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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 21 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 142 49 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.92% 2.85% 3.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.28% 3.02% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 138 40 50
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £18,450 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1714 1620 1408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.54% 94.08% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1490 1348 1252
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 24 April 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 164 (66.40%) Finance
2 143 (57.89%) Business Analysis
3 68 (27.53%) Banking
4 62 (25.10%) Degree
5 53 (21.46%) QA
6 40 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (12.96%) Economics
8 32 (12.96%) Computer Science
9 31 (12.55%) Investment Banking
9 31 (12.55%) Data Modelling
10 29 (11.74%) UML
10 29 (11.74%) Data Analysis
11 28 (11.34%) MS Office
12 27 (10.93%) ISEB
12 27 (10.93%) Retail
13 26 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (10.53%) Use Case
14 25 (10.12%) SQL
15 23 (9.31%) Project Management
15 23 (9.31%) User Stories
16 21 (8.50%) PRINCE2
17 20 (8.10%) Change Management
18 19 (7.69%) MS Visio
18 19 (7.69%) Credit Risk
19 18 (7.29%) Scrum
20 16 (6.48%) Oracle
20 16 (6.48%) CBAP
21 15 (6.07%) SuccessFactors
21 15 (6.07%) Relational Database

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (4.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.02%) Documentum
3 3 (1.21%) FileNet
3 3 (1.21%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (11.34%) MS Office
2 19 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.64%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.21%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.81%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.40%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.40%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.40%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.07%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.40%) Force.com
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.02%) Network Security
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.07%) Relational Database
2 6 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.43%) MySQL
3 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.62%) OLAP
3 4 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.21%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.40%) DB2
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.40%) QlikView
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.02%) Toad
2 2 (0.81%) ERwin
General
1 164 (66.40%) Finance
2 68 (27.53%) Banking
3 31 (12.55%) Investment Banking
4 27 (10.93%) Retail
5 14 (5.67%) Advertising
6 12 (4.86%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.43%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.02%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.02%) Back Office
8 5 (2.02%) International Banking
9 4 (1.62%) Law
9 4 (1.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.81%) Marketing
10 2 (0.81%) Front Office
11 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.40%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.40%) COM
2 1 (0.40%) SOAP
2 1 (0.40%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) XML
2 1 (0.40%) JSON
2 1 (0.40%) Ajax
2 1 (0.40%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Economics
1 32 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.69%) Credit Risk
3 14 (5.67%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.86%) Reference Data
5 9 (3.64%) FMCG
6 4 (1.62%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.21%) GIS
7 3 (1.21%) Derivative
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.40%) Equities
8 1 (0.40%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
8 1 (0.40%) Xbox
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.43%) Linux
1 6 (2.43%) UNIX
2 4 (1.62%) Windows
3 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (57.89%) Business Analysis
2 40 (16.19%) User Acceptance Testing
3 37 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (12.55%) Data Modelling
5 29 (11.74%) UML
5 29 (11.74%) Data Analysis
6 26 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (10.53%) Use Case
7 23 (9.31%) Project Management
7 23 (9.31%) User Stories
8 21 (8.50%) PRINCE2
9 20 (8.10%) Change Management
10 18 (7.29%) Scrum
11 13 (5.26%) Quality Management
11 13 (5.26%) Migration
11 13 (5.26%) ERP
11 13 (5.26%) BPMN
11 13 (5.26%) Data Migration
12 12 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (4.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.12%) SQL
2 6 (2.43%) Java
3 4 (1.62%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.62%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.40%) RPG
4 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 62 (25.10%) Degree
2 27 (10.93%) ISEB
3 16 (6.48%) CBAP
4 5 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (21.46%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 16 (6.48%) Oracle
2 14 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
3 3 (1.21%) SAP
3 3 (1.21%) TSYS
4 2 (0.81%) Sage
5 1 (0.40%) Siebel
5 1 (0.40%) CA
5 1 (0.40%) IBM
5 1 (0.40%) Trillium
5 1 (0.40%) Primavera
5 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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