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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 78 94 91
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 232 163 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.13% 2.45% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 3.09% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 203 139 189
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
6260 5280 5696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.40% 79.52% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5176 4428 4863
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 £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +32 120 £35,000 -9.09% 17
Cheshire +8 80 £39,750 -3.04% 9
Merseyside +17 17 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Lancashire -18 10 £47,500 +10.46% 1
Cumbria +7 6 £31,627 - 3
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 229 (47.22%) Finance
2 128 (26.39%) SQL
3 123 (25.36%) Project Management
4 119 (24.54%) SQL Server
5 106 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
6 98 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
7 94 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
8 81 (16.70%) MS Excel
9 73 (15.05%) Degree
10 72 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 69 (14.23%) PRINCE2
12 65 (13.40%) Data Modelling
13 63 (12.99%) Microsoft
14 57 (11.75%) ISEB
14 57 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 56 (11.55%) Data Warehouse
16 50 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 50 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
17 49 (10.10%) .NET
18 48 (9.90%) Data Analysis
19 45 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
20 44 (9.07%) UML
21 43 (8.87%) XML
21 43 (8.87%) Scrum
22 42 (8.66%) Use Case
23 38 (7.84%) T-SQL
24 37 (7.63%) ERP
25 36 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
26 33 (6.80%) Systems Analysis
27 32 (6.60%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 7 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.24%) CMS
3 5 (1.03%) SAS
4 3 (0.62%) Apache
4 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 81 (16.70%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.54%) MS Office
3 10 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.82%) MS Project
5 4 (0.82%) Windchill
6 3 (0.62%) SPSS
7 2 (0.41%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (1.03%) Teamcenter
1 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.03%) Magento
2 4 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.41%) SAP MDM
4 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.21%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.21%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
2 1 (0.21%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.03%) HTTP
2 4 (0.82%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) TETRA
4 1 (0.21%) Extranet
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (24.54%) SQL Server
2 57 (11.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 56 (11.55%) Data Warehouse
4 50 (10.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 45 (9.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 21 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.06%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.86%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.03%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.03%) Big Data
10 5 (1.03%) WhereScape RED
11 4 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.82%) BODI
12 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.62%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 3 (0.62%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.65%) Subversion
3 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.62%) JIRA
4 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.21%) JMeter
6 1 (0.21%) Log4j
6 1 (0.21%) Maven
6 1 (0.21%) Ant
6 1 (0.21%) JUnit
General
1 229 (47.22%) Finance
2 25 (5.15%) Banking
3 23 (4.74%) Retail
4 19 (3.92%) Legal
4 19 (3.92%) Marketing
5 17 (3.51%) Front Office
5 17 (3.51%) Back Office
6 16 (3.30%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.06%) Advertising
8 7 (1.44%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.03%) Law
10 4 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.82%) Games
11 3 (0.62%) Billing
12 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
12 2 (0.41%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 318 (65.57%) Analyst
2 270 (55.67%) Business Analyst
3 54 (11.13%) Consultant
4 35 (7.22%) Developer
4 35 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
5 33 (6.80%) Senior Business Analyst
6 30 (6.19%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.77%) Implementation Consultant
8 27 (5.57%) Systems Analyst
9 17 (3.51%) Business Systems Analyst
10 16 (3.30%) Financial Business Analyst
10 16 (3.30%) Server Analyst
10 16 (3.30%) SQL Server Analyst
11 14 (2.89%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 14 (2.89%) Graduate
12 11 (2.27%) Software Consultant
12 11 (2.27%) Software Implementation Consultant
13 10 (2.06%) Information Systems Engineer
13 10 (2.06%) Services Delivery Consultant
13 10 (2.06%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (10.10%) .NET
2 43 (8.87%) XML
3 21 (4.33%) ASP.NET
4 18 (3.71%) CSS
4 18 (3.71%) HTML
5 15 (3.09%) Web Services
6 9 (1.86%) .NET Framework
6 9 (1.86%) HTML5
6 9 (1.86%) CSS3
7 7 (1.44%) jQuery
8 5 (1.03%) MDX
8 5 (1.03%) RESTful
9 4 (0.82%) PhoneGap
9 4 (0.82%) Backbone.js
9 4 (0.82%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (0.82%) Silverlight
9 4 (0.82%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.62%) JSON
11 2 (0.41%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 98 (20.21%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (6.19%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.51%) Data Extraction
4 13 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.65%) User Experience
6 5 (1.03%) Life Science
6 5 (1.03%) N-Tier
7 4 (0.82%) AS400
7 4 (0.82%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.41%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.41%) Informatics
8 2 (0.41%) FMCG
8 2 (0.41%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.21%) Open Source
9 1 (0.21%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.21%) New Media
9 1 (0.21%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.21%) Derivative
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.89%) Windows
2 5 (1.03%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.82%) Linux
3 4 (0.82%) Android
4 3 (0.62%) UNIX
4 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (25.36%) Project Management
2 106 (21.86%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (19.38%) Business Intelligence
4 72 (14.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 69 (14.23%) PRINCE2
6 65 (13.40%) Data Modelling
7 48 (9.90%) Data Analysis
8 44 (9.07%) UML
9 43 (8.87%) Scrum
10 42 (8.66%) Use Case
11 37 (7.63%) ERP
12 33 (6.80%) Systems Analysis
13 31 (6.39%) Migration
14 29 (5.98%) ETL
15 28 (5.77%) CRM
16 21 (4.33%) ITIL
17 20 (4.12%) E-Commerce
18 19 (3.92%) Software Engineering
19 18 (3.71%) Data Migration
20 17 (3.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 128 (26.39%) SQL
2 38 (7.84%) T-SQL
3 32 (6.60%) VB.NET
3 32 (6.60%) VBA
3 32 (6.60%) C#
4 24 (4.95%) Java
5 21 (4.33%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.27%) VB
7 10 (2.06%) Perl
7 10 (2.06%) Python
8 8 (1.65%) C
9 7 (1.44%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.03%) C++
11 4 (0.82%) PHP
11 4 (0.82%) VBScript
12 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.41%) PHP5
13 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (15.05%) Degree
2 57 (11.75%) ISEB
3 36 (7.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (1.65%) PMP
4 8 (1.65%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.24%) ACCA
6 6 (1.24%) CIMA
6 6 (1.24%) HNC
7 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (0.82%) MCP
8 4 (0.82%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.62%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) MCTS
10 1 (0.21%) CCA
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.21%) MCSD
10 1 (0.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.12%) SLA
2 13 (2.68%) QA
3 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.19%) Oracle
3 26 (5.36%) SAP
4 16 (3.30%) Informatica
5 14 (2.89%) Teradata
6 7 (1.44%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.82%) Zend
7 4 (0.82%) Infor
7 4 (0.82%) SYSPRO
8 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.62%) Omniture
8 3 (0.62%) Netezza
9 2 (0.41%) Sage
9 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.41%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.41%) Siebel
9 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) JBoss
10 1 (0.21%) Primavera
10 1 (0.21%) ATG
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Anonymous Recruiter
Salary: c£30k - dependent on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: Salary £40,000 to £45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits + big bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Car + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Barrow-In-Furness
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hudson - London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent package inc Bonus and car
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Barrow-in-furness, Cumbria
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago