The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in Ipswich during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Business Analyst
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 48
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 7.52% 6.36% 4.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.69% 6.42% 4.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 20
Median salary £34,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £32,450 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £51,500 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Ipswich. 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
Ipswich
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 221 327 472
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 97.79% 99.09% 98.13%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1608 2763
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,250 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Ipswich

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Ipswich over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Ipswich

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Ipswich region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 18 (56.25%) Business Analysis
3 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (18.75%) Use Case
5 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.63%) Data Quality
6 5 (15.63%) Analytics
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
6 5 (15.63%) QA
6 5 (15.63%) Legal
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
6 5 (15.63%) ISEB
7 4 (12.50%) .NET
7 4 (12.50%) C#
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 4 (12.50%) User Stories
8 3 (9.38%) Guidewire
8 3 (9.38%) Xbox
8 3 (9.38%) GDPR
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) DSDM
8 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 2 (6.25%) OOD
9 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (59.38%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Japanese Language
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Xbox
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Business Analysis
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.75%) Use Case
4 5 (15.63%) Analytics
4 5 (15.63%) SDLC
4 5 (15.63%) Wireframes
5 4 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 4 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (12.50%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) DSDM
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (6.25%) OOD
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) Data Quality
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Guidewire
3 2 (6.25%) Casewise
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Trillium