The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 47 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 15 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.18% 3.96% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.69% 4.89% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 12
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £28,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,000 £46,800
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Business Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
406 450 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 86.20% 81.08% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 350 396 305
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool +7 5 £67,500 +128.81%
Preston -3 4 £42,750 +22.14%
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 12 (52.17%) Project Management
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) ERP
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) SAP
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.04%) Life Science
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) C

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Project Manager
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Navision Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Life Science
3 2 (8.70%) FMCG
4 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
3 6 (26.09%) ERP
3 6 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
6 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Logistics
6 3 (13.04%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
6 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
6 3 (13.04%) PRINCE
7 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) System Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 1 (4.35%) Budget Control
8 1 (4.35%) Use Case
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle