Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 22 44
Rank change year-on-year -31 +22 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 82 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.31% 7.99% 5.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.38% 8.31% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 25 68 113
Bedfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £28,050 £35,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% - +5.56%

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 1,037 987 1,496
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.92% 96.20% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 822 831 1,303
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £78,950
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +2.27%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -11 17 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Dunstable -1 10 £40,000 -1.84%
Bedford -28 1 £50,000 +14.29% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Marketing
3 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (34.29%) CRM
5 11 (31.43%) Waterfall
6 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (25.71%) Workshop Facilitation
8 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
8 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (20.00%) EPoS
9 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 7 (20.00%) Dynamic Pricing
9 7 (20.00%) Data Lake
9 7 (20.00%) Master Data Management
10 6 (17.14%) User Stories
10 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (17.14%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) ISEB
11 5 (14.29%) JIRA
11 5 (14.29%) Epics
12 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
12 4 (11.43%) Big Data
12 4 (11.43%) User Experience
12 4 (11.43%) Release Management
12 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
12 4 (11.43%) Project Management
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle
12 4 (11.43%) IBM

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 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.86%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (20.00%) Data Lake
3 4 (11.43%) Big Data
4 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) DB2
5 2 (5.71%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA Agile
General
1 14 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.00%) EPoS
3 4 (11.43%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.86%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (34.29%) CRM
4 11 (31.43%) Waterfall
5 10 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (25.71%) Workshop Facilitation
7 7 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (20.00%) Dynamic Pricing
7 7 (20.00%) Master Data Management
7 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (17.14%) User Stories
9 5 (14.29%) Epics
10 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
10 4 (11.43%) Project Management
10 4 (11.43%) Release Management
10 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
11 3 (8.57%) Change Management
11 3 (8.57%) Data Flow Diagram
11 3 (8.57%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Apex Code
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.86%) IIBA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) Tableau