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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 64 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 227 198 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.70% 3.89% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.89% 4.09% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 193 185 184
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,952 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5840 4837 5478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.14% 94.94% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4824 4174 4859
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,881 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 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 2 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 +13 64 £47,500 +35.71% 23
Wiltshire -5 53 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Gloucestershire +10 45 £38,000 +23.57% 10
Somerset -30 23 £45,000 - 5
Dorset -15 20 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Devon -8 9 £45,000 +44.00% 5
Cornwall -1 1 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 272 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 218 (42.75%) Finance
3 122 (23.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (15.49%) ISEB
5 78 (15.29%) Project Management
6 65 (12.75%) CRM
7 62 (12.16%) Microsoft
8 59 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (11.37%) Scrum
10 57 (11.18%) PRINCE2
11 52 (10.20%) Use Case
12 51 (10.00%) ERP
13 48 (9.41%) Retail
14 46 (9.02%) MS Excel
15 45 (8.82%) Oracle
16 43 (8.43%) Management Information System
17 42 (8.24%) Workflow
17 42 (8.24%) SQL
17 42 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
18 40 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
19 38 (7.45%) Telecoms
20 36 (7.06%) SAP
21 32 (6.27%) Waterfall
22 31 (6.08%) Banking
23 30 (5.88%) Degree
23 30 (5.88%) Manufacturing
24 28 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
25 27 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
25 27 (5.29%) E-Commerce
26 26 (5.10%) RUP

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 15 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.20%) Mule
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.71%) MS Office
3 22 (4.31%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.94%) MS Project
5 9 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 21 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (3.73%) SAP CRM
3 10 (1.96%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (1.96%) Oracle Payables
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (1.18%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Assets
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle SCM
9 3 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.98%) Internet
2 2 (0.39%) Extranet
2 2 (0.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.20%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.20%) LAN
3 1 (0.20%) WAN
3 1 (0.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.14%) EDRMS
2 14 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
3 13 (2.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.76%) SQL Server
5 9 (1.76%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (1.57%) OLAP
6 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
8 4 (0.78%) MS Access
8 4 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.59%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (0.39%) MySQL
11 1 (0.20%) QlikView
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.20%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.39%) Toad
2 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 218 (42.75%) Finance
2 48 (9.41%) Retail
3 38 (7.45%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.08%) Banking
5 30 (5.88%) Manufacturing
6 24 (4.71%) Legal
7 16 (3.14%) Marketing
8 7 (1.37%) Automotive
8 7 (1.37%) Law
8 7 (1.37%) Advertising
9 6 (1.18%) Back Office
10 5 (0.98%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.78%) Front Office
11 4 (0.78%) Military
12 3 (0.59%) Billing
12 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.39%) Publishing
14 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.18%) .NET
2 1 (0.20%) JMS
2 1 (0.20%) OLE
2 1 (0.20%) Spring
2 1 (0.20%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 43 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 13 (2.55%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (1.57%) PMI
4 7 (1.37%) Digital Media
5 6 (1.18%) EPoS
6 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.39%) FMCG
7 2 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.39%) GIS
8 1 (0.20%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.20%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.20%) DTV
8 1 (0.20%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.20%) Blog
8 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.20%) iPad
8 1 (0.20%) Kindle
8 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) UNIX
1 1 (0.20%) Linux
1 1 (0.20%) Android
1 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 122 (23.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 78 (15.29%) Project Management
4 65 (12.75%) CRM
5 59 (11.57%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (11.37%) Scrum
7 57 (11.18%) PRINCE2
8 52 (10.20%) Use Case
9 51 (10.00%) ERP
10 42 (8.24%) Workflow
10 42 (8.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 40 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 32 (6.27%) Waterfall
13 28 (5.49%) GAP Analysis
14 27 (5.29%) E-Commerce
14 27 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
15 26 (5.10%) RUP
15 26 (5.10%) Mentoring
16 25 (4.90%) User Stories
17 24 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.24%) SQL
2 5 (0.98%) C
3 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.59%) VBA
4 3 (0.59%) Java
4 3 (0.59%) PHP
5 2 (0.39%) Python
6 1 (0.20%) VB
6 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 79 (15.49%) ISEB
2 30 (5.88%) Degree
3 13 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.57%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.59%) IIBA
7 3 (0.59%) CBAP
7 3 (0.59%) APMP
7 3 (0.59%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.96%) QA
2 4 (0.78%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.78%) COREP
2 4 (0.78%) FINREP
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 62 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 45 (8.82%) Oracle
3 36 (7.06%) SAP
4 12 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (0.98%) Business Objects
6 4 (0.78%) Cognos
6 4 (0.78%) Informatica
6 4 (0.78%) Minitab
7 3 (0.59%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.39%) Sybase
8 2 (0.39%) Epicor
8 2 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.39%) Sage
8 2 (0.39%) ESRI
8 2 (0.39%) QAD
8 2 (0.39%) Tableau
8 2 (0.39%) Twitter
9 1 (0.20%) Capita
9 1 (0.20%) Google
Swindon, Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £32000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £28500 per annum - benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Argyll Scott
Salary: £47630 - £68500 per annum + car allowance, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 20 days ago