Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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

Business Analyst
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 66 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 20 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.02% 3.08% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 3.14% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 61
Kent median annual salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.64% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £58,000 £61,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 958 1,305 1,676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 98.05% 98.30%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1,105 1,488
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Kent over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Kent

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Kent region over the 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
West Malling - 5 £37,500 -
Dartford +8 3 £32,500 -23.53%
Maidstone -5 3 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Canterbury - 1 £55,000 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (40.00%) User Stories
6 7 (35.00%) User Experience
6 7 (35.00%) Prototyping
6 7 (35.00%) PMO
6 7 (35.00%) Use Case
7 6 (30.00%) Workflow
7 6 (30.00%) UML
7 6 (30.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) Wireframes
8 5 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
9 4 (20.00%) Product Management
9 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 4 (20.00%) Degree
10 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (15.00%) ISEB
11 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (5.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
12 1 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
12 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
12 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
12 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 5 (25.00%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 9 (45.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (40.00%) User Stories
6 7 (35.00%) Prototyping
6 7 (35.00%) Use Case
7 6 (30.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) UML
7 6 (30.00%) Wireframes
7 6 (30.00%) Workflow
8 4 (20.00%) Product Management
9 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.00%) ERP
11 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
11 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) PMO
2 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Guidewire