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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 66 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 239 255 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.05% 4.17% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.35% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 194 226 186
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,894 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
5660 5857 5070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 95.86% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4762 4823 4465
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Gloucestershire +14 60 £46,000 +24.32% 12
Bristol -26 60 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Somerset +20 46 £31,000 -31.11% 6
Wiltshire -20 41 £46,377 +9.12% 10
Dorset -5 18 £46,377 +3.05% 8
Devon -15 4 £32,000 -3.06% 2
Cornwall -9 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 185 (36.35%) Business Analysis
2 164 (32.22%) Finance
3 114 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
5 80 (15.72%) Retail
6 76 (14.93%) SAP
7 74 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 69 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
9 66 (12.97%) Degree
10 59 (11.59%) SQL
11 56 (11.00%) UML
12 52 (10.22%) Security Cleared
13 51 (10.02%) ERP
14 48 (9.43%) Oracle
15 47 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 45 (8.84%) Project Management
16 45 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
17 43 (8.45%) Scrum
18 42 (8.25%) SC Cleared
18 42 (8.25%) SDLC
19 40 (7.86%) Banking
20 39 (7.66%) Manufacturing
20 39 (7.66%) Management Information System
20 39 (7.66%) Waterfall
21 38 (7.47%) ISEB
22 37 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
22 37 (7.27%) Use Case
23 36 (7.07%) SharePoint
23 36 (7.07%) PRINCE2
24 33 (6.48%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 36 (7.07%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.54%) Documentum
3 8 (1.57%) Commerce Server
3 8 (1.57%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.59%) SAS
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.20%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.32%) MS Visio
3 19 (3.73%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (2.75%) MS Office
5 12 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (1.57%) MS Project
7 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 22 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (2.36%) SAP CRM
3 11 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.79%) ZaiNet
4 4 (0.79%) SAP HR
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.39%) Summit
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.39%) Changepoint
6 2 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.39%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.20%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.39%) HTTP
1 2 (0.39%) 3G
1 2 (0.39%) Unified Communications
1 2 (0.39%) 4G
2 1 (0.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.70%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (3.54%) QlikView
3 16 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.57%) SAP BI
5 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.18%) Big Data
7 5 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.79%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.79%) Spotfire
8 4 (0.79%) MySQL
8 4 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.39%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.39%) SQLPlus
10 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Toad
2 4 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.39%) JIRA
3 2 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 164 (32.22%) Finance
2 80 (15.72%) Retail
3 40 (7.86%) Banking
4 39 (7.66%) Manufacturing
5 33 (6.48%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.93%) Marketing
7 12 (2.36%) Military
8 11 (2.16%) Back Office
8 11 (2.16%) Electronics
8 11 (2.16%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.59%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Games
9 3 (0.59%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.39%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Automotive
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.79%) HTML
2 3 (0.59%) .NET
2 3 (0.59%) Web Services
3 2 (0.39%) XML
3 2 (0.39%) REST
3 2 (0.39%) SOAP
4 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.16%) DTV
4 8 (1.57%) User Experience
5 5 (0.98%) FMCG
5 5 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 5 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 4 (0.79%) Social Media
6 4 (0.79%) Data Conversion
6 4 (0.79%) Data Extraction
7 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.39%) PMI
8 2 (0.39%) Statistics
9 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.20%) Psychology
9 1 (0.20%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.20%) NHS
9 1 (0.20%) Economics
9 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.79%) Linux
2 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
2 1 (0.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (36.35%) Business Analysis
2 114 (22.40%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (16.11%) Business Intelligence
4 74 (14.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (11.00%) UML
6 51 (10.02%) ERP
7 47 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 45 (8.84%) Project Management
8 45 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 43 (8.45%) Scrum
10 42 (8.25%) SDLC
11 39 (7.66%) Waterfall
12 37 (7.27%) Use Case
12 37 (7.27%) Systems Analysis
13 36 (7.07%) PRINCE2
14 33 (6.48%) Business Transformation
15 31 (6.09%) E-Commerce
16 30 (5.89%) Requirements Analysis
17 27 (5.30%) Data Analysis
17 27 (5.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 59 (11.59%) SQL
2 7 (1.38%) PL/SQL
3 6 (1.18%) Java
3 6 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.79%) C
5 4 (0.79%) Python
6 3 (0.59%) VBA
7 2 (0.39%) C++
8 1 (0.20%) C#
8 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (12.97%) Degree
2 52 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 42 (8.25%) SC Cleared
4 38 (7.47%) ISEB
5 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.39%) IIBA
6 2 (0.39%) AAT
7 1 (0.20%) HND
7 1 (0.20%) APMG
7 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.20%) PMP
7 1 (0.20%) MAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.77%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
3 2 (0.39%) BS7799
3 2 (0.39%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.20%) Unicenter
1 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (14.93%) SAP
2 48 (9.43%) Oracle
3 33 (6.48%) Microsoft
4 24 (4.72%) IBM
5 12 (2.36%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.57%) ATG
6 8 (1.57%) hybris
6 8 (1.57%) RedPrairie
6 8 (1.57%) Demandware
7 7 (1.38%) TIBCO
8 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.98%) Cognos
10 4 (0.79%) JDA
11 2 (0.39%) Teradata
11 2 (0.39%) StreamServe
11 2 (0.39%) Pega
12 1 (0.20%) Logi Analytics
12 1 (0.20%) Google
12 1 (0.20%) Symantec
12 1 (0.20%) JD Edwards
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £43000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Somerset
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: great benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, Swindon
WHSmith
Salary: £35000 - £40000
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35,000 to £70,000, with excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000- £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GB Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
ITecopeople
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago