Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 25 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 60 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 147 144 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.88% 4.46% 3.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 4.60% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 130 122 103
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £31,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £40,750 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.23% +3.61% -2.35%

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 3694 3129 3682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.44% 96.96% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 2667 3195
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,300
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Bristol

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Bristol region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 88 (59.86%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (52.38%) Business Analysis
3 59 (40.14%) Finance
4 48 (32.65%) Scrum
5 45 (30.61%) SDLC
6 44 (29.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (25.85%) Project Management
8 31 (21.09%) User Stories
9 19 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (12.24%) ISEB
11 17 (11.56%) Acceptance Criteria
12 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (9.52%) UML
14 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
14 13 (8.84%) Degree
14 13 (8.84%) Waterfall
15 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (8.16%) Manufacturing
15 12 (8.16%) Programme Management
15 12 (8.16%) SAP
16 11 (7.48%) Electronics
16 11 (7.48%) QA
16 11 (7.48%) Digital Marketing
16 11 (7.48%) Requirements Analysis
16 11 (7.48%) Marketing
17 10 (6.80%) Banking
17 10 (6.80%) Validation
17 10 (6.80%) Software Delivery
18 9 (6.12%) Business Process Mapping
18 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared

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 (1.36%) CMS
1 2 (1.36%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.72%) Data Mining
1 4 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) JIRA
2 3 (2.04%) Axure RP
2 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.68%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.68%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.68%) Selenium
General
1 59 (40.14%) Finance
2 13 (8.84%) Telecoms
3 12 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 11 (7.48%) Electronics
4 11 (7.48%) Marketing
5 10 (6.80%) Banking
6 8 (5.44%) Legal
7 7 (4.76%) Retail
8 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
9 4 (2.72%) Law
10 2 (1.36%) Military
11 1 (0.68%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.36%) .NET
1 2 (1.36%) Tapestry
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.36%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.36%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Fintech
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (59.86%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (52.38%) Business Analysis
3 48 (32.65%) Scrum
4 45 (30.61%) SDLC
5 44 (29.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (25.85%) Project Management
7 31 (21.09%) User Stories
8 19 (12.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (11.56%) Acceptance Criteria
10 15 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (9.52%) UML
12 13 (8.84%) Waterfall
13 12 (8.16%) Programme Management
14 11 (7.48%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (7.48%) Requirements Analysis
15 10 (6.80%) Software Delivery
15 10 (6.80%) Validation
16 9 (6.12%) Business Process Mapping
17 8 (5.44%) ITIL
17 8 (5.44%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.44%) SQL
2 2 (1.36%) C#
2 2 (1.36%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (12.24%) ISEB
2 13 (8.84%) Degree
3 9 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.68%) IIBA
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.48%) QA
2 3 (2.04%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) SAP
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.68%) Oracle
3 1 (0.68%) Sitecore