Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 146 129
Rank change year-on-year +16 -17 -40
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 264 240 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.62% 2.29% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.55% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 207 196 236
South West median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,350 £31,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,125 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.97% +3.00% -

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 8,978 9,396 10,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.09% 89.47% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,371 7,788 8,697
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,650
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
Bristol +15 124 £42,000 -1.18% 11
Wiltshire -20 36 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Gloucestershire +27 30 £35,000 -30.00%
Dorset -26 29 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Somerset +11 22 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Devon +21 11 £40,000 +5.75% 4
Cornwall -4 9 £42,500 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 124 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (35.98%) Finance
3 67 (25.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 51 (19.32%) Project Management
5 44 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 43 (16.29%) SQL
7 40 (15.15%) Scrum
7 40 (15.15%) Security Cleared
7 40 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
8 31 (11.74%) Degree
9 26 (9.85%) ITIL
10 25 (9.47%) ISEB
11 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 23 (8.71%) User Stories
13 22 (8.33%) Process Improvement
13 22 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 22 (8.33%) SC Cleared
14 21 (7.95%) SDLC
15 20 (7.58%) Test Management
15 20 (7.58%) Data Modelling
15 20 (7.58%) Change Management
16 19 (7.20%) Back Office
16 19 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 19 (7.20%) Derivative
16 19 (7.20%) Test Automation
16 19 (7.20%) OTC Derivatives
16 19 (7.20%) Scenario Testing
17 18 (6.82%) TOGAF
17 18 (6.82%) Service Management
18 17 (6.44%) Use Case

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 4 (1.52%) IIS
2 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) Drupal
3 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.14%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle ASCP
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.76%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
1 4 (1.52%) SaaS
2 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) Office 365
3 2 (0.76%) IaaS
3 2 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) DNS
1 2 (0.76%) Firewall
1 2 (0.76%) HTTP
1 2 (0.76%) Internet
1 2 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.89%) Big Data
4 5 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.14%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (1.14%) MySQL
6 3 (1.14%) Power BI
7 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.76%) QlikView
7 2 (0.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.76%) Redis
7 2 (0.76%) Riak
7 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.89%) JIRA
2 4 (1.52%) ERwin
2 4 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.76%) Subversion
3 2 (0.76%) Toad
4 1 (0.38%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.38%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.38%) RequisitePro
General
1 95 (35.98%) Finance
2 19 (7.20%) Back Office
3 13 (4.92%) Legal
4 9 (3.41%) Front Office
5 7 (2.65%) Law
5 7 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.14%) Automotive
7 3 (1.14%) Billing
7 3 (1.14%) Retail
8 2 (0.76%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (70.45%) Analyst
2 159 (60.23%) Business Analyst
3 19 (7.20%) Consultant
4 18 (6.82%) Business IT Analyst
4 18 (6.82%) IT Analyst
4 18 (6.82%) IT Business Analyst
5 16 (6.06%) Finance Business Analyst
5 16 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
6 15 (5.68%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.30%) Agile Business Analyst
7 14 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (4.55%) Architect
9 10 (3.79%) Pensions Business Analyst
10 9 (3.41%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 9 (3.41%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
10 9 (3.41%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
10 9 (3.41%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
11 8 (3.03%) Developer
11 8 (3.03%) Graduate
11 8 (3.03%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.92%) HTML
2 12 (4.55%) CSS
3 11 (4.17%) XML
4 8 (3.03%) .NET
5 6 (2.27%) jQuery
6 4 (1.52%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (1.52%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.52%) LINQ
7 3 (1.14%) Web Services
8 2 (0.76%) Ajax
8 2 (0.76%) HTML5
8 2 (0.76%) J2EE
8 2 (0.76%) LAMP
8 2 (0.76%) Memcached
8 2 (0.76%) RESTful
8 2 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (0.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.20%) Derivative
2 19 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (7.20%) OTC Derivatives
3 17 (6.44%) User Experience
4 12 (4.55%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.17%) Fintech
6 8 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.89%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.14%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.76%) Social Media
12 1 (0.38%) NHS
12 1 (0.38%) PMI
12 1 (0.38%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.52%) Windows
2 2 (0.76%) Unix
3 1 (0.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (25.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (19.32%) Project Management
4 44 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 40 (15.15%) Scrum
6 26 (9.85%) ITIL
7 23 (8.71%) User Stories
8 22 (8.33%) Process Improvement
9 21 (7.95%) SDLC
10 20 (7.58%) Change Management
10 20 (7.58%) Data Modelling
10 20 (7.58%) Test Management
11 19 (7.20%) Scenario Testing
11 19 (7.20%) Test Automation
12 18 (6.82%) Service Management
12 18 (6.82%) TOGAF
13 17 (6.44%) Analytics
13 17 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 17 (6.44%) Use Case
13 17 (6.44%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.29%) SQL
2 16 (6.06%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.30%) C
4 8 (3.03%) C#
5 7 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.89%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.76%) Java
8 2 (0.76%) PHP
8 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.76%) VB
9 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.74%) Degree
3 25 (9.47%) ISEB
4 22 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.65%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.65%) ISTQB
6 6 (2.27%) CISM
6 6 (2.27%) CISSP
6 6 (2.27%) IIBA
6 6 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.14%) CITP
7 3 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.38%) CBAP
9 1 (0.38%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) QA
2 11 (4.17%) PMO
3 6 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.52%) Oracle
3 3 (1.14%) Tableau
4 2 (0.76%) Facebook
4 2 (0.76%) Google
4 2 (0.76%) JDA
4 2 (0.76%) PayPal
4 2 (0.76%) RedPrairie
4 2 (0.76%) SAP
4 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.38%) Lotus
5 1 (0.38%) Trillium