Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedford during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 34 42
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 5.84% 7.98% 6.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 8.07% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 15 56 83
Bedford median annual salary £50,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.52% -22.35% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £46,750
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedford
Permanent vacancies in Bedford with a recognized job title 252 347 530
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.05% 98.86% 98.51%
Number of salaries quoted 212 310 492
Bedford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Bedford over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Bedford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) User Stories
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Statistics
6 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 1 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) Mathematics

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Requirements Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Robotic Process Automation
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) SAP