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 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 61 49 98
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 62 93 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.48% 5.07% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.60% 5.33% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 25
Average salary £37,250 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.24% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,000 £49,000
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
1724 1746 1731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.80% 95.20% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1255 1365 1501
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 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 24 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 -11 16 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Macclesfield +22 12 £32,500 -40.90%
Chester -19 5 £38,500 -9.41%
Crewe - 3 £37,500 - 1
Winsford - 3 - -
Knutsford +10 2 £42,500 +40.49%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 59 (44.03%) Finance
2 57 (42.54%) Business Analysis
3 54 (40.30%) UML
4 44 (32.84%) Project Management
5 31 (23.13%) Systems Analysis
6 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (20.15%) ISEB
8 20 (14.93%) BPMN
9 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
10 17 (12.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
11 16 (11.94%) PRINCE2
11 16 (11.94%) BPR
12 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (11.19%) SQL
12 15 (11.19%) ERD
13 14 (10.45%) Degree
13 14 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (9.70%) MS Office
14 13 (9.70%) Banking
15 12 (8.96%) SAP
15 12 (8.96%) NHS
16 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
16 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
17 10 (7.46%) Software Engineering
17 10 (7.46%) Change Management
18 9 (6.72%) RUP
18 9 (6.72%) T-SQL
18 9 (6.72%) Use Case
19 8 (5.97%) Visualisation

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 3 (2.24%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (9.70%) MS Office
2 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (5.97%) SAP CO
1 8 (5.97%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (5.97%) SAP HR
1 8 (5.97%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.24%) Essbase
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.24%) QlikView
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.75%) MS Access
6 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) JIRA
1 3 (2.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (44.03%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Retail
3 8 (5.97%) Automotive
3 8 (5.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) Web Services
2 4 (2.99%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) NHS
2 11 (8.21%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.97%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.24%) GIS
5 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Life Science
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (42.54%) Business Analysis
2 54 (40.30%) UML
3 44 (32.84%) Project Management
4 31 (23.13%) Systems Analysis
5 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (14.93%) BPMN
7 17 (12.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 16 (11.94%) Data Modelling
8 16 (11.94%) PRINCE2
8 16 (11.94%) BPR
9 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (11.19%) ERD
10 11 (8.21%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.46%) Software Engineering
11 10 (7.46%) Change Management
12 9 (6.72%) RUP
12 9 (6.72%) Use Case
13 8 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.22%) Scrum
15 5 (3.73%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.19%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) T-SQL
3 8 (5.97%) ABAP
4 7 (5.22%) VBA
5 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) ISEB
2 14 (10.45%) Degree
3 4 (2.99%) CBAP
4 3 (2.24%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) SLA
1 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) SAP
3 4 (2.99%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.24%) Hyperion
4 3 (2.24%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.24%) Mapinfo
4 3 (2.24%) ATG
4 3 (2.24%) Tableau
4 3 (2.24%) hybris
5 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
Crewe
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hyde, Cheshire
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago