The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 79 93 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 214 187 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.08% 2.87% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.47% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 192 140 188
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £56,600 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5776 5395 6019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.04% 82.77% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4812 4461 5018
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Business Analysis Salary Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Analysis Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Analysis
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Manchester +44 147 £40,000 - 32
Cheshire -19 42 £41,250 +10.00% 9
Merseyside +11 13 £36,750 - 1
Cumbria -2 6 £81,250 - 1
Lancashire -17 4 £37,500 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 207 (47.92%) Finance
2 111 (25.69%) Project Management
3 95 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 81 (18.75%) ISEB
7 74 (17.13%) PRINCE2
8 72 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 62 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
10 61 (14.12%) Data Analysis
11 60 (13.89%) Degree
12 59 (13.66%) SQL
13 56 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
14 48 (11.11%) Waterfall
15 46 (10.65%) MS Excel
16 43 (9.95%) MS Visio
16 43 (9.95%) .NET
17 40 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
18 38 (8.80%) Banking
19 37 (8.56%) Scrum
20 34 (7.87%) Retail
20 34 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 34 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
21 32 (7.41%) CRM
22 31 (7.18%) UML
22 31 (7.18%) Migration
23 30 (6.94%) Data Modelling
23 30 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
24 29 (6.71%) MS Office
25 28 (6.48%) ETL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.85%) SAS
2 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.46%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.23%) CMS
4 1 (0.23%) IIS
4 1 (0.23%) Apache
4 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (10.65%) MS Excel
2 43 (9.95%) MS Visio
3 29 (6.71%) MS Office
4 8 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.39%) MS Project
6 3 (0.69%) Windchill
7 2 (0.46%) SPSS
8 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 11 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (1.62%) SAP CO
3 7 (1.62%) SAP FI
3 7 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.93%) Magento
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.69%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.46%) Maximo
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle FAH
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.31%) SaaS
2 5 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.46%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.94%) Internet
2 2 (0.46%) Intranet
2 2 (0.46%) VLAN
3 1 (0.23%) Extranet
3 1 (0.23%) VoIP
3 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (6.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.85%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (0.93%) Big Data
9 4 (0.93%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.93%) BODI
10 3 (0.69%) OLAP
10 3 (0.69%) MySQL
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 3 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 6 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.69%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.46%) Subversion
4 2 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
General
1 207 (47.92%) Finance
2 38 (8.80%) Banking
3 34 (7.87%) Retail
4 12 (2.78%) Retail Banking
5 10 (2.31%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.62%) Marketing
6 7 (1.62%) General Ledger
7 6 (1.39%) Back Office
7 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.16%) Front Office
9 4 (0.93%) Advertising
10 3 (0.69%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 285 (65.97%) Analyst
2 252 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 52 (12.04%) Consultant
4 47 (10.88%) Financial Business Analyst
4 47 (10.88%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 30 (6.94%) Systems Analyst
6 27 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 25 (5.79%) Project Manager
8 16 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
9 14 (3.24%) Agile Business Analyst
10 13 (3.01%) Developer
11 12 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
11 12 (2.78%) Services Delivery Consultant
12 10 (2.31%) Business Manager
13 9 (2.08%) Architect
14 8 (1.85%) Programme Manager
14 8 (1.85%) Data Analyst
14 8 (1.85%) IT Project Manager
14 8 (1.85%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.95%) .NET
2 21 (4.86%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.01%) XML
3 13 (3.01%) HTML
4 12 (2.78%) CSS
5 9 (2.08%) Web Services
6 8 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 6 (1.39%) jQuery
8 4 (0.93%) HTML5
8 4 (0.93%) CSS3
8 4 (0.93%) WCF
9 3 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.69%) Grails
9 3 (0.69%) WinForms
9 3 (0.69%) XSD
9 3 (0.69%) XSLT
9 3 (0.69%) AngularJS
9 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 95 (21.99%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.31%) NHS
4 7 (1.62%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.16%) Life Science
6 5 (1.16%) PMI
6 5 (1.16%) Replication
6 5 (1.16%) Clustering
7 4 (0.93%) Open Source
8 3 (0.69%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (0.69%) User Experience
8 3 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.69%) Informatics
9 2 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.46%) AS400
9 2 (0.46%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.46%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.46%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.46%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.39%) Windows
2 2 (0.46%) Linux
2 2 (0.46%) UNIX
3 1 (0.23%) Android
3 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (25.69%) Project Management
2 94 (21.76%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (17.13%) PRINCE2
4 62 (14.35%) Business Intelligence
5 61 (14.12%) Data Analysis
6 56 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 48 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 40 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
9 37 (8.56%) Scrum
10 32 (7.41%) CRM
11 31 (7.18%) UML
11 31 (7.18%) Migration
12 30 (6.94%) Data Modelling
12 30 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (6.48%) ETL
13 28 (6.48%) Change Management
14 24 (5.56%) Service Delivery
15 23 (5.32%) BPMN
16 20 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
17 18 (4.17%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 59 (13.66%) SQL
2 21 (4.86%) C#
3 16 (3.70%) Java
3 16 (3.70%) JavaScript
4 13 (3.01%) VB.NET
5 12 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 10 (2.31%) VBA
7 8 (1.85%) Python
7 8 (1.85%) ABAP
8 7 (1.62%) C
9 6 (1.39%) C++
9 6 (1.39%) Perl
9 6 (1.39%) VB
10 5 (1.16%) Ruby
10 5 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.69%) PHP
12 2 (0.46%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (18.75%) ISEB
2 60 (13.89%) Degree
3 19 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (3.01%) PMI Certification
4 13 (3.01%) VCP4
5 9 (2.08%) PMP
6 8 (1.85%) CBAP
6 8 (1.85%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.16%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.16%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.69%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.69%) HNC
9 2 (0.46%) CISA
9 2 (0.46%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.46%) CISSP
9 2 (0.46%) MCP
9 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.23%) MCSD
10 1 (0.23%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.32%) SLA
2 21 (4.86%) QA
3 14 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.31%) ISO 14001
4 10 (2.31%) ISO 9001
5 6 (1.39%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.23%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 84 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.32%) Oracle
2 23 (5.32%) Teradata
3 19 (4.40%) SAP
4 16 (3.70%) Informatica
5 5 (1.16%) VMware
5 5 (1.16%) Avaloq
6 4 (0.93%) Netezza
6 4 (0.93%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.69%) Citrix
7 3 (0.69%) Cisco
8 2 (0.46%) IBM
8 2 (0.46%) Infor
8 2 (0.46%) Tableau
8 2 (0.46%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.46%) Cognos
8 2 (0.46%) Progress
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe
9 1 (0.23%) SunGard
9 1 (0.23%) HP
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 - £60000. per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + an EXCELLENT package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits.
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 15% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £43000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £35,791 to £40,949 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: From £30,749 to £34,898 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
Posted: 6 days ago