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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 58 61 85
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 238 280 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.20% 4.25% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 4.39% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 212 247 193
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
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
5497 6371 6840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.10% 96.71% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4652 5081 5504
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 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
(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 +15 144 £45,000 +12.50% 34
Cheshire -9 42 £40,000 -3.03% 3
Merseyside +24 25 £37,500 -1.96% 4
Lancashire -18 14 £40,500 +1.25% 1
Cumbria +14 6 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 227 (48.92%) Business Analysis
2 184 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (37.50%) Finance
4 122 (26.29%) SDLC
5 107 (23.06%) Analytical Skills
6 97 (20.91%) UML
7 95 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 94 (20.26%) Project Management
9 83 (17.89%) ISEB
10 71 (15.30%) BPMN
11 55 (11.85%) SQL
12 53 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
13 49 (10.56%) Requirements Analysis
14 48 (10.34%) Waterfall
14 48 (10.34%) Change Management
15 46 (9.91%) SAP
16 44 (9.48%) E-Commerce
16 44 (9.48%) Degree
17 42 (9.05%) Software Delivery
18 40 (8.62%) Retail
18 40 (8.62%) Data Modelling
19 39 (8.41%) Systems Analysis
20 38 (8.19%) Translating Business Requirements
21 37 (7.97%) PRINCE2
22 35 (7.54%) Data Migration
22 35 (7.54%) FMCG
22 35 (7.54%) MS Office
22 35 (7.54%) Migration
23 34 (7.33%) ERP
23 34 (7.33%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 27 (5.82%) Confluence
2 4 (0.86%) SAS
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 35 (7.54%) MS Office
2 19 (4.09%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.59%) MS Excel
4 5 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.08%) MS Project
5 3 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (5.17%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.86%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.86%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.43%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.22%) Movex
4 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.22%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.22%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.22%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.72%) Extranet
1 8 (1.72%) Internet
1 8 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.25%) SAP BW
2 6 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (0.65%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.22%) GIS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (6.03%) JIRA
2 25 (5.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (1.51%) LSMW
4 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (37.50%) Finance
2 40 (8.62%) Retail
3 23 (4.96%) Banking
4 16 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.51%) Marketing
6 6 (1.29%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.08%) Advertising
7 5 (1.08%) Billing
8 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.43%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Games
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.51%) .NET
2 6 (1.29%) EDI
2 6 (1.29%) SAP ALE
2 6 (1.29%) SAP Smart Forms
2 6 (1.29%) XML
3 2 (0.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 107 (23.06%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.54%) FMCG
3 30 (6.47%) Visualisation
4 27 (5.82%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.16%) iPad
6 9 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.94%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.72%) User Experience
8 6 (1.29%) NHS
9 5 (1.08%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.43%) Data Conversion
10 2 (0.43%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.22%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.22%) EPoS
11 1 (0.22%) iSeries
11 1 (0.22%) Online Gambling
11 1 (0.22%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.22%) PMI
11 1 (0.22%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.22%) Windows
1 1 (0.22%) Windows 2000
1 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (48.92%) Business Analysis
2 184 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (26.29%) SDLC
4 97 (20.91%) UML
5 95 (20.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 94 (20.26%) Project Management
7 71 (15.30%) BPMN
8 53 (11.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 49 (10.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 48 (10.34%) Change Management
10 48 (10.34%) Waterfall
11 44 (9.48%) E-Commerce
12 42 (9.05%) Software Delivery
13 40 (8.62%) Data Modelling
14 39 (8.41%) Systems Analysis
15 38 (8.19%) Translating Business Requirements
16 37 (7.97%) PRINCE2
17 35 (7.54%) Data Migration
17 35 (7.54%) Migration
18 34 (7.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (11.85%) SQL
2 12 (2.59%) ABAP
3 8 (1.72%) Java
4 6 (1.29%) SAPscript
5 4 (0.86%) COBOL
6 2 (0.43%) PHP
6 2 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.43%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.22%) C#
7 1 (0.22%) C++
7 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.22%) Python
7 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 83 (17.89%) ISEB
2 44 (9.48%) Degree
3 24 (5.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.22%) CIMA
4 1 (0.22%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.08%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.86%) QA
3 2 (0.43%) SEPA
3 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 46 (9.91%) SAP
2 32 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.08%) HP
4 4 (0.86%) Oracle
5 2 (0.43%) Adobe
5 2 (0.43%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos
6 1 (0.22%) Google
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