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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 96 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 168 217 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.97% 3.54% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.64% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 144 188 197
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5476 5963 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.39% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4891 4703
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £55,859
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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 -31 58 £42,500 - 12
Wiltshire +6 57 £40,000 -1.23% 5
Gloucestershire +4 27 £45,000 - 3
Somerset -16 12 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Dorset +6 9 £40,000 - 2
Cornwall -10 2 £32,500 -21.21%
Devon +3 1 £35,500 -40.83%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 161 (46.26%) Business Analysis
2 119 (34.20%) Finance
3 107 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (13.51%) SAP
7 44 (12.64%) User Stories
8 42 (12.07%) Scrum
9 41 (11.78%) Project Management
10 36 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (9.77%) Retail
12 33 (9.48%) Banking
12 33 (9.48%) Degree
12 33 (9.48%) E-Commerce
13 29 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (8.05%) SC Cleared
14 28 (8.05%) Security Cleared
14 28 (8.05%) ISEB
15 27 (7.76%) UML
16 26 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
17 25 (7.18%) Process Improvement
17 25 (7.18%) SQL
17 25 (7.18%) Use Case
18 24 (6.90%) Mentoring
18 24 (6.90%) SDLC
19 23 (6.61%) Business Transformation
19 23 (6.61%) Marketing
19 23 (6.61%) Manufacturing
20 21 (6.03%) Microsoft
21 19 (5.46%) Data Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (2.87%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.15%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (4.60%) MS Visio
2 14 (4.02%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.01%) MS Office
5 5 (1.44%) MS Project
6 3 (0.86%) SPSS
7 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (4.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.72%) SAP CO
2 6 (1.72%) SAP FI
2 6 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
2 6 (1.72%) SAP SD
3 4 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.15%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.15%) SAP hybris
3 4 (1.15%) SAP MM
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.57%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.15%) Skype
2 1 (0.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.29%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) NFC
2 1 (0.29%) RS-232
2 1 (0.29%) RS-485
2 1 (0.29%) SAN
2 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.29%) VPN
2 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.01%) Big Data
3 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.15%) GIS
3 4 (1.15%) QlikView
3 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.44%) JIRA
2 3 (0.86%) ERwin
General
1 119 (34.20%) Finance
2 34 (9.77%) Retail
3 33 (9.48%) Banking
4 23 (6.61%) Manufacturing
4 23 (6.61%) Marketing
5 18 (5.17%) Telecoms
6 13 (3.74%) Electronics
6 13 (3.74%) Legal
7 9 (2.59%) Investment Banking
8 7 (2.01%) Billing
9 5 (1.44%) Law
10 3 (0.86%) Advertising
11 2 (0.57%) German Language
11 2 (0.57%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.57%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
12 1 (0.29%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.15%) XML
2 2 (0.57%) .NET
2 2 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.29%) HTML
3 1 (0.29%) JSP
3 1 (0.29%) Spring
3 1 (0.29%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.45%) User Experience
4 7 (2.01%) Hedge funds
4 7 (2.01%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.44%) FMCG
6 4 (1.15%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.15%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.57%) Social Network
9 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.29%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.29%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.29%) PMI
9 1 (0.29%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.59%) Windows
2 2 (0.57%) Android
2 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (46.26%) Business Analysis
2 107 (30.75%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (20.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 44 (12.64%) User Stories
5 42 (12.07%) Scrum
6 41 (11.78%) Project Management
7 36 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (9.48%) E-Commerce
9 29 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (7.76%) UML
11 26 (7.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (7.18%) Process Improvement
12 25 (7.18%) Use Case
13 24 (6.90%) Mentoring
13 24 (6.90%) SDLC
14 23 (6.61%) Business Transformation
15 19 (5.46%) Coaching
15 19 (5.46%) Data Analysis
15 19 (5.46%) Data Modelling
16 18 (5.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.18%) SQL
2 3 (0.86%) C
2 3 (0.86%) C#
2 3 (0.86%) Java
3 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (9.48%) Degree
2 28 (8.05%) ISEB
2 28 (8.05%) SC Cleared
2 28 (8.05%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.72%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.86%) CITP
5 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.29%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.16%) QA
2 7 (2.01%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.72%) Basel II
3 6 (1.72%) Basel III
3 6 (1.72%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.15%) AIFMD
4 4 (1.15%) UCITS
5 3 (0.86%) TickIT
6 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 47 (13.51%) SAP
2 21 (6.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.45%) Oracle
4 10 (2.87%) hybris
5 4 (1.15%) Cognos
5 4 (1.15%) ESRI
5 4 (1.15%) Tableau
5 4 (1.15%) Teradata
6 2 (0.57%) EMC
6 2 (0.57%) IBM
6 2 (0.57%) Rally
7 1 (0.29%) ATG
7 1 (0.29%) Google
7 1 (0.29%) Orchard
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