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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 68 72 98
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 235 247 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.60% 3.45% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 4.14% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 192 220 159
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,625 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,401 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +2.11%
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
5612 5961 5807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.07% 83.34% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4559 4753 4939
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 146 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Cheshire -2 42 £40,000 +2.56% 12
Lancashire +10 23 £37,500 -9.09% 5
Merseyside +16 17 £38,000 +4.10% 4
Cumbria -4 5 £57,500 +64.28%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 234 (42.31%) Finance
2 181 (32.73%) Project Management
3 116 (20.98%) PRINCE2
4 109 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 93 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 73 (13.20%) Banking
8 73 (13.20%) Data Analysis
9 65 (11.75%) Degree
9 65 (11.75%) Retail
9 65 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (11.75%) ISEB
10 58 (10.49%) SQL Server
11 57 (10.31%) Systems Analysis
12 56 (10.13%) SQL
13 55 (9.95%) .NET
14 52 (9.40%) CRM
15 46 (8.32%) UML
16 42 (7.59%) Migration
16 42 (7.59%) Workflow
16 42 (7.59%) Risk Management
17 41 (7.41%) Scrum
17 41 (7.41%) Oracle
18 39 (7.05%) ERP
19 38 (6.87%) SDLC
20 37 (6.69%) MS Excel
21 36 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
21 36 (6.51%) Analytics
22 35 (6.33%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (3.62%) SAS
2 18 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.27%) Apache
4 4 (0.72%) FileNet
4 4 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.72%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.54%) CMS
5 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 37 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 30 (5.42%) MS Office
3 15 (2.71%) SPSS
4 14 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.81%) MS Project
6 6 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 11 (1.99%) SAP SD
4 10 (1.81%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.81%) SAP MM
4 10 (1.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (1.81%) SAP CO
5 9 (1.63%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.08%) Magento
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle iProcurement
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Cash Management
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 5 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.72%) SAP PP
8 4 (0.72%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.72%) SaaS
2 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.36%) GitHub
3 2 (0.36%) Trello
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.08%) Wireless
2 5 (0.90%) Intranet
2 5 (0.90%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) VLAN
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) Extranet
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.51%) BusinessObjects
3 33 (5.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (4.34%) QlikView
5 22 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (3.25%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (2.71%) Pentaho
9 13 (2.35%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
11 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.45%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.45%) Relational Database
12 8 (1.45%) OLAP
12 8 (1.45%) MySQL
13 7 (1.27%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 7 (1.27%) Base SAS
14 6 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
14 6 (1.08%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 12 (2.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.08%) LSMW
3 4 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.36%) Subversion
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium
5 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.18%) VisualSVN
5 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
General
1 234 (42.31%) Finance
2 73 (13.20%) Banking
3 65 (11.75%) Retail
4 26 (4.70%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.07%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.89%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.27%) Marketing
8 5 (0.90%) General Ledger
9 4 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.72%) Back Office
9 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.54%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.18%) French Language
12 1 (0.18%) German Language
12 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 343 (62.03%) Analyst
2 292 (52.80%) Business Analyst
3 82 (14.83%) Consultant
4 40 (7.23%) Financial Business Analyst
4 40 (7.23%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 36 (6.51%) Systems Analyst
6 32 (5.79%) Project Manager
6 32 (5.79%) IT Business Analyst
7 29 (5.24%) Developer
7 29 (5.24%) Senior Business Analyst
7 29 (5.24%) Senior Analyst
8 24 (4.34%) Business Systems Analyst
9 20 (3.62%) Architect
10 15 (2.71%) Junior
10 15 (2.71%) Business IT Analyst
10 15 (2.71%) Team Leader
11 13 (2.35%) Project Analyst
11 13 (2.35%) Data Analyst
11 13 (2.35%) DBA
11 13 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (9.95%) .NET
2 23 (4.16%) HTML
3 19 (3.44%) CSS
4 17 (3.07%) ASP.NET
5 13 (2.35%) Web Services
6 12 (2.17%) jQuery
7 9 (1.63%) XML
8 7 (1.27%) EDI
9 6 (1.08%) Zend Framework
10 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (0.72%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.54%) WCF
11 3 (0.54%) Middleware
11 3 (0.54%) BAPI
11 3 (0.54%) XSD
11 3 (0.54%) XSLT
11 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.18%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.18%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.55%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (5.06%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.89%) NHS
3 16 (2.89%) Visualisation
4 15 (2.71%) User Experience
5 11 (1.99%) Replication
6 7 (1.27%) Clustering
7 6 (1.08%) FMCG
8 5 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.72%) Informatics
9 4 (0.72%) Life Science
10 3 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.54%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.54%) Psychology
10 3 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.36%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.36%) Human Factors
11 2 (0.36%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.08%) UNIX
1 6 (1.08%) Windows
2 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
2 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.18%) Android
3 1 (0.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.73%) Project Management
2 116 (20.98%) PRINCE2
3 109 (19.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 93 (16.82%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (13.20%) Data Analysis
6 65 (11.75%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (10.31%) Systems Analysis
8 52 (9.40%) CRM
9 46 (8.32%) UML
10 42 (7.59%) Risk Management
10 42 (7.59%) Workflow
10 42 (7.59%) Migration
11 41 (7.41%) Scrum
12 39 (7.05%) ERP
13 38 (6.87%) SDLC
14 36 (6.51%) Analytics
15 34 (6.15%) Technical Architecture
16 32 (5.79%) Change Management
17 31 (5.61%) ITIL
17 31 (5.61%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (10.13%) SQL
2 35 (6.33%) C#
3 25 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 21 (3.80%) Java
5 19 (3.44%) Python
6 15 (2.71%) T-SQL
6 15 (2.71%) R
7 9 (1.63%) VB
7 9 (1.63%) PHP
8 8 (1.45%) C++
9 7 (1.27%) C
9 7 (1.27%) ABAP
10 6 (1.08%) VBA
10 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.90%) VBScript
11 5 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (11.75%) ISEB
1 65 (11.75%) Degree
2 22 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 19 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.81%) CISSP
5 10 (1.81%) CISA
6 9 (1.63%) ISEB Practitioner
7 8 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 6 (1.08%) APMP
9 4 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 3 (0.54%) IIBA
11 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.36%) PMP
11 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.18%) MBA
12 1 (0.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.89%) QA
2 9 (1.63%) SLA
3 7 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.90%) COBIT
5 3 (0.54%) GCP
5 3 (0.54%) GLP
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5 (0.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 79 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.41%) Oracle
3 31 (5.61%) SAP
4 16 (2.89%) Cognos
5 15 (2.71%) IBM
5 15 (2.71%) Tableau
6 13 (2.35%) Teradata
7 8 (1.45%) Capita
7 8 (1.45%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.08%) Zend
8 6 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.90%) Metastorm
10 4 (0.72%) VMware
10 4 (0.72%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.72%) Sage
10 4 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.54%) Citrix
11 3 (0.54%) Cisco
11 3 (0.54%) Google
11 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Various company benefis
Posted: 16 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension, Discount
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £48k - 52k per year + + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £280000 per annum + Car allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Ellesmere Port
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 16 days ago