The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Business Analyst
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 30 38
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.85% 5.60% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.12% 6.01% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,950 £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 Luton. 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
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 254 316 373
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 94.78% 93.22% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 167 222 251
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Luton

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Luton

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Luton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Luton over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Luton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) Change Management
5 12 (34.29%) Java
5 12 (34.29%) Kanban
6 11 (31.43%) UML
7 10 (28.57%) Workflow
7 10 (28.57%) QA
7 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
8 8 (22.86%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
8 8 (22.86%) Windows
8 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 8 (22.86%) RUP
8 8 (22.86%) ERP
9 7 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (20.00%) Virtual Team
10 6 (17.14%) DevOps
10 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.14%) Logistics
10 6 (17.14%) Web Services
10 6 (17.14%) Project Management
10 6 (17.14%) SOA
10 6 (17.14%) OO
11 5 (14.29%) J2EE
11 5 (14.29%) ETL
11 5 (14.29%) Microsoft

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Firebug
General
1 8 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) Web Services
3 5 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Business Analysis
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Change Management
4 12 (34.29%) Kanban
5 11 (31.43%) UML
6 10 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 10 (28.57%) Workflow
7 8 (22.86%) ERP
7 8 (22.86%) ITIL
7 8 (22.86%) PRINCE2
7 8 (22.86%) RUP
8 7 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (17.14%) DevOps
9 6 (17.14%) Logistics
9 6 (17.14%) OO
9 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 6 (17.14%) SOA
10 5 (14.29%) ETL
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
2 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.86%) webMethods