The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 98 64
Rank change year-on-year +11 -34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 41 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.53% 2.10% 3.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.23% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 31 76
Median salary £42,500 £43,486 £53,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.26% -18.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £38,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £80,000 £75,000
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 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 1212 1836 2305
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.35% 93.87% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1487 1577
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 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 Reading region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Finance
3 14 (22.22%) Scrum
4 13 (20.63%) UML
4 13 (20.63%) XML
5 12 (19.05%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
6 11 (17.46%) Data Protection
7 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (9.52%) SQL
10 6 (9.52%) Degree
10 6 (9.52%) SDLC
11 5 (7.94%) User Stories
11 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
11 5 (7.94%) CRM
11 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
11 5 (7.94%) Back Office
12 4 (6.35%) Workflow
12 4 (6.35%) Validation
12 4 (6.35%) Retail
12 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
12 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.35%) Marketing
12 4 (6.35%) Investment Management
12 4 (6.35%) Change Control
12 4 (6.35%) Coaching

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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
1 5 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
4 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) BigMachines
2 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Force.com
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.59%) VoIP
1 1 (1.59%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (1.59%) Power BI
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Back Office
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
3 4 (6.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Scrum
3 13 (20.63%) UML
4 12 (19.05%) Project Management
5 11 (17.46%) Business Analysis
5 11 (17.46%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.52%) SDLC
8 5 (7.94%) CRM
8 5 (7.94%) User Stories
9 4 (6.35%) Change Control
9 4 (6.35%) Coaching
9 4 (6.35%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.35%) Validation
9 4 (6.35%) Workflow
10 3 (4.76%) Product Management
10 3 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 3 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.35%) Apttus
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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