Period
to 26 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 52 67
Rank change year-on-year +2 +15 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 37 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.76% 4.08% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 4.20% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 32 27 33
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +3.45%
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,250 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 965 880 1,194
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.17% 97.13% 97.87%
Number of salaries quoted 823 791 931
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £68,750
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +0.56%

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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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
Luton +16 23 £52,500 +22.09% 6
Bedford -1 6 £45,000 +2.86%
Dunstable -10 5 - -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Waterfall
2 24 (64.86%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (54.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (51.35%) Retail
5 13 (35.14%) Project Planning
6 12 (32.43%) Change Management
6 12 (32.43%) SDLC
7 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (27.03%) CRM
8 10 (27.03%) Marketing
9 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
10 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
10 6 (16.22%) Workshop Facilitation
10 6 (16.22%) Office 365
10 6 (16.22%) Big Data
11 5 (13.51%) Master Data Management
11 5 (13.51%) Tableau
11 5 (13.51%) Dynamic Pricing
11 5 (13.51%) Data Lake
11 5 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
11 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (13.51%) SQL
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle
11 5 (13.51%) SAP
11 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (13.51%) IBM
11 5 (13.51%) EPoS

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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Data Lake
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
General
1 19 (51.35%) Retail
2 10 (27.03%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 24 (64.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) EPoS
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (64.86%) Waterfall
3 20 (54.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (35.14%) Project Planning
5 12 (32.43%) Change Management
5 12 (32.43%) SDLC
6 11 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (27.03%) CRM
8 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
9 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
9 6 (16.22%) Workshop Facilitation
10 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (13.51%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (13.51%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.51%) Dynamic Pricing
10 5 (13.51%) Master Data Management
10 5 (13.51%) Migration
11 1 (2.70%) Data Management
11 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
11 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) IBM
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle
1 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
1 5 (13.51%) SAP
1 5 (13.51%) Tableau