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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 8 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 23.33% 4.86% 14.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.65% 5.30% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 35 2 24
Average salary £34,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.52% +5.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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
148 132 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 98.67% 91.67% 99.49%
Number of salaries quoted 140 108 164
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £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 30 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Halifax

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) XML
3 25 (36.23%) XSLT
4 24 (34.78%) Data Analysis
5 21 (30.43%) SOA
6 18 (26.09%) Web Services
6 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (24.64%) Business Analysis
8 16 (23.19%) Banking
9 15 (21.74%) Finance
9 15 (21.74%) SQL
9 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (17.39%) Waterfall
11 11 (15.94%) ISEB
11 11 (15.94%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (14.49%) UML
12 10 (14.49%) User Stories
13 8 (11.59%) ITIL
13 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
13 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
13 8 (11.59%) Use Case
14 7 (10.14%) Validation
15 6 (8.70%) Data Mapping
15 6 (8.70%) Retail
15 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
16 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
16 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
17 4 (5.80%) BPMN

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (7.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.90%) MySQL
General
1 16 (23.19%) Banking
2 15 (21.74%) Finance
3 6 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.90%) Marketing
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (40.58%) XML
2 25 (36.23%) XSLT
3 18 (26.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.45%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) Data Analysis
3 21 (30.43%) SOA
4 18 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (24.64%) Business Analysis
6 12 (17.39%) Waterfall
7 11 (15.94%) Systems Analysis
8 10 (14.49%) User Stories
8 10 (14.49%) UML
9 8 (11.59%) ITIL
9 8 (11.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
9 8 (11.59%) Use Case
10 7 (10.14%) Validation
11 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.70%) Data Mapping
12 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.25%) Requirements Analysis
13 4 (5.80%) BPMN
13 4 (5.80%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) ISEB
2 8 (11.59%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.80%) CISSP
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Pension etc
Posted: 6 days ago