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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 43 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 46 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.26% 7.52% 5.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.31% 7.86% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 14
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £44,000 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
487 585 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.78% 95.59% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 359 455 220
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,442 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 27 (45.76%) Retail
2 21 (35.59%) GAP Analysis
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 18 (30.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (28.81%) UML
5 16 (27.12%) Banking
6 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (23.73%) Degree
7 14 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (20.34%) Cognos
8 12 (20.34%) Change Management
8 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
8 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (18.64%) Change Control
9 11 (18.64%) Finacle
9 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
9 11 (18.64%) FLEXCUBE
10 10 (16.95%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.25%) Retail Banking
11 9 (15.25%) Project Planning
11 9 (15.25%) Use Case
12 7 (11.86%) Temenos T24
12 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
12 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.86%) Project Management
13 6 (10.17%) Rational Rose
13 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.17%) MS Project

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (10.17%) MS Project
1 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Finacle
1 11 (18.64%) FLEXCUBE
2 7 (11.86%) Temenos T24
3 6 (10.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) QlikView
2 2 (3.39%) CorVu
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Rational Rose
2 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 27 (45.76%) Retail
2 21 (35.59%) Finance
3 16 (27.12%) Banking
4 9 (15.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) ODBC
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) GAP Analysis
2 18 (30.51%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (28.81%) UML
4 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.73%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (20.34%) Change Management
6 12 (20.34%) Waterfall
7 11 (18.64%) Change Control
7 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (18.64%) PRINCE2
8 10 (16.95%) Requirements Analysis
8 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
9 9 (15.25%) Project Planning
9 9 (15.25%) Use Case
10 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.86%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Project Management
11 6 (10.17%) Data Management
11 6 (10.17%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) C
2 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
Vendors
1 12 (20.34%) Cognos
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Business Objects
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