Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 134 122
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12 -36
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 272 256 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.65% 2.34% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.63% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 229 236 258
South West median annual salary £41,500 £43,250 £44,875
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% -3.62% +5.59%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,888
90th Percentile £64,250 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9192 9719 10557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.56% 88.87% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7569 8101 8871
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Bristol +16 114 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Gloucestershire +28 48 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire -9 40 £40,000 - 2
Dorset -10 32 £40,000 -15.79%
Devon +29 17 £40,000 +23.08%
Somerset -6 16 £43,000 +7.50% 2
Cornwall +2 4 £42,500 -19.05%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 134 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (35.66%) Finance
3 72 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (22.06%) Project Management
5 47 (17.28%) Scrum
6 45 (16.54%) Waterfall
7 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (13.60%) SQL
8 37 (13.60%) Security Cleared
9 28 (10.29%) ISEB
9 28 (10.29%) Change Management
9 28 (10.29%) User Stories
10 26 (9.56%) SC Cleared
11 25 (9.19%) SQL Server
12 24 (8.82%) Data Modelling
12 24 (8.82%) Degree
13 23 (8.46%) Data Analysis
13 23 (8.46%) Process Improvement
13 23 (8.46%) SDLC
14 21 (7.72%) QA
15 19 (6.99%) ITIL
15 19 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (6.62%) Use Case
16 18 (6.62%) BPMN
17 17 (6.25%) Test Management
17 17 (6.25%) Test Automation
18 16 (5.88%) Kanban
18 16 (5.88%) TOGAF
18 16 (5.88%) Microsoft
19 15 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 2 (0.74%) IIS
1 2 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (0.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) Drupal
2 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (4.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) FastStats
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.10%) Office 365
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.10%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) DNS
2 1 (0.37%) Firewall
2 1 (0.37%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.21%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.84%) Big Data
4 5 (1.84%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.10%) Power BI
7 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.74%) MySQL
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (0.74%) QlikView
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.84%) ERwin
2 5 (1.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.37%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.37%) Subversion
General
1 97 (35.66%) Finance
2 15 (5.51%) Back Office
3 11 (4.04%) Retail
4 9 (3.31%) Front Office
4 9 (3.31%) Legal
5 8 (2.94%) Marketing
6 4 (1.47%) Banking
7 3 (1.10%) Billing
7 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 206 (75.74%) Analyst
2 176 (64.71%) Business Analyst
3 20 (7.35%) Consultant
4 19 (6.99%) Business IT Analyst
4 19 (6.99%) IT Analyst
5 18 (6.62%) IT Business Analyst
6 15 (5.51%) Agile Business Analyst
7 13 (4.78%) Finance Business Analyst
8 12 (4.41%) Architect
8 12 (4.41%) Financial Analyst
9 11 (4.04%) Business Change Analyst
10 10 (3.68%) Business Change Business Analyst
10 10 (3.68%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.68%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (3.68%) Systems Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) Derivatives Business Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) Developer
11 9 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.31%) .NET
2 7 (2.57%) XML
3 6 (2.21%) HTML
4 3 (1.10%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.10%) CSS
4 3 (1.10%) jQuery
5 2 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (0.74%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.74%) HTML5
5 2 (0.74%) LINQ
5 2 (0.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.37%) Ajax
6 1 (0.37%) CSS3
6 1 (0.37%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.34%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.51%) Derivative
2 15 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (5.51%) OTC Derivatives
3 13 (4.78%) User Experience
4 10 (3.68%) Fintech
5 9 (3.31%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.57%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.10%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.37%) NHS
11 1 (0.37%) Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (49.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 60 (22.06%) Project Management
4 47 (17.28%) Scrum
5 45 (16.54%) Waterfall
6 28 (10.29%) Change Management
6 28 (10.29%) User Stories
7 24 (8.82%) Data Modelling
8 23 (8.46%) Data Analysis
8 23 (8.46%) Process Improvement
8 23 (8.46%) SDLC
9 19 (6.99%) ITIL
9 19 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (6.62%) BPMN
10 18 (6.62%) Use Case
11 17 (6.25%) Test Automation
11 17 (6.25%) Test Management
12 16 (5.88%) Kanban
12 16 (5.88%) TOGAF
13 15 (5.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.60%) SQL
2 13 (4.78%) C
3 8 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.21%) C#
4 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.10%) VB
7 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (13.60%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.29%) ISEB
3 26 (9.56%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.82%) Degree
5 13 (4.78%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.21%) CISM
7 6 (2.21%) CISSP
8 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.10%) CITP
10 1 (0.37%) IIBA
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.72%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.10%) PMO
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.47%) Tableau
3 3 (1.10%) SAP
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle
5 1 (0.37%) Facebook
5 1 (0.37%) Google
5 1 (0.37%) JDA
5 1 (0.37%) Lotus
5 1 (0.37%) PayPal
5 1 (0.37%) RedPrairie
5 1 (0.37%) ServiceNow