Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 25 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 72 61
Rank change year-on-year -40 -11 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 107 166 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.44% 3.72% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 3.83% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 155 232
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £64,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +9.20% -5.95%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4240 4338 5189
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.72% 97.20% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3622 4273
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £25,875
90th Percentile £69,400 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Hertfordshire

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 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
Watford -24 31 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Hemel Hempstead -3 10 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Broxbourne -4 6 £47,500 +5.56%
Hatfield -4 6 £40,000 +2.56% 2
Hoddesdon +2 2 £46,250 -11.90%
St Albans -2 2 £45,000 +20.00%
Potters Bar +3 1 £44,000 -7.37%
Rickmansworth -1 1 £50,000 -14.53%
Letchworth - 1 £33,750 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £40,000 -
Hitchin - 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 51 (47.66%) Business Analysis
2 32 (29.91%) Project Management
3 24 (22.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (21.50%) SDLC
5 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (18.69%) Finance
8 19 (17.76%) Retail
9 17 (15.89%) SQL
10 16 (14.95%) PRINCE2
11 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (14.02%) Change Management
12 13 (12.15%) Migration
13 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
14 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
15 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
16 9 (8.41%) SAP
16 9 (8.41%) ResourceLink
17 8 (7.48%) Business Change Management
17 8 (7.48%) ITIL
17 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
17 8 (7.48%) ERP
18 7 (6.54%) FMCG
18 7 (6.54%) Supplier Management
18 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 7 (6.54%) Acceptance Criteria
18 7 (6.54%) Power BI
19 6 (5.61%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (1.87%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) ResourceLink
2 5 (4.67%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (4.67%) Sonata
3 2 (1.87%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.93%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) ADSL
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
1 1 (0.93%) MPLS
1 1 (0.93%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.54%) Power BI
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.80%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 19 (17.76%) Retail
3 3 (2.80%) Back Office
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.67%) XML
2 2 (1.87%) Web Services
2 2 (1.87%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.54%) FMCG
4 4 (3.74%) Fintech
5 2 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (47.66%) Business Analysis
2 32 (29.91%) Project Management
3 24 (22.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (21.50%) SDLC
5 22 (20.56%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (14.95%) PRINCE2
7 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (14.02%) Change Management
8 13 (12.15%) Migration
9 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (10.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.28%) Waterfall
11 8 (7.48%) Business Change Management
11 8 (7.48%) ERP
11 8 (7.48%) ITIL
12 7 (6.54%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (6.54%) Supplier Management
13 6 (5.61%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (5.61%) Kanban
13 6 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.67%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISEB
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) PMO
2 4 (3.74%) GDPR
3 3 (2.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.41%) SAP
3 6 (5.61%) HP
4 5 (4.67%) Avaloq
4 5 (4.67%) FNZ
4 5 (4.67%) JD Edwards
5 4 (3.74%) Oracle
6 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau