Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 73 97
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 32 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.93% 3.02% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.99% 3.03% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 21
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -18.35%
10th Percentile £35,875 £30,975 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +4.94% -4.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1102 1057 1440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 99.72% 97.63%
Number of salaries quoted 957 943 1118
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £50,075
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 Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Dorset

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Dorset

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Dorset

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

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Dorset

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth +8 28 £37,500 - 3
Poole +1 10 £43,750 +4.17% 1
Weymouth -6 3 - -
Business Analyst
South West

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

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 Dorset region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 26 (59.09%) Business Analysis
2 24 (54.55%) Finance
3 21 (47.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.27%) Workflow
5 11 (25.00%) ISEB
5 11 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (22.73%) Use Case
7 8 (18.18%) Degree
7 8 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
7 8 (18.18%) Process Improvement
7 8 (18.18%) SDLC
8 7 (15.91%) Change Management
8 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (11.36%) Coaching
10 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (11.36%) Six Sigma
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 5 (11.36%) Oracle
11 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
11 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
11 3 (6.82%) User Stories
11 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ASCP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Business Analysis
2 21 (47.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (27.27%) Workflow
4 11 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (22.73%) Use Case
6 8 (18.18%) Business Process Improvement
6 8 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 8 (18.18%) SDLC
7 7 (15.91%) Change Management
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.36%) Coaching
9 5 (11.36%) Project Management
9 5 (11.36%) Six Sigma
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.82%) Test Strategy
10 3 (6.82%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) PL/SQL
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISEB
2 8 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (6.82%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft