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 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 31 43 45
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.93% 5.06% 4.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 5.23% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 14
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £37,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
495 497 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.02% 96.69% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 384 382 318
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 55 (50.93%) Retail
2 43 (39.81%) Finance
3 37 (34.26%) Banking
4 32 (29.63%) GAP Analysis
5 30 (27.78%) Degree
6 28 (25.93%) UML
7 24 (22.22%) Change Management
8 23 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (18.52%) PRINCE2
11 19 (17.59%) Cognos
11 19 (17.59%) Project Management
11 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (17.59%) Waterfall
11 19 (17.59%) Retail Banking
12 17 (15.74%) FLEXCUBE
12 17 (15.74%) Requirements Analysis
12 17 (15.74%) Finacle
13 16 (14.81%) Project Planning
13 16 (14.81%) Use Case
14 15 (13.89%) Temenos T24
15 14 (12.96%) Business Analysis
16 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
16 12 (11.11%) Oracle
17 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (10.19%) Change Control
18 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
19 9 (8.33%) ISEB
19 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (6.48%) MS Project
1 7 (6.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Finacle
1 17 (15.74%) FLEXCUBE
2 15 (13.89%) Temenos T24
3 8 (7.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) SMS
1 2 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.41%) QlikView
2 2 (1.85%) CorVu
2 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Rational Rose
2 5 (4.63%) JIRA
General
1 55 (50.93%) Retail
2 43 (39.81%) Finance
3 37 (34.26%) Banking
4 19 (17.59%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Law
6 2 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.85%) Web Services
1 2 (1.85%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.85%) APACS
3 2 (1.85%) IVR
3 2 (1.85%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.85%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.93%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (29.63%) GAP Analysis
2 28 (25.93%) UML
3 24 (22.22%) Change Management
4 23 (21.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 19 (17.59%) Project Management
7 19 (17.59%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (17.59%) Waterfall
8 17 (15.74%) Requirements Analysis
9 16 (14.81%) Project Planning
9 16 (14.81%) Use Case
10 14 (12.96%) Business Analysis
11 12 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 11 (10.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (10.19%) Change Control
13 9 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (8.33%) Test Scripting
14 8 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (6.48%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.41%) SQL
2 5 (4.63%) Java
3 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.85%) C
3 2 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (27.78%) Degree
2 9 (8.33%) ISEB
3 2 (1.85%) CCA
3 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.85%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (17.59%) Cognos
2 12 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.93%) HP
Watford, Hertfordshire
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