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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 46 37 51
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.68% 5.24% 3.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 5.40% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 23
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £55,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
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
598 593 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.32% 97.05% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 487 517 565
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 21 August 2014. 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 -14 14 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Southport +4 2 £35,750 +2.14% 1
St Helens - 1 £39,000 -
Wirral - 1 £32,500 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 14 (35.90%) Business Analysis
2 12 (30.77%) Finance
3 9 (23.08%) Six Sigma
3 9 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
4 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) ISEB
6 6 (15.38%) Legal
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) User Stories
7 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) Logistics
7 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (10.26%) Windows
8 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
9 3 (7.69%) .NET
9 3 (7.69%) Back Office
9 3 (7.69%) Retail
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.69%) Android
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
9 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.13%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (5.13%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Back Office
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Android
2 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Business Analysis
2 9 (23.08%) Lean Six Sigma
2 9 (23.08%) Six Sigma
3 8 (20.51%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (15.38%) User Stories
6 5 (12.82%) Software Architecture
6 5 (12.82%) Logistics
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) UML
7 3 (7.69%) Refactoring
8 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
8 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) R
3 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
Liverpool
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport
People Source
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension etc
Posted: 7 days ago