Period
to 17 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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

Business Analyst
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 78 71
Rank change year-on-year -17 -7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 111 148 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.96% 3.85% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 3.94% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 108
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,650 £34,450 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,500 £59,390
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. 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
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,658 3,755 3,309
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.76% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,022 3,140 2,896
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Bristol

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Bristol region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Avonmouth - 1 £35,000 -
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Bristol region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Business Analysis
3 45 (40.54%) Finance
4 30 (27.03%) SDLC
5 21 (18.92%) Scrum
5 21 (18.92%) Degree
6 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
7 19 (17.12%) Project Management
8 17 (15.32%) Marketing
8 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (13.51%) ISEB
10 14 (12.61%) C
10 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
11 13 (11.71%) Software Delivery
12 12 (10.81%) User Stories
13 11 (9.91%) ERP
13 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
14 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (9.01%) TOGAF
14 10 (9.01%) ArchiMate
15 9 (8.11%) Big Data
15 9 (8.11%) DevOps
15 9 (8.11%) IIBA
15 9 (8.11%) Disruptive Innovation
15 9 (8.11%) CITP
15 9 (8.11%) SQL
16 8 (7.21%) SAP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 2 (1.80%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.80%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.80%) Magento
2 2 (1.80%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.80%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.80%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.90%) Sage Pay
3 1 (0.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) Big Data
2 5 (4.50%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.70%) QlikView
4 2 (1.80%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) JIRA
2 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Marketing
3 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.21%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Retail
5 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.50%) Legal
7 4 (3.60%) Law
8 3 (2.70%) Electronics
9 1 (0.90%) Back Office
9 1 (0.90%) Billing
9 1 (0.90%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.90%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 1 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (42.34%) Business Analysis
3 30 (27.03%) SDLC
4 21 (18.92%) Scrum
5 20 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.02%) Waterfall
6 19 (17.12%) Project Management
7 13 (11.71%) Software Delivery
8 12 (10.81%) User Stories
9 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (9.91%) ERP
10 10 (9.01%) ArchiMate
10 10 (9.01%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (9.01%) TOGAF
10 10 (9.01%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (8.11%) DevOps
11 9 (8.11%) Disruptive Innovation
12 8 (7.21%) Data Modelling
12 8 (7.21%) Programme Management
12 8 (7.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) C
2 9 (8.11%) SQL
3 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 15 (13.51%) ISEB
3 14 (12.61%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.11%) CITP
4 9 (8.11%) IIBA
5 5 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) EMIR
3 1 (0.90%) GDPR
3 1 (0.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.90%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) SAP
2 4 (3.60%) Cognos
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.80%) Baan
5 1 (0.90%) Alibaba
5 1 (0.90%) Epicor
5 1 (0.90%) PayPal
5 1 (0.90%) Tableau