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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 53 44 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 153 208 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.65% 5.37% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.88% 5.67% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 131 191 104
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,400 £45,000
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
3133 3668 3973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.17% 94.68% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 3016 3438
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 June 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 June 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 -9 4 £34,750 -10.89% 1
Bolton - 3 £50,000 -
Oldham 0 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Wigan -2 1 £18,000 -0.40%
Sale - 1 £21,500 - 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 170 (49.71%) Business Analysis
2 164 (47.95%) Finance
3 82 (23.98%) Data Analysis
4 79 (23.10%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (19.88%) Project Management
6 67 (19.59%) PRINCE2
7 64 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (14.33%) Microsoft
10 45 (13.16%) SQL
11 43 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
12 39 (11.40%) Retail
13 31 (9.06%) UML
14 30 (8.77%) SAP
15 29 (8.48%) Banking
15 29 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 28 (8.19%) Change Management
17 27 (7.89%) MS Visio
17 27 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (7.89%) Degree
18 24 (7.02%) SQL Server
19 23 (6.73%) CRM
19 23 (6.73%) ISEB
19 23 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 22 (6.43%) E-Commerce
21 21 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 21 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
22 20 (5.85%) Waterfall
22 20 (5.85%) MS Office
23 19 (5.56%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 5 (1.46%) SAS
2 2 (0.58%) CMS
2 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.58%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 20 (5.85%) MS Office
3 19 (5.56%) MS Excel
4 11 (3.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.22%) SAP PP
3 10 (2.92%) SAP MM
4 7 (2.05%) SAP SCM
4 7 (2.05%) SAP QM
5 5 (1.46%) Agresso
6 4 (1.17%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (1.17%) SAP FI
6 4 (1.17%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.88%) Magento
7 3 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.88%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle AGIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) Internet
2 3 (0.88%) CTI
3 1 (0.29%) Intranet
3 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 27 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 23 (6.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.05%) QlikView
8 6 (1.75%) MS Access
8 6 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.75%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.58%) DTS
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.29%) Big Data
11 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.75%) LSMW
2 3 (0.88%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 164 (47.95%) Finance
2 39 (11.40%) Retail
3 29 (8.48%) Banking
4 13 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.63%) Marketing
7 5 (1.46%) Legal
8 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.88%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.58%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Front Office
10 1 (0.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.05%) .NET
2 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
2 4 (1.17%) EDI
3 3 (0.88%) BAPI
4 2 (0.58%) WinForms
4 2 (0.58%) Web Services
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) XML
5 1 (0.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.10%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.51%) FMCG
4 7 (2.05%) Telematics
5 5 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.17%) IVR
7 3 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (0.88%) NHS
8 2 (0.58%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.58%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.29%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.29%) Statistics
9 1 (0.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (49.71%) Business Analysis
2 82 (23.98%) Data Analysis
3 68 (19.88%) Project Management
4 67 (19.59%) PRINCE2
5 64 (18.71%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (14.62%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (12.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (9.06%) UML
9 28 (8.19%) Change Management
10 23 (6.73%) CRM
11 22 (6.43%) E-Commerce
12 21 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (5.85%) Waterfall
14 19 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
14 19 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
15 17 (4.97%) SDLC
15 17 (4.97%) Data Modelling
16 16 (4.68%) OO
16 16 (4.68%) Scrum
17 15 (4.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.16%) SQL
2 17 (4.97%) VBA
3 9 (2.63%) Java
4 7 (2.05%) ABAP
5 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.17%) C
6 4 (1.17%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (7.89%) Degree
2 23 (6.73%) ISEB
3 21 (6.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.88%) IIBA
5 2 (0.58%) PMP
5 2 (0.58%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.58%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CBAP
6 1 (0.29%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.09%) QA
2 13 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.80%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 49 (14.33%) Microsoft
2 30 (8.77%) SAP
3 12 (3.51%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.34%) Cognos
5 7 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.17%) JD Edwards
6 4 (1.17%) Oracle
6 4 (1.17%) Siebel
7 3 (0.88%) Genesys
7 3 (0.88%) Avaya
8 2 (0.58%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.58%) Capita
8 2 (0.58%) Avaloq
8 2 (0.58%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.29%) Hyperion
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