Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 76 60
Rank change year-on-year -31 -16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 87 145 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.36% 3.81% 4.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 3.90% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 74 125 127
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,725 £33,750 £31,830
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% +4.94%

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 3,576 3,718 3,120
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.94% 97.59% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,907 3,090 2,688
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Finance
3 32 (36.78%) Business Analysis
4 23 (26.44%) Degree
4 23 (26.44%) SDLC
5 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (21.84%) Project Management
7 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (18.39%) Marketing
8 16 (18.39%) Waterfall
9 15 (17.24%) C
10 12 (13.79%) JIRA
10 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 12 (13.79%) Workshop Facilitation
11 11 (12.64%) ArchiMate
11 11 (12.64%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (12.64%) Computer Science
11 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
12 10 (11.49%) Retail
12 10 (11.49%) ISEB
13 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
13 9 (10.34%) CITP
13 9 (10.34%) IIBA
13 9 (10.34%) Disruptive Innovation
13 9 (10.34%) Big Data
13 9 (10.34%) DevOps
14 8 (9.20%) User Experience
14 8 (9.20%) Scrum
14 8 (9.20%) ERP
14 8 (9.20%) Microsoft

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 (2.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.30%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
2 1 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Big Data
2 5 (5.75%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
3 2 (2.30%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
General
1 42 (48.28%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Marketing
3 10 (11.49%) Retail
4 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.90%) Banking
6 4 (4.60%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.45%) Legal
8 2 (2.30%) Back Office
8 2 (2.30%) Military
9 1 (1.15%) Billing
9 1 (1.15%) Electronics
9 1 (1.15%) Front Office
9 1 (1.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) EDI
2 1 (1.15%) React
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.20%) User Experience
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (59.77%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (36.78%) Business Analysis
3 23 (26.44%) SDLC
4 19 (21.84%) Project Management
5 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (18.39%) Waterfall
7 12 (13.79%) Workshop Facilitation
8 11 (12.64%) ArchiMate
8 11 (12.64%) TOGAF
9 9 (10.34%) DevOps
9 9 (10.34%) Disruptive Innovation
9 9 (10.34%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (9.20%) ERP
10 8 (9.20%) Scrum
11 7 (8.05%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (8.05%) Change Management
11 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
12 6 (6.90%) Line Management
12 6 (6.90%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) C
2 6 (6.90%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) Java
4 2 (2.30%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Degree
2 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (11.49%) ISEB
5 9 (10.34%) CITP
5 9 (10.34%) IIBA
6 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.30%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.30%) GDPR
1 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 15288
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) PTC Integrity
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 4 (4.60%) Cognos
4 2 (2.30%) Baan
4 2 (2.30%) PTC
5 1 (1.15%) Alibaba
5 1 (1.15%) Epicor
5 1 (1.15%) IBM
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) PayPal