Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 45 68
Rank change year-on-year +21 +23 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 86 79 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 7.92% 4.89% 3.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.19% 5.10% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 71 109 120
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £50,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +9.83% -4.95%

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 1050 1548 1915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 95.73% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1355 1703
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,350 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +19 25 £52,500 +59.09% 1
Dunstable -2 19 £41,500 +38.33% 1
Bedford +4 15 £50,000 +51.52%
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 38 (44.19%) Business Analysis
2 28 (32.56%) Retail
2 28 (32.56%) Finance
3 27 (31.40%) ISEB
4 24 (27.91%) Project Management
5 23 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
7 19 (22.09%) Line Management
8 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
8 18 (20.93%) SQL
8 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (19.77%) MS Visio
10 16 (18.60%) SDLC
11 15 (17.44%) Translating Business Requirements
11 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (16.28%) Marketing
12 14 (16.28%) CRM
13 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
14 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
14 11 (12.79%) ERP
15 10 (11.63%) Use Case
16 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
16 9 (10.47%) UML
16 9 (10.47%) Business Process Modelling
17 8 (9.30%) Prototyping
17 8 (9.30%) DSDM
17 8 (9.30%) SAP
17 8 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 9 (10.47%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (19.77%) MS Visio
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (3.49%) Unica
3 2 (2.33%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.16%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.30%) Office 365
2 8 (9.30%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
1 28 (32.56%) Retail
2 14 (16.28%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (44.19%) Business Analysis
2 24 (27.91%) Project Management
3 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (22.09%) Line Management
5 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
5 18 (20.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.60%) SDLC
7 15 (17.44%) Translating Business Requirements
8 14 (16.28%) CRM
9 12 (13.95%) Mentoring
9 12 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (12.79%) ERP
10 11 (12.79%) Waterfall
11 10 (11.63%) Use Case
12 9 (10.47%) Business Process Modelling
12 9 (10.47%) UML
13 8 (9.30%) DSDM
13 8 (9.30%) Prototyping
13 8 (9.30%) User Stories
14 6 (6.98%) Business Process Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 2 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) ISEB
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) ACCA
3 1 (1.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) PMO
3 3 (3.49%) GMP
4 2 (2.33%) GDPR
4 2 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 21 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) SAP
3 3 (3.49%) CA
4 1 (1.16%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe
4 1 (1.16%) Epicor
4 1 (1.16%) Infor
4 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Sage
4 1 (1.16%) Workday