The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 29 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.16% 1.59% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.83% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
155 109 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.78% 86.51% 90.44%
Number of salaries quoted 129 61 164
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) AAT
2 3 (42.86%) LexisNexis
2 3 (42.86%) Civica
2 3 (42.86%) CIMA
2 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 3 (42.86%) ICAEW
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Legal
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) DNA
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) PMI
2 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP ALE
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (28.57%) BAPI
3 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 2 (28.57%) LSMW
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Smart Forms
1 2 (28.57%) BAPI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP XI
1 2 (28.57%) SAP Basis
1 2 (28.57%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) PMI
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) DNA
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
1 2 (28.57%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) PMI Certification
1 3 (42.86%) CIMA
1 3 (42.86%) ICAEW
1 3 (42.86%) AAT
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Civica
1 3 (42.86%) LexisNexis
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) ATG
3 1 (14.29%) hybris
3 1 (14.29%) Demandware