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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 47 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.51% 3.82% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.58% 4.02% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 20
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -16.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £43,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
559 523 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 98.07% 95.09% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 460 388 492
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +4 17 £55,000 +66.66% 2
Bury St Edmunds +6 3 £40,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 19 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (36.84%) Waterfall
3 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) Finance
5 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.42%) Technical Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) Logical Data Model
6 7 (18.42%) Physical Data Model
6 7 (18.42%) Workflow
6 7 (18.42%) ISEB
6 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.79%) MS Office
7 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
8 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint
9 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 3 (7.89%) Marketing
10 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (7.89%) Change Management
11 2 (5.26%) Advertising

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (15.79%) MS Office
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (36.84%) Waterfall
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Workflow
5 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Technical Analysis
5 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
5 7 (18.42%) Logical Data Model
5 7 (18.42%) Physical Data Model
6 6 (15.79%) Business Transformation
6 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
8 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
9 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Line Management
10 2 (5.26%) People Management
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) CheckPoint