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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 102 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 173 181 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.35% 2.66% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.83% 3.30% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 153 127 196
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £25,850 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £55,000 £54,500
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
6113 5485 6366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 82.98% 80.76% 79.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5259 4570 5624
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 102 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Cheshire +5 51 £41,250 +10.00% 5
Lancashire -5 10 £42,750 +0.58%
Merseyside +11 9 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Cumbria -5 1 - - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 181 (44.69%) Finance
2 106 (26.17%) Project Management
3 98 (24.20%) SQL Server
4 95 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
6 83 (20.49%) SQL
7 70 (17.28%) ISEB
8 67 (16.54%) Microsoft
8 67 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (15.56%) Degree
10 58 (14.32%) MS Excel
11 49 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
12 46 (11.36%) Scrum
13 45 (11.11%) PRINCE2
13 45 (11.11%) .NET
14 44 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 42 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (9.88%) Data Modelling
17 38 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
18 34 (8.40%) Data Analysis
19 33 (8.15%) Systems Analysis
20 32 (7.90%) Waterfall
21 31 (7.65%) UML
22 30 (7.41%) MS Visio
23 28 (6.91%) ETL
23 28 (6.91%) Migration
23 28 (6.91%) C#
24 27 (6.67%) T-SQL
24 27 (6.67%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (0.99%) SharePoint
1 4 (0.99%) SAS
2 2 (0.49%) OpenEdge
2 2 (0.49%) Apache
2 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.25%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 58 (14.32%) MS Excel
2 30 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 19 (4.69%) MS Office
4 9 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.48%) MS Project
6 3 (0.74%) Windchill
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.99%) Magento
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.74%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.74%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.74%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.74%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.49%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.25%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.25%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.22%) SaaS
2 2 (0.49%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.49%) Intranet
2 2 (0.49%) TETRA
3 1 (0.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (24.20%) SQL Server
2 49 (12.10%) Data Warehouse
3 44 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 42 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (5.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.73%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.99%) WhereScape RED
11 4 (0.99%) BODI
12 3 (0.74%) QlikView
12 3 (0.74%) Big Data
12 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Accumulo
13 2 (0.49%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 4 (0.99%) Subversion
2 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.74%) JIRA
3 3 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
General
1 181 (44.69%) Finance
2 21 (5.19%) Retail
3 20 (4.94%) Banking
4 14 (3.46%) Manufacturing
5 12 (2.96%) Advertising
6 11 (2.72%) Marketing
7 10 (2.47%) Legal
8 8 (1.98%) Back Office
9 7 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.73%) Front Office
10 3 (0.74%) Law
10 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.49%) Automotive
11 2 (0.49%) Local Government
11 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 278 (68.64%) Analyst
2 236 (58.27%) Business Analyst
3 36 (8.89%) Consultant
4 32 (7.90%) Project Manager
5 31 (7.65%) Systems Analyst
6 27 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 27 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 23 (5.68%) Business Systems Analyst
8 22 (5.43%) Senior Analyst
9 21 (5.19%) Developer
10 20 (4.94%) Senior Business Analyst
11 14 (3.46%) SQL Server Analyst
11 14 (3.46%) Services Delivery Consultant
11 14 (3.46%) Server Analyst
12 13 (3.21%) Implementation Consultant
13 11 (2.72%) Agile Business Analyst
14 10 (2.47%) IT Project Manager
15 9 (2.22%) Graduate
15 9 (2.22%) Programme Manager
15 9 (2.22%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.11%) .NET
2 26 (6.42%) XML
3 25 (6.17%) ASP.NET
4 16 (3.95%) HTML
5 15 (3.70%) CSS
6 11 (2.72%) Web Services
6 11 (2.72%) .NET Framework
7 7 (1.73%) CSS3
7 7 (1.73%) HTML5
8 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (0.99%) PhoneGap
8 4 (0.99%) Backbone.js
8 4 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (0.99%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.99%) MDX
8 4 (0.99%) Silverlight
9 3 (0.74%) jQuery
10 2 (0.49%) Zend Framework
10 2 (0.49%) WCF
10 2 (0.49%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 95 (23.46%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.70%) Data Extraction
4 6 (1.48%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.23%) AS400
6 4 (0.99%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.99%) User Experience
7 3 (0.74%) FMCG
7 3 (0.74%) PMI
7 3 (0.74%) Life Science
7 3 (0.74%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.25%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.25%) New Media
9 1 (0.25%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.25%) NHS
9 1 (0.25%) Replication
9 1 (0.25%) Clustering
9 1 (0.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.22%) Windows
2 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.99%) Android
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (26.17%) Project Management
2 93 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (20.49%) Business Intelligence
4 67 (16.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (11.36%) Scrum
6 45 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 40 (9.88%) Data Modelling
8 34 (8.40%) Data Analysis
9 33 (8.15%) Systems Analysis
10 32 (7.90%) Waterfall
11 31 (7.65%) UML
12 28 (6.91%) ETL
12 28 (6.91%) Migration
13 27 (6.67%) CRM
14 26 (6.42%) ERP
15 21 (5.19%) Use Case
16 20 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (4.94%) Service Delivery
16 20 (4.94%) Change Management
17 19 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 83 (20.49%) SQL
2 28 (6.91%) C#
3 27 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 23 (5.68%) VB.NET
5 22 (5.43%) VBA
6 17 (4.20%) JavaScript
7 13 (3.21%) Java
8 7 (1.73%) Perl
8 7 (1.73%) Python
9 6 (1.48%) VB
10 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.49%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) C
12 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 70 (17.28%) ISEB
2 63 (15.56%) Degree
3 12 (2.96%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (2.47%) PMP
5 8 (1.98%) CBAP
6 7 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.99%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.99%) A+ Certification
7 4 (0.99%) MCP
7 4 (0.99%) HNC
8 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.49%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.25%) MCTS
10 1 (0.25%) HND
10 1 (0.25%) MCSD
10 1 (0.25%) CCA
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.19%) SLA
2 17 (4.20%) QA
3 8 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.73%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.73%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.17%) Oracle
3 18 (4.44%) Teradata
4 16 (3.95%) SAP
4 16 (3.95%) Informatica
5 5 (1.23%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.23%) Avaloq
5 5 (1.23%) Infor
6 4 (0.99%) Netezza
7 2 (0.49%) Zend
7 2 (0.49%) Sage
7 2 (0.49%) Siebel
7 2 (0.49%) Progress
8 1 (0.25%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.25%) VMware
8 1 (0.25%) Kronos
8 1 (0.25%) Northgate
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