Period
to 20 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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

Business Analyst
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 71 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +14 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.97% 2.51% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 2.69% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 24
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £30,753 £25,713 £36,075
90th Percentile £48,125 £55,250 £55,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -6.98%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. 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
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 803 930 1,207
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 93.19% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 681 691 1,029
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,851 £26,200
90th Percentile £62,250 £68,750 £58,950
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Somerset

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Somerset

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Somerset

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 January 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +4 3 £42,500 +3.03%
Portishead - 3 £36,306 - 1
Bridgwater +2 1 £27,500 -
Yeovil - 1 £38,500 -
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 Somerset region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Police
4 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) GIS
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Electronics
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Police
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Public Sector
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP