The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 68 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 141 139 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.05% 3.92% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 4.06% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 124 132 110
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £34,050 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
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
3398 3425 3811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.56% 96.61% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2902 2798 3137
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 6 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +14 7 £35,000 +4.47% 3
Oldham +4 3 £29,500 -1.66% 1
Wigan - 3 £18,500 -
Bolton +15 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £36,000 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 130 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (41.35%) Business Analysis
3 107 (40.23%) Finance
4 73 (27.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (26.69%) Project Management
6 55 (20.68%) SDLC
7 50 (18.80%) UML
8 48 (18.05%) SQL
9 41 (15.41%) Data Modelling
10 39 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (13.91%) Software Delivery
11 37 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 36 (13.53%) BPMN
13 34 (12.78%) Requirements Analysis
14 33 (12.41%) Requirements Management
14 33 (12.41%) E-Commerce
15 32 (12.03%) SAP
16 31 (11.65%) Retail
16 31 (11.65%) Data Analysis
16 31 (11.65%) Visualisation
16 31 (11.65%) Logical Data Model
17 30 (11.28%) Microsoft
18 29 (10.90%) Translating Business Requirements
19 27 (10.15%) JIRA
19 27 (10.15%) MS Office
20 26 (9.77%) PRINCE2
20 26 (9.77%) ERP
20 26 (9.77%) Confluence
20 26 (9.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
20 26 (9.77%) Presales

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (9.77%) Confluence
2 4 (1.50%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (10.15%) MS Office
2 11 (4.14%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (8.65%) SAP ERP
2 4 (1.50%) SAP CO
2 4 (1.50%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.75%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.38%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.38%) Movex
4 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.38%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.01%) Extranet
1 8 (3.01%) Internet
1 8 (3.01%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.65%) SAP BW
2 3 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.13%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.38%) GIS
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (10.15%) JIRA
2 26 (9.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.38%) LSMW
General
1 107 (40.23%) Finance
2 31 (11.65%) Retail
3 22 (8.27%) Banking
4 7 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Law
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.66%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.65%) Visualisation
3 23 (8.65%) FMCG
4 10 (3.76%) iPad
5 9 (3.38%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.38%) Mobile App
6 8 (3.01%) User Experience
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.75%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) iSeries
8 1 (0.38%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (48.87%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (41.35%) Business Analysis
3 73 (27.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 71 (26.69%) Project Management
5 55 (20.68%) SDLC
6 50 (18.80%) UML
7 41 (15.41%) Data Modelling
8 37 (13.91%) Software Delivery
8 37 (13.91%) User Acceptance Testing
9 36 (13.53%) BPMN
10 34 (12.78%) Requirements Analysis
11 33 (12.41%) E-Commerce
11 33 (12.41%) Requirements Management
12 31 (11.65%) Data Analysis
12 31 (11.65%) Logical Data Model
13 29 (10.90%) Translating Business Requirements
14 26 (9.77%) ERP
14 26 (9.77%) Presales
14 26 (9.77%) PRINCE2
15 22 (8.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.05%) SQL
2 4 (1.50%) COBOL
2 4 (1.50%) Java
3 2 (0.75%) ABAP
3 2 (0.75%) PHP
3 2 (0.75%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (9.40%) Degree
2 19 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 18 (6.77%) ISEB
4 1 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.50%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) SEPA
3 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 32 (12.03%) SAP
2 30 (11.28%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.88%) HP
4 3 (1.13%) Oracle
5 2 (0.75%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.75%) Cognizant
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