The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 70 84 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 53 35 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.97% 2.02% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 2.13% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 45 29 52
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1710 1642 2222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.74% 94.59% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1358 1339 1958
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 19 £39,000 +36.84%
Macclesfield +20 9 £30,000 -16.66%
Wilmslow - 4 £40,000 -
Knutsford -3 3 £50,000 +21.95% 1
Chester -11 1 £39,000 +1.29%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 62 (53.91%) Business Analysis
2 50 (43.48%) Finance
3 34 (29.57%) UML
4 29 (25.22%) ISEB
5 25 (21.74%) Systems Analysis
6 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (17.39%) Project Management
7 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.65%) BPMN
9 17 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (13.91%) MS Office
11 15 (13.04%) SQL
11 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (12.17%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (11.30%) Automotive
13 13 (11.30%) T-SQL
13 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
13 13 (11.30%) Visualisation
14 12 (10.43%) VBA
15 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
15 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
15 11 (9.57%) Retail
15 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
16 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
16 10 (8.70%) Web Services
17 8 (6.96%) Requirements Analysis
17 8 (6.96%) Banking
18 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
18 7 (6.09%) Degree
18 7 (6.09%) Management Information System

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (13.91%) MS Office
2 11 (9.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Magento
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) Internet
1 1 (0.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.22%) QlikView
5 2 (1.74%) MS Access
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.87%) JIRA
General
1 50 (43.48%) Finance
2 14 (12.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (11.30%) Automotive
4 11 (9.57%) Retail
5 8 (6.96%) Banking
6 5 (4.35%) Advertising
7 3 (2.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.70%) Web Services
2 5 (4.35%) .NET
3 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.87%) COM
4 1 (0.87%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.30%) Visualisation
2 7 (6.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.61%) GIS
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (53.91%) Business Analysis
2 34 (29.57%) UML
3 25 (21.74%) Systems Analysis
4 20 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.39%) Project Management
5 18 (15.65%) BPMN
6 15 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.30%) PRINCE2
8 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.96%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.22%) Migration
11 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (5.22%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.22%) Use Case
11 6 (5.22%) Business Transformation
12 5 (4.35%) Master Data Management
12 5 (4.35%) Data Mapping
12 5 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.04%) SQL
2 13 (11.30%) T-SQL
3 12 (10.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (25.22%) ISEB
2 7 (6.09%) Degree
3 3 (2.61%) CBAP
3 3 (2.61%) NVQ Level 4
4 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) Tableau
2 3 (2.61%) Mapinfo
3 2 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.87%) hybris
4 1 (0.87%) ATG
4 1 (0.87%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.87%) SAP
4 1 (0.87%) Sage
4 1 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
Crewe, Cheshire
JM
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe
Tectre Limited
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per year dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago