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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 58 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 255 200 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.30% 3.64% 4.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 3.81% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 207 163 239
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
Bristol +11 103 £40,000 +3.89% 34
Wiltshire 0 69 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Gloucestershire +29 53 £42,500 +17.24% 12
Somerset +9 7 £25,000 -47.36% 5
Dorset -41 6 £38,250 -15.00% 5
Devon 0 5 £38,000 +35.71% 2
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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.

1 238 (47.60%) Business Analysis
2 188 (37.60%) Finance
3 135 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 73 (14.60%) Project Management
7 72 (14.40%) Degree
8 69 (13.80%) ISEB
9 56 (11.20%) Use Case
10 51 (10.20%) UML
11 48 (9.60%) Banking
12 47 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
13 46 (9.20%) Telecoms
14 44 (8.80%) SQL
15 42 (8.40%) MS Excel
16 40 (8.00%) SAP
16 40 (8.00%) Waterfall
17 38 (7.60%) User Stories
18 37 (7.40%) Microsoft
19 34 (6.80%) People Management
20 33 (6.60%) PRINCE2
20 33 (6.60%) Retail
20 33 (6.60%) Systems Analysis
21 32 (6.40%) Scrum
21 32 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
22 31 (6.20%) Security Cleared
23 30 (6.00%) SQL Server
24 29 (5.80%) Change Management
25 28 (5.60%) Management Information System
25 28 (5.60%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 2 (0.40%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.20%) MS Office
3 19 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.40%) MS Project
5 11 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.40%) SAP CRM
2 8 (1.60%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Cash Management
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.40%) Summit
5 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.60%) Internet
2 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.20%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (2.00%) SAP BW
5 10 (2.00%) MS Access
5 10 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (1.60%) SAP BI
7 8 (1.60%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.00%) OLAP
10 4 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.80%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.60%) MySQL
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Discoverer
11 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.60%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 188 (37.60%) Finance
2 48 (9.60%) Banking
3 46 (9.20%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.60%) Retail
5 17 (3.40%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.40%) Legal
6 12 (2.40%) Back Office
7 11 (2.20%) Law
7 11 (2.20%) Aerospace
7 11 (2.20%) Marketing
8 10 (2.00%) Military
9 6 (1.20%) Billing
10 5 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.80%) Front Office
11 4 (0.80%) Advertising
11 4 (0.80%) Publishing
12 3 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.40%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.80%) .NET
2 5 (1.00%) HTML
3 2 (0.40%) CSS
3 2 (0.40%) Web Services
3 2 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.20%) FIXML
4 1 (0.20%) FpML
4 1 (0.20%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.20%) MDX
4 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 94 (18.80%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.60%) User Experience
4 7 (1.40%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.20%) Data Structures
6 5 (1.00%) FMCG
6 5 (1.00%) Visualisation
7 4 (0.80%) Digital Media
7 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.60%) SWIFT
8 3 (0.60%) Copywriting
8 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.60%) NHS
9 2 (0.40%) Social Media
9 2 (0.40%) Derivative
10 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.20%) Physics
10 1 (0.20%) Psychology
10 1 (0.20%) BBC
10 1 (0.20%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.40%) Linux
2 1 (0.20%) Android
2 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (47.60%) Business Analysis
2 135 (27.00%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 73 (14.60%) Project Management
5 56 (11.20%) Use Case
6 51 (10.20%) UML
7 47 (9.40%) Business Intelligence
8 40 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 38 (7.60%) User Stories
10 34 (6.80%) People Management
11 33 (6.60%) PRINCE2
11 33 (6.60%) Systems Analysis
12 32 (6.40%) Scrum
12 32 (6.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (5.80%) Change Management
14 28 (5.60%) Workflow
15 27 (5.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (5.40%) Root Cause Analysis
16 25 (5.00%) Data Analysis
17 22 (4.40%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (8.80%) SQL
2 10 (2.00%) VBA
3 9 (1.80%) C
4 8 (1.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.80%) C#
5 4 (0.80%) Python
6 3 (0.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.40%) C++
7 2 (0.40%) Java
7 2 (0.40%) VBScript
7 2 (0.40%) VB
8 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (14.40%) Degree
2 69 (13.80%) ISEB
3 31 (6.20%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (2.40%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.80%) IIBA
7 8 (1.60%) CBAP
8 7 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.80%) APMP
10 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.60%) QA
2 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.80%) COREP
3 4 (0.80%) FINREP
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 3 (0.60%) XenApp
1 3 (0.60%) vSphere
Vendors
1 40 (8.00%) SAP
2 37 (7.40%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.60%) Oracle
4 18 (3.60%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.20%) Mantas
6 4 (0.80%) Cognos
6 4 (0.80%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.60%) Sybase
7 3 (0.60%) Citrix
7 3 (0.60%) VMware
7 3 (0.60%) Casewise
8 2 (0.40%) Tableau
8 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.40%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.20%) Remedy
9 1 (0.20%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.20%) BT
9 1 (0.20%) Nokia
9 1 (0.20%) Siemens
9 1 (0.20%) Pegasus
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Barnstaple, Devon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Hyphen
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Negotiable
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + bonus + health + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £300 - £400 per day + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
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Boeing
Salary: Competitive
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