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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 46 37 87
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 194 233 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.43% 5.81% 2.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.70% 6.15% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 166 206 102
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,000 £31,550
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
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 £57,500 £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 31 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 31 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
Salford +6 3 £47,500 -
Stockport -14 3 £47,500 +21.79%
Altrincham -9 2 £31,250 -30.55%
Sale - 2 £21,500 - 1
Wigan -5 1 £18,000 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 182 (51.70%) Business Analysis
2 142 (40.34%) Finance
3 85 (24.15%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (22.44%) Project Management
5 71 (20.17%) Data Analysis
6 67 (19.03%) PRINCE2
7 65 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (15.06%) Microsoft
9 42 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 41 (11.65%) Degree
11 39 (11.08%) Banking
11 39 (11.08%) SQL
12 38 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
12 38 (10.80%) Retail
13 37 (10.51%) ISEB
14 33 (9.38%) UML
15 32 (9.09%) SAP
16 28 (7.95%) Change Management
17 27 (7.67%) Use Case
18 26 (7.39%) Scrum
18 26 (7.39%) CRM
19 25 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 25 (7.10%) SDLC
20 24 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
21 22 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
21 22 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
22 21 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
23 20 (5.68%) SQL Server
23 20 (5.68%) Requirements Management
24 19 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.57%) Confluence
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (0.28%) SAS
2 1 (0.28%) CMS
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 17 (4.83%) MS Office
2 16 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.27%) MS Project
5 7 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (3.13%) SAP PP
3 10 (2.84%) SAP MM
4 7 (1.99%) SAP SCM
4 7 (1.99%) SAP QM
5 3 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.85%) Agresso
6 2 (0.57%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.57%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.57%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.57%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.13%) Internet
2 3 (0.85%) CTI
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 20 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (3.41%) BusinessObjects
6 11 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.70%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.57%) Big Data
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (0.57%) QlikView
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.57%) DTS
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.70%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.70%) LSMW
2 4 (1.14%) JIRA
3 3 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.57%) Subversion
4 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 142 (40.34%) Finance
2 39 (11.08%) Banking
3 38 (10.80%) Retail
4 15 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.27%) Marketing
7 3 (0.85%) Law
7 3 (0.85%) Legal
8 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Publishing
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
8 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.55%) .NET
2 7 (1.99%) Web Services
3 5 (1.42%) EDI
3 5 (1.42%) SOAP
3 5 (1.42%) JSON
4 4 (1.14%) REST
4 4 (1.14%) HTML
5 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.85%) XML
5 3 (0.85%) BAPI
6 2 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.57%) WCF
6 2 (0.57%) WPF
6 2 (0.57%) CSS
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
7 1 (0.28%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 85 (24.15%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.27%) FMCG
5 5 (1.42%) Telematics
6 3 (0.85%) IVR
6 3 (0.85%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.57%) Derivative
7 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.28%) Statistics
8 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.28%) Social Media
8 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.28%) EPoS
8 1 (0.28%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.28%) Android
1 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (51.70%) Business Analysis
2 79 (22.44%) Project Management
3 71 (20.17%) Data Analysis
4 67 (19.03%) PRINCE2
5 65 (18.47%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 38 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (9.38%) UML
9 28 (7.95%) Change Management
10 27 (7.67%) Use Case
11 26 (7.39%) Scrum
11 26 (7.39%) CRM
12 25 (7.10%) SDLC
13 24 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
15 20 (5.68%) Requirements Management
16 19 (5.40%) Analytics
17 18 (5.11%) E-Commerce
18 17 (4.83%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.08%) SQL
2 9 (2.56%) T-SQL
2 9 (2.56%) C#
2 9 (2.56%) Java
2 9 (2.56%) VBA
3 6 (1.70%) ABAP
3 6 (1.70%) PHP
4 5 (1.42%) C
5 4 (1.14%) C++
6 2 (0.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (11.65%) Degree
2 37 (10.51%) ISEB
3 21 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.85%) IIBA
7 2 (0.57%) SAP Certification
8 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MBA
8 1 (0.28%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.55%) QA
2 13 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.69%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 53 (15.06%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.09%) SAP
3 11 (3.13%) Oracle
4 6 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.70%) Capita
5 5 (1.42%) Siebel
6 4 (1.14%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.85%) Avaya
7 3 (0.85%) Genesys
8 2 (0.57%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.57%) Tableau
8 2 (0.57%) Progress
9 1 (0.28%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.28%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos
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D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + pension, gym
Posted: 4 days ago
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Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + bonus, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £70,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Project Practice
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
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GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous benefits package
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Salary: competitive
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