Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 60 87
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 154 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 4.02% 4.65% 3.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 4.80% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 123 124 100
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £44,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.11% +9.88% -6.24%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,400 £32,475
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,625 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -

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 3,468 3,211 3,589
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 97.04% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,914 2,652 3,155
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 75 (52.08%) Business Analysis
2 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (46.53%) Finance
4 43 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (25.69%) Scrum
6 29 (20.14%) User Stories
7 25 (17.36%) SDLC
8 21 (14.58%) Waterfall
9 20 (13.89%) Banking
10 19 (13.19%) Retail
10 19 (13.19%) Law
10 19 (13.19%) ISEB
11 17 (11.81%) Legal
12 16 (11.11%) Project Management
13 13 (9.03%) Process Improvement
14 12 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
14 12 (8.33%) Marketing
14 12 (8.33%) Degree
14 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
14 12 (8.33%) Data Modelling
14 12 (8.33%) UML
15 11 (7.64%) MS Visio
15 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2
15 11 (7.64%) Workflow
15 11 (7.64%) Use Case
15 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
16 10 (6.94%) QA
16 10 (6.94%) Programme Management
16 10 (6.94%) Business Process Analysis
17 9 (6.25%) Coaching

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 (1.39%) Confluence
2 1 (0.69%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Magento
1 8 (5.56%) Shopify
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) SaaS
2 8 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.39%) Big Data
3 2 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.39%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.39%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.69%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.69%) RequisitePro
General
1 67 (46.53%) Finance
2 20 (13.89%) Banking
3 19 (13.19%) Law
3 19 (13.19%) Retail
4 17 (11.81%) Legal
5 12 (8.33%) Marketing
5 12 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Electronics
7 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (4.86%) User Experience
2 4 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.69%) Fintech
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.08%) Business Analysis
2 74 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (25.69%) Scrum
5 29 (20.14%) User Stories
6 25 (17.36%) SDLC
7 21 (14.58%) Waterfall
8 16 (11.11%) Project Management
9 13 (9.03%) Process Improvement
10 12 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 12 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (8.33%) UML
11 11 (7.64%) PRINCE2
11 11 (7.64%) Use Case
11 11 (7.64%) Workflow
12 10 (6.94%) Business Process Analysis
12 10 (6.94%) Programme Management
13 9 (6.25%) Coaching
13 9 (6.25%) E-Commerce
13 9 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.86%) SQL
2 6 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (13.19%) ISEB
2 12 (8.33%) Degree
3 11 (7.64%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.17%) IIBA
5 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.39%) CITP
8 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.94%) QA
2 8 (5.56%) PMO
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.39%) SAP
3 1 (0.69%) Oracle
3 1 (0.69%) Sitecore