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 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 Analysis
Rank 54 86 114
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +28
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 294 219 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 3.07% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 3.72% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 239 190 148
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
5491 5894 5978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.67% 82.54% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 4769 4929
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 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 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 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
Manchester +43 165 £43,500 +8.75% 18
Cheshire +9 69 £41,500 +3.75% 15
Merseyside +21 22 £37,500 -5.06%
Lancashire -7 19 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Cumbria +3 15 £100,000 +166.66% 3
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 204 (47.00%) Finance
2 124 (28.57%) Project Management
3 92 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (20.74%) PRINCE2
5 79 (18.20%) Microsoft
6 78 (17.97%) Data Analysis
7 77 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (14.98%) ISEB
9 61 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 57 (13.13%) SQL Server
11 56 (12.90%) .NET
12 55 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (12.44%) Retail
14 52 (11.98%) Banking
15 47 (10.83%) Systems Analysis
16 39 (8.99%) SQL
17 38 (8.76%) MS Visio
18 37 (8.53%) MS Excel
18 37 (8.53%) Waterfall
19 36 (8.29%) Degree
19 36 (8.29%) UML
19 36 (8.29%) Scrum
20 33 (7.60%) Migration
20 33 (7.60%) CRM
21 32 (7.37%) C#
22 31 (7.14%) ITIL
23 29 (6.68%) MS Office
23 29 (6.68%) Risk Management
23 29 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
24 28 (6.45%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (3.00%) SAS
2 9 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (0.69%) FileNet
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.46%) Apache
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) CMS
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 38 (8.76%) MS Visio
2 37 (8.53%) MS Excel
3 29 (6.68%) MS Office
4 7 (1.61%) SPSS
5 6 (1.38%) MS Project
6 3 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 14 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (3.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.38%) SAP FI/CO
3 6 (1.38%) SAP CO
3 6 (1.38%) SAP FI
3 6 (1.38%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.92%) Magento
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle iProcurement
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle FAH
5 3 (0.69%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.46%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.46%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.61%) SaaS
2 5 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.00%) Internet
2 6 (1.38%) Wireless
3 3 (0.69%) Intranet
4 2 (0.46%) VLAN
4 2 (0.46%) Extranet
5 1 (0.23%) Firewall
5 1 (0.23%) Broadband
5 1 (0.23%) VoIP
5 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (2.53%) QlikView
4 11 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 10 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.84%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.61%) OLAP
7 7 (1.61%) Pentaho
7 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 5 (1.15%) DTS
9 5 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
10 4 (0.92%) MySQL
10 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.69%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.69%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.46%) JIRA
5 1 (0.23%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.23%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.23%) Subversion
General
1 204 (47.00%) Finance
2 54 (12.44%) Retail
3 52 (11.98%) Banking
4 22 (5.07%) Retail Banking
5 14 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.07%) General Ledger
7 8 (1.84%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.61%) Marketing
9 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.69%) Advertising
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
11 2 (0.46%) Back Office
12 1 (0.23%) Front Office
12 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 275 (63.36%) Analyst
2 234 (53.92%) Business Analyst
3 54 (12.44%) Consultant
4 42 (9.68%) Financial Business Analyst
4 42 (9.68%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 37 (8.53%) Systems Analyst
6 29 (6.68%) Business Systems Analyst
7 19 (4.38%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.15%) Developer
8 18 (4.15%) IT Business Analyst
9 17 (3.92%) Architect
10 14 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
10 14 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
10 14 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (2.76%) Team Leader
11 12 (2.76%) Agile Business Analyst
12 10 (2.30%) Business Manager
12 10 (2.30%) Business IT Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Project Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (12.90%) .NET
2 26 (5.99%) ASP.NET
3 15 (3.46%) Web Services
3 15 (3.46%) HTML
4 14 (3.23%) CSS
5 10 (2.30%) XML
6 9 (2.07%) jQuery
7 7 (1.61%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.15%) WCF
8 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.92%) XSD
9 4 (0.92%) XSLT
10 3 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (0.69%) WinForms
10 3 (0.69%) Grails
11 2 (0.46%) Ajax
12 1 (0.23%) Zend Framework
12 1 (0.23%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 77 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.07%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.38%) NHS
4 9 (2.07%) Open Source
5 8 (1.84%) Replication
5 8 (1.84%) Clustering
5 8 (1.84%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.15%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.15%) PMI
8 4 (0.92%) Informatics
8 4 (0.92%) User Experience
8 4 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.69%) Data Integration
9 3 (0.69%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.69%) Life Science
9 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.69%) Statistics
10 2 (0.46%) Data Conversion
11 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.15%) UNIX
1 5 (1.15%) Windows
2 3 (0.69%) Linux
3 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (28.57%) Project Management
2 92 (21.20%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (20.74%) PRINCE2
4 78 (17.97%) Data Analysis
5 61 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 55 (12.67%) Business Intelligence
7 47 (10.83%) Systems Analysis
8 37 (8.53%) Waterfall
9 36 (8.29%) UML
9 36 (8.29%) Scrum
10 33 (7.60%) Migration
10 33 (7.60%) CRM
11 31 (7.14%) ITIL
12 29 (6.68%) Risk Management
12 29 (6.68%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (6.45%) Change Management
13 28 (6.45%) Service Management
14 26 (5.99%) Technical Architecture
15 24 (5.53%) ITSM
15 24 (5.53%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.99%) SQL
2 32 (7.37%) C#
3 19 (4.38%) Java
4 16 (3.69%) JavaScript
5 11 (2.53%) Python
6 9 (2.07%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.84%) C
7 8 (1.84%) C++
7 8 (1.84%) ABAP
8 7 (1.61%) VB
8 7 (1.61%) R
9 5 (1.15%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.15%) Ruby
9 5 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.92%) PHP
11 3 (0.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.46%) Perl
13 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (14.98%) ISEB
2 36 (8.29%) Degree
3 17 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 12 (2.76%) DV Cleared
6 10 (2.30%) CISSP
6 10 (2.30%) CISA
7 9 (2.07%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.15%) PMP
8 5 (1.15%) CBAP
9 2 (0.46%) APMP
9 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 2 (0.46%) IIBA
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.30%) QA
2 13 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.84%) ISO 14001
4 6 (1.38%) SLA
5 5 (1.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.46%) PMBOK
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 79 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.99%) Oracle
3 19 (4.38%) SAP
4 13 (3.00%) Teradata
5 9 (2.07%) Business Objects
6 7 (1.61%) Cognos
6 7 (1.61%) IBM
6 7 (1.61%) Tableau
6 7 (1.61%) Cloudera
7 5 (1.15%) VMware
7 5 (1.15%) Avaloq
8 4 (0.92%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.69%) Citrix
9 3 (0.69%) ServiceNow
9 3 (0.69%) Cisco
10 2 (0.46%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.46%) Informatica
11 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.23%) Sage
Lancashire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, incetives
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £37500 - £45000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: C.£30,000 - C.£35,000 PA + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago