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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 87 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 206 171 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.77% 2.50% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 3.22% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 187 159 171
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +25 124 £36,750 -2.00% 18
Cheshire -8 54 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Merseyside +18 19 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Lancashire -22 6 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cumbria - 4 £31,627 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 200 (43.29%) Finance
2 108 (23.38%) SQL
3 105 (22.73%) SQL Server
4 103 (22.29%) Project Management
5 85 (18.40%) MS Excel
6 81 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
7 68 (14.72%) PRINCE2
8 67 (14.50%) Microsoft
9 64 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 58 (12.55%) .NET
10 58 (12.55%) Degree
11 51 (11.04%) ISEB
12 49 (10.61%) Data Modelling
13 48 (10.39%) UML
13 48 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (9.96%) Data Analysis
14 46 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
14 46 (9.96%) Use Case
15 43 (9.31%) SQL Server 2005
16 41 (8.87%) Systems Analysis
16 41 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 41 (8.87%) C#
16 41 (8.87%) XML
16 41 (8.87%) Scrum
17 39 (8.44%) ERP
18 37 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
19 36 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 35 (7.58%) T-SQL
21 33 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
22 32 (6.93%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 9 (1.95%) SAS
2 8 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.52%) CMS
4 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.65%) Apache
5 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 85 (18.40%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.76%) MS Office
3 12 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.65%) SPSS
4 3 (0.65%) RoboHelp
4 3 (0.65%) MS Project
5 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) FastStats
6 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 9 (1.95%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.30%) Magento
4 4 (0.87%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.43%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.43%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.43%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.22%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.08%) HTTP
2 3 (0.65%) Internet
3 2 (0.43%) TETRA
4 1 (0.22%) Extranet
4 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 46 (9.96%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (9.31%) SQL Server 2005
4 41 (8.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (8.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 36 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.73%) SAP Data Services
7 8 (1.73%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.08%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.08%) WhereScape RED
10 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.65%) MySQL
12 3 (0.65%) QlikView
12 3 (0.65%) Star Schema
13 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.43%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (2.16%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.30%) Subversion
3 5 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.87%) JIRA
5 3 (0.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.22%) JMeter
7 1 (0.22%) Log4j
7 1 (0.22%) Maven
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.22%) Ant
7 1 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 200 (43.29%) Finance
2 21 (4.55%) Legal
3 20 (4.33%) Manufacturing
3 20 (4.33%) Retail
4 16 (3.46%) Marketing
4 16 (3.46%) Banking
5 13 (2.81%) Front Office
5 13 (2.81%) Back Office
6 12 (2.60%) Advertising
7 8 (1.73%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.52%) Law
9 5 (1.08%) Local Government
10 4 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.87%) Games
11 3 (0.65%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Billing
12 2 (0.43%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.22%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 313 (67.75%) Analyst
2 267 (57.79%) Business Analyst
3 49 (10.61%) Consultant
4 36 (7.79%) Developer
5 35 (7.58%) Senior Analyst
6 32 (6.93%) Senior Business Analyst
7 28 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
8 26 (5.63%) Implementation Consultant
9 25 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 19 (4.11%) Graduate
11 16 (3.46%) Business Systems Analyst
12 13 (2.81%) Server Analyst
12 13 (2.81%) SQL Server Analyst
13 12 (2.60%) Financial Business Analyst
13 12 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (2.60%) Information Systems Engineer
14 11 (2.38%) Software Implementation Consultant
14 11 (2.38%) Software Consultant
15 10 (2.16%) Agile Business Analyst
15 10 (2.16%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.55%) .NET
2 41 (8.87%) XML
3 26 (5.63%) ASP.NET
4 16 (3.46%) CSS
4 16 (3.46%) HTML
4 16 (3.46%) Web Services
5 9 (1.95%) jQuery
6 6 (1.30%) .NET Framework
7 5 (1.08%) MDX
7 5 (1.08%) CSS3
7 5 (1.08%) RESTful
7 5 (1.08%) HTML5
8 4 (0.87%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.87%) PhoneGap
8 4 (0.87%) Backbone.js
8 4 (0.87%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (0.87%) Silverlight
8 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (0.65%) Ajax
9 3 (0.65%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.93%) Management Information System
2 20 (4.33%) Computer Science
3 14 (3.03%) Data Extraction
4 5 (1.08%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.87%) Mathematics
5 4 (0.87%) Physics
5 4 (0.87%) Statistics
5 4 (0.87%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.65%) EMV
6 3 (0.65%) AS400
6 3 (0.65%) APACS
6 3 (0.65%) Life Science
6 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.43%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.43%) Informatics
7 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.22%) DTV
8 1 (0.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.81%) Windows
2 6 (1.30%) Linux
3 4 (0.87%) UNIX
3 4 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.65%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (22.29%) Project Management
2 81 (17.53%) Business Intelligence
3 68 (14.72%) PRINCE2
4 64 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (10.61%) Data Modelling
6 48 (10.39%) UML
6 48 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (9.96%) Data Analysis
7 46 (9.96%) Use Case
8 41 (8.87%) Systems Analysis
8 41 (8.87%) Scrum
9 39 (8.44%) ERP
10 27 (5.84%) CRM
11 25 (5.41%) Migration
12 19 (4.11%) Software Engineering
12 19 (4.11%) E-Commerce
12 19 (4.11%) ITIL
13 18 (3.90%) Data Management
14 17 (3.68%) Competitor Analysis
14 17 (3.68%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (23.38%) SQL
2 41 (8.87%) C#
3 35 (7.58%) T-SQL
4 30 (6.49%) VB.NET
4 30 (6.49%) VBA
5 28 (6.06%) Java
6 19 (4.11%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.60%) C
8 10 (2.16%) Python
9 9 (1.95%) VB
9 9 (1.95%) C++
10 6 (1.30%) Perl
10 6 (1.30%) PHP
11 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.87%) VBScript
13 2 (0.43%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.43%) PHP5
14 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (12.55%) Degree
2 51 (11.04%) ISEB
3 33 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (1.30%) ACCA
4 6 (1.30%) CIMA
5 5 (1.08%) PMP
5 5 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.87%) HNC
7 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (0.65%) NVQ Level 3
7 3 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.65%) CBAP
8 2 (0.43%) MCP
8 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.16%) QA
2 5 (1.08%) SLA
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 67 (14.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.71%) SAP
3 25 (5.41%) Oracle
4 10 (2.16%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.08%) Zend
5 5 (1.08%) ServiceNow
6 4 (0.87%) SYSPRO
7 3 (0.65%) Infor
7 3 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.65%) Omniture
7 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.65%) Siebel
8 2 (0.43%) IBM
8 2 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.43%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.43%) Informatica
8 2 (0.43%) Sage
9 1 (0.22%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.22%) Primavera
9 1 (0.22%) ATG
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