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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 67 70 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 245 223 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.06% 3.63% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 3.81% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 190 189 184
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,225 £50,700
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
5805 5854 4877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.09% 95.28% 95.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4901 4839 4202
Average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 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
Bristol +5 82 £40,000 -15.78% 12
Somerset +31 56 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Gloucestershire -11 47 £41,500 +9.21% 5
Wiltshire -13 35 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Dorset -10 10 £38,750 -8.82% 7
Devon -9 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Cornwall -7 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 168 (35.15%) Business Analysis
2 167 (34.94%) Finance
3 138 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (19.46%) Retail
5 81 (16.95%) Scrum
6 72 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (13.81%) SQL
8 65 (13.60%) SAP
9 63 (13.18%) Degree
10 57 (11.92%) ERP
10 57 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
11 55 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (11.30%) Oracle
13 50 (10.46%) Project Management
14 47 (9.83%) Security Cleared
15 46 (9.62%) Manufacturing
16 44 (9.21%) PRINCE2
17 43 (9.00%) Management Information System
17 43 (9.00%) Waterfall
17 43 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (9.00%) SDLC
18 41 (8.58%) SC Cleared
18 41 (8.58%) SharePoint
19 38 (7.95%) UML
19 38 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
20 36 (7.53%) ISEB
21 34 (7.11%) Microsoft
21 34 (7.11%) Banking
22 33 (6.90%) User Stories
23 32 (6.69%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (8.58%) SharePoint
2 24 (5.02%) Documentum
3 7 (1.46%) Commerce Server
3 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.21%) CMS
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 23 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 20 (4.18%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (3.77%) MS Office
5 9 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.26%) MS Project
7 2 (0.42%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 25 (5.23%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.09%) SAP CRM
3 9 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.05%) SAP SD
4 5 (1.05%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.84%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.84%) ZaiNet
5 4 (0.84%) Changepoint
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.63%) Pegasus Opera
6 3 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.42%) 3G
2 2 (0.42%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.42%) 4G
3 1 (0.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (6.69%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.35%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (2.93%) QlikView
4 13 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.84%) SAP BI
9 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.42%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.42%) Big Data
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.21%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.21%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.26%) Toad
2 4 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.21%) JIRA
4 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 167 (34.94%) Finance
2 93 (19.46%) Retail
3 46 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 34 (7.11%) Banking
5 22 (4.60%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.51%) Back Office
7 10 (2.09%) Marketing
8 9 (1.88%) Electronics
9 8 (1.67%) Military
10 7 (1.46%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.05%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.84%) Advertising
13 3 (0.63%) Games
13 3 (0.63%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.42%) French Language
15 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.67%) Web Services
2 5 (1.05%) .NET
3 3 (0.63%) SOAP
3 3 (0.63%) XML
3 3 (0.63%) REST
4 2 (0.42%) JSP
4 2 (0.42%) Struts
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (1.88%) DTV
4 7 (1.46%) Data Conversion
5 6 (1.26%) User Experience
6 4 (0.84%) Data Extraction
6 4 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 3 (0.63%) FMCG
8 2 (0.42%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.42%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.42%) PMI
8 2 (0.42%) Statistics
8 2 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.21%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.21%) Psychology
9 1 (0.21%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.21%) EPoS
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (35.15%) Business Analysis
2 138 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (16.95%) Scrum
4 72 (15.06%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (11.92%) ERP
6 55 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (10.46%) Project Management
8 44 (9.21%) PRINCE2
9 43 (9.00%) Waterfall
9 43 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 43 (9.00%) SDLC
10 38 (7.95%) UML
10 38 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (6.90%) User Stories
12 31 (6.49%) Requirements Analysis
13 29 (6.07%) E-Commerce
14 27 (5.65%) Systems Analysis
15 25 (5.23%) Information Management
16 24 (5.02%) Document Management
17 23 (4.81%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.81%) SQL
2 13 (2.72%) T-SQL
3 12 (2.51%) PL/SQL
4 11 (2.30%) C
5 8 (1.67%) Java
6 7 (1.46%) C#
7 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.63%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.42%) VB6
9 2 (0.42%) C++
9 2 (0.42%) VB
9 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (13.18%) Degree
2 47 (9.83%) Security Cleared
3 41 (8.58%) SC Cleared
4 36 (7.53%) ISEB
5 4 (0.84%) APMG
6 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) IIBA
6 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.42%) HND
6 2 (0.42%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MAPM
7 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.72%) QA
2 9 (1.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.42%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 65 (13.60%) SAP
2 54 (11.30%) Oracle
3 34 (7.11%) Microsoft
4 24 (5.02%) IBM
5 7 (1.46%) JDA
5 7 (1.46%) ATG
5 7 (1.46%) Casewise
5 7 (1.46%) hybris
5 7 (1.46%) RedPrairie
5 7 (1.46%) Demandware
6 5 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.05%) Cognos
7 3 (0.63%) Pegasus
8 2 (0.42%) StreamServe
8 2 (0.42%) Pega
9 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.21%) Symantec
9 1 (0.21%) Capita
9 1 (0.21%) Teradata
9 1 (0.21%) Citrix
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30’000 to £60 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60K-80K + EXCELLENT package and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
KDR
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Swindon
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £43k - £55k + Excellent Benefits/Career Progression Opportunities
Posted: 4 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
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Salary: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 8 days ago
Ilchester, Somerset
Screwfix
Salary: Competitive + pension + more
Posted: 8 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
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