The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 57 93 77
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 164 96 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.04% 2.53% 3.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.24% 2.69% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 146 83 93
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,100 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Manchester

Business Analyst
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Altrincham +8 14 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bury - 8 £28,250 - 3
Bolton - 7 £42,500 -
Stockport +5 6 £42,500 +34.92%
Cheadle - 4 £37,000 -
Salford +4 3 - -
Wigan - 1 £21,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 182 (47.64%) Finance
2 171 (44.76%) Business Analysis
3 98 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (15.97%) Data Analysis
6 55 (14.40%) Data Modelling
7 54 (14.14%) PRINCE2
8 53 (13.87%) SQL Server
9 49 (12.83%) Use Case
9 49 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (11.52%) Project Management
10 44 (11.52%) SQL
11 41 (10.73%) Microsoft
12 40 (10.47%) ISEB
13 38 (9.95%) UML
14 34 (8.90%) Degree
14 34 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
15 32 (8.38%) Scrum
16 31 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 29 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 28 (7.33%) .NET
19 23 (6.02%) Management Information System
20 21 (5.50%) Workflow
20 21 (5.50%) CRM
20 21 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
21 20 (5.24%) QA
21 20 (5.24%) C#
22 18 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
22 18 (4.71%) MS Office

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (0.79%) CMS
2 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.52%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.71%) MS Office
3 14 (3.66%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.62%) SPSS
5 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) SAP APO
1 3 (0.79%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.79%) SAP MM
1 3 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (0.79%) SAP CO
1 3 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP BPC
2 2 (0.52%) SAP QM
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.36%) QlikView
4 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.79%) MS Access
9 3 (0.79%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.26%) BODI
11 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.05%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (0.79%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.26%) JIRA
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 182 (47.64%) Finance
2 15 (3.93%) Banking
2 15 (3.93%) Retail
3 11 (2.88%) Legal
4 10 (2.62%) Law
5 7 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.05%) Games
6 4 (1.05%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.05%) Automotive
6 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.79%) Front Office
7 3 (0.79%) Marketing
7 3 (0.79%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) German Language
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.33%) .NET
2 17 (4.45%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.36%) Web Services
4 5 (1.31%) XML
4 5 (1.31%) CSS
4 5 (1.31%) HTML
5 2 (0.52%) jQuery
6 1 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.26%) JSP
6 1 (0.26%) XSLT
6 1 (0.26%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.02%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.83%) User Experience
5 5 (1.31%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.05%) FMCG
7 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.52%) Derivative
7 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.26%) iPad
8 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.26%) Online Games
8 1 (0.26%) DTV
8 1 (0.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.05%) Windows
2 1 (0.26%) Linux
2 1 (0.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (44.76%) Business Analysis
2 98 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (19.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (15.97%) Data Analysis
5 55 (14.40%) Data Modelling
6 54 (14.14%) PRINCE2
7 49 (12.83%) Use Case
8 44 (11.52%) Project Management
9 38 (9.95%) UML
10 34 (8.90%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (8.38%) Scrum
12 31 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (5.50%) Workflow
13 21 (5.50%) CRM
14 18 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
14 18 (4.71%) Analytics
15 15 (3.93%) Waterfall
15 15 (3.93%) Competitor Analysis
16 14 (3.66%) E-Commerce
16 14 (3.66%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.52%) SQL
2 20 (5.24%) C#
3 8 (2.09%) Java
4 3 (0.79%) C
5 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.52%) ABAP
5 2 (0.52%) VBA
6 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (10.47%) ISEB
2 34 (8.90%) Degree
3 29 (7.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.79%) CBAP
5 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.24%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 41 (10.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.45%) SAP
3 10 (2.62%) IBM
4 6 (1.57%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.79%) Oracle
7 2 (0.52%) Cognos
7 2 (0.52%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.26%) Kronos
8 1 (0.26%) Sage
8 1 (0.26%) Siebel
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bury, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + laptop, company phone,
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £24500 - £30700 per annum + Blue chip bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago