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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 16 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 75 32 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 12.32% 8.63% 6.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.02% 8.77% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 61 29 21
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
576 365 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.58% 98.38% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 429 283 319
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 24 December 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 73 (54.48%) Retail
2 56 (41.79%) Finance
3 47 (35.07%) Banking
4 41 (30.60%) UML
5 38 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (26.12%) GAP Analysis
6 35 (26.12%) Degree
7 33 (24.63%) Change Management
8 27 (20.15%) Retail Banking
9 22 (16.42%) Project Management
10 21 (15.67%) PRINCE2
11 20 (14.93%) Business Analysis
12 18 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (12.69%) Requirements Analysis
13 17 (12.69%) Project Planning
14 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
14 16 (11.94%) FLEXCUBE
14 16 (11.94%) Temenos T24
14 16 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (11.94%) Finacle
14 16 (11.94%) Mobile App
15 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (11.19%) Use Case
15 15 (11.19%) Waterfall
16 14 (10.45%) SQL
16 14 (10.45%) Oracle
17 13 (9.70%) Cognos
17 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
18 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
18 12 (8.96%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (2.24%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.46%) MS Office
3 6 (4.48%) MS Project
3 6 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (11.94%) FLEXCUBE
1 16 (11.94%) Temenos T24
1 16 (11.94%) Finacle
2 8 (5.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (3.73%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 3 (2.24%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) SMS
1 4 (2.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) QlikView
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Rational Rose
2 5 (3.73%) JIRA
General
1 73 (54.48%) Retail
2 56 (41.79%) Finance
3 47 (35.07%) Banking
4 27 (20.15%) Retail Banking
5 10 (7.46%) Law
6 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.24%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.36%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) APACS
3 4 (2.99%) IVR
3 4 (2.99%) Cryptography
3 4 (2.99%) EPoS
3 4 (2.99%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) DTV
5 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.60%) UML
2 35 (26.12%) GAP Analysis
3 33 (24.63%) Change Management
4 22 (16.42%) Project Management
5 21 (15.67%) PRINCE2
6 20 (14.93%) Business Analysis
7 18 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (12.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (12.69%) Project Planning
9 16 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (11.19%) Use Case
10 15 (11.19%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (11.19%) Waterfall
11 13 (9.70%) E-Commerce
12 12 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (8.21%) Requirements Engineering
14 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
15 9 (6.72%) SOA
15 9 (6.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.45%) SQL
2 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
2 8 (5.97%) C#
3 5 (3.73%) Java
Qualifications
1 35 (26.12%) Degree
2 12 (8.96%) ISEB
3 4 (2.99%) CCA
4 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (2.99%) ISO 8583
1 4 (2.99%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Oracle
3 13 (9.70%) Cognos
4 2 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) HP
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