The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 49 51 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 329 320 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.05% 4.46% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 4.70% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 277 279 191
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6211 6805 6814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.41% 94.91% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5087 5523 5842
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North West region.

Business Analyst Salary Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Business Analyst Salary Histogram in the North West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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 -3 195 £40,000 +6.66% 24
Cheshire +19 78 £40,000 +2.56% 16
Lancashire +23 33 £42,500 +10.38% 10
Merseyside +6 16 £45,000 +18.42% 7
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 291 (44.43%) Business Analysis
2 230 (35.11%) Finance
3 164 (25.04%) Analytical Skills
4 158 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (16.64%) Project Management
6 108 (16.49%) UML
7 92 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (12.06%) Systems Analysis
8 79 (12.06%) Degree
9 77 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 75 (11.45%) SDLC
11 73 (11.15%) PRINCE2
12 72 (10.99%) ISEB
13 69 (10.53%) Microsoft
14 64 (9.77%) SQL
15 60 (9.16%) SAP
16 55 (8.40%) Retail
17 54 (8.24%) Banking
17 54 (8.24%) Use Case
18 51 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
19 50 (7.63%) CRM
20 44 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 44 (6.72%) Scrum
21 43 (6.56%) E-Commerce
22 42 (6.41%) Change Management
22 42 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
23 41 (6.26%) Telecoms
23 41 (6.26%) Java
24 38 (5.80%) SQL Server
24 38 (5.80%) ERP

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.75%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.07%) Documentum
3 2 (0.31%) SAS
3 2 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.15%) Lync
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.15%) CMS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 25 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 25 (3.82%) MS Office
3 10 (1.53%) MS Project
4 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) FastStats
5 1 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (4.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.68%) SAP PP
3 10 (1.53%) SAP MM
4 9 (1.37%) SAP QM
5 8 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 8 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (1.07%) SAP SCM
6 7 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.76%) SAP FI
7 5 (0.76%) Agresso
8 3 (0.46%) Line 500
8 3 (0.46%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.31%) Sage ERP X3
9 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.31%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.46%) SaaS
2 1 (0.15%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.21%) Internet
2 8 (1.22%) HTTP
3 6 (0.92%) HTTPS
3 6 (0.92%) FTP
4 5 (0.76%) Wireless
5 3 (0.46%) Network Security
5 3 (0.46%) CTI
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
6 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 38 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 16 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 10 (1.53%) QlikView
8 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.92%) SAP Data Services
9 6 (0.92%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.31%) Big Data
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.31%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.31%) MS Access
11 2 (0.31%) DTS
12 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 6 (0.92%) LSMW
3 4 (0.61%) JIRA
4 3 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.31%) Subversion
5 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 230 (35.11%) Finance
2 55 (8.40%) Retail
3 54 (8.24%) Banking
4 41 (6.26%) Telecoms
5 37 (5.65%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.60%) Marketing
7 12 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.22%) Retail Banking
9 7 (1.07%) General Ledger
9 7 (1.07%) Back Office
10 6 (0.92%) Advertising
10 6 (0.92%) Billing
11 3 (0.46%) Law
11 3 (0.46%) Legal
11 3 (0.46%) German Language
12 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.15%) Games
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.97%) .NET
2 18 (2.75%) EDI
3 17 (2.60%) XML
4 8 (1.22%) Web Services
4 8 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.07%) HTML
6 6 (0.92%) XML Schema
6 6 (0.92%) EDIFACT
7 5 (0.76%) JSON
7 5 (0.76%) CSS
7 5 (0.76%) SOAP
8 4 (0.61%) BAPI
8 4 (0.61%) REST
9 2 (0.31%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.31%) WCF
9 2 (0.31%) WPF
10 1 (0.15%) MDX
10 1 (0.15%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (0.15%) SAP Smart Forms
10 1 (0.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 164 (25.04%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 12 (1.83%) FMCG
4 9 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.92%) Telematics
5 6 (0.92%) TRADACOMS
5 6 (0.92%) Mobile App
6 5 (0.76%) User Experience
6 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.46%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.46%) Data Conversion
7 3 (0.46%) IVR
7 3 (0.46%) NHS
8 2 (0.31%) EFT
8 2 (0.31%) Derivative
8 2 (0.31%) Statistics
8 2 (0.31%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.31%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.15%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.15%) Android
1 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (44.43%) Business Analysis
2 158 (24.12%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (16.64%) Project Management
4 108 (16.49%) UML
5 92 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 79 (12.06%) Systems Analysis
7 77 (11.76%) Data Analysis
8 75 (11.45%) SDLC
9 73 (11.15%) PRINCE2
10 54 (8.24%) Use Case
11 51 (7.79%) Business Intelligence
12 50 (7.63%) CRM
13 44 (6.72%) Scrum
14 43 (6.56%) E-Commerce
15 42 (6.41%) Change Management
15 42 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
16 38 (5.80%) ERP
17 37 (5.65%) User Stories
18 34 (5.19%) BPMN
19 30 (4.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 64 (9.77%) SQL
2 41 (6.26%) Java
3 16 (2.44%) C#
4 10 (1.53%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.53%) ABAP
5 9 (1.37%) C
5 9 (1.37%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.07%) PHP
6 7 (1.07%) VBA
7 4 (0.61%) C++
8 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.15%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 79 (12.06%) Degree
2 72 (10.99%) ISEB
3 21 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (1.37%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (1.37%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.76%) IIBA
7 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (0.46%) PMP
8 3 (0.46%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.31%) CIMA
9 2 (0.31%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.15%) CBAP
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.15%) MBA
10 1 (0.15%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (5.50%) QA
2 13 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.37%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 69 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 60 (9.16%) SAP
3 19 (2.90%) Oracle
4 14 (2.14%) Sage
5 12 (1.83%) JD Edwards
6 9 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.37%) JDA
7 8 (1.22%) Epicor
7 8 (1.22%) IBM
8 7 (1.07%) Capita
9 6 (0.92%) webMethods
10 5 (0.76%) Siebel
11 3 (0.46%) Cognos
11 3 (0.46%) Avaya
11 3 (0.46%) Genesys
12 2 (0.31%) Cognizant
12 2 (0.31%) Embarcadero
12 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (0.31%) Progress
12 2 (0.31%) Infor
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