The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 63 67 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.66% 2.55% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.75% 2.69% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 8
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £40,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £74,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
691 817 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.78% 94.78% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 573 722 836
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Southampton region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Southampton

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Southampton

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 30 (57.69%) SC Cleared
1 30 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 24 (46.15%) Migration
3 22 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 20 (38.46%) ERP
5 19 (36.54%) Data Migration
5 19 (36.54%) Dashboard Development
6 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
7 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
7 10 (19.23%) Windows
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (15.38%) ISEB
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (9.62%) Project Management
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
10 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (9.62%) SDLC
11 4 (7.69%) Analytics
11 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
11 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.69%) NHS
12 3 (5.77%) Scrum
12 3 (5.77%) Kindle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.92%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Kindle
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
1 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 10 (19.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (46.15%) Migration
2 22 (42.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 20 (38.46%) ERP
4 19 (36.54%) Data Migration
4 19 (36.54%) Dashboard Development
5 14 (26.92%) Business Analysis
6 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
8 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.69%) Analytics
9 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.77%) Scrum
11 2 (3.85%) User Stories
12 1 (1.92%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) SC Cleared
1 30 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Ariba
2 1 (1.92%) SAP