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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 115 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 146 171 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.12% 2.59% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.16% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 133 119 194
Average salary £38,000 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.65% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
5696 5408 6287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.61% 81.89% 80.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4898 4534 5444
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 104 £35,000 -17.64% 21
Cheshire -23 37 £41,250 +10.00% 5
Merseyside 0 2 £32,500 -3.70% 4
Lancashire -15 2 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 176 (45.24%) Finance
2 101 (25.96%) Project Management
3 93 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
4 88 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (19.28%) ISEB
6 74 (19.02%) SQL Server
7 73 (18.77%) Microsoft
8 66 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (16.45%) SQL
10 58 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (14.65%) Degree
12 51 (13.11%) MS Excel
13 49 (12.60%) .NET
14 48 (12.34%) PRINCE2
15 41 (10.54%) Waterfall
16 40 (10.28%) MS Visio
16 40 (10.28%) Scrum
16 40 (10.28%) Data Analysis
17 35 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
18 34 (8.74%) Systems Analysis
19 31 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 31 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 30 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
21 29 (7.46%) UML
22 28 (7.20%) Data Modelling
23 26 (6.68%) ERP
23 26 (6.68%) ETL
24 24 (6.17%) CRM
24 24 (6.17%) C#
24 24 (6.17%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (1.54%) SAS
2 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.51%) OpenEdge
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 40 (10.28%) MS Visio
3 24 (6.17%) MS Office
4 9 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (2.06%) MS Project
6 3 (0.77%) Windchill
7 2 (0.51%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.80%) SAP FI
1 7 (1.80%) SAP FI/CO
1 7 (1.80%) SAP CO
2 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.29%) Magento
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.77%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.51%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.26%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.57%) SaaS
2 5 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) Intranet
2 2 (0.51%) TETRA
3 1 (0.26%) Extranet
3 1 (0.26%) VoIP
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (7.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (2.06%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.03%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.03%) Big Data
9 4 (1.03%) BODI
10 2 (0.51%) MS Access
10 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.26%) ActiveReports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.03%) Subversion
2 4 (1.03%) JIRA
2 4 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.77%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.26%) TestComplete
General
1 176 (45.24%) Finance
2 24 (6.17%) Banking
3 21 (5.40%) Retail
4 10 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.06%) Back Office
5 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.06%) Marketing
6 7 (1.80%) Front Office
6 7 (1.80%) Advertising
7 5 (1.29%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.29%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 258 (66.32%) Analyst
2 225 (57.84%) Business Analyst
3 42 (10.80%) Consultant
4 37 (9.51%) Financial Business Analyst
4 37 (9.51%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 30 (7.71%) Systems Analyst
6 29 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 24 (6.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 17 (4.37%) Senior Business Analyst
8 17 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (3.86%) Developer
10 13 (3.34%) Services Delivery Consultant
11 11 (2.83%) Implementation Consultant
11 11 (2.83%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (2.57%) IT Project Manager
12 10 (2.57%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.57%) Server Analyst
12 10 (2.57%) SQL Server Analyst
13 8 (2.06%) Technical Leader
13 8 (2.06%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (12.60%) .NET
2 20 (5.14%) ASP.NET
3 18 (4.63%) XML
4 16 (4.11%) HTML
5 15 (3.86%) CSS
6 13 (3.34%) Web Services
7 12 (3.08%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.80%) CSS3
8 7 (1.80%) HTML5
9 4 (1.03%) AngularJS
10 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.77%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.77%) PhoneGap
10 3 (0.77%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.77%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.77%) Grails
10 3 (0.77%) jQuery
10 3 (0.77%) WCF
10 3 (0.77%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 88 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.40%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.83%) Data Extraction
4 5 (1.29%) PMI
4 5 (1.29%) AS400
4 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.03%) NHS
5 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.77%) FMCG
6 3 (0.77%) User Experience
6 3 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.77%) Life Science
7 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.26%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.26%) Open Source
8 1 (0.26%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.26%) Replication
8 1 (0.26%) Clustering
8 1 (0.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.57%) Windows
2 4 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.77%) Android
4 2 (0.51%) Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (25.96%) Project Management
2 93 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (16.97%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (12.34%) PRINCE2
6 41 (10.54%) Waterfall
7 40 (10.28%) Scrum
7 40 (10.28%) Data Analysis
8 34 (8.74%) Systems Analysis
9 29 (7.46%) UML
10 28 (7.20%) Data Modelling
11 26 (6.68%) ERP
11 26 (6.68%) ETL
12 24 (6.17%) Change Management
12 24 (6.17%) CRM
13 23 (5.91%) Migration
13 23 (5.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (5.40%) Service Delivery
15 19 (4.88%) BPMN
16 18 (4.63%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.45%) SQL
2 24 (6.17%) C#
3 19 (4.88%) Java
4 16 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.11%) VB.NET
5 15 (3.86%) T-SQL
6 14 (3.60%) VBA
7 8 (2.06%) ABAP
8 7 (1.80%) VB
8 7 (1.80%) Python
8 7 (1.80%) Perl
9 6 (1.54%) C
10 5 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.77%) C++
11 3 (0.77%) Ruby
12 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (19.28%) ISEB
2 57 (14.65%) Degree
3 15 (3.86%) PMI Certification
4 12 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 11 (2.83%) PMP
6 8 (2.06%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.06%) CBAP
7 4 (1.03%) A+ Certification
7 4 (1.03%) MCP
7 4 (1.03%) HNC
8 3 (0.77%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.26%) MCTS
10 1 (0.26%) HND
10 1 (0.26%) MCSD
10 1 (0.26%) CCA
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.66%) QA
2 21 (5.40%) SLA
3 9 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.06%) ISO 9001
4 8 (2.06%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.66%) Oracle
3 20 (5.14%) SAP
4 19 (4.88%) Teradata
5 16 (4.11%) Informatica
6 5 (1.29%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.29%) Avaloq
6 5 (1.29%) Infor
7 4 (1.03%) Netezza
8 2 (0.51%) Sage
8 2 (0.51%) VMware
8 2 (0.51%) Siebel
8 2 (0.51%) Progress
9 1 (0.26%) Pegasus
9 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.26%) HP
9 1 (0.26%) Kronos
9 1 (0.26%) Northgate
9 1 (0.26%) Zend
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £36k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wirral
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + car + bens + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Half
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Morpheus Search Partners Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £38k - 40k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 45-55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago