The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Thames Valley 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 17 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 Thames Valley region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 13 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 2 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 5.41% 32.00% 29.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 32.00% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 12
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £42,500 £44,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Thames Valley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
30 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Thames Valley 81.08% 100.00% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 33
Average salary £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the Thames Valley

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

Business Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) LatentZero
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Derivative
2 4 (57.14%) Bloomberg
2 4 (57.14%) Charles River
2 4 (57.14%) Front Office
2 4 (57.14%) Back Office
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
2 4 (57.14%) Equities
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Thames Valley by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Thames Valley 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (57.14%) Front Office
1 4 (57.14%) Back Office
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
1 4 (57.14%) Equities
1 4 (57.14%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Bloomberg
1 4 (57.14%) Charles River
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft