Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £55,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 68 18
Rank change year-on-year +27 -50 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 51 28 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.79% 2.63% 8.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.03% 2.68% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 21 75
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £51,250 £27,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £62,500 £65,500
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -

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 846 1,045 1,074
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.03% 98.12% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 651 825 893
Bedfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +22 23 £68,000 +23.64% 1
Bedford +3 10 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Dunstable -3 7 £52,000 +23.81% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) Workshop Facilitation
3 25 (49.02%) Use Case
4 21 (41.18%) Customer Requirements
5 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (39.22%) Change Management
6 19 (37.25%) SQL
6 19 (37.25%) Data Modelling
7 17 (33.33%) UML
7 17 (33.33%) Retail
7 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (29.41%) User Stories
8 15 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (29.41%) Marketing
9 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
9 14 (27.45%) Wireframes
9 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (25.49%) Tableau
10 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (23.53%) Business Change Management
12 11 (21.57%) Data Migration
12 11 (21.57%) Migration
12 11 (21.57%) SAP
12 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
12 11 (21.57%) CRM
12 11 (21.57%) Oracle
12 11 (21.57%) IBM
12 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (19.61%) PRINCE

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:

Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.61%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Azure
2 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (13.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.80%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) Power BI
General
1 17 (33.33%) Retail
2 15 (29.41%) Marketing
3 10 (19.61%) Automotive
3 10 (19.61%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (19.61%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (84.31%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (64.71%) Workshop Facilitation
3 25 (49.02%) Use Case
4 21 (41.18%) Customer Requirements
5 20 (39.22%) Change Management
5 20 (39.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (37.25%) Data Modelling
7 17 (33.33%) UML
7 17 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 15 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (29.41%) User Stories
9 14 (27.45%) E-Commerce
9 14 (27.45%) Wireframes
10 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (23.53%) Business Change Management
12 11 (21.57%) CRM
12 11 (21.57%) Data Migration
12 11 (21.57%) Migration
13 10 (19.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Tableau
2 11 (21.57%) IBM
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
2 11 (21.57%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (21.57%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Adobe