Period
to 22 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 6 months to 22 September 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 > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 117 72
Rank change year-on-year +50 -45 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 81 45 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.00% 2.12% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.15% 2.18% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 56 64 76
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,875 £31,625 £33,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. 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
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies in Gloucestershire with a recognized job title 1573 2068 2019
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.16% 97.36% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1270 1631 1660
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 September 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Gloucestershire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Cirencester - 24 £40,000 -
Gloucester +18 19 £32,500 -18.75%
Cheltenham +4 10 £34,500 -29.23% 1
Tewkesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 Gloucestershire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 47 (58.02%) Finance
2 40 (49.38%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (45.68%) Business Analysis
4 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (32.10%) Waterfall
6 21 (25.93%) Project Management
7 17 (20.99%) SQL
8 15 (18.52%) Use Case
8 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (17.28%) Wealth Management
9 14 (17.28%) Business Process Mapping
9 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
9 14 (17.28%) Workflow
10 13 (16.05%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 13 (16.05%) Business Process Analysis
10 13 (16.05%) Domain Models
10 13 (16.05%) QA
10 13 (16.05%) System Testing
11 11 (13.58%) Marketing
11 11 (13.58%) Fintech
11 11 (13.58%) FTP
11 11 (13.58%) XML
11 11 (13.58%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (8.64%) C
13 7 (8.64%) Workflow Analysis
14 6 (7.41%) Data Integration
14 6 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
15 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) ERwin
General
1 47 (58.02%) Finance
2 11 (13.58%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Billing
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) XML
2 5 (6.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 40 (49.38%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (17.28%) Management Information System
3 11 (13.58%) Fintech
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (45.68%) Business Analysis
2 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) Waterfall
4 21 (25.93%) Project Management
5 15 (18.52%) Use Case
5 15 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Business Process Mapping
6 14 (17.28%) Wealth Management
6 14 (17.28%) Workflow
7 13 (16.05%) Business Process Analysis
7 13 (16.05%) Domain Models
7 13 (16.05%) GAP Analysis
7 13 (16.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (16.05%) System Testing
8 11 (13.58%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (9.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.64%) Workflow Analysis
11 6 (7.41%) Data Integration
11 6 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
12 4 (4.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) SQL
2 7 (8.64%) C
3 5 (6.17%) VB
4 1 (1.23%) sed
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 1 (1.23%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) COBIT
2 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.23%) GDPR
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) PMO
2 1 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft