The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 102 61
Rank change year-on-year +28 -41  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 30 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.52% 1.69% 4.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 1.75% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 25 91
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1272 1711 2221
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.10% 96.39% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 1353 1658
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 June 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 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Business Analysis
3 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (26.92%) Finance
4 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 11 (21.15%) XML
5 11 (21.15%) UML
6 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (17.31%) ISEB
8 8 (15.38%) Requirements Management
9 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 6 (11.54%) Project Management
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) User Stories
11 5 (9.62%) Business Process Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) ITIL
12 4 (7.69%) Charles River
12 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
12 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
12 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
12 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
13 3 (5.77%) Kanban
13 3 (5.77%) BDD
13 3 (5.77%) Degree
13 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
13 3 (5.77%) ERP

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 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) BPCS
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) SNMP
1 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
1 2 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Advertising
2 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) HTML
2 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (48.08%) Business Analysis
3 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 11 (21.15%) UML
6 8 (15.38%) Requirements Management
7 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
8 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 6 (11.54%) User Stories
9 5 (9.62%) Business Process Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL
9 5 (9.62%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
11 3 (5.77%) BDD
11 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.77%) ERP
11 3 (5.77%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Charles River
3 2 (3.85%) Infor
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Car, Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago