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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 14 37 19
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 26 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.13% 0.80% 8.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.83% 0.84% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 10
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £37,850 £40,500
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
188 239 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.95% 95.98% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 108 176 171
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £55,000
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 2 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 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 25 (64.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.21%) Finance
4 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
5 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (20.51%) Use Case
6 8 (20.51%) UML
6 8 (20.51%) Internet
7 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (15.38%) User Stories
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
9 5 (12.82%) Back Office
10 4 (10.26%) Web Development
10 4 (10.26%) Marketing
11 3 (7.69%) Scrum
11 3 (7.69%) Data Management
11 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
12 2 (5.13%) Cash Management
12 2 (5.13%) SDLC
12 2 (5.13%) JIRA
12 2 (5.13%) Financial Analysis
12 2 (5.13%) CIMA
12 2 (5.13%) Change Management
12 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
12 2 (5.13%) Cognos
12 2 (5.13%) SQL
12 2 (5.13%) EDI
13 1 (2.56%) HTTP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.21%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Back Office
3 4 (10.26%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) EDI
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Business Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) UML
5 8 (20.51%) Use Case
6 7 (17.95%) Systems Analysis
7 6 (15.38%) User Stories
8 4 (10.26%) Web Development
9 3 (7.69%) Data Management
9 3 (7.69%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Change Management
10 2 (5.13%) Cash Management
10 2 (5.13%) Financial Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) SDLC
11 1 (2.56%) Line Management
11 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.56%) Product Management
11 1 (2.56%) Requirements Management
11 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Cognos
2 1 (2.56%) Vertica
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago