The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 34 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 7.18% 2.74% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.42% 2.88% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38 9 10
Average salary £46,250 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £51,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
566 312 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.75% 94.83% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 404 236 233
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
Hertfordshire

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 1 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 50 (56.18%) Retail
2 28 (31.46%) Finance
2 28 (31.46%) UML
3 26 (29.21%) Degree
4 23 (25.84%) Change Management
5 22 (24.72%) Banking
6 21 (23.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (23.60%) CCA
6 21 (23.60%) PCI DSS
7 20 (22.47%) SWIFT
7 20 (22.47%) Retail Banking
8 15 (16.85%) Internet
9 13 (14.61%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (14.61%) Project Planning
10 12 (13.48%) Cryptography
10 12 (13.48%) APACS
10 12 (13.48%) ISO 8583
10 12 (13.48%) IVR
10 12 (13.48%) Data Security
10 12 (13.48%) Web Services
10 12 (13.48%) SMS
11 11 (12.36%) GAP Analysis
12 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (11.24%) Business Analysis
12 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
13 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
13 9 (10.11%) Practice Management
13 9 (10.11%) CMS
14 8 (8.99%) Use Case
14 8 (8.99%) Rational Rose

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 9 (10.11%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Office
2 3 (3.37%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) Internet
2 12 (13.48%) SMS
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Rational Rose
General
1 50 (56.18%) Retail
2 28 (31.46%) Finance
3 22 (24.72%) Banking
4 20 (22.47%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.25%) French Language
6 2 (2.25%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.47%) SWIFT
2 12 (13.48%) Cryptography
2 12 (13.48%) APACS
2 12 (13.48%) IVR
3 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.37%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.12%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) UML
2 23 (25.84%) Change Management
3 13 (14.61%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (14.61%) Project Planning
4 12 (13.48%) Data Security
5 11 (12.36%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (11.24%) Business Analysis
6 10 (11.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.11%) Test Scripting
7 9 (10.11%) Practice Management
8 8 (8.99%) Use Case
9 7 (7.87%) Validation
9 7 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.62%) User Stories
11 4 (4.49%) Data Mapping
11 4 (4.49%) Requirements Engineering
11 4 (4.49%) Programme Management
11 4 (4.49%) ITIL
11 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
1 4 (4.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (29.21%) Degree
2 21 (23.60%) CCA
3 4 (4.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (23.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 21 (23.60%) PCI DSS
2 12 (13.48%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.49%) Oracle
3 2 (2.25%) SAP
4 1 (1.12%) HP
Watford
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Sterlings Partnership
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + £6,800 car allowance + benefits an
Posted: 3 days ago