The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Business Analyst
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 27 69
Rank change year-on-year -14 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 23 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.24% 6.67% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.36% 6.81% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 9
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,125 £37,500 £38,700
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 527 470 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 97.23% 97.92% 99.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1825 2191
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Watford

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Business Analyst in Watford

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Watford over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Business Analyst in Watford

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Watford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Business Analysis
3 27 (45.76%) Finance
4 19 (32.20%) Scrum
5 15 (25.42%) Line Management
6 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.95%) User Stories
7 10 (16.95%) Project Planning
8 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (13.56%) Software Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) SDLC
9 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
9 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (8.47%) Wealth Management
10 5 (8.47%) Avaloq
10 5 (8.47%) FNZ
10 5 (8.47%) Sonata
10 5 (8.47%) Fintech
11 4 (6.78%) Banking
12 3 (5.08%) Retail
12 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
13 2 (3.39%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
13 2 (3.39%) Resource Allocation
13 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
13 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
13 2 (3.39%) Project Management
13 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
13 2 (3.39%) Back Office
13 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Sonata
General
1 27 (45.76%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Fintech
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (47.46%) Business Analysis
3 19 (32.20%) Scrum
4 15 (25.42%) Line Management
5 11 (18.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (16.95%) Project Planning
6 10 (16.95%) User Stories
7 8 (13.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (13.56%) SDLC
7 8 (13.56%) Software Delivery
7 8 (13.56%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.47%) Wealth Management
9 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.39%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
10 2 (3.39%) Process Improvement
10 2 (3.39%) Project Management
10 2 (3.39%) Resource Allocation
10 2 (3.39%) Systems Analysis
10 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (1.69%) Customer Requirements
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Avaloq
1 5 (8.47%) FNZ
2 1 (1.69%) Northgate
2 1 (1.69%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Workday