Period
to 21 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 72 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 141 129 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.73% 3.68% 3.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 3.78% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123 101 104
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 3,679 3,409 3,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.21% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3,105 2,814 3,022
Bristol median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.38%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.23%) Business Analysis
3 57 (40.43%) Finance
4 33 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (22.70%) Scrum
5 32 (22.70%) SDLC
6 28 (19.86%) Waterfall
7 24 (17.02%) ISEB
8 21 (14.89%) Degree
9 20 (14.18%) Project Management
9 20 (14.18%) User Stories
10 19 (13.48%) Law
11 18 (12.77%) Marketing
12 16 (11.35%) Legal
13 15 (10.64%) Retail
14 14 (9.93%) Banking
14 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
14 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (9.22%) Process Improvement
15 13 (9.22%) Telecoms
15 13 (9.22%) UML
16 12 (8.51%) Data Modelling
16 12 (8.51%) Software Delivery
17 11 (7.80%) ERP
17 11 (7.80%) MS Visio
17 11 (7.80%) Programme Management
17 11 (7.80%) QA
18 10 (7.09%) Use Case
18 10 (7.09%) Workflow
18 10 (7.09%) C

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 1 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (7.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Magento
1 8 (5.67%) Shopify
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) SaaS
2 8 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.84%) Slack
4 2 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) Big Data
2 5 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.71%) QlikView
3 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.26%) JIRA
2 4 (2.84%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.84%) SpecFlow
3 3 (2.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 57 (40.43%) Finance
2 19 (13.48%) Law
3 18 (12.77%) Marketing
4 16 (11.35%) Legal
5 15 (10.64%) Retail
6 14 (9.93%) Banking
7 13 (9.22%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.13%) Electronics
8 3 (2.13%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.67%) User Experience
3 3 (2.13%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.42%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.35%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (48.23%) Business Analysis
3 33 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (22.70%) Scrum
4 32 (22.70%) SDLC
5 28 (19.86%) Waterfall
6 20 (14.18%) Project Management
6 20 (14.18%) User Stories
7 13 (9.22%) Process Improvement
7 13 (9.22%) UML
8 12 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 12 (8.51%) Software Delivery
9 11 (7.80%) ERP
9 11 (7.80%) Programme Management
10 10 (7.09%) Use Case
10 10 (7.09%) Workflow
11 9 (6.38%) Coaching
12 8 (5.67%) Commercial Awareness
12 8 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.09%) C
2 7 (4.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (17.02%) ISEB
2 21 (14.89%) Degree
3 14 (9.93%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.38%) IIBA
5 6 (4.26%) CITP
6 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 5 (3.55%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) EMIR
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (2.84%) SAP
2 2 (1.42%) Cognos
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.71%) Tableau