The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 52 88 73
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 287 183 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.48% 3.00% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 3.13% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 249 167 229
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +1.16%
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
6193 5855 7119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.67% 95.86% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5211 4841 6076
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 6 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 December 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 +53 178 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Lancashire +7 40 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -8 37 £40,000 - 5
Merseyside -5 16 £35,000 -19.07% 3
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Business Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 247 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (46.27%) Business Analysis
3 112 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
5 98 (19.22%) Finance
6 78 (15.29%) Scrum
7 76 (14.90%) SDLC
8 71 (13.92%) Degree
9 66 (12.94%) SAP
10 65 (12.75%) ERP
11 63 (12.35%) ISEB
11 63 (12.35%) Project Management
12 57 (11.18%) Translating Business Requirements
13 54 (10.59%) Retail
14 50 (9.80%) Waterfall
15 45 (8.82%) FMCG
15 45 (8.82%) Change Management
16 40 (7.84%) BPMN
16 40 (7.84%) User Stories
17 39 (7.65%) SAP ERP
18 37 (7.25%) SQL
18 37 (7.25%) Matrix Organization
19 36 (7.06%) Microsoft
20 34 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
20 34 (6.67%) E-Commerce
20 34 (6.67%) Manufacturing
20 34 (6.67%) Software Delivery
21 30 (5.88%) User Experience
21 30 (5.88%) UML
22 27 (5.29%) JIRA

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 17 (3.33%) Confluence
2 4 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.20%) SAS
3 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.96%) MS Office
4 6 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.78%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.20%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (7.65%) SAP ERP
2 12 (2.35%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (2.35%) SAP APO
2 12 (2.35%) SAP SD
3 9 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.57%) SAP CO
4 8 (1.57%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.57%) SAP FI/CO
5 6 (1.18%) SAP SCM
6 4 (0.78%) Exstream
6 4 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.78%) Sonata
7 3 (0.59%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.39%) SAP QM
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.20%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.96%) Internet
2 4 (0.78%) Intranet
3 3 (0.59%) Extranet
4 2 (0.39%) Broadband
5 1 (0.20%) HTTP
5 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.96%) SAP BW
2 9 (1.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.78%) Big Data
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (0.78%) QlikView
3 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.20%) Power BI
6 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.20%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 27 (5.29%) JIRA
2 5 (0.98%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 98 (19.22%) Finance
2 54 (10.59%) Retail
3 34 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 23 (4.51%) Legal
5 22 (4.31%) Banking
6 17 (3.33%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.35%) Marketing
8 9 (1.76%) Military
9 7 (1.37%) Advertising
10 6 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (1.18%) Games
11 5 (0.98%) Billing
11 5 (0.98%) Law
11 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.78%) Back Office
13 2 (0.39%) Electronics
13 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.39%) Front Office
14 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.51%) .NET
2 13 (2.55%) XML
3 6 (1.18%) J2EE
4 4 (0.78%) Web Services
5 3 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.39%) Java EE
6 2 (0.39%) Velocity
7 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.20%) JSON
7 1 (0.20%) Mason
7 1 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Fiori
7 1 (0.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 99 (19.41%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.82%) FMCG
3 30 (5.88%) User Experience
4 23 (4.51%) iPad
5 17 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.94%) Smart Meter
7 9 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.37%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.18%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.18%) PMI
10 5 (0.98%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.98%) NHS
11 4 (0.78%) Cybercrime
12 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.59%) EPoS
12 3 (0.59%) Telematics
13 1 (0.20%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.39%) Android
1 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
1 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
1 2 (0.39%) Windows
2 1 (0.20%) Linux
2 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (48.43%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (46.27%) Business Analysis
3 112 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 78 (15.29%) Scrum
5 76 (14.90%) SDLC
6 65 (12.75%) ERP
7 63 (12.35%) Project Management
8 57 (11.18%) Translating Business Requirements
9 50 (9.80%) Waterfall
10 45 (8.82%) Change Management
11 40 (7.84%) BPMN
11 40 (7.84%) User Stories
12 37 (7.25%) Matrix Organization
13 34 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 34 (6.67%) Software Delivery
13 34 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (5.88%) UML
15 26 (5.10%) Data Modelling
15 26 (5.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 23 (4.51%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.25%) SQL
2 15 (2.94%) C
3 12 (2.35%) Java
4 10 (1.96%) C#
5 3 (0.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.39%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.39%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) Python
7 1 (0.20%) R
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (13.92%) Degree
2 63 (12.35%) ISEB
3 21 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.75%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.98%) IIBA
7 3 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.39%) ACCA
8 2 (0.39%) CCA
8 2 (0.39%) CIMA
9 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.20%) MBA
9 1 (0.20%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.37%) ISO 14001
1 7 (1.37%) ISO 9001
1 7 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (1.37%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) SEPA
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
Vendors
1 66 (12.94%) SAP
2 36 (7.06%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.75%) Cognizant
4 9 (1.76%) IBM
5 8 (1.57%) Oracle
6 6 (1.18%) Guidewire
7 5 (0.98%) HP
7 5 (0.98%) JDA
8 4 (0.78%) Avaloq
8 4 (0.78%) FNZ
9 3 (0.59%) ION Trading
9 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.39%) Epicor
10 2 (0.39%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.39%) Northgate
10 2 (0.39%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.20%) Infor
11 1 (0.20%) Sage
11 1 (0.20%) Tableau
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £34000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
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Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40,000 per annum
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