Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 17 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 50 37
Rank change year-on-year -50 -13 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 71 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.56% 5.25% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 5.40% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 17 90 56
Somerset median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £35,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +34.28% -21.39%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £51,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.94% -10.00%

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 1308 1314 1229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 97.12% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1128 1067
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,775 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -22 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Taunton +23 4 £37,500 -16.67%
Clevedon - 4 - -
Frome - 1 £45,000 -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 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 Somerset region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) User Stories
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Kanban
4 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.76%) SaaS
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) JIRA
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing

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 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analysis
2 8 (38.10%) User Stories
3 5 (23.81%) Kanban
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) SDLC
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) Scenario Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft