis
17 24 (4.78%) RUP
17 24 (4.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.37%) SQL
2 5 (1.00%) C
3 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.60%) VBA
4 3 (0.60%) Java
4 3 (0.60%) PHP
5 2 (0.40%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) C++
6 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 79 (15.74%) ISEB
2 28 (5.58%) Degree
3 13 (2.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.59%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.40%) APMP
9 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.20%) IIBA
9 1 (0.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.99%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.60%) COREP
3 3 (0.60%) FINREP
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 59 (11.75%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.97%) Oracle
3 36 (7.17%) SAP
4 13 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.80%) Minitab
5 4 (0.80%) Business Objects
5 4 (0.80%) Informatica
6 3 (0.60%) Cognos
7 2 (0.40%) Twitter
7 2 (0.40%) Tableau
7 2 (0.40%) ESRI
7 2 (0.40%) Sybase
7 2 (0.40%) Epicor
7 2 (0.40%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.40%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.40%) Sage
7 2 (0.40%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.40%) QAD
8 1 (0.20%) Capita
8 1 (0.20%) Google
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, etc
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Boeing
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Posted: 16 days ago
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