Period
to 16 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 108 131
Rank change year-on-year -2 +23 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 54 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.42% 2.22% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.29% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 119
Reading median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -8.65% +4.00%

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 2,265 2,358 3,485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.17% 96.88% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,925 1,908 2,759
Reading median annual salary £48,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.13% -6.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,625 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.83% -2.75% -

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Reading region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (30.30%) Use Case
4 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 9 (27.27%) User Stories
5 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 7 (21.21%) JIRA
5 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (18.18%) QA
6 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 6 (18.18%) Process Management
7 5 (15.15%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 3 (9.09%) CODA
8 3 (9.09%) C#
8 3 (9.09%) C++
8 3 (9.09%) Java
8 3 (9.09%) .NET
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.06%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 2 (6.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (6.06%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
9 2 (6.06%) ITIL
9 2 (6.06%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.03%) OLAP
1 1 (3.03%) Power BI
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.03%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JIRA
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Front Office
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ODBC
2 1 (3.03%) Scilab
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (30.30%) Use Case
3 9 (27.27%) User Stories
3 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
4 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 6 (18.18%) Process Management
6 5 (15.15%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (6.06%) ITIL
8 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.06%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
8 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) C#
2 3 (9.09%) C++
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) CODA
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau