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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
North West / Merseyside
Rank 43 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 21 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.58% 4.05% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 4.16% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 6
Median salary £40,372 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.34% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,700 £36,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
560 505 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.40% 97.49% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 461 408 415
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Bootle - 9 £40,372 -
Liverpool -4 6 £48,750 +39.28% 2
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 18 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Physics
2 9 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) User Stories
4 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 5 (13.89%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
7 3 (8.33%) MS Project
7 3 (8.33%) ISEB
7 3 (8.33%) Sage
7 3 (8.33%) Intranet
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (8.33%) Sage 1000
7 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (8.33%) Gantt Chart
7 3 (8.33%) User Experience
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
8 2 (5.56%) Kanban
8 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) Confluence
8 2 (5.56%) Velocity

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Sage 1000
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Intranet
2 2 (5.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Billing
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.56%) Velocity
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
3 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 9 (25.00%) Physics
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 7 (19.44%) User Stories
4 5 (13.89%) SDLC
5 3 (8.33%) Gantt Chart
5 3 (8.33%) Scrum
5 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) BDD
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 2 (5.56%) Kanban
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Change Control
7 1 (2.78%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) ACCA
2 1 (2.78%) CIMA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Sage
Prescot, Merseyside
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago