The median annual salary for a Business Analyst was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 36 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 36 23 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.35% 3.94% 6.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 4.06% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 25
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.31% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £47,500 £45,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £53,100 £52,500
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 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 540 567 501
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 95.24% 97.09% 99.21%
Number of salaries quoted 458 486 386
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

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 30 March 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 30 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 Watford region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 54 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.93%) Finance
3 23 (32.39%) Scrum
4 22 (30.99%) Business Analysis
5 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (23.94%) Project Planning
7 16 (22.54%) User Stories
8 13 (18.31%) Retail
9 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
9 12 (16.90%) Oracle
10 11 (15.49%) SDLC
11 8 (11.27%) Line Management
12 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (9.86%) Fintech
12 7 (9.86%) Data Flow Diagram
12 7 (9.86%) ERP
12 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
12 7 (9.86%) Product Management
12 7 (9.86%) Matrix Management
12 7 (9.86%) Use Case
12 7 (9.86%) FMCG
13 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (7.04%) Software Delivery
14 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
15 4 (5.63%) Oracle Retail
16 3 (4.23%) Banking
16 3 (4.23%) Migration
16 3 (4.23%) Windows
16 3 (4.23%) Mainframe

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 (2.82%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.82%) MS Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 39 (54.93%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Fintech
1 7 (9.86%) FMCG
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.23%) Windows
1 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.39%) Scrum
3 22 (30.99%) Business Analysis
4 19 (26.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (23.94%) Project Planning
6 16 (22.54%) User Stories
7 12 (16.90%) Waterfall
8 11 (15.49%) SDLC
9 8 (11.27%) Line Management
10 7 (9.86%) Data Flow Diagram
10 7 (9.86%) ERP
10 7 (9.86%) Matrix Management
10 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
10 7 (9.86%) Product Management
10 7 (9.86%) Use Case
11 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (7.04%) Software Delivery
12 3 (4.23%) Migration
13 2 (2.82%) Systems Analysis
13 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (1.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) Northgate
2 1 (1.41%) SAP
2 1 (1.41%) Workday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
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