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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 45 65 74
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 96 52 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.92% 3.28% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 3.49% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 51
Average salary £39,750 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,500 £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
1825 1492 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.54% 94.01% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1221 1661
Average salary £35,154 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.44% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +15 36 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Wilmslow - 9 £33,500 - 2
Macclesfield +7 8 £37,500 +4.16% 3
Knutsford -12 6 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Chester -13 6 £30,750 -20.12%
Crewe +1 5 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 79 (53.38%) Business Analysis
2 70 (47.30%) Finance
3 43 (29.05%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (25.68%) UML
5 35 (23.65%) Project Management
6 31 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (20.95%) Systems Analysis
6 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 23 (15.54%) ISEB
9 22 (14.86%) BPMN
10 20 (13.51%) Degree
11 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
11 18 (12.16%) MS Office
12 17 (11.49%) SQL
13 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 15 (10.14%) T-SQL
14 15 (10.14%) MS Excel
14 15 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
15 13 (8.78%) Data Modelling
15 13 (8.78%) Pharmaceutical
16 12 (8.11%) .NET
16 12 (8.11%) Marketing
17 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (7.43%) Retail
17 11 (7.43%) Visualisation
18 10 (6.76%) Scrum
18 10 (6.76%) VBA
18 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (4.05%) SAS
2 5 (3.38%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (12.16%) MS Office
2 15 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (6.08%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.38%) SPSS
4 5 (3.38%) FastStats
5 1 (0.68%) MS Project
5 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) SAP FI
1 6 (4.05%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (4.05%) SAP CO
1 6 (4.05%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.68%) BPCS
2 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (4.05%) SAP BW
5 5 (3.38%) QlikView
6 2 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 70 (47.30%) Finance
2 13 (8.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 12 (8.11%) Marketing
4 11 (7.43%) Retail
5 10 (6.76%) Automotive
6 9 (6.08%) Advertising
7 8 (5.41%) Manufacturing
8 6 (4.05%) German Language
9 4 (2.70%) Telecoms
10 3 (2.03%) Billing
11 2 (1.35%) Banking
12 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.68%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) .NET
2 6 (4.05%) Web Services
3 4 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.68%) VML
4 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.05%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.43%) Visualisation
3 10 (6.76%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.38%) Statistics
5 5 (3.38%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.03%) GIS
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.68%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.38%) Business Analysis
2 38 (25.68%) UML
3 35 (23.65%) Project Management
4 31 (20.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (20.95%) Systems Analysis
5 22 (14.86%) BPMN
6 18 (12.16%) PRINCE2
7 13 (8.78%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.76%) Scrum
9 9 (6.08%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.41%) ERP
10 8 (5.41%) Data Analysis
10 8 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (5.41%) Data Mapping
11 7 (4.73%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.73%) Business Transformation
11 7 (4.73%) Software Engineering
12 6 (4.05%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 15 (10.14%) T-SQL
3 10 (6.76%) VBA
4 3 (2.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (15.54%) ISEB
2 20 (13.51%) Degree
3 3 (2.03%) NVQ Level 4
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) CBAP
4 1 (0.68%) PMP
4 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
Vendors
1 24 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.73%) SAP
3 6 (4.05%) Hyperion
4 5 (3.38%) Minitab
4 5 (3.38%) SmartFocus
5 3 (2.03%) Mapinfo
6 2 (1.35%) Tableau
6 2 (1.35%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) hybris
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.68%) ATG
7 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + including bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
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Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
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