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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 60 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Business Analyst 230 291 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.21% 4.77% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.33% 4.93% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 204 247 223
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median 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
5311 5900 6668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.20% 96.61% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4515 4727 5344
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
(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 +5 144 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Cheshire -15 35 £40,000 - 6
Merseyside +29 26 £37,500 - 5
Lancashire -23 12 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Cumbria +6 6 - -
Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 217 (45.88%) Business Analysis
2 186 (39.32%) Finance
3 183 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
4 118 (24.95%) SDLC
5 106 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (22.20%) Project Management
7 97 (20.51%) UML
8 93 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 81 (17.12%) ISEB
10 70 (14.80%) BPMN
11 58 (12.26%) SQL
12 55 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
13 54 (11.42%) Degree
14 53 (11.21%) Change Management
15 48 (10.15%) SAP
15 48 (10.15%) Retail
16 45 (9.51%) E-Commerce
17 44 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
18 42 (8.88%) Systems Analysis
18 42 (8.88%) Waterfall
19 41 (8.67%) Translating Business Requirements
20 40 (8.46%) Software Delivery
20 40 (8.46%) Data Migration
20 40 (8.46%) ERP
20 40 (8.46%) Data Modelling
20 40 (8.46%) Migration
21 39 (8.25%) FMCG
22 36 (7.61%) PRINCE2
23 35 (7.40%) Use Case
24 34 (7.19%) MS Office

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 27 (5.71%) Confluence
2 4 (0.85%) SAS
3 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 34 (7.19%) MS Office
2 20 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.54%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.48%) MS Project
5 5 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (5.71%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.85%) SAP BPC
2 4 (0.85%) SAP CO
2 4 (0.85%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.42%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.42%) SAP SCM
4 1 (0.21%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.21%) Movex
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.21%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.69%) Extranet
1 8 (1.69%) Internet
1 8 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.21%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.55%) SAP BW
2 6 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.21%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (5.92%) JIRA
2 25 (5.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (1.48%) LSMW
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 186 (39.32%) Finance
2 48 (10.15%) Retail
3 25 (5.29%) Banking
4 18 (3.81%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.27%) Marketing
7 5 (1.06%) Billing
7 5 (1.06%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Advertising
9 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.42%) Law
9 2 (0.42%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.21%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.21%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.27%) .NET
1 6 (1.27%) EDI
1 6 (1.27%) SAP ALE
1 6 (1.27%) SAP Smart Forms
2 5 (1.06%) XML
3 2 (0.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.41%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (8.25%) FMCG
3 30 (6.34%) Management Information System
4 29 (6.13%) Visualisation
5 12 (2.54%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.11%) iPad
7 9 (1.90%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.69%) User Experience
9 5 (1.06%) NHS
9 5 (1.06%) Smart Meter
10 3 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.42%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.21%) EPoS
12 1 (0.21%) iSeries
12 1 (0.21%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.21%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.21%) PMI
12 1 (0.21%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.21%) Windows
1 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
1 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (45.88%) Business Analysis
2 183 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (24.95%) SDLC
4 105 (22.20%) Project Management
5 97 (20.51%) UML
6 93 (19.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (14.80%) BPMN
8 55 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 53 (11.21%) Change Management
10 45 (9.51%) E-Commerce
11 44 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
12 42 (8.88%) Systems Analysis
12 42 (8.88%) Waterfall
13 41 (8.67%) Translating Business Requirements
14 40 (8.46%) Data Migration
14 40 (8.46%) Data Modelling
14 40 (8.46%) ERP
14 40 (8.46%) Migration
14 40 (8.46%) Software Delivery
15 36 (7.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 58 (12.26%) SQL
2 11 (2.33%) ABAP
3 6 (1.27%) Java
3 6 (1.27%) SAPscript
4 4 (0.85%) COBOL
5 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.42%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.21%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) C++
7 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.21%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (17.12%) ISEB
2 54 (11.42%) Degree
3 21 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.21%) CIMA
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.85%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.42%) ISO27002
3 2 (0.42%) SEPA
3 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 48 (10.15%) SAP
2 34 (7.19%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.06%) HP
3 5 (1.06%) Oracle
4 3 (0.63%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe
5 2 (0.42%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.42%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.21%) Cognos
6 1 (0.21%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
networx
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + up to 20% bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + up to 20% bonus, 10% pension etc
Posted: 23 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40-50k DOE + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary To 40k DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago