The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 30 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 79 77
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.83% 1.11% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.13% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 11
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25%  
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 Southampton. 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
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 613 800 942
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 96.54% 98.40% 99.05%
Number of salaries quoted 562 765 727
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.43% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Southampton

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Southampton

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Southampton over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Southampton

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Southampton region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Business Analysis
3 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (26.09%) Software Delivery
5 11 (23.91%) Process Improvement
5 11 (23.91%) Finance
6 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (17.39%) Retail
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
8 7 (15.22%) CRM
8 7 (15.22%) Degree
9 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
9 6 (13.04%) SAP
9 6 (13.04%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) User Stories
10 5 (10.87%) ISEB
10 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.87%) Business Process Improvement
11 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (8.70%) Wealth Management
11 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
11 4 (8.70%) MS Office
11 4 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
12 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
12 3 (6.52%) Line Management

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) Business Analysis
3 12 (26.09%) Software Delivery
4 11 (23.91%) Process Improvement
5 9 (19.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (17.39%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) CRM
8 6 (13.04%) Project Management
8 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.87%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.87%) User Stories
10 4 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (8.70%) PRINCE
10 4 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (8.70%) Wealth Management
11 3 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) ISEB
2 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) HND
3 1 (2.17%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
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