Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 86 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 52 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.75% 2.46% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 2.53% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 48 40 13
Southampton median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +4.21% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £36,025 £34,100
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,500 £59,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Southampton
Permanent vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 1341 1305 1369
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 97.24% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1169 1212
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.54% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,709 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,100 £58,150 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +6.25%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) Business Analysis
3 11 (21.15%) Degree
3 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (21.15%) Retail
4 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (17.31%) Project Management
5 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (15.38%) Finance
7 7 (13.46%) Scrum
7 7 (13.46%) SQL
7 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (11.54%) Process Improvement
8 6 (11.54%) Use Case
8 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
9 5 (9.62%) Workflow Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (9.62%) People Management
9 5 (9.62%) Product Management
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (9.62%) Workflow
9 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
9 5 (9.62%) Validation
10 4 (7.69%) Change Management
10 4 (7.69%) Migration
10 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.69%) CRM
10 4 (7.69%) Data Migration

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 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Essbase
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (5.77%) Power BI
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (21.15%) Retail
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) AS400
3 1 (1.92%) EPoS
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) Business Analysis
3 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Project Management
4 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 6 (11.54%) Process Improvement
6 6 (11.54%) Software Delivery
6 6 (11.54%) Use Case
7 5 (9.62%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (9.62%) People Management
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.62%) Product Management
7 5 (9.62%) Validation
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow
7 5 (9.62%) Workflow Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) CRM
8 4 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
2 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (5.77%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.85%) SAP