The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 59 37 57
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 29 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.49% 5.20% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 5.38% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 21 19
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Business Analyst
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 539 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.28% 96.59% 99.28%
Number of salaries quoted 344 505 627
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 August 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
Ipswich -2 2 £32,500 -31.57%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
6 1 (7.14%) German Language
6 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
6 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
6 1 (7.14%) Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) HND
6 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP ERP
1 1 (7.14%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CO
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Dutch Language
2 1 (7.14%) German Language
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 5 (35.71%) User Stories
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) DMAIC
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) HND
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP