The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 62 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 11 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.08% 0.54% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 0.71% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £29,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.49% -49.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £21,100 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £37,900 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analysis
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
440 283 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 83.02% 76.90% 79.02%
Number of salaries quoted 303 207 191
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Watford

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Watford region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 13 (56.52%) Retail
2 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 8 (34.78%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) Degree
4 6 (26.09%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (21.74%) Data Security
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 5 (21.74%) SMS
5 5 (21.74%) CCA
5 5 (21.74%) SWIFT
5 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
5 5 (21.74%) Banking
5 5 (21.74%) IVR
5 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
5 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
5 5 (21.74%) APACS
5 5 (21.74%) ISO 8583
5 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) BPR
7 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Law

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Internet
1 5 (21.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Retail
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Retail Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Law
5 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Product Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) SWIFT
1 5 (21.74%) IVR
1 5 (21.74%) APACS
1 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PMI
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
1 8 (34.78%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Security
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
4 3 (13.04%) BPR
4 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Use Case
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Product Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) CCA
3 2 (8.70%) ISEB
4 1 (4.35%) PMP
4 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
1 5 (21.74%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP