The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 58 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 22 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.59% 3.47% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 3.77% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 13 33 15
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,599
% change year-on-year - +3.21%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 564 823 989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.16% 92.06% 89.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1844 3450 4015
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Bedfordshire

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 10 £47,500 +11.11% 4
Dunstable - 6 £41,250 -
Bedford +6 1 - -
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 16 (43.24%) Project Management
1 16 (43.24%) ISEB
2 14 (37.84%) Retail
3 13 (35.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.03%) Degree
5 10 (27.03%) Change Management
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
6 9 (24.32%) UML
6 9 (24.32%) DSDM
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
6 9 (24.32%) Use Case
6 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
6 9 (24.32%) Prototyping
6 9 (24.32%) Business Process Modelling
7 8 (21.62%) SDLC
7 8 (21.62%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (21.62%) Banking
7 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
8 6 (16.22%) SOA
8 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (16.22%) Marketing
8 6 (16.22%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (13.51%) QA
9 5 (13.51%) ETL

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
2 3 (8.11%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) Data Mining
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (8.11%) Impala
2 3 (8.11%) OLAP
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.11%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (37.84%) Retail
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (16.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Analyst
2 23 (62.16%) Business Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Business IT Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) IT Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) IT Business Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Lead Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Big Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Project Management
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (27.03%) Change Management
4 9 (24.32%) Business Process Modelling
4 9 (24.32%) DSDM
4 9 (24.32%) Prototyping
4 9 (24.32%) UML
4 9 (24.32%) Use Case
4 9 (24.32%) Waterfall
5 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 8 (21.62%) Translating Business Requirements
6 6 (16.22%) Portfolio Management
6 6 (16.22%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (16.22%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) ETL
7 5 (13.51%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (10.81%) CRM
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.41%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) ISEB
2 10 (27.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PMO
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) GMP
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Epicor
4 1 (2.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.70%) Sage
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