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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 45 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.60% 2.06% 3.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.80% 2.14% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 59 26 28
Average salary £42,500 £38,250 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
1230 1776 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.79% 96.36% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1439 1161
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,350 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +31 33 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Wilmslow +10 3 £35,313 -5.83%
Crewe +7 2 £36,750 +13.07%
Knutsford - 2 £38,750 -
Macclesfield - 1 £42,500 - 1
Widnes - 1 £45,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 75 (61.98%) Business Analysis
2 66 (54.55%) ISEB
3 63 (52.07%) Finance
4 60 (49.59%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (46.28%) SDLC
5 56 (46.28%) UML
6 42 (34.71%) BPMN
7 41 (33.88%) Systems Analysis
8 34 (28.10%) Migration
9 33 (27.27%) Data Migration
10 32 (26.45%) Management Information System
10 32 (26.45%) Data Management
11 25 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (19.01%) Waterfall
13 17 (14.05%) Line Management
14 16 (13.22%) Change Management
15 13 (10.74%) Use Case
15 13 (10.74%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (9.92%) Requirements Engineering
16 12 (9.92%) Process Improvement
16 12 (9.92%) Business Transformation
17 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (7.44%) Lean Six Sigma
18 9 (7.44%) Six Sigma
18 9 (7.44%) BPR
19 8 (6.61%) Mentoring
20 6 (4.96%) Advertising
21 5 (4.13%) Degree
22 4 (3.31%) User Stories

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (1.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.48%) MS Office
1 3 (2.48%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.65%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
General
1 63 (52.07%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Advertising
3 4 (3.31%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) German Language
5 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 60 (49.59%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (26.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.83%) AS400
3 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
3 1 (0.83%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (61.98%) Business Analysis
2 56 (46.28%) SDLC
2 56 (46.28%) UML
3 42 (34.71%) BPMN
4 41 (33.88%) Systems Analysis
5 34 (28.10%) Migration
6 33 (27.27%) Data Migration
7 32 (26.45%) Data Management
8 25 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (19.01%) Waterfall
10 17 (14.05%) Line Management
11 16 (13.22%) Change Management
12 13 (10.74%) Requirements Analysis
12 13 (10.74%) Use Case
13 12 (9.92%) Business Transformation
13 12 (9.92%) Process Improvement
13 12 (9.92%) Requirements Engineering
14 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (7.44%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.48%) SQL
2 2 (1.65%) RPG
Qualifications
1 66 (54.55%) ISEB
2 5 (4.13%) Degree
3 3 (2.48%) CIMA
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.83%) EMIR
2 1 (0.83%) FATCA
2 1 (0.83%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (2.48%) Cognos
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.65%) Embarcadero
2 2 (1.65%) IBM
2 2 (1.65%) Teradata
3 1 (0.83%) Infor
3 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle
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