Period
to 23 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 97 62
Rank change year-on-year +42 -35 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 29 25 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.40% 1.91% 4.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 1.95% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 18 89
Somerset median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.00% -16.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £37,000 £32,125 £34,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £43,100 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%

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 825 1,281 1,284
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 97.71% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1,022 1,125
Somerset median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £24,856 £26,250 £25,550
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,375 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +41 14 £41,500 +3.75%
Yeovil - 7 £50,000 -
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 23 September 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
3 9 (31.03%) SDLC
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
4 8 (27.59%) Retail
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (20.69%) SAP
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
8 4 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (10.34%) GDPR
9 3 (10.34%) Presales
9 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
9 3 (10.34%) B2B
9 3 (10.34%) ISEB
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (6.90%) Marketing
10 2 (6.90%) CRM
10 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.90%) ERP
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle
10 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS

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 1 (3.45%) CMS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ASCP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Electronics
5 2 (6.90%) Marketing
6 1 (3.45%) Back Office
6 1 (3.45%) Billing
6 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) EPoS
3 1 (3.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Scrum
3 9 (31.03%) SDLC
3 9 (31.03%) Waterfall
4 8 (27.59%) User Stories
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
6 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.34%) B2B
9 3 (10.34%) Presales
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.90%) CRM
10 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.90%) ERP
10 2 (6.90%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (6.90%) Mobile Application Development
10 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) Python
1 1 (3.45%) R
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) CBAP
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) SAP
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.45%) Tableau