The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 28 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 274 143 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.27% 5.40% 4.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.50% 5.63% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 230 111 127
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
Business Analyst
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3651 2541 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.84% 95.96% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2808 2000 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Leeds region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Leeds

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Leeds

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 226 (45.11%) Business Analysis
2 214 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (34.53%) Finance
4 131 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (20.56%) Project Management
6 91 (18.16%) Scrum
7 75 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
8 66 (13.17%) UML
9 62 (12.38%) User Stories
10 53 (10.58%) Retail
11 52 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
12 50 (9.98%) E-Commerce
12 50 (9.98%) SQL
13 47 (9.38%) Migration
14 45 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
14 45 (8.98%) Data Migration
15 44 (8.78%) Business Process Improvement
16 43 (8.58%) Mentoring
17 39 (7.78%) Time Management
18 38 (7.58%) Supplier Management
19 37 (7.39%) T-SQL
20 34 (6.79%) Data Modelling
21 32 (6.39%) DSDM
22 30 (5.99%) Use Case
23 29 (5.79%) ISEB
24 27 (5.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 25 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
25 25 (4.99%) JIRA
26 24 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 24 (4.79%) Systems Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (2.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (3.19%) MS Project
2 10 (2.00%) MS Office
3 9 (1.80%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) CA Clarity
2 1 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
2 27 (5.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 24 (4.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.99%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.79%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (0.20%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.20%) Cognos Powerplay
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (4.99%) JIRA
2 12 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.80%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 173 (34.53%) Finance
2 53 (10.58%) Retail
3 17 (3.39%) Banking
4 7 (1.40%) Legal
5 6 (1.20%) Games
6 5 (1.00%) Marketing
7 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.19%) .NET
2 7 (1.40%) XML
3 3 (0.60%) WSDL
3 3 (0.60%) Web Services
3 3 (0.60%) XSLT
4 2 (0.40%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 9 (1.80%) IVR
5 7 (1.40%) FMCG
6 5 (1.00%) Online Games
6 5 (1.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.40%) User Experience
9 1 (0.20%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.20%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.20%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.20%) NHS
9 1 (0.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.20%) UNIX
1 1 (0.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (45.11%) Business Analysis
2 214 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (26.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (20.56%) Project Management
5 91 (18.16%) Scrum
6 75 (14.97%) Business Intelligence
7 66 (13.17%) UML
8 62 (12.38%) User Stories
9 50 (9.98%) E-Commerce
10 47 (9.38%) Migration
11 45 (8.98%) Data Migration
12 44 (8.78%) Business Process Improvement
13 43 (8.58%) Mentoring
14 39 (7.78%) Time Management
15 38 (7.58%) Supplier Management
16 34 (6.79%) Data Modelling
17 32 (6.39%) DSDM
18 30 (5.99%) Use Case
19 25 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (4.79%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 50 (9.98%) SQL
2 37 (7.39%) T-SQL
3 17 (3.39%) Java
4 2 (0.40%) VBA
4 2 (0.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.20%) PowerHouse
5 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.20%) VB
5 1 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (5.79%) ISEB
2 9 (1.80%) Degree
3 3 (0.60%) CBAP
3 3 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.40%) PMP
5 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) MBA
5 1 (0.20%) CIMA
5 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (3.59%) JD Edwards
2 15 (2.99%) Oracle
3 7 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.60%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.40%) SAP
5 2 (0.40%) Cognos
6 1 (0.20%) Primavera
6 1 (0.20%) CA
6 1 (0.20%) Avaya
6 1 (0.20%) Unisys
6 1 (0.20%) Business Objects
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