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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 65 75 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 238 194 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.78% 3.68% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% 3.86% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 200 177 188
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,090 £30,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
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
5990 5023 5330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.23% 95.31% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5016 4373 4701
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +21 85 £42,500 +13.33% 25
Gloucestershire +16 53 £38,000 +16.92% 15
Wiltshire -25 41 £37,750 -16.11% 10
Somerset -11 19 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Dorset -4 17 £65,000 +44.44% 8
Devon -17 12 £52,500 +56.71% 1
Cornwall -7 1 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 253 (53.83%) Business Analysis
2 203 (43.19%) Finance
3 144 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 77 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
6 75 (15.96%) ISEB
7 60 (12.77%) Project Management
8 56 (11.91%) Microsoft
9 47 (10.00%) Scrum
9 47 (10.00%) Retail
10 46 (9.79%) Use Case
11 45 (9.57%) CRM
12 42 (8.94%) ERP
12 42 (8.94%) Telecoms
13 41 (8.72%) Degree
14 40 (8.51%) MS Excel
14 40 (8.51%) PRINCE2
15 37 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (7.45%) SAP
16 35 (7.45%) SQL
17 34 (7.23%) Oracle
18 33 (7.02%) Workflow
18 33 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
19 32 (6.81%) Banking
19 32 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (6.81%) User Stories
20 29 (6.17%) Manufacturing
21 28 (5.96%) E-Commerce
21 28 (5.96%) Waterfall
21 28 (5.96%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (0.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.43%) ArcGIS
2 2 (0.43%) SAS
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.32%) MS Office
3 14 (2.98%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.28%) MS Project
6 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.26%) SAP CRM
2 15 (3.19%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (2.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (1.70%) Oracle General Ledger
4 8 (1.70%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (1.28%) Oracle Financials
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Receivables
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle iProcurement
7 4 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle SCM
9 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
10 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
10 1 (0.21%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (0.43%) Intranet
2 2 (0.43%) Extranet
2 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.21%) LAN
3 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (2.13%) EDRMS
4 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (1.49%) OLAP
5 7 (1.49%) Oracle OLAP
6 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.06%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.06%) MS Access
8 4 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.85%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.64%) Oracle Discoverer
9 3 (0.64%) MySQL
10 2 (0.43%) SAP BI
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 203 (43.19%) Finance
2 47 (10.00%) Retail
3 42 (8.94%) Telecoms
4 32 (6.81%) Banking
5 29 (6.17%) Manufacturing
6 18 (3.83%) Legal
7 12 (2.55%) Law
8 11 (2.34%) Marketing
9 7 (1.49%) Back Office
10 5 (1.06%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.85%) Front Office
11 4 (0.85%) Advertising
12 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.64%) Publishing
12 3 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Billing
13 2 (0.43%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (0.43%) Web Services
3 1 (0.21%) XML
3 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.21%) CSS
3 1 (0.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.21%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.38%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 6 (1.28%) User Experience
4 5 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (0.85%) EPoS
5 4 (0.85%) PMI
5 4 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.64%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.43%) DTV
7 2 (0.43%) GIS
7 2 (0.43%) FMCG
7 2 (0.43%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.21%) iPad
8 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.21%) Equities
8 1 (0.21%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.43%) Android
2 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.21%) UNIX
2 1 (0.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (53.83%) Business Analysis
2 144 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (20.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (12.77%) Project Management
5 47 (10.00%) Scrum
6 46 (9.79%) Use Case
7 45 (9.57%) CRM
8 42 (8.94%) ERP
9 40 (8.51%) PRINCE2
10 37 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 33 (7.02%) Workflow
11 33 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (6.81%) Business Intelligence
12 32 (6.81%) User Stories
13 28 (5.96%) E-Commerce
13 28 (5.96%) Waterfall
13 28 (5.96%) Mentoring
14 26 (5.53%) Requirements Analysis
14 26 (5.53%) Change Management
15 25 (5.32%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 35 (7.45%) SQL
2 5 (1.06%) C
3 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.85%) Java
3 4 (0.85%) PHP
3 4 (0.85%) VBA
4 3 (0.64%) Python
4 3 (0.64%) C#
5 2 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) VB
6 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (15.96%) ISEB
2 41 (8.72%) Degree
3 10 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.70%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.49%) IIBA
5 7 (1.49%) CBAP
6 4 (0.85%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.85%) ISO 9001
1 4 (0.85%) COREP
1 4 (0.85%) FINREP
2 3 (0.64%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) EMIR
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 56 (11.91%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.45%) SAP
3 34 (7.23%) Oracle
4 10 (2.13%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.28%) Mantas
6 4 (0.85%) Cognos
6 4 (0.85%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.64%) Informatica
7 3 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.64%) Minitab
8 2 (0.43%) ESRI
8 2 (0.43%) Sybase
8 2 (0.43%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.43%) Tableau
8 2 (0.43%) Twitter
9 1 (0.21%) Fiserv
9 1 (0.21%) hybris
9 1 (0.21%) Logi Analytics
9 1 (0.21%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.21%) JD Edwards
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Wiltshire
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Bristol
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Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, etc
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
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Gloucestershire
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Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
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