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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 45 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.27% 1.23% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 1.28% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 8
Average salary £42,500 £41,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.79% +8.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £58,250 £65,000
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
451 470 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 92.04% 96.51% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 374 395 445
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 4 September 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
Preston +6 4 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Darwen - 3 £46,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 30 (47.62%) Business Analysis
2 27 (42.86%) Degree
3 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (22.22%) CRM
5 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
6 12 (19.05%) Change Management
6 12 (19.05%) ERP
7 11 (17.46%) Project Management
7 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.87%) Logistics
9 9 (14.29%) JDA
9 9 (14.29%) XML
10 8 (12.70%) SDLC
11 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
11 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (11.11%) Six Sigma
11 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (9.52%) EDIFACT
12 6 (9.52%) C#
12 6 (9.52%) SAP
12 6 (9.52%) Sage
12 6 (9.52%) EDI
12 6 (9.52%) webMethods
12 6 (9.52%) HTTPS
12 6 (9.52%) FTP
12 6 (9.52%) HTTP
12 6 (9.52%) XML Schema
12 6 (9.52%) TRADACOMS
12 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (7.94%) Project Planning

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.59%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.76%) Line 500
1 3 (4.76%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) FTP
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
1 6 (9.52%) HTTPS
2 3 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (20.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
3 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) XML
2 6 (9.52%) EDI
2 6 (9.52%) XML Schema
2 6 (9.52%) EDIFACT
3 3 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.52%) TRADACOMS
3 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (47.62%) Business Analysis
2 14 (22.22%) CRM
3 12 (19.05%) ERP
3 12 (19.05%) Change Management
4 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (17.46%) Project Management
5 10 (15.87%) Logistics
6 8 (12.70%) SDLC
7 7 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (11.11%) Six Sigma
7 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.94%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.76%) Workflow
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
10 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) ISEB
3 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) JDA
2 6 (9.52%) Sage
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
2 6 (9.52%) webMethods
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) Epicor
4 1 (1.59%) Software AG
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
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