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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 64 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 246 227 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.21% 3.70% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.38% 3.87% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 202 198 174
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £32,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £57,500 £50,000
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
5617 5869 4949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.70% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4782 4885 4270
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -3 69 £40,000 - 29
Gloucestershire +14 57 £46,000 +21.05% 10
Somerset +24 52 £31,000 -31.11% 13
Wiltshire -25 38 £45,000 - 11
Dorset -7 16 £43,750 -7.89% 4
Devon -7 5 £32,000 -2.29% 2
Cornwall -11 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 174 (35.44%) Business Analysis
2 165 (33.60%) Finance
3 111 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (17.52%) Retail
5 82 (16.70%) Business Intelligence
6 77 (15.68%) SAP
7 72 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (13.44%) SQL
9 62 (12.63%) Degree
10 60 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
11 59 (12.02%) ERP
12 52 (10.59%) Scrum
13 49 (9.98%) Project Management
13 49 (9.98%) Oracle
13 49 (9.98%) Security Cleared
14 48 (9.78%) UML
15 46 (9.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 45 (9.16%) Manufacturing
16 45 (9.16%) SDLC
17 43 (8.76%) Management Information System
18 40 (8.15%) PRINCE2
18 40 (8.15%) SharePoint
18 40 (8.15%) SC Cleared
19 39 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
20 33 (6.72%) Systems Analysis
20 33 (6.72%) ISEB
21 32 (6.52%) E-Commerce
22 31 (6.31%) Microsoft
22 31 (6.31%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 40 (8.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.28%) Documentum
3 8 (1.63%) Commerce Server
3 8 (1.63%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.61%) SAS
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (4.89%) MS Visio
2 20 (4.07%) Spreadsheet
2 20 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.05%) MS Office
4 11 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.02%) MS Project
6 2 (0.41%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (5.09%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (2.85%) SAP CRM
3 11 (2.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (1.02%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.81%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.81%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.81%) ZaiNet
5 4 (0.81%) Changepoint
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.61%) Pegasus Opera
7 2 (0.41%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.41%) Summit
7 2 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.41%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.61%) HTTP
2 2 (0.41%) 3G
2 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.41%) 4G
3 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.67%) QlikView
3 16 (3.26%) SQL Server
4 14 (2.85%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.43%) SAP BI
8 6 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.61%) Big Data
11 3 (0.61%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.41%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.41%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.20%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.20%) FileMaker
13 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
13 1 (0.20%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 6 (1.22%) Toad
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 165 (33.60%) Finance
2 86 (17.52%) Retail
3 45 (9.16%) Manufacturing
4 30 (6.11%) Banking
5 25 (5.09%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.65%) Marketing
7 11 (2.24%) Electronics
8 10 (2.04%) Military
9 9 (1.83%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.43%) Back Office
11 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.61%) Games
11 3 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.41%) French Language
12 2 (0.41%) Advertising
13 1 (0.20%) Automotive
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.22%) Web Services
2 3 (0.61%) SOAP
2 3 (0.61%) .NET
2 3 (0.61%) REST
3 2 (0.41%) JSP
3 2 (0.41%) Struts
3 2 (0.41%) XML
4 1 (0.20%) HTML
4 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (8.76%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.24%) DTV
4 7 (1.43%) User Experience
5 5 (1.02%) Data Conversion
5 5 (1.02%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.81%) Data Extraction
6 4 (0.81%) FMCG
6 4 (0.81%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.41%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.41%) PMI
7 2 (0.41%) Statistics
8 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.20%) Psychology
8 1 (0.20%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.20%) EPoS
8 1 (0.20%) NHS
8 1 (0.20%) Economics
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.20%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.41%) UNIX
2 1 (0.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (35.44%) Business Analysis
2 111 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (16.70%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (14.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 59 (12.02%) ERP
6 52 (10.59%) Scrum
7 49 (9.98%) Project Management
8 48 (9.78%) UML
9 46 (9.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (9.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 45 (9.16%) SDLC
11 40 (8.15%) PRINCE2
12 39 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
13 33 (6.72%) Systems Analysis
14 32 (6.52%) E-Commerce
15 31 (6.31%) Waterfall
15 31 (6.31%) User Stories
16 28 (5.70%) Business Transformation
16 28 (5.70%) Data Analysis
17 25 (5.09%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (13.44%) SQL
2 12 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 9 (1.83%) C
4 8 (1.63%) Java
4 8 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 5 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.61%) C#
6 3 (0.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (0.41%) C++
7 2 (0.41%) VBA
8 1 (0.20%) Python
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 62 (12.63%) Degree
2 49 (9.98%) Security Cleared
3 40 (8.15%) SC Cleared
4 33 (6.72%) ISEB
5 5 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.41%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.41%) HND
7 2 (0.41%) IIBA
7 2 (0.41%) APMG
7 2 (0.41%) AAT
8 1 (0.20%) PMP
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.20%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.65%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) SLA
3 2 (0.41%) BS7799
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (15.68%) SAP
2 49 (9.98%) Oracle
3 31 (6.31%) Microsoft
4 26 (5.30%) IBM
5 8 (1.63%) ATG
5 8 (1.63%) hybris
5 8 (1.63%) RedPrairie
5 8 (1.63%) Demandware
6 5 (1.02%) JDA
6 5 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.02%) Cognos
7 4 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.61%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.41%) Teradata
9 2 (0.41%) Casewise
9 2 (0.41%) StreamServe
9 2 (0.41%) Pega
10 1 (0.20%) Google
10 1 (0.20%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.20%) Symantec
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West
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Salary: car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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