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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 36 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 232 114 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.80% 2.77% 3.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.14% 2.92% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 204 104 107
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.19%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3781 3904 3632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.50% 94.96% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3380 3203
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 25 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 25 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 +18 24 £39,000 +16.41%
Altrincham +10 19 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Cheadle - 12 £37,000 -
Wigan +5 7 £18,000 -48.57%
Bolton - 4 £39,000 - 1
Salford -2 3 - -
Bury - 2 £31,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 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 (46.48%) Business Analysis
2 162 (42.30%) Finance
3 63 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (15.93%) Data Modelling
5 55 (14.36%) Data Analysis
6 54 (14.10%) PRINCE2
7 51 (13.32%) SQL
7 51 (13.32%) Use Case
8 50 (13.05%) SQL Server
9 46 (12.01%) Microsoft
10 41 (10.70%) Project Management
11 40 (10.44%) ISEB
11 40 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
12 39 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (9.66%) Degree
14 35 (9.14%) MS Excel
15 33 (8.62%) UML
16 29 (7.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 28 (7.31%) Scrum
18 27 (7.05%) Management Information System
19 25 (6.53%) CRM
20 23 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
21 21 (5.48%) QlikView
21 21 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
21 21 (5.48%) MS Visio
21 21 (5.48%) .NET
22 19 (4.96%) Change Management
22 19 (4.96%) C#
23 18 (4.70%) MS Office
23 18 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 (1.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.52%) SAS
3 2 (0.52%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (9.14%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 18 (4.70%) MS Office
4 11 (2.87%) SPSS
5 5 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.52%) SAP MM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.05%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.48%) QlikView
2 21 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.31%) MS Access
8 4 (1.04%) MySQL
9 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.26%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.26%) OLAP
10 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.26%) BODI
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (0.78%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.26%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 162 (42.30%) Finance
2 15 (3.92%) Banking
3 14 (3.66%) Retail
4 9 (2.35%) Law
5 8 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.83%) Legal
7 5 (1.31%) Billing
8 4 (1.04%) Games
9 3 (0.78%) Local Government
9 3 (0.78%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Marketing
10 2 (0.52%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) Back Office
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.48%) .NET
2 16 (4.18%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.83%) CSS
3 7 (1.83%) XML
3 7 (1.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.26%) XSLT
4 1 (0.26%) MDX
4 1 (0.26%) jQuery
4 1 (0.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.05%) Management Information System
2 7 (1.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (1.31%) Smart Meter
3 5 (1.31%) Mobile App
4 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
4 3 (0.78%) APACS
4 3 (0.78%) EMV
4 3 (0.78%) NHS
5 2 (0.52%) Economics
5 2 (0.52%) Statistics
5 2 (0.52%) GIS
6 1 (0.26%) PMI
6 1 (0.26%) iPad
6 1 (0.26%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.26%) Online Games
6 1 (0.26%) FMCG
6 1 (0.26%) iPhone
6 1 (0.26%) DTV
6 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.52%) UNIX
2 1 (0.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (46.48%) Business Analysis
2 63 (16.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 61 (15.93%) Data Modelling
4 55 (14.36%) Data Analysis
5 54 (14.10%) PRINCE2
6 51 (13.32%) Use Case
7 41 (10.70%) Project Management
8 40 (10.44%) Business Intelligence
9 39 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (8.62%) UML
11 28 (7.31%) Scrum
12 25 (6.53%) CRM
13 23 (6.01%) User Acceptance Testing
14 19 (4.96%) Change Management
15 17 (4.44%) Workflow
16 16 (4.18%) GAP Analysis
17 15 (3.92%) Competitor Analysis
17 15 (3.92%) User Stories
18 14 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
19 13 (3.39%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (13.32%) SQL
2 19 (4.96%) C#
3 6 (1.57%) Java
4 4 (1.04%) C
5 2 (0.52%) VBA
5 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.26%) VB
6 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.26%) ABAP
6 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (10.44%) ISEB
2 37 (9.66%) Degree
3 29 (7.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.78%) CBAP
5 1 (0.26%) IIBA
5 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
3 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 11 (2.87%) IBM
3 10 (2.61%) SAP
4 5 (1.31%) Business Objects
4 5 (1.31%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.04%) ServiceNow
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle
7 2 (0.52%) Cognos
7 2 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.26%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.26%) Siebel
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