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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 87 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 190 187 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.37% 3.14% 3.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.49% 3.24% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 146 149 158
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +4.11%
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
5450 5769 5984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.56% 97.01% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 4893 5007
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +13 71 £44,000 +10.00% 11
Wiltshire +20 38 £42,500 +3.03% 2
Somerset -14 32 £50,000 +17.64% 3
Dorset +26 20 £41,250 +3.12%
Gloucestershire -33 14 £41,250 -0.60% 3
Devon 0 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 171 (42.96%) Finance
2 150 (37.69%) Business Analysis
3 128 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (20.85%) SAP
5 75 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 72 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
7 69 (17.34%) User Stories
8 54 (13.57%) Manufacturing
9 50 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (12.56%) Waterfall
10 48 (12.06%) Oracle
11 42 (10.55%) User Acceptance Testing
12 40 (10.05%) SQL
12 40 (10.05%) E-Commerce
13 39 (9.80%) Project Management
14 36 (9.05%) ERP
15 35 (8.79%) Marketing
16 34 (8.54%) Oracle EBS
17 33 (8.29%) SDLC
18 31 (7.79%) ISEB
19 28 (7.04%) GAP Analysis
20 27 (6.78%) Programme Management
21 26 (6.53%) Scrum
21 26 (6.53%) Telecoms
21 26 (6.53%) Logistics
22 25 (6.28%) SAP FI/CO
22 25 (6.28%) SAP CO
22 25 (6.28%) SAP FI
23 24 (6.03%) Retail
24 23 (5.78%) 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 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.76%) CMS
3 2 (0.50%) Confluence
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (2.51%) MS Office
4 8 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.51%) MS Project
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 34 (8.54%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (6.28%) SAP CO
2 25 (6.28%) SAP FI
2 25 (6.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 20 (5.03%) Oracle Payables
3 20 (5.03%) Oracle Receivables
4 19 (4.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 17 (4.27%) Oracle ASCP
5 17 (4.27%) SAP SD
6 14 (3.52%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (2.51%) SAP FI-AP
7 10 (2.51%) SAP FI-AR
7 10 (2.51%) SAP MM
8 8 (2.01%) Oracle SCM
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
9 7 (1.76%) Oracle Financials
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle ERP
10 5 (1.26%) SAP CRM
10 5 (1.26%) SAP hybris
10 5 (1.26%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (1.76%) SaaS
2 4 (1.01%) Office 365
2 4 (1.01%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.25%) BlueKai
3 1 (0.25%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.01%) Internet
1 4 (1.01%) Intranet
2 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.01%) SAP BI
3 5 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.26%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.50%) MySQL
7 1 (0.25%) Big Data
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.52%) Toad
2 2 (0.50%) JIRA
2 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 171 (42.96%) Finance
2 54 (13.57%) Manufacturing
3 35 (8.79%) Marketing
4 26 (6.53%) Telecoms
5 24 (6.03%) Retail
6 19 (4.77%) Electronics
7 11 (2.76%) General Ledger
8 9 (2.26%) Banking
9 7 (1.76%) Billing
10 5 (1.26%) Back Office
10 5 (1.26%) Legal
11 3 (0.75%) Games
11 3 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Advertising
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.51%) EDI
2 5 (1.26%) XML
3 4 (1.01%) JSON
4 2 (0.50%) .NET
4 2 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) REST
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.76%) User Experience
4 4 (1.01%) Driving Licence
4 4 (1.01%) iPad
4 4 (1.01%) Social Network
5 3 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.50%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.50%) Statistics
7 1 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.25%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.25%) EPoS
7 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.25%) PMI
7 1 (0.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.01%) Windows
2 4 (1.01%) Android
2 4 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (37.69%) Business Analysis
2 128 (32.16%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (18.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 69 (17.34%) User Stories
5 50 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (12.56%) Waterfall
6 42 (10.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 40 (10.05%) E-Commerce
8 39 (9.80%) Project Management
9 36 (9.05%) ERP
10 33 (8.29%) SDLC
11 28 (7.04%) GAP Analysis
12 27 (6.78%) Programme Management
13 26 (6.53%) Logistics
13 26 (6.53%) Scrum
14 23 (5.78%) Coaching
14 23 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (5.28%) Digital Marketing
16 20 (5.03%) Wireframes
17 19 (4.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 40 (10.05%) SQL
2 4 (1.01%) C
2 4 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (7.79%) ISEB
2 18 (4.52%) Degree
3 10 (2.51%) ACCA
3 10 (2.51%) CIMA
4 4 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.01%) PMP
4 4 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) CBAP
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.51%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (2.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 83 (20.85%) SAP
2 48 (12.06%) Oracle
3 22 (5.53%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.03%) hybris
5 6 (1.51%) Adobe
5 6 (1.51%) IBM
5 6 (1.51%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 6 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.01%) Aareon
6 4 (1.01%) Capita
6 4 (1.01%) Castleton
6 4 (1.01%) Civica
6 4 (1.01%) Kypera
6 4 (1.01%) Northgate
6 4 (1.01%) Orchard
7 3 (0.75%) Informatica
8 2 (0.50%) Sage
9 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.25%) JDA
9 1 (0.25%) Teradata
Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £39,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + plus generous holidays, pension package
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
KDR Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical + more
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £48000 per annum + bonus + great benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Chard, Somerset, United Kingdom
XIST4 Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago