The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 83 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 222 170 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.09% 2.32% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 2.96% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 196 143 119
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,375 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5836 5741 5348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 78.22% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4737 4720 4681
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Business Analysis
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +2 96 £40,000 - 16
Cheshire +29 61 £40,000 - 1
Lancashire +31 34 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Merseyside -15 17 £39,000 -44.28% 5
Cumbria +7 6 £36,071 - 4
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 131 (33.33%) Finance
2 124 (31.55%) Project Management
3 85 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (18.58%) UML
5 68 (17.30%) PRINCE2
6 67 (17.05%) Microsoft
7 65 (16.54%) Systems Analysis
8 61 (15.52%) ISEB
9 56 (14.25%) .NET
10 54 (13.74%) SQL Server
11 45 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 45 (11.45%) Scrum
12 43 (10.94%) Degree
13 42 (10.69%) MS Excel
14 41 (10.43%) SQL
15 35 (8.91%) C#
16 33 (8.40%) Java
16 33 (8.40%) ERP
17 32 (8.14%) BPMN
18 30 (7.63%) E-Commerce
18 30 (7.63%) ASP.NET
19 28 (7.12%) Waterfall
20 27 (6.87%) SAP
20 27 (6.87%) MS Visio
20 27 (6.87%) Management Information System
21 26 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
21 26 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
22 25 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
22 25 (6.36%) Change Management
22 25 (6.36%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.53%) SAS
3 3 (0.76%) CMS
3 3 (0.76%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.87%) MS Visio
3 20 (5.09%) MS Office
4 9 (2.29%) MS Project
5 3 (0.76%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (1.27%) SAP MM
4 5 (1.27%) Magento
5 4 (1.02%) CA Clarity
5 4 (1.02%) SAP PP
6 3 (0.76%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.76%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.51%) SAP WM
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.25%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.25%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.25%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.53%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.76%) LAN
1 3 (0.76%) WAN
2 2 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.27%) DTS
7 5 (1.27%) MySQL
7 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.02%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.02%) MS Access
9 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.51%) Big Data
11 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.25%) OLTP
11 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (2.29%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.04%) Selenium
2 8 (2.04%) Cucumber
2 8 (2.04%) Hudson
3 4 (1.02%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.76%) Subversion
4 3 (0.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.76%) PhoneGap
4 3 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) JMeter
5 1 (0.25%) Log4j
5 1 (0.25%) Maven
5 1 (0.25%) Ant
5 1 (0.25%) JUnit
General
1 131 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (5.09%) Retail
3 19 (4.83%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.05%) Legal
5 10 (2.54%) Banking
6 9 (2.29%) Advertising
6 9 (2.29%) Marketing
7 8 (2.04%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.78%) Automotive
9 5 (1.27%) Back Office
9 5 (1.27%) Law
10 3 (0.76%) Local Government
11 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.25%) Front Office
12 1 (0.25%) Electronics
12 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 249 (63.36%) Analyst
2 220 (55.98%) Business Analyst
3 40 (10.18%) Systems Analyst
4 35 (8.91%) Consultant
4 35 (8.91%) Project Manager
5 26 (6.62%) Agile Business Analyst
6 21 (5.34%) Business Systems Analyst
7 20 (5.09%) Developer
8 18 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
9 16 (4.07%) Financial Business Analyst
10 15 (3.82%) Technical Business Analyst
10 15 (3.82%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 14 (3.56%) Technical Analyst
12 13 (3.31%) Business Manager
13 11 (2.80%) Senior Business Analyst
14 10 (2.54%) Graduate
15 9 (2.29%) Web Analyst
15 9 (2.29%) Programme Manager
15 9 (2.29%) Junior
16 8 (2.04%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.25%) .NET
2 30 (7.63%) ASP.NET
3 17 (4.33%) HTML
4 15 (3.82%) XML
5 14 (3.56%) CSS
6 13 (3.31%) Web Services
7 11 (2.80%) jQuery
8 10 (2.54%) J2EE
9 7 (1.78%) HTML5
10 6 (1.53%) Ajax
11 4 (1.02%) WCF
11 4 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (0.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (0.76%) Silverlight
12 3 (0.76%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.25%) LAMP
13 1 (0.25%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.25%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.87%) Management Information System
2 13 (3.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.29%) Mathematics
4 8 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (1.78%) Video on Demand
5 7 (1.78%) IPTV
6 6 (1.53%) Statistics
6 6 (1.53%) Physics
6 6 (1.53%) BBC
7 5 (1.27%) NHS
7 5 (1.27%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.02%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.76%) APACS
9 3 (0.76%) EMV
9 3 (0.76%) iPad
9 3 (0.76%) Social Media
9 3 (0.76%) FMCG
10 2 (0.51%) Blog
10 2 (0.51%) New Media
11 1 (0.25%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.78%) Windows
1 7 (1.78%) Linux
2 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.76%) Android
3 2 (0.51%) UNIX
4 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (31.55%) Project Management
2 85 (21.63%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (18.58%) UML
4 68 (17.30%) PRINCE2
5 65 (16.54%) Systems Analysis
6 45 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (11.45%) Scrum
7 33 (8.40%) ERP
8 32 (8.14%) BPMN
9 30 (7.63%) E-Commerce
10 28 (7.12%) Waterfall
11 26 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
11 26 (6.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (6.36%) Change Management
12 25 (6.36%) TDD
13 24 (6.11%) Data Modelling
14 23 (5.85%) Use Case
15 22 (5.60%) BPR
15 22 (5.60%) CRM
15 22 (5.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 41 (10.43%) SQL
2 35 (8.91%) C#
3 33 (8.40%) Java
4 21 (5.34%) JavaScript
5 17 (4.33%) C
6 15 (3.82%) C++
7 14 (3.56%) PHP
8 10 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.29%) Python
10 8 (2.04%) Ruby
11 7 (1.78%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.76%) VBA
13 2 (0.51%) VB
13 2 (0.51%) Perl
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 61 (15.52%) ISEB
2 43 (10.94%) Degree
3 8 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (1.78%) PMP
4 7 (1.78%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.02%) CBAP
7 2 (0.51%) IIBA
7 2 (0.51%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) CIMA
8 1 (0.25%) ACCA
8 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.25%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 67 (17.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (6.87%) SAP
3 21 (5.34%) Oracle
4 12 (3.05%) ServiceNow
5 7 (1.78%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.27%) Siebel
7 5 (1.27%) Zend
8 4 (1.02%) CA
9 3 (0.76%) Adobe
9 3 (0.76%) Twitter
10 2 (0.51%) Capita
11 1 (0.25%) ATG
11 1 (0.25%) KANA
11 1 (0.25%) Primavera
11 1 (0.25%) Citrix
11 1 (0.25%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.25%) JBoss
11 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.25%) SYSPRO
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: pa
Posted: 2 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 5K + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hyde, Cheshire
networx
Salary: Salary £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Man
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Experis IT
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago