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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 37 60 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 112 61 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.64% 3.66% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 3.87% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 100 53 82
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
1829 1577 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.05% 94.71% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1297 1613
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 October 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 October 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 +22 39 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Chester +10 16 £30,500 -23.75% 4
Wilmslow - 14 £37,500 - 1
Macclesfield +14 8 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Crewe -4 5 - -
Knutsford -21 3 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 89 (53.94%) Business Analysis
2 80 (48.48%) Finance
3 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (24.85%) UML
5 40 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (21.82%) Project Management
6 36 (21.82%) Systems Analysis
7 34 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (15.76%) ISEB
8 26 (15.76%) BPMN
9 25 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
10 23 (13.94%) Degree
11 19 (11.52%) PRINCE2
12 17 (10.30%) .NET
12 17 (10.30%) Data Modelling
13 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
14 14 (8.48%) Scrum
15 13 (7.88%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (7.88%) MS Visio
16 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
16 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
16 12 (7.27%) Marketing
17 11 (6.67%) Data Mapping
17 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
17 11 (6.67%) ERP
17 11 (6.67%) SQL
18 10 (6.06%) T-SQL
18 10 (6.06%) MS Office
18 10 (6.06%) SAP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (4.24%) SAS
2 5 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (7.88%) MS Visio
1 13 (7.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (7.27%) MS Excel
3 10 (6.06%) MS Office
4 5 (3.03%) SPSS
4 5 (3.03%) FastStats
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (5.45%) SAP FI
1 9 (5.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 9 (5.45%) SAP CO
1 9 (5.45%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.61%) BPCS
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) LAN
1 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.45%) SAP BW
3 9 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.42%) QlikView
5 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 80 (48.48%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Marketing
3 11 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.06%) Advertising
5 9 (5.45%) German Language
6 8 (4.85%) Retail
6 8 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.24%) Billing
8 5 (3.03%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.30%) .NET
2 5 (3.03%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.42%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) VML
4 1 (0.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.24%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.03%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.03%) Statistics
4 5 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) AS400
6 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.61%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (53.94%) Business Analysis
2 44 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.85%) UML
4 36 (21.82%) Project Management
4 36 (21.82%) Systems Analysis
5 34 (20.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (15.76%) BPMN
7 19 (11.52%) PRINCE2
8 17 (10.30%) Data Modelling
9 14 (8.48%) Scrum
10 11 (6.67%) ERP
10 11 (6.67%) Data Mapping
11 10 (6.06%) Waterfall
12 9 (5.45%) Product Management
12 9 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.85%) Business Transformation
14 7 (4.24%) Validation
14 7 (4.24%) Migration
14 7 (4.24%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.67%) SQL
2 10 (6.06%) T-SQL
3 8 (4.85%) Java
4 5 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) ISEB
2 23 (13.94%) Degree
3 3 (1.82%) CBAP
4 1 (0.61%) PMP
4 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.06%) SAP
3 9 (5.45%) Hyperion
4 5 (3.03%) Minitab
4 5 (3.03%) SmartFocus
5 2 (1.21%) Teradata
5 2 (1.21%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) hybris
6 1 (0.61%) Sage
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) ATG
6 1 (0.61%) Tableau
6 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
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