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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 89 86 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 208 185 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.31% 3.01% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.43% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 159 154 187
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £36,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5549 5389 6384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 88.26% 87.81% 86.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4665 4410 5463
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +20 106 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Cheshire -16 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Lancashire -26 21 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Merseyside 0 16 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 157 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.45%) Project Management
3 89 (20.60%) Finance
4 88 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (19.68%) SAP
6 69 (15.97%) ISEB
7 60 (13.89%) Degree
8 59 (13.66%) Scrum
9 58 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
10 57 (13.19%) SAP PP
11 56 (12.96%) SQL
12 52 (12.04%) Translating Business Requirements
13 44 (10.19%) Waterfall
14 40 (9.26%) Microsoft
14 40 (9.26%) Change Management
14 40 (9.26%) Retail
15 36 (8.33%) Banking
15 36 (8.33%) FMCG
16 34 (7.87%) SQL Server
17 33 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (7.41%) SAP MM
18 32 (7.41%) Manufacturing
18 32 (7.41%) SDLC
19 31 (7.18%) SAP SCM
19 31 (7.18%) UML
20 30 (6.94%) .NET
21 29 (6.71%) ERP
21 29 (6.71%) BPMN
22 28 (6.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 28 (6.48%) SAP HANA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.55%) Confluence
2 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.46%) CMS
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.23%) CICS
5 1 (0.23%) IIS
5 1 (0.23%) JBoss
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.23%) SAS
5 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 11 (2.55%) MS Office
4 6 (1.39%) MS Project
4 6 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) S-PLUS
5 1 (0.23%) Stata
Business Applications
1 57 (13.19%) SAP PP
2 32 (7.41%) SAP MM
3 31 (7.18%) SAP SCM
4 27 (6.25%) SAP CO
4 27 (6.25%) SAP FI
4 27 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 26 (6.02%) SAP SD
6 24 (5.56%) SAP QM
7 16 (3.70%) SAP WM
8 10 (2.31%) Payment Gateway
9 7 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
9 7 (1.62%) SAP ERP
10 6 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
11 5 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (0.93%) Exstream
12 4 (0.93%) OpenText MBPM
12 4 (0.93%) Sonata
13 3 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 3 (0.69%) Cognos Controller
13 3 (0.69%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.23%) Force.com
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.31%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) Intranet
3 2 (0.46%) Broadband
3 2 (0.46%) Extranet
3 2 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.48%) SAP HANA
3 27 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.70%) SAP BW
7 15 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (3.24%) QlikView
9 7 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.69%) Big Data
10 3 (0.69%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 3 (0.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 3 (0.69%) Cognos Query Studio
10 3 (0.69%) Cognos Report Studio
10 3 (0.69%) DB2
10 3 (0.69%) OLAP
10 3 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.69%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.69%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 20 (4.63%) JIRA
2 11 (2.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.46%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.46%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.46%) Selenium
5 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.23%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 89 (20.60%) Finance
2 40 (9.26%) Retail
3 36 (8.33%) Banking
4 32 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 19 (4.40%) Legal
6 15 (3.47%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.08%) Military
8 8 (1.85%) Law
9 7 (1.62%) Advertising
10 5 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.16%) Marketing
11 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.69%) Back Office
12 3 (0.69%) Front Office
13 1 (0.23%) Billing
13 1 (0.23%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Local Government
13 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (70.60%) Analyst
2 232 (53.70%) Business Analyst
3 64 (14.81%) SAP Analyst
4 44 (10.19%) Agile Business Analyst
5 33 (7.64%) Consultant
6 32 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 26 (6.02%) Architect
8 25 (5.79%) Senior Business Analyst
9 22 (5.09%) Software Analyst
9 22 (5.09%) Web Analyst
9 22 (5.09%) Web Business Analyst
10 20 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 19 (4.40%) Developer
11 19 (4.40%) IT Analyst
12 18 (4.17%) Business IT Analyst
12 18 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
13 17 (3.94%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 17 (3.94%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
13 17 (3.94%) SAP Business Analyst
13 17 (3.94%) SAP PP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.94%) .NET
2 26 (6.02%) EDI
3 25 (5.79%) XML
4 17 (3.94%) ASP.NET
5 8 (1.85%) Web Services
6 5 (1.16%) HTML
7 4 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.93%) CSS
7 4 (0.93%) SOAP
8 3 (0.69%) Apache Flex
8 3 (0.69%) Java EE
9 2 (0.46%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.46%) Behat
9 2 (0.46%) LINQ
9 2 (0.46%) REST
9 2 (0.46%) Velocity
9 2 (0.46%) WSDL
9 2 (0.46%) XSD
10 1 (0.23%) DHTML
10 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.33%) FMCG
3 24 (5.56%) iPad
4 20 (4.63%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.94%) Data Integration
6 15 (3.47%) User Experience
7 13 (3.01%) Mobile App
8 12 (2.78%) Smart Meter
9 9 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.39%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.39%) PMI
11 5 (1.16%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.16%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.93%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.69%) NHS
14 2 (0.46%) Mainframe
14 2 (0.46%) Taxonomies
15 1 (0.23%) Data Extraction
15 1 (0.23%) Mathematics
15 1 (0.23%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.46%) Linux
1 2 (0.46%) Windows
2 1 (0.23%) AIX
2 1 (0.23%) Android
2 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.23%) Solaris
2 1 (0.23%) Unix
2 1 (0.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (22.45%) Project Management
3 88 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (13.66%) Scrum
5 52 (12.04%) Translating Business Requirements
6 44 (10.19%) Waterfall
7 40 (9.26%) Change Management
8 33 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (7.41%) SDLC
10 31 (7.18%) UML
11 29 (6.71%) BPMN
11 29 (6.71%) ERP
12 28 (6.48%) Data Analysis
12 28 (6.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 26 (6.02%) User Stories
14 25 (5.79%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.79%) Logistics
15 21 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (4.63%) Coaching
17 19 (4.40%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.96%) SQL
2 28 (6.48%) ABAP
3 14 (3.24%) C
3 14 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.39%) C#
5 4 (0.93%) Java
5 4 (0.93%) PL/SQL
5 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.69%) VB
6 3 (0.69%) VBA
6 3 (0.69%) VBScript
7 2 (0.46%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.23%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 69 (15.97%) ISEB
2 60 (13.89%) Degree
3 12 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.08%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.39%) PMI Certification
6 5 (1.16%) IIBA
7 2 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.23%) MBA
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) QA
2 9 (2.08%) SEPA
3 7 (1.62%) ISO 14001
3 7 (1.62%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.62%) SLA
4 5 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
Vendors
1 85 (19.68%) SAP
2 40 (9.26%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.86%) Oracle
4 14 (3.24%) Cognizant
5 13 (3.01%) IBM
6 5 (1.16%) Guidewire
6 5 (1.16%) HP
6 5 (1.16%) JDA
7 4 (0.93%) Avaloq
7 4 (0.93%) FNZ
8 3 (0.69%) Cognos
8 3 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.46%) Cisco
9 2 (0.46%) Teradata
10 1 (0.23%) Adobe
10 1 (0.23%) Epicor
10 1 (0.23%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.23%) Sun
10 1 (0.23%) VMware
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + fantastic pension and benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Lancashire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
North West England
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £68000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago