The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 26 37 79
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 132 105 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.56% 5.16% 1.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.96% 5.49% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 111 83 21
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1897 1911 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.24% 93.86% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1688 1384
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 163 (59.71%) Finance
2 158 (57.88%) Business Analysis
3 68 (24.91%) Banking
4 61 (22.34%) Degree
5 57 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (19.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (17.95%) QA
7 49 (17.95%) UML
8 40 (14.65%) Credit Risk
9 39 (14.29%) Retail
10 31 (11.36%) Investment Banking
10 31 (11.36%) ISEB
11 28 (10.26%) Use Case
12 26 (9.52%) Data Analysis
12 26 (9.52%) MS Office
13 24 (8.79%) Data Modelling
14 21 (7.69%) Validation
14 21 (7.69%) Project Management
15 20 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (6.59%) MS Visio
17 17 (6.23%) Computer Science
17 17 (6.23%) SQL
17 17 (6.23%) PRINCE2
17 17 (6.23%) Economics
17 17 (6.23%) Content Management
18 16 (5.86%) GAP Analysis
18 16 (5.86%) BPMN
19 15 (5.49%) Scrum
19 15 (5.49%) Microsoft
20 14 (5.13%) Change Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.20%) Documentum
3 3 (1.10%) Lync
4 2 (0.73%) FileNet
Applications
1 26 (9.52%) MS Office
2 18 (6.59%) MS Visio
3 10 (3.66%) MS Excel
4 7 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP PP
2 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.37%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.37%) Intranet
1 1 (0.37%) Internet
1 1 (0.37%) Extranet
1 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.47%) MySQL
3 4 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) OLAP
6 1 (0.37%) OLTP
6 1 (0.37%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.20%) ERwin
1 6 (2.20%) Toad
General
1 163 (59.71%) Finance
2 68 (24.91%) Banking
3 39 (14.29%) Retail
4 31 (11.36%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 14 (5.13%) Retail Banking
6 9 (3.30%) Legal
7 6 (2.20%) Marketing
7 6 (2.20%) Advertising
8 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.47%) Law
10 3 (1.10%) Front Office
10 3 (1.10%) Back Office
11 2 (0.73%) International Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.83%) .NET
2 2 (0.73%) Ajax
2 2 (0.73%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.37%) XML
3 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.65%) Credit Risk
2 17 (6.23%) Computer Science
2 17 (6.23%) Economics
3 10 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.30%) Reference Data
4 9 (3.30%) FMCG
5 6 (2.20%) Derivative
6 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.10%) Xbox
7 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.73%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.37%) EPoS
8 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.47%) UNIX
1 4 (1.47%) Linux
2 3 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (57.88%) Business Analysis
2 57 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (19.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 49 (17.95%) UML
5 28 (10.26%) Use Case
6 26 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 24 (8.79%) Data Modelling
8 21 (7.69%) Validation
8 21 (7.69%) Project Management
9 20 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (6.23%) PRINCE2
10 17 (6.23%) Content Management
11 16 (5.86%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (5.86%) BPMN
12 15 (5.49%) Scrum
13 14 (5.13%) Change Management
14 13 (4.76%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.76%) Quality Management
14 13 (4.76%) Document Management
15 11 (4.03%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.23%) SQL
2 6 (2.20%) Java
3 3 (1.10%) C#
4 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.73%) VBA
5 1 (0.37%) C
5 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (22.34%) Degree
2 31 (11.36%) ISEB
3 10 (3.66%) CBAP
4 7 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) ACCA
7 1 (0.37%) CIMA
7 1 (0.37%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (17.95%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (5.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.03%) Oracle
3 3 (1.10%) TSYS
4 2 (0.73%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.37%) Siebel
5 1 (0.37%) SAP
5 1 (0.37%) Trillium
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) CA
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.37%) Kalido
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