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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 38 70 79
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 102 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.80% 3.05% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 3.17% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 82 44 26
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £41,500 £44,000
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
1671 1641 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.94% 96.25% 95.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1338 1272 1408
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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 +22 34 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Chester +23 26 £40,000 +20.30% 2
Wilmslow +5 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Macclesfield +10 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Knutsford - 7 £37,500 -
Crewe -6 4 £41,250 -
Runcorn - 3 £40,000 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 73 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.08%) Finance
3 67 (34.54%) Business Analysis
4 64 (32.99%) UML
5 48 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (23.20%) Systems Analysis
7 44 (22.68%) SDLC
8 37 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (15.46%) Telecoms
10 24 (12.37%) ISEB
10 24 (12.37%) Java
11 18 (9.28%) Scrum
11 18 (9.28%) SQL
11 18 (9.28%) QA
12 17 (8.76%) BPMN
12 17 (8.76%) User Stories
12 17 (8.76%) MS Excel
12 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
13 16 (8.25%) Use Case
14 14 (7.22%) Degree
15 13 (6.70%) SharePoint
15 13 (6.70%) MS Visio
15 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
16 12 (6.19%) SQL Server
16 12 (6.19%) SAP
16 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (6.19%) Retail
16 12 (6.19%) Business Transformation
17 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
17 11 (5.67%) GAP Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 13 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.58%) Documentum
3 1 (0.52%) SAS
3 1 (0.52%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (8.76%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.06%) MS Office
4 1 (0.52%) SPSS
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.52%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (4.12%) Dynamics GP
1 8 (4.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.06%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.03%) Agresso
4 2 (1.03%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (1.03%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
1 1 (0.52%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.64%) Internet
2 5 (2.58%) Wireless
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.19%) SQL Server
1 12 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.09%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.58%) QlikView
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.52%) MS Access
6 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 70 (36.08%) Finance
2 30 (15.46%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.19%) Retail
4 10 (5.15%) Financial Institution
5 9 (4.64%) Billing
5 9 (4.64%) Banking
6 6 (3.09%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.58%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.58%) Marketing
7 5 (2.58%) Back Office
8 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.55%) Advertising
9 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.52%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.06%) .NET
1 4 (2.06%) EDI
2 2 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 48 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.58%) User Experience
4 4 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.52%) EFT
5 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.52%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.52%) Statistics
5 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.52%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (37.63%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (34.54%) Business Analysis
3 64 (32.99%) UML
4 45 (23.20%) Systems Analysis
5 44 (22.68%) SDLC
6 37 (19.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (9.28%) Scrum
8 17 (8.76%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.76%) User Stories
8 17 (8.76%) BPMN
9 16 (8.25%) Use Case
10 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.19%) Business Transformation
12 11 (5.67%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (5.15%) ERP
13 10 (5.15%) Data Analysis
13 10 (5.15%) Analytics
14 9 (4.64%) Risk Management
15 8 (4.12%) Data Management
15 8 (4.12%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.37%) Java
2 18 (9.28%) SQL
3 4 (2.06%) C
4 3 (1.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.52%) C#
5 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (12.37%) ISEB
2 14 (7.22%) Degree
3 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.03%) IIBA
4 2 (1.03%) PMP
4 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.03%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.28%) QA
2 5 (2.58%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (6.19%) SAP
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.12%) JD Edwards
2 8 (4.12%) Sage
3 7 (3.61%) Oracle
4 6 (3.09%) Epicor
5 5 (2.58%) IBM
6 2 (1.03%) Cognos
6 2 (1.03%) Infor
7 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.52%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.52%) Vertica
7 1 (0.52%) Minitab
7 1 (0.52%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.52%) SunGard
7 1 (0.52%) HP
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Discount
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
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Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 27 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 27 days ago