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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 39 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 91 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.80% 4.27% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.16% 4.51% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 77 55 65
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1762 1619 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.88% 94.68% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1526 1304 1870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 +29 33 £41,250 +26.92% 2
Chester +14 24 £41,500 -2.35% 3
Wilmslow - 11 £39,000 - 1
Macclesfield -4 5 £38,000 +9.35% 1
Sandbach - 3 - -
Knutsford -6 1 £29,000 -27.50%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 93 (49.47%) Finance
2 89 (47.34%) Business Analysis
3 49 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (24.47%) UML
6 37 (19.68%) Systems Analysis
7 35 (18.62%) Project Management
8 34 (18.09%) ISEB
9 33 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (16.49%) BPMN
11 25 (13.30%) Degree
12 24 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
13 19 (10.11%) PRINCE2
13 19 (10.11%) .NET
14 17 (9.04%) MS Visio
14 17 (9.04%) Scrum
15 16 (8.51%) Management Information System
16 15 (7.98%) Data Mapping
17 13 (6.91%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (6.91%) Data Modelling
18 12 (6.38%) Manufacturing
18 12 (6.38%) Marketing
18 12 (6.38%) Product Management
19 11 (5.85%) Billing
19 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
19 11 (5.85%) ERP
19 11 (5.85%) SAP
19 11 (5.85%) User Stories
20 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
20 10 (5.32%) Java

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (3.72%) SAS
2 5 (2.66%) Lync
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (9.04%) MS Visio
2 13 (6.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.66%) FastStats
4 5 (2.66%) SPSS
4 5 (2.66%) MS Office
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.79%) SAP FI
1 9 (4.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (4.79%) SAP CO
1 9 (4.79%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.53%) BPCS
2 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.79%) SAP BW
3 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.60%) QlikView
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
General
1 93 (49.47%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 12 (6.38%) Marketing
3 11 (5.85%) Billing
3 11 (5.85%) Telecoms
4 10 (5.32%) Advertising
5 9 (4.79%) Retail
5 9 (4.79%) German Language
6 5 (2.66%) Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.11%) .NET
2 8 (4.26%) Web Services
3 5 (2.66%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (25.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.72%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.19%) User Experience
6 5 (2.66%) Statistics
6 5 (2.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.53%) AS400
7 1 (0.53%) Telematics
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (47.34%) Business Analysis
2 49 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.47%) UML
4 37 (19.68%) Systems Analysis
5 35 (18.62%) Project Management
6 33 (17.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 31 (16.49%) BPMN
8 19 (10.11%) PRINCE2
9 17 (9.04%) Scrum
10 15 (7.98%) Data Mapping
11 13 (6.91%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.38%) Product Management
13 11 (5.85%) User Stories
13 11 (5.85%) ERP
14 9 (4.79%) Change Management
14 9 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
15 8 (4.26%) Waterfall
15 8 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (3.72%) Requirements Analysis
16 7 (3.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.32%) Java
2 6 (3.19%) SQL
3 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) ISEB
2 25 (13.30%) Degree
3 8 (4.26%) CBAP
4 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.79%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (2.66%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (5.85%) SAP
2 10 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.79%) Hyperion
4 5 (2.66%) Minitab
4 5 (2.66%) SmartFocus
5 2 (1.06%) Google
5 2 (1.06%) Teradata
6 1 (0.53%) Northgate
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle
6 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.53%) Sage
6 1 (0.53%) Tableau
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £45k - 65k per year + Medical + Pension + Bonus (10%)
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago