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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 25 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 46 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.23% 8.88% 5.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 9.16% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 20
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £52,500 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
546 502 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.15% 96.91% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 484 367 324
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (59.70%) Finance
2 37 (55.22%) Retail
3 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
3 18 (26.87%) Degree
4 17 (25.37%) Retail Banking
4 17 (25.37%) Oracle
4 17 (25.37%) Banking
5 15 (22.39%) GAP Analysis
6 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (19.40%) Use Case
8 12 (17.91%) UML
9 11 (16.42%) Oracle Financials
9 11 (16.42%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (16.42%) Temenos T24
9 11 (16.42%) Finacle
9 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (16.42%) Translating Business Requirements
9 11 (16.42%) FLEXCUBE
10 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
11 7 (10.45%) B2C
12 6 (8.96%) SQL
12 6 (8.96%) Coaching
13 5 (7.46%) Software Delivery
13 5 (7.46%) KYC
13 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (7.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.46%) MS Office
1 5 (7.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Finacle
1 11 (16.42%) FLEXCUBE
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle EBS
1 11 (16.42%) Oracle Financials
1 11 (16.42%) Temenos T24
General
1 40 (59.70%) Finance
2 37 (55.22%) Retail
3 17 (25.37%) Banking
3 17 (25.37%) Retail Banking
4 5 (7.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.45%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
2 15 (22.39%) GAP Analysis
3 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.40%) Use Case
5 12 (17.91%) UML
6 11 (16.42%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (11.94%) Business Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) B2C
8 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
8 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
9 6 (8.96%) Coaching
10 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (7.46%) KYC
10 5 (7.46%) Software Delivery
11 4 (5.97%) Analytics
12 2 (2.99%) BPMN
12 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.99%) SDLC
12 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.87%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) ACCA
Vendors
1 17 (25.37%) Oracle
2 4 (5.97%) Cognos
2 4 (5.97%) Kronos
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) SAP