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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 73 52 72
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 187 304 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.43% 4.84% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 5.49% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 149 231 220
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £55,000 £55,000
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
4678 5542 5934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 88.32% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3963 4433 4761
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -16 110 £40,000 -8.04% 25
Cheshire -7 38 £40,000 -3.61% 8
Lancashire -12 23 £45,000 +9.75% 3
Merseyside +2 12 £37,500 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 162 (41.65%) Finance
2 108 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (24.16%) Project Management
4 89 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
5 75 (19.28%) SDLC
6 66 (16.97%) Degree
6 66 (16.97%) UML
7 61 (15.68%) ISEB
8 59 (15.17%) SQL
9 49 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (12.60%) Management Information System
10 47 (12.08%) SAP
11 46 (11.83%) PRINCE2
12 44 (11.31%) Change Management
13 42 (10.80%) Retail
13 42 (10.80%) BPMN
14 40 (10.28%) Manufacturing
15 39 (10.03%) Translating Business Requirements
16 38 (9.77%) Systems Analysis
17 36 (9.25%) Migration
18 35 (9.00%) Data Analysis
18 35 (9.00%) Data Management
19 31 (7.97%) Waterfall
20 30 (7.71%) Data Migration
20 30 (7.71%) Process Improvement
21 29 (7.46%) MS Excel
22 28 (7.20%) Use Case
23 27 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 26 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (6.68%) Banking

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 12 (3.08%) SAS
2 10 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.51%) CMS
4 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.63%) MS Office
3 17 (4.37%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.77%) MS Project
5 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (4.37%) SAP MM
1 17 (4.37%) SAP PP
2 9 (2.31%) SAP CO
2 9 (2.31%) SAP FI
2 9 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (2.31%) SAP SCM
3 7 (1.80%) SAP WM
4 5 (1.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Cash Management
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (0.77%) OPENContractor
6 3 (0.77%) OPENHousing
6 3 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.54%) SaaS
2 3 (0.77%) Google Play
3 2 (0.51%) GitHub
3 2 (0.51%) IaaS
3 2 (0.51%) Trello
4 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.26%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.26%) PaaS
4 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.06%) Extranet
1 8 (2.06%) Internet
1 8 (2.06%) Intranet
2 1 (0.26%) Broadband
2 1 (0.26%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.26%) LAN
2 1 (0.26%) Skype
2 1 (0.26%) WAN
2 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (3.86%) SAP BW
4 13 (3.34%) Oracle Reports
5 12 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.29%) Big Data
9 5 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.29%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.29%) QlikView
9 5 (1.29%) SQLPlus
10 4 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (1.03%) DB2
10 4 (1.03%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.03%) MS Access
10 4 (1.03%) MySQL
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.77%) Android Studio
3 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.77%) JUnit
3 3 (0.77%) Subversion
4 1 (0.26%) JIRA
General
1 162 (41.65%) Finance
2 42 (10.80%) Retail
3 40 (10.28%) Manufacturing
4 26 (6.68%) Banking
5 14 (3.60%) Local Government
6 9 (2.31%) Marketing
7 5 (1.29%) Back Office
7 5 (1.29%) Billing
8 4 (1.03%) Front Office
8 4 (1.03%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.03%) Law
8 4 (1.03%) Legal
9 3 (0.77%) Advertising
9 3 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 287 (73.78%) Analyst
2 217 (55.78%) Business Analyst
3 48 (12.34%) Business Systems Analyst
4 47 (12.08%) Systems Analyst
5 46 (11.83%) IT Analyst
6 44 (11.31%) Business IT Analyst
7 41 (10.54%) IT Business Analyst
8 33 (8.48%) SAP Analyst
9 28 (7.20%) Project Manager
10 27 (6.94%) Consultant
11 24 (6.17%) Lead Business Analyst
12 19 (4.88%) IT Manager
12 19 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
12 19 (4.88%) Software Analyst
13 18 (4.63%) IT Project Manager
13 18 (4.63%) Junior
14 17 (4.37%) Graduate
14 17 (4.37%) Junior Analyst
15 15 (3.86%) Agile Business Analyst
16 14 (3.60%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.34%) .NET
2 8 (2.06%) XML
3 7 (1.80%) HTML
4 6 (1.54%) CSS
5 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.29%) EDI
6 3 (0.77%) Android SDK
6 3 (0.77%) RESTful
6 3 (0.77%) Web Services
7 2 (0.51%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 89 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (12.60%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.60%) iPad
4 10 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.31%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.31%) Psychology
6 8 (2.06%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.80%) Economics
7 7 (1.80%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.80%) Physics
7 7 (1.80%) User Experience
8 6 (1.54%) NHS
9 5 (1.29%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.03%) Taxonomies
11 3 (0.77%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.03%) Windows
2 3 (0.77%) Android
2 3 (0.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.51%) Linux
3 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.51%) Unix
4 1 (0.26%) AIX
4 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.76%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (24.16%) Project Management
3 75 (19.28%) SDLC
4 66 (16.97%) UML
5 49 (12.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 46 (11.83%) PRINCE2
7 44 (11.31%) Change Management
8 42 (10.80%) BPMN
9 39 (10.03%) Translating Business Requirements
10 38 (9.77%) Systems Analysis
11 36 (9.25%) Migration
12 35 (9.00%) Data Analysis
12 35 (9.00%) Data Management
13 31 (7.97%) Waterfall
14 30 (7.71%) Data Migration
14 30 (7.71%) Process Improvement
15 28 (7.20%) Use Case
16 26 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (6.43%) Line Management
18 23 (5.91%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 59 (15.17%) SQL
2 11 (2.83%) VBA
3 7 (1.80%) PL/SQL
4 6 (1.54%) Java
5 4 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.03%) VB
5 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.03%) VBScript
6 2 (0.51%) C#
6 2 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (0.51%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 66 (16.97%) Degree
2 61 (15.68%) ISEB
3 27 (6.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (0.51%) APMP
5 2 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.57%) QA
2 8 (2.06%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) SEPA
4 1 (0.26%) COBIT
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 47 (12.08%) SAP
2 25 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (5.14%) Oracle
4 5 (1.29%) SYSPRO
5 4 (1.03%) Teradata
6 3 (0.77%) Capita
6 3 (0.77%) Cognizant
6 3 (0.77%) Google
7 2 (0.51%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.51%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.51%) Twitter
8 1 (0.26%) Cisco
8 1 (0.26%) Citrix
8 1 (0.26%) Epicor
8 1 (0.26%) Facebook
8 1 (0.26%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.26%) Infor
8 1 (0.26%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.26%) ServiceNow
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