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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 77 65 62
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 210 193 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.41% 3.82% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.02% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 177 183 190
Average salary £42,500 £41,934 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.34% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £58,935 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
5862 4798 5564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.13% 95.01% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4885 4153 4932
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +12 65 £47,500 +35.71% 11
Wiltshire -17 48 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Gloucestershire +15 44 £38,000 +23.57% 5
Dorset -6 19 £47,500 - 8
Somerset -34 15 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Devon -18 9 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Cornwall - 1 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 267 (54.38%) Business Analysis
2 210 (42.77%) Finance
3 154 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
4 109 (22.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (14.87%) ISEB
6 72 (14.66%) Project Management
7 60 (12.22%) CRM
7 60 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (12.02%) Scrum
9 58 (11.81%) Microsoft
10 54 (11.00%) PRINCE2
11 50 (10.18%) Use Case
12 48 (9.78%) ERP
13 47 (9.57%) Retail
14 44 (8.96%) Oracle
15 43 (8.76%) MS Excel
16 42 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 42 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
17 40 (8.15%) Workflow
18 38 (7.74%) SQL
19 37 (7.54%) SAP
19 37 (7.54%) Management Information System
20 35 (7.13%) Telecoms
21 33 (6.72%) Manufacturing
22 30 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
22 30 (6.11%) Waterfall
23 29 (5.91%) User Stories
23 29 (5.91%) Banking
24 28 (5.70%) Degree
24 28 (5.70%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.41%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.20%) Mule
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.89%) MS Office
3 19 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.44%) MS Project
5 9 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (4.07%) SAP CRM
1 20 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
1 20 (4.07%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.04%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (2.04%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (1.63%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.43%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.22%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
8 3 (0.61%) Oracle SCM
9 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.02%) Internet
2 2 (0.41%) Extranet
2 2 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
3 1 (0.20%) LAN
3 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.85%) EDRMS
2 13 (2.65%) Oracle BI EE
3 12 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.63%) OLAP
4 8 (1.63%) Oracle OLAP
5 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.02%) MS Access
7 3 (0.61%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (0.41%) MySQL
9 1 (0.20%) QlikView
9 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
9 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Toad
2 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 210 (42.77%) Finance
2 47 (9.57%) Retail
3 35 (7.13%) Telecoms
4 33 (6.72%) Manufacturing
5 29 (5.91%) Banking
6 22 (4.48%) Legal
7 14 (2.85%) Marketing
8 9 (1.83%) Law
9 7 (1.43%) Automotive
10 6 (1.22%) Back Office
11 5 (1.02%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.02%) Advertising
12 4 (0.81%) Front Office
12 4 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.61%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.61%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.41%) Publishing
14 2 (0.41%) Electronics
14 2 (0.41%) Billing
14 2 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.20%) Spring
2 1 (0.20%) JMS
2 1 (0.20%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (7.54%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (1.63%) PMI
5 7 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.22%) EPoS
6 6 (1.22%) User Experience
7 5 (1.02%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.41%) GIS
9 2 (0.41%) DTV
9 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.20%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.20%) iPad
10 1 (0.20%) Kindle
10 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.20%) FMCG
10 1 (0.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.20%) Android
1 1 (0.20%) UNIX
1 1 (0.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (54.38%) Business Analysis
2 154 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (22.20%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (14.66%) Project Management
5 60 (12.22%) CRM
6 59 (12.02%) Scrum
7 54 (11.00%) PRINCE2
8 50 (10.18%) Use Case
9 48 (9.78%) ERP
10 42 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 42 (8.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 40 (8.15%) Workflow
12 30 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (6.11%) Waterfall
13 29 (5.91%) User Stories
14 28 (5.70%) E-Commerce
15 26 (5.30%) UML
15 26 (5.30%) RUP
15 26 (5.30%) GAP Analysis
15 26 (5.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.74%) SQL
2 5 (1.02%) C
3 4 (0.81%) PHP
3 4 (0.81%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.61%) Java
4 3 (0.61%) VBA
5 2 (0.41%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 73 (14.87%) ISEB
2 28 (5.70%) Degree
3 12 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.63%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) APMP
6 3 (0.61%) IIBA
6 3 (0.61%) CBAP
6 3 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.83%) QA
2 4 (0.81%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.81%) COREP
2 4 (0.81%) FINREP
3 2 (0.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (11.81%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.96%) Oracle
3 37 (7.54%) SAP
4 9 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.81%) Cognos
6 4 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 4 (0.81%) Informatica
6 4 (0.81%) Minitab
7 2 (0.41%) ESRI
7 2 (0.41%) Sybase
7 2 (0.41%) Epicor
7 2 (0.41%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.41%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.41%) Sage
7 2 (0.41%) Mantas
7 2 (0.41%) QAD
7 2 (0.41%) Tableau
7 2 (0.41%) Twitter
8 1 (0.20%) hybris
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