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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 25 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.52% 5.47% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.64% 5.79% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 40 16 18
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,208 £29,100 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £75,000
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
486 380 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.58% 94.53% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 402 309 409
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Blackpool +1 8 £37,500 - 1
Preston -5 5 £47,500 +31.03% 2
Chorley -3 4 £39,750 -
Blackburn - 3 £41,500 - 1
Accrington - 2 £30,000 -
Darwen +1 1 £46,500 +32.85%
Burnley -3 1 - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 26 (44.07%) Business Analysis
2 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Degree
3 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (20.34%) ERP
5 11 (18.64%) CRM
5 11 (18.64%) Project Management
5 11 (18.64%) Logistics
6 9 (15.25%) Retail
6 9 (15.25%) Finance
6 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
6 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.25%) UML
7 8 (13.56%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (13.56%) Project Planning
7 8 (13.56%) Use Case
8 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.86%) Change Management
9 6 (10.17%) SQL
10 5 (8.47%) Data Management
10 5 (8.47%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
11 4 (6.78%) Sage
11 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.78%) C#
12 3 (5.08%) XML

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Movex
3 1 (1.69%) Line 500
3 1 (1.69%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (15.25%) Retail
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
1 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.69%) EDI
2 1 (1.69%) FIXML
2 1 (1.69%) FpML
2 1 (1.69%) EDIFACT
2 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Derivative
3 1 (1.69%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.69%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) Business Analysis
2 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (20.34%) ERP
4 11 (18.64%) CRM
4 11 (18.64%) Project Management
4 11 (18.64%) Logistics
5 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.25%) UML
6 8 (13.56%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (13.56%) Project Planning
6 8 (13.56%) Use Case
7 7 (11.86%) Test Scripting
7 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.86%) Change Management
8 5 (8.47%) Data Management
8 5 (8.47%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.78%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.17%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C#
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.78%) Sage
2 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.39%) JDA
3 2 (3.39%) Epicor
4 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) webMethods
Preston, Lancashire
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
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Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Lancashire
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Salary: Highly Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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AKH Resourcing
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 19 days ago