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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 25 43 27
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 8.97% 0.39% 5.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.33% 0.42% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 18 1 11
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 £37,500 £39,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £39,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
225 239 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 96.15% 93.36% 94.96%
Number of salaries quoted 121 168 164
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 24 (64.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (29.73%) Finance
4 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Internet
5 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
6 8 (21.62%) UML
6 8 (21.62%) User Stories
6 8 (21.62%) Use Case
7 6 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.51%) Back Office
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Marketing
9 4 (10.81%) Degree
10 3 (8.11%) Data Management
10 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
11 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
11 2 (5.41%) Financial Analysis
11 2 (5.41%) Web Development
11 2 (5.41%) CIMA
11 2 (5.41%) Change Management
11 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
11 2 (5.41%) Cognos
11 2 (5.41%) SQL
11 2 (5.41%) EDI
11 2 (5.41%) HTTP
12 1 (2.70%) EFT
12 1 (2.70%) Web Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) EDI
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.70%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Business Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 8 (21.62%) UML
5 8 (21.62%) Use Case
5 8 (21.62%) User Stories
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
8 3 (8.11%) Data Management
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) Cash Management
9 2 (5.41%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Web Development
10 1 (2.70%) Line Management
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
10 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.70%) Product Management
10 1 (2.70%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Cognos
2 1 (2.70%) Vertica
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