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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 31 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 8.86% 7.62% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 7.75% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 28 23
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £26,850 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,250 £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
493 400 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.99% 98.28% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 360 304 358
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
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 29 January 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 70 (55.56%) Retail
2 55 (43.65%) Finance
3 47 (37.30%) Banking
4 37 (29.37%) Analytical Skills
5 36 (28.57%) UML
6 34 (26.98%) GAP Analysis
6 34 (26.98%) Degree
7 28 (22.22%) Change Management
8 26 (20.63%) Retail Banking
9 22 (17.46%) Project Management
10 20 (15.87%) Business Analysis
11 19 (15.08%) PRINCE2
12 18 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
12 18 (14.29%) Project Planning
13 17 (13.49%) FLEXCUBE
13 17 (13.49%) Temenos T24
13 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (13.49%) Finacle
14 16 (12.70%) Use Case
15 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
15 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
16 14 (11.11%) Cognos
16 14 (11.11%) SQL
16 14 (11.11%) Oracle
16 14 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (10.32%) Mobile App
18 12 (9.52%) ISEB
18 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
19 10 (7.94%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.14%) MS Office
3 6 (4.76%) MS Project
4 5 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (13.49%) FLEXCUBE
1 17 (13.49%) Temenos T24
1 17 (13.49%) Finacle
2 8 (6.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (3.97%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) SMS
1 4 (3.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.56%) QlikView
3 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Rational Rose
2 5 (3.97%) JIRA
General
1 70 (55.56%) Retail
2 55 (43.65%) Finance
3 47 (37.30%) Banking
4 26 (20.63%) Retail Banking
5 9 (7.14%) Law
6 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (29.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.32%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.17%) APACS
3 4 (3.17%) IVR
3 4 (3.17%) EPoS
3 4 (3.17%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.17%) SWIFT
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.57%) UML
2 34 (26.98%) GAP Analysis
3 28 (22.22%) Change Management
4 22 (17.46%) Project Management
5 20 (15.87%) Business Analysis
6 19 (15.08%) PRINCE2
7 18 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 17 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (12.70%) Use Case
10 15 (11.90%) Waterfall
10 15 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (6.35%) SOA
14 8 (6.35%) Requirements Engineering
14 8 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (6.35%) Test Scripting
15 7 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (6.35%) T-SQL
2 8 (6.35%) C#
3 5 (3.97%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (26.98%) Degree
2 12 (9.52%) ISEB
3 4 (3.17%) CCA
4 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) ISO 8583
1 4 (3.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (3.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.11%) Cognos
2 14 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) HP
4 1 (0.79%) Business Objects
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