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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 33 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.97% 6.81% 4.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.19% 7.01% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28 22 16
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,200 £26,550 £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
487 442 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.01% 97.14% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 363 339 322
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 5 March 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 64 (53.33%) Retail
2 54 (45.00%) Finance
3 43 (35.83%) Banking
4 38 (31.67%) GAP Analysis
5 34 (28.33%) Degree
6 33 (27.50%) UML
7 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (22.50%) Change Management
9 23 (19.17%) Retail Banking
10 22 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (16.67%) PRINCE2
11 20 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
12 19 (15.83%) Project Planning
12 19 (15.83%) FLEXCUBE
12 19 (15.83%) Waterfall
12 19 (15.83%) Finacle
12 19 (15.83%) Cognos
13 18 (15.00%) Project Management
14 17 (14.17%) Use Case
14 17 (14.17%) Temenos T24
14 17 (14.17%) Business Analysis
15 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (12.50%) Oracle
17 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
18 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
19 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
20 10 (8.33%) ISEB
20 10 (8.33%) SQL
20 10 (8.33%) Test Scripting

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 9 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 9 (7.50%) MS Project
2 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (15.83%) FLEXCUBE
1 19 (15.83%) Finacle
2 17 (14.17%) Temenos T24
3 8 (6.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle iProcurement
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) SMS
1 3 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) QlikView
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) Rational Rose
2 5 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 64 (53.33%) Retail
2 54 (45.00%) Finance
3 43 (35.83%) Banking
4 23 (19.17%) Retail Banking
5 5 (4.17%) Law
5 5 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.50%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.50%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (2.50%) IVR
3 3 (2.50%) APACS
4 1 (0.83%) EPoS
4 1 (0.83%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.67%) GAP Analysis
2 33 (27.50%) UML
3 27 (22.50%) Change Management
4 22 (18.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (18.33%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 20 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (15.83%) Project Planning
6 19 (15.83%) Waterfall
7 18 (15.00%) Project Management
8 17 (14.17%) Use Case
8 17 (14.17%) Business Analysis
9 16 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.83%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (8.33%) Test Scripting
13 9 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.50%) Change Control
13 9 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (7.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) Java
3 4 (3.33%) C#
3 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) Degree
2 10 (8.33%) ISEB
3 3 (2.50%) CCA
4 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.50%) ISO 8583
1 3 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.83%) Cognos
2 15 (12.50%) Oracle
3 14 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
5 1 (0.83%) HP
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Mothercare
Salary: competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £52000.00 per annum + Plus beenefits
Posted: 2 days ago