Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chelmsford during the 6 months to 20 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
Essex > Chelmsford
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 3 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford 0.86% 1.81% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.97% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 11
Chelmsford median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -20.00% +28.29%
10th Percentile £27,250 £34,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £71,250
Essex median annual salary £53,750 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +26.47% -10.53% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford. 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
Chelmsford
Permanent vacancies in Chelmsford with a recognized job title 321 304 308
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.24% 91.57% 95.06%
Number of salaries quoted 301 276 274
Chelmsford median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -0.50%
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,375 £21,575
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £65,500
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Chelmsford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Chelmsford

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Chelmsford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Chelmsford over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Chelmsford

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 20 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 Chelmsford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chelmsford 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft