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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 54 45 102
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 70 96 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.79% 4.98% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.96% 5.25% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 24
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1766 1830 1726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.72% 94.87% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1438 1491
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Warrington -14 17 £40,000 - 1
Chester -15 11 £40,000 - 1
Macclesfield +23 10 £33,000 -40.00%
Crewe - 3 £37,500 - 1
Winsford - 3 - -
Knutsford +18 2 £42,500 +40.49% 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (43.97%) Finance
2 59 (41.84%) Business Analysis
3 56 (39.72%) UML
4 46 (32.62%) Project Management
5 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (22.70%) Systems Analysis
7 29 (20.57%) ISEB
8 23 (16.31%) PRINCE2
9 21 (14.89%) BPMN
10 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
11 17 (12.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 16 (11.35%) Data Modelling
12 16 (11.35%) BPR
13 15 (10.64%) ERD
14 14 (9.93%) Degree
14 14 (9.93%) SAP
14 14 (9.93%) SQL
15 13 (9.22%) MS Office
15 13 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
15 13 (9.22%) NHS
15 13 (9.22%) Scrum
15 13 (9.22%) Banking
16 12 (8.51%) Change Management
16 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
16 12 (8.51%) RUP
17 10 (7.09%) ABAP
17 10 (7.09%) SAP FI/CO
17 10 (7.09%) SAP HR

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (1.42%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.22%) MS Office
2 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.26%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (7.09%) SAP HR
1 10 (7.09%) SAP FI
1 10 (7.09%) SAP FI/CO
1 10 (7.09%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.71%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.13%) Essbase
4 2 (1.42%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.42%) QlikView
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (2.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 62 (43.97%) Finance
2 13 (9.22%) Banking
3 8 (5.67%) Retail
4 7 (4.96%) Automotive
4 7 (4.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.67%) Web Services
2 7 (4.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) NHS
2 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.13%) GIS
5 2 (1.42%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (41.84%) Business Analysis
2 56 (39.72%) UML
3 46 (32.62%) Project Management
4 33 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (22.70%) Systems Analysis
6 23 (16.31%) PRINCE2
7 21 (14.89%) BPMN
8 18 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (12.06%) Requirements Analysis
10 16 (11.35%) BPR
10 16 (11.35%) Data Modelling
11 15 (10.64%) ERD
12 13 (9.22%) Scrum
12 13 (9.22%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.51%) RUP
13 12 (8.51%) Change Management
14 9 (6.38%) Use Case
15 8 (5.67%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.93%) SQL
2 10 (7.09%) ABAP
3 8 (5.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.26%) VBA
5 5 (3.55%) PHP
6 3 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) C#
7 1 (0.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) ISEB
2 14 (9.93%) Degree
3 5 (3.55%) CBAP
4 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.13%) NVQ Level 4
6 2 (1.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) SLA
1 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.93%) SAP
3 4 (2.84%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.13%) Mapinfo
4 3 (2.13%) ATG
4 3 (2.13%) hybris
4 3 (2.13%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.42%) Tableau
6 1 (0.71%) Cognizant
Cheshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum (1 year fixed term contract)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Salary £Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
LSG
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago