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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 25 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 9.81% 5.16% 5.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.02% 5.46% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 48 18 11
Average salary £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,200 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,150 £56,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
519 348 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 97.92% 94.57% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 372 266 238
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 £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Watford

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 55 (56.12%) Retail
2 33 (33.67%) Finance
2 33 (33.67%) UML
3 26 (26.53%) Banking
4 25 (25.51%) Change Management
4 25 (25.51%) Degree
5 23 (23.47%) Retail Banking
6 20 (20.41%) PCI DSS
6 20 (20.41%) CCA
6 20 (20.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 19 (19.39%) SWIFT
8 16 (16.33%) Internet
9 14 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
9 14 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 14 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 13 (13.27%) Data Security
10 13 (13.27%) APACS
10 13 (13.27%) ISO 8583
10 13 (13.27%) IVR
10 13 (13.27%) Cryptography
10 13 (13.27%) SMS
10 13 (13.27%) Web Services
11 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
12 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
13 9 (9.18%) CMS
13 9 (9.18%) Practice Management
13 9 (9.18%) Rational Rose
13 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.18%) Test Scripting

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (9.18%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Office
2 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (2.04%) Temenos T24
1 2 (2.04%) Finacle
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.33%) Internet
2 13 (13.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Rational Rose
General
1 55 (56.12%) Retail
2 33 (33.67%) Finance
3 26 (26.53%) Banking
4 23 (23.47%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.08%) Law
6 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.04%) French Language
8 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) SWIFT
2 13 (13.27%) APACS
2 13 (13.27%) IVR
2 13 (13.27%) Cryptography
3 9 (9.18%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.08%) EPoS
5 3 (3.06%) Online Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.02%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.67%) UML
2 25 (25.51%) Change Management
3 14 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 14 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 13 (13.27%) Data Security
5 11 (11.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.18%) Practice Management
7 9 (9.18%) Test Scripting
8 8 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.16%) E-Commerce
9 7 (7.14%) Validation
10 6 (6.12%) Project Management
10 6 (6.12%) Use Case
11 5 (5.10%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (5.10%) Data Mapping
11 5 (5.10%) User Stories
11 5 (5.10%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) SQL
2 3 (3.06%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.04%) C#
3 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (25.51%) Degree
2 20 (20.41%) CCA
3 6 (6.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) PCI DSS
1 20 (20.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 13 (13.27%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) SAP
4 1 (1.02%) HP
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