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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 26 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.50% 7.24% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.60% 7.47% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 13
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,333 £30,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £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
424 442 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 98.38% 96.93% 93.87%
Number of salaries quoted 365 365 404
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,084 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +1 7 £40,000 +4.57% 1
Accrington - 5 £30,000 - 2
Chorley - 4 £39,500 - 1
Blackpool -8 2 £41,000 +26.15% 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) Retail
3 10 (25.64%) UML
4 9 (23.08%) Use Case
5 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.51%) Logistics
5 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) ERP
7 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Data Management
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Degree
8 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
9 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) SQL
9 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) Network Security
9 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 3 (7.69%) Change Control
10 2 (5.13%) System Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Movex
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) FIXML
1 1 (2.56%) FpML
1 1 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
3 10 (25.64%) UML
4 9 (23.08%) Use Case
5 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (20.51%) Logistics
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) ERP
7 5 (12.82%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (12.82%) Data Management
7 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.69%) Change Control
8 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) ABAP
2 1 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
1 1 (2.56%) SAP
1 1 (2.56%) Epicor
Burnley, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Accrington, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Blackburn
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum +
Posted: 27 days ago