Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Business Analyst
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 104 64
Rank change year-on-year -3 -40 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 94 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.01% 2.69% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.10% 2.80% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48 112 150
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
10th Percentile £34,625 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,375 £58,750 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £53,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.30% +7.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2290 3358 4424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.16% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1880 2516 3518
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £74,325 £72,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Reading

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Reading

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Reading region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 17 (35.42%) Finance
3 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.67%) Process Management
4 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.50%) User Stories
7 5 (10.42%) QA
7 5 (10.42%) SDLC
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 5 (10.42%) Workflow
7 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (8.33%) Degree
8 4 (8.33%) Capita
8 4 (8.33%) Banking
8 4 (8.33%) Retail
8 4 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (8.33%) Workflow Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) SaaS
8 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (6.25%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
10 2 (4.17%) JIRA

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
1 1 (2.08%) SNMP
1 1 (2.08%) Unified Communications
1 1 (2.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JIRA
1 2 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Automotive
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
1 1 (2.08%) REST
1 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) EPoS
2 2 (4.17%) PMI
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (39.58%) Business Analysis
2 16 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 8 (16.67%) Process Management
4 6 (12.50%) User Stories
5 5 (10.42%) ERP
5 5 (10.42%) SDLC
5 5 (10.42%) Workflow
6 4 (8.33%) Process Improvement
6 4 (8.33%) Six Sigma
6 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.33%) Workflow Analysis
7 3 (6.25%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Requirements Management
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ACCA
3 1 (2.08%) CBAP
3 1 (2.08%) CIMA
3 1 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Capita
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) VMware