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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 58 121
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +63
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 314 253 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.15% 3.75% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 4.54% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 237 218 130
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £57,500
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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 155 £43,500 +14.47% 27
Cheshire +20 81 £41,375 +3.43% 14
Lancashire +3 39 £41,750 +19.28% 3
Merseyside +17 22 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Cumbria -1 13 £90,000 +157.14% 4
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 221 (44.02%) Finance
2 144 (28.69%) Project Management
3 111 (22.11%) PRINCE2
4 100 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 83 (16.53%) Microsoft
6 83 (16.53%) Data Analysis
7 81 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (12.55%) ISEB
8 63 (12.55%) Banking
9 60 (11.95%) .NET
10 59 (11.75%) Retail
10 59 (11.75%) Systems Analysis
11 57 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (10.76%) SQL Server
13 53 (10.56%) Degree
14 48 (9.56%) SQL
15 44 (8.76%) UML
16 42 (8.37%) Migration
17 40 (7.97%) CRM
17 40 (7.97%) MS Excel
18 38 (7.57%) Scrum
19 36 (7.17%) MS Office
19 36 (7.17%) Waterfall
20 34 (6.77%) ITIL
21 32 (6.37%) MS Visio
21 32 (6.37%) C#
21 32 (6.37%) Risk Management
22 31 (6.18%) Change Management
22 31 (6.18%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (3.59%) SAS
2 12 (2.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.39%) Apache
4 4 (0.80%) FileNet
5 3 (0.60%) CMS
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.20%) IIS
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 36 (7.17%) MS Office
3 32 (6.37%) MS Visio
4 12 (2.39%) SPSS
5 8 (1.59%) MS Project
6 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 15 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (2.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (1.79%) SAP FI
3 9 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
3 9 (1.79%) SAP CO
3 9 (1.79%) Magento
4 6 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (1.20%) SAP SD
5 5 (1.00%) SAP MM
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle iProcurement
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.80%) SAP PP
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (0.80%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle FAH
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.20%) SaaS
2 4 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.99%) Internet
2 6 (1.20%) Wireless
3 4 (0.80%) Intranet
4 2 (0.40%) VLAN
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) Broadband
5 1 (0.20%) VoIP
5 1 (0.20%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (3.39%) QlikView
4 14 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.39%) Pentaho
5 12 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
7 10 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (1.79%) MySQL
8 9 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (1.59%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.59%) SAP BW
9 8 (1.59%) OLAP
10 6 (1.20%) SAP Data Services
10 6 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
11 5 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 5 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.00%) DTS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.19%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.20%) LSMW
3 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (0.60%) Axure RP
5 2 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.20%) VisualSVN
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.20%) JIRA
6 1 (0.20%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium
6 1 (0.20%) Selenium IDE
General
1 221 (44.02%) Finance
2 63 (12.55%) Banking
3 59 (11.75%) Retail
4 26 (5.18%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.39%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.19%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.79%) General Ledger
8 6 (1.20%) Marketing
8 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Front Office
11 1 (0.20%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) German Language
11 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 320 (63.75%) Analyst
2 272 (54.18%) Business Analyst
3 67 (13.35%) Consultant
4 44 (8.76%) Financial Business Analyst
4 44 (8.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 38 (7.57%) Systems Analyst
6 30 (5.98%) IT Business Analyst
7 28 (5.58%) Business Systems Analyst
8 26 (5.18%) Project Manager
9 25 (4.98%) Developer
9 25 (4.98%) Senior Analyst
9 25 (4.98%) Senior Business Analyst
10 19 (3.78%) Architect
11 16 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
12 14 (2.79%) Data Analyst
13 13 (2.59%) Team Leader
13 13 (2.59%) Business IT Analyst
13 13 (2.59%) Banking Business Analyst
14 12 (2.39%) Business Manager
14 12 (2.39%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.95%) .NET
2 22 (4.38%) ASP.NET
3 21 (4.18%) HTML
4 18 (3.59%) CSS
5 16 (3.19%) Web Services
6 14 (2.79%) jQuery
7 9 (1.79%) XML
8 6 (1.20%) Zend Framework
8 6 (1.20%) .NET Framework
9 5 (1.00%) EDI
9 5 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.80%) WCF
10 4 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.80%) XSD
10 4 (0.80%) XSLT
11 3 (0.60%) BAPI
11 3 (0.60%) WinForms
11 3 (0.60%) Grails
11 3 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 81 (16.14%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.18%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.78%) NHS
4 14 (2.79%) Visualisation
4 14 (2.79%) Open Source
5 11 (2.19%) User Experience
6 7 (1.39%) Replication
6 7 (1.39%) Clustering
7 6 (1.20%) FMCG
7 6 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.00%) Data Structures
9 4 (0.80%) Informatics
9 4 (0.80%) Life Science
9 4 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.60%) PMI
10 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.60%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.40%) Statistics
11 2 (0.40%) Data Conversion
11 2 (0.40%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.20%) UNIX
2 5 (1.00%) Windows
3 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
3 2 (0.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.20%) Android
4 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (28.69%) Project Management
2 111 (22.11%) PRINCE2
3 100 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 83 (16.53%) Data Analysis
6 59 (11.75%) Systems Analysis
7 57 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
8 44 (8.76%) UML
9 42 (8.37%) Migration
10 40 (7.97%) CRM
11 38 (7.57%) Scrum
12 36 (7.17%) Waterfall
13 34 (6.77%) ITIL
14 32 (6.37%) Risk Management
15 31 (6.18%) Change Management
16 30 (5.98%) Service Management
16 30 (5.98%) Technical Architecture
17 28 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 28 (5.58%) Workflow
18 27 (5.38%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (9.56%) SQL
2 32 (6.37%) C#
3 24 (4.78%) Java
3 24 (4.78%) JavaScript
4 16 (3.19%) Python
5 15 (2.99%) ABAP
6 12 (2.39%) R
7 11 (2.19%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.99%) C
9 9 (1.79%) PHP
9 9 (1.79%) VB
10 8 (1.59%) C++
11 7 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.00%) VBScript
12 5 (1.00%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.00%) Ruby
13 2 (0.40%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.40%) Perl
13 2 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (12.55%) ISEB
2 53 (10.56%) Degree
3 20 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 17 (3.39%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.39%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.99%) CISA
7 10 (1.99%) CISSP
8 6 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.00%) APMP
10 3 (0.60%) PMP
10 3 (0.60%) IIBA
10 3 (0.60%) CBAP
10 3 (0.60%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.40%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.20%) MBA
12 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.78%) QA
2 11 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.59%) SLA
4 6 (1.20%) ISO 14001
4 6 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 83 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 31 (6.18%) Oracle
3 30 (5.98%) SAP
4 22 (4.38%) Business Objects
5 14 (2.79%) Teradata
6 12 (2.39%) Tableau
6 12 (2.39%) IBM
6 12 (2.39%) Cognos
7 8 (1.59%) Cloudera
8 6 (1.20%) Zend
8 6 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.00%) Metastorm
10 4 (0.80%) Avaloq
10 4 (0.80%) VMware
11 3 (0.60%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.60%) Citrix
11 3 (0.60%) Cisco
11 3 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.60%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.60%) Sage
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