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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 66 58 64
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 247 253 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.01% 4.37% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.17% 4.58% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 217 227 194
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,100 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -9 96 £42,000 +5.00% 24
Wiltshire +16 53 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Gloucestershire -9 44 £42,500 +16.43% 14
Somerset -2 22 £45,000 - 3
Dorset -19 15 £37,500 -21.05% 7
Devon +1 7 £38,000 -15.55% 1
Cornwall -11 5 £40,000 +28.00%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 194 (37.96%) Business Analysis
2 156 (30.53%) Finance
3 125 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
6 70 (13.70%) Project Management
7 67 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (12.92%) Degree
9 63 (12.33%) SAP
10 53 (10.37%) ISEB
11 52 (10.18%) UML
11 52 (10.18%) SQL
11 52 (10.18%) Security Cleared
12 50 (9.78%) Retail
13 48 (9.39%) Use Case
14 47 (9.20%) Waterfall
15 45 (8.81%) Banking
15 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2
16 42 (8.22%) Telecoms
17 41 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (7.83%) Systems Analysis
19 37 (7.24%) Management Information System
20 36 (7.05%) SC Cleared
21 35 (6.85%) MS Excel
21 35 (6.85%) Data Analysis
21 35 (6.85%) Scrum
22 33 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
23 31 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
24 30 (5.87%) Microsoft
24 30 (5.87%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.37%) Documentum
3 3 (0.59%) SAS
3 3 (0.59%) Commerce Server
3 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.89%) MS Visio
3 16 (3.13%) MS Project
4 12 (2.35%) MS Office
5 11 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (1.76%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) SAP CRM
2 6 (1.17%) SAP SD
3 4 (0.78%) ZaiNet
3 4 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.78%) SAP HR
4 3 (0.59%) Summit
5 2 (0.39%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.20%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.20%) Internet
2 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.07%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (5.87%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (2.54%) SAP BI
5 11 (2.15%) QlikView
6 10 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.37%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.17%) MS Access
10 4 (0.78%) MySQL
10 4 (0.78%) Spotfire
10 4 (0.78%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.78%) Big Data
11 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 5 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.20%) Toad
General
1 156 (30.53%) Finance
2 50 (9.78%) Retail
3 45 (8.81%) Banking
4 42 (8.22%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.72%) Manufacturing
6 17 (3.33%) Military
7 16 (3.13%) Aerospace
7 16 (3.13%) Marketing
8 13 (2.54%) Back Office
9 5 (0.98%) Advertising
10 4 (0.78%) Electronics
10 4 (0.78%) Law
10 4 (0.78%) Billing
11 2 (0.39%) Local Government
11 2 (0.39%) Automotive
11 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Publishing
12 1 (0.20%) Games
12 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.37%) .NET
2 6 (1.17%) HTML
3 2 (0.39%) 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
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
4 1 (0.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.17%) FMCG
3 6 (1.17%) Data Structures
4 5 (0.98%) User Experience
4 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 4 (0.78%) Social Media
5 4 (0.78%) DTV
6 3 (0.59%) NHS
6 3 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.59%) Copywriting
7 2 (0.39%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.39%) PMI
7 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.20%) Kindle
8 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.20%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.20%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.78%) Linux
2 2 (0.39%) UNIX
3 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (37.96%) Business Analysis
2 125 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (17.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 70 (13.70%) Project Management
5 67 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (10.18%) UML
7 48 (9.39%) Use Case
8 47 (9.20%) Waterfall
9 45 (8.81%) PRINCE2
10 41 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (7.83%) Systems Analysis
12 35 (6.85%) Data Analysis
12 35 (6.85%) Scrum
13 33 (6.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 30 (5.87%) People Management
14 30 (5.87%) Software Delivery
14 30 (5.87%) Change Management
15 28 (5.48%) User Stories
16 24 (4.70%) Workflow
16 24 (4.70%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.18%) SQL
2 11 (2.15%) T-SQL
3 10 (1.96%) VBA
4 9 (1.76%) C
5 6 (1.17%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.78%) Python
7 3 (0.59%) C++
8 2 (0.39%) C#
8 2 (0.39%) VBScript
8 2 (0.39%) VB
8 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (12.92%) Degree
2 53 (10.37%) ISEB
3 52 (10.18%) Security Cleared
4 36 (7.05%) SC Cleared
5 16 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.39%) AAT
7 2 (0.39%) IIBA
8 1 (0.20%) CBAP
8 1 (0.20%) APMG
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 10 (1.96%) QA
2 7 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.59%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) XenApp
1 3 (0.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 63 (12.33%) SAP
2 30 (5.87%) Microsoft
3 20 (3.91%) Oracle
4 14 (2.74%) Business Objects
5 10 (1.96%) IBM
6 7 (1.37%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.59%) Demandware
8 3 (0.59%) Casewise
8 3 (0.59%) ATG
8 3 (0.59%) VMware
8 3 (0.59%) hybris
8 3 (0.59%) RedPrairie
8 3 (0.59%) Citrix
8 3 (0.59%) Cognos
9 2 (0.39%) Tableau
9 2 (0.39%) Teradata
10 1 (0.20%) Google
10 1 (0.20%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.20%) Logi Analytics
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Wiltshire
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