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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 50 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 78 54 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.61% 2.98% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 3.11% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 44 33
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £41,000
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
1623 1735 1611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.87% 95.64% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1387 1319
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +9 26 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Chester +9 18 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Wilmslow +2 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Macclesfield +8 3 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Knutsford -5 3 £32,500 -30.10% 2
Runcorn - 3 £40,000 -
Crewe -9 1 £40,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 £42,500 - 1
Alderley Edge - 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (37.43%) Finance
2 68 (36.36%) UML
3 65 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (33.16%) Business Analysis
5 49 (26.20%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (25.13%) Systems Analysis
7 38 (20.32%) SDLC
8 36 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (15.51%) Telecoms
10 27 (14.44%) Java
11 24 (12.83%) ISEB
12 20 (10.70%) User Stories
13 19 (10.16%) E-Commerce
13 19 (10.16%) QA
14 18 (9.63%) Use Case
14 18 (9.63%) BPMN
14 18 (9.63%) SQL
15 17 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 17 (9.09%) Scrum
16 13 (6.95%) Retail
16 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
16 13 (6.95%) Business Transformation
17 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
17 12 (6.42%) SAP
17 12 (6.42%) GAP Analysis
17 12 (6.42%) Management Information System
17 12 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 12 (6.42%) Banking
17 12 (6.42%) Degree
18 11 (5.88%) Data Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (6.95%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.67%) Documentum
3 1 (0.53%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) SPSS
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.53%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Dynamics GP
1 8 (4.28%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (2.14%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.07%) Agresso
4 2 (1.07%) Sage ERP X3
4 2 (1.07%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.35%) Internet
2 5 (2.67%) Wireless
3 2 (1.07%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (6.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.21%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.67%) QlikView
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.07%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) MS Access
5 1 (0.53%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.53%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 70 (37.43%) Finance
2 29 (15.51%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.95%) Retail
4 12 (6.42%) Banking
5 10 (5.35%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.21%) Billing
6 6 (3.21%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.21%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Marketing
7 5 (2.67%) Back Office
8 4 (2.14%) Advertising
9 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.53%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.14%) EDI
2 3 (1.60%) .NET
3 2 (1.07%) XML
4 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.20%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.67%) User Experience
4 4 (2.14%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.07%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.53%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.53%) EFT
6 1 (0.53%) Statistics
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (36.36%) UML
2 65 (34.76%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (33.16%) Business Analysis
4 47 (25.13%) Systems Analysis
5 38 (20.32%) SDLC
6 36 (19.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.70%) User Stories
8 19 (10.16%) E-Commerce
9 18 (9.63%) Use Case
9 18 (9.63%) BPMN
10 17 (9.09%) Scrum
11 13 (6.95%) Business Transformation
12 12 (6.42%) GAP Analysis
13 11 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (5.88%) Data Management
14 9 (4.81%) ERP
14 9 (4.81%) Risk Management
15 8 (4.28%) CRM
15 8 (4.28%) Data Analysis
15 8 (4.28%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.44%) Java
2 18 (9.63%) SQL
3 4 (2.14%) C
4 1 (0.53%) C#
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
4 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (12.83%) ISEB
2 12 (6.42%) Degree
3 5 (2.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.07%) IIBA
4 2 (1.07%) PMP
4 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.07%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.16%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (6.42%) SAP
2 8 (4.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.28%) JD Edwards
2 8 (4.28%) Sage
3 7 (3.74%) Oracle
3 7 (3.74%) IBM
4 6 (3.21%) Epicor
5 2 (1.07%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.07%) Cognos
5 2 (1.07%) Teradata
5 2 (1.07%) Infor
6 1 (0.53%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.53%) Fiserv
6 1 (0.53%) Vertica
6 1 (0.53%) Talend
6 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.53%) Minitab
6 1 (0.53%) SunGard
6 1 (0.53%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) Informatica
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