The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Lancashire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 28 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 39 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.24% 4.30% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.47% 4.68% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 16 15
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £37,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £43,750 £53,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
522 406 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.85% 91.86% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 464 312 443
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,496 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 8 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley +2 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Preston -5 6 £27,500 -35.29%
Skelmersdale - 5 £24,000 -
Burnley - 3 £42,000 -
Rossendale - 2 £45,000 - 1
Accrington - 1 £50,000 -
Blackburn - 1 £37,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 27 (45.76%) Business Analysis
1 27 (45.76%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (35.59%) Degree
3 18 (30.51%) Change Management
4 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (25.42%) Smart Meter
5 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.95%) Retail
7 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
8 8 (13.56%) SDLC
9 7 (11.86%) iPad
9 7 (11.86%) Time Management
10 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
10 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
11 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Product Management
12 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (6.78%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (6.78%) Finance
12 4 (6.78%) ERP
12 4 (6.78%) ISEB
12 4 (6.78%) C#
12 4 (6.78%) .NET
12 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
13 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
13 3 (5.08%) Project Management
13 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
13 3 (5.08%) Process Management
13 3 (5.08%) ION Trading
13 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (6.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 9 (15.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.78%) Finance
4 2 (3.39%) Electronics
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.76%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (25.42%) Smart Meter
3 7 (11.86%) iPad
4 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.39%) EPoS
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Business Analysis
2 18 (30.51%) Change Management
3 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.56%) SDLC
6 7 (11.86%) Time Management
7 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.78%) ERP
9 4 (6.78%) Product Management
9 4 (6.78%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (5.08%) Business Transformation
10 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.08%) Process Management
10 3 (5.08%) Project Management
10 3 (5.08%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
11 2 (3.39%) Software Delivery
11 2 (3.39%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) C#
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
2 4 (6.78%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) ION Trading
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) SAP
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