The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 59 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.48% 3.53% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 3.76% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 30
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +8.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,950 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

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 621 797 1095
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 96.28% 93.88% 97.16%
Number of salaries quoted 467 658 822
Median salary £45,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +1 12 £48,500 -3.00%
Dunstable - 2 £45,000 - 2
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) QA
3 23 (36.51%) Waterfall
3 23 (36.51%) Retail
4 20 (31.75%) .NET
5 19 (30.16%) Business Analysis
6 18 (28.57%) Line Management
7 16 (25.40%) Change Management
8 15 (23.81%) Finance
9 14 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
10 13 (20.63%) Kanban
10 13 (20.63%) UML
10 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
11 12 (19.05%) Java
12 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (17.46%) Workflow
13 9 (14.29%) SQL
13 9 (14.29%) ITIL
13 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
13 9 (14.29%) ERP
13 9 (14.29%) DSDM
13 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (12.70%) Virtual Team
14 8 (12.70%) RUP
14 8 (12.70%) Windows
15 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
16 6 (9.52%) DevOps
16 6 (9.52%) Analytics
16 6 (9.52%) Logistics
16 6 (9.52%) Project Management

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 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Firebug
General
1 23 (36.51%) Retail
2 15 (23.81%) Finance
3 4 (6.35%) Back Office
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
3 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.52%) Web Services
3 5 (7.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.70%) Virtual Team
3 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) Waterfall
3 19 (30.16%) Business Analysis
4 18 (28.57%) Line Management
5 16 (25.40%) Change Management
6 14 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (20.63%) E-Commerce
7 13 (20.63%) Kanban
7 13 (20.63%) UML
8 11 (17.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (17.46%) Workflow
9 9 (14.29%) DSDM
9 9 (14.29%) ERP
9 9 (14.29%) ITIL
9 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 8 (12.70%) RUP
11 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (9.52%) Logistics
12 6 (9.52%) OO
12 6 (9.52%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
1 4 (6.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Google
2 2 (3.17%) TIBCO
2 2 (3.17%) webMethods
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago