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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 56 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 71 47 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.72% 2.89% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 3.08% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 50
Average salary £39,000 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,150 £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
1799 1527 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 93.85% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1233 1822
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +1 26 £39,000 +39.28% 3
Wilmslow - 7 £31,000 - 2
Macclesfield +12 6 £30,000 -16.66%
Chester -13 6 £30,750 -20.12%
Knutsford -11 4 £46,500 +13.41%
Crewe +3 3 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 72 (54.96%) Business Analysis
2 57 (43.51%) Finance
3 33 (25.19%) UML
4 27 (20.61%) ISEB
4 27 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (20.61%) Systems Analysis
5 25 (19.08%) Project Management
6 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (14.50%) BPMN
8 19 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (12.98%) MS Office
10 16 (12.21%) SQL
11 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
12 14 (10.69%) T-SQL
12 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
12 14 (10.69%) Degree
13 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
13 13 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (9.16%) Automotive
14 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
15 11 (8.40%) VBA
15 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (7.63%) Retail
17 9 (6.87%) .NET
17 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
17 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
17 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
17 9 (6.87%) Requirements Analysis
18 8 (6.11%) Marketing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (3.05%) SAS
2 3 (2.29%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (12.98%) MS Office
2 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
3 9 (6.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.29%) SPSS
5 3 (2.29%) FastStats
6 1 (0.76%) MS Project
6 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.53%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.53%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) LAN
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.50%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (10.69%) SQL Server
3 11 (8.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.82%) QlikView
5 2 (1.53%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.53%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) MS Access
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 57 (43.51%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (9.16%) Automotive
4 10 (7.63%) Retail
5 8 (6.11%) Advertising
5 8 (6.11%) Marketing
6 5 (3.82%) Banking
7 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.53%) German Language
8 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
9 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.87%) .NET
2 7 (5.34%) Web Services
3 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.76%) VML
4 1 (0.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Visualisation
2 8 (6.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.29%) Statistics
3 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.29%) GIS
4 2 (1.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (54.96%) Business Analysis
2 33 (25.19%) UML
3 27 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (20.61%) Systems Analysis
4 25 (19.08%) Project Management
5 20 (15.27%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (14.50%) BPMN
7 15 (11.45%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.87%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.87%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.87%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (6.11%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.34%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) Waterfall
10 7 (5.34%) Business Transformation
11 6 (4.58%) Data Mapping
11 6 (4.58%) Scrum
11 6 (4.58%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.21%) SQL
2 14 (10.69%) T-SQL
3 11 (8.40%) VBA
4 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (20.61%) ISEB
2 14 (10.69%) Degree
3 3 (2.29%) NVQ Level 4
3 3 (2.29%) CBAP
4 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) PMP
5 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.05%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.29%) Mapinfo
2 3 (2.29%) Minitab
2 3 (2.29%) SmartFocus
3 2 (1.53%) Tableau
3 2 (1.53%) Google
3 2 (1.53%) SAP
3 2 (1.53%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.76%) Sage
4 1 (0.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.76%) ATG
4 1 (0.76%) hybris
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