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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 23 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 55 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 10.17% 6.05% 5.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.34% 6.50% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51 22 11
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,050 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business Analyst
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
532 354 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.34% 93.16% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 384 279 229
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Watford

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 58 (53.70%) Retail
2 40 (37.04%) UML
3 39 (36.11%) Finance
4 34 (31.48%) Change Management
5 31 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (27.78%) Banking
7 28 (25.93%) Degree
8 25 (23.15%) Retail Banking
9 19 (17.59%) GAP Analysis
10 17 (15.74%) CCA
10 17 (15.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (15.74%) PCI DSS
11 16 (14.81%) SWIFT
12 15 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (13.89%) Project Planning
12 15 (13.89%) Internet
12 15 (13.89%) PRINCE2
13 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
13 14 (12.96%) Business Analysis
14 12 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (11.11%) Mobile App
14 12 (11.11%) SMS
14 12 (11.11%) Web Services
14 12 (11.11%) APACS
14 12 (11.11%) ISO 8583
14 12 (11.11%) IVR
14 12 (11.11%) Cryptography
14 12 (11.11%) Data Security
15 11 (10.19%) MS Office
15 11 (10.19%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 9 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Office
2 9 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.70%) FLEXCUBE
1 4 (3.70%) Temenos T24
1 4 (3.70%) Finacle
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.89%) Internet
2 12 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Rational Rose
General
1 58 (53.70%) Retail
2 39 (36.11%) Finance
3 30 (27.78%) Banking
4 25 (23.15%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.48%) Law
6 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.85%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (14.81%) SWIFT
3 12 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.11%) APACS
3 12 (11.11%) IVR
3 12 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.70%) EPoS
5 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.78%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.04%) UML
2 34 (31.48%) Change Management
3 19 (17.59%) GAP Analysis
4 15 (13.89%) PRINCE2
4 15 (13.89%) Requirements Analysis
4 15 (13.89%) Project Planning
5 14 (12.96%) Business Analysis
6 12 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (11.11%) Data Security
7 11 (10.19%) Project Management
8 10 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 10 (9.26%) Test Scripting
9 9 (8.33%) Practice Management
9 9 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.48%) Validation
11 7 (6.48%) Workflow
12 6 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (5.56%) User Stories
13 5 (4.63%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) T-SQL
2 5 (4.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (25.93%) Degree
2 17 (15.74%) CCA
3 11 (10.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 17 (15.74%) PCI DSS
2 12 (11.11%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) HP
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