Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 23 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 56 36
Rank change year-on-year -31 -20 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 89 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.93% 4.19% 5.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 4.52% 5.72%
Number of salaries quoted 24 81 98
Essex median annual salary £56,250 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £33,125 £31,250 £34,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £81,625
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year - +9.83% -4.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1327 1971 2498
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 92.84% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1516 1850
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Essex over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Essex

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Essex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Colchester -2 11 £59,000 +38.82%
Basildon +12 3 - -
Chelmsford -9 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £42,500 -
Grays - 1 £30,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (37.04%) Semantic Layer
4 10 (37.04%) Data Architecture
4 10 (37.04%) Hadoop
4 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
4 10 (37.04%) Big Data
4 10 (37.04%) Tableau
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
4 10 (37.04%) Publishing
5 8 (29.63%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (14.81%) Automotive
7 4 (14.81%) Data Management
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
8 3 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (7.41%) SSADM
9 2 (7.41%) DSDM
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (7.41%) CRM
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (7.41%) AS400
9 2 (7.41%) ISEB

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (37.04%) Big Data
2 10 (37.04%) Hadoop
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
2 10 (37.04%) Semantic Layer
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.70%) Lumira
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 10 (37.04%) Publishing
2 4 (14.81%) Automotive
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Data Architecture
2 10 (37.04%) Visualisation
3 8 (29.63%) Data Visualisation
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Feasibility Study
7 2 (7.41%) CRM
7 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) DSDM
7 2 (7.41%) Economics
7 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (7.41%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) SSADM
7 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Tableau
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) IFS
3 1 (3.70%) SAP