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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 48 38 80
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 172 217 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.07% 5.56% 3.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.33% 5.90% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 148 197 120
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £28,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,500
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
3228 3675 4062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.08% 94.18% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2671 3032 3523
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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 -16 4 £43,750 +12.17%
Salford +3 3 £47,500 -
Sale - 2 £21,500 - 1
Wigan -4 1 £18,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 185 (52.11%) Business Analysis
2 161 (45.35%) Finance
3 83 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (23.10%) Data Analysis
5 77 (21.69%) Project Management
6 75 (21.13%) PRINCE2
7 69 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (14.08%) Microsoft
9 46 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (11.83%) Retail
12 41 (11.55%) SQL
13 37 (10.42%) Degree
14 35 (9.86%) Banking
15 34 (9.58%) SAP
16 33 (9.30%) UML
17 30 (8.45%) Change Management
18 28 (7.89%) CRM
19 27 (7.61%) ISEB
20 25 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 24 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 24 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
22 23 (6.48%) E-Commerce
22 23 (6.48%) Scrum
22 23 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
23 21 (5.92%) SQL Server
24 20 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 19 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 19 (5.35%) MS Visio
25 19 (5.35%) Management Information System

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (1.13%) SAS
2 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.28%) Confluence
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 19 (5.35%) MS Visio
2 18 (5.07%) MS Office
2 18 (5.07%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (5.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.10%) SAP PP
3 10 (2.82%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.97%) SAP SCM
4 7 (1.97%) SAP QM
5 5 (1.41%) Agresso
6 4 (1.13%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.13%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.13%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.85%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.56%) Magento
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.82%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) CTI
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (5.92%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.69%) SAP Data Services
7 6 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.41%) QlikView
9 4 (1.13%) MS Access
10 2 (0.56%) DTS
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.56%) Big Data
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.69%) LSMW
2 3 (0.85%) JIRA
2 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
General
1 161 (45.35%) Finance
2 42 (11.83%) Retail
3 35 (9.86%) Banking
4 14 (3.94%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.10%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.82%) Marketing
7 6 (1.69%) Legal
8 3 (0.85%) Law
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) German Language
9 2 (0.56%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Front Office
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.66%) .NET
2 6 (1.69%) Web Services
3 5 (1.41%) EDI
4 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.13%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) BAPI
5 3 (0.85%) JSON
5 3 (0.85%) XML
6 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 2 (0.56%) SOAP
6 2 (0.56%) REST
7 1 (0.28%) WinForms
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 83 (23.38%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.35%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.54%) FMCG
4 6 (1.69%) Telematics
5 5 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.13%) IVR
7 3 (0.85%) NHS
8 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.56%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.28%) Social Media
9 1 (0.28%) Statistics
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) EPoS
9 1 (0.28%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.28%) Android
1 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (52.11%) Business Analysis
2 82 (23.10%) Data Analysis
3 77 (21.69%) Project Management
4 75 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 69 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (12.68%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (9.30%) UML
9 30 (8.45%) Change Management
10 28 (7.89%) CRM
11 24 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (6.48%) E-Commerce
12 23 (6.48%) Scrum
12 23 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
13 19 (5.35%) SDLC
14 18 (5.07%) Portfolio Management
14 18 (5.07%) Waterfall
14 18 (5.07%) Use Case
15 17 (4.79%) Data Modelling
16 16 (4.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.55%) SQL
2 12 (3.38%) VBA
3 10 (2.82%) Java
4 7 (1.97%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.97%) ABAP
5 6 (1.69%) C#
6 5 (1.41%) C
7 4 (1.13%) PHP
8 3 (0.85%) C++
9 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (10.42%) Degree
2 27 (7.61%) ISEB
3 24 (6.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (0.85%) IIBA
6 2 (0.56%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.28%) CBAP
7 1 (0.28%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.66%) QA
2 12 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.38%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 50 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.58%) SAP
3 12 (3.38%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.25%) Oracle
4 8 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.97%) Cognos
6 5 (1.41%) Siebel
6 5 (1.41%) Capita
7 4 (1.13%) JD Edwards
8 3 (0.85%) Avaya
8 3 (0.85%) Genesys
9 2 (0.56%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.56%) Progress
9 2 (0.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: Circa £50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £360.00 - £390.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £23,778 - £26,198
Posted: 2 days ago
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Training & Benefits
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £54000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 to £55,000
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Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Flexitime
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