Period
to 19 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 136 123
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 -41
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 271 254 305
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% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 227 234 255
South West median annual salary £41,500 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.05% -3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,625 £28,775
90th Percentile £64,550 £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 9149 9655 10558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.57% 88.86% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7532 8042 8867
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 £63,000
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 19 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 19 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 +13 112 £43,000 +7.50% 11
Gloucestershire +28 48 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Wiltshire -10 42 £41,250 +3.13% 2
Dorset -5 32 £40,000 -15.79%
Devon +23 17 £40,000 +23.08%
Somerset -14 15 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Cornwall +3 4 £42,500 -19.05%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 135 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.42%) Finance
3 72 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (21.77%) Project Management
5 46 (16.97%) Scrum
6 44 (16.24%) Waterfall
7 39 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (13.65%) Security Cleared
9 36 (13.28%) SQL
10 28 (10.33%) ISEB
10 28 (10.33%) Change Management
10 28 (10.33%) User Stories
11 26 (9.59%) SC Cleared
12 25 (9.23%) SQL Server
13 24 (8.86%) Data Modelling
13 24 (8.86%) Degree
14 23 (8.49%) SDLC
15 22 (8.12%) Process Improvement
15 22 (8.12%) Data Analysis
16 21 (7.75%) QA
17 19 (7.01%) ITIL
17 19 (7.01%) Use Case
17 19 (7.01%) Test Management
17 19 (7.01%) Test Automation
18 18 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (6.64%) BPMN
19 17 (6.27%) Derivative
19 17 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 17 (6.27%) Back Office
19 17 (6.27%) OTC Derivatives

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 (4.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) 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 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.11%) 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 (1.11%) 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 (9.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.21%) Data Mining
3 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.85%) Big Data
4 5 (1.85%) Geospatial Data
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.11%) 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%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.85%) ERwin
2 5 (1.85%) 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 96 (35.42%) Finance
2 17 (6.27%) Back Office
3 11 (4.06%) Retail
4 10 (3.69%) Legal
5 9 (3.32%) Front Office
6 8 (2.95%) Marketing
7 4 (1.48%) Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Billing
8 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.74%) Electronics
9 2 (0.74%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 206 (76.01%) Analyst
2 176 (64.94%) Business Analyst
3 20 (7.38%) Consultant
4 19 (7.01%) Business IT Analyst
4 19 (7.01%) IT Analyst
5 18 (6.64%) IT Business Analyst
6 15 (5.54%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (5.17%) Finance Business Analyst
8 13 (4.80%) Financial Analyst
9 12 (4.43%) Architect
10 11 (4.06%) Business Change Analyst
11 10 (3.69%) Business Change Business Analyst
11 10 (3.69%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.69%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (3.69%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) Derivatives Business Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) Developer
12 9 (3.32%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
12 9 (3.32%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.32%) .NET
2 7 (2.58%) XML
3 6 (2.21%) HTML
4 3 (1.11%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.11%) CSS
4 3 (1.11%) 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%) CSS3
6 1 (0.37%) LESS
6 1 (0.37%) Memcached
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.27%) Derivative
2 17 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 17 (6.27%) OTC Derivatives
3 13 (4.80%) User Experience
4 10 (3.69%) Fintech
5 9 (3.32%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.85%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.11%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
10 1 (0.37%) Replication
10 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.11%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (49.82%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (26.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (21.77%) Project Management
4 46 (16.97%) Scrum
5 44 (16.24%) Waterfall
6 28 (10.33%) Change Management
6 28 (10.33%) User Stories
7 24 (8.86%) Data Modelling
8 23 (8.49%) SDLC
9 22 (8.12%) Data Analysis
9 22 (8.12%) Process Improvement
10 19 (7.01%) ITIL
10 19 (7.01%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.01%) Test Management
10 19 (7.01%) Use Case
11 18 (6.64%) BPMN
11 18 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (6.27%) Scenario Testing
13 16 (5.90%) TOGAF
14 15 (5.54%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.28%) SQL
2 13 (4.80%) C
3 8 (2.95%) PL/SQL
4 6 (2.21%) C#
4 6 (2.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.11%) 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 (13.65%) Security Cleared
2 28 (10.33%) ISEB
3 26 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 24 (8.86%) Degree
5 12 (4.43%) ISTQB
6 7 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.21%) CISM
7 6 (2.21%) CISSP
8 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.11%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.11%) 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 (7.75%) QA
2 6 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.48%) PMO
4 2 (0.74%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 16 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.48%) Tableau
3 3 (1.11%) 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