Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 72 88
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 38 53 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.86% 3.07% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 3.12% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 66
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -6.98%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,600 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,750 £54,125
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,250
% change year-on-year - +4.97% -4.74%

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 1301 1697 2150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.97% 98.15% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1099 1496 1922
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,013
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Maidstone +18 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £45,000 -
Chatham -3 2 £40,000 +37.93%
Dartford -2 1 £42,500 -39.29%
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 19 (50.00%) Finance
3 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) Banking
5 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
5 11 (28.95%) Acceptance Criteria
6 10 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
6 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
7 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (18.42%) SQL
9 7 (18.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (18.42%) QA
10 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 5 (13.16%) User Stories
11 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Use Case
11 5 (13.16%) Advertising
12 4 (10.53%) Change Management
12 4 (10.53%) Project Management
12 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (7.89%) Workflow
13 3 (7.89%) SAP
13 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce

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 10 (26.32%) MS Visio
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.26%) SAP MM
1 2 (5.26%) SAP PM
1 2 (5.26%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) Power BI
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (28.95%) Banking
2 11 (28.95%) Retail Banking
3 5 (13.16%) Advertising
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) SOAP
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.63%) EPoS
3 1 (2.63%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 13 (34.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (28.95%) Acceptance Criteria
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) GAP Analysis
4 10 (26.32%) Process Improvement
5 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (15.79%) Scrum
6 6 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 5 (13.16%) Use Case
7 5 (13.16%) User Stories
8 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce
9 3 (7.89%) Line Management
9 3 (7.89%) Matrix Management
9 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 14 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle