The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 39 13 44
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +31
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3 30 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.12% 11.95% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 14.63% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 1
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% +35.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analysis
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
218 205 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 81.34% 81.67% 63.59%
Number of salaries quoted 141 155 98
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,715
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Chester region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Chester

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) SAS
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
4 4 (36.36%) MS Office
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) Statistics
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
4 4 (36.36%) Physics
4 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) CBAP
5 3 (27.27%) Financial Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
4 1 (9.09%) French Language
4 1 (9.09%) German Language
4 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
4 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Graduate
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Sales Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Statistics
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Physics
1 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (45.45%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Customer Insight
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Business Development
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 1 (9.09%) CRM
6 1 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) CBAP
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects