The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 64 45 15
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 25 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.02% 3.98% 12.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 4.08% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 17 24 81
Average salary £35,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.47% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 613 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.63% 97.61% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 427 537 595
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Business Analyst
East of England

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
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -16 10 £33,000 +1.53% 6
Bury St Edmunds - 7 £45,000 -
Felixstowe - 1 £35,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (43.90%) Waterfall
2 14 (34.15%) Finance
3 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.83%) UML
4 11 (26.83%) Use Case
5 10 (24.39%) C#
6 9 (21.95%) Java
6 9 (21.95%) .NET
6 9 (21.95%) J2EE
6 9 (21.95%) Project Management
6 9 (21.95%) User Stories
7 8 (19.51%) Degree
7 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
7 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 6 (14.63%) VBA
9 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
9 6 (14.63%) Business Objects
9 6 (14.63%) MS Access
9 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
9 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
11 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.32%) ISEB
12 3 (7.32%) MS Office
12 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
13 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
13 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
14 1 (2.44%) Banking

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.44%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 6 (14.63%) MS Access
1 6 (14.63%) Relational Database
1 6 (14.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Legal
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
1 9 (21.95%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Waterfall
2 11 (26.83%) UML
2 11 (26.83%) Use Case
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) User Stories
4 8 (19.51%) Business Analysis
5 5 (12.20%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.32%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (4.88%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) DMAIC
9 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
9 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.44%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) C#
2 9 (21.95%) Java
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.63%) Business Objects