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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
England / South West
Rank 85 105 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 175 171 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.46% 2.98% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.59% 3.07% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 137 132 187
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,760 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
4881 5577 5801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.48% 97.21% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4650 4905
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +16 71 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Gloucestershire -3 37 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wiltshire +14 28 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Somerset -6 19 £50,000 +24.22% 1
Devon +9 12 £36,250 +2.11% 1
Dorset +20 5 £42,000 -26.00% 3
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 197 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (41.99%) Finance
3 134 (35.17%) Business Analysis
4 60 (15.75%) Waterfall
4 60 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (15.49%) Scrum
5 59 (15.49%) User Stories
6 55 (14.44%) Manufacturing
6 55 (14.44%) Project Management
7 46 (12.07%) Oracle
8 45 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (11.29%) ISEB
9 43 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 40 (10.50%) SDLC
11 36 (9.45%) Retail
12 35 (9.19%) E-Commerce
13 34 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
13 34 (8.92%) Marketing
13 34 (8.92%) Oracle ASCP
14 33 (8.66%) SQL
15 31 (8.14%) Wireframes
16 30 (7.87%) Use Case
17 28 (7.35%) SAP
17 28 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
17 28 (7.35%) Microsoft
18 27 (7.09%) ERP
18 27 (7.09%) UML
18 27 (7.09%) Telecoms
18 27 (7.09%) User Experience
19 25 (6.56%) GAP Analysis

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 10 (2.62%) Confluence
2 5 (1.31%) CMS
3 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (5.51%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.25%) MS Office
3 10 (2.62%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.52%) Gliffy
5 2 (0.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (8.92%) Oracle ASCP
1 34 (8.92%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (3.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (2.89%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (1.84%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (1.84%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (1.57%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.52%) Lawson
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.26%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.26%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) SaaS
2 4 (1.05%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.79%) Internet
1 3 (0.79%) Intranet
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.26%) GIS
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 14 (3.67%) JIRA
2 6 (1.57%) Toad
3 4 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.52%) Selenium
5 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
General
1 160 (41.99%) Finance
2 55 (14.44%) Manufacturing
3 36 (9.45%) Retail
4 34 (8.92%) Marketing
5 27 (7.09%) Telecoms
6 24 (6.30%) Banking
7 13 (3.41%) Electronics
8 9 (2.36%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.84%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.31%) Local Government
11 4 (1.05%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.36%) XML
2 7 (1.84%) Web Services
3 5 (1.31%) Middleware
4 4 (1.05%) .NET
5 2 (0.52%) EDI
5 2 (0.52%) REST
5 2 (0.52%) SOAP
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.09%) User Experience
3 10 (2.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (1.57%) Fintech
5 5 (1.31%) Data Structures
6 3 (0.79%) iPad
7 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.26%) CESG
8 1 (0.26%) CMDB
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.26%) FMCG
8 1 (0.26%) PMI
8 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.52%) Mac OS
1 2 (0.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.26%) Android
2 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (35.17%) Business Analysis
3 60 (15.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (15.75%) Waterfall
4 59 (15.49%) Scrum
4 59 (15.49%) User Stories
5 55 (14.44%) Project Management
6 43 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (10.50%) SDLC
8 35 (9.19%) E-Commerce
9 31 (8.14%) Wireframes
10 30 (7.87%) Use Case
11 28 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (7.09%) ERP
12 27 (7.09%) UML
13 25 (6.56%) GAP Analysis
14 22 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
15 20 (5.25%) Coaching
16 18 (4.72%) Software Delivery
17 17 (4.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.66%) SQL
2 12 (3.15%) C
3 8 (2.10%) C#
4 4 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (11.29%) ISEB
2 23 (6.04%) Degree
3 10 (2.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.57%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.05%) IIBA
5 4 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.79%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) CBAP
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.20%) QA
2 8 (2.10%) ISO 14001
2 8 (2.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 46 (12.07%) Oracle
2 28 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.35%) SAP
3 4 (1.05%) Sage
4 3 (0.79%) Adobe
4 3 (0.79%) hybris
4 3 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.52%) Epicor
5 2 (0.52%) Google
5 2 (0.52%) IFS
6 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.26%) Facebook
6 1 (0.26%) IBM
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + 25 days, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Sanderson
Salary: £0.00 - £41500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Computershare Investor Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Progression Opportunities
Posted: 5 days ago
Okehampton, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + pension/25 hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
networx
Salary: £35,000 per annum plus pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: 15% bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Salary: £45,212 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago