Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 106 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 44 87 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.89% 2.51% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.85% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 129
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.23% -7.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £35,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £96,000 £65,000 £66,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +1.01%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1974 3051 3974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.01% 88.05% 86.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1584 2234 3100
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -3.06%
10th Percentile £28,575 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Reading over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) QA
4 12 (27.27%) Scrum
4 12 (27.27%) SDLC
5 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (22.73%) Project Management
6 9 (20.45%) Retail
6 9 (20.45%) Degree
7 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
9 6 (13.64%) .NET
9 6 (13.64%) CRM
9 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 6 (13.64%) JIRA
9 6 (13.64%) Analytics
9 6 (13.64%) Line Management
9 6 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (11.36%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (11.36%) Cognitive Analytics
10 5 (11.36%) Presales
10 5 (11.36%) Blue Prism
10 5 (11.36%) Robotic Process Automation
10 5 (11.36%) Defensive Programming
10 5 (11.36%) SaaS
10 5 (11.36%) Robotics
10 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) SaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Ethernet
1 4 (9.09%) MPLS
1 4 (9.09%) VoIP
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Legal
3 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 19 (43.18%) Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Chief Technology Officer
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) IT Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Product Director
5 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Salesforce Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Salesforce Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Director
6 3 (6.82%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) REST
2 4 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Robotics
2 5 (11.36%) Tandem
3 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Scrum
2 12 (27.27%) SDLC
3 10 (22.73%) Project Management
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (13.64%) Analytics
6 6 (13.64%) CRM
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 6 (13.64%) Line Management
6 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) Artificial Intelligence
7 5 (11.36%) Asset Management
7 5 (11.36%) Cognitive Analytics
7 5 (11.36%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (11.36%) Defensive Programming
7 5 (11.36%) ERP
7 5 (11.36%) Presales
7 5 (11.36%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CBAP
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.36%) Blue Prism
3 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Charles River