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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 33 25 30
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 6 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.35% 5.42% 4.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 5.47% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 5
Average salary £47,500 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+72.72% -19.11%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
176 201 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.32% 99.01% 91.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130 141 147
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 9 (34.62%) XML
2 9 (34.62%) XSLT
3 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Customer Engagement
3 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 7 (26.92%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
4 5 (19.23%) Clustering
4 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
4 5 (19.23%) UML
4 5 (19.23%) SAS
4 5 (19.23%) Stress Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
4 5 (19.23%) Credit Risk
5 3 (11.54%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) Finance
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
6 2 (7.69%) Law
6 2 (7.69%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.69%) ISEB
6 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (19.23%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Retail
2 7 (26.92%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
4 2 (7.69%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) XML
1 9 (34.62%) XSLT
2 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
1 5 (19.23%) Credit Risk
2 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) Customer Engagement
2 7 (26.92%) SDLC
3 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
3 5 (19.23%) Stress Testing
3 5 (19.23%) UML
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) BPMN
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (7.69%) Unified Process
6 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Presales
6 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft