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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 32 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 47 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.36% 8.17% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.43% 8.51% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 27 35 13
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £44,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
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
529 552 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.88% 96.00% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 405 445 248
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 5 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 40 (51.28%) Retail
2 29 (37.18%) Finance
3 26 (33.33%) Banking
4 24 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
5 21 (26.92%) Degree
6 20 (25.64%) UML
7 19 (24.36%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (23.08%) Waterfall
9 17 (21.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (21.79%) Cognos
10 15 (19.23%) Change Management
10 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (17.95%) Finacle
11 14 (17.95%) Use Case
11 14 (17.95%) FLEXCUBE
12 13 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (16.67%) Retail Banking
12 13 (16.67%) PRINCE2
13 12 (15.38%) Project Planning
14 11 (14.10%) Change Control
15 10 (12.82%) Temenos T24
15 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
15 10 (12.82%) Project Management
15 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (11.54%) Oracle
16 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
17 8 (10.26%) QlikView
17 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (6.41%) MS Project
1 5 (6.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (17.95%) FLEXCUBE
1 14 (17.95%) Finacle
2 10 (12.82%) Temenos T24
3 7 (8.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) QlikView
2 2 (2.56%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Rational Rose
2 5 (6.41%) JIRA
General
1 40 (51.28%) Retail
2 29 (37.18%) Finance
3 26 (33.33%) Banking
4 13 (16.67%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) ODBC
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
2 20 (25.64%) UML
3 19 (24.36%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (23.08%) Waterfall
5 17 (21.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (19.23%) Change Management
7 14 (17.95%) Use Case
8 13 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 12 (15.38%) Project Planning
10 11 (14.10%) Change Control
11 10 (12.82%) E-Commerce
11 10 (12.82%) Project Management
11 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.54%) Business Analysis
13 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
15 6 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (6.41%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) Java
1 5 (6.41%) SQL
2 2 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (26.92%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Cognos
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.13%) Business Objects
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