The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Job Titles advertised for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 39 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 1 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.40% 5.36% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 5.65% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 1
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -9.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
233 248 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 93.20% 95.02% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 163 165 166
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Business Analyst
Cheshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) CBAP
3 3 (42.86%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Tableau
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) QlikView
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) BPR
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Financial Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ERD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) BPR
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft