The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 95 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 36 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 2.89% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 3.44% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 53
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
Business Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1515 1627 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.12% 83.91% 82.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1252 1305 1033
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 22 £40,000 +6.66%
Macclesfield +17 5 £40,000 +26.98%
Chester -4 3 £52,500 +34.61% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 £42,500 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 56 (48.70%) Finance
2 37 (32.17%) Systems Analysis
2 37 (32.17%) UML
3 28 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (20.87%) ISEB
5 23 (20.00%) SQL
5 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (16.52%) .NET
7 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
8 17 (14.78%) C#
8 17 (14.78%) Management Information System
8 17 (14.78%) BPMN
9 16 (13.91%) Use Case
10 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
11 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
11 14 (12.17%) ETL
11 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (12.17%) Degree
11 14 (12.17%) SDLC
12 13 (11.30%) Project Management
12 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (10.43%) Scrum
14 11 (9.57%) Replication
14 11 (9.57%) T-SQL
14 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
14 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
16 9 (7.83%) Financial Institution

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (12.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.74%) SAS
2 2 (1.74%) CMS
2 2 (1.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Office
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.74%) GitHub
1 2 (1.74%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (12.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.61%) DTS
7 3 (2.61%) OLAP
7 3 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.61%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
General
1 56 (48.70%) Finance
2 9 (7.83%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.22%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.61%) Advertising
6 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.74%) Billing
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (60.87%) Analyst
2 61 (53.04%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.26%) Systems Analyst
4 20 (17.39%) Business Systems Analyst
5 17 (14.78%) IT Business Analyst
6 15 (13.04%) Business IT Analyst
7 14 (12.17%) Developer
8 12 (10.43%) DBA
9 11 (9.57%) SQL DBA
10 10 (8.70%) SQL Developer
11 9 (7.83%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (7.83%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (6.96%) Team Leader
13 7 (6.09%) Senior Systems Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
13 7 (6.09%) Senior IT Business Analyst
14 6 (5.22%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 6 (5.22%) Lead Architect
14 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (5.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.52%) .NET
2 9 (7.83%) Web Services
3 4 (3.48%) HTML
3 4 (3.48%) CSS
4 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.78%) Management Information System
3 11 (9.57%) Replication
4 5 (4.35%) User Experience
5 3 (2.61%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) Psychology
6 2 (1.74%) Human Factors
6 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
6 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.87%) Life Science
7 1 (0.87%) Telematics
7 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.87%) Economics
7 1 (0.87%) Statistics
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) UNIX
1 3 (2.61%) Windows
2 2 (1.74%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.74%) Android
2 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) UML
1 37 (32.17%) Systems Analysis
2 28 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.78%) BPMN
5 16 (13.91%) Use Case
6 14 (12.17%) ETL
6 14 (12.17%) SDLC
7 13 (11.30%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (11.30%) Project Management
8 12 (10.43%) Scrum
9 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
9 9 (7.83%) Database Security
10 8 (6.96%) Process Improvement
10 8 (6.96%) Business Transformation
10 8 (6.96%) User Stories
10 8 (6.96%) Migration
10 8 (6.96%) Web Development
10 8 (6.96%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.96%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 17 (14.78%) C#
3 11 (9.57%) T-SQL
4 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.96%) Java
6 6 (5.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (3.48%) VBScript
7 4 (3.48%) VB
8 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.74%) Python
8 2 (1.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.74%) C++
9 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) ISEB
2 14 (12.17%) Degree
3 2 (1.74%) MCSA
3 2 (1.74%) IIBA
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PMP
4 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) COBIT
2 4 (3.48%) GCP
2 4 (3.48%) GLP
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle
3 4 (3.48%) Metastorm
4 3 (2.61%) Teradata
4 3 (2.61%) SAP
5 2 (1.74%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.74%) Google
5 2 (1.74%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
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