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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 40 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 18 26 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.79% 5.95% 5.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 6.06% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 24
Average salary £38,500 £36,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% -9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
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
461 429 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 97.05% 98.17% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 408 366 400
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,900 £55,000
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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
Blackburn -7 10 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Preston +8 3 £37,500 -18.03%
Accrington - 3 £28,000 - 2
Chorley +6 2 £39,500 +46.29% 1
Blackpool -7 2 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (28.57%) Finance
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.71%) Logistics
2 9 (25.71%) UML
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
4 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) ERP
4 7 (20.00%) SAP
4 7 (20.00%) Use Case
5 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (14.29%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 5 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Change Control
8 3 (8.57%) ABAP
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (8.57%) SAP HR
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) SAP Payroll
8 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
9 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Matrix Management
9 2 (5.71%) Life Science

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) SAP HR
1 3 (8.57%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (5.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (5.71%) Movex
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.86%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.86%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) FIXML
1 1 (2.86%) FpML
1 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Life Science
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) UML
1 9 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (25.71%) Logistics
2 8 (22.86%) Business Analysis
3 7 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (20.00%) ERP
3 7 (20.00%) Use Case
3 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 5 (14.29%) Data Management
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Change Control
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) System Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) ABAP
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CCA
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.86%) Epicor
3 1 (2.86%) Pegasus
Accrington, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £22,000 - £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum +
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Accrington
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £26 - £30000 per annum + parking, pen, co discounts
Posted: 20 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum +
Posted: 21 days ago