Period
to 20 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 100 50
Rank change year-on-year +24 -50 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 21 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.97% 1.57% 5.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.61% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 89
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +34.28%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £33,650
90th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £43,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.61% -2.35% +4.94%

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 911 1,302 1,278
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.50% 97.09% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 729 1,074 1,094
Somerset median annual salary £42,029 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 +27 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Shepton Mallet - 4 £42,500 - 1
Street - 3 £43,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Somerset region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
2 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (21.05%) R
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (21.05%) Life Science
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (21.05%) Power BI
4 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (15.79%) Renewable Energy
5 3 (15.79%) GDPR
5 3 (15.79%) Presales
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Electronics
6 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
1 4 (21.05%) Power BI
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Manufacturing
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (5.26%) Billing
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Life Science
2 3 (15.79%) Renewable Energy
3 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) EPoS
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (31.58%) SDLC
2 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) B2B
5 3 (15.79%) Presales
6 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) R
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP