The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 40 27 59
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 89 99 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.94% 6.78% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.19% 7.13% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82 87 44
Average salary £40,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +2.38%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1714 1388 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.06% 95.00% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1198 1330
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 105 (48.39%) Business Analysis
2 73 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.58%) Scrum
3 49 (22.58%) ISEB
4 48 (22.12%) Finance
5 40 (18.43%) UML
6 39 (17.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (15.21%) Project Management
8 32 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (13.82%) SQL
10 22 (10.14%) Change Management
10 22 (10.14%) Microsoft
10 22 (10.14%) Test Automation
10 22 (10.14%) System Testing
10 22 (10.14%) Kanban
11 19 (8.76%) Use Case
12 18 (8.29%) QA
13 17 (7.83%) MS Excel
14 16 (7.37%) CRM
14 16 (7.37%) Workflow
15 15 (6.91%) Data Analysis
15 15 (6.91%) Oracle
15 15 (6.91%) MS Office
15 15 (6.91%) BPR
16 14 (6.45%) MS Visio
16 14 (6.45%) SharePoint
16 14 (6.45%) Management Information System
17 13 (5.99%) Retail
17 13 (5.99%) Data Modelling

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.07%) Documentum
3 10 (4.61%) Alfresco
4 6 (2.76%) FileNet
5 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.91%) MS Office
3 14 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle General Ledger
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (2.30%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.46%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.84%) MS Access
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) JIRA
1 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 48 (22.12%) Finance
2 13 (5.99%) Retail
3 11 (5.07%) Billing
4 10 (4.61%) Banking
5 9 (4.15%) Legal
6 6 (2.76%) Back Office
7 5 (2.30%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.38%) Law
8 3 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.38%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.92%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.46%) JSP
2 1 (0.46%) SOAP
2 1 (0.46%) XML
2 1 (0.46%) XSD
2 1 (0.46%) JSON
2 1 (0.46%) REST
2 1 (0.46%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.30%) Smart Meter
3 5 (2.30%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.84%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.92%) Economics
5 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.46%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.46%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.46%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.92%) UNIX
1 2 (0.92%) Windows
1 2 (0.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (48.39%) Business Analysis
2 73 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (22.58%) Scrum
4 40 (18.43%) UML
5 39 (17.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 33 (15.21%) Project Management
7 32 (14.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (10.14%) Change Management
8 22 (10.14%) System Testing
8 22 (10.14%) Kanban
8 22 (10.14%) Test Automation
9 19 (8.76%) Use Case
10 16 (7.37%) Workflow
10 16 (7.37%) CRM
11 15 (6.91%) BPR
11 15 (6.91%) Data Analysis
12 13 (5.99%) Data Modelling
13 12 (5.53%) Process Management
13 12 (5.53%) Service Delivery
14 11 (5.07%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (13.82%) SQL
2 9 (4.15%) VBA
3 5 (2.30%) VB
4 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.38%) C
5 2 (0.92%) Java
6 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (22.58%) ISEB
2 13 (5.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.07%) CBAP
4 8 (3.69%) Degree
5 7 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.84%) VCP4
7 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.29%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (10.14%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.91%) Oracle
3 10 (4.61%) Open Text
4 7 (3.23%) IBM
5 6 (2.76%) Stellent
5 6 (2.76%) HP
5 6 (2.76%) EMC
6 4 (1.84%) Tableau
7 3 (1.38%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.92%) Teradata
9 1 (0.46%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.46%) hybris
9 1 (0.46%) ATG
9 1 (0.46%) SAP
9 1 (0.46%) Cisco
9 1 (0.46%) Avaya
9 1 (0.46%) Genesys
9 1 (0.46%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.46%) Sage
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