The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 51 46 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 15 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.99% 3.18% 4.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.25% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.10% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
488 462 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.41% 97.88% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 426 388 379
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Lancashire

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Chorley +12 6 £42,500 +32.81% 1
Blackburn -1 4 £38,750 +12.31% 2
Blackpool - 3 £37,500 -
Preston -16 2 £40,000 +17.64%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (34.62%) SAP
2 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
4 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
5 5 (19.23%) ERP
5 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (19.23%) Logistics
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (15.38%) Retail
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) ABAP
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) SAP HR
7 3 (11.54%) SAP Payroll
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
7 3 (11.54%) Life Science
7 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
8 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (7.69%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) NetWeaver
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) SAP HR
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (11.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP CO
2 1 (3.85%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SEM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BW
3 1 (3.85%) SAP BI
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) FIXML
1 1 (3.85%) FpML
1 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Life Science
3 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.85%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) UNIX
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) E-Commerce
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
3 5 (19.23%) Logistics
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Use Case
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.54%) Matrix Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
5 3 (11.54%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) ABAP
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCA
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) SAP
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) Pegasus
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