The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 15 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 17 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.59% 5.50% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.97% 7.27% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 2
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
142 165 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 71.72% 75.69% 66.42%
Number of salaries quoted 106 103 125
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 21 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
3 20 (51.28%) Degree
4 19 (48.72%) GAP Analysis
4 19 (48.72%) HND
5 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
6 9 (23.08%) Project Management
7 7 (17.95%) CRM
8 5 (12.82%) Logistics
8 5 (12.82%) ERP
8 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE
8 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
9 4 (10.26%) ETL
9 4 (10.26%) NHS
9 4 (10.26%) Star Schema
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) OLAP
9 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.26%) SQL
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
9 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
9 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
10 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
10 3 (7.69%) SAP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.56%) Summit
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Star Schema
2 4 (10.26%) OLAP
2 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.56%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 24 (61.54%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
2 23 (58.97%) Business Analyst
3 19 (48.72%) Business Systems Analyst
3 19 (48.72%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Project Manager
5 7 (17.95%) Consultant
6 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Data Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) SAP BW Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Payments Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) jQuery
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) NHS
1 4 (10.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Systems Analysis
2 19 (48.72%) GAP Analysis
3 12 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 9 (23.08%) Project Management
5 7 (17.95%) CRM
6 5 (12.82%) Logistics
6 5 (12.82%) ERP
6 5 (12.82%) PRINCE
6 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.26%) ETL
7 4 (10.26%) Dimensional Modelling
7 4 (10.26%) Kimball Methodology
8 3 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
8 3 (7.69%) Six Sigma
9 2 (5.13%) Service Management
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.56%) Change Management
10 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
10 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) Degree
2 19 (48.72%) HND
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) VocaLink