The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax 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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 31 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.02% 6.43% 15.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.13% 7.09% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 25
Average salary £32,500 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +5.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.59%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax 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
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
171 127 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 99.42% 90.71% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 150 97 172
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Halifax region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Halifax

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) XML
3 27 (44.26%) XSLT
4 26 (42.62%) Data Analysis
5 23 (37.70%) SOA
6 20 (32.79%) Web Services
7 17 (27.87%) SQL
8 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (24.59%) Waterfall
9 14 (22.95%) Finance
9 14 (22.95%) Systems Analysis
10 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
10 13 (21.31%) User Stories
11 9 (14.75%) Banking
12 6 (9.84%) Validation
12 6 (9.84%) Data Mapping
13 5 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
13 5 (8.20%) UML
13 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
13 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
14 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (6.56%) ITIL
14 4 (6.56%) ISEB
14 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
14 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
14 4 (6.56%) Degree
14 4 (6.56%) Use Case
15 3 (4.92%) QA
15 3 (4.92%) Requirements Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.28%) MySQL
General
1 14 (22.95%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (49.18%) XML
2 27 (44.26%) XSLT
3 20 (32.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) Data Analysis
3 23 (37.70%) SOA
4 15 (24.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (24.59%) Waterfall
5 14 (22.95%) Systems Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) Business Analysis
6 13 (21.31%) User Stories
7 6 (9.84%) Validation
7 6 (9.84%) Data Mapping
8 5 (8.20%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) UML
8 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) ITIL
9 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
9 4 (6.56%) Use Case
10 3 (4.92%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ISEB
1 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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