The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 75 74
Rank change year-on-year -14 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 181 202 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.46% 3.91% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.57% 4.01% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 151 175 177
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.32%  

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 5072 5041 5830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.00% 97.62% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4219 4271 4917
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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 60 £42,500 +3.03% 18
Gloucestershire +25 49 £40,000 - 4
Wiltshire -18 32 £42,500 +4.93% 3
Somerset -19 14 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Devon +13 10 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Dorset +7 10 £40,000 +33.89% 5
Cornwall - 3 £25,000 -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 186 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (47.37%) Business Analysis
3 178 (46.84%) Finance
4 89 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 73 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
6 72 (18.95%) Waterfall
7 70 (18.42%) Project Management
8 52 (13.68%) ISEB
9 49 (12.89%) Scrum
10 43 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
11 41 (10.79%) SDLC
12 40 (10.53%) User Stories
12 40 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 39 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 36 (9.47%) Retail
15 34 (8.95%) SQL
15 34 (8.95%) UML
15 34 (8.95%) Use Case
16 32 (8.42%) Marketing
16 32 (8.42%) MS Visio
17 30 (7.89%) Workflow
18 28 (7.37%) Manufacturing
19 26 (6.84%) Banking
20 24 (6.32%) Degree
21 23 (6.05%) Requirements Analysis
21 23 (6.05%) Process Improvement
21 23 (6.05%) Wireframes
22 22 (5.79%) Business Process Analysis
22 22 (5.79%) BPMN
22 22 (5.79%) QA

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 (2.11%) IIS
2 6 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.05%) Apache
4 3 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (8.42%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.74%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (2.11%) Oracle ASCP
1 8 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.79%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.79%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.26%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.26%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.26%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.26%) Kypera Housing
5 1 (0.26%) Lawson
5 1 (0.26%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.26%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.26%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.26%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.26%) FTP
2 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.26%) GIS
6 1 (0.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.26%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) TestRail
2 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 178 (46.84%) Finance
2 36 (9.47%) Retail
3 32 (8.42%) Marketing
4 28 (7.37%) Manufacturing
5 26 (6.84%) Banking
6 18 (4.74%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.16%) Legal
8 7 (1.84%) Electronics
9 6 (1.58%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.32%) Advertising
10 5 (1.32%) Local Government
11 4 (1.05%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.05%) Law
12 3 (0.79%) Billing
13 2 (0.53%) Back Office
13 2 (0.53%) Front Office
13 2 (0.53%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.53%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Games
14 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.74%) .NET
2 9 (2.37%) .NET Framework
2 9 (2.37%) Web Services
3 8 (2.11%) XML
4 4 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.79%) CSS
5 3 (0.79%) HTML
6 2 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 73 (19.21%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.53%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.89%) User Experience
4 9 (2.37%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.37%) Fintech
4 9 (2.37%) FMCG
5 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.26%) CMDB
7 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.26%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.53%) Windows
2 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (47.37%) Business Analysis
3 89 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (18.95%) Waterfall
5 70 (18.42%) Project Management
6 49 (12.89%) Scrum
7 43 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
8 41 (10.79%) SDLC
9 40 (10.53%) User Stories
10 39 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 34 (8.95%) UML
11 34 (8.95%) Use Case
12 30 (7.89%) Workflow
13 23 (6.05%) Process Improvement
13 23 (6.05%) Requirements Analysis
13 23 (6.05%) Wireframes
14 22 (5.79%) BPMN
14 22 (5.79%) Business Process Analysis
14 22 (5.79%) E-Commerce
15 18 (4.74%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.95%) SQL
2 12 (3.16%) C
3 7 (1.84%) C#
3 7 (1.84%) Java
4 4 (1.05%) VB
5 3 (0.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 52 (13.68%) ISEB
2 24 (6.32%) Degree
3 17 (4.47%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.63%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.26%) IIBA
7 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.79%) QA
2 6 (1.58%) ISO 14001
2 6 (1.58%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.95%) Oracle
3 10 (2.63%) SAP
4 4 (1.05%) Sage
4 4 (1.05%) VMware
5 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.26%) Aareon
6 1 (0.26%) Capita
6 1 (0.26%) Civica
6 1 (0.26%) Epicor
6 1 (0.26%) IFS
6 1 (0.26%) Northgate
6 1 (0.26%) Orchard
6 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Bristol, Avon
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Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
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Gloucestershire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Somerset
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension etc.
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Poole
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Bristol, Avon
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
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Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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