The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 130 83
Rank change year-on-year +39 -47  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 161 139 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.17% 2.36% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.66% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 141 112 169
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -7.60%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,150
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4579 5223 5264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 90.05% 88.74% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3780 4264 4373
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the South West

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South West.

Salary trend for Business Analysis in the South West

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in the South West

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +15 59 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Gloucestershire +14 37 £50,000 -4.76%
Wiltshire -6 25 £42,500 -12.82% 1
Dorset +33 15 £45,000 +57.20% 3
Devon +6 11 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Cornwall +11 6 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Somerset -9 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 149 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (37.10%) Project Management
3 101 (35.69%) Finance
4 67 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (22.97%) ISEB
6 53 (18.73%) Waterfall
7 52 (18.37%) Degree
8 50 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (14.49%) User Stories
11 39 (13.78%) Scrum
12 38 (13.43%) C
13 34 (12.01%) Security Cleared
14 33 (11.66%) Retail
15 32 (11.31%) Microsoft
16 31 (10.95%) Business Transformation
17 30 (10.60%) Management Information System
17 30 (10.60%) QA
17 30 (10.60%) Process Improvement
18 25 (8.83%) Use Case
18 25 (8.83%) Workflow
18 25 (8.83%) SQL
19 24 (8.48%) Change Management
20 23 (8.13%) MS Visio
20 23 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
21 22 (7.77%) SDLC
22 21 (7.42%) BPMN
22 21 (7.42%) IT Strategy
22 21 (7.42%) ISTQB
23 20 (7.07%) Local Government

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (2.47%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (2.47%) Confluence
2 6 (2.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.06%) Apache
3 3 (1.06%) CMS
3 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (8.13%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.24%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.83%) MS Project
4 6 (2.12%) MS Office
5 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.12%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.77%) Oracle HRMS
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.71%) Lawson
3 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.35%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.35%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.35%) Kypera Housing
4 1 (0.35%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.35%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.35%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.47%) Lucidchart
2 3 (1.06%) SaaS
3 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.71%) Force.com
4 1 (0.35%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.06%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.30%) Big Data
2 8 (2.83%) Relational Database
2 8 (2.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.71%) Power BI
8 1 (0.35%) BaseX
8 1 (0.35%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.35%) QlikView
8 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.36%) Cucumber
1 18 (6.36%) JIRA
1 18 (6.36%) Selenium
2 14 (4.95%) Jenkins
3 11 (3.89%) Appium
3 11 (3.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (3.89%) Calabash
3 11 (3.89%) Gatling
3 11 (3.89%) The Grinder
4 7 (2.47%) Bugzilla
4 7 (2.47%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.06%) Ant
5 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.06%) Maven
5 3 (1.06%) Subversion
5 3 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (35.69%) Finance
2 33 (11.66%) Retail
3 20 (7.07%) Local Government
4 19 (6.71%) Banking
5 18 (6.36%) Marketing
6 17 (6.01%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.12%) Advertising
8 6 (2.12%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.41%) Back Office
9 4 (1.41%) Law
9 4 (1.41%) Military
10 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.06%) Publishing
11 2 (0.71%) Electronics
11 2 (0.71%) Legal
11 2 (0.71%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 181 (63.96%) Analyst
2 151 (53.36%) Business Analyst
3 32 (11.31%) Agile Business Analyst
4 31 (10.95%) Consultant
5 20 (7.07%) Senior Analyst
6 19 (6.71%) Project Manager
7 17 (6.01%) Software Analyst
7 17 (6.01%) Systems Analyst
8 16 (5.65%) Business Consultant
9 15 (5.30%) IT Analyst
10 14 (4.95%) Business IT Analyst
11 13 (4.59%) Financial Analyst
11 13 (4.59%) IT Business Analyst
11 13 (4.59%) Senior Business Analyst
11 13 (4.59%) Service Analyst
12 12 (4.24%) Finance Business Analyst
12 12 (4.24%) Financial Business Analyst
12 12 (4.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
13 11 (3.89%) Product Manager
13 11 (3.89%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.59%) .NET
2 11 (3.89%) HTML
3 10 (3.53%) Web Services
4 8 (2.83%) XML
5 6 (2.12%) REST
5 6 (2.12%) SOAP
6 5 (1.77%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.77%) CSS
6 5 (1.77%) jQuery
7 3 (1.06%) Backbone.js
7 3 (1.06%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.06%) J2EE
7 3 (1.06%) Node.js
7 3 (1.06%) RESTful
7 3 (1.06%) Spring
8 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.71%) Middleware
9 1 (0.35%) Classic ASP
9 1 (0.35%) COM
9 1 (0.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (10.60%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.01%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.95%) Internet of Things
5 12 (4.24%) User Experience
6 9 (3.18%) Fintech
7 8 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.47%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.41%) Social Media
10 3 (1.06%) CESG
11 2 (0.71%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.71%) iPhone
12 1 (0.35%) Clustering
12 1 (0.35%) CMDB
12 1 (0.35%) FMCG
12 1 (0.35%) NHS
12 1 (0.35%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.41%) Android
1 4 (1.41%) Windows
2 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (52.65%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (37.10%) Project Management
3 67 (23.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (18.73%) Waterfall
5 50 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 41 (14.49%) User Stories
7 39 (13.78%) Scrum
8 31 (10.95%) Business Transformation
9 30 (10.60%) Process Improvement
10 25 (8.83%) Use Case
10 25 (8.83%) Workflow
11 24 (8.48%) Change Management
12 23 (8.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (7.77%) SDLC
14 21 (7.42%) BPMN
14 21 (7.42%) IT Strategy
15 20 (7.07%) Coaching
15 20 (7.07%) GAP Analysis
16 19 (6.71%) ITIL
16 19 (6.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.43%) C
2 25 (8.83%) SQL
3 14 (4.95%) C#
4 11 (3.89%) Java
5 10 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.18%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.47%) PHP
8 4 (1.41%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.35%) Python
9 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VB6
Qualifications
1 65 (22.97%) ISEB
2 52 (18.37%) Degree
3 34 (12.01%) Security Cleared
4 21 (7.42%) ISTQB
5 17 (6.01%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.30%) DV Cleared
7 7 (2.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (2.12%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.77%) IIBA
10 2 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (10.60%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.35%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.71%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (11.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.89%) Oracle
3 8 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.12%) SAP
5 4 (1.41%) Adobe
6 2 (0.71%) Apple
6 2 (0.71%) Epicor
6 2 (0.71%) hybris
6 2 (0.71%) IFS
6 2 (0.71%) Sage
7 1 (0.35%) Aareon
7 1 (0.35%) Capita
7 1 (0.35%) Civica
7 1 (0.35%) Northgate
7 1 (0.35%) Orchard
7 1 (0.35%) Progress
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.35%) Tableau
7 1 (0.35%) VMware
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