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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 30 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 112 56 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.93% 3.22% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.37% 3.32% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 86 50 30
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1520 1685 1709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.06% 97.01% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1187 1248 1356
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 +38 46 £40,625 +1.56% 3
Chester +26 21 £38,750 +2.64% 3
Macclesfield +9 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Knutsford - 9 £47,500 -
Crewe -8 7 £41,250 +10.00%
Wilmslow +5 6 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (37.57%) Finance
3 67 (37.02%) Business Analysis
4 65 (35.91%) UML
5 46 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (24.86%) Systems Analysis
7 38 (20.99%) SDLC
8 34 (18.78%) ISEB
9 29 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (13.26%) Telecoms
11 20 (11.05%) BPMN
12 19 (10.50%) Scrum
12 19 (10.50%) Java
13 18 (9.94%) User Stories
14 17 (9.39%) QA
15 16 (8.84%) SQL
15 16 (8.84%) E-Commerce
15 16 (8.84%) MS Visio
16 14 (7.73%) MS Excel
17 13 (7.18%) Use Case
18 12 (6.63%) Business Transformation
18 12 (6.63%) Retail
19 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (6.08%) SQL Server
19 11 (6.08%) GAP Analysis
20 10 (5.52%) Financial Institution
20 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
20 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (5.52%) Data Analysis
20 10 (5.52%) Degree

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 10 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) Documentum
3 1 (0.55%) SAS
3 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (8.84%) MS Visio
2 14 (7.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.21%) MS Office
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics GP
1 8 (4.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.10%) Agresso
4 2 (1.10%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (1.10%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.42%) Internet
2 5 (2.76%) Wireless
3 3 (1.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.08%) SQL Server
1 11 (6.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.10%) QlikView
5 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) MS Access
6 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 68 (37.57%) Finance
2 24 (13.26%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.63%) Retail
4 10 (5.52%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.42%) Banking
6 6 (3.31%) Back Office
6 6 (3.31%) Billing
6 6 (3.31%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.76%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.76%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.55%) Advertising
9 1 (0.55%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.66%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) Web Services
2 2 (1.10%) EDI
2 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.76%) User Experience
4 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.55%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.55%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.55%) Statistics
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Telematics
6 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.02%) Business Analysis
3 65 (35.91%) UML
4 45 (24.86%) Systems Analysis
5 38 (20.99%) SDLC
6 29 (16.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (11.05%) BPMN
8 19 (10.50%) Scrum
9 18 (9.94%) User Stories
10 16 (8.84%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.18%) Use Case
12 12 (6.63%) Business Transformation
13 11 (6.08%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (5.52%) Data Analysis
15 9 (4.97%) Risk Management
16 8 (4.42%) ERP
16 8 (4.42%) Analytics
16 8 (4.42%) Process Improvement
16 8 (4.42%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.50%) Java
2 16 (8.84%) SQL
3 4 (2.21%) C
4 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (18.78%) ISEB
2 10 (5.52%) Degree
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) IIBA
3 2 (1.10%) CBAP
3 2 (1.10%) PMP
3 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.39%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (4.42%) SAP
1 8 (4.42%) Sage
2 7 (3.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.87%) JD Edwards
3 6 (3.31%) Oracle
3 6 (3.31%) Epicor
4 2 (1.10%) IBM
4 2 (1.10%) Infor
5 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.55%) Fiserv
5 1 (0.55%) Vertica
5 1 (0.55%) SunGard
5 1 (0.55%) HP
5 1 (0.55%) Minitab
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