The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 35 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+42 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 226 130 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.72% 3.09% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 3.24% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 200 120 102
Average salary £37,250 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 4008 3587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.30% 95.41% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3044 3479 3186
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Business Analyst
North West

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
Stockport +24 25 £38,250 +14.17%
Altrincham +9 17 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Cheadle - 12 £37,000 - 1
Wigan +7 9 £18,073 -48.36%
Salford -2 3 - -
Bolton - 3 £39,000 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 178 (47.59%) Business Analysis
2 154 (41.18%) Finance
3 62 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (15.51%) Data Modelling
5 56 (14.97%) PRINCE2
6 54 (14.44%) Data Analysis
7 52 (13.90%) Use Case
8 46 (12.30%) SQL Server
9 45 (12.03%) Microsoft
9 45 (12.03%) Project Management
10 44 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (11.76%) SQL
11 40 (10.70%) ISEB
12 38 (10.16%) Degree
13 37 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (9.36%) MS Excel
15 29 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 28 (7.49%) UML
17 26 (6.95%) Scrum
18 25 (6.68%) Management Information System
19 22 (5.88%) MS Visio
20 20 (5.35%) CRM
20 20 (5.35%) MS Office
20 20 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
21 19 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
22 18 (4.81%) QlikView
22 18 (4.81%) .NET
22 18 (4.81%) Change Management
23 17 (4.55%) User Stories
23 17 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 7 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 22 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 20 (5.35%) MS Office
4 11 (2.94%) SPSS
5 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.53%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) LucidChart
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.81%) QlikView
4 17 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.48%) Crystal Reports
6 7 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.34%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.07%) MS Access
8 4 (1.07%) MySQL
9 3 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.27%) OLAP
11 1 (0.27%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.27%) BODI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (0.53%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) JIRA
2 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 154 (41.18%) Finance
2 17 (4.55%) Banking
3 13 (3.48%) Retail
4 10 (2.67%) Legal
5 9 (2.41%) Law
6 8 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.34%) Billing
8 4 (1.07%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Local Government
9 3 (0.80%) Marketing
10 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) Electronics
10 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Front Office
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Advertising
11 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.81%) .NET
2 14 (3.74%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.41%) CSS
3 9 (2.41%) XML
3 9 (2.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.27%) XSLT
4 1 (0.27%) MDX
4 1 (0.27%) jQuery
4 1 (0.27%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.68%) Management Information System
2 5 (1.34%) NHS
2 5 (1.34%) Computer Science
2 5 (1.34%) Smart Meter
3 4 (1.07%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.80%) Mathematics
4 3 (0.80%) EMV
4 3 (0.80%) APACS
5 2 (0.53%) Economics
5 2 (0.53%) Statistics
5 2 (0.53%) GIS
6 1 (0.27%) iPad
6 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.27%) Online Games
6 1 (0.27%) FMCG
6 1 (0.27%) iPhone
6 1 (0.27%) PMI
6 1 (0.27%) DTV
6 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.53%) UNIX
2 1 (0.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (47.59%) Business Analysis
2 62 (16.58%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (15.51%) Data Modelling
4 56 (14.97%) PRINCE2
5 54 (14.44%) Data Analysis
6 52 (13.90%) Use Case
7 45 (12.03%) Project Management
8 44 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (9.89%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (7.49%) UML
11 26 (6.95%) Scrum
12 20 (5.35%) CRM
12 20 (5.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (4.81%) Change Management
14 17 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
14 17 (4.55%) User Stories
15 16 (4.28%) Workflow
16 15 (4.01%) GAP Analysis
17 13 (3.48%) Six Sigma
17 13 (3.48%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.76%) SQL
2 16 (4.28%) C#
3 6 (1.60%) Java
4 4 (1.07%) C
5 2 (0.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.27%) VB
6 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.27%) ABAP
6 1 (0.27%) VBA
6 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (10.70%) ISEB
2 38 (10.16%) Degree
3 29 (7.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.53%) CBAP
6 1 (0.27%) IIBA
6 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.48%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.53%) MiFID
2 2 (0.53%) EMIR
2 2 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (12.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.94%) IBM
3 8 (2.14%) SAP
4 4 (1.07%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.07%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.07%) ServiceNow
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle
6 2 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.27%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos
7 1 (0.27%) Siebel
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