The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 47 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 12 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.36% 3.78% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.96% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 12
Average salary £38,750 £38,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,600 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £50,000
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
487 632 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.87% 95.47% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 359 534 454
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in Merseyside

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 2 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
Liverpool +7 10 £40,500 +6.57% 2
Birkenhead +5 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) User Stories
4 6 (22.22%) Finance
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.81%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.11%) UML
7 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
7 3 (11.11%) MS Office
7 3 (11.11%) Project Management
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.11%) ISEB
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Time Management
7 3 (11.11%) BPMN
7 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
7 3 (11.11%) QlikView
7 3 (11.11%) Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Web Development
8 2 (7.41%) Degree
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
8 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) QlikView
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.70%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Business Analysis
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (22.22%) User Stories
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) UML
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (11.11%) BPMN
7 2 (7.41%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Validation
8 1 (3.70%) BPR
8 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + niche, benefits, great pension
Posted: 10 days ago
St Helens
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £28,848 - £32,004 + benefits including pension scheme
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago