The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 39 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.22% 6.77% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 7.02% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 1
Average salary £30,750 £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.12% +35.08%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,026
% change year-on-year
- +6.18%
Business Analyst
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 242 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.89% 96.41% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 166 180 152
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Chester

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Chester region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) CBAP
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) MicroStrategy