The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Business Analysis
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 36 71
Rank change year-on-year -16 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 16 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.99% 4.37% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 5.16% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 6
Median salary £70,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.58% -6.81%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £36,400 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 474 407 470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 88.43% 84.62% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 377 348 338
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Watford

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Business Analysis in Watford

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Watford over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analysis in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Finance
3 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (26.47%) Software Delivery
4 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
5 6 (17.65%) Line Management
5 6 (17.65%) SDLC
6 5 (14.71%) FNZ
6 5 (14.71%) Sonata
6 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management
6 5 (14.71%) Avaloq
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (8.82%) Fintech
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
8 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
8 3 (8.82%) C#
8 3 (8.82%) HTML
8 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) SQL Server

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Sonata
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Back Office
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Analyst
2 27 (79.41%) Business Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Principal Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Pensions Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Life and Pensions Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Junior
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) NHS
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (26.47%) Software Delivery
2 9 (26.47%) Waterfall
3 6 (17.65%) Line Management
3 6 (17.65%) SDLC
4 5 (14.71%) Wealth Management
5 4 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.82%) Process Management
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Use Case
7 2 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) C#
1 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) C
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Avaloq
1 5 (14.71%) FNZ
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft