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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 61 65 108
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +43
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 261 253 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.03% 3.65% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 4.42% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 207 219 155
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £52,500
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
5557 5720 6003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.85% 82.54% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4504 4554 5135
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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 -10 137 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Cheshire +20 58 £40,000 +2.56% 4
Lancashire +9 39 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Merseyside +18 19 £36,000 -7.69% 3
Cumbria -5 6 £57,500 +64.28%
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 237 (43.25%) Finance
2 174 (31.75%) Project Management
3 120 (21.90%) PRINCE2
4 107 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 103 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (15.51%) Microsoft
7 84 (15.33%) Data Analysis
8 83 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 70 (12.77%) Banking
10 65 (11.86%) Retail
11 62 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
12 61 (11.13%) .NET
12 61 (11.13%) Degree
13 58 (10.58%) Systems Analysis
14 57 (10.40%) ISEB
15 55 (10.04%) SQL Server
16 52 (9.49%) SQL
17 50 (9.12%) CRM
18 45 (8.21%) UML
19 42 (7.66%) Migration
19 42 (7.66%) Scrum
20 38 (6.93%) Risk Management
20 38 (6.93%) MS Excel
20 38 (6.93%) Oracle
20 38 (6.93%) SDLC
21 35 (6.39%) ERP
22 34 (6.20%) MS Office
22 34 (6.20%) Workflow
23 33 (6.02%) SAP
23 33 (6.02%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 22 (4.01%) SAS
2 15 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.28%) Apache
4 4 (0.73%) Umbraco
4 4 (0.73%) FileNet
5 3 (0.55%) CMS
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle UPK
6 1 (0.18%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 34 (6.20%) MS Office
3 23 (4.20%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.74%) SPSS
5 8 (1.46%) MS Project
6 5 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 15 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (1.64%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.64%) SAP SD
3 9 (1.64%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.46%) SAP MM
4 8 (1.46%) Magento
5 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.73%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.73%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.55%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.91%) SaaS
2 4 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.36%) GitHub
4 2 (0.36%) Trello
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.09%) Internet
1 6 (1.09%) Wireless
2 5 (0.91%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) VLAN
4 1 (0.18%) Extranet
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 23 (4.20%) QlikView
4 16 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (2.74%) Pentaho
6 13 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
8 11 (2.01%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
10 9 (1.64%) MySQL
11 8 (1.46%) MongoDB
11 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.46%) OLAP
12 7 (1.28%) Base SAS
12 7 (1.28%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 6 (1.09%) OLAP Cube
13 6 (1.09%) SAP Data Services
14 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.09%) LSMW
3 5 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.55%) JIRA
4 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.36%) Subversion
5 2 (0.36%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.18%) VisualSVN
6 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 237 (43.25%) Finance
2 70 (12.77%) Banking
3 65 (11.86%) Retail
4 26 (4.74%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.10%) Financial Institution
6 16 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.46%) Marketing
8 6 (1.09%) General Ledger
9 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.73%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Front Office
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) French Language
13 1 (0.18%) German Language
13 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 345 (62.96%) Analyst
2 296 (54.01%) Business Analyst
3 74 (13.50%) Consultant
4 47 (8.58%) Financial Business Analyst
4 47 (8.58%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 34 (6.20%) Project Manager
5 34 (6.20%) Systems Analyst
6 30 (5.47%) IT Business Analyst
7 29 (5.29%) Senior Business Analyst
7 29 (5.29%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (4.74%) Developer
9 23 (4.20%) Business Systems Analyst
10 20 (3.65%) Architect
11 16 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.55%) Junior
12 14 (2.55%) Business IT Analyst
13 13 (2.37%) Data Analyst
13 13 (2.37%) Team Leader
13 13 (2.37%) Project Analyst
13 13 (2.37%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (11.13%) .NET
2 26 (4.74%) HTML
3 22 (4.01%) CSS
4 20 (3.65%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.92%) Web Services
6 14 (2.55%) jQuery
7 10 (1.82%) XML
8 6 (1.09%) EDI
8 6 (1.09%) Zend Framework
9 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (0.91%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.73%) XSD
10 4 (0.73%) XSLT
10 4 (0.73%) WCF
10 4 (0.73%) AngularJS
11 3 (0.55%) Grails
11 3 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (0.55%) BAPI
12 2 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 83 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.65%) NHS
4 16 (2.92%) Visualisation
5 13 (2.37%) User Experience
6 8 (1.46%) Replication
7 7 (1.28%) Clustering
8 6 (1.09%) FMCG
9 5 (0.91%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.91%) Informatics
10 4 (0.73%) Life Science
10 4 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.55%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.55%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.55%) Psychology
12 2 (0.36%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.36%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.36%) Statistics
12 2 (0.36%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.09%) UNIX
1 6 (1.09%) Windows
2 2 (0.36%) Linux
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
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (31.75%) Project Management
2 120 (21.90%) PRINCE2
3 107 (19.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 103 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (15.33%) Data Analysis
6 62 (11.31%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (10.58%) Systems Analysis
8 50 (9.12%) CRM
9 45 (8.21%) UML
10 42 (7.66%) Scrum
10 42 (7.66%) Migration
11 38 (6.93%) Risk Management
11 38 (6.93%) SDLC
12 35 (6.39%) ERP
13 34 (6.20%) Workflow
14 32 (5.84%) Analytics
15 31 (5.66%) ITIL
15 31 (5.66%) Change Management
15 31 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
16 30 (5.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (9.49%) SQL
2 33 (6.02%) C#
3 27 (4.93%) JavaScript
4 26 (4.74%) Java
5 20 (3.65%) Python
6 15 (2.74%) R
7 12 (2.19%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.82%) ABAP
8 10 (1.82%) C
8 10 (1.82%) C++
8 10 (1.82%) PHP
9 9 (1.64%) VB
10 5 (0.91%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.91%) VBScript
10 5 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 5 (0.91%) Ruby
11 4 (0.73%) VBA
12 2 (0.36%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (11.13%) Degree
2 57 (10.40%) ISEB
3 25 (4.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 21 (3.83%) Security Cleared
5 19 (3.47%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.19%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.82%) CISSP
7 10 (1.82%) CISA
8 6 (1.09%) APMP
9 5 (0.91%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.55%) IIBA
12 2 (0.36%) PMP
12 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
13 1 (0.18%) MBA
13 1 (0.18%) CBAP
13 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.83%) QA
2 8 (1.46%) SLA
2 8 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.91%) COBIT
4 3 (0.55%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 85 (15.51%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.93%) Oracle
3 33 (6.02%) SAP
4 32 (5.84%) Business Objects
5 16 (2.92%) Cognos
6 15 (2.74%) IBM
6 15 (2.74%) Tableau
7 13 (2.37%) Teradata
8 8 (1.46%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.09%) Zend
9 6 (1.09%) Capita
9 6 (1.09%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.91%) Metastorm
10 5 (0.91%) VMware
11 4 (0.73%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.73%) Sage
11 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.55%) Cisco
12 3 (0.55%) Citrix
12 3 (0.55%) Google
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