The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 65 65
Rank change year-on-year +26 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 29 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.80% 2.52% 3.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 2.67% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 22 32
Median salary £50,000 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.95% +0.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,750 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 592 860 1082
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 98.01% 94.40% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 455 775 928
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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 +5 11 £52,500 +23.52% 4
Dunstable +1 6 £41,250 +37.50%
Bedford +8 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £52,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 23 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 20 (43.48%) Retail
3 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.78%) ISEB
4 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
6 13 (28.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (28.26%) Change Management
6 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (23.91%) Project Management
7 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.57%) UML
8 9 (19.57%) DSDM
8 9 (19.57%) Prototyping
8 9 (19.57%) Business Process Modelling
8 9 (19.57%) Use Case
9 8 (17.39%) Degree
9 8 (17.39%) SDLC
9 8 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
9 8 (17.39%) SQL
9 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
9 8 (17.39%) Banking
10 7 (15.22%) Marketing
11 6 (13.04%) Finance
11 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
11 6 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (13.04%) User Stories
12 5 (10.87%) QA

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 3 (6.52%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (2.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
1 2 (4.35%) Firebug
General
1 20 (43.48%) Retail
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
2 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.22%) Marketing
4 6 (13.04%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (28.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (30.43%) Waterfall
4 13 (28.26%) Change Management
4 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (23.91%) E-Commerce
5 11 (23.91%) Project Management
6 9 (19.57%) Business Process Modelling
6 9 (19.57%) DSDM
6 9 (19.57%) Prototyping
6 9 (19.57%) UML
6 9 (19.57%) Use Case
7 8 (17.39%) SDLC
7 8 (17.39%) Translating Business Requirements
8 6 (13.04%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (13.04%) User Stories
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
10 4 (8.70%) Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) ISEB
2 8 (17.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) PMO
3 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.17%) GMP
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) Adobe
3 1 (2.17%) CA
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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