Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 108 115
Rank change year-on-year -20 +7 -5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 264 318 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.43% 3.03% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 3.32% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 206 284 288
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +4.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,700
90th Percentile £63,125 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 9,902 9,589 9,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.00% 91.52% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,145 7,908 8,259
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -22 87 £45,000 - 7
Wiltshire -1 46 £42,500 -0.58% 4
Dorset -35 45 £40,000 -2.68% 5
Gloucestershire -24 39 £47,500 -2.56% 1
Cornwall +8 21 £27,500 -38.89%
Somerset +27 13 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Devon +2 10 £30,276 -14.72% 2
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 128 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (39.02%) Finance
3 87 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 74 (28.03%) Waterfall
5 66 (25.00%) Project Management
6 65 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
7 48 (18.18%) Degree
8 42 (15.91%) Scrum
8 42 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
9 41 (15.53%) SQL
10 36 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (11.36%) SDLC
11 30 (11.36%) Security Cleared
12 29 (10.98%) Process Improvement
13 27 (10.23%) QA
14 25 (9.47%) Management Information System
14 25 (9.47%) ITIL
14 25 (9.47%) ISEB
14 25 (9.47%) Decision-Making
15 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
15 24 (9.09%) XML
15 24 (9.09%) C
16 23 (8.71%) CRM
16 23 (8.71%) Computer Science
17 22 (8.33%) Validation
17 22 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (7.58%) Relational Database
18 20 (7.58%) Business Process Improvement
18 20 (7.58%) HTML
18 20 (7.58%) Java

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 11 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.65%) Confluence
3 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.76%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 4 (1.52%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.52%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.76%) Siebel CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Retail
3 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.17%) SaaS
2 7 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.89%) Office 365
4 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.52%) Slack
5 3 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.14%) IaaS
6 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.38%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Boomi
7 1 (0.38%) Force.com
7 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.76%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) Skype
2 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.58%) Relational Database
2 18 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.03%) Big Data
6 4 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.14%) GIS
7 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.76%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (0.76%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.38%) Appium
3 1 (0.38%) Calabash
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.38%) Gatling
3 1 (0.38%) JBehave
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.38%) JMeter
3 1 (0.38%) JUnit
3 1 (0.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 103 (39.02%) Finance
2 14 (5.30%) Marketing
3 13 (4.92%) Retail
4 8 (3.03%) Law
4 8 (3.03%) Legal
5 7 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.89%) Back Office
6 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.14%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 180 (68.18%) Analyst
2 144 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 38 (14.39%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (8.71%) Project Manager
5 20 (7.58%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 20 (7.58%) Solutions Analyst
6 19 (7.20%) Systems Analyst
7 18 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (6.44%) Business Systems Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Architect
9 15 (5.68%) Finance Business Analyst
9 15 (5.68%) Financial Analyst
10 14 (5.30%) Consultant
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
11 11 (4.17%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 10 (3.79%) IT Manager
13 9 (3.41%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (3.03%) Developer
14 8 (3.03%) Test Analyst
15 7 (2.65%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (9.09%) XML
2 20 (7.58%) HTML
3 17 (6.44%) .NET
4 12 (4.55%) REST
4 12 (4.55%) SOAP
4 12 (4.55%) Web Services
5 9 (3.41%) CSS
6 5 (1.89%) Middleware
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.38%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.38%) JSON
8 1 (0.38%) Mason
8 1 (0.38%) RESTful
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 65 (24.62%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.47%) Management Information System
3 23 (8.71%) Computer Science
4 22 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.89%) Fintech
6 5 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.14%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) FMCG
9 2 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.38%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.38%) NHS
10 1 (0.38%) PMI
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (0.76%) Android
2 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (32.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 74 (28.03%) Waterfall
4 66 (25.00%) Project Management
5 42 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
5 42 (15.91%) Scrum
6 36 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (11.36%) SDLC
8 29 (10.98%) Process Improvement
9 25 (9.47%) Decision-Making
9 25 (9.47%) ITIL
10 23 (8.71%) CRM
11 22 (8.33%) Validation
12 20 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (7.58%) Business Process Improvement
12 20 (7.58%) ERP
13 19 (7.20%) Change Management
13 19 (7.20%) Coaching
13 19 (7.20%) DevOps
14 17 (6.44%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 41 (15.53%) SQL
2 24 (9.09%) C
3 20 (7.58%) Java
4 13 (4.92%) C#
5 12 (4.55%) PHP
6 11 (4.17%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.38%) ABAP
8 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.38%) C++
8 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.38%) Python
8 1 (0.38%) Ruby
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.38%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (18.18%) Degree
2 30 (11.36%) Security Cleared
3 25 (9.47%) ISEB
4 16 (6.06%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.17%) Postgraduate
6 9 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (3.03%) CITP
7 8 (3.03%) IIBA
8 5 (1.89%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.76%) PMP
9 2 (0.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 1 (0.38%) APMP
10 1 (0.38%) CBAP
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.23%) QA
2 5 (1.89%) PMO
3 2 (0.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.76%) GDPR
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.76%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.17%) Capita
3 6 (2.27%) SAP
4 4 (1.52%) JD Edwards
4 4 (1.52%) Oracle
4 4 (1.52%) Sage
5 3 (1.14%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (1.14%) Blue Prism
5 3 (1.14%) Kofax
5 3 (1.14%) UiPath
6 2 (0.76%) Siebel
7 1 (0.38%) Dell
7 1 (0.38%) Google
7 1 (0.38%) JDA
7 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.38%) Workday