The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 43 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 96 49 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.90% 3.09% 3.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.28% 3.27% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 84 42 63
Average salary £39,750 £39,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.27% +4.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £30,150 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1818 1500 1990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.85% 94.46% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1221 1628
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +20 34 £41,250 +50.00% 1
Wilmslow - 10 £35,000 -
Macclesfield +14 9 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Chester -10 7 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Knutsford -14 6 £43,000 +7.50%
Crewe 0 5 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 80 (53.69%) Business Analysis
2 69 (46.31%) Finance
3 41 (27.52%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (24.83%) UML
5 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (22.15%) Project Management
7 31 (20.81%) Systems Analysis
8 22 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
8 22 (14.77%) BPMN
9 21 (14.09%) ISEB
10 19 (12.75%) Degree
11 18 (12.08%) PRINCE2
12 16 (10.74%) SQL Server
13 15 (10.07%) MS Office
13 15 (10.07%) SQL
14 14 (9.40%) MS PowerPoint
14 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
15 13 (8.72%) T-SQL
15 13 (8.72%) .NET
15 13 (8.72%) Data Modelling
16 12 (8.05%) Marketing
17 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (7.38%) Scrum
17 11 (7.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (6.71%) Retail
19 9 (6.04%) Advertising
19 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
19 9 (6.04%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (4.03%) SAS
2 5 (3.36%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (10.07%) MS Office
2 14 (9.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (9.40%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.36%) SPSS
4 5 (3.36%) FastStats
5 1 (0.67%) MS Project
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SAP BPC
1 6 (4.03%) SAP FI
1 6 (4.03%) SAP CO
1 6 (4.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) Internet
1 1 (0.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (10.74%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.03%) SAP BW
5 5 (3.36%) QlikView
6 2 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 69 (46.31%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Marketing
3 11 (7.38%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (6.71%) Retail
5 9 (6.04%) Advertising
6 8 (5.37%) Automotive
6 8 (5.37%) Manufacturing
7 6 (4.03%) German Language
8 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.68%) Billing
10 1 (0.67%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Banking
10 1 (0.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.72%) .NET
2 5 (3.36%) Web Services
3 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.67%) COM
4 1 (0.67%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (27.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.04%) Visualisation
3 8 (5.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.36%) Statistics
5 5 (3.36%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.34%) GIS
7 1 (0.67%) AS400
7 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (53.69%) Business Analysis
2 37 (24.83%) UML
3 36 (24.16%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (22.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (22.15%) Project Management
5 31 (20.81%) Systems Analysis
6 22 (14.77%) BPMN
7 18 (12.08%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.72%) Data Modelling
9 11 (7.38%) Scrum
10 9 (6.04%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.04%) ERP
10 9 (6.04%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.04%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.37%) Data Mapping
11 8 (5.37%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.37%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (4.70%) Business Transformation
13 6 (4.03%) Validation
13 6 (4.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.07%) SQL
2 13 (8.72%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.37%) VBA
4 4 (2.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (14.09%) ISEB
2 19 (12.75%) Degree
3 2 (1.34%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.67%) PMP
4 1 (0.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.37%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.70%) SAP
3 6 (4.03%) Hyperion
4 5 (3.36%) Minitab
4 5 (3.36%) SmartFocus
5 2 (1.34%) Tableau
5 2 (1.34%) Mapinfo
5 2 (1.34%) Google
6 1 (0.67%) ATG
6 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.67%) Sage
6 1 (0.67%) hybris
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Posted: 20 hours ago
Runcorn
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benfits
Posted: 15 days ago
Macclesfield
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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