The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was - in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank - 33 40
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford - 2.21% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.38% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £43,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -28.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 168 274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 97.04% 92.82% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 108 148 204
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bedford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Bedford.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Bedford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) UML
2 8 (80.00%) RUP
2 8 (80.00%) ERP
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) Workflow
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) UML
2 8 (80.00%) ERP
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) RUP
2 8 (80.00%) Workflow
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) BPMN
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (10.00%) webMethods