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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 10.86% 7.39% 4.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.82% 7.62% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 11
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £30,000
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
203 223 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.86% 96.96% 99.44%
Number of salaries quoted 176 161 275
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £40,000 £52,500
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 19 December 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (26.67%) ISEB
4 7 (23.33%) CBAP
4 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) User Stories
4 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (23.33%) Financial Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (23.33%) Change Management
5 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) HTTP
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
5 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) SAS
7 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Teradata
7 2 (6.67%) Google
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.33%) BPR
8 1 (3.33%) SEO
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Product Management
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) XHTML
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Financial Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Change Management
3 7 (23.33%) User Stories
4 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Web Development
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (3.33%) Product Management
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) BPR
6 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) ISEB
2 7 (23.33%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Teradata
1 2 (6.67%) Google
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