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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 72 60 95
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 53 57 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.74% 3.54% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 4.44% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 53 31
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1594 1283 1644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.38% 79.79% 76.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1273 1022 1437
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 2014. 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 -6 17 £38,250 -4.37%
Wilmslow - 8 £31,000 -
Crewe - 5 £46,500 - 1
Macclesfield +4 4 £30,000 -27.27% 1
Chester -32 3 £39,000 +1.29%
Knutsford -13 2 £51,250 +25.00%
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 46 (46.00%) Finance
2 30 (30.00%) Project Management
2 30 (30.00%) UML
3 26 (26.00%) ISEB
4 22 (22.00%) Systems Analysis
5 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (19.00%) PRINCE2
6 15 (15.00%) BPMN
7 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (12.00%) .NET
8 12 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (10.00%) Degree
9 10 (10.00%) Retail
9 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (9.00%) Advertising
10 9 (9.00%) Migration
10 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
10 9 (9.00%) Business Transformation
11 8 (8.00%) QA
11 8 (8.00%) Scrum
11 8 (8.00%) SAP
11 8 (8.00%) Java
11 8 (8.00%) SQL
11 8 (8.00%) SAS
11 8 (8.00%) ERP
11 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (8.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.00%) MS Project
4 3 (3.00%) RoboHelp
5 2 (2.00%) SPSS
6 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Internet
1 2 (2.00%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.00%) QlikView
5 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.00%) Big Data
5 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) PowerCenter
5 2 (2.00%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.00%) BODI
6 1 (1.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (3.00%) JIRA
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 46 (46.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Retail
3 9 (9.00%) Advertising
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.00%) Banking
6 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.00%) Automotive
6 1 (1.00%) French Language
6 1 (1.00%) German Language
6 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (77.00%) Analyst
2 71 (71.00%) Business Analyst
3 18 (18.00%) Systems Analyst
4 16 (16.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Business Manager
7 5 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Project Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.00%) Graduate
9 3 (3.00%) Architect
9 3 (3.00%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (2.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) Web Services
3 3 (3.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.00%) XML
5 1 (1.00%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.00%) Statistics
1 4 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (4.00%) Physics
1 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (2.00%) Informatics
3 2 (2.00%) Life Science
3 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.00%) UML
1 30 (30.00%) Project Management
2 22 (22.00%) Systems Analysis
3 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (19.00%) PRINCE2
4 15 (15.00%) BPMN
5 12 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (9.00%) Migration
6 9 (9.00%) Business Transformation
6 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.00%) ERP
7 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 8 (8.00%) Scrum
8 7 (7.00%) Change Management
8 7 (7.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (6.00%) Validation
10 5 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) Java
1 8 (8.00%) SQL
2 6 (6.00%) Python
3 4 (4.00%) C++
3 4 (4.00%) C
4 2 (2.00%) C#
4 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) Perl
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (26.00%) ISEB
2 10 (10.00%) Degree
3 5 (5.00%) PMP
3 5 (5.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (3.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.00%) SAP
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle
4 6 (6.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.00%) Siebel
5 2 (2.00%) IBM
5 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.00%) Informatica
6 1 (1.00%) Sage
6 1 (1.00%) Netezza
Crewe, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus +£4600 Cash/Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: Bonus & Benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Development
Posted: 14 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Embado Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago