The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 49 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 14 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.62% 1.04% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 1.18% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 12
Average salary £34,500 £36,750 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.12% +2.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £33,100 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,200 £41,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Business Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 423 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 88.20% 88.31% 89.60%
Number of salaries quoted 372 363 477
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Merseyside region.

Business Analysis Salary Trend in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Business Analysis
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Liverpool +3 9 £37,500 +2.04%
Birkenhead - 4 £34,000 -
Southport - 1 £35,000 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) .NET
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (20.00%) NHS
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Power BI
5 3 (15.00%) Hyperion
5 3 (15.00%) ERP
5 3 (15.00%) ISEB
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (15.00%) Hyperion Smart View
5 3 (15.00%) Life Science
5 3 (15.00%) Law

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Visualfiles
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hyperion Smart View
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle ODI
1 3 (15.00%) Power BI
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (5.00%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) MDX
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
2 3 (15.00%) Life Science
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Business Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) ERP
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Hyperion
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Tableau