The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 21 51 47
Rank change year-on-year +30 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 7.27% 3.14% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.29% 3.28% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 19
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,900 £62,500
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 Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 288 580 544
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 99.65% 95.87% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 258 515 441
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 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
Ipswich +38 15 £46,000 +2.22% 4
Bury St Edmunds -3 4 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 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 Suffolk region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.86%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) Business Analysis
4 17 (30.36%) User Stories
4 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (17.86%) SDLC
8 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.29%) C#
9 8 (14.29%) Use Case
9 8 (14.29%) Guidewire
10 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
10 7 (12.50%) .NET
10 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
10 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (10.71%) OO
11 6 (10.71%) ISEB
11 6 (10.71%) Xbox
11 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
12 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
13 4 (7.14%) Casewise
13 4 (7.14%) Degree
13 4 (7.14%) Scrum
13 4 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
13 4 (7.14%) DSDM
13 4 (7.14%) CRM
13 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (7.14%) QA

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.79%) Looker
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.71%) Xbox
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 17 (30.36%) User Stories
4 14 (25.00%) Wireframes
5 12 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (17.86%) SDLC
7 8 (14.29%) Use Case
8 7 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 7 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (10.71%) OO
10 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
11 4 (7.14%) CRM
11 4 (7.14%) DSDM
11 4 (7.14%) Extreme Programming
11 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
11 4 (7.14%) Scrum
12 3 (5.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISEB
2 4 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Guidewire
3 4 (7.14%) Casewise
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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