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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 76 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 105 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.42% 2.76% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.61% 2.92% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 129 88 117
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,580 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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
3994 3595 3746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.96% 94.48% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3131 3381
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Bury - 9 £27,500 -
Stockport -7 4 £42,500 +30.76%
Wigan - 4 £17,500 - 1
Altrincham -5 3 £20,000 -45.20% 1
Oldham -1 2 £34,250 +0.73%
Rochdale - 2 £47,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 161 (47.21%) Finance
2 143 (41.94%) Business Analysis
3 96 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 55 (16.13%) Project Management
6 54 (15.84%) Data Analysis
7 52 (15.25%) Data Modelling
8 48 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
9 47 (13.78%) SQL Server
10 44 (12.90%) UML
10 44 (12.90%) Use Case
11 40 (11.73%) Microsoft
12 37 (10.85%) SQL
13 36 (10.56%) Scrum
14 35 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
15 34 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
16 33 (9.68%) ISEB
17 32 (9.38%) PRINCE2
17 32 (9.38%) Degree
18 30 (8.80%) .NET
19 29 (8.50%) MS Excel
20 22 (6.45%) Retail
20 22 (6.45%) CRM
20 22 (6.45%) Waterfall
21 20 (5.87%) OO
21 20 (5.87%) C#
22 19 (5.57%) MS Office
22 19 (5.57%) OOD
23 18 (5.28%) QA
24 17 (4.99%) ASP.NET

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (0.59%) SAS
3 1 (0.29%) CMS
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.57%) MS Office
3 16 (4.69%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) SAP APO
1 3 (0.88%) SAP FI
1 3 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 3 (0.88%) SAP CO
1 3 (0.88%) SAP QM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP MM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.29%) SAP PP
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.29%) SAP SCM
3 1 (0.29%) SAP LE
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Extranet
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.76%) QlikView
7 5 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.88%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.88%) MS Access
8 3 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.59%) Cognos Query Studio
10 1 (0.29%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.29%) BODI
10 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.29%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.17%) RequisitePro
2 3 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (0.88%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) JIRA
4 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 161 (47.21%) Finance
2 22 (6.45%) Retail
3 15 (4.40%) Banking
4 8 (2.35%) Legal
5 6 (1.76%) Law
6 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.17%) Automotive
8 3 (0.88%) Front Office
8 3 (0.88%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.59%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (8.80%) .NET
2 17 (4.99%) ASP.NET
3 9 (2.64%) Web Services
4 6 (1.76%) XML
5 5 (1.47%) CSS
5 5 (1.47%) HTML
6 2 (0.59%) jQuery
7 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.29%) JSP
7 1 (0.29%) XSLT
7 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.47%) User Experience
4 5 (1.47%) FMCG
5 4 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (0.88%) Telematics
7 2 (0.59%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.59%) Derivative
8 1 (0.29%) Replication
8 1 (0.29%) Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) Tandem
8 1 (0.29%) iPad
8 1 (0.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (41.94%) Business Analysis
2 96 (28.15%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (17.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 55 (16.13%) Project Management
5 54 (15.84%) Data Analysis
6 52 (15.25%) Data Modelling
7 44 (12.90%) UML
7 44 (12.90%) Use Case
8 36 (10.56%) Scrum
9 35 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 34 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (9.38%) PRINCE2
12 22 (6.45%) CRM
12 22 (6.45%) Waterfall
13 20 (5.87%) OO
14 19 (5.57%) OOD
15 16 (4.69%) Workflow
16 15 (4.40%) E-Commerce
16 15 (4.40%) Six Sigma
16 15 (4.40%) Competitor Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.85%) SQL
2 20 (5.87%) C#
3 9 (2.64%) Java
4 3 (0.88%) VBA
4 3 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.88%) C
5 2 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.29%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 33 (9.68%) ISEB
2 32 (9.38%) Degree
3 16 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.88%) CBAP
4 3 (0.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.28%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 40 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.69%) SAP
3 6 (1.76%) Business Objects
4 4 (1.17%) Cognos
5 3 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle
6 2 (0.59%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) Kronos
7 1 (0.29%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.29%) Sage
7 1 (0.29%) IBM
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