The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analyst
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 113 70
Rank change year-on-year +42 -43  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 200 163 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.95% 2.77% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.09% 2.86% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 170 136 202
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% -4.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in the South West

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the South West.

Salary trend for Business Analyst in the South West

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +29 78 £45,000 +11.11% 10
Gloucestershire +16 39 £45,000 - 2
Wiltshire +8 34 £42,500 +9.67% 1
Somerset -13 17 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Dorset +28 15 £41,500 +0.60% 1
Devon +5 12 £35,000 -1.40% 8
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 203 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 167 (43.60%) Finance
3 150 (39.16%) Business Analysis
4 73 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (16.97%) Project Management
6 63 (16.45%) Waterfall
7 61 (15.93%) Scrum
8 58 (15.14%) ISEB
9 52 (13.58%) User Stories
10 50 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
11 44 (11.49%) Manufacturing
12 40 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 39 (10.18%) Use Case
13 39 (10.18%) Retail
14 37 (9.66%) E-Commerce
14 37 (9.66%) Marketing
14 37 (9.66%) SDLC
15 36 (9.40%) UML
15 36 (9.40%) Oracle
16 35 (9.14%) Wireframes
17 34 (8.88%) Microsoft
18 33 (8.62%) Banking
19 32 (8.36%) GAP Analysis
19 32 (8.36%) Customer Requirements
20 31 (8.09%) MS Visio
21 29 (7.57%) SQL
21 29 (7.57%) BPMN
22 26 (6.79%) User Experience
22 26 (6.79%) Oracle ASCP
22 26 (6.79%) Oracle EBS

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 8 (2.09%) Confluence
2 5 (1.31%) CMS
3 3 (0.78%) Apache
3 3 (0.78%) IIS
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 31 (8.09%) MS Visio
2 19 (4.96%) MS Office
3 10 (2.61%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.83%) MS Project
5 6 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) Gliffy
6 1 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 26 (6.79%) Oracle ASCP
1 26 (6.79%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (1.57%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.04%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.78%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.78%) Sage X3
7 2 (0.52%) Lawson
8 1 (0.26%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.26%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.26%) Kypera Housing
8 1 (0.26%) MIS ActiveH
8 1 (0.26%) OPENHousing
8 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.57%) SaaS
2 3 (0.78%) Lucidchart
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 4 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.26%) GIS
5 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (3.13%) JIRA
2 3 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.78%) Toad
3 2 (0.52%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.52%) Selenium
3 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 167 (43.60%) Finance
2 44 (11.49%) Manufacturing
3 39 (10.18%) Retail
4 37 (9.66%) Marketing
5 33 (8.62%) Banking
6 22 (5.74%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.83%) Electronics
7 7 (1.83%) Investment Banking
7 7 (1.83%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.31%) Advertising
8 5 (1.31%) Local Government
9 4 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.78%) Legal
11 2 (0.52%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Games
12 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.09%) .NET
1 8 (2.09%) Web Services
1 8 (2.09%) XML
2 4 (1.04%) Middleware
3 3 (0.78%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.78%) CSS
3 3 (0.78%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) EDI
4 1 (0.26%) REST
4 1 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.05%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.79%) User Experience
3 13 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.35%) Fintech
5 5 (1.31%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.26%) CESG
7 1 (0.26%) CMDB
7 1 (0.26%) iPad
7 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.26%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.26%) Android
1 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
1 1 (0.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (53.00%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (39.16%) Business Analysis
3 73 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 65 (16.97%) Project Management
5 63 (16.45%) Waterfall
6 61 (15.93%) Scrum
7 52 (13.58%) User Stories
8 40 (10.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (10.18%) Use Case
10 37 (9.66%) E-Commerce
10 37 (9.66%) SDLC
11 36 (9.40%) UML
12 35 (9.14%) Wireframes
13 32 (8.36%) Customer Requirements
13 32 (8.36%) GAP Analysis
14 29 (7.57%) BPMN
15 24 (6.27%) Business Transformation
15 24 (6.27%) ERP
15 24 (6.27%) Requirements Analysis
16 22 (5.74%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.57%) SQL
2 13 (3.39%) C
3 8 (2.09%) C#
4 7 (1.83%) Java
5 3 (0.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 58 (15.14%) ISEB
2 24 (6.27%) Degree
3 11 (2.87%) ISTQB
3 11 (2.87%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.57%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.31%) IIBA
7 3 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.18%) QA
2 8 (2.09%) ISO 14001
2 8 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (9.40%) Oracle
2 34 (8.88%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.18%) SAP
4 5 (1.31%) Sage
5 3 (0.78%) VMware
6 2 (0.52%) Adobe
6 2 (0.52%) Epicor
6 2 (0.52%) hybris
6 2 (0.52%) IFS
6 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.26%) Aareon
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.26%) Capita
7 1 (0.26%) Civica
7 1 (0.26%) Google
7 1 (0.26%) Northgate
7 1 (0.26%) Orchard
7 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £47000 per annum + BONUS, CAR ALLOWANCE, PENSION
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Par
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Bath
Wessex Water
Salary: Circa £50k dependent on experience + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + fantastic package
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + fantastic benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £21k - 22k per year + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £46000 - £69000 per annum + 30% Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Good Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
South West England
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £58000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
Bristol
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Devon
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40 - £55 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bath
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Plymouth
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago