The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £54,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 68 81 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 75 77 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.41% 2.99% 3.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 3.13% 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 68 63 70
Median salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £40,400 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £69,750 £57,500 £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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2115 2462 2236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.18% 95.72% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 2030 1797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 Hertfordshire

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
Watford +5 34 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hoddesdon +1 12 £24,500 -53.33%
Rickmansworth - 11 £55,000 - 1
Broxbourne - 8 £32,500 - 2
Hatfield +16 4 £57,500 +17.94% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 2 £53,250 -3.18% 2
Letchworth - 2 - -
Hertford - 1 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Cheshunt - 1 £47,500 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (37.95%) Finance
3 62 (37.35%) Business Analysis
4 38 (22.89%) Scrum
5 34 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (18.07%) SQL
7 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (16.87%) Retail
8 26 (15.66%) SDLC
9 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (11.45%) Project Planning
11 18 (10.84%) User Stories
12 17 (10.24%) Waterfall
12 17 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
13 16 (9.64%) Data Analysis
13 16 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (9.04%) Use Case
15 14 (8.43%) Process Improvement
15 14 (8.43%) PL/SQL
16 13 (7.83%) Project Management
17 12 (7.23%) Mentoring
17 12 (7.23%) Data Quality
17 12 (7.23%) Oracle
17 12 (7.23%) Velocity
18 11 (6.63%) JIRA
18 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2
19 10 (6.02%) SAP
19 10 (6.02%) Coaching
20 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
20 9 (5.42%) ERP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.01%) MS Office
2 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.81%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 11 (6.63%) JIRA
2 3 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (37.95%) Finance
2 28 (16.87%) Retail
3 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
4 2 (1.20%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.60%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.23%) Velocity
2 5 (3.01%) XML
3 3 (1.81%) .NET
3 3 (1.81%) Ajax
3 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.81%) Middleware
3 3 (1.81%) SAP PI
3 3 (1.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.82%) FMCG
3 7 (4.22%) Fintech
4 3 (1.81%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.81%) NHS
5 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.81%) Windows
1 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.59%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.35%) Business Analysis
3 38 (22.89%) Scrum
4 28 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (15.66%) SDLC
6 24 (14.46%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (11.45%) Project Planning
8 18 (10.84%) User Stories
9 17 (10.24%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (10.24%) Waterfall
10 16 (9.64%) Data Analysis
10 16 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 15 (9.04%) Use Case
12 14 (8.43%) Process Improvement
13 13 (7.83%) Project Management
14 12 (7.23%) Mentoring
15 11 (6.63%) PRINCE2
16 10 (6.02%) Coaching
17 9 (5.42%) ERP
17 9 (5.42%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.07%) SQL
2 14 (8.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.82%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) ISEB
3 2 (1.20%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (7.23%) Oracle
2 10 (6.02%) SAP
3 6 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.81%) BMC
4 3 (1.81%) Computacenter
4 3 (1.81%) Telerik
5 2 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (0.60%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) Northgate
6 1 (0.60%) Workday
Watford, Hertfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Brilliant Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Hatfield
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago