Period
to 16 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 16 October 2019.

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
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 74 61
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 22 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.30% 1.95% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.01% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 21 19 42
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +2.50%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,500 £63,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 936 995 1,256
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.01% 96.79% 98.28%
Number of salaries quoted 807 871 1,078
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,580 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 +8 8 £42,000 +5.00%
Dover - 4 £40,000 -
West Malling -6 2 £45,750 +22.00% 1
Tonbridge - 2 £42,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £35,000 - 1
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2019, 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Workshop Facilitation
4 6 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) JIRA
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) BPR
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Product Management
7 3 (13.64%) Confluence
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
8 2 (9.09%) Change Control
8 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) Blockchain

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Workshop Facilitation
4 6 (27.27%) Business Process Modelling
4 6 (27.27%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (18.18%) Kanban
6 4 (18.18%) User Stories
7 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
7 3 (13.64%) BPR
7 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Product Management
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CBAP
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Kofax
1 1 (4.55%) NEC
1 1 (4.55%) Tableau