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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 28 40 83
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 137 110 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.31% 5.13% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.69% 5.48% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 115 93 17
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 167 (61.17%) Finance
2 155 (56.78%) Business Analysis
3 66 (24.18%) Banking
4 61 (22.34%) Degree
5 57 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 53 (19.41%) QA
7 49 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 47 (17.22%) UML
9 43 (15.75%) Credit Risk
10 39 (14.29%) Retail
11 32 (11.72%) MS Office
12 31 (11.36%) Data Analysis
13 30 (10.99%) Investment Banking
14 29 (10.62%) ISEB
14 29 (10.62%) Use Case
15 24 (8.79%) Data Modelling
16 21 (7.69%) Economics
16 21 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (7.69%) Validation
16 21 (7.69%) Computer Science
17 20 (7.33%) Project Management
18 19 (6.96%) Microsoft
18 19 (6.96%) SQL
19 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
19 17 (6.23%) Quality Management
20 16 (5.86%) GAP Analysis
20 16 (5.86%) BPMN
21 15 (5.49%) Legal
21 15 (5.49%) Scrum
21 15 (5.49%) Content Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.47%) Documentum
3 3 (1.10%) Lync
4 1 (0.37%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (11.72%) MS Office
2 17 (6.23%) MS Visio
3 12 (4.40%) MS Excel
4 9 (3.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.37%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.37%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.66%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.66%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.10%) MySQL
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.37%) QlikView
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.37%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.37%) OLTP
6 1 (0.37%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (3.30%) ERwin
2 7 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 167 (61.17%) Finance
2 66 (24.18%) Banking
3 39 (14.29%) Retail
4 30 (10.99%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.49%) Legal
6 14 (5.13%) Retail Banking
7 12 (4.40%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.56%) Marketing
9 6 (2.20%) Advertising
10 5 (1.83%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.47%) Law
12 3 (1.10%) Front Office
13 2 (0.73%) Back Office
13 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.73%) International Banking
14 1 (0.37%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.20%) XML
2 4 (1.47%) .NET
2 4 (1.47%) Web Services
2 4 (1.47%) XSLT
3 2 (0.73%) HTML
3 2 (0.73%) XSD
3 2 (0.73%) Ajax
4 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.75%) Credit Risk
2 21 (7.69%) Economics
2 21 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.66%) Derivative
4 8 (2.93%) Reference Data
5 7 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.20%) FMCG
7 5 (1.83%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.10%) Xbox
9 2 (0.73%) GIS
9 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.10%) UNIX
1 3 (1.10%) Linux
2 2 (0.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (56.78%) Business Analysis
2 57 (20.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (17.95%) User Acceptance Testing
4 47 (17.22%) UML
5 31 (11.36%) Data Analysis
6 29 (10.62%) Use Case
7 24 (8.79%) Data Modelling
8 21 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (7.69%) Validation
9 20 (7.33%) Project Management
10 17 (6.23%) Quality Management
11 16 (5.86%) GAP Analysis
11 16 (5.86%) BPMN
12 15 (5.49%) Scrum
12 15 (5.49%) Content Management
13 14 (5.13%) CRM
14 13 (4.76%) Waterfall
15 12 (4.40%) Change Management
15 12 (4.40%) PRINCE2
16 11 (4.03%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.96%) SQL
2 5 (1.83%) Java
3 3 (1.10%) C#
4 2 (0.73%) C
4 2 (0.73%) VBA
5 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (22.34%) Degree
2 29 (10.62%) ISEB
3 8 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.93%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.56%) CBAP
5 2 (0.73%) ACCA
5 2 (0.73%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.73%) CIMA
6 1 (0.37%) IIBA
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (19.41%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 19 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.40%) Oracle
3 3 (1.10%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.73%) TSYS
5 1 (0.37%) Tableau
5 1 (0.37%) Kalido
5 1 (0.37%) Primavera
5 1 (0.37%) CA
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.37%) Trillium
5 1 (0.37%) Siebel
5 1 (0.37%) SAP
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