The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Kent
Rank 56 57 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 50 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.00% 4.41% 3.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 4.50% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 31
Median salary £43,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.68% -9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £50,000
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 Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 779 1110 925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 97.50% 97.80% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 640 965 832
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 Kent

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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
Chatham +1 7 £43,000 -3.37%
Tonbridge - 3 £60,000 -
Tunbridge Wells +18 2 £32,500 -7.14%
West Malling -4 2 £43,750 -16.66%
Dartford - 2 £70,000 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 30 (65.22%) Business Analysis
2 24 (52.17%) Finance
3 16 (34.78%) Banking
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) Retail
6 11 (23.91%) Retail Banking
7 10 (21.74%) Logistics
7 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
8 9 (19.57%) Project Management
8 9 (19.57%) FMCG
9 8 (17.39%) Business Transformation
9 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.39%) IT Strategy
10 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (13.04%) Web Services
11 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
11 6 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
11 6 (13.04%) Service Design
12 5 (10.87%) QA
12 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
12 5 (10.87%) Scrum
13 4 (8.70%) ERP
13 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (8.70%) User Experience
13 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (6.52%) User Stories
14 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
General
1 24 (52.17%) Finance
2 16 (34.78%) Banking
3 12 (26.09%) Retail
4 11 (23.91%) Retail Banking
5 9 (19.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.35%) Advertising
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.17%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) FMCG
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Fintech
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.17%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (65.22%) Business Analysis
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Logistics
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (19.57%) Project Management
5 8 (17.39%) Business Transformation
5 8 (17.39%) IT Strategy
6 6 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
6 6 (13.04%) Process Improvement
6 6 (13.04%) Service Design
7 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 4 (8.70%) ERP
8 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.52%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Product Management
9 3 (6.52%) User Stories
9 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow