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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 60 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 40 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.45% 6.84% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 7.08% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18 36 9
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £34,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,250 £60,000
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
539 565 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.82% 96.58% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 412 410 235
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 31 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Retail
3 17 (32.08%) UML
4 15 (28.30%) GAP Analysis
5 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.64%) Banking
7 12 (22.64%) Change Management
8 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (20.75%) Degree
9 10 (18.87%) Retail Banking
9 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
9 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.09%) SDLC
11 8 (15.09%) Finacle
11 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
11 8 (15.09%) FLEXCUBE
12 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
12 7 (13.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (13.21%) Project Management
12 7 (13.21%) Change Control
12 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
13 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.32%) MS Project
13 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
13 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (11.32%) Project Planning
13 6 (11.32%) Data Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (11.32%) MS Project
1 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (15.09%) FLEXCUBE
1 8 (15.09%) Finacle
2 4 (7.55%) Temenos T24
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.77%) CorVu
3 1 (1.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Rational Rose
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Retail
3 12 (22.64%) Banking
4 10 (18.87%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) ODBC
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) UML
2 15 (28.30%) GAP Analysis
3 14 (26.42%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (22.64%) Change Management
6 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (18.87%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.09%) SDLC
9 7 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (13.21%) Project Management
9 7 (13.21%) Change Control
9 7 (13.21%) Requirements Analysis
9 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
10 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.32%) Project Planning
10 6 (11.32%) Data Management
11 5 (9.43%) OOD
11 5 (9.43%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Cognos
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
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Salary: £52000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + stock + benefits
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