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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 77 58 91
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +33
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 42 63 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.29% 3.90% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 4.80% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 39
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1554 1312 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.64% 81.29% 83.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1242 991 1345
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 +3 20 £41,250 +6.45% 4
Chester -5 6 £65,000 +100.00% 2
Crewe +18 5 £42,500 -15.84% 1
Wilmslow +5 3 £37,500 +25.00%
Knutsford - 1 £38,500 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 64 (55.17%) Finance
2 39 (33.62%) ISEB
3 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.17%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (20.69%) UML
4 24 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
5 23 (19.83%) SQL
6 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
6 20 (17.24%) BPMN
7 19 (16.38%) ETL
7 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.52%) Project Management
8 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (14.66%) MS Visio
9 17 (14.66%) Scrum
10 16 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
11 15 (12.93%) Teradata
11 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 15 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (12.07%) Degree
12 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
14 12 (10.34%) Data Transformation
14 12 (10.34%) ERP
14 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 11 (9.48%) Banking
15 11 (9.48%) PMI Certification
15 11 (9.48%) Informatica
15 11 (9.48%) .NET

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.59%) SAS
2 1 (0.86%) CMS
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.86%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (3.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
4 1 (0.86%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.86%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.86%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
7 4 (3.45%) BODI
7 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (2.59%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (2.59%) OLAP
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.86%) DTS
10 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) TestComplete
2 1 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 64 (55.17%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Marketing
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.72%) Advertising
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (70.69%) Analyst
2 72 (62.07%) Business Analyst
3 26 (22.41%) Systems Analyst
4 24 (20.69%) Business Systems Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Financial Business Analyst
5 15 (12.93%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 13 (11.21%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.03%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Senior Project Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Senior Programme Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Programme Manager
8 6 (5.17%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Consultant
9 5 (4.31%) IT Programme Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Agile Business Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Senior IT Programme Manager
9 5 (4.31%) Technical Leader
9 5 (4.31%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (4.31%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.48%) .NET
2 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.17%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.45%) Replication
3 4 (3.45%) Clustering
3 4 (3.45%) PMI
4 3 (2.59%) NHS
5 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.72%) Windows
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (20.69%) Systems Analysis
2 24 (20.69%) UML
3 20 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (17.24%) BPMN
4 19 (16.38%) ETL
5 18 (15.52%) Project Management
6 17 (14.66%) Scrum
7 16 (13.79%) Data Modelling
8 15 (12.93%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.21%) Waterfall
11 12 (10.34%) Data Transformation
11 12 (10.34%) ERP
12 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2
13 9 (7.76%) Change Management
14 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (6.03%) Financial Analysis
15 6 (5.17%) Business Transformation
16 5 (4.31%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) VB
3 5 (4.31%) Java
4 3 (2.59%) C#
4 3 (2.59%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (0.86%) C
6 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (33.62%) ISEB
2 14 (12.07%) Degree
3 11 (9.48%) PMI Certification
4 8 (6.90%) PMP
4 8 (6.90%) CBAP
5 2 (1.72%) VCP4
6 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) QA
2 10 (8.62%) SLA
3 6 (5.17%) PMBOK
4 3 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (16.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.93%) Teradata
3 11 (9.48%) Informatica
4 9 (7.76%) Oracle
5 4 (3.45%) Netezza
6 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.86%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.86%) Fiserv
6 1 (0.86%) SAP
6 1 (0.86%) SunGard
6 1 (0.86%) Sage
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
6 1 (0.86%) Northgate
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