The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 74 95 78
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 205 179 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.92% 3.05% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 3.15% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 168 145 186
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,204 £57,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.57%
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
5082 5678 6412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.19% 96.83% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4825 5359
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 2 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +14 81 £42,500 - 10
Somerset +24 35 £50,000 -2.43% 4
Gloucestershire -17 34 £43,000 -14.00% 8
Wiltshire +25 33 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Dorset +14 16 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Devon -12 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Cornwall -11 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 169 (43.67%) Finance
2 165 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (32.82%) Business Analysis
4 70 (18.09%) Manufacturing
5 64 (16.54%) Waterfall
6 61 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 59 (15.25%) Oracle
7 59 (15.25%) User Stories
8 52 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (12.66%) Oracle EBS
10 47 (12.14%) SAP
11 44 (11.37%) ERP
11 44 (11.37%) Scrum
12 43 (11.11%) Project Management
13 42 (10.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 41 (10.59%) ISEB
15 40 (10.34%) Marketing
16 36 (9.30%) SQL
16 36 (9.30%) Retail
17 34 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (8.53%) SDLC
19 32 (8.27%) Oracle ASCP
20 29 (7.49%) Microsoft
20 29 (7.49%) Telecoms
21 25 (6.46%) E-Commerce
21 25 (6.46%) Use Case
22 24 (6.20%) Wireframes
23 23 (5.94%) Oracle Payables
23 23 (5.94%) Oracle Receivables
23 23 (5.94%) Degree

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.07%) CMS
2 7 (1.81%) Confluence
2 7 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 20 (5.17%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.91%) MS Excel
3 16 (4.13%) MS Office
4 14 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (3.10%) MS Project
6 2 (0.52%) Gliffy
6 2 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 49 (12.66%) Oracle EBS
2 32 (8.27%) Oracle ASCP
3 23 (5.94%) Oracle Payables
3 23 (5.94%) Oracle Receivables
4 18 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (4.39%) Oracle Applications
6 16 (4.13%) SAP CO
6 16 (4.13%) SAP FI
6 16 (4.13%) SAP FI/CO
7 11 (2.84%) Oracle ERP
8 8 (2.07%) Oracle SCM
8 8 (2.07%) SAP FI-AP
8 8 (2.07%) SAP FI-AR
9 7 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (1.03%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.52%) MIS ActiveH
12 2 (0.52%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.52%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.07%) SaaS
2 4 (1.03%) Silverpop
3 3 (0.78%) Lucidchart
4 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) BlueKai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.29%) Internet
1 5 (1.29%) Intranet
2 3 (0.78%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.52%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.26%) Big Data
6 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (5.43%) Toad
2 10 (2.58%) JIRA
3 5 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.26%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.26%) Selenium
6 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 169 (43.67%) Finance
2 70 (18.09%) Manufacturing
3 40 (10.34%) Marketing
4 36 (9.30%) Retail
5 29 (7.49%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.65%) Electronics
7 15 (3.88%) Banking
8 14 (3.62%) General Ledger
9 9 (2.33%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.81%) Billing
11 3 (0.78%) Advertising
11 3 (0.78%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Back Office
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.81%) EDI
2 6 (1.55%) Web Services
3 3 (0.78%) Middleware
3 3 (0.78%) XML
4 2 (0.52%) .NET
4 2 (0.52%) REST
4 2 (0.52%) SOAP
5 1 (0.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.43%) User Experience
3 18 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 7 (1.81%) Data Integration
5 5 (1.29%) iPad
6 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.03%) Driving Licence
7 3 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.26%) CESG
9 1 (0.26%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.26%) Fintech
9 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.26%) PMI
9 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.78%) Windows
2 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
2 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.26%) Android
3 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (32.82%) Business Analysis
3 64 (16.54%) Waterfall
4 61 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (15.25%) User Stories
6 44 (11.37%) ERP
6 44 (11.37%) Scrum
7 43 (11.11%) Project Management
8 42 (10.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
10 33 (8.53%) SDLC
11 25 (6.46%) E-Commerce
11 25 (6.46%) Use Case
12 24 (6.20%) Wireframes
13 21 (5.43%) Coaching
13 21 (5.43%) Time Management
14 20 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (5.17%) Programme Management
14 20 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
14 20 (5.17%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (9.30%) SQL
2 6 (1.55%) C
2 6 (1.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (10.59%) ISEB
2 23 (5.94%) Degree
3 8 (2.07%) ACCA
3 8 (2.07%) CIMA
4 5 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.03%) IIBA
5 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.52%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.26%) CBAP
7 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (3.10%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 59 (15.25%) Oracle
2 47 (12.14%) SAP
3 29 (7.49%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.81%) Adobe
4 7 (1.81%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.55%) IBM
5 6 (1.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 4 (1.03%) hybris
7 3 (0.78%) Informatica
7 3 (0.78%) Sage
8 2 (0.52%) Aareon
8 2 (0.52%) Capita
8 2 (0.52%) Castleton
8 2 (0.52%) Civica
8 2 (0.52%) Google
8 2 (0.52%) Kypera
8 2 (0.52%) Northgate
8 2 (0.52%) Orchard
9 1 (0.26%) Facebook
9 1 (0.26%) IFS
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