Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 76 72
Rank change year-on-year -65 -4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 122 292 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.92% 3.37% 3.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 3.52% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 102 286 332
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.36% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
South East median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.56% -5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 6070 8285 10645
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.55% 95.65% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4859 6492 8466
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Reading -9 47 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Maidenhead +10 17 £45,000 -25.00%
Slough -25 14 £47,500 -26.92% 2
Newbury -37 5 £50,000 +8.11%
Bracknell +7 4 £50,250 -12.61%
Windsor +16 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Berkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 50 (40.98%) Business Analysis
2 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (31.15%) Finance
4 28 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (14.75%) Retail
6 15 (12.30%) User Stories
7 14 (11.48%) SDLC
7 14 (11.48%) Scrum
8 13 (10.66%) Process Management
8 13 (10.66%) SQL
8 13 (10.66%) Data Modelling
8 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
9 12 (9.84%) ERP
10 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
12 9 (7.38%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (7.38%) Project Management
12 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
12 9 (7.38%) Use Case
12 9 (7.38%) Analytics
13 8 (6.56%) Business Process Mapping
13 8 (6.56%) Financial Analysis
13 8 (6.56%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (5.74%) ITIL
14 7 (5.74%) EPoS
14 7 (5.74%) SaaS
14 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
15 6 (4.92%) Virtual Team
15 6 (4.92%) Process Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (0.82%) IIS
1 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.82%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.82%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) Internet
1 1 (0.82%) Intranet
1 1 (0.82%) SMS
1 1 (0.82%) SNMP
1 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.82%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.10%) Big Data
1 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.82%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.82%) MS Access
4 1 (0.82%) Power BI
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) JIRA
1 2 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 38 (31.15%) Finance
2 18 (14.75%) Retail
3 10 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.10%) Law
5 4 (3.28%) Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Automotive
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Back Office
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Front Office
7 1 (0.82%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) Mason
3 1 (0.82%) HTML
3 1 (0.82%) REST
3 1 (0.82%) WCF
3 1 (0.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.74%) EPoS
3 6 (4.92%) Virtual Team
4 5 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.28%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) PMI
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.82%) Fintech
7 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) Windows
1 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
1 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.98%) Business Analysis
2 40 (32.79%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (12.30%) User Stories
5 14 (11.48%) Scrum
5 14 (11.48%) SDLC
6 13 (10.66%) Data Modelling
6 13 (10.66%) Process Management
7 12 (9.84%) ERP
8 10 (8.20%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.38%) Analytics
9 9 (7.38%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.38%) Project Management
9 9 (7.38%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (7.38%) Use Case
10 8 (6.56%) Business Process Mapping
10 8 (6.56%) Financial Analysis
11 7 (5.74%) ITIL
11 7 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (4.92%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.66%) SQL
2 2 (1.64%) VBA
3 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.82%) ACCA
4 1 (0.82%) CBAP
4 1 (0.82%) CCA
4 1 (0.82%) CIMA
4 1 (0.82%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) PMO
2 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.28%) Capita
3 3 (2.46%) SAP
4 2 (1.64%) IBM
4 2 (1.64%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.64%) Oracle
4 2 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (0.82%) Google
5 1 (0.82%) Intel