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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 55 67 94
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 158 149 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.37% 3.74% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.57% 3.94% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 145 134 108
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £49,000 £47,000
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
3456 3785 3928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.63% 95.10% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2819 3143 3390
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 0 8 £33,500 -21.17% 1
Bolton - 3 £50,000 -
Salford +1 2 £33,750 -25.00%
Oldham 0 1 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Rochdale -5 1 £42,000 +5.00% 1
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 167 (49.41%) Finance
2 155 (45.86%) Business Analysis
3 79 (23.37%) Data Analysis
4 77 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (21.01%) Project Management
7 55 (16.27%) PRINCE2
8 52 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
9 50 (14.79%) Microsoft
10 47 (13.91%) SQL
11 39 (11.54%) UML
12 37 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (9.76%) MS Visio
13 33 (9.76%) Retail
14 29 (8.58%) ISEB
15 28 (8.28%) MS Office
15 28 (8.28%) Change Management
16 27 (7.99%) SQL Server
17 26 (7.69%) Data Modelling
17 26 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 26 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (7.69%) Degree
18 25 (7.40%) OO
18 25 (7.40%) MS Excel
19 23 (6.80%) Waterfall
20 21 (6.21%) SAP
20 21 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
21 20 (5.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 20 (5.92%) Systems Analysis
21 20 (5.92%) Portfolio Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (1.78%) SAS
2 3 (0.89%) CMS
2 3 (0.89%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (9.76%) MS Visio
2 28 (8.28%) MS Office
3 25 (7.40%) MS Excel
4 15 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.25%) SAP PP
2 8 (2.37%) SAP MM
2 8 (2.37%) SAP QM
2 8 (2.37%) SAP SCM
3 4 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.18%) Agresso
4 3 (0.89%) Magento
5 2 (0.59%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.59%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.30%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.96%) Internet
2 3 (0.89%) CTI
3 2 (0.59%) Intranet
3 2 (0.59%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.07%) QlikView
6 6 (1.78%) MS Access
7 5 (1.48%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.30%) DTS
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Axure RP
2 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 167 (49.41%) Finance
2 33 (9.76%) Retail
3 16 (4.73%) Banking
4 12 (3.55%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.66%) Marketing
6 4 (1.18%) Legal
7 3 (0.89%) Law
8 2 (0.59%) German Language
8 2 (0.59%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.30%) Front Office
9 1 (0.30%) Publishing
9 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.25%) .NET
2 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.89%) WinForms
4 2 (0.59%) EDI
4 2 (0.59%) Web Services
5 1 (0.30%) XML
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (22.78%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.25%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.25%) Telematics
3 7 (2.07%) Client/Server
3 7 (2.07%) FMCG
4 6 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.18%) IVR
6 3 (0.89%) NHS
6 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.30%) Statistics
7 1 (0.30%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (45.86%) Business Analysis
2 79 (23.37%) Data Analysis
3 76 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (21.01%) Project Management
5 55 (16.27%) PRINCE2
6 52 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (11.54%) UML
8 37 (10.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (8.28%) Change Management
10 26 (7.69%) Data Modelling
11 25 (7.40%) OO
12 23 (6.80%) Waterfall
13 21 (6.21%) User Acceptance Testing
14 20 (5.92%) Systems Analysis
14 20 (5.92%) E-Commerce
14 20 (5.92%) Portfolio Management
15 18 (5.33%) CRM
15 18 (5.33%) OOD
16 17 (5.03%) Scrum
17 16 (4.73%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.91%) SQL
2 19 (5.62%) VBA
3 10 (2.96%) Java
4 8 (2.37%) C#
5 6 (1.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.59%) C
6 2 (0.59%) C++
7 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.30%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 29 (8.58%) ISEB
2 26 (7.69%) Degree
3 16 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 2 (0.59%) IIBA
5 2 (0.59%) PMP
5 2 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.96%) ISO 9001
1 10 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.66%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) SLA
3 2 (0.59%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 50 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.21%) SAP
3 10 (2.96%) Cognos
4 7 (2.07%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.48%) Avaloq
6 3 (0.89%) JD Edwards
6 3 (0.89%) Avaya
6 3 (0.89%) Genesys
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle
7 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.30%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.30%) Capita
8 1 (0.30%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.30%) Hyperion
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + Great benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham
Erin Associates
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent benefits + Flexitime
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + certifications, pension, bonuses
Posted: 14 days ago
Stockport
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi time
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago