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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 52 81 86
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 182 103 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.65% 2.74% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.89% 2.89% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 153 93 110
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £50,000 £47,050
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 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
3719 3562 4180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.04% 94.89% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 3110 3712
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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
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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
Salford +10 15 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Wigan - 13 £27,750 -
Stockport -3 4 £31,500 -21.25% 1
Rochdale - 4 £42,000 -
Altrincham +3 1 £20,000 -45.20%
Oldham - 1 £28,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 151 (47.78%) Finance
2 131 (41.46%) Business Analysis
3 85 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (18.35%) Project Management
6 57 (18.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (16.77%) Data Analysis
8 47 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (14.24%) Microsoft
9 45 (14.24%) SQL
10 44 (13.92%) SQL Server
11 41 (12.97%) UML
12 36 (11.39%) MS Visio
13 32 (10.13%) Waterfall
14 31 (9.81%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (9.49%) Data Modelling
16 29 (9.18%) Retail
17 28 (8.86%) PRINCE2
17 28 (8.86%) MS Excel
18 27 (8.54%) Degree
19 26 (8.23%) MS Office
20 25 (7.91%) E-Commerce
20 25 (7.91%) ISEB
21 24 (7.59%) Scrum
21 24 (7.59%) Use Case
21 24 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 21 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
22 21 (6.65%) OO
23 19 (6.01%) .NET
23 19 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (1.90%) SAS
2 4 (1.27%) CMS
3 3 (0.95%) Umbraco
Applications
1 36 (11.39%) MS Visio
2 28 (8.86%) MS Excel
3 26 (8.23%) MS Office
4 15 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) Magento
1 4 (1.27%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.27%) SAP FI
2 3 (0.95%) SAP APO
2 3 (0.95%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.63%) Agresso
3 2 (0.63%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.63%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.32%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.32%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.32%) SAP LE
4 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.32%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) Extranet
2 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (2.22%) MS Access
6 7 (2.22%) QlikView
7 4 (1.27%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.63%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.32%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.32%) ActiveReports
10 1 (0.32%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (0.95%) RequisitePro
1 3 (0.95%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 151 (47.78%) Finance
2 29 (9.18%) Retail
3 15 (4.75%) Banking
4 8 (2.53%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.22%) Legal
6 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.27%) Marketing
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
8 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.63%) Automotive
8 2 (0.63%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Games
9 1 (0.32%) Front Office
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.01%) .NET
2 11 (3.48%) ASP.NET
3 7 (2.22%) Web Services
4 3 (0.95%) WinForms
5 2 (0.63%) XML
6 1 (0.32%) CSS
6 1 (0.32%) HTML
6 1 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.32%) WPF
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.43%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.48%) FMCG
4 10 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.90%) Telematics
5 6 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.95%) NHS
7 2 (0.63%) Derivative
7 2 (0.63%) User Experience
7 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.63%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.32%) Replication
8 1 (0.32%) IVR
8 1 (0.32%) Clustering
8 1 (0.32%) Tandem
8 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (41.46%) Business Analysis
2 85 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (18.35%) Project Management
4 57 (18.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 53 (16.77%) Data Analysis
6 47 (14.87%) Business Intelligence
7 41 (12.97%) UML
8 32 (10.13%) Waterfall
9 31 (9.81%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (9.49%) Data Modelling
11 28 (8.86%) PRINCE2
12 25 (7.91%) E-Commerce
13 24 (7.59%) Scrum
13 24 (7.59%) Use Case
14 21 (6.65%) OO
15 18 (5.70%) OOD
16 17 (5.38%) Change Management
17 16 (5.06%) CRM
18 15 (4.75%) User Stories
19 14 (4.43%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 45 (14.24%) SQL
2 15 (4.75%) VBA
3 13 (4.11%) Java
4 12 (3.80%) C#
5 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.63%) ABAP
7 1 (0.32%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (8.54%) Degree
2 25 (7.91%) ISEB
3 8 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.63%) PMP
5 2 (0.63%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.85%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.27%) ISO 14001
2 4 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 45 (14.24%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.38%) SAP
3 11 (3.48%) Cognos
4 10 (3.16%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.58%) Avaloq
6 2 (0.63%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle
7 1 (0.32%) Sage
7 1 (0.32%) Kronos
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