The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £49,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 72 71
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 194 266 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.14% 3.58% 3.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 3.71% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 168 222 235
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,130 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5940 7161 7359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.05% 96.26% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 5790 5929
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £63,150
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the East of England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the East of England

Business Analyst
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +6 79 £54,500 +3.80% 6
Essex -16 36 £68,750 +52.77% 1
Suffolk +28 22 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Cambridgeshire -15 21 £47,500 +9.82% 3
Norfolk +1 19 £37,500 -31.81%
Bedfordshire +11 17 £46,750 +1.63% 4
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East of England region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 248 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (45.07%) Business Analysis
3 168 (37.67%) Finance
4 104 (23.32%) User Stories
5 90 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
6 78 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 76 (17.04%) Scrum
8 74 (16.59%) Waterfall
9 56 (12.56%) Degree
9 56 (12.56%) SQL
10 55 (12.33%) Retail
11 54 (12.11%) Use Case
12 52 (11.66%) SDLC
13 50 (11.21%) Change Management
14 46 (10.31%) JIRA
15 45 (10.09%) QA
16 44 (9.87%) PRINCE2
17 40 (8.97%) Data Modelling
18 38 (8.52%) Project Management
18 38 (8.52%) UML
19 36 (8.07%) Microsoft
19 36 (8.07%) Mentoring
20 33 (7.40%) Kanban
21 32 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
21 32 (7.17%) MS Excel
22 31 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
22 31 (6.95%) Confluence
23 30 (6.73%) .NET
24 29 (6.50%) Wealth Management
25 27 (6.05%) Project Planning

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 31 (6.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.22%) Smallworld
2 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (7.17%) MS Excel
2 25 (5.61%) MS Office
3 18 (4.04%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Sonata
1 8 (1.79%) Tercero
2 7 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.90%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.22%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.67%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.22%) GIS
6 1 (0.22%) Looker
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 46 (10.31%) JIRA
2 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.45%) Firebug
General
1 168 (37.67%) Finance
2 55 (12.33%) Retail
3 25 (5.61%) Legal
4 15 (3.36%) Banking
5 13 (2.91%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.69%) Marketing
7 6 (1.35%) Advertising
8 5 (1.12%) Back Office
8 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.45%) Automotive
10 2 (0.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.73%) .NET
2 12 (2.69%) Velocity
3 10 (2.24%) Web Services
4 7 (1.57%) HTML
5 6 (1.35%) XML
6 5 (1.12%) J2EE
7 3 (0.67%) Ajax
7 3 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.67%) Middleware
7 3 (0.67%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.45%) CSS
9 1 (0.22%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 90 (20.18%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.71%) Virtual Team
3 16 (3.59%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.91%) Fintech
5 12 (2.69%) User Experience
6 9 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.79%) FMCG
7 8 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.35%) Xbox
9 3 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.67%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.67%) NHS
10 2 (0.45%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.45%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.45%) Life Science
10 2 (0.45%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.22%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.69%) Windows
2 3 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (55.61%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (45.07%) Business Analysis
3 104 (23.32%) User Stories
4 78 (17.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (17.04%) Scrum
6 74 (16.59%) Waterfall
7 54 (12.11%) Use Case
8 52 (11.66%) SDLC
9 50 (11.21%) Change Management
10 44 (9.87%) PRINCE2
11 40 (8.97%) Data Modelling
12 38 (8.52%) Project Management
12 38 (8.52%) UML
13 36 (8.07%) Mentoring
14 33 (7.40%) Kanban
15 32 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (6.95%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (6.50%) Wealth Management
18 27 (6.05%) Line Management
18 27 (6.05%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.56%) SQL
2 17 (3.81%) Java
3 13 (2.91%) C#
3 13 (2.91%) PL/SQL
4 5 (1.12%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.12%) PHP
5 3 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 56 (12.56%) Degree
2 20 (4.48%) ISEB
3 17 (3.81%) IIBA
4 15 (3.36%) CBAP
5 3 (0.67%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) CISSP
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.09%) QA
2 12 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) PMO
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 4 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.14%) Oracle
3 9 (2.02%) Guidewire
3 9 (2.02%) SAP
4 8 (1.79%) Avaloq
4 8 (1.79%) FNZ
5 4 (0.90%) Casewise
6 3 (0.67%) BMC
6 3 (0.67%) Computacenter
6 3 (0.67%) Telerik
6 3 (0.67%) Thunderhead
7 2 (0.45%) Google
7 2 (0.45%) Minitab
7 2 (0.45%) Remedy
7 2 (0.45%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.45%) webMethods
8 1 (0.22%) Epicor
8 1 (0.22%) HP
8 1 (0.22%) Northgate
8 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
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