Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 70 50
Rank change year-on-year -23 -20 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 52 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.59% 3.56% 4.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 3.64% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 92
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £63,500
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 1,147 1,430 2,050
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 97.81% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,199 1,793
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 June 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 24 June 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
Maidstone +13 5 £50,000 -
Dartford +1 3 £32,500 -53.57%
West Malling -5 3 £37,500 -14.29%
Sittingbourne - 3 £42,500 -
Chatham +1 2 £65,000 +58.54%
Tunbridge Wells +2 1 £35,000 +7.69%
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
2 6 (31.58%) Use Case
2 6 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
3 5 (26.32%) PMO
3 5 (26.32%) User Stories
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 5 (26.32%) Logistics
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (21.05%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) User Experience
4 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
4 4 (21.05%) Business Process Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.79%) IFS
5 3 (15.79%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) EDI
6 2 (10.53%) ERP

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 5 (26.32%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) BPCS
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics 365
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Analysis
2 6 (31.58%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Use Case
2 6 (31.58%) Workflow
3 5 (26.32%) Logistics
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (26.32%) User Stories
4 4 (21.05%) Business Process Modelling
4 4 (21.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (21.05%) Prototyping
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) UML
4 4 (21.05%) Wireframes
5 3 (15.79%) Data Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Data Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) IFS
3 2 (10.53%) Epicor
3 2 (10.53%) Infor
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Sage
3 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Capita
4 1 (5.26%) Cognos
4 1 (5.26%) Guidewire