The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 40 20 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 3 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.13% 7.36% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 9.22% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 0
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 206 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 78.20% 79.84% 63.27%
Number of salaries quoted 142 146 104
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Business Analysis
Cheshire

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 31 July 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 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (61.54%) SAS
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 7 (53.85%) Oracle
3 7 (53.85%) Java
3 7 (53.85%) SAP
3 7 (53.85%) Project Management
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (46.15%) Python
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) C
4 6 (46.15%) C++
4 6 (46.15%) Business Objects
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 6 (46.15%) Statistics
4 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
4 6 (46.15%) Physics
4 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Change Management
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
7 3 (23.08%) Banking
7 3 (23.08%) CBAP
7 3 (23.08%) Financial Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (61.54%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.69%) French Language
4 1 (7.69%) German Language
4 1 (7.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (46.15%) Graduate
3 4 (30.77%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Insight Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Statistics
1 6 (46.15%) Mathematics
1 6 (46.15%) Physics
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (53.85%) Project Management
3 6 (46.15%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Financial Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
5 2 (15.38%) Analytics
5 2 (15.38%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Business Development
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) CRM
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) CBAP
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Oracle
1 7 (53.85%) SAP
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Business Objects