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

Business Analysis
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 120 146
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26 -23
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 273 297 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.65% 2.92% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 3.19% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 202 253 257
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £61,155 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 9,495 9,307 9,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.17% 91.48% 90.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,688 8,214
South West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,175
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +5.26%

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 October 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 October 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
Wiltshire +27 78 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Bristol -14 74 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Gloucestershire -3 41 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Dorset -30 35 £40,000 - 1
Somerset +27 17 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Cornwall +10 12 - -
Devon +9 9 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 143 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (36.63%) Finance
3 93 (34.07%) Waterfall
4 83 (30.40%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (26.74%) Project Management
6 70 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (18.32%) Security Cleared
8 49 (17.95%) Degree
9 38 (13.92%) SQL
10 32 (11.72%) Migration
10 32 (11.72%) Business Process Modelling
10 32 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (10.99%) Scrum
12 29 (10.62%) Microsoft
13 28 (10.26%) ERP
13 28 (10.26%) ArchiMate
14 26 (9.52%) Process Improvement
14 26 (9.52%) Data Analysis
15 25 (9.16%) TOGAF
15 25 (9.16%) Marketing
15 25 (9.16%) Data Modelling
15 25 (9.16%) Java
16 24 (8.79%) C
16 24 (8.79%) Coaching
17 23 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 23 (8.42%) PRINCE2
17 23 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
17 23 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
17 23 (8.42%) Computer Science
18 22 (8.06%) SQL Server

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 10 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (2.20%) Alfresco
3 3 (1.10%) Confluence
4 2 (0.73%) CMS
5 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.93%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.37%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (0.73%) Siebel CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Retail
2 1 (0.37%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.66%) SaaS
2 6 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.47%) Office 365
4 3 (1.10%) IaaS
5 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.37%) Boomi
6 1 (0.37%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 12 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.03%) Big Data
5 10 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.10%) GIS
7 3 (1.10%) OLAP
7 3 (1.10%) OLAP Cube
7 3 (1.10%) Power BI
8 2 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.93%) JIRA
2 6 (2.20%) Apache Ivy
2 6 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.20%) Gradle
2 6 (2.20%) Maven
2 6 (2.20%) Mercurial
2 6 (2.20%) Subversion
3 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
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%) JMeter
4 1 (0.37%) JUnit
4 1 (0.37%) MSI
4 1 (0.37%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 100 (36.63%) Finance
2 25 (9.16%) Marketing
3 20 (7.33%) Retail
4 9 (3.30%) Billing
4 9 (3.30%) Law
4 9 (3.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.56%) Back Office
5 7 (2.56%) Banking
5 7 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.83%) Legal
7 4 (1.47%) Electronics
8 3 (1.10%) Local Government
9 1 (0.37%) Front Office
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 182 (66.67%) Analyst
2 152 (55.68%) Business Analyst
3 31 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (7.69%) Consultant
5 20 (7.33%) Systems Analyst
6 18 (6.59%) Business Systems Analyst
7 16 (5.86%) Senior Business Analyst
8 15 (5.49%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.49%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
8 15 (5.49%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 14 (5.13%) Architect
9 14 (5.13%) Developer
10 12 (4.40%) Business Consultant
10 12 (4.40%) Senior Solutions Analyst
10 12 (4.40%) Solutions Analyst
11 8 (2.93%) Finance Business Analyst
11 8 (2.93%) Head of Digital
12 7 (2.56%) Business Security Consultant
12 7 (2.56%) Head of Technology
12 7 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.59%) Web Services
2 17 (6.23%) HTML
2 17 (6.23%) REST
2 17 (6.23%) SOAP
3 15 (5.49%) XML
4 14 (5.13%) .NET
5 8 (2.93%) EDI
6 7 (2.56%) CSS
6 7 (2.56%) RESTful
7 6 (2.20%) Apache Camel
7 6 (2.20%) Guice
7 6 (2.20%) Spring
8 5 (1.83%) Middleware
9 3 (1.10%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.37%) JSON
11 1 (0.37%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 83 (30.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 21 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.93%) PMI
6 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Cloud
6 7 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (2.56%) User Experience
7 5 (1.83%) Minimum Viable Product
8 4 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.10%) Fintech
9 3 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.37%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.37%) FMCG
11 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Android
2 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (34.07%) Waterfall
3 73 (26.74%) Project Management
4 70 (25.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (11.72%) Business Process Modelling
5 32 (11.72%) Migration
5 32 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (10.99%) Scrum
7 28 (10.26%) ArchiMate
7 28 (10.26%) ERP
8 26 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 26 (9.52%) Process Improvement
9 25 (9.16%) Data Modelling
9 25 (9.16%) TOGAF
10 24 (8.79%) Coaching
11 23 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (8.42%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
11 23 (8.42%) PRINCE2
12 20 (7.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.92%) SQL
2 25 (9.16%) Java
3 24 (8.79%) C
4 12 (4.40%) C#
5 11 (4.03%) PHP
6 10 (3.66%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.93%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.37%) ABAP
9 1 (0.37%) C++
9 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.37%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) R
9 1 (0.37%) Ruby
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (18.32%) Security Cleared
2 49 (17.95%) Degree
3 19 (6.96%) ISEB
4 18 (6.59%) IIBA
5 11 (4.03%) CITP
5 11 (4.03%) PMI Certification
5 11 (4.03%) PMP
5 11 (4.03%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.66%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.66%) Postgraduate
7 7 (2.56%) CBAP
8 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.37%) HNC
9 1 (0.37%) HND
9 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.37%) MCDST
9 1 (0.37%) MCP
9 1 (0.37%) MCSE
9 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.76%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.73%) GDPR
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) SCCM
1 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (10.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (2.56%) SAP
3 3 (1.10%) Oracle
4 2 (0.73%) Automation Anywhere
4 2 (0.73%) Blue Prism
4 2 (0.73%) Kofax
4 2 (0.73%) Siebel
4 2 (0.73%) UiPath
5 1 (0.37%) Dell
5 1 (0.37%) JDA
5 1 (0.37%) Minitab
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec
5 1 (0.37%) Workday