Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 26 62
Rank change year-on-year -38 +36 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 80 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.67% 7.04% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 7.24% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 63 70
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £51,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.77% +21.18% -
10th Percentile £31,325 £36,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £63,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% +5.88%

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 994 1,105 1,525
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.12% 97.27% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 831 898 1,347
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.06% +7.78%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,898 £28,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
Luton -15 14 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Dunstable -3 7 £40,000 -
Bedford -10 2 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Shefford - 1 £57,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (29.63%) Marketing
4 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (22.22%) CRM
5 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (18.52%) User Stories
6 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (14.81%) JIRA
7 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (14.81%) EPoS
7 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (14.81%) Dynamic Pricing
7 4 (14.81%) Master Data Management
7 4 (14.81%) Data Lake
8 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
8 3 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
8 3 (11.11%) Prototyping
8 3 (11.11%) Big Data
8 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 3 (11.11%) User Experience
8 3 (11.11%) Data Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) SAP
8 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (11.11%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server

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 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.70%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Data Lake
1 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.11%) Big Data
2 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) DB2
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 8 (29.63%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) Visualforce
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) EPoS
3 3 (11.11%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (22.22%) CRM
4 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 5 (18.52%) User Stories
6 4 (14.81%) Business Analysis
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Dynamic Pricing
6 4 (14.81%) Master Data Management
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.11%) Release Management
7 3 (11.11%) Use Case
7 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) Apex Code
2 2 (7.41%) C#
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.70%) IIBA
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle