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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 44 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.82% 3.16% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 3.30% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 17
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,000 £70,000
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
464 637 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.36% 95.93% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 362 553 411
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,789 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 17 April 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 17 April 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 0 7 £39,000 -3.10% 4
Birkenhead +9 4 £37,500 -6.25%
Prescot - 2 £22,000 -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) User Stories
6 3 (15.00%) BPMN
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) UML
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 2 (10.00%) ISEB
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (10.00%) NHS
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) FIXML
3 1 (5.00%) FpML
3 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) NHS
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
2 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (20.00%) User Stories
5 3 (15.00%) BPMN
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 1 (5.00%) Software Architecture
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 42k per year + + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago