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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 79 67 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 204 196 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.35% 3.83% 4.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 4.02% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 172 184 205
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,050 £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
5790 4876 5498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.07% 95.31% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4855 4209 4869
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 30 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 30 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 +10 68 £42,500 +13.33% 21
Gloucestershire +19 51 £38,000 +1.33% 11
Wiltshire -29 40 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Dorset -8 15 £57,500 +21.05% 8
Somerset -29 12 £47,500 +8.57% 7
Devon -19 10 £47,500 +30.13% 5
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 263 (55.02%) Business Analysis
2 207 (43.31%) Finance
3 155 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 70 (14.64%) ISEB
6 67 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
7 65 (13.60%) Project Management
8 59 (12.34%) Scrum
9 55 (11.51%) Microsoft
10 51 (10.67%) CRM
11 50 (10.46%) PRINCE2
12 49 (10.25%) Use Case
13 47 (9.83%) Retail
14 44 (9.21%) ERP
15 43 (9.00%) Oracle
16 42 (8.79%) MS Excel
17 40 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
18 38 (7.95%) SQL
18 38 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
19 37 (7.74%) Telecoms
20 36 (7.53%) Workflow
21 34 (7.11%) SAP
22 32 (6.69%) Management Information System
22 32 (6.69%) Manufacturing
22 32 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
23 31 (6.49%) Waterfall
23 31 (6.49%) User Stories
24 30 (6.28%) Degree
25 27 (5.65%) Banking
25 27 (5.65%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 6 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle UPK
3 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.21%) Mule
4 1 (0.21%) SAS
4 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.60%) MS Office
3 15 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.67%) MS Project
6 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.56%) SAP CRM
1 17 (3.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (3.56%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.09%) Oracle General Ledger
2 10 (2.09%) Oracle Payables
3 8 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 7 (1.46%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (1.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (1.26%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Cash Management
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Assets
7 4 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
7 4 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle SCM
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
9 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
10 1 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Internet
2 2 (0.42%) Extranet
2 2 (0.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.21%) LAN
3 1 (0.21%) WAN
3 1 (0.21%) HTTP
3 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.72%) EDRMS
1 13 (2.72%) Oracle BI EE
2 11 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.09%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
5 8 (1.67%) OLAP
6 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (1.05%) MS Access
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.63%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.42%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.42%) MySQL
10 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
10 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Toad
2 1 (0.21%) Maven
General
1 207 (43.31%) Finance
2 47 (9.83%) Retail
3 37 (7.74%) Telecoms
4 32 (6.69%) Manufacturing
5 27 (5.65%) Banking
6 21 (4.39%) Legal
7 12 (2.51%) Marketing
8 9 (1.88%) Law
9 7 (1.46%) Back Office
10 5 (1.05%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.84%) Front Office
11 4 (0.84%) Automotive
11 4 (0.84%) Advertising
12 3 (0.63%) Publishing
12 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.09%) .NET
2 2 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.21%) JMS
3 1 (0.21%) OLE
3 1 (0.21%) Spring
3 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (1.46%) PMI
3 7 (1.46%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (1.26%) User Experience
4 6 (1.26%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.05%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.05%) EPoS
6 4 (0.84%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.42%) GIS
8 2 (0.42%) DTV
9 1 (0.21%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.21%) Equities
9 1 (0.21%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.21%) Derivative
9 1 (0.21%) Physics
9 1 (0.21%) Blog
9 1 (0.21%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.42%) Android
2 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.21%) UNIX
2 1 (0.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (55.02%) Business Analysis
2 155 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (22.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (13.60%) Project Management
5 59 (12.34%) Scrum
6 51 (10.67%) CRM
7 50 (10.46%) PRINCE2
8 49 (10.25%) Use Case
9 44 (9.21%) ERP
10 40 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (7.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (7.53%) Workflow
13 32 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (6.49%) Waterfall
14 31 (6.49%) User Stories
15 27 (5.65%) Mentoring
15 27 (5.65%) UML
15 27 (5.65%) E-Commerce
15 27 (5.65%) RUP
16 23 (4.81%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (7.95%) SQL
2 5 (1.05%) C
2 5 (1.05%) Java
3 4 (0.84%) PHP
3 4 (0.84%) T-SQL
3 4 (0.84%) VBA
4 3 (0.63%) Python
5 2 (0.42%) C#
6 1 (0.21%) C++
6 1 (0.21%) VB
6 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (14.64%) ISEB
2 30 (6.28%) Degree
3 10 (2.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (1.46%) PMI Certification
4 7 (1.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.05%) IIBA
5 5 (1.05%) CBAP
6 4 (0.84%) APMP
7 3 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.26%) QA
2 4 (0.84%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.84%) COREP
2 4 (0.84%) FINREP
3 2 (0.42%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) EMIR
Vendors
1 55 (11.51%) Microsoft
2 43 (9.00%) Oracle
3 34 (7.11%) SAP
4 8 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 4 (0.84%) Minitab
5 4 (0.84%) Cognos
5 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
5 4 (0.84%) Informatica
6 3 (0.63%) Mantas
7 2 (0.42%) ESRI
7 2 (0.42%) QAD
7 2 (0.42%) Epicor
7 2 (0.42%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.42%) Sage
7 2 (0.42%) Sybase
7 2 (0.42%) Tableau
7 2 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) HP
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