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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 45 52 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 206 179 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 5.35% 4.41% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.59% 4.64% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 183 158 94
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
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
3685 3859 3649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.79% 95.03% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3093 3186 3184
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -4 6 £42,000 +7.69%
Salford +3 3 £47,500 -
Altrincham -10 2 £31,250 -30.55%
Oldham - 2 £39,750 -
Rochdale - 1 £45,000 -
Sale - 1 £21,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 178 (49.86%) Business Analysis
2 126 (35.29%) Finance
3 88 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (24.37%) Project Management
5 68 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (14.85%) Microsoft
8 50 (14.01%) Data Analysis
9 49 (13.73%) Degree
10 47 (13.17%) PRINCE2
11 46 (12.89%) ISEB
12 43 (12.04%) Banking
13 42 (11.76%) SQL
14 40 (11.20%) Use Case
14 40 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 36 (10.08%) Retail
16 35 (9.80%) UML
17 34 (9.52%) Requirements Management
17 34 (9.52%) Analytics
18 33 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
19 32 (8.96%) SAP
19 32 (8.96%) TOGAF
19 32 (8.96%) SDLC
20 26 (7.28%) Workflow
20 26 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 26 (7.28%) Product Management
21 25 (7.00%) Business Transformation
21 25 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
21 25 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
21 25 (7.00%) Scrum

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (0.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.28%) SAS
3 1 (0.28%) CMS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 16 (4.48%) MS Office
2 12 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.80%) MS Project
4 9 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.24%) SAP PP
3 7 (1.96%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.40%) SAP Business One
5 4 (1.12%) SAP QM
5 4 (1.12%) SAP SCM
6 3 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.84%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.84%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.56%) Agresso
7 2 (0.56%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.28%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle iProcurement
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.08%) Internet
2 3 (0.84%) CTI
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
3 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 23 (6.44%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.36%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (2.80%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (1.68%) SAP Data Services
8 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.68%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) Big Data
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.56%) QlikView
11 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.56%) DTS
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.28%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.52%) JIRA
2 8 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.68%) LSMW
5 5 (1.40%) Subversion
5 5 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
General
1 126 (35.29%) Finance
2 43 (12.04%) Banking
3 36 (10.08%) Retail
4 12 (3.36%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.96%) Marketing
6 5 (1.40%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 3 (0.84%) Law
8 3 (0.84%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.56%) Publishing
9 2 (0.56%) German Language
9 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.04%) .NET
2 6 (1.68%) Web Services
2 6 (1.68%) EDI
3 5 (1.40%) XML
3 5 (1.40%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.40%) JSON
3 5 (1.40%) SOAP
3 5 (1.40%) WCF
3 5 (1.40%) WPF
4 4 (1.12%) REST
4 4 (1.12%) HTML
5 3 (0.84%) BAPI
6 2 (0.56%) CSS
7 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
7 1 (0.28%) MDX
7 1 (0.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.65%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.80%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.24%) Visualisation
5 7 (1.96%) FMCG
6 5 (1.40%) Derivative
6 5 (1.40%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.12%) Telematics
8 3 (0.84%) IVR
9 2 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.56%) EFT
9 2 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) EPoS
10 1 (0.28%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.28%) Android
1 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (49.86%) Business Analysis
2 87 (24.37%) Project Management
3 68 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (14.01%) Data Analysis
6 47 (13.17%) PRINCE2
7 40 (11.20%) Use Case
7 40 (11.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 35 (9.80%) UML
9 34 (9.52%) Requirements Management
9 34 (9.52%) Analytics
10 33 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (8.96%) TOGAF
11 32 (8.96%) SDLC
12 26 (7.28%) Product Management
12 26 (7.28%) Workflow
13 25 (7.00%) Scrum
13 25 (7.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 25 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (7.00%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.76%) SQL
2 13 (3.64%) T-SQL
3 10 (2.80%) C#
4 7 (1.96%) Java
5 6 (1.68%) PHP
5 6 (1.68%) ABAP
5 6 (1.68%) VBA
6 5 (1.40%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.12%) C
8 3 (0.84%) C++
9 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (13.73%) Degree
2 46 (12.89%) ISEB
3 12 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.52%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (1.12%) IIBA
5 4 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (0.84%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.84%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.56%) CBAP
8 1 (0.28%) PMP
8 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.28%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.20%) QA
2 14 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.12%) SLA
Vendors
1 53 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.96%) SAP
3 15 (4.20%) Oracle
4 7 (1.96%) Capita
5 6 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.40%) Siebel
7 3 (0.84%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (0.84%) Avaya
7 3 (0.84%) Genesys
8 2 (0.56%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.56%) Progress
8 2 (0.56%) Tableau
9 1 (0.28%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.28%) Cognos
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