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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 76 93 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Business Analysis 239 172 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.20% 2.57% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.21% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 210 139 192
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,900 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
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
6282 5366 5625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.01% 80.17% 79.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5289 4523 4858
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 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 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 30 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 +11 119 £35,000 -9.09% 21
Cheshire +22 83 £40,000 - 10
Merseyside +27 18 £49,000 +40.00%
Lancashire -8 14 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Cumbria -4 4 £31,000 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 228 (47.20%) Finance
2 124 (25.67%) Project Management
3 120 (24.84%) SQL Server
4 118 (24.43%) SQL
5 109 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
6 97 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (15.94%) Degree
8 73 (15.11%) MS Excel
9 71 (14.70%) PRINCE2
10 70 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 66 (13.66%) Data Modelling
12 63 (13.04%) ISEB
13 62 (12.84%) Microsoft
14 59 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
15 57 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 52 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 51 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
18 47 (9.73%) .NET
18 47 (9.73%) Data Analysis
18 47 (9.73%) Scrum
19 43 (8.90%) SQL Server 2005
20 41 (8.49%) UML
21 39 (8.07%) T-SQL
21 39 (8.07%) Use Case
22 38 (7.87%) XML
23 37 (7.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
24 34 (7.04%) Systems Analysis
25 33 (6.83%) Migration
26 32 (6.63%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.45%) SAS
2 5 (1.04%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.62%) CMS
3 3 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.41%) OpenEdge
4 2 (0.41%) Apache
4 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 73 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.93%) MS Office
3 16 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.04%) MS Project
6 4 (0.83%) Windchill
7 3 (0.62%) SPSS
8 1 (0.21%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.21%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Teamcenter
1 4 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.62%) Magento
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.62%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.41%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.41%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.21%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.21%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.07%) SaaS
2 2 (0.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.66%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) HTTP
3 2 (0.41%) TETRA
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (24.84%) SQL Server
2 59 (12.22%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (11.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 51 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (8.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 24 (4.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.66%) SAP Data Services
8 8 (1.66%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.04%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.04%) Big Data
10 5 (1.04%) WhereScape RED
10 5 (1.04%) BODI
11 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 3 (0.62%) QlikView
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
13 2 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.04%) Subversion
3 3 (0.62%) JIRA
3 3 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 228 (47.20%) Finance
2 23 (4.76%) Banking
2 23 (4.76%) Retail
3 14 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 14 (2.90%) Front Office
3 14 (2.90%) Back Office
4 13 (2.69%) Legal
4 13 (2.69%) Marketing
5 12 (2.48%) Advertising
6 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.62%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Local Government
7 3 (0.62%) Billing
8 2 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.41%) Games
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 326 (67.49%) Analyst
2 279 (57.76%) Business Analyst
3 50 (10.35%) Consultant
4 38 (7.87%) Senior Analyst
5 36 (7.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 31 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 29 (6.00%) Developer
8 28 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
9 21 (4.35%) Implementation Consultant
10 18 (3.73%) Business Systems Analyst
10 18 (3.73%) Financial Business Analyst
11 17 (3.52%) Server Analyst
11 17 (3.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 17 (3.52%) SQL Server Analyst
12 16 (3.31%) Services Delivery Consultant
13 14 (2.90%) Graduate
14 10 (2.07%) Business Manager
14 10 (2.07%) Agile Business Analyst
15 9 (1.86%) Programme Manager
15 9 (1.86%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (9.73%) .NET
2 38 (7.87%) XML
3 22 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 16 (3.31%) HTML
5 15 (3.11%) CSS
6 13 (2.69%) Web Services
7 11 (2.28%) .NET Framework
8 7 (1.45%) HTML5
8 7 (1.45%) CSS3
9 5 (1.04%) MDX
10 4 (0.83%) Silverlight
10 4 (0.83%) PhoneGap
10 4 (0.83%) Backbone.js
10 4 (0.83%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 3 (0.62%) jQuery
11 3 (0.62%) RESTful
12 2 (0.41%) Zend Framework
12 2 (0.41%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.38%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.73%) Data Extraction
4 8 (1.66%) Computer Science
4 8 (1.66%) User Experience
5 5 (1.04%) Life Science
5 5 (1.04%) AS400
6 4 (0.83%) N-Tier
6 4 (0.83%) Credit Risk
7 3 (0.62%) FMCG
8 2 (0.41%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.41%) Taxonomies
8 2 (0.41%) Informatics
9 1 (0.21%) PMI
9 1 (0.21%) NHS
9 1 (0.21%) Replication
9 1 (0.21%) Clustering
9 1 (0.21%) Tandem
9 1 (0.21%) Derivative
9 1 (0.21%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.07%) Windows
2 5 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 4 (0.83%) Android
4 3 (0.62%) UNIX
5 2 (0.41%) Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (25.67%) Project Management
2 109 (22.57%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (20.08%) Business Intelligence
4 71 (14.70%) PRINCE2
5 70 (14.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 66 (13.66%) Data Modelling
7 47 (9.73%) Scrum
7 47 (9.73%) Data Analysis
8 41 (8.49%) UML
9 39 (8.07%) Use Case
10 34 (7.04%) Systems Analysis
11 33 (6.83%) Migration
12 32 (6.63%) ERP
13 31 (6.42%) ETL
14 28 (5.80%) CRM
15 25 (5.18%) Waterfall
16 21 (4.35%) Service Delivery
17 19 (3.93%) Data Migration
18 18 (3.73%) ITIL
19 17 (3.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 118 (24.43%) SQL
2 39 (8.07%) T-SQL
3 31 (6.42%) VB.NET
3 31 (6.42%) VBA
3 31 (6.42%) C#
4 23 (4.76%) Java
5 20 (4.14%) JavaScript
6 10 (2.07%) VB
7 9 (1.86%) Python
7 9 (1.86%) Perl
8 7 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.62%) C
9 3 (0.62%) C++
10 2 (0.41%) PHP
10 2 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (15.94%) Degree
2 63 (13.04%) ISEB
3 37 (7.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (2.07%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.86%) PMP
6 7 (1.45%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.24%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.04%) CBAP
8 5 (1.04%) HNC
9 4 (0.83%) MCP
9 4 (0.83%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.62%) ACCA
10 3 (0.62%) CIMA
11 2 (0.41%) NVQ Level 3
12 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.21%) MCTS
12 1 (0.21%) CCA
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.21%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.76%) SLA
2 15 (3.11%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.62%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 30 (6.21%) Oracle
3 20 (4.14%) SAP
4 18 (3.73%) Informatica
4 18 (3.73%) Teradata
5 8 (1.66%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.04%) Infor
7 4 (0.83%) Netezza
8 3 (0.62%) Sage
8 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.62%) Omniture
9 2 (0.41%) Zend
9 2 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.41%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.41%) Siebel
9 2 (0.41%) Progress
9 2 (0.41%) IBM
10 1 (0.21%) Kronos
10 1 (0.21%) Northgate
10 1 (0.21%) VMware
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £63000 - £65000 per annum + home based working, incentives, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + benefits+bonusagile
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Home based working
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension Contribution, BUPA
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
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Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Car Allowance
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Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
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Posted: 8 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Krooter
Salary: From £24,000 to £25,999 per annum £20,000 - 24,999 per year
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