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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 40 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.35% 5.60% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 5.78% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 3
Average salary £30,750 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.12% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
225 225 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 88.24% 96.98% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 161 187 157
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 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Chester

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) QlikView
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) CBAP
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Tableau
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) CBAP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy