Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 20 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 29 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 43 70 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.56% 7.24% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.65% 7.31% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 66 48
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.51% +5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £29,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £58,625 £56,375 £51,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +9.20% -4.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 562 958 888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.77% 99.07% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 528 840 769
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,713 £22,500 £22,900
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £58,920
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Suffolk over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Ipswich +4 38 £39,000 -17.89% 1
Woodbridge - 1 £34,000 -
Business Analyst
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Suffolk region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 34 (79.07%) Business Analysis
2 17 (39.53%) Workflow
2 17 (39.53%) Use Case
3 16 (37.21%) BPMN
4 15 (34.88%) SDLC
5 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (32.56%) Workflow Analysis
6 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (27.91%) MS Visio
8 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (25.58%) Retail
8 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (20.93%) QA
10 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
11 7 (16.28%) Analytics
11 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
11 7 (16.28%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) CRM
12 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
13 5 (11.63%) GDPR
13 5 (11.63%) ERP
14 4 (9.30%) Legal
14 4 (9.30%) Validation
14 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
14 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 12 (27.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (27.91%) MS Visio
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Legal
4 3 (6.98%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Japanese Language
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) User Experience
3 2 (4.65%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Business Analysis
2 17 (39.53%) Use Case
2 17 (39.53%) Workflow
3 16 (37.21%) BPMN
4 15 (34.88%) SDLC
5 14 (32.56%) Workflow Analysis
6 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (25.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Analytics
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.95%) CRM
9 6 (13.95%) Data Governance
10 5 (11.63%) ERP
11 4 (9.30%) ITIL V3
11 4 (9.30%) Validation
11 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
12 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
12 3 (6.98%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.33%) SQL
1 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) ACCA
3 1 (2.33%) CIMA
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) QA
2 8 (18.60%) Data Quality
3 5 (11.63%) GDPR
4 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.33%) PMO
4 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Epicor
2 1 (2.33%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Infor
2 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
2 1 (2.33%) Sage
2 1 (2.33%) SAP
2 1 (2.33%) Trillium