The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
Rank 55 32 43
Rank change year-on-year -23 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 37 80 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.68% 7.40% 5.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 7.62% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 31 72 56
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.36% -6.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £24,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £58,750
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 Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 953 1050 1172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 94.83% 97.13% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 723 814 942
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
Brentwood +9 11 £70,000 -17.64%
Basildon +10 3 £42,500 -37.03%
Colchester -1 3 £29,500 -30.58%
Chelmsford -24 3 £52,500 +123.40%
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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

1 42 (57.53%) Business Analysis
2 40 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.84%) User Stories
4 30 (41.10%) Finance
5 29 (39.73%) Wealth Management
6 28 (38.36%) Data Modelling
7 23 (31.51%) Degree
8 20 (27.40%) Waterfall
9 19 (26.03%) IIBA
10 18 (24.66%) Logical Data Model
11 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (23.29%) Use Case
12 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
12 15 (20.55%) Change Management
12 15 (20.55%) UML
13 14 (19.18%) Domain Models
14 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
14 13 (17.81%) CBAP
14 13 (17.81%) Virtual Team
15 12 (16.44%) BPMN
15 12 (16.44%) Requirements Management
16 11 (15.07%) JIRA
16 11 (15.07%) Confluence
17 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 9 (12.33%) Legal
19 8 (10.96%) Avaloq
19 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
19 8 (10.96%) FNZ
19 8 (10.96%) Tercero
19 8 (10.96%) Sonata

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (15.07%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Sonata
1 8 (10.96%) Tercero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (41.10%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) Law
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) CSS
1 2 (2.74%) HTML
2 1 (1.37%) Mason
2 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.55%) Computer Science
3 13 (17.81%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.85%) Fintech
5 3 (4.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) APACS
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Business Analysis
2 40 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (43.84%) User Stories
4 29 (39.73%) Wealth Management
5 28 (38.36%) Data Modelling
6 20 (27.40%) Waterfall
7 18 (24.66%) Logical Data Model
8 17 (23.29%) Use Case
9 15 (20.55%) Change Management
9 15 (20.55%) UML
10 14 (19.18%) Domain Models
11 13 (17.81%) PRINCE2
12 12 (16.44%) BPMN
12 12 (16.44%) Requirements Management
13 10 (13.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (10.96%) Mentoring
15 7 (9.59%) Project Management
16 6 (8.22%) Data Mapping
16 6 (8.22%) SDLC
17 5 (6.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Degree
2 19 (26.03%) IIBA
3 13 (17.81%) CBAP
4 5 (6.85%) ISEB
5 4 (5.48%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (10.96%) Avaloq
1 8 (10.96%) FNZ
2 3 (4.11%) Thunderhead
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.37%) Epicor
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
Essex
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