Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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

Business Analyst
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 45 69
Rank change year-on-year +19 +24 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 58 72 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 6.47% 4.91% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 5.16% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 60
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 859 1,394 1,681
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 95.09% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 789 1,200 1,491
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,627
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.15% +2.65%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Bedfordshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable +5 16 £42,000 -6.67% 1
Bedford +20 12 £35,000 +6.06%
Luton +3 8 £41,500 +25.76% 3
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (36.21%) Line Management
2 20 (34.48%) Mentoring
3 17 (29.31%) Finance
4 15 (25.86%) CRM
5 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 11 (18.97%) ERP
6 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
6 11 (18.97%) Retail
7 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 10 (17.24%) Office 365
7 10 (17.24%) SaaS
8 9 (15.52%) Coaching
8 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.79%) SQL
10 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
10 7 (12.07%) Project Management
11 6 (10.34%) SDLC
11 6 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (10.34%) ISEB
12 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
12 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.62%) Requirements Engineering
13 4 (6.90%) GDPR
13 4 (6.90%) Robotic Process Automation
13 4 (6.90%) User Experience
13 4 (6.90%) User Stories

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 11 (18.97%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.24%) Office 365
1 10 (17.24%) SaaS
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
4 2 (3.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Line Management
2 20 (34.48%) Mentoring
3 15 (25.86%) CRM
4 12 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.97%) ERP
6 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
7 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (15.52%) Coaching
7 9 (15.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.07%) Project Management
10 6 (10.34%) SDLC
10 6 (10.34%) Translating Business Requirements
11 5 (8.62%) Requirements Engineering
12 4 (6.90%) B2C
12 4 (6.90%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
12 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) ISEB
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ACCA
3 1 (1.72%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) GDPR
1 4 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Epicor
3 1 (1.72%) Infor
3 1 (1.72%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Sage