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

Business Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 115 120
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -21
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 270 290 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.53% 2.83% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 3.10% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 207 245 238
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,950 £64,750
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 9,663 9,368 10,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.62% 91.31% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,941 7,688 8,560
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,650 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 April 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 April 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 +2 109 £42,500 - 10
Dorset -29 40 £42,500 +1.19% 9
Wiltshire -22 37 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Gloucestershire +2 30 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Somerset +20 25 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Cornwall -15 19 £27,500 -38.89%
Devon +6 8 £28,052 -20.98% 1
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 103 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (37.41%) Finance
3 89 (32.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (21.85%) Project Management
5 56 (20.74%) SQL
6 53 (19.63%) Waterfall
7 49 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
9 41 (15.19%) Degree
10 38 (14.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 30 (11.11%) Security Cleared
11 30 (11.11%) SDLC
11 30 (11.11%) Scrum
12 29 (10.74%) Microsoft
12 29 (10.74%) Process Improvement
13 26 (9.63%) ISEB
14 24 (8.89%) HTML
14 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
15 23 (8.52%) C
15 23 (8.52%) ITIL
16 22 (8.15%) JavaScript
17 21 (7.78%) Management Information System
17 21 (7.78%) QA
17 21 (7.78%) Business Process Improvement
17 21 (7.78%) Decision-Making
18 20 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
18 20 (7.41%) Relational Database
18 20 (7.41%) Change Management
18 20 (7.41%) XML
18 20 (7.41%) CSS

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 6 (2.22%) Confluence
2 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.48%) IIS
4 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.48%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 4 (1.48%) JDE OneWorld
3 4 (1.48%) Sage X3
4 3 (1.11%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle ASCP
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.96%) SaaS
2 6 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (2.22%) Office 365
3 5 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.48%) Slack
5 2 (0.74%) IaaS
5 2 (0.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.37%) Force.com
6 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.74%) DNS
1 2 (0.74%) Firewall
1 2 (0.74%) HTTP
1 2 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
2 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 8 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.85%) Big Data
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.11%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.11%) Power BI
7 3 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.74%) MySQL
8 2 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.74%) QlikView
8 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.74%) Redis
8 2 (0.74%) Riak
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.30%) JIRA
2 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.74%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.74%) Subversion
3 2 (0.74%) Toad
4 1 (0.37%) Appium
4 1 (0.37%) Calabash
4 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.37%) Gatling
4 1 (0.37%) JBehave
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.37%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.37%) JMeter
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.37%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 101 (37.41%) Finance
2 15 (5.56%) Legal
3 13 (4.81%) Back Office
3 13 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.33%) Law
5 8 (2.96%) Retail
6 5 (1.85%) Marketing
7 4 (1.48%) Banking
7 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.11%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.11%) Automotive
9 2 (0.74%) Billing
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 185 (68.52%) Analyst
2 148 (54.81%) Business Analyst
3 26 (9.63%) Senior Analyst
4 23 (8.52%) Project Manager
5 18 (6.67%) Senior Solutions Analyst
5 18 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
6 17 (6.30%) Financial Analyst
7 15 (5.56%) Finance Business Analyst
8 14 (5.19%) Consultant
9 12 (4.44%) Developer
9 12 (4.44%) IT Manager
10 11 (4.07%) IT Project Manager
10 11 (4.07%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) Business IT Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) IT Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) IT Business Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
11 10 (3.70%) Pensions Business Analyst
12 9 (3.33%) DV Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.89%) HTML
2 20 (7.41%) CSS
2 20 (7.41%) XML
3 13 (4.81%) .NET
4 7 (2.59%) Web Services
5 6 (2.22%) jQuery
5 6 (2.22%) REST
6 4 (1.48%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (1.48%) Entity Framework
6 4 (1.48%) LINQ
6 4 (1.48%) SOAP
7 2 (0.74%) HTML5
7 2 (0.74%) J2EE
7 2 (0.74%) Memcached
7 2 (0.74%) RESTful
7 2 (0.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.74%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 49 (18.15%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.78%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (5.19%) User Experience
5 8 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.96%) Derivative
5 8 (2.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (2.96%) OTC Derivatives
6 7 (2.59%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.48%) Fintech
8 3 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.74%) PMI
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.37%) FMCG
10 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.59%) Windows
2 2 (0.74%) Android
2 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.74%) Unix
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (38.15%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (32.96%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (21.85%) Project Management
4 53 (19.63%) Waterfall
5 42 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 38 (14.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 30 (11.11%) Scrum
7 30 (11.11%) SDLC
8 29 (10.74%) Process Improvement
9 23 (8.52%) ITIL
10 21 (7.78%) Business Process Improvement
10 21 (7.78%) Decision-Making
11 20 (7.41%) Change Management
11 20 (7.41%) CRM
12 18 (6.67%) Service Management
13 17 (6.30%) Coaching
13 17 (6.30%) Validation
14 16 (5.93%) User Stories
15 15 (5.56%) ERP
15 15 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.74%) SQL
2 23 (8.52%) C
3 22 (8.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.44%) C#
5 9 (3.33%) Java
5 9 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 8 (2.96%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.22%) PHP
8 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.74%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.37%) Python
10 1 (0.37%) Ruby
10 1 (0.37%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (15.19%) Degree
2 30 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 26 (9.63%) ISEB
4 14 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (4.44%) DV Cleared
6 9 (3.33%) IIBA
6 9 (3.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.59%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.85%) CITP
9 4 (1.48%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.74%) CBAP
10 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.74%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.78%) QA
2 15 (5.56%) PMO
3 5 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.11%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (10.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.85%) Capita
2 5 (1.85%) Oracle
3 4 (1.48%) JD Edwards
3 4 (1.48%) Sage
4 3 (1.11%) Google
4 3 (1.11%) Intapp
4 3 (1.11%) SAP
4 3 (1.11%) Tableau
5 2 (0.74%) Facebook
5 2 (0.74%) PayPal
5 2 (0.74%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.37%) Automation Anywhere
6 1 (0.37%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.37%) JDA
6 1 (0.37%) Kofax
6 1 (0.37%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.37%) Trillium