The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 22 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 28 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.90% 1.88% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.07% 1.96% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 15
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
396 459 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 97.54% 95.63% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 321 334 544
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +19 18 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Bootle - 3 £34,000 -
St Helens - 3 £29,900 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 22 (44.00%) Business Analysis
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 10 (20.00%) Change Management
4 10 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 9 (18.00%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Finance
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
7 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.00%) MS Office
8 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (10.00%) ISEB
9 4 (8.00%) .NET
9 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (8.00%) Degree
9 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Java
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (6.00%) NHS
10 3 (6.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
11 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
11 2 (4.00%) Presales
11 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
11 2 (4.00%) ERP

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.00%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BI
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
4 2 (4.00%) FMCG
5 1 (2.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Business Analysis
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.00%) Project Management
4 10 (20.00%) Change Management
4 10 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 9 (18.00%) GAP Analysis
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.00%) SDLC
8 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
10 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 3 (6.00%) Translating Business Requirements
11 2 (4.00%) ERP
11 2 (4.00%) Presales
11 2 (4.00%) System Testing
11 2 (4.00%) Use Case
12 1 (2.00%) Scrum
12 1 (2.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) C#
2 1 (2.00%) C++
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Liverpool John Moore University
Salary: £31,656 - £37,768 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago