The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South West region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 80 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 186 202 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.50% 3.50% 3.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 3.60% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 167 171 210
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,443 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median 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
5160 5618 5790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.23% 97.28% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4358 4691 4836
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 24 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +5 71 £42,000 +2.43% 8
Wiltshire +31 67 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Gloucestershire -24 20 £40,500 -10.00% 6
Somerset -16 15 £55,000 +37.50%
Dorset -7 7 £40,000 -13.74% 1
Cornwall -11 2 £32,500 -21.21%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 155 (43.42%) Business Analysis
2 120 (33.61%) Finance
3 103 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 68 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
6 63 (17.65%) SAP
7 59 (16.53%) User Stories
8 42 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 42 (11.76%) Project Management
9 40 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (10.08%) Scrum
11 34 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 30 (8.40%) ISEB
13 26 (7.28%) GAP Analysis
13 26 (7.28%) Degree
13 26 (7.28%) SDLC
14 25 (7.00%) SQL
15 24 (6.72%) Banking
15 24 (6.72%) Retail
16 23 (6.44%) Marketing
16 23 (6.44%) Wireframes
17 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
17 22 (6.16%) SC Cleared
17 22 (6.16%) Use Case
17 22 (6.16%) Programme Management
17 22 (6.16%) Microsoft
18 21 (5.88%) Manufacturing
18 21 (5.88%) Logistics
18 21 (5.88%) Process Improvement
19 20 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Confluence
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 12 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.96%) MS Office
5 4 (1.12%) MS Project
6 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (3.92%) SAP SD
3 11 (3.08%) SAP CO
3 11 (3.08%) SAP FI
3 11 (3.08%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (1.96%) SAP MM
5 5 (1.40%) SAP CRM
6 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (1.12%) SAP hybris
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.56%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.56%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.56%) SAP PS
8 2 (0.56%) Teamcenter
9 1 (0.28%) Aareon QL
9 1 (0.28%) Academy Housing
9 1 (0.28%) OPENHousing
9 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-AP
9 1 (0.28%) SAP FI-AR
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.84%) Office 365
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) Skype
2 1 (0.28%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.28%) NFC
2 1 (0.28%) RS-232
2 1 (0.28%) RS-485
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) VPN
2 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (1.12%) QlikView
3 4 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.56%) Big Data
4 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.56%) GIS
4 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.56%) SAP BI
4 2 (0.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 120 (33.61%) Finance
2 24 (6.72%) Banking
2 24 (6.72%) Retail
3 23 (6.44%) Marketing
4 21 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.32%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.92%) Electronics
6 14 (3.92%) Legal
7 7 (1.96%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.40%) Law
9 4 (1.12%) Back Office
10 3 (0.84%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.40%) XML
2 3 (0.84%) .NET
3 2 (0.56%) JSON
4 1 (0.28%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.28%) HTML
4 1 (0.28%) Spring
4 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.08%) User Experience
4 7 (1.96%) Hedge funds
5 3 (0.84%) Social Network
6 2 (0.56%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.56%) FMCG
6 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.56%) Statistics
6 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.28%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.28%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.28%) EPoS
7 1 (0.28%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.28%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.08%) Windows
2 3 (0.84%) Android
2 3 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (43.42%) Business Analysis
2 103 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (16.53%) User Stories
5 42 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 42 (11.76%) Project Management
6 40 (11.20%) Business Intelligence
7 36 (10.08%) Scrum
8 34 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (7.28%) GAP Analysis
9 26 (7.28%) SDLC
10 23 (6.44%) Wireframes
11 22 (6.16%) Programme Management
11 22 (6.16%) Use Case
12 21 (5.88%) Logistics
12 21 (5.88%) Process Improvement
13 20 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 19 (5.32%) Analytics
15 18 (5.04%) Data Analysis
15 18 (5.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.00%) SQL
2 7 (1.96%) C
3 3 (0.84%) C#
4 2 (0.56%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (8.40%) ISEB
2 26 (7.28%) Degree
3 22 (6.16%) SC Cleared
3 22 (6.16%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.68%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 4 (1.12%) PMP
7 2 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.28%) ACCA
8 1 (0.28%) CBAP
8 1 (0.28%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.96%) QA
2 5 (1.40%) Basel II
2 5 (1.40%) Basel III
2 5 (1.40%) Solvency II
3 3 (0.84%) AIFMD
3 3 (0.84%) UCITS
4 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 63 (17.65%) SAP
2 22 (6.16%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.76%) hybris
4 9 (2.52%) Oracle
5 4 (1.12%) Tableau
6 3 (0.84%) Cognos
7 2 (0.56%) EMC
7 2 (0.56%) ESRI
7 2 (0.56%) Orchard
7 2 (0.56%) Rally
7 2 (0.56%) Teradata
8 1 (0.28%) Aareon
8 1 (0.28%) ATG
8 1 (0.28%) Capita
8 1 (0.28%) Civica
8 1 (0.28%) Google
8 1 (0.28%) Kypera
8 1 (0.28%) Northgate
South West
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + helathcare, pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonu
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 50000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus/ benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits / bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32217.00 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
South West
Cognizant
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: excellent and benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance and Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago